The NFL reportedly plans to play a song titled, Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing, also known as the Black National Anthem, prior to every season opening game this year.
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The National Basketball Association has had an additional nine players test positive for the coronavirus. That number brings the league's total to 25, and adds to already heightened concerns that the anticipated restart of play later this month may not happen.
Cancel culture hasn't forced the Washington Redskins to change their name, yet. However, a Hall of Fame coach and high-profile broadcaster says that he will never say the name.
The NBA and the NBA Players Union are collaborating on a plan to paint "Black Lives Matter" on the sides of the three basketball courts the league will use when play resumes next month in Orlando, ESPN reports.
Cam Newton's stint as a free agent appears to be coming to an end. The New England Patriots are reportedly signing the out-of-work signal-caller to a one-year deal.
Fox analyst and former Team USA soccer star Alexi Lalas has deleted and apologized for a tweet in which he said that, in the current climate, standing for the national anthem "takes courage.
Bubba Wallace reaffirmed the rights of NASCAR fans to protest the sport's ban on the display of the confederate flag. However, he says, unlike those protesting for social justice in the streets, he doesn't believe the police will be "pepper-spraying them and shooting them with rubber bullets.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany, are to be presenting sponsors for a social justice event at the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
The commissioner of the NFL has "encouraged" to teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, teams have said they would be interested in signing Colin Kaepernick, and yet, no one has reportedly tried to sign Colin Kaepernick.
NASCAR has released a photo of the rope in Bubba Wallace's garage which prompted some to believe that a noose had been purposely hung there to send a racial message.
After a short investigation into reports of a "noose" found in the garage of NASCAR's lone black full-time driver, the FBI has determined that what was at first believed to be a noose was actually a pull rope.
As the FBI begins an investigation into the noose that was reportedly found in the garage stall of NASCAR's lone black full-time driver, Bubba Wallace, a large group of drivers pushed Wallace's No.
Brett Favre says that Colin Kaepernick's decision to forego his NFL career in order to continue his anthem protests and social justice movement, is a sacrifice in league with former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman.
There probably will not be a Major League Baseball season this year. Though, if there is, Dr. Anthony Fauci says it shouldn't extend past September.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy released a video on Tuesday, in which he apologized for any "pain and discomfort" he caused his players by wearing a One America News (OAN) shirt in a recent picture.
A poll conducted by Yahoo News/YouGov, shows that a majority of Americans now support a right to protest during the national anthem for NFL players.
NASCAR driver Ray Ciccarelli took to Facebook on Wednesday, to announce that he is walking away from racing after the league announced that it would allow protests during the national anthem, and banned the Confederate flag from its events.
NASCAR will no longer require its teams to stand during the national anthem. Instead, drivers and team members will be allowed to engage in peaceful protest.
The statue of former Carolina Panthers Owner and founder Jerry Richardson, is being removed after the team became aware of reports that some activists might try to take it down.
NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police
The NFL Players Coalition has amassed 1,400 signatures from players, coaches, staff, and front office, current and retired, in support of a bill that would make end qualified immunity for police.
A large group of Black Lives Matter protesters made their way to, and inside Seattle's City Hall on Tuesday night. Led by none other than a city council member, according to a report.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, the sport's only full-time black driver, will race this Wednesday at Martinsville with a #BlackLivesMatter paint scheme on the No. 43 car he drives for Richard Petty Motorsports.
Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a chance to play against Brees this season.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, the sport's only full-time black driver, says it's time for Confederate flags to disappear from NASCAR tracks.
President Trump attempted to decipher NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's social justice message in response to the players this weekend. Specifically, Trump wondered whether the commissioner's messaging gave the players the green light to resume their anthem protests.
Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely "loving one another" as "God loves us," and not realizing that that behavior is "the problem" with race.
Wearing black shirts that said, "If You Ain't With Us, You Against Us," dozens of Denver Broncos players, coaches, and staff, led a Black Lives Matter protest in Denver on Saturday.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he's "embarrassed as a white person," to watch the way George Floyd was killed in the streets of Minneapolis. He also said the killing was a "lynching," and said that the burden must now shift to white people to identify instances of racism.
Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. In a statement posted on Twitter, Brees told the president that the anthem protests were "not about the flag," and that "we as a white community" need to listen and learn from the suffering of the "black communities.
Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand plan to donate $100 million to “organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education,” over the next ten years.
The Jacksonville Jaguars decided take to the streets and launch their own protest against police brutality on Friday, marching from their stadium to the local sheriff's department.
While Drew Brees was facing an avalanche of criticism for saying that NFL anthem protests were a sign of "disrespect" for the flag, Fox News host Laura Ingraham defended Brees and his right to free speech.
