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2014/12/17 19:08
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Athletes are some of the most visible figures in society today, and for that reason, any political or social statements they choose to make can be powerful. Politics, social issues and sports have...
2014/12/17 19:08
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2014/12/17 17:01
2014/12/17 17:01
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LeBron James let his t-shirt do the talking last week when it came to his opinion on the death of Eric Garner. His 'punishment' from the Cavs was the world's most-awkward photo shoot with Prince...
2014/12/17 09:31
2014/12/17 09:31
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... t-shirts as part of the warm-ups, I thought that was fine. Because if you don’t like it, go get some popcorn if you’re a fan. If you like it, then fine, encourage them. And they weren’t making a...
2014/12/14 14:10
2014/12/14 14:10
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Peyton Manning should have plenty of options when he finally decides to hang it up. (Getty) Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has a looming decision to make about his playing career following the...
2014/12/14 01:43
2014/12/14 01:43
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) wears an " I Can't Breathe" t-shirt during warm ups prior to the game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center in New York City December 8, 2014....
2014/12/11 20:46
2014/12/11 20:46
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Charles Barkley said he wasn’t a role model. But when sports stars like Chuck speak up, people listen. In the autumn of 2014, from the NBA to the NFL to the Olympic movement, athletes striding up to...
2014/12/11 18:03
2014/12/11 18:03
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Updated: Thursday, December 11 2014, 12:03 PM EST ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Five St. Louis Rams players entered the football field with their hands raised. A day later, people walked out of work or school...
2014/12/11 08:02
2014/12/11 08:02
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Just in time for the holidays, the season’s must gift for young athletes emerged. Get your peewee point guard the latest in protest wear – an “I CAN’T BREATHE” T-shirt – readily available in several...
2014/12/10 23:12
2014/12/10 23:12
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AP Photo/Frank Franklin IILeBron James wore an "I Can't Breathe" T-shirt during pregame warm-ups Monday in Brooklyn. With an increasing number of NBA players opting to wear "I Can't Breathe"...
2014/12/10 17:21
2014/12/10 17:21
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A series of recent public service announcements about domestic violence and sexual assault features celebrities as well as current and former NFL players. Other athletes and celebrities — such as...
2014/12/10 08:35
2014/12/10 08:35
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Professional Athletes Voice their Opinion About Protests In the wake of the Ferguson riots and the Eric Garner verdict, these last few weeks Americans have been filled with anger, displeasure, and a...
2014/12/10 04:45
2014/12/10 04:45
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BREATHTAKING. LeBron James used pre-game shoot around as a platform to voice support to the family of slain man Eric Garner. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP LOS ANGELES, USA - Against a backdrop...
2014/12/09 04:13
2014/12/09 04:13
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Forty-eight hours later, Derrick Rose finished his thought. Thank goodness. It was worth the wait to hear Rose finally say something that made Chicago well up in pride instead of wince, to see...
2014/12/06 17:12
2014/12/06 17:12
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The safer route for LeBron James, the pitchman with mass crossover appeal, is to say precious little about issues that have nothing to do with floor spacing, ball movement, and the chemistry he seeks...
2014/12/05 17:19
2014/12/05 17:19
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... Today Sports/Usa Today Sports) The past quarter-century has been great for athletes as corporations and “brands,” with salaries exploding, endorsement opportunities multiplying and a growing...
2014/12/04 17:22
2014/12/04 17:22
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Last Sunday, shortly before a game between the St. Louis Rams and the Oakland Raiders, five black Ram players walked on the field with their hands up, as if in surrender, a symbolic protest of...
2014/12/04 14:57
2014/12/04 14:57
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Women still silenced in struggle for freedom Has anyone ever heard of Joan Little? What about Latasha Harlins? I ask this because we as a society are inundated with images of Black male bodies as...
2014/12/03 19:38
2014/12/03 19:38
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So we’re not sure who exactly has the high ground in this Ferguson debate, and opinions vary on the wisdom of five St. Louis Rams players who gave the “Hands up, don’t shoot” raised arms gesture...
2014/12/03 17:14
2014/12/03 17:14
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As the St Louis Rams exited the tunnel during the team introduction in their football game against the Oakland Raiders, five Rams - led by Kenny Britt and Tavon Austin - put their hands up in the air...
2014/12/03 09:32
2014/12/03 09:32
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St. Louis Rams' VP of football operations Kevin Demoff has reportedly denied issuing an apology to the city's police department Monday for the "hands up, don't shoot" pose made by several Rams'...
2014/12/17 19:08
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