The International Association of Athletics Federations will allow a pole-vaulter, a sprinter and a hammer thrower to participate in a European indoor event next month.
Lisa Borders, the league president, responded to Wiggins’s statements in an interview that the league was “toxic” and its culture was “very, very harmful.”
By JAMES WAGNER February 23, 2017 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Since the first official workout of spring training on Feb. 14, the Mets have done all they reasonably can to keep their pitchers healthy, with the exception of encasing them in bubble wrap. And no wonder. The Mets’ starting rotation forms the delicate… Continue reading
Oakley sat courtside at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday for the Knicks’ game against the Cavaliers, saying he was merely there “to enjoy the game.”
By DAVID WALDSTEIN February 23, 2017 CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose remained with the Knicks on Thursday, preparing to play in another game for a losing team that seemed willing, but unable, to deal them before the 3 p.m. trading deadline. But whether either player is still with the Knicks next season… Continue reading
By SCOTT CACCIOLA February 23, 2017 In the absence of any blockbuster deals before the N.B.A.’s trade deadline on Thursday afternoon, several teams made moves that seemed unlikely to upend the league’s power structure. The splashiest deal happened Sunday, when the Sacramento Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins, their All-Star center, to the New Orleans Pelicans…. Continue reading
Mr. Custis is considered by many to have become the first black quarterback in modern pro football when he played the position in Canada in 1951.
By ZACH SCHONBRUN February 23, 2017 OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Shortly after the email arrived — the dreaded email with the news they had been fretting about for weeks — a group text went out to the players on Dowling College’s women’s lacrosse team. It had a picture of their coach, Kerri Handras, standing… Continue reading
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS February 23, 2017 Claudio Ranieri was fired as the manager of Leicester City, the English soccer champion, on Thursday, nine months after guiding the club to the most improbable title triumph in Premier League history. Leicester’s Thai owners took the drastic measure with the team just a point above the relegation… Continue reading
By RAY GLIER February 23, 2017 ATLANTA — If Kentucky’s fabulous freshmen had it all figured out, there might not be much for the rest of college basketball to celebrate. Derek Willis, the team’s senior forward, is certain of that. The Wildcats, Willis said, would dominate the men’s game as completely as Connecticut rules… Continue reading