Cavs’ Love out for 2 months...Father of victims tries to attack Nassar in court
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss two months with a broken left hand, but the team’s medical staff has determined that he doesn’t need surgery. The five-time All-Star is averaging 17.9 points and 9.4 rebounds in his fourth season with Cleveland. With Love out, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue started forward Jae Crowder on Wednesday against Miami. Love has been replaced on the All-Star team by Heat guard Goran Dragic (GOHR’-uhn DRAH’-gich).
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A father of three victims of Larry Nassar has tried to attack the disgraced former sports doctor during a court hearing in Michigan. Bailiffs tackled the father in the courtroom this morning. Two of his daughters had given statements to the court. They said their other sister also had been molested by Nassar.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The vice president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says the situation “is very chaotic” after 28 Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Linda Hofstad Helleland says “clean athletes and sport fans around the world have lost confidence in the system.”
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean skaters have begun training in South Korea, a day after arriving to take part in the Winter Olympics. One of them, a short-track speed skater, fell and slid into a padded wall during his first practice and was taken to a hospital. But officials say he wasn’t seriously hurt.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Organizers have called off another training session for the last women’s World Cup downhill races before the Olympics. Bad weather canceled yesterday’s session, and today’s was called off when the international ski federation said conditions on the slope still weren’t good enough for training. At least one training is mandatory before a downhill race.