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MI native Floyd Mayweather Jr. to pay for George Floyd's funeral MI native Floyd Mayweather Jr. to pay for George Floyd's funeral
- Июня 04, 2020

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's death. "He's probably going to be mad at me for saying that, but yeah, (Mayweather) is definitely paying for the funeral", he said. (more...)
Anthony Joshua already planning retirement 'I'll stand for more than boxing' Anthony Joshua already planning retirement 'I'll stand for more than boxing'
- Июня 04, 2020

But in the short term he admits it's all about a potential blockbuster fight with Tyson Fury. I just think he gets away with a lot. He is the greatest boxer of the modern era. The book indicated that Mike Tyson's friendship with Trump, who was his advisor and his financier for his 1988 fight against Spinks, became tensed after the boxing legend accused him of sleeping with his wife. (more...)
Sanford Health to Administer Pro Golf COVID-19 Tests Sanford Health to Administer Pro Golf COVID-19 Tests
- Июня 04, 2020

Lab technicians will travel to tournaments in one of three Sanford Health mobile testing units. The testing unit assigned to a particular venue will arrive on-site the Saturday prior to the scheduled event and begin collections and testing on all of the PGA staffers, golfers, and caddies. (more...)
Amazon UK will stream some English Premier League games for free Amazon UK will stream some English Premier League games for free
- Июня 03, 2020

In the USA, games are shown across NBC, CNBC and NBCSN. This means it's not yet totally clear how non-Prime members will be able to watch the games, but it's possible Amazon will simply host them on its Prime Video Premier League page , allowing you to watch via web browser or any device that supports the Prime Video app. (more...)
Number of games the sticking point between Major League Baseball owners and players Number of games the sticking point between Major League Baseball owners and players
- Июня 03, 2020

The players still want to have a 114-game season since they're being paid-per-game. It's the best way to watch player interviews, exclusive coverage from events, participate in our shows, and more! The union wants more details from the owners to justify their claims that the dollar losses for north-of-50 regular-season games are unsustainable. (more...)
National Hockey League deems regular season over, unveils plan for 24-team playoff National Hockey League deems regular season over, unveils plan for 24-team playoff
- Июня 03, 2020

Tuesday's news conference held significance in that it offered a pathway for a return to the ice, even as specifics remain unclear and uncertainties linger. "But a single positive test or isolated positive tests throughout a two-month tournament should not necessarily mean an end to the tournament". The New York Islanders and New York Rangers both sat ahead of the Panthers the Wild Card race, too. (more...)
NBA's return includes 22 teams, 8 games and playoff play-in scenario NBA's return includes 22 teams, 8 games and playoff play-in scenario
- Июня 03, 2020

The league reportedly plans to resume the regular season on July 31 and finish playoffs by October 12. As a result, Dave McMenamin of ESPN reports that said teams have been having discussions on how they might be able to restore any type of edge in lieu of home-court advantage. (more...)
Steelers to keep training camp at home this year Steelers to keep training camp at home this year
- Июня 03, 2020

The full squad typically reports just over two weeks prior to the first preseason, which the Raiders are scheduled to play on August 13 at Seattle. Dallas usually trains in Oxnard and Pittsburgh in nearby Latrobe, Pennsylvania. For the Raiders, it is not as they now still reside in Alameda while their new site in Henderson, Nevada has been under construction. But these are issues for another day; instead the Dolphins are dialed in on getting their screening procedures right to ensure that ... (more...)
Rugby Australia begins restructuring as they slash one-third of staff Rugby Australia begins restructuring as they slash one-third of staff
- Июня 03, 2020

Rugby Australia and the Sunwolves decided Monday the Tokyo-based team will not take part from next month in the modified five-nation Super Rugby competition in which the axed Western Force and Sunwolves were included as possible participants. (more...)
England proposes July dates for test series with West Indies England proposes July dates for test series with West Indies
- Июня 03, 2020

England's Test series against West Indies is due to get under way on July 8 , subject to government clearance, and we will examine just how big a moment it is for the game on The Cricket Show this Thursday from 2pm. Tuesday's announcement came as the European Central Bank announced its financial results for 2019/20 at a virtual annual general meeting, reporting a record turnover of £228 million - an increase of £56 million. (more...)
Juventus 'offer Chelsea Federico Bernardeschi in exchange for Jorginho' Juventus 'offer Chelsea Federico Bernardeschi in exchange for Jorginho'
- Июня 03, 2020

