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With tournament title secured, US sweeps China

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on Sunday to cap the tournament.

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USA sweeps Brazil, clinches World Grand Prix title

United States players including Kayla Banwarth (2) celebrate a point against Brazil in a women's FIVB World Grand Prix volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States clinched its first FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship since 2012 Saturday night by defeating the two-time defending champion Brazil.

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Sherri Coale headlines women’s basketball hall class of 2016

In this March 23, 2015, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Sherri Coale claps as her team plays Stanford during the first half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Stanford, Calif. Sherri Coale will headline the 2016 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale said it was a surreal moment when she got the phone call that she would be part of the women’s basketball Hall of Fame.

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US defeats Russia in 4 sets at the World Grand Prix Finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States is the only undefeated team left in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals after a four-set victory over Russia on Friday night.

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The US defeats Italy in 4 sets

United States players, from left to right, Tetori Dixon, Jordan Larson-Burbach (10), Molly Kreklow, Karsta Lowe (25), Kelsey Robinson (23) and Tamari Miyashiro celebrate their win over Italy in a women's FIVB World Grand Prix volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lauren Gibbemeyer and Christa Dietzen combined for 23 kills to lead the United States to a four-set victory over Italy Thursday at the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals.

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