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FIULE - In this April 13, 2020, file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. The commissioners of the major college football conferences held a 30-minute conference call Wednesday, April 15, 2020, with Vice President Mike Pence and stressed to him that college sports could not return from the coronavirus shutdown until college campuses have re-opened. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Associated Press
April 15, 2020 - 5:01 pm
The commissioners of the nation's major college football conferences held a 30-minute conference call Wednesday with Vice President Mike Pence and stressed that college sports cannot return from the coronavirus shutdown until campuses have reopened. The 10 commissioners, along with the athletic...
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Judie Shape, center, who has tested positive for the coronavirus, blows a kiss to her son-in-law, Michael Spencer, left, as Shape's daughter, Lori Spencer, right, looks on, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, as they visit on the phone and look at each other through a window at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., near Seattle. In-person visits are not allowed at the nursing home. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Associated Press
March 11, 2020 - 8:11 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Undertaking the most sweeping efforts yet to contain the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, authorities banned large gatherings in the hard-hit Seattle area and in San Francisco and closed Seattle's schools Wednesday, while the NCAA announced it will hold March Madness basketball games...
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John Calipari, Kentucky baseball
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WWL Newsroom
March 04, 2020 - 10:39 am
The first week of March can only mean one thing, and that’s the start to March Madness in men’s college basketball.
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June 04, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Big Ten is set to name Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren as its new commissioner in a press conference Tuesday morning, sources told the Mully & Haugh Show. Warren, 55, has been with the Vikings for 20 years and in the position of chief operating officer since 2015. He...
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Juwan Howard stands on the sidelines as an assistant coach with the Miami Heat.
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May 30, 2019 - 4:05 pm
By John Healy There was no hiding the emotions for Juwan Howard as he was officially introduced as the new head coach at the University of Michigan on Thursday. The former NBA player and member of Michigan's "Fab Five" teams in the early 1990s was back at his alma mater in Ann Arbor, and as he...
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Assistant coach Juwan Howard of the Miami Heat on the bench on opening night against the Orlando Magic on October 26, 2016 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
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May 22, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Juwan Howard is coming home to Michigan. He agreed on Wednesday to a five-year deal with his alma mater to be the head coach of the men's basketball team, per Jeff Goodman. Juwan Howard has agreed to a 5-year deal to become the Michigan head coach, source told @Stadium . -- Jeff Goodman (@...
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Trendon Watford
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 10:32 pm
It's not all doom-and-gloom for LSU basketball. The Tigers received a much needed boost to their 2019 recruiting class with the commitment from five-star forward Trendon Watford on Monday. Watford, the No. 17 ranked recruit in the country according to 247Sports, chose to play at LSU over Memphis,...
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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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May 13, 2019 - 9:58 am
( 92.3 The Fan ) The Cleveland Cavaliers have their next head coach. Former Michigan head coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Talks escalated over the weekend, with a deal reached on Sunday, league sources...
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Seth Dunlap
May 02, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Throughout Thursday afternoon and evening I was visiting with different groups of friends and LSU fans talking life and sports. When the topic turned to LSU, the subject quickly shifted to the Will Wade saga and the cloud that currently looms over the basketball program. Full disclosure: most of...
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