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US beats Slovakia 5-1, will play Czechs in Olympic quarters

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Ryan Donato scored his third and fourth goals of the tournament, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals. More>>

The Latest: Fourcade grabs 3rd gold of Olympics in relay win

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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are aiming to become the most accomplished figure skaters in Olympic history as the free dance begins at Gangneung Ice Arena. More>>

Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California

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It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes. More>>

Skating coach making emotional return to South Korea

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Renowned skating coach Kim Muir is returning to South Korea to cheer for clients playing hockey at the Olympics. More>>

Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma

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Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 Monday. More>>

Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

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Baker Mayfield says he and Johnny Manziel are "two completely different people". More>>

LSU enters poll for first time in 4 years; UConn still No. 1

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LSU is back in the Top 25 for the first time in four years while UConn and Mississippi State continue to lead the poll. More>>

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

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Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. More>>

Duke's fashionista forward designs coach's gameday outfit

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Duke women's basketball player Erin Mathias is turning the sideline into a runway _ and her coach is the model. More>>

Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history

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Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history. More>>

Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

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Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues. More>>

No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

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Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open. More>>

No. 22 Michigan tops No. 8 Ohio St 74-62, helps other rival

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Jordan Poole scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help No. 22 Michigan take the lead and it never trailed in the second half of a 74-62 win over No. 8 Ohio State. More>>

Trent leads No. 12 Duke to 66-57 win over No. 11 Clemson

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Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good in a 66-57 win at No. 11 Clemson. More>>

TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

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No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova both earned big road wins to highlight the week's AP Top 25 schedule. More>>

Baylor beats No. 7 Texas Tech, which loses top scorer Evans

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Terry Maston scored 24 points and Baylor beat No. 7 Texas Tech 59-57, ending the Red Raiders' seven-game winning streak. More>>

The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

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Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75. More>>

Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95, No. 4 Xavier 79

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Mikal Bridges led an early 3-point shooting spurt that put Villanova in control, and the third-ranked Wildcats showed they're not ready to relinquish their reign in the Big East, beating No. 4 Xavier 95-79 in a showdown for the league lead. More>>

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

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Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66. More>>

ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

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An ESPN radio station will take over broadcasts of University of Connecticut sports games next fall in a multimillion dollar deal that will dump another station that has been the voice of the Huskies for 26 years. More>>

College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump

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Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 _ and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016. More>>

St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with 77-74 win

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Matt Mobley scored 26 points and grabbed a key rebound with 4.2 seconds left, and St. Bonaventure beat Rhode Island 77-74 to snap the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

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Mikaela Shiffrin has turned in a steady opening slalom run. More>>

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season. More>>

BUBBLE WATCH: Huskers' NCAA hopes uncertain despite 20 wins

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Nebraska's 20-win season hasn't erased uncertainty as to whether the Huskers can secure an NCAA Tournament bid. More>>

Donato scores 2 as college kids power US over Slovakia 2-1

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Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and to lead the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia at the Olympics. More>>

Mortgages get more expensive as rates hit near 4-year peak

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Average 30-year mortgage rates rose to 4.38 percent; highest since April 2014. More>>

No. 17 Arizona holds off No. 25 Arizona State for 77-70 win

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Deandre Ayton had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 17 Arizona held off No. 25 Arizona State 77-70 to sweep the season series. More>>

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win streak, 67-62

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Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati. More>>

Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin over No. 6 Purdue

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Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season with a 57-53 win over No. 6 Purdue. More>>

Gophers' Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

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One-time Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch has dropped his appeal of his recommended expulsion for allegedly raping two women. More>>

I, spy: New Manhattan attraction offers espionage history Video included

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Visitors to a new attraction opening in New York City can learn about the elements of spying, its history and find out what kind of spy they could be. More>>

EPA chief says he flies first class due to security concerns

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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers. More>>

Cartwright's 17 helps Providence stun No. 3 Villanova 76-71

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Providence gets 17 from Kyron Cartwright, as Friars stun 13th-ranked Villanova 76-71. More>>

Romney's Senate bid to mark latest campaign over 2 decades

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Mitt Romney's announcement Thursday of a run for U.S. Senate seat in Utah is his latest bid for public office since he first jumped into politics more than 20 years ago. More>>

US judge leads lawyers, others on trip to homeless camp

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Led by a federal judge, an entourage of three dozen lawyers, activists, county workers and officials set out at dawn down a California trail to ask hundreds of homeless people camped along a riverbed what it will take to help them move. More>>

