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USA Gymnastics doc to stand trial on sex assault charges

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 8:58 pm
A judge today ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Read More

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Cody Glass played in a youth hockey tournament in Las Vegas when he was 10. His Junior Steelers team finished a disappointing second. Read More

LSU beats Oregon State to force a rematch at College World Series

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 1:20 pm
OMAHA, Neb. >> Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers’ 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory today to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. Read More

Butler trade, freshmen picks highlight NBA draft

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 9:07 pm
The Philadelphia 76ers did what everyone expected, and picked Markelle Fultz with the first pick of tonight’s NBA draft. Read More

Phelps, Biles among finalists for ESPY Awards

Updated on  June 21, 2017 at 3:57 pm
Multiple stars from last summer’s Rio Olympics highlight this year’s ESPY Awards nominees for best male and female athletes. Read More

Sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

Three people with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D’Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft. Read More

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los Angeles Lakers provided the clearest indication yet that Lonzo Ball is their guy. The NBA offseason is already in overdrive. Read More

Umpire Joe West works 5,000th career game

Updated on  June 20, 2017 at 5:28 pm
Umpire Joe West worked his 5,000th regular season game tonight at Coors Field, and he vividly remembers his first more than 40 years ago. Read More

Supreme Court pushes Redskins’ name fight back to society

Updated on  June 19, 2017 at 8:51 pm
The Washington Redskins aren’t in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can’t block trademarks on the basis that they’re offensive. Read More

AP source: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: 2 fighters, lots of money

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 1:33 am
Each fight is different, and while various regulatory bodies govern what happens inside the ring, everything outside of it is up for negotiation, and must be agreed upon anew. Read More