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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality. The former San Francisco 49ers star was handed the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on Embiid's mask after it had fallen onto the court with 7:51...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Eric Fehr and Marcus Sorensen spent most of the season toiling in the AHL, just waiting for their chance. That opportunity has arrived in the playoffs for San Jose and those two fourth-line forwards are a major reason why the Sharks swept Anaheim to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers didn't make it easy on Max Scherzer. In the end, though, he was just better than Clayton Kershaw. Scherzer allowed one run over six innings in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat Los...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six innings against Clayton Kershaw in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Friday night. Scherzer (4-1) struck out nine and walked...
CHICAGO (AP) — For a moment, the Chicago White Sox didn't care very much about losing to the Houston Astros. They were more concerned about an ailing teammate. Reliever Danny Farquhar was taken to a hospital after he passed out in the dugout in the sixth inning of Chicago's 10-0...
PHOENIX (AP) — Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in the history of the San Diego Padres when rookie center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misjudge a ball with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Playing...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Milwaukee Bucks used a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics 116-92 on Friday night, narrowing their deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1. Eric Bledsoe and...