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Cleveland Indians to ‘determine the best path forward’ regarding team name

Cleveland Indians to ‘determine the best path forward’ regarding team name

The Cleveland Indians are taking a hard look at their own name. The MLB franchise released a statement Friday, saying the team is “committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name.” The Indians removed the “Chief Wahoo” logo from their uniforms after the…MORE

Serena Williams takes to the tennis court with daughter Olympia

Sorry Venus, Serena has found a new doubles partner. The 23-time grand slam champion took to the court with daughter Olympia, who turns three in September, as the pair sported matching purple outfits. In photos posted on Williams’ Instagram, the pair are seen celebrating, sharing a high five and walking off court — where Olympia…MORE

The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games

The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games

The NFL plans to have the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” — known as the Black national anthem — performed live or played before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season, a source familiar with the league’s discussions told CNN on Thursday. The news was first reported by The Undefeated, which is…MORE

West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95

West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95

The cricket world is in mourning after West Indies cricket legend Everton Weekes died at the age of 95. He was one of the “Three Ws” — along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott — who put Barbados and West Indies cricket on the map in the 1950s. It is expected that he will be…MORE

Fans flout social distancing rules at Bulgarian Cup final

Fans flout social distancing rules at Bulgarian Cup final

Thousands of football fans attended the Bulgarian Cup final between Lokomotiv Plovdiv and CSKA Sofia on Wednesday, where social distancing measures appeared to be ignored in the stands. Officials relaxed rules for Wednesday’s final, which Lokomotiv won 5-3 on penalties, by increasing the number of fans allowed into the stadium from 4,000 to 12,000. Visit…MORE

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One mogul Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, have announced the birth of their son. The baby boy was born on Wednesday and is named Ace, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN. The new arrival will be the billionaire’s first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara,…MORE

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