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Sanders briefly suggests National Football League players should protest police, not the flag Sanders briefly suggests National Football League players should protest police, not the flag
- September 28, 2017

These tensions have obviously been present for far more than one weekend, but they are bubbling now in the NBA like perhaps never before - with players in many cities Monday saying they were angered over the president's use of the line "son of a bitch", cited last week during a rant about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. (more...)
Grand Final to remain at Old Trafford Grand Final to remain at Old Trafford
- September 28, 2017

An attempt by Lizzie Deignan to regain her world cycling road race title three weeks after appendix surgery, ended in disappointment in Norway on Saturday but Gale is undaunted. "It all went to plan and the doctors said three weeks - but in rugby league we tend not to listen to doctors. We look forward to more in the coming years". (more...)
England v West Indies 4th ODI: Teams announced England v West Indies 4th ODI: Teams announced
- September 28, 2017

Stuart Law was keen not get involved in the absence of Ben Stokes and Alex Hales from England's side for the fourth ODI at The Oval. No player has ever got a double hundred in ODI cricket in England - a feat Lewis had firmly in his sights before he sustained his injury, leaving the pitch on a stretcher on the highest score on which a player has ever retired hurt in global cricket. (more...)
Injured Mendy set for long spell out for Man City Injured Mendy set for long spell out for Man City
- September 28, 2017

Guardiola has alternatives to Mendy , but stressed the defender's injury is a "major setback". "A lot of credit to my players because we had to work hard to beat them". The 46-year-old Spanish tactician arrived at the Etihad last summer after enjoying unprecedented success as both his former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich but in his first campaign at City he ended up trophyless and on occasions witnessed his team play lacklustre football. (more...)
Robert Plant Announces American Tour And Streams Chrissie Hynde Duet Robert Plant Announces American Tour And Streams Chrissie Hynde Duet
- September 28, 2017

Robert Plant is ready to hit the road again as part of a new North American tour in support of his upcoming album, Carry Fire . "Here's a bit of " Bluebirds Over the Mountain " w/@ChrissieHynde". The general public on sale will be on Friday, September 29th. Carry Fire , the rockers 11th solo album, is set to hit stores on October 13. Instructions on how to redeem the album will be emailed after ticket purchase. (more...)
Champions League: Shakhtar's failure in Manchester Champions League: Shakhtar's failure in Manchester
- September 28, 2017

Manchester City maintained their impressive unbeaten start to the 2017/2018 campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad on Tuesday night. That is why I am so satisfied. "We're not used to teams who come and keep the ball as well as they do", said Delph. Manchester City's French worldwide full back Benjamin Mendy is facing a lengthy absence out of action with the club suspecting his knee injury is worse than at first believed. (more...)
Baton named semifinalist for Campbell Trophy Baton named semifinalist for Campbell Trophy
- September 28, 2017

This marks the ninth time in the past 13 years that the Irish have had a semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy. He is a member of the football leadership council and is one of the most experience players on the roster. Named in honor of the late Bill Campbell , former chairman of Intuit , former player and head coach at Columbia University and the 2004 recipient of the NFF's Gold Medal, the Campbell Trophy® is a 25-pound bronze trophy and since 2013 has been prominently displayed inside its ... (more...)
Neymar returns for Bayern Munich showdown Neymar returns for Bayern Munich showdown
- September 28, 2017

Victory could even have genuinely tangible outcome for the season, even in the relatively routine meaninglessness of the group stages for these clubs, because of how finishing first can so condition the rest of the Champions League campaign. (more...)
Sissoko blames Neymar-Cavani penalty row on media circus Sissoko blames Neymar-Cavani penalty row on media circus
- September 28, 2017

Yes, in the attack, both teams are very good, but do not forget that in the defense of the same PSG until it looks nearly ideal, and the "Bavaria" after the failure with the "Wolfsburg" is unlikely to also play at the "Park de Prens". Rattled, Bayern sprung to life and Thomas Muller might have levelled after 12 minutes when Joshua Kimmich's corner found him on his own five yards out, but his first-time shot flew wide. (more...)
Everton Eye Signing Atletico Madrid's Kevin Gameiro in January Everton Eye Signing Atletico Madrid's Kevin Gameiro in January
- September 28, 2017

