New Zealand to relax borders for essential workers – and US America's Cup team

With no active Covid-19 cases, NZ to open borders to certain migrants but the move will also help team American Magic for March 2021 competitionNew Zealand is relaxing its borders to grant exemptions for certain workers – including America’s Cup sailors – and partners of New Zealand citizens to enter the country.The move comes after 21 days with no new Covid-19 cases across the country and no current live cases. Continue reading...
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Charly Sport FG Released in “Gold”

It is a brand we haven’t covered before, but check out these Charly Sport FG boots in this sharp gold colorway. What is one of the more popular boots for the Mexican brand, the “Sport” features a Microfiber with grip detailing and a specialized TPU soleplate for use on firm ground pitches. Targeted toward a more mid-tier audience with their $70 price tag, this is not the type of boot that comes with a lot of PR content or advertising. There is a lot that we need to learn about them, but with Ch...
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ultraglossbaby:annoyed sokka supremacy

ultraglossbaby: annoyed sokka supremacy
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The Latest: Kentucky Derby Festival cuts large-scale events

The Kentucky Derby Festival will not hold large-scale events this year, including the highly popular Thunder Over Louisville air and fireworks show that leads off the run-up to the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Oaks for fillies and 146th Derby were postponed from May 1-2 to Sept. 4-5 because of the coronavirus pandemic. It marked the first time since 1945 the Derby was not run on the first Saturday in May. Thunder Over Louisville was rescheduled for August, but Festival organizers announced Thu...
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Magdaleno knocks down Vicente twice, wins by DQ

American Jessie Magdaleno beat Yenifel Vicente by disqualification in Las Vegas.
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Owen Caissie first of five Canadians taken at 2020 MLB Draft

Outfielder Owen Caissie was the first of five Canadians to be selected at the 2020 MLB Draft when the San Diego Padres took him in the second round, 45th overall on Thursday.The 17-year-old Caissie, from Burlington, Ont., played for Notre Dame High School in his hometown as well as the Canadian junior national team. He's currently committed to the University of Michigan in the fall.The left-handed hitting Caissie, six-foot-four, 190-pounds, is known for his power at the plate and showed it ...
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NASCAR racer says he'll quit over Confederate flag ban

When NASCAR announced that it would be banning the flying of the Confederate flag at races, one little-known driver decided that this season would be his last.
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Jumbo-Visma boss calls for 'squad numbers' on all riders' jerseys

'Permanent' numbers would make riders more recognisable to commentators and fans, says Richard Plugge
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Rumor: Bulls have poor reputation among coaches

Why is new Bulls president Arturas Karnisovas being so deliberate in assessing current coach Jim Boylen?
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MLB Draft results 2020: Complete list of picks for Rounds 1-5 in baseball draft

Sporting News is tracking live results from the 2020 MLB Draft, including a full list of picks from Rounds 1-5.
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Two syndicates challenging for 2021 America's Cup granted entry to New Zealand

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Supercars confirms Sydney night race plan

Supercars has confirmed that a drastic calendar change that would see the current season finish under lights in Sydney is being discussed.
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Owens says NFL should apologize to Kaepernick

NFL great Terrell Owens on Thursday said the league should apologize to Colin Kaepernick for refusing to support his kneeling protests against racial inequality during the 2016 season. Kaepernick, who at the time was the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, was the first to take a knee during the pre-game playing of the national anthem to call attention to racial injustice and police brutality. The gesture gained momentum among players that year but also ignited a firestorm of controversy, ...
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What's next after Casey Opitz goes undrafted in 2020 MLB Draft

In a surprising development, Casey Opitz was not among the players selected in the this year’s MLB Draft.
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Why two-way players could make a big impact under potential NBA roster rules

The NBA's potential new roster rules could see two-way players play a valuable role for their teams once the season restarts under quarantine.
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MLB Draft: USC’s Kyle Hurt selected in 5th round by Marlins

USC right-handed pitcher Kyle Hurt was selected by the Miami Marlins with the No. 134 overall pick of the fifth round of the 2020 MLB Draft. Hurt was the only Trojan selected in this year’s draft. Congrats to @hurt_kyle on being selected by the @Marlins in the 5th round of the #MLBDraft! #FightOn | #USCtotheMLB — USC Baseball (@USC_Baseball) June 12, 2020 Hurt, a junior from Rancho Santa Fe, played in 36 games, with 30 starts during his three-year Trojan career. He...
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Coronavirus: Ravens coach Harbaugh calls NFL's COVID-19 guidelines 'impossible'

