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March 20, 2019

Isaiah Thomas on the Celtics: ‘We’ll at all times be household’

Monday evening was a memorable one for former Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas. “It’s always good to be back,” he said. “It feels like home.”
March 20, 2019

Vermont’s Anthony Lamb amongst gamers to look at from 1-bid conferences

Vermont’s Anthony Lamb is among several players from one-bid conferences capable of leading their teams to major upsets in the NCAA Tournament.
March 20, 2019

Mike Trout, Angels reportedly comply with $430 million deal

The best player in baseball is closing in on the richest contract in the history of North American sports. Mike Trout, the center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels, is finalizing a 12-year contract extension with the team that will be worth more than $430 million, according to multiple news media reports.
March 20, 2019

‘I wish to be on Broad Street and maintain a trophy over my head’: Bryce Harper goals to ship a World Series title

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper came to Philadelphia to do the one thing he didn’t accomplish in Washington: Win in October.
March 20, 2019

Meet Northeastern’s first-round opponent: The Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The 14-year run of Big 12 basketball championships ended two weeks ago, when Kansas’ crown passed to Texas Tech and Kansas State. A yearlong reign as conference tournament champions came to a close last weekend, with the Jayhawks beaten by Iowa State in the final.
March 20, 2019

The Latest: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Washington Capitals’ decision to visit the White House (all times local):
March 20, 2019

Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.
March 20, 2019

NCAA can’t hold event video games away from authorized playing

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the NCAA prepares for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand, the body governing college sports remains opposed to gambling on its events. But it’s not denying reality, either.
March 20, 2019

Hitler Was a 'Good Leader': School Apologizes for Speaker's Comment at Assembly About Positive Leadership

A New Jersey school district apologized after a speaker gave a presentation on positive leadership skills that included examples such as former President George Washington, baseball legend Derek Jeter and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
March 20, 2019

ESPN reportedly is urgent Peyton Manning to affix ‘Monday Night Football’

Jimmy Pitaro, the network’s president, and Connor Schell, its executive vice president for content, flew to Denver last week to woo the retired quarterback, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which noted that there’s no indication what Manning’s level of interest may be.