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FAU beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski dies at 38

Jun. 25, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida Atlantic beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski died after a nearly decade-long battle with breast cancer on Saturday, the university said. She was 38. She spent eight years coaching at FAU, often while dealing with treatments and the effects of her...

Title IX propelled women from college courts to CEO offices

Jun. 20, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

With the 50th anniversary of Title IX on the horizon, here's a look at some of the women who played college sports thanks to the law and capitalized on the opportunity off the field. Some women have used the competitive skills learned playing sports to become chief executive officers, commissioners...

Title IX: Ann Meyers Drysdale shares how law shaped her life

Jun. 20, 2022 02:44 AM EDT

(Editor's Note: Ann Meyers Drysdale was the first woman to receive an athletic scholarship at UCLA. The Hall of Famer, longtime TV basketball analyst mother of three kids shares how Title IX has help shape her life and career, and what needs to be done over the next 50 years for the law to continue...

Title IX: Law ensured balanced cutbacks during pandemic

Jun. 18, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

Title IX is always on Candice Storey Lee’s mind and the Vanderbilt athletics director believes that’s how it should be for any administrator running college programs. “I would hope that’s part of our DNA and that it is seen in how we make decisions on a day-to-day basis,”...

California man arrested in theft of Olympic gold medal

Jun. 07, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was arrested on suspicion of stealing an Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team, authorities said Tuesday. Jordyn Poulter reported the medal stolen May 25 after the Olympian found her car...

Q&A: Mark Rylance on his still-evolving life in movies

Jun. 01, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With London's stages closed for much of the pandemic, Mark Rylance — one of the theater's most soulful actors and a leading interpreter of Shakespeare — made six films. They span a wide gamut. A tech billionaire in Adam McKay's apocalypse satire “Don't Look...

Occidental's Shwayder, SFSU's Jackson receive CalHOPE award

May. 18, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson's battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized. Shwayder, a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Jackson, a basketball player at San...

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...

USC wins 2nd consecutive NCAA women's beach volleyball title

May. 08, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Top-seeded and No. 1-ranked Southern California beat Florida State 3-1 Sunday to win it's second consecutive NCAA women's beach volleyball championship. USC (37-1) made its fifth appearance in the NCAA championship and extended its winning streak to 36...