Roger Goodell: NFL Was Wrong For Not Listening To Players Earlier About Racism

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday the league should have listened to players earlier about racism concerns in response to NFL players calling on the league to condemn racism and support its black players. Goodell posted a video to the NFL’s social media on Friday in response to the video “Stronger Together,” which features multiple black NFL players asking the league to take a strong stance in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “We the National Football League, condemn racism and...
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NFL says players' protests during national anthem should be allowed

The National Football League previously banned its players from dropping to one knee before games.
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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON  — Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. “It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded,” Biden said in a statement Friday night, ”and I am proud to say that we are g...
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Drew Brees Kicks Back Hard At Donald Trump; NFL QB Says “We Are At A Critical Juncture In Our Nation’s History” After George Floyd Death & Protests – Update

UPDATE, 8:10 PM: Having had a rude awakening himself on his own short sighted point of view, Drew Brees just effectively sacked Donald Trump tonight on the field of public debate over the ongoing George Floyd death protests and NFL player and others taking a kneel for social and racial justice. "We can no longer […]
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Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. Politicians, team owners and fellow players criticized him, fans burned his jersey, and he was booed even at home. “We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people,” Goodell said in a video released Friday.
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Source: Angels will continue paying minor leaguers through end of June

The Angels will continue paying their minor league players $400 a week through the end of June, a source confirmed to the Southern California News Group on Friday. Minor league players on all 30 teams will now receive at least $400 a week through month’s end. The Oakland A’s were the only team to cease weekly payments while the minor league season paused for the Covid-19 outbreak. However, A’s owner John Fisher told the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday that he changed his mind after consulting ...
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NFL says players' protests should now be allowed

The National Football League previously banned its players from dropping to one knee before games.
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Nets' Durant says he will not play if NBA season resumes

The Brooklyn Nets will have to wait until 2020-21 for Kevin Durant's debut for the team.
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Donald Trump fed NFL into political meat grinder. This time, Roger Goodell listened to his players.

What Roger Goodell did puts his face on the message and then delivers it into the eyeballs of critics. One of whom just happens to be the president.
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NFL proves it's no longer afraid of Trump

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell voiced his support of player protests, which goes against President Trump's stance. In the past, the NFL avoided these conflicts.
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6/4 Illegal Curve Hockey Show ZoomCast

The second IC ZoomCast featuring Joshua Cooper of The Athletic.
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'We will not be silent': protests head into second weekend after George Floyd's killing – live

NFL admits it was wrong not to let players protest police brutalityTrump’s comment ‘this is a great day’ for George Floyd draws outrageBiden: Trump’s remark was ‘despicable’Minneapolis to ban police chokeholdsUN experts condemn modern-day ‘racial terror’ lynchings in USSign up to our First Thing newsletter 3.31am BST Demonstrations continued on Friday in San Francisco. A major rally earlier in the week drew thousands of participants who marched from the Mission District to City Hall. Many wa...
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Bikepacking the Sultanate of Oman [1125km]

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Brees sets Trump straight on anthem protests

Saints QB Drew Brees posted a direct response President Trump's tweets urging NFL players not to kneel during the national anthem.
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John Elway: I am not going to stay on the sideline as we all can be part of the solution

Broncos coach Vic Fangio's comment that he doesn't "see racism at all" in the NFL was not well received either inside the team or outside of it. He apologized, and Broncos' players and coaches will participate in a protest at the Colorado state capitol on Saturday. General Manager John Elway spoke Friday night, posting a [more]
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California to let gyms, bars, day camps reopen next week

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND AMY TAXIN SACRAMENTO — California will allow day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with precautions in a week. : The nation’s most populated state released guidance Friday for counties on reopening a broad range of businesses that have been closed since mid-March because of concerns about spreading the coronavirus. It also includes much-anticipated guidance on the fall reopening of schools, which have been shuttered since March. The...
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What the NFL commissioner didn't say is what most people have noticed

• Watch Roger Goodell's stunning admission • Texas county GOP leaders share conspiracy theories about George Floyd's death • Attorney for rookie cop charged in Floyd's death: 'Frankly, this is bull****'
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"We were wrong," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says

The statement comes amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd​, but also years of controversy when the NFL refused to support Colin Kaepernick​ and other players who knelt in protest over police brutality.
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LAPD sued by Black Lives Matter-LA in federal court over mass detention

Black Lives Matter-LA filed a lawsuit Friday in federal court against the Los Angeles Police Department and its chief, alleging that the recent mass detention of more than 2,600 peaceful protesters, held handcuffed on buses without access to bathroom facilities, water or food, was a violation of rights under the U.S. and California constitutions. The proposed class-action complaint alleges excessive force and civil rights violations against the so-called George Floyd Solidarity protesters. The s...
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State signals next phase in reopening camps, bars, film production, sports

California public health officials on Friday, June 5 announced guidelines for reopening schools, day camps and child care facilities —steps business leaders believe are critical for getting residents back to work – – as well as signaling that casinos can open, sports teams can resume play in empty arenas and film production can resume on a county-by-county basis. The final decision about when and how such operations will restart is up to local officials. “It is up to the local jurisdiction to ma...
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Bikerumor Podcast Ep #036 – A Conversation with a Black Cyclist

I’m recording this on Friday, June 5th, almost one week after the Black Lives Matter protests started and spread throughout the country. To say this is an interesting time in our history is an understatement. And to say I’m curious about where we go from here, equally so. I like asking questions. I like learning. […] The post Bikerumor Podcast Ep #036 – A Conversation with a Black Cyclist appeared first on Bikerumor.
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USC football adds 4-star prospect Lake McRee to class of 2021

The commitments keep coming for the USC football program. Three-star tight end Lake McRee announced his commitment to the Trojans’ program Friday evening live on Instagram. Broadcast from inside his home, McRee debuted his commitment video in front of a packed room of family and friends. When the video announced his choice of USC, McRee took off a sweater to reveal a USC t-shirt which was met with applause from the crowd around him. Related Articles USC adds 4-star WR Michael...
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After OK State, other programs should worry

The NCAA handed Oklahoma State a postseason ban for relatively minor infractions, which could be a sign that Kansas and Auburn will face stiffer penalties.
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3 Unique Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is only three weeks away and if you haven’t thought of anything for dad, here are a few
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Goodell says NFL was wrong for not listening to players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for racial equality and encouraged them to peacefully protest.
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Goodell's words are loud, actions are louder

The NFL commissioner made a strong statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, but he needs to back that up with meaningful action.
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Davis Love III one back of J.T. Poston at 'Back 2 Golf' Challenge

Davis Love III is one back of J.T. Poston in the "Back 2 Golf" Challenge at St. Simons Island.
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Chiefs cut Felton Davis with non-football injury

The Chiefs cut receiver Felton Davis with a non-football injury designation Friday, according to the NFL's transactions report. Davis, 23, originally signed with the Chiefs in 2019 as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State. He had an Achilles' injury that slowed him, but he caught one pass for 7 yards in three preseason [more]
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Stadiums to be split into 'zones' as Premier League returns

Premier League stadiums will be divided into three zones when the season resumes behind closed doors, West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady said Saturday. The Premier League will resume on June 17 after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Clubs met on Thursday to discuss logistics and safety protocols, with Brady saying stadiums would be divided into red, amber and green zones.
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