Monday, June 05, 2006

Duke’s Richard Brodhead: They’re guilty until proven innocent, but I’m going to be magnanimous
Duke to Bring Back Lacrosse Team

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke University's troubled lacrosse team will play next season, but under strict rules and close monitoring after three players were charged with rape, school President Richard Brodhead said Monday.

"I am, I know, taking a risk in reinstating men's lacrosse," Brodhead said in a statement. "The reinstatement is inevitably probationary."

Brodhead canceled the team's season April 5 after an exotic dancer who had been hired to perform at a March 13 team party told police she was raped by three team members at an off-campus house…


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