Bar launches new look Web site

first_img June 1, 2005 Assistant Editor Regular News Bar launches new look Web site Floridabar.org also now has improved navigation and search facilities Melinda Melendez Assistant Editor It only took three clicks to get Dorothy from Oz back to Kansas. A similar goal was set while undertaking the redesign of the Bar’s Web site: The user should be able to reach most destinations on the Bar’s Web site in three clicks or less.On June 1, the goal becomes reality with the Bar’s Web site gaining an updated new look, an entire reorganization of content geared toward user accessibility, and moving from www.flabar.org to floridabar.org. Users of the old Web address will automatically be redirected to the new site; however, members are encouraged to add the new address to their favorites lists.Kelly Overstreet Johnson, president of The Florida Bar, made updating the look and usability of the Web site a priority this year.“We recognize that our Web site is not everything it should be so we redesigned it to make it easier to use and more attractive,” Johnson said.Francine Andía Walker, director of Public Information and Bar Services, said of the redesign, “It was time to give our members easier and quicker access to the Web site. We broke down the content and then began rebuilding it so that navigation would be better, with the goal of having as much information available in three clicks or less if possible, which is an industry goal. We restructured first before we even began to think about what it was going to look like.”The first task to be conquered was evaluation of which sections of the old Web site were most important to Bar members and were used most frequently. This was accomplished by studying data compiled during an audit of Bar communications last year, as well as membership surveys and user statistics.After determining which areas of the site are most commonly used and how to organize the volumes of information contained within the site, Bar staff researched more than 100 other bar and legal-related sites to get a feel for design.“I think it’s important that we look at not only what our members use, what they say they want, and how they use the Web site, but also to look at how other bars and legal organizations are communicating to the legal profession,” said Walker.Bar staff then enlisted 3W Studios, a Tallahassee-based company specializing in Web site design, to completely redesign the look of the Web site, synthesizing form and function. Test groups consisting both of Bar members and nonmembers were utilized to gain feedback regarding the usability of the site.“The staff has really done an incredible job, and we’re really pleased and proud of how this looks: dignified, much more user friendly, and something we can all be proud of,” said Mike Glazer, chair of the Board of Governors’ Communications Committee.At a recent meeting of the Board of Governors, the committee discussed commercial advertising on the new Web site. Glazer presented the opinion of the committee, which was adopted by the board, that advertising on the Web site, excluding the home page, will remain largely the same.The content and services provided by the site will continue to be enhanced. The most recent new feature enables members to post CLE course credits to their Bar records. The reorganized structure also will allow for much greater ease in navigation. For example, “Find a Lawyer,” “CLE,” “Ethics Opinions,” and “Links” — the most frequently used sections of the Web site according to Bar members — are prominently displayed at the top of the screen on the home page. Additionally, a section called “Member Tools” has been added. Within this section, members may update addresses, view and post CLE hours, and pay fees. These sections, however, do require a user password.Those members who do not currently have a password may register using the “Member Tools” section of the new site. The user will need his or her attorney number, birth year, and year admitted to the Bar to obtain a password.On the home page, there is also a separate link to the most current issues of The Florida Bar Journal & News as well as a search engine for past issues.The new Web site, however, is not exclusively for the benefit of members. Another goal of the Communications Committee and Bar staff was to create a site that is a convenient communications tool for use by the general public in accessing legal services and information. Firms may direct their clients to the Bar Web site for access to the consumer pamphlet series (available in both English and Spanish). The public also may access lawyer referral services through the site,“We hope Bar members will explore the new site at floridabar.org and take advantage of the services available,” Walker said. Bar launches new look Web sitelast_img read more

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Leadership and line-drawing

first_img 32SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr They usually sit in little groups — little clumps of humans playing in the sand at the beach. They squat together, armed with mossy, soggy sticks that are doubling as instruments of art. What looks to you like a mangled mess of lines carved into the sand is undoubtedly a masterpiece in their minds, it being the result of at least 37 seconds of effort with the aforementioned sticks. Sometimes, if you look at it from the right angle, you can make out something. Maybe it’s a heart. Or their name. Or what appears to be random scribbles inscribed in the sand. Whatever it is, they’re proud of it. And so they should be.Drawing a line in the sand may seem like a simplistic art form used mostly by young children at the beach, but in an organizational setting, it’s a fine art.Drawing that line in the sand happens in different ways, at different times, and definitely with different results every time. Sometimes we draw the line on a small scale, right? We approach a teammate about their negative attitude. Or maybe we decide that what used to be good enough in a report we’re compiling isn’t good enough anymore, so we make it better. continue reading »last_img read more

