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BYU investigation finds no racial slurs against Duke player

Sep. 09, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — An investigation by Brigham Young University into allegations that fans engaged in racial heckling and uttered racial slurs at a Duke volleyball player last month found no evidence to support the claim. BYU issued the results of its investigation into the Aug. 26...

Staley: Worried about possible slurs toward players vs. BYU

Sep. 04, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Dawn Staley said she did not want her players in line for any verbal abuse at BYU, which is why she chose to call off the schools' home-and-home series. When Staley heard the account of Duke volleyball player Rachel Richardson's experience...

South Carolina, Staley cancel BYU games over racial incident

Sep. 02, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina and women's basketball coach Dawn Staley have canceled a home-and-home series with BYU over a recent racial incident where a Cougars fan yelled slurs at a Duke volleyball player. The Gamecocks were scheduled to start the season at home against...

Huskers, Longhorns, Badgers are women's volleyball favorites

Aug. 23, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

Preseason prognostications offer evidence of how difficult it is to separate the top teams in Big Ten women's volleyball. Nebraska is the No. 1 team in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll. No. 3 Wisconsin is the Big Ten coaches' pick to win a fourth straight conference...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Aug. 04, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. August 2, 2022. Editorial: Reeves Digs A Deeper Hole Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves needed to explain why he “called the dogs off” the University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation for being one of the top beneficiaries in the...

Suspect charged in LA assault of Olympic volleyball player

Jul. 12, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man with a criminal history was charged Tuesday with assaulting a former Olympic volleyball player last week in downtown Los Angeles, prosecutors said. Kim Glass, a silver medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, said she suffered multiple facial bone fractures...

Olympian injured in downtown Los Angeles attack

Jul. 11, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Olympic volleyball player was attacked Friday in downtown Los Angeles when a man threw a metal object at her face in an assault that fractured multiple bones in her face and left one of her eyes swollen shut, the athlete said in videos posted to social media. ...

One year of NIL: How much have athletes made?

Jul. 06, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

After the first year of college sports’ name, image and likeness era, football and men’s basketball still claim the throne for the number of deals and average compensation, and social media remains the most popular way to get that NIL money. The total amount spent was about $917...

Stolen Olympic gold medal found in Southern California

Jun. 29, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A stolen Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team has been found in Southern California, authorities said Wednesday. Jordyn Poulter reported the medal stolen May 25 after the Olympian discovered her car broken into...