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How Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is luring tech players from Silicon Valley and New York

CNBC Real Estate
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez speaks to the media during the annual hurricane preparation exercise at the City of Miami’s Emergency Operations Center on May 29, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Miami Mayor Francis Suarez was leaving lunch at tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s house and on his......

72 Australian Open players to quarantine

Australia’s Bernard Tomic is one of several players to have been seen exercising in their hotel room Seventy-two Australian Open players are now confined to their hotel rooms after a positive coronavirus test result on a third flight bound for the tournament. Twenty-five players – thought to mostly be qualifiers......

With Positive Tests, the Rules Change for Some Players in Australia

New York Times
Matthew Futterman and Ben Rothenberg MELBOURNE, Australia — Organizers of the Australian Open faced a rebellion from players Saturday after passengers on two charter flights bringing them to Melbourne tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting orders for everyone aboard to go into quarantine for two weeks. The flights carried 47......

47 players quarantined in run-up to Aussie Open

Three coronavirus cases have been detected among charter flights carrying tennis players, coaches and officials to Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, health authorities and tournament organizers said Saturday. A total of 47 players from the two affected flights — arriving from Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi — are now......

MLS Still Waiting on Players Association’s Response to CBA Proposal

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc3MzczNDY1MTY5MzcyMzIx/mls-don-garber-state-league.jpg Associated Press Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber said Tuesday that the MLS Players Association hasn’t responded yet to the league’s proposed changes to the collective bargaining agreement. Garber said that while he understands players need an opportunity to adequately review the league’s proposal, time is also becoming a......

Ranking the top 25 players in women’s college basketball, version 2.0

There have been a lot of COVID-19 postponements during the 2020-21 season, but the best players in women’s college basketball have persevered. Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard continues to headline the ESPN.com midseason top 25 after topping the preseason list. But there are several other changes, including six players that didn’t make......

Trump impeachment process: Who are the key players?

image copyrightGetty Images image captionDemocrats, including Jamie Raskin (centre), are planning to impeach President Donald Trump in a vote on Wednesday The US House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time over his alleged role in last week’s deadly assault on the Capitol. A......

MLS and 2021 season: What does force majeure mean for CBA, players?

For the third time in the last year, MLS and the MLS Players Association (MLSPA) are back at the bargaining table negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, MLS is concerned that the difficult economic conditions it faced in 2020 will continue this year. The......

Five Eastern Michigan players in double figures in 71-59 win

Sports Illustrated
AP News YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Drew Lowder had 18 points to lead five Eastern Michigan players in double figures as the Eagles beat Akron 71-59 on Saturday. Yeikson Montero added 14 points for the Eagles (3-3, 1-2 Mid-American). Bryce McBride, Noah Morgan and Ty Groce had 10 points each. Montero......

Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

New York Times
Matthew Futterman Figuring out where and how to start the tennis season is usually pretty easy for the world’s top players. They catch a flight to Australia around Christmas, spend a few days getting over the jet lag, then compete for two weeks in warm-up tournaments ahead of the Australian......

If Owners Don’t Want Their Best Players, What’s the Point?

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Stephanie Apstein On Thursday, Cleveland’s baseball team announced that it would prefer not to employ All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor anymore. He, along with No. 2 starter Carlos Carrasco, now plays for the Mets. If this is how team owner Paul......

Bama players take home several major awards

As Alabama prepares for Monday’s national championship game, multiple Crimson Tide players were honored with individual awards Thursday at the Home Depot College Football Awards. As expected, Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith won the Fred Biletnikoff Award (best receiver), while quarterback Mac Jones (Davey O’Brien) and left tackle Alex Leatherwood......

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