athletes

High school track athletes Alanna Smith, left, Selina Soule, center and and Chelsea Mitchell prepare to speak at a news conference outside the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Conn. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 4:29 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer Eds: UPDATES: Adds quotes from the athletes, additional AP Photos. ; With AP Photos. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of three female high school runners filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from participating...
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October 29, 2019 - 2:43 pm
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer The NCAA Board of Governors took the first step Tuesday toward allowing amateur athletes to cash in on their fame, voting unanimously to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." The United States' largest governing body for...
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 2:43 pm
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. "Lance, call me asap!" Salazar wrote to the world's most famous cyclist, who himself...
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September 30, 2019 - 3:17 pm
This program celebrates RVA's most talented scholar-athletes who have been nominated by school officials from the high school they attend. Thirty gifted Lexus Scholar Athletes will be selected. At the end of the school year, all of the students, along with their parents and coaches, come together...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 5:11 pm
So-called journalist Jemele Hill is back in the news for all the wrong reasons. The Atlantic writer is now encouraging black athletes to leave "white universities" and only attend historically black colleges and universities (HBCU's). In her latest article , entitled "It's Time for Black Athletes...
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January 15, 2019 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving its publication date, pushing it from the chill of February to warmer May, closer to bikini-weather. Editor of the issue MJ Day tells The Associated Press the shift makes more sense for greater impact. She says that "It's...
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