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Athletes, coaches and more figures from the sports world weigh in on the death of George Floyd, racism, police brutality and unequal treatment by law enforcement in the United States.

"The black community needs our help. They have been unheard for far too long. Open your ears, listen, and speak," Joe Burrow said.

"I think for everybody involved there's still a sense of fear." - Devin McCourty on NFL players' feelings about returning amid the coronavirus pandemic

@DanWolken : The profession that sells leadership and toughness as if it were a TED Talk was largely silent on Friday.

After 16 years, Foley's bar in New York City is shutting down. It was a famed spot for baseball fans, players and sports media.

If you strip away the elements that have bonded baseball players for years, can you still create chemistry?

Apparently, not all minor league players in the Mets organization were happy with Tim Tebow as a teammate.

We spent way too much time trying to determine what would happen if Walter 'Big Train' Johnson faced Barry Bonds. We need sports back.

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Our annual prediction of how the NFL season will unfold:

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Figure skater Ashley Wagner, an Olympic bronze medalist and U.S. national champion, tells her story of when she was sexually assaulted at 17 by a fellow skater.

Puerto Rico had won eight medals, but none of them were gold. @MonicaAce93  changed that tonight.

Protest against WNBA fines grows as Mystics refuse to take questions about basketball:

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