U.S. Wallops Australia in Women’s Basketball

The U.S. women’s basketball team won a decisive victory against Australia in Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday, continuing a winning streak that has lasted since 1992.

The Australian Opals, who are ranked second in the world after the U.S. by the International Basketball Federation, scored the game’s first basket, but the Americans had a strong start, ending the first quarter…

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The Impact of Magic Johnson’s HIV Disclosure, 30 Years On

For many watching Earvin “Magic” Johnson on television on Nov. 7, 1991, his words were tantamount to an announcement of his own death sentence. In a press conference hastily convened by Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers after a local media outlet got wind of the story, the 32-year-old NBA superstar revealed he was HIV positive.

Dr. Michael Mellman, then the Lakers team physi…

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