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The Atlanta Dream players show support for the Black Lives Matter movement under the criticism of co-owner Sen. Loeffler

Atlanta Dream players supported the Black Lives Matter movement after co-owner Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., Criticized the social justice initiative. Each Dream player has signed a statement that was released on Friday evening. SEN. LOEFFLER STANDS BY THE DIFFERENCE OF BLACK LIFE IN ROW WITH WNBA PLAYERS “Black life is important,” begins the statement. “We are the women of the …

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Duke hires Kara Lawson as a basketball coach for women

13:43 ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Conclude Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began reporting on women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. Duke hired former Tennessee and WNBA guard Kara Lawson as a basketball coach for women, the school said on Saturday. Lawson, 39, had been an assistant …

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Patriots handle compensation claims with Antonio Brown, Aaron Hernandez

The New England Patriots settled compensation claims last week with Antonio Brown and Aaron Hernandez, which gives the team considerable leeway for salary caps, league sources told ESPN. The patriots owed recipient $ 9 million to Brown, and as part of the settlement, he will instead receive $ 5 million per source. The agreement is remarkable as some experts rated …

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The Giants options to replace Buster Posey

The San Francisco Giants are in true limbo behind the plate. Organizationally, they have one of the better catch situations in baseball. On the one hand, they have a proven franchise legend that is still under contract Buster Posey. He wasn’t just the backbone of three, count them, three World Series title, but he’s a classmate and a fan favorite. …

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EA Sports UFC 4, Trailer for PS4, Xbox One released

Mixed martial arts is one of the few sports that continued despite COVID-19 concerns. UFC President Dana White insisted on fighting during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. UFC 251, UFC’s most complex event to date, is scheduled to start in a few hours on Saturday evening. Technically, it will take place on Sunday morning as it takes place on Yas Island …

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Packers’ Preston Smith, the youngest NFL player to share Farrakhan’s views against Jews

Green Bay Packers linebacker, Preston Smith, is the latest NFL player to post a message from anti-Semitic preacher Louis Farrakhan on his social media. The 27-year-old Smith shared a Farrakhan video on his Instagram stories from another account on Friday. In the video, Farrakhan warns his “brothers and sisters in Africa” ​​against vaccination. Farrakhan accuses Bill and Melinda Gates of …

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Former NFL star Randall Cunningham joins Raiders as a team chaplain

Randall Cunningham, a former four-time pro bowler and one-time all-pro quarterback, has said goodbye to playing on the field to the word of the gentleman in the locker room. Cunningham joined the Las Vegas Raiders as a team chaplain, he told ESPN on Friday. SAINTS ‘MALCOLM JENKINS CALLS DESEAN JACKSONS ANTISEMITICAL POSTS’ A DISTRACTION ‘ “I am thrilled, amazed,” said …

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Native American leaders are seeing the national dynamics of team mascots shift

CONCLUDE SportsPulse: While it looks like Washington’s NFL team is finally going to put their race-insensitive nickname in bed. There are other large sports teams whose nicknames are linked to America’s culturally insensitive past. USA TODAY On Monday, 15 Indian organizations, lawyers and authors signed a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to force the Washington NFL team …

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