LA businesses pick up the shattered pieces, with help from good Samaritans

Clean up on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, Sunday, May 31, 2020. Protesters vandalized, looted and damaged businesses in the area after protesters gathered on Saturday in response to the killing of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis while being arrested by police. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   It was an eerily quiet Sunday morning in downtown Los Angeles and the city’s Fairfax District, except for the sound of brooms. They were sweeping up scattered shards of gla...
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Peaceful protests, looting, arrests grow across Southern California in wake of George Floyd killing

Wide-spread looting occurs in stores off Broadway as police attempt to clear a sit-in protest for the killing of George Floyd on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica on Sunday, May 31, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Protesters outside Los Angeles City Hall, Sunday, May 31, 2020 in response to George Floyd’s death. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Protesters and counter-protesters clashed near the Hu...
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avatarparallels: Iroh: I’m sorry, I just nag you because, well,...

avatarparallels: Iroh: I’m sorry, I just nag you because, well, ever since I lost my son… Zuko: Uncle, you don’t have to say it. Iroh: I think of you as my own.
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Sunwolves out of Super Rugby after time runs out in pandemic

Time has run out for the Tokyo-based Sunwolves to join a Super Rugby competition that has been revamped because of the coronavirus pandemic. Rugby Australia issued a statement Monday saying travel restrictions and border closures meant the Sunwolves wouldn't have enough time to prepare for the July 3 kickoff. The regular Super Rugby tournament was suspended in March after seven rounds of matches, leaving teams from five countries in limbo.
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NBA voices continue to swell in support of protests for George Floyd

Amid a crowd of thousands making their way down an Atlanta street on Saturday afternoon, Jaylen Brown might’ve looked relatively anonymous among the masked crowd in his hometown. But the Celtics forward wasn’t anonymous or innocuous as he rallied protesters to a memorial dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr., and helped lead the march. Internet video showed Brown holding a sign that read “I CAN’T BREATHE.” It’s a sentiment being shared around the NBA, from players, coaches and even team statements...
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Nick Saban is “shocked and angered” by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery

At a time when only one NFL coach has issued a statement regarding ongoing unrest throughout the nation arising from the recent death of George Floyd and others, former Dolphins coach and currently Alabama coach Nick Saban has joined the li
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AP source: MLB players offer 114-game season, no more $ cuts

Major League Baseball players proposed a 114-game regular season Sunday, up from 82 in management's offer, but no additional pay cuts beyond the one they agreed to in March, a person familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. Opening day in the coronavirus-delayed season would be June 30 and the regular season would end Oct. 31, nearly five weeks after the Sept. 27 conclusion that MLB's proposal stuck to from the season's original schedule. Players, like MLB, would increa...
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Japan's Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as Australia bid fails

Japan's Sunwolves bowed out of Super Rugby on Monday as they failed to join an Australian offshoot of the coronavirus-hit tournament. The Sunwolves, who are being kicked out of Super Rugby at the end of the season, said Australian officials had told them they won't be able to take part. The series between Australia's four Super Rugby teams -- Queensland Reds, NSW Waratahs, ACT Brumbies and Melbourne Rebels -- along with the previously axed Western Force, is set to kick off on Ju...
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MLBPA proposes 114-game season, playoff expansion to MLB

On Sunday evening, the MLBPA sent its proposal for a modified 2020 season to MLB ownership, suggesting a 114-game season and expanded playoffs.
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What now for tennis in 2020?

Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August. The French Open last year at Roland Garros brought in 520,000 paying customers. Roger Federer, whose 20-Grand Slam title haul includes five titles at the US Open and one in Paris, is not keen on seeing rows and rows of empty seats.
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Nationwide unrest testing coaches' true leadership

In the wake of murders and protests, coaches are trying to find the best way to articulate their feelings during scary times. Or, in some cases, whether to say anything at all.
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Exclusive angle: Exchange between Logano, Elliott following Bristol

Check out NASCAR's exclusive angle of the exchange on pit road between Chase Elliott and Joey Logano following Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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'Plain angry' Jordan joins sports world call for change after Floyd death

