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USATSI Russell Westbrook’s career has paralleled Oscar Robertson’s in several ways. They both had to carry undermanned teams, and were criticized for not winning championships in their primes. They were both among the most athletic players of their era. They remain the only two players in NBA history ever to average a triple-double for a …

Chloé Zhao at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California. Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images Before Sunday, you might have known Chloé Zhao as the director of Marvel’s upcoming Eternals, but now she’s the Oscar-winning director of Marvel’s upcoming Eternals. Zhao just won best director at the 2021 Oscars, beating Emerald Fennell …

The 2021 NFL draft begins in nine days, and there are five exciting quarterback prospects who look as if they’ll go early in the first round. History tells us, however, that only two of those five are going to make it in the NFL. Yes, that’s right. This is me being that guy — the …

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported 628 new and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 175,121. The OHA reported no additional deaths to the virus, and the death toll remains at 2,460 The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday were in the …

With stellar ball-striking and a command of Augusta National unmatched by anyone in the field over the final two rounds, Hideki Matsuyama (-10) converted a 54-hole lead into his first green jacket and major championship, winning the 2021 Masters by one stroke on Sunday. Matsuyama’s victory in this 85th Masters is not only his first …

The San Diego Padres are no longer the only major league team without a no-hitter. And for that they can thank local product Joe Musgrove, who twirled his first career no-hitter in a 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on Friday night. Musgrove’s outing, which included 10 strikeouts and just one …

The photo’s title: “Harvard Class Day — Class Day at Harvard, Klans Klass 21 — have fun.” When Simon J. Levien found the image last spring, he dove into reporting that resulted in a 4,500-word feature published last week in the Harvard Crimson, culminating nearly a year of research. Though the 20-year-old was prompted by …

Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas was back in the headlines this week over border security and immigration – issues that have landed him in the political spotlight over the years. The longtime Democratic congressman from the border city of Laredo, Texas – a focal point of the influx of migrants at the nation’s southern border – released photos from a …

From a makeshift classroom in her Cedar Rapids home, April Tierney is reaching students around the world, teaching math, science, history and “herstory” through the online platform, Outschool. Tierney, 39, who has a master’s degree in education and has been teaching for more than 17 years, created an Outschool account in December 2019, but didn’t …

Google won’t track you as you visit different sites after phasing out third-party cookies, the company says. Stephen Shankland/CNET Google on Wednesday said it will stop selling ads based on a person’s individual browsing across websites, a move that could shake up the digital advertising industry as consumers call for more privacy online.  Last year, …