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A NASCAR official kneels during the national anthem before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Hampton, Ga. NASCAR paused before Sunday’s Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to acknowledge the country’s social unrest. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Associated Press
June 09, 2020 - 8:10 pm
The familiar scene of Confederate flags waved by fans at NASCAR tracks could soon be a relic of racing’s good ol’ boy roots. Bubba Wallace — the lone black driver in the sport — wants the stock car series with deep ties to the South to ban the flag at its properties and formally distance itself...
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NFL, Saints
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Steve Geller
June 09, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn says he is hard on Marshon Lattimore and Marcus Williams
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LSU football helmet
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Kristian Garic
June 09, 2020 - 1:59 pm
LSU football players reported for voluntary workouts on campus in Baton Rouge today.
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NFL, Saints
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Kenny Kuhn
June 09, 2020 - 12:27 pm
In a virtual graduation ceremony, New Orleans Saints Safety Malcolm Jenkins gives an inspirational speech to the Philadelphia School District 2020 graduating class.
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Steve Geller
June 08, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Defensive coordinator Dennis Allen feeling good about Saints defense despite limited offseason interactions
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Eliot Shorr-Parks
June 08, 2020 - 11:28 am
In a memo sent around the league, the NFL announced new COVID rules for the proper and risk-conscious return to football with measures including strict social distancing guidelines within team facilities.
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Drew Brees, right, with his wife Brittany arrive prior to the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
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Amos Morale III
June 06, 2020 - 3:45 pm
On Saturday, Brees' wife issued her own statement via her private Instagram account.
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
June 05, 2020 - 11:02 pm
Brees responded to the president and told him: "We must stop talking about the flag and shift our attention to the real issues."
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a season ticket member fan forum before practice at the Cleveland Browns NFL football team's training camp facility in Berea, Ohio. Several NFL teams are reopening their training facilities Tuesday, May 19, 2020, while many are prohibited by government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioner Roger Goodell gave the 32 clubs the go-ahead for limited reopenings as long as state and local municipalities allow them. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Associated Press
June 05, 2020 - 8:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for racial equality and encouraged them to peacefully protest. One day after 2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes and several of his peers released a video demanding the league condemn racism,...
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NBA
USA Today
Steve Geller
June 05, 2020 - 11:57 am
NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal was on the Saints’ call during Drew Brees’ apology to team
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