Harvard’s Amaker on Future of College Sports, Standardized Tests

Aug.10 — In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Scarlet Fu talks with Tommy Amaker, head coach of the Harvard University men’s basketball team, about the future of college sports amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Amaker also explains why he advocates the elimination of the ACT and SAT standardized testing requirements for players. They speak on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • The pizza place with sign language on the menu – BBC News
  • Paraguayan police clash with demonstrators against government’s handling of Covid crisis
  • After COVID-19, cutting-edge double lung transplant could save dad’s life: Part 1
  • Dalai Lama receives COVID-19 vaccine
  • Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill stalls in US Senate
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