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Source: NBA, union agree to jersey messages

NBA players were made aware of a list of social messages — agreed upon by both the NBPA and the NBA — that can be displayed above the number on the back of jerseys when the league resumes play July 30, a source told The Undefeated.

Father of UFC’s Nurmagomedov dies in Moscow

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died. He was diagnosed with the coronavirus in May and had also undergone heart surgery.

Review: Gundy’s player rapport lacking, not racist

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy needs to “invest more time in building stronger relationships with his student-athletes,” according to an internal review of the program, which “uncovered no signs or indication of racism,” AD Mike Holder said Thursday.

Source: NFL plans to play Black anthem Week 1

The NFL is considering a variety of measures during the upcoming season to recognize victims of recent police brutality, a source familiar with the league’s discussions told The Undefeated on Thursday.

Sources: NBA closing in on non-playoff ‘bubble’

Details of a second bubble for the eight NBA teams not invited to Florida are being discussed, and teams continue to push for an alternative plan that would enable them to hold mini-camps within their local markets, sources told ESPN.