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ESPN's Allison Williams explains why she's giving up her job over a vaccine mandate

ESPN college basketball and football reporter Allison Williams has joined a small minority of workers who have quit or been fired from their jobs over a vaccine mandate. "I have been denied my request for accommodation by ESPN and the Walt Disney Company, and effective next week, I will be separated from the company," she said in a video posted to Instagram on Friday.
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ESPN reporter Allison Williams leaving network over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

ESPN reporter Allison Williams is leaving the network over her decision not to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Williams said Friday on Instagram. Disney, ESPN’s parent company, has implemented a coronavirus mandate for all employees that will go into effect Thursday. Williams said last month that she was unvaccinated and planned to remain that way while she and her husband were trying to have a second child.
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Fauci urges police officers to get vaccinated as union protests heat up

The Washington Post is providing this news free to all readers as a public service. Anthony S. Fauci, the United States’ top infectious-disease expert, is urging police officers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus — saying the resistance “doesn’t make any sense” as “more police officers die of covid than they do in other causes of death.”
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ESPN sideline reporter Allison Williams declines to take COVID-19 vaccine, won't cover games

Allison Williams will not be on the sidelines for college football games this season, and the ESPN reporter took to social media this week to explain why. Williams announced on Twitter Thursday that she has decided to take the 2021 season off. She said she met with her doctor and a fertility specialist and determined she is not going to get the COVID-19 vaccine at this time, which is why she does not feel comfortable working.
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When do the WNBA Finals begin? Dates, start times, tv channel, streaming

The 25th season of the WNBA season will have a new champion, with the Seattle Storm eliminated in the single-game elimination round. The Chicago Sky were the first team to punch their ticket to the championship round, after upsetting the top-seeded Connecticut Sun 3-1 in the best-of-five WNBA Semifinals. The 2021 WNBA Finals is the franchise's second appearance at the championship stage and the first since 2014.
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Stephen A. Smith Admits He Didn’t Want Covid 19 Vaccine

Stephen A. Smith had plenty to say about Kyrie Irving and the Covid-19 vaccine yesterday. On Stephen A. Smith’s show Stephen A’s World, he made his stance very clear on what teams should do with players who do not want to get the vaccine. I said it last week about...
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ESPN Sideline Reporter Perfectly Sums Up Tom Rinaldi

College football and golf fans got the best of both worlds Saturday morning when Tom Rinaldi joined College GameDay at The Masters. Rinaldi has been a fan favorite for some time now. The ESPN reporter has a knack for story telling, and has a way of making any piece feel relatable. ESPN sideline reporter Allison Williams perfectly summed up how we all feel about Rinaldi.
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