School athletics

In this Feb. 18, 2017 photo, Euless Trinity's Mack Beggs, left, wrestles Grand Prairie's Kailyn Clay during the finals of the UIL Region 2-6A wrestling tournament at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Beggs, who is transgender, is transitioning from female to male, won the girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 11:46 pm
EULESS, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing. Mack Beggs, a...
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In this Feb. 14, 2017, photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. on Capitol Hill in Washington. An Associated Press review of Gorsuch’s legal record shows he has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children while often upholding other civil rights complaints against schools. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file)
February 17, 2017 - 6:34 am
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children, but he has often upheld other civil rights complaints against schools, an Associated Press review of his legal record shows. His rulings on education in his decade on the Denver-based 10th U.S...
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In this Feb. 14, 2017, photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. on Capitol Hill in Washington. An Associated Press review of Gorsuch’s legal record shows he has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children while often upholding other civil rights complaints against schools. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file)
February 17, 2017 - 2:22 am
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children, but he has often upheld other civil rights complaints against schools, an Associated Press review of his legal record shows. His rulings on education in his decade on the Denver-based 10th U.S...
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Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer is greeted by fans as she enters the court before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Southern California on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 03, 2017 - 10:02 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer became just the second NCAA women's coach to reach 1,000 career victories Friday night, when No. 8 Stanford beat USC 58-42 to give the Hall of Famer a major milestone to share with the home crowd at Maples Pavilion. VanDerveer joined the late Pat Summitt, a...
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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino shouts instructions to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
January 25, 2017 - 7:57 pm
Louisville has informed the NCAA the school disputes allegations that Rick Pitino violated his responsibility as a head coach by failing to monitor former staffer Andre McGee's activities that resulted in a sex scandal and subsequent investigation by the governing body. The school on Wednesday...
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FILE- This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, shows an overview of an area on the Old Dominion University campus in Norfolk, Va. A woman who says Old Dominion University Police interrogated her for nearly eight hours before allowing her to get a medical exam to preserve evidence of her reported rape filed a federal lawsuit against the school on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. (Rich Joseph-Facun/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
January 06, 2017 - 3:10 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman who says Old Dominion University police interrogated her for nearly eight hours before allowing her to get a medical exam to preserve evidence of her reported rape filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Norfolk...
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December 22, 2016 - 3:52 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has fined assistant coach Shane Beamer $25,000 for accepting leaked game plan information two years ago while at Virginia Tech from a former Wake Forest assistant coach who has been fired from his job as a radio analyst. In a statement issued by Georgia Thursday, Beamer...
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University of Minnesota players speak to reporters in the Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night, Dec. 15, 2016. The players delivered a defiant rebuke of the university's decision to suspend 10 of their teammates, saying they would not participate in any football activities until the school president and athletic director apologized and revoked the suspensions. If that meant they don't play in the upcoming Holiday Bowl against Washington State, they appeared poised to stand firm. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
December 17, 2016 - 10:29 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota football team will play in the Holiday Bowl, reversing a threat to boycott the game because of the suspension of 10 players accused of sexual assault. The players made the announcement at a news conference Saturday after a group of seniors from the...
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University of Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky, flanked by quarterback Mitch Leidner, left, and tight end Duke Anyanwu stands in front of other team members as he reads a statement on behalf of the players in the Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night, Dec. 15, 2016. The players delivered a defiant rebuke of the university's decision to suspend 10 of their teammates, saying they would not participate in any football activities until the school president and athletic director apologized and revoked the suspensions. If that meant they don't play in the upcoming Holiday Bowl against Washington State, they appeared poised to stand firm. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
December 17, 2016 - 3:57 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation's top second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough evidence to file criminal charges, and the...
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University of Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky, flanked by quarterback Mitch Leidner, left, and tight end Duke Anyanwu stands in front of other team members as he reads a statement on behalf of the players in the Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night, Dec. 15, 2016. The players delivered a defiant rebuke of the university's decision to suspend 10 of their teammates, saying they would not participate in any football activities until the school president and athletic director apologized and revoked the suspensions. If that meant they don't play in the upcoming Holiday Bowl against Washington State, they appeared poised to stand firm. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 10:22 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation's top second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough evidence to file criminal charges, and the...
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