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ESPN survey shows Americans interested, divided on NFL protests during national anthem ESPN survey shows Americans interested, divided on NFL protests during national anthem
- September 30, 2017

Moreover, had the poll found that 51 percent of people approved of the anthem protests, this poll would have been celebrated and paraded on every show across every platform ESPN has. Fifty-nine percent of whites said no to kneeling, while 82 percent of African-Americans gave thumbs up. However, 55 percent said the media is focused too much on the player protests, compared to 29 percent who felt the coverage was right, and 6 percent who felt there was too little. (more...)
Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino
- September 30, 2017

Lloris also believes that Kane's mindset sets him in good stead to become "one of the best". The England forward has been compared to Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo and Barcelona maestro Messi, who are regarded as the world's two best players. (more...)
EPL: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy suffers ruptured knee ligament EPL: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy suffers ruptured knee ligament
- September 30, 2017

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy has had insult added to injury, as the anterior cruciate ligament knee injury set to keep him off the pitch for up to nine months has seen his player rating drop on the latest edition of the highly popular Federation Internationale de Football Association computer game franchise. (more...)
Jose Mourinho puts Paul Pogba in 'long-term injury bracket' Jose Mourinho puts Paul Pogba in 'long-term injury bracket'
- September 30, 2017

The French midfielder was taken off in the Red Devils' 3-0 win over FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League three weeks ago. The United manager is still unwilling to put a timescale on the injury but 17 days on from the France international's setback he has revealed his concerns over the player's absence. (more...)
Gianfranco Zola sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata Gianfranco Zola sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata
- September 30, 2017

The two clubs clash at Stamford Bridge this weekend, with both in confident mood after fine starts to the season. Chelsea have now completely recovered following a hard start to the season, but it's rarely been noted that they have been without their best player for this period. (more...)
Hughes hails '£40m Zouma' Hughes hails '£40m Zouma'
- September 30, 2017

The 22-year-old central defender cost the club £7 million when he joined on a season-long loan from Chelsea but such has been his impact that Hughes wants the France worldwide defender back next term. "[Cameron] is probably the one we feel has got a good chance to take part", Hughes said. "We don't know if that's an option next year but certainly we'd ask that question because he's been that impressive in terms of his general play and his demeanour around the place". (more...)
Real Madrid refuse Cristiano Ronaldo's demand for new contract Real Madrid refuse Cristiano Ronaldo's demand for new contract
- September 30, 2017

The Portuguese forward has added another monster to his collection of glittery cars. After helping fire the La Liga champions to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, Ronaldo was said to have brought his wishes to the club's attention, but also indicated that he was very happy with the way things are at the moment. (more...)
Legend Woods has nothing to prove to anyone, says McIlroy Legend Woods has nothing to prove to anyone, says McIlroy
- September 30, 2017

Yet the Northern Irishman is determined to deal with persistent rib and back issues that have dogged him all year and add to his glowing resume. Tiger Woods looks on before the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City. (more...)
Deschamps - Martial out by choice Deschamps - Martial out by choice
- September 30, 2017

The Manchester United forward looks back to the form that he showed when he first rocked up at Old Trafford. "A bit like Lacazette". "All 24 players want to start". It's a choice. He was there during the Euro, he went through a tough time, which he got over. 'I think that's as dominant as we have been, ' he said . (more...)
Puerto Rico's plight reveals unfair costs of Jones Act Puerto Rico's plight reveals unfair costs of Jones Act
- September 30, 2017

Their first goal is to make sure people have clean water to drink and plenty of food. She said the two exchanged information to try and get the two people back to America on a plane. The law dates back to the aftermath of World War I, when the U.S. shipping industry was suffering damage to its fleet caused by German U-boats. "It is meant to ensure we have enough fuel and commodities to support lifesaving efforts, respond to the storm, and restore critical services and critical ... (more...)
Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August
- September 30, 2017

This year's event in Williamsport was a special experience. On Friday, they announced the date, teams, and location of the second ever Little League Classic: August 19, 2018 , the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets , and Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. (more...)
Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August
- September 30, 2017

This year's event in Williamsport was a special experience. On Friday, they announced the date, teams, and location of the second ever Little League Classic: August 19, 2018 , the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets , and Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. (more...)
Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic
- September 30, 2017

In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. (more...)
Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic
- September 30, 2017

In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. (more...)
Phillies will play in Williamsport in 2018 Phillies will play in Williamsport in 2018
- September 30, 2017

Local youth baseball and softball players, coaches and parents will also be invited. Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 6-3 before a crowd of 2,596 at Bowman Field on August 20. In addition, the Phillies and Mets will attend the Little League World Series games earlier in the day, continuing the tradition of growth for youth baseball around the world. (more...)
Steelers vs. Ravens live stream: How to watch Steelers vs. Ravens live stream: How to watch
- September 30, 2017

Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium, between the Ravens and Steelers could help return some of the division's luster. Baltimore forced 10 in its first two games, winning both of those over Cincinnati and Cleveland. The Steelers' 31-27 win at Heinz Field on Christmas Day in 2016 drew 14.8 million viewers, the largest audience for any game aired on the NFL Network. (more...)
Interim UofL coach to be named Friday Interim UofL coach to be named Friday
- September 30, 2017

The university's athletic director, Tom Jurich , was put on paid leave. "I'm not looking past the next six, eight months", Padgett said. "It's a very tumultuous time". The good news is that UM and MSU's coaches seem to be "clean". "We have your playbook", New York FBI assistant director William Sweeney said, addressing those who operate in the black market of college basketball. (more...)
3 takeaways from Week 5 loss at Washington State 3 takeaways from Week 5 loss at Washington State
- September 30, 2017

