FILE - In this photo combo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York on Aug. 30, 2016 and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts on April 14, 2017, to his double murder acquittal in Boston. Eight months after Hernandez hanged himself in prison, Patterson's new book is reviving unanswered questions. He talked with The Associated Press ahead of CBS' "48 Hours," airing Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, devoted to what Patterson calls "the most fascinating, complicated and troubling crime story of our times." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, left, and AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)
Q&A: James Patterson on Aaron Hernandez's fall from graceEight months after ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in prison, a new book by bestselling author James Patterson is reviving unanswered questions
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this photo taken Nov. 9, 2012, Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon attends an event in East Lansing, Mich. The university's board of trustees sent a letter to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, asking to investigate the school's handling of complaints against sports doctor Larry Nassar, who sexually assaulted gymnasts and other athletes. Outside calls have grown for Simon to resign or be fired as victims of Nassar give impact statements at his sentencing this week. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Gold medalist to Nassar: I won't live as a victim any longerOlympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber has described herself in court as one of 140 survivors of sexual assault by former sports doctor Larry Nassar
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
Wozniacki still in frame for return to No. 1, 6 years laterCaroline Wozniacki has a chance to return to No. 1 on the WTA Tour, six years after last holding that top spot
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
U.S. actor Will Smith, front, reacts after watching the third round match between France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Australia's Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Smith watches Kyrgios beat Tsonga, the Aussie kid's dreamWith Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his element as the main attraction for a night at the Australian Open
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
United States' Lindsey Vonn checks her time after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Friday, Jan.19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
Major mistake costs Vonn a victory in Cortina downhillSofia Goggia of Italy wins a World Cup downhill on home snow after Lindsey Vonn makes a major mistake
The Associated Press1 hour ago
NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during the NCAA Convention, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Indianapolis.  Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season. He expects to receive the report from an independent commission by April 25. The Board of Governors will then be expected to vote on formal proposals at their August meeting. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extensionThe five biggest conferences in the NCAA have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after student-athletes leave campus
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Svindal beats Jansrud for Norwegian 1-2 in World Cup super-GAksel Lund Svindal led a Norwegian 1-2 finish ahead of Kjetil Jansrud in the last World Cup super-G before the Pyeongchang Olympics
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Spence to make first title defense against PetersonErrol Spence Jr. won a welterweight title with such a defining performance that even his next opponent was impressed.
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United States' Julia Mancuso is celebrated by the US ski team at the end of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Friday, Jan.19, 2018. Four-time Olympic medalist Mancuso announced she will retire from skiing after a goodbye run in a World Cup downhill Friday.(AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
Wonder Woman: Mancuso retires from skiing in superhero styleFour-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso retires after a goodbye run in a World Cup downhill
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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