Acknowledging the unifying role that sports can play in a politically divided atmosphere, NBA commissioner Adam Silver expressed disappointment at President Trump's decision to not invite the victor of the 2018 NBA Finals to the White House as had been tradition before Trump took office in 2017.
LeBron James has no interest in any White House party with US President Donald Trump. "If they don't want to be here, I don't want them", Trump said. "We're not going to invite either team".
"My attitude [is], if they want to be here, the greatest place on earth, I'll be here", Trump added.
Curry said the team has been on the same page after his comments previous year and Trump's subsequent revoking of the Warriors' invitation.
Both the Golden State Warriors (who led the National Basketball Association final three games to none going into Friday night's Game 4) and their opponent, the Cleveland Cavaliers, have said the series victor would go to the White House. "It won't be Cleveland or Golden State going." .
In the meantime, Game 4 of the NBA Finals tips off tonight. "We're not going to invite either team", Trump said.
Trump canceled the Eagles' visit after the team tried to reschedule at the last minute and because only a handful of players and staff were planning to attend. It's good that guys are sticking to what they believe in and what they want to do.
Numerous people responded to Trump, including Eagles players, noting among other things that few players were going to attend, anyway, and that no Eagles player kneeled during the playing of the national anthem last season.
Meanwhile, away from the White House, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt continued to make headlines for a growing list of scandals. He told reporters today that he might pardon Muhammad Ali (whose 1967 draft evasion conviction was already overturned, in 1971, by the U.S. Supreme Court).
US President Donald Trump hosts a "patriotism" event at the White House after cancelling the traditional National Football League celebration.
In appearances before congressional panels since then, Pruitt has repeatedly blamed subordinates for his alleged ethical lapses. Greenwalt worked in several roles at the Oklahoma attorney general's office under Pruitt, lastly as his general counsel.
The Duke of Edinburgh, who celebrates his 97th birthday on Sunday, has retired from official public duties and did not attend. Also riding in the ceremony for the first time was the Duke of York in his new role as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
Zampella said that it would be during the "dark times" and that naturally, players will pick up a lightsaber during the game. EA Games, which acquired Respawn in 2017, confirmed that the game centers on "a surviving Padawan".
Doria Ragland was close to tears as she watched her daughter Meghan Markle walk down the aisle to marry Prince Harry in May. One guardsman stood out: Charanpreet Singh Lall , a 22-year-old Sikh from Leicester , who wore a black turban.
Liverpool were close to signing Shaqiri from Bayern in the summer of 2014 and were the player's preferred option at the time . He continued: "We need three or four players in, but if we get that, I think we can genuinely challenge Manchester City ".
The news comes alongside the reveal of Origin Access Premier, which will give access to even more games in the EA online library. That has been a constant complaint by gamers, in fact, and something Electronic Arts has made a decision to address today.
A company executive told employees this week the programme would not be renewed after it expires at the end of 2019. But Google is joining other labs in saying it may hold back certain research if it believes others will misuse it.
Just 0.85 percent responded that they had previously wanted Northern Ireland to join Ireland and now wanted to remain British. Both sides want a deal by October to avoid barriers on the Irish land border that might fuel new conflict in the north.
At least one U.S. special forces solider was killed and four USA service members were wounded after an enemy attack in Somalia. The United States has intensified efforts in Somalia during the past two years, picking up the pace of drone strikes.
If you missed the deadline to register to vote, thanks to a new law, you can still do so at the Registrar of Voters in person. That's an 18.8 per cent increase from 2014, when an estimated 647,261 voters turned up at advance polls.