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OSU leaders knew of ex-doctor's abuse

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according to a report released by the school Friday.

Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.

"We are so sorry that this happened," Ohio State President Michael Drake said at a news conference, using words like "shocking," "horrifying" and "heartbreaking" to describe the findings.

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Ellis to Memphis after release from Duke

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Guard Boogie Ellis has signed his national letter of intent to play at Memphis, joining a vaunted recruiting class for coach Penny Hardaway going into his second season.

Memphis announced Friday night that Ellis officially is a part of the Tigers' 2019 recruiting class.

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Ex-Texas Tech F Moore heading to Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he's headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers.

The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself in a Tigers uniform on Twitter with "Committed" across the image.

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Yale extends coach Jones through 2025-26

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Yale men's basketball coach James Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him at the school through the 2025-26 season.

Jones is coming off a 22-8 season and an Ivy League championship. Yale didn't announce the terms of the deal.

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UNLV adds G Mitrou-Long, F Shibel

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV has added graduate transfers Elijah Mitrou-Long from Texas and Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State.

Both players will be eligible during new Runnin' Rebels coach T.J. Otzelberger's first season in 2019-20.

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Beilein: Cavs job 'right thing to do'

CHICAGO (AP) Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn't sure.

One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to make.

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Oats' Alabama contract has hefty buyouts

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) New Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats' contract includes hefty buyouts if he leaves for another job or is fired.

University of Alabama trustees Wednesday formally approved Oats' 5-year deal worth $2.45 million annually, though the university had earlier released some of the details.

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Vanderbilt signs Kenyon Martin's son

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) K.J. Martin, son of 15-year NBA veteran Kenyon Martin, has signed his national letter of intent to play for new Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse.

The new coach announced the signing Wednesday, saying the 6-foot-6 forward is a welcome addition with his skill, athleticism, toughness and heart. Stackhouse says he can't wait for Martin to arrive on campus this summer.

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Nebraska adds former Vols F Walker

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska.

Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its roster. Nebraska officials said Walker would sit out the 2019-20 season before playing for the Cornhuskers. Walker has two seasons of eligibility remaining.

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NCAA considering player profit for names

The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.

NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors announced Tuesday that Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman and Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will head a new working group on the topic.

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