“Our players wanted to make a statement about unity and we wanted to make a statement about equality,” Jones said at a postgame news conference.
Harper’s expected return from his leg injury was delayed because he was sick, but Michael A. Taylor’s two-run home run provides enough offense for Cole in a 3-1 win in Philadelphia.
  • Perspective
This is a big season for the Wizards point guard, and the NBA will be watching what he does with it.

Mohawks, not three-pointers, will define the veteran big man entering his fifth season in Washington.

The latest edition of "Posting Up" is a preview of all five teams in the Atlantic Division.

"The very action of self expression and the freedom to speak from one’s heart — no matter those views — is what Pat and so many other Americans have given their lives for,” Marie Tillman said.

Taking a spin around the sports dial.

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Jean-Christophe Koffi's deflected shot from 20 yards lifts the ninth-ranked Cavaliers in Charlottesville.

Titans players had made a joint agreement with the visiting Seahawks to stay in their locker rooms during the anthem, but Jessie James Decker said “a decision was made” for her husband “without him knowing."

Baker is one of two African American managers in baseball and served as a Marine Corps reservist.

Three athletes hoping to represent the United States at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games spoke about the controversy over the conduct of professional athletes during the playing of the national anthem.

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Ben Roethlisberger said he wished Pittsburgh approached its decision to skip the anthem differently, while Alejandro Villanueva, who stood alone outside the tunnel, said it happened by mistake and apologized to his team.

Harper was expected to return Monday against the Phillies.

President Trump’s demand that NFL owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem set off protests by NFL players, coaches and owners. This is not the first time athletes have used their platform to protest.

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Athletes and officials express confidence in security measures for Games that will take place 50 miles from border.

Olympic athletes recognize their platform is bigger than ever, but some grapple with whether they should use it.

Team owner Richard Childress said that protests will “get you a ride on a Greyhound bus.”

"We all love when he’s getting those technical fouls and he’s pushing people, hitting people, talking to the refs,” Marcin Gortat said of Morris. “Sometimes you need that and we’re going to miss that."

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