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Deshaun Watson gives first paycheck to stadium employees


Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast late in August. Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson recently chose to give back to members of the community. "For what y'all do for us everyday and never complain, I really appreciate y'all", Watson said. The Texans captured the moment Watson handing over the game check, worth just over $27,000, to the women. Read More »

[Match Preview] Atletico Madrid v Chelsea

Antonio Conte would have no doubt been happy with a draw away at a side like Atletico but Michy Batshuayi ensured Chelsea would return home with all three points with a goal in the dying seconds of the game. I watched the first half of Roma-Atletico and I think thye [Atletico] deserved to win. They have dominated the Champions League and don't forget the Europa League. Read More »

Chelsea make history with Atletico victory

Diego Simeone's side had won 18 of their previous 23 home games in the Champions League , with just one defeat coming in that time - to Benfica in September 2015. and no I'm not talking about Diego'. Chelsea are optimistic Hazard will sign a new £300,000-a-week contract, but this display will not have gone unnoticed by Atletico's city rivals Real who have always been admirers. Read More »

Referee appointed for Manchester City vs. Chelsea

City will be at home against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League during midweek. While the Red Devils appeared to wrap up a comfortable 3-0 victory on paper, Mourinho felt his side relaxed too much after going two goals up and insisted there is no time to gamble in any match United play, regardless of the scoreline. Read More »

D/L method win sees England take ODI series over West Indies


England , 2-0 up, can clinch the five-match series with victory at The Oval. West Indies lost despite their best batting performance of the series, with opener Evin Lewis producing a brilliant 176 from 130 balls before he had to leave on a stretcher, retiring hurt, after hitting the ball into his own ankle and sustaining a hairline fracture. Read More »

Netanyahu meets el-Sisi in NY for the first time


This would be the first public meeting between the two since Sisi became president in 2014. The Egyptian leader "expressed his desire to assist in efforts to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians and the region". Sisi has been involved in secret talks with the Israeli premier in the past. The 1979 peace accord between Israel and Egypt marked the first time an Arab nation signed a treaty with Israel. Read More »

SC Steelers Fan Hosts NFL Bonfire


Army veteran, was pictured standing alone before Sunday's game during the national anthem while the rest of the team remained in the tunnel. "I just thought there would be some middle ground where I could stand in the tunnel, nobody would see me", he said . Read More »

Ilkay Gundogan On Bench - Manchester City Team vs Shakhtar Donetsk Confirmed


So it was with the victory over Liverpool 5-0, "citizens" and began to smash rivals. City were streaming forward and enjoying themselves, not really concentrating on what the opposition were doing. Against Shakhtar , City had to wait until the second half to make the breakthrough. They were able to turn the screw on the visitors without allowing them more space to operate in through the midfield. Read More »

PSG Is Now A Rival, Coach Emery Says

Bayern Munich play Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster clash as Chelsea travel to Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League action on Wednesday (today). Neymar has the talent as one of the best players in the world, but hasn't applied it in anything like the same way, or shown anything like the same leadership. Read More »

Extra security placed near Ray Lewis statue after petition urges its removal


He said he wouldn't be bothered unless he "blatantly did something to gain awareness for myself". More than 27,000 people had signed the petition as of Wednesday morning. "And look at my fellow players and I looked at these young guys". You kneeled, you showed solidarity, because of what President Trump said? Lewis's comments quickly grabbed the Internet's attention, eliciting reactions from the likes of Jemele Hill and others. Read More »

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Receives $15.02 Average PT from Brokerages

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) belongs to Financial sector, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 4.95% from last close price of 13.45 and act as support or resistance of price limit. BidaskClub lowered shares of Huntington Bancshares from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Bernstein upgraded the shares of GE in report on Friday, December 16 to "Outperform" rating. Read More »

Most Jewish NFL Owners Condemn Trump Comments


According to USA Today, at least one player from each team that played protested in some way during the national anthem on Sunday. "Big progress being made- we all love our country!" the president added . Morris said that they have not had a game since the National Football League protests, but he said that he will support his players no matter what they decide to do as long as they are non-violent, peaceful protests. Read More »

State Police Director Apologizes For Dissing Athletes For Taking Knee


The director of the Michigan State Police has apologized for sharing a post on her Facebook page that called NFL players protesting during the national anthem "degenerates". "She has served with distinction as an outstanding public servant for decades". 'Etue's words simply reflect the continued racist actions of the Michigan State Police, both in how they treat our citizens and in how their hiring demographics fail to even approach equity, ' Kenneth Reed, the coalition spokesman, said in ... Read More »

Dutch tourists attacked in South Africa return home


Two of the passengers sustained minor injuries when the robbers attacked them for not giving up their money and jewelry quickly enough, he added. The incident is an embarrassment for South Africa, a country keen to promote itself as a tourist destination but scarred by violent crime. Read More »

Brighton's Tomer given three-game ban for Yedlin stamp


Brighton confirmed on Wednesday morning they had launched an appeal against the alleged act of violent conduct, with the striker insisting he had not intentionally stamped on the American defender. The FA have however rejected that appeal , with Hemed now to serve a three-match ban. "However, it was found proven following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing". Read More »

Trump tweets Usain Bolt video to counter National Football League protests


On Tuesday night, Trump tweeted a 2012 video showing Bolt cutting off an interview after a race so that he could stand in silence for the United States anthem. President Donald Trump doubled down on his stance against the protests taking place nationwide in which NFL players and personnel kneel during the national anthem. Read More »

