Tag: Cuban, Mark

N.B.A. Players March in George Floyd Protests

A broad range of athletes and sports figures have issued statements on social media condemning the killing of George Floyd and other police violence against African-Americans. But several N.B.A. players have gone even further. They’ve jumped off the sidelines to join the sprawling protests that have leapt up all over the country, which lines up […]

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Why Major Sports Might Risk Comebacks During the Pandemic

Once more, the pronouncements arrived in a torrent, though this time they were about rebirth rather than cancellation. The N.B.A. was planning to start up again in late July. The N.H.L. announced a playoff tournament would take place through the summer. Major League Baseball was continuing negotiations with its players for a shortened season. The […]

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Trump Announces His ‘Opening the Country’ Council

WASHINGTON — President Trump stood in the Rose Garden on Tuesday evening and recited a list of dozens of prominent business and labor leaders who he said would be advising him in deciding when and how to reopen the country’s economy, even as governors made it clear they will make those decisions themselves. The president’s […]

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N.B.A. Stars and Owners Say They’ll Cover Workers’ Lost Wages

Some of the N.B.A.’s biggest stars — including Zion Williamson and Giannis Antetokounmpo — and several team owners said they would help cover the lost income of everyday arena employees while the league goes dark for at least 30 days because of the coronavirus outbreak. The announcements have come in fits and starts as the […]

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