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Alix Klineman Olympics 7/8/2021-Alix KlinemanFIVB Gstaad July 12-Alix Klineman

The Olympic learning curve of Alix Klineman

It seems fast, to an outsider, a normal human being observing the ascent of Alix Klineman. And, to be sure, it is. But there is a...

Garrett Muagututia: Family man, beloved teammate, now an Olympian

It began -- and how else could this unlikely story possibly begin? -- as a joke. Despite no longer being a member of the...
SANDCAST Derek Olson 7/14/2021-Derek Olson

SANDCAST: Derek Olson, Morocco’s ‘Disney story’ into the Tokyo Olympics

It is a precarious move, to bring your phone on any hike in any National Park. Cellular impediments abound, be it water, precipitous drops,...

No Olympics for beach icon Jen Kessy, but a new life on Maine trout...

The trout know she's coming.  It's dinner time and the water begins to bubble as Jen Kessy tosses bunches of fish food into pool after...
Taylor Sande 7/12/2021-Taylor Sander-VNL

USA Volleyball’s Taylor Sander: “I’m excited to see if we can put it together”

The USA men finished seventh at last month's Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy, their last international competition before the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Team captain...
USA volleyball Wong-Orantes 7/6/2021-Justine Wong-Orantes

Long volleyball road leads Wong-Orantes to tears of joy as Tokyo Olympics loom large

Justine Wong-Orantes didn’t know what to do.  She sat in her hotel room in Rimini, Italy, after just learning that she had made the 2021...
FIVB Doha 3/11/2021-April Ross-Alix Klineman

Olympic beach volleyball tourney pools drawn: Who has best shot for playoffs?

The pools for the Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball tournament are set. Amidst a ceremonial backdrop that had the feel of a 1960s-style game show, hosted...
SANDCAST Jason Lochhead 6/30/2021-Jason Lochhead-Phil Dalhausser-Nick Lucena

SANDCAST: Jason Lochhead’s globetrotting route to being two-time Olympic coach

Jason Lochhead was tied for second, sitting 8-under par at the 2013 Nevada Championship, when he suffered the worst -- or, if you'd like...
Nebraska John Cook 6/28/2021-John Cook

Cook: Huskers ready for NIL; Sun, Stivrins update; NCAA rules; Nebraska Olympians

A summertime visit on the recruiting trails with John Cook let us know that: Nebraska volleyball is more than ready to pounce on the NIL...
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USA women top Brazil in four to win Volleyball Nations League crown

The USA women capped a fantastic four weeks in Rimini, Italy, on Friday when they beat Brazil to win the Volleyball Nations League. Michelle Bartsch-Hackley, named...