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Kylin Hill: Change Mississippi flag or I won't represent this state anymore Kylin Hill: Change Mississippi flag or I won't represent this state anymore
- Июня 23, 2020

Hill is a MS native and one of the top rushers in college football. If other players across sports and from both the major MS schools in the SEC were to stand with Hill, as Gay Jr. "In the event there is no change, there will be consideration of precluding Southeastern Conference championship events from being conducted in the State of MS until the state flag is changed". (more...)
Canadian government approves plan to have NHL play hockey in Canada Canadian government approves plan to have NHL play hockey in Canada
- Июня 23, 2020

But officials say that only applies to three potential hub cities - Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver - and doesn't mean players in Winnipeg, Calgary and Montreal can return without a two-week quarantine. The fringe is presently shut to unimportant travel until at any rate July 21, and those entering Canada must self-detach for 14 days. When asked what would happen if a player or staff member tests positive, Canada's chief public health officer said instructions from the specific local health ... (more...)
Coronavirus US: MLB restart date delayed to July 26 at earliest Coronavirus US: MLB restart date delayed to July 26 at earliest
- Июня 23, 2020

A final resolution may be near in talks to resume the 2020 Major League Baseball season, but a firm agreement between MLB and the MLB Players Association doesn't seem likely. But the players countered, asking for 70 games. Five players for the Philadelphia Phillies have tested positive for COVID-19 at the team's spring camp in Florida, prompting the club to indefinitely close the complex. (more...)
BCCI mourns the death of Shri Rajinder Goel BCCI mourns the death of Shri Rajinder Goel
- Июня 23, 2020

Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary of BCCI , said in a statement: " Rajinder Goel Ji was a true servant of Indian cricket ". It takes years of hard work to be able to take 750 wickets and I salute his efforts. Sachin Tendulkar recalled him calling him a "stalwart of Indian Domestic Cricket" and wrote, "Saddened to hear about the passing away of Rajinder Goel ji!" Cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar said he is amazed by Goel's bowling record, calling it "bradmanesque". (more...)
Serena Williams starts US Open preparations, installs new surface at home Serena Williams starts US Open preparations, installs new surface at home
- Июня 23, 2020

The US Open is using the Laykold court instead of DecoTurf for the first time since 1978. Commenting on the same, Andreescu said that she truly understands that the decision to pull out of the US Open wouldn't be an easy one for any player and that the decision would have been taken after adequate consideration. (more...)
Manfred, Clark meet in Arizona Manfred, Clark meet in Arizona
- Июня 23, 2020

If you're into a good conspiracy theory like I am, the evidence laid before us suggests that Wednesday's reports were fueled by the owners to make the union look like the bad guys in these negotiations . Manfred had threatened a shorter schedule, perhaps of about 50 games. The season would consist of 60 games, beginning July 19 or 20 and ending September 27. (more...)
Dak Prescott commits to Cowboys with franchise tag, now it’s their turn Dak Prescott commits to Cowboys with franchise tag, now it’s their turn
- Июня 23, 2020

Prescott will reportedly be contractually obligated to attend training camp on time, per Schefter, whether or not he's able to reach a long-term agreement with the Cowboys by then. That deal would have been worth between $34 million and $35 million per season. The deadline that matters is July 15 whether Prescott signed the tag today, yesterday or in March. (more...)
Rashford campaign secures meals for 1.3 million vulnerable children Rashford campaign secures meals for 1.3 million vulnerable children
- Июня 23, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson , speaking at his daily press briefing, said: "I talked to Marcus Rashford today to congratulate him on his campaigning which to be honest I only became aware of very recently - today". "If you can use your face to change something for the better, why not?" As the Premier League returned on Wednesday, players, coaches and officials copied the demonstration made famous by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, when he protested against social inequality and ... (more...)
Boise State suspends voluntary workouts after school announces positive COVID-19 tests Boise State suspends voluntary workouts after school announces positive COVID-19 tests
- Июня 23, 2020

Kansas State has suspended all football workouts for 14 days following the most recent coronavirus test results, the school said Saturday. Still, several schools have seen athletes test positive for the virus shortly after returning. The Iowa football team started voluntary workouts June 8, while the men's and women's basketball teams started voluntary workouts June 15. The introduction also indicates that the recommended health and safety guidelines are not a guarantee that an athlete ... (more...)
Redskins retire Mitchell's jersey, rename stadium level Redskins retire Mitchell's jersey, rename stadium level
- Июня 23, 2020

The Redskins are finally doing something they should have done years ago - no, not changing their team name. but rather punting a monument dedicated to their racist ex-owner. He, like Jackie, was a military officer headquartered in the D.C. area when he received notice of his trade (from Cleveland). He was more than an exceptional football player and athlete, he was an exceptional human being. (more...)
Super Rugby Aotearoa: Scott Barrett could be set to miss season Super Rugby Aotearoa: Scott Barrett could be set to miss season
- Июня 23, 2020

