How NHL games will look and sound during the restart

From (many) more cameras to pumped-in crowd noise from EA Sports to virtual booing of Gary Bettman, here’s what fans watching at home can expect.
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The 10 people we’re rooting for in the NHL’s restart

Of the hundreds of players in the postseason mix, a Stanley Cup win would be sweetest for one of this bunch.
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Potential surprise players for all 22 teams in the NBA restart

Which NBA players are ready to take advantage of the spotlight in the bubble for each franchise?
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What people in the NBA are saying about the Orlando restart

Players, coaches and execs weigh in on difficult Orlando decisions, safety concerns and using the league’s platform for social justice.
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Nets’ Jordan opts out of restart after positive test

Nets center DeAndre Jordan has tested positive for COVID-19 and opted out of next month’s NBA season restart, he said Monday. Teammate Spencer Dinwiddie also tested positive but has yet to officially rule himself out, he told The Athletic.
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Lakers’ Bradley, citing family, opts out of restart

Lakers guard Avery Bradley informed team management that he intends to sit out the season’s resumption in Orlando, Florida, he told ESPN on Tuesday night.
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Sources: Ariza opts out of NBA restart to visit son

Trevor Ariza is opting out of participation in the NBA’s restart of the season, instead committing to a one-month visitation window with his 12-year-old son.
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Sources: Some NBA players hesitant on restart

As a faction of NBA players hold conference calls to discuss uncertainty about restarting the season in the Orlando, Florida, bubble, the NBA and NBPA are working on a plan that would allow players to stay home without consequences, sources told ESPN.
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NBA small-market teams urge 30-team restart

Clay Bennett, owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, is urging the NBA to consider the competitive and financial plights of smaller-market teams for its return-to-play plans.
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How the trust between Adam Silver and Chris Paul will shape the NBA’s restart

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has spent years building capital with the players’ union. He’s going to need all of it to finish this season and beyond.
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Majority of NBA GMs want to restart with playoffs

In a survey of all 30 NBA general managers, which was viewed by ESPN, 16 said they would prefer the league come back with just the typical 16 playoff teams, with the teams and seeds based on the standings when the season was suspended March 12.
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Sources: NBA board expected to OK restart plan

The NBA is planning a Thursday vote of the league’s board of governors — with owners expected to approve commissioner Adam Silver’s recommendation on a format to restart the season in Orlando, Florida, sources tell ESPN.
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Is the NBA coming back? Behind the scenes on playoff, restart talks

After nearly two months without basketball, commissioner Adam Silver is flooded with ideas. Here is what the league is considering as the clock ticks.
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What the NBA can learn from China’s attempt to restart basketball during the coronavirus pandemic

The Chinese Basketball Association was the first major sports league stopped by the coronavirus. As it attempts to resume its season, the NBA will be paying attention to see what is successful.
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Sundance London offshoot to restart in June

Film festival spin-off Sundance London will return to the city of London after a year hiatus, organisers announce. Rollo Ross reports.


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