| Clive Tyldesley says commentators need proper training

Clive Tyldesley (Getty Images) Clive Tyldesley has written to the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) suggesting co-commentators are given proper training after a study found “evident bias” in how darker-skinned players are described in broadcasts.The study, conducted by Danish firm RunRepeat in association with the PFA (via The Independent UK), found 62.6% of praise regarding a…Continue Reading

US buys up almost entire world supply of coronavirus drug

The US has bought up almost the entire global supply of one of two drugs proven to treat coronavirus.Remdesivir, which was developed to treat Ebola, is produced almost exclusively by US pharmaceutical giant Gilead and costs around £430 ($532) for a treatment course of six doses. According to the United States Department of Health Human…Continue Reading

US hoards world’s entire supply of breakthrough coronavirus drug remdesivir

The United States has hoarded almost the entire next three month’s supply of breakthrough coronavirus drug remdesivir for itself. Donald Trump’s administration has bought the next 500,000 doses of the anti-viral treatment from manufacturer Gilead, leaving none for the rest of the world. That represents Gilead’s entire production run for July, and 90% of all…Continue Reading

Pokemon Go Dev Niantic Announces Plans For “New Real-World Adventures”

Niantic’s Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite have changed the way that mobile players interact with the world. Now, the developer has announced that it has new real-world games coming soon to phones everywhere.First, the company announced the impending release of Catan – World Explorers, which is based on the high-profile board game franchise…Continue Reading

With more details coming this Friday. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne’s previously delayed fourth major content update – which pits hunters against formidable elemental-shifting black dragon Alatreon – finally has a release date, and will be making its way to Xbox One, PS4, and PC next Thursday, 9th July.Alatreon – whose arrival in Iceborne was teased at…Continue Reading

Carl Reiner Taught the World What a Comedy Writer Does

Photo: CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images A week ago on Twitter, Carl Reiner remarked that he was proudest of two pieces of his work: the 2000-Year-Old Man sketches he’d recorded with Mel Brooks, and creating The Dick Van Dyke Show. They seem only nominally related: One was a recurring improv bit in which Reiner…Continue Reading

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Review, ‘Pokemon Sword & Shield: Isle of Armor’ Mini-View, and Today’s New Releases and Sales

Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up. In today’s article, we’ve got a full review of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated, plus a Mini-View of the first part of the Pokemon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass, the Isle of Armor. There’s also a bit of news to check out, plus…Continue Reading