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President Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson


Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 3:39 pm
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. Read More

NFL’s policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook. The question is whether they intend to escalate their protests in some way. Read More

Angels push back Shohei Ohtani’s next outing as starting pitcher

The Los Angeles Angels are pushing back Shohei Ohtani’s next outing as a starting pitcher to manage the workload of the two-way rookie, meaning he’ll miss a much-anticipated showdown at Yankee Stadium against Masahiro Tanaka. Read More
 
 

NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests


Updated on  May 23, 2018 at 10:53 am
Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved unanimously by the owners at their spring meeting in Atlanta, but it was met with immediate skepticism by the players’ union. Read More

Michael Phelps says mental health is new passion


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 11:53 am
After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues. Read More

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