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NBA: Utah Jazz at New Orleans Pelicans Members of the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneel together around the Black Lives Matter logo on the court during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game.
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Dave Uram
July 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
NBA action is back, and . While the season restart featured games that went down to the wire, a huge focus of the night was on social justice.
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Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) forward Kawhi Leonard (2), and Marcus Morris Sr. (31) and Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott (1) reach for a rebound in the second half of the game at Staples Center.
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Dave Uram
July 07, 2020 - 12:23 pm
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association agreed on a list of phrases that players can put on their jerseys in place of their names when the season is scheduled to resume in Orlando. The messages are intended to bring awareness about racial and social injustices. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
June 30, 2020 - 10:26 am
If and when the NBA restarts its season at the end of July, the league intends to use platforms available to continue the push for social justice. Read more here.
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The seats are empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NBA has suspended the season due to the coronavirus -- as have other sports.
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Dave Uram
June 26, 2020 - 9:56 am
It’s been about 15 weeks since major professional teams have played their respective sports. If everything goes as planned, most will return in made-for-television form next month — with some of them happening in bubble-like environments. Read more here.
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Lincoln Financial Field
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Dave Uram
June 25, 2020 - 9:41 am
While the NFL hopes to conduct business as usual — or as close to as usual as possible — this fall, the league may have to rely on contingency plans because of COVID-19. That’s in regards to spectators as well. Read more here.
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A sign at the entrance to ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World is seen Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla.
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Dave Uram
June 17, 2020 - 11:18 am
If the NBA is able to restart its season in late July with 22 teams, including the 76ers, as it's hoping to do, the health and safety protocols for the Disney World campus will be extensive. Read more here.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes the football while being rushed by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) during the first quarter at Levis Stadium.
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Dave Uram
June 16, 2020 - 11:50 am
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2016 season, when he knelt during the national anthem to bring awareness to racial injustice.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
June 16, 2020 - 10:45 am
Five days after announcing on two different networks that there would "100%" be Major League Baseball games in 2020, Commissioner Rob Manfred flip-flopped. Read more here.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
June 11, 2020 - 10:36 am
As Major League Baseball's billionaires keep disagreeing with its millionaire players over salary and length of schedule, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told both MLB Network and ESPN that big league baseball will happen this summer. Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park
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Dave Uram
June 09, 2020 - 10:48 am
Billionaires vs. millionaires isn’t an event fans want to see. The public would enjoy a baseball game, though. When that will happen is still a mystery thanks to a financial disagreement between Major League Baseball and its players. Read more here.
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