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Pelicans’ Zion Williamson ruled out for Summer League after knee injury

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson ruled out for Summer League after knee injury

Sports
July 6 (UPI) -- New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson has been ruled out for the rest of NBA Summer League play after suffering a bruised knee. Pelicans vice president David Griffin said Saturday the team has used "an abundance of caution" in deciding to sit Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in last month's NBA Draft. "Zion will move forward from this incident without issue," Griffin said in a statement. Williamson scored 11 points on nine shots and grabbed three rebounds in the Pelicans' 80-74 win over the New York Knicks in Las Vegas on Friday night. He missed the game's second half after suffering the knee injury. The game was canceled with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter after a 7.1 earthquake centered in Ridgecrest, Calif., caused the overhead scoreboard and speakers ...
Tyler Perry to film White House drama ‘The Oval’ this summer

Tyler Perry to film White House drama ‘The Oval’ this summer

Entertainment
June 22 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Tyler Perry is working on The Oval, a new BET Networks drama set in the White House and focused on a fictional, first family. Principal photography is to begin this summer at Tyler Perry Studios in Georgia. The show's ensemble includes Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Paige Hurd and Daniel Croix Henderson. "I've been hard at work on The Oval and can't wait to share this story with audiences," Perry said in a press release. "I've set out to create a show that tells the story of a family placed in the White House by people of power while also highlighting the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation's most iconic residence." Perry, 49, wrote the series, and is also producing and directing it. His credits include the Madea film a...
Gareth Bale: Real Madrid star urged to leave and return to the Premier League this summer

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid star urged to leave and return to the Premier League this summer

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Gareth Bale has gone ‘stale’ at Real Madrid and he needs to move back to the Premier League to get his mojo back.That’s according to Sam Allardyce, who believes it’s time for the Welshman to end his stay in Spain. Bale’s time at the Bernabeu – where he has won 14 trophies, including four European Cups, in six years – has turned sour with manager Zinedine Zidane keen to offload him this summer. Getty Gareth Bale was dropped from the Real Madrid team towards the end of the season Despite scoring one of the greatest ever Champions League final goals a little over 12 months ago, Bale is not in Zidane’s plans and was dropped for the last three games of the season. And he has fallen further down the pecking order since the transfer window opened, following the a