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Orioles VP John Angelos backs athletes, expresses opposition to Trump in series of tweets

Orioles VP John Angelos backs athletes, expresses opposition to Trump in series of tweets

John Angelos, the Orioles executive vice president and son of managing partner Peter G. Angelos, on Saturday condemned president Donald Trump's attacks on athletes and expressed support for those who use their platform in professional sports to advance their causes.

Angelos wrote: "In nearly 25 years as a sports executive and a lifetime spent as an American citizen I have never been so appalled by the abusive blood lust of my country's highest governmental office to defile my country's constitutional guarantees and selectively attack and demonize my country's people based on their exercise of our constitutional free speech rights.

"As a sports executive who merely...