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Ravens National Anthem singer resigns

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Fan backlash erupted as players kneeling in protest or simply not appearing during "The Star-Spangled Banner" mushroomed across the National Football League following President Donald Trump's repeated criticism of them. He did not give any specific reasons for stepping down even as the battle over some players kneeling in protest during the anthem continues throughout the NFL . Read More »

Gareth Barry is now the Premier League record appearance holder

Arsenal will now switch their attention to the Europa League as they prepare to travel to BATE Borisov on Thursday night. "I will go to Borisov with a team of old players and bench of young players". Wenger had no fresh injury concerns from the victory over West Brom but the Arsenal boss provided an update on Santi Cazorla's long-term recovery. Read More »

'The songs? I don't understand them' - Mourinho pleads ignorance on Lukaku chant

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United looked likely to win comfortably after Lukaku's 19th-minute goal, but had to rely on a hard-pressed defence in the second half and Mourinho praised Phil Jones and Eric Bailly's performance in the centre of the defence. "Great backing since I joined #MUFC", he was quoted as saying on the club's official Twitter account. "Maybe last season we would have come here and drew or lost it, but we need to do better than that". Read More »

Apoel Nicosia 0-3 Spurs — UEFA Champion League

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Pochettino added: "Yes, it's good for Aurier to have Sissoko to help integrate him". "All the strikers that have this type of level they have something special in front of goal ", Pochettino said . You know, it's Harry Kane . "They are killers. Harry has this special skill". "Harry is one of the best and will get better because he's so young", he said. Read More »

Cuban loans Mavs' team plane to JJ Barea for Puerto Rico relief

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Barea spent Monday night and much of Tuesday in Puerto Rico helping hurricane relief efforts there. This week, he wanted to help, and so did Mav's owner Mark Cuban , who told Barea to take the team plane. Thank you to J.J. Barea, Mark Cuban and everyone else who used the resources they have to help those people in Puerto Rico. As for the damage wreaked by the storms, he said it was worse than he could have imagined. Read More »

Anderlecht stars to get £35k each for Champions League win over Celtic

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Anderlecht also lost their opener, 3-0 away to Bayern Munich . Anderlecht paid their players £7.7million for qualifying for Europe's elite competition, a win would see them shell out €1.5million of that windfall and €500,000 for a draw. I know how hard it will be and all the players know how hard it will be. "I have nothing to do with Anderlecht so it is a Champions League game I'm thinking about like any Champions League game ". Read More »

Kane motivated by Messi, Ronaldo

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The love is growing so much so that Pochettino jokingly said that his wife is getting jealous; likewise for Kane's wife. "It is not going to be an individual effort to stop him, I think of it as an effort from the group". "But Harry is one of the best and maybe better because he is younger". I can not joke about that because both are fantastic. You never know. We will be very motivated to play them. Read More »

Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown

The remarks came after dozens of NFL players linked arms, knelt, and, in some cases, didn't show up at all while the national anthem played before games on Sunday. "The White House visit should be something that is celebrated", Myers said. "If the debate for them is really about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them rather than the American flag", she said. Read More »

Cricketers face being dismissed for serious misconduct, DRS for T20 internationals

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Bat edges can't be more than 40mm thick, and the overall depth at 67mm. Umpires will be given special bat gauges to check the validity of a bat on the field. The same rule will apply for a player trying to regain ground to avoid being stumped. After bursting on to the scene in an explosive T20 global in Melbourne eight years ago, Warner didn't make the transition to ODIs as smoothly as expected. Read More »

Alvaro Morata Has Everything Purrs Former Chelsea Star

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Having taken four points from home games, Stoke could hardly have anticipated their awful start when they conceded on 83 seconds to a neat finish from Alvaro Morata . Morata's record after six games is six goals and two assists. "This is a process for him, when I speak about a lot of room for improvement it also means this aspect, to be [aggressive]". Read More »

Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid

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His time in England was also marked by repeated disciplinary issues , with his combative style earning him five bans totalling nine games in three seasons. Costa has not played for the Blues this season, and spent much of August in his native Brazil . But in a goodbye message posted on the official Chelsea website , the Blues make it seem like he was just another player at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Chelsea 'have sent a message to the Premier League', claims Alvaro Morata

