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Serena's Choice: Williams' tough call resonates with women

Aug. 10, 2022 04:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice. But after a trailblazing career that both transformed and transcended her sport, Williams, who turns 41 next month, has told the world she’ll soon...

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...

Former Mississippi governor subpoenaed in welfare fraud case

Jul. 27, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

The attorney for a woman who pleaded guilty in what has been described as welfare fraud totaling $77 million has subpoenaed former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for documents about a multimillion-dollar volleyball center at his alma mater. The University of Southern Mississippi’s...

Mississippi drops attorney investigating welfare abuse

Jul. 25, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor investigating millions in misspent welfare dollars in Mississippi has been dropped from the case by the state agency that hired him. The state Department of Human Resources will find a new lawyer to replace Brad Pigott, a former...

Utah asks to throw out case against transgender sports ban

Jul. 15, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah this week asked a state court to throw out a lawsuit challenging its ban on transgender kids who want to compete in youth sports, as the culture war flashpoint moves from statehouses to courtrooms throughout the country. In the Utah case, three...

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. ...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jul. 11, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Lincoln Journal Star. July 7, 2022. Editorial: Big Ten changes just part of evolution It won’t happen, but it’s tempting to imagine a coast-to-coast Big Ten conference football championship played smack-dab in the middle of the country. Say, maybe, in Lincoln,...

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...

Grambling fires volleyball coach, upholds contentious cuts

Jul. 06, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

Grambling State has fired first-year volleyball coach Chelsey Lucas amid an ongoing investigation into her pulling numerous scholarships from incumbent players, but has not moved to reinstate any players who've been cut since Lucas' hiring last February. Athletic director Trayvean...