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Naomi Osaka fined for refusing interviews
Tennis pro and world No.2, Naomi Osaka, announced that she would not do media interviews during the French Open, stating she was prioritizing her mental health. On Sunday, the heads of the organizations that run the Grand Slam tournaments announced a fine of $15,000 on Osaka in a joint statement.
 
Gavin MacLeod dies at 90
Gavin MacLeod, the captain on "The Love Boat," died on Saturday; No cause of death was given. MacLeod gained fame from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
 
Amazon announced MGM acquisition on Wednesday
On Wednesday, Amazon and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios announced a merger agreement worth $8.45 billion. A press release by Amazon read, "Completion of this transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions."
 
Author Eric Carle dies at 91
Eric Carle, a children's author and illustrator, died at 91 in his summer studio. Carle was famous for "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and other works, including "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?", "Do You Want to Be My Friend?", and "From Head to Toe."
 
Phil Mickelson, 50, wins his second PGA title
Phil Mickelson, on Sunday, won his 6th major title and 2nd PGA Championship when he finished one-over-par 73 and six-under on the week at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. His second PGA title, the first of which was in 1991, makes Mickelson the first player in PGA Tour history to win the championships 30 years apart.
 
Sara Ramirez to co-star in Sex and the City reboot
 In January, Sarah Jessica Parker announced the reboot of the "Sex and the City" series called "And Just Like That" as its executive producer.  Parker will reprise her role as Carrie Bradshaw, Cynthia Nixon as Miranda, and Kristin Davis as Charlotte.
 
Charles Grodin dies at 86 years of age
 Charles Grodin died of bone marrow cancer at 86 on May 18, 2021.  Grodin was a well-known actor who starred in many Broadway shows and movies, including The Heartbreak Kid, Tchin-Tchin, Beethoven, and The Great Muppet Caper.
 
NY horse racing officials suspend trainer Bob Baffert
 The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has suspended Baffert from entering any horses in the Belmont Stakes.  The ban also extends to participation in the Saratoga Race Course and the Aqueduct Racetrack.
 
New streaming service
 AT&T is discussing joining media assets with Discovery Inc. to form a streaming service that can compete with current market giants such as Netflix and Disney+.  AT&T procured Time Warner in 2018 for $108.7 billion - its streaming platforms, HBO and HBO Max, boast 63.9 million subscribers globally.
 
Rombauer wins Preakness Stakes
 On Saturday, Rombauer won the 146th Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course.  This year's Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit, came in third and Midnight Bourbon finished second.