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Bar Under Fire for Lynch, Kaepernick Jersey Doormats

A Lake Ozark, Missouri, bar is under scrutiny for doormats that some see as a racist gesture. Owner Jason Burle said race was not the issue on his mind when he taped two NFL jerseys in front of the S.N.A.F.U. Photo Credit: KOMU

MLB Approves Sale of Marlins to Jeter Group

Major League Baseball approved the sale of the Miami Marlins to Derek Jeter's group on Wednesday, according to the Miami Herald.The voting stage was considered mostly a formality due to Jeter's popularity... Photo Credit: Getty Images for TechCrunch

MLB Approves Sale of Marlins to Jeter Group: Report

Major League Baseball approved the sale of the Miami Marlins to Derek Jeter's group on Wednesday, according to the Miami Herald.The voting stage was considered mostly a formality due to Jeter's popularity... Photo Credit: Getty Images for TechCrunch

Bar Under Fire for Lynch and Kaepernick Jersey Doormats

A Lake Ozark, Missouri, bar is under scrutiny for doormats that some see as a racist gesture. Owner Jason Burle said race was not the issue on his mind when he taped two NFL jerseys in front of the S.N.A.F.U. Photo Credit: KOMU

Bill Russell Takes Knee Wearing Presidential Medal of Freedom

A photo of basketball Hall of Famer and Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell kneeling while wearing his Presidential Medal of Freedom surfaced on social media Monday in an apparent gesture of solidarity to... Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Lebron James: Trump Trying to ‘Divide Us’

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James spoke Monday about the NFL protest saying President Trump is trying to divide the nation.

WWII Vet, 97, Takes a Knee to Support NFL Protests

A photo of a 97-year-old WWII veteran kneeling to show solidarity with protesting NFL players is being shared widely on social media after the vet's grandson posted it to Twitter Sunday night.Brennan... Photo Credit: Maile Auterson

Memorable Protests by Athletes Through the Years

After President Donald Trump demanded that the NFL fire athletes who do not stand during the national anthem, more than 200 players knelt, sat or otherwise expressed protest during Sunday games across the... Photo Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Jordan Addresses Trump’s Battle With Sports World: Report

Add Michael Jordan to the list of sports figures addressing President Donald Trump's comments about national anthem protests and activist athletes. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

NFL Players Protest During National Anthem

AP reporters counted more than 200 NFL players who did not stand during the national anthem before their games on Sunday. Six refused to stand the week before, mainly protesting police brutality.