Report: USA Gymnastics sex abuse policies muddled

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels speaks about the newly-formed Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. USA Gymnastics needs to undergo a “complete cultural change” to become better equipped at protecting athletes from abuse according to an independent review of the embattled organization’s practices. The 144-page report led by former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels, released on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, following a six-month study, makes 70 recommendations on how USA Gymnastics can serve its athletes going forward. The recommendations include requiring all USA Gymnastics members to “report suspected sexual misconduct immediately to the appropriate legal authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

For years, USA Gymnastics felt it aggressively safeguarded hundreds of thousands of athletes from sexual abuse. Yet the protocols designed to show gymnasts, coaches, staff and parents how to report abuse were muddled, confusing and not well enforced.

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for championship

Florida celebrates after defeated LSU in Game 2 of the NCAA baseball College World Series finals, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. Florida won 6-1 to sweep the series. (Brendan Sullivan/Omaha World-Herald via AP)/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maybe this wasn’t Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s best team. It is, however, his first national championship team.

Pick 6: Transfer QBs who could make a big impact

FILE- This Sept. 5, 2015 file photo shows Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire looking to a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas in South Bend, Ind. Florida might have solved its long-running quarterback problem with the addition of Notre Dame transfer Malik Zaire. That move became official last week and as a graduate transfer Zaire will be immediately eligible. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, file)

Florida might have solved its long-running quarterback problem with the addition of Notre Dame transfer Malik Zaire.

Rahm has instant success and scheduling conflicts

Jon Rahm, of Spain, hits a drive on the 18th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

One year and one week ago, Jon Rahm of Spain made his professional debut at the Quicken Loans National. He opened with a 64 at Congressional and tied for third, earning a spot in the British Open and putting him on the fast track to earning a PGA Tour card.

FIFA publishes report on World Cup bidding

FILE- In this Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, left, gets the World Cup trophy by FIFA President Joseph Blatter, right, after the announcement of Qatar hosting the 2022 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland. The report into suspected corruption in the 2018-2022 World Cup bidding contests, involving 11 nations and won by Russia and Qatar, has been the mystery ever since American investigator Michael Garcia delivered it more than 2-1/2 years ago. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

SOCHI, Russia — After years of intrigue about allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding, FIFA published an investigation report Tuesday that showed how voters exploited the murky system yet allowed Russia and Qatar to host the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Best Style & Game Winner Award winner, Russell Westbrook, poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.

Angels end Dodgers’ win streak

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco was pitching well while holding the big-hitting Dodgers scoreless. The only thing that stopped him was a liner that hit him in the shin and ended his night.



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