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National Football League owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been ordered to preserve his cell phone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL . Jones has been outspoken against player protests, and said that if any player on his team "disrespects the flag, then we will not play". A number of players followed Kaepernick's lead by taking a knee during the anthem past year and this season. Read More »

Check out the rock David Lee just put on Caroline Wozniacki's finger

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He's been supportive of Wozniacki as she enjoyed one of her best seasons in a long time, climbing back up to No. 3 with six final appearances and titles in Tokyo and Singapore . Wozniacki, a 27-year-old native of Denmark, was previously engaged to golf star Rory McIlroy from 2011 to 2014 before McIlroy ended the relationship. Read More »

Packers Periscope: Week 9 vs. Detroit Lions

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He hasn't made many since Rodgers' injury on the second series of an October 15 loss at Minnesota, and Hundley enters the game having completed only 31 of 59 passes (52.5 percent) for 244 yards with one touchdown and four interceptions (40.5 rating). Read More »

Abramovich makes huge decision over Conte's Chelsea future

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Conte stated after the Rome horror show that Chelsea lacked "hunger", but the former Juventus boss says such an occurrence can happen during the course of a season. "You go to bed sometimes and think about many things, sometimes you can not sleep.... and sometimes, still it bothers me", the Spaniard said. The commitment is always good. Read More »

Study finds humans have more empathy for dogs than for other people

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In another study , conducted by researchers from the Northeastern University in the USA, 240 students were presented with a fake newspaper clipping. Humans have more empathy for dogs than people - a new study has found. Age makes a difference for empathy toward human victims, but not for dog victims. Our love for dogs is also explained by previous research. A new study now shows that humans are more moved by the suffering of canines than people as animals are more helpless than humans ... Read More »

Stephen Curry responds to name drop in GOP's new tax bill

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House GOP leaders unveiled a tax bill on Thursday that proposes to make broad changes to the current system. "It was weird, that's about it", Curry said following Golden State's 112-92 win over San Antonio Thursday night. Curry was used as an example in the proposal for individual wage income. Perhaps that's why he was named an example for individual wage income. Curry and Trump have had somewhat of a budding feud. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott Cleared to Play Sunday: Appeals Court

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A federal appeals court in NY granted a brief administrative stay of Elliott's suspension Friday morning, temporarily clearing his eligibility to play. The suspension was imposed in August after the NFL's investigation into allegation of multiple physical confrontations with Elliott's then-girlfriend. Read More »

SA supreme court to hear appeal Pistorius murder sentence too lenient

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But the State still feels that the Pistorius has not been punished harshly enough, calling the sentence imposed by the North Gauteng High Court "shockingly lenient" . In 2015, Pistorius found was guilty of murder, irrespective of whoever was behind the door when he opened fire with a pistol he kept under his bed. Read More »

SHOCKING: Girl gangraped by 4, left to die

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The teenager was returning home from coaching class in Maharana Pratap Nagar around 10 pm on Tuesday when she was gangraped. On the basis of the woman's complaint, a case was registered at the GRP Police Station (Habibganj Railway Station). Read More »

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla targets January return after amputation fears

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In an interview with the Spanish newspaper Marca , Cazorla explains how the pain of the injury remained for some time - and still does to some extent - after the incident and was so bad that it lead to him breaking down in tears. Speaking to MARCA , the Arsenal man said: "The medical professionals told me it was OK, the problem was that it did not heal and the wounds would reopen, and become infected". Read More »

Romelu Lukaku sends defiant message to his critics at Manchester United

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The rough patch is taking a toll on the strong centre forward as he is apparently missing that deft touch of the ball and clinical finish in front of the goal. "I want to make sure when my team is having difficulties they can count on me", added Lukaku. Robson believes United are capable of claiming a positive result, but only if they are able to control the area of the field in which Pogba would have been deployed. Read More »

Allergan PLC. (AGN) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

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Under the terms of the deal, Allergan agreed to hold the shares for at least one year. The stock's average target of $32.25 is -5.51% below today's ($34.13) share price. Allergan PLC . had a return on equity of 7.37% and a net margin of 79.17%. The company reported $4.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.06 by $0.09. Read More »

