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U.S. Open could go on with a 2-tournament bubble in New York

With players leaving the official competition since March, there has been debate about changing the format of men’s singles matches in the U.S. Open from best-of-five sets to best-of-three sets to reduce player injury risk. But Allaster said it was not part of the U.S.T.A.’s current plan. venues Both Arthur Ashe Stadium, the tournament’s main show schedule with nearly 24,000 …

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Texas coach Tom Herman on double standards and race relations

When discussing race relations in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman on Monday, Herman said he knows that something as simple as being pulled over to make an illegal U-turn can be a completely different experience for him, compared to his black student- athletes. “I will never know, you will never know, none of us will ever know what it …

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Adidas votes solidarity when you close its stores

Adidas-sponsored basketball players like Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics participated in protests over the weekend, and another, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young, organized one on Monday. However, the company’s highest-paid pitchman is rapper Kanye West, who has his own Yeezy line in Adidas. West supports Trump, who has called protesters “terrorists.” For its part, Nike released a video ad …

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Jim Joyce is still haunted by the windy Armando Galarraga call

CLOSE Let’s look back at former Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga’s almost perfect game on June 2, 2010 at Comerica Park. Wochit Two days before his life changed, Jim Joyce woke up and had coffee with his mother. He knows exactly what he did that day, May 31, 2010, when he arrived in his hometown of Toledo and stayed with …

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Sports figures add their voices to those who are angry Protestants: NPR

Former NBA player Royce White speaks out during a protest Friday in Minneapolis. White, a Minnesota native, joined former NBA player Stephen Jackson to demand prosecution for officers in George Floyd’s killing. Stephen Maturen / Getty Images hide the caption switch the caption Stephen Maturen / Getty Images Former NBA player Royce White speaks out during a protest Friday in …

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N.B.A. Players march in George Floyd protests

A wide range of athletes and sports figures have made statements on social media condemning the killing of George Floyd and other police violence against African Americans. But several N.B.A. players have gone even further. They have jumped from the sidelines to join the rallying protests that have sprung up across the country, which is in line with an image …

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NBA announcer Grant Napear penalized for saying “All Lives Matter”

Sacramento King’s play-by-play advertiser Grant Napear was placed on administrative leave by his radio station Monday after tweeting “All Lives Matter,” a controversial phrase associated with reducing the Black Lives Matter movement. “All Lives Matter … Every Single One!” Napear’s 60-year-old tweeted on Sunday after former Kings star Demarcus Cousins ​​asked KHTK radio host for his view of the Black …

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