Mediator will attempt to help settle Nassar lawsuits

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened when authorities charged a former dean with failing to protect patients from sports doctor Larry Nassar, along with sexually harassing female students and pressuring them for nude selfies.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press

Kids want to ask Aussie cricket captain: Why did you cheat?

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Young cricketers across the country have been swept up in the discontent as a chorus of politicians, pundits and players demanded strong action in the wake of a cheating scandal that has rocked the foundations of a national institution — the Australian cricket team.

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  • Written by By JOHN PYE , AP Sports Writer

Ball tampering plot: Smith, Warner banned for 12 months


JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were banned for 12 months on Wednesday after an investigation into the Australian cricket team's cheating scandal identified Warner as the instigator of the ball tampering plan that unraveled in South Africa.


  • Written by By GERALD IMRAY , AP Sports Writer

Vanek has 3 goals, assist to lift Blue Jackets over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — After Edmonton scored the first three goals of the game, the Columbus Blue Jackets made it apparent which team was still fighting for a playoff spot and which team was already out of the race.