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NFLPA executive director blasts owners for not protecting players during anthem NFLPA executive director blasts owners for not protecting players during anthem
- October 11, 2017

On Sunday, Jones said that any Cowboys player who does anything to disrespect the flag "will not play". Jones told ESPN that the policy of suspending Cowboys players from games if they fail to stand during the anthem is not a new one, and has been in place since last season when Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, first began to kneel in protest at perceived police brutality toward minority groups in the United States. (more...)
Hunt removed from UFC Sydney after disturbing revelations
- October 11, 2017

You can hear me starting to stutter and slur my words", he wrote. My memory is not that good anymore. The Daily Telegraph reported that UFC officials reviewed the article where Hunt spoke about the consequences he's paid in his long fighting career. (more...)
Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho? Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho?
- October 11, 2017

Just when Liverpool thought they had a battle on their hands to keep Philippe Coutinho out of Barcelona's clutches, a new club has entered the race to sign the Brazilian. Coutinho will look to make an impact and help the Reds close the seven point gap to Jose Mourinho's side. Five goals and five assists have seen the former Monaco forward rediscover the form he displayed in his debut campaign at Old Trafford, and it's also apparently caught the attention of Barcelona chiefs, who, ... (more...)
Wilshere enjoying responsibilities in new Arsenal system Wilshere enjoying responsibilities in new Arsenal system
- October 11, 2017

When asked recently about his preferred position for Arsenal, Wilshere said: " I can play in the deeper midfield role, which I did against Doncaster, and then I went and played on the left ". "That's coming back and my fitness levels, if I'm honest, are probably the best they've ever been". Wilshere remains excellent at retaining possession - he has an average pass accuracy of 91 per cent in the Europa League this season - but he faces a hard task in attempting to displace either Granit ... (more...)
Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia shored up South America's final three tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ amid a hugely dramatic final day of qualifying in the CONMEBOL region. With Chile falling to Brazil 3-0, Peru chose to play safe, taking no chances and running out the clock in extra time. There are several complex permutations for the All Whites to consider but their future opponent may well depend on the results of the matches between Chile and Brazil and Peru against Colombia. (more...)
Real Madrid considering selling Gareth Bale in January 2018 Real Madrid considering selling Gareth Bale in January 2018
- October 11, 2017

The report also claims that "patience begins to be threatened" among Madrid's hierarchy in reference to Bale's recurring injuries and the forward "has been losing importance in the team". It has frustrated Real Madrid supporters no end, given he scored a stunning opener for the European champions just before hobbling off injured. However, Jose Mourinho is clearly an admirer of the Welshman, and will be more than pleased to acquire the services of the world class player, despite his injury ... (more...)
Charly Musonda hits out at Chelsea in astonishing rant Charly Musonda hits out at Chelsea in astonishing rant
- October 11, 2017

His post was flooded with friends supporters encouraging the youngster, with his brother Lamisha, who plays for Belgian club Mechelen and also previously spent time in the Chelsea youth system, appearing to take a shot at the way Chelsea operate, in a post which was soon deleted. (more...)
Serbia beats Georgia in World Cup qualifier Serbia beats Georgia in World Cup qualifier
- October 11, 2017

Georgia caused Serbia plenty of problems in the reverse fixture, taking the lead and wasting a chance to bag a second before the visitors fought back to win 3-1, and they'll seize on any nervousness seeping into the ranks of the table-toppers. (more...)
Forsberg gives Predators roller-coaster win vs. Flyers Forsberg gives Predators roller-coaster win vs. Flyers
- October 11, 2017

On the night they raised their Western Conference championship banner, the Predators blew a 3-0 lead as the Flyers scored five straight goals. When Philadelphia coach Dave Hakstol challenged for offside and lost, the Predators had the man advantage, and Forsberg scored the winning goal. (more...)
Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal
- October 11, 2017

The Catrachos could automatically qualify for Russian Federation 2018 with a win, a Panama loss or draw, and a US loss. Mexico wrapped up the first berth about a month ago. More qualifying: Cristiano Ronaldo scored and helped Portugal win an eighth straight game in Europe, 2-0 over Andorra, but Group B rival Switzerland's 5-2 win over visiting Hungary ran its own win streak to nine. (more...)
Richmond premiership footballer could face jail over nude photo scandal Richmond premiership footballer could face jail over nude photo scandal
- October 11, 2017

