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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Corey Batey is seen during the Vanderbilt rape trial on Wednesday Jan. 21, 2015, in Nashville in Tenn. Brandon Vandenburg and Batey, along with two other former football players, are accused in the rape of an unconscious 21-year-old neuroscience major in a dorm room at the Nashville university. All four have pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients’ judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common.

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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Corey Batey is seen during the Vanderbilt rape trial on Wednesday Jan. 21, 2015, in Nashville in Tenn. Brandon Vandenburg and Batey, along with two other former football players, are accused in the rape of an unconscious 21-year-old neuroscience major in a dorm room at the Nashville university. All four have pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors spent more than a week showing jurors photo and videos taken by Vanderbilt football players as they joined in a dorm-room sex assault. In response, the former players’ lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial, blaming an anything-goes campus culture for warping the young men’s judgment.

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Predators rookie added to All-Star Game; Malkin, Crosby out

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) works the puck in the corner against Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL All-Star Game has just lost a little bit of its star power.

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Woman doesn’t remember alleged rape; prosecution rests

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The alleged victim of rape by Vanderbilt University football players testified during their trial Thursday that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted.

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Alleged rape victim says she doesn’t remember encounter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The alleged victim of a rape at Vanderbilt University has testified that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted.

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