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Sexual assault summit feels impact of Vanderbilt trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While a jury in downtown Nashville was declaring two former Vanderbilt University football students guilty of raping a fellow student, administrators from about 80 public and private colleges across Tennessee were meeting just three miles away about sexual assault on campus.

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Vanderbilt rape trial to wrap up with defense arguments

Brandon Vandenburg looks at the jury as Judge Wilkins reads the charges during his trial on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn.  Vandenburg and Cory Batey, two former Vanderbilt football players,  are each charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo, Pool)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.

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Defendant in Vanderbilt rape case takes the stand

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges.

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Predators eager to build on their best start without Rinne

NHL All-Star coach Peter Laviolette, of the Nashville Predators, is interviewed during media day at the NHL All-Star hockey weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are back at work ready to prove the best start in franchise history is no fluke, even with goaltender Pekka Rinne out at least another couple weeks.

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Nashville Sounds select Arthur as chief operating officer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pacific Coast League’s Nashville Sounds have named Garry Arthur as their chief operating officer.

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