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  • • Black Players Coalition Speaks Out
    Black Players Coalition Speaks Out It’s impossible to witness what has happened within the last few months, especially the last few weeks, with Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and not be impacted as black men and equally as Human Beings. In order for us to achieve healing and progress, we must come together – Black, White, Latino, Indigenous, […] Lacrosse All Stars - Grow ...2020
  • • Jaylen Brown Calls for Enactment of George Floyd Bill
    Continuing his push for social justice and police reform, Celtics wing Jaylen Brown expressed his support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which is currently gridlocked in Congress. Commonly referred to as the “George Floyd bill,” the legislation aims to combat police misconduct, excessive force and racial bias. The bill has a low […] The post Jaylen Brown Calls for E...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown calls on city of Boston to pass George Floyd bill
    Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics are in the midst of another memorable run in the playoffs, with the C’s set to face off against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Nonetheless, this has not stopped Brown from keeping his eyes on the bigger picture: the issue of systemic racism that continues to […] The post Celtics’ Jaylen Brown calls on city of Boston to pass Ge...2020
  • • George Floyd's family to attend Vikings' opener
    The family of George Floyd will be inside U.S. Bank Stadium for the Minnesota Vikings' season opener against the Green Bay Packers, following the playing of "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing."...2020
  • • Vikings to recognize family of George Floyd before Week 1 game
    During pregame warmups, players will wear custom shirts with "Be the Change" on the front and the names of 200 individuals who have been killed by acts of racism or police brutality on the back....2020
  • • As season approaches, there’s been zero interest in Colin Kaepernick
    It’s Labor Day, the unofficial end of a summer that began unofficially on Memorial Day. On Memorial Day, George Floyd was murdered. In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, a sense emerged that Colin Kaepernick was right all along, and that the process of moving forward would necessarily entail putting Kaepernick back in the NFL. [more]...2020
  • • Clippers to advocate for George Floyd Justice Act
    The LA Clippers met with Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) during practice on Tuesday to discuss ways in which the Clippers can help put pressure on lawmakers to pass bills like the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020....2020
  • • Packers CEO Mark Murphy calls on NFL owners to “make changes”
    NFL owners generally have not delivered personal, individual messages of support for social justice since the movement blossomed after the murder of George Floyd and accelerated in the aftermath of the shooting of Jacob Blake. On Saturday, the man who leads the publicly-owned Green Bay Packers delivered a video message that demonstrates the organization’s commitment [more]...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game 4 postponed as NHL players call for pause in wake of another police shooting
    EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 26: Head coach Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche looks on against the Dallas Stars during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on August 26, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images What happened and why. A day after the NBA, WNBA, MLB, and MLS suspen...2020
  • • NBA ‘season is in jeopardy,’ claims veteran player
    One veteran NBA player believes the 2019-20 season could be suspended again, per Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated. The Jacob Blake shooting in Wisconsin has some NBA players wondering if it’s really important for them to be playing right now when African Americans are still getting killed by police despite the George Floyd and Breonna […] The post NBA ‘season is in jeopardy,...2020

