Posts Tagged Social affairs

Top 2 Jayhawks RBs sustain season-ending injuries

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The top two running backs on the Kansas depth chart will each miss their senior season after Brandon Bourbon tore his ACL and Taylor Cox tore his Achilles’ tendon in separate incidents.

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UT Austin exceeds $3B goal, Livestrong gives $50M

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong’s former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group’s biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years.

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Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

In this July 15, 2014, file photo, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, right, speaks during a press conference in Minneapolis. Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him over his activism on gay rights issues. He said Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that the Vikings have agreed to donate to several nonprofits to help raise awareness in professional sports about LGBT issues.  (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores, File )  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.

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4 AD candidates to get interviews at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The committee searching for North Dakota State University’s next athletic director has chosen four candidates for on-campus interviews.

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Nation’s winningest prep baseball coach steps down

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation’s winningest prep baseball coach is calling it a career.

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