Louisiana Gov. says athletes should risk scholarship if absent for anthem

[ad_1] The 2023 championship rematch between Iowa and LSU in this year’s Elite Eight was a scintillating production that stockpiled praise from celebrities, athletes and fans alike, while shattering the record for the most-watched women’s college basketball game ever. But Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry was unimpressed before a basketball even bounced Monday after LSU was […]

Inside the ‘very predatory’ world of illegal betting that lured Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter

[ad_1] In the story Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter Ippei Mizuhara initially told to ESPN, the two men logged into Ohtani’s bank account together on eight or nine occasions in 2023 and wired increments of $500,000 to Mathew Bowyer, an alleged illegal bookmaker under federal investigation. In the story Ohtani told the public days after Mizuhara recanted his […]

What do March Madness stars listen to before tip-off? 13 players and coaches share their mixtapes

[ad_1] As college basketball players head to NCAA Tournament arenas on their team buses, many will slip on headphones, zone out to a song and absorb the vibes. Coaches also sometimes take a small moment from poring over last-minute scouting reports to escape to a melody filtering through their airpods. These soundtracks, perhaps subconsciously, serve […]