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WNBA rescinds fines for players who wore black warmup jerseys

WNBA rescinds fines for players who wore black warmup jerseys

The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. 

WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Each team was fined $5,000 and players were each given a $500 penalty because WNBA rules stated...

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