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After Controversy In Minnesota, Lynx Players Avoid Black Lives Matter Shirts In Texas

After Controversy In Minnesota, Lynx Players Avoid Black Lives Matter Shirts In Texas

SAN ANTONIO — Minnesota Lynx players did not wear T-shirts supporting the Black Lives Matter movement ahead of Tuesday's game in San Antonio after four off-duty police officers walked away from security jobs at a Lynx game over the weekend because of the shirts.

The shirts worn before Saturday's game in Minneapolis against the Dallas Wings listed the names of two black men fatally shot by police in Minnesota and Louisiana. The shirts also showed the Dallas police shield above the phrase "Black Lives Matter." Five officers in Dallas were fatally shot Thursday by a sniper during a protest over the two slayings.

Lynx spokeswoman Ashley Carlson says the players...

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