It’s been a whirlwind 48 hours for Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ryan Merritt. After Merritt shut down the Toronto Blue Jays, deliriously grateful Indians fans found the wedding registry that belongs to Merritt and his fianceé Sarah Brushaber.
A woman performing the national anthem prior to an NBA preseason game in Miami did so while kneeling at midcourt. Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a "Black Lives Matter" shirt, then dropped to her left knee and performed the song. "We're being unjustly killed and overly criminalized," Lawrence wrote early Saturday in a Facebook post.
The Golden State Warriors were likely going to be favorites to win the 2016-17 NBA title championship before adding Kevin Durant this summer, but that acquisition has added a whole other level of expectations and scrutiny. The Warriors are known for their camaraderie, but this is a challenge they’ve