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Pittsburgh Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey Pittsburgh Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

Dozens of NFL players across the league opted to kneel during the national anthem after President Donald Trump said players should be fired by the NFL for kneeling. The offensive lineman has been supportive of protests against the violence against African Americans in the United States, but has been outspoken of his disapproval to do so during the National Anthem. (more...)
Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to continue unbeaten start Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to continue unbeaten start
- September 26, 2017

In an act of rebellion, Costa went on holiday while in Brazil. Diego Costa watched on from the directors' box as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second in La Liga thanks to goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 win at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday. (more...)
No NASCAR Anthem Protests After Executives' Warnings No NASCAR Anthem Protests After Executives' Warnings
- September 26, 2017

No players were kneeling during the British anthem. "We're for standing together and that's what a team's all about". About two dozen players from both teams at the London game kneeled during the US anthem, but other players, coaches and even Jaguars owner Shad Khan locked arms in solidarity with those kneeling. (more...)
Gordon Strachan admits Leeds United defender has proven him wrong Gordon Strachan admits Leeds United defender has proven him wrong
- September 26, 2017

Strachan announced Scotland's squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Slovakia and Slovenia on Monday afternoon, with Cooper named as part of the 25-man squad. "But it will give him probably some more games that, for me, is not the best, but I can only be happy for my players". 'The squad is a bit different, no doubt about that, ' Strachan said. (more...)
Cubs blank Brewers, all but eliminate division title hopes Cubs blank Brewers, all but eliminate division title hopes
- September 26, 2017

During the bottom of the second inning, Cubs shortstop Addison Russell chased a foul ball and lunged into the crowd, kicking Andrew Gudermuth's plate of nachos loose in the process and landing on his girlfriend, Hannah. The D-backs clinched a National League Wild Card playoff berth after the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers both lost Sunday. Javier Baez hit a three-run homer in the third inning, but left the game shortly after fouling a pitch off his left leg in the eighth ... (more...)
Harper remains out of Nats' lineup with flu-like symptoms Harper remains out of Nats' lineup with flu-like symptoms
- September 26, 2017

Having long since wrapped up the NL East, with or without an official clinching of the division title, getting ready for the playoffs has been the priority for the Washington Nationals . Harper, who was meant to be back in the lineup against the Phillies starting Monday night, won't be playing, after all, thanks to "flu-like symptoms". (more...)
Antonio Conte leads all-action training session at Stamford Bridge
- September 26, 2017

The day after Diego Costa flew to Atletico Madrid after sealing his 58 million pound ($78.25 million) move, his replacement, Alvaro Morata , scored a hat-trick in Chelsea's 4-0 rout of Stoke City to mark the dawning of a new era at the champions. (more...)
How Seahawks Players Are Responding to Trump's War on Black Athletes How Seahawks Players Are Responding to Trump's War on Black Athletes
- September 26, 2017

They stayed behind in the locker room while Meghan Linsey sang the anthem. "Some people clearly see this as a demonstration against the flag; there's a lot of people that understand this a demonstration for the flag and for what we stand for, and it's not in any way, shape or form meant to denigrate anything", Carroll said. (more...)
Arsenal will not sacrifice any competition this season: Wenger Arsenal will not sacrifice any competition this season: Wenger
- September 26, 2017

Arsenal are playing the competition for the first time after failing to finish in the top four in the league last time. A move to W atford failed to materialise before West Brom stepped in on the eve of deadline day, with Wenger gutted to see Gibbs move on. (more...)
North Korea's foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war' on his country North Korea's foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war' on his country
- September 26, 2017

General Assembly earlier that day. "The U.N. charter stipulates individual member states' rights to self-defense", Ri said , according to BuzzFeed News . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) on May 5, 2017. (more...)
Man Utd set to take action over Lukaku song Man Utd set to take action over Lukaku song
- September 26, 2017

A section of the Manchester United support has risked the wrath of the Football Association by reprising a controversial Romelu Lukaku chant against Southampton . The Belgian striker, who has struck a rich vein of form since his £75m move from Everton last summer, had previously asked fans to "move on" from the chants on Friday, but that message failed to translate when the chant could still be heard from the stands. (more...)
US Open victor Sloane Stephens tumbles out at Wuhan US Open victor Sloane Stephens tumbles out at Wuhan
- September 26, 2017

