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Staff photo by Fritz Busch Former Comfrey Police Chief Jim Meyer talks at the 25th Tornado Remembrance Program at the Comfrey Community Center Wednesday. COMFREY — Church bells rang and a civil defense siren wailed at 4:28 p.m. Wednesday, marking the 25th anniversary of the F4 tornado that demolished much of […]

The New Zealand Football Ferns in action against Argentina as they prepare for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup later this year. Photo / Photosport OPINION: I spent the best part of 15 years working in sport and in particular, global sporting events. When I look back on those tournaments and others since, it is […]

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Last October, executives at the Chinese gaming company NetEase and the American video game developer Activision Blizzard joined a Zoom videoconference to discuss the future of their 14-year partnership to offer Activision’s games like World of Warcraft in China. NetEase executives were worried about new laws imposed by the Chinese government and wanted to make […]

AP sources: Two groups formally submit bids for Commanders PHOENIX (AP) — Dan Snyder’s departure from the NFL is moving closer to reality. A group led by Josh Harris and Mitchell Rales and another group led by Canadian billionaire Steve Apostolopoulos have submitted fully financed bids for the NFL’s Washington Commanders, according to a person […]

In the final of a three-part series on rugby’s streaming wars, Gregor Paul looks at plans to sell the All Blacks to the world. Part I: Spark Sport’s rise and fall Part II: What is the future of watching rugby . . .

Ukraine’s armed forces are planning a counteroffensive in several areas this spring, the country’s defence minister Oleksii Reznikov has said. In an interview with Estonia’s television channel ERR, Mr Reznikov said the country’s counterattack had been planned. He said: “I am sure that we will continue to liberate temporarily occupied territories, as was done in […]

Feature March 29, 2023 In honor of International Women’s Day, Morgan Lewis Chair Jami McKeon and global sports industry team co-leader Louise Skinner hosted a panel of barrier-breakers in the sports industry to talk about the role and responsibility of global sports brands in pushing for greater gender inclusivity […]

SENECA FALLS (AP) — A new group of National Women’s Hall of Fame inductees includes social justice pioneers, groundbreaking physicians and women who have championed Jewish feminist theology and the financial well-being of Native Americans, the institute announced Wednesday. Located in Seneca Falls, the site of the first Woman’s Rights Convention in 1848, the National […]

It could cost California more than $800 billion to compensate Black residents for generations of over-policing, disproportionate incarceration and housing discrimination, economists have told a state panel considering reparations. The preliminary estimate is more than 2.5 times California’s $300 billion annual budget, and does not include a recommended $1 million per older Black resident for […]

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