Zeke's Suspension, Baylor Sexual Assaults, School Finance: Your Friday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Dallas Cowboy Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games by NFLEzekiel Elliott has been suspended six games by the NFL following a year-long investigation into whether the Cowboys' Pro Bowl running back violated its personal conduct policy.In a letter to Elliott advising him of the decision, Todd Jones, the NFL's Special Counsel for Conduct, said external NFL advisors who met with Elliott "were of the view that there is substantial and persuasive evidence supporting a finding that [Elliott] engaged in physical violence against [a woman he had a relationship with] on multiple occasions during the week of July 16, 2016."Word of the suspension came Friday, about a week after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones publicly doubled-down on his belief that Elliott would not be suspended. Jones has indicated the NFL was looking into a pattern of behavior by Elliott off the field, in addition to a woman's claims of domestic violence last year that spurred the investigation. But the punishment is directly tied to the woman's accusations of abuse.Who’s who: A complete list of every Cowboys player suspended or facing suspension.Cowlishaw: Elliott’s suspension again lays bare the flaws of how Jerry Jones does business.Explainer: Why the NFL can suspend Zeke even though he wasn't charged with a crime.  Continue reading...

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