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Diversity in sports
August 11, 2020
Hockey makes progress in midst of awakening about racism
Anson Carter filled his time in pandemic isolation walking 11 miles a day, sometimes with his dogs, around his Atlanta ...
August 02, 2020
Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement
Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening ...
July 29, 2020
For the NBA, it's time to play, kneel and demand change
Miami center Bam Adebayo did not know Breonna Taylor. He never heard of the woman who worked as an emergency room technician ...
July 02, 2020
NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality
As the Rev. Greg Drumwright watched members of his ministry crowd the fence at Talladega Superspeedway to cheer for Black ...
July 01, 2020
MLB stars say it's time to pull Landis name off MVP plaques
Something still bothers Barry Larkin about his Most Valuable Player award. The other name engraved on the trophy: Kenesaw ...
June 29, 2020
Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick's path to activism
Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the ...
June 26, 2020
NFL's coaching summit highlights minority candidates
The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority ...
June 23, 2020
'White Lives Matter' banner investigated by police
British police on Tuesday investigated the circumstances behind a plane pulling a “White Lives Matter Burnley” banner over ...
June 20, 2020
Redskins retire Mitchell's jersey, rename stadium level
The Washington Redskins will retire the jersey of Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell. They will also rename the lower level of ...
June 19, 2020
Around sports world, Juneteenth celebrated like never before
Bradley Beal grabbed a microphone and asked the crowd that joined the Washington Wizards and WNBA's Washington Mystics on a ...
June 19, 2020
Following athletes, NCAA takes aim at Confederate flag
Emboldened by the athletes it serves, the NCAA is taking another stand on a social issue. The NCAA on Friday expanded its ...
June 16, 2020
Racial reckoning in boardrooms and dugouts as EPL resumes
When the time came to vote on restarting the Premier League, no black chief executives or chairmen from the English clubs ...
June 15, 2020
Doyle out as Iowa strength coach; Barta standing by Ferentz
Iowa athletic director Gary Barta gave a vote of confidence to longtime football coach Kirk Ferentz on Monday after deciding ...
June 15, 2020
Saints' Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor
New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network ...
June 11, 2020
US Soccer repeals rule that banned kneeling during anthem
U.S. Soccer's board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the ...
June 08, 2020
Current, former NHL players form Hockey Diversity Alliance
Seven current or former black NHL players formed the Hockey Diversity Alliance on Monday, creating another avenue to fight ...
June 08, 2020
Iowa strength coach denies 'unethical behavior or bias'
Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle denies any “unethical behavior or bias” based on race after being ...
June 06, 2020
Goodell says NFL was wrong for not listening to players
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for racial equality and ...
June 05, 2020
Players send video message to NFL about racial inequality
Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley and Michael Thomas are among more than a dozen NFL stars who united to send a passionate ...
May 19, 2020
AP sources: Expanded Rooney Rule to require more interviews
The NFL is amending the Rooney Rule to require more interviews of minority candidates for head coaching and coordinator ...
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