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Ava DuVernay to direct 6-part series on Colin Kaepernick’s early life

Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty ImagesBy CANDICE WILLIAMS, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Colin Kaepernick’s adolescent years will be made into a six-part series on Netflix thanks to Ava DuVernay.Netflix announced on Monday that the Oscar nominee will direct and produce the forthcoming scripted drama titled Colin in Black & White. The limited series will focus on…read more »

Shawn Johnson details her severe body image struggle

Ian MacNicol/Getty ImagesBy GOOD MORNING AMERICA, ABC News(NEW YORK) — For former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, learning to love her body has been a years-long struggle.In a new video shared to her YouTube channel, Johnson told her fans that as a gymnast in the 2008 Olympic Games, she restricted her calories to 700 per day…read more »

Seattle’s new NHL venue will be completely carbon neutral

ronniechua/iStockBy CARMEN COX, ABC News (SEATTLE) — Seattle’s new NHL expansion team will have a completely carbon-neutral venue to play in beginning in the 2021-22 season. Amazon purchased the building’s naming rights, according to an announcement Thursday, and will call it Climate Pledge Arena. The company is modeling the hockey venue on The Climate Pledge,…read more »

NBA says 16 players tested positive for COVID-19

cmannphoto/iStock By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The NBA has tested 302 players for the coronavirus and 16 players have tested positive, the organization said Friday.”Any player who tested positive will remain in self-isolation until he satisfies public health protocols for discontinuing isolation and has been cleared by a physician,” the NBA said…read more »

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