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Ballerific Sports: Antonio Brown Traded To The Oakland Raiders

Antonio Brown has gotten his wish to leave the Pittsburgh Steelers, who have agreed to trade the perennial all-pro to the Oakland Raiders for a third- and a fifth-round draft pick. Per NFL Network, Brown will receive a reworked contract that covers three years and pays $50.1 million (with a maximum value …

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NFL Hall of Famer and Civil Rights Advocate Jim Brown Talks National Anthem Protests: “I Am Not Going To Denigrate My Flag, I’m Going To Stand For the National Anthem”

As the 2018-19 NFL season approaches, and amid continued controversy surrounding protests during the National Anthem, many are sharing their own opinions about the silent protests.  While most players have exercised their right to protest despite the league’s opposition, others, both current and former, have declined to participate, with some …

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Seth DeValve Becomes First White Player To Take A Knee

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Last season Colin Kaepernick garnered attention for taking a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racism. While many argued his form of protest was against military or unpatriotic, it simply was not. Kaepernick was joined by several other players throughout the season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This …

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Amar’e Stoudemire Doesn’t Want Gays In The Locker Room

Amar’e Stoudemire is the latest professional basketball player to be asked about his thoughts on gay players in the league. While most Ballers said that they don’t have any problems with gay players in the locker room, Stoudemire has offered alternative views.   When asked if Stoudemire, who currently plays …

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Isaiah Austin Cleared To Play In The NBA

  What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore and then run? In fact, it does neither. If the dream belongs to Isaiah Austin, it will work itself into another dream. On a Thursday night in 2014, NBA …

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JJ Watt Pens Letter In Players’ Tribune: “Am I Done?”

The Houston Texans suffered tremendously when Defensive End JJ Watt was placed on the NFL’s Injured/Reserve (IR) list. It was something fans, teammates and followers of the three-time defensive player of the year didn’t want to accept. The idea that a key figure in defense would no longer take the …

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