Elsie A. Dotson

NCAA women’s basketball tournament to be held in San Antonio

The San Antonio area will host the full NCAA women's basketball tournament.

The San Antonio region will host the entire NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

The move Friday was made to help mitigate the risks of COVID-19 and matches that of the men’s tournament, which the NCAA said last month will be played in the Indianapolis area.

The tournament will still feature 64 teams and will run from March 21 through April 4. The NCAA will use five sites for the opening round, including the University of Texas, which is 80 miles from San Antonio, as a venue.

The Alamodome will host games for every round, with two courts in use at the building. The Sweet 16, Elite Eight and Final Four will be played there as well as the national championship.

No decision has been made yet on whether fans can attend.

“We appreciate the historical significance of moving the entire championship to one region and want to

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slender smartwatch brimming with fitness features

Garmin has traditionally opted to prioritise function over fashion with its smartwatches and that’s evident by the brand’s top-range wearables which usually sport an LED-backlit “transflective” display. Requiring less battery power, these low-power screens ensure the wrist-worn gadgets they’re built into can last weeks between charges – an example of how Garmin favours practicality and durability when it comes to tier devices.



a close up of a watch: Garmin Venu review


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Garmin Venu review

The Venu breaks that mould, however, and is the firm’s first smartwatch to sport a highly-detailed AMOLED touch screen display similar to those you’d find in smartphones.

Adding a touch of Apple Watch luxe to Garmin’s more serious smartwatch lineup, the Venu is, therefore, sexier and way sleeker than the firm’s usual releases. The other good news is that it still delivers the impressive sports tracking capabilities Garmin is renowned for (just don’t expect anywhere near the same battery life, obvz).

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The NCAA needs Duke, Kentucky & North Carolina to stop being terrible

College basketball’s bluebloods are in the rare position of being unranked so far.

College basketball’s bluebloods are in the rare position of being unranked so far.
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As we approach March, it’s becoming quite clear that casual fans who only pay attention to the sport when it’s time to fill out their annual brackets are starting to get a little confused as the landscape of college basketball looks unfamiliar this season. As of Thursday, the combined records of Duke, North Carolina, and Kentucky are 22-20.

That isn’t a typo. I’m good at math.

Zion Williamson, Anthony Davis, and Coby White aren’t walking through that door, as this is the first time all three programs have been unranked since 1961.

Coach K was 14.

“Well, it’s youth,” said college basketball analyst Jay Bilas on a recent episode of SportsCenter. “And coaches always tell you that youth matures at different rates. You don’t know what you’re

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College football signing day headliners include Alabama, USC, Oklahoma

Want to win the national championship? Scratch that: Want to compete for the national championship? Then you’d better win on national signing day.

Decades of data and feedback — the wall-to-wall, yearlong coverage of recruiting began in earnest in the early 2000s — has established the obvious connection between recruiting success and on-field success. Those who win on the two signing days in December and February also win big in January.

And those who win big in the postseason then continue to own the recruiting trail, creating an almost unbreakable cycle of dominance.

As of early Wednesday afternoon, the nation’s best signing class belonged to defending national champion Alabama, according to the team rankings compiled by 247Sports.com. Following was Ohio State, which lost to the Crimson Tide last month in Miami. Georgia, LSU and Clemson rounded out the top five.

Combined, these national powers have gone 171-24 across the past

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