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He scored a hat-trick and for our strikers it's very important. What are the ten best Premier League debut seasons ever? The Spaniard is the first Blue to net a treble in the Premier League since Diego Costa in September 2014, and showed there is life in Chelsea yet, a day after his global team-mate sealed his £58 million (S$105.4 million) move to Atletico. Read More »

National Football League officiating experts agree Von Miller should not have been penalized

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If and when someone from the company gets back to us, we'll update this post. Like I said, we were laughing [about it]. "I try to keep out any politics or social issues and just try to play ball". "So it worked out". "I'm always on the rookies and the young guys about being smart, doing this, doing that". Inside linebacker Brandon Marshall, who knelt for seven games in protest last season, was a sounding board for many them, as teammates sought his opinion and informed him of their ... Read More »

Thunder's Westbrook calls OKC "the place where I want to be"

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However, new General Manager Scott Perry reiterated that the Knicks would still attempt to unload Anthony to another team. "I think I played a lot more in the post in (the European championships)". Suddenly the Thunder is a team stacked with superstars. "I don't know what that feels like". " Carmelo is an offensive player, but the ball is going to be in Russell's and Paul George's hands". Read More »

Ramadan Sobhi plays the full match as Chelsea thrashes Stoke City

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He is a really good guy. "I think for Alvaro it's the right moment to have this situation, to be the striker in a great team", Conte said. Stoke City manager Mark Hughes believes the departure of Diego Costa will be a huge loss for Chelsea who will miss the striker's goals and aggression. Read More »

Fabregas: No pure striker better than Costa

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Fabregas said: "In recent years there has not been a better pure No 9 than him". He did, however, start against Nottingham Forest last week, as the Premier League champions triumphed 5-1. Costa completed his move back to the Spanish capital last week in a deal that could end up being worth north of £50 million after the Spain worldwide fell out of favour with Conte, who texted Costa over the summer to inform him that he would be surplus to requirements for the 2017/18 campaign. Read More »

Trump's Monday Morning Tweetstorm: NFL, NASCAR, and Tax Cuts

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Asked before the ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire what the policy is for his organization when it comes to protesting during the national anthem, team owner Richard Childress was very straightforward with his response. 24, 2017. Some NASCAR team owners have backed up Trump individually. "I think everyone has the right to do whatever they want to do", he said. Read More »

Crystal Palace target free-agent striker, formerly of Liverpool and Southampton

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The Belgium worldwide underwent a scan on Monday after suffering the ligament damage in Saturday's 5-0 defeat at Manchester City. Luckily, the Eagles have left space in their 25-man Premier League squad to make one new signing, although they can only recruit players who were - and remain - free agents before the summer transfer deadline. Read More »

Antonio Conte tells Alvaro Morata to be like Diego Costa

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For his second, Morata exploited an error by Glen Johnson near the halfway line to outpace his pursuers and dink the ball clinically over Butland from a tight angle on 77 minutes before completing his hat-trick five minutes later on the stretch after good work from Cesar Azpilicueta . Read More »

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Kneels With Team Prior to National Anthem

The protests started more than a year ago when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem as a protest over police treatment of minorities. Numerous boos rang out across University of Phoenix Stadium as the Cowboys kneeled and continued as the players rose, still arm-in-arm, and stepped back to the sideline as the flag was unfurled across the field. Read More »

Moses plays for 90 mins in Chelsea goal feast

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But, for me, the striker is very important and he is a good guy who wants to improve a lot. He left the reigning Champions League winners in the hope of being a main striker at a club having played second fiddle to Karim Benzema last season. Read More »

K Cairo Santos lands on injured reserve; Chiefs sign K Harrison Butker

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Without clarification from the team, it's impossible to know exactly what happened to Santos and what to expect moving forward. Georgia Tech's all-time scoring leader nailed 88.2 percent of his field goal attempts in his senior year and was four-for-seven on fields goals plus 50 yards during his collegiate career. Read More »