Quote of the Day

"Everybody says players need to stand together or there needs to be more white faces that are standing up and championing these causes. The part people are missing: It also needs to be coaches. It also needs to be owners. It needs to be GMs."
-- Retired WR Anquan Boldin, on sports figures implementing societal change via their platform. (WASHINGTON POST, 8/22)
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 245 Print This Issue

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  • On Bended Knee

    Browns coach Hue Jackson stood by his players' right to make a statement

    Twelve Browns players last night staged the NFL's "largest" protest around the national anthem seen over the past two seasons by "kneeling in a circle on the sideline" before the team's preseason game against the Giants, according to Marla Ridenour of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. Five others players  "stood with the group with a hand on a teammate’s shoulder." Browns LB Christian Kirksey: "We were praying over the country, praying over things that are going on and we tried to do it as respectfully as possible. We respect everything that happens with people in the military, we respect all of that. We felt it was the right time to do that."  Browns S Jabrill Peppers: "There’s too much hate in the world and we ...

  • Full Yellow Jacket

    Georgia Tech, Adidas announce new six-year apparel deal.

  • Young Guns

    ESPN hires Droga5 for a new brand campaign aimed at attracting today's sports fan.

  • The Frisco Kids

    Fans take in the Cowboys' first training camp practice at the Ford Center at The Star.

  • All My Rowdy Friends

    Kyle Busch's polarizing nature may actually be a blessing in disguise for NASCAR.

  • Higher Education

    Harvey Schiller takes equity position in Collegiate Sports Management Group.

  • Never Forgotten

    Army-Navy heads to MetLife Stadium in '21 for the 20-year anniversary of 9/11.

  • We Can Work It Out

    Mercedes-Benz' retractable roof in need of more attention.

  • Nice Ring To It

    Robert Kraft gives President Trump Super Bowl bling.

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