Players join quarterback Colin Kaepernick in racial injustice protest
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem to shed light on racial injustice. His actions have spread across the NFL as other players are showing signs of support.
Kansas City Royals starter Jason Hammel survived a shot off the calf on a ball hit by the Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain, but the Royals still lost 6-2. Royals reliever Eric Stout also made his major-league debut.
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain made his first return to Kauffman Stadium since his playing days with the Kansas City Royals. He received a standing ovation in the first inning, then a rousing cheer after a home run.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy's update on his foot after waking up Wednesday morning was that it felt a little stiff. Kennedy took a baseball off his foot during Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, part of the independent Commission on College Basketball, said players should be allowed to test the professional market after a college season and still be able to return if they aren't drafted by the NBA.
Condoleezza Rice, who leads the independent Commission on College Basketball, said her group offers no official recommendation on whether college athletes should make money off their name and likeness. Rice said it should be the courts who decide.