Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel throughout the nationwide anthem this upcoming season to assist protests of social injustice, police brutality and racism.
In answering a submit from a fan on his Instagram account Saturday that pleaded with him to not kneel, Mayfield responded: “Pull your head out. I completely am.”
Mayfield has been outspoken in regards to the want for extra understanding and justice within the nation following the killing of George Floyd, a black man, whereas in police custody in Minneapolis.
On Friday, Houston Texans Coach Invoice O’Brien stated he would kneel along with his gamers in the event that they selected to take action throughout the anthem.
Earlier this week, whereas not going so far as O’Brien, new Browns Coach Kevin Stefanski made it clear he would again his gamers in any peaceable demonstrations.
GERMANY: Leon Goretzka scored within the 86th minute and Bayern Munich took one other step nearer to a record-extending eighth straight Bundesliga title by beating Borussia Monchengladbach, 2-1.
The win stored Bayern seven factors forward of Borussia Dortmund with three rounds to play. The Bavarian powerhouse can seal the title Tuesday with a win over Werder Bremen.
ITALY: Dries Mertens set a membership report by scoring the decisive objective as Napoli superior to the Italian Cup last by taking part in to a 1-1 draw in opposition to Inter Milan.
Mertens equalized earlier than halftime by ending off a splendid counterattack, and eclipsed Marek Hamsik as Napoli’s main scorer along with his 122nd objective in all competitions.
Napoli superior 2-1 on mixture, having received the primary leg 1-Zero in February.
ENGLAND: A Norwich participant who was introduced Saturday as testing optimistic for the coronavirus performed in a follow recreation at Tottenham on Friday as groups put together for the resumption of the Premier League this week.
The unidentified participant was considered one of two new COVID-19 instances detected after 1,200 folks have been examined on the 20 golf equipment on Thursday and Friday. Gamers and membership workers are being examined twice every week.
The Norwich participant is not going to be out there for his staff’s restart recreation in opposition to Southampton on Friday. He has to self-isolate for seven days after which return a adverse take a look at earlier than resuming coaching.
XFINITY: A late warning flag gave Harrison Burton new life, and he took benefit.
Burton used the within line to seize the lead on the ultimate lap as he received the Xfinity Collection race at Homestead-Miami Speedway – denying, amongst others, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Noah Gragson, who gave the impression to be in full command with seven laps remaining.
Burton, Gragson and Austin Cindric have been three-wide going into the final lap, and it was Burton – the 19-year-old son of former Cup star Jeff Burton, who wound up in entrance in a wild end.
Cindric was second and Gragson third, two spots forward of Earnhardt, who made his third Xfinity Collection look since retiring as a full-time Cup Collection driver in 2017.
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