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UConn's Stevens retires with 3 NCAA field hockey titles

Aug. 21, 2020 2:51 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn (AP) — Nancy Stevens, who led UConn to three national titles in becoming the winningest coach in NCAA field hockey history, retired Friday. Stevens, who spent the last 30 years in Storrs, will leave Sept. 1 and be succeeded by her long-time assistant coach, Paul Caddy, the school said. She...

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1988, file photo, South Korea's Park Si-hun, left, delivers a left jab to America's Roy Jones, and goes on to win the gold medal in the gold medal bout of the light middleweight division at the summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ron Kutz, File)

Three decades after Jones fight, gold still stings for Park

Aug. 11, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. South Korean boxer Park Si-hun was interviewed 32 years after his controversial gold medal victory over Roy...

FILE - In this May 26, 2013, file photo, North Carolina head coach Mike Fox takes the field to accept the championship trophy following UNC's 4-1 win over Virginia Tech in an Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college baseball game in Durham, N.C. UNC announced Friday, Aug. 7 2020, that Fox would retire after 22 seasons at his alma mater that included seven trips to the College World Series. Longtime assistant Scott Forbes is taking over the program. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Fox retires as Tar Heels baseball coach; Forbes takes over

Aug. 7, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series, with the school promoting longtime assistant Scott Forbes to take over the program. The school announced Fox’s decision Friday after 22 seasons at his alma mater. He...

FILE- In this April 18, 2014, file photo, LSU coach D-D Breaux talks with Britney Ranzy before her routine on the floor exercise at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships in Birmingham, Ala. Breaux has announced she will will retire after a 43-season career during which the Tigers finished in the top 10 nationally 31 times. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux retiring after 43 seasons

Aug. 4, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU head gymnastics coach D-D Breaux has announced she will retire after a 43-season career during which the Tigers finished in the top 10 nationally 31 times. Breaux's LSU teams have finished as high as second nationally three times and in the top five eight times. LSU gymnasts...

In this undated photo Oregon State University volleyball coach Mark Barnard poses for a photo in Corvallis, Ore. Players, parents and observers of the program tell The Associated Press that Barnard runs punishment practices past the point of safety, uses scholarships as leverage and pits players against each other in team meetings. The school says an investigation into the program has concluded and appropriate action has been taken to address the complaints. (Godofredo Vasquet/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP)

Players describe abusive environment on Oregon State team

Jul. 30, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

Athletes and others with ties to the program told The Associated Press that the head volleyball coach at Oregon State University runs an abusive program that has seen 11 players quit or transfer since 2016 and two team members contemplate suicide, with one attempting an overdose. In interviews with the AP and...