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Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During National Anthem Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During National Anthem
- October 06, 2017

After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers , Kobe Bryant retired following a 60-point performance against the Utah Jazz to end the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season. well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military". However, Bryant is still in for a special year. (more...)
Japan to purchase AMRAAM missiles from United States Japan to purchase AMRAAM missiles from United States
- October 06, 2017

Defense Security Cooperation Agency was cleared earlier Wednesday, it said. The possible sale includes 56 AIM 120C-7 AMRAAM weapons made by Raytheon at a total estimated cost of $113 million, according to an October 4 DSCA statement. The country's officials have also threatened to reduce the U.S.to " ashes and darkness " among other threats, which has led President Trump to make a series of threats of military retaliation, many of them on Twitter . (more...)
England coach Southgate due bumper bonus with Slovenia win England coach Southgate due bumper bonus with Slovenia win
- October 06, 2017

The 24-year-old left it late at Wembley - scoring in stoppage time - but he was unconcerned by the nature of England's progression. Poland could also have qualified on Thursday, having won 6-1 at Armenia earlier in the day thanks to a Robert Lewandowski hat-trick - the Bayern Munich striker becoming his country's record goalscorer in the process. (more...)
Notre Dame offers stiff challenge for struggling Tar Heels
- October 06, 2017

Adams started last week's game with a 73-yard touchdown run against Miami (Ohio), giving the Irish a lead they never relinquished. Notre Dame: RB Josh Adams . Despite solid results in recruiting over the last several years, North Carolina still finds itself on the outside looking in. Standing at 6-foot-7 and weighing 205 pounds, Little has great size for his position and is an explosive athlete. (more...)
Yankees or Indians? LeBron James has big decision to make Yankees or Indians? LeBron James has big decision to make
- October 06, 2017

No matter the outcome, fans will see some of MLB's best go at it for at least three games. "I've thrown against them a couple times this year, and in the past I've thrown against them". Yankees scored 858 runs, an increase of 178 from previous year and second in the majors behind Houston (896). Bauer said his good numbers vs. the Yankees this year don't count for anything in October. (more...)
Scotland captain Darren Fletcher warns teammates after Slovakia win Scotland captain Darren Fletcher warns teammates after Slovakia win
- October 06, 2017

Scotland celebrate after sealing a big win on Thursday. They stayed above the anxiety of the crowd. "It was obvious, a lot of people were getting anxious and that is what you pay your ticket for, that is part of the emotions that you get when you watch a match". (more...)
Hornets' Nicolas Batum Tears Elbow Ligament, Out At Least Six Weeks Hornets' Nicolas Batum Tears Elbow Ligament, Out At Least Six Weeks
- October 06, 2017

The 28-year-old Frenchman left Wednesday night's preseason game against the Detroit Pistons , and it doesn't look like he's returning to the court anytime soon. "Batum, a 6'7" versatile defender who can guard multiple positions, averaged 15.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists a year ago as the Hornets went 36-46 and missed the playoffs. (more...)
Packers avoid NFL's parity party despite injuries
- October 06, 2017

Green Bay is banged up, and may have a tough time here. Aaron Rodgers has experience in this department. Prescott is a QB1 with some moderate upside. The Cowboys would slip to 2-3 with defeat this week. "But as you grow as a player, and you start thinking about championships, it doesn't really matter who catches the ball". (more...)
Chargers cut struggling rookie kicker Younghoe Koo Chargers cut struggling rookie kicker Younghoe Koo
- October 06, 2017

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak and waived Younghoe Koo on Thursday. Novak is a 10-year veteran who was the Chargers' kicker from 2011-14. The 36-year-old spent the past two seasons with the Texans , but lost his job to former UCLA kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn after training camp this year. (more...)
Ranking all 16 potential World Series matchups in terms of marketability Ranking all 16 potential World Series matchups in terms of marketability
- October 06, 2017

