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Minnesota suspends backup McNeil after arrest

This booking photo released by the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, shows Minnesota college basketball player Daquein McNeil, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, on a charge of domestic assault. He was suspended from all team activities, athletic director Norwood Teague said. (AP Photo/Hennepin County Jail, via The Star Tribune)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil was jailed Tuesday without bail after his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge involving his girlfriend.

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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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