Minnesota's Matt Dumba kneels as NHL puts focus on BLM movement

Ice Hockey Aug 2, 2020

Minnesota's Matt Dumba kneels as NHL puts focus on BLM movement

Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago ...

Close games and calls for social justice mark NBA's resumption

NBA Jul 31, 2020

Close games and calls for social justice mark NBA's resumption

Black players were next to white players. Coaches from one team were next to their compatriots from the opposing side. Many locked arms with the man next to them, some shut their eyes tightly, a few including LeBron James briefly raising a fist into ...

Portland standoff with U.S. agents ongoing after mayor gassed

World Jul 24, 2020

Portland standoff with U.S. agents ongoing after mayor gassed

The tense standoff between demonstrators and U.S. federal police dispatched to Portland, Oregon, dragged on Thursday after the city's mayor was tear-gassed by U.S. government agents as he made an appearance outside a federal courthouse during raucous protests. Mayor Ted Wheeler and hundreds of others ...

Giants manager Gabe Kapler, players kneel during anthem

MLB Jul 21, 2020

Giants manager Gabe Kapler, players kneel during anthem

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler plans to use his position to speak out against racial injustice and provide a voice for those who aren't heard. Kapler and several of his players knelt during the national anthem before their 6-2 exhibition victory against the Oakland ...