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Complete coverage: Athletes protest shooting of Jacob Blake

On Wednesday night, Clippers players didn’t want to resume the NBA playoffs because of racial strife in the country. By Thursday morning, they were ready to play.

The NBA, not Major League Baseball, took the lead on walkouts and utilizing its venues as polling places, making MLB appear tone deaf on Jackie Robinson Day.

As he spoke Friday afternoon, Danny Green was careful to illustrate the many nuances of the previous 48 hours.

LAFC coach Bob Bradley discussed the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and how all people must be at the forefront for change.

Even after players voted to stop the NBA postseason Wednesday night, Clippers coach Doc Rivers didn’t believe the season was over.

The Forum, purchased in May by Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, will host in-person voting and accept mail-in ballots between Oct. 24 and Nov. 3.

Under a social justice plan approved by the NBA and its players ahead of the playoffs resuming, arenas owned by teams will serve as voting centers.

After a two-day stoppage as players and the league reacted to the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the WNBA will resume games Friday.

The NBA hasn’t said when the playoffs will restart after players initially refused to play in protest of police brutality and the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Naomi Osaka’s courage following the Jacob Blake shooting, likely lost on most while wildcat player strikes spread across team sports, shouldn’t be overlooked.

The WNBA will extend its stoppage through Thursday’s games in light of the Jacob Blake shooting: ‘We just need a pause.’

Rams team leaders, including Robert Woods and Jared Goff, are working with teammates to come up with a plan to address racial inequality.

COVID-19 is a viral blip on the radar when it comes to systemic racism in America, which ignores warning signs, like Jacob Blake’s death, and denies it exists.

In the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting, LeBron James and other Lakers spoke about the impact of police brutality while Celtics and Raptors players talk about a possible stoppage of play.

The NHL postponed playoff games scheduled for Thursday and Friday after a group of Black players requested a halt in the wake of Jacob Blake shooting.

The Dodgers and San Francisco Giants decided not to play their game on Wednesday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake.

The Chargers did not hold their first scrimmage at SoFi Stadium as originally scheduled Thursday in response to the Jacob Blake shooting.

While MLS decided to go on while other leagues protested, players unified forcing five of six Wednesday matches to be postponed.

The Lakers decided Wednesday afternoon to join the Bucks and other NBA teams in not playing their scheduled playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

The NBA’s referees marched Thursday morning in a show of support for NBA players who decided not to participate in playoff games Wednesday.

The WNBA postponed its slate of games Wednesday after players refused to participate in response to the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wis.

Here’s how the police shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man in Wisconsin, stopped the NBA playoff games in Florida.

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