Anyone convicted of Victorian revenge porn laws - where adults who send intimate images without the consent of the other person - faces up to two years jail. "I would expect that there's an investigation going on now", O'Neal said. "I'm just not across the facts because it's just been brought to my attention very recently within the last few hours, but I understand that something's going on", she told the audience. (more...)
Squarespace to sponsor jerseys Squarespace to sponsor jerseys
- October 11, 2017

The video doesn't mention Squarespace specifically, but talks about how in NY nothing is given and everything must be earned - a pretty familiar trope for the Big Apple. The change gets rid of traditional home and road uniforms and instead lets the home team choose what it wants to wear while the road team chooses a contrasting uniform. (more...)
Arsenal interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan? Arsenal interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan?
- October 11, 2017

The Turkish midfielder turned down a move to Gala last summer, but with it now seemingly clear he has little future at the club, he could be tempted to return, although Barca may have to accept a significant loss on the 30-year-old. The Turkey worldwide earned his 100th cap for his country in the 3-0 defeat by Iceland last week, and although his Barcelona contract expires 2020, he might leave to get minutes elsewhere. (more...)
J&K: Terrorists target CRPF convoy in Srinagar, no casualties J&K: Terrorists target CRPF convoy in Srinagar, no casualties
- October 11, 2017

No trooper was injured but one of the attackers were injured. "There was an attack on three vehicles returning from secretariat duty", CRPF DIG Sanjay Sharma told ANI. (more...)
Veteran CB Leon Hall signs with San Francisco 49ers Veteran CB Leon Hall signs with San Francisco 49ers
- October 11, 2017

San Francisco was struggling at the position heading into Sunday's game against the Colts, then lost two cornerbacks to injuries - rookie Ahkello Witherspoon (concussion) and Asa Jackson (hamstring). The Bengals selected the former MI standout in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft (No. 18 overall). Hall, 32, is a 2007 first-round pick who has made 107 starts and grabbed 27 interceptions in his career. (more...)
John Farrell's Future With Red Sox Uncertain
- October 11, 2017

Verlander is likely to start either Game 1 or Game 2. In Phoenix, rookie Cody Bellinger homered and drove in two runs, Yu Darvish pitched five strong innings, and the Dodgers swept their way into the NL championship series with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks in Game 3 of their series. (more...)
Astros take commanding 2-0 series lead in ALDS Astros take commanding 2-0 series lead in ALDS
- October 11, 2017

No joking. Only focus. Encarnacion was on crutches and wearing a boot on his sprained right ankle Saturday, but manager Terry Francona said the designated hitter hadn't been ruled out of Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium. In Fister's case, it was his career. Going 4-2 with a 2.60 ERA in 55.1 IP, although the WHIP could look better sitting at an unsettling 1.27. Do Red Sox fans not care this year? There have been a lot of ups in the postseason. (more...)
Porsche Built an Electric Cayman to Show Off "Porsche Turbo Charging"
- October 11, 2017

However, where its gas engine would normally be found, there's something very different. Porsche calls it the Cayman e-volution, and it can reach 62 miles per hour in just 3.3 seconds on pure battery power. Porsche says it will be used as a supplement to a high-power fast charging network with a medium voltage connection. The system is a collaborative development between Porsche Engineering and ADS-TEC, created to be used "in areas where the distribution system is subject to power ... (more...)
Cubs send Arrieta to mound seeking clincher vs. Nats Cubs send Arrieta to mound seeking clincher vs. Nats
- October 11, 2017

As the Cubs were doing everything they could to lose, Quintana was keeping them in the game, pitching in to the sixth while allowing just two hits and no runs. While Scherzer mowed down the Cubs, Quintana worked on his own gem in his first career playoff appearance. The Cubs followed that defensive handiwork with a game-winning run in the bottom frame after a leadoff walk to pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella, a sacrifice bunt by Jon Jay, and a bloop single to shallow center by Anthony Rizzo . (more...)
Trump calls for tax law changes for National Football League over protests Trump calls for tax law changes for National Football League over protests
- October 11, 2017

