While the National Basketball Association and the NBPA continue to finalize details about their own return to play later this summer, their WNBA counterparts announced on Monday a commitment to a return to play with a focus on 'social justice, ' including full salaries paid to every player in the shortened season, which will be played on the IMG Academy campus in Bradenton, Florida, which is near Tampa.
Each of the league's 12 teams will train and play starting next month at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., a neutral site as there are no current WNBA teams playing in the state. Our biggest disappointment with this news is the inability to play in front of our fans and at our new home, Gateway Center Arena.
The season is comprised of a 22 regular-season schedule followed by a traditional playoff schedule. The playoffs would begin in the middle of September and end in early October. The 2020 WNBA season was scheduled to begin May 15 before it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jackson said players are confident that the league will have the proper safety guidelines in place.
Players have until June 25 to tell their teams if they plan to participate.
The WNBA had a lot of momentum coming from a historic collective bargaining agreement that was ratified shortly before the pandemic hit. Those with high-risk medical conditions could decide not to play and still receive full pay.
"We know that this is not going to be flawless; it's not going to be ideal, "WNBPA CEO Terri Jackson said".
Players with children will be able to bring a caregiver with them. That is really appropriate for what our country needs right now. "We will continue to consult with medical experts and public health officials as well as players, team owners and other stakeholders as we move forward with our execution plan". She said the union's executive committee had a Zoom call with the league's doctors and the next step will be an all-player call with the doctors later this week. "This is not only necessary from a humanitarian perspective, but it may be one of the greatest opportunities this league has and will have". "We are excited to showcase our team on the court and our organization will continue to support the powerful platform we have to fight for social justice off the court".
As of July 23, roughly 40 retailers, including big and small companies, had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy so far this year. Although not marketed as a liquidation sale, Men's Wearhouse is offering up to 70% off on clearance items , while Jos.
However, late last week, he told parents and districts that they should plan on seeing the school year start in September. Traditionally, New York state public schools open just after Labor Day, which is five weeks away.
COVID-19 testing begins Monday for all University of Kentucky students physically returning to campus for fall semester classes. Support will be in place for any students who need to quarantine - including worldwide students arriving from overseas.
Since the pandemic began, 4,732 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized, including 15 more on Sunday. Three deaths were reported in Montour County, their total is the same Monday, with 93 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Their trip marks the first manned NASA launch from U.S. territory since the space shuttle program was retired. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were in good health after splashdown, according to NASA.
Only this year did the National Football League (NFL) reverse its opposition to players taking a knee during the anthem. In a second video, the same man appears to say "oh man, I'll stand" as he is detained in another military roleplay.
Certainly he's capable and the car's capable, we've just got to actually sort it out for him to allow him to do it. Chief engineer Monaghan says Albon will be able to perform if the team can give him better equipment.
Also, " Folklore " is the first album since Swift's last release, " Lover ", to have such a big opening week. The musician beat BTS's " Map of the Soul " that has sold 574,000 units since its release in February 2020.
With Master Chief being the only protagonist, Infinite will be somewhat of a spiritual reboot for the Halo franchise. Halo Infinite is due out for Xbox Series X , Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store this holiday.
Park Police Attack on Peaceful Protesters at Lafayette Square", on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 29, 2020. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) wears a face covering during the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on "The U.S.
There will be more staff-level discussions on Sunday, with the principals set to meet again face-to-face on Monday. Republicans favoring a reduction in the unemployment aid have said it is a disincentive for people to work.
Informed Mumbai Police that My Son's Life is in Danger
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Madison County reports man's death from COVID-19
The state's death toll remains at 7,209, with 4,914 of deaths in patients of long-term care and nursing home facilities. It is the third highest amount of the counties recording a rise in confirmed cases, behind Kildate (15) and Laois (8).
Google Pixel 4a is finally official and it costs a sweet $349
The camera hardware is mostly the same, albeit with a slightly wider aperture on the main lens (f/1.7 vs last year's f/1.8). In the meantime, if you want a phone that isn't going to cost close to £1,000, then the Pixel 4a is there for the taking.
The Rock - Yes, That Rock - is Buying the XFL
Originally, XFL was founded in 2001. "We are grateful for today's outcome", said Jeffrey Pollack, XFL President and COO. Last week, it purchased a controlling interest in Toulouse Football Club, a French soccer team.
UK MP Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Offences
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Brie Bella & Daniel Bryan Welcome Their Son
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Coronavirus: Laois Sees Spike In Cases
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Tainted alcohol kills at least 86 in India, police say
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