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Report: NBA planning to start next season on Christmas

The current NBA season – interrupted by coronavirus – could extend as late as Oct. 12.
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Seattle Sounders cut ties with broadcaster after bizarre tweet about black players

A story about how he warmed up to black players has cost the former Sounders coach his job with the team.
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Curfews don’t send all protesters home, but officials say they work

Sweeping curfews continue to be declared across Southern California as officials scramble to prevent peaceful protests of the death of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer from becoming exhibitions of looting and vandalism. But are the curfews working? “I think that it works in some cases, in others it does not,” said San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales, who represents several cities that have declared curfews in recent days. Several law enforcement officials s...
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Outside Lands 2020: What’s the latest news on the festival?

Bay Area music fans might still be trying to hold onto the old saying “no news is good news.” For that might mean that everything is OK with their beloved Outside Lands, given that organizers remain silent on the fate of this year’s festival. Yet, given everything that’s going on with the coronavirus pandemic, it’s increasingly looking like a real long shot that the show will indeed go on as originally planned. Judging solely by the festival’s website,, Outside Lands is still ...
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Brees controversy will come to every locker room

Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the national anthem drew an emotional reaction from teammates. Consider it a sneak preview of things to come this NFL season.
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Drew Brees’ anthem comments, met with backlash and 'F-you' chants in his own city, offer preview for NFL season

Brees’ decision to conflate kneeling with disrespecting the flag points at the heart of the disconnect that exists in America.
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Ed Reed on Drew Brees' comments on kneeling during anthem: 'You’re a straight sucker'

The former Raven did not hold back when addressing Brees' comments.
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FIFA ‘mafia’ depicted in new Amazon Prime satire

Los Angeles (AFP) – Fans yearning for the return of professional soccer have spent months rewatching classic matches, obsessing over “contact training” schedules and adopting teams from far-flung leagues that play in empty stadiums. Amazon... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Curfews scaled back in Southern California as protests remain peaceful

Los Angeles County and cities throughout Southern California pushed back their curfews to 9 p.m. Wednesday, the latest so far since officials declared a state of emergency May 30 in response to violent protests. The decision came a day after the Los Angeles Police Department and the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department praised protesters for their peaceful conduct throughout the day on Tuesday. Some, such as Hemet and Riverside County, ended curfews entirely. Others continued even stricter curfews, ...
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Little damage reported from 5.5 temblor in Mojave Desert that was felt in Southern California

The largest aftershock to date from the July 5, 2019 earthquake — that terrified residents of Mojave Desert towns and caused significant damage — struck that region Wednesday, June 3. The magnitude 5.5 earthquake was felt in Southern California and beyond. Minor damage was reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 6:32 p.m. and was centered 10 miles south of Searles Valley, east of the Kern County city of Ridgecrest. The agency received reports of people feeling the earthqu...
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5.5 earthquake felt throughout Southern California; no damage reported in Mojave Desert towns

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake centered in the Mojave Desert was felt in Southern California early Wednesday evening. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 6:32 p.m. and was centered 10 miles south of Searles Valley, east of the Kern County town of Ridgecrest. The agency received reports of people feeling the earthquake throughout the Central Valley, in San Jose, east to Henderson, Nev.; in Phoenix and throughout Southern California to the Mexico border. There were no immediate repor...
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5.5 earthquake felt throughout Southern California

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake centered in the Mojave Desert was felt in Southern California early Wednesday evening. There were no immediate reports of damage in Kern County, Sheriff’s Department Lt. Jeff Harbour said. Similarly, there were no reports of damage to Trona or Barstow, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller. One expert described it as an aftershock from the 2019 quakes that damaged Ridgecrest in Kern County and Trona in San Bernardino County. Th...
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mrchicsaraleo:John Boyega at Hyde Park demonstration #BlackLivesMattter

mrchicsaraleo: John Boyega at Hyde Park demonstration #BlackLivesMattter
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KC Chiefs are champs again, this time with a tax victory

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrating his team's victory. (Image via GIPHY) The Kansas City Chiefs are champions again, this time coming out victorious in a courtroom tax match-up. Exactly four months after the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, the Missouri Supreme Court delivered the National Football League franchise a decisive victory in its effort to avoid paying sales taxes. It ends the tax fight that began in 2014 when the Chiefs appealed a Missouri Department of Revenue p...
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If you want police reform, you have to rein in police unions: Will Swaim

