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A Donald Trump Boycott Wouldn’t Just Hurt the NFL

This morning, President Donald Trump essentially called for a boycott of the NFL in response to players using the national anthem to protest police …

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'Great team!' Trump will welcome Pittsburgh Penguins to White House

Stanley Cup champions accept invite a day after NBA champs snubbed Team: disagreements with president ‘can be expressed in other ways’<p>As Donald Trump faced backlash for his harsh criticism of athletes who have kneeled in protest for the national anthem, the Pittsburgh Penguins confirmed on Sunday …

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Los Angeles Sparks Skip National Anthem At Women's NBA Finals

The ladies opted to stay in their locker room while the Minnesota Lynx stood on the court with locked arms.<p>It’s not just football and baseball players publicly demonstrating their right to free speech this weekend.<p>The Los Angeles Sparks chose to stay in their locker room during the playing of the …

Los Angeles Sparks

Mike Tomlin: Steelers won't participate in national anthem to avoid playing politics

The Pittsburgh Steelers won't be participating in the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, coach Mike Tomlin told CBS Sports' Jamie Erdahl.<p>After President Trump repeatedly spoke out in the last three days on players' protests, Tomlin said he didn't want players to feel …

Los Angeles Rams

Trump responds to NFL protests: 'Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump responded to protests across the National Football League on Sunday over his remarks about players taking a knee during the national anthem, expressing approval for those who locked arms, but not those who knelt.<p>"Great solidarity for our National Anthem and …

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Trump-Inspired #TakeAKnee Weekend has NFL Commentators at a Loss for Words

Each week, multiple networks roll out a veritable smorgasbord of content surrounding their NFL games. The pre-game, post-game, and in-game halftime …

Rex Ryan

Donald Trump Responds to NFL Anthem Protests

Professional athletes across all sports, but particularly football, took collective political stances this weekend. Most were in defiance of …

Donald Trump

After Trump’s Comments, a Watershed NFL Sunday?

On Saturday night the Buffalo Bills opened the floor for discussion about the news of the day—and what President Donald Trump said on Friday night, …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Fires Back At Roger Goodell, And NBA Commish Adam Silver Makes A Poignant Statement

https://twitter.com/erikmal/status/911732082828754944<p>Donald Trump doubled down on his hypothetical firing of NFL players he doesn’t employ for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance by calling out NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on his favorite platform, Twitter. Moments later, as the NFL beef was …

Donald Trump

Trump ‘Kneel’ Attack Gives His Base Reason To Stand

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is getting exactly what he wanted from a racially charged confrontation with professional athletes and sports team owners: A morale boost for his base and a fight with those who see the refusal to stand for the National Anthem as an appropriate form of …

Republican Party

Stevie Wonder Kneels at 2017 Global Citizen Festival Following Trump’s Remarks

Professional athletes aren’t the only ones participating in the #TakeaKnee movement.<p>Before his headlining set at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival on …

Stevie Wonder

Watch Stevie Wonder Take Knee, Cover Daft Punk With Pharrell at Global Citizen

"Tonight, I'm taking a knee for America... Both knees in prayer for our planet, our future, our leaders of the world and our globe," singer …

Daft Punk

Stevie Wonder Takes Knee in Solidarity with Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

J. Cole Calls For Fans to Stop Watching NFL: "Show the World and Ourselves Our True Economic Power."

Following Trump's inflammatory tweet Sunday morning which took shots at the NFL and all its players taking a knee during the national anthem, many …

J. Cole

Trump’s Absurd Remarks About The NFL Inspire More Athletes To Kneel

After attacks on professional athletes at a rally and on Twitter, Trump’s aimless comments bolster more people to kneel.<p>Trump's rally on Friday in …

Donald Trump

‘It’s two different games’: Why college football is more fun than the NFL

Kevin Wright, the head football coach at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., opened a video on his computer screen and chuckled. It had been recommended by a friend who coaches a youth team of kids with necks barely strong enough to bear the weight of a helmet. It was an odd place to find the roots of …

College & University

Steve Kerr Writes Article to Donald Trump, Says Protest Comments 'Crushed' Him

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spoke about Donald Trump's decision to revoke the team's invitation to the White House on Sunday, as told to Chris Ballard of SI.com.<p>An excerpt from Kerr's comments follows:<p><i>"I’ve been fortunate enough to meet President Reagan, both Bushes, Clinton, and</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump Invites Russian National Basketball Team to White House

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—One day after rescinding his invitation to the Golden State Warriors, Donald J. Trump invited the entire Russian national basketball team to celebrate with him at the White House.<p>Trump said that he looked forward to welcoming the Russian team, calling them “much, …

Golden State Warriors

WARRIORS RESPOND TO TRUMP: 'There is nothing more American than our citizens having the right to express themselves freely'

The Golden State Warriors issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump's tweet on Saturday in which he said he would not invite the Warriors to the White House after comments made by Stephen Curry.<p>"While we intended to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to …

The White House

What the Warriors said they'll do in Washington, D.C. instead of visiting the White House

President Donald Trump spent his Friday night criticizing the NFL and players who protest during the national anthem, and Saturday morning, he took a shot at Steph Curry, uninviting him from the traditional visit to the White House after winning the NBA championship — despite Curry previously …

Donald Trump

What Happened to Superman? How Dwight Howard Lost His Way

<b>Dwight Howard</b> peers out the living-room window of his condominium on the 25th floor of an apartment building in uptown Atlanta and points south: …

Dwight Howard

You Win Some, You Lose Some

Two dramatic streaks will define the Dodgers' 2017 season -- unless they can pull off something even more memorable in October.<p><i>A version of this</i> …

Kenley Jansen

Vote: Who is going to win the World Series?

It's almost time for the postseason to start, so the most important question is: Who is going to win it all?<p>One month ago, most people would have …

Houston Astros

It's World Series Or Bust For LA Dodgers Who Clinch Meaningless NL West Title

The Los Angeles Dodgers once again clinched the NL West and hold bragging rights over a formidable division. It’s just too bad it doesn’t matter.<p>My back is getting sore from shrugging my shoulders and the jaw grows weary from yawning, because this exciting team has simply accomplished its most …

Baseball

Los Angeles Dodgers clinch NL West division title

The inevitable is finally official.<p>By virtue of defeating the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Friday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth consecutive National League West division title, something that seemed all but official as far back as mid-July.<p>The Dodgers appeared destined for a …

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