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Mercedes has 'clear intention' to continue in F1 for years

Mercedes has 'clear intention' to continue in F1 for years

As for Wolff's future as team boss, Howe responded: "Toto is and will remain our team boss beyond the (2020) season". Recent rumours have hinted that Mercedes could either pull the plug on its F1 op...

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Rugby Australia slashes a third of staff to stay afloat during pandemic

Rugby Australia slashes a third of staff to stay afloat during pandemic

Australian organisers tried to get the Sunwolves into their competition, based on the fact the Japanese club was in the Australian conference in the regular Super Rugby tournament. "We're explorin...

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22-team regular season with 8th-seed play-in among return proposals

22-team regular season with 8th-seed play-in among return proposals

The NBA has yet to endorse a plan, and only one of the four ideas presented on Friday's board of governors call - bringing back all 30 teams - is no longer believed to be a legitimate consideratio...

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NFL Comments on Floyd's Death

NFL Comments on Floyd's Death

Folks were obviously pretty quick to point out the hypocrisy. Former NFL star Colin Kaepernick has launched a defense fund to help pay the legal bills of demonstrators who have been arrested in Minn...

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Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear resigns after 'All Lives Matter' tweet

Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear resigns after 'All Lives Matter' tweet

I've told them many times. Napear said Monday that he was unaware of the term's negative connotations. "They've seen it. They know who he is". The Kings said Monday that they were aware of the com...

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WNBA postpones start of regular season due to COVID-19

WNBA postpones start of regular season due to COVID-19

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said in a statement Friday the league will "use this time to conduct scenario-planning regarding new start dates and innovative formats". The league had been set to...

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Brian Shaw to coach new G League select team

Brian Shaw to coach new G League select team

He was also an assistant coach for the LA Lakers (2005-11 and 2016-19), associate head coach for IN (2011-13), and head coach of Denver (2013-15). The new team is set to launch next season in Los An...

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Saul Niguez says he'll announce his 'new club' in three days

Saul Niguez says he'll announce his 'new club' in three days

The 25-year-old midfielder who has scored four goals in 37 appearances for the La Liga side this campaign has continually been linked with a move to Manchester United . If Niguez is Old Trafford boun...

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Atalanta coach says virus was life-threatening

Atalanta coach says virus was life-threatening

Gian Piero Gasperini tells the Gazzetta dello Sport that he started feeling sick on March 9, a day before Atalanta played at Valencia in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. Ev...

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NBA, WNBA Selling Face Covers Bearing Team and League Logos for Charity

Select NBA and WNBA teams across the league will also participate, donating 100 percent of proceeds from team e-commerce sites to Feeding America in the US and Second Harvest in Canada , benefi...

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Leagues can use common sense over Floyd protests

Leagues can use common sense over Floyd protests

The Chairman of the DFB has expressed his support for the players' actions. "If a player in our competitions were to display a message or act symbolically to ask for equality for human beings, the c...

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Whitmer lifts stay-at-home order, keeps some places closed

Whitmer lifts stay-at-home order, keeps some places closed

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday afternoon that the state's stay-at-home order will be lifted on Monday, June 8. "The data has shown that we are ready to carefully move our state ...

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NBA’s 22-team format expected to ‘overwhelmingly’ pass in Thursday meeting

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver and Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris "enthusiastically" backed Bennett's call, according to Wojnarowski and Lowe. The NBA has been advancing on a plan that wo...

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Hall-Of-Famer Wes Unseld Passes Away

Hall-Of-Famer Wes Unseld Passes Away

Unseld was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1988. "He was the rock of our family - an extremely devoted patriarch who reveled in being with his wife, children, friends and teamm...

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Premier League clubs can schedule friendlies ahead of the resumption

Premier League clubs can schedule friendlies ahead of the resumption

With Manchester City-Arsenal and Aston Villa-Sheffield United set to kickstart the league resumption in just over two weeks' time, it means that any player from those clubs that tests positive on Tues...

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George Floyd controversy in German football

George Floyd controversy in German football

Thuram , who also scored Gladbach's third goal, made no comment on his gesture after the game. Bhandari said there was nothing wrong with Thuram taking a knee, a symbolic protest against police brut...

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George Floyd death: Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to pay for funeral

George Floyd death: Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to pay for funeral

Mayweather will pay for Floyd's funeral, which is scheduled for June 9 in Floyd's hometown of Houston. Chauvin, who was sacked on Tuesday, was charged Friday with third-degree murder and second-degree...

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Troy Parrott: Tottenham striker has appendix removed and will miss season restart

Troy Parrott: Tottenham striker has appendix removed and will miss season restart

So, there is surprise that a whole host of top clubs will be interested in having the player in their side, come this summer. It's been a long, long time. "I was telling Geoff Shreeves the other day, ...

