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MLB Umpires Wear White Armband to Protest…

The World Umpires Association announced Saturday that all umpires would wear a white armband to protest "escalating verbal attacks."

2 Philadelphia Eagles Players Offer New Twist On…

Philadelphia Eagle Chris Long put an arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins during his anthem protest. He's likely the first white player to do so.

Justin Britt Shows Support for Michael Bennett…

Justin Britt, center for the Seattle Seahawks, showed his support for teammate Michael Bennett during his national anthem protest on Friday night.

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Chris Simms Says He Was Paid by Boosters at Texas

As a guest on the Dan Patrick Show, former University of Texas quarterback Chris Simms spoke about receiving cash from boosters while at school.

NFL Players Association Says The League Could Be…

Head of the NFL Players Association DeMaurice Smith says the NFL could be headed for a lockout in 2021 when its current labor agreement expires.

Celtics to Retire Paul Pierce's Number Next Season

The Boston Celtics have announced that they will retire Paul Pierce's number on February 11th at the TD Garden.

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Cubs place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list

The Cubs are putting pitcher Jon Lester on the disabled list with a shoulder issue, manager Joe Maddon announced Friday, but that injury isn’t considered serious.

FC Barcelona Can Offer Healing to City Recovering…

FC Barcelona’s motto translates to “more than a club.” After Thursday’s terrorist attack, the city will rely on the team to be just that.

Penn State Approves New Deal for James Franklin…

Penn State’s compensation committee approved a new contract for head coach James Franklin on Friday. Sources tell SI that Franklin’s new deal will be for six years at an average of $5.8 million per year. His buyout is $2 million this year.

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'Opportunity to be a part of something bigger…