Lewis Hamilton slams former F1 CEO for ‘ignorant and uneducated comments’

By Michelle R. Martinelli | June 27, 2020 1:54 pm In the last several weeks, six-time Formula 1 World champion Lewis Hamilton has used his platform to call out the F1 industry for being silent in the wake of global protests against racial injustice following the George Floyd’s killing. He’s joined the protests, and he’s…

Miss. debates Confederate symbol on state flag

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Mississippi lawmakers could vote in the next few days to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.. (June 27)AP

‘Athletes will no longer be silenced’: Olympic, Paralympic athletes call for policy change

Aria Gerson, USA TODAY Published 1:47 p.m. ET June 27, 2020 CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s Athletes’ Advisory Council wrote a letter Saturday calling on the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee to abolish a rule in its charter banning protests at the Olympic Games.In January, before the…

Tyson Foods says 371 additional workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Missouri chicken plant

Harrison Keegan, Springfield News-Leader Published 12:33 p.m. ET June 27, 2020 | Updated 12:36 p.m. ET June 27, 2020CLOSE President Donald Trump has declared that meatpacking plants are “critical infrastructure” in order to keep them open during coronavirus. WochitTyson Foods announced Friday that 371 employees at its chicken plant in Noel, Missouri had tested positive for COVID-19.Friday’s announcement…

2020 Daytime Emmy Awards: The winners

CLOSEDrama series “The Young and the Restless,” CBSDigital drama series”The Bay The Series,” Amazon Prime VideoCulinary series”Giada Entertains,” Food NetworkGame show”Jeopardy!,” syndicatedLegal/courtroom program”The People’s Court,” syndicatedMorning show”The Today Show,” NBCInformative talk show”The View,” ABCEntertainment talk show”The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” syndicatedPandemic adjustments: Daytime Emmy winners acknowledge COVID-19 epidemic, racial justice efforts in remote ceremonyEntertainment news show”Entertainment…

Trump met with protest as he arrives at golf club

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020President Donald Trump was visiting Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Virginia on Saturday, after he cancelled a trip to a golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey this weekend. (June 27)AP

Why Kansas State’s student athletes are taking a stand against racism

By Mike D. Sykes, II | June 27, 2020 12:08 pm Student athletes at Kansas State are taking a stand against racism. They’ve had enough. Players from across sports at the university have vowed not to play once their respective seasons roll around unless the school takes swift and strong action against students who display…

Ole Miss basketball player transferring: ‘Proud not to represent that flag anymore,’ be associated with Confederacy

Chris Boyle, Daytona Beach News-Journal Published 12:04 p.m. ET June 27, 2020 | Updated 12:04 p.m. ET June 27, 2020CLOSE Watch as sports figures like Michael Jordan and Patrick Mahomes share thoughts on racism in America. USA TODAYMississippi junior basketball player Blake Hinson, who entered the NCAA’s transfer portal last week, plans to transfer to Iowa State.The…