The NBA was the first of the major U.S. sports leagues to shut down on March 11, doing so after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Other leagues quickly followed, and hundreds of games have already been lost. The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled along with virtually every other college athletic event for the remainder of the academic year; major events like the Masters Tournament, the Kentucky Derby and the Indianapolis 500 have been postponed; and thousands of arena employees have lost work because of the shutdown of the sports and entertainment industries. … [Read more...] about President Trump meets with U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss virus
The previous day, the Cardinal clipped top-ranked Virginia 66-65. Against the Hilltoppers, the Cardinal got 18 points and 15 rebounds from Rachel Hemmer, 17 points from Christy Hedgpeth, 16 points and 13 rebounds from Val Whiting and 12 points and six assists from Molly Goodenbour. … [Read more...] about April 5, 1992: Tara VanDerveer, Stanford win second NCAA basketball title in three seasons
Healey's office said BSC members should have the right to cancel their memberships if a gym is not operating, and given the public health emergency, the company should provide an email option. Members should not be charged a cancellation fee and should be refunded anything they've been charged since the gyms closed, according to Healey. … [Read more...] about Complaints Mount Against Boston Sports Clubs During Shutdown
Last year, shortly before Gould testified in the criminal trial, USTA Northern California unexpectedly nominated him for a national sportsmanship award with past winners that included the professional players Sam Querrey and Alison Riske. Gould was named one of two winners after the verdict. He even received an email on May 16 from Patrick J. Galbraith, president and board chairman of the USTA, that read, “Congrats Stevie!” … [Read more...] about A Bay Area tennis coach was abusing minors. Should the sport’s federation have known?
Browner took a circuitous path to NFL success. He was named the Mission League’s most valuable defensive player as a Sylmar High senior in 2001, then spent three seasons at Oregon State. He redshirted the first year in 2002 before earning Pac-10 freshman of the year and freshman All-American honors in 2003 after intercepting six passes. … [Read more...] about Former Pro Bowl player Brandon Browner is sent to prison for attempted murder