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NFLPA chief blasts teams for reportedly telling players to stand for anthem

Last month, Jones joined arms with Cowboys players in kneeling, then standing for the national anthem before a September 25 game with the Arizona Cardinals. "I am proud of him and second lady Karen". During the national anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand and refrain from talking. Read More »

Vikings' Bradford returns to face Trubisky, Bears

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Bradford went 23-for-37 for 223 yards in that game, a 20-10 loss for Minnesota, while also taking five sacks behind what was already a significantly injury-thinned offensive line. Minnesota receiver duo Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs lead the National Football League at 20-yard receptions in 2017 and are number one among the great ex-Vikings during the first four weeks of the season. Read More »

ALDS, Indians vs. Yankees Game 3 live stream

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The Yankees had a 1-0 lead in the eighth inning and were down 0-2 in the best-of-five series . The Yankees did lose Game 2 , but it wasn't Bird's fault. "Obviously, there's a ton of talent here", Girardi said. After replays the media and Girardi believed that the ball struck off Chisenhall's bat and not his hand. Read More »

LeBron says Dwyane Wade is the shot blocker between them

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After spending so much money to sign Thompson I am surprised coach Lue made this decision. "He was fine. It's tough, you've been in position where you went to three straight Finals and you've been the starting 2-guard". That's not necessarily a bad thing with all the talent at his disposal. "Guys who can make plays, good cutters, good slashers". Lue's lineup appears to skew to offensively, but James sees potential in the defense Cleveland can get out of its starters. Read More »

Man Utd on edge as Lukaku declared fit for Belgium clash

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And Mata, writing in his weekly blog, was quick to lament Fellaini's untimely knock and expressed hope that nobody else would suffer afflictions over the next couple of days. In the Frenchman's absence Fellaini has partnered Nemanja Matic in the United midfield ahead of Ander Herrera , who was first-choice last season. His involvement in the game may frustrate Mourinho as Belgium had already qualified for Russian Federation 2018, as per reports by the Guardian . Read More »

India vs Australia: A statistical analysis of the first T20I in Ranchi

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Australia were off to a flyer with 50 runs coming off 37 balls but Chahal provided the vital breakthroughs, dismissing his bunny Glenn Maxwell for the fourth time in four games. "We've got a lot to play for", Warner said. Warner rued about the crammed schedule, saying: "I just know that when we are available we are going to play". Read More »

Watch China Open 2017 on TV, online

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By the time the penalty was awarded, Nadal was completely in control and made his way to a 5-0 lead in the second set. The China Open final between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios will be played not before 7:30pm local time, 5pm IST, 11:30am GMT. Read More »

Premier League In Focus - Liverpool vs Manchester United Preview

Ray Wilkins has run the risk of upsetting Liverpool supporters after naming his combined side ahead of Saturday's showdown against Manchester United . There is no shortage of midfielders at Liverpool , with Can, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Georginio Wijnaldum, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Marko Grujic and James Milner all now vying for a spot in the starting XI. Read More »

Neymar, Coutinho, Dybala lead Nominations for 2017 Ballon d'Or

France Football are releasing the 30-man list of Ballon d'Or nominees for this year's award, with the remaining 20 names to be revealed over the course of the day. Ronaldo is favourite to retain the crown, which would see the Real Madrid and Portugal forward pull level with Messi in winning it five times. France Football magazine re-took control of the award last year, having previously partnered with FIFA, and Cristiano Ronaldo was given the trophy. Read More »

Henrik Lundqvist backs Rangers to first win after shaky start

They were also somewhat fortunate to have two Montreal goals taken off the board in the first period, which could have totally derailed the game. However, during their game on Sunday night, he was back to his stellar self, and the game was what the Rangers fans are looking forward to. Read More »

Google's Internet-Beaming Balloons Will Deliver Communications to Puerto Rico

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In the case of Puerto Rico , AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile handsets should be able to operate on the frequencies covered by the experimental license , according to people familiar with the matter. The private companies have stepped up to the plate in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration faces continued criticism for its slow response to the disaster. Read More »

