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In The Loop: Wizards' virtual team workout, Joey Logano's rainy-day activities

In The Loop: Wizards' virtual team workout, Joey Logano's rainy-day activities

First up in this Friday look around the sports world, Vegas Golden Knights winger Reilly Smith's pup looks like he’s playing a game of "catch me if you can", but he should be putting up a fight where is the defense here?!



Next up, NASCAR driver Joey Logano does rainy days a bit different than most. He posted this video of him and his son Hayden doing burnouts in the rain, and it looks like their having a blast!

Finally, during this time in isolation teams haven’t been able to have group workouts in person, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have them virtually. Check out some of the Washington Wizards putting in that work via Zoom.

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Z O O M 🎥 W O R K O U T 💪

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Former boxing champ Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

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Former boxing champ Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer.

Mayweather personally has been in touch with the family, according to Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions. He will handle costs for the funeral on June 9 in Floyd’s hometown of Houston, as well as other expenses.

Floyd, a black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck while Floyd was handcuffed and saying that he couldn’t breathe. His death sparked protests in Minneapolis and around the country, some of which became violent.

TMZ originally reported Mayweather’s offer, and said he will also pay for services in Minnesota and North Carolina.

“He’ll probably get mad at me for saying that, but yes, he is definitely paying for the funeral,” Ellerbe told ESPN.com on Monday.

Mayweather, who lives in Las Vegas, has not met the Floyd family.

Mayweather, who retired undefeated after 50 fights, winning five division titles, also paid for the funeral of an opponent. Mayweather won his first world championship when he stopped Genaro Hernandez for the WBC super featherweight title in 1998. Hernandez died 13 years later of cancer, and Mayweather handled funeral expenses.

Mayweather is considered one of the best boxers of his generation. Among the champion boxers he defeated before retiring in 2017, are Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez, Oscar de la Hoya and Miguel Cotto.

In The Loop: Gritty goes to space, Arnold Schwarzenegger's workout buddy

In The Loop: Gritty goes to space, Arnold Schwarzenegger's workout buddy

First up in this Monday look around the sports world, not long after the successful launch of two astronauts to the International Space Station this past weekend, Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty shared this video of his experience to space. Somewhere no mascot has ever gone before! 

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I just need some space.

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While Gritty was headed off to space, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and J.R. Smith continued to do some cardio work. They were all spotted last week by a fan who was driving around and saw the three biking around the city of Los Angeles.

Lastly, ever wonder where Arnold Schwarzenegger gets his motivation to work out? Well it turns out his pet donkey Lulu is his pump up buddy. The 72-year old Hollywood actor and icon shared this video on his Instagram of Lulu monitoring his at-home workout session.

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Lulu pumps up.

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