WNBA Reverse Fines On Players Wearing Shirts Supporting Anti-Violence

After fining players for wearing shirts that supported the #BlackLivesMatter movement and victims who lost their lives in previous police shootings, the WNBA has decided to rescind the fines imposed on teams and players. The fines applied to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players. Each team was fined $5,000 and players were each given a $500 penalty because WNBA rules that uniform may not be altered in any way. Some of the shirts worn during the protest were solid black, while other read "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5", referring to the five police officers killed in Dallas earlier in the month.