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Las Vegas Raiders Face Backlash Over 'I Can Breathe' George Floyd Tweet

16 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Despite online backlash, the Las Vegas Raiders refused to take down a controversial Twitter post that said "I Can Breathe" after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd on Tuesday.
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Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says team won't delete post

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says team won't delete post

16 days ago   |   By Sporting News

The Raiders received considerable backlash for the wording of the post.
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Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

TAMPA, Fla. - Bradley Beal had 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Thursday night, and Russell Westbrook had his 34th triple-double of the season in the... Read more ...

2021 PFL 3 video: Renan Ferreira upsets Fabricio Werdum after appearing to tap

2021 PFL 3 video: Renan Ferreira upsets Fabricio Werdum after appearing to tap

Renan Ferreira on Thursday became the latest underdog to take out a highly touted PFL free agent signing. But there may be some controversy looming. Replays showed Ferreira may... Read more ...

Freeman sits; Smyly, Braves get 1st sweep of Nats since 2014

Freeman sits; Smyly, Braves get 1st sweep of Nats since 2014

WASHINGTON - When Drew Smyly's previous start ended the way so many had recently - multiple homers, a loss for his Atlanta Braves - the left-hander looked at the calendar and... Read more ...

Grand jury indicts Puerto Rico boxer in lover's death

Grand jury indicts Puerto Rico boxer in lover's death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A grand jury on Thursday indicted Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo in the killing of his pregnant lover, a case potentially eligible for the death penalty. Read more ...

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

NEW YORK - José Altuve responded to jeering fans by marking his 31st birthday with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Chad Green in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros beat... Read more ...

Video: Brawl erupts after Jake Paul steals Floyd Mayweather's cap at press event

Video: Brawl erupts after Jake Paul steals Floyd Mayweather's cap at press event

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Jake Paul has done a lot of annoying mixed martial arts fighters on social media since he knocked out Ben Askren. But when he annoyed one of the greatest... Read more ...

Indianapolis signs 5 draft picks, 5 undrafted free agents

Indianapolis signs 5 draft picks, 5 undrafted free agents

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts today signed five of draft picks, including their first-rounder, Michigan defensive end Kwity Paye. Read more ...

Bellator 258 predictions: Is anyone picking Sergio Pettis over Juan Archuleta?

Bellator 258 predictions: Is anyone picking Sergio Pettis over Juan Archuleta?

Archuleta vs. Pettis Augusto vs. Johnson Freire vs. Queally Anderson vs. Page MMA Junkie readers' consensus picks 2021: 57-36 Archuleta Johnson Freire Page John... Read more ...

Pacers suspend assistant coach, fine Bitadze after dust-up

Pacers suspend assistant coach, fine Bitadze after dust-up

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they are suspending assistant coach Greg Foster for one game and fining center Goga Bitadze an undisclosed for an argument... Read more ...

Slugger Albert Pujols designated for assignment by Angels

Slugger Albert Pujols designated for assignment by Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Albert Pujols was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, abruptly ending the 41-year-old superstar slugger's decade with his second... Read more ...