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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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Texas A&M, Tennessee meet in matchup of early SEC surprises

Texas A&M forward Kourtney Roberson (14) backs up Missouri forward Keanau Post (45) while trying to drive into the lane during an NCAA men's basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at Reed Arena in College Station Texas.  (AP Photo/The Bryan-College Station Eagle, Sam Craft) MANDATORY CREDIT

A few things to watch this week in the Southeastern Conference:

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Buccaneers hire Mike Bajakian as quarterbacks coach

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to revamp their offensive staff, adding Mike Bajakian as quarterbacks coach on Thursday.

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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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