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Abdul-Jabbar Writing Book About UCLA Coach John Wooden
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's next book will be a fond look back at his long friendship with the late John Wooden, the celebrated basketball coach at UCLA.
LeBron James Calls Threat of Police Violence a 'Scary-A** Situation'
LeBron James doesn't mince words when it comes to the threat of police violence against the black community. "I look at my son being four years removed from driving his own car and being able to leave the house on his own," the NBA star said on Monday, prior to the beginning of training camp for
Kevin Garnett bids 'farewell,' retires after 21 NBA seasons
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game's most influential and intense competitors. Garnett posted a farewell video on Friday, four days before the Minnesota
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar : Colin Kaepernick needs to be part of solution
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , speaking on SportsCenter Coast to Coast on Thursday, said he hopes that Colin Kaepernick takes the platform he has established to help the solve the issues he has put a spotlight on. "At some point in the very near future he needs to figure out a way where he can be a part of
NFL QB Colin Kaepernick Set to Sit Out National Anthem Again on 'Military Night' in San Diego
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has said he plans to sit out the national anthem tonight, just as he did in the preseason game against the Green Bay Packers last week and other games this summer before reporters took notice. He says his protest will continue indefinitely. “When
For Les Miles and LSU, football means a return to normalcy
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- One night last week, after even more rain fell here and forced LSU's football team into its indoor practice facility, Tigers coach Les Miles sat in his office, nibbling on a burrito bowl while pondering a reporter's question. Has a college football coach ever survived an
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
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Kaepernick's Anthem Protest 'Highly Patriotic' in Op-Ed
Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighed in on the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick 's decision to sit out the national anthem in an op-ed published today in The Washington Post, portraying the athlete's protest as "highly patriotic." "What should horrify Americans is not Kaepernick’s
Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment of Minorities
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game Friday out of protest against America's treatment of "black people and people of color." Kaepernick told NFL media he made his own decision to protest the playing of the anthem during
10 teams whose dominance rivals that of USA women's basketball
The United States Olympic women's basketball team is absolutely destroying its opponents, and the carnage is palpable. Heading into Thursday's semifinal against France, the American women are 5-0 in Rio, winning by margins of 46, 30, 26, 40 and 65 points. The feats of the U.S. women got us thinking