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  • • Colorado Avalanche Game 4 postponed as NHL players call for pause in wake of another police shooting
    EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 26: Head coach Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche looks on against the Dallas Stars during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on August 26, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images What happened and why. A day after the NBA, WNBA, MLB, and MLS suspen...2020
  • • NBA ‘season is in jeopardy,’ claims veteran player
    One veteran NBA player believes the 2019-20 season could be suspended again, per Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated. The Jacob Blake shooting in Wisconsin has some NBA players wondering if it’s really important for them to be playing right now when African Americans are still getting killed by police despite the George Floyd and Breonna […] The post NBA ‘season is in jeopardy,...2020
  • • Gregg Popovich speaks out on importance of maintaining momentum behind social justice issues
    Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs wants to entreat people that they don’t lose momentum in these critical times for the Black Lives Matter movement. After the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, a surge of protests and widespread dissatisfaction with the current treatment of black people in the […] The post Gregg Popovich speaks out on importance of main...2020
  • • NHL’s statements on racism are empty words until they are backed by action
    Protestors gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse on May 30, 2020. | Rachel Bules The NHL has begun using their platform to speak, but what will they do? George Floyd was killed on Memorial Day - May 25, 2020, exactly three weeks ago today. He was arrested on the allegation that he used a counterfeit $20 bill - he was beaten, forced to the ground, and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chau...2020
  • • NASCAR bans confederate flags at events
    NASCAR on Wednesday announced they would ban the presence of the confederate flag at all of its racing events and properties going forward. In a statement, NASCAR said: “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry." This decision comes the same day U.S. Presid...2020
  • • Nets star Kevin Durant reacts to video of George Floyd, police brutality
    Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant expressed his full support for the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests happening around the United States. Like the rest of the NBA, KD was also left angered by the inhumane treatment of George Floyd — which once again shed light on the racial injustice experienced by the African American community. […] The post Nets star Kevin Durant reacts to vide...2020
  • • Wizards’ Bradley Beal reacts to Donald Trump sending military at protestors
    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal reacted to Donald Trump’s speech on Monday in which the President announced that he will mobilize military personnel to stop those who continue to protest unjust police treatment of black people. Rallies expressing outrage over the killing of George Floyd continued into their seventh day. Speaking Monday afternoon at the […] The post Wizards’...2020
  • • Chiefs pause Super Bowl celebration in show of solidarity
    The Chiefs have taken a victory lap this offseason, allowing their fans to relive every game from 2019 that ended in the Super Bowl LIV title. The ReLIV campaign was scheduled to wrap up this week. The Chiefs, though, have suspended the commemoration in light of George Floyd’s death last week and the unrest that [more]...2020
  • • Andy Dalton decries “inexcusable and horrific” treatment of George Floyd and others
    More and more NFL players are making their voices heard regarding the recent murder of George Floyd and the societal problems it highlights. For the first time, many of those voices are coming from white players — specifically quarterbacks, the leaders in every locker room. “I have a heaviness about everything that has gone on [more]...2020
  • • Duane Brown: George Floyd’s murder shows that no progress has been made
    The movement started by Colin Kaepernick and picked up by players like Seahawks tackle Duane Brown was aimed at bringing attention to, and ultimately reversing, the mistreatment of black and brown Americans by law-enforcement authorities. In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd on Monday night in Minneapolis, Brown admitted that, despite their efforts, [more]...2020

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  • • Colorado Avalanche Game 4 postponed as NHL players call for pause in wake of another police shooting
    EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 26: Head coach Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche looks on against the Dallas Stars during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on August 26, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images What happened and why. A day after the NBA, WNBA, MLB, and MLS suspen...2020
  • • Dontari Poe “leaning toward” kneeling, hoping to hear from Jerry Jones
    Forty-two days have passed since a former Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has not talked publicly since the draft in April. Richard Sherman has noticed. Gerald McCoy has noticed. So, too, has new Cowboys defensive tackle Dontari Poe. “His silence definitely means a lot because in any other situation [he] [more]...2020
  • • Silent No More: A Racial Awakening for the Lacrosse Community
    This article appears in the July/August edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, a digital-only publication available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today for access to this 96-page edition, which includes immersive and interactive features as well as video tips from professional players. Thank you for your support! A s the attention surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects sta...2020
  • • A Call to Action for the Lacrosse Community: Create Opportunities
    AdministratorsCoachesDiversityOfficialsParentsPlayersLauren Davenport is the manager of athlete development at US Lacrosse. She has coached lacrosse at the youth, high school and collegiate levels. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the longer and often more silenced pandemic of racism towards the Black Community in America has been brought to the forefront in the aftermath of the murders of George Floyd...2020
  • • NHL’s statements on racism are empty words until they are backed by action
    Protestors gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse on May 30, 2020. | Rachel Bules The NHL has begun using their platform to speak, but what will they do? George Floyd was killed on Memorial Day - May 25, 2020, exactly three weeks ago today. He was arrested on the allegation that he used a counterfeit $20 bill - he was beaten, forced to the ground, and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chau...2020
  • • By forcing Nascar's Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace is saving a sport from itself
    By convincing his sport to prohibit all displays of the rebel standard at its racetracks and properties, Nascar’s lone black driver is hauling a retrograde organization into the 21st century Not long before the green flag dropped on Nascar’s momentous nighttime Cup feature at Martinsville, Bubba Wallace stood tall on the track in an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt, his face shrouded in an American flag...2020
  • • Andy Reid: I appreciate Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu for making a statement
    Chiefs head coach Andy Reid opened his Wednesday conference call with reporters by offering an extended opening comment about the movement to combat racial inequality and police brutality that has been gathering momentum rapidly since George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. Reid said he’s been “so fired up by our younger generation” [more]...2020
  • • John Wall offers candid self-assessment amid D.C., nationwide protests
    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall reflected on what it feels like to be Black in America in a week full of protests and outrage following the death of George Floyd last Monday in Minneapolis. "If I get pulled over right now, I’m terrified": As the NBA announces its return, @JohnWall has got more on […] The post John Wall offers candid self-assessment amid D.C., nationwide prot...2020
  • • NASCAR star Bubba Wallace opens up on racial injustice
    This follows ten days of civil unrest and protests nationwide after the murder of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All four officers involved in his death have since been fired and charged.Wallace, the only African-American driver in the Cup Series, has taken to social media in recent days to offer his thoughts on racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter ...Keep r...2020
  • • No football: Frank Reich using virtual meetings as player forum
    The Indianapolis Colts have not talked football during this week’s virtual team meetings, as head coach Frank Reich has instead offered a forum for players to speak out on the fallout from the death of George Floyd and the underlying issues of police brutality and systemic racism....2020

