Ralph D. Russo, The Associated Press

Ralph D. Russo

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Ralph:

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

As colleges and universities ponder how to reopen campuses to droves of students during a pandemic, sports programs around the country are providing a daily glimpse at the challenges that lie ahead. → Read More

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

As colleges and universities ponder how to reopen campuses to droves of students during a pandemic, athletic programs around the country are providing a daily glimpse at the challenges that lie ahead _ and maybe some possible solutions. → Read More

Second Metro bus operator tests positive for COVID-19

The case is Metro's third announced case overall. → Read More

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

Late last week, Clemson announced 28 athletes and athletic staffers had tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, Kansas State said it was shutting down its voluntary workouts for athletes at team facilities after a spike of 14 positive cases. And on Monday, Notre Dame reported one positive among 91 tested football players, Wisconsin had two […] → Read More

Google introduces fact-checking to image search

Google announced Monday that it will now highlight information from fact-checkers in image search results. → Read More

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

As colleges and universities ponder how to reopen campuses to droves of students during a pandemic, athletic programs around the country are providing a daily glimpse at the challenges that lie ahead - and maybe some possible solutions. → Read More

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

As colleges and universities ponder how to reopen campuses to droves of students during a pandemic, athletic programs around the country are providing a daily glimpse at the challenges that lie ahead - and maybe some possible solutions. → Read More

As athletes return to campus, what are they signing up for?

“I worry that in some situations athletes are being used sort of as guinea pigs to demonstrate what we can and can’t do as we bring regular students back to campus,” said Karen Weaver, associate professor of sports management at Drexel University. → Read More

As athletes return to campus, what are they signing up for?

Ohio State calls it the Buckeye Acknowledgment and Pledge, a two-page document the school asked its athletes to sign before they could begin using team facilities during the pandemic. → Read More

As athletes return to campus, what are they signing up for?

Ohio State calls it the Buckeye Acknowledgment and Pledge, a two-page document the school asked its athletes to sign before they could begin using team facilities during the pandemic. → Read More

NCAA expands ban, joins SEC in targeting Confederate flag

The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its sponsored events, one day after the Southeastern Conference made a similar declaration aimed at → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

Hiring rose in 46 states in May yet jobless rates still high

Unemployment rates fell in 38 states, rose in three and were largely unchanged in nine, the Labor Department said Friday. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

NCAA: No championships in states with Confederate symbol

The NCAA is expanding its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events. → Read More

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow athletes to earn money → Read More