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Biden Adviser Cecilia Rouse on MLB’s Georgia Boycott: ‘Undoubtedly Going to Be a Cost’...

Council of Economic Advisers chair Cecilia Rouse said CBS’s “Face the Nation” that “there is undoubtedly going to be a cost” to the majority-black city of Atlanta’s stadium workers because Major League Baseball moved it’s All-Star game move out of Georgia to protest the new voting law. Partial transcript as follows: BRENNAN: This past week, we had a…
barack-obama-cheers-mlb-for-moving-the-all-star-game

Barack Obama Cheers MLB for Moving the All-Star Game

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday celebrated Major League Baseball (MLB) for its decision to move the All-Star game out of Atlanta after the Georgia legislature passed legislation on election integrity. Obama tweeted, “Congratulations to the MLB for taking a stand on behalf of voting rights for all citizens. There’s no better way for American’s pastime to honor the…
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Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock: MLB’s Decision to Move the All Star Game ‘Unfortunate’

The Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock from Georgia calls Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision to move the All-Star Game and 2021 draft “unfortunate.” MLB issued a press release announcing the move Friday — they have yet to identify where. In their press release, they said, “Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions…
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LeBron James, Liberal Elites Celebrate After MLB Takes All-Star Game from Georgia

On Friday, Major League Baseball decided to take its All-Star Game away from Atlanta’s Truist Park in response to the state’s new voter integrity law. Liberal supporters exploded with delight after the MLB announcement. MLB released its statement after one p.m. on Friday: JUST IN: @MLB announces it’ll move the All-Star Game and Draft out…
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‘Fight Me Instead!’ Manny Pacquiao Dares Attackers of Asian-Americans

Boxer-turned-Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao condemned a rise in violent attacks against Asian-Americans on Thursday. Sen. Pacquiao, a legendary and still-active fighter who is the only boxer to win 12 major world titles across eight separate weight divisions, issued the following challenge to the “cowards” perpetrating crimes against Asians via his official Twitter account on April…
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Democracy Defenders? MLB Doesn’t Signal Plans to Move Facility from China

Major League Baseball (MLB) operates a player Development Center in Communist China while relocating their All-Star Game from Atlanta, Georgia, merely because Georgia’s residents must use an ID to vote due to a newly passed state law. “MLB’s Development Center in China has been focused on academics, baseball, and the social and cultural development of each…
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Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Allowing Student Athletes to Get Paid for Endorsements

The Republican governor of Mississippi has signed a bill into law allowing student-athletes to be compensated for use of their name, image, and likeness — a rule also called a NIL law. Gov. Tate Reeves signed the bill on Wednesday and becomes the second state behind Florida to enact a NIL law for student-athletes. Mississippi…
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SD House Speaker to Reject Gov. Kristi Noem’s Request to Rework Bill on Transgender...

The battle over legislation in South Dakota to prevent biological men from competing against biological women in school sports will come to a head on “Veto Day,” which takes place on Monday — also the last day of the state’s legislation session. And now House Speaker Spencer Gosch, a Republican, announced he would recommend lawmakers…
mlbpa-open-to-pulling-all-star-game-from-ga-due-to-election-reform-bill

MLBPA Open to Pulling All-Star Game from GA Due to Election Reform Bill

Tony Clark, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) executive director, says that he wants the league to discuss pulling the All-Star Game from Georgia now that the state’s election integrity bill has become law. The 91st MLB All-Star is scheduled for July 13 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Though, with the new election…
mlb-steps-up-ball-monitoring-to-suppress-foreign-substances

MLB Steps Up Ball Monitoring to Suppress Foreign Substances

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is increasing its monitoring of baseballs in an attempt to suppress any use of foreign substances by pitchers. Mike Hill, newly hired as executive vice president of baseball operations and disciplinarian, wrote in a memorandum to team officials on Tuesday that “players are subject to discipline … regardless…
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