The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start Thursday as planned in northeastern Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, but with no torch, no torchbearers, no public, and little ceremony.  There will be an Olympic flame, which arrived on March 12 from Greece, carried in a lantern and transported by a vehicle along what organizers hope will be empty roadsides, and with curious onlookers practicing social distancing to avoid spreading the coronavirus.  The Games are set to open in July, but there has been growing pressure for a postponement. Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick is retiring from the NFL at 29.  The surprising decision comes less than two years after Frederick was diagnosed with a neurological disorder that sidelined him for all of 2018.  Frederick returned last year and made the Pro Bowl.  But Frederick was clear in a statement announcing his retirement that he wasn’t the same player from before the diagnosis of Guillian-Barre syndrome.  The auto-immune disease attacks the nervous system and causes weakness.  Frederick was a first-round pick seven years ago. The National Association of Basketball Coaches honored three individuals associated with the Creighton basketball...