New York Jets hang on to keep Cleveland Browns winless

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So, the Browns are five games into the season, nearly one-third of the way to another 1-15 season, or worse, with uncertainty again surrounding the quarterback position, a head coach starting to coach like he's aware that ownership's patience isn't limitless, and a schedule that has no more winless opponents in their immediate future. Read More »

Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury

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Martinez has stated that he has seen a big improvement in Lukaku since his summer transfer and said , "I have seen a difference in the maturity of Romelu since his move to Manchester United ". The Belgian boss is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail . And that, on top of the fact that the club's all-time record goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, returned to boyhood club Everton had heightened the expectation on Lukaku. Read More »

PAC-12: Oregon State and coach Gary Andersen agree to part ways

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In his statement, Andersen said, "Coaching is not about the mighty dollar". The team confirmed the decision in an official release on the team's site. More surprisingly is that fact that Andersen agreed to release the school from its future commitments to his contract which was guaranteed through the 2021 season. Read More »

Nadal wins China Open title with dominant victory over Kyrgios

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The world No 1 proved too strong for the Australian, who had won nine of his previous 11 matches, winning 6-2 6-1 to secure his second Beijing title after his first victory in 2005. Then, of course, he has great hands and a fantastic serve. "I was playing very high intensity the whole match, changing the directions and not making many mistakes", Nadal said. Read More »

Wilton Speight likely out for season with 3 broken vertebrae

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The Wolverines (4-1, 1-1) had the ball late with a chance to drive for a go-ahead TD, but a heave from the Spartans 37 as time expired hit the turf near the goal line . In the second half, three straight MI drives ended in interceptions, each one punted or fumbled right back as the rain kept falling and the clock kept dying. Read More »

Hall of fame QB, former Baltimore Colt YA Tittle dead at 90

In 1971, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was one of the original inductees into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Tittle went on to play four seasons with the New York Giants (1961-64). Tittle, has passed away. The photo was taken in 1964, Tittle's last season, by Morris Berman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tittle lettered from 1944-47 and led LSU to victory in the 1947 Cotton Bowl following his junior season. Read More »

U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Ghana lose 0-1 to USA

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Substitute Ayo Akinola punished the Starlets wastefulness when he finished coolly on 75 minutes in what was the game's winning goal. In what was an intriguing contest at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, the Stars and Stripes made the Black Starlets pay for their missed chances in the second group match. Read More »

U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Colombia 2-1 India

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India coach Luis Norton de Matos started with their star winger Komal Thatal on bench. With 46,351 fans Delhi's Nehru Stadium was not at its 55,000 capacity in spite of an expected sell-out. Indian keeper Dheeraj Moirangthem was excellent with his saves and showed his shot-stopping prowess here. Mid-fielder Juan Penaloza's brace kept Colombia's hopes of advancing into the last-16 stage alive, but the hosts are all but out of the 24-nation event. Read More »

Neymar, Marcelo, Modric among first Ballon d'Or nominees

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Cristiano Ronaldo remains the heavy favourite to defend his 2016 crown. An already four-time victor, it is highly expected that his name will be announced later in the day along with his old nemesis Lionel Messi. Last year's award, which was the first since France Football and FIFA's collaboration ended, was won by Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. Read More »

FIFA Reveal Final 3 Puskas Award Nominees

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He becomes the first goalkeeper to have been nominated for the award. She is the second Venezuelan teen to reach the final three after Daniuska Rodriguez and was nominated for her effort from the halfway line against Cameroon at the Women's Under-17 World Cup in Jordan past year. Read More »

Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

About 10 hours after the Washington Nationals reached their hotel in Chicago on Sunday morning, Max Scherzer stood in right field dripping in sweat, knees bent, as if leading off first base. Tanner Roark is still slated to pitch Game 4, which is Tuesday night in Chicago . What had once appeared like another Cubs victory behind their postseason stalwart, pitcher Jon Lester , had become a Washington win in only a handful of at-bats. Read More »

Germany coach Joachim Low: Hard work starts after flawless campaign

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Niklas Sule was also withdrawn in the first half with an injury, but the game will be remembered for another display of fluent attacking football that wrapped up Germany's World Cup qualifying campaign with a 100 per cent record. "With Mustafi it seems that it is some muscle tear or some muscle fibre tear", Low said. Sandro Wagner should have doubled the lead on the half-hour mark but his casual effort was palmed onto the post by the keeper. Read More »

England beat Lithuania in World Cup qualifiers

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Having booked their spot at next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation with a win by the same scoreline against Slovenia last week, another Harry Kane goal - this time from the penalty spot - was enough to see Gareth Southgate's men record a victory over Lithuania in Vilnius . Read More »

Harden fires back at McHale

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Perhaps trying to soften his stance somewhat, McHale went on to say, "I just think Chris Paul will be good for James Harden ". "I think Chris Paul is gonna help him just kind of being able to hoop and play stuff like that". And I'm not that type of person". Harden did agree with McHale's analysis that Paul , who has a reputation as a no-nonsense leader, would push him to be a better player by confronting him at times. Read More »

Usman Shinwari called up as Amir's replacement for Sri Lanka ODIs

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Wahab Riaz , who once looked extremely pathetic in first innings and lost his run-up consecutively for five times, turned the table this time by picking up three wickets. Usman Khan Shinwari will join Pakistani Squad in ODIs as Muhammad Amir's replacement. Sri Lanka by end of day 3 were the happier of the two sides with a lead of 254 runs. Read More »

Kyle Busch Rides Hot Streak into Charlotte

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After Talladega next week, the third race in this round will be held October 22 at another 1.5-mile oval - Kansas Speedway. Jimmie Johnson has picked up the pace in the last couple of weeks after a miserable summer (and in reality, a miserable year, wins aside). Read More »

Nadal hammers Kyrgios to clinch China Open

The 16-time Grand Slam victor came to the Chinese capital on the back of winning his third US Open. Kvitova said with the end of the season in sight, many players are running on empty. "I hope to be back next year, xie xie ('thank you' in Mandarin)", he added after thanking organisers, fans, and his team. I've played some great tennis but it wasn't to be today. Read More »

Mike Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game over protesting during national anthem

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President Donald Trump revealed that he had told Pence to leave the game if any players knelt during the national anthem . During the playing of the national anthem , all Colts players stood and showed respect for the flag. "Amen. After nearly a decade it's great to have leaders who have pride in our country again", he wrote. Pence, the former IN governor, had attended the game to watch a ceremony honouring former Colts great Peyton Manning scheduled for half-time, but chose to leave ... Read More »

Chelsea star pushing for Real Madrid switch

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The Belgian now has less than two years remaining in his contract with the Premier League champions, and reports recently have suggested that he has been offered a big money new contract to commit his future to the club. Courtois is suspected of trying to get a way to fly to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Spanish paper Marca claim the Belgium worldwide is happy at Stamford Bridge with the club that signed him as a 19-year-old but feels his time in English top-tier is coming to an end. Read More »

Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Room Overlooking Lollapalooza

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Another candle-filled memorial on Monday included drawings as a tribute to the country music fans at the festival. Stephen Paddock , the lone gunman behind the Las Vegas massacre , may have set his eyes' on Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival first, an event attended by former First Daughter Malia Obama. Read More »

Texans star will miss rest of Chiefs game

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He will undergo an MRI to determine ligament and any other damage to his knee. Watt went down after rushing Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith on a pass play despite there appearing to be nearly no contact. He was unable to put pressure on his left leg. Also, Whitney Mercilus has been ruled out of the game with a chest injury. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. Read More »