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NAACP Calls on Commanders' Jack Del Rio to Resign or Be Fired After Jan. 6 Comments |  Launderer's report

NAACP Calls on Commanders’ Jack Del Rio to Resign or Be Fired After Jan. 6 Comments | Launderer’s report

Justin Casterline/Getty Images In response to Jack Del Rio’s recent comments on the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol, the NAACP is calling on the Washington Commanders’ defensive coordinator to resign or be fired. NAACP President Derrick Johnson released a statement calling Del Rio’s comments “offensive and ignorant” and saying he “cannot …

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Gary Sanchez and Minnesota Twins agree to $9 million deal to avoid arbitration

Gary Sanchez and Minnesota Twins agree to $9 million deal to avoid arbitration

MINNEAPOLIS — Wide receiver Gary Sanchez and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal Thursday, avoiding an arbitration hearing scheduled for next week. The deal was halfway between the $9.5 million Sanchez had requested and the $8.5 million offered by the Twins in the March 22 salary swap. A hearing was scheduled …

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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is one of a small but growing number of current NBA players, along with CJ McCollum, who are also NBA analysts for various media entities.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Draymond Green and CJ McCollum do double duty as player and media

BOSTON — New Orleans Pelicans goaltender CJ McCollum, the new president of the National Basketball Players Association, appeared in Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. McCollum is also the newest member of the media fraternity, signing with ESPN as an NBA analyst. After the Celtics …

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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James says he wants to own the NBA team in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James says he wants to own the NBA team in Las Vegas

LeBron James, whose net worth was recently valued north of $1 billion by Forbes, has made it known for years that he plans to own an NBA team when he’s done playing. Now that vision has a location. “I want a team in Vegas,” James said in a clip from the latest episode of his …

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Davante Adams: Respected Aaron Rodgers, understood my decision to leave Green Bay

Davante Adams: Respected Aaron Rodgers, understood my decision to leave Green Bay

USA TODAY Sports Earlier this week, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told reporters he couldn’t blame Davante Adams for wanting to be traded to the Raiders because it was the best move for the receiver and his family. On Thursday, Adams went into more detail about why he wanted to leave Green Bay for Las Vegas. …

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