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Don't Give Dan Snyder a Stadium

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic   |   4 articles

On Monday, the Washington NFL team announced that it will officially retire and replace its name, a slur originally used to encourage the murder of Native people. The...
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National Congress of American Indians: “Today is a day for all Native people to celebrate”

11 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The President's spokesperson said Monday that the President believes the Native American community will be “very angry” over Washington's decision to retire its name. The group...
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D.C. Congresswoman will propose bill for RFK Stadium site as soon as Redskins change name

7 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore   |   2 articles

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is prepared to bring a bill to Congress to buy the federal land that houses RFK Stadium in an effort to get a new facility built for the Washington...
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WADA, Dick Pound push back on ‘inexplicable' critique from U.S. government

7 days ago   |   The Washington Post

World's top anti-doping body takes offense to report White House drug policy office sent to Congress
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National Congress of American Indians: Washington NFL Players Should Boycott

17 days ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

In an open letter sent to the Washingtonian , the president of the National Congress of American Indians called for players from the NFL 's Washington team to boycott games...
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The Latest: US officials: Brace for 2nd wave of coronavirus

The Latest: US officials: Brace for 2nd wave of coronavirus

20 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials tell Congress to brace for a second wave of coronavirus infections in the fall and winter of this year.
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The Latest: Fauci, FDA chief vow not to rush unsafe vaccine

The Latest: Fauci, FDA chief vow not to rush unsafe vaccine

20 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Dr. Anthony Fauci has told members of Congress that the the U.S. needs to be careful to establish the safety and effectiveness of any potential coronavirus vaccine...
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Arizona Sen. McSally to Firearm Industry: ‘You Want Me On That Wall.'

24 days ago   |   NSSF

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally , a 26 year U.S. Air Force combat veteran, says “I've put my life on the line for the Second Amendment.” Arizona Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally...
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Players coalition asks Congress to end qualified immunity

1 month ago   |   Los Angeles Times

More than 1,400 pro athletes, coaches and executives signed a letter asking Congress to eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement and public officials.
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Players Coalition asks Congress to support bill ending police immunity

1 month ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady was among more than 1,400 people across America's biggest sports leagues who signed a letter sent by the Players Coalition to the U.S...
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NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook announced on social media Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to his team's departure to Orlando, Florida. Read more ...

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

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Michelle Obama's brother leaves Knicks front office

Michelle Obama's brother leaves Knicks front office

Craig Robinson, the Knicks' Vice President of Player Development and Minor League Operations, has accepted a new position as Executive Director of the National Association of... Read more ...

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

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NBA Says Two Players Tested Positive For Coronavirus On Florida Campus

NBA Says Two Players Tested Positive For Coronavirus On Florida Campus

The cases put in question the sports league's plan to keep coronavirus out of its Orlando campus “bubble” amid a worsening pandemic. Read more ...

Inter beats Torino 3-1, moves into 2nd place in Serie A

Inter beats Torino 3-1, moves into 2nd place in Serie A

MILAN - Two quick second-half goals lifted Inter Milan to a confidence-boosting 3-1 comeback win over Torino in Serie A on Monday. Read more ...

Braves say they won't change name but studying chop chant

Braves say they won't change name but studying chop chant

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say they have no plans to follow the lead of the NFL's Washington Redskins and change their team name. Read more ...

NFL unveils face shields to protect players from coronavirus

NFL unveils face shields to protect players from coronavirus

With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic: face... Read more ...

Inter overcomes Torino 3-1 to move into 2nd in Serie A

Inter overcomes Torino 3-1 to move into 2nd in Serie A

MILAN - Two quick second-half goals saw Inter Milan come from behind against Torino for a confidence-boosting 3-1 win in Serie A on Monday. Read more ...

Fox Sports inks Greg Olsen to future NFL game analyst gig

Fox Sports inks Greg Olsen to future NFL game analyst gig

The frenzied NFL TV free-agency market continues to move as Fox Sports has signed All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen to be its future No. 2 NFL game analyst, Read more ...