School athletics

June 23, 2017 - 7:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois is getting an assist from the NHL and NHL Players' Association to evaluate the possibility of establishing men's and women's hockey teams. Athletic director Josh Whitman says initial research revealed several factors suggesting that hockey could be popular...
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June 23, 2017 - 4:32 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the 45th anniversary of Title IX, women and people of color remain on the outside when it comes to hiring head coaches in women's college sports, according to a report Friday by sports institutes. The report found that the coaches hired were predominantly white and male in...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman via AP, File)
June 23, 2017 - 4:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman via AP, File)
June 23, 2017 - 2:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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June 23, 2017 - 12:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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June 23, 2017 - 11:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Billie Jean King gestures while speaking at the NFL Women's Summit in San Francisco. Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Title IX, was signed into law on June 23, 1972. It opened doors for girls and women by banning sex discrimination in all federally funded school programs, including sports. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 23, 2017 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society. King and friends of the Women's Sports Foundation gathered Thursday night at the museum, where an exhibit of her life and tennis career is featured at the Center for Women's History...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society. King and friends of the Women's Sports Foundation gathered Thursday night at the museum, where an exhibit of her life and tennis career is featured at the Center for Women's History...
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June 22, 2017 - 3:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The investigation into a leak of confidential information about allegations of sexual harassment by a University of Minnesota athletic department employee could become costly to the school. Documents released to The Associated Press this week as part of a public records request...
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June 22, 2017 - 2:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The investigation into a leak of confidential information about allegations of sexual harassment by a University of Minnesota athletic department employee could become costly. Documents released to The Associated Press this week as part of a public records request show Stroz...
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