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried "ingrained racism" in America Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents. "I am deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry," Jordan said in a statement Sunday, as protests over Floyd's death on May 25 spawned violence and looting. "We have had enough," said Jordan, who was famously reluctant to comment on social issues during his playing career.
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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

By LINDSEY BAHR NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s web page. No cause was given. Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists’ careers were defined by their ambitious art projects that quickly disappeared soon after they were erectedthat andoften involved wrapping large structures in fabric. In 2005, he installed more than 7,500 saffron-colored vinyl gate...
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MLS players agree to salary cuts, possible tournament

The Major League Soccer Players Association voted to approve economic concessions for this season, including across-the-board salary cuts, while also agreeing to play in a proposed summer tournament in Orlando, Florida. The MLS season was suspended March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Major League Soccer gave its teams the go-ahead Thursday to begin small voluntary group training sessions outdoors.
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Ex-Giants manager Dusty Baker reveals his challenge when MLB returns

For more than 50 years, Dusty Baker has been spitting during baseball games all over the country.
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trobed=zukka such a correct take. not sure what about it resonates but reading it feels like magnets clicking. its Right.

it’s the nerds finding genuine connection in a lifetime of alienation 
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'Rip City Revival' was a Trail Blazer history lesson that left out a few chapters

If your expectation was for a deeper, more complete look at those teams... you didn't get it
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Coronavirus: Sunwolves won't play in Australia-based Super Rugby competition

The Japan-based Sunwolves will not play in Australia's Super Rugby competition this year.
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Paula Creamer's 2010 U.S. Women's Open win was the biggest victory of her career, but not for the reasons you'd think

Ten years on, Paula Creamer remembers vividly all of it—injury, surgery, doubts, pain. It went according to plan, though taking divots that might aggravate or reinjure her thumb was not part of the plan.
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Chase Elliott: "I'll certainly take the blame" on Logano wreck

Chase Elliott took the blame for the wreck that ended both he and Joey Logano’s chances at victory at Bristol, but Logano was looking for a little more.
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Bob Baffert’s Fighting Mad wins easily in Santa Maria Stakes at Santa Anita

ARCADIA — Fighting Mad, a 10-1 longshot, and jockey Abel Cedillo played catch us if you can Sunday at Santa Anita, and the other four horses were no match for the 4-year-old New Year’s Day filly in the $200,000 Grade II Santa Maria Stakes. It’s not often, at least locally, that bettors get a Bob Baffert trainee at double-digit odds, but two of the better fillies on the grounds, Ce Ce and Hard Not to Love, were among the five-horse lineup and, on paper, appeared to be standouts. Fighting Mad sped...
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What drivers said after Cup Series race at Bristol

Read what NASCAR Cup Series drivers had to say after Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, which was won by Brad Keselowski.
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Harrison Barnes, Kings want chance to make NBA playoffs upon restart

The Kings were hitting their stride before the coronavirus stoppage, and they want to see where they are at.
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Athletes Invoke Colin Kaepernick in Response to George Floyd Protests

As a range of players called for unity and understanding in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the debate over Colin Kaepernick and his campaign for social justice resurfaced.
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From Young To Vick To Tagovailoa

Michael Vick was one of the most prolific quarterbacks of his time. He brought video game statistics and eye-popping gameplay to the NFL. In fact, Vick was the first quarterback to rush for over 1,000 yards and throw 20 touchdowns in a sing
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Results from Bristol Cup race

Here are the results from Sunday's Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway that Brad Keselowski won after Chase Elliott and Joey Logano tangled late.
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Results from Bristol Cup race, points report

Here are the results from Sunday's Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway that Brad Keselowski won after Chase Elliott and Joey Logano tangled late.
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Final Laps: Crazy closing laps, Keselowski wins Bristol thriller

Watch as Brad Keselowski takes advantage of a crazy restart between Joey Logano and Chase Elliott to win a thriller at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Indy Lights to go on hiatus for 2020

Trackside Online is reporting that there will be no Indy Lights season this year, for the first time since 1986.
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