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Maryland's Connor Kelly moves past the defense of Denver's Christian Thomas (43) and Danny Logan (19) to score against goalkeeper Alex Ready (16) during the second half of an NCAA college Division 1 lacrosse semifinal, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. Maryland won 9-8 and will advance to face Ohio State in the championship final. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ** FILE **

Maryland leads the pack as college lacrosse season begins

- The Washington Times

Navy, if it gets healthy, looks to be a contender again. Georgetown is off to a good start. But, two weeks into the new college lacrosse season, it's clear that everyone is chasing the University of Maryland, out to defend its national championship.

In this Feb. 7, 2018 photo, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, R-Mich., speaks during a news conference to announce a bipartisan resolution that would establish a special committee in the Senate to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics regarding how team doctor Larry Nassar was allowed to sexually abuse female gymnasts over decade.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

U.S. senator: Give me 'five minutes' with Larry Nassar

Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says she was disappointed that an enraged father was prevented from punching Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom last week, saying she "would have liked five minutes" with the disgraced sports doctor accused of sexually abusing more than 260 women and girls.

FILE- In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman gives her victim impact statement in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP, File) **FILE**

Senators call for investigation of USOC, USA Gymnastics

- Associated Press

Senators from both parties are calling for creation of a select committee to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics following the sentencing of a former sports doctor who admitted molesting female gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment.

NBA: Sports leagues deserve a cut of sports betting revenue

- Associated Press

The NBA and other professional athletic leagues deserve a cut of the proceeds if legalized sports betting expands across the country, a league executive told New York state lawmakers on Wednesday.

Dr. Larry Nassar is escorted into court during the seventh day of his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Former sports doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 175 years in prison

- Associated Press

The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him, "I just signed your death warrant."

Former Olympians Aly Raisman, left, and Jordyn Wieber sit in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP) **FILE**

Top gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case

- Associated Press

Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended Monday, after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization did nothing to protect them after they were abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar.

Marta Karolyi stands outside the Karolyi Ranch near New Waverly where she and her husband, Bela Karolyi, train gymnasts, including members of the Women's National Team, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Houston.  In her 16 years as the U.S. women's national team coordinator, Martha Karolyi has produced the most powerful team in the world, favorites to sweep the team title and a handful of individual medals at the 2016 Olympics.   (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP) **FILE**

USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

Associated Press

The organization announced Thursday it has terminated its agreement to have the ranch outside of Huntsville, Texas, serve as the National Training Center. The decision came three days after Olympic champion Simone Biles expressed dismay at having to attend camps there, where Biles says she was sexually abused by a former national team doctor.

CORRECTS LAST NAME TO STEPHENS INSTEAD OF STEVENS - Former family friend to the Nassar family, and babysitter to Nassar's children Kyle Stephens, right, addresses Larry Nassar Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, during the first day of the victim impact statements addressing the former sports medicine doctor  in Circuit Court Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom in Lansing, Mich. Behind Stephens is her mother, and Asst. Prosecutor Angela Povilaitis, center. Nassar pleaded guilty to molesting females with his hands at his Michigan State University office, his home and a Lansing-area gymnastics club. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP) **FILE**

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

- Associated Press

One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong women that return to destroy your world."