Sen. Marsha Blackburn requires answers on NBA’s relationship with China

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., sent a letter to the NBA on Tuesday questioning the league’s relationship with China months after it frayed over one owner’s pro-Hong Kong tweet.Blackburn wrote that the NBA has “created an appearance” the league is focused more on making money than in principles, according to Sports Illustrated.POSITIVE TESTS FORCE NUGGETS TO…

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Rockies’ Ian Desmond opting out of taking part in in 2020, citing excessive likelihood amid pandemic

11:37 PM ETESPN News Services Ian Desmond will opt out of playing this season, the Colorado Rockies outfielder announced Monday.”The COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking,” he wrote at the end of a lengthy post on Instagram that touched on race and opportunities for…

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Rudy Gobert can no longer smell neatly after contracting virus in March

It’s been more than three months since Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert contracted the novel coronavirus and he still hasn’t come to his senses. Literally.The two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year told the French newspaper L’Equipe that even though he quickly recovered from the virus, he still hasn’t completely regained his sense of smell.“The…

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Regulator opens statutory inquiry into Yorkshire-primarily based totally education charity, following repeated non-compliance

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into Charr Yarr Welfare Foundation Limited (1156698), as a result of serious regulatory concerns that there is, or has been, misconduct or mismanagement in the administration of the charity. The charity funds several medical facilities in Pakistan, and operates a school in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Its purpose…

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Industries needn’t sit up for statutory clearances for 3 yrs, can originate work in Karnataka

The Karnataka cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for amending the Karnataka Industries (Facilitation) Act, 2002 aimed at allowing industries to commence work without having to wait for any statutory clearances for the first three years. The government expects the proposed amendment to boost investment across sectors and to aid the ease of doing business…

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Slash Kyrgios Takes But every other Cheeky Dig at Novak Djokovic as Coach Tests Sure

Serbian star Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour had some unintended consequences. Many players including Novak himself got infected with the coronavirus that is spreading all over the world. His coach Goran Ivanisevic who initially tested negative has now also gotten infected with the virus. Nick Kyrgios has just commented on this. Check out what he said.…

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Kevin Durant: ‘I doubtlessly wouldn’t have played’ in Orlando due to coronavirus

Kevin Durant won’t be suiting up in Orlando when the NBA attempts to resume its season next month anyways. He’s already ruled himself out while recovering from an Achilles injury he suffered last season with the Golden State Warriors.If he were healthy, however, Durant doesn’t think he’d choose to join the Brooklyn Nets at Disney World. […

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Boston Purple Sox player tested sure for COVID-19, Chaim Bloom says

A Boston Red Sox player recently tested positive for COVID-19, according to Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom.Bloom said the player is on the team’s 40-man roster, but did not identify him during a Zoom call Wednesday night.The player was exposed to coronavirus a couple weeks ago and ended up testing positive for COVID-19, Bloom said.According…

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