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Mar 21

NBA Fans Are Being Warned Their Data Might Have Been Hacked

  • Basketball fans interested in getting regular email updates from the NBA may have had some of their personal data stolen, the body has confirmed.
  • The NBA has sent out a “Notice of cybersecurity incident” to an “unknown number” of fans. 
  • In the notice, the organization said that some fans who were signed up for email marketing services such as newsletters may have had their names and emails taken by an unknown threat actor.
Read More at techradar.com
Mar 20

Novak Djokovic Denied COVID-19 Will Not Compete At Miami Open

  • The world’s No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player will not be able to compete in the Miami Open next week due to his COVID-19 vaccine status. 
  • Novak Djokovic, who recently won his 22nd Grand Slam at the Australian Open, was denied an exemption to enter the United States, according to Miami Open tournament director James Blake.
Read More at foxnews.com
Mar 19

Elite Football Players Are More Likely To Develop Dementia

  • Elite male footballers were 1.5 times more likely to develop neurodegenerative disease compared to population controls, according to an observational study published in The Lancet Public Health journal.
  • Among male footballers playing in the Swedish top division, 9% (537 out of 6,007) were diagnosed with neurodegenerative disease, compared to 6% (3,485 out of 56,168) population controls.
Mar 17

Michael Jordan Is In Talks to Sell Majority Stake in Charlotte Hornets

  • According to multiple sources, including NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Michael Jordan is reportedly engaged in serious talks to sell his majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets to the team’s current minority owner Gabe Plotkin, and Atlanta Hawks minority owner Rick Schnall.
  • Jordan already sold a significant stake of the team to Plotkin in 2020. 
Read More at hypebeast.com
Mar 14

BBC Reinstates Gary Lineker, Ending Huge Crisis

  • Gary Lineker will return as presenter of flagship BBC football show Match of the Day, the broadcaster said Monday, ending a crisis sparked by his criticism of the UK government's new asylum policy.
  • "Gary is a valued part of the BBC and I know how much the BBC means to Gary, and I look forward to him presenting our coverage this coming weekend," said BBC director-general Tim Davie.
Read More at ndtv.com