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Penn cancels women’s volleyball season over ‘vulgar’ posters

Nov. 14, 2019 9:15 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania has canceled the remainder of their women’s volleyball season after discovering what the university calls “offensive” posters in the team’s locker room. The university announced the decision to cancel the Quakers’ season...

USA Volleyball extends CEO Jamie Davis through 2024

Nov. 13, 2019 7:06 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Volleyball has extended the contract of CEO Jamie Davis through 2024. The national governing body called it “a positive vote of confidence following major accomplishments during his first three years.” Under Davis, USA Volleyball has seen its membership grow...

USA Volleyball tabs Peter Vint for new chief of sport role

Oct. 30, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Volleyball has named Dr. Peter Vint as its Chief of Sport. Vint will oversee all of USA Volleyball's national teams, as well as the high performance and coaching education departments. USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis says the newly created position will streamline the path...

Former surfing executive gets 2 months in prison

Oct. 30, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former California business executive has been sentenced to two months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. Jeffrey Bizzack, of Solana Beach, California, was sentenced in Boston's federal court Wednesday. The...

Running for president, Gabbard faces challenge in Hawaii

Oct. 12, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — In recent days, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has talked to voters over chili and pumpkin bars at a house party in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She sat down with students at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire. She packs her schedule with gatherings in both states as she tries to lift her...

Delaware school sorry for serving Roseanne anthem rendition

Sep. 27, 2019 3:46 AM EDT

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) — "The Star-Spangled Banner" isn't an unusual feature of high school pregame festivities, but Roseanne Barr's screeching 1990s rendition surprised spectators at one Delaware volleyball game. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the Seaford School District apologized Wednesday for the...

Columbia College volleyball player dies in apparent accident

Sep. 21, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Columbia College volleyball player Shelby Meyer has died in an apparent accident. Police say Shelby Meyer, a junior, was found dead Saturday morning at an apartment building in Columbia. She apparently fell while trying to climb a ladder to the apartment's...