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Shrewsbury Town season over as League One vote confirmed Shrewsbury Town season over as League One vote confirmed
- Июня 10, 2020

The League One play-offs will still go ahead, with Oxford, Portsmouth, Fleetwood and Wycombe involved. Wycombe's place is of some dispute, as the Chairboys had sat behind Peterborough but with one game in hand when football stopped in early March. (more...)
Vanessa Bryant pays touching tribute to Kobe on wedding anniversary
- Июня 10, 2020

A shirt bearing Bryant's name and her chosen squad number, two, will be picked in the draft as a tribute to the youngster when the annual WNBA selection takes place on Friday. "You deserved to live a long, healthy and happy life", she wrote. "All I know is, she caught my heart and I just knew that she was the one". She also penned a tribute to him and shared a throwback photo with her late husband. (more...)
Former Shrewsbury Town midfielder will refuse to play Former Shrewsbury Town midfielder will refuse to play
- Июня 10, 2020

His reason for not wanting to play for Charlton beyond the expiration of his contract which ends this summer is due to him not wanting to risk injury which could scupper his chances of a big money move. Taylor, who is out of contract at the end of next month, has informed Bowyer he does not wish to play for fear of getting injured and potentially threatening his chances of a "life-changing move". (more...)
George Russell eases to third Virtual GP win around streets of Baku George Russell eases to third Virtual GP win around streets of Baku
- Июня 10, 2020

The Briton, who failed to score a point on the real racetrack a year ago in an uncompetitive auto after winning the 2018 F2 title, led from pole to chequered flag on the simulated Baku circuit. Former champion Williams has not won a race since 2012 and scored one point previous year, finishing last for the second season in a row. However, Albon's runner-up spot was out of reach for third-place man Esteban Gutierrez, while McLaren's Lando Norris enjoyed his best performance to date in the ... (more...)
Dabo Swinney wears 'Football Matters' shirt, and Trevor Lawrence defends it Dabo Swinney wears 'Football Matters' shirt, and Trevor Lawrence defends it
- Июня 09, 2020

He has also wan two national championships with the Tigers. Through it all, Swinney had stayed silent since. "He said , "We don't say we blocked the wrong f'in n-word" and he repeated it and he shouldn't have done that", Swinney said. And really sad", Dabo Swinney stated. 'We have great communication with our team and it was handled'. The phrase "Football Matters" is used as a slogan by the National Football Foundation , which according to its website is "a non-profit educational ... (more...)
Major League Baseball to propose full prorated salaries, 50-game season Major League Baseball to propose full prorated salaries, 50-game season
- Июня 09, 2020

Teams and players hope to start the season in ballparks with no fans , and teams say they would sustain huge losses if salaries are not cut more. Time passed. Many players voiced their disapproval with this plan and said the players' union would not agree to it. The Major League Baseball Players Association has reportedly embraced the owners' proposal to only play a regional schedule in 2020, limiting travel as much as possible. (more...)
Hornets' Malik Monk reinstated from suspension for violating anti-drug program Hornets' Malik Monk reinstated from suspension for violating anti-drug program
- Июня 09, 2020

Malik Monk #1 of the Charlotte Hornets shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers on February 25, 2020 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The NBA season was paused March 11 by the coronavirus pandemic. Monk, a third-year reserve from Kentucky, was averaging 10.3 points and 2.9 rebounds in 21 minutes per game before his suspension. (more...)
EFL: Clubs vote to end 2019-20 season EFL: Clubs vote to end 2019-20 season
- Июня 09, 2020

Curtailment of the league season brings to an end weeks of debate and speculation ever since the EFL chose to put the decision in the hands of their member clubs. In a statement the EFL said: "Those players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate in line with the guidelines provided by the EFL and only those who have tested negative will be permitted to enter training ground facilities". (more...)
Donald Trump Shades Roger Goodell, Kneeling is Disrespectful to Flag & Country Donald Trump Shades Roger Goodell, Kneeling is Disrespectful to Flag & Country
- Июня 09, 2020

After a slew of superstars ⁠- including Stephon Gilmore ⁠- created a video asking the National Football League to speak out about police brutality, the commissioner responded with a lengthy statement on Friday night. Goodell said he encouraged players to speak out and protest peacefully. However, he did not mention Kaepernick by name. Goodell broadly agreed with numerous points brought up in a previous video featuring roughly a dozen star NFL players, including the new face of the league: ... (more...)
10 racehorses killed in early-morning crash on New Jersey Turnpike 10 racehorses killed in early-morning crash on New Jersey Turnpike
- Июня 09, 2020

