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NFL eyeing onsite offseason workouts; NFLPA prefers virtual setup
The NFL indicated meetings will likely remain virtual for the foreseeable future, but this year’s offseason workouts are not expected to be fully virtual like they were in 2020. However, the union has offered pushback to an onsite offseason returning this year.As of now, teams can schedule onsite OTAs to begin April 19. This is, however, contingent on no offseason plan being agreed to between the NFL and NFLPA. The union has offered pushback to an onsite offseason returning this year, with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reporting little progress has been made between the sides on this front.
Google Cloud said Univision has signed a multi-year contract for artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud services.
Univision will also collaborate with other Google products such as YouTube, Android and the company's advertising and search tools.
Protests erupt after death of Daunte Wright, 20-year-old Black man shot by police during traffic stop: What we know
The police shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop prompted protests Sunday amid an already tense Minnesota during the trial of Derek Chauvin.Daunte Wright's death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, comes as Minneapolis, just 10 miles south, was already on edge in the middle of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, facing murder charges in the death of George Floyd.
Media is a key vertical forand the strategic partnership with the Spanish-language media company highlights a few themes. First, Google Cloud is doing well by targeting core industries such as media, financial services and retail. The company . In addition, Google Cloud's spin is to bring in customers that can also utilize search marketing partnerships.
The companies didn't detail what specific cloud services are being used, but Google Cloud will be used across Univision's portfolio. Univision will use Google Cloud to consolidate its multiple digital distribution platforms, create a new customer data warehouse and migrate enterprise applications to the cloud. From there, Univision will use Google Cloud'sacross its content library.
NHL's COVID protocol-related absences for April 17, 2021
Players in the protocol are: Colorado's Bowen Byram, Philipp Grubauer and Joonas Donskoi; Edmonton's Dmitry Kulikov; Los Angeles' Matt Roy; Montreal's Jon Merrill and Erik Gustafsson; Philadelphia's Jackson Cates; Toronto's Nick Foligno, Riley Nash and Ben Hutton; and Vancouver's Nate Schmidt and Jake Virtanen. Read more here.APRIL 15The NHL has confirmed that the Vancouver Canucks will not return to play from their lengthy COVID-19 pause Friday night versus the Edmonton Oilers as originally hoped.
Once Google Cloud's AI and machine learning platforms are scaled, Univision will delve into data driven advertising and analytics.
Univision CEO Wade Davis said Google's platform will be used to "transform our infrastructure and to bring our customers an enhanced media experience."
Athletics pitcher Jesus Luzardo fractures pinkie while playing video game .
Oakland A's left-hander Jesus Luzardo suffered a hairline fracture when he hit his pitching hand on a table before his start Saturday vs. Baltimore.A's manager Bob Melvin said Luzardo hit his left hand on a table while playing the game before Saturday's start against the Baltimore Orioles.