Carmel Clay Schools removes swim coach Ray Lawrence from hall of fame

Corrections & Clarifications: This article has been updated to clarify Jane Doe’s allegations and the status of a deposition. 

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include a statement from Ray Lawrence.

Carmel High School quietly removed Ray Lawrence, a longtime and lauded swimming coach who was banned from USA Swimming in 2011, from its athletics hall of fame.

At the time of the ban a decade ago, USA Swimming gave IndyStar no specifics on the reason but said Lawrence was banned for life for violations that occurred before the current Code of Conduct, which started in the late

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ACC Question Mark: Can Josh Pastner, Georgia Tech Keep Improving?

We had some fun with Josh Pastner and Georgia Tech over the last few years.

When it comes to Pastner, he just seems like a highly intelligent…goofball. We’ve followed him literally since he came to Arizona as a walk-on with the understanding that he was a coaching star-to-be.

We’ve never doubted his intelligence. We have at times doubted his maturity and self-awareness. Some of his behavior at Memphis seemed frankly foolish. The weirdness with his drug addict friend Ron Bell posed a serious threat to his program, ultimately landing it on probation. It also means you can type Josh Pastner

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‘Signing confirmed!’ – Arsenal fans in transfer meltdown after spotting Yves Bissouma ‘hint’

Another week and perhaps another Yves Bissouma to Arsenal transfer hint.

Talk of the midfielder joining the Gunners this summer simply refuses to go away following yet another impressive Premier League season in the colours of Brighton and Hove Albion.

Furthermore, football.londonunderstands that Arsenal will be in the transfer market to sign players in at least five positions in the coming months, with a big overhaul expected to take place in north London after failing to qualify for Europe for the first time in over two decades.

And it just so happens to be that strengthening in central midfield

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After long, strange season, Lakers mull changes vs. running it back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two seasons that felt like one relentless grind interrupted only by a strange championship celebration, the Los Angeles Lakers simply need a rest.

The 2020 NBA champs weren’t happy to be headed home this weekend after the Phoenix Suns knocked them out of the first round. Yet the early playoff exit came with the consolation of a title memory that’s still fresh in many players’ minds – and an abiding belief they will contend again next year if they just rest up and then stay healthy.

“The one thing that bothers me more than anything

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How biking infrastructure has changed during the pandemic

During the pandemic, there has been an increase in outdoor activities including the use of public parks, trails and cycling. Greg Lindsey from the University of Minnesota and his research team are looking at the increases in the use of Minnesota public parks, trails, biking, and walking that have been widely reported during the pandemic. 

Lindsey talks about the team’s analysis of the annual daily bicycle traffic volumes during the pandemic, which shows that average daily bicycle use on 16 trails increased 39% from 2019 to 2020, but declined about 15% on eight roadways and road shoulders and 9% on

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How Fast Will Carson Foster Swim 400 IM At U.S. Olympic Trials?

Olympic hopeful Carson Foster turned heads in Austin, Texas dropping a 4:11 best time in the 400 meters IM three weeks out from the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Carson has made big gains since NCAA championships, and he shared that his training has gone better than expected. He was a kid back in 2016, but he did get vital U.S. Olympic Trials experience. That matters. Olympic Trials in Omaha is a pressure-cooker, especially for swimmers competing in the 400 IM, which is the first event on the first day of finals.


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NBA explains why LeBron James didn’t quarantine after attending event

The NBA on Monday released a statement explaining why LeBron James was not subject to a quarantine period after he attended a promotional event two days before the Lakers’ play-in game vs. the Warriors.

NBA chief communications officer Mike Bass said the NBA declined to suspend James or subject him to a quarantine period because the event, which required guests to produce proof of vaccination or a return a negative COVID-19 test result, “did not create risks related to the spread of COVID-19.”

James was available for LA’s play-in game vs. Golden State on Wednesday, two days after he attended

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Tottenham win Prem Goal of the Season award for second year running

Tottenham forward Erik Lamela has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his stunning Rabona in the north London derby.

Lamela, who came on as an early substitute for Son Heung-Min in the game against Arsenal at the Emirates on March 14, gave Spurs the lead shortly after 30 minutes. The Argentine wrapped his left foot around the back of his right to drill the ball into the bottom corner.

However, the derby ended in disappointment for the Tottenham man as he was later red-carded and Jose Mourinho’s men lost 2-1.

The stunning strike against the

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Macomb County’s thriving trail system attracts users of all stripes

Steve Vigneau of Shelby Township knows a thing or two about the twists, turns, bumps, and jumps of Macomb County’s trails. Whenever the 43-year IT worker has an opportunity, he loves to jump on his mountain bike and explore the county on two-wheels.

Vigneau first got into biking as an adult when he turned 30. At first, he just enjoyed going for rides, but after a while he joined a local mountain biking group called the Clinton River Mountain Biking Association (CRAMBA) that tends to more than a dozen area trails.

“I got a bike just for something fun to

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