• This undated file photo provided by the McLennan County Sheriff's Office shows NFL prospect and former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman. Oakman was indicted Wednesday, July 20, 2016, by a Texas grand jury on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment in April. (McLennan County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

    Former Baylor DE Oakman indicted on sexual assault charge

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  • In this Nov. 22, 2015 FILE photo, Yale's Jack Montague, right, passes the ball around SMU's Markus Kennedy during an NCAA college basketball game in Dallas. Montague's attorney said he was expelled from Yale in Feb. 2016, because of a sexual assault allegation. Montague filed a federal lawsuit over the expulsion, alleging the school mishandled information that originated with someone other than the alleged victim. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

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  • Ex-Michigan State standout Appling ordered to stand trial

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