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College sports doctors under new scrutiny amid scandals

Jun. 24, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions. The scandals involving former Michigan State...

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Jun. 23, 2018 2:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone companies...

Shields wins decision over Gabriels; Hammer next?

Jun. 23, 2018 1:41 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields slugged her way through 10 spirited rounds against Hanna Gabriels — then looked ready to fight another opponent right afterward. Christina Hammer — the unbeaten German who had won the bout immediately before Shields' — made her way into the ring after...

Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

Jun. 22, 2018 4:08 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school's governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to finance a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by...

Red Wings hire Dan Bylsma as assistant coach

Jun. 22, 2018 3:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Bylsma is returning to the state where he was born — and where he won the Stanley Cup as a visiting coach. The Detroit Red Wings hired Bylsma as an assistant coach Friday. The 47-year-old Bylsma, a Grand Haven native, worked as an assistant alongside Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill...

The Latest: Bonds will pay for $500M Nassar settlement

Jun. 22, 2018 10:45 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest from a meeting of Michigan State University's governing board on how it will handle a $500 million settlement with victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Michigan State University will sell bonds to pay for a $500 million settlement with...

Pistons draft Miami's Brown, trade for Creighton's Thomas

Jun. 22, 2018 2:53 AM EDT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — With their first-round pick gone after the trade for Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons tried to make the best of a tough situation on draft night. The Pistons selected Bruce Brown of Miami in the second round Thursday and traded for the rights to second-round pick Khyri Thomas...

Lakers land German big man Moritz Wagner with 1st-round pick

Jun. 22, 2018 12:56 AM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Moritz Wagner grew up in Berlin dreaming of an NBA career, and he went all the way to Michigan to chase it. The German big man will get his chance with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers chose Wagner with the 25th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, adding the versatile center...

Clippers come out of first round with new-look backcourt

Jun. 22, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers have a new backcourt duo. Kentucky point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the 11th pick of the NBA draft by Charlotte, who traded him to the Clippers on Thursday night. The Clippers had drafted forward Miles Bridges of Michigan State with the 12th overall pick and sent...

Hornets land Miles Bridges, Devonte Graham in NBA draft

Jun. 22, 2018 12:28 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges' versatility convinced Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak to take a chance on him in the first round. Bridges is thrilled he did. The Hornets wound up with the Michigan State wingman in the first round of the NBA draft after trading down one spot with the Los Angeles...