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Today in History

Sep. 18, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2021. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San...

Louisville suspends head coach Chris Mack for 6 games

Aug. 27, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Louisville said Friday that it is suspending head basketball coach Chris Mack for six games for failing to follow procedures in handling an extortion attempt by one of his assistants. Mack “failed to follow university...

Canada holds off Greece in Olympic qualifying opener

Jun. 30, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

Andrew Wiggins and Canada survived their first test in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Wiggins scored 23 points, RJ Barrett added 22 and Canada held off Greece 97-91 in Victoria, Canada in the the first game at that site's qualifier, one of four that began Tuesday. ...

Pitino's summer job: Trying to get Greece into Tokyo Games

Jun. 27, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

Rick Pitino professes to knowing three Greek words: Kalimera, kalispera and kalinichta, which translate to good morning, good afternoon and good night. Luckily for the Hall of Famer, basketball is a universal language. The Iona College coach —...