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NBA in talks with Disney about resuming 2019-20 season

NBA in talks with Disney about resuming 2019-20 season

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May 24 (UPI) -- The NBA has entered into discussions with The Walt Disney Company about potentially resuming its season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., at the end of July. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement that the talks were still "exploratory," but it is the clearest sign yet that the league believes the 2019-20 season can resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. "The NBA, in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association, is engaged in exploratory conversations with The Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20 NBA season in late July at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida as a single site for an NBA campus for games, practices and housing," Bass said Saturday. "Our priority continues to be the health and sa...
Coronavirus: Premier League ‘as confident as we can be’ about June return

Coronavirus: Premier League ‘as confident as we can be’ about June return

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Media playback is not supported on this device The Premier League is "as confident as we can be" about restarting in June, says chief executive Richard Masters.Players resumed training on Tuesday, the day it was announced there had been six positive tests for coronavirus across three clubs.The Premier League, suspended on 13 March, had previously identified 12 June as a possible restart date. "There is some momentum. We've taken the first step," Masters told BBC Sport."It's great for everybody, including the fans, to see our players back on the training ground."Asked w...
Sergio Aguero: Players ‘scared’ about Premier League return

Sergio Aguero: Players ‘scared’ about Premier League return

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Players are "scared" about the prospect of returning to action amid the coronavirus pandemic, says Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.The Premier League is hoping to resume the season on 8 June, which would require players to be be back in full training by 18 May.Top-flight clubs will meet on Friday to discuss options for the restart. "The majority of players are scared because they have children and families," said 31-year-old Aguero.Speaking to Argentine TV station El Chiringuito, the Argentina international Aguero added: "I'm scared, but I'm with my girlfriend here and I'm not going to be in contact with other people. I'm locked in my house and the only person I could infect is my girlf...
Zoella: YouTuber warned about promoting products by ASA

Zoella: YouTuber warned about promoting products by ASA

Entertainment
Zoe Sugg has received a warning after one of her Instagram posts was found to have broken advertising rules.The 30-year-old YouTube star, known as Zoella, encouraged her followers to buy an Asos dress she was wearing in an Instagram story post in July 2019.The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said Sugg did not make clear that her story was a promotional post."Lots of you loving the dress I'm wearing in my newest photos!" Sugg had said in the original post."It's from missselfridge. Swipe up to shop... (Also popped it on my liketoknowit profile if you'd rather shop straight from the app)."Fans swiping up on the story were then taken to a product page on the online fashion retailer's website.In the UK, stars on social media are...
Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

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Another week goes by without sport, but there have still been some entertaining moments. From a five-year-old Leeds fan bidding for Brighton defender Ben White to Andy Robertson’s hilarious isolation diary, talkSPORT.com has listed the best bits below. Nick Kyrgios relates to an unbothered young tennis player Nick Kyrgios is very emotive during his matches Kyrgios hit the headlines at last summer’s Wimbledon tournament when he was seen at a pub the night before his second round clash with Rafa Nadal, which he went on to lose. The Australian star is known for losing his cool during his tennis matches, and once called an umpire ‘a tool’ before smashing two rackets last year. A recent video showed a young tennis player refusing to hit tennis balls – and it caught