Q&A with new NCAA President Charlie Baker

Former Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker did a 30-minute interview with The Associated Press just days before he officially began his new job as NCAA president. He laid out goals for his first 100 days, including bringing in an independent firm to conduct a review of the NCAA, and touched on some of the issues facing college sports and what the association’s role could be going forward. Highlights from that interview, lightly edited for clarity.

New NCAA president says NIL rules could protect athletes

As Charlie Baker takes over as NCAA president, he brings a different way of thinking about one of the more important and most polarizing issues in college athletics: Regulating how college athletes monetize their fame.

AP Interview: Moltzan catching up to US teammate Shiffrin

When Paula Moltzan finished second behind Mikaela Shiffrin for the U.S. ski team’s first 1-2 finish in a women’s World Cup slalom in more than half a century, it was easy to assume that her more successful teammate was her main inspiration.

Podcast: A conversation with former URI President Robert L. Carothers

We catch up with Bob Carothers, as he now contemplates a second retirement, this one from College Unbound, which has and is transforming the lives of individuals, many of whom would otherwise likely face a lifetime of despair. Bob Carothers – educator, university president, poet, and lawyer.

The AP Interview: Vermont Sen. Leahy ponders his legacy

Sen. Patrick Leahy lingered on a narrow balcony on the west side of the U.S. Capitol, soaking in a panoramic view of the National Mall, the Washington Monument and, beyond, the Lincoln Memorial.

NPT HAUS diversifies Newport music scene with high-energy techno

Their first dance parties at Bar and Board Bistro’s Leopard Lounge this winter were a smash success, and the duo is planning an even bigger dance party at Parlor Bar & Kitchen on Saturday, May 7th, featuring Boston DJs Cakewalk and Kerry Quirk.