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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...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 06:33 PM EDT

Louisville Coach Pitino on Unpaid Leave After NCAA Arrests

Louisville Coach Pitino on Unpaid Leave After NCAA Arrests

Rick Pitino couldn't survive another scandal, as an angry interim Louisville president Wednesday placed the head men's college basketball coach and his boss on administrative leave amid a nationwide federal...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 06:37 PM EDT

Trump Speaks With Cowboys' Owner Jerry Jones

Trump Speaks With Cowboys' Owner Jerry Jones

President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones amid his extended attacks on NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem. On Twitter Wednesday, Trump said the two spoke...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:55 AM EDT

Japan Missing From Pyeongchang Olympics Website Map No More

Japan Missing From Pyeongchang Olympics Website Map No More

Japan demanded on Wednesday that Pyeongchang 2018 organizers correct a map on its official website which had Japan missing. The Japan Sports Agency said officials spotted the omission earlier Wednesday,...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 10:08 PM EDT

NFL Anthem Protests Evolve Past Kaepernick's Original Intent

NFL Anthem Protests Evolve Past Kaepernick's Original Intent

What began more than a year ago with an NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 04:56 PM EDT

NFL Opts Not to React to Trump's Anthem Kneel 'Rules' Tweet

NFL Opts Not to React to Trump's Anthem Kneel 'Rules' Tweet

No matter what other challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL — tweeting Tuesday about the football league's TV ratings and suggesting it bar...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 12:40 PM EDT

Bill Russell Kneels in Solidarity With NFL Players

Bill Russell Kneels in Solidarity With NFL Players

A photo of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell kneeling with his Presidential Medal of Freedom has emerged on social media.

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