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Ex-RB Green jailed on child abuse charge

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse.

Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday. Green was expected in court Monday afternoon.

Records do not list a defense attorney. Lammi Sports Management, which has handled Green's appearances, had no immediate comment.

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NCAA probing Baylor sex assault scandal

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The NCAA is conducting an "ongoing, pending investigation" into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school's lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing.

Baylor officials acknowledged the investigation while asking a judge to protect the school's communications with the NCAA from attorneys for several women who have sued the nation's largest Baptist university.

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COO of CFP gets 3-year extension

IRVING, Texas (AP) College Football Playoff chief operating officer Michael Kelly has received a three-year contract extension that runs through June 2020.

Kelly has been COO of the College Football Playoff since its inception in 2012. Previously, he was associate commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Kelly, a Wake Forest graduate, has also been an administrator at his alma mater and at the University of South Florida.

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NCAA to probe risks of multiple helmets

Oregon football players used three helmets last season - green, black and white - that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations.

The Ducks were pioneers in football fashion and other schools have followed, using helmets to make a statement. Now, the NCAA wants to determine whether style is coming at the expense of safety.

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Former Seminole Rolle meets career goal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Myron Rolle has accomplished many things on and off the field. His biggest ones, though, might still be coming up.

Rolle's dream of becoming a doctor came to fruition on May 20 when he graduated from Florida State's College of Medicine. The former All-American safety and Rhodes Scholar has not had much time to reflect on the accomplishment. He moved to Boston at the beginning of June and will start his residency at the Harvard Medical School's neurosurgery program at Massachusetts General Hospital on July 1.

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Ex-Vanderbilt player convicted of rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A jury on Friday convicted a former Vanderbilt University football player charged along with three of his teammates in the 2013 gang rape of an unconscious female student.

After about 15 hours of deliberation over two days, the jury found Brandon Banks guilty of one count of aggravated rape and one count of aggravated sexual battery. He was found not guilty on five other counts.

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Ex-Spartans player to be tried for rape

MASON, Mich. (AP) Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges.

A 20-year-old woman testified Thursday that Robertson raped her at her off-campus apartment in April. The defensive end from Fort Wayne, Indiana, was kicked off the team after he was charged.

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