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Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall defends coaching style as school investigates alleged abuse

WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State University has ordered an independent investigation of alleged abuse by men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall, the school confirmed Friday.



Gregg Marshall et al. standing in front of a crowd: Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall on the sidelines at Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas, on January 18, 2020.


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Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall on the sidelines at Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas, on January 18, 2020.

But in the meantime it will be business as usual for the team, as Marshall and the team will continue to prepare for the upcoming season as normal, the school said in a written statement.

Wichita State ordered the investigation into Marshall’s conduct by an outside law firm earlier this year and acknowledged it only after published reports by Stadium and The Athletic, two major sports news outlets.

One of those reports was the result of a six-month investigation by college basketball insider Jeff Goodman outlining a pattern of physical and verbal abuse by Marshall that has driven away some players.

Among the

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Postal service investigates bundles of mail found near dumpster at NJ shopping center

The United States Postal Service is investigating after bundles of mail were found dumped at a shopping center in Bergen County, authorities said.

North Arlington police said they received a 911 call shortly after 3 p.m. Friday reporting mail found near a dumpster at a shopping center at 19 Schuyler Avenue. The dumpster is located behind a Santander Bank and Jack’s Super Foodtown grocery store.

“Officers responded and once on scene did observe several loose, rubber-banded, bundles of mail, as described by the caller,” police said in a statement posted to Facebook.

Police said they alerted the U.S. Postal Service, which was handling the investigation.

“The mail that was recovered in North Arlington was reported, collected and delivered,” said U.S. Postal Service spokesman George Flood told NJ Advance Media. “This matter was then turned over to our Office of Inspector General. We are unable to comment further at this time.”

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Postal service investigates bundles of mail found near dumpster at N.J. shopping center

The United States Postal Service is investigating after bundles of mail were found dumped at a shopping center in Bergen County, authorities said.

North Arlington police said they received a 911 call shortly after 3 p.m. Friday reporting mail found near a dumpster at a shopping center at 19 Schuyler Avenue. The dumpster is located behind a Santander Bank and Jack’s Super Foodtown grocery store.

“Officers responded and once on scene did observe several loose, rubber-banded, bundles of mail, as described by the caller,” police said in a statement posted to Facebook.

Police said they alerted the U.S. Postal Service, which was handling the investigation.

“The mail that was recovered in North Arlington was reported, collected and delivered,” said U.S. Postal Service spokesman George Flood told NJ Advance Media. “This matter was then turned over to our Office of Inspector General. We are unable to comment further at this time.”

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