Whew. It’s been quite the week in sports.
In NFL preseason action, we saw white players support their black teammates – and more importantly, friends – during the National Anthem, which Seahawks DE Michael Bennett said was necessary for any real change to occur.
"Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are"
-Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe
— Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017
The NBA had one star player fire his agent while a supermax contract said agent negotiated was on the table.
And there’s the Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Žižić, and the Nets’ 2018 first-round draft pick trade, which sent hoops fans into a Twitter frenzy Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 23, 2017
If you’re a boxing or MMA fan, we don’t need to remind you that the biggest superfight between two titans of each sport the world has ever seen is finally going down on Saturday.
In other superstar UFC news, Jon Jones failed a drug test. Again.
— MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) August 23, 2017
So, yeah, you need a break, right?
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