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RUGBY: FREE JACKS 10, JACKALS 9
Wian Conradie’s try lifts first-place New England Free Jacks over Dallas Jackals
Martin Elias went 3-for-4 on penalty kicks, including one in the 52nd minute that marked only score of the second half.
figure skating world championships
Japan’s Shoma Uno repeats as men’s figure skating world champion
American teenager Ilia Malinin took bronze, while Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States won their first ice dance title.
Wellesley College president meets with student abused by John Babington, details stricter safeguards
The school has hired an outside law firm as an additional source for former students to contact with any information about Babington.
Track and field
Track bans transgender athletes, tightens rules for Caster Semenya
The World Athletics Council adopted the same rules as swimming did last year in deciding to bar athletes who have transitioned from male to female and have gone through male puberty. No such athletes currently compete at the highest elite levels of track.
World Figure skating championship
Shoma Uno leads Ilia Malinin after men’s short program in world figure skating competition
Malinin received 100.38 points after a powerful routine that left him 4.25 points behind Uno.
Providence hires Kim English to replace Ed Cooley as men’s basketball coach
English, 34, was 34-29 in two seasons at George Mason, and led the Patriots to a 20-13 record this season.
Channel 5 sports anchor/reporter Bob Halloran to retire at the end of May
Halloran, 59, joined Channel 5 in 2003 in a free-lance role and became full-time in 2014.
After Chris Curtis uses ethnic slur against Mina Kimes, sports media figures fire back in her defense
People across sports media have coalesced around Kimes, championing her for her in-depth analysis of the NFL, impressive talent, and ability to stand up for herself in a largely male-dominated field with humor.