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Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

After Liverpool players took a knee during training in a show of solidarity following the global outrage over George Floyd’s death, NBA star Lebron James tweeted #YNWA — a reference to the Premier League club’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone” anthem. As pictures of the Liverpool players’ gesture went viral on social media the head of…MORE

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor Matty Johns has apologized for a “completely inappropriate” joke after a TV segment featuring a photoshopped cardboard cutout of Adolf Hitler was aired on one of the broadcaster’s Australian National Rugby League shows. The incident came after cardboard cutouts of convicted British serial killer Harold Shipman and Dominic Cummings, the much-criticized adviser…MORE

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Not for the first time in recent days, members of the sports world — notably NBA great Michael Jordan and Formula One star Lewis Hamilton — are paying respects to George Floyd’s memory. Floyd — a 46-year-old unarmed black man — died in the US city of Minneapolis on May 25 after an arrest by…MORE

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

Do you remember the record-breaking summer of 2017? When Wonder Woman smashed glass ceilings and box office sales worldwide. When the unmistakable sound of Despacito became the most streamed song of all time. Or perhaps when, at an eye-watering $263 million, the prodigious Neymar Jr. became the most expensive footballer on the planet. It marked…MORE

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

The coronavirus-hit Formula One season will finally get underway with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5, the Austrian government announced Saturday. The race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will be the first of an F1 double-header, with the second being staged the following weekend. Both races will be held behind closed doors…MORE

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Most people might look at a washing machine and think it’s only got one use. For Fabio Wibmer though, once he’s finished washing his clothes, white goods provide the perfect obstacle for his next trick. The Austrian cycling sensation, whose videos have garnered him a huge following on Instagram and YouTube, has been pedaling furiously…MORE

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CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

In the wake of the tornadoes that ripped though Tennessee on March 3—killing at least 22 people and damaging hundreds of structures—many folks are wondering how to help. Money To donate money, visit the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, which was created by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support those affected by the…