Law enforcement officers kept a low profile, and counterdemonstrators and armed militia figures were notably absent. Cellphone video that circulated on social media showed what appeared to be a White man with a semi-automatic rifle opening fire on a group of people during demonstrations over the police shooting of Jacob Blake .
The Sunday shooting triggered days of violent unrest in the city and has riled USA professional sports. Earlier in the day, Major League Soccer issued a statement about the shooting in Kenosha. "We have to find a way to deescalate what has been happening around here in our city" said former Kenosha NAACP president Anthony Davis. What is it going to take for us? We've been hung.
Lampard has clearly targetted strengthening his attacking options in the early weeks of the transfer window with Havertz following Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech through the door at Stamford Bridge. Meanwhile, Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller insisted that they are not desperate to see the attacker leave right now, but he also refused to rule out the switch.
Manchester City and Inter Milan are already being installed as the favourites to sign Messi this summer. Reports claim the six-time Ballon d'Or victor has a clause in his contract which, if activated, would allow him to walk away from Barcelona for free and this is likely to spark a scramble for the playmaker's signature.
The Trail Blazers and Lakers followed suit shortly after, as well. The NBA said all three games would be rescheduled, yet did not say when. Players had been discussing boycotting games in the bubble after the shooting Blake, a Black man , by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
This weekend's Yankees-Mets series is in jeopardy after two members of the Mets organization tested positive for COVID-19. The Miami Marlins had been scheduled to take on the Mets on Thursday night at Marlins Park, but the game was postponed after two members of the NY franchise tested positive for the coronavirus.