Drew Brees Apologizes, Says He ‘Completely Missed the Mark’ With Kapernick Kneeling Comments

(NEW ORLEANS) — Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and … Read more…

‘Without Injustice, There’s No Protest.’ NFL’s Eric Reid Talks George Floyd, National Anthem Kneeling and a Revival of Athlete Demonstrations

Eric Reid says he can’t bear to watch the full George Floyd video, which shows the handcuffed black man dying in Minneapolis on Monday, while a white police officer kneels on his neck. The NFL safety says it takes him … Read more…

Report: Education Dept. Says Connecticut Policy Allowing Trans Athletes to Compete in Girls Sports Is Civil Rights Violation

(Hartford, Conn.) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has ruled. The ruling, which was obtained Thursday by The … Read more…

‘I’m Anxious to Get Out and Compete’: Senior Citizens Still Plan to Play in Travel Softball Tournaments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Will Rogers, director of a senior softball tournament scheduled to take place in early June in Columbia, Mo., will be hosting an event that seems inherently dangerous. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’d be hard-pressed to find a … Read more…

‘I Love Baseball to Death. It’s Just Not Worth It.’ MLB Pitcher Blake Snell Speaks Out on 2020 Season, Coronavirus Pay Cuts

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting no revenue. I … Read more…

‘I Love Baseball to Death. It’s Just Not Worth It.’ MLB Pitcher Blake Snell Speaks Out on 2020 Season, Coronavirus Pay Cuts

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting no revenue. I … Read more…