US President Donald trump has criticized the NBA for political activism and advised the NFL and MLB not to follow in the footsteps of the basketball League.
“People are tired of watching the highly politicized NBA. Basketball ratings are rapidly falling, and they will not return to their previous indicators. I hope football and baseball see this and draw conclusions, because the same thing can happen to them. Stand tall for our country and our flag!” trump tweeted.
The NBA and players actively support the Black Lives Matter movement for African-American rights after the season restart. Basketball players get down on one knee during the anthem before matches.
Milwaukee baseball players did not attend the game after shooting an African-American in Wisconsin, supporting a boycott in the NBA
The Milwaukee Brewers are boycotting an MLB game against the Cincinnati Reds.
The baseball players decided to support the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, which refused to enter the NBA playoff game with Orlando. After that, the other two NBA games today were also canceled.
It is not known whether the Milwaukee – Cincinnati game will be rescheduled, but it is reported that the Reds have expressed support for the Brewers and will also not appear for the game.
Basketball players decided to start protests in connection with the incident in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where police shot at an African-American Jacob Blake.
The prototype of the main character of the movie Moneyball Billy Bean received about 5% of AZ shares
AZ has a new shareholder.
It was baseball Manager Billy Bean, a 58-year-old Executive who received just under 5 percent of the club’s shares.
Bean is known for changing the way the team was recruited while working for the Oakland athletics.
His story formed the basis of the film “the Man who changed everything” with brad pitt in the title role. In the original, this picture, based on the book by Michael Lewis, is called Moneyball.
Bin has already worked with AZ since 2015 as a consultant.