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Falcons’ Kaleb McGary issues apology after ‘misguided’ tweet about those protesting George Floyd’s death

Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Kaleb McGary issued an apology Friday after an earlier tweet about the nationwide protests and riots following the death of George Floyd was met with massive backlash on social media.In a since-deleted tweet, McGary stated that those looting and damaging property “in response to a sad and senseless death” are “no…

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Vikings’ Kirk Cousins to the people of Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death: ‘My heart breaks for our city’

Several athletes have publicly spoken out condemning the death of George Floyd but for Minnesota Vikings star Kirk Cousins, his support for the people of Minneapolis resonates on a more personal level.The veteran quarterback took to Instagram on Friday to voice his support for a community he’s been able to call home for the past two seasons.COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF…

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College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta damaged, looted by protesters: report

The College Football Hall of Fame fell victim to looting Friday night during protests in Atlanta related to George Floyd’s police-involved death earlier this week, officials said.Atlanta Police Department Sgt. John Chafee said in a statement Saturday that the $68.5 million facility in Atlanta was one the businesses targeted by looters.NIKE RELEASES AD IN WAKE OF GEORGE…

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NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.While schools will need to have testing and surveillance plans in place, the guidance does not recommend testing all athletes upon arrival for COVID-19.NCAA PRESIDENT SAYS NO FALL SPORTS UNLESS CAMPUSES ARE OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS:…

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MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt

Major League Baseball teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic.Over 200 players were cut Friday and more than 400 have been released over the past month according to transactions posted at MiLB.com.EX-METS MINOR LEAGUE PLAYERS RIPS ORGANIZATION, TAKES SUBTLE JAB AT TIM TEBOW…

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