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WNBA players wearing T-shirts opposing Dream owner - ESPN

Players are wearing T-shirts that support the opponent of Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler in her attempt to retain her Senate seat.

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Shane Bieber opens, closes trip with wins for Cleveland Indians; Franmil Reyes hits big HR - cleveland.com

The Indians ended a four-game losing streak Tuesday night as they came from behind to beat the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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Raiders' Derek Carr: 'I’m tired of being disrespected' - Fox News

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is entering the 2020 NFL season with a bit of a chip on his shoulder. With a host of players choosing to opt-out due to the coronavirus pandemic, Carr said on Tuesday that he wasn’t even thinking about it.

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Indie darling Alto’s Adventure and its sequel are finally coming to PS4, Xbox One and Switch - The Verge

Endless runner snowboarding games Alto’s Adventure and its sequel are finally launching on PS4, Xbox One, and Epic Games Store on August 13th as part of The Alto Collection. A Nintendo Switch port is “coming soon,” with no current release date yet.

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SpaceX successfully flies its Starship prototype to a height of around 500 feet - TechCrunch

SpaceX has been developing Starship, its next-generation spacecraft, at its site in Boca Chica, Texas. The company has built a number of different Starship prototypes to date, include one prior version called the Starhopper that was essentially just the botto…

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This year’s Call of Duty is being made by Treyarch - Polygon

Treyarch, which wasn’t slated to make a Call of Duty until 2021, will handle 2020’s game (with Raven Software supporting development) Activision’s chief operating officer told investors on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

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Novavax Phase 1 data shows coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response - CNN

A third US company has released study results showing its coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response.

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Square surges after reporting 64% jump in revenue, more customers using Cash App - CNBC

Shares of Square soared on Tuesday evening after posting better-than-expected quarterly results and strong growth in its consumer payments app.

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Virgin Atlantic airline files for US bankruptcy protection - NBC Montana

NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for relief from creditors as the virus pandemic hammers the airline industry. The airline made the filing in U. S. federal bankruptcy court in New…

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Hotel guests booking only days in advance, Hyatt says - Fox Business

In the U.S., more than 65% of full-service hotel bookings and more than 75% of budget hotel bookings were made only four days in advance during June, CEO Mark Hoplamazian said on the company's second-quarter earnings call on Tuesday.

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Angels' Shohei Ohtani unlikely to pitch again in 2020, Joe Maddon says - ESPN

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon said Shohei Ohtani isn't likely to pitch again this season, but he still expects Ohtani to be a two-way player for the team down the line.

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Minnesota high school football, volleyball head to March, other fall sports to start on time - Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Minnesota State High School League also cleared soccer and individual-based sports — cross country, girls' tennis and girls' swimming — to start as scheduled Aug 17 with limitations.

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NBA having problems holding 'Delete 8' camp that would include Knicks - New York Post

Tom Thibodeau still hasn’t gotten his first wish as head coach. A stalemate still exists between the players association and NBA on an agreement regarding organized team activities (OTA) for the “D…

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Riot Games addresses burnout and crunch by giving employees a week off - The Verge

Riot Games, which makes League of Legends, Valorant, and other popular titles, will be giving employees the week of August 10th off to “disconnect, recharge, and reboot,” the studio announced in a blog post published Tuesday.

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Google Play Music will shutdown completely in December – here's how to save your music - TechRadar

Move your music, playlists and preferences to YouTube Music before they're gone

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New PS5 DualSense Look Confirms No Back Buttons - IGN

A new 360-degree look at the PS5's DualSense reveals that the back of the controller will not feature any extra buttons or triggers.

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Use a Smart Speaker to Structure Your Kid's At-Home School Day - Lifehacker

One of the perks of in-person school is the structure it brings to your kids’ day: There’s a schedule for students to follow, with clear start and finish times for each period, probably marked by a bell, and possible consequences for tardiness.

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Former Google exec Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months for stealing self-driving car secrets - The Verge

Controversial engineer Anthony Levandowski, who worked for the Google division that would become Waymo before founding self-driving car company Otto and selling it to Uber, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for trade secret theft during his various st…

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Station Casinos may not reopen four properties in Las Vegas - Reno Gazette Journal

Station Casinos had closed 20 properties in Southern Nevada for almost three months following Gov. Steve Sisolak’s sweeping shutdown order in March.

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Virus-stricken Marlins resume season with 18 new players - Fox News

Scrambling for replacements following a coronavirus outbreak, the Miami Marlins added a Moran, a Morin, two pitchers named Josh Smith and a former Olympic medalist in speedskating.

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McKewon: As wait for Big Ten schedule continues, concern grows for football season - Omaha World-Herald

The Big Ten’s reluctance to announce its model, schedule or testing protocols should have any Husker fan who wants to see a season played a little bit worried.

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Detroit Tigers to stay at 28-man roster in 2020: What it means for Casey Mize - Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Tigers' roster will be reduced from 30 to 28 players Friday but will stay there for rest of the year instead of dropping to 26.

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Apple releases macOS 11 Big Sur beta 4 to developers, public beta still ‘coming soon’ - 9to5Mac

The beta testing process for macOS 11 Big Sur continues today with the release of the fourth developer beta. Today’s update to macOS Big Sur beta 4 brings additional tweaks and improvements to the new features coming to all Mac users this fall. Developers can…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has pretty much every feature leaked in new AT&T video - The Verge

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 20 5G and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G have been detailed pretty much in full in a new AT&T promotional video leaked on Twitter on Tuesday, ahead of tomorrow’s Unpacked event.

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Clorox wipes won't be fully restocked in stores until 2021 - New York Post

Clorox is wiped out. The company’s CEO said its iconic wipes won’t be fully restocked in stores until 2021 — after the coronavirus pandemic sent the demand for the disinfectant ti…

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Square Announces Second Quarter 2020 Results - Yahoo Finance

Due to early external access of the company’s quarterly financials, Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has posted its results for the second quarter of 2020 on the Financial Information section of its Investor Relations website at square.com/investors.

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Southwest Airlines cuts back on Covid-19 cleanings to speed up flight turnarounds - CNN

A Southwest memo says the company is cutting back on some parts of its passenger cabin cleaning procedures for the Covid-19 pandemic so the airline can reduce the time aircraft spend on the ground between flights.

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Activision Blizzard reports a record quarter amid growing wage dispute - Engadget

Employees say they're struggling to make ends meet while Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick makes millions.

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