WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts receiver Deon Cain waited a lifetime to show he could play in the NFL. One innocuous cut during a routine route in last year’s preseason opener put his dream on hold. Now, almost exactly 12 months later, the former Clemson standout looks as good as new.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has agreed to better protect patients from sexual assaults and take other steps to resolve a federal civil-rights investigation into Larry Nassar’s abuse of young gymnasts and other athletes. The three-year agreement was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. It includes a chaperone requirement for sensitive medical exams. Nassar, the former Michigan State sports doctor, is effectively serving life in prison.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has backtracked on its new agent certification standards It will no longer require a bachelor’s degree for those permitted to represent Division I men’s basketball players who declare for the NBA draft while maintaining their college eligibility. The degree requirement drew criticism last week, including by NBA star LeBron James.