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Floyd Mayweather’s promotion, MLS, NASCAR and IndyCar teams among those approved for PPP loans

[ad_1] Boxing promotions run by Floyd Mayweather, Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya and teams in MLS, NASCAR and IndyCar were among a cavalcade of sports organizations that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.Data released Monday showed hundreds of thousands of Paycheck Protection Program recipients across a wide range of industries, and sports-related businesses were well
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Hawks approved to turn State Farm Arena into huge voting station for upcoming elections

[ad_1] The Fulton County Registration and Elections Board approved a plan by the Atlanta Hawks to transform State Farm Arena into a massive polling station for Georgia's primary runoff election on Aug. 11, as well as early voting for the general election scheduled for Nov. 3.The idea was hatched during the weekend following the killing of George Floyd, when the focal point of protesters in Atlanta was just outside the
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NFL CBA approved – What players get in new deal, how expanded playoffs and schedule will work

[ad_1] NFL players voted to approve a proposed new collective bargaining agreement with the league's owners, ensuring NFL labor peace through at least 2030. The vote was tight, with 1,019 "yes" votes and 959 "no" votes.The new CBA will expand the NFL's playoff field by two teams starting with the 2020 season and allow owners the option to expand the regular season from 16 games to 17 games as early
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John Daly approved to use cart at PGA Championship

[ad_1] John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of an injured left knee. It will be the first time a player rides a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in the 1998 U.S. Open at Olympic Club. The PGA of America says Daly applied for the cart through its American with Disabilities Act policy and provided information for the
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New-look Tour Championship approved for world ranking points

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won’t be published, so that world ranking points can be awarded. The Official World Golf