NCAA to allow fans at 2021 NCAA Tournament
“We proceed to make use of the information now we have gained over the season on methods to conduct video games in a protected setting,” NCAA President Mark Emmert mentioned. “I wish to thank our host universities and conferences, the Indiana State Well being Division, and the leaders within the Marion, Monroe and Tippecanoe county well being departments as they assist make that potential.”
Bill Self shares injury updates on Udoka Azubuike, Frank Mason
“I spoke to Doke [Thursday], he’s simply going by way of all that crap,” Self mentioned. “Right now it wasn’t [a confirmed] season-ending [diagnosis]. Nevertheless it was: ‘We don’t know.’ He thought perhaps three months, however three months would just about be season-ending I might assume. Actually he wouldn’t be in any rhythm to have the ability to come again and assist a group win I don’t assume, particularly a fantastic group like Utah.”
WATCH: Joel Embiid drops career-high 50 in win over Bulls
Joel Embiid was already thought of one of many frontrunners for the NBA’s Most Invaluable Participant Award, however his efficiency on Friday evening will solely assist his trigger. The All-Star large man scored a career-high 50 factors to steer the Philadelphia 76ers to a 112-105 win over the Chicago Bulls on the Wells Fargo Middle.
Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner turns troll attempt into Texas fundraiser
“I am lastly at some extent in my profession the place I can snigger at stuff like that,” Turner instructed ESPN on Friday, referencing the troll. “My first couple years within the league, I might’ve took offense to it. I might’ve been mad, I might’ve wished to say one thing again, however I have been coping with this for the previous two or three years. I can have a fantastic sport, I can have a nasty sport, they love you they usually hate you.”
Denver Nuggets’ Jamal Murray first ever with 50 points, zero free throw attempts
Murray scored a regular-season career-high 50 factors, and have become the primary participant in NBA historical past to get that many with out attempting a free throw, as Denver beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Friday evening.
Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid drops career-high 50 in win vs. Chicago Bulls
“I am going to inform my youngsters someday I performed with Joel Embiid,” Harris mentioned after scoring 22 factors himself within the 112-105 victory. “After they’ll ask me who’s the very best participant I ever performed with, I am going to say Joel Embiid. It is an honor to be on the market with him on the ground.”
Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in straight sets to win 2021 Australian Open women’s title
Osaka received her fourth title in her previous eight appearances at a Slam, rising from what initially was a decent Australian Open ultimate and pulling away by grabbing six consecutive video games to beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday.
Third stimulus checks: House Democrats advance $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill
President Joe Biden’s push for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 reduction invoice took a step ahead on Friday as a U.S. Home of Representatives committee unveiled the laws Democrats hope to cross by late subsequent week.
Kim Kardashian Files for Divorce from Kanye West | PEOPLE.com
The couple, who began courting in 2012 and tied the knot in Might 2014, have formally separated. A supply tells PEOPLE Kardashian filed for divorce from West on Friday and that issues are amicable. In line with the supply, they’re in settlement over joint authorized and bodily custody, neither is contesting the prenup in place, negotiations have progressed and they’re nearing a settlement.
Alan McGee reckons Liam Gallagher could play Knebworth again
McGee – who signed Oasis to his label Creation Data, kickstarting their ascent to fame – is now estimating that Gallagher might promote out a solo present there. “Liam can do it, it’s solely 125,000 individuals,” he mentioned throughout an look on Phil Taggart’s Slacker podcast.
“I might say he’s virtually as large as Oasis. He’s huge, Liam, at this level.”