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NBA Reminds Teams That Players Must Stand for National Anthem

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On Friday, the NBA released a memo, suggesting different ways to express themes of unity and equality, rather than kneeling during the national anthem. Just one day after Commissioner Adam Silver said that he expected players to stand for the anthem upon the start of preseason. In the memo obtained …

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Atlanta Hawks Star Dennis Schroder Arrested on Battery Charge

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Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder was arrested on misdemeanor battery charge in Georgia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to ESPN, the incident occurred early Friday morning. Officials responded to a call around 2 a.m., reporting a fight at a hookah bar in Brookhaven. Security cameras reportedly saw Schroder and several others getting into …

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University of Louisville Fires Head Coach Amid Fraud Scheme

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According to several news reports, Louisville’s head basketball coach, Rick Pitino, has been fired in the midst of the school’s latest scandal. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Athletic director Tom Jurich, has also been placed on paid administrative leave, according to interim president Greg Postel. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Following a three-year investigation, the Department of Justice has …

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NFL Week 3 Recap: High Scoring History and Solidarity 

Week 3 of the NFL kicked off with a historical game between the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers. Although the Rams defeated the California team in a 41-39 victory, both teams contributed to the historical game, as they scored the most points ever in a Thursday Night …

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Shannon Sharpe Calls Out Ray Lewis For His Hypocrisy

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Over the weekend, Donald Trump launched an attack on NFL players who kneel in protest of police brutality and racial injustices during the National Anthem. In the movement that started more than 14 months ago, when Colin Kaepernick took a knee against racial oppression and inequality, many were opposed to …

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Von Miller Loses Endorsement After Kneeling During National Anthem

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⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just one year after Broncos’ Brandon Marshall lost endorsements for kneeling in protest during the national anthem, a similar situation has happened to his teammate Von Miller. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Sunday, in response to Trump’s “son of a bitch” comments during a rally in Alabama, Miller took a knee to …

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