Seeing President Trump’s ham-fisted response to protests and riots this week, some Americans might reasonably feel nostalgia for Barack Obama’s oratorical skill and cool presentation. But Mr. Obama’s call on Monday for police reform should bring them back harshly to the fact of the former president’s lack of substance. Writing on Medium, Mr. Obama urged voters to get involved in local politics because, he said, “It’s mayors and county executives that appoint most police chiefs and negotiate coll...
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Sherman Oaks mid-century home designed by Ray Kappe seeks $2.4 million

Glass walls, skylights and exposed beams fill the 2,987 square feet interior. (Photo by Cameron Carothers) The sunken dining room with a fireplace is pictured with the central wet bar. (Photo by Cameron Carothers) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds A view of the wet bar. (Photo by Cameron Carothers) The living room with a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling glass walls. (Photo by Cameron Carothers) The galley kitchen. (Photo by Cameron Carothers) The master bedroom. ...
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LA Galaxy to meet with Katai after wife's social media posts

The LA Galaxy will meet with new Serbian winger Aleksandar Katai on Thursday to discuss a series of alarming social media posts by his wife. Tea Katai's posts included a profane call, written in Serbian, to ''kill'' protesters. The 29-year-old Katai joined the Galaxy in December after spending his first two MLS seasons with the Chicago Fire.
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Burglary suspects caught in Alhambra; sledgehammers found

Alhambra police patrolling after curfew arrested two men and three teenagers on suspicion of burglary and found sledgehammers and other tools in the suspects’ abandoned car. Officers also recovered a loaded handgun and a bag near the car. The nearby Target at 2120 W. Main Street was not broken into, department spokesman Sgt. Steven Carr said. Patrol officers were in the area of Poplar Boulevard and Elm Street around 11 p.m. Tuesday when a car passed them and made a quick turn onto Elm Street. Of...
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LA Public Works crews collect hundreds of tons of trash, remove graffiti after protests

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Department of Public Works said Wednesday that its staff and hundreds of volunteers collected nearly 400 tons of trash between Friday and Tuesday, after protests against police brutality. “As we continue to provide services and support during a global pandemic, I’m proud of the dedicated members of our Department of Public Works family, who have once again stepped up and acted swiftly to aid in the city’s emergency efforts,” said Los Angeles Board of Public Works Pr...
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Garcetti, LA city leaders call for cutting police funding amid protests against police brutality

With calls to reduce police spending circulating among protesters who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality, several powerful Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday called for the scaling back of the Los Angeles Police Department budget. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced in his briefing that he has called on top city budget advisers to find $250 million in cuts to the city budget, “so we can invest in jobs, and health and education and healing.” Police Commission President Eileen Deck...
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LA city leaders call for cutting police funding amid protests against police brutality

With calls to reduce police spending circulating among protesters who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality, several powerful Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday called for the scaling back of the Los Angeles Police Department budget. Council President Nury Martinez and four other members of the 15-person City Council are calling for the police department budget to be slashed by between $100 million and $150 million. This proposal comes as the council has been under pressure fr...
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Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem. In an interview with Yahoo, Brees was asked to revisit former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's 2016 protest of police brutality against minorities, in which Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem before games.
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Drew Brees says he will never agree with disrespecting the flag. Malcolm Jenkins and other NFL players hit back

Drew Brees, the popular New Orleans Saints quarterback, caught heat from teammates like Malcolm Jenkins after saying he will "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country."
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Bears' Akiem Hicks touts evidence that Colin Kaepernick was blackballed: 'We signed Mike Glennon'

Akiem Hicks took a shot at a former teammate to make a point.
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Projecting schedules for all 22 returning NBA teams

The NBA will recall 22 teams to each play eight games.
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Elon Musk-backed tunnel to Ontario airport gets go-ahead

A San Bernardino County transportation agency voted Wednesday, June 3, to pursue a proposal from Elon Musk’s The Boring Co. for a high-speed tunnel linking Rancho Cucamonga with Ontario International Airport. By a unanimous vote, the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s Board of Directors supported the idea, directing staff to flesh out the proposal and postpone a $3 million study of other airport-rail connections. The tunnel idea is seen as a cheaper, faster alternative to above-gro...
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bqnmitchell:the mere fact that john boyega’s career could be ruined because he’s...

bqnmitchell:the mere fact that john boyega’s career could be ruined because he’s standing up and speaking out against racism while rich white celebrities careers are safe as they do the bare minimum, if anything, is fucking disgusting.
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Where to find Benfica vs. Tondela on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Benfica vs. Tondela, you’ve come to the right place. With the Portuguese Primeira Liga finally making its return after a break from the coronavirus outbreak,... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Riley, OU embrace Black Lives Matter movement

Football and social unrest have not mixed well. That's not stopping Lincoln Riley from embracing BlackLIvesMatte
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