Luke Fickell tells Michigan State he's staying at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell informed Michigan State on Monday that he's decided to stay at Cincinnati, leaving the Spartans to resume their search to find Mark Dantonio's replacement. ...

Ex-Olympic medical chief cites reports of abuse for firing

DENVER (AP) — A former sports medicine executive at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the federation, contending he was fired for urging managers to react...

Man pleads guilty to running server that offered child porn

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man who operated a web server that hosted a site with more than a million images of child pornography pleaded guilty Thursday to a conspiracy charge. A crimin...

French skating head denies protecting coach accused of rape

PARIS (AP) — The French skating federation's long-serving president says he “absolutely did not protect” a coach accused of rape and sexual abuse by former figure skaters who were coached by him in th...

Youth parole officer kept job amid child abuse investigation

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former employee of a New Hampshire youth detention center continued working with children in a state job for nine months after police began investigating allegations that he h...

Paris prosecutors investigate rape claims in figure skating

PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation following accusations from retired figure skater Sarah Abitbol that she was raped by a coach. Abitbol is a 10-time...

Monday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99.9 million people watching the Kansas City Chiefs come back to defeat...

House leader urges action on bill tied to Ohio State scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unhappy with Ohio State's response to allegations of widespread, decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, the leader of the Ohio House called Monday for lawmakers to act soon o...

French skating head questioned amid sex abuse claims

The head of the French skating federation will be grilled Monday by the country's sports minister following a string of accusations of sexual abuse and rape by a coach on underage skaters. ...

UN experts: Yemen's rebels getting weapons similar to Iran's

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi Shiite rebels are receiving parts for drones and weapons, some with technical characteristics similar to arms manufactured in Iran, in potential violation of a U.N...

Trump to create post to focus on solely human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to expand the White House domestic policy office by appointing an individual to focus exclusively on combating human trafficking, The Associated Press ha...

Trump to create post to focus on solely human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to expand the White House domestic policy office by appointing an individual to focus exclusively on combating human trafficking, The Associated Press ha...

Nassar survivors offered $215M settlement by USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million for sexual abuse survivors to settle their claims against the embattled organization. The $215 milli...

Appeals court acquits French cardinal of sex abuse cover-up

PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has acquitted a French cardinal of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. The appeals court in the southeastern French city of Lyon...

An appeals court acquits a French cardinal of covering up the sexual abuse of minors

PARIS (AP) — An appeals court acquits a French cardinal of covering up the sexual abuse of minors.