LeBron James and his Lakers opened up the shortened NBA season showing their support for Black Lives Matter, in their first game back since the COVID-19 shutdown. The King and others kneeled during the National Anthem.
Play ball! The defending World Series champs, the Washington Nationals, gave Dr. Anthony Fauci the honor of throwing the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day. Despite his errant pitch, fans said it was better than Trump’s COVID-19 response.
After President Donald Trump attacked Bubba Wallace and falsely said the noose in his garage was a ‘hoax,’ the NASCAR driver responded with ‘elevating’ message of hope, one that got LeBron James’ approval.
After Bubba Wallace — the only Black driver in NASCAR’s top circuit — led the charge to ban the Confederate flag from events, a noose was hung in his stall ahead of a race. But, he says he will ‘back down’ or give up.
Maya Moore stepped away from the WNBA in 2019 to fight for criminal justice reform. She continues to be a champion in her community and the league. Tonight at the ESPYS, she’s a finalist for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award.
It’s a big night for Kevin Love at the EPSYS on June 21! The NBA star will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, and he’s a finalist for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. Learn more about him, here!