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Barcelona want to sell Philippe Coutinho, but why doesn’t any top club want him?

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12:56 PM ETSid LoweSpain writer Barcelona wanted Philippe Coutinho so badly that they spent a whole summer chasing him, lost out, looked silly and still came back again four months later, making him the most expensive player they had ever signed. Lionel Messi wanted him too; he told the club president Josep Bartomeu so.Andrés Iniesta said he had just the right profile to succeed. And the sporting director said he could be, well, Andrés Iniesta. As for Luis Suárez, he laughs at suggestions he played estate agent, but he did help Coutinho find a house. He also warned his ex-Liverpool
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Football

Jaguars’ Shad Khan has battled racism, asks for change

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan, a Pakistani American businessman and the NFL's first minority owner, released an essay on Wednesday denouncing the systemic inequity for people of color that exists in the country and writing that if the issue is not addressed, we risk failing the next generation.Khan said he has battled racism and prejudice since coming to the United States in 1967, both as a student and while he was building his automobile bumper business. He joined an increasing list of professional sports franchise owners, celebrities, and politicians demanding change.1 Related"I came to the United States
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Lifestyle

George Floyd’s Daughter Gianna Says ‘Daddy Changed The World’ at Protests

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Stephen Jackson, NBA star and friend of George Floyd, shared a video of Floyd's daughter, Gianna, on his shoulders at a protest in Minneapolis. Gianna is seen looking on at the protest, smiling as she says "Daddy changed the world!" Jackson shared a link to a GoFundMe for Gianna, which has already raised nearly $600,000. In the aftermath of George Floyd's tragic killing by the Minneapolis Police on May 25th, protests have been held (and are continuing to be held) nationwide to stand against police brutality and racism, and come together as a collective voice toward hopeful change. In a
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Technology

Snapchat is no longer promoting Trump’s posts – TechCrunch

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Snap announced this morning that it will not be promoting content from President Trump’s Snapchat account in its Discover tab following statements from Trump last week on Twitter, which threatened that protestors could be met with “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons.” The move is notable for many reasons, but is particularly interesting because social media platforms have tended to only discipline popular accounts when they’ve violated the rules on their own platform. Snapchat users will still be able to access content from Trump’s feed if they subscribe to it or search specifically for the account. At this point Snap is
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Tv Shows

‘Black Mirror’-style mock ad says season six has been released as reality

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A mock Black Mirror advert has been circulating in Madrid, claiming season six is happening right now, in reality. The campaign, created by Madrid-based creative ad agency Brother, took stock of creator Charlie Brooker’s suggestion that reality is currently feeling too much like a Black Mirror episode to be thinking about new seasons yet. Mocked up on PhotoShop, the speculative advert (which Netflix has had no involvement with) reads: “Black Mirror 6th Season. Live Now, everywhere.” Black Mirror. Season 6 pic.twitter.com/v2sZiqFAPZ — Faisal Almalki (@faisalalmalki) June 2, 2020 Brooker recently explained to Radio Times why there isn’t a season 6 of the
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Music

Teejayx6 and TM88 Release “BLACK LIVES MATTER” Protest Song

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Detroit rapper Teejayx6 has released a protest song titled “BLACK LIVES MATTER.” The track is produced by TM88 and pays tribute to George Floyd, whose death by Minneapolis police last week has given rise to protests against police brutality nationwide. Listen to “BLACK LIVES MATTER” below.Teejayx6 joins many artists who have released protest songs in the wake of Floyd’s death, including YG, Dua Saleh, LL Cool J, Griselda’s Conway the Machine, and Terrace Martin.Find more resources in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism, including a list of organizations to donate to if you’re able, here.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUoB8t-YeCg Source link
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Movies

Godzilla Vs. Kong Gets Rated PG-13, Promising Plenty of Violence and Destruction

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Godzilla Vs Kong has officially earned a PG-13 rating. The upcoming entry in Warner Bros. and Legendary's so-called MonsterVerse is currently set to arrive later this year. It will see the current version of Godzilla, who we first met in 2014, squaring off against King Kong, who we were introduced to in 2017's Kong: Skull Island. The good news is, they won't be skimping on the violence and destruction. The Motion Picture Association of America recently handed out its official rating for Godzilla vs. Kong. Per the MPAA, the movie has been rated PG-13 for "intense sequences of creature violence/destruction
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Trending News

Lili Reinhart Came Out as Bisexual

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On the third day of Pride month, Lili Reinhart came out as bisexual via a post to her Instagram story. While she said she's never publicly acknowledged it before, Lili announced in her post that she's a “proud bisexual woman," saying she'll be attending an LGBTQ+ for #BlackLivesMatter protest in Los Angeles on June 3. The protest is one of many across the country demanding justice for the police killings of Black people including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, and many, many more. The demonstrations started late last month after Floyd was killed by a white police officer, and
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Fashion

These T-Shirts Are Helping Support the Black Lives Matter Protests

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Every Wednesday afternoon, Complex Style usually publishes a post that highlights a series of new items releasing from our favorite brands. It is a list meant to help streetwear and fashion fans decide how to spend their money or update their closet with the latest drops. But in the wake up of the ongoing protests around the country surrounding racial injustice and the senseless killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other black men and women, we feel that this is not the time to ask our readers to spend hundreds of dollars on something that feels rather trivial. There are much
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Basketball

NBA Expected To Approve 22-Team, 8-Game Return

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Update #1, 2:29 PM: The NBA is expected to continue with its existing schedule, Vince Goodwill of Yahoo Sports reports. Teams will progress through the schedule as they were prior to the shut down, they’ll simply skip games in which they would matchup against a team that didn’t make the 22-team bubble. The NBA’s board of governors is expected to approve a proposal from the league, outlying a return to action, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. A total of 22 teams are expected to be brought back into the fold for an eight-game regular season, a potential play-in tournament and
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