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Famous political protests in sports

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Clippers Warriors Sterling Players Basketball

The L.A. Clippers wore their warmup jerseys inside-out to protest alleged racist remarks by owner Donald Sterling. Here are some photos of other prominent political protests in sports - either by, or against, the athletes.

Slum soccer match highlights inequalities in Brazil

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Team spirit

A soccer match in Brazil's slums was held to call attention to social inequality and and human rights violations, including home evictions, that residents say are occurring as the city prepares for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

Wrigley Field celebrates 100 years of baseball

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Home of the Chicago Cubs was originally called Weeghman Park; it is one of only two remaining baseball parks with a manually operated, mechanical scoreboard.

Olympic underdogs: from Eddie ‘The Eagle’ to Kerri Strug

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
Eddie the Eagle 1988 composite