NBA, WNBA, MLB Games Postponed As Players Protest Jacob Blake Shooting

All three of Wednesday’s NBA playoff games, including the fixture between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers, have been postponed due to player strikes over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. A number of MLB games were also not played due to player protests, three WNBA games and five Major League Soccer matches were postponed for the same reasons. In addition, tennis star Naomi Osaka announced she’d pull out of the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in New York City.

Comcast Pledges $100M To Social Justice Causes

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts on Monday said the company is committing $100 million to fight social injustice and inequality. In a memo to employees, he said the funds — made up of $75 million in cash and $25 million in media — will be part of a multiyear program.