Ex-Heisman winner Manziel attempts comeback in Spring League

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Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. More>>

Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

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A new coalition of students and alumni from 12 top U.S. colleges are asking their schools to rethink legacy admissions policies. More>>

No officials charged in Arizona football players abuse case

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An Arizona prosecutor says metro Phoenix high school officials accused of not notifying authorities about the sexual and physical abuse of football players won't be charged with crimes. More>>

Cramer cites patriotism, reconsiders North Dakota Senate bid

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Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer says he's reconsidering a bid for Senate in North Dakota out of "patriotism" and because people from his party don't think Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp can be defeated without him. More>>

Duke's Bagley to miss 2nd game with mild knee sprain

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Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second game with a mild right knee sprain. More>>

Democrats say Florida statehouse race a bellwether for US

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A Democratic win in a statehouse race on Florida's Gulf Coast is being called a referendum of sorts on Trump, bellwhether for national politics. More>>

New No. 1 Virginia beats Miami 59-50

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New No. 1 Virginia looked the part, never trailing and holding Miami to 38 percent shooting to win 59-50. More>>

Evans, No. 7 Texas Tech top 23rd-ranked OU, Young, 88-78

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Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in Division I scoring leader Trae Young's first college game in the city where he was born. More>>

Notre Dame president rips NCAA's denial of Notre Dame appeal

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct. More>>

USA Gymnastics: There are no other non-disclosure agreements

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USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Michigan State University have responded to initial inquiries from Congress regarding their handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. More>>

Smith, Thompson headline Women's hoops Hall of Fame class

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Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018. More>>

Virginia atop AP men's hoops poll for first time since 1982

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Virginia has climbed to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the first time in more than 35 years. More>>

Kennedy out as Mississippi basketball coach after season

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Coach Andy Kennedy and Mississippi are parting ways after 12 seasons. More>>

Bar brawl? McConnell, Schumer at odds over the best bourbon

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Add bourbon to the list of things Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer can't agree on. More>>

Belmont earns first AP Top 25 ranking in school history

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Belmont is in the Top 25 for the first time in school history. More>>

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankings

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Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds. More>>

Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman remembered as kind, devoted

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Billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. was remembered Saturday inside a University of Utah basketball arena bearing his name as a generous and kind man devoted to his faith, family and community. More>>

The Latest: Huntsman remembered as humble, kind, devoted

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Billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. is being remembered during a funeral in Salt Lake City as a humble and kind man who was devoted to family, community and church. More>>

Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue 68-65

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Miles Bridges makes tiebreaking 3-pointer to lift No. 4 Michigan State over No. 3 Purdue 68-65. More>>

DiVincenzo, Brunson, No. 1 Villanova rally past Butler 86-75

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Donte DiVincenzo scored a career-high 30 points, Jalen Brunson had 27 and No. 1 Villanova bounced back from its second loss of the season, rallying past Butler 86-75. More>>

Blackshear's putback lift Hokies past No. 2 Virginia in OT

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Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored on a putback with 5.8 seconds left in overtime and Virginia Tech spoiled No. 2 Virginia's opportunity to climb to No. 1 with a 61-60 victory. More>>

Maye helps No. 21 North Carolina beat rival NC State 96-89

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Luke Maye scored 27 of his career-high 33 points after halftime to help No. 21 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 96-89. More>>

BC rallies late to topple No. 25 Miami 72-70

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Boston College rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final seven minutes to beat No. 25 Miami 72-70. More>>

Underdog US players 'trying to prove some doubters wrong'

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Though more diverse than the 1980 "Miracle On Ice" team, the United States carries the same underdog approach into the 2018 Olympics thanks to players being overlooked for much of their careers. More>>

UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona

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UCLA moves itself further away from the NCAA Tournament bubble after convincing win at No. 13 Arizona. More>>

Huskers' message to white nationalist: 'Hate Will Never Win'

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Public stand against hate speech: Nebraska basketball team to oppose white nationalist video. More>>

New Mexico football coach appealing 30-day suspension

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The University of New Mexico head football coach Bob Davie continues to face questions after a report says witnesses reported him using racial slurs. More>>

No. 2 Virginia in firm control as ACC enters stretch run

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No. 2 Virginia is in firm control of the Atlantic Coast Conference as the league enters the final weeks of the regular season. More>>

No. 21 North Carolina beats No. 9 Duke 82-78 in rivalry game

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Berry scores 21 points as No. 21 UNC roars out of halftime, beats No. 9 Duke 82-78. More>>

Low-major programs faced with slim margin for error

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Margin for error razor thin for low-major college basketball programs against bigger schools. More>>

New Mexico suspends football coach amid misconduct probe

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The University of New Mexico suspended head football coach Bob Davie for 30 days without pay, following multiple investigations that examined whether he and coaching staff interfered with criminal investigations or misconduct cases involving players. More>>

St. John's tops Nova, first win over No. 1 team since '85

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St. John's slayed another of the nation's elite, and stunned No. 1 Villanova 79-75 for its second win over a top-five team this week _ and first over the top-ranked team in 33 years. More>>

Georgia holds on this time to finish No. 1 in recruiting

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Georgia was not about to blow this lead. The Bulldogs came away with the recruiting national title by finishing with a flourish on national signing day. More>>

No. 14 Ohio St. closes strong to end No. 3 Purdue's streak

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Keita Bates-Diop scored 18 points Wednesday including the decisive putback with 2.8 seconds left to give No. 14 Ohio State a 64-63 upset at No. 3 Purdue. More>>

Texas A&M holds on for 81-80 upset of No. 8 Auburn

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Duane Wilson made one of two free throws with four seconds left to lift Texas A&M to an 81-80 upset of No. 8 Auburn. More>>

New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

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New SEC coaches deliver mixed results with their first recruiting classes while dealing with challenges of early signing period. More>>

The Latest: Low-key national signing day, even at Michigan

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Georgia and Ohio State head into the national signing day with a chance to lock up the title of No. 1 class, while Alabama is closing fast along with traditional powers with new coaches. More>>

Mets get bargains, like savvy shoppers at a season closeout

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Todd Frazier and the New York Mets have finalized a $17 million, two-year contract after the third baseman passed his physical. More>>

Pac-12 signings: USC inks No. 6 recruiting class for 2018

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Southern California and coach Clay Helton lead the way with the Pac-12's highest-rated recruiting class. More>>

Texas lined up as Big 12's top class with defensive adds

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Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns have one of the top signing classes in the nation, not just in the best in the Big 12. More>>

NCAA selection chair: revamped evaluation a 'positive step'

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NCAA selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen figures the revamped way to evaluate quality of wins for determining this year's tournament field is an improvement. More>>

Rings abound: Eagles QB Wentz gets engaged in Kentucky

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Although Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Carson Wentz couldn't play Sunday's Super Bowl, he still gets a ring _ and now his girlfriend gets one, too. More>>

Star field hockey player charged with stealing $34 of makeup

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Police arrest all-time leading scorer on University of Connecticut's women's field hockey team for allegedly stealing $34 worth of makeup. More>>

No. 15 Tennessee edges No. 24 Kentucky 61-59

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Turner scores 16 and key 3-pointer to lift No. 15 Tennessee past No. 24 Kentucky 61-59. More>>

Ex-Olympic gymnastics coach Geddert facing investigation Video included

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Larry Nassar's latest sentence of 40 to 125 years for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan gymnastics club is largely symbolic; his victims vow to keep fighting for accountability. More>>

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz settles road dispute with neighbors

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Attorneys: Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz, neighbors settle dispute over private road ahead of trial. More>>

Spotlight in sex assault scandal now on major institutions

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Spotlight in sexual assault scandal turns away from Larry Nassar and toward major institutions, including Michigan State University, where many of his abuses occurred. More>>

College gymnastics offers catharsis in wake of Nassar furor Video included

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During USA Gymnastics moment of reckoning in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal, college gymnastics meets have provided a cathartic counterpoint and perhaps a map of the way forward for the sport. More>>

West Virginia survives Young's 32 points to beat Oklahoma

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Lamont West scores 17, No. 19 West Virginia survives Trae Young's 32 to beat No. 17 Oklahoma. More>>

In rematch of NCAA title game, No. 2 Miss St tops S Carolina

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Victoria Vivians scores 24 points in rematch of NCAA title game, helping No. 2 Mississippi State defeat No. 7 South Carolina 67-53. More>>

Gymnastics doctor scandal goes beyond prison sentences

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Larry Nassar's final sentence for serial sexual assault now turns the scandal's spotlight away from him and toward major institutions, including Michigan State University, where many of his abuses occurred. More>>

Athletes vow to keep fighting in doctor sex-abuse scandal Video included

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Already facing the rest of his life in prison, former sports doctor Larry Nassar faces a third and final sentence in a sexual assault scandal. More>>

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