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How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jun. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Michigan State University's authorization Friday of what officials said will be an independent investigation into the handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest development stemming from the case. Numerous people have been charged, fired or forced...

Ravens, Jackson get crash course in Roman's new-look offense

Jun. 12, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are receiving a crash course this week from first-year offensive coordinator Greg Roman, who's rewritten the playbook to accommodate the peculiar talent of quarterback Lamar Jackson. Roman hopes the lessons learned during the team's mandatory three-game...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jun. 12, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of neglect of duty but was acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. It's the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of...

Exhibit highlights cartoonists' focus on First Amendment

May. 27, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The First Amendment right to free speech is no laughing matter, as illustrated by a new exhibit at the world's largest cartoon library. The political cartooning display runs the gamut from a 1774 etching by Paul Revere criticizing Britain's use of tea as a political weapon to a 2018...

Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women's soccer not treated equally

May. 24, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment. "They have essentially unlimited resources. I don't think that it's really been a huge change at all,"...

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

May. 21, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland Trail Blazers. No matter how far they were down, they've been through too much to ever think they're out. "We just really understand what we're capable of on both sides of the...

USA Gymnastics' director of sports medicine lasts just 1 day

Apr. 30, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

Edward Nyman's appointment as the first full-time director of sports medicine and science at USA Gymnastics lasted just one day. The embattled organization announced it had removed Nyman on Tuesday, barely 24 hours after naming him to the position. USA Gymnastics cited an unspecified conflict of interest as its...

Political football: Trump congratulates draft pick Nick Bosa

Apr. 27, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has a prominent fan. President Donald Trump tweeted out congratulations to Bosa on Saturday for being the second overall pick in the NFL draft. Trump told Bosa he will be a great player and to "always stay true to yourself." The Ohio...

49ers select WRs Deebo Samuel, Jalen Hurd on Day 2 of draft

Apr. 26, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After only two wide receivers went in the first 35 picks, the San Francisco 49ers had plenty to choose from when it came time to make their second-round selection. They opted to go for a player they had some familiarity with after coaching him in the Senior Bowl, selecting South...

Column: In the NFL, it always comes down to the bottom line

Apr. 26, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

Frank Clark will be making big bucks next season in the NFL. Kareem Hunt gets a shot at redemption. That video of Jeffery Simmons will be forgiven. Ditto for Nick Bosa's tweets. Chances are, someone will find a way to employ Tyreek Hill. With the NFL — and, really, everything in life — it always...