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N.C.A.A. Tournament: Day 2: Zion Williamson Wills Duke to an Opening Win Zion Williamson scored 25 points against North Dakota State. N.C.A.A. Tournament Day 2: Duke, Virginia and U.N.C. Stumble, Then Stroll North Carolina was the last of three No. 1 seeds to advance on Friday night. A Supposed Stickler for the Rules, Now at the Center of a U.S.C. Scandal A college admissions scheme has roiled U.S.C., where several coaches are under indictment. Mikaela Shiffrin, the Best on Skis, Gets Used to Putting a Sport on Her Shoulders Mikaela Shiffrin in Central Park this week. After a stunning season on the slopes, she is taking on a far less comfortable task: appearing on TV talk shows. N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: UConn, Just a No. 2 Seed, Rolls Napheesa Collier putting in 2 of her 23 points in UConn’s rout of Towson in an N.C.A.A. tournament opener on Friday night.
Rutgers Bows Out Without Its 71-Year-Old Coach. She Says She’ll Be Back. Rutgers Coach C. Vivian Stringer talking to Rutgers guard Arella Guirantes (24) during a timeout in a November game. Stringer has been on leave for nearly a month because of an undisclosed medical condition. Robert Kraft Awaits Your Judgment Tom Brady and Robert Kraft at the Super Bowl in 2019. Robert Kraft Refusing to Accept Deal to Drop Charges of Soliciting Prostitution Robert K. Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two first-degree misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution. N.F.L. Settlement With Kaepernick and Reid Is Said to Be Much Less Than $10 Million Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick knelt together during the national anthem throughout the 2016 N.F.L. season. Reid has continued to kneel in the two years since. Don’t Call St. Nicholas Hockey Club a ‘Beer League’ Team Members of the St. Nicholas Hockey Club before a scrimmage at Chelsea Piers in January. St. Nick’s, formed in 1896, was one of the nation’s first amateur hockey clubs.
At 45, Ichiro Suzuki Concludes a Pioneering Career in Japan Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki left the field in the bottom of eighth inning on Thursday night to an ovation from fans in Tokyo. A Kushner Is an N.B.A. Owner Joshua Kushner, here with his wife, Karlie Kloss, left, at the U.S. Open in September, is now a minority owner of the N.B.A.’s Memphis Grizzlies. N.B.A. Size? Check. N.B.A. Future? That’s More Complicated. Tacko Fall, left, is a 7-foot-6 center at Central Florida. Christ Koumadje, who stands 7-4, has become a force at Florida State. The Osakas’ Brief Sister Act at the Miami Open Mari Osaka returning a shot against Whitney Osuigwe in the Miami Open on Thursday. Nuggets 111, Knicks 93: Defeating the Knicks, the Nuggets Move Into a Tie With the Warriors Denver won for the sixth consecutive time, while the Knicks lost their third straight game.
Alina Zagitova Follows Olympic Gold With a World Championship Zagitova, a 16-year-old Russian, captured her first title at worlds. Elizabet Tursynbaeva became the first woman to land a quadruple jump at the worlds and finished second. Who Won Last Night’s N.C.A.A. Tournament Games Murray State guard Ja Morant is an early star of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. For Sale: This Massive, Obsessive and (Probably) Obsolete VHS Boxing Archive How Virginia Has Coped With a One-of-a-Kind Loss At Virginia, there is hope that lightning will not strike twice. N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders, Shut Out by Canadiens, Are Caught for Second Place Nick Leddy of the Islanders trying to get past Shea Weber of the Canadians on Thursday night. Weber had a goal and was part of a defense that held the Islanders scoreless.