N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: UConn Handles Mercer

The second-seeded Huskies got a balanced effort and 12 points in 25 minutes from the star guard Paige Bueckers.

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Women’s March Madness: What to Watch on Day 2

If you’re looking for underdogs to root for, plenty of teams playing on Saturday are looking for their first taste of tournament glory.

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Deion Sanders Lands Top Recruit Travis Hunter at Jackson State

On national signing day, the high school star from Georgia spurned Florida State after a two-year commitment in favor of the historically Black college.

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Duke Out of A.C.C. Tournament Because of Coronavirus

The trouble for the Blue Devils will likely spark new skepticism of the N.C.A.A.’s plan to hold a national tournament next week in Indiana.

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No Chiefs, Braves, Blackhawks and Seminoles. Remove Indigenous Names Now.

The Chiefs, Braves, Blackhawks and Seminoles need to follow the Cleveland baseball team in dropping their offensive names.

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How China Brought Almost 200 Million Students Back

We’re also rounding up thought-provoking ideas about Covid-era education, and bringing you the latest local updates for K-12 and college.

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In Campaign Against Racism, Team Names Get New Scrutiny

It is not just the N.F.L.’s Washington team that could get a name change. A number of schools are also reconsidering nicknames, though some are resisting any switch.

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Florida State University Child Care Policy Draws Backlash

The university sent an email to its employees last week saying they would no longer be able to care for children while working remotely. After a backlash, the university clarified its policy.

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College Athletes, Phones in Hand, Force Shift in Protest Movement

“Things that are important to African-Americans in a sports setting get labeled a distraction. That’s a painful word when you’re talking about matters of life and death.”

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This Florida Student Was Accepted at All 8 Ivy League Schools

Craig McFarland, the valedictorian of his high school in Jacksonville, Fla., received acceptance letters from 17 colleges and universities in all.

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