School athletics

February 15, 2018 - 8:10 pm
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with C Ryan Hanigan on a minor league contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jaime Garcia on a one-year contract. National League CINCINNATI REDS — Voided the contract of RHP Jeff Manship. Agreed to terms with INF Cliff...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs officials last December in the Dallas area, the Japanese pitcher liked what he heard. "The Cubs really stood out, and everyone was sincere at the meeting," Darvish said Tuesday through a translator...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018 file photo, Larry Nassar, former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts, appears in Eaton County Court in Charlotte, Mich. USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Michigan State University have responded to initial inquiries from Congress regarding their handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A Senate subcommittee with jurisdiction over the health and safety of athletes made the institutions' answers public on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
February 13, 2018 - 8:14 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — USA Gymnastics told Congress it has not used non-disclosure agreements in investigations except in the case of Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney, one of more than 200 women and girls who have said now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them under the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2012, file photo, Notre Dame running back Theo Riddick, right, and wide receiver Luke Massa, left, celebrate after Notre Dame defeated Southern California 22-13 in an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles. The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Notre Dame's president ripped the NCAA's decision to deny the school's appeal to restore 21 vacated football victories from an academic misconduct violation, saying the association "perverted" the notion that universities determine how they police academics. The NCAA denied Notre Dame's appeal...
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February 13, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges a Prairie View A&M University coach helped a male student accused of sexual assault flee Texas to avoid arrest. An unidentified female athlete filed the lawsuit Friday in Houston. It accuses the university of creating a hostile educational...
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February 07, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has named Nuzio Campanile as its running backs coach. Coach Chris Ash announced the hiring of the Bergen Catholic High School coach on Wednesday. Campanile spent the past eight years at Bergen Catholic, posting a 60-28 record and winning a state title last season...
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February 07, 2018 - 12:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech assistant men's basketball coach Darryl LaBarrie has resigned during an ongoing NCAA investigation of an alleged rules violation, the school has confirmed. LaBarrie was placed on paid administrative leave on Nov. 22 while Georgia Tech and the NCAA investigated the...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:02 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested the career scoring leader on University of Connecticut's women's field hockey team for allegedly stealing $34 worth of makeup. The Hartford Courant reports 22-year-old Charlotte Veitner was arrested Sunday at the campus bookstore after staff told police...
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University of Connecticut athletic director David Benedict takes questions about an NCAA investigation into the school's men's basketball program during a news conference on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Stoors, Conn. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
February 06, 2018 - 5:13 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut Athletic Director David Benedict said Tuesday that the school will fight to protect its men's basketball program, which is the subject of an NCAA investigation and that he will evaluate the future of head coach Kevin Ollie after the season. Benedict,...
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Larry Nassar, right, listens near defense attorney Matthew Newberg as Judge Janice Cunningham (pictured on the monitor) sentences Nassar at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor received 40 to 125 years for three first degree criminal sexual abuse charges related to assaults that occurred at Twistars, a gymnastics facility in Dimondale. Nassar has also been sentenced to 60 years in prison for three child pornography charges in federal court and between 40 to 175 years in Ingham County for seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 10:26 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The worst sex-abuse case in sports history ended Monday with a third long prison sentence for Larry Nassar, and his victims vowed to keep fighting for accountability in the scandal that upended the gymnastics world and raised alarms about the sport's ask-no-questions culture...
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