Open champion Sam Stosur were also sent packing. That suits her game pretty well. Hours earlier US Open victor Stephens suffered a shock defeat at the hands of China s Wang Qiang in the first round. In their first matches since the final at Flushing Meadows, the 17th-ranked Stephens lost to Wang Qiang of China 6-2, 6-2, while the 12th-ranked Keys was beaten by Varvara Lepchenko of the US 6-2, 7-6 (4). (more...)
Jets put 0-16 talk to rest with stunning win over Dolphins Jets put 0-16 talk to rest with stunning win over Dolphins
- September 26, 2017

The Jets won't win a shootout with the Dolphins . The Jets will host the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1) on Sunday. The two teams seem evenly matched on yards gained/allowed, but the Jets give up way more points (as Jazz noted) and don't score more than Miami does out of their yards gained. (more...)
Who are we? 'PSG still searching for identity' - Ancelotti Who are we? 'PSG still searching for identity' - Ancelotti
- September 26, 2017

The Bayern Munich boss, formerly in charge at the Parc des Princes, believes the midfielder had no intention of joining the Blaugrana this summer despite intense media speculation. "The club have improved, they have more experience and have spent a lot of money". Neymar and Co. will want to make a big statement at the Parc des Princes. (more...)
Julius Peppers explains decision to stay in Panthers locker room Julius Peppers explains decision to stay in Panthers locker room
- September 26, 2017

As weak as numerous owners' comments have been in the past two days, they have at least called the President out for labeling protesting players "sons of bitches", and the statements implicitly or explicitly stated they had their employees' backs. (more...)
Form Morata ready for Atletico, Football News & Top Stories Form Morata ready for Atletico, Football News & Top Stories
- September 26, 2017

ESPN reports that Atletico will sign Costa on loan until the end of the season with a commitment to buy for £58 million next summer. But his performance against Forest confirmed he is fully fit and his presence at the bet365 Stadium for a testing meeting with Stoke will be invaluable. (more...)
Jia Perkins Emerges As Critical Figure For Lynx These Finals Jia Perkins Emerges As Critical Figure For Lynx These Finals
- September 26, 2017

Reeve let loose to the media without her players' knowledge, but there was little disagreement about the embarrassment surrounding the first quarter. "You're competing for a championship". "That total right there". Zero. Zero. Sometimes (the ball) just falls in your lap. On Monday, a day after knocking down a jump shot with two seconds remaining to lift the Sparks to an 85-84 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, Gray offered an alternative ending. (more...)
Arkansas: Game time announcement for Week 6 Arkansas: Game time announcement for Week 6
- September 26, 2017

The teams met every year since both teams joined the SEC in 1992 through the 2013 season. After falling to Kentucky in Week 3, SC bounced back on Saturday with a narrow win over Louisiana Tech, which improved the Gamecocks record to 3-1 (1-1 SEC). (more...)
France to Skip 2018 Winter Games If Security Not Assured France to Skip 2018 Winter Games If Security Not Assured
- September 26, 2017

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on February 10, 2017. They were sent home immediately by the U.S. Olympic Committee, which spent decades wrestling with how and whether the sprinters should be honored. "With the safety and the security of the athletes at the top of its priorities, the IOC indicates that nothing at ... (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers agree to terms with Kris Humphries, Emeka Okafor Philadelphia 76ers agree to terms with Kris Humphries, Emeka Okafor
- September 26, 2017

Humphries , a 13-year National Basketball Association veteran, has appeared in 800 career games (203 starts) with Utah, Toronto, Dallas, New Jersey/Brooklyn, Boston, Washington, Phoenix and Atlanta. In addition to announcing the addition of Humphries , the 76ers have also formally announced that the franchise has signed another seasoned big man in Emeka Okafor . (more...)
Red Sox beat Reds 5-4 Red Sox beat Reds 5-4
- September 26, 2017

