The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn't going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners' efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes.
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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In a story July 19 about DeMarcus Cousins, The Associated Press erroneously listed his height at 6-foot-7. The Warriors list him at 6-foot-11.
With the All-Star break complete, fantasy baseball players are digging in and hoping to make a run toward a championship season. With that goal in mind here are a few players that can help strengthen your team as you move on up in the standings:
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation, the university said on Friday.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood was on the verge of breaking the single-round scoring record at the U.S. Open last month until an 8-footer for 62 slid by the hole on the 18th green at Shinnecock Hills.
MOSCOW (AP) — One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Reigning national champion Alabama has been picked to win the Southeastern Conference championship in a preseason media poll.
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--With the ease of a text message, Philadelphia Phillies fans can now order beverages using their iPhone without missing a minute of on-field baseball action. The Phillies and Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the food and beverage provider for eight MLB ballpa…
UNIONDALE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--Professional Fighters League (PFL) hosted PFL4 at NYCB LIVE, the home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, NY -- the home of many passionate mixed martial arts fans. PFL4 was a high-stakes fight night on the road to the play…
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Some clouds came in and the wind started blowing — if just a bit — as Tiger Woods played the early holes Thursday, making what had been a warm, sunny day seem a little more like a British Open.
STAMFORD, Conn.,--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 14, 2018 and the p…
MIAMI (AP) — APNewsBreak: Miami Dolphins to discipline players who protest during national anthem with suspensions, fines or both.
ATLANTA (AP) — There is no escaping Nick Saban's influence on the Southeastern Conference. His coaching tree was represented on each of the four days of the SEC's media gathering.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sandy Lyle of Scotland sent a mid-iron rolling along the crusty turf of Carnoustie to start the 147th playing of the British Open.
Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey says he plans to protest during the national anthem this season, even if it means getting a fine.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis will have the basketball court at NAIA program Cumberland University named in his honor.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) officially unveiled the Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive cover athlete featuring Pittsburgh Steelers star Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown. The star, known for his entertaining end zone celebration…
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--WWE (NYSE: WWE) and O.A.R. have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for Connor’s Cure through O.A.R.’s Just Like Paradise tour this summer. Through O.A.R.’s Heard The World Fund, a portion of the proceeds from O.A.R.’s Just Like Paradise t…
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about the All-Star Game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that reliever Josh Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about All-Star reliever Josh Hader, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader.
ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban should feel right at home at the College Football Hall of Fame, the facility hosting part of this week's SEC Media Days.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation about at least one decad…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection likely will continue for a couple more days in the trial of two former Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager t…
HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The largest local e-sports extravaganza, the ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong, will be held August 24 - August 26, 2018 inside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Major League Baseball (MLB) has chosen AWS as its official provider for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning workloads. In extending it…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In decades past they would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to shorten their swings, keep the ball close to the ground, find holes and use their speed to leg out base hits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ortiz can now laugh, sort of, at the shifting culture of baseball. For Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, Bryce Harper and most every other All-Star hitter, dealing with different defensive alignments is just part of the game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night of the All-Star Game, Manny Machado will proudly represent the Baltimore Orioles, the only team he's played for in the big leagues.
ATLANTA (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a federal law barring gambling on sports could cause the league to require schools to issue weekly reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.