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Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus
Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus

The University of Oregon announced Friday that three men’s basketball players were kicked off the team after they were investigated because of allegations that they raped a female student -- accusations that did not lead to criminal charges. News of the punishment came the day after students protested on campus, demanding to know why university officials had not taken action in the seven weeks since the woman made the accusations. The recent release of a police report brought attention to the allegations. This week the Lane County district attorney’s office declined to file charges against freshman guard Brandon Austin, sophomore guard Dominic Artis and sophomore guard...

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