Top Headlines

U.S. Soccer to consider repealing ban on players kneeling

[ad_1] The U.S. Soccer Federation's board of directors is considering the possible repeal of its policy requiring national team players to stand during the national anthem, according to multiple sources.At the urging of USSF president Cindy Parlow Cone, the board will meet via conference call Tuesday to discuss the policy, sources said. The board will likely take a formal vote on Friday.If the board votes to repeal the policy, it
Nascar

Harvick cherishes Atlanta win, looks to help off the track

[ad_1] HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — After another dominant performance at one of his favorite tracks, Kevin Harvick relished the past and looked ahead to the future. He wasn’t entirely focused on what he can do behind the wheel. Harvick cruised to victory Sunday over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, leading the final 55 laps on a day that began with
Top Headlines

Kevin Harvick dominates in Atlanta for 51st career Cup victory

[ad_1] HAMPTON, Ga. -- After another dominant performance at one of his favorite tracks, Kevin Harvick relished the past and looked ahead to the future.He wasn't entirely focused on what he can do behind the wheel.Harvick cruised to victory Sunday over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, leading the final 55 laps on a day that began with the series acknowledging
Football

Falcons’ Dan Quinn, Thomas Dimitroff lead contingent in Atlanta walk

[ad_1] Coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff joined other fellow members of the Atlanta Falcons organization to walk in a peaceful protest Sunday in an ongoing effort to end racial injustice.The group Buckhead4blacklives organized the Atlanta-area event, which featured a three-minute kneel by the entire crowd and a moment silence to honor Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, three African-Americans recently killed during unjust acts of violence.
Nascar

Harvick cruises with another dominant performance in Atlanta

[ad_1] HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating run at Atlanta Motor Speedway, cruising to victory over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Cup race Sunday. Competing again in front of empty grandstands, Harvick won for the second time since NASCAR returned from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, adding to his emotional victory at Darlington in the first race back. Harvick came
Top Headlines

WWE NXT TakeOver In Your House

[ad_1] In terms of landscape shaping nights, it doesn't get much bigger than what's to come at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, with four of the six matches on the card capable of being no-brainer main events.Adam Cole defends his NXT championship against Velveteen Dream in a Backlot Brawl, representing Dream's last shot at Cole's title. Charlotte Flair defends her NXT championship against both Rhea Ripley and Io Shirai. Former
Nascar

Kevin Harvick wins the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

[ad_1] After waiting a full week for another Cup Series race, we’re ready for this one! It’s time to get back on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Who's your pick to WIN today? pic.twitter.com/xpCklrasXN Article continues below ... — FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 7, 2020 Before the race, the drivers acknowledged the events in recent weeks that have highlighted the racism and injustice still
Football

Longtime Falcons DE John Zook dies at age 72

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- John Zook, who teamed with Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey to give the Atlanta Falcons a dynamic combination at defensive end, has died. He was 72.His brother, Dean Zook, confirmed the death to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The former player died Saturday in his native Kansas after a long battle with cancer.Initially a fourth-round pick by the Los Angeles Rams out of Kansas, Zook wound up in Atlanta
Top Headlines

Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle disputes claims that he exhibited biased behavior

[ad_1] Longtime Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle, in a statement Sunday, denied ever having "crossed the line of unethical behavior or bias based upon race," claiming, "There have been statements made about my behavior that are not true."Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz announced Saturday that Doyle had been placed on administrative leave, pending an independent review, after several former football players spoke out about negative experiences they, and other