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Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the...

Pro wrestling's Mr. Fuji dies at 82 OBITUARY

STAMFORD, Conn. — World Wrestling Entertainment says the former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died at age 82. An obituary posted on WWE's website Sunday said Fujiwara died that morning. The obituary...

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes...

Toronto FC calls sexually explicit fan sign a 'disgraceful act' MLS

Toronto FC says a sexual explicit sign posted by fans at BMO Field during the team's 1-0 loss to the Montreal Impact on Saturday is "an embarrassment" to the club and its supporters. The Major League Soccer club issued a statement...

Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return NFL

FRISCO, Texas — Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season. Garrett said Saturday that Romo sustained...

Melvin Upton Jr.'s quick baserunning leads Blue Jays to 8-7 win over Twins TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO — Melvin Upton Jr. only saw third base coach Luis Rivera's windmilling arms, telling him to sprint home. He couldn't hear the roaring Rogers Centre crowd, didn't see the 47,485 fans on their feet, cheering him on as he...

McEnroe says he won't work with Raonic during US Open TENNIS

NEW YORK — John McEnroe says he won't work with Canada's Milos Raonic during the U.S. Open "for Milos' sake, for ESPN and my sake." McEnroe was brought on as a coaching consultant to the Canadian before Wimbledon, where...

Rahal makes last-lap pass on Canada's Hinchcliffe to win IndyCar race at Texas AUTO RACING

FORT WORTH, Texas — Graham Rahal lifted his arm over his head just as he reached the finish line at Texas Motor Speedway, then glanced to his right to make sure he had...

Blue Jays re-acquire catcher Dioner Navarro from White Sox for Turner BASEBALL

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins could feel Dioner Navarro's enthusiasm when he spoke to the catcher after acquiring him from the Chicago White Sox on Friday....

Christine Sinclair voted NWSL Player of the Olympics SOCCER

Canada's Christine Sinclair, who plays for the Portland Thorns, has been named the National Women's Soccer League Player of the Olympics. The 33-year-old forward...

Jays offence ignites in 15-8 win over Twins; Smoak, Martin each drive in five MLB

TORONTO — Justin Smoak didn't know how long it had been since he recorded a hit with a runner in scoring position. Luckily for him, that lengthy stretch —...

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