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  • • A Call to Action for the Lacrosse Community: Create Opportunities
    AdministratorsCoachesDiversityOfficialsParentsPlayersLauren Davenport is the manager of athlete development at US Lacrosse. She has coached lacrosse at the youth, high school and collegiate levels. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the longer and often more silenced pandemic of racism towards the Black Community in America has been brought to the forefront in the aftermath of the murders of George Floyd...2020

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  • • George Floyd's family to attend Vikings' opener
    2020
  • • Vikings to recognize family of George Floyd before Week 1 game
    2020
  • • Deshaun Watson reflects on Black Lives Matter movement, marching with Floyd family
    In a special edition of QB7, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson details his time among protestors in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and walking with the George Floyd family, as well as why he chose to listen rather than speak up....2020
  • • Silent No More: A Racial Awakening for the Lacrosse Community
    2020
  • • A Call to Action for the Lacrosse Community: Create Opportunities
    2020
  • • FBI investigates after noose found in garage of Bubba Wallace, Nascar's only black driver
    * Driver has campaigned to ban Confederate flag at events * Alabama governor condemns ‘mark this leaves on our state’ * Interview: Bubba Wallace on Nascar and the Confederate flagThe FBI has launched an investigation after a noose was found in the team garage of Bubba Wallace, Nascar’s only black full-time driver. The noose was discovered at Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway as Nascar prepared f...2020
  • • By forcing Nascar's Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace is saving a sport from itself
    2020
  • • Together as One
    AdministratorsCoachesDiversityOfficialsParentsPlayersIn the last two weeks, we have seen overwhelming support to make much-needed strides towards improving racial equality in our country. Voices that have been silent for far too long have finally been heard. US Lacrosse is committed to do its part to enact change. One of those ways is providing the platform for members of the lacrosse community to...2020
  • • Jaguars march to protest George Floyd killing: 'We've got to keep fighting'
    Jaguars coaches, players and family members unite against racism during 350-strong protest march to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office headquarters.        ...2020
  • • Celtics legend Bill Russell delivers poignant statement after attending protest with his wife
    One of the major faces of NBA history, Boston Celtics legendary center Bill Russell commented on the state of the U.S. after attending one of the widespread protests ongoing across the nation in response to the unjust death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. Russell, 86, became one of the first black stars […] The post Celtics legend Bill Russell delivers poignant statement...2020

