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NBA coaches and players speak out about racial violence in U.S.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick 's protest of kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games, citing racial injustice and police brutality, has sparked a major reaction across the sports world. During the NBA's media days around the country on Monday, players and coaches
LeBron Will Stand for Anthem, Says 'Scary' to Be Parent Now
LeBron James plans to stand during the national anthem, but respects and supports San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel in silent protest
NBA, NBPA Send Players Memo Seeking Ideas for Social Changes
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association sent a memo to players Wednesday, urging players to help come up with ways to promote positive social change amid unrest in many communities
Dwyane Wade Remembers ‘Quiet’ Cousin Nykea Aldridge, Aims for Purpose 'Bigger Than Basketball' With Return to Chicago
The Chicago shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin came just hours after he had participated in an ESPN Town Hall on violence in America, and the NBA star said he was “hurt” by how media reports characterized his cousin Nykea Aldridge . “Instead of talking about a mother of four and getting to know
Ali, Smith and Carlos' Protests Left Lasting Impressions. Will Kaepernick's?
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who is refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest of America's treatment of "black people and people of color," has drawn considerable attention for his remarks but questions remain over how the public will perceive his recent actions
Nykea Aldridge, Dwyane Wade's Cousin, Fatally Shot While Pushing Her Baby in a Stroller
In Chicago where murders are up a staggering 48 percent, officials look for the shooter who took the life of Dwayne Wade's cousin.
Colin Kaepernick protests anthem over treatment of minorities
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday because of his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,"
The lightness of being Christian McCaffrey
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's August 22 College Football Preview Issue. Subscribe today! QUICK: WHAT DO you see when you look at Christian McCaffrey? Don't think. Just answer. Say it out loud -- commit to it. OK, next question: How confident are you in your answer -- that what you say
LeBron James on His Mission to Give Back to Kids and Parents
The three-time NBA champion talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about his foundation's work on childhood education and the power of mentorship to help families succeed.