Notre Dame Became The First Women’s Team To Support I Can’t Breathe Shirts

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The Fighting Irish wore the I Can’t Breathe T-shirts during warmups in their game against Michigan last Saturday afternoon The shirts are part of a movement in this country regarding racial inequality stemming from a number of incidents regarding race, the police and questions with our justice … [Read more...]

NFL Sunday Games Show Players Sporting ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Messages in Support of Eric Garner

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By the Associated Press "I feel like we should support what we feel is right," said St. Louis Rams guard Davin Joseph A week after their "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement Sunday with the message: "I Can't … [Read more...]

St. Louis Police Officers Association Wants Rams Players Punished For Ferguson Protest

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By Ryan Gajewski - The football pros raised their hands before the game in a tribute to the unrest in the nearby suburb St. Louis Rams players saluted Ferguson protesters with a public display at Sunday's game. Five of the NFL team's players emerged from the tunnel at St. Louis' Edward … [Read more...]

Ray Rice’s Indefinite NFL Suspension Overturned

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By The Associated Press The former Baltimore Ravens player won his appeal of the ban Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday. The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S. District Judge … [Read more...]

LA Kings’ Slava Voynov Charged with Domestic Violence

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By The Associated Press The 24-year-old Russian Olympian has been suspended since his arrest on Oct. 20 Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence on Thursday by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury … [Read more...]

NFL Star Adrian Peterson Suspended For Rest of Season After Plea Deal in Child-Abuse Case

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By Hilary Lewis NFL commissioner Roger Goodell also slammed Peterson for his actions and said reinstatement wouldn't be considered without the completion of a counseling program and commitment to change. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Glazer: Foles’ injury, Rice’s appeal and Peterson’s NFL future

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Jay Glazer provides an NFL update on players' status. … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Slams Russian Tennis Chief for ‘Sexist and Racist’ remarks

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Serena Williams slammed Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for his "insensitive, sexist and racist" remarks in describing her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers" on a late night TV chat show. The world number one gave her first public reaction Sunday to Tarpischev's comments as she … [Read more...]

Lorde’s ‘Royals’ Gets Banned in San Francisco for World Series

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By Colin Stutz, Billboard - Two radio stations have announced they will not play the song for the duration of the 2014 World Series Lorde's not getting any love from San Francisco right now. As the city's Giants baseball team heads into the World Series against the Kansas City Royals, the … [Read more...]

NFL’s Bose Deal Leads to Beats by Dre Ban

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By Jocelyn Vena, Billboard A Beats rep has responded, claiming their products are part of players' "DNA" Beats by Dre headphones are no longer welcome at NFL games — and that includes in the locker rooms or on the sidelines as long as cameras are rolling. According to Recode and later … [Read more...]