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Oscar Robertson Calls For More White Athletes To Speak Out Against Social Injustices:  “This is Not a Black Athlete Problem”

Back in 2016, #ColinKaepernick made a statement against police brutality and social injustices by taking a knee during the National Anthem. Kaepernick’s initial statement catapulted silent protests among fellow NFL players, and a longstanding fight for equality within the sports community. Although Donald Trump weighed in, in an attempt to …

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James Harden Beats Out LeBron James and Anthony Davis For MVP, Ben Simmons Wins ‘ROY’ Over Donovan Mitchell and More at the 2018 NBA Awards

– blogged by When it comes to basketball, the #NBAAwards are one of the most anticipated times of the season. This year’s awards had some pretty intense competition. People had high hopes for #LebronJames but a couple of other players received their flowers this year, including #JamesHarden who snagged …

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Kevin Durant Says He Can See Himself Retiring from Basketball at 35: “I’m Young, I’m Still Learning Life and About Basketball” 

Despite Kevin Durant’s recent championship win, he’s already thinking about life after the game. In fact, the GoldenStateWarriors champ and Finals MVP says he wouldn’t mind retiring from basketball at the age of 35. On Friday, the 29-year-old said, “This game, your craft, you have to continue studying it,” Durant …

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Lebron James Played Three Games With a Broken Hand in NBA Finals

—blogged by @lovelikejhoney Friday, in a press conference after the Cavaliers inevitable loss in the NBA Finals, team captain #LebronJames, appeared with a cast on his right hand. He explained the injury as a self-inflicted, deep bone contusion he got from punching the whiteboard in the locker room after Cavs’ …

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Serena Williams Drops Out of French Open Due to Muscle Injury

Due to a muscle injury, Serena Williams will have to pull out of her fourth-round match against Maria Sharapoca. On Monday (June 4), Williams announced she will be dropping out of her French Open after suffering a pectoral muscle injury. That injury, unfortunately, has disabled her ability to serve forcing …

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The NFL Will Fine Teams If Players Kneel During Anthem: “All League and Team Personnel Shall Stand and Show Respect for the Flag and the Anthem”

-blogged by @theRealAlexisDanielle Two years ago, former 49ers Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick,  started a wave of protests against police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem at a football game. Now, as the 2018 season nears its launch, NFL owners have created ruling to dead the action. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tuesday, league …

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