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USOC wary of funding for unit investigating abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports.

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Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho addresses the media during an NBA basketball news conference Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C.(AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Willhelm) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NEWSPAPER INTERNET ONLY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Rich Cho said the Charlotte Hornets are awaiting the outcome on an NBA investigation before deciding whether to reinstate forward Jeffery Taylor following his arrest on domestic assault charges.

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West Ham player fined for assaulting policeman

SOUTHEND, England (AP) — West Ham defender James Tomkins has been ordered to pay more than $12,000 for assaulting a police officer.

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Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch

Actress and event host Jane Fonda and actress Lily Tomlin, right, pose at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Greenacres on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42.

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Hornets’ Taylor court date set for Oct. 8

In a photo provided by East Lansing, Mich., authorities, Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor appears in a photo after his arrest early Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich., on domestic assault charges. (AP Photo/City of East Lansing)

Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor will not participate in any team-related activities during an NBA investigation into his arrest on domestic assault charges, the team announced Friday.

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