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No. 7 Purdue dominates Nebraska, Edey and Ivey lead scoring

Jan. 14, 2022 21:19 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — No. 7 Purdue had a point to prove Friday night, and got right to work. The Boilermakers opened the game on a decisive 23-4 run in their 92-65 rout over Nebraska. Zach Edey scored 22 points and Jaden Ivey added 17 to lead Purdue's scorers. ...

2 defensive coaches hired as Ohio State revamps staff

Jan. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day continued to revamp his coaching staff by hiring of two defensive assistants Friday. Tim Walton, a former Ohio State player who spent the last 13 years coaching in the NFL, most recently with the Jacksonville Jaguars, was added as...

School and ex-coach investigated for naked 'fat test' claims

Jan. 13, 2022 15:29 PM EST

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island has opened an investigation into the North Kingstown School Department after student-athletes filed a complaint that the high school violated students’ civil rights by allowing a former boys’ basketball coach...

Kin of dead sex abuse victim sue under new California law

Jan. 12, 2022 11:46 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After decades of dealing with the boyhood trauma of being molested by a priest, Jim Bartko sued the Roman Catholic church two years ago. But the lawsuit was dismissed when he died four days after speaking publicly about it. A new law has now...

Clemson hires former Tigers DE Nick Eason as assistant coach

Jan. 07, 2022 09:36 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson defensive end Nick Eason was hired as the Tigers defensive tackles coach. Eason received a three-year contract at $750,000 a year. The deal was approved Friday by a panel of the school's Board of Trustees. Eason takes over for...

Ex-Michigan House Speaker Chatfield accused of sex assault

Jan. 06, 2022 23:37 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State police in northern Michigan were investigating Thursday after a woman accused former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield of sexually assaulting her multiple times, beginning when she was 14 or 15 years old. The accuser, now 26, filed a criminal complaint...

Alleged racist taunts at school game under investigation

Jan. 06, 2022 18:37 PM EST

CAMAS, Wash. (AP) — A school district in southwestern Washington is investigating reports of racist taunting that allegedly happened at a high school girls basketball game in December. The investigation launched by the Camas School District follows a complaint by Portland, Oregon,...

More Arkansas schools shift to virtual due to virus spike

Jan. 06, 2022 18:09 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More Arkansas schools announced shifts to virtual classes Thursday as the state continued to see record increases in COVID-19 cases. The North Little Rock School District announced that there would be no on-site instruction, after-school activities or...

Facing trial, California couple plead guilty in college scam

Jan. 05, 2022 14:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A California couple accused of paying $25,000 to cheat on their son's college admissions test abruptly agreed to plead guilty on Wednesday, six weeks before they were set to go on trial in federal court. Dr. Gregory Colburn, 63, and Amy Colburn, 52, of Palo Alto,...

Long Island University hires Ron Cooper as football coach

Jan. 04, 2022 18:33 PM EST

BROOKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island University has hired veteran coach Ron Cooper, who spent this season working for Alabama, to lead its football program. Cooper, a former head coach at Louisville and defensive coach at multiple SEC schools, spent this season as an analyst for...