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Dwight Howard says he’ll join Lakers for NBA restart

Dwight Howard will join the Lakers for the restart of the NBA season, he announced Monday night. The 34-year-old center went on CNN Tonight on Monday to confirm that he will play for the after about a month of speculation that he might sit out. One of the Lakers’ key rotation players, Howard’s commitment helps bolster the team’s quest for a championship in a season of unprecedented hurdles. The Athletic reported that Howard, who has expressed a desire to focus on social issues, will donate the r...
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Real challenge starts now for Mahomes, Chiefs

Kansas City was going to rightfully so throw all the money at Patrick Mahomes, but this changes the franchise's future and could make things a bit tricky down the road.
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Dwight Howard decides he will play with Lakers in Orlando

Lakers center Dwight Howard has decided he will take part in the NBA season restart in Orlando. He says he will donate his salary to charity.
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NHL & Players Union Agree To Terms On Resuming Hockey Season; Games Start August 1 – Update

UPDATED 7:31 PM: The NHL said today that it has reached a tentative deal with its players union for the league to resume its interrupted season. As part of a deal to add four years to its collective bargaining agreement, the league has set August for the start of its playoff-qualifying round. The deal, which […]
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Here's how Patrick Mahomes' $503 million deal actually works

The Chiefs quarterback has signed an extremely lucrative, extremely complicated contract extension.
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Adventure From the Front Door: Bikepacking Vancouver Island

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Is baseball coming back? Here's the latest news on MLB's 60-game season

MLB releases schedule for 60-game season that will begin July 23.
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Tension mounts in Premier League relegation battle

London (AFP) – Tension is mounting at the bottom of the Premier League as the fight to avoid relegation heads towards a dramatic conclusion. With just five games left, rock bottom Norwich are seven points... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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J.R. Smith says ability to challenge LeBron James, and handle his fury, helps Lakers

J.R. Smith, the newest member of the Lakers, believes his relationship with LeBron James will aid the team in its quest to win the NBA title.
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Former USC football star Damon Bame dies in Riverside

RIVERSIDE — Damon Bame, a two-time All-American and member of USC’s 1962 national championship football team, died in Riverside, the university announced today. Bame died on June 26 of heart disease, according to USC sports information officials. He was 77. Bame, a Glendale High School graduate, transferred to USC from Glendale Junior College and lettered at guard and linebacker for the Trojans in 1962 and 1963. USC was 11-0 in 1962, including a victory over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl, en route ...
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Former USC football start Damon Bame dies in Riverside

RIVERSIDE — Damon Bame, a two-time All-American and member of USC’s 1962 national championship football team, died in Riverside, the university announced today. Bame died on June 26 of heart disease, according to USC sports information officials. He was 77. Bame, a Glendale High School graduate, transferred to USC from Glendale Junior College and lettered at guard and linebacker for the Trojans in 1962 and 1963. USC was 11-0 in 1962, including a victory over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl, en route ...
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Twins' Mitch Garver says players going ahead without feeling completely safe

MLB's initial round of testing has run into glitches.
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6 takeaways from California’s small-business Paycheck Protection loans

From Silicon Valley startups to Gavin Newsom’s wine business, a rundown of who got what from the federal coronavirus business loan program. Organic farms, the governor’s winery group, a scooter startup and … Burning Man? The new list of California recipients of federal Paycheck Protection Program loans to ease economic fallout from the coronavirus is long, varied and sometimes bizarre. The Small Business Administration effort “to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their ...
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John Kasich: President Trump is 'in a meltdown'

Former Governor John Kasich (R-OH) says Donald Trump "is in a meltdown" after the President complained about NASCAR's recent decision to ban the Confederate flag from all races and events.
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John Kasich: Trump is 'in a meltdown'

Former Governor John Kasich (R-OH) says Donald Trump "is in a meltdown" after the President complained about NASCAR's recent decision to ban the Confederate flag from all races and events.
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One Way to Stay Centered in a Divided World

The eventful month of June 2020 seemed like the right time to add a new daily exercise to my mental health regimen: read an opinion piece that makes me uncomfortable. I had noticed that in my online surfing, I was hunting for opinions with certain specific qualities. I would scan past headlines that struck me as too fawning, too reactive, too woke, or too conservative, until I found one that looked like it was “worth my time,” or “had something to say.” It soon became clear that I was lo...
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One season from free agency, Mookie Betts wades into uncertain tenure with Dodgers

It might have been a short stay in Los Angeles, anyway. Now, every day is a reminder of how Mookie Betts may never even don the Dodgers uniform in a real game.
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MLB odds: Red Sox star Rafael Devers among favorites to lead league in hits

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers is among the betting favorites to lead Major League Baseball in hits during the 2020 MLB season.
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Introducing...the Washington 68ers

Eric Lomazoff(Adapted from @lomazoff Twitter thread )I have a crazy idea for the Redskins name change. And it might be something we can all gather around.We just celebrated Independence Day. America’s Birthday.We  have a team named for that: The Philadelphia 76ers. [Disclaimer: Philly guy writing this.]We celebrate Constitution Day every year. The Constitution was signed in Philly on September 17, 1787.We used to have  a team named for this. The Delaware Blue Coats, the Sixers' G League team, us...
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If coronavirus cases are climbing, why is LA County’s death rate creeping downward?