Gameiro, who joined Atletico from Sevilla in July 2016 for around £28m, scored 16 goals in 46 club appearances last season. According to the Mirror , Gameiro may be surplus to requirements at the Madrid club after they re-signed Diego Costa from Chelsea this week. (more...)
Panthers not afraid to protest after captains' meeting with Jerry Richardson Panthers not afraid to protest after captains' meeting with Jerry Richardson
- September 28, 2017

Earlier, the Observer reported that some players did not join Peppers or otherwise protest on Sunday for fear of backlash from Richardson, and that there was some frustration in the locker room because of that. "We support those people 100 percent", Rivera said. While Newton was speaking, rookie running back Christian McCaffrey met with a smaller group of reporters inside the locker room and delivered a message of kindness. (more...)
Dolphins' Gase describes offensive performance as 'garbage' Dolphins' Gase describes offensive performance as 'garbage'
- September 28, 2017

Gase described the performance as "garbage" and said he has seen too much of that since becoming coach past year. "They're good", Gase said. Defense dialogue: Gase said he could not find anything he particularly liked on the game film, but he didn't sound displeased with the play of the defense. (more...)
Trump 'proud of NASCAR' after slamming NFL Trump 'proud of NASCAR' after slamming NFL
- September 28, 2017

In a followup, he praised fans who booed the Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones for all kneeling before Monday night's game. At Wembley Stadium, two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. (more...)
This is An Issue: Kyle Murphy Sent to IR This is An Issue: Kyle Murphy Sent to IR
- September 27, 2017

He had three sacks in his first two games back and added another in the NFC Divisional playoff game in Dallas on January 15. Perry has a giant club covering his surgically repaired right hand. "I finally got back on the field and moved around a little bit", Daniels said. "This is going on to my third time learning a new system, so it's nothing new", John said. (more...)
Bills stadium worker quits after protest Bills stadium worker quits after protest
- September 27, 2017

The NFL was swept by a wave of protest after President Donald Trump, at a rally and on Twitter, said kneeling during the national anthem disrespected the US and called for team owners to fire players who knelt during the anthem. "I took a stand, and even though I stood alone, I still took the stand". Nikischer said he takes the hate mail "for what it's worth" and has received support from veterans and gold star mothers, among others. (more...)
Rays' Chris Archer explains why he won't protest during the national anthem Rays' Chris Archer explains why he won't protest during the national anthem
- September 27, 2017

Maxwell later explained that he loves America and his protest should not be construed as disrespect for the military. Archer told the Tampa Bay Times that "I agree with the message". However, Archer won't protest himself right now despite his opinion about the larger issues at hand because he has gotten "feedback" from his teammates that has lead him to believe it isn't the best thing for him to do "at this time". (more...)
Was OJ's Parole A Mistake Was OJ's Parole A Mistake
- September 27, 2017

Keast said the process of releasing the former National Football League star and actor was still being approved and documents would need to be signed to finalize the release. "We've been trying to keep things as normal as possible", she said. Such a move would require an agreement between parole departments in Nevada and Florida. (more...)
Depth Technical Analysis: Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
- September 27, 2017

It closed at $19.71 lastly. It has underperformed by 26.23% the S&P500. Following trading activity for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ), we can see that the stock has moved onto today's list of most actives. Moreover, Bessemer Gp has 0% invested in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ). Foster & Motley Inc. increased its position in shares of Huntington Bancshares by 2.2% during the second quarter. (more...)
Former Broncos' coach Robert Former Broncos' coach Robert "Red" Miller has died
- September 27, 2017

A member of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame (Class of 1988), Miller also served as offensive line coach for the Broncos from 1963-65. Along the way, Miller helped create a rivalry with the Oakland Raiders, making no bones about his hatred of the franchise that had gone 24-2-2 against Denver over the previous 14 seasons. (more...)
Trump Launches 5th Day of 'Great Anger' Over NFL Anthem Protests Trump Launches 5th Day of 'Great Anger' Over NFL Anthem Protests
- September 27, 2017

Big progress being made-we all love our country! One Twitter user, who claimed to be a veteran, said his service was so "football players could take a knee during the anthem to protest injustice". Last Friday, he told a political rally that any protesting player was a "son of a b****" who should be fired, and urged a boycott of National Football League games, touching off protests by dozens of players, coaches and some owners before games on Sunday. (more...)
Sharks' Ward considering kneeling for national anthem Sharks' Ward considering kneeling for national anthem
- September 27, 2017

