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NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstration

While the NFL continues discussions with the players’ union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression. They are not against the country, military, flag or “The Star-Spangled Banner” itself. President Donald Trump wants players to “find another way to protest” and contended “most of them are unable ...

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Mavs to emphasize skill, tone down 'eye candy' elements in dance squad

Amidst a major philosophical overhaul, the Dallas Mavericks are switching up their approach to in-arena entertainment, specifically in regard to the team’s dance squad. “We want the focus to be on the dancers as artists and to highlight their skills, not be eye candy or sexualized,” said Mavericks CEO Cynthia Marshall, according to <a href="https://dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2018/07/25/… NBA | theScore

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USA Hockey to emphasize skill in building Olympic roster

USA Hockey won’t use its failed past blueprints to construct a 2018 Winter Olympics roster. Team USA, which named Jim Johannson as general manager and the University of Wisconsin’s Tony Granato as coach of its Olympic entry Friday, will have a different look when it arrives in Pyeongchang. “We want a skilled team,” Johannson told <a href="http://www.thehockeynews.c… NHL | theScore

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