The Boston #Red Sox were unable to stage a comeback in the latest home game, as Toronto held on for a 6-4 win. Blue Jays: LHP J.A. Happ (9-11, 3.64 ERA) is set to pitch the second game of the series Tuesday night. Josh Donaldson was the among the top performers for Toronto as he went 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Betts drove in two runs for the Red Sox, going over the 100-RBI mark for the second consecutive season. (more...)
Morata would make a flawless inlaw- Conte Morata would make a flawless inlaw- Conte
- September 26, 2017

Two goals in the last 20 minutes of the game secured the three points for the Blues. The last time Atletico faced Chelsea was at Stamford Bridge in 2014, as Costa was on target for the Spanish side in a 3-1 away win. One of the standout matches in the Champions League in midweek is in Spain. Most of the title talk has been about the two Manchester clubs. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed that he took Marcos Alonso off in yesterday's victory against Stoke City ... (more...)
EB Games Have A Good FIFA 18 Ronaldo Edition Trade In Deal EB Games Have A Good FIFA 18 Ronaldo Edition Trade In Deal
- September 26, 2017

Usually it's EA Access and other digital promotions that blur the lines, but now GAME is playing to sell Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 three days early as well. While the Standard and Ronaldo Edition, both, give the buyers Cristiano Ronaldo loan for 5 FUT matches and 8 special edition FUT kits, buying the Standard edition will not give you the three-day early access. (more...)
TJ Warren reaches 4-year, $50 million extension with Suns TJ Warren reaches 4-year, $50 million extension with Suns
- September 26, 2017

On Monday, word broke from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the team and the former NC State product have agreed on a four-year contract extension worth $50 million. After missing time due to a broken thumb as a rookie and a broken foot in 2015-16, Warren was sidelined due to a head injury for 13 games from mid-November to mid-December. (more...)
Arsenal will not sacrifice any competition this season, says Wenger
- September 26, 2017

Whilst Gibbs came through the youth system at Arsenal , Oxlade-Chamberlain joined at the age of 17 from Southampton. It's the first time Welbeck has ever hit more than one goal in a Premier League game for Arsenal , and Wenger now wants the former Manchester United man to kick on. (more...)
Morata shining as Chelsea's leading man after Juve, Madrid frustration
- September 26, 2017

Also the referee don't waste time a lot. Tiemoue Bakayoko is fit to play for Chelsea against Stoke City despite his involvement in a auto accident, while manager Antonio Conte now considers Eden Hazard ready to start Premier League games. (more...)
Chelsea ace Morata thanks fans for Harry Kane chant Chelsea ace Morata thanks fans for Harry Kane chant
- September 26, 2017

Morata had scored three Premier League goals , before this weekend's trip to the Potteries, all of which had been headers. " Lukaku has just arrived at Manchester United , he hasn't played long in the Champions League", Henry said on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football . (more...)
Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Protested Anthem Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Protested Anthem
- September 26, 2017

Erich Nikischer quit after he witnessed several Buffallo Bills players kneel during the National Anthem on Sunday. Others stood with their arms locked in solidarity. At a rally in Alabama on Friday, Trump called for people to walk out of NFL stadiums when they see players taking a knee during the national anthem and called for owners to cut players that choose to demonstrate this year. (more...)
Here's why Cowboys will cover 3-point spread vs Cardinals Here's why Cowboys will cover 3-point spread vs Cardinals
- September 26, 2017

Tonight, both teams will be looking for a decisive victory, but let's take a look at which team really has the advantage. The "Cards" are averaging just 64 yards per game on the ground and they lost David Johnson to a wrist injury , which will make things even more hard. (more...)
Jerry Hughes blasts Jim Kelly for comments on Bills' protests Jerry Hughes blasts Jim Kelly for comments on Bills' protests
- September 26, 2017

We didn't know he was going to be there from a team perspective. For him to walk on come on the sidelines and do what he did was completely unacceptable. "He's one of hallmarks of this organization and an alum of this organization and this football team", McDermott said. As happens with many Hall of Fame players who are known for their time with a particular team, they become ambassadors of sorts for the organization, frequently at games or other team events to glad-hand fans and ... (more...)