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Smith: New policy makes Kap's protest 'in vain'

5:32 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith said the NFL “dropped the ball” with its new rule that requires players to either stand during the national anthem or stay in the locker room, and he believes it could lead to more problems and protests. Smith also said the rule, adopted last week at the NFL ...

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Brad Marchand calls face-licking protest 'cute,' but NHL says it must stop

As Brad Marchand continues tongue lashing his opponents, his latest victim says it’s time the Bruins agitator was penalized for his actions. And the NHL seems to agree. On Saturday, the NHL’s deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the league will tell the Bruins that Marchand’s face-licking antics must stop. “Yes, we will be communicating with the club. We don’t expect it to ...

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Kings' Ranadive: Stephon Clark protest can 'bring people together'

With a heavy heart, Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive addressed the home crowd Thursday night, some 2,000 fans in an otherwise empty arena who had just watched an entirely forgettable 105-90 victory over the cellar-dwelling Atlanta Hawks. After all, the evening was abou… NBA | theScore

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Reid says he'll no longer protest during anthem

8:07 PM ET ESPN News Services STANFORD, Calif. — Free-agent safety Eric Reid says he is not planning to protest during the national anthem this upcoming season. Reid has been among the NFL’s most visible protesters since former San Francisco 49ers teammate

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NBA G League grants Santa Cruz Warriors protest, orders game restarted

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA G League has granted a protest by the Santa Cruz Warriors and ordered the final 17.5 seconds of their loss to Iowa to be replayed. Golden State’s affiliate protested its 116-113 loss on Jan. 19 after being incorrectly assessed a technical foul for calling an excessive timeout. The Warriors should have been granted a ...

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After An NFL Season Defined By Black Protest, The Super Bowl Sticks To Sports

It is a virtual certainty that when players from the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots line up on opposite sides of the field ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minnesota, none of them will kneel, raise a fist or protest in any other fashion. This is, in part, a product of circumstance: No Patriots player protested all ...

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After An NFL Season Defined By Black Protest, The Super Bowl Sticks To Sports

It is a virtual certainty that when players from the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots line up on opposite sides of the field ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minnesota, none of them will kneel, raise a fist or protest in any other fashion. This is, in part, a product of circumstance: No Patriots player … Sports

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