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1:23NBA players and coaches lock arms and kneel before an NBA basketball game.
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Professional Sports More Open About Social Justice Messaging

2:21St. Louis Cardinals on the mound
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Positive COVID-19 Tests Postpones Another MLB Game

1:01Philadelphia Phillies helmet and bat
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2 Philadelphia Phillies Staffers Test Positive For The Coronavirus

2:07A security guard wearing a face mask stands near a basketball arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Wednesday, July 29.
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NBA Restarts Season While Other Leagues Ponder COVID-19 Plans

1:02Miami Marlins' manager Don Mattingly
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Miami Marlins' Season Paused After More Positive COVID-19 Tests

1:09Patrick Mahomes
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Patrick Mahomes Joins Kansas City Royals Ownership Group

1:31A foul ball sits in the empty stands of a Marlins and Phillies baseball game in Philadelphia.
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Two MLB Games Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

1:48Washington Football Team player
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NFL Washington Redskins Temporarily Renamed 'Washington Football Team'

1:03NFL football
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NFL Requiring Fans To Wear Face Coverings At Games

1:08NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell leaves an owners meeting.
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Reports: NFL Cancels 2020 Preseason

1:26Toronto Blue Jays players
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Toronto Blue Jays Still Don't Have A Site For 2020 Season Home Games

1:10File image of a football
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California High School Fall Sports Delayed Over COVID-19

0:56Members of the Tampa Bay Rays await the start of a team baseball scrimmage in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Major League Baseball Exhibition Games Provide Look At Season Ahead

1:38Washington Redskins NFL football team logo
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D.C. NFL Team Faces Sexual Harassment, Verbal Abuse Allegations

0:41The Washington Redskins logo is shown on the field.
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Washington Redskins Will Change Team Name

1:20Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles during an NBA basketball game.
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LeBron James To Forgo Social Justice Message On Jersey

1:00This Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, shows the Pac-12 logo during the second half of an NCAA college football game
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Pac-12 And Big Ten Announce Conference-Only Fall Season

1:02Coco Gauff
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Wimbledon To Pay All Competitors In Canceled 2020 Tournament

0:52Harvard wide receiver Jack Cook (83) raises the ball after crossing the goal line for a touchdown against Yale.
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Ivy League Cancels Fall Sports

1:03WNBA player Natasha Cloud
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WNBA Dedicates 2020 Season To Social Justice Issues

1:15People take pictures of the Olympic rings in Tokyo
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Tokyo Gov. To Work With Japanese PM On Coronavirus Response

2:50Washington Redskins logo on field before 2014 preseason game.
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Washington Redskins May Drop Team Name Under Pressure From Sponsors

2:38Maya Moore and Jonathan Irons
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Missouri Man's Conviction Overturned After 22 Years Behind Bars

21:12Breaking Waves
 

Breaking Waves

1:12Silhouette of baseball player
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Multiple MLB Players Choose Not To Play 2020 Season

2:47Brehanna Daniels
NASCAR

One Of NASCAR's Newest Faces Welcomes Push For Inclusivity

1:05Geoffrey Kamworor runs the New York City Marathon
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New York City Marathon Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears

1:16NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace
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FBI Determines NASCAR Noose Incident Did Not Target Bubba Wallace

1:56The St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler scores against the Boston Red Sox
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Shortened MLB Season Slated To Begin Around July 24

0:57Tennis player Novak Djokovic returns a shot.
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Tennis Player Novak Djokovic Tests Positive For COVID-19