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RICHMOND, Va. John Carlson Jersey . -- A University of Virginia football player was bullied and harassed by teammates because of his learning disability and seriously injured after being forced to fight another athlete in order to prove his manliness, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the school this month.Aidan Howard, who has since left the school, said in the complaint filed in a Pennsylvania federal court that his teammates called him slow and retarded in front of coaches when he couldnt quickly comprehend plays. Howard also suffered a broken eye socket when he was forced to fight another first-year player in August as part of his initiation onto the team, according to the complaint.A university spokesman said the school is investigating, but couldnt comment further on the lawsuit.The university is aware of Mr. Howards allegations and has made all of the required external notifications in accordance with state law, Anthony de Bruyn said in an email. The university has been actively investigating these reports consistent with its obligations under the law and University policy, he said.The complaint says the hazing was done primarily by two wide receivers: Doni Dowling and David Eldridge. In addition to making fun of Howard for his learning disability, it says the two would make him eat his lunch and dinner alone because he was not as tough and manly as others within the football program.De Bruyn did not immediately respond to an email seeking information about whether the players have obtained attorneys.The lawsuit states Dowling and Eldridge orchestrated a locker room fight between Howard and another player after a team practice that was witnessed by more than 100 people, including Famika Anae, a graduate assistant for the team. The lawsuit also says Dowling and Eldridge forced Howard and the other student to `enter the ring to flashing lights, loud music and announcements to simulate a prize fight.The lawsuit names Teresa Sullivan, president of the university; Craig Littlepage, director of athletics and Marques Hagans, wide receivers coach. It states that Hagans would participate in the bullying and that the university knew why Howard chose to leave the school, but did nothing about it.Howard transferred to Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania shortly after the incident and its unclear if he will ever be able to play football again, the complaint states. Howard is asking for unspecified monetary damages.---Online:More AP college football: http://collegfootball.ap.org Jay Beagle Jersey . Artturi Lehkonen, Joni Nikko and Ville Leskinen had the other goals for Finland (1-0) while Juuse Saros stopped 28 shots. Tim Robin Johnsgard had the lone goal for Norway (0-2). Philipp Grubauer Jersey . 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Nervousness and excitement in two-year-old racing is usually the domain of horses but small-time bush trainer Rebecca Dunn admits she is feeling both emotions as she prepares to saddle her first city runner.Keep On Charging is the $251 outsider for Saturdays $150,000 Golden Gift at Rosehill but the home-bred underdog who is Dunns sole horse in work has the right attitude to back up his strong trackwork, she says.Dunn runs a jill-of-all-trades operation at Cessnock which aside from training thoroughbreds also produces show horses which compete at a high level.That is as well as revamping thoroughbreds for other trainers, pre-training and breaking.Weve kind of got our finger in every other pie which is horse orientated, Dunn said.Its a good lifestyle. I love it.Dunns path to training began with show horses before she started working for Gordon Yorke and Kris Lees.Ive kind of always been around horses, she said.When Central Coast-based owners Michael and Carol DSilva approached Dunn about three years ago to take on Keep On Chargings sister Make Mine A Dubleo she decided to take out her trainers licence.The DSilvas and their daughter Nicole race Keep On Charging who finished fourth of five runneers in a two-year-old maiden at Muswellbrook on October 30. Christian Djoos Jersey. .Dunn said the bridle slipped through his mouth, dashing any hopes of finishing closer to dominant winner Junglized.The Golden Gift is a major step up, but Dunn says Keep On Charging is one of only four of the 11 runners with raceday experience which can be crucial for early two-year-olds.I just thought while hes up, hes going and hes sound wed give it a crack down in the big smoke, Dunn said.Were going down there to take on the big guns - the better-bred horses and good trainers - but he is a two-year-old who does everything correct so we thought wed give it ago.Apprentice jockey Andrew Adkins father and manager Brett called Dunn to ask if his son could ride Keep On Charging and she was only too happy to repay a favour.His father has always been very good with me with my horses and other jockeys hes had, Dunn said.While she accepts his outsider status means anything he can do is a bonus, there is always cause to dream.With two-year-olds you just never know what can and cant happen, Dunn said.Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From ChinaDiscount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '