NBA pushes boundaries with new mobile app

The NBA’s newly refreshed free mobile app include new videos and other features that aim to increase its engagement with fans while not angering the companies that pay billions to broadcast live games. Why it matters: The NBA (along with its content partner Warner Sports) wants its app to build a stronger direct relationship with … Read more

Age no barrier to success, London Marathon boss tells ‘superb’ Mo Farah, 39, who is planning to retire

Mo Farah has been urged to take inspiration from world record holder Eliud Kipchoge ahead of Sunday’s London Marathon. our-time Olympic gold medallist Farah has yet to announce his plans for the future beyond this weekend’s event, but race director Hugh Brasher believes the 39-year-old is far from a spent force at the top level. … Read more

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Late Alan Rickman’s Love-Hate Relationship With ‘Harry Potter’ Franchise Detailed in Diary Excerpts: “See It Through, It’s Your Story”

Nearly seven years after his death, excerpts from Alan Rickman’s diary have been published detailing his love/hate relationship with the Harry Potter franchise, where he played Hogwarts’ potion professor Severus Snape in all eight films. Prior to filming Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Rickman wrote, “feeling about nothing about HP which really disturbs me,” per the excerpts … Read more

Student walkouts planned in protest of Youngkin transgender policy

Students at several Virginia high schools have planned walkouts Tuesday in opposition to new guidelines from the administration of Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) that would restrict the rights of transgender students. The walkouts, organized by the Pride Liberation Project, a statewide LGBTQ youth advocacy group, are scheduled throughout the day on campuses across the state. … Read more

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