Stephen Jackson rallies for justice for 'brother' Floyd

NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.

'Am I next?' Tennis star Gauff joins chorus of protest after Minneapolis death

Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.

PGA Tour Canada cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19

The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday it had decided to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines for those entering the country.

Suspended P Vazquez facing new pornography charge

Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is facing a new child pornography charge in St. Louis, separate from the 20 counts in Florida.

49ers DE Ford reportedly has 'extensive' knee surgery

Dee Ford had what he termed "pretty extensive" arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason, leaving the San Francisco 49ers' pass rusher as a question mark in his second season with the team.

U.S. college towns on edge as coronavirus threatens football season

In 2019, Dante Lucchesi and his Champs Sports Grill in State College, Pennsylvania, were on a roll.

Report: Dodgers P Price gives $1K apiece to team's minor leaguers

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price will gift $1,000 to each of the players in the team's minor-league system, MLB writer Francys Romero reported.

La Liga season back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise option

Spanish soccer's top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis, the government's department for sport (CSD) said in a statement on Friday.

Alonso comeback would be good for F1, says Domenicali

Formula One would be the winner if double world champion Fernando Alonso makes a comeback next year at the age of 39, according to the Spaniard's former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali.

Athletics: 2020 Multisport World Championships moved to 2021 due to COVID-19

This year's Multisport World Championships, scheduled to take place in Almere from Sept. 4-13, have been pushed back to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, World Triathlon said on Friday.

Motor racing: Renault staying in Formula One - interim CEO

Renault will stay in Formula One, interim Chief Executive Coltilde Delbos said on Friday after announcing the carmaker's restructuring measures including plans to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide.

Motor racing: Williams considers sale of struggling F1 team

Williams said on Friday it was considering selling its once-dominant but now struggling Formula One team as part of a strategic review.

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