Nadal advances to quarters in Paris

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Zverev, who has won two ATP Masters 1000 titles this season as Nadal did, recorded a comfortable 6-3 win in the first set. Since losing to Nick Kyrgios in the quarter-finals in Cincinnati, before the US Open, he has won 19 of his past 20 matches on the surface, the lone loss being against Federer in Shanghai. Read More »

Senior kicker Griffin Oakes named Groza Award semifinalist

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He is also 25 of 26 on extra points. His total includes three of at least 50 yards, including the two longest field goals in the Big 12 this season when he made a 54-yarder at Texas and a 53-yarder against Central Arkansas. Badgley is one field goal away from tying the school's all-time record of 73. Badgley joins Auburn senior Daniel Carlson and Syracuse senior Cole Murphy as the only returning semifinalists from 2016. Read More »

Brook Lopez Scores 27, Lakers Burnt 103-100 to Blazers

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Kuzma missed at the buzzer on a potential game-tying 3. He left the game in the third quarter and X-rays revealed the fractured second metacarpal in his left hand. After Ball played what Luke Walton called his best game of the season on Tuesday, he was a ghost on Thursday, failing to score a single point and attempting only two shots. Read More »

Jets knock Bills down a notch in TNF win

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That just might be enough to get into the playoffs. This is a classic trap game. The touchdowns were his first two of 2017. Want your voice heard? In a game where the elements certainly became a factor, the Jets had Atlanta on the ropes for a good amount of time before Matt Ryan and co. Read More »

49ers place WR Pierre Garcon on IR with neck injury

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Garcon underwent additional tests on Wednesday night that revealed a non-displaced fracture of the C-5 pedicle, which is an eight-week injury, Lynch said. Garcon injured his neck last Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles and had to leave the game early. Garcon signed a five-year, $47 million contract in the offseason. Read More »

Soccer: Real Madrid suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

In the current campaign, only Cristiano Ronaldo's winner at Getafe has snatched victory late on, whilst they conceded in the 93rd minute themselves to lose at home to Real Betis last month. But who doesn't when playing against any Real side, no less the Spanish and European champions? At this point, everyone was left dumbfounded and Zidane decided it was time to go all in. Read More »

Malik Zaire to start at QB for Florida Gators at Missouri

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Zaire will be the third quarterback to start for UF this season (after Feleipe Franks and Luke Del Rio ) and the 12th since Tim Tebow left for the 2010 National Football League draft. For the third time this season, the Florida Gators will have another starting quarterback. Now he has to steer this struggling Florida team (3-4, 3-3 SEC) through its final four games with Missouri, South Carolina, UAB, and Florida State. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stake Increased by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Stryker (NYSE:SYK) by 3,614 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 37,248 shares, and cut its stake in Lending Tree Inc (NASDAQ:TREE). Raymond James downgraded Interface, Inc. Rafferty Capital Markets downgraded shares of Wells Fargo & Co. from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $44.00 price target for the company.in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Read More »

Reggie Jackson and Eric Bledsoe Trade Talks

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However, Bledsoe claimed that he was in a hair salon with his wife when he posted the tweet. The Detroit Pistons are interested in trading for Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe , according to reports . "New Orleans has always been in pursuit of Jackson, as the team made a series of intel calls regarding the point guard before last February's trade deadline". Read More »

Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor hit back against West Indies

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The West Indies had looked the likeliest side to secure victory on the final day, when Raza's dismissal left Zimbabwe on 210 for seven, leading by just 88 runs with almost 64 overs still left in the day. At 230 for seven it looked as though Zimbabwe could force a first innings lead, but Dowrich and Holder steadied the nerves of the visitors and will now seek to build a sizeable lead on the fourth morning to bat their hosts out of the game. Read More »

