There will be three types of people in the NBA two weeks from now. Group 1 is those who won’t be in the play-in tournament. Group 2 is those who will use it to get to the playoffs. Group 3 is those who will make the tournament and see their seasons end there. Group 1 won’t care. Group 2 will love it. Group 3 will hate it. The play-in tournament, which starts May 18, is just two weeks away. Fans are going to embrace it and the ratings will be big, since the games will all absolutely matter and that’s what everybody wants. The games will have an NCAA Tournament feel, win-or-else, Game 7-type stuff. All six games will either send a team to the playoffs, or send a team home, or both. There’s a lot to like about all of that. There also will be naysayers, the level of volume of their complaints when it’s all said and done to be determined based on what transpires. There’s a chance that a No. 7 or No. 8 team — a team that would have ordinarily gone to the playoffs — will get ... » Learn More about Those who win the NBA play-in games will love them
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Thai Airways International aircraft are seen parked at Suvarnabhumi airport after most of the fleet was grounded last year. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) The cabinet remained split over the status of Thai Airways International ahead of a key meeting of creditors to decide the airline's rehabilitation plan, a source at Government House said on Wednesday. The question of whether the ailing carrier should return as a state enterprise was high on the cabinet meeting's agenda. The source said Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow and Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith favoured once again making THAI a state enterprise to increase creditors' confidence and give the airline a better bargaining position with them. They called for a quick decision as the key talks with creditors were drawing near, the source added. The creditors will vote on the rehabilitation plan during the May 12 meeting. THAI lost its status as a state-owned company last year after the ... » Learn More about Thai Airways still in holding pattern after cabinet meeting
share this article bookmark article share on facebook share on twitter share on Linkedin share on whatsapp share on email Share this article Whatsapp Facebook Twitter Linkedin Share Kyodo News London, United Kingdom ● Wed, May 5, 2021 2021-05-05 19:30 0 9a83ea3b2805adb41e1c26538e60611e 2 World US,Japan,Korea,kim-jong-un,Anthony-Blinken Free The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States and South Korea on Wednesday affirmed close coordination to try to achieve the complete denuclearization of North Korea, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said. In a meeting in London, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui Yong agreed to push North Korea to comply with its obligations under UN Security Council resolutions over its nuclear and missile programs, the ministry said. ... » Learn More about Japan, US, South Korea vow to seek total denuclearization of North Korea
(Reuters) -Facebook Inc's independent oversight board, which on Wednesday upheld the company's ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump, currently consists of 20 members. Here is a list of the board members: CO-CHAIRS CATALINA BOTERO-MARINO Botero-Marino is a Colombian attorney who was the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States from 2008 to 2014. She is now Dean of the Universidad de los Andes Faculty of Law. JAMAL GREENE Greene is a Columbia Law professor whose scholarship focuses on constitutional rights adjudication and the structure of legal and constitutional argument. He was a law clerk for former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. MICHAEL MCCONNELL McConnell, now a constitutional law professor at Stanford Law, was a U.S. federal circuit judge. Appointed by Republican President George W. Bush, he was viewed as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee. He is an ... » Learn More about Factbox-Who are the first members of Facebook’s oversight board?