Raheem Sterling backs George Floyd protests
England and Manchester City star Raheem Sterling has backed protests taking place across the UK, saying "the only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting". Thousands of people have taken part in Black Lives Matter marches in the UK, despite the coronavirus threat. "This is the most important thing at this moment in time because this is something that is happening for years and years," Sterling
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Jurgen Klopp's wry smile after Christian Pulisic strike at Anfield
Jurgen Klopp seemed to show his approval after Christian Pulisic's brilliant turn and finish for Chelsea in their defeat against Liverpool on Wednesday night. However, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's late goal sealed a thrilling 5-3 win for the Premier League champions but Klopp, who gave a teenage Pulisic his chance at Borussia Dortmund in 2015, was impressed with the American's goal and fans on social media did not miss the German's reaction.
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Football match in Romania called off over six coronavirus cases
According to the reports, Romanian Football Federation has called off Saturday's second division match between leaders UTA Arad and Petrolul Ploiesti after five Petrolul players and the club's kit man were diagnosed with the coronavirus. Club announced that the infected players had been isolated and local health authorities were working to determine how they got infected
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NFL pledges $250 million to help fight racism in the US
The National Football League has pledged $250m over 10 years to help combat systemic racism in the United States. The fund will "support the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African Americans". Last week, the NFL said players should be allowed to protest during the national anthem. Earlier, NFL players called on the league to "condemn racism and the systemic oppression of black people"
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NFL considering big change to widely loathed preseason
Changes would allow NFL teams to take a more measured approach to training camp, with the first preseason games pushed back a few weeks. Teams can report to camp 47 days before their first regular season game, meaning most teams will be able to open camp July 28.
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