NCAA takes a seat in the political game | Sports News | Lewiston Grandstand

The NCAA has taken a bench seat in the political game. The organization that governs college athletics was once at the forefront of hot-button issues like the Confederate flag and transgender rights. But that attitude quickly evolved as one Republican-controlled state after another scrambled to pass laws that supporters hailed as a war on “waking … Read more

Today in Sports, March 29: The Baltimore Colts depart Baltimore for Indianapolis | Sport

29 March 1929 – The Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup with a 2–1 victory over the New York Rangers to complete a two-game sweep. 1940 – Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paychek in the second round at New York’s Madison Square Garden to retain the world heavyweight title. 1941 Wisconsin, led by Gene Englund’s … Read more

Bureau is looking elsewhere for women’s and childcare | News, sports, jobs

Photo by Eric Tichy A section of North Main Street is photographed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Jamestown. A plan to establish a shelter for women and children on the site has been halted and the building is up for sale. JAMESTOWN — Two years after the United Christian Advocacy Network identified … Read more

Mathews Board OK’s Athletic Complex Updates | News, sports, jobs

VIENNA – Mathews schools will get new stands for the athletics complex this year, but they probably won’t be ready for the first home game of the season in August. After a 30-minute executive session and lengthy discussion, the board of education voted 5-0 to spend $229,980 on Dan Clayton for the grandstands … Read more

Storm response praised | News, sports, jobs

032823…R POWERLINES 4…Warren…03-28-23…Powerlines being worked by Akron contractor JW Didado Electric along Oakdale Drive NW in Warren Tuesday…by R. Michael Semple WARREN – City and community leaders praised Warren residents for helping each other through the weekend’s storm. The storm, it turns out, did impact the city’s water supply, as power … Read more

PREP ROUNDUP: Monday March 27 and Tuesday March 28, 2023 | Sport

Here’s a look at the local prep scores from the past two days, which marked the start of most spring sports for our area schools. Monday March 27 BASKETBALL New Prairie 6, Goshen 2 The RedHawks dropped their season opener on their way to the Cougars. SOFTBALL Fairfield 16, Northridge 8 The Falcons collected 17 … Read more

2023 NIT Series: Tournament Schedule, College Basketball Scores, UAB vs. North Texas meet in final

VSATSI The NIT Championship finals will pit familiar foes against each other as UAB and North Texas meet for the fourth time this season in Thursday’s title game after both won exciting semifinals on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Both teams are completing their last season in Conference USA, which is 17-1 in postseason games, and … Read more

UAB vs. Utah Valley Prediction, Odds, Time: 2023 NIT Semifinal Picks, Best Bets from Proven Computer Model

Orleans Arena hosts some intriguing college basketball games on Tuesday nights. Both games are 2023 NIT semifinal clashes, with the UAB Blazers facing the Utah Valley Wolverines in the second tilt. UAB is 28-9 overall, including 15 wins in the last 17 games. Utah Valley is 28-8 overall, including a 25-4 in the last 29 … Read more

Congress will hold its first NIL hearing on Wednesday as the new NCAA president seeks oversight and antitrust clearance

It may have consequences, it may not. But for the first time since new NCAA president Charlie Baker took office, Congress will hold a hearing on Wednesday on name, image and likeness rules that have dramatically changed college sports. “Bringing the Buzzer Knocker to the Bank: Protecting College Athletes’ NIL Dealmaking Rights” was put together … Read more