Denver Nuggets take a stand against social injustice, players say public protest is imminent

Add the Denver Nuggets to the list of teams taking a united and public stand against social injustice. Newly acquired power forward Paul Millsap isn’t sure what it will look like, but he’s confident a public protest by the Nuggets is imminent. He and guards Gary Harris and Jameer Nelson and coach Michael Malone planned to address the topic Monday night at the team’s annual dinner before training camp starts. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent speech in Huntsville, Ala., calling on NFL owners to fire players who protested the national anthem, more than 200 NFL players did just that Sunday, including 32 members of the Denver Broncos.… Read More

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Will NHL players take a knee during the national anthem?

SAN JOSE — After social protests took centerstage in Week 3 of the NFL season Sunday, Winnipeg Jets all-star forward Blake Wheeler brought the conversation into the hockey world, condemning President Donald Trump following his team’s Monday morning practice. Like our Sharks Facebook page for more San Jose Sharks news, commentary and conversation. The American-born forward provided context to a pair of tweets that he published Saturday, ripping President Trump for suggesting that NFL players who protest the national anthem should be fired. It’s the First Amendment to our Constitution. The First one!! — Blake Wheeler (@BiggieFunke) September 23, 2017 Regardless of how it makes you feel individually, these are… Read More

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LeBron James: Trump ‘a bum’ who is dividing country

LeBron James isn’t sorry he called President Trump “a bum” for deciding not to invite Stephen Curry and the Warriors to the White House. In fact, because of Trump’s criticisms of protesting athletes, the Cavaliers star won’t even use the president’s name. James only referred to Trump as “that guy” during a lengthy interview at the Cavaliers’ media day Monday. NBA All-Star LeBron James speaks out on Trump comments pic.twitter.com/vWtaLyUXeo — CNN (@CNN) September 25, 2017 James’ fury began Saturday morning when Trump tweeted he was rescinding the Warriors’ White House invitation — one that apparently was never actually extended — because of Curry’s negative comments about the president “When… Read More

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Listen: Rangeview vs. Gateway football in an Aurora rivalry on the Post Preps Radio Game of the Week

Rangeview and Gateway face off on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in a classic city rivalry at Aurora Public Schools Stadium. The Raiders (0-4) currently possess the Anvil Trophy following their 52-7 win in the game last season as they go for their ninth straight victory over Gateway, while the Olympians (2-2) are led by senior wideout/running back Kevin Traylor. The game will be streamed live via Post Preps Radio, as well as archived afterward on The Denver Post site. Nick Vinson and Tim Jenkins have the call starting at 6:25 p.m. See the full Post Preps Radio schedule here. …read more Source:: The Denver Post – Sports

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Toughest test for Warriors? Draymond Green says it’s still the Spurs

Movement around the NBA over the offseason does not deter Draymond Green from seeing one Western Conference rival as a stiffer challenge than the rest. The Spurs stay in that metaphoric spot for Green, as he told ESPN’s The Jump last week. Green was quick to reply San Antonio when asked by Paul Pierce — his faux-foe in trash talk last season and now an ESPN analyst — about which conference opponent is the biggest threat to the Warriors this coming season. “For me, it’s always San Antonio,” Green said Friday. “I think Minnesota’s gonna be much improved — I think they’re gonna be a tough team to beat. I… Read More

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Aaron Judge’s record-breaking home runs spur Yankees over Royals | Rapid reaction

The Yankees rolled to a victory over the Kansas City Royals behind CC Sabathia and Aaron Judge. NEW YORK — Aaron Judge and the Yankees look playoff ready. Days after clinching a spot in 2017 postseason, the Yankees returned home for the final home stand of the season before entering the playoffs next week. With little to play for (New York is almost certain to stay where they are now: atop the wild card standings and in line for a home playoff game on October 3), this week can be about resting players (Starlin Castro sat on Monday) resetting the pitching rotation (manager Joe Girardi promised to reveal when Luis… Read More

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