Nascar

NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway postponed by rain

[ad_1] TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Thunderstorms washed out the NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, an event further dampered Sunday night when news broke that a noose was found in Black driver Bubba Wallace’s garage stall. Hours after Confederate flags were displayed outside the track — some flying from pickup trucks — in protest of NASCAR’s Wallace-led ban of the flags, the sanctioning body said it was made made
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Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins issues call to action to sports world, media

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, urged athletes, coaches and media "to do our part to make this country better" during Sunday night's ESPYS broadcast, calling the events of the past month "a tipping point.""There's no going back, there's no inching forward," Jenkins said during the awards show, held virtually due to the coronavirus
Nascar

Noose found in stall of Bubba Wallace at Alabama NASCAR race

[ad_1] TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A noose was found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race in Alabama on Sunday, less than two weeks after he successfully pushed the auto racing series to ban the Confederate flag at its tracks and facilities. NASCAR announced the discovery late Sunday and said it had launched an immediate investigation. It said it will do everything possible to
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NASCAR says noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega

[ad_1] NASCAR said it is investigating after a noose was found in the garage of black driver Bubba Wallace on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama."Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose was found in the garage stall of the 43 team. We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act," NASCAR said in a statement. "We have
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Webb Simpson birdies 5 of 6 after return from delay to win at Hilton Head

[ad_1] HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Webb Simpson celebrated another victory on Father's Day, this time with a tartan jacket instead of a U.S. Open trophy.In a wild sprint to the finish after a three-hour storm delay, Simpson ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine at Harbour Town and closed with a 7-under 64 for a one-shot victory over Abraham Ancer.Simpson won the U.S. Open
Golf

Simpson celebrates a Father’s Day win at Harbour Town

[ad_1] HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Webb Simpson celebrated another victory on Father’s Day, this time with a tartan jacket instead of a U.S. Open trophy. In a wild sprint to the finish after a three-hour storm delay, Simpson ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine at Harbour Town and closed with a 7-under 64 for a one-shot victory over Abraham Ancer. Simpson won
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Christian Pulisic goal for Chelsea ‘inspiration’ in fightback win

[ad_1] Chelsea manager Frank Lampard praised Christian Pulisic as the American forward scored an equaliser five minutes after coming off the bench to help his team earn a 2-1 comeback win at Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday.Pulisic levelled on the hour after Kortney Hause had given Villa a 43rd minute lead and Frenchman Olivier Giroud netted the winner two minutes later, tightening Chelsea's grip on fourth place.-
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Liverpool’s wait for first title in 30 years goes on a little longer after draw at Everton

[ad_1] LIVERPOOL, England -- For Liverpool, the wait goes on, but when you have waited 30 years to become champions of England, what's another few days in the grand scheme of things?The perfect script would have seen Jurgen Klopp's team -- the runaway leaders at the top of the Premier League -- defeat Everton in the 236th Merseyside derby on Sunday before clinching the title at Anfield, albeit in front
Football

Brett Favre thinks Colin Kaepernick will be lauded as hero like Pat Tillman

[ad_1] Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre thinks Colin Kaepernick will reach a "hero status" in football similar to that of Pat Tillman.Favre was asked in a video from TMZ Sports published Sunday if he thought Kaepernick had reached the stature of a figure like Jackie Robinson or Muhammad Ali and if he belonged in the Hall of Fame based off his work on and off the field.1 Related"I can