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Lawyer: Ex-Minnesota player shouldn’t be charged

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for former Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson says prosecutors don’t have enough evidence to justify charges of first-degree assault.

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‘Cosby’ author sorry for omitting assault charges

In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden in New York. Biographer Mark Whitaker, whose "Cosby: His Life and Times" was published in September, tweeted Monday that he was wrong not to "aggressively" look into the charges and promised to address them "at the appropriate time." Whitaker's book has been widely criticized for idealizing Cosby, although some critics praised it upon release. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a new Bill Cosby biography is apologizing for not pursuing allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women.

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Police: Manziel’s entourage attacked fan at hotel

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel “a hug” was struck by the rookie quarterback’s entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip, police said.

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Taylor apologizes, won’t appeal NBA suspension

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor said he will not appeal the NBA’s 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

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Russell has 32 to lead No. 20 Ohio State, 106-48

Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell (0) goes up for shot between Sacred Heart's Steve Glowiak (31) and Tevin Falzon (34) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 32 points and Shannon Scott set a school record with 16 assists to lead 20th-ranked Ohio State to a 106-48 win against overmatched Sacred Heart on Sunday night.

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