The one-time Nashville Predators forward is one of almost two dozen black players in the National Hockey League and says he has dealt with racism at every step of his career, which just might prompt him to follow the lead of NFL players. Ward may not have decided what he is going to do just yet, but taking a knee is certainly an option. Speaking to Paul Gackle of the San Jose Mercury News , Ward said "it's definitely something I wouldn't cross out". (more...)
CFL pulls plug on contract negotiations with Johnny Manziel, for now CFL pulls plug on contract negotiations with Johnny Manziel, for now
- September 27, 2017

While Johnny Football won't be permitted to play north of the border in 2017, the CFL left the door open for him to join the league in 2018 provided he "meets certain conditions". The most interesting portion of that statement, though, is the "if Mr. Manziel meets certain conditions that have been spelled out by the Commissioner". (more...)
No. 1 Bama hopes to end madness with Ole Miss No. 1 Bama hopes to end madness with Ole Miss
- September 27, 2017

That 2015 home loss to the Rebels (2-1, 0-0 SEC) proved to be a turning point of sorts, as Alabama rolled off 26 straight victories after that including winning the 2015 national championship. Alabama devotes one period each practice to creating and avoiding turnovers. "We harp on ball security", Saban said. Hurts actually looks forward to the opportunity to take on some contact at practice, where he's usually in a non-contact black jersey. (more...)
Trump at private dinner on National Football League feud: 'It's really caught on' Trump at private dinner on National Football League feud: 'It's really caught on'
- September 27, 2017

It's not a new issue. And when Kaepernick - a quarterback who played in the Super Bowl recently but opted out of his contract with the 49ers after last season - was unable to receive even an invitation to a team training camp, let alone a roster spot, many other black players in the league made a decision to join Kaepernick's cause, citing his inability to get a contract with a team as proof of the racial injustice Kaepernick was protesting. (more...)
Andrew Luck Will Not Return to Practice This Week Andrew Luck Will Not Return to Practice This Week
- September 27, 2017

Via beat reporter Mike Chappell of Fox 59 , Pagano said that Luck is "still a week away on throwing progressing" and hopefully Luck will be integrated into practice next week. Luck already had been ruled out for the Colts' Week 4 matchup at the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. After undergoing surgery for a partially torn labrum in January, Luck missed all of the Colts' offseason workouts, all of training camp and the entire preseason. (more...)
Rory McIlroy ready to tee it up at British Masters Rory McIlroy ready to tee it up at British Masters
- September 27, 2017

Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will join tournament host Lee Westwood and Masters Champion Sergio Garcia in the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Close House this week. The 28-year-old took time off after The Players Championship to rest, but admits he should have taken more time off. 'It was sort of just thinking out loud and seeing where this game was going - if I was to try to see 10 years into the future, where would the game be. (more...)
Wessels set to sign with Munster Wessels set to sign with Munster
- September 27, 2017

Wessels has been coaching at the Western Force since previous year, but with the Perth-based franchise having been cut from Super Rugby, he is now expected to make a move to Munster. You don't usually get that chance, this is a coordinated approach. "We've spoken to a number of people over the last number of months". He was appointed caretaker head coach for the tail-end of the 2016 season before getting a full run at it in 2017. (more...)
MI police director apologizes for National Football League protest post MI police director apologizes for National Football League protest post
- September 27, 2017

A spokesperson for the State Police says the message was on her personal Facebook page and only intended for friends and relatives and isn't about race, it's about the flag. The posting was signed, "We the People". A local attorney who is representing more than a dozen troopers in civil disputes with the department, lambasted Etue for exhibiting a "kind of a risky mindset for someone in her powerful position". (more...)
Petition started to remove Ray Lewis statue after national anthem protest Petition started to remove Ray Lewis statue after national anthem protest
- September 27, 2017

Ray Lewis was at the game, and dropped down onto two knees while locking arms with a pair of Ravens players. "Ray Lewis sat in that chair right there and said that he could never kneel", Sharpe said. The form of protest became a focal point throughout Week 3 of National Football League action after polarizing remarks by United States President Donald Trump directed toward players who refused to stand for the anthem. (more...)
Real Madrid star Raphael Varane agrees new contract to end transfer speculation Real Madrid star Raphael Varane agrees new contract to end transfer speculation
- September 27, 2017

Varane has been one of the best young defenders in Europe for a few seasons now and is one of Real's most coveted assets. Marcelo , Isco , Dani Carvajal , Karim Benzema and Marcos Llorent has all signed new deals in recent weeks. Madrid also deserve credit for ensuring their key players are all tied to the club on long-term contracts, which gives clarity and stability to both players and the club. (more...)