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Drew Brees issues apology for ‘insensitive’ comments

Drew Brees issues apology for ‘insensitive’ comments

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees issued an apology Thursday for his “insensitive” comments made yesterday in an interview with Yahoo Finance. Brees has been widely criticized by many fellow athletes, with NBA star LeBron James and Brees’ teammate Michael Thomas weighing in. When asked for his opinion about players kneeling to protest police brutality…MORE

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says the club is planning on joining the protests against George Floyd’s death and believes white players should stand with their black teammates in showing solidarity. Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi, Weston McKennie and Marcus Thuram all made protests during Bundesliga matches over the weekend and Kimmich says all players have…MORE

Lance Armstrong: The man who ‘gained the world but lost his soul’

Lance Armstrong: The man who ‘gained the world but lost his soul’

Betsy Andreu is frustrated. She’s just watched the first two hours of Lance Armstrong sharing what the disgraced cyclist calls “his truth” in ESPN’s recent 30-for-30 documentary. She isn’t buying it. “If a man gains the world but loses his soul, is that OK? You cannot believe everything that he says,” the wife of Armstrong’s…MORE

‘I don’t see racism at all in the NFL,’ Denver Broncos head coach says

‘I don’t see racism at all in the NFL,’ Denver Broncos head coach says

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters Tuesday he doesn’t believe racism and discrimination are issues in the NFL. “I think our problems in the NFL along those lines are minimal,” Fangio said. “We’re a league of meritocracy, you earn what you get, you get what you earn.” “I don’t see racism at all…MORE

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horrific fall

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horrific fall

British skateboarder Sky Brown says her “helmet and arm saved her life” after being involved in a horrific fall during training. The 11-year-old posted a video on her Instagram and YouTube channel with a clip of her spill in California and an emotional message from her hospital bed. The video shows Brown flying off the…MORE