Raisman sues...Cavaliers suspend Smith...Miller, Trier return for Arizona
UNDATED (AP) — Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman (AL’-ee RAYS’-mihn) is suing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, claiming both organizations failed to properly police a disgraced former national team doctor now in prison for sexually abusing young athletes. The lawsuit alleges negligence by the USOC and USA Gymnastics for failing to make sure appropriate protocols were followed to monitor Larry Nassar.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith sat out last night’s 108-97 loss to Philadelphia after receiving a one-game suspension from the team for detrimental conduct. Coach Tyronn Lue gave no specifics about the punishment. Rodney Hood started in place of Smith and scored 11 points on 5 of 14 shooting.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sean Miller was back on the job, Allonzo Trier was back on the court and Arizona earned at least a share of another Pac-12 championship as the 19th-ranked Wildcats beat Stanford 75-67. Trier was reinstated by the NCAA after a two-game suspension. Miller returned after a one-game absence after denying an allegation that an FBI wiretap has him talking about a $100,000 payoff for freshman Deandre Ayton. The university’s president said an examination of the facts found no evidence of wrongdoing by the coach.
UNDATED (AP) — No. 10 Cincinnati has clinched at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title by slamming Tulane, 78-49. Cincinnati can take the conference by beating No. 11 Wichita State on Sunday. The Shockers stayed alive in the conference race with a 75-71 overtime win against Central Florida.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen (WUHST’-hy-zehn) is the leader after one round of the Mexico Championship. Oosthuizen made a short eagle putt late in his round and birdies on two of the short par 4s for a 7-under 64. He’s one stroke ahead of Chris Paisley,Shubhankar Sharma and Xander Schauffele (SHOW’-flee), and five in front of while defending champion Dustin Johnson.