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POCATELLO — When Governor Brad Little issued a 21-day stay-at-home order Wednesday, shutting down nonessential businesses throughout Idaho, gyms and other public indoor exercise and recreation facilities closed, eliminating many people’s main form of exercise.

Idaho State University

Editor's note: This is a Q&A with ISU Athletic Director Pauline Thiros, who answered questions from the Idaho State Journal and other local media on Bengal sports and the coronavirus pandemic. On March 18, the Big Sky Conference canceled all remaining spring sports games, events and cham…

While Idaho State University continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects, ISU athletics has announced that football season ticket renewals will not be sent out until mid-April. To offer an additional measure of relief to Bengal fans, the renewal deadline will also be …

Prep Stars

Editor’s Note: Prep Stars in College is a weekly glance at former southeast Idaho high school athletes who are now competing at the college level. If we’re missing anyone, let us know at sports@journalnet.com.

ISJ Sports Stars

Longtime coach and ultra-runner extraordinaire Ty Draney is this year’s keynote speaker for the Idaho State Journal’s Sports Stars awards banquet in Pocatello. Draney is a native of Auburn, Wyoming, and attended Idaho State University and Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho).

National

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won't leave quarantine in Russia to fight, dealing another blow to UFC President Dana White's determination to hold UFC 249 on April 18 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said he didn't mean to insinuate on a television appearance that record-setting quarterback Drew Brees informed him of plans to retire after the upcoming season.

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A diversity report for graduation rates among potential NCAA Tournament teams found a larger gap between white and black men’s players from the previous year, while male players continue to lag behind their female counterparts overall.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks remain confident the coronavirus pandemic won’t put a permanent halt to the season and that they’ll get to resume chasing their first league title in nearly half a century.