• Ex-Baylor president: Some women ‘make themselves victims’

    WACO, Texas (AP) — A court filing this week reveals that the former interim president of Baylor University referred to some women who said they had been sexually assaulted as willing victims, amid lingering allegations that the nation’s largest Baptist school repeatedly mishandled or stifled claims of sexual and physical abuse.

  • Judge tosses suit by family of hazed player who killed self

    MILTON, Vt. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a 17-year-old Vermont boy who killed himself a year after he was sexually assaulted by teammates on his football team.

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  • Former Dodgers star Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Los Angeles Dodgers star Raul Mondesi has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of embezzlement during his term as mayor of his hometown in the Dominican Republic.

  • NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season’s playoffs.

  • Police: Albuquerque man missing since last month found dead

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man missing for more than a month has been found dead and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

  • Aaron Hernandez lawyer: Brain showed ‘severe’ case of CTE

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport.

  • Former jail guard convicted of raping inmate in courthouse

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Bernalillo County jail guard has been convicted of raping a female inmate inside a courthouse elevator in Albuquerque.

  • Former Michigan St players waive key hearing in assault case

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three former Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault have waived a key hearing and will advance to trial.

  • Oklahoma sports agent pleads guilty to federal tax charges

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma sports marketing agent has pleaded guilty to making false statements on federal tax returns for a foundation established by a former star defensive lineman for the University of Oklahoma.