Daily Archives: April 1, 2024

UConn vs. USC score and live updates: JuJu Watkins, Paige Bueckers stats, channel, stream, bracket of March Madness Elite 8

USC trailed by as many as 12 in the third quarter but has narrowed the gap to four after Kayla Padilla’s first make of the game, a 3-pointer at the buzzer that gave the fifth-year senior her first points of the game after six misses. UConn is getting great minutes from redshirt freshman Ice Brady. She has five points, her …

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Inside the ‘very predatory’ world of illegal betting that lured Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter

In the story Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter Ippei Mizuhara initially told to ESPN, the two men logged into Ohtani’s bank account together on eight or nine occasions in 2023 and wired increments of $500,000 to Mathew Bowyer, an alleged illegal bookmaker under federal investigation. In the story Ohtani told the public days after Mizuhara recanted his initial claims and was fired by …

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Iowa vs. LSU March Madness Elite 8 score and live updates: Where to watch, game time, channel, odds, bracket of NCAA Tournament

ALBANY, N.Y. — On Monday night, there will be trash-talk. Not because this is LSU and Iowa, a rematch of the most-watched women’s basketball game ever, and not just because this is Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark, two of the best and most prolific talkers in the game. There will be trash-talk because this is sports and they are athletes. …

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The Briefing: Will Haaland’s form cost Man City? Cole Palmer: MVP? Xabi Alonso’s power move

Welcome to The Briefing, where every Monday during this season The Athletic will discuss three of the biggest questions to arise from the weekend’s football. This was the round when Newcastle snatched victory from the clamped-shut jaws of defeat against West Ham, Liverpool went top of the league after an early scare against Brighton, Manchester United went 1-0 up in the 96th minute …

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Warner Bros. Discovery Directors Step Down Amid Antitrust Inquiry

Warner Bros. Discovery said on Monday that two members of its board of directors, Steven Newhouse and Steven Miron, had stepped down after the company learned about an investigation into whether their presence on the board violated antitrust law. Federal law forbids most corporate officers and board members to simultaneously serve on the boards of their competitors. Mr. Newhouse and …

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The Bizarre Chinese Murder Plot Behind Netflix’s ‘3 Body Problem’

Lin Qi was a billionaire with a dream. The video game tycoon had wanted to turn one of China’s most famous science-fiction novels, “The Three-Body Problem,” into a global hit. He had started working with Netflix and the creators of the HBO series “Game of Thrones” to bring the alien invasion saga to international audiences. But Mr. Lin did not …

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Israeli Soldiers Pull Out of Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital After 2-Week Battle

Israeli soldiers withdrew from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City after two weeks of fighting in which they killed around 200 Palestinians and arrested hundreds of others, the Israeli military said on Monday. The troops left widespread devastation in their wake after extended gun battles with Palestinian militants in and around the complex. Taysir al-Tanna, a longtime vascular surgeon at Al-Shifa, …

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How Cabot Citrus Farms made something new out of an old golf resort

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — Not every great golf course lives forever. Even fewer of the very good ones do. World Woods was a good bet to thrive when it opened in 1993, in the thick of one of the great golf booms in America, when the confluence of real estate development and suburban flight created an environment where a new golf …

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Trump Media Stock Slumps as Early Fervor in Truth Social Owner Fades

Shares of former President Donald J. Trump’s social media company slumped just over 20 percent on Monday, as the fervor around the company’s debut on public markets last week appeared to subside. The sell-off cut the market value of Trump Media & Technology Group, which trades under the ticker “DJT,” by some $2 billion, to about $6.5 billion. The value …

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Person Infected With Bird Flu in Texas After Contact With Cattle

At least one person in Texas has been diagnosed with bird flu after having contact with dairy cows presumed to be infected, state officials said on Monday. The announcement adds a worrying dimension to an outbreak that has affected millions of birds and sea mammals worldwide and, most recently, cows in the United States. So far, there are no signs …

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