Investigation of FSU QB Winston completed
The findings in the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Florida States Jameis Winston will be announced today.
THE PROSECUTOR in Tallahassee overseeing the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston said yesterday it is completed.
State Attorney Willie Meggs has scheduled a news conference at 2 p.m. today in his office to announce his findings.
Meggs said investigators have learned as much as they can about the December 2012 incident.
"We think we have exhausted all investigative tools," Meggs said.
Winston has led the Seminoles to the No. 1 ranking, and they'll play for a conference title Saturday, with a shot at the national crown. The quarterback also is the leading candidate for the Heisman, and many voters are waiting to see whether Winston will be charged with a crime before casting their ballots. The deadline for Heisman ballots to be turned in is Monday.
ESPN previously has reported that DNA belonging to Winston was found in the underwear of the accuser. A lawyer for Winston has suggested that the star quarterback and the accuser had consensual sex. But the family of the victim has accused the 19-year-old of rape.
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* Grambling State named McNeese State tight ends coach Broderick Fobbs as its head coach. Fobbs will remain with McNeese through the Cowboys' second-round FCS playoff game Saturday. Fobbs played running back for the Tigers in the mid-1990s for Hall of Fame coach Eddie Robison.
* Oscar De La Hoya, who won Olympic gold and became a champion in six weight divisions in winning 10 world titles, has been selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Also to be inducted are Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe. George Chaney, Charles Ledoux and Mike O'Dowd will go in the old-timer category, while Tom Allen is the lone honoree in the pioneer category.
* Ten months since she last competed, Lindsey Vonn returned to a World Cup course for downhill training in Lake Louise, Alberta, and said afterward her surgically repaired right knee felt "stable." She hopes to compete in the Winter Olympics.
* Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is pregnant. The 36-year-old Olympian said through her agent that she and her husband, baseball player Matt Treanor, are expecting their first child in the spring.