Colin Kaepernick receives W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard

Former 49ers quarterback turned activist Colin Kaepernick received the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard on Thursday.The medal is the university's "highest honor in the field of African and African American studies" and is given "to individuals in the United States...

Jabari Parker on potentially coming off Bulls’ bench: ‘It would be a huge adjustment...

Jabari Parker doesn’t seem comfortable coming off the Bulls’ bench.The 23-year-old forward did not start in Chicago’s 104-89 preseason win over the Pacers on Wednesday. He could be asked to play on the Bulls’ second unit when they...

Odell Beckham Jr. fined by Giants for last week's comments, report says

Odell Beckham Jr. was fined by the Giants for his comments during an interview with ESPN last week, according to a report from FOX Sports. The amount of the fine was not disclosed. Just reported on Thursday Night Football on...

Three takeaways from the Eagles' win over the Giants

The Eagles came away with an easy victory in a battle to stay out of the bottom of the NFC East.Philadelphia, playing without its star running back and a depleted secondary, put together a 34-13 win over the Giants on Thursday.Eagles quarterback...

Draymond Green injury update: Warriors F expected to play against Lakers in final preseason...

Draymond Green is expected to be back on the court Friday.The 28-year-old forward has missed the Warriors' last three preseason games because of a sore left knee. But, Golden State coach Steve Kerr said Green will return for...

Julian Edelman thinks Josh Gordon ‘can be a really big piece’ for the Patriots

Julian Edelman believes Josh Gordon will be a major contributor for the Patriots.New England acquired Gordon from the Browns in exchange for a late-round draft choice in September and he caught his first touchdown pass with the team...

Colin Kaepernick recipient of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard

Former 49ers quarterback turned activist Colin Kaepernick received the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard on Thursday.The medal is the university's "highest honor in the field of African and African American studies" and is given "to individuals in the United States...

Predators forward Austin Watson's suspension reduced to 18 games

Predators forward Austin Watson's 27-game suspension has been reduced to 18 games by independent arbitrator Shyam Das, the NHL announced Thursday.The NHL and NHLPA have announced Nashville forward Austin Watson’s 27-game suspension has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam...

NBA free agency news: Bucks waive Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad is no longer with the Bucks.Milwaukee announced Friday it was waiving the 25-year-old wing player. Muhammad averaged eight points and 3.5 rebounds in two preseason games before he was cut.Muhammad began last season with the Timberwolves, but he...

Broadcasting Harlans to make history calling 49ers-Packers game

NFL play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan will be teamed with daughter Olivia Harlan Dekker as part of a history-making three-person on-air crew for Westwood One's radio broadcast of Monday night's game between the Packers and 49ers, the network announced Thursday.Dekker will...