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It’s time to ditch the devices!

first_imgGo in any restaurant tonight, and you’ll see people sitting with friends and staring at their phones. Is this you? I’m sure we’re all guilty of this these days. Here are a few reasons you should pull the plug every once in a while…Destress: Most of us are on the computer at least part of our day. A lot of us are our computer a lot more than that. You know that feeling when you’ve been staring at a screen too long and you feel like your head is about to explode? Yeah that’s not good. When the work day ends, get off the screens, don’t trade one screen in for another. If you close your computer and continue to work on your phone, you’re not letting yourself recharge.Enjoy the silence: You’re dealing with members and employees all day long. At some point in the day you need to take some time for yourself. If you’re hitting up Facebook or getting into a Netflix marathon after work, you’re not giving your brain a break. Try sitting in a comfy chair for a few minutes after work and just listen to the sounds of the world around you. Whether it it’s the hum of a ceiling fan or the sounds of the great outdoors, a little peace and quiet can do you loads of good. For those of you with kids, maybe just ride home without turning on the radio. You’ll enjoy quietly downloading your thoughts after a full day of uploading information.Reconnect: Reconnect with the people around you. Reconnect with nature. Reconnect with the back of your eyelids. When you’re too connected, it can affect your relationships, your happiness, and your sleep habits. When you don’t have a good handle on these three things, you won’t be in a good place emotionally, mentally, or physically.Make it your goal to unplug a little more every day. You deserve to be your best self, and all this connectivity can really bring you down. 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Detailslast_img read more

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Best Phone Under 25000: The Best Mobile Phones You Can Buy Under Rs. 25,000 In India [November 2020 Edition]

