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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 11:25 am
A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty today to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Read More

Gabby Douglas says team doctor abused her

Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Read More

Michigan rolls over Chaminade 102-64 at Maui Invitational

Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 17 points and Michigan cruised to a 102-64 victory over Chaminade in the Maui Invitational today. Read More

Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep “known steroid users” out of Cooperstown. A day after the Hall revealed its 33-man ballot for the 2018 class, the 74-year-old argued against the inclusion of players implicated during baseball’s steroid era in a letter to voters with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Read More

Barrett makes case as best QB ever at Ohio State

J.T. Barrett helped bring Ohio State a national championship but has heard hysterical fans demanding he be benched. He has broken nearly every school passing and scoring record but isn’t considered a top NFL prospect. But he’s undeniably a winner. Read More

Allen tells Orlando court he was ‘catfished’

Retired NBA star Ray Allen said he is a victim of “catfishing,” and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online. Read More

Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

Updated on  November 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Retired star pitcher Roy Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds before diving into the water, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released today. Read More

Oklahoma QB Mayfield won’t start home finale after gesture

Oklahoma’s senior quarterback will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley also stripped Mayfield his captain status for the game, the result of which won’t keep the Sooners out of the Big 12 championship. Read More

Ex-NFL receiver Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady’s first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died today following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials said. Read More

Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums collapsed today into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Read More

Loaded Maui Invitational starts today

Updated on  November 20, 2017 at 4:59 am
Some college basketball coaches choose to play easy nonconference games to build up their players’ confidence, while others want their teams to be tested right away. Read More

Wie in 4-way tie for lead as Park stumbles at LPGA finale

Updated on  November 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm
Sung Hyun Park was in the palmetto bushes, near the base of the tree, in the bunkers and going nowhere in the CME Group Tour Championship. Read More