Christine Brennan discusses the call to action from the NBA, WNBA, and other leagues

Bob Sirott

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA – AUGUST 27: The Black Lives Matter logo is seen on an empty court as all NBA playoff games were postponed today during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 27, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. NBA players have reportedly decided to resume the season after their walkout of playoff games on Wednesday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Christine Brennan, award-winning national sports columnist for USA Today, joins Bob Sirott to discuss boycotting games for Jacob Blake. Brennan says athletes are “giving a voice to the voiceless.” She says teams deciding to make this statement are majority black leagues from similar communities or have friends that have gone thru similar experiences. This stance comes 4 years after Colin Kaepernick sat during the National Anthem. Read Christine latest article on


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