Lewis sparkles for West Indies with flamboyant 176

His career-best haul, off 130 balls, included seven sixes and surpassed the previous worldwide record for a retired hurt of 165 set by Australian Charles Bannerman against England in 1877. This time he lasted just four deliveries before Woakes jagged a good-length lifter across his bows for Joe Root to pocket a neat catch at second slip. Read More »

Tennessee Congressman Sees Peyton Manning as Potential Future Senate Candidate


Senate, but cautioned that he doesn't expect the retired National Football League champion to run. Peyton Manning may soon be running for political office, according to a report . In March, while speaking at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas, Manning addressed previous rumors of his involvement in politics. "I would not be putting in the headlines today that he's going to be running for the Senate". Read More »

The Dallas Cowboys find a middle way


Trump wedged himself into the ongoing protest debate, in which several players have protested racial injustice during the national anthem, when he sharply criticized the protesters in a fiery Friday night Alabama campaign rally . Trump sent his suggestion in a Twitter message on Tuesday morning. "Our players, owners and coaches will now meet in the south end zone and lock arms in a sign of unity", he said. Read More »

Rodgers calls for fan unity Thursday


The revolving door at tackle (Bulaga and Bakhtiari have yet to play a snap together in three weeks), has created issues for the entire offense. "You know our room is a strong room", Jones said of the safety group. Rodgers directed the Packers to the tying drive at the end of regulation and the winning drive in overtime against Cincinnati . The Packers, though, made some adjustments after halftime and got to Dalton with more pressure. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather reveals GIANT portrait of Conor McGregor in his house


The McGregor painting hangs on one side of a huge doorway, which has a similarly sized Mayweather painting on its opposite side. From the looks of it, despite a trash-talk fueled promotion that culminated in Mayweather's victory by 10-round TKO, the former pound-for-pound king has no hard feelings for his brash opponent McGregor (21-3 in MMA). Read More »

Forget Delivering Aid, Trump Doesn't Even Know Where Puerto Rico Is


The Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA has funds earmarked for Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas, and Hurricane Irma, which hit Florida and damaged Puerto Rico and the United States' Virgin Islands. "Do something about our people in need in #PuertoRico ". Most of their immediate family now reside in the United States , and, quite fortunately, his grandmother who lives in Puerto Rico , was in America visiting relatives when the hurricane struck. Read More »

Wenger fumes over schedule


We play tonight, we play in BATE on Thursday and we play Sunday morning. They were very physical, very well organised as they usually are. "There was no feeling of panic in the team - we knew that working together would pay off. Arsenal has now played their last seven games on seven different days of the week. "For me, it was a penalty but you get them and you don't". "So that is the kind of decision that is hard because if he does not give the advantage and they miss the penalty, ... Read More »

Harry Kane bags hat trick as Tottenham beat Apoel Nicosia


It's already being billed as Kane vs. Ronaldo as much as Tottenham vs. Kane struck a ideal hat-trick to fire Spurs to a 3-0 Champions League victory over APOEL on Tuesday and keep them on course for qualification for the Last 16 alongside Real Madrid who ran out 3-1 winners over Borussia Dortmund. Read More »

Costa delighted to be 'home' at Atletico

Despite impressing in front of goal and endearing himself to the Stamford Bridge faithful, Costa was told he did not have a place in Conte's squad and was allowed to rejoin former club Atletico Madrid . "I'm going to give my all for the team, as I always try to do", added Costa, who will wear the number 19 jersey. Morata is Costa's direct replacement and has started his Chelsea career with six goals in six Premier League games , including a hat-trick last Saturday at Stoke. Read More »

Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid


Costa is expected to have a medical in the coming days, with Atleti expecting to pay €55 million (£48 million) up front with €10 million (£9 million) in performance-related add ons. Chelsea will have David Luiz available for this game, although the Brazilian center half is suspended domestically he will surely line out in the heart of the defence tonight. Read More »

RB Leipzig's Werner 'feeling better' after Besiktas substitution due to crowd noise


Leipzig went on to lose the match 2-0, with Ryan Babel and Talisca scoring the goals for Besiktas , who have now won two from two and are on course for the knockout stages. "There was a deafening noise [and] at the start of the game we were a bit affected", said Hasenhüttl. But it was a lesson for all of us. " For me, as coach, it is important to see who I can rely on in moments like these, who is prepared to defend himself against what is going on on the pitch ", he said. Read More »

5 takeaways from Jaguars' 44-7 victory over Ravens


Ahead of the morning game in London and 1 p.m. ET games, players from several teams , including the Jacksonville Jaguars , Baltimore Ravens , Cleveland Browns, the Denver Broncos and the Miami Dolphins, took knees during the anthem. Read More »

Adidas executive charged in NCAA bribe scheme


An FBI investigation into alleged corruption has led to the arrest of four assistant coaches in college basketball. We have suspended Coach Person without pay effective immediately. Louisville's head coach reportedly says he has no idea what's going on. . According to the complaint, the coaches facilitated and received bribes from athlete advisers, including business managers and financial advisers Christian Dawkins and Munish Sood, over multiple instances, in exchange for directing and ... Read More »

Fans see both sides of National Football League protest


The first wave of protests began more than a year ago when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the anthem as a protest of police brutality and mistreatment of black Americans. He uninvited the National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors to the White House after Stephen Curry and other players indicated they weren't sure they would accept the invitation. Read More »

Dwyane Wade Nearing Commitment With NBA Title Contender


In a summer which saw Chris Paul join the Houston Rockets, Jimmy Butler leave the Chicago Bulls and Paul George, and most recently Carmelo Anthony, moving to OKC among many other moves, it is still Irving's trade to Boston that raises the most question marks. Read More »