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Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson

Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson

The pardoning of the black heavyweight boxer is only the third posthumous pardon in U.S. history.
Jets Chairman Christopher Johnson Won't Fine Players For Anthem Protests

Jets Chairman Christopher Johnson Won't Fine Players For Anthem Protests

“I never want to put restrictions on the speech of our players."
Trump Says NFL Players Unwilling To Stand For Anthem Maybe 'Shouldn't Be In The Country'

Trump Says NFL Players Unwilling To Stand For Anthem Maybe 'Shouldn't Be In The Country'

"I don’t think people should be staying in locker rooms," Trump told Fox News. "You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn’t be playing."
Milwaukee Police Release Footage Of Cop Using Taser On Sterling Brown

Milwaukee Police Release Footage Of Cop Using Taser On Sterling Brown

Police Chief Alfonso Morales said officers “were recently disciplined,” without providing details.
NFL Bans Kneeling During The National Anthem

NFL Bans Kneeling During The National Anthem

Teams can set their own policies for punishing players.
The History Of The National Anthem In Sports

The History Of The National Anthem In Sports

How "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a part of American sports culture.
Coach Tells Hurt UFC Fighter To Continue After She Says, 'I'm Done'

Coach Tells Hurt UFC Fighter To Continue After She Says, 'I'm Done'

Raquel Pennington took even more of a beating in a bloody loss to champion Amanda Nunes.
Israeli Soccer Team Beitar Jerusalem To Add 'Trump' To Its Name

Israeli Soccer Team Beitar Jerusalem To Add 'Trump' To Its Name

Beitar Jerusalem said it's making the move to honor the U.S. embassy's relocation.
Why The Kentucky Derby Horses Have Such Interesting Names

Why The Kentucky Derby Horses Have Such Interesting Names

This year's competitors include Free Drop Billy, Good Magic and Instilled Regard.
Here's Why We Say The Expression 'Hands Down'

Here's Why We Say The Expression 'Hands Down'

A little slice of trivia to wow your friends during the Kentucky Derby.
Washington NFL Cheerleaders Say They Were Required To Pose Nude, Act As 'Escorts': Report

Washington NFL Cheerleaders Say They Were Required To Pose Nude, Act As 'Escorts': Report

The New York Times report comes on the heels of two lawsuits from other teams' cheerleaders alleging discriminatory treatment.
How Nick Foles Got Back Up

How Nick Foles Got Back Up

The Super Bowl MVP chats with a childhood friend about his unusual journey from NFL backup to star to backup again.
Cowabunga! Brazilian Rodrigo Koxa Breaks World Record Surfing 80-Foot Wave

Cowabunga! Brazilian Rodrigo Koxa Breaks World Record Surfing 80-Foot Wave

"I got a present from God," the gutsy surfer said at a World Surf League ceremony.
Shaquem Griffin Becomes First One-Handed Player Selected In NFL Draft

Shaquem Griffin Becomes First One-Handed Player Selected In NFL Draft

Griffin joins his twin brother Shaquil on the Seattle Seahawks.
Trump Meets The 2018 Olympic Team, With A Few Major Absences

Trump Meets The 2018 Olympic Team, With A Few Major Absences

Not present: Lindsay Vonn, Gus Kenworthy, Adam Rippon, Chloe Kim and more than a couple others.