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Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown

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Whether or not you hate the NFL's recent trend of kneeling during the anthem, you cannot ignore the meaning behind the protest and how it could get misconstrued. Out". Trump described McCain, who said he won't support the latest GOP effort on health care, as a "disgrace" on the issue, the attendee said. I was at Walter Reed hospital recently and I saw so many great young people and they're missing legs and they're missing arms and they have been so badly injured. Read More »

After MS Dhoni & Kapil Dev, Mithali Raj Gets A Biopic!

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She indeed is a legend in women's cricket and her inspiring story is something surely made for the silver screen. The life story of Mithali Raj , captain of the Indian women's cricket team, will now be told through a Bollywood biopic, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced on Tuesday. Read More »

Bayern Could Sack Ancelotti

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Stand-in captain Thomas Muller refused to criticise Ancelotti, saying the players were to blame for a defeat which left them likely vying with Celtic for second spot in B. When asked about his decision to make so many changes, Ancelotti told reporters: "I don't think my team selection was risky". I know I will get criticism, that's fine. Read More »

Twins lose 4-2 in Cleveland; postseason berth on hold

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It is possible the Twins might sit some of their regulars Thursday in the wake of the celebration. The Minnesota Twins are on the verge of making history, poised to become the first team in history to advance to the postseason one year after losing 100 games. Read More »

Tickets for Possible Cubs Clincher Are Shockingly Cheap

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Cardinals starter Michael Wacha needed just 60 pitches to cruise through the first 6 innings, striking out 8, before running into trouble in the seventh. The finale of the series at Guaranteed Rate Field is this evening. "Usually when I watch we don't have any more games to play", Matheny said. A collision between a player and a fan at last night's Chicago Cubs game has gone viral. Read More »

Sharks Joel Ward will play Thursday night. But will he stand?

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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. Racial discrimination followed Ward towards the National Hockey League and also raised it's unsightly head after he obtained a series-clinching goal with the Washington Capitals within extra time of Game Seven up against the Boston Bruins back in 2012. Read More »

Conte slams Chelsea v City Saturday slot after Atletico triumph

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It's time to see how a player with just 54 top-flight league starts can cope in a grueling, intense season in the Premier League. 'To have only one day to prepare for this type of game is not right. Costa's troubled relationship with Conte led to his exit from Stamford Bridge, but there will be no instant revenge as Costa isn't eligible to play until January. Read More »

Trump blames national anthem protests on Roger Goodell

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Colin Kaepernick , a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the form of protest a year ago as a means to draw attention to police killings of unarmed black people and oppression of minorities. The president made no mention of the Cowboys' hosts at Monday's game, the Arizona Cardinals. The president's criticism sparked a massive response from almost every NFL team during football games on Sunday and Monday, with more players choosing to kneel and players, owners and coaches ... Read More »

Steph Curry also hated that Sports Illustrated cover

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Everyone immediately noticed that Colin Kaepernick , the guy who started this whole thing, was nowhere to be seen. "It's just kind of capitalizing on the hoopla and media and all that nonsense. "At the end of the day, that stuff really doesn't matter". "Obviously they had a chance to respond to a awful comment". The NFL player received attention when he refused to stand while the USA national anthem was being sung as his protest for the oppression of people of color in the US. Read More »

No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe, says LeBron James

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Wade passed up around $8 million in salary to obtain the buyout, according to ESPN . Dwyane Wade , formerly of the Miami Heat , in 2016. "I tried to do whatever I could do to help the kid out and so he could be the best player he could be", James said at the Cavaliers' media day. Read More »

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview, Team News, Line-ups, Betting Tips & Prediction

Atletico Madrid 1-1 Chelsea: The last two encounters between the two sides have ended in draws and I think that's the most likely result again tonight. "Someone must analyse the situation". Former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata , who also spent time in Atletico's youth system, pulled Chelsea level by glancing in Eden Hazard's cross in the 60th minute after the visitors had failed to make their first-half dominance count. Read More »

Watch fourth India v Australia ODI live on Sky Sports on Thursday

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Steve Smith-led Australian side have won toss and elected to bat first against Virat Kohli's team India in the fourth One-day worldwide on 28 September. Team India practicing before the all important game at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Soon after arriving at the stadium, the Indian team did some warm-up exercises and started their training session with captain Virat Kohli , Rohit Sharma , Manish Pandey and Yuzvendra Chahal, going through their batting routines. Read More »

Jose Mourinho sends Man United warning to Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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United's 4-1 victory away to CSKA Moscow was hugely impressive in the city where the club recorded its last Champions League title, nearly 10 years ago. 'They've got to try to do that first and consolidate there, before you start looking at the Champions League and talking yourself up as one of the contenders. Read More »

Trump Says NFL 'Going to Hell' Unless It Bans Anthem Protests

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NFL rules require players to be present on the sidelines during the playing of the national anthem . Four years ago, Trump argued that then-President Barack Obama should lay off the "privately owned Redskins" after Obama suggested that the team should change its name because it's a racial slur for Native Americans. Read More »

Former Broncos Coach Robert 'Red' Miller Dies at 89

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Mr. Miller coached the Broncos from 1977 to 1980 and compiled a 42-25 record. Red Miller, coaching the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII in January 1978. Miller wasn't a front-runner for the job, but he got it, and lit a fire under a defense that included Lyle Alzado, Tom Jackson, Randy Gradishar and Louis Wright. Read More »