Drew Brees apologized for saying that he viewed NFL anthem protests as disrespectful to the flag less than 24 hours after saying it, the first time. Twelve hours later, he would apologize again.
49ers' Kyle Shanahan: 'White People More Passionate' About Social Justice Now, Kaepernick Misunderstood
Kyle Shanahan believes "white people" have gotten over their "ignorance," and are now more "passionate" about issues having to do with social justice.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees took to social media Thursday morning and issued an apology for saying that he would "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag" by kneeling during the national anthem.
Drew Brees didn't agree with Colin Kaepernick's anthem protests in 2016. This week, he announced that he still doesn't agree with kneeling during the national anthem.
Broncos head coach Vic Fangio says that the death of George Floyd is more of a "societal issue," that everyone will have to work to figure out.
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) took a shot at the Washington Redskins on Twitter Tuesday, suggesting that if the team truly cared about "racial equality" they would change their name.
Anthem Kneeler Eric Reid Blasts 49ers for #BlackoutTuesday Post: 'I Think You Mean Blackball Tuesday'
The man who first took a knee next to Colin Kaepernick in his anthem protest movement, is no fan of his former club's attempt at showing solidarity with blacks and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Sacramento Kings announcer Grant Napear has been placed on administrative leave by the radio station he works for, after posting "All Lives Matter" on Twitter.
USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn has stepped in and banned a booster for "abhorrent and blatantly racist" tweets, which called for the police to use deadly force against those rioting in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.
Police have arrested a man suspected of setting fire to Nashville's Historic Courthouse on Saturday, during a series of riots in response to the death of George Floyd.
NBA legend Michael Jordan believes the best way for the country to move forward in the aftermath of George Floyd's death is to put "pressure" on elected leaders to "change our laws," or use their right to vote to create "systemic change.
On Saturday, former Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith joined demonstrators in Los Angeles in response to the death of George Floyd. On Sunday, the former champ was apparently beating a rioter for attempting to vandalize his car.
Nike released a new ad on Friday in response to the killing of George Floyd, imploring people to 'Don't Do It.' In other words, to not turn their backs on racism.
A mob ransacked the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on Friday night, as civil unrest in response to the death of George Floyd continued to sweep across the country.
An angry group of protesters attempted to gain entry into a Brooklyn police precinct on Friday night, as violent protests in response to the killing of George Floyd entered their second night.
Kaepernick on Minneapolis Riots: 'Revolting Is the Only Logical Reaction...We Have the Right to Fight Back!'
Former NFL quarterback and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick, says that the civil unrest in Minneapolis in response to the death of George Floyd is a "logical reaction.
Minnesota Golden Gophers to Limit Ties with Minneapolis Police Department After Death of George Floyd
The University of Minnesota intends to limit its ties with the Minneapolis Police Department, after a man named George Floyd died after an officer placed his knee on Floyd's neck during an arrest earlier this week.
If you liked the XFL, there's good news for you. If you did not like XFL founder Vince McMahon, there's also good news for you.
A report that the NFL could open minicamps for their players in June, had cold water thrown on it by none other than the players themselves.
Former USC running back and Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush, believes that the NCAA endorsed plan to pay college athletes for use of their name, image, or likeness, "is going to destroy some people.
Several thousand race fans flocked to a North Carolina speedway on Saturday and watched a race. However, while fans were in abundance, there were very few masks or gloves to be seen.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery in Palm Springs, California, on Friday, according to TMZ Sports.
On Friday, Georgetown university announced that one of its legendary basketball players and current head coach Patrick Ewing, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
College football and NFL legend Herschel Walker ripped former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, after the Democrat nominee said that black people confused about who to vote for, "ain't black.
For those anxiously anticipating the beginning of college football, you got good news today. The Southeastern Conference approved voluntary on-campus workouts for student-athletes beginning on June 8th.
If you've been wondering why some of college football's premier programs have been pushing so hard to play football this year despite a global pandemic, we have your answer.
If the National Football League plays an entire season without fans in the stands, it would cost the league a staggering amount of money.
U.S. Women's National Team star and frequent Trump critic Megan Rapinoe, referred to the president as a "white nationalist," during a recent interview.
The biggest sports news of the day, may have come from the nation's two biggest states.
Aaron Rodgers had no objection when it came to quarantines designed to flatten the curve. However, when it comes to what seems like quarantines "until a cure is found," the Green Bay signal-caller says the restrictions seem more like "house arrest.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has told sports league sin his state to start getting ready to reopen.
President Trump called into an NBC Sports golf broadcast on Sunday, to talk about how important it is to get the country's sports leagues back on the playing field.