There were nearly 30 in the match in a count which went in the Hurricanes favor in the first half and the Crusaders' in the second. Out of the blocks, this was not a vintage performance from the Crusaders but there is enough from their typically clinical 39-25 victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington to suggest the defending Super Rugby champions will be just as hard to counter in the New Zealand-only competition. (more...)
Players cut meeting short after Clark gets new letter from Manfred Players cut meeting short after Clark gets new letter from Manfred
- Июня 23, 2020

Assuming MLB and the MLBPA manage to agree on health and safety protocols in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic - Manfred recently indicated the sides were close - the majority of teams would hold camps at home ballparks. (more...)
Salman Khan appeals his fans to stand by Sushants family Salman Khan appeals his fans to stand by Sushants family
- Июня 23, 2020

Here are more details on this. Kundan Kumar, a resident of Bihar, filed a case against her accusing the actress of abetting the Sushant's suicide. The hearing will take place on June 24. She had dated him. The matter will be heard in a JMFC court on July 3. He passed away on June 14 in his Bandra residence and some of his prominent names from the industry and the cricketing fraternity are yet to come to the terms with the fact. (more...)
US PGA to go ahead without fans US PGA to go ahead without fans
- Июня 23, 2020

The PGA Championship will be played as scheduled on August 6-9 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, but without fans, Ron Kroichick reported on Monday on the San Francisco Chronicle's website and on Twitter. Now that the PGA of America has its plan for its major championship, the next task is the Ryder Cup. Construction on grandstands, a sprawling merchandise tent and other infrastructure started at Harding in late February, before the coronavirus outbreak caused the PGA Tour and other ... (more...)
Celtics' Enes Kanter says dad has been acquitted of terrorism charges Celtics' Enes Kanter says dad has been acquitted of terrorism charges
- Июня 23, 2020

Gulen denies any connection with the matter. Kanter tweeted Monday that he will be eligible to officially become a US citizen on June 15, 2021, ESPN reported. He was acquitted on Thursday by a court in northwestern Turkey, the newspaper and other media reported. There was no immediate statement from the court on why he had been cleared. (more...)
Mets, Yankees to relocate spring training from Florida to NY Mets, Yankees to relocate spring training from Florida to NY
- Июня 23, 2020

The Yankees administered tests on Friday in Tampa, so there is a prospect the amount of good outcomes will increase. The Yankees had two virus-positive players in the minor leagues in March, leading to the closure of the minor league camp. "Florida has had consecutive record-breaking jumps in cases this week, including more than 4,000 new cases on Saturday", reported CBS.com . With owners and gamers even now determining what a season would search like in terms of online games performed and ... (more...)
Pakistan trio test positive for Covid-19 ahead of England tour Pakistan trio test positive for Covid-19 ahead of England tour
- Июня 22, 2020

The majority of the remaining players and support staff were tested across three sites at Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar on Monday, with results not yet available. The players will be tested twice for Covid-19, once before they board the flight to London, and again once upon landing in the UK. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced that uncapped teenager Haider Ali , pace bowler Haris Rauf and all-rounder Shadab Khan all returned positive tests in Rawalpindi on Sunday. (more...)
SLC planning to start its T20 league in August #109940 SLC planning to start its T20 league in August #109940
- Июня 22, 2020

Looks like the circus has started names and evidence? Sri Lanka's Sports Ministry has begun an investigation into allegations of fixing in the 2011 World Cup final. "We can not let people get away all the time with lies". In 2011, we were to win, but we sold the match. In an interview with local TV channel "Sirasa", Aluthgamage said the final was fixed. (more...)
Major League Baseball players to vote on owners’ 60-game proposal today Major League Baseball players to vote on owners’ 60-game proposal today
- Июня 22, 2020

The MLBPA executive committee was expected to vote Sunday against the latest offer from the league but delayed that process upon receiving word from commissioner Rob Manfred that he would eliminate an expanded postseason and universal designated hitter in 2021 if MLB was unable to play an eventual season that may be set this year. (more...)
Ramos' record-breaking night gives Real Madrid top spot Ramos' record-breaking night gives Real Madrid top spot
- Июня 22, 2020

Fans have been calling out double standards in VAR after Karim Benzema's winning goal against Real Sociedad was allowed to stand last night. "We won on the field and I think the victory is deserved", Goal.com quoted Zidane as saying. Their victory at Anoeta means Madrid go level with Barca on 65 points at the top of La Liga - but ahead of the Catalan side thanks to their head-to-head record - with eight games left to play. (more...)