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Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 file photo, model and television personality Janice Dickinson arrives at the Make Equality Reality Gala at the Montage Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dickinson, in a June 6, 2006 radio interview with Howard Stern, describes Bill Cosby as a "bad guy" and says he "preys on women." Dickinson later tells "Entertainment Tonight" on Nov. 18, 2014 that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1982. She says Cosby gave her red wine and a pill in a Lake Tahoe, Calif., hotel room.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here’s how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:

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UNC-Chapel Hill billed $3M for fraud investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s flagship public university is facing a $3.1 million bill for the investigation by outside attorneys that detailed an academic fraud scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible for nearly two decades, the school said Friday.

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Kings given salary cap relief for suspended Voynov

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL is giving salary cap relief to the Los Angeles Kings while defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended indefinitely with pay after being charged with felony spousal abuse.

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Ex-coach’s lawyer seeks MLB records in drug case

In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball in New York. The attorney for former University of Miami pitching coach Lazaro Collazo is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges. That includes details of an immunity deal given to Rodriguez. Lawyer Frank Quintero Jr. says he needs the documents to defend his client in his February trial. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

MIAMI (AP) — A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach’s upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez.

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MSU player arrested on domestic violence charge

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State starting safety Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely from the football program after being arrested Friday on felony aggravated domestic violence and burglary charges.

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