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After outcry, Catholic school renews lacrosse coaching offer

Sep. 21, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago reversed course Tuesday, offering a job to a girls lacrosse coach that had been rescinded when school officials learned the woman is in a same-sex marriage. A day earlier, word of the rescinded job offer sparked...

Supporters: School cut coach because of same-sex marriage

Sep. 20, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago rescinded a job offer to a coach after learning that she was in a same-sex marriage, the woman's supporters claim. About 40 alumni, parents and students met outside Benet Academy in Lisle on Monday to support the...

League of their own: Softball players are part-owners

Aug. 28, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

Victoria Hayward will be back on the field this weekend as a player — and as an owner. After hitting .300 at the Tokyo Olympics, the Canadian outfielder heads one of four teams that start play Saturday at Athletes Unlimited in Rosemont, Illinois. ...

Former coach sues Amherst College for alleged discrimination

Aug. 18, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

The former head coach of Amherst College's men's lacrosse team is suing the college because of claims that school officials discriminated against him, and ultimately fired him, on the basis of his race. The lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Rashad Devoe, a Black man, was...