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LeBron James Takes Shot at Trump in Washington

LeBron James Takes Shot at Trump in Washington

“Equality is all about understanding our rights, understanding what we stand for and how powerful we are as men, and as women, lack or white or Hispanic,” James said after the Cleveland Cavaliers scored a victory against the Washington Wizards.

Abdul-Jabbar Urges Athletes to Continue Political Protests

Abdul-Jabbar Urges Athletes to Continue Political Protests

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says professional athletes should continue their protests against police brutality in the United States and has rejected the notion that speaking out is in any way unpatriotic.

UCLA Player Arrested in China Leaves School, Preparing for NBA Draft

UCLA Player Arrested in China Leaves School, Preparing for NBA Draft

LiAngelo Ball, 19, has remained suspended and has not played for UCLA, prompting LaVar Ball to announce his son would leave the university and seek to enter the NBA draft next June.

Trump: Father of UCLA Player in Shoplifting Case Is ‘Ungrateful Fool’

Trump: Father of UCLA Player in Shoplifting Case Is ‘Ungrateful Fool’

In another tweet, Trump took sole credit for getting LiAngelo Ball out of a long-term prison sentence.

Mostly White NCAA Champions Visit White House

Mostly White NCAA Champions Visit White House

The men and women’s basketball champions declined the invitation, each citing “scheduling conflicts.”

Related Story: Trump Says he Should Have Left UCLA Players in Jail in China

Trump Says he Should Have Left UCLA Players in Jail in China

“How can someone in such a big office be so small?” U.S. Representative Adam Schiff wrote in response on Twitter.

Durant Won’t Go to White House to Visit Trump

Durant Won’t Go to White House to Visit Trump

“I don’t agree with what he agrees with, so my voice is going to be heard by not doing that,” Kevin Durant told ESPN.

Athletes Detail Racism, Abuse, Segregation by University of Illinois Coaches

Former members of the women’s basketball team came forward with stories of severe misconduct by coaches and have filed a lawsuit.

L.A. Clippers Pay the Price for Sterling’s Racist Comments as Multiple Sponsors Drop the Team

At least 12 major sponsors cut ties with the L.A. Clippers following owner’s racism scandal. How much will it cost the team?

UPDATE: Donald Sterling Banned for Life From NBA

L.A. Clippers owner is barred from the organization and from the NBA, and is also fined the maximum amount.

L.A. Clippers Owner: ‘Don’t Bring Black People to My Games’

Donald Sterling was allegedly caught on tape demanding that his girlfriend disassociate herself from Blacks. Listen to the shocking recording here.

UMass Basketball Star Announces He’s Gay

“I've been waiting and watching for the last few months, wondering when a Division I player would come out, and finally I just said, 'Why not me?'"

Former NBA Player John Amaechi Speaks at DiversityInc 2011 Special Awards

NBA Star John Amaechi on Diversity & Inclusion: Hate Speech Goes Beyond N- and F-Words

Former NBA star John Amaechi says the antidote to stereotypes and slurs rests in mindfully chosen words.