Quick-hitters: Notre Dame head coach Marcus Freeman’s first press conference of fall camp

The head coach’s first press conference of fall camp often features news, confirmation or denial of summer rumors, injury updates, position battle questions and other housekeeping items after months away from reporters. Marcus Freeman covered all those bases Friday after Notre Dame ended its two-hour practice. Freshman offensive lineman Joey Tanona has medically retired, Freeman … Read more

Big Ten Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2022

Junfu Han-USA TODAY Sports It’s not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don’t want to give opposing teams bulletin board material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment … Read more

Best fits in college conference realignment

Who should the Pac-12 add in conference expansion amid college realignment? College writers have suggestions.

The Pac-12 is losing USC and UCLA to the Big Ten as college conference realignment continues. Will it add any teams in college conference expansion? Speculation and rumors surrounding the future of the conference continues to swirl after Pac-12 Football Media Day last week. Several sites have ranked potential candidates to join the conference, should … Read more

Canada: Global AIDS conference kicks off amid fury over visas | DW | 29.07.2022

Philomena Gori had a lot riding on her attendance at the 24th International AIDS Conference, which kicks off in the Canadian city of Montreal on Friday. The biennial event brings together thousands of scientists, politicians, activists and social workers from around the world to find solutions to the epidemic. The 32-year-old, a social worker for people affected by AIDS in Cameroon, … Read more

Pac-12 ‘fractured’ by Big Ten, Big 12 conference realignment, expansion

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Earlier this month, Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson told The Arizona Republic that the remaining 10 teams in the Pac-12 conference were “united” after USC and UCLA’s decision to leave for the Big Ten. An Arizona Wildcats athletics insider painted a very different picture of the conference in a recent interview, calling the conference … Read more

Pac-12 Media Day 2022: Conference realignment, Lincoln Riley’s debut at USC among storylines to watch

The Pac-12’s nickname is “Conference of Champions,” but a more apt term for the league in 2022 might be the “Conference of Uncertainty.” As commissioner George Kliavkoff and representatives from the league’s 12 football teams prepare for their time in the spotlight at Pac-12 Media Day on Friday, questions abound over the future of a … Read more

A Fourth Person Is Effectively ‘Cured’ of HIV, And It’s The Oldest Patient Yet

AIDS researchers announced on Wednesday that a fourth person has been “cured” of HIV, but the dangerous procedure for patients also battling cancer may be little comfort for the tens of millions living with the virus worldwide.   The 66-year-old man, named the “City of Hope” patient after the Californian center where he was treated, … Read more

Was Fed’s Powell dovish or not? 4 key takeaways from Wednesday’s press conference

Investors reacted as if Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference Wednesday was dovish, but many economists think it was on the hawkish side of the street. Here are some of the key takeaways from Powell’s hour-long discussion with reporters about the state of the economy and central bank policy: Read: Fed jacks up rates to … Read more

Big Ten Media Days 2022: Conference realignment, scheduling formats among storylines to watch in Indianapolis

Talking season rolls on this week, as the Big Ten will host its media days event at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Tuesday and Wednesday. The event will see half the league’s coaches speak Tuesday and the other half Wednesday in an offseason rite of passage. While each of the league’s 14 coaches will … Read more