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ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021: Points table, team, venue, schedule, time, ranking, winning prediction
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ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021: Points table, team, venue, schedule, time, ranking, winning prediction

Check out the updated T20 World Cup 2021 points table, as well as the leading wicket-taker and leading run-scorer.

NBA orders probe into racism claims against Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver
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NBA orders probe into racism claims against Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver

Proven allegations of racist behavior or the use of racist language could have serious implications for Sarver.

R Ashwin praises Rahul Dravid's 'immense knowledge', says he looks forward to batting great's stint as India coach
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R Ashwin praises Rahul Dravid's 'immense knowledge', says he looks forward to batting great's stint as India coach

Dravid, who was working as the head of National Cricket Academy, has been appointed for a period of two years till the 2023 50-over World Cup in India

T20 World Cup 2021: Zampa's maiden T20 five-for helps Australia crush Bangladesh
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T20 World Cup 2021: Zampa's maiden T20 five-for helps Australia crush Bangladesh

Zampa returned figures of 5-19 with his leg spin and combined with the Australian pace bowlers to skittle out Bangladesh for just 73 in the Super 12 contest in Dubai

NBA: Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver shocked by 'false' racism, sexism allegations
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NBA: Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver shocked by 'false' racism, sexism allegations

In a lengthy, strongly-worded statement, Sarver said claims he believed would be made in a forthcoming ESPN story were based on "lies, innuendo, and a false narrative" designed to "attack our organisation."

Streaming giants Netflix, Amazon attempt to discourage subscribers from sharing account passwords
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Streaming giants Netflix, Amazon attempt to discourage subscribers from sharing account passwords

Password sharing is estimated to cost streaming services several billion dollars a year in lost revenue. That’s a small problem now for an industry that earns about $120 billion annually, but something it needs to address as spending on distinctive new programing skyrockets.

ESPN acquire TV rights for Spain's LaLiga in record $1.4 billion deal over eight seasons
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ESPN acquire TV rights for Spain's LaLiga in record $1.4 billion deal over eight seasons

The deal is the most lucrative television deal by a US broadcaster for an overseas football league, eclipsing the $1 billion paid by NBC for rights to broadcast the English Premier League.

Colin Kaepernick signs production deal with Disney, ESPN to produce docuseries on his life
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Colin Kaepernick signs production deal with Disney, ESPN to produce docuseries on his life

The Colin Kaepernick-ESPN partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity.

NBA team owners to vote on 22-team plan to resume season interrupted by coronavirus outbreak
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NBA team owners to vote on 22-team plan to resume season interrupted by coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, NBA team owners will vote on the league's 22-team plan to resume the 2019-20 season which was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA in talks with Walt Disney Company to set up single-site resumption of league
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA in talks with Walt Disney Company to set up single-site resumption of league

NBA spokesman Mike Bass said the conversations were still exploratory, and that the site would be used not only for games but for practices and housing as well

'The Last Dance' serves up much-needed sporting drama with enthralling deep-dive into Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls
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'The Last Dance' serves up much-needed sporting drama with enthralling deep-dive into Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls

At the heart of it, ESPN's The Last Dance is — an exhaustively deep dive into what made Michael Jordan 'Michael Jordan,' featuring a large supporting cast that doesn't really matter

Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion plans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion plans

UFC 249 was cancelled on Thursday after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: UFC finally postpones next three scheduled events, confirms president Dana White
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Coronavirus pandemic: UFC finally postpones next three scheduled events, confirms president Dana White

The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through 11 April, finally giving up on president Dana White's plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Disney Plus witnesses 10 million sign-ups on day one, shares surge up to 3.5 percent
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Disney Plus witnesses 10 million sign-ups on day one, shares surge up to 3.5 percent

Disney Plus was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand.

Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, WarnerMedia, Disney tussle for newest weapon in TV streaming war: Live sports
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Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, WarnerMedia, Disney tussle for newest weapon in TV streaming war: Live sports

Sports are going to be a significant feature of new platforms that are aiming to shake up the burgeoning on-demand industry.

NBA vs China: Houston Rockets' Nike merchandise removed from stores; ESPN criticised for 'nine-dash-line' map
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NBA vs China: Houston Rockets' Nike merchandise removed from stores; ESPN criticised for 'nine-dash-line' map

A now-deleted tweet by NBA franchise Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey last week supporting anti-government protests in Hong Kong has sparked a massive backlash in China

NBA to bar players from wearing 'ninja-style' headbands next season due to safety concerns
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NBA to bar players from wearing 'ninja-style' headbands next season due to safety concerns

Several players including All-Star Jimmy Butler sported the headgear last season, a band of fabric tied at the back of the head with the two ends flowing loose.

Disney+ streaming service to roll out in Canada, Netherlands starting this November
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Disney+ streaming service to roll out in Canada, Netherlands starting this November

Disney+ will be available on various platforms, including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku, and Sony.

Disney to offer Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ starting November, to be priced same as Netflix
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Disney to offer Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ starting November, to be priced same as Netflix

This price is the same as the Netflix plan, which allows streaming on two devices simultaneously.

More athletes talking about mental health important for changing attitudes in sports and society
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More athletes talking about mental health important for changing attitudes in sports and society

Recent trends in society about speaking out about mental health struggles have resulted in changing attitudes and more support, resulting in help for athletes.