Duke coach bans players from locker room
According to ESPN, sources say that Duke University’s men’s head basketball coach
Mike Krzyzewski banned his players from the team locker room and also prohibited them from wearing any university apparel. This decision was a result of Duke’s recent loss to rival school North Carolina State University on the Blue Devil’s home court. The team also lost two games before their loss to North Carolina State University. This makes their overall record 2-3 since Krzyzewski’s leave of absence for back surgery.
Cleveland Cavaliers confusion
The Cleveland Cavaliers are frustrated with the results of their past few games, according to Fox Sports. Lebron James discussed the need for a backup point guard in order to balance out the playing time for James and their current point guard, Kyrie Irving. The defending NBA National Champions are not nervous about getting back to the team they were, but are aware something needs to change to see the results they want.
Usain Bolt loses gold medal
Usain Bolt, the Jamaican track and field superstar, was stripped of one of his gold medals from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China because one of his 4×100 relay teammates was found guilty of doping, according to Yahoo! Sports. The anonymous teammate was using Methylhexaneamine, a stimulant banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The
International Olympic Committee can investigate drug tests up to 10 years after a sampling.
Tiger Woods returns to the green
Tiger Woods, the world-renowned golfer, is back in action from his long-term break due to injuries. On Jan. 26, Woods played in his first PGA tournament after a 17 month period of rest and recovery from multiple back surgeries. According to the PGA, Wood’s comeback is significant because he is scheduled to compete in four tournaments over a five week span