Stevie Wonder joins #takeaknee protest against Trump’s attack on NFL players

Stevie Wonder has shown his solidarity with sports stars who were criticised by US president Donald Trump for kneeling on the field during the national anthem.

Singers shows solidarity with sports stars after the president said players who have knelt on the field to protest police brutality were sons of bitches Stevie Wonder has shown his solidarity with sports stars who […]

NFL Player’s Association names Colin Kaepernick as its Week 1 MVP

Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Professional NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick can't find a team to call home in the National Football League, but that didn

Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Professional NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick can’t find a team to call home in the National Football League, but that didn’t stop the NFL Player’s Association from celebrating his charity work this […]

Boston Red Sox fans hang ‘racism is as American as baseball’ sign above Green Monster during game

Four Boston Red Sox fans were ejected from Wednesday’s game after draping a sign over the Green Monster that read: “Racism is as American as Baseball.” The

Four Boston Red Sox fans were ejected from Wednesday’s game after draping a sign over the Green Monster that read: “Racism is as American as Baseball.” The sign was displayed for about one at-bat during […]

Gene ‘Stick’ Michael, who built Yankees’ 1990s championship run, dead at 79

Gene “Stick” Michael, who helped build the New York Yankees’ 1990s legendary championship teams, died Thursday at 79. The team said Michael had a heart atta

Gene “Stick” Michael, who helped build the New York Yankees’ 1990s legendary championship teams, died Thursday at 79. The team said Michael had a heart attack and died in his Oldsmar, Fla. residence. “Stick was […]

Iranian MPs speak out as women are barred from World Cup qualifier

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out agai

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out against a ban on women entering sports stadiums after some […]

5 things for September 6: Irma, DACA, Sen. Menendez, Iran, health & height

(CNN)Looks like we mightget flying cars (and electric ones at that!) after all. Here’s what elseyou need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You […]

UN rips Venezuelan human rights abuses, as government orders opposition leader’s wife to court

A hard-hitting United Nations report on Venezuela released this week said the human rights situation in the socialist country is  “increasingly critical” for anti-government protesters, who are facing “mounting levels of repression” from that country’s […]

American Airlines workers planning to protest in front of Wrigley Field

Fans at this weekend’s Chicago Cubs games shouldn’t be surprised to see a picket line out in front of Wrigley Field — but it’s not the park’s employees who are up in arms. The Chicago […]

Why Mayweather-McGregor won’t usher in an era of superfights

Beyond being a billion-dollar fight, Saturday nights mash-up boxing bout wont be important enough to inspire a lasting legacy Regardless of where combat sports meander following the mash-up boxing bout

Japan beats Lufkin, Texas, 12-2 for Little League World Series title

The crack of the bat, the gasp from the crowd, a fist pump on the trip around the bases and then a happy hop to waiting teammates at home plate. Japan went through the routine […]