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh questioned the NFL's guidelines around coronavirus.
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Where to find Sporting CP vs. Pacos de Ferreira on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Sporting CP vs. Pacos de Ferreira, you’ve come to the right place. With the Portuguese Primeira Liga finally making its return after a break from... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Welcome to Summer Of Soccer: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 175, Christopher Harris and guest co-host Nick Webster cover a range of topics including: • NBC releases more details about its coverage of the Premier League • Serie A comes home to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Every Mets pick from the 2020 MLB Draft, including five Day 2 selections

The Mets made six picks in the five rounds of the 2020 MLB Draft, after which Brodie Van Wagenen said the team was prioritizing finding high-end, impact talent.Here are their six picks...
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Bayern missing Mueller, Lewandowski for potential title-clincher

Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich could secure an eighth straight Bundesliga title this weekend, but host Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday without suspended duo Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski. Bayern will be confirmed champions with a... Visit for the rest of the story.
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PBOT: North Greeley bike path to be completed mid-summer

Status of the forthcoming path as of this past April. This man is biking in what will soon be the southbound bike lane separated by a concrete barrier. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation announced that they’ll fully close North Greeley Avenue for five days next week in order to complete a project that will repave the street and add a new protected bike path. Outdated sign. (Photo taken in April) This $1.8 million project was first planned over thre...
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bottleofstardust: A hero’s just someone who doesn’t give up....

bottleofstardust: A hero’s just someone who doesn’t give up. Your dad said that. He was right. Now it’s your turn. Go be a hero Miles.
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The NFL commits $250 million over the next 10 years to help fight systematic racism

The NFL announced it would pledge $250 million over the next ten years to help fight systematic racism.
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Every Yankees pick from the 2020 MLB Draft, including power-hitting catcher Austin Wells

After selecting University of Arizona catcher Austin Wells with the 28th overall pick on Wednesday, the Yankees have two more picks during Thursday's second and final day of the 2020 MLB Draft. Here is the latest on what the Bombers are up to during the draft ...* * * Round 4, No. 129 overallThe Yankees selected right-handed pitcher Beck Way from Northwest Florida State junior college.In 40 innings pitched in 2020 (with the season cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic), Way pitched to a...
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From furlough to free-to-air: Premier League becomes a political football

London (AFP) – The green light for the Premier League’s return owes much to a political will for the national game to lift spirits in the country hardest hit by coronavirus in Europe. Suspected and... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Where to find Valencia vs. Levante on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Valencia vs. Levante, you’ve come to the right place. With the Spanish La Liga finally making its return after a break from the coronavirus outbreak,... Visit for the rest of the story.
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MLB Draft: UCLA’s Holden Powell is selected in third-round by Nationals

After UCLA’s program record 13-draft picks last year, the Bruins saw two players and four incoming commits selected in this year’s shortened and unprecedented version of the MLB Draft. Following center fielder Garrett Mitchell’s first-round pick up by the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, Holden Powell became the second UCLA player drafted. Powell, UCLA’s go-to reliever and the 2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year, was selected by the Washington Nationals with the 94th overall pick in the third round of th...
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‘How to Drink Wine’ authors Chris Stang and Grant Reynolds spill on making wine accessible

Perhaps this scenario sounds familiar: It’s pre-pandemic, you’re out with friends and the wine list is beyond intimidating. What to do? Order pinot noir again or take a wild guess? Whether you’re at a (50-percent capacity) restaurant or pondering the BevMo home delivery app, venturing outside your comfort zone into the depths of the wine world can be daunting. But there’s an entertaining new guide that will make it much less so. Published in May by award-winning sommelier Grant Reynolds (New Yor...
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Tigers load up with more college bats on Day 2 of MLB draft

The Detroit Tigers took a few more big swings at rebuilding their lineup. After selecting Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson to open the Major League Baseball amateur draft Wednesday night, the Tigers used their first four picks Thursday on hitters they envision joining him in Detroit. Ohio State catcher Dillon Dingler led off the draft's second day as the No. 38 overall selection.
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