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Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 01:18 AM EDT

NFL: Message Being Lost in Political Firestorm Over Anthem

NFL: Message Being Lost in Political Firestorm Over Anthem

The NFL says the message players and teams are trying to express is being lost in a political firestorm. The issues have been "overtaken by political forces," NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Thursday, referring...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 08:31 PM EDT

Boston Sports Teams Launch Initiative to Combat Racism

Boston Sports Teams Launch Initiative to Combat Racism

Stung by the stigma of racist incidents in Boston, local sports teams are coming together to mount a campaign to combat racism in the city. The Red Sox teamed up with the Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 12:18 AM EDT

Despite Warnings, Patriots Fan Burns Team Jerseys in Protest

Despite Warnings, Patriots Fan Burns Team Jerseys in Protest

Dozens of people packed into a Massachusetts man's yard Thursday to set Patriots gear ablaze in a protest after several players kneeled during the national anthem.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 08:42 AM EDT

Warriors' Curry Slams Sports Illustrated for Kaepernick Snub

Warriors' Curry Slams Sports Illustrated for Kaepernick Snub

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says Colin Kaepernick's omission from a Sports Illustrated cover featuring sports figures linking arms in protest solidarity is "terrible." The cover references the...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 07:32 AM EDT

One Way to Fix NCAA: Pay Players, Experts Say

One Way to Fix NCAA: Pay Players, Experts Say

Federal investigators have revealed a wide-ranging alleged bribery scheme in men's college basketball, and some experts say the only way to fix the recruiting system is by paying players, NBC News reported. Pr...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:08 PM EDT

Plan in Motion for OJ Simpson Release as Soon as Monday

Plan in Motion for OJ Simpson Release as Soon as Monday

O.J. Simpson could be released on parole as soon as Monday in Las Vegas under a plan being finalized by Nevada officials, a prison spokeswoman said Wednesday. The process culminating in freedom for the...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 03:09 PM EDT

MLB Approves Sale of Marlins to Jeter Group

MLB Approves Sale of Marlins to Jeter Group

Major League Baseball approved the sale of the Miami Marlins to Derek Jeter's group on Wednesday, according to the Miami Herald. The voting stage was considered mostly a formality due to Jeter's popularity...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 04:39 PM EDT

Bar Under Fire for Lynch, Kaepernick Jersey Doormats

Bar Under Fire for Lynch, Kaepernick Jersey Doormats

A Lake Ozark, Missouri, bar is under scrutiny for doormats that some see as a racist gesture. Owner Jason Burle said race was not the issue on his mind when he taped two NFL jerseys in front of the S.N.A.F.U....

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 11:07 AM EDT

Fire Chief Apologizes for Racial Slur

Fire Chief Apologizes for Racial Slur

A Pennsylvania fire chief is apologizing after using a racial slur in a Facebook rant targeting Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. Chief Paul Smith of the Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department was commenting on a...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 11:48 AM EDT

Fire Chief Removed After Racial Slur About NFL Coach

Fire Chief Removed After Racial Slur About NFL Coach

A Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire chief has lost his post after using a racial slur to describe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. Paul Smith of the Muse Fire Company in Cecil Township wrote on Facebook that he...

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