Thursday State News Summary
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 05:50:13 EDT


IN NTHE NBA, ALL OF THE LEAGUE’S PLAYOFF GAMES
SCHEDULED FOR YESTERDAY WERE POSTPONED……AS PLAYERS FOR THE
MILWAUKEE BUCKS BOYCOTTED THEIR CONTEST AGAINST THE ORLANDO
MAGIC……TO PROTEST THE SHOOTING OF JACOB BLAKE OVER THE
WEEKEND IN KENOSHA, WISCONSIN. THE LEAGUE’S RESTART IS NOW
REPORTEDLY IN JEOPARDY, AFTER PLAYERS FOR THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS
AND LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS REPORTEDLY VOTED TO END THE SEASON,
DURING MEETINGS HELD LAST NIGHT………..


THAT WOULD ALSO SPILLED OVER INTO BASEBALL……….AS PLAYER-LED
PROTESTS FORCED THE POSTPONEMENT OF THREE GAMES THAT WERE
SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE LAST NIGHT…….


THE TIGERS, HOWEVER, DID CHOOSE TO PLAY…….AND DEFEATED THE
CHICAGO CUBS LAST NIGHT, 7 TO 6, AT COMERICA PARK. AUSTIN ROMINE
AND NIKO GOODRUM EACH DROVE IN TWO RUNS TO LEAD DETROIT'S
OFFENSIVE ATTACK IN THAT VICTORY.......


THERE WERE THREE FINALS FROM THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS LAST
NIGHT: COLORADO BEATS DALLAS, 6 TO 4; TAMPA BAY DOWNS BOSTON, 7 TO
1; IN OVERTIME, PHILADELPHIA DEFEATS THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS, 4 TO
3…….


THE SECOND EVENT IN THE PGA TOUR’S FedEX CUP PLAYOFFS - THE BMW
CHAMPIONSHIP - BEGINS WITH FIRST ROUND PLAY LATER TODAY IN
SUBURBAN CHICAGO. CURRENT POINTS LEADER DUSTIN JOHNSON WILL TEE
OFF ON HIS OPENING ROUND AT 1:03 THIS AFTERNOON………


ACCORDING TO STORIES OUT OF NEW YORK CITY, THE NFL WON’T HIRE AN
INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATOR TO LOOK INTO ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL
HARRASSMENT AGAINST THE WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM THAT WAS
REVEALED IN A RECENT ARTICLE IN THE ‘WASHINGTON POST’……THE
LEAGUE WILL INSTEAD USE INFORMATION FROM THE INVESTIGATION THAT’S
ALREADY IN PROGRESS……AN INVESTIGATION THAT’S HEADED BY THE
LAWYERS FOR TEAM OWNER DANIEL SNYDER………



   


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