Payne retiring as Augusta National chairman

[embedded content]Billy Payne, the chairman of Augusta National, has announced he’ll be stepping down from his perch atop the kingdom of green jackets.Payne took over leadership duties at the famed home of the Masters in 2006, following the departure of former chairman Hootie Johnson. It was under Johnson that Augusta

Roger Goodell talks national anthem, Ezekiel Elliott at Q&A session

Goodell voiced his feelings during a question-and-answer session for Arizona Cardinals?season-ticket holders before training camp Monday. A question was posed to Goodell about whether anthem protests this season were "going to be another problem." On Saturday, Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat on a cooler during the national

Seahawks' Bennett plans to continue national anthem protest

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he will sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice and segregation.Bennett sat on the visiting bench during "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday before the Seahawks' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Rams, a decision he