• Broncos' Vic Fangio Says He Doesn't See Racism in NFL After George Floyd Killing

    1 month ago - By Bleacher Report

    Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said Tuesday he doesn't believe there is any racism in the NFL. The 61-year-old provided his thoughts in a Zoom press conference with reporters: "We're a league of meritocracy...
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  • WWE 'Condemns Racial Injustice' in Statement After Killing of George Floyd

    1 month ago - By Bleacher Report

    World Wrestling Entertainment issued a statement Tuesday amid Americans protesting across the country to call for action to address police brutality and systemic racism...
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  • Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh protests police brutality

    Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh protests police brutality

    1 month ago - By USA Today

    Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, who has previously spoken out on George Floyd's death, attended a protest Tuesday with several members of the program.
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  • English Premier League allowing George Floyd justice messages by players in games

    English Premier League allowing George Floyd justice messages by players in games

    1 month ago - By TORONTO STAR

    Players from Chelsea, Liverpool and Newcastle have been pictured this week in training taking a knee as part of anti-racism gestures sparked by the death of Floyd.
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  • Social media wrap: All 20 Premier League clubs, many players stand against racism

    1 month ago - By Yahoo Sports

    From Ancelotti to Zaha, Arsenal to Wolves, we've collected many of their sentiments below in what we hope serves as universal disdain for racial prejudice.
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  • FIFA issue unequivocal statement in light of protests from Bundesliga stars after George Floyd death

    1 month ago - By CaughtOffside

    In light of the terrible and tragic death of George Floyd, football's world governing body, FIFA, have moved to issue an unequivocal statement backing the players if they wish to demonstrate in such instances.
    Jadon Sancho was just one to make a stand this past weekend, when he threw off his shirt and revealed a ‘Justice for George Floyd' t-shirt, detailed by CaughtOffside .
    He wasn't alone as Weston McKennie, Marcus Thuram and Achraf Hakimi all used their platform to make similar protests, per Sky Sports Germany .
    In future, it appears that such instances, whilst not necessarily...
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  • 'We won't tolerate': Sports world unites behind Floyd

    1 month ago - By Seattle Pi

    Players who scored in the German and Hungarian soccer leagues removed their jerseys to display undershirts with the words: “Justice for George Floyd.”
    Others from English soccer clubs Liverpool, Chelsea and Newcastle dropped to one knee during practice in a clear gesture of support.
    In New Zealand, a Nigerian-born UFC fighter addressed a crowd of 4,000, imploring those listening to “speak up” and take peaceful action to register their discontent.
    Dismayed by the death of Floyd and inspired by the actions of Colin Kaepernick, athletes from around the world have come together during one of...
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  • Infantino: Don't punish Bundesliga players for George Floyd support

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino stepped into the debate about Bundesliga players who protested during matches against the death of George Floyd, saying Tuesday that they should be applauded and not punished.
    Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho was booked for taking off his jersey during a Bundesliga match so he could display a T-shirt emblazoned with "Justice for George Floyd."
    Dortmund teammate Achraf Hakimi and Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie carried the same messages on their body at the weekend in a technical breach of the game's laws that led to the Germany soccer federation...
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  • Bundesliga protesters 'deserve applause, not punishment', says FIFA president Infantino

    1 month ago - By Goal

    The world football governing body wants national associations to use "common sense" when dealing with George Floyd protests
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  • Premier League clubs will reportedly be allowed preseason friendlies

    1 month ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Allow yourself some levity in these challenging times and imagine a fully kitted-up Virgil van Dijk driving the roads from Liverpool to Wigan Athletic.
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  • Premier League players allowed to protest for George Floyd without punishment

    1 month ago - By Yahoo Sports

    The Premier League will adopt a "common sense approach" to players kneeling or showing messages in protest of Floyd's death.
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