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Drew Brees issues apology for ‘insensitive’ comments

Drew Brees issues apology for ‘insensitive’ comments

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees issued an apology Thursday for his “insensitive” comments made yesterday in an interview with Yahoo Finance. Brees has been widely criticized by many fellow athletes, with NBA star LeBron James and Brees’ teammate Michael Thomas weighing in. When asked for his opinion about players kneeling to protest police brutality…

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says the club is planning on joining the protests against George Floyd’s death and believes white players should stand with their black teammates in showing solidarity. Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi, Weston McKennie and Marcus Thuram all made protests during Bundesliga matches over the weekend and Kimmich says all players have…

Lance Armstrong: The man who ‘gained the world but lost his soul’

Lance Armstrong: The man who ‘gained the world but lost his soul’

Betsy Andreu is frustrated. She’s just watched the first two hours of Lance Armstrong sharing what the disgraced cyclist calls “his truth” in ESPN’s recent 30-for-30 documentary. She isn’t buying it. “If a man gains the world but loses his soul, is that OK? You cannot believe everything that he says,” the wife of Armstrong’s…

‘I don’t see racism at all in the NFL,’ Denver Broncos head coach says

‘I don’t see racism at all in the NFL,’ Denver Broncos head coach says

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters Tuesday he doesn’t believe racism and discrimination are issues in the NFL. “I think our problems in the NFL along those lines are minimal,” Fangio said. “We’re a league of meritocracy, you earn what you get, you get what you earn.” “I don’t see racism at all…

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horrific fall

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horrific fall

British skateboarder Sky Brown says her “helmet and arm saved her life” after being involved in a horrific fall during training. The 11-year-old posted a video on her Instagram and YouTube channel with a clip of her spill in California and an emotional message from her hospital bed. The video shows Brown flying off the…

Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

After Liverpool players took a knee during training in a show of solidarity following the global outrage over George Floyd’s death, NBA star Lebron James tweeted #YNWA — a reference to the Premier League club’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone” anthem. As pictures of the Liverpool players’ gesture went viral on social media the head of…

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor Matty Johns has apologized for a “completely inappropriate” joke after a TV segment featuring a photoshopped cardboard cutout of Adolf Hitler was aired on one of the broadcaster’s Australian National Rugby League shows. The incident came after cardboard cutouts of convicted British serial killer Harold Shipman and Dominic Cummings, the much-criticized adviser…

UFC fighter Jon Jones takes spray cans from demonstrators as protests turn destructive

UFC fighter Jon Jones takes spray cans from demonstrators as protests turn destructive

UFC fighter Jon “Bones” Jones has posted a video on his official Instagram account that appears to show the mixed martial arts star confronting two men who he said were “destroying our cities” as protests spread across the US following George Floyd’s death. For the sixth consecutive night, demonstrators filled streets across the country to…

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Not for the first time in recent days, members of the sports world — notably NBA great Michael Jordan and Formula One star Lewis Hamilton — are paying respects to George Floyd’s memory. Floyd — a 46-year-old unarmed black man — died in the US city of Minneapolis on May 25 after an arrest by…

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

Do you remember the record-breaking summer of 2017? When Wonder Woman smashed glass ceilings and box office sales worldwide. When the unmistakable sound of Despacito became the most streamed song of all time. Or perhaps when, at an eye-watering $263 million, the prodigious Neymar Jr. became the most expensive footballer on the planet. It marked…

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

The coronavirus-hit Formula One season will finally get underway with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5, the Austrian government announced Saturday. The race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will be the first of an F1 double-header, with the second being staged the following weekend. Both races will be held behind closed doors…

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Most people might look at a washing machine and think it’s only got one use. For Fabio Wibmer though, once he’s finished washing his clothes, white goods provide the perfect obstacle for his next trick. The Austrian cycling sensation, whose videos have garnered him a huge following on Instagram and YouTube, has been pedaling furiously…

Mike Moustakas Could Be A Last Minute Fit

Mike Moustakas Could Be A Last Minute Fit

Mike Moustakas is still unsigned, and the White Sox could use an upgrade at third base in 2018. He’s not Manny Machado, but that’s okay for now.