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Ex-RB Green charged with child abuse

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face.

Green, 40, is also charged with disorderly conduct in the incident late Sunday in the Green Bay suburb of Ledgeview.

According to a criminal complaint, Green's daughter told police that he struck her in the face in a dispute over getting her to do the dishes. She also said he threw her to the ground and against kitchen cabinets.


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.


Florida enrolls QB Zaire, OL Fruhmorgen

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida has announced the addition of two transfers, with former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire and former Clemson offensive lineman Jake Fruhmorgen officially enrolled in summer classes.

Zaire, a left-handed passer, is a graduate transfer who is eligible to play this fall. He is expected to compete with freshman Feleipe Franks for the starting job. Zaire, who chose Florida over Harvard, Texas and Wisconsin, was Notre Dame's starter in 2015 before sustaining a season-ending ankle injury. He played sparingly last season behind starter DeShone Kizer.


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.


Auburn's golden eagle won't fly at games

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn's golden eagle Nova won't make the traditional pre-game flights at Jordan-Hare Stadium this season.

Southeastern Raptor Center Director Dr. Jamie Bellah said Monday that bald eagle Spirit will handle the flights instead.


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.


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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