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January 5, 2017 2:50 AM USA Gymnastics Reels from Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Doctor

Larry Nassar, a former team physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is facing charges of sexual assault and possessing child pornography. After a banner year for the U.S. women’s gymnastics program in which it dominated the Rio Olympics, the sport’s governing body is facing a tumultuous 2017, stemming from sex abuse allegations against 50

December 21, 2016 10:34 AM May’s Plans for Quick Brexit Trade Deal Muddied by EU Court View

An opinion by the European Union’s top court on Wednesday may pave the way for an important Brexit precedent after it said that ratification by EU institutions isn’t enough to pass a trade deal with Singapore. For U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the implications could be big. The EU Court of Justice advocate-general’s view that member states must also approve 36

December 16, 2016 10:46 PM Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor arrested on child porn charges

Rachael Denhollander is one of two former gymnasts who have contacted IndyStar about alleged sexual abuse by longtime USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She filed an August criminal complaint in Michigan. (Robert Scheer/IndyStar) LANSING, Mich. — For the second time this year, the former longtime team doctor for USA Gymnastics has been arrested, this time on federal 43

December 16, 2016 4:41 AM Seattle Seahawks Clinch N.F.C. West Title With Win Over Rams

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Lockett had 130 yards receiving and a score, and the Seahawks won the N.F.C. West title with a 24-3 victory in Seattle over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night. After slogging through the first half, Wilson threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin late in the third quarter for a 17-3 lead and then put the game away on a 57-yard 61

December 13, 2016 3:28 AM New MLB hazing rules ban dressing as women, offensive costumes

NEW YORK -- That baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned. Major League Baseball created an Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Policy that covers the practice. As part of the sport's new labor deal, set to be ratified by both sides on Tuesday, the players' union agreed not to contest 64

November 23, 2016 1:35 PM Laurie Hernandez: Winning 'Dancing With the Stars' Ties With Earning Olympic Gold!

Another victory! Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy aren't just taking home a Mirrorball trophy from Dancing With the Stars — they're walking away with a friendship, too. The season 23 champs opened up exclusively about their big win with Us Weekly following the live finale on Tuesday, November 22. "At the end of the day it's not about the Mirrorball 50

November 23, 2016 11:02 AM Laurie Hernandez was always going to win ‘Dancing With the Stars.’ Here’s why

To the surprise of very few people, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez was crowned the winner of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 23 on Tuesday night. “I just want to thank everyone for the support and riding along this crazy roller coaster of my life,” Hernandez gushed as she and her partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, were awarded the Mirror Ball Trophy. At age 16, she’s 64

November 23, 2016 5:46 AM 'Dancing with the Stars' crowns Olympian Laurie Hernandez season 23 winner

Laurie Hernandez has had a pretty big year. She won gold and silver medals representing the United States in gymnastics at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Then the 16-year-old came home and decided to appear on the 23rd season of "Dancing with the Stars." And on Tuesday night, she won that too to take home the Mirror Ball Trophy. "I just want to thank 69

October 27, 2016 5:27 PM Civil suit claims abuse by doctor for U.S. gymnastics, Bela and Marta Karolyi

Won nine Olympic medals, including five golds, for Romania in 1976 and '80. First gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition. Won nine Olympic medals, including five golds, for Romania in 1976 and '80. First gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition. Won the all-around gold in the 1990 U.S. Championships and was a member of the Olympic 38

September 21, 2016 7:52 PM LIVE: 'This is why we don't believe you' — Congress rails on the maker of EpiPen

Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan — which makes the EpiPen — is testifying in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the drug's price after an hour-long delay. The price of the device, used in emergencies to treat severe allergic reactions, has increased more than 500% since Mylan acquired it in 2007. A two-pack of the EpiPen 36