Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. MILAN — The long reach and good looks of the five-time Italian heavyweight champion Angelo Rottoli earned him the nickname Beautiful Ali in the ring. Outside it, he became equally famous in his town near […]

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First Take breaks down Broncos coach Vic Fangio’s comments on racism not being prevalent in the NFL

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/Ji2WRmjFWec Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Booger McFarland react to Broncos coach Vic Fangio’s comments regarding discrimination and racism not being prevalent in the NFL. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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The Navajo Nation and Coronavirus: Planting Hope Amid a Plague

This story was originally published by Searchlight New Mexico and is posted here as part of an ongoing collaboration with Rolling Stone. More from this series can be read here. SHIPROCK, N.M. — Four miles down Farm Road, just off U.S. Route 491 in northern Navajo, a group of young Diné used what was left […]

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Reunion Part 1: Max Drops A Huge Bombshell About A Secret Hookup

Jaws hit the floor during Part 1 of the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ reunion on June 2, when Max Boyens revealed a secret hookup he engaged in with another series regular. Nearly the entire cast of Vanderpump Rules gasped during Part 1 of the reunion on June 2, when Max Boyens revealed that on top of getting […]

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Journalists Targeted & Viciously Attacked By Police After Trump Blames Media For Protests 

Despite showing proof that they’re part of the press, many journalists and reporters covering anti-racism protests around the globe are being targeted by police. They’ve since used their platforms to speak out, and their encounters with police are harrowing. It’s been two days since Donald Trump blamed the “lamestream media” for the ongoing anti-racism protests […]

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Stephen A. & Michael Collins on Tiger Woods’ statement on George Floyd | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/wu8v5ah_ST8 Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Michael Collins react to Tiger Woods’ statement in which he calls George Floyd’s death a "shocking tragedy" and addresses the protests. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on […]

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A Spa’s Journey From Family Recipes to Whole Foods to ‘Survival Mode’

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. As a little girl, Yolanda Owens would soak in warm bathtubs filled with collard greens, garlic and onions to help soothe her skin. “I had eczema, and my grandmother would go out […]

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Compromise on fisheries with EU a possibility, says UK industry chief

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Fishing boats take part in a Brexit flotilla, organised by Fishing For Leave, in Newcastle upon Tyne LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union might be able to reach a compromise on fisheries by settling on the bloc being handed access to UK waters in exchange for higher quotas for […]

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson reacts to protests in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/M2MOGaynBis Stephen A. Smith, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Max Kellerman discuss Americans protesting for change in the wake of George Floyd’s death. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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LANCE director describes telling the story of Lance Armstrong | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

Watch part 2 of LANCE here: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/0545e919-820f-403c-bf71-d4072df6fc8d/ The director of LANCE, Marina Zenovich, joins Jalen Rose and David Jacoby to discuss the creation of the two-part documentary, what she thinks about Lance Armstrong, his legacy and if she thinks he really is happy with the way things transpired after he admitted to doping. ✔️Subscribe to […]

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The impact of the Livestrong yellow wristbands | ‘LANCE’ Part 2 excerpt | ESPN 30 for 30

In this excerpt from Part 2 of ESPN’s 30 for 30 “LANCE,” Lance Armstrong and others discuss the impact that the Livestrong yellow wristbands had on the program and how they changed the perception of young adults battling cancer. Stream the full 30 for 30 on ESPN+ https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/0545e919-820f-403c-bf71-d4072df6fc8d/ #LANCE #ESPN ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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Paul George joins Adrian Wojnarowski for ESPN #oneteam Speaker Series

LA Clippers star Paul George chats with Adrian Wojnarowski as part of ESPN’s #oneteam Speaker Series and opens up about the recovery from his gruesome leg injury, his thoughts on the NBA’s proposal to finish the season at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida and why he’s confident in the Clippers’ […]

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TikTok owner ByteDance starts to shift operations out of China

TikTok’s poaching of Disney’s Kevin Mayer to be its CEO was just the most visible part of a broader strategy by its Chinese owner to shift its center of power away from China at a time of rising global tensions, several people familiar with the plans said. The short video app’s parent company, ByteDance, has […]

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Exclusive: U.S. taxpayers’ virus relief went to firms that avoided U.S. taxes

10/10 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Times Square is illuminated in blue as part of the “Light It Blue” initiative to honor healthcare workers, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York 2/10 By Tom Bergin and Lawrence Delevingne LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Last month Zagg (NASDAQ:) Inc, a Utah-based company that makes mobile […]

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First Take debates whether LeBron is the NBA’s best player

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/Fvxd6elX7AA Max Kellerman, Kendrick Perkins, Jay Williams and Domonique Foxworth debate whether Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is the NBA’s best player after it is revealed that LeBron claims the top spot on First Take’s Primetime Players list. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe […]

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Exclusive: U.S. taxpayers’ virus relief went to firms that avoided U.S. tax

10/10 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Times Square is illuminated in blue as part of the “Light It Blue” initiative to honor healthcare workers, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York 2/10 By Tom Bergin and Lawrence Delevingne LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Last month Zagg (NASDAQ:) Inc, a Utah-based company that makes mobile […]

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Keeping Clients Fit During the Pandemic by Going Virtual

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. The routine has been the same for six years. On Saturday mornings, Jason Atlas changes into a T-shirt, a pair of comfortable shorts and lightweight training shoes, then heads down to the […]

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Mail-in Voting Triggers an Unhinged Trump Rant

Seemingly terrified of losing his reelection bid at least in part due to mail-in voting, President Trump continued to be dishonest about the process’s legitimacy in a tweet so packed with lies it’s surprising he was able to fit them all within the character count. Trump’s Sunday morning factless tweet began with a proclamation: “The […]

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The Ohio Governor Listened to the Science on COVID-19, But Not on Climate. Why?

This article was originally published by Grist and is republished here as part of an ongoing collaboration.   In his first State of the State address, a little over a year ago, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took time out to recognize his “amazing” health and human services team, asking them to stand in the House Chamber […]

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Stephen A. & Bill Simmons debate MJ vs. LeBron as the NBA GOAT | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/T-YgZnrnZoM Bill Simmons joins First Take to debate Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about whether Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James can catch Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan as the NBA GOAT. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ […]

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Bill Simmons compares Michael Jordan to Muhammad Ali after watching ‘The Last Dance’ | First Take

Watch Part 2: https://youtu.be/0wuAqNavlb8 Bill Simmons joins First Take to discuss how Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan is portrayed in "The Last Dance" documentary. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on […]

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Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird: Who should be on the NBA Mount Rushmore? | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/ZBfXAslUG2c Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins and Max Kellerman debate which player should be listed among the top-four players on ESPN.com’s list of the best 74 NBA players of all time. Stephen A. makes the case for Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson and Max argues for Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird. […]

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Stephen A. explains why Magic Johnson should be on the NBA Mount Rushmore | First Take

Watch Part 2: https://youtu.be/LkmVujxpkQE Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins and Max Kellerman debate which player should be listed among the top-four players on ESPN.com’s list of the best 74 NBA players of all time. Stephen A. makes the case for Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson and Max argues for Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird. […]

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New Zealanders line up for midnight haircuts, celebrate easing of coronavirus restrictions

New Zealanders cooped up in their homes for the better part of two months couldn’t even wait for sunlight to get their hair cut as they lined up outside hair salons and barbershops before the clock struck midnight. Malls, retail stores and restaurants all reopened Thursday in the South Pacific nation – a reflection of New […]

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