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FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert E. Anderson is shown. The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

Feb. 22, 2020 11:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — University of Michigan officials were warned more than four decades ago that one of its doctors was fondling patients during medical exams, but he continued working there despite a demotion and went on to allegedly abuse again as a physician with the school's athletic department,...

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland, bottom, and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal are unable to come up with the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Washington. Garland was called for a foul on the play. The Cavaliers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Sexton helps Cavaliers rally for 113-108 win over Wizards

Feb. 21, 2020 11:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first game in charge of the Cleveland Cavaliers, interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff wanted to see “grit and fight” from his team. Those traits showed up in the fourth quarter. Collin Sexton scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to...

Bowl win lands Buffalo coach Leipold new 5-year contract

Feb. 21, 2020 7:29 PM EST

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Lance Leipold has agreed to a new five-year contract for the second consecutive offseason, this time after leading the Bulls to their first bowl victory in school history. Leipold's new contract runs through the 2024 season, extending his previous deal by one year. The...

File-This July 12, 2020, shows the statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium. Though the statue has been taken down, Penn State and the family of Paterno announced Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, they had resolved “the outstanding issues” that divided them, eight years after he was fired after Jerry Sandusky's child molestation arrest. The university and Paterno's widow, Sue Paterno, both issued statements that Penn State had agreed to pay “certain of the Paterno family's expenses” and wished to move forward. The amount was not disclosed. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Penn State settles 'outstanding issues' with Paterno family

Feb. 21, 2020 5:34 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State and the family of the late head football coach Joe Paterno announced Friday they have resolved their differences eight years after he was fired following Jerry Sandusky's child molestation arrest, although the statue of the revered coach will not return to its place...

Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame to induct Jeff Fisher

Feb. 21, 2020 3:54 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher, who led the franchise to its lone Super Bowl appearance thus far, will enter the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Fisher was announced Friday as part of the 2020 induction class. Previously announced 2020 inductees include former NBA player...

Former fishing coach pleads guilty to sex abuse

Feb. 21, 2020 7:04 AM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A former high school fishing coach in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to charges of sex abuse and child pornography. John Parks admitted to one count on each charge in a plea agreement Thursday, WPSD-TV reported. He was originally charged with one count of sex abuse and 10 counts of...

Solo on list of eligible players for 2020 Hall of Fame

Feb. 21, 2020 1:36 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is among the first-time eligible players on the ballot for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Solo, dismissed from the team following the 2016 Olympics, joins fellow U.S. national team members Brad Davis, Whitney Engen, Herculez...

Longtime NFL, college assistant Dan Radakovich dies at 84

Feb. 20, 2020 9:39 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Radakovich, who starred as a linebacker at Penn State in the 1950s before winning two Super Bowls as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s, died Thursday. Radakovich was 84. Robert Morris University, where Radakovich served two stints as an assistant coach between...

Karl Dorrell promoted to assistant head coach by Dolphins

Feb. 20, 2020 9:37 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Karl Dorrell has been promoted to assistant head coach by the Miami Dolphins, who also announced the hiring of three assistants Thursday. The Dolphins hired Gerald Alexander as defensive backs coach, Anthony Campanile as linebackers coach and Lemuel Jeanpierre as assistant offensive line coach...