WNBA gamers need Kelly Loeffler out as Atlanta Dream

Several present and previous WNBA gamers have known as on commissioner Cathy Engelbert to take away Kelly Loeffler as co-owner of the Atlanta Dream. Loeffler, who has been a part of the Dream possession since 2011, was once appointed in January because the junior U.S. senator from Georgia. A well known conservative, Loeffler lately gave the impression on Fox News calling armed Black protesters in Atlanta “mob rule,” in spite of her enhance of the Second Amendment. (Open elevate is felony in Georgia.) She additionally posted a message on Twitter in enhance of the anti-LGBT team Family Project Alliance of Georgia, pronouncing that transgender athletes will have to no longer be allowed to take part in women’ and

Players Coalition seeks federal probe of Ahmaud Arbery

The Players Coalition and dozens {of professional} athletes despatched a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray soliciting for a direct federal investigation into the dying of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. Deputy Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric Dreiband additionally used to be despatched the letter on Friday. It used to be signed via such sports activities stars as Tom Brady, Steve Kerr and Players Coalition co-founders Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins. The Players Coalition used to be shaped in 2017 to boost consciousness about police and neighborhood members of the family, legal justice reform and schooling and financial development. It evolved out of the dispute between NFL group homeowners and the gamers who have

NFL and Players Coalition donate $Three million to Chicago, 6

The NFL and the Players Coalition are donating greater than $Three million to seven spaces considerably suffering from the brand new coronavirus. As a part of the league’s Inspire Change program, a donation of $3,050,000 might be despatched to well being techniques, person hospitals, and non-profit organizations in Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Washington, and impacted areas of Florida and Louisiana. “We know that during this difficult time, our minority and low-income communities are struggling disproportionately with the impact of COVID-19,” stated Players Coalition co-founder and previous NFL famous person Anquan Boldin. “Communities in Detroit, Chicago, Baltimore and more are getting hit hard right now, and we want to do our part in ensuring these areas have even the basic

Kevin Durant amongst 4 Nets gamers trying out certain for

NEW YORK — Four Brooklyn Nets gamers have examined certain for the brand new coronavirus, bringing the full to seven identified gamers within the NBA. According to the Athletic, Kevin Durant is without doubt one of the 4. The group introduced Tuesday that one participant is showing signs, whilst the opposite 3 are asymptomatic. All 4 gamers were remoted and are beneath the care of group physicians. Durant has no longer had signs and was once amongst 4 certain check effects at the Nets. The two-time NBA Finals MVP's message is one for everybody to heed: Stay quarantined. https://t.co/7E58fcyFjm— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020 The Nets added that every one gamers and contributors in their trip celebration are being

Champions League and Europa League squad modifications: no gamers are cup-tied

Champions League and Europa League squad modifications: no gamers are cup-tied

What are the foundations?As has been the case for a number of seasons now, every of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League knockout hopefuls are allowed to register a most of three new eligible gamers. Since final season, nonetheless, it now not issues if these gamers have already performed within the competitors for an additional membership, or for an additional membership nonetheless within the competitors.  When will squad modifications be confirmed?Clubs should talk their desired squad modifications by 24:00 CET on 3 February on the newest. Once all groups' modifications are authorised by UEFA in every competitors, the complete record of ins

Bulls coach Jim Boylen wants his gamers to hold the

John Paxson and Co. are not any strangers to drawing a line within the sand, inserting the accountability of enchancment on the Bulls gamers themselves. The vice chairman of basketball operations made that very clear a number of occasions main into this season. So on Monday, coach Jim Boylen was simply doubling down on that mentality. The matter was toughness, and in response to Boylen, a training employees may solely instill a lot. At some level this 2-5 group both learns toughness, accepts it and runs with it, or they don’t. “I believe they should take extra accountability for his or her preparedness,’’ Boylen mentioned of his gamers. “I believe they should take extra possession of

Who are Nigeria’s most profitable UEFA gamers?

Most appearances by a Nigerian participant within the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League (together with qualifying)60: Nwankwo Kanu (Ajax, Arsenal)59: John Obi Mikel (Chelsea)36: Obafemi Martins (Internazionale Milano, Wolfsburg, Rubin)35: Taye Taiwo (Marseille, AC Milan, Dynamo Kyiv)29: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moskva, Leicester)28: Efe Ambrose (Celtic)26: Julius Aghahowa (Shakhtar Donetsk)26: Atanda Ayila Yussuf (Dynamo Kyiv)25: Chidi Odiah (Sheriff, CSKA Moskva)