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New NCAA endorsement rules could benefit women more than men

(THE CONVERSATION) Only one week after the NCAA changed its endorsement rules on July 1, 2021, women college athletes found themselves on billboards in Times Square in New York, launching a clothing line collaboration and signing sponsorship deals for brands including a wireless carrier and a fast-food chain.
Women college athle ... (full story)


Lakers say they're building a vintage championship contender

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has heard the basketball world talking about how the Los Angeles Lakers are too old, and he is laughing — both literally and figuratively.
"Some of the memes and some of the jokes have been extremely funny," James said with a grin.
At 36 years old, James is on a ro ... (full story)


Minimalist running shoes

I’ve seen a lot of athletic fads over the years, with most residing more on the goofy and harmless side than in the serious and risky realm.
And over those years a lot of these fads seem to have run their courses and kind of faded away into obscurity.
Yet just when I’d thought one such fad was in the books and ... (full story)


Atlanta, other U.S. cities make pitch for 2026 World Cup

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ATLANTA (AP) — After being slowed by the pandemic, the race among 17 U.S. cities to land a coveted spot hosting the 2026 World Cup is back on.
Two FIFA inspectors were in Atlanta recently to get a look at 72,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of a record-setting Major League Soccer team and centerpiece of the city's bid. ... (full story)


China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics

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BEIJING (AP) — The Beizhong International Travel Agency in the eastern city of Tianjin has had only one customer since coronavirus outbreaks that began in July prompted Chinese leaders to renew city lockdowns and travel controls.
Most of China is virus-free, but the abrupt, severe response to outbreaks has left would-be to ... (full story)