AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University's sexual assault scandal also has led investigators to question whether the school's student conduct code may have driven some victims into silence.
Investigators with the Pepper Hamilton law firm who dug into Baylor's response to rape claims found the school's approach to drugs, alcohol and premarital sex "created barriers" for women who wanted to report sexual assaults.
LONDON, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren says he is facing "a deluge of requests" to provide information on individual athletes implicated in his report on state-sponsored doping in Russia.
McLaren, who was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, issued a report that accused Russia's sports ministry of overseeing a doping program that involved Olympic athletes in more than 20 summer and winter sports.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi authorities say sprinter Yousef Ahmed Masrahi will not compete in this summer's Olympics after failing a drug test.
Masrahi set an Asian 400-meter record at the athletics world championships in Beijing last year.
The Saudi Olympic Committee said in a statement that the 28-year-old athlete tested positive for a banned substance during training in June, and that as a result he will not compete at next month's Olympics...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed general manager Reggie McKenzie to a four-year contract extension.
Owner Mark Davis announced the move Friday night in front of about 100 former Raiders players. Davis said it was time to "reward" McKenzie for the job he had done in his first three years with the team.
McKenzie was originally given a five-year contract back in 2012 to run the team after the death of longtime owner Al Davis. The Raiders...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has sent a high-level delegation led by a top aide to leader Kim Jong Un to Rio de Janeiro for the upcoming Olympic Games.
North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency says a delegation headed by Choe Ryong Hae, vice chairman of the country's State Affairs Commission, left Pyongyang on Saturday to attend the Olympics.
North Korea, which has been put under heavy international sanctions over its nuclear test...