Billy Witz

sports writer

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Sports writer based in Long Beach; contributor to the New York Times and Fox Sports, among others

Billy Witz on KCRW

The immediate future of college sports is uncertain. The University of Connecticut announced today that they’ll be cancelling their football season entirely.

How coronavirus is affecting college sports and the athletes who depend on it to get to the pros

The immediate future of college sports is uncertain. The University of Connecticut announced today that they’ll be cancelling their football season entirely.

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Audio from a secretly recorded racist rant has created a firestorm around Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the alleged voice heard on the recording.

Donald Sterling

Audio from a secretly recorded racist rant has created a firestorm around Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the alleged voice heard on the recording.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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