Quote of the Day

"The only way this works is if you suspend the players -- who didn't do anything wrong -- because that's the only way you hurt a team that does this."
-- NBC Sports Bay Area’s Ray Ratto, on the NBA potentially penalizing teams for resting players during nationally televised games. ("The Happy Hour," NBC Sports Bay Area, 8/10)
Friday August 11, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 238 Print This Issue

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  • Not Backing Down

    Jenkins raised a fist above his head for all but one game last season

    Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins "raised a fist over his head during the national anthem prior to Thursday's preseason opener" against the Packers and "plans on continuing his demonstration" through the '17 season, according to Tim McManus of ESPN.com. Jenkins in a statement said, "Last season, I raised my fist as a sign of solidarity to support people, especially people of color, who were and are still unjustly losing their lives at the hands of officers with little to no consequence. ... As the blowback against those who stand up for what is right thickens, I feel it is necessary to push forward with a relentless determination. I want to send a message that we will not easily be moved or deterred from fighting for justice." McManus noted Jenkins ...

  • Surprise Houseguest

    Roger Goodell takes in first Pats game at Gillette Stadium since Deflategate.

  • Ride The Lightning

    StubHub Center ready to unveil renovated suites, other amenities for Chargers games.

  • Road To Morocco?

    African nation challenges North America with World Cup bid.

  • Hitting Their Ceiling

    Minn United stadium could have "architecturally interesting" roof.

  • Bruce Almighty

    The Indians' trade for Jay Bruce shows Paul Dolan will keep adding to a record payroll.

  • Changing Times

    NCAA agrees to provide sexual-violence-awareness education.

  • The Empire Stripes Back

    A N.Y. Post editorial decries the Yankees ditching their "elegant" uniforms for Players Weekend.

  • I Feel Love

    Jack White teams with the Tigers to create a limited-edition vinyl record.

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