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NFL Ratings Down Nationally in Wake of Protests, But Up Locally

Sunday Night Football on NBC (Washington Redskins vs Oakland Raiders) took the biggest hit: viewership fell 11% from previous year and it was the lowest-rated Sunday Night Football since 2006. Overnight ratings can give a glimpse of which way viewership is going, but don't always tell the whole story. The spot features images of the likes of Pat Tillman, Steve Gleason and Sarah Thomas, the NFL's first female official. Read More »

Judge breaks McGwire's HR rookie record, Yankees top Royals


New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge hit two home runs Monday to set the record for most in a season by a rookie. But on Monday, a new record was set by - who else? The Yankees slugger hit a two-run homer off Kansas City's Jakob Junis on Monday, a drive to right-center in the third inning that gave NY a 3-0 lead. Read More »

Von Miller Sealed A Broncos Loss With A Hilarious Penalty


The problem was the offense couldn't get started for most of the game. On the Broncos sideline, Pro Bowlers Von Miller , Aqib Talib and Demaryius Thomas were among 32 players who kneeled during the anthem performance. And in a crucial situation in the game - I've just got to be better than that ... Against Denver, he was a ideal 4 for 4 on the field as he put up 14 of the team's 26 points. Read More »

Kerr unsurprised by Trump White House snub

A day after Trump had decried activists, mostly African American National Football League players as "sons of b***s" for kneeling or sitting during renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner", the USA leader turned his ire to basketball's reigning champions and their top player Stephen Curry . Read More »

Giants Odell Beckham Jr's Celebration Was Kind Of Pissy


Despite getting off to a rough start of the season, Odell Beckham Jr . got back in the swing of things with two incredible touchdown catches in the fourth quarter of the Giants 27-24 loss to the Eagles . On the other hand, the Giants have looked surprisingly terrible in their first two outings. Down by 14-0, the Giants finally got going when Manning threw a 10-yard pass to Beckham to cut the deficit to 14-7. Read More »

Alvaro Morata a "good, complete player" Says Antonio Conte


The two have been reunited in London after the striker's big money move from Real Madrid during the summer transfer window. "It was a good chant and I am pleased". "Don't forget with previous experiences with Juventus and Real Madrid he played but not every game, not regularly, for this reason he is at the right age to have this responsibility". Read More »

Death Toll from Mexico Earthquake Climbs to 307


A spokesperson for Design Week Mexico said that the organising team are all safe, but that some had lost their homes. The nearby states of Morelos and Puebla were hit hard by the same quake. But families were hoping against hope to see "miracle" rescues. CNN footage showed them walking to a more stable ground after warning sirens sounded. Read More »

NFL Week Three Match Up: Buccaneers at Vikings


Bank Stadium. The Vikings didn't have a team meeting ahead of time to discuss what they would be doing. Shortly before the game, Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf released their own statement from the team. If you just go by what the game's official play-by-play considers "deep" pass attempts - I don't know if there's a yardage delineation there or whether it's just a description - then you can see what a difference there was between Jameis Winston and Keenum. Read More »

LeBron James' Next Move Depends On the NBA's Worst Starting Five


Cavaliers media day was very different than it has been over the past two years when the same core group of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving , Kevin Love, and Tristan Thompson showing up to talk about the upcoming season. Was it the coaching changes or the GM change, or. James also likening voting for Trump to the mistake of giving your child too many Skittle before bedtime was also go. Read More »

Goalkeeper Loris Karius happy to compete for Liverpool spot


His absence would be a boost for Liverpool after his superb start to the new season in which he has scored six goals in all competitions. Earlier this year, Liverpool were strongly linked with the 25-year-old attacker and he revealed his compatriot Georginio Wijnaldum wanted him to join the Reds. Read More »

Eagles RB Darren Sproles suffers broken arm against Giants


Sproles is due to have an MRI on Monday and is out indefinitely, per Rapoport. Linebacker Jordan Hicks (ankle) and defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (calf) exited the game in the second quarter and did not return. NFL Network first reported the Eagles' concern that Sproles suffered a broken arm. "[My family] wanted me to [retire] this year". LeGarrette Blount had his best game with the Eagles, gaining 67 yards on 12 carries (5.6 ypc) and scoring a touchdown. Read More »

