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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan shows Dr. Robert E. Anderson. A University of Michigan hotline has received more than 100 “unique complaints” about Dr. Anderson, a late physician accused of sexual abuse by former patients, including athletes who encountered him as a team doctor, the school announced Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. He died in 2008. (Robert Kalmbach/Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan via AP)
March 03, 2020 - 11:50 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As mass sexual assault scandals, some dating back decades, roil universities across the country, the schools are seemingly drawing from the same playbook in their responses. Whether a large state school like the University of Michigan, or a private one like Baylor University in...
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Tad Deluca, center, listens as attorney Parker Stinar addresses the media during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Southfield, Mich. Deluca, a University of Michigan wrestler from the 1970s says he was kicked off the team and lost his financial aid after complaining to a coach that he had been abused by a sports doctor. Deluca identified himself as the whistleblower whose 2018 complaint about the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson led to a police investigation. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 03, 2020 - 11:49 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An attorney announced Tuesday that his firm represents more than a 40 people, including two former football players and an ex-hockey player, in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case. Parker Stinar told The Associated Press that one of his new clients helped the...
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A woman jogs outside San Siro stadium where a Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Genoa was supposed to take place but was instead postponed to May 13, 2020, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, March 1, 2020. In Lombardy, the hardest-hit region by the spread of the Coronavirus, schools and universities were ordered to stay closed, and sporting events were canceled.(Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
March 01, 2020 - 5:27 pm
MILAN (AP) — Amid a global health crisis, Italian soccer teams and Serie A's governing body are squabbling with each other about when to play games with Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta saying the season even runs the risk of being unable to finish. Five games scheduled in the top tier...
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People walk outside San Siro stadium where a notice advising that the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Genoa is postponed to May 13, 2020, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, March 1, 2020. In Lombardy, the hardest-hit region by the spread of the Coronavirus, schools and universities were ordered to stay closed, and sporting events were canceled.(Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
March 01, 2020 - 5:14 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italian soccer was thrown further into chaos on Sunday after the government issued a new decree extending the suspension of all sporting events in regions affected by the virus outbreak until March 8. The ban will affect Serie A matches for the third straight round of fixtures. The...
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Players of the Chinese Super League team Wuhan Zall arrive at the Atocha train station in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The Chinese first-division soccer club from the city of Wuhan enters its second month in Spain without knowing when it will be able to return home. . It hasn't been easy for the nearly 50 members of the Wuhan Zall squad, but on Sunday they will get some reprieve from their ordeal by attending the Spanish league "clasico" between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
February 29, 2020 - 7:03 am
MADRID (AP) — It’s been a tough journey for the first-division soccer club from Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the virus outbreak in China. The team came to Spain for preseason training and doesn’t know when it will be able to return home. Players haven’t seen their relatives in more than two...
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This image provided by KABC-TV shows a crane at a construction that collapsed outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in Inglewood, Calif. No injuries have been reported, fire department spokesman Franklin Lopez said. It's not clear what caused the crane to collapse in a parking lot outside the stadium. (KABC-TV via AP)
February 28, 2020 - 12:48 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A large construction crane collapsed Friday morning outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly before 8...
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A Bulgarian soccer team Ludogorets staffer disinfects his hands on a coach bus heading to the San Siro stadium Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Ludogorets is playing Italian club Inter Milan in a Europa League soccer match on Thursday that is scheduled to go ahead in an empty stadium due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 28, 2020 - 12:10 pm
HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — Playing soccer matches in the long term without fans is unsustainable, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday as a fast-spreading new virus caused havoc with sporting events. For the second successive weekend, some matches in Italy — including one between...
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Stadium seats are empty during the Korean Basketball League between Incheon Electroland Elephants and Anyang KGC clubs in Incheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. The basketball game held without spectators as a precaution against the COVID-19. (Yun Tai-hyun/Yonhap via AP)
February 27, 2020 - 5:17 pm
Baseball and basketball played before empty stands. Soccer leagues delayed matches. Clubs left out of Asian competitions or matches were forced to relocate. And the rapidly spreading virus that has infected more than 81,000 people globally and left more than 2,750 dead, mostly in China, continues...
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February 27, 2020 - 2:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A competency hearing for a man accused of killing a Kansas college football player and wounding New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine was rescheduled Thursday because he had refused to cooperate with efforts to evaluate him. During a hearing Thursday for Francisco...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2007, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, top, goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce, left, and Al Jefferson during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. Bryant was one of eight finalists announced Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, as candidates for enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame later this year, a decision that came as absolutely no surprise in his first year of eligibility. (AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc, File)
February 27, 2020 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April. Julien’s Auctions said Thursday that the items would be up for sale on...
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