The morning briefing
Here’s what people are talking about this morning in the world of sports:
Staley won’t take U.Va. women’s job
Joanne Boyle announced her retirement from coaching basketball on Tuesday, but the presumed top pick as her successor at Virginia, former Cavaliers star Dawn Staley (above), won’t be taking the job Boyle held for seven years.
“I have no interest in Virginia,” she told reporters in South Carolina.
She also told The State newspaper when the job was last open, following the departure of longtime coach Debbie Ryan in 2011, that the hiring process “left a sour taste in my mouth.” Staley played for Ryan at Virginia.
Ricky Williams enters marijuana business
Ricky Williams, whose NFL career was marked by marijuana use and advocacy — leading to occasional public ridicule — knows that times have changed with regard to weed’s public perception, and he’s now moving into the marijuana business himself.
The former running back is launching