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Coach accused of inappropriate touching, comments to girls

Apr. 1, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) — A 66-year-old teacher and track coach at a Des Moines high school has been charged with four counts of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes, accused of inappropriately touching and making sexual comments to three members of the school track team, according to King County...

Police: Girls high school coach recorded nude student

Mar. 31, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida girls high school coach secretly recorded videos of a female student on his cellphone, authorities said. Darrell Andrew Crews, 38, was jailed Sunday on a charge of video voyeurism, news outlets reported. He has since been released on a $1,500 bond. Crews coached the...

Bossier Parish Community College hires new basketball coach

Mar. 27, 2020 11:56 AM EDT

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Bossier Parish Community College has named a temporary replacement to fill its vacant men's basketball coaching position. The college, in a statement posted Thursday to Facebook, said John Anglin will replace Chris Lovell, who resigned earlier this week to take a comparable post at...

$4M paid to settle lawsuits involving former coach

Mar. 26, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A total of $4 million was paid to settle two lawsuits that accused a former Missouri high school coach of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student while the coach's father was the superintendent of the school district. A judge approved the settlement in February,...

Lawsuit: Kansas college directed coaches to recruit whites

Mar. 23, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small community college in northeast Kansas directed its coaches to to recruit more white athletes and targeted black prospective students with excessive scrutiny such background checks before offering scholarships, according to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union...

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio talks about his retirement from as the NCAA college football team's coach, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Judge recommends dismissing suit against former MSU coach

Mar. 20, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has recommended that a former Michigan State football staff member's claims against former Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio, former athletic director Mark Hollis and former school President Lou Anna Simon should be dismissed. Curtis Blackwell filed a lawsuit in November...

Former NBA player Michael Jordan cries while speaking during a celebration of life for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Latest: T-Wolves' Towns donating $100K to Mayo Clinic

Mar. 15, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has announced he’ll donate $100,000 to the Mayo Clinic for testing for the COVID-19 virus. The Minnesota-based medical system said it expects the money...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, Dayton head coach Anthony Grant reacts after a foul was called against his team in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado in Chicago. The coronavirus outbreak has abruptly roused the University of Dayton from its dream of a basketball season. The 29-2 Flyers were rolling into tournament play on a 20-game winning streak that had lifted spirits in an Ohio city battered in the past year by violent deaths and devastation. The NCAA decision to cancel March Madness ended hopes for the small Roman Catholic school’s first Final Four appearance in 53 years. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File

Dream denied: Virus dashes Dayton's magical hoops season

Mar. 13, 2020 7:54 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has abruptly roused the University of Dayton's men's basketball team, and the city it uplifted, from a dream of a season. The 29-2 Flyers, ranked No. 3 in The Associated Press poll, were rolling into tournament play on a 20-game winning streak that had lifted...

The Latest: 2 Madison Square Garden boxing cards called off

Mar. 12, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Two boxing cards at Madison Square Garden have been called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. A few hours after announcing the fights would proceed without crowds, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday they are off...

FILE - In this July 26, 2000 file photo, University of Texas high jumper Erin Aldrich poses on campus in Austin, Texas. Aldrich is one of three former student-athletes who say they were sexually abused by a track coach and are suing the NCAA, its board of governors and the coach, alleging the governing body doesn't do enough to protect it's athletes. Aldrich, Londa Bevins and Jessica Johnson are seeking class action status for the federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in California. The women say they were molested by John Rembao while he worked at the University of Texas and the University of Arizona. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck File)

Ex-track athletes detail alleged sex abuse by college coach

Mar. 12, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Olympic high jumper Erin Aldrich claims one of her track coaches, John Rembao, began grooming her for a sexually abusive relationship when she was 16 before physically taking advantage of her two years later. “What we had between us, was not something special," Aldrich...