The Latest: NBA, WNBA selling face covers for charity

first_img___Former Leeds defender Norman Hunter has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He was 76.Leeds says Hunter was admitted to the hospital last week and died on Friday.Hunter made 726 appearances for Leeds and also played 28 times for England. He was part of the 1966 World Cup-winning squad and earned the nickname “Bites Yer Legs” because of his tough tackling.Hunter also won two league titles and the FA Cup with Leeds. April 17, 2020 The Latest: NBA, WNBA selling face covers for charity It now will be at TD Garden in Boston from Sept. 24-26, 2021.The original dates were Sept. 25-27 this year.But the French Open moved its start from May to Sept. 20 a month ago. That means the Grand Slam tournament would have overlapped with the Laver Cup. The exhibition tournament has attracted some of the top players in men’s tennis in the past.Federer called the announcement of the Laver Cup date change “unfortunate” and “disappointing” but also “the right thing to do for everyone concerned.”Tickets already purchased will be valid in 2021 or can be refunded. ___The governing body of track and field is leading a panel of Olympic sports to advise on safely organizing mass gathering events amid the coronavirus pandemic.World Athletics says the Outbreak Prevention Taskforce includes the International Institute for Race Medicine and officials from cycling, rowing, skiing, triathlon and the International Paralympic Committee.They will get input from a member of the World Health Organization’s coronavirus mass gatherings expert group.The panel has its first meeting next week and plans to work with advisers from industry, sponsors and the media. Aims include guidance on risk assessment and how sports can “plan a return to normal activities in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak or similar future situations.” ___The BMW International Open in Germany and the Open de France golf tournaments have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic and the Scottish Open has been postponed.The BMW International Open was to be played in Munich from June 25-28 and the Open de France was scheduled to take place a week later.German Chancellor Angela Merkel has banned large public gatherings in the country through August 31 and the French government has done the same until mid-July.The Scottish Open was scheduled to be played from July 9-12. Discussions on a rescheduled date are ongoing.center_img The proceeds will go to Feeding America in the U.S. and Second Harvest in Canada. Both of those organizations work to assist the hungry.Face-covering manufacturers FOCO and Industry Rag will also be amping up charity efforts through sales. They will donate one face covering for every one purchased to the benefiting charities.NBA social responsibility and player programs president Kathy Behrens says the masks will help fans adhere to CDC safety guidelines “while joining in the league’s efforts to aid those who have been directly affected by COVID-19.”___The fourth edition of the Laver Cup exhibition event founded by Roger Federer’s management company is being postponed a year because of changes to the tennis calendar caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NBA and WNBA say they plan to sell cloth face coverings bearing team and league logos and that all proceeds generated by the league will go to charity. ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Associated Press last_img read more

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first_imge cnn Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (3) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +3 Vote up Vote down Fan · 369 weeks ago CORBIN SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT began Wednesday, July 17th with games at 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and will run thru Thursday July 25th. There will be a Co-ed Slow Pitch Tournament on Saturday, July 20th, all day! Come enjoy the games & GREAT Hamburgers made in the “shack” with Mayfield meat! See you all in Corbin! Report Reply 0 replies · active 369 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 369 weeks ago The Wellington Habitat For Humanity is seeking applications for an established home. If you know of anyone or if you are an interested applicant, you may pick up applications at the following locations. They will be available July 1 thru August 3: City of Wellington Public Library Chamber of Commerce Methodist Church Report Reply 0 replies · active 369 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 369 weeks ago Due to the vacancy of a pastor, Calvary Lutheran will be holding church service at 11:30 a.m. instead of the usual 10:30 a.m. time slot for the rest of the month. Report Reply 0 replies · active 369 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Here are a couple of society news items for this weekend. If you have a club fundraiser, club news item, engagement announcement, wedding, family reunion, class reunion, birth, graduation or any other society news related news, just post your announcements in the comments section below.•••••The Wellington American Legion Breakfast will be July 21 from 7 to 10 a.m. The menu includes: eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, coffee and juice. Cost for adults is $6 and children under 12 is $4.•••••The National Glass Museum is looking to organize a “club” of volunteers to help with the museum.The glass museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  They hav training available and people will learn a lot bout American made glassware. Phone the museum at 620-326-6400. The address is 117 South Washington Ave. The contact person is Jane Garnand.last_img read more

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