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After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

Brandon Vandenburg looks at the jury as Judge Wilkins reads the charges during his trial on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. The jury deliberated for three hours before announcing that Vandenburg and Cory Batey were guilty of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo, Pool)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction.

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D-League teammates ejected after bench skirmish

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — NBA D-League teammates Kalin Lucas and Jarnell Stokes were ejected after a skirmish broke out behind their bench.

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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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Double-doubles by Randolph, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Magic

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) controls the ball against Orlando Magic center Dewayne Dedmon (3) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 16 points and 10 boards, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Orlando Magic 103-94 on Monday night.

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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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