Activist Helen Zia ‘Thrilled’ to Join Participant’s Creative Team in Developing Vincent Chin Series
Film production Participant is developing a scripted limited series inspired by the murder of Vincent Chin in an exclusive agreement with the Chin Estate and Helen Zia. Vincent’s mother, Lily, appointed Zia as executor of the Chin Estate before she passed away in 2002. “With today’s current tsunami of anti-Asian hate sweeping the globe, the full story of Vincent Chin and the powerful community response must be told,” Zia said.
Trump-appointed U.S. ambassador to Brazil retires
BRASILIA (Reuters) -The United States ambassador to Brazil, Todd Chapman, said on Thursday that he is retiring for personal reasons after just 14 months in Brasilia, ending a State Department career spanning three decades. Chapman was appointed by former President Donald Trump and established close ties with Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, an admirer of Trump who echoed his allegations of U.S. election fraud.
MLB trade deadline deals that could impact Yankees, Mets | What Are The Odds?
SNY’s Jim Duquette throws out names like Miami’s Starling Marte and Seattle’s Mitch Haniger as players the Yankees could be targeting via trade to bolster their lineup and climb the AL East standings. Duquette also sees the Braves as the biggest threat to the Mets’ NL East crown especially if they trade for pitching help or maybe even target Colorado’s Trevor Story or Charlie Blackmon. Watch more What Are the Odds: https://sny.tv/shows/what-are-the-odds About What Are The Odds?: What Are The Odds combines sports betting with entertaining, engaging and insightful sports discussion. With talent from BNNY, FNNY and other SNY shows we create conversational sports betting content while still delivering the same impactful topics New York sports fans are used to. About SNY: SNY is an award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving millions across the country through unparalleled coverage of all things New York sports. SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area’s professional and collegiate sports teams through nightly sports and entertainment programs. SNY.tv is the “go-to” digital communal home for New York sports fans to get succinct, easy-to-read updates, video highlights and features, recaps, news, opinion, rumors, insight and fan reaction on their favorite New York sports teams. Check out more from SNY at https://sny.tv Subscribe to SNY on YouTube: https://on.sny.tv/S5RYeWN Like SNY on Facebook: https://on.sny.tv/rBYAHLi Follow SNY on Twitter: https://on.sny.tv/nOn1uq1 Follow SNY on Instagram: https://on.sny.tv/lEArPVp
Lawyers: Avenatti shamed, merits leniency for Nike extortion
Michael Avenatti should spend no more than six months behind bars after a jury concluded he tried to extort $25 million from sportswear giant Nike, his lawyers told a judge Wednesday, saying the once high-flying California attorney faces constant ridicule after his “cataclysmic fall.” In a sentencing memorandum in Manhattan federal court, the lawyers wrote that Avenatti had suffered enough from a three-month stint in prison when his bail was revoked last year and from public ridicule. Probation Department calculated federal sentencing guidelines to call for a sentence of 11 to 14 years in prison, Avenatti’s lawyers noted.
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Russell Gage feels ready for increased role with Falcons
Much of the focus on the Julio Jones trade has been on what the Titans Offense will look like during the 2021 season. The trade also altered the look of the Falcons Offense, however. Jones’ departure pushes Calvin Ridley fully into the No. 1 role he played while Jones was injured last season and it [more]
INSIGHT-GameStop lures Amazon talent with grand plans and no frills
GameStop Corp Chairman Ryan Cohen made a point of doing away with corporate excess such as a company plane and used the allure of rebuilding the videogame retailer to recruit Amazon.com Inc’s Australia chief Matt Furlong as chief executive, according to people familiar with the process. Cohen wanted the message to be stern, said the sources, who were close to the discussions. The transformation of the ailing brick-and-mortar retailer into an e-commerce powerhouse would require laser-like focus and determination, Cohen told Furlong.
Injury likely to keep Brewers 3B Shaw out until August
Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw likely won’t return until August after dislocating his left shoulder diving for a ground ball this week. Shaw got hurt Wednesday at Cincinnati and was placed on the injured list the next day. Brewers manager Craig Counsell provided a timetable before Friday’s game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.