ETHICS

UMass football coach Mark Whipple.
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Updated at 3:08 p.m.

Massachusetts has suspended football coach Mark Whipple for one game after he said one of his players had been "raped" while complaining about the officiating Saturday in a loss to Ohio. 

Former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has been charged by the NCAA with multiple violations including unethical conduct. Those findings could validate UConn’s March dismissal of Ollie.

A second allegation of sexual assault has placed Yale University firmly at the center of the confirmation battle for the next Supreme Court justice. A former Yale classmate of nominee Brett Kavanaugh has now come forward to say that he sexually assaulted her at a party when he was in his freshman year at the university.

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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It's a tough time to be a state trooper in Massachusetts -- at least if you're a state trooper accused of falsifying overtime paperwork.

Andrea Harrington, at left, and Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello at right.
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The race for Berkshire County district attorney has been rekindled. The current DA, Paul Caccaviello, announced he's mounting a write-in campaign for November. That and more news from the week on The Short List.

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