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Court Backs Right of Oklahoma to Suspend Athlete

September 9, 2014
 
 

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has backed the right of the University of Oklahoma to impose a one-year suspension on a football player, Frank Shannon, who was accused of sexual assault, NewsOK reported. A lower court gave Shannon a stay of the suspension, but the Supreme Court said that there was no authority to do so, and that the university was within its rights.

 

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