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  • Basketball: McLaren to head up international basketball integrity unit

    Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, who wrote a report into state-sponsored doping in Russia for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), was appointed Integrity Officer for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on Wednesday.

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    NCAA INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Athletic directors at the nation’s biggest sports schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a survey released Thursday by LEAD1, an association of athletic directors from 130 major college football schools, 63% forecast a worst-case scenario in which

    The Washington Times
  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    OLYMPICS ___ More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

    The Washington Times
  • What Kevin Garnett taught me about basketball

    Remembering the brilliance of Kevin Garnett. Beyond the manic intensity and primal screams, revealed a player devoted to his craft and the art of winning You had to watch Kevin Garnett to really appreciate him. Anyone could see the tomahawk dunks and belligerent blocks coming from a mile away. It’s not like you couldn’t hear his profane screams rising over the din of 18,000 people. The Garnett that most people know was a howling banshee, and about as subtle as an elbow to the back of the...

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  • Keeping the score on Zoom – TechCrunch

    Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. How are you holding up? Are you keeping up? And most importantly, are you hydrating yourself? There’s so much news lately that we’re all falling a bit behind, but, hey, that’s what Equity is for. So, Natasha, Danny, [

    TechCrunch
  • Thursday’s Sports in Brief

    AUTO RACING The Indianapolis 500 was postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won't run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946. The race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date. The Indianapolis 500 began

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  • EDITORIAL: There was no Opening Day on Thursday

    Thursday was supposed to be one of the year’s happiest days — baseball’s Opening Day. But like this year’s NBA season, school year, Olympics and millions of other events once scheduled and now postponed indefinitely (including, we’re sad to say, the release of Lady Gaga’s new album), baseball has been scuttled. For how long, we do not know. Even if baseball does get going eventually, this season will be the first since 1994 — the year of the ill-fated players’ strike — that teams and fans have...

    The Washington Times