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Sports franchises face pressure to change names with Native American emblems

fstop123/iStockBy: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — With America in the midst of a reckoning over racial inequality, more athletes are continuing to speak out across the sports world. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, and star running back Adrian Peterson are just a few of several athletes announcing they plan…read more »

Orlando Magic player tests positive for coronavirus, team official says

cmannphoto/iStockBy ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) — On the same day the Orlando Magic arrived at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to prepare for the upcoming NBA season restart, officials said one of their players will be temporally benched by the coronavirus.Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman made the announcement during a videoconference with…read more »

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Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend. Jackson initially posted a screenshot of a quote widely attributed to Adolf Hitler, saying in part: “Jews will blackmail America.” In a video he posted on Tuesday, Jackson said: “My post was definitely…read more »

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