Los Angeles has home-field advantage because it finished the regular season with the best record in baseball , but the Cubs will play spoiler to earn back-to-back World Series appearances. Only a year ago, the Chicago Cubs ended the longest title drought in North American sports history, winning their first World Series crown since 1908 by defeating Cleveland in a dramatic seventh-game showdown. (more...)
Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea, Man United will finish Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea, Man United will finish
- October 05, 2017

The Belgian arrived back to England from Wolfsburg in 2015. De Bruyne perhaps has had a slightly bigger impact for City with his overall performances but both players have made a major contribution towards the excellent start to the season that Pep Guardiola's team have made. (more...)
Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys - Free NFL Pick Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys - Free NFL Pick
- October 05, 2017

The Rams' 168 rushing yards were the second-most surrendered by the Cowboys this season (only the Week 2 debacle in Denver was worse), and more than 50 yards greater than any team posted against the Cowboys in 2016. Getting Rodgers going early is key, as the Packers have struggled to put up points in the first half. Aaron Jones led the Packers' ground attack with 13 carries for 49 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Jordy Nelson led the receivers with 75 yards and a pair of TD grabs ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho 'plans to rest Antonio Valencia' Jose Mourinho 'plans to rest Antonio Valencia'
- October 05, 2017

The Sweden global, a £31m ($41m) summer arrival from Benfica , has made only four appearances for United this season and is yet to make his Premier League debut, with Mourinho opting for Phil Jones and Eric Bailly as his first-choice centre-back pairing. (more...)
NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
- October 05, 2017

The statement came from NRA leaders Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox. On the way to survey damage in Puerto Rico, President Trump praised first responders and addressed gun legislation: "The police department has done such an incredible job, and we'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by". (more...)
Manchester: a city bound for glory? Manchester: a city bound for glory?
- October 05, 2017

Newcastle have picked up the most red cards against one club, having racked up a total of six dismissals in games against Liverpool. According to the league's figures, nearly $1 billion was split evenly among the clubs last season while the remaining amount was handed out in facility fees which take into account the amount of times a team is shown live on television while merit payments reward a club's final position in the league. (more...)
Xabi Alonso predicts who will become next Liverpool manager Xabi Alonso predicts who will become next Liverpool manager
- October 05, 2017

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has backed Steven Gerrard to become a future first-team manager at the club. And Alonso, who starred in midfield with Gerrard for five years at Anfield between 2004 and 2009, believes he will be ready for the senior job before too long. (more...)
Raheem Sterling given full backing of Gareth Southgate Raheem Sterling given full backing of Gareth Southgate
- October 05, 2017

He's also added Harry Winks to the squad after others withdrew due to injury. Jack Butland might have to wait until England's second match to get on the pitch. After Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from global football, Gareth Southgate has a very important decision to make. In his tweet, Shearer gave a little nod to Kane chasing his all-time Premier League goal tally. (more...)
Massa hopes for Williams stay Massa hopes for Williams stay
- October 05, 2017

The Brazilian, who un-retired to rejoin Williams at the start of the year to replace the departing Valtteri Bottas , remains in talks with the team about extending his stay at Grove. "Williams knows 100% what I can give to the team". Renault team managers said at the time that Kubica's Hungaroring test session was created to evaluate his chance of a potential comeback next year. (more...)
Mats Hummels Backs Jurgen Klopp To Succeed At Liverpool Mats Hummels Backs Jurgen Klopp To Succeed At Liverpool
- October 05, 2017

Mats Hummels says he's keeping a close eye on his former boss Jürgen Klopp as he tries to work his magic at Anfield. "I'm following Jurgen Klopp really closely because of the seven years we had when he coached me at Borussia Dortmund ", the Bayern centre-back told Sky Sports . (more...)
Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu? Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu?
- October 05, 2017

