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Black Ferns star Stacey Fluhler the big winner in international sevens awards – Stuff.co.nz
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Black Ferns star Stacey Fluhler the big winner in international sevens awards – Stuff.co.nz

Bradley Kanaris/Getty ImagesBlack Ferns sevens player Stacey Fluhler was top try-scorer on the world series circuit before it shut down.Black Ferns star Stacey Fluhler was the big winner as World Rugby dished out its awards for the cancelled international sevens season. Fluhler received a trio of honours as the global body put the rule under…

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Black Lives Matter will no longer feature on EPL jerseys – WTOP
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Black Lives Matter will no longer feature on EPL jerseys – WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Premier League jerseys will no longer feature a Black Lives Matter badge, which has been replaced by the competition’s own No Room For Racism campaign branding. The change was announced after a league call with club captains on Thursday, two days before the start of the season. The BLM logo was placed…

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The black victims honoured in Naomi Osaka’s US Open masks – BBC News
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The black victims honoured in Naomi Osaka’s US Open masks – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Naomi Osaka has been making a statement with her face coverings while competing in the US Open: for every round, she wears a new mask bearing the name of a black victim of alleged police or racist violence in the US.The Japanese tennis star made the pledge at the start of the…

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For Black athletes, social unrest is not a game, and this historic action is an urgent plea – The Washington Post
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For Black athletes, social unrest is not a game, and this historic action is an urgent plea – The Washington Post

For all its stealthy might, the novel coronavirus didn’t burst the NBA bubble. Police brutality did. Racism did. Heartless disregard for Black lives did. This is not a game; this is our reality. Our fear. Our pain. Our helplessness. And so there can be no games.Basketball players — and all sports figures — are not…

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The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo – ESPN
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The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo – ESPN

1:51 AM ETHoward BryantESPN Senior Writer CloseSenior Writer, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Author of “The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron” Author of “Juicing the Game”For the past six years, the NBA has bathed in the congratulatory spirit of compromise, the model for commissioner-player communication. In ousting the racist former LA Clippers owner…

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Black Coaches United, a newly formed alliance, hopes universities will make voting more accessible on Election Day – ESPN
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Black Coaches United, a newly formed alliance, hopes universities will make voting more accessible on Election Day – ESPN

5:10 PM ETMyron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, MankatoA newly formed group of minority basketball coaches wants colleges across the country to turn their arenas and stadiums into voting centers on Election Day.Black Coaches United, which features both men’s and women’s coaches, released a…

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Alaba wore Black Lives Matter shirt during Champions League celebration – AS English
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Alaba wore Black Lives Matter shirt during Champions League celebration – AS English

During the celebrations after Bayern Munich defeated PSG in the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon, Bayern player David Alaba wore a ‘Black Lives Still Matter’ shirt while he knelt and looked up to the sky. The defender also used his social media to publish the picture with the following message: “Everything is possible by…

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Absa Premiership | Black Leopards v Maritzburg United | Post-match interview with Morgan Shivambu – SuperSport

Absa Premiership | Black Leopards v Maritzburg United | Post-match interview with Morgan Shivambu – YouTube

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Bayern want ‘the black Beckenbauer’ Alaba to stay for rest of his career – Rummenigge – Yahoo Sport Australia
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Bayern want ‘the black Beckenbauer’ Alaba to stay for rest of his career – Rummenigge – Yahoo Sport Australia

Bayern Munich are optimistic they will reach an agreement over a contract extension for David Alaba and that he will ultimately stay with the club for the rest of his career, according to chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.Alaba, 28, joined Bayern’s academy in 2008 and has since gone on to enjoy a glorious association with Die Roten’s senior…

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‘The first black woman to stand on the F1 podium’ – Hamilton heralds Stephanie Travers after Styria win – Formula 1 RSS UK
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‘The first black woman to stand on the F1 podium’ – Hamilton heralds Stephanie Travers after Styria win – Formula 1 RSS UK

The woman who joined Lewis Hamilton on the podium at the Red Bull Ring for the second round of the 2020 season was Petronas trackside fluid engineer Stephanie Travers, and the six-time F1 champion paid tribute to her in a lengthy post on Instagram after the race. Hamilton may not have got off to the…

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Manu’s Grab Bag: Six Pack – Black & White & Read All Over
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Manu’s Grab Bag: Six Pack – Black & White & Read All Over

Due to the sudden influx of games we have going on and the general increased amount of content at your friendly neighborhood blog BWRAO, your trusty Grab Bag will run once every two games for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Except for really big games or really interesting games or whenever I have a…

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NWSL players wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirts, kneel before first game of Challenge Cup – USA TODAY
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NWSL players wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirts, kneel before first game of Challenge Cup – USA TODAY

Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Published 2:51 p.m. ET June 27, 2020 | Updated 4:25 p.m. ET June 27, 2020CLOSE Watch as sports figures like Michael Jordan and Patrick Mahomes share thoughts on racism in America. USA TODAYPlayers from the National Women’s Soccer League’s North Carolina and Portland teams wore “Black Lives Matter” shirts and kneeled in a moment…

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Black Lives Matter: The time to act is now | 2020 ESPYS – ESPN
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Black Lives Matter: The time to act is now | 2020 ESPYS – ESPN

Published on Jun 21, 2020Athletes from all backgrounds, including Malcolm Jenkins, Bubba Wallace, Donovan Mitchell, Diana Taurasi, Lindsey Vonn, Chris Long and Steve Kerr come together to demand action for racial justice and equality. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube:…

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Manu’s Grab Bag: Faceplant – Black & White & Read All Over
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Manu’s Grab Bag: Faceplant – Black & White & Read All Over

One-hundred-eighty minutes. Juventus have played 180 minutes of football since coming back from the coronavirus suspension of play and they have not been able to score a goal. You could honestly have given them another 90 minutes on Wednesday and the situation was not going to change. As Napoli celebrated their Coppa Italia win over…

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See Black Lives Matter and NHS badge added to Chelsea shirts – Chelsea FC
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See Black Lives Matter and NHS badge added to Chelsea shirts – Chelsea FC

News6 HOURS AGOChelsea add NHS & Black Lives Matter logos to matchday shirtsPreparations continue apace ahead of Chelsea’s first game following the pandemic pause, and those include making sure our shirts are ready with significant changes and additions.It was announced last week the Premier League supports the players’ wish to have their names replaced by…

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