first_imgPhones under Rs. 25,000Gadgets 360 rating (out of 10)Price in India (as recommended) Redmi K20 Pro9Rs. 24,999 The Galaxy M51 sports a big 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a full-HD+ resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. There is a hole-punch at the top which some users may find distracting.Samsung has picked the Snapdragon 730G SoC to power the Galaxy M51 and it delivers good performance. Samsung offers two variants of the Galaxy M51, the base variant gets 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage while the higher variant gets 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. You get a quad-camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel primary camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The Galaxy M51 runs Samsung’s OneUI on top of Android 10. Vivo V20 SEThe Vivo V20 SE, or “Special Edition”, was launched right after the Vivo V20 but is actually very different. This smartphone targets a lower price point and has a few changes in the form of lower resolution camera sensors and a different processor, among other things. It still sports a 6.44-inch AMOLED display just like the Vivo V20 and gets an in-display fingerprint scanner as well.Powering the Vivo V20 SE is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, which is relatively weak compared to the rest of the smartphones in this list. There’s 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 1TB. The performance is enough to keep a casual user happy but heavy users might find it inadequate.The V20 SE sports a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera that can do macro photography, and a 2-megapixel bokeh camera. It also sports a 32-megapixel selfie shooter that delivers some good photos in different lighting conditions. Vivo ships the V20 SE with FunTouch OS 11 running on top of Android 10, unlike the Vivo V20 which runs Android 11. You also get a slightly bigger 4,100mAh battery along with support for 33W fast charging. Redmi K20The Redmi K20 is a well-designed smartphone, and is among the few recently launched devices available at this price level. The Redmi K20 shares the same design as the Redmi K20 Pro, with a glass back and a striking gradient pattern at the back. The front is dominated by a 6.39-inch AMOLED display and there is no notch to hinder content on this panel. It has a pop-up selfie camera which rises up from the top of the frame when required.The Redmi K20 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC. There are two variants of the device, with the base variant sporting 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The other one has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This phone does not have a microSD card slot for storage expansion, so you will have to choose the variant based on your requirement. It does offer very good performance, however newer devices in the sub-Rs. 20,000 price range can match it.Xiaomi has equipped the Redmi K20 with a triple camera setup at the back and a 20-megapixel selfie shooter. We noticed that camera performance was very good, and the cameras captured details very well. The wide-angle camera also has distortion correction. Low-light camera performance was underwhelming. Selfies were good, but the selfie camera mechanism is slow. This phone also has a 4,000mAh battery and delivers good battery life. OnePlus NordThe OnePlus Nord is a mid-range smartphone from OnePlus with a few flagship-level features included. The OnePlus Nord has a polycarbonate body with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back. It has a 6.44-inch display with full-HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate, as well as support for HDR10+.The OnePlus Nord is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, and so it is 5G enabled. It was announced in three variants: 6GB RAM with 64GB storage priced at Rs. 24,999; 8GB RAM with 128GB storage at Rs. 27,999; and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage priced at Rs. 29,999. The base variant is exclusive to Amazon.OnePlus has packed a 4115mAh battery into the Nord, which delivers good battery life. This phone also manages good photos in the day, with a quick autofocus system. The wide-angle camera does not capture as much detail. In low light, the OnePlus Nord takes decent photos. It has a Night mode that helps capture a brighter image, but the results look flatter. Selfies turned out well, and the Nord can also take 4K videos. If you are buying a new smartphone, it is usually assumed that the more you are willing to spend, the better device you can get. However, that isn’t always true, and if you have gone through our lists of recommended phones, you will be able to find at least one exception in every price range. Our sub-Rs. 20,000 price list mainly consists of devices that do everything just right and increasing your budget just a little will let you consider several options that do better. The sub-Rs. 25,000 smartphone segment in Indian isn’t very crowded because there’s so much value at lower prices, and every device in this price range isn’t worth your money. We have compiled a list of the best phones you can buy under Rs. 25,000 to help you make the right choice.Best phones under 25,000 Redmi K209Rs. 21,299 Vivo V20- Advertisement – Vivo V208Rs. 24,990center_img OnePlus Nord9Rs. 24,999 – Advertisement – Vivo V20 SE8Rs. 20,990 Samsung Galaxy M51Samsung’s “battery monster”, the Galaxy M51, packs in a massive 7,000mAh battery, a first for a Samsung Galaxy smartphone. If you are looking for the best battery life on a smartphone, the Galaxy M51 will definitely qualify. We were able to go on for about 2 days without needing to charge the smartphone. Charging is quick as well thanks to the bundled 25W fast charger.- Advertisement – Redmi K20 ProThe Redmi K20 Pro has slowly slipped into the sub Rs. 25,000 segment. It is a powerful smartphone with a pop-up selfie camera module, which isn’t very common feature. It has a big 6.39-inch display without a notch or a hole-punch. The selfie camera has a 20-megapixel resolution and is positioned in the pop-up module.The Redmi K20 Pro is powered by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The Redmi K20 Pro is available in two variants: 6GB RAM with 128GB of storage priced at Rs. 24,999; and 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage priced at Rs. 29,999. Xiaomi has used a 4,000mAh battery in the Redmi K20 Pro, and this phone supports 27W fast charging, but you only get an 18W charger in the box.Xiaomi offers a triple rear camera setup on the Redmi K20 Pro with a 48-megapixel primary camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera capable of 2x optical zoom. The primary camera takes good photos in favourable light and manages to capture details quite well. There is some barrel distortion in photos taken with the wide-angle camera. Low-light camera performance was good but fine grain was visible in the output on zooming in. Video tops out at 4K 60fps for the rear cameras while the selfie camera can shoot at 1080p 30fps. Is this the end of the Samsung Galaxy Note series as we know it? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below. Samsung Galaxy M518Rs. 24,999 Vivo’s latest in the V series focuses on design and cameras. The Vivo V20 looks striking in its new colour options and is thin at 7.38mm. If you prioritise design over other things, the V20 should appeal to you. At the front it has a crisp 6.44-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It has a dewdrop notch at the top.The Vivo V20 gets three colour options, of which only the Sunset Melody one has a gradient finish. You get a glass back on the Vivo V20 which feels premium to the touch. It packs in a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera also capable of macro shots, and a 2-megapixel mono camera. It has a 44-megapixel selfie shooter with Eye Autofocus.Powering the Vivo V20 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, paired with 8GB of RAM. There’s only one configuration with 128GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 1TB. Vivo ships the V20 with Android 11 making it one of the few smartphones to run the latest version of Android out of the box, Vivo runs its custom FunTouch OS 11 on top with a few customisations.- Advertisement –last_img read more

