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Complaint: Rule Discriminates Against Minority Players

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A rule adopted during the desegregation era in Kansas to limit out-of-state players on community college basketball and football teams discriminates against minority students, complaints filed with the NAACP allege. 699 more words

Sports

US beats France 86-67, advances to women's basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans. 127 more words

Basketball

US routs Japan 110-64, advances to women's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women’s basketball brushed aside yet another opponent at the Rio Games after being challenged for the first time in the Olympics, albeit for just one half. 787 more words

Basketball

Go USA! Go Coach? For US basketball fans, Olympics a change

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — You love them now, right America?

Mike Krzyzewski and Geno Auriemma may have their haters in college basketball, but this is the Olympics. 843 more words

Basketball

US women's basketball routs Canada 81-51, clinches Group B

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There was no question coming into the Olympics that the U.S. women’s basketball team could score.

With the offense struggling at points Friday for the first time, the Americans turned up their defensive effort to dispatch Canada. 743 more words

Basketball

Several of UConn's greats assemble 1 final time at Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sue Bird took a moment to pause and look around the U.S. women’s basketball practice court.

Standing in one corner doing interviews was assistant Jen Rizzotti, who helped Geno Auriemma win his first title at the school in 1995. 588 more words

College

Indiana releases error-riddled tweet, completely forgets that UK and UCLA exist

Indiana is historically very good at basketball and has been getting back to the top of the basketball ranks under coach Tom Crean. However, they haven’t gotten so good that they should be making claims they can’t back up. 266 more words

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