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Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins posts video explaining exactly what he's protesting for

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins posts video explaining exactly what he's protesting for

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has participated in silent protests during the national anthem prior to games and has explained his reasons for doing so in the past.

Today, he posted a video alongside recently retired wide receiver Anquan Boldin reiterating exactly what they are protesting for.

Jenkins and Boldin have teamed up together in the past as part of a group who met with Congress last year in an attempt to push for legislation that would help improve relations between minority communities and local police.

"We want to take the time to explain to fellow football fans why we are demonstrating," Jenkins says in the video.

"This season I'll be raising my fist to take a stand for racial equality and much-needed reform to our criminal justice system," he said. "We're fighting to pass Clean Slate legislation in the state of Pennsylvania that would automatically seal non-violent misdemeanor records after ten years."

Boldin mentions he has police in his family while Jenkins has military members in his.

"The only way to create change and win is together," Boldin says.

You can watch the full statement below. 

Asked about LeBron James during Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

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Asked about LeBron James during Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

Apparently, Kyrie Irving doesn't want to talk about LeBron James.

During the Celtics' win over the Sixers on Friday, a fan asked Irving, "Where's LeBron?"

Irving's response ... NSFW ...

WARNING: The video contains offensive language. But if that kind of thing doesn't bother you, you can watch it here.

Irving was asked about the incident by reporters Saturday.

So what he's basically saying is "sorry, not sorry."

With the video circulating on social media, expect Irving to hear from the league.

Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

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Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

One of the things that I love about Joel Embiid is the fact that it seems like every day we find another reason to love him even more.

Today's entry comes from a profile in GQ magazine in which he talks about plenty of things. But it was one of the first things he was asked about his Twitter account that had me rolling once again.

How do you find out if one of [your tweet] has gone viral, then?

Joel: I think 90 percent of them [will be viral]. That’s the expectation.

Amazing. The thing is, I don't know if he's giving himself enough credit. ONLY 90%????

Oh, and he subscribes to the Jah Rule school of thought: WHO CARES?

"Then I had so much time, too, because I missed that whole year and the second year after, so I didn’t have anything to do," Embiid said. "[I’d] just go on social media and converse with fans, make crazy jokes, and tweet crazy stuff because I don’t care. I say whatever I want to."

His critique of other players' boring Twitter accounts is also incredibly on point:

What do you mean some guys are always tweeting the same thing?

Joel: Bullshit like, “Game Day!” “It’s a great game.” I don’t know. They’re all the same. It’s boring.

Amen.

The whole Q&A is worth any Sixers fan's time just to get to know a little more about Jojo. Be happy he's ours. And pray he stays healthy so he can take his game on the court to the same level as his game off of it.