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U-shape economic recovery to take place until Q1 of 2021: Batavia

first_imgBPAM forecast the country’s GDP growth to range from 0.5 percent to a 0.5 percent contraction, compared with the government’s projection of 2.3 percent growth this year, or a 0.4 percent contraction under a worst-case scenario.“When this whole COVID-19 is resolved, we expect to see a U-shaped recovery in the domestic economy,” Lilis noted, adding: “We are not going to see a sharp recovery like a V-shape.”The Indonesian government has unveiled a Rp 677.2 trillion (US$47.89 billion) economic stimulus package to cushion the COVID-19 blow. The stimulus will widen the budget deficit to 6.34 percent while, historically, Indonesia has maintained a deficit cap of 3 percent. “Many are asking whether this would be sufficient. A more important question is not whether or not it is going to be enough, but whether this amount of stimulus can be effectively deployed and the deployment can happen in a fast manner,” she said. Aside from broadening the budget to fight the pandemic, Bank Indonesia cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 bps so far this year to 4.5 percent in an effort to further stabilize the economy. The market is under the consensus that there is still room for further cuts.“Looking at how the rupiah is doing, we believe that the central bank will have room to cut more, probably twice this year, each at 25 basis points,” Lilis noted.In a recent announcement, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the economy was projected to shrink 3.1 percent in the second quarter this year, after only growing 2.97 percent in the first quarter, the slowest pace in 19 years.Based on BPAM’s forecast, this year’s third quarter GDP will experience a slight negative percentage, considering the low levels of activities following the easing of restrictions in the country.In the fourth quarter, the firm is expecting to see a positive percentage as economic activities normalize to 70 to 80 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels.Topics : Major Indonesian fund manager Batavia Prosperindo Aset Manajemen (BPAM) has projected a U-shape economic recovery will take place over the course of a year as it expects Bank Indonesia to continue easing its measures amid volatility that is likely to continue in the financial market.Lilis Setiadi, president director of BPAM, which manages almost Rp 45 trillion (US$3.18 billion) worth of funds, said the discovery of a vaccine would be the prerequisite for recovery to reach pre-pandemic levels, despite the reopening of economies worldwide.“What we’re seeing, in terms of forecast, global recovery to a pre-COVID-19 level will take place in the first quarter of 2021. This is assuming that we are not seeing a second wave in the majority of countries that have been impacted by COVID-19,” Lilis said during The Jakarta Post’s Jakpost Up Close webinar series “Investing in stocks: Best strategies in volatile times”.last_img read more

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Group files lawsuit demanding KPU, Bawaslu postpone Medan elections

first_img“The number of new COVID-19 cases in Medan is increasing every day, the city had been declared as a level 3 red zone,” Tumpal told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.”If [the government] insists on carrying out the regional elections on Dec. 9 as planned, it’s almost certain the elections will become a horror scene,” he added.Tumpal explained that, based on World Health Organization guidelines, the government needed to meet six criteria before conducting elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic.”[According to the WHO,] the government needs to prove that the outbreak is already under control and that the transmission risks have been lowered. The Medan administration has not met these criteria,” he said. The North Sumatra National Movement to Safeguard the Ulema Fatwa (GNPF) has filed a lawsuit against the General Elections Commission (KPU) and the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) demanding the two state bodies postpone the upcoming regional elections in Medan.The class action lawsuit was filed by 10 members of the GNPF at the Medan District Court on Wednesday.The head of the GNPF’s regional elections working group in North Sumatra, Tumpal Panggabean, said Medan had seen a rising trend in new COVID-19 cases in the last three months, which made regional elections unfeasible. Tumpal argued that conducting elections amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases was an act against the law.”What’s the use of regional elections if it inflicts casualties? Don’t make the elections a killing machine for Medan residents,” he said.According to Tumpal, Medan mayoral candidates took a large entourage with them upon registering for the elections at the Medan KPU office.”Who can guarantee that there is no COVID-19 transmission [at the event]. That is our main concern at the moment,” he said.The head of the Medan General Elections Commission (KPUD), Agussyah Damanik, said he would soon coordinate with the North Sumatra KPUD and the National Elections Commission regarding the lawsuit.”We don’t have the authority to postpone the elections, we’re only carrying out the law and KPU regulations on simultaneous regional elections. Only the National Elections Commission has the authority to put off the elections,” he said. (nal) Topics :last_img read more