Against Oregon State and Nevada, Falk is 73 of 96 (76 percent) for 874 yards, 11 touchdowns and no interceptions. USC is off to a 4-0 start on the season, with a 2-0 Pac-12 record and a 1-3 mark against the spread. Falk passed Barkley in the final seconds of the first quarter with a 61-yard pass to redshirt freshman Renard Bell . That led to a 28-yard score on a swing pass from Falk to Tavares Martin Jr . (more...)
Wales hooker Baldwin's hand bitten by lion Wales hooker Baldwin's hand bitten by lion
- September 30, 2017

Unfortunately for Wales and Ospreys hooker Scott Baldwin the advice came a little too late. Video footage posted on the Twitter feed of former rugby player Andy Goode shows Baldwin reaching through metal bars to touch the big cat. "It was a good environment and we were told how far back to stand", said the coach. "When you put your hand into a fence and there's a lion in there, you can expect to get bit". (more...)
World Series MVP named in honor of Willie Mays World Series MVP named in honor of Willie Mays
- September 30, 2017

Some in baseball were surprised by the move, pointing to Mays' low numbers at the plate in his World Series career. It was there that Willie Mays , just 23 at the time, somehow ran the ball down and hauled it in over his shoulder to make one of the greatest, if not, THE greatest defensive play in baseball history . (more...)
Mackanin won't return as Phillies manager Mackanin won't return as Phillies manager
- September 30, 2017

Or in the Mets' case, what it might not look like. Collins originally planned to send his most consistent starter, Jacob deGrom (15-10, 3.53 ERA), to the mound on Saturday. Franco, who has been the subject of criticism for most of the season due to a.230 batting average and.282 on-base percentage coming into Friday, connected on a two-run homer off Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the second inning to give Philadelphia a lead they would never relinquish. (more...)
Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past IL 28 Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past IL 28
- September 30, 2017

If you think Nebraska's been inconsistent the past few years, take a gander at its opponent on Friday evening. Crouch used his legs the way everyone knew he could. A myriad of miscues made it a bad look for the Illini. Nebraska's Big Ten era with the Illini began in 2013 against Tim Beckman. Twice Kendrick Foster bumbled the kickoff , having to fall on the ball to avoid a turnover. (more...)
Cricket South Africa and Haroon Lorgat part ways Cricket South Africa and Haroon Lorgat part ways
- September 30, 2017

Ironically, it was exactly because of the new glitzy tournament that Lorgat and CSA parted ways. Nenzani did not go into details about the breakdown in relations but it has been reported in local media that there were concerns about Lorgat's role in the setting-up of a new Twenty20 tournament, the Global T20 league, which is due to start in November. (more...)
Duke unveils 'hellraiser' uniforms for Miami game Duke unveils 'hellraiser' uniforms for Miami game
- September 30, 2017

The Blue Devils (4-1, 1-1) finished with 349 yards but converted only 5 of 19 third downs and didn't get into the end zone. Miami is the first team Duke has faced with multiple athletic big men on defense, and the Blue Devils are not handling it well. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: 'Formula 1 losing toughest race on calendar' Lewis Hamilton: 'Formula 1 losing toughest race on calendar'
- September 30, 2017

Race time is 5pm Sunday. This problem and its subsequent effects are ultimately what killed the Malaysian Grand Prix . "We are taking a break", Razali said. But when it was moved a year ago to two weeks after Singapore, a growing problem became a crisis. The vast stands at the Sepang circuit, which can accommodate 120,000, drew just 45,000 in 2016 and TV ratings were poor. (more...)
Vettel enjoys flawless start in Malaysia Vettel enjoys flawless start in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

This afternoon it was better and the cars seemed to be quite okay right from the beginning of the session. From my side, I was trying quite a few set-up changes on the vehicle but those didn't really work on the new set of Supersoft tyres.I came in and changed the auto but you always know that on used tyres it's not fantastic to do a lap, but I still improved my time by four tenths. (more...)
Brewers defeat Reds 4-3 Brewers defeat Reds 4-3
- September 30, 2017

A combination of two Colorado wins and Milwaukee losses will secure the Rockies as the D-backs' Wild Card opponent. Junior Guerra is scheduled to start for the Brew Crew, and Luke Weaver will take the mound for the Cardinals. Marquez owns a 5.47 ERA with a 1-2 record in five September starts. The Brewers are 84-75 on the season and 40-38 on the road, while St. Louis is 82-77 and 43-35 at home. (more...)
Trump Loses Tom Brady Support, His Biggest Ally in the NFL Trump Loses Tom Brady Support, His Biggest Ally in the NFL
- September 30, 2017

Rob Gronkowski and Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers fight for the ball in the end zone on the last play of the game on November 18, 2013. At least that's what he is to New England Patriots wideout, Brandin Cooks . The 2013 AFC Championship Game would have been played in Foxboro instead of Denver, and who knows what would have happened from there. Kuechly praised the "elite" tight end in Gronkowski. (more...)
Newcastle's Rafa ready for special visit from old pals Liverpool Newcastle's Rafa ready for special visit from old pals Liverpool
- September 30, 2017

The Reds have won just one out of their last five games in all competitions. RAFA BENITEZ has refused to rule out returning to Liverpool as manager before he retires. He said: "The reality is that because they are so offensive, they have sometimes problems in defence". A draw is available at 31/10 odds and an away can get you 17/4 odds. (more...)
Florida says it's not a fit for OJ on parole Florida says it's not a fit for OJ on parole
- September 30, 2017

A Florida corrections spokeswoman, Ashley Cook, said her agency has not received a transfer request or documents about Simpson. High Desert State Prison is located in Indian Springs, about 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas. the same goes for the people of Florida", Bondi told Jones. mentioning the "added dangers that his relocation would pose to our citizens". He said the family will continue to seek payment. (more...)

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