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MLB Umpires Wear White Armband to Protest…

The World Umpires Association announced Saturday that all umpires would wear a white armband to protest "escalating verbal attacks."

Huddersfield beats Newcastle to make it 2 wins…

Huddersfield made it two wins out of two at the start of its first Premier League season by beating Newcastle 1-0, condemning its fellow promoted team to a second successive loss

2 Philadelphia Eagles Players Offer New Twist On…

Philadelphia Eagle Chris Long put an arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins during his anthem protest. He's likely the first white player to do so.

Justin Britt Shows Support for Michael Bennett…

Justin Britt, center for the Seattle Seahawks, showed his support for teammate Michael Bennett during his national anthem protest on Friday night.

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IndyCar driver Hunter-Reay cleared to race…

Ryan Hunter-Reay has been cleared to drive in Sunday's IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway following a violent accident during qualifying that sent him to the hospital

Chris Simms Says He Was Paid by Boosters at Texas

As a guest on the Dan Patrick Show, former University of Texas quarterback Chris Simms spoke about receiving cash from boosters while at school.

Olympic champ Simone Biles back in gym as she…

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles returns to gym as she weighs options

NFL Players Association Says The League Could Be…

Head of the NFL Players Association DeMaurice Smith says the NFL could be headed for a lockout in 2021 when its current labor agreement expires.

Celtics to Retire Paul Pierce's Number Next Season

The Boston Celtics have announced that they will retire Paul Pierce's number on February 11th at the TD Garden.

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MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive…

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez

Cubs place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list

The Cubs are putting pitcher Jon Lester on the disabled list with a shoulder issue, manager Joe Maddon announced Friday, but that injury isn’t considered serious.

Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs…

Olympic gold medal winner Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics needs to massive changes in wake of sexual abuse scandal

FC Barcelona Can Offer Healing to City Recovering…

FC Barcelona’s motto translates to “more than a club.” After Thursday’s terrorist attack, the city will rely on the team to be just that.

Penn State Approves New Deal for James Franklin…

Penn State’s compensation committee approved a new contract for head coach James Franklin on Friday. Sources tell SI that Franklin’s new deal will be for six years at an average of $5.8 million per year. His buyout is $2 million this year.

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On Heritage Weekend, Brian Snitker reflects on…

Calhoun Jr., gem of Darvish deal, needed a visit…