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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."

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

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.

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

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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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.

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.

On Heritage Weekend, Brian Snitker reflects on…

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

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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Thompson's 109-yard return highlights Bears…

Deonte Thompson returned a missed Arizona field goal 109 yards for a touchdown as the first half ended and the Chicago Bears went on to beat the Cardinals 24-23 in a preseason game.

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.

Carr, Goff shine in Rams 24-21 exhibition win…

Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes for Oakland in his first game since breaking his leg last season and Jared Goff led three scoring drives for the Rams as both first-team offenses were sharp during Los Angeles' 24-21 exhibition victory over Oakland

Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat…

Paxton Lynch engineered three scoring drives in his bid for the starting quarterback job, Denver forced four turnovers in the first half, and the Broncos beat the San Francisco 49ers 33-14 on Saturday night.

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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Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to…

Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game

Rodgers looks good, Cousins doesn't; Packers top…

Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and played well on his only drive for Green Bay in a 21-17 win over Washington