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  • • Brees: Will never agree with disrespecting flag
    Drew Brees, in making a series of comments for the first time since the killing of George Floyd, reiterated his stance on how he will "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America."...2020
  • • 'Embarrassed' Popovich: Our country is in trouble
    Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he's "embarrassed as a white person" over the death of George Floyd, and that there are "a lot of stop signs that need to go up -- quickly -- because our country is in trouble, and the basic reason is race."...2020
  • • LeBron, Kap join outrage over Minn. man's death
    LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are among the high-profile athletes who have taken to social media to voice their outrage over the death of George Floyd, who died Monday night while in Minneapolis police custody....2020
  • • MJ, 'pained and plain angry,' joins call for change
    Michael Jordan said he was "truly pained and plain angry" over the death of George Floyd as he joined countless others in the sports world calling for change on Sunday....2020
  • • Brian Flores: People with loud opinions on Colin Kaepernick are silent on George Floyd
    Dolphins coach Brian Flores has become the first NFL coach to issue a statement on the murder of George Floyd. And it is a powerful one. The statement, provided to ESPN.com, points out the inconsistency between those who have loud opinions on issues like Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest and devices for incentivizing the hiring of [more]...2020
  • • QB Burrow: 'Black community needs our help'
    Prominent sports figures from throughout the sports landscape continued to chime in with comments concerning George Floyd, who died while in police custody Monday in Minneapolis....2020
  • • Adam Thielen among 12 Vikings players who attend George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis
    Celebrities and politicians were also on hand to pay tribute to Floyd...2020
  • • LeBron James reacts to George Floyd’s death at the hands of police brutality
    Four Minneapolis Police Department officers were fired from their jobs on Tuesday, the department announced, following footage released of their involvement in the death of African-American man George Floyd. Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James, viewing the controversy and latest episode of police brutality in the United States, shared the news and his reaction […] The post LeBron Ja...2020
  • • Texans free up players on day of Floyd's funeral
    On June 9, the Texans will not hold virtual meetings so that players can attend the funeral of George Floyd if they're able. Coach Bill O'Brien is planning to attend....2020
  • • Wentz, Ertzes express support after Floyd's death
    Carson Wentz, Zach Ertz and Ertz's wife, USWNT star Julie Johnston Ertz, spoke out Thursday about the death of George Floyd and expressed support for the African American community....2020

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  • • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown calls on city of Boston to pass George Floyd bill
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game 4 postponed as NHL players call for pause in wake of another police shooting
    2020
  • • Paul George, Joakim Noah deliver strong message for Breonna Taylor, victims of police brutality
    LOS ANGELES – The LA Clippers defeated the Orlando Magic in the opening game of the NBA’s scrimmage schedule, but the focus postgame remained on social justice. Clippers forward Paul George and center Joakim Noah delivered strong remarks after their 99-90 win over the Orlando Magic centered around Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and the countless […] The post Paul George, Joakim No...2020
  • • Deshaun Watson expecting uncomfortable conversations at camp
    Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson expects uncomfortable conversations at training camp after the May 25 death of George Floyd sparked protests and activism that he, some of his teammates and others around the NFL joined. The team has not been together in person since last season because of the pandemic, and so much has changed since [more]...2020
  • • Silent No More: A Racial Awakening for the Lacrosse Community
    2020
  • • NBA plans to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts in Orlando
    In the wake of nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, many players have expressed concern that starting up the NBA season again would be a distraction from the fight for racial equality....2020
  • • FBI investigates after noose found in garage of Bubba Wallace, Nascar's only black driver
    2020
  • • Cowboys' Dak Prescott breaks silence on death of George Floyd, donates $1 million to improve police training
    The two-time Pro Bowler has issued a powerful statement on the state of the country...2020
  • • Kareem Jackson: We have to put action behind our words
    The Broncos are one of many teams that have spent time this week talking about racism, police brutality and the killing of George Floyd and one of the team’s players said after Tuesday’s team meeting that talking is just a starting point. Safety Kareem Jackson said that he wants to make sure that the conversations [more]...2020
  • • Chiefs pause Super Bowl celebration in show of solidarity
    2020

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  • • By forcing Nascar's Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace is saving a sport from itself
    2020
  • • Warriors’ Steve Kerr speaks out on ‘disgusting’ police brutality after George Floyd’s death
    Much like the rest of the world, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was left angered and disgusted on Tuesday after the shocking events that led to the death of George Floyd. The African-American civilian was a victim of blatant police brutality after a now-viral clip showed him pinned to the ground by a […] The post Warriors’ Steve Kerr speaks out on ‘disgusting’ ...2020

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