March 27, 2021

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The NCAA Is Leaving Money On The Table

First, we look at how the women’s NCAA Tournament is shaping up. There have been some amazingly close games — Texas A&M inched past Troy with some questionable refereeing — and an upset that took the FiveThirtyEight Excitement Index all the way to 11 as Wright State beat Arkansas. But unfortunately, the NCAA has been getting in its own way and making the story of this year’s women’s tournament more about a series of missteps, to put it charitably, and notable discrepancies in how the organization is treating its male and female athletes. The lack of proper weight facilities and

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U.S. tells G7 that it is back at the table to help with global recovery

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration told allies on Friday it was re-engaging with them to help steer the global economy out of its worst slump since the Great Depression, a contrast with the go-it-alone approach of Donald Trump.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told her peers from the Group of Seven rich democracies that Washington was committed to multilateralism and “places a high priority on deepening our international engagement and strengthening our alliances.”

Yellen spoke to the G7 in a virtual video meeting, chaired by Britain, at which she called for continued

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