JUVENTUS CAPTURES ITALIAN CUP Juventus, staying on track for a treble, secured the first title by winning the Italian Cup with an authoritative 2-0 victory over Lazio in Rome. Juventus can clinch the Serie A title this weekend, and it will face Real Madrid in the Champions League final next month.
REAL MADRID TAKES LEAGUE LEAD Cristiano Ronaldo scored early in each half as Real Madrid won at Celta Vigo, 4-1, to retake the Spanish league lead from Barcelona and move within a point of its first league title in five years.
MONACO CLINCHES FRENCH TITLE Monaco clinched its first French title since 2000, and its eighth over all, with a 2-0 win over St.-Étienne in Paris.
Nadal Advances as Opponent Retires
Rafael Nadal hardly had to get his socks dirty to extend his winning streak to 16 matches: He advanced from his opening match at the Italian Open when Nicolás Almagro retired in the first set with an apparent injury. Nadal is aiming for an eighth title at the Foro Italico as he prepares for the French Open.
Brady’s Wife Says He Had a Concussion
Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title with the New England Patriots, said his wife, the model Gisele Bündchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football, she said.
Asked if she wanted Brady to retire, Bündchen expressed concern “as a wife” in an interview on “CBS This Morning.” “He had a concussion last year; he has concussions pretty much every,” she said before cutting herself off. “I mean, we don’t talk about it. But he does have concussions. I don’t really think it’s a healthy thing for anybody to go through.”
Former Volleyball Player Sues Baylor
A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges that football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence.
A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges that she was raped by four or more players after being taken from a party where she may have been drugged in 2012. Her lawsuit, filed Tuesday, says the players later burglarized her apartment and harassed her and her family until she left college the next year.
More than a dozen women have sued Baylor, alleging officials mishandled or ignored sexual assault allegations.
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