Disbelief and criticism: US athletes react to Capitol unrest

American athletes have reacted with horror after masses of angry supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. Doc Rivers, coach of NBA basketball team Philadelphia 76ers denounced the inequality of treatment compared to the “Black Lives Matter” demonstrations, saying he hadn’t seen neither the army nor the National Guard. “Can you imagine what would have happened if it had been black people to storm the Capitol?,” Rivers said. “No dogs were used against people and they were not hit with batons. “People were peacefully escorted out of the Capitol…

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