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daunte wright: Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Black motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER: A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police. The charge against former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter will be filed Wednesday, […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves executive Gersson Rosas hopes game gives players platform in wake of Daunte Wright shooting

As the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets resume play after Monday’s game was postponed in the wake of the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Wolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas said he hoped playing Tuesday would “give our guys a platform to show and say what they feel.” “We live here,” Rosas said. “This […]

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Minnesota Twins’ game against Boston Red Sox postponed in wake of police shooting of Daunte Wright

Monday afternoon’s game between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox has been postponed due to “safety reasons” following the police shooting of Daunte Wright on Sunday night. “Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following the additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have […]

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daunte wright: Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop

BROOKLYN CENTER: Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center came hours before the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, was set to […]

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Jason Wright says Washington Football Team under consideration as permanent name, cites fan sentiment

ASHBURN, Va., — The Washington Football Team name has gone from being a generic placeholder to one that will be strongly considered as a permanent one. As the organization inches along in its rebranding, team president Jason Wright said fans have warmed to the name. Even if the team eventually goes in a different direction, […]

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Wright State tops Arkansas, adds drama to Upset Monday in NCAA women’s basketball tournament

7:16 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Wright State posted the first women’s NCAA tournament victory in program history Monday — and did it against the only team […]