Hong Kong collected five gold, three silver and three bronze medals to secure the third place. The semi-final match between him and China's Wang Yongjie finished 0-0, however, the Yongjie was given a technical victory and eventually, won the gold medal. (more...)
Padres look to future as they face Dodgers Padres look to future as they face Dodgers
- October 05, 2017

The numbers favor Wood as a starter, at least against the Dodgers' most likely opponents in the division series. Darvish (10-12, 4-3 since joining the Dodgers ) had one of his best outings since coming to Los Angeles in a trade deadline deal from Texas, his slider biting hard against the overwhelmed Padres. (more...)
Yankees add three pitchers to roster for ALDS against Indians Yankees add three pitchers to roster for ALDS against Indians
- October 05, 2017

Oh, by the way, let's not forget about that 22-game winning streak the Tribe rolled off in the second half which propelled them to the best finish in baseball this season. "Top to bottom, they have a really good lineup", Gray said. They are really well balanced. So how do you pick a victor of this series when they both can hit and pitch well? With all the off days the postseason brings, Kluber can be ready in time for a Game 5 if necessary, so the decision is a sound one from that ... (more...)
'Noose' found in Michigan State dorm was actually lost shoelace 'Noose' found in Michigan State dorm was actually lost shoelace
- October 05, 2017

Here are the keys to beating the Spartans and improving to 5-0. So, yes. No matter how you spin it, this year's Wolverines are a great team. Brian Lewerke is the first true dual-threat quarterback MI has seen this season, and that type of player has given the Wolverines fits in the past. (more...)
Vikings sign Stevan Ridley for depth at RB position Vikings sign Stevan Ridley for depth at RB position
- October 05, 2017

Ridley is signing a deal with the Vikings on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Cook sustained a season-ending ACL tear in Sunday's 14-7 loss to the Detroit Lions. In four preseason games, he carried 38 times for 109 yards for a 2.9 average. After staying with the Patriots from 2011 through the 2014 season, he played with the New York Jets in 2015 and the Atlanta Falcons in 2016. (more...)
Syria's Soma puts World Cup play-off on knife-edge Syria's Soma puts World Cup play-off on knife-edge
- October 05, 2017

The tension in the opening 30 minutes reflected the importance of the fixture and the scrappy nature of proceedings came as little surprise in such stifling conditions. Syria's World Cup dreams should have been effectively ended soon after the break when Tomi Juric hit the post twice in quick succession, but they did not let that scare affect them. (more...)
Free for Red Wings Fans: Octopus Squeeze Balls! Free for Red Wings Fans: Octopus Squeeze Balls!
- October 05, 2017

A player that did make the Red Wings this season is Martin Frk . Starting outside the Little Caesars Arena Garage, all current Red Wings players and select alumni will walk the red carpet down the center of Chevrolet Plaza to enter Little Caesars Arena. (more...)
Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension
- October 05, 2017

Then the likes of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, who I think is fantastic. The Ashes kick off in Brisbane on November the 23rd, where Australia will look to reclaim the Urn after relinquishing the most coveted prize in cricket in England back in 2015. (more...)
Conor McGregor: Tony Ferguson brands UFC champ ab**** and wants title fight Conor McGregor: Tony Ferguson brands UFC champ ab**** and wants title fight
- October 05, 2017

The first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously entered the "The Money Fight " with no professional boxing experience to his name, a fact which led many to completely write off his chances of coming out of the contest victorious. (more...)
Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS
- October 05, 2017

On the same field where their magical 2016 postseason ended November 2 in a light rain and extra innings, the Indians will open the division series tonight against Judge and the New York Yankees , who rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins in the AL wild-card game. (more...)
Texas A&M to honor former coach Gene Stallings during Alabama game
- October 05, 2017

In addition to recognizing the team, "1967" will be painted in the end zones to commemorate the title. He has the most tackles for loss on the team, with four, 3.5 of which came in the season opener against Florida State, a performance that led to his being named SEC Defensive Player of the Week. (more...)