Steve Kerr explains why the Warriors won’t visit the White House | SI.com

“Don’t divide us. Bring us together.” Steve Kerr explains how President Trump’s divisive words led to the Warriors’ decision to cancel their White Hou

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A’s Bruce Maxwell first MLB player to kneel for anthem – SFGate

A’s rookie catcher Bruce Maxwell, who earlier in the day profanely bashed President Trump on Instagram, became the first major-league player to kneel during the national anthem on Saturday before Oakland’s 1-0 win at the Coliseum. “My decision had been coming for a long time,” Maxwell said, citing his own experiences with racism while growing up in Huntsville, Ala., which is where Trump on Friday made disparaging comments about NFL players who choose to kneel for the anthem. “The only way we can come together is by informing. … To single out NFL players for doing this isn’t something we should be doing – I felt it should be a little more broad.” Maxwell plans to continue kneeling for the anthem.

Source: A’s Bruce Maxwell first MLB player to kneel for anthem – SFGate

Guysborough Journal – Keeping an Eye on the Coast

Baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, curling, Taekwondo; these are the sports that Vanessa Dort, a Grade 8 student at Chedabucto Education Centre from Guysborough, takes part in throughout the year. This summer, baseball became her main focus when she was chosen to play on Baseball Nova Scotia 14 U Girls team. The Atlantic Championship, held in Bedford, Nova Scotia, wrapped up the season on the second weekend in September. Dort talked to The Journal about the experience.

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Guido: Big plans for facility upgrades at Leechburg | TribLIVE

Source: Guido: Big plans for facility upgrades at Leechburg | TribLIVE

Letters: Why not protect baseball in Ford plan? – Twin Cities

BASEBALL IN HIGHLAND Your article about Chris Tolbert and the Ford controversy (“The drive behind Ford site plan,” Sept. 17) failed to mention that, while he played at Highland baseball…

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Weymouth goes to bat at Weston Park – News – Weymouth News – Weymouth, MA

Lindsay Fleming, 11 said she is going to like being able to play softball at Weston Park during the evening because it will have nighttime lighting for sporting events under a $1.5 million renovation.

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Yankees reduced to tears after little girl struck by foul ball | New York Post

A young fan is “doing OK” after she was hit in the face by a foul ball during the fifth inning of an 11-3 Yankees win over the Twins on Wednesday in the Bronx.Joe Girardi gave the

Source: Yankees reduced to tears after little girl struck by foul ball | New York Post

Onkaparinga Cubs to field women’s team in the SA Women’s Baseball League for the first time | Messenger

THE south will field its own women’s baseball team in the state league for the first time this upcoming summer season.

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Vassar and beyond: Women and baseball in the 1800s – Beyond the Box Score

In the early days of baseball, women’s participation in the game was both a way to encourage fitness and a fraught political act.

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