West Point Thoroughbreds revealed on Twitter that they owned the two identified fillies - three-year-olds Hot Mist and Under the Oaks . Trained by Christophe Clement, Under the Oaks had finished sixth in her racing debut on May 30 at Gulfstream Park. (more...)
Dalvin Cook To Hold Out For 'Reasonable Extension' Dalvin Cook To Hold Out For 'Reasonable Extension'
- Июня 09, 2020

Bengals running back Joe Mixon, also drafted in 2017, is similarly rumored to have threatened a holdout if he does not receive an extension before the season starts. McCaffrey has better numbers than Cook and has not missed a game in three years. Bell, notably, refused to sign the franchise tag with the Pittsburgh Steelers and ultimately sat out the entire 2018 National Football League season before joining the New York Jets in the off-season on a four-year, $52.5 million contract. (more...)
Hamilton calls for worldwide removal of statues of slave owners Hamilton calls for worldwide removal of statues of slave owners
- Июня 09, 2020

Demonstrators pulled down the 18-foot (5.5-metre) bronze monument to Edward Colston in the southwest English city of Bristol and threw it into the harbour on Sunday. "This is an intense time for our community, and the most important thing is for us to maintain momentum and not lose sight of how critical it is to pursue long-term solutions and commitments, for the sake of our generation, and the next". (more...)
Manchester City 'join Chelsea in the race for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell' Manchester City 'join Chelsea in the race for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell'
- Июня 09, 2020

Chilwell has four years left on his contract and Leicester are under no pressure to sell the 23-year-old. Chilwell has become a hot property in the transfer market on the back of two stunning campaigns in a row. "Pep Guardiola has played Benjamin Mendy the most times at left-back this season and also has Oleksandr Zinchenko, although the Ukraine worldwide could be moved into midfield". (more...)
Old Instagram post shows Ishant Sharma referring Darren Sammy as 'Kalu' Old Instagram post shows Ishant Sharma referring Darren Sammy as 'Kalu'
- Июня 09, 2020

The former Windies skipper has been a vocal supporter of the protests that are now going on in the United States over the death of an African-American man named George Floyd . Me being a team man, I thought teammates are happy, so it must be something amusing", Sammy said. "Every time I was called it, there was laughter in the moment". (more...)
NASCAR races to return to Kentucky in July with no spectators NASCAR races to return to Kentucky in July with no spectators
- Июня 09, 2020

Holding races at night puts them in prime-time slots for TV. The track will also get a double header of XFinity races as well. In its release, Kentucky Speedway General Manager, Mark Simendinger, reacted to the latest news. "When we built Nashville Superspeedway in 2001 our goal was to one day secure a NASCAR Cup Series race for the venue". That means Dover International Speedway will lose one of its two NASCAR Cup race dates next year. (more...)
F1 announces first leg of revised 2020 race calendar F1 announces first leg of revised 2020 race calendar
- Июня 09, 2020

The Formula One season will finally get underway with back-to-back races at the Austrian Grand Prix in July as part of an eight-race European swing. A second Silverstone race will then follow over August 7-9 and will be labelled the Emirates Formula 1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. (more...)
Bumper crowd expected in Dunedin for Super Rugby return Bumper crowd expected in Dunedin for Super Rugby return
- Июня 09, 2020

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on 8th June the country would move to level one restrictions from midnight after no new cases of Covid-19 were recorded for 17 days. These meetings will be able to fill up with spectators, to whom it was simply suggested, without any obligation, to geolocate in the stadium via an application on their mobile phone, in the event of tracing in case of contraction of the coronavirus . (more...)
Players agree to talk National Basketball Association return Players agree to talk National Basketball Association return
- Июня 09, 2020

Each of the 22 teams will play eight regular-season games for seeding purposes for the postseason. All games will be played (at least at first) at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The remaining eight teams in the league, including the Detroit Pistons, did not have qualifying win-loss records when play was stopped, and their season is considered completed. (more...)
Spurs' Aldridge ruled out for rest of season Spurs' Aldridge ruled out for rest of season
- Июня 09, 2020

Aldridge had arthroscopic subacromial decompression and rotator cuff debridement on his right shoulder. The San Antonio Spurs will be without big man LaMarcus Aldridge when their season resumes at Disney World, the team has announced. (more...)
New Zealand sport gets green light for fans to sell out stadiums New Zealand sport gets green light for fans to sell out stadiums
- Июня 09, 2020

Both sides will face off against each other on Saturday, June 13 while the Blues will host Hurricanes at Eden Park the following day, Sunday, June 14. But their number was limited to a few hundred, scattered on a court adjoining the one where the matches took place, behind barriers. Irish rugby is working towards a restart date of August 22 for a series of interpro clashes behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium, yet a cloud of uncertainty still looms large. (more...)