Day 14 Primer – Split

Good morning, Insiders! The Kings are back in action this morning at the Toyota Performance Center between last night’s 5-4 defeat against the Ducks and tomorrow’s trip to Salt Lake City to face the Golden Knights. The Kings are set for 11am practice, although today for the first time we won’t see two groups of … Read more

NCAA Board Approves NIT Women’s Basketball Tournament, Votes To Revive NCAA-run Enlistment Academies

On Wednesday, the NCAA Division I Board approved the reinstatement of the NCAA-certified summer basketball academies and event recruiting for high school boys. In addition, the establishment of a high school girls’ basketball academy event was also approved for the first time. The board also passed a proposal for a girls’ college basketball tournament for … Read more

Billionaire trying to turn Kazakhstan into a tennis nation

Casual tennis fans probably got a sneak peek at the sport’s most surprising rookie strength player at Wimbledon in July, when he hugged the dark-haired, blue-sleeved Elena Rybakina, the original Russian-turned-Kazakhstan-turned-Kazakhstan. Women’s singles title. “Unbelievable support” said Rybakina of Ghamra Bulat Utimuratov, the billionaire who invested in her game and changed her life, as she … Read more

Florida waterways were polluted after Ian, posing environmental and health risks

Sewage pipes overflowed into the waterways. The port-a-potties spilled from the top into the floodwaters. Gasoline and motor oil leaks from partially flooded cars and trucks. Deciduous trees began to decay on the waterlogged roads. Dave Tomasco, director of the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, described several sightings like this while visiting North Port City and … Read more