Pope Francis praises NBA players for social justice efforts

NBA Nov 24, 2020

Pope Francis praises NBA players for social justice efforts

Pope Francis met with NBA players at the Vatican on Monday, lauding them as "champions" and saying he supported their work on social justice. The five players — Marco Belinelli, Sterling Brown, Jonathan Isaac, Kyle Korver and Anthony Tolliver — were joined in the delegation ...

Naomi Osaka's activism helping her game, says coach Wim Fissette

Tennis Sep 8, 2020

Naomi Osaka's activism helping her game, says coach Wim Fissette

Taking a stand against racial injustice has boosted Naomi Osaka's motivation and energy going into this year's U.S. Open, her coach Wim Fissette told reporters on Monday. Former world No. 1 Osaka has walked onto court wearing a different mask dedicated to a Black American ...