Florida Governor declares Weyant winner over transgender athlete - Reuters.com

Apr 22, 2022

Mar 17, 2022; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Penn Quakers swimmer Lia Thomas looks towards Virginia Cavaliers swimmer Emma Weyant before the 500 free final at the NCAA Womens Swimming Diving Championships at Georgia Tech. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com March 22 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a proclamation on Tuesday acknowledging Emma Weyant as the winner of a women's college swimming event after her recent l ...read more

While Democrats Debate ‘Latinx,’ Latinos Head to the G.O.P.

Apr 20, 2022

Guest Essay March 22, 2022    Credit... Illustration by The New York Times; images by Andrii Shyp/Getty Images By Mike Madrid Mr. Madrid is a Republican political consultant and a co-founder of the Lincoln Project. Democrats working to save their slim majority in the House in November’s elections have been sounding alarms lately over research showing that Republican attacks on culture-war issues are working, particularly with cente ...read more

Denver Captures Its Ninth N.C.A.A. Hockey Championship

Apr 18, 2022

The Pioneers are now tied for most Division I men’s college hockey titles with Michigan, the team they beat in overtime in the national semifinal round. Denver celebrated after defeating Minnesota State, 5-1, on Saturday night in the N.C.A.A. Division I men’s championship game. Credit... Michael Dwyer/Associated Press April 10, 2022 BOSTON — Ryan Barrow arrived at the University of Denver in the fall of 2017 from Banff, Albert ...read more

W.N.B.A. Draft: Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard Goes No. 1 to Dream

Apr 16, 2022

Howard, a senior guard, was the top pick after Atlanta made a deal with the Washington Mystics to move up in the draft. The Atlanta Dream selected Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard, right, with the No. 1 overall pick in the W.N.B.A. draft on Monday. Credit... Adam Hunger/Associated Press April 11, 2022 The Atlanta Dream, looking for a versatile player to help rebuild their roster, selected guard Rhyne Howard from the University of Kentucky ...read more

Final Fours in the Same City? Not Anytime Soon.

Apr 8, 2022

An idea that has bounced around college sports for years will not be used for at least another decade. N.C.A.A. leaders, including the organization’s president, Mark Emmert, on the monitor, at the women’s Final Four on Wednesday. Credit... Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune, via Associated Press March 31, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS — Separated by about 1,000 miles and decades of fragmentation, the N.C.A.A. will stage an eight-team, four-day, ...read more

Federal Judge Finds Trump Likely Committed Crimes Over 2020 Election

Apr 6, 2022

“The illegality of the plan was obvious,” the judge wrote in a civil case. Separately, the Jan. 6 panel voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges for two former Trump aides. The actions taken by President Donald J. Trump and the lawyer John Eastman after Mr. Trump’s election loss amounted to “a coup in search of a legal theory,” a federal judge said.  Credit... Audra Melton for The New York Times March 28, 2022 Sign ...read more

After Hiatuses, These Teams Are Back in the NCAA Women’s Tournament

Apr 4, 2022

Some teams — like Illinois State and Massachusetts — will have already made history before taking the floor. Juliunn Redmond, Illinois State’s leading scorer, has helped the Redbirds return to the N.C.A.A. tournament for the first time since 2008. Credit... Bobby Metcalf/Quad City Times, via Associated Press Published March 17, 2022 Updated April 3, 2022 Update: South Carolina beat UConn to win its second national cha ...read more

Federal Judge Finds Trump Likely Committed Crimes Over 2020 Election

Apr 2, 2022

“The illegality of the plan was obvious,” the judge wrote in a civil case. Separately, the Jan. 6 panel voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges for two former Trump aides. The actions taken by President Donald J. Trump and the lawyer John Eastman after Mr. Trump’s election loss amounted to “a coup in search of a legal theory,” a federal judge said.  Credit... Audra Melton for The New York Times March 28, 2022 Sign ...read more

A Coach’s Homophobic Taunt Forces Him to Reconsider the Weight of Words

Mar 31, 2022

IRVINE, Calif. — Russell Turner was on top of the world three years ago when he eased into a chair in front of a microphone. Sure, the men’s basketball team he was coaching, U.C. Irvine, had lost decisively to Oregon in the second round of the N.C.A.A. tournament. But the Anteaters had won a school-record 31 games that season, including their first tournament victory with an upset of Kansas State. There was also interest from Pac-12 and Mountain West Conference schools about hiring him. An ...read more

College of Charleston Professor Discovers New Species of - GlobeNewswire

Mar 27, 2022

Research by College of Charleston assistant professor of geology Scott Persons and alum Jay Van Raalte finds new 'Tyrannosaurus' species. March 01, 2022 10:38 ET Source: College of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C., March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Of all the scientific names that have been given to our planet’s species, “Tyrannosaurus rex” may be the most famous. Which name do more kids recognize, the king of the dinosaurs or that of our own s ...read more