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Univ. of Michigan doctor allegedly sexually abused students, including Olympic wrestler

Univ. of Michigan doctor allegedly sexually abused students, including Olympic wrestler

A doctor at the University of Michigan sexually abused students and athletes, including an Olympic wrestler, for decades, three former wrestlers and their attorneys said in a news conference Thursday. University doctor Robert E. Anderson, who worked at Michigan from 1968 to 2003, allegedly molested them during unnecessary medical examinations, the wrestlers said. Anderson died…MORE

Illinois lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban Native American mascots

Illinois lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban Native American mascots

Sports mascots that invoke Native American imagery and traditions have long been considered offensive by tribal nations. Two Illinois lawmakers want to ban them. Two representatives in the state House have introduced a bill that would prohibit schools from using Native American logos, mascots or other imagery unless they: receive written permission from a tribe…MORE

MLB makes history by naming its first black and Latino-born umpire crew chiefs

MLB makes history by naming its first black and Latino-born umpire crew chiefs

Major League Baseball just notched a win for diversity. The MLB announced on Thursday it appointed Kerwin Danley as its first black umpire crew chief and Alfonso Marquez as its first Latino-born crew chief. Danley, 58, started umpiring for the major leagues in 1992 and was hired full-time in 1998. His resume includes umpiring for…MORE

Lori Loughlin will stand trial with her husband and 6 other parents in October

Lori Loughlin will stand trial with her husband and 6 other parents in October

Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are expected to stand trial starting October 5 on charges related to the college admissions scam, a spokesperson for the US Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts said. They will stand trial alongside six other parents charged in the scam: Gamal Abdelaziz, Diane Blake, Todd Blake, John Wilson, Homayoun Zadeh…MORE

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