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National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice

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National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice

National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice

The National Women’s Soccer League began it’s short 2020 season in Herriman, Utah.

During the national anthem, players from the North Carolina Courage and the Portland Thorns FC took a knee.

According to CNN, the players were wearing Black Lives Matter shirts.

In an online statement the teams said they were protesting “racial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism.

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National Women's Soccer League Returns With 30-Day Tournament [Video]

National Women's Soccer League Returns With 30-Day Tournament

The National WOmen’s Soccer League will begin its season after being delayed by the pandemic. According to CNN, the regular season will be shortened into a 30-day tournament called the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. The tournament set in Herriman, Utah without any fans begins June 27 and will end July 26. Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd both chose to not participate in the tournament. Orlando Pride has entirely opted out of the tournament because of players and staff members testing positive.

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Someone setting off fireworks in Utah is believed to have ignited a wildfire that engulfed at least 1,000 acres early Sunday, authorities said. The so-called Traverse fire has burned in the Traverse Mountains near the city of Lehi, roughly 30 miles south of Salt Lake City, since late Saturday night, local fire officials said. No structures were immediately lost in the blaze, authorities said. Evacuations in the surrounding area are underway. No injuries were reported.

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Portland Thorns FC Portland Thorns FC soccer team and National Women's Soccer League franchise in Portland, Oregon, USA


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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would decline to take the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, because he felt it was "very, very important not to do things that make life difficult or embarrassing for others".

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