Everyone wants college football to return in the fall. Though, some are willing to do more than others to make that happen.
The NFL may not have any fans in their stadiums this year, but that's reportedly not going to stop Fox from making it sound like they are there.
Tampa Bay Rays ace pitcher Blake Snell is no fan of the idea of playing high-risk baseball for less money. In fact, when it comes to the question of risking infection while playing under MLB's proposed revenue sharing model, Snell says: "It's just not worth it.
Governor Ron DeSantis has a simple message for sports leagues who can't practice or play in their home states due to the coronavirus: Come to Florida.
The NFL has three teams in California, and they're keeping open the possibility of moving them if California's lockdown continues into the regular season.
UFC President Dana White isn't sure exactly when it will happen, but he can foresee a lightweight unification fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje taking place on Fight Island.
The company formerly known as the Mamba Sports Academy, will remove the word Mamba and simply go by The Sports Academy, they say, to honor Kobe Bryant's memory.
Things escalated quickly on social media Monday after a comment from UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje, prompted fellow UFC fighter Conor McGregor to say that he was going to "f*ck*ng butcher" him.
President Trump delivered a video message just before the pay-per-view portion of UFC 249. His message was clear: "We want our sports back."
The moment that UFC boss Dana White hoped would not happen, has happened: A UFC fighter preparing to fight in the first major live American sporting event in two months has tested positive for the coronavirus.
As President Trump plots how to return the country to the playing field and back to work, he will be closely monitoring how the UFC handles its return this weekend, according to UFC President Dana White.
The NFL is determined to play its 2020 regular-season schedule, and as proof of that, the league released its schedule Thursday night.
Packers legend Brett Favre says he never accepted money for "obligations" he didn't meet. Nonetheless, he was unaware that the $1.1 million he was paid for those appearances came from a fund not "intended for that purpose," and has decided to pay it back.
Ravens safety Earl Thomas was held at gunpoint by his wife after she discovered him allegedly having an adulterous orgy on Snapchat, according to an exclusive report from TMZ Sports.
Baseball has returned to South Korea, but it certainly did not start in a way that anyone would recognize.
Brett Favre Paid $1.1 Million in Mississippi Welfare Funds for Speeches He Didn't Attend, Audit Says
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback and NFL legend Brett Favre, was paid $1.1 million in Mississippi welfare funds to deliver speeches that he never attended, according to a recent audit of the Mississippi Department of Human Services.
A recent survey conducted by ESPN shows that fans definitely want their sports back. Though, they'd prefer to watch on television, as opposed to going to the stadium.
Few things have mattered more to the NFL than growing their brand internationally. However, growing the NFL "across the pond" and "South of the Border" will have to be put on hold, at least for a while.
The NFL's all-time winningest coach, Don Shula, has passed away at the age of 90.
The NBA has set a date for league practice facilities to re-open, however, that doesn't mean they're ready to start testing their asymptomatic players for the coronavirus.
Two weeks ago, Dr. Anthony Fauci sounded optimistic about a return to sports this summer, even if it was without fans. Two weeks Later? The doctor doesn't sound nearly as optimistic.
The Paycheck Protection Plan was a government-run program meant to assist small businesses as they deal with the financial hardships resulting from the coronavirus and related quarantine efforts.
ESPN has apologized for displaying a graphic which told the story of draftee's mother's battle with drug addiction.
As it turns out, having over 90% of the country's population on quarantine is very conducive towards producing record ratings for the NFL Draft.
A high school football player from Florida who was signed to play Division I football in the ACC, has been shot and killed.
Giants GM Dave Gettleman Dons Mask While in His Home During NFL Draft
For those of you keeping score at home, Tom Brady has been in Tampa Bay for about eight minutes and has already trespassed (accidentally) and been ejected from a local park.
President Trump sounded an optimistic tone about the idea of sports returning to normal, once the coronavirus has subsided.
The fireworks weren't supposed to start until draft night on Thursday, but Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski had different plans.
Spain has shut down one of the country's most famous events due to the coronavirus.
Tennis great Novak Djokovic is against compulsory vaccinations and said he will have a serious decision to make, if coronavirus vaccinations become mandatory.
Five men who attended a high school basketball game in Indiana last month, have died of the coronavirus.
Meet the new boss, he is definitely not the same as the old boss.
During his Thursday coronavirus task force press conference, President Trump confirmed what many had suspected for some time: Sports will return, but without fans, initially.
Von Miller, the Denver Broncos superstar pass rusher, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The NFL is considering several options in preparation for the 2020 season, when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus. Two of those options, according to the Washington Post, include a shortened season and excluding fans.