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12:50pm

Fri June 14, 2013
Shots - Health News

Doctors To Vote On Whether Cheerleading Is A Sport

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 5:43 am

University of Louisville cheerleaders hurled into the air during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game against Wichita State in April.
Charlie Neibergall AP

This weekend the American Medical Association will kick off its annual exercise in medical democracy.

The group's House of Delegates will meet in Chicago to vote on resolutions that range from a demand that private insurers pay doctors at least as much as Medicare does to a call for federal legislation affirming the right of doctors to talk about gun safety with patients.

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8:00am

Thu May 30, 2013
The Two-Way

Paterno Family To Sue NCAA To Reverse Sandusky Sanctions

Originally published on Thu May 30, 2013 1:31 pm

The site in where a statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno once stood sits empty after it was removed last summer. The late coach's family is suing the NCAA to overturn sanctions against the school.
Patrick Smith Getty Images

The family of late football coach Joe Paterno has filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania Thursday, seeking the reversal of NCAA sanctions against Penn State that resulted from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Update at 3 p.m. ET. Lawsuit Filed, Posted Online:

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6:22am

Tue May 28, 2013
The Two-Way

Rutgers Stands Behind New Athletic Director

Originally published on Tue May 28, 2013 9:16 am

Julie Hermann, the incoming athletic director at Rutgers University.
Rich Schultz Getty Images

Saying that "Julie's entire record of accomplishment ... is stellar," Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has issued a statement supporting the school's incoming athletic director — who has come under intense scrutiny because of allegations about how she treated players she once coached.

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7:32am

Sun May 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Report Raises Questions About Rutgers' New Athletic Director

Originally published on Mon May 27, 2013 9:58 am

Julie Hermann talks to the media after being introduced as Rutgers University athletic director on May 15, 2013 in Piscataway, New Jersey.
Rich Schultz Getty Images

Struggling to emerge from the shadow of Mike Rice — the men's basketball coach fired after video showed him assaulting his players — Rutgers hired Julie Hermann, a new athletic director the school hopes would make things better.

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11:45am

Thu May 16, 2013
Around the Nation

Baseball's 'Most Durable Batboy' Marks 55 Years On The Field

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 5:24 pm

Stan Bronson, 84, has been an honorary batboy for the University of Memphis Tigers since 1958. The university provides his food and medical care.
Mike Brown The Commercial Appeal/Landov

The University of Memphis baseball team plays its final home game of the season Tuesday. In addition to rooting for the players, Memphis fans will cheer for someone else: batboy Stan Bronson Jr.

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