BERLIN -- Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga home game on Saturday.
Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the soccer field, while Pal Dardai's coaching staff, General Manager Michael Preetz, club officials and substitutes took a knee off it before playing Schalke. read more
Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg: The roots of the Graham-Cassidy bill are deep and poisonous. As Congress factors in Senator John McCain's refusal to back, for now, the latest scrupulously unvetted legislation to scramble the American health-care system, the gamey smell of states' rights still lingers in the air. "Instead of a Washington-knows-best approach like Obamacare, our legislation empowers those closest to the health-care needs of their communities to provide solutions," said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, co-sponsor of the latest scratch at the Republican itch to destroy Obamacare anyway, anyhow. "Our bill takes money and power out of Washington and gives it back to patients and states." read more
Floyd Mayweather withstood an impressive early flurry from Conor McGregor to convincingly win Saturday night's "Money Fight" at T-Mobile Arena with a 10th round technical knockout. Mayweather, the former top ranked pound-for-pounder in boxing, experienced a few difficulties in the opening rounds against McGregor, who was moving over from his position as the biggest star in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and making his debut inside the ring. However, in Round 10, with McGregor having visibly started to tire minutes earlier, Mayweather deliver a telling combination that ended the fight, with referee Robert Byrd stepping in to prevent any further punishment.