LeBron James not consulted on Kyrie Irving trade, report says

LeBron James has been rumored to be the de facto general manager of the Cavaliers since he returned to the organization in 2013, however, since GM David Griffin was fired this past summer, James’ say in personnel decisions has gone completely by the wayside.
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According to The Athletic, James had no say in the Kyrie Irving trade. It was previously reported James did not want the team to trade Womens Virgil Green Jersey Irving at all, but Tuesday’s new report claims he had no say in where Irving went or who the Cavaliers received in return.

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A preseason trade from the Jets to Seattle, if nothing else, gave Richardson tape in both the 4-3 and 3-4 defenses. The Seahawks, who gave up a second-round pick and receiver Jermaine Kearse to get Richardson, might want him as a younger replacement for Michael Bennett. Richardson made a few splashy plays in Seattle, but he probably wasn’t dominant enough to spark a frenzied bidding war.

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem during the 2016 season. He and other players have said they have knelt to raise awareness about racial injustice and police brutality.
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In his statement to the Sun-Sentinel, Ross said he understands players care about military and law enforcement personnel.

I’ve seen the same players who are fighting for social justice engaging positively with law enforcement and the military, Ross said. I care passionately that the message of social justice resonates far and wide, and I will continue to support and fund efforts for those who fight for equality for all.

The NFL has proposed partnering with players to effect social justice change with a plan that would contribute nearly $100 million to causes considered important to African-American communities. The hope is that the league’s commitment would create an environment in which players would no longer want to protest. The plan, however, has met resistance from some players, including Michael Thomas and Stills.