It has been claimed that the 26-year-old, who can operate as a winger or as an attacking midfielder, wants more playing time at Juventus next season due to the European Championship next summer, but the Bianconeri cannot guarantee that. (more...)
NBA Planning July 31 Season Restart NBA Planning July 31 Season Restart
- Июня 03, 2020

The group's preference is to resume play with only the 16 current playoff teams. A final plan is scheduled to be presented to the owners Thursday. The league has polled its general managers, who largely have voted with self-interest as a motivator. (more...)
Top 22-teams to resume National Basketball Association competition under proposal Top 22-teams to resume National Basketball Association competition under proposal
- Июня 03, 2020

Those teams include the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference and the New Orleans Pelicans , Portland Trail Blazers , San Antonio Spurs , Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference. During a Board of Governors call last week, Silver and owners discussed a possible "play-in" round of the post-season to finalise the top eight seeds in each conference. (more...)
No new positive cases in Premier League from latest tests No new positive cases in Premier League from latest tests
- Июня 03, 2020

PGMOL referees and assistants are yet to be tested for COVID-19 so, for now, club coaching staff will referee matches. "Of these, zero have tested positive", it said in a statement on Saturday. Round 1: 17-18 May - 748 tested, with six testing positive from three clubs. The top-flight has conducted 3,882 tests for the virus over four rounds of testing on players and staff at clubs. (more...)
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifts state's stay-at-home order Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifts state's stay-at-home order
- Июня 03, 2020

Under the new guidelines, stores will be able to have customers without appointments and restaurants will be able to have customers dine in, but social distancing requirements remain in place requiring limited capacity. Whitmer added more restrictions can be lifted before July 4, if numbers continue to decline over the next 2-3 weeks, but she is anxious about some residents who have been crossing state lines to go to restaurants or to get their hair cut, as neighboring OH has seen an increase ... (more...)
Washington Bullets legend Wes Unseld dead at 74 Washington Bullets legend Wes Unseld dead at 74
- Июня 02, 2020

The Baltimore Bullets selected Unseld with the No. 2 pick of the 1968 NBA Draft out of Louisville . As a player, Unseld seemed to have been chiseled from a block of granite, with a stoic demeanor and an iron resolve to win. In many ways, Unseld embodied all that is Washington basketball, and only the all-time greats can say the same about a franchise. On the current season, the younger Love is putting up 17.6 points, 9.8 boards and and 3.2 assists per game. (more...)
MLS pushes back lockout ultimatum to players' union until June 3 MLS pushes back lockout ultimatum to players' union until June 3
- Июня 02, 2020

The MLS Players Association had voted to approve economic concessions for this season, including across-the-board salary cuts. The players union sent the proposal to team owners Sunday. Orlando tournament plans include 26 teams and a tentative June 24 start date. "While a hard vote in incredibly challenging times, it was taken collectively to ensure that players can return to competition as soon as they are safely able to do so", the MLS Players Association said in a statement. (more...)
Players demanding justice for George Floyd should not attract regular sanctions Players demanding justice for George Floyd should not attract regular sanctions
- Июня 02, 2020

The chairman of Kick It Out has urged every Premier League footballer to protest the killing of George Floyd by American police by taking a knee when the season resumes this month and has said the Football Association should not punish players who use their platforms to call for social change. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Exercises Release Clause In His WWE Contract Rob Gronkowski Exercises Release Clause In His WWE Contract
- Июня 02, 2020

Come on, let's go. Gronkowski had become the belt holder after pinning Mojo Rowley in April . After all, that is how he came to win the belt in the first place when he procured it under the guise of being a guest host for WWE WrestleMania 36 . (more...)
Klopp welcomes 'massive' Liverpool training boost Klopp welcomes 'massive' Liverpool training boost
- Июня 02, 2020

He told BBC Sport , with Liverpool 25 points clear of the chasing pack and only two wins away from confirming their coronation: "It's nice to think about it but we are not champions yet and we know that". 'I can promise if it happens there will be a parade as well. In our latest football quiz, we want you to name the most expensive signings made by Manchester United . (more...)