Evra sent off before kick-off

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His weird actions revived memories of Manchester United striker Eric Cantona's astonishing kung-fu kick on a Crystal Palace fan in 1995. Evra, who won five Premier League titles and the Champions League during an eight-year spell with United, joined Marseille from Juventus in January. Read More »

Texans QB Watson suffers torn ACL

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Multiple reports indicate that Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson sustained a torn ACL during practice Thursday. Watson has thrown for 1,699 yards with 19 touchdowns and eight interceptions through seven games. With Watson now out for the year, it means that the Texans will have to turn back to Tom Savage , who will now have to try and save Houston's season. Read More »

Upton signs five-year extension with Angels

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The Angels have signed Justin Upton to a five-year contract, the team announced Thursday. Upton, 30, had an opt-out clause in his previous deal after this season. The yearly payout, per ESPN's Buster Olney , will be: $16M in 2018, $18M in 2019, $21M in 2020, $23M in 2021 and $28M in 2022. The Angels were better than expected, going 80-82 this season. Read More »

Indianapolis Colts QB placed on IR, will not play in 2017 season

Luck told the team's website that he is optimistic about his future. Luck has been dealing with a shoulder injury, undergoing surgery in January and not playing in any games this season. "We're going to exhaust all resources because the best interest is the player", head coach Chuck Pagano said. While he was able to play through it last season, his first after signing a six-year, $140 million extension, he made a decision to get it fixed last winter. Read More »

Gareth Southgate gives England nod to Harry Winks for Germany and Brazil

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Anfield teammate Daniel Sturridge has also been dropped from the squad, alongside Chris Smalling and Jake Livermore. On the 32-year-old Young's recall, Southgate said: "Generally speaking we want to look at younger players, and develop the team, but I've always said if a more senior player is playing well and warrants the call-up, we should include them". Read More »

Virat Kohli caught using walkie-talkie at dug-out; ICC gives clean chit

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Southee bowled a slower delivery that pitched up and Dhoni was just waiting for it and swung it hard near the cow corner. India opener Rohit Sharma's 174 runs in the series against New Zealand, which included a fine 147 in the final match, has seen him reach a career-high rating of 799 points, even though he remains in seventh position. Read More »

Ashley Williams: 'Everton need to gain some momentum'

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Some reports yesterday suggested Everton were already talking to ex-England boss Sam Allardyce. "I don't know what their reaction will be but I will just try and do my job as the best I can and try and win the game". The Wales worldwide added that Everton must start winning for them to build momentum. They need a performance to change the mood before that, though, and Williams - who will captain the side here on Thursday evening - has explained what impact Ronald Koeman's sacking, on ... Read More »

Celtics' Hayward working way back from gruesome leg injury

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Any speculation about Gordon Hayward trying to return for the Celtics this season was put to rest Wednesday when he posted on Facebook that he will not be coming back until the 2018-19 season. At the end of the day it's just a basketball injury, and people are going through way, way worse, so for them to reach out was pretty cool". After seeing the gruesome injury Gordon Hayward suffered on opening night, one could only imagine what kind of pain he was experiencing that time. Read More »

Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez handed maiden England call-ups

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Another Chelsea loanee, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, has been gaining valuable experience under former Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace, and he too is called up for the first time. Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks was included after a fine debut at Lithuania, as was Manchester City's Fabian Delph, but Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott have not been included. Read More »

Indianapolis To Host 2022 College Football Championship

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This year's game will be played at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles game will be held at the future home of the Rams and Chargers in Inglewood, Calif., set to be completed in 2020. "Each has a first-class stadium that our fans will enjoy, a great convention center, excellent hotels for teams and fans, and the communities have successful track records of hosting major events". Read More »

Papa John's CEO Blames Poor Pizza Sales on the NFL Protests

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Goodell and the team owners decided last month not to force players to stand during the anthem. He said Papa John's has hired a new creative agency that will help it create more digital ads. He specifically cited the anthem protests as the root of the problem. "This should have been nipped in the bud a year and a half ago". The company, which is a sponsor and advertiser of the National Football League, said customers have a negative view of the chain's association with the NFL. Read More »