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Woman arrested for ‘grave oral defamation’

first_imgThe court recommended a P6,000 bailbond for the suspect’s temporary liberty./PN Officers of the municipal policestation served the warrant issued by Judge Blas Nolasco Jr. of the MunicipalCircuit Trial Court dated Nov. 7. The 52-year-old Ma. Theresa Calise wascaught on the strength of an arrest warrant on Nov. 13, a police report showed. Calise was detained in the lockupfacility of the Murcia police station.  Bacolod City – Charged with grave oral defamation, a woman was nabbed inher residence in Barangay Zone III, Murcia, Negros Occidental.last_img read more

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First suspected nCoV case in Antique negative – IPHO

first_img Antique IPHO chief Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayocited the laboratory results of the patient under investigation (PUI) sent tothe Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Muntinlupa City. According to Naciongayo, the PUI was a29-year-old seaman who manifested flu-like symptoms after he travelled toChina. “Today, Monday, we received again theresult of the second sample from the RITM and it was negative from nCoV ARD,”he said on Feb.10. “We are still waiting for the result of his laboratory test from the RITM,” he added. Antique Integrated Provincial Health Office chief Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayo announces that the first patient under observation of the possible novel coronavirus in this province has been tested negative. However, he added that they are also waiting for the results of the second patient who is still under a 14-day quarantine period. PNA The first nasopharyngeal and oropharyngealswabs taken from the patient were sent to the RITM last Feb. 4, while thesecond ones were delivered two days later. “The second PUI arrived in Antique last Feb. 6 and sought consultation the following day because of flu-like symptoms,” he said. Meanwhile, Naciongayo added that the second PUI – another seaman who had a layover in Hong Kong before going home to Antique – is still under a 14-day quarantine observation in a hospital in this province. SAN JOSE, Antique – The first personunder investigation for a possible 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratorydisease (2019-nCoV ARD) in Antique has been tested negative, the IntegratedProvincial Health Office (IPHO) said. Swabs taken from the 25-year-old patient from Tobias Fornier were also sent by the IPHO to the RITM last Feb. 7. “The BERT should closely monitor tourist visitors or newly arrived residents of their barangay,” he said, adding that this is necessary in order to keep Antique nCoV free. (With a report from PNA/PN) “The doctor managing the first PUI willhave no more reason to have him under hospital confinement so he will bedischarged,” he said. Naciongayo is also requesting the Barangay Emergency Response Teams (BERT) composed of the Barangay Health Workers and Barangay Nutrition Scholars to closely observe the people in their respective areas.last_img read more

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England winger Karen Carney to swap Birmingham for Chelsea Ladies