Cardinal fans not happy the Cubs clinched Central title at Busch

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Wacha limited the Cubs to just two base runners through six - erasing one on a double play - before the Cubs teed off in the seventh. Randal Grichuk then rapped a triple to right center for a 3-0 lead. Lackey holds a 1.30 WHIP with 145 strikeouts over 163 2/3 innings. In that span, he struck out eight and walked none. ARLINGTON, Texas - George Springer drilled a grand slam as Houston completed a sweep of Texas. Read More »

Hazard delighted with Chelsea victory: We deserved to beat Atletico

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Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi scored for the Blues as they registered an unlikely win against the La Liga giants. The roar was for pictures of their charismatic manager... He said: "You can win, but if you win only to defend, to go and counter attack there isn't the right satisfaction". Simeone's side could have grabbed a second on the cusp of halftime when Courtois could only hold Koke's stinging shot but Saul slotted the rebound just wide of the near post. Read More »

U.S. slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

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In a direct reference to a Twitter post by Trump on Saturday, Ri said: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said during a news briefing on Monday that the US has not declared war. Read More »

Griezmann shoulders blame for Atletico defeat to Chelsea

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Batshuayi replaced Morata with seven minutes remaining and inflicted a first home defeat on Atletico since September 2015 by turning in a Marcos Alonso cutback from close range deep into stoppage-time. "I need to speak to my players to understand very well their physical condition", he added. Alvaro Morata , by contrast, has made a flying start to life at Chelsea since moving from Real Madrid and cancelled out Antoine Griezmann's penalty opener to put the visitors level in the second ... Read More »

'Frustrated' Sweden boss wants Mourinho to play Lindelof more

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Each of the club's three away fixtures in the group stages of the Champions League this season falls on a Wednesday night and is then followed by a Premier League game at 3pm on Saturday. "I have worked very hard and will continue to make sure there is no limit". "This year we have the Champions League and we are all concentrating on winning it", he told a news conference in Moscow on Tuesday. Read More »

Reiss Nelson with Arsenal squad in Belarus for BATE Borisov fixture

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ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE bagged a brace for Arsenal last night - but where does his minutes per goal ratio in the past year rank amongst the best in Europe? "We will certainly have first knowledge of that tomorrow night". To get an opportunity to play is big for a young group. "There is always an uncertainty". They could have played tonight and we could have played yesterday. Read More »

Champions League Online, TV, Team News

United will be without Paul Pogba , Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick , leaving Mourinho with Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera as the only experienced central midfielders available for the game on Wednesday. Manchester United register a positive record overall against CSKA since they are unbeaten (two wins and two draws) in four matches . The other two had drawn in the Champions League . Read More »

United's Fellaini to miss CSKA trip

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What channel can I watch it on? "When you go 1-0 down it's very hard to come back but we continued to play very well in the second half and concentrated well". "After one season outside, we come back and we come back in a strong way with a strong performance away". However, Mourinho's side will travel without key midfielder Marouane Fellaini after the Belgian was ruled out through injury. Read More »

Local Cowboys fans react to entire team taking a knee

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Three teams did not take the field for the national anthem and numerous NFL owners came out against Mr Trump's statements . "Big progress being made-we all love our country!" Trump on Friday night criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the national anthem. Read More »

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo thanked by Mexico quake victim

Kane hit a flawless hat-trick, scoring with his left foot, his right foot and his head to give Spurs another Champions League victory, having beaten Borussia Dortmund in their first group stage game a fortnight ago. "They are killers. Harry has this special skill". He said on BBC Radio 5 live: "Yes, he is good enough to play with Real Madrid and Barcelona, but I'm not sure he looks like their type of centre-forward". Read More »

Blue Jays at Red Sox

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As of Wednesday, September 27, the Red Sox find themselves with a 3 game lead for first place in the AL East, with the magic number to clinch the division set at 3. The Blue Jays chased Pomeranz with four runs in the second to take a 5-2 lead when Hernandez and Donaldson each hit a two-run double. The problem: Location, according to Sale. Read More »

Entire Dallas Cowboys team and owner Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem

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Trump says "ratings for NFL football are way down except before game starts when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected". "I hope that I'm clear and I hope that our team is clear: We want to respect the flag". American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance. Read More »

Bantamweight Dominick Cruz to return vs. Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

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Cruz is scheduled to face rising contender Jimmie Rivera on the year-ending card, the promotion announced Wednesday evening. The defeat snapped a nine-year unbeaten run for "The Dominator", who has battled injuries since 2011. Coming off wins over the likes of Urijah Faber and Thomas Almeida , Rivera has earned his spot as the number three ranked contender in the division. Read More »

Trump Announces He'll Visit Puerto Rico Next Tuesday

Morning Consult found that those who were informed about the citizenship status of Puerto Ricans were much more likely to express support for additional aid to the island. The president also tweeted about the devastation overnight, while noting the island suffers from "broken infrastructure & massive debt ". President Trump on Tuesday lamented that Puerto Rico had been "destroyed" by Hurricane Maria but insisted that his administration is doing an "amazing job" in helping the US ... Read More »

Results are in: Kern County students continue to improve in state testing

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In Los Angeles Unified - the second largest district in the nation - about 30 percent of students met math standards, while about 70 percent didn't, including 26 percent who " nearly met" the standards, according to results of the third year of state math and English tests aligned to the Common Core standards. Read More »

Deshaun Watson gives first paycheck to stadium employees

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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 »