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An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media

An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media

An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media Tony Kemp felt, in his words, depressed. Soon after George Floyd’s death in May, with enduring protests about racial injustice and police brutality around the country, Kemp could not get himself out of bed until 2 …

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Knicks Add a Well-Connected Player to Their Front Office

Knicks Add a Well-Connected Player to Their Front Office

Knicks Add a Well-Connected Player to Their Front Office Knicks Add a Well-Connected Player to Their Front Office The Knicks, persistently in the market for credibility, clout and connections, made a move to address all three shortcomings on Wednesday by adding one of basketball’s best-known outsiders to the team’s front office. The new hire, William Wesley, is more commonly known …

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George Floyd Had a ‘Twin.’ He’s a Former N.B.A. Player Leading Demonstrations in Minneapolis

George Floyd Had a 'Twin.' He's a Former N.B.A. Player Leading Demonstrations in Minneapolis

George Floyd Had a ‘Twin.’ He’s a Former N.B.A. Player Leading Demonstrations in Minneapolis George Floyd Had a ‘Twin.’ He’s a Former N.B.A. Player Leading Demonstrations in Minneapolis “Some people still connect him with the brawl against the Pistons, which will always happen,” said Matt Barnes, a former N.B.A. player who this season started a podcast with Jackson on Showtime …

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Dave Greenfield death: Stranglers keyboard player dies after coronavirus infection

Dave Greenfield death: Stranglers keyboard player dies after coronavirus infection

Dave Greenfield death: Stranglers keyboard player dies after coronavirus infection Dave Greenfield death: Stranglers keyboard player dies after coronavirus infection The Stranglers’ keyboard player Dave Greenfield has died at the age of 71 after testing positive for coronavirus. Greenfield died on 3 May after contracting Covid-19 during a prolonged stay in hospital for heart problems. The Stranglers’ bass player Jean-Jacques “JJ” Burnel …

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A Black Hockey Player Faced Racial Taunts. Some Fans Aren’t Surprised.

A Black Hockey Player Faced Racial Taunts. Some Fans Aren’t Surprised.

Even before the Rangers flub, though, Hess had prioritized security for the chat, so that it would provide a safe space for a diverse group of fans seeking refuge from the sport’s majority-white fan culture. Two Penguins executives, both of whom are black, had worked with Hess days before to arrange the logistics: Tracey McCants Lewis, the team’s director of …

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Von Miller Is Second Active N.F.L. Player to Reveal He Has Coronavirus

Von Miller Is Second Active N.F.L. Player to Reveal He Has Coronavirus

Von Miller, the Denver Broncos’ All-Pro linebacker and the winner of the Most Valuable Player Award in Super Bowl 50, on Thursday became the latest and most prominent N.F.L. player to reveal publicly that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Miller was not feeling well in recent days, which prompted him to get tested for the virus, his agent, …

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Robby Browne, Real Estate Player and Philanthropist, Dies at 72

Robby Browne, Real Estate Player and Philanthropist, Dies at 72

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. In a city filled with real estate V.I.P.’s, Robby Browne was a cut above. Hillary Clinton came to his Bridgehampton home for lunch. Martina Navratilova swam in his pool. Uma Thurman went to his Halloween party, where he would dress up as Amal Clooney …

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