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NBA postpones games after Bucks boycott, other sports follow suit

NBA postpones games after Bucks boycott, other sports follow suit

RORY CARROLL and FRANK PINGUE  THE  National Basketball Association (NBA) has postponed all three playoff games after the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their series against the Orlando Magic to protest racial injustice, triggering similar moves across other sports. The action by the Wisconsin-based team follows the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in the city of Kenosha, also in Wisconsin, on Sunday. Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer and the Women's NBA also postponed games, while two-times tennis Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka joined the protests by pulling out of a tournament after reaching the semi-finals.…
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