Dortmund vs. Real Madrid


In each season, one of the two teams advanced to the final, with Dortmund losing to Bayern Munich in 2013 and Madrid defeating Juventus in June. Dortmund lost 3-1 to Tottenham Hotspur in their Champions League group-stage opener on September 13 as Real Madrid defeated Apoel Nicosia 3-0, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring his side's first two goals. Read More »

Driving Future Innovation | Red Bull Racing Formula One Team


Red Bull have confirmed that Aston Martin will be the team's title sponsors in 2018. "We are enjoying the global brand awareness that the revitalized Formula One provides", said Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer . Along with the new performance engineering facilities and prominent Aston Martin badging across Red Bull's F1 cars in 2018, there is an opportunity for Aston Martin to potentially develop the Red Bull team's power unit beginning from the 2021 season. Read More »

Arsene Wenger has been too soft for too long at Arsenal


The Frenchman also admitted it was also hard to sell midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool . Arsene Wenger has hit out at the claims that Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will progress better having left Arsenal . Oxlade-Chamberlain, who left on bad terms with the Gunners , was a key figure in the first team last season, while Gibbs barely featured. I transformed him into a full-back because he was not necessarily rated as a guy who would make it as a left winger but ... Read More »

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan award


Last year, PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic silver medal as she went down fighting against Carolina Marin in the gold medal match. She has also been a two time bronze medallist at the World Championship, prior to her Rio stint previous year. In March 2015, Sindhu was awarded India's fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri. Read More »

Sparks defeat Lynx 78-67 in Los Angeles


It's more what we did in the early part of the game that we're focused on. The Los Angeles Sparks did hold on to win Game 1 of the 2017 WNBA Finals at Williams Arena in Minnesota . All five Sparks starters scored in double figures, but Gray scored 27 points, the last two coming on that fading jumper. "Adrenaline was just running through me", Gray said. Read More »

LeBron James Calls President Trump A 'bum' After Stephen Curry Comment

Curry added that he doesn't believe Trump "respects the majority of Americans in this country". President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for National Basketball Association champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike. Read More »

Golden State Warriors react after President Trump's Twitter rant


As of Thursday, no invitation had been extended to the Warriors to visit the White House and no decision had been made by the team. Curry's remarks followed similar comments by teammate Kevin Durant last month. " By not going, hopefully it will inspire some change for what we tolerate in this country and what we stand for, what is accepted and what we turn a blind eye toward", Curry told reporters during the Warriors' media day. Read More »

Field EMPTY For The National Anthem At Seahawks Vs. Titans Game


He carried 14 times for 115 yards and had a 75-yard touchdown run that extended the Titans' advantage to 30-14 with 1:34 remaining in the third quarter. The second came when three-time All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman was flagged three times on a play erasing Kam Chancellor's interception. Sherman said he tried to ask the official what he did wrong and was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. Read More »

Von Miller on late flag: 'Got to be better than that'


Taylor was fortunate on his first touchdown pass, a 2-yarder that deflected off the hands of Zay Jones just inside the goal line, and ended up in Andre Holmes' hands in the back of the end zone. I've closed games fifty million times. That's fine with the running back nicknamed "Shady", who was limited to 21 yards on 14 carries, while adding seven catches for 48 yards. Read More »

Southampton vs. Manchester United live stream

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted he will not "cry" over the absence of Paul Pogba , but instead will place his trust in the remainder of his squad for the indefinite time the Frenchman will be unavailable for selection. Read More »

Liverpool have plenty of positives from Leicester win, claims Klopp


Salah atoned for the miss within moments as he headed Philippe Coutinho's pinpoint cross past Kasper Schmeichel to give the Merseyside club the lead. The impressive Mark Albrighton got the better of Joe Gomez down the Leicester left, his ball in finding substitute Gray who had his shot saved by Mignolet, only for Vardy to nod in the rebound. Read More »