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College basketball

Providence hires Kim English to replace Ed Cooley as men’s basketball coach

English, 34, was 34-29 in two seasons at George Mason, and led the Patriots to a 20-13 record this season. 54 minutes ago

sports media

Channel 5 sports anchor/reporter Bob Halloran to retire at the end of May

Halloran, 59, joined Channel 5 in 2003 in a free-lance role and became full-time in 2014. 1 hour ago

After Chris Curtis uses ethnic slur against Mina Kimes, sports media figures fire back in her defense

People across sports media have coalesced around Kimes, championing her for her in-depth analysis of the NFL, impressive talent, and ability to stand up for herself in a largely male-dominated field with humor. 2 hours ago


Top-ranked women’s tennis player Iga Swiatek withdraws from Miami Open with rib injury

The 21-year-old Polish star also will sit out her country's Billie Jean King Cup qualifier matches against Kazakhstan on April 13-14.

Men's NCAA Tournament

NYC guards lead Michigan State, Kansas State to Sweet 16 at Madison Square Garden

Markquis Nowell and former Northeastern guard Tyson Walker are the next in a long line of Big Apple point guards to make their mark.


Martina Navratilova says she is cancer-free, describes ‘total panic’ of diagnosis

Two months after publicly sharing a diagnosis of breast and throat cancer that left her in a "total panic," tennis great Martina Navratilova revealed that she is "cancer-free."


Former Patriots quarterback Cam Newton to throw at Auburn’s Pro Day in hopes of an NFL job

Newton, 34, hasn’t played in the NFL since 2021, when he rejoined the Panthers midseason and went 0-5 as a starter.

alpine skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin tops season-record $1 million in Alpine skiing World Cup prize money

Shiffrin’s win in a giant slalom Sunday was her 13th World Cup victory since October and lifted her total prize money total to $1.04 million.