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U.S. suspends export of sensitive tech to Hong Kong as China passes new national security law

The United States government began measures today to end its special status with Hong Kong, one month after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo told Congress that Hong Kong should no longer be considered autonomous from China. These include suspending export li

Emmanuel Acho: Cam Newton needs to earn his respect back, and his low contract proves it

Cam Newton agreed to sign a one-year contract with the New England Patriots worth only $550,000 in guarantees. Hear why Emmanuel Acho believes that Cam needs to earn his respect back in the NFL, and that his low contract is a reflection of his status.

'His Mona Lisa' - Penske adds golden touch to iconic Indy

Roger Penske has spent the six months since he bought Indianapolis Motor Speedway transforming the facility

Confessions of a baseball purist

Confessions of a baseball purist

Rays lefty Snell puts comments behind, gets back to work

Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell reported for work after all

The awesome Sega Genesis Mini retro console is back on sale for $40 - CNET

Play 42 classic games, no cartridges required.

The best meal kit delivery services for 2020: Blue Apron, Sun Basket and more - CNET

These convenient meal kit services deliver weekly menus and preportioned ingredients to enthusiastic but time-poor home cooks. And with shelter-in-place lockdowns, they're more useful than ever.

Kvyat: Imola test proves F1 has gone wrong way with tracks

Along with Mugello, the former San Marino GP venue has pitched for an extra Italian race in September to follow Monza, with its boss suggesting a triple header of classic Italian venues.AlphaTauri visited Imola for a filming day with its current car, while a

Montoya wary of tire life, optimistic of pace in Daytona heat

Montoya and Dane Cameron won the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship last year, and started off this season with fourth place in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, before the Covid-19 pandemic put the season on pause.Today IMSA restarts at the same venu

Germany joins tiny host of European nations by making 'upskirting' punishable crime

German MPs have followed their UK and French colleagues, backing legislation that carries a fine or even a prison term for taking unsolicited photos under somebody's clothing. Read Full Article at RT.com

Source: Six Badgers football players test positive for COVID-19

The identities of the Wisconsin football players are not known.

Bryson DeChambeau tied for early 2nd-round lead in Detroit

Bryson DeChambeau chose to compete in the Rocket Mortgage Classic while many of the PGA Tour’s top players skipped the tournament in Detroit

These COVID-19 first responders are getting left behind, and it says a lot about racism and sexism

New York City paramedics have been through it. “I woke up this morning to about 60 new text messages from paramedics who are barely holding it together,” Anthony Almojera, a lieutenant  paramedic, told The Washington Post last month. “Some are stil

The right wraps itself in the flag, but this year the left are the Fourth of July patriots

Racist jingoism isn't real patriotism — and on this Independence Day, that's clearer than ever

Sebi notifies new regulations for registered investment advisers

The new norms would require mandatory segregation of advisory and distribution activities at client-level to avoid conflict of interest.

Johnson softens stance on racing an IndyCar oval, Indy 500

Jimmie Johnson will test an Indy car on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the next week

Austrian Grand Prix: Friday’s best F1 images

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Former Browns first-round pick David Njoku demands trade

It might be best for both sides to give the tight end a change of scenery. Still only 23 years old, Njoku caught 56 passes for 639 yards with four touchdowns back in 2018.

Oklahoma State's Gundy takes pay cut in wake of T-shirt flap

Oklahoma State's Gundy takes pay cut in wake of T-shirt flap

Navy-Lafayette joins lists of college football cancellations

The coronavirus pandemic is already impacting the 2020 college football schedule

'We don't see color,' Trump supporters say as they tell their kids to fear Black Lives Matter

Most of Donald Trump’s supporters don’t think they’re racists. They don’t think Trump is racist, despite his well-documented, decades-long history of racism. And that’s the thing: Too many white Americans have defined racism down to the point wh

Allmendinger tops first Xfinity practice on IMS road course

Allmendinger, who has four NASCAR road course wins to his credit (three in Xfinity and one in Cup), paced the first practice session with an average lap speed of 97.392 mph.He was the only drive to eclipse the 97 mph on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn course, which i

The Washington Redskins are reportedly on the path to changing their nickname

Major sponsors such as FedEx, Nike and PepsiCo have put pressure on Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team's nickname in recent days.

Discourse over national anthem looms for NBA, other leagues

Kneeling during the national anthem is a hot topic in pro sports again as America gets set to celebrate a pandemic-clouded Fourth of July holiday

'The loss of a father, coach & dedicated supporter of the sport': McGregor pays tribute after death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor, the heated rival of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has issued a statement on social media in which he offers his condolences on the passing of 'dedicated supporter of the sport' Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at RT.com

Back on the bump: New dad Cole sets sights on Yankees title

New Yankees ace Gerrit Cole is busy on and off the field this week

Bucks hope to shake off rust in Disney World

The Milwaukee Bucks want to use the final eight regular-season games to prepare for the playoffs.

No more slaves and masters: Twitter engineers BAN whole range of terms in fight for 'more inclusive language'

Twitter’s engineering team will systematically purge a list of offensive terms from its source code and internal documents in the name of political correctness. Terms like “master” and “slave” will go, as will gendered pronouns. Read Full Article a

France to probe ex-PM & ministers over handling of Covid-19 – prosecutors

France’s former prime minister Edouard Philippe and its health officials will be the targets of a probe into the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors say.  Read Full Article at RT.com

Report: NFLPA reps unanimously recommend NFL cancel entire preseason

It remains to be seen if the NFL will go along with this recommendation. It would also hurt unproven players who depend on preseason games to demonstrate they belong in the NFL.

Exclusive | Byju’s in talks to acquire coding upstart WhiteHat Jr

Online learning platform Unacademy, which focuses on test preparation for competitive exams, had also expressed interest, but Byju’s has offered more money to acquire WhiteHat Jr

GGV’s Jeff Richards: ‘There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago’

Earlier this week, GGV Capital’s Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long chat, we touched on startup profitability, the global venture capital scene, why GGV doesn’t have an office in Eu

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

Responsibly managing machine learning processes is no longer just a desirable component of progress but a necessary one.

R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit

Computer vision summit CVPR has just (virtually) taken place, and like other CV-focused conferences, there are quite a few interesting papers. More than I could possibly write up individually, in fact, so I’ve collected the most promising ones from majo

The Audeze Mobius premium gaming headset is $300, its lowest price ever - CNET

With Waves Nx head-tracking tech, the sound genuinely seems to surround you.

Hamilton on Disney Plus a heartwarming cross between play and TV movie - CNET

Review: The film version of the Broadway hit isn't exactly like going to the theater, but still delivers a theatrical thrill.

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive method to count individual fish by measuring the concentration of environmental DNA in the water, which could be applied for quantitative monitoring of aquatic ecosystems.

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

By determining how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way, researchers have moved closer to understanding the power behind our galaxy.

First evidence of snake-like venom glands found in amphibians

Caecilians are limbless amphibians that can be easily mistaken for snakes. Though caecilians are only distantly related to their reptilian cousins, researchers describe specialized glands found along the teeth of the ringed caecilian (Siphonops annulatus), wh

Shannon Sharpe speaks on the Mike Gundy investigation at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State announced that an internal review of head coach Mike Gundy quote «uncovered no signs or indication of racism.» The review came after star running back Chuba Hubbard threatened to boycott the team once Gundy was seen wearing a shirt
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