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DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting…

DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting Anti-Semitic Message The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver experienced overwhelming backlash after he posted a quote from Hilter to his Instagram story feed on Monday. He also shared two other now-deleted posts expressing admiration for Louis Farrakhan, a known anti-Semitic. Following his posts, the Eagles denounced his message, saying it was “offensive,” “absolutely appalling” and that “appropriate action” would be taken. Jackson took to social media to issue a public apology to the Jewish community. He said his posts were taken the “wrong way,” and he “didn’t realize what [the quote] was saying.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News Jackson also clarified that he does “not have hatred towards anyone” and only intended to “uplift African Americans.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News

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2021 Rose Parade canceled due to coronavirus…

Organizers say they have canceled the 2021 Rose Parade because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on planning for the New Year’s tradition and the risk of spreading infections

The Latest: NYRA to allow some owners inside…

The New York Racing Association says it will allow a limited number of owners at the upstate New York track on days they have a horse entered to race

Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney

Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney The former NFL player signed an overall first-look deal with the company to produce projects on “race, social injustice and the quest for equity.” Colin Kaepernick, via statement Kaepernick has already started working on his first project with the company, a docuseries with Jemele Hill. According to Disney, the docuseries will feature "a vast never-before-seen archive that documents his last five years." Disney added that Kaepernick’s projects will stream on Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar and The Undefeated.

87 protesters arrested at Kentucky attorney…

Police say 87 demonstrators who gathered at the home of Kentucky’s attorney general to demand justice for Breonna Taylor have been arrested

Judge denies media request to unseal files on…

A judge has denied a request by news organizations including The Associated Press to unseal court records involving the mental competency of billionaire Tom Benson when he rewrote his will to give his third wife ownership of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans sports franchises

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'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba…

'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba Forever' Edition The late basketball superstar appears on two cover options of 'NBA 2K21,' which drops in September. This past January, Bryant lost his life in a helicopter crash in California. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement The video game series revealed two art pieces of Bryant. The five-time NBA champion sports his #8 and #24 jerseys in the pictures. 'NBA 2K21' says #8 is for the current generation version of the game. #24 represents the next-generation cover art. 'Mamba Forever' will also have special features centering around Bryant. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott will officially play…

Post-Redskins, Washington has long road toward…

After dumping the Redskins name, the next step of picking a new name could determine Washington's popularity for decades

AP source: Chiefs, Jones agree to 4-year, $85M…

The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed with defensive tackle Chris Jones on a four-year, $85 million contract extension that includes $60 million in guarantees, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday

The Latest: Florida AD says he had a bout with…

Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin says he tested positive for the new coronavirus last month

Indians, other teams pressured after Redskins…

Now that the Washington Redskins have dropped their nickname, the spotlight has moved to other sports franchises under pressure to make changes amid a nationwide movement calling for racial justice

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Patriot League punts on fall football as SEC…

The Patriot League has joined the Ivy League and called off fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic