Michigan men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard declines Los Angeles Lakers’ interest

University of Michigan coach Juwan Howard recently declined a Los Angeles Lakers overture for the franchise’s coaching job, electing to remain at his alma mater, where Howard will coach his two sons next season, sources told ESPN. The Lakers have a formal search process in place, but courting college coaches typically requires a different level … Read more

Iran: IRGC Quds Force member assassinated in Tehran: State media | News

BREAKINGBREAKING, Hassan Sayyad Khodayari was a member of the Quds Force, IRGC’s foreign arm, who served in Syria in the past years. Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says one of its members has been assassinated in the capital Tehran by gunmen riding on two motorcycles, according to the state news agency IRNA. Al … Read more

Ind vs SA T20I series 2022 – KL Rahul to lead – Hardik Pandya Umran Malik Arshdeep in

From the squad that took on Sri Lanka in their T20I series, also in India, in February this year, Mohammed Siraj and Sanju Samson have been left out. Kohli, who last played a T20I in February, against West Indies, had been rested for the Sri Lanka series as well. In fact, since stepping down as … Read more

Funeral held for victim Roberta Drury in Buffalo supermarket shooting

The youngest victim in the massacre at Buffalo’s Tops Friendly Market was remembered Saturday for her “love and compassion.” Mourners gathered at the Assumption Church in Syracuse to say good-bye to Roberta Drury, 32, who was slaughtered last week along with nine others in what authorities said was a racially-motivated attack allegedly carried out by … Read more

Miami Heat survive Jimmy Butler’s exit to earn gutsy win vs. Boston Celtics in Game 3

BOSTON — The Miami Heat took their Game 2 loss to the Boston Celtics personally. That was the message coming out of a proud Heat locker room after a gutsy 109-103 win on Saturday night that gave them a 2-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals. After getting embarrassed throughout a lackluster Game 2 … Read more

Ukraine live news: Russia intensifies push for Severodonetsk | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia’s forces are intensifying efforts to capture Severodonetsk, the final Ukrainian strongpoint in the Luhansk region. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his country is prepared to exchange its troops who surrendered at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol for Russian prisoners. A Russia negotiator says Moscow will consider exchanging prisoners from Ukraine’s Azov battalion for … Read more

Jordan Binnington leaves Game 3 loss in first period for St. Louis Blues, replaced by Ville Husso

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington left Game 3 of their series against the Colorado Avalanche with an injury in the first period Saturday night. With the Blues leading 1-0, Binnington was replaced by backup Ville Husso just 6:45 into the game in St. Louis. Husso returned to start the second period and Colorado rallied … Read more

Mitt Romney calls on NATO to prepare for Russian nukes

The US and its NATO allies should prepare a “devastating” response to potential Russian nuclear action, Sen. Mitt Romney said on Saturday. The call to action comes on the heels of threats from the Kremlin and warnings from Russian diplomats that the country’s Ukraine invasion could lead to a nuclear strike, the Utah Republican wrote … Read more

Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid as Zelensky hints at ceding territory

President Biden on Saturday signed the bill granting $40 billion in aid to Ukraine while attending a state dinner in South Korea, as Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky hinted he may be willing to cede territory to Russia to save lives. The legislation, which passed the Senate Thursday 86 to 11, includes $20 billion in military … Read more

Israel, Switzerland report first monkeypox cases as virus spreads | News

The outbreak of monkeypox in countries where the virus is not endemic is highly unusual, according to scientists. Israel and Switzerland have confirmed their first cases of monkeypox, joining several European and North American countries in detecting a disease that is endemic to parts of Africa. In recent weeks, more than 100 confirmed or suspected … Read more