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SANDCAST: Mewhirter releases his beach volleyball book, “We Were Kings”

Travis Mewhirter published his book, We Were Kings, on December 5. You can order it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  I’ll always remember the...
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SANDCAST: Humana-Paredes and Pavan, world’s top team with room to grow

The pause, so slight, so innocuous, but present nonetheless, said more than words could. And, to be fair, Melissa Humana-Paredes did put a nice...
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Former USC standout Wheeler’s new venture a “win-win” in beach volleyball

Technically speaking, Allie Wheeler didn’t make a dime in her two years as a volunteer assistant coach at Cal Poly. Already, however, just a...
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FIVB Cancun Hub: Mol-Sorum play Samba-Tijan, Humana-Paredes and Pavan face Antunes-Lima

After three days of competition, the medal matches are set for the first of three FIVB four-star events at the Cancun Hub in Mexico.  On...

Walsh Jennings/Ross cruise on as beach enters round of 16

Kerri Walsh Jennings and partner April Ross continue to roll through the women’s beach Olympic competition. Late Friday night, in a match that started about...

Patterson explodes with joy after Manhattan Beach victory

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – Casey Patterson couldn’t wait. His shot hit the sand, suddenly he was a champion of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open,...
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SANDCAST: Chase Budinger on dunking over P Diddy to bouncing on the AVP Tour

Oh, God. It was happening again. Chase Budinger had felt this before. He’d felt these nerves, that extra surge -- no, surge might not do...
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April Ross fights cancer with Side-Out Foundation: “It’s such an important cause”

If you’ve watched any volleyball lately, especially on the prep and college levels, you’ve noticed a lot of pink. That’s for breast-cancer awareness and...

Get to Know Italian Beach Volleyball Star Marta Menegatti

The 25-year-old Italian all-star speaks about her pre-Olympic year

Seven first-timers make NVL Long Beach main draw

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The NVL season started Thursday as four men’s and four women’s teams battled their way through the qualifier and into Friday's...