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MLS is on the brink of a lockout

MLS is on the brink of a lockout

The threat comes after the MLSPA agreed, at the league's insistence, to insert a force majeure clause into the sides' collective bargaining agreement. There are small signs of encouragement that the M...

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Vanessa Bryant shares 'I can't breathe' photo of late husband

Vanessa Bryant shares 'I can't breathe' photo of late husband

We know this, because Bryant dawned the infamous "I Can't Breathe" shirt from six years ago in the death Eric Garner who also dies at the hands of police as he yelled out that he could not breathe. ...

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Sancho hits hat-trick, joins 'Justice for George Floyd' protest

Sancho hits hat-trick, joins 'Justice for George Floyd' protest

England winger Jadon Sancho revealed a message calling for "justice" for the loss of life of American George Floyd, after scoring for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday. "He's going to cost a lot but he's wo...

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US Open plan in the works, including group flights, COVID-19 tests

US Open plan in the works, including group flights, COVID-19 tests

Among them are more locker facilities, increased indoor ventilation, daily testing once a player has proven he or she is Covid-19 negative, limited entourages and more. However, the good news is that ...

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Julian Nagelsmann outlines strategy to keep hold of Timo Werner

Julian Nagelsmann outlines strategy to keep hold of Timo Werner

As many Manchester City supporters will know, the Catalan media have become so tangled in the future of Nelson Semedo that there's been endless claims around the player's future, using involving Pep G...

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Lewis Hamilton slams F1 for staying silent on George Floyd death

Lewis Hamilton slams F1 for staying silent on George Floyd death

Hamilton, who is Formula One's only black driver, wrote on his Instagram story: " I see those of you who are staying silent, some of you the biggest of stars yet you stay silent in the midst of inju...

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Lionel Messi concedes football will 'never be the same again' after coronavirus

However, Messi has admitted it is tricky to focus on football given the huge impact of coronavirus, speaking out about the "frustration" of being unable to save or protect loved ones, and his belief...

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Clemson star WR Justyn Ross out for season with neck, spine disorder

Clemson star WR Justyn Ross out for season with neck, spine disorder

With the departure of Tee Higgins to the NFL, Ross was in line to be a key focus of Clemson's offense in his third and potentially final collegiate season. Ross pulled down 46 receptions for 1000 ya...

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Players make Major League Baseball counteroffer in bid to save 2020 season

Players make Major League Baseball counteroffer in bid to save 2020 season

The MLBPA's proposal states that players have the right to "opt out on the season", so if no one wants to play, they won't have to. That the union proposal puts deferments on the table could be wher...

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Manchester United extend Odion Ighalo's loan deal until January 2021

Manchester United extend Odion Ighalo's loan deal until January 2021

Having been plagued with injuries, particularly in the attacking department, the former Watford striker was roped in as an emergency signing, and has managed to score four goals in eight games, whil...

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Chase Elliott wins weekday race at Charlotte

Mother Nature has interrupted both Wednesday events scheduled so far by Nascar since its return from a layoff. The second consecutive Wednesday night race would have been the fourth for the elite Cup ...

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Barcelona to resume title defence against Real Mallorca on 13 June

Barcelona to resume title defence against Real Mallorca on 13 June

The government gave permission for the LaLiga season to resume after June 8. The games will include Real Madrid vs Eibar and Real Mallorca vs Barcelona . That has been one source of dissent...

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Smith beating up a protester for allegedly breaking his truck's window

Smith beating up a protester for allegedly breaking his truck's window

TMZ Sports released the footage of Smith kicking and punching the man, and he landed several shots to his head. He said in the video that he wanted to make it clear that his retaliation against the ...

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Williams considering selling Formula One team

Williams considering selling Formula One team

Williams denied suggestions that its call for investment was an act of "desperation" prompted by the hard situation it found itself in after two seasons of finishing last in the constructors' champio...

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Coronavirus safety plan approved for 2 F1 races in Austria

Coronavirus safety plan approved for 2 F1 races in Austria

According to reports on The Race website, F1 management is considering using the doubleheaders as the ideal opportunity to experiment with a radically different format to the usual race weekend. For...

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Nike Signs 2020 WNBA First Draft Pick

Being based in major media market NY, after being drafted by the Liberty, should also help Ionescu further expand her brand. Ionescu, the No. 1 overall pick by the New York Liberty in Friday's 2...

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Canada's Mackenzie Tour shuts down season

Canada's Mackenzie Tour shuts down season

The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday (May 29) it had chose to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines f...

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