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Slate Magazine

Politics in Sports Is As American As Racism
Slate Magazine
To discuss the controversy and the intertwined histories of race, sports, and politics in America, I spoke by phone with Gerald Early, the chair of the department of African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. During the ...
Trump, The NFL And The Powder Keg History Of Race, Sports And PoliticsNPR
Analysis: Trump's approach to sports breaks with long bipartisan traditionUSA TODAY
The national anthem in sports (spoiler: it wasn't always this way)CNN International
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Forbes

The Sports Arena Has Always Been A Venue For Protest
Forbes
While many have claimed that politics have no place in sports, the use of athletic competitions to protest current events is nothing new. Both theaters and sporting arenas have always been a venue where the people could be heard and discontent with the ...

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Forbes

The World's Most Valuable Sports Agencies 2017
Forbes
The firms featured in Forbes' 2017 ranking of the World's Most Valuable Sports Agencies have negotiated a collective $43 billion in current professional athlete contracts, netting more than $2.1 billion in commissions, an increase of almost 10% over ...

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CBS sports.com (blog)

CBS Sports 130 rankings: TCU and Georgia into top 10, Florida State falls to 40
CBS sports.com (blog)
As conference play begins and favorites are knocked off, we are going to see more movement in the CBS Sports 130, our comprehensive ranking of all 130 FBS college football teams. Last week, Oklahoma State made it up into the top five, Mississippi State ...

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Sports Illustrated

How Will Jerry Richardson's Stick-to-Sports Message Go Over With Panthers Players?
Sports Illustrated
“From the first time I stepped into an NFL locker room at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore in 1959, I have lived and seen the sport's ability to bring people of all backgrounds together. “Politicizing the game is damaging and takes the focus off the ...

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HuffPost

While Trump Tweeted About Sports All Weekend, Puerto Rico Dealt With 'Apocalyptic' Hurricane Damage
HuffPost
Trump tweeted about sports 17 times between Saturday and Monday morning. He didn't tweet once about Puerto Rico, where citizens have been largely without power, water or means of communication since Maria hit Wednesday as a Category 5 hurricane.

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RollingStone.com

Sports World Responds To Donald Trump: Everything You Need to Know
RollingStone.com
Donald Trump became the talk of the sports world over the weekend by taking aim at the NFL and NBA. Not only did he "withdraw" the Golden State Warriors' invitation to the White House after Stephen Curry made it clear he didn't want to attend, Trump ...

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ABC News

LeBron: No one should use sports to divide people
ABC News
Cleveland Cavaliers star? LeBron James addressed President Donald Trump's comments on sports and protests on Monday, talking extensively about the issue and the NFL's response but never using the president's name. "First of all, I salute the NFL, the ...
LeBron James says Trump "used the sports platform to try to divide us"CBS News
LeBron James criticizes Donald Trump: Don't use sports to divide usUSA TODAY
LeBron James: Trump Is Using Sports to Try to Divide UsFox News Insider
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FOXSports.com

LeBron discusses Sunday's actions around NFL, unifying power of sports
FOXSports.com
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is about to become a free agent, and he's hoping that doesn't last for long. Wade and the Chicago Bulls agreed to terms on a buyout agreement Sunday, a person with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press.
Report: Chicago Bulls and Dwyane Wade reach agreement on buyoutYahoo Sports

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CBSSports.com

Louisiana lawmaker uses Saints' anthem protest to threaten to rescind state funds
CBSSports.com
"I believe in the right to protest, but not at a taxpayer-subsidized sporting event. Do it on your own time. There are plenty of disabled children, elderly and veterans in this state that would appreciate the money," he continued. Louisiana paid the ...

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