Posts Tagged College sports

Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st

In this June 22, 2015 photo, Schuyler Bailar poses for a photo in Washington. Recruited as a woman to swim for Harvard, he will now swim for the men's team after transitioning from a female to a male in the last year. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via AP)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women’s swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men’s team instead, competing as the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.

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Vols’ Barnes: ‘No legs’ to Texas academic misconduct report

In this May, 2015 file photo, Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, center, and head basketball coach Rick Barnes, right, watch the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors in Memphis, Tenn. The new coaching quartet of Barnes, Avery Johnson, Ben Howland and Mike White will join the rest of the SEC in looking to knock off John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.

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Rider softball coach sues university over her dismissal

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former softball coach at a New Jersey university has sued the school, claiming officials decided to let her go after she complained that women’s sports teams got fewer resources than men’s teams.

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Man convicted of rape wants to play football in college

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl wants to play at the community college level.

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Chicago Bulls introduce first round pick Bobby Portis

The Chicago Bulls' first round draft pick, Bobby Portis, right, shakes hands with Bulls General Manager, Gar Forman during an NBA basketball news conference Monday, June 29, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee)

CHICAGO (AP) — Growing up, Bobby Portis got accustomed to being the last player picked. So he prided himself on being the one who out-worked everyone else.

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