As His CNN+ Show Debuts, Rex Chapman Fears His Own Success

With 1.2 million Twitter followers and a show debuting on CNN+, the former N.B.A. player appears to have an enviable life. But he’s haunted by what happened the last time he was famous.

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Enes Kanter Freedom and the Consequences of Speaking Out

Enes Kanter Freedom has condemned human rights abuses in Turkey for years. Now he claims the N.B.A. is blackballing him as he focuses on abuses in China.

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St. Peter’s Defeats Kentucky in Basketball

The small Jesuit university in Jersey City is in high spirits after eliminating Kentucky, a basketball blue blood, from the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament.

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Colleges Fear Mental Health Crisis Amid Covid Surge

After almost two years of remote schooling, restricted gatherings and constant testing, many students are isolated and depressed. Omicron may make things worse.

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University of Kentucky’s Terrence Clarke Is Killed in Crash

The 19-year-old Boston native had been hampered by injuries in his freshman year but decided in March to forgo his remaining eligibility and turn pro.

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Terrence Clarke, N.B.A. Prospect from University of Kentucky, Is Killed in Crash

The 19-year-old Boston native had been hampered by injuries in his freshman year but decided in March to forgo his remaining eligibility and turn pro.

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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today.

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Kentucky, Duke, Kansas and North Carolina Struggling This Season

There’s the Top 25, but where are Kentucky, Duke, Kansas and North Carolina?

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The Kentucky Wildcats’ Took a Knee. Its State Was Taken Aback.

The Wildcats’ decision to kneel during the national anthem before a game at Florida has produced a backlash in their conservative state.

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Exercise for Weight Loss: Aim for 300 Minutes a Week

Overweight men and women who exercised six days a week lost weight; those who worked out twice a week did not.

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Immanuel Quickley’s Path to the Knicks Started at the Foul Line

Quickley, a guard out of Kentucky, is an exceptional free-throw shooter, a skill he learned from his mother. He had the third highest free-throw percentage in Division I last season.

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The Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo Is ‘Built Different’

Adebayo made an All-Star turn during the regular season and is playing with distinction alongside Jimmy Butler as the Heat race toward an unexpected N.B.A. finals berth.

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University of Kentucky Is Sued Over Mural With Slavery Scene

An alumnus has filed a suit to save a fresco at the University of Kentucky that depicts enslaved people; a Black artist whose work is shown with it also wants the mural to stay.

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Coronavirus Could Mean Fever Checks and Quarantine Dorms at College

We listened as University of Kentucky administrators discussed bringing students back to campus, providing a glimpse into what other schools might do in the fall.

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University of Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Are Fired Amid Hazing Scandal

A three-month investigation also found alcohol use and public nudity by students on the team, the university said.

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