first_imgEngland winger Karen Carney has agreed a deal to join FA Women’s Super League title-holders Chelsea Ladies when her Birmingham City Ladies contract expires at the end of this month. The 28-year-old, who is one of only four players to have been capped over 100 times by England, was offered a new deal by Blues but was looking for a fresh challenge and will now sign a two-year deal at Stamford Bridge. A Birmingham statement said: “Although disappointed that we are losing our captain and such a great servant and ambassador, the club would like to offer our best wishes to Karen in her new venture.” Carney told Chelsea’s official website: “I am thrilled to have signed for Chelsea Ladies. The team won the double last season to establish themselves as the top club in the country and I am excited about the prospect of helping to build on that. “It is the right point in my career to begin a new challenge and having spoken to (Chelsea manager) Emma (Hayes) we share the same ambitions and I firmly believe this is the place to achieve those goals.” Carney started her career at Birmingham but moved to Arsenal in July 2006. She joined Chicago Red Stars, formerly of the WPS, in 2009 before returning to Birmingham ahead of the 2011 season. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgHamilton saddened and hurt by Ecclestone’s racism commentsPARIS (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticized “ignorant and uneducated” comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the only Black driver in F1, was shocked by Ecclestone’s claim during an interview with broadcaster CNN on Friday that “in lots of cases, Black people are more racist” than white people.On Instagram, Hamilton called the comments “sad and disappointing” and said they “show us how far we as a society need to go before real equality can happen.”Ecclestone made his assertion when he was asked his opinion on Hamilton setting up a commission to increase diversity in motorsport. Update on the latest sports Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSJason Day asks to be testedUNDATED (AP) — Jason Day has asked to be tested for COVID-19 just before the third round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Officials have decided to have him play as a single Saturday as a precautionary measure. MLB-DODGERS-TOLES ARRESTEDDodgers’ Andrew Toles jailed in Florida on trespass chargeKEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was in jail Saturday, charged with trespassing.The 28-year-old player was detained this week at the airport in Key West, Florida, by a Monroe County sheriff deputy. The Miami Herald reported he was found sleeping behind a Federal Express building at the airport and refused to move.Jail records show Toles appeared to be homeless when arrested Monday on the misdemeanor charge. His bond was set at $500 but he remained jailed and is scheduled for arraignment Thursday. Two more players withdrew Friday because of the coronavirus, Denny McCarthy for a positive test, and Bud Cauley, who tested negative but decided to pull out after playing alongside McCarthy on Thursday. In all there have been seven COVID-19-related withdrawals from the tournament. In other developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic:— Cleveland Indians president Chris Antonetti said a “couple” of staff members have chosen not to take part in the resumption of training camp due to COVID-19 concerns. Speaking on a Zoom call Friday, Antonetti did not identify the staffers who have opted out or specify their roles in the organization. He added that he’s unaware of any players declining to participate because of health reasons. Antonetti said the club has spoken to “every high-risk individual” about the risks of returning. The Indians are scheduled to reopen camp on July 1 in Cleveland.— Morehouse College has canceled its football and cross-country seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic. President David A. Thomas said scholarships would be honored. The Historically Black College in Atlanta competes at the NCAA Division II in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. In a statement on the school’s website, Thomas wrote about the difficulty in safely travelling and hosting games and events while maintaining social distancing. — French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain says three players from its women’s teams have tested positive for the coronavirus. PSG said in a statement Saturday that one player from the main women’s team and two players from the under-19 side returned positive results. The women’s senior team is set to resume training on Monday. Earlier this week, PSG said three players from the men’s side and one member of staff were infected by the virus during the lockdown when they were not in contact with each other. PSG said they are no longer contagious and can train as normal.NASCAR-TRIPLEHEADERNASCAR set for Truck, Xfinity, Cup tripleheader SundayLONG POND, Pa. (AP) — NASCAR is set for a tripleheader of racing at Pocono Raceway from three national series on Sunday.Rain has washed out the Truck Series race on Saturday in what was already a packed schedule. Pocono is the site of a Cup Series twin bill, with one race on Saturday and one on Sunday. The Truck Series was scheduled for Saturday and the second-tier Xfinity Series was scheduled for Sunday. The rainout forced the Truck Series to run at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by 225 miles of Xfinity racing and a 350-mile Cup race.NASCAR says it’s the first time three NASCAR National Series races will be raced on the same day at the same track. It will be the fifth time three NASCAR National Series races will be run on the same day but those were at different tracks. The Cup Series race scheduled for Saturday is still on with a green flag start time of 3:54 p.m. Eastern.Sunday’s Cup race comes with a twist. The field will be set by inverting the lead-lap finishers from race No. 1.NHL-DRAFT LOTTERY June 27, 2020 Play-in round team wins draft lottery, shot at LafreniereUNDATED (AP) — Presumptive top selection Alexis Lafreniere will have to wait a little bit longer to find out his NHL destination. Chaos reigned at the NHL draft lottery, with the No. 1 pick still up for grabs in a second lottery drawing. The eight teams that lose in the qualifying round of the playoffs have an equal chance of drafting first. The Kings got the second pick, the Senators the third thanks to 2018 trade with San Jose and the league-worst Red Wings dropped to fourth. Ottawa has the third and fifth picks and is the first team since 2000 with two selections in the top five.As part of the NHL’s 24-team playoff format if it resumes, 16 teams will play each other in best-of-five series to move on — and the losers of those matchups now have a major consolation prize looming: equal 12.5% odds of landing Lafreniere.F1-HAMILTON-ECCLESTONE Toles rose from the low minors to the majors in just months and became a postseason star for the Dodgers in 2016. He was the starting left fielder in the second half of 2016 and early in 2017. In May of that year, he tore a knee ligament and spent most of 2018 at Triple-A Oklahoma City. The team said Toles never reported to spring training camp in 2019 because of a personal matter. He did not play that year.Toles struggled with anxiety issues even before the Dodgers signed him to a minor league contract. He was Tampa Bay’s minor league player of the year in 2013 but was released in 2015. He was working the early-morning shift in the frozen-food section of a grocery store before the Dodgers recruited him.last_img read more

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