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This Week In Sports: Red Sox, Athletes' Activism, WNBA Forfeit09:30
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Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss, right, poses with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center, and coach Bill Belichick and a bust of himself during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 in Canton, Ohio. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss, right, poses with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center, and coach Bill Belichick and a bust of himself during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 in Canton, Ohio. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

The Red Sox are on a roll after defeating the Yankees in a four-game sweep over the weekend, but is their streak too good to last?

Plus, professional athletes continue to intertwine their athleticism with activism. Former Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss recently made a statement with the tie he wore to the enshrinement ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which bore the names of African-Americans who have been killed at the hands of police.

And for the first time in WNBA history, a team has forfeited a game. The Las Vegas Aces decided not to play their game against the Washington Mystics after enduring more than 25 hours of flight delays and cancellations, which resulted in a loss for the Aces. But was it necessarily their fault?

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Shira Springer, WBUR sports and society reporter. She tweets @ShiraSpringer.

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