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High school football players kicked off team after anthem protest


Cousins Cedric Ingram-Lewis and Larry McCullough protested during the anthem by kneeling and raising a fist respectively. Ronnie Mitchem, the team's coach, said he made a deal with the players that they would not kneel and he supported their right to protest, but wanted them to do it in other ways than during the anthem. Read More »

Mourinho: Lukaku can't rest until Ibrahimovic returns


He told ITV Sport: "He's a good player, a good age, he knows the Premier League ". Mourinho is aiming to become the first manager to lead Manchester United to the Premier League title since Sir Alex Ferguson's final triumph in charge in the 2012-13 campaign. Read More »

Rams vs Cowboys: Game Pick - Can Boys' rein in Rams?

Phillips has no ill will toward the Cowboys , and his reason makes a lot of sense. The Los Angeles Rams are three games into their sophomore season back in Los Angeles , and it is impossible to ignore the nearly immediate improvement this young team has made. Read More »

Arsenal to offer Jack Wilshere new four-year deal after Bournemouth revival


Jack Wilshere has vowed to force his way back into Arsene Wenger's plans after the Arsenal midfielder stepped up his return from exile. Summer signing Alexandre Lacazette this week spoke of his belief there has been a greater emphasis on defence since that loss at Anfield, which has been followed by the concession of only three goals in six. Read More »

Previewing Indiana at No. 4 Penn State


It's not like the offense struggled in that game. Penn State's punt coverage unit has been great all season, but its secondary gave up a few big plays last week. Prior to that game, Barkley had rushed for 675 yards in four games, the best such stretch of his career. It's not easy to dodge a scandal as notorious as the one looming over the Nittany Lions but if there's anything the US sportsbook betting community should take away from this is that winning can make people forget just about ... Read More »

Trump turns deaf ear to concerns of National Football League players


Only after discussions with Nate Boyer , a retired Green Beret and former National Football League player, did Kaepernick take a knee instead - specifically as a respectful, peaceful posture. They understand their platform can be used to make the country a better place. Winters agreed that the point of Kaepernick's original protest - launched in response to several killings of unarmed black men by law enforcement who subsequently received little or no punishment - has been forgotten. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku potentially OUT of Crystal Palace clash


United made it two wins in as many games in the Champions League , after triumphing 4-1 in Moscow against CSKA. Mourinho admits he can not rotate the 24-year-old yet. This makes it three goals in two appearances in the Champions League this season. "His record at Everton was fantastic and clearly he has gone to a bigger club and better team, who will create so many chances for him, he will get 25-30 goals a season", he added. Read More »

Texas A&M: Quarter-by-quarter

SC is still searching for its first win over Texas A&M , as the Aggies hold the edge in the three meetings between the two teams since the series began in 2014. Senior running back Keith Ford powered his way in from the 7 to tie the game at 17 with 12 minutes, 27 seconds left in the game. Texas A&M is back at Kyle Field next week against No. Read More »

Bayern Munich sack boss Carlo Ancelotti


Carlo Ancelotti's time at Bayern Munich has come to an end. There has also been speculation that Ancelotti had fallen out with some of his players, particularly Franck Ribery, who was one of those left on the bench on Wednesday. "Carlo is my friend and will remain so, but we had to make a professional decision in the interests of FC Bayern". "I would like to thank Carlo for his cooperation and regret this development". Read More »

Tom Brady: New England Patriots QB wins AFC Offensive Player of Week


Unfortunately for the Patriots, referee Clete Blakeman's crew picked up the flag on what appeared to be an obvious pass interference call on Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly , ending the game in controversial fashion. "I might've got away with one there". "I think he's a weapon that I'm sure Tom (Brady ) loves using him". "Honestly, I didn't see the throw", Kuechly said, via ESPN . Read More »

Pep Guardiola Updates Mendy's Injury Timeline, Confirms Aguero Car Crash

Guardiola also lost Sergio Aguero to injury this week, with the Argentine striker ruled out of Saturday's game at Chelsea after suffering a broken rib in a vehicle crash in Amsterdam on Thursday night. "I would like to be a manager in a World Cup, and the European Cup (European Championships), I would like to feel that". Their final fixture before the next worldwide break will see them take in a crunch clash with reigning champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Read More »

Zidane: No problems between Ronaldo and Real Madrid


Real made no announcement on the injury, which was originally thought to only be a cramp, but Zidane said Bale had a small calf strain. It will also come as a blow for Wales ahead of their upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Zidane said of that: 'Regarding the national team, I don't think there will be a problem between Madrid and Wales. For the third consecutive day, Bale has not taken part in the training sessions, as he had to do perform a specific routine to recover from a muscle ... Read More »

West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Watford


Jose Holebas did that and his quality delivery was met by Richarlison to hand Watford a fully deserved point. Would you believe it?! Dignified in defeat at Arsenal on Monday, West Brom took the direct approach to open the scoring in the 18th minute. Read More »

Auburn Tigers defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs, 49-10


The Tigers (4-1, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) established themselves as the most likely challenger to No. 1 Alabama in the Western Division with an explosive offensive performance. Malik Willis had a memorable moment, scoring his first Auburn touchdown, a 67-yard throw with 3:04 remaining in the game. Stidham found Will Hastings from 47 yards out early in the second quarter for a 21-3 lead. Read More »

O, what an upset! Troy knocks off 20-point favorite, No


After Troy missed a 36-yard field-goal attempt, the Tigers drove to the Trojans' 18-yard line, but LSU placekicker Jack Gonsoulin missed a 35-yard field goal attempt with 2:32 left in the first half. Sep. The game clock started on the whistle and Troy got off an important field goal to take a 10-0 lead into halftime. It was the first time LSU trailed at halftime to a non-conference opponent since Louisiana Tech led the Tigers 13-10 in 2009. Read More »

National Anthem Protests Hit Houston


At the root of this weekend's controversy was a decision made a year ago by one player, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , to kneel or sit during the national anthem. In 1940, in Minersville School District v. Gobitis, the Supreme Court upheld a Pennsylvania law requiring students in public schools to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance - even those with religious objections. Read More »

Virginia Tech DB has suspension lifted for Clemson game

Excitement is building for Saturday's game between No. 2 Clemson and No. 12 Virginia Tech . "This place has been special in the history of College GameDay it's also been special in the evolution and growth of college football in general on ESPN", said Rece Davis, the host of College GameDay . Read More »

Penn State football blows out IN 45-14, improves to 5-0


With 116 all-purpose yards midway through the first quarter on Saturday, Barkley has a chance to break his new record just one week later. The score was Hamilton's third TD catch of the day. IN recalibrated after two early turnovers, cutting the Lions' lead to 28-14 by halftime, but couldn't stop giving away the ball. After all, he can beat opponents in more than just one way. Read More »

Antonio Conte hopeful over Alvaro Morata injury


Chelsea have not been beaten in their last five league outings, recently crushing Stoke City 4-0. "We are lucky to have him", Guardiola told BBC Match Of the Day. "Leroy, Gabriel and Raz [Sterling] made an outstanding performance". In the first half we didn't find the right position but in the second we were better. Read More »

Louisville turns to Rick Pitino product as interim head coach


Meanwhile, a SC coach is accused of accepting a bribe, the University of Miami is under investigation, and Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich have been put on leave at Louisville , effectively fired . Louisville imposed a self-ban from the 2016 postseason and the NCAA suspended Pitino for the first five games of this season for not properly monitoring his basketball program. Read More »