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Jimmy Butler, other Heat players open up on racism in online town hall

[ad_1] In a candid and passionate online town hall discussion hosted by the Miami Heat, All-Star forward Jimmy Butler recounted one of his first experiences with racism and declared that "now is the time to change."Butler was one of several Heat players who shared their deeply personal experiences and engaged in difficult discussions about racism, social injustice and police brutality facing the black community in the town hall held on
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Bruno Fernandes picks Man United up again to deny Jose Mourinho and Tottenham

[ad_1] It was like Bruno Fernandes had never been away. Among the on-pitch imponderables as Premier League football resumed was whether one of its most in-form players would be able to continue the level of performance that had revitalised Manchester United's season after he joined the club in January.Ninety minutes in north London provided a conclusive answer. It was apt that the 25-year-old converted the 81st-minute penalty that earned United
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21 Clemson football players positive for COVID-19 in latest testing

[ad_1] Clemson's football team has 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since its return to campus two weeks ago, according to a source, after the school announced 28 new positive tests among student-athletes and staff on Friday.The school performed a total of 315 tests in the past week, with 28 people testing positive, the bulk of which were football players. According to a source at the school, 21 football players tested
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MLB ‘will not play more than 60 games’ or respond to players’ latest plan, union says

[ad_1] Major League Baseball has told the players association that it will not make a counter-offer to the players' latest proposal and will not play more than 60 games this season, according to a statement released by the MLBPA on Friday evening."MLB has informed the Association that it will not respond to our last proposal and will not play more than 60 games," the statement said. "Our Executive Board will
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Five questions for Week 20 of the Overwatch League

[ad_1] We've got some great matches this weekend in the Overwatch League, from SP9RK1E and the new-look Eternal taking on the Shock juggernaut to the resurgent Mayhem taking on the equally resurgent Valiant. Here's what our writers are looking forward to in Week 20.Is SP9RK1E already a top-tier DPS?Tyler Erzberger: He has all the makings of a top-tier DPS, but it's literally been a single week of him playing. I
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NASCAR Cup race will run at Texas with fans in the stands

[ad_1] FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Motor Speedway plans to open its massive grandstands to thousands of fans for a rescheduled NASCAR Cup Series race next month. Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday approved a plan submitted by the track to allow spectators for for the race on July 19. The governor had previously said that outdoor sporting events could be held with 50% capacity. Track President Eddie Gossage said
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Bryson DeChambeau’s eat whatever he wants, whenever he wants plan seems to be working

[ad_1] HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- In addition to all of the physical benefits that Bryson DeChambeau is enjoying after a months-long process that has seen him add 40 pounds, perhaps the best one has nothing to do with golf.It's his diet.Specifically, the ability to eat, well, as much as possible."I eat whatever I want, whenever,'' DeChambeau said Friday.So far, DeChambeau is devouring golf courses as well, adding a 64 during
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Season ticket holders at elevated risk of COVID-19 can skip 2020 season, come back in ’21

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots are offering season-ticket holders at an elevated risk of COVID-19 infection the chance to skip the 2020 season entirely and still hold on to their seats for the next year.The policy appears to be the most generous -- or perhaps cautious -- yet announced by an NFL team in response to the coronavirus pandemic, going beyond the league's blanket offer of a
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UCLA players demand third-party oversight for health, safety administration

[ad_1] The UCLA Bruins have come together to demand their health and safety is protected as they approach a return to campus, workouts and eventually practice.In a document obtained by ESPN and first reported by the Los Angeles Times, 30 current players and one former player signed a document asking that third-party health officials are put in charge of overseeing and enforcing health and safety guidelines and that the guidelines
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Lakers’ Jeanie Buss implores white people to stop ignoring racism

[ad_1] Los Angeles Lakers chief executive officer and governor Jeanie Buss shared a photograph of a letter on her Instagram account Friday containing racist and misogynistic epithets "so that everyone can see the hate is real and living out there," she wrote.The two-sentence letter, composed on a type writer, begins with "Dear Whore" and continues with more vitriol."After 60 years as a huge Lakers fan, I now say to hell