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Oakland A's Coach Ryan Christenson Apologizes for…

Oakland A's Coach Ryan Christenson Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Gesture. Christenson, the team's bench coach, made an apparent "Nazi salute" after Oakland's 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers. In released footage, the 46-year-old laughs after closer Liam Hendriks put his arm down. Christenson then put his arm up again in a similar manner while laughing. The former MLB player soon issued an apology, saying what he did was "unacceptable.". In the world today of COVID, I adapted our elbow bump, which we do after wins, to create some distance with the players. My gesture unintentionally resulted in a racist and horrible salute that I do not believe in, Ryan Christenson, via statement. Toronto Blue Jays radio play-by-play announcer Mike Wilner has called for baseball to ban Christenson. Ryan Christenson should be thrown out of baseball for good, immediately. Good for Liam Hendriks for taking down his Nazi salute. Kidding or not, there is ZERO place for that, Mike Wilner, via Twitter

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NBA lays out plan for player guests to enter…

NBA players could have some family members or close friends inside the season-restart bubble with them by the end of the month

College football in the spring: When? How much…

Back in April, the idea of a spring college football season fell by the wayside

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

Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Wizards…

Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected from Milwaukee’s game against the Washington Wizards after the NBA MVP headbutted Moe Wagner

Lillard pours in 61 to lift Blazers past Mavs…

Damian Lillard tied a career-high with 61 points and made nine 3-pointers, willing Portland to a 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks that moved the Trail Blazers into eighth place in the Western Conference

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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.

Ryan Day, Ohio State moving on from postponement…

Celtics keep Grizzlies from clinching spot in…

Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and the Boston Celtics ran past the Memphis Grizzlies, 122-107

Booker's 35 points help streaking Suns beat 76ers…

Devin Booker scored 35 points and the Phoenix Suns protected their playoff hopes by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 130-117 to remain undefeated in the NBA restart

'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

Kuzma's 3-pointer lifts Lakers to 124-121 win…

Kyle Kuzma hit a 3-pointer with

The West play-in race may be decided by slimmest…

The race for who qualifies for the Western Conference play-in series will go down to the wire, with four teams left in the race for the two spots in the matchup that will take place this weekend

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Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson!

Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson! Michael Gerard Tyson turns 54 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the former heavyweight boxing champion. 1. His nickname is “Iron Mike.” 2. Tyson knocked out his opponent in one round during his professional debut. 3. He loves pigeons. 4. Tyson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. 5. He was the highest paid athlete in 1990. Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson!