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May 31, 2021
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.
May 27, 2021
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."
May 27, 2021
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."
May 24, 2021
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.
May 20, 2021
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.
May 18, 2021
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.
May 17, 2021
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.