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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his family released a statement Tuesday that read, in part: "Our country deeply needs healing. We don't have the answers, but we do know that we want to be part of the change. As leaders in the New England community, we must speak up."

Brad Stevens praises Jaylen Brown for his leadership in peaceful protests (1:02)
Athletes lead the charge in demanding equality for African Americans (2:36)

Hoop Collective: How The NBA Is Responding To Crisis

Brian Windhorst, Malika Andrews, Andrew Lopez and Kevin Pelton discuss the events of the past week and how the NBA community has rallied around the cause. Then, the crew tries to answer questions about the quality of games to expect when the NBA returns, if the "playoff-plus" format is fair and whether the league is trying to tailor its return plan around Zion Williamson and the Pelicans (16:00).

Jaylen Brown, Malcolm Brogdon lead peaceful protest in Atlanta (1:09)
Seth Towns posts strong message after being detained for protesting (0:58)
Matt Grevers holds off Gordon Hayward to win men's Peloton All-Star Ride (2:16)

ESPN Daily: Are The Buffalo Bills AFC East Favorites?!

The Buffalo Bills have long stood in the looming shadow of their AFC East rivals, the New England Patriots. But now, with Tom Brady departed for Tampa Bay, the division is up for grabs for the first time in nearly a decade. For the Bills, it all comes down to third year quarterback Josh Allen, who's earned his fair share of admirers and skeptics in an up-and-down career thus far. ESPN Bills reporter Marcel Louis-Jacques assesses Allen's strength and weaknesses, and explains how Allen's improvements could mean this is the season Bills fans have been dreaming of.