Tag Archives: College sports

Eight years, 24 women: how Wesleyan failed the runners it was meant to protect | Sport

NCAA Division III women

Last week, 24 former members of the women’s cross country team at Connecticut’s Wesleyan University, myself among them, published testimonials detailing their toxic experiences as competitive college runners. Leading the effort was Yuki Christina Hebner, a 2017 graduate who wrote an open letter about the destructive culture pervasive across athletics, …

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March Madness, college basketball’s $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

March Madness, college basketball's $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

NCAA president Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert said in a statement Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which begin next week, …

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NCAA tournament game in Baltimore held in empty gym for Covid-19 | Sport

Disinfecting Technologies Group

In what was believed to be the first US sports event held without fans because of the new coronavirus, a Division III men’s basketball NCAA tournament game was played Friday at an empty gym at Johns Hopkins University. Yeshiva University tipped off against Worcester Polytechnic Institute just after 2pm in …

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