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Members of the Boogaloo Boys attend protest Sunday at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Sunday protests quiet; officials brace for more

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on demonstrating Sunday at statehouses across the country. ___ After a small, peaceful protest at the Ohio Statehouse on Sunday, Gov. Mike DeWine says security levels will remain high in Columbus for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration. DeWine praised demonstrators for exercising their free...

FILE - Supporters of President Donald Trump demonstrate during a rally on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.  Statehouses where Trump loyalists have rallied since the Nov. 3 election are heightening security after the storming of the U.S. Capitol this week. Police agencies in a number of states are monitoring threats of violence as legislatures return to session and as the nation prepares for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.  (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)

State capitols reassess safety after violence at US Capitol

Jan. 8, 2021 7:57 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The insurrection by supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol this week has prompted governors and lawmakers in several states to heighten security at their own capitol buildings as they gather amid a pandemic for legislative sessions and inaugural ceremonies. Like...

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Madison Square Garden  in New York sits  empty after NCAA college basketball games in the men's Big East Conference tournament were cancelled due to concerns about the coronavirus. With the virus raging in March, several conferences called off their postseason basketball tournaments, and the NCAA canceled the billion-dollar bonanza known as March Madness, proceeds from which trickle down in some form to almost every Division I school in America. 
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

COVID, legislation, lawsuits signal change in college sports

Dec. 23, 2020 12:45 PM EST

The coronavirus was only one factor in a chain of events that consumed college sports in 2020, and is poised to do more of the same in 2021 and beyond. The virus, combined with the harsh spotlight that shined on racial inequality in the United States, further exposed the exploitative side of a system that relies...

Switzerland's Corinne Suter crosses the finish line during an alpine ski, women's World Cup Downhill, in Val d'Isere, France, Friday, Dec.18, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

Suter wins season's 1st downhill, Schmidhofer hurt in crash

Dec. 18, 2020 12:15 PM EST

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Corinne Suter won the first women's World Cup downhill of the season and Nicole Schmidhofer was injured in a high-speed crash that sent her through the safety fencing on Friday. The Austrian ski federation said Schmidhofer likely ruptured the ligaments in her left knee and was...