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Michigan State approves $500M bond for sex assault settlement


• Updated on  June 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm
Michigan State University’s governing board rejected an effort to oust the school’s interim president as trustees met to discuss how to pay for a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar. Read More

Orioles find their disappointing season ‘mind-boggling’

As they stagger toward the midpoint of their miserable 2018 baseball season, the Orioles own the worst record in the majors and are on pace to lose 100 games for only the third time since their move to Baltimore in 1954. Worst of all, they never saw it coming. Read More

Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup stars stifled

With nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play, the top stars of the 2018 World Cup have struggled to deliver on the impossible expectations they carried into the tournament, with one prominent Portuguese exception. Read More

Fans at World Cup criticized for videos disrespecting women

Some Latin American fans at the World Cup are receiving strong criticism for sexist behavior and could even face workplace consequences for posting videos in which they encourage foreign women to say offensive things in languages they don’t appear to understand. Read More

First 8 inductees announced for Hawaii Sports Officials Hall of Fame

• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 12:06 pm
Eight people, including a softball umpire who worked the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, are the first to be inducted into the Hawaii Sports Officials Hall of Fame. Read More

2 UH football players involved in fight held out of team activities

University of Hawaii football players Jahlani Tavai and Kaiwi Chung are being held out of team-related activities while an investigation continues into their involvement in a June 9 fight at a night club, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser has learned. Read More

Charlotte Hornets agree to trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets

The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press. Read More

After only 2 matches, Egypt eliminated from World Cup

Egypt arrived in Russia with Mohamed Salah and some high expectations. But two losses, combined with wins for both Russia and Uruguay over Saudi Arabia, have already confirmed the team’s elimination despite one final Group A match next week. Read More

Phil Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball


• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 11:57 am
Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him. Read More

Colombia midfielder gets second-fastest World Cup red card

Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be relieved about one thing. His third-minute dismissal in the team’s opener with Japan at the World Cup isn’t the fastest in the tournament’s history. Read More

Clayton Kershaw to make minor league rehab start

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is scheduled make a minor league rehab start on Saturday as he continues his recovery from a strained lower back. The three-time NL Cy Young Award could be back pitching in the majors soon. Read More

Hawks could turn deep supply of picks into draft-day trade

As the only general manager holding three first-round picks in Thursday night’s NBA draft, including No. 3 overall, Atlanta’s Travis Schlenk has been a popular target for trade talk. Read More

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