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January 22, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors." "I want you to know that your face and the face of all of...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:02 pm
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Davidson says sophomore forward Andrea Robinson has leukemia and will miss the rest of the season. Coach Gayle Coats Fulks announced Robinson's diagnosis Monday. She had been out since mid-December and is being treated at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in her hometown of Baltimore...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Patrick Chun of Florida Atlantic University is the new athletic director at Washington State. Chun has spent the past five years leading the sports programs at FAU, a Conference USA school. He replaces Bill Moos, who left recently to become athletic director at Nebraska. Chun...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College hockey player who happens to be Lindsay Lohan's cousin is out indefinitely after he was punched at a Boston restaurant and sent to the hospital. The university said in a statement Sunday that graduate student Kevin Lohan was the victim of an "unprovoked assault."...
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January 21, 2018 - 10:14 am
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts has received a $5.5 million grant from a philanthropy founded by the man behind Facebook and his wife to create a way to search millions of scientific research articles. The grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to UMass's Center for Data...
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Larry Nassar listens to Jordyn Wieber's impact statement in the court of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 12:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan State University trustee on Saturday called for the university president to quit over the school's handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons issued a statement Saturday breaking ranks with the board which...
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January 20, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BOYS' BASKETBALL Anderson Christian 86, Newberry Academy 28 Andrew Jackson Academy 68, Patrick Henry Academy 50 Greenville 59, D.W. Daniel 44 John Paul II 53, Colleton Prep 26 Lancaster 67, South Pointe 55 Marion 72, Latta 57 Marlboro County 53, St. James 39 Mauldin 45, Hillcrest 43 Porter-Gaud 85...
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January 20, 2018 - 10:33 pm
BOYS' BASKETBALL Anderson Christian 86, Newberry Academy 28 Andrew Jackson Academy 68, Patrick Henry Academy 50 Greenville 59, D.W. Daniel 44 John Paul II 53, Colleton Prep 26 Lancaster 67, South Pointe 55 Marion 72, Latta 57 Marlboro County 53, St. James 39 Mauldin 45, Hillcrest 43 St. John's...
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Washington State quarterback Luke Falk cries during a candlelight memorial service for fellow quarterback Tyler Hilinski, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski, a sophomore, committed suicide earlier in the week. (Kai Eiselein/Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 7:49 pm
Washington State coach Mike Leach said Saturday there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life. A day after an emotional vigil on the Washington State campus that included Hilinski's family and teammates, Leach spoke on a conference...
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Clune Arena was empty two hours before the game as the Air Force Academy had canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the academy said both home and away events have been postponed. The academy's online sports calendar lists seven competitions that had been set for Saturday: men's and women's basketball games at Fresno State, men's and women's swimming at UNLV, men's hockey against Sacred Heart at the academy and men's gymnastics against Oklahoma at the academy. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 6:58 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio. Games involving the Army and Navy men's...
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