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WACO, Texas -- Two women who reported being gang-raped by Baylor University football players have reached a settlement with the school, which has been hammered by months of criticism that it ignored or mishandled assault claims for years.The settlement was announced Tuesday night in a joint statement by Baylor interim President David Garland and the lawyers representing the women. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.It breaks my heart that even one student would be sexually assaulted while a part of this university. I offer my sincere apologies, both personally and on behalf of the university, that we did not do more to prevent, respond or support the care of these young women, Garland said.The settlements were the latest development in a scandal that has rocked the nations largest Baptist university. An investigation by the law firm Pepper Hamilton earlier this year found that the school mishandled assault claims for years. Football coach Art Briles was fired, school President Ken Starr was demoted and eventually left, and Athletic Direct Ian McCaw resigned.Baylor regents recently disclosed that 17 women had reported domestic violence or sexual assaults that involved 19 football players since 2011, including four gang rapes.The school is facing several federal lawsuits by women who say the university ignored or tried to suppress their claims of sexual and physical assault. ESPN and the Waco Tribune-Herald reported that the women who settled their cases had not sued the university.Details of the attacks on the women who settled were not disclosed, but the statement said that both reported in 2015 they had been sexually assaulted by multiple football players in 2012. One of the women also reported being physically assaulted by a football player in 2013.Garland said the football players implicated in the assaults and the athletic department official who received a report of the physical assault are no longer at Baylor.Baylor said that since the time of the reported assaults, it has established a full-time Title IX office to investigate and respond to claims of assault and gender discrimination, revamped school policies and adopted a prevention and education program for students, faculty and staff.We commend Baylor for its work with Pepper Hamilton in its effort to improve its handling of sexual assault reports, said John Clune and Chris Ford, the Boulder, Colorado attorneys representing the women who settled with Baylor. Adidas Anton Stralman Jersey . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. Adidas Victor Hedman Jersey .C. 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Injury has struck luckless Geelong forward Daniel Menzel again, forcing him out of Friday nights AFL preliminary final against Sydney.The Swans also lost co-captain Jarrad McVeigh to a calf injury as the four preliminary finalists made a combined six changes.Western Bulldogs half-back Matt Suckling is out of Saturdays match against the Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium due to an achilles problem.Geelongs qualifying final win over Hawthorn was the first time Menzel had played in a final since 2011.In between, Menzel had to overcome four knee reconstructions.The Cats say he has groin soreness and if they beat the Swans, one of the stories of grand final week will be whether he can return to the team.Geelong and Sydney also had an unforced change apiece, with the Cats dropping Tom Ruggles.Tall utility Lachie Henderson is back from minor kneee surgery and Jed Bews was also recalled.ddddddddddddThe Swans left out young ruckman Toby Nankervis and ruck-forward Kurt Tippett will return from the jaw injury he suffered in their qualifying final loss to the Giants, while Zak Jones comes in for McVeigh.Gary Rohan was named, despite the speedsters leg injury.Rohan and McVeigh were hurt last weekend in the semi-final win over Adelaide.Sucklings injury means Fletcher Roberts will return to the team for the first time in the finals.Roberts was dropped as the Bulldogs made five changes for their upset elimination final win over West Coast.Steve Johnsons one-game suspension means Giants teammate Rhys Palmer will play the first finals match of his 121-game AFL career. 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