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August 1, 2021


Source: Fleury agrees to play for Blackhawks

Reigning Vezina Trophy winner Marc-Andre Fleury has agreed to play for the Chicago Blackhawks, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Emily Kaplan. The Blackhawks posted a flower emoji on their Twitter account early Sunday morning, then multiple reports said Fleury had decided to play for Chicago. The Blackhawks had acquired Fleury......

Musk says “Epic is right,” takes sides in battle with Apple

July 30 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Friday showed his support for “Fortnite” maker Epic Games that has challenged Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) fees on its App Store. “Apple app store fees are a de facto global tax on the Internet. Epic is right,” he......

Cuomo, Stewart-Cousins and Gianaris play chicken at the expense of the MTA, all NYC

Post Editorial Board Fine: Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally appointed Janno Lieber as acting chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday, but that still leaves the agency without permanent leadership. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Track and field events start, and the U.S. women play a soccer quarterfinal.

New York Times
Victor Mather TOKYO — It never quite feels like the Olympics until track and field starts. The meet begins Friday morning in Tokyo with preliminary heats in the women’s 100 meters, and continues all day until a lone final, the men’s 10,000, in the evening. After a loss, a win......

China says Taliban expected to play ‘important’ Afghan peace role

KABUL, July 28 (Reuters) – China told a visiting Taliban delegation on Wednesday it expected the insurgent group to play an important role in ending Afghanistan’s war and rebuilding the country, the Chinese foreign ministry said. Nine Taliban representatives met Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the northern Chinese city of......

Owner says Burrow unlikely to play in preseason

CINCINNATI — Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is fully cleared for football activities. However, don’t expect the team to rush their franchise quarterback back into action as he continues recovering from a devastating knee injury. During the team’s annual media luncheon, Bengals owner and president Mike Brown said the team will......

Report: Aaron Rodgers Planning to Play for Packers This Season

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador Aaron Rodgers has told people close to him that he plans on playing in Green Bay this upcoming season, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Packers general manager Gutekunst is “hopeful” for a positive outcome, per the report. This is......

Ohio House primary reveals Democratic divides that could play out across the 2022 midterm map

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nina Turner, the former state senator and prominent surrogate for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaigns, is battling the establishment-backed Shontel Brown, the Cuyahoga County Democratic chairwoman and county council member, in a race that also features 11 other......

DeChambeau tests positive, won’t play Olympics

Bryson DeChambeau is out of the Olympic golf tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test. DeChambeau, 27, will be replaced by Patrick Reed. According to statements released Saturday night by the International Golf Federation and USA Golf, DeChambeau tested positive as part of the final testing protocols before leaving the......

The Packers’ Choice: Play for Greatness or Set Precedent

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Conor Orr Precedent seems to be the main reason the Packers couldn’t scrounge up a modicum of good news and sign Davante Adams to a long-term deal this week, instead adding him to the heap of unhappy players who will......

The Vindys To Play Release Party on July 31 at Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater

Cusano Photography Youngstown’s the Vindys. Over the course of a career that stretches back a few years now, the Youngstown-based rock band the Vindys have performed at various festivals including LaureLive, Winnetka Music Festival and Summeriest, where the band won the first day of the Emerging Artist Series selected by......

Gymboree Play & Music Announces Collaboration with DreamWorks Animation Series, Gabby’s Dollhouse

 SAN MATEO, Calif. – July 22, 2021 – — Gymboree Play & Music recently announced a collaboration with DreamWorks Animation in support of the second season of Gabby’s Dollhouse, a live-action animated hybrid series about a girl named Gabby, her cats, and her magical dollhouse full of adventures. The new......

Softball fans express frustration as teams will play on baseball fields in the sport’s Olympic return.

New York Times
Alexandra E. Petri After a 13-year absence, softball has returned to the Olympic stage, with one frustrating difference: The games are being played on baseball fields rather than ones for softball. Fans and players alike expressed disappointment across social media this week. Among the main differences is that a softball......

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