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Weekes: NHL needs to get real about inequality

Weekes: NHL needs to get real about inequality

Jun 3, 2020Emily KaplanESPN CloseEmily Kaplan is ESPN’s national NHL reporter.Retired NHL goaltender Kevin Weekes has a piece of advice for hockey teams looking to address racial inequality in the sport: Start being real.”I want to see people be real,” Weekes, the lead analyst at NHL Network, said on the ESPN on Ice podcast this…

Leagues, teams wary of rising stadium expenses amid pandemic

Leagues, teams wary of rising stadium expenses amid pandemic

Sports franchises and college athletic departments already have been hit hard financially by COVID-19By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports WriterJune 9, 2020, 4:54 PM5 min read Sporting Kansas City had just packed Children’s Mercy Park to the brim for a 4-0 blowout of the Houston Dynamo when the coronavirus pandemic brought not just the Major League…

Maryland opens temporary morgue at ice rink amid pandemic

The state of Maryland has opened a temporary morgue at an ice skating and hockey facility to store bodies during the COVID-19 pandemicBy MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated PressMay 6, 2020, 8:21 PM3 min readSILVER SPRING, Md. — The state of Maryland has opened a temporary morgue at an ice skating and hockey facility to store bodies…

Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports WriterMarch 26, 2020, 1:30 PM3 min readTOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021. Nothing much can get done until those dates are worked out by the International Olympic…

Ohio governor’s early actions on virus now winning praise

Ohio governor’s early actions on virus now winning praise

Aggressive steps by Ohio’s Republican governor on the coronavirus outbreak are winning praise from Democrats and even business groups hurt by his decision to shut down the state’s bars and restaurantsBy JOHN SEEWER and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated PressMarch 17, 2020, 4:09 PM5 min readCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A week before Ohio recorded any coronavirus cases, Gov.…

Broadway shuts its doors over ongoing coronavirus concerns

Broadway shuts its doors over ongoing coronavirus concerns

New York’s governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concernsBy MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment WriterMarch 12, 2020, 6:43 PM2 min readNEW YORK — New York’s governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the…

Coronavirus live updates: Drastic measures issued globally as pandemic takes hold

Coronavirus live updates: Drastic measures issued globally as pandemic takes hold

The U.S. now has the eighth highest number of cases in the world.March 12, 2020, 8:16 AM5 min read The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic at a press conference on Wednesday leading to a cascade of new actions and measures taken around the world to combat the virus. President Donald Trump…