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America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest

What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans see as blackballing for speaking out in a country roiled by racial strife....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behavior" after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th win at track

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he discovered....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Marshawn Lynch sits once again during national anthem

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Sabathia strong in return from DL, Yankees beat Red Sox 4-3

BOSTON (AP) -- Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo homer and CC Sabathia retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday night....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
MMA fighters, pro wrestlers blur line in fight game

Jon Jones has teased making an appearance at WWE's SummerSlam event to stir things up in his quest for a mega fight with Brock Lesnar....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to Texans 27-23

HOUSTON (AP) -- Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Carr, Goff shine in Rams 24-21 exhibition win over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland's first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting defense once again was plagued by the same issues that doomed the Raiders last year....

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Olympic champ Simone Biles back in gym as she weighs options

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all....

Sunday, August 20, 2017