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How the Blackfeet Nation Boxing Club is fighting to save the lives of Native American women

[ad_1] Donna Kipp is a fighter for the Blackfeet Nation Boxing Club. Her father, Frank, owns the club. Kipp was a bronze medalist at the 2015 Junior Olympic Nationals. Watch "Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible" on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.In 2003, one year after I was born, my dad, Frank Kipp, founded and opened the Blackfeet Nation Boxing Club on the Blackfeet Reservation in Browning, Montana. I grew
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NBA, union plan to paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ on courts in Orlando

[ad_1] The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are planning to paint "Black Lives Matter" on the court inside both sidelines in all three arenas the league will use at the Walt Disney World Resort when it resumes the 2019-20 season late next month in Orlando, Florida, league sources told ESPN.The WNBA is also discussing painting "Black Lives Matter" on the court when it begins its abbreviated 2020 season at
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Black Lives Matter a human rights statement, not a political one

[ad_1] In a passionate message in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said "it's time" for America to address and solve systemic racism.Through a message released via Twitter on Friday afternoon, Krzyzewski said America had chosen the "easier wrong" for 400 years and denied the impact of racism."We see that," Krzyzewski said in the video. "And what do we do when we see it? We
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Police drop investigation into ‘White Lives Matter Burnley’ banner flown over Premier League game

[ad_1] 4:53 PM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Police have dropped their investigation into the "White Lives Matter Burnley" banner that was flown over the Etihad Stadium on Monday night after finding "no criminal offences."Lancashire police announced their intention to look into the incident, which overshadowed Manchester City's 5-0 win over Burnley, but will not press charges at this time.What did you miss? The latest from Europe's top leaguesChief Supt Russ Procter said:
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Burnley condemn ‘White Lives Matter Burnley’ banner at game vs. Manchester City

[ad_1] Premier League club Burnley has condemned a plane towing a banner declaring "White Lives Matter Burnley" that flew over Manchester City's Etihad Stadium before Monday's match between the two clubs."Burnley Football Club strongly condemns the actions of those responsible for the aircraft and offensive banner that flew over The Etihad Stadium on Monday evening," a statement released on the club's website at half-time said.What did you miss? The latest
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Aston Villa, Sheffield Utd players take a knee to support Black Lives Matter in EPL return

[ad_1] Aston Villa, Sheffield United players take a knee. SHAUN BOTTERILL/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesAston Villa and Sheffield United restarted the Premier League on Wednesday after a 100-day hiatus caused by the coronavirus crisis with a strong statement of support for the worldwide protests against racism by kneeling once the whistle for kick-off had been blown.All the players' names on the back of their shirts were replaced with the words "Black Lives
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Riot Games’ LCS broadcast observes moment of silence for Black Lives Matter

[ad_1] During both League of the Legends Championship Series broadcasts on Friday and Saturday, an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence was observed in remembrance of the death of George Floyd and as a show of support for Black Lives Matter.The LCS logo was seen in watermark on a black background with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter displayed underneath.On Friday, following the moment of the silence, LCS host Gabriella "LeTigress" Devia-Allen announced that
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NBA players can use money from season to support Black Lives Matter

[ad_1] The debate about whether the NBA season resuming would benefit or distract from the Black Lives Matter movement continued Saturday with players weighing in on social media.Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers made the case on Instagram that NBA players earning their salaries would allow them to financially aid the cause while continuing to devote time and energy to the movement.LA Clippers guard Lou Williams expressed concern on Twitter that
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Premier League approves Black Lives Matter on club shirts, taking a knee in games

[ad_1] The Premier League has sanctioned displaying the words "Black Lives Matter" on the back of shirts in place of individual players' names and also voiced its support to players who want to take a knee following the resumption of fixtures next week.England's top flight is due to restart on June 17, with Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United and Manchester City vs. Arsenal scheduled to be the first Premier League
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Premier League players want backing over ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirt tribute

[ad_1] Premier League players will wear "Black Lives Matter" on their shirts in place of individual names during the opening round of fixtures next week, sources have told ESPN, if senior club officials give the green light to the idea during Thursday's video conference meeting of the top-flight clubs.The initiative is being driven by the group of Premier League captains, who have been in regular contact by phone and WhatsApp