Public health officials are sounding the alarms: Rising coronavirus hospitalization rates. Rising visits to doctors. Increasing transmission rates. One in every 140 people in L.A. County might actually have the coronavirus — the virus that causes COVID-19, the disease that has killed at least 3,534 human beings in Los Angeles  County in a matter of five months, and infected more than a confirmed 116,000. But as L.A. County’s new wave of infection grips the region, a question has emerged: If the ...
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NHL, players reach agreement to start season Aug. 1

The Wild is the 10th seed in the Western Conference and will face No. 7 Vancouver in its qualifying matchup.
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Carlos Vela is out for LAFC, can the offense keep firing?

As Los Angeles Football Club began its voyage from California to central Florida on Monday, fans lined the streets of the team’s bus route for a brief opportunity to express support for the players as they prepare to participate in the “MLS Is Back” tournament. However, the man that consistently garners the loudest cheers from black and gold supporters was not aboard the bus as it rolled through the crowd en route to LAX. The “MLS Is Back” tournament is set to begin in Orlando on Wednesday, but ...
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Barca wake from slumber to give glimmer of hope to Setien

Madrid (AFP) – “Barcelona haven’t thrown in the towel”, read the front page of Mundo Deportivo after a night that offered hope to the team and a lifeline for their coach Quique Setien.  Setien has... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Political strategist explains why Trump's tactics aren't working

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to denounce the Confederate flag during a press briefing after President Donald Trump bemoaned NASCAR's recent decision to ban it from all races and events. CNN's David Axelrod analyzes Trump's strategy of stoking racial divide in the nation to gain re-election.
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NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The NHL is not only in a position to resume playing within the next month, the league has the potential of enjoying labor peace through 2026. The National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association on Monday announced reaching a tentative deal on a return to play format which is coupled with the two sides agreeing to a memorandum of understanding on a four-year extension of the collective bargaining agreement. Should both agreements be ratified, the NHL would proceed immediately to it...
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JR Smith overcomes 'very depressed state,' lands with Lakers

JR Smith was not ready to wrap up his 15-year NBA career when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers in late 2018, and the ensuing 20 months were not much fun for the veteran shooter. ''I went through a very depressed state for a long time,'' Smith said Monday. Thanks to a call from the Los Angeles Lakers, Smith is getting another shot on basketball's biggest stage.
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MLB announces 60-game schedule; Dodgers and Angels will open on ESPN

The Dodgers will begin the shortest regular season in franchise history at home against the Giants on July 23. The Angels will play their first game the next night in Oakland. Commissioner Rob Manfred resolved months of suspense by unilaterally imposing an abbreviated season in June, and Major League Baseball announced the 60-game schedules for every team on Monday. Because of the novel coronavirus, the season was placed on hold in March. The state of California disallowed live crowds at sportin...
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Disneyland installs COVID-19 temperature tents for Downtown Disney reopening

Disneyland is putting the finishing touches on new health and safety precautions at the entrances to Downtown Disney as the Anaheim theme park prepares to reopen the outdoor shopping mall later this week. Temperature screening tents have been installed on the east and west side entrances prior to security before guests enter the Downtown Disney District, according to Disneyland officials. Work crews have begun installing white temporary tents just outside the east security entrance to Disneyland...
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North Hollywood ‘bridge’ beds help turn the tide on sheltering LA’s homeless, officials say

Hope of the Valley’s NoHo Shelter, an 85-bed Bridge Housing shelter inside a North Hollywood warehouse, seen on Monday, July 6, 2020, is set to open this week, (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Men from Hope of the Valley’s recovery home hang sponsors signs on Monday, July 6, 2020 in the community room of Hope of the Valley’s NoHo Shelter, an 85-bed Bridge Housing shelter set to open this week inside a North Hollywood warehouse. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles...
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Yankees hold 1st camp intrasquad game of virus era

''It felt great, actually,'' said starter J.A. Happ, who pitched for Team Yankees against Team Bombers. The Yankees held their first intrasquad game of summer camp Monday as they prepare for a condensed 60-game season that starts in 2 1/2 weeks. Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres, Giancarlo Stanton and other regulars from the defending AL East champs took hacks under the lights against teammates for six innings.
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