Tag Archives: Basketball

Kelly Loeffler: the WNBA owner against everything the league stands for | Sport

Republican senator Kelly Loeffler’s financial disclosures show that millions of dollars in stocks were sold on her behalf right after Congress received briefings about the forthcoming coronavirus crisis. The transactions in question occurred on three separate occasions, and involved selling International Exchange stocks, as well as for retail companies that …

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Basketball Hall of Fame to name 2020 class with Kobe Bryant likely to lead way | Sport

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of enshrinees by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which typically reveals its annual selections …

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New York Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus | Sport

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Knicks announced Dolan’s diagnosis Saturday night. It is not clear when he was tested or when he received the diagnosis. NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) The Madison Square Garden …

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NBA star Towns says his mother is in coma with coronavirus symptoms | Sport

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns posted a video to Instagram on Tuesday night detailing the events that led to his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, being placed into a coma. The 24-year-old said his mother was suspected of having Covid-19. “I think it’s important that everyone understands the severity of what’s happening …

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‘Everything went to hell’: stadium workers on the US sports shutdown | Sport

Tell us about your job… Mike Dougherty (St Paul, Minnesota): “I have been a food and beverage vendor since 1989 when I started at the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Coincidentally the first day I vended was the same day as my first day of classes at law school. …

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Adam Silver says NBA players could be quarantined in order to compete again | Sport

The NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated in order to compete again. The NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, said the idea is one of several items under consideration during the league-wide shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic. “Maybe it’s for a giant fundraiser or just …

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Why suspending the NBA season was a glorious act of patriotism | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Sport

Those too busy emptying the Costco shelves of hand sanitizer and toilet paper might have missed the news that the National Basketball Association has suspended the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Other professional and college sports have since also suspended, cancelled or otherwise modified how sports will be played …

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Finances will be shattered by sports suspensions. But it won’t be the stars who suffer | Sport

The Detroit Red Wings head equipment manager, Paul Boyer, packs up after his team’s game against the Washington Capitals was postponed

On the surface, the Wednesday afternoon matinee between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles back in April 2015 appears as nondescript as it gets. It was an early season contest between a pair of teams hurtling toward mediocrity. The Orioles won 8-2, powered by a six-run first inning – …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus on Friday, helping financial markets pare some of their steep losses, while more major events were canceled or postponed. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered their worst weekly crashes since the 2008 financial crisis. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street after further cases of …

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