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Federal judge tosses most misconduct cases against Nebraska

May. 13, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed the claims of seven women who alleged the University of Nebraska-Lincoln didn't adequately respond to their complaints of being sexually assaulted or harassed, including four women who said they were victims of Cornhuskers athletes. In...

Marketing deals trickle down from NCAA to high school sports

May. 09, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ian Jackson and Johnuel “Boogie” Fland are among the brightest stars in the firmament of high school basketball and now have business deals to prove it. The New York City teens and friendly rivals are cashing in on their name, image and likeness through...

Hawaii wins NCAA volleyball title, sweeping Long Beach State

May. 07, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spyros Chakas had 14 kills and 16 1/2 points and Hawaii swept Long Beach State 25-22, 25-21, 25-20 on Saturday night to win its second straight NCAA men's volleyball title. Hawaii (27-5), which also swept BYU last year in the final, hit at least .400 in each set....

De La Cruz wins U.S.-based pro volleyball league's 2nd title

Apr. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Bethania De La Cruz won the second Athletes Unlimited volleyball championship, outscoring runner-up Natalia Valentin-Anderson in a pro league that awards titles to athletes instead of teams. De La Cruz scored 4,652 points over the five-week season featuring 43 players...

For Ukrainian competitors, Invictus Games are break from war

Apr. 15, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Until a few days ago, Volodymyr Musyak was on the front lines defending Ukraine from Russia's devastating assault on his nation. Now he's preparing to pick up a bow and arrow in the Invictus Games archery competition. The sporting event for active...

New Grambling volleyball coach pulls numerous scholarships

Apr. 08, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — New Grambling volleyball coach Chelsea Lucas has cut more than half of the team's scholarship players and told incoming recruits that the previous coach's commitments would not be honored. The move has drawn criticism from spurned student-athletes and their...

Lloyd among newcomers for U.S. women's pro volleyball league

Mar. 15, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Volleyball players Carli Lloyd and Alisha Glass Childress, who helped the U.S. women win bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, are among the newcomers for the second year of a pro volleyball team in their home country. Athletes Unlimited is returning to Dallas and will...

Lee County School District voters approve $8M bond issue

Mar. 09, 2022 13:45 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Voters in a north Mississippi school district have approved an $8 million bond issue to pay for renovation of some existing buildings and construction of new facilities for extracurricular activities. About 1,400 people voted in the Lee County School District...

AP sources: Seahawks agree to trade Russell Wilson to Denver

Mar. 08, 2022 23:02 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have finally landed a worthy successor to Peyton Manning. Six years and a day after Manning retired, Broncos general manager George Paton agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks for nine-time Pro...

6 ex-Cyclones will be inducted into Iowa St Hall of Fame

Mar. 08, 2022 11:35 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Six former athletes representing five sports will be inducted into the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame in September, the school announced Tuesday. The induction ceremony will be Sept. 23 at the Sukup End Zone Club in Ames, and the six will be honored at halftime...