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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott leave federal court, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Boston, where they pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 22, 2019 - 4:48 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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Brad Keselowski crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 22, 2019 - 12:54 pm
The Latest on NASCAR's $2 billion deal to acquire International Speedway Corp. (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m. NASCAR is calling its $2 billion deal with International Speedway Corp. a merger. The stock car series says it is "pleased with the progress" the "merger agreement" represents. NASCAR...
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FILE - This June 14, 2018 file photo shows bettors waiting to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City hours after it began accepting sports bets. On May 22, 2019, the Borgata announced it will spend $12 million on a new sports betting bar and lounge project. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
May 22, 2019 - 10:04 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. The casino tells The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. It will also open a bar and...
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May 22, 2019 - 9:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion.
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Gordon Caplan, center, arrives at federal court Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Boston, where he is scheduled to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 21, 2019 - 3:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher. The...
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May 21, 2019 - 3:01 pm
MADRID (AP) — Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place. The Spanish soccer federation said Monday it was ending its contract with Adidas and opened negotiations with other apparel...
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May 13, 2019 - 6:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A businessman described by prosecutors as the "gravitational center" of a conspiracy to bribe New York police officers in one of the worst scandals to hit the department in recent decades was sentenced to four years in prison Monday. Jeremy Reichberg, 45, was also fined $50,000 for...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Magna International founder Frank Stronach, center, poses with Holy Helena, right, after winning the Queen's Plate horse race at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto. The Stronach Group is a boon for business and a lightning rod for criticism because horse racing wouldn’t be where it is right now without it, even if sometimes the attention is anything but positive. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 13, 2019 - 6:34 pm
The Stronach Group isn't well known outside horse racing. In the public eye, the big players are the likes of recent Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify, trainer Bob Baffert and legendary horses Secretariat and Seattle Slew. But few — if any — have had a bigger impact on the sport of...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. A total of 50 people have been charged, including 33 parents, 10 coaches and college athletics officials, and seven others. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 13, 2019 - 4:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hollywood stars. Business executives. Top collegiate coaches. Two months ago, federal prosecutors announced dozens of charges against wealthy parents, college sports coaches and others accused of participating in a sweeping admissions cheating scandal dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues...
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Felicity Huffman, center, departs federal court with her brother Moore Huffman Jr., left, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Boston, where she pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 13, 2019 - 4:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has exposed the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities. The Emmy-winning actress...
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