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Mold-breaking Twins pitching coach makes positive impression

Oct. 3, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins had a lead on the New York Yankees that had dwindled to one run on this late July night, and rookie Lewis Thorpe was in a daunting situation with one out in the sixth inning. After giving up hits to three of the first four batters he faced, the Twins left-hander had...

Ex-University of Delaware athlete found guilty of rape

Sep. 27, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — An ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of a string of sexual assaults was convicted Friday in the first case brought to jurors, who found that he raped a woman he met online but declined to apply the harshest charge. After a 10-day trial, the jury deliberated for about...

The Latest: Jury convicts ex-athlete of rape

Sep. 27, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest in trial of former university athlete accused of rape (all times local): 2:10 p.m. An ex-University of Delaware baseball player has been convicted of raping a woman whom he met online. Jurors found 23-year-old Clay Conaway guilty Friday after 10 days of testimony and...

Defense makes case for ex-athlete accused of multiple rapes

Sep. 26, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-university of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults has told conflicting accounts of their encounter and may have regretted being physically intimate with him, a defense attorney told jurors in closing arguments...

Woman testifies that she told man accused of rape to stop

Sep. 20, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults says she told him several times to stop touching her and that she did not want to have sex. The 21-year-old woman finished testifying Friday in the first-degree rape...

'Hopalong' Cassady, Ohio State Heisman winner, dies at 85

Sep. 20, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in Hop...

Woman who reported rape testifies that she didn't protest

Sep. 19, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified under cross-examination Thursday that she did not protest when he removed all her clothes as they lay in his bed. The woman also acknowledged that she told...

Woman testifies about alleged rape by university athlete

Sep. 18, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified Wednesday that she was surprised, then anxious and afraid, when her first meeting with him quickly escalated from consensual kissing to physical force and...

New bowl game at Fenway Park to match teams from ACC, AAC

Sep. 16, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Add another bowl game to the mix, this one at Fenway Park. The century-old baseball park will host a matchup between teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference, starting in 2020. The date for the Fenway Bowl is expected to be announced on Tuesday. It will be...

Ohio State University seeks to trademark the word 'The'

Aug. 14, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "The" when used as part of the school's name on university merchandise. The Columbus Dispatch reports the school submitted a trademark application this month to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The application requests a standard...