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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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Tracking NFL players’ CBA votes

[ad_1] Mar 5, 2020Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN As NFL players prepare to cast their votes on whether to ratify the proposed collective bargaining agreement, several took to social media to voice their concerns or support -- shedding light on how polarizing such a pact can be.Several of the NFL's stars vociferously stated their plans to vote against the proposed CBA, while others expressed full support and urged their colleagues to do the
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Dolphins’ Ryan Fitzpatrick says he’s voting for new collective bargaining agreement

[ad_1] Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has publicly announced that he will be voting "yes" for the league's proposed collective bargaining agreement that was sent out to players on Thursday morning. It makes him the most prominent player to publicly announce his "yes" vote for the CBA thus far.In a video sent to ESPN's Trey Wingo, Fitzpatrick detailed why he's confident in his "yes" vote. He cited increased minimum salaries,
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Tracking NFL players’ CBA votes

[ad_1] 12:56 PM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN As NFL players prepare to cast their votes on whether to ratify the proposed collective bargaining agreement, several took to social media to voice their concerns or support -- shedding light on how polarizing such a pact can be.Several of the NFL's stars vociferously stated their plans to vote against the proposed CBA, while others expressed full support and urged their colleagues to do the
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NFL CBA proposal – What players are voting on in the deal, plus the biggest changes

[ad_1] At some point in the next couple of weeks, the NFL's players will vote on a proposed new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the league's owners. If a majority of the voting players approve, the deal will go into place immediately, as the owners already have approved it. NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith expressed confidence last week that the players would vote it through.The new CBA will expand the NFL's
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Winners and losers of 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame voting announcement

[ad_1] The votes are in! Let's check in on the winners and losers from Tuesday's Hall of Fame voting results that saw Derek Jeter get elected in his first year on the ballot, Larry Walker make it in his final year on the ballot and Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finish with similar totals as a year ago.Winner: Derek JeterEven though Mariano Rivera finally broke the 100% barrier last year,
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Lakers’ LeBron James takes over as fans’ top choice in All-Star voting

[ad_1] 2:35 PM ETTim BontempsESPN LeBron James surged into the lead in the second round of voting for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday afternoon.After Mavericks guard Luka Doncic led all players in the first round of voting announced last week, James surged past him and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo into the top spot this time around with 3,359,871 total votes. Doncic (3,277,870), Antetokounmpo (3,259,383) and
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Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetokounmpo lead 1st round of NBA All-Star voting

[ad_1] 2:28 PM ETTim BontempsESPN Rising star Luka Doncic and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo led the first round of voting for the 2020 All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.Doncic, the second-year guard from the Dallas Mavericks, leads all players with 1,703,957 votes -- 599 more than Antetokounmpo, the top vote-getter in the Eastern Conference. LeBron James is the only other player with more than one million votes through the
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Illustrated voting guide to MLB All-Star Starters Election

[ad_1] Baseball has a new process for deciding who will start the All-Star Game on July 9 in Cleveland. With the primary portion of the voting complete, we're down to three candidates per league at each position (with nine outfielders). Everyone starts at zero when the Starters Election balloting opens at noon ET Wednesday and runs through 4 p.m. ET Thursday.While the finalists sweat it out, we examine the candidates