The Lions stand to attention at the playing of the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Panthers in Detroit. The NFL has developed a plan to "move past" its ongoing debate about player protests during the national anthem and could enact it next week, commissioner Roger Goodell wrote Tuesday in a letter to all 32 teams. (more...)
Gareth Bale, Senior Players Urge Wales Coach Chris Coleman To Stay Gareth Bale, Senior Players Urge Wales Coach Chris Coleman To Stay
- October 11, 2017

But his stance appears to have softened in the last 12 months and Coleman could be open to the idea of changing his mind and leading Wales into the Euro 2020 campaign. There'll be a conversation in due course, and my contract is until the summer. "We will wait to see if he feels if he can take this team further". "He's taken that opportunity and created history, and I'm sure he doesn't want that to end". (more...)
Odell Beckham to undergo surgery on fractured ankle, out for the season Odell Beckham to undergo surgery on fractured ankle, out for the season
- October 11, 2017

This injury and the fallout on the field from here on out could prove to be the last straw for many involved in the decision making process for the Giants. The safety has been one of the team's few bright spots. Seven different players caught balls from Rivers, with star receiver Keenan Allen leading the way with four catches for 67 yards. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick didn't tell CBS he'd stand for National Anthem Colin Kaepernick didn't tell CBS he'd stand for National Anthem
- October 11, 2017

Here's the video of the reporter talking about the claim before he clarified it. The former quarterback, who has not yet been signed this season, spoke to CBS sports off camera. Oh, and he also tossed out a little tidbit that Kaepernick will stand for the national anthem . "While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem". (more...)
Has Cam Newton returned to MVP form for the Carolina Panthers? Has Cam Newton returned to MVP form for the Carolina Panthers?
- October 11, 2017

The Birds lone loss of the season came at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs, a team that is widely considered the frontrunner in the AFC. Carolina also has to play in-division powerhouse Atlanta twice, and the seemingly always-contending Green Bay Packers once before season's end. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Wants Liverpool Contract Rebel To Replace Carrick At Manchester United
- October 11, 2017

The Merseyside club share the third worst defensive record with Everton, Leicester City and Watford, after Crystal Palace and West Ham United. The Reds are now on a frustrating run of form after having only won one out of their past several games in all competitions with defensive problems costing them victories over that period. (more...)
JJ Watt puts out statement and apologizes after devastating injury JJ Watt puts out statement and apologizes after devastating injury
- October 11, 2017

The defensive end returned this season after missing the last 13 games past year after his second back surgery . The team announced his injury during the third quarter. There is no definitive timetbale for Watt's recovery, but given the severity of the injury, he's not likely to return to the field for at least the next few months. (more...)
Liverpool attacker had a chance to join Newcastle United this summer
- October 11, 2017

Asked about the possibility of joining Jurgen Klopp at Bayern Munich should the Reds boss opt to move to the Allianz-Arena, Can replied: "You never know what will happen". "At the end of the season they just went and bought Lukaku and it looks like that problem at the moment is fixed". If a defender misses three tackles he's off so it's no wonder they are cautious. (more...)
DFS NASCAR: Bank of America 500 Playbook and Lineups DFS NASCAR: Bank of America 500 Playbook and Lineups
- October 11, 2017

Kyle Busch , victor of the last two playoff races, wrecked early in the race yet completed it in a damaged race auto. "Just a never give-up attitude with these guys", Truex said "At this time of year, you want to click on all cylinders, and we just did everything right". (more...)
Barcelona plotting to get major Man Utd target on the cheap Barcelona plotting to get major Man Utd target on the cheap
- October 11, 2017

Griezmann's loyalty to the club is unquestioned. One news source, the Daily Mirror , is running with the inference that Barcelona aim to capitalise on a clause in Griezmann's contract that would see the 26-year-old arrive at the Camp Nou for a realistic fee. (more...)
Chris Coleman convinced to rethink standing down as Wales boss
- October 11, 2017

In a heartbreaking match, they were defeated by the Republic of Ireland 1-0 with a James McClean goal meaning that will have to watch next summer's festivities from home. "Of course we want him to stay", said Bale. "There's a chance I can and a chance I won't", Coleman said when asked if it was possible he could continue in a job he has held since January 2012. (more...)

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