Monthly Archives جولای 2020

Cardinals’ positive tests, postponement create another coronavirus crisis for embattled MLB

The Cardinals’ game Friday night in Milwaukee, which was to be the Brewers’ home opener, was postponed, MLB announced, and will be made up as a doubleheader Sunday; the teams’ scheduled game for Saturday remains on at this point.

The rescheduling, MLB’s statement said, “is consistent with protocols to allow enough time for additional testing and contact tracing to be conducted.”

Still, that means six teams, or 20 percent of the league, will sit idle Friday due to coronavirus-related postponements: the Cardinals, Brewers, Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals. The Cardinals’ cases involve two St. Louis players, according to a league official.

The Cardinals’ samples that produced the positive tests were most likely taken in Minneap...

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White House willing to cut a stimulus deal without ‘liability shield,’ breaking with McConnell

One of the people familiar with the administration’s thinking said the measure was “considered important but not absolutely essential.”

White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Friday that the liability shield was McConnell’s priority but that Trump wanted unemployment insurance extended.

“That’s a question for Mitch McConnell … that’s his priority,” McEnany said, when, asked if the administration would insist on a liability shield. “This president is very keenly focused on unemployment insurance.”

The dealmaking flexibility conflicts with the ultimatum McConnell has given Democrats that any congressional stimulus package must make it significantly harder for workers and customers to sue employers and businesses for damages related to the coro...

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Coronavirus: Dr Fauci says Europe better at managing Covid-19 than US due to widespread shutdown

Dr Anthony Fauci says that Europe’s more stringent shutdown rules allowed it to better manage the Covid-19 pandemic in comparison to the US.

Testifying before a congressional committee on the coronavirus he said: “We really functionally shut down only about 50 per cent in the sense of the totality of the country.”

Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, argued that US shutdowns didn’t go far enough and that states opened up too soon.

“We started off with a very difficult baseline of transmission that was going on at the time that we tried to open up the country,” he said.

The nation’s top infectious diseases expert was responding to a question from House majority whip Jim Clyburn, who asked why Europe had managed to get its outbre...

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LeBron James salutes Colin Kaepernick for inspiring NBA’s National Anthem demonstration

“I hope we made Kaep proud,” James said. “I hope we continue to make Kaep proud every single day. I hope I make him proud on how I live my life, not only out on the basketball floor but off the floor.”

The Lakers and Clippers donned “Black Lives Matter” shirts and locked arms before their contest in a unified demonstration. Every player on both teams participated, as did the coaches and referees. A similar demonstration took place involving members of the Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans earlier Thursday.

The 35-year-old James, who has been outspoken on political issues dating back to Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner, called for the Louisville police officers who shot Breonna Taylor to be arrested last week. After praising Rep...

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Sweat DC makes a hard pivot to outlast pandemic

Gerard Burley had grown his Park View fitness studio, Sweat DC, into a sweet spot.

It had 200 members, mostly women in their 30s and 40s, paying $140 to $260 a month for his workouts. It was grossing more than $40,000 every four weeks, comfortably covering Burley’s 14-member payroll, rent and other expenses, and he had just expanded his fitness floor and added a smoothie bar.

“We were in our prime spot, coming off one of our best Januarys and Februarys,” Burley said. “February, March and April are when we make our money.”

That all changed March 15, when the pandemic forced him to make a hard pivot, recasting his business top to bottom.

Burley, 37, immediately froze memberships so clients wouldn’t be charged while stay-at-home orders were in effect...

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Portland protests: Trump's homeland security chief says federal police will stay – for now

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Federal police forces will remain in Portland until Trump administration officials determine the Oregon governor, a Democrat, has a plan that is working to quell protests and violence there, says Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.

“Law enforcement officers that have been there over the past 60 days will remain there in Portland until we are assured that the plan that has been put in place by the governor and Oregon State Police will be effective night after night,” Mr Wolf told Fox News on Friday morning.

His comments came a day after the administration and Oregon Governor Kate Brown said they agreed on a plan for the federal law enfor...

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Capitals invite fans to submit ‘Unleash the Fury’ videos for NHL restart

“We’re missing the ‘Unleash the Fury,’ you know,” Vrana said, referring to the hype video the team has shown on the video board when in need of a spark since 2007. “Missing some extra energy from the fans. I can say every team, when they play home, you have an extra player out there. It’s the fans, and Washington, we have the best fans. They give us an extra energy.”

Good news, Jakub: The Capitals are inviting fans to submit video recordings of themselves reenacting various lines from the video, which of course ends with the clip from the movie “Road Trip” of comedian Tom Green shouting “Unleash the Fury!”

A Capitals spokeswoman said the team’s marketing department had been planning an “Unleash the Fury” activation for weeks and that Vrana’s comments on Thurs...

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Pandemic underscores how public parks shape public health

But for tens of millions of Americans, that’s easier said than done; according to the Trust for Public Land (TPL), a nonprofit that works to protect parks and other outdoor public spaces, roughly 100 million Americans don’t have a public park within a 10-minute walk of their home.

“For far too many communities, quality green space where families can recreate and practice social distancing is simply not available,” said Diane Regas, the president and chief executive of TPL.

TPL maintains a national database of park infrastructure in 14,000 cities and towns. On average, about 55 percent of Americans have easy access to a local park, or one that is within a 10-minute walk from home. In the top-ranking cities, like Minneapolis and Washington D.C...

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“چرا نمی توانید F1 حق آن را دریافت؟’ آسمان مجری سیمون Lazenby توضیح می دهد که چرا او حصار برای مبارزه با نژاد پرستی

مستقل استخدام خبرنگاران در سراسر جهان به شما به ارمغان بیاورد واقعا مستقل روزنامه نگاری. برای حمایت از ما لطفا در نظر گرفتن سهم.

از آن شده است تقریبا یک ماه پس فرمول یک پست-مستند بازگشت با چشم های بیشتر بر روی آن از همیشه به آن نگاه کرد به شماره گیری به مسائل اجتماعی که ناشی میان coronavirus بیماری همه گیر.

تقریبا یک ماه پس از آنها ساخته خود را #WeRaceAsOne شعار و decked تمام 20 رانندگان در t-پیراهن های مزین با “پایان نژادپرستی” تنها با لوئیس همیلتون را تحمل کلمات “Black Lives Matter”...

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ورزش لیگ در حال تلاش برای نجات یک سال است. آنها باید در تلاش برای نجات آینده است.

کسب و کار اصلی ورزش گره خورده است به این دائمی بوسیله اسباب گردنده. این بازی ها در همه جا به دلیل منافع عمومی و درآمد است که تضمین می کند. این همه hitched به اعتقاد نشکن فن وسواس: مجلل عرصه و استادیوم عظیم تلویزیون معاملات به ظاهر بی حد و حصر تبلیغات بالقوه است. تا زمانی که وجود دارد این است که عملکرد اقتصاد به حفاظت از آنها ورزشی هستند ساده و قابل اعتماد بودند.

آن را می سازد رمان coronavirus همه گیر ظالمانه ترین حریف ممکن است و این که چرا ورزش ما رهبران باید انجام چیزی است که آنها عادت به: توطئه طولانی بازی بیش ...

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