Can Beach Volleyball Become a Collegiate Sport for Men?

In 2012, the NCAA sanctioned Beach Volleyball as a collegiate sport for women at a select number of schools. Today, there are over 40 schools that offer Beach Volleyball at the Division 1 level for women. This year, the team of Kirby Burnham and Sara Hughes took home the championship for the University of Southern…

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Limited VIP Tickets now available for AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour’s Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart

The world’s best beach volleyball players, including Manhattan Beach resident and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, to compete at the Manhattan Beach Pier Aug. 14-17; General admission is free   Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 22, 2014) – The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will travel to cities across the country this summer, but few would argue…

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Volleyball Updates From Around the World

It was an exciting weekend for USA Volleyball this weekend!   In Florence, Italy, the USA Men’s Indoor National Team won the FIVB World League gold medal yesterday defeating the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29,21-25,25-20,25-23). The only other time USA won World League was in 2008, the year they won the gold medal at…

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This Week in AVPNext

Colorado resumes play in Steamboat Springs: Forty-seven teams traveled into the mountains to participate in the 33rd annual Steamboat Springs Doubles tournament. On the men’s side, Utahans Jake Spencer and Kyle Smith came out on top as they defeated Bryan Klein and Jimmy Minner in the finals. Similarly on the women’s side, it was Traci…

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Sun is out for AVP’s future

After working 13 years at his father’s multibillion-dollar company, Donald Sun thought he might be getting a promotion when his dad, David, called him into a meeting two years ago. Instead, the elder Sun told Donald that there was nothing left for him to learn at Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology, and that it was time…

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Gstaad and Canada US Team Wins

Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal made it a back-to-back FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour wins this past weekend when they won Gold at the Gstaad Grand Slam. In the gold medal match, Dalhausser and Rosenthal beat the Brazilians 2-0 (21-17, 21-17). “We keep getting better,” Rosenthal said, “When Phil can serve and block like that and…

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AVP Milwaukee Open Champions

It had been 16 years since the AVP was at Bradford Beach in Milwaukee, WI. Along with perfect weather, the atmosphere during 4th of July weekend was welcoming and electric; fans packed the stadium court making it standing room only!   Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross fought their way to victory after losing the first set…

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AVP Milwaukee Open Main Draw

It was a long day at the qualifier with teams battling it out for a spot in the main draw!   Main draw play starts tomorrow morning. Live scoring of matches can be found at avpscoring.com. Live streaming for the event will be available Saturday and Sunday, while the finals will be on CBS Sports…

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AVP Milwaukee Open Live Streaming and Finals Broadcast on CBS Sports Network

This weekend you can catch the AVP Milwaukee Open action live at www.avp.com/live!   Live scoring will be up all weekend (Friday July 4th – Sunday July 6th) at avpscoring.com. Live streaming will be available on AVP.com/Live Saturday and Sunday. The men’s final will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network starting at 4pm EST, and the…

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Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal get smart

AVP players Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal fit it all in their smart cars.

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Olympic dreams clearer reality for Brooke Sweat

Brooke Youngquist always could jump out of the gym. But it’s the sand that is taking Brooke Sweat, as the former Canterbury and FGCU volleyball star is now known, around the world as one of beach volleyball’s continually improving best. Shanghai, Moscow, Berlin and Norway this year have been her stops on the world beach…

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