Diving

China's Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi perform in the men's 3m synchro springboard final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Jin-man Lee)
July 13, 2019 - 9:58 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Xie Siyi and Cao Yuan won the men's 3-meter springboard synchro on Saturday to complete a Chinese sweep of all three diving events on the opening day of the world championships. Xie and Cao finished with 439.74 points, well ahead of the second-place pair of Jack Laugher...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox' Andrew Benintendi makes a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series in Houston. The Red Sox defeated the Astros 8-6 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. (Christopher Evans/The Boston Herald via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 3:36 pm
This was a year of moments. Justify won the Triple Crown. The U.S. beat Canada in a shootout for gold in women's hockey at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and John Shuster pulled off a curling shot of all-time to win another gold for the red, white and blue. Stefon Diggs engineered a miracle in...
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November 27, 2018 - 6:58 pm
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University is reinstating its women's tennis team after a lawsuit filed by two former athletes. The university announced in March that it was dropping softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis and wrestling at the end of the spring season, but two...
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Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi, left, and center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrate their 8-6 win against the Houston Astros in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 18, 2018 - 3:56 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi charged in hard and left his feet. Make the catch, Boston wins. If not ... no telling. On this night, though, even a ball the Red Sox didn't grab went their way. Benintendi made a diving play in left field with the bases loaded for the final out, and Boston held off...
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October 03, 2018 - 7:12 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University's diving coach has been accused of soliciting female athletes at an Indiana diving camp for nude photos and sending them photos of himself. Chris Heaton is among the instructors described in a class-action suit filed Sunday in Indianapolis federal court...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State University Diving Club is asking a federal court to dismiss the claims against it in a lawsuit over allegations that a former coach sexually abused young divers years ago. Lawyers for the club argued in a Tuesday court filing that as part of the public...
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Italy's Matteo Trentin celebrates winning the Men's Road Race on day eleven of the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. Sunday Aug. 12, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 1:52 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin sprinted to gold in the men's road race at the European Championships on Sunday as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers (52 miles) left. Spearheading a leading group of five, Italian teammate Davide Cimolai set up...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2018 file photo Cleveland High School soccer player Mariano Barreras, of Rio Rancho, N.M., holds up a sign supporting the University of New Mexico men's soccer program, during the Board of Regents meeting in the Student Union, in Albuquerque, N.M. A New Mexico lawyer is asking a state judge to toss out a University of New Mexico decision to eliminate four sports over allegations the school violated the state's open meetings law. Attorney Maria Touchet filed a complaint Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in state district court and accused the school's board of regents of disregarding open meetings laws when it voted in July to cut men's soccer, men's and women's skiing and women's beach volleyball. (Greg Sorber /The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
August 10, 2018 - 3:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawyer wants a state judge to toss out a University of New Mexico's decision to eliminate four sports, claiming the school violated the state's open meetings law Maria Touchet of Albuquerque filed a complaint in state district court Friday, the latest in a saga...
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New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas holds a news conference regarding University of New Mexico Athletics in Albuquerque, N.M., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The New Mexico Attorney General's Office says a decision to cut four sports at the University of New Mexico violated the state's open meetings law and could be invalid. (Roberto Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 6:58 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The attorney general of New Mexico announced Thursday that his office will take the University of New Mexico to court unless its board of regents reconsiders a decision to eliminate four sports. Attorney General Hector Balderas gave the university 15 days to respond to an...
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July 24, 2018 - 2:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University diving club coach began pressuring a female diver for sex within weeks after meeting her when she was 16, the former diver said Tuesday in an interview. Former diver Estee Pryor said she had no experience with men when the 27-year-old coach...
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