Olympic athletes promised legal support if they protest

Athletes who make political or social justice protests at the Tokyo Olympics were promised legal support Thursday by a global union and an activist group in Germany. The pledges came one day after the International Olympic Committee confirmed its long-standing ban on “demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda” on the field of play, medal […]

Rockets’ Sterling Brown assaulted in Miami, team says

Houston Rockets guard Sterling Brown suffered facial lacerations after he was assaulted Sunday night in Miami, the team announced.  The Rockets made the announcement prior to Monday’s game against the Miami Heat. “Last night, Sterling Brown was the victim of an assault,” the team said in a statement. “He had no prior knowledge of or interaction […]