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Oakland A's Coach Ryan Christenson Apologizes for…

Oakland A's Coach Ryan Christenson Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Gesture. Christenson, the team's bench coach, made an apparent "Nazi salute" after Oakland's 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers. In released footage, the 46-year-old laughs after closer Liam Hendriks put his arm down. Christenson then put his arm up again in a similar manner while laughing. The former MLB player soon issued an apology, saying what he did was "unacceptable.". In the world today of COVID, I adapted our elbow bump, which we do after wins, to create some distance with the players. My gesture unintentionally resulted in a racist and horrible salute that I do not believe in, Ryan Christenson, via statement. Toronto Blue Jays radio play-by-play announcer Mike Wilner has called for baseball to ban Christenson. Ryan Christenson should be thrown out of baseball for good, immediately. Good for Liam Hendriks for taking down his Nazi salute. Kidding or not, there is ZERO place for that, Mike Wilner, via Twitter

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Rivers throw 3 TD passes as Colts rally past…

Philip Rivers opened the fourth quarter by throwing a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jack Doyle to take the lead and helping the Indianapolis Colts to a 31-27 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals

Ravens hold on for 30-28 win over depleted Eagles

Lamar Jackson threw for a touchdown and ran for a score and the Baltimore Ravens held on for a 30-28 victory over the depleted Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday

DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting…

DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting Anti-Semitic Message The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver experienced overwhelming backlash after he posted a quote from Hilter to his Instagram story feed on Monday. He also shared two other now-deleted posts expressing admiration for Louis Farrakhan, a known anti-Semitic. Following his posts, the Eagles denounced his message, saying it was “offensive,” “absolutely appalling” and that “appropriate action” would be taken. Jackson took to social media to issue a public apology to the Jewish community. He said his posts were taken the “wrong way,” and he “didn’t realize what [the quote] was saying.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News Jackson also clarified that he does “not have hatred towards anyone” and only intended to “uplift African Americans.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News

McManus' 6 FGs lift Broncos over Pats in…

Denver's Brandon McManus had six field goals and linebacker Malik Reed came up with a big sack late to help the Broncos hold on for an 18-12 win over the New England Patriots in a game twice delayed following positive coronavirus tests for both teams

Longtime Minnesota sports columnist Sid Hartman…

Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers, has died at age 100

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Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney

Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney The former NFL player signed an overall first-look deal with the company to produce projects on “race, social injustice and the quest for equity.” Colin Kaepernick, via statement Kaepernick has already started working on his first project with the company, a docuseries with Jemele Hill. According to Disney, the docuseries will feature "a vast never-before-seen archive that documents his last five years." Disney added that Kaepernick’s projects will stream on Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar and The Undefeated.

Giants and Judge finally win, beat Washington on…

Joe Judge and the New York Giants have finally won, and they have rookie Tae Crowder and a risky gamble by Washington coach Ron Rivera for making them relevant again

Henry, Titans rally past Texans 42-36 in OT…

Derrick Henry took a direct snap and ran 5 yards for a touchdown 3:30 into overtime and the Tennessee Titans remained undefeated, rallying to beat the Houston Texans 42-36

'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba…

'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba Forever' Edition The late basketball superstar appears on two cover options of 'NBA 2K21,' which drops in September. This past January, Bryant lost his life in a helicopter crash in California. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement The video game series revealed two art pieces of Bryant. The five-time NBA champion sports his #8 and #24 jerseys in the pictures. 'NBA 2K21' says #8 is for the current generation version of the game. #24 represents the next-generation cover art. 'Mamba Forever' will also have special features centering around Bryant. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement

Steelers stay perfect, blow out Mayfield, Browns…

James Conner ran for 101 yards and a touchdown and the Pittsburgh Steelers battered the Cleveland Browns in a 38-7 blowout victory

AP Top 25: Clemson remains overwhelming No. 1…

Clemson easily held off Alabama to retain the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college football poll, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks

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Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson!

Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson! Michael Gerard Tyson turns 54 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the former heavyweight boxing champion. 1. His nickname is “Iron Mike.” 2. Tyson knocked out his opponent in one round during his professional debut. 3. He loves pigeons. 4. Tyson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. 5. He was the highest paid athlete in 1990. Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson!