Lakers eye JR Smith as top candidate to replace Avery Bradley,...

CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Free-agent guard JR Smith, out of the NBA for two years, has emerged as a leading candidate to replace Avery Bradley on the Los Angeles Lakers' roster for the season's Orlando restart, sources told ESPN.Lakers president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka and Smith's agent, Rich Paul of…

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer zooms onto Switch and PS4

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer, the unwieldily titled podracing video game that was maybe the second best thing to come out of the prequel trilogy after “Duel of the Fates,” has been released for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. The game was initially supposed to come out in May, but the release got…

LG Velvet review: Beautifully flawed

The long-running LG G series retires this year, and in its place comes a new mid-level flagship built around design and aesthetic beauty. The LG Velvet has 5G onboard and the latest version of LG's Dual Screen attachment, giving it features matched by few other phones. But even though this might be LG's best-looking and…

Covid-19: Patients refuse to self-isolate or use state quarantine facilities

The Thusong Multipurpose Centre in Khayelitsha which serves as a Covid-19 site in Cape Town. Brenton Geach, Gallo Images The government said its biggest Covid-19 headache is patients refusing to self-isolate or use state quarantine facilities.Joe Phaahla said on average, out of every 100 positive tested people in the Western Cape, only between 15 and…

Zuma trial: Legal experts weigh in on start dates, international witnesses,...

Experts say courts will have to become creative with international witnesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.They say High Courts have a continuous roll, meaning the case could be heard at the end of the year.Thales challenging its racketeering charges was normal before trial commenced, say experts.The corruption trial of former president Jacob Zuma endured yet another…

The curious case of the Gauteng man bust for possession of...

Bheki Cele, ministe of police. The man was arrested at a roadblock in Gauteng on 13 June during an Okae Molao operation.According to a tweet by the Gauteng Department of Community Safety, he was arrested for possession of alcohol, but its spokesperson said it was for drinking and driving.Neither the department nor the police have…

MLB season: Seven big questions —

Monday night, Major League Baseball announced commissioner Rob Manfred plans to impose a 60-game season after the MLB Players Association voted down the league's final proposal. Weeks of back-and-forth negotiations -- very public and off-putting negotiations -- were for naught. The two sides couldn't reach a deal and Manfred will unilaterally schedule the season."Today, the…

Fauci warns of ‘more and more’ coronavirus complications in young people

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, said Tuesday that doctors and infectious disease specialists are seeing "more and more" complications with Covid-19 in young people.Early in the outbreak in the U.S., researchers said the virus appeared to be sparing young people while being particularly severe for the elderly and those with underlying…

Microsoft’s new Android antivirus app is now available in preview

Microsoft is launching a preview version of its antivirus software for Android today. The software giant revealed that Windows Defender was making its way to both iOS and Android earlier this year, but didn’t fully detail what to expect. We’re now getting a good idea of exactly why Microsoft thinks Android needs antivirus protection. The…

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2

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OPINION | Brazil was a better version of SA – until...

Brazil could still happen to us. Yes, the lockdown may have slowed the tide. But nothing has changed about our immense vulnerability, writes BI editor Helena Wasserman.Few countries in the world so closely resemble South Africa than Brazil. Strip away its vastly bigger economy and soccer prowess, and our biggest challenges are the same: poverty,…

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase | Fin24

An Edgars store in Johannesburg in March, 2020. 22 000 jobs are at stake if the rescue plan for Edcon does not work.Business rescue practitioners propose backdating and raising their fees from R1 750 to R4 500 per hour.SACTWU supports the rescue plan but says fees should have been clarified upfront.Fees charged by liquidators and…

R17m in salaries paid to suspended government officials | News24

Minister of Public Service and Administration, Senzo Mchunu. Salaries for suspended provincial and national department officials have topped R17 million.Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu confirmed in reply to a parliamentary question from DA MP Michele Clarke that salaries have been paid to more than 230 provincial department employees and 50 in national departments.The…

Man City boss Pep Guardiola issues seven-word response to Liverpool’s Etihad...

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailPep Guardiola says it "doesn't matter" if Liverpool clinch the…

Former Football Star Max Tuerk Dies at 26 While Hiking With...

Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesFans of football are mourning the death of Max Tuerk.In a statement shared on Sunday, Tuerk's family confirmed that the 26-year-old died on June 20, 2020 while hiking with his parents on a "favorite" trail in the Cleveland National Forest. "Max loved his teammates, coaches and schools," the family shared. "Max was…

iOS 14 first take: Apple launches a new iPhone home screen,...

During a keynote at WWDC, Apple announced the next iPhone operating system: iOS 14. Celso Bulgatti/CNET During an online-only keynote for Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), the company launched iOS 14. The new iPhone OS is a follow-up to last year's iOS 13, which initially had a rocky start with numerous software updates at…

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

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INFOGRAPHICS | The number of Covid-19 cases in SA has doubled...

Health workers conduct mass Covid-19 screening and testing at Rose Park in Lenasia. The doubling of coronavirus cases to 101 590 in just 14 days is possibly as a result of the change in testing strategy. SA is now recording an average of 891 cases a day.It took 946 817 tests between 5 March and…

ANC and alliance partners reach out to men in the fight...

Sonke Gender Justice’s Bafana Khumalo. The ANC and its alliance partners have launched a dialogue on gender-based violence, focusing on the role men can play in bringing an end to the scourge.They have called for an end to patriarchal social systems, and for analysis and intervention in the role South Africa's traumatic past has played…

Mysterious ‘Suzie’ and other 1995 Rugby World Cup headline makers |...

Louis Luyt introduces Nelson Mandela to the Springbok players prior to the 1995 Rugby World Cup final at Ellis Park. Tertius Pickard/Gallo Images South Africa skipper Francois Pienaar receiving the Rugby World Cup from Nelson Mandela endured long after the 1995 final, but there were other headline makers at the tournament. Register your interest for…