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Professional Athletes Push Back Against Trump's Anti-Protest Comments

The president thinks athletes who protest police violence are “disrespectful.” Teams across the country responded to his rhetoric over the weekend, but some wonder if they went far enough.

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WNBA Rescinds Penalties Against Players Who Protested Police Shootings

“While we expect players to comply with league rules and uniform guidelines, we also understand their desire to use their platform to address important societal issues.”

Five New York Liberty players wearing black shirts reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5" in white text

WNBA Fines Teams, Players for Protesting Violence By and Against Cops

WNBA leadership commended the players’ activism, but fined them for breaking league dress protocol.

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Minneapolis Police Union 'Commends' Officers Who Abandoned Posts Over Basketball Team's Anti-Violence Stance

Before Saturday’s game, players from the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx wore warm-up outfits honoring Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the five fallen Dallas police officers.

Five New York Liberty players wearing black shirts reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5" in white text

Players from WNBA's New York Liberty Stand in Solidarity With Police Violence Victims and the 5 Officers Killed in the Dallas Ambush

“Five cops gave their lives up trying to protect a peaceful movement. And in this country, I do believe that you can assemble peacefully and protest against injustice.”

WNBA Stars Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson Appear on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

You can catch the episode this Friday, January 30 at 10 p.m. ET.

10 Incredible Plays from the WNBA's Shoni Shimmel

Taking rezball to a whole new level

Brittney Griner Talks About Living in China

The WNBA star spent the off-season playing professionally for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls.

WNBA's Brittney Griner Releases New Book, Mobile App Campign to Tackle Bullying

“In My Skin” hit bookstores on Tuesday.

Watch WNBA Star Brittney Griner Show Off Her 'Lesbian Tattoo'

The openly gay baller took a minute to do a segment for AOL’s ‘My Ink.’

WNBA Star Brittney Griner Does Not Need Your Make-Up

In a recent Elle profile, Griner refuses to be anyone but herself.

Brittney Griner Put Haters on Blast This Father's Day

And so naturally, she put her haters on blast. It was fantastic.

Brittney Griner's Nike Contract Just the Latest of Her Barrier-Breaking Moves

What’s the WNBA rookie’s fashion sense got to do with cultural change? Everything, it turns out.

Here's a Cheesy Slow-Motion Video of Brittney Griner's Debut Dunks

Because she’s really good.

WNBA's Brittney Griner Is Really Happy for Jason Collins, Wants to Inspire Others

And she’s a fantastic person, too.

Top WNBA Pick Brittney Griner on Being Gay: 'Don't Hide Who You Really Are'

Top WNBA draft pick and Baylor University senior Brittney Griner nonchalantly became one of the highest profile LGBT athletes in the country recently when she confirmed in an interview that she is gay.

Meet Skylar Diggins, the WNBA Draft Pick With Social Media Sex Appeal

Skylar Diggins, the Notre Dame point guard just added to the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, is one of the most talented ballers in the country. In the age of Twitter, will a focus on her appearance become a dangerous distraction?

WNBA Draws Hiring Praise--and the President

The league consistently gets top ratings for hiring people of color and women in leadership jobs.