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Tom Brady absent from Patriots practice Tuesday


Brady has been taking a lot of hits so far this season, which hasn't affected his performance all that much but may have had something to do with taking a little more time off on Tuesday. The team doesn't have another quarterback on its roster or practice squad after releasing Taylor Heinicke from the practice squad Monday. Brady has looked largely like his old self in 2017, but at 40 years old injuries tend to take on a greater significance regardless of how transcendently healthy one appears ... Read More »

Arjen Robben retires from Netherlands duty after Sweden defeat


Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has retired from worldwide football after his side missed out on a place at next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. That means the Oranje have now missed out on two consecutive major tournaments, having also failed to qualify for last year's European Championships in France. Read More »

The Pittsburgh Penguins are slated to visit the White House today

Just on Tuesday morning, Trump threatened to target the NFL's tax status if players don't stand for the national anthem . He tweeted that he instructed Vice President Mike Pence to leave a game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts on Sunday if there were any anthem protests, which Pence did. Read More »

Kyrgios abruptly retires after insane Johnson hot shot


Nick Kyrgios controversially retired after losing the first set in his first-round encounter with Steve Johnson at the Shanghai Masters . The incident comes a year after Kyrgios was suspended for eight tournament weeks and fined by the ATP after "tanking" in a match against Mischa Zverev at the same event. Read More »

Bears Lose In Trubisky's Debut

What started as a night to celebrate the debut of quarterback Mitchell Trubisky ended in another disappointing Chicago Bears loss. He was sacked only 20 times in 467 pass plays last season at North Carolina and averaged 7.2 rushes per game. Read More »

Thailand junta to hold elections in November 2018


Military-appointed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha told reporters the exact date will be set next June. The ruling junta has announced several dates for new elections during its rule, but has repeatedly canceled them as it drafted a new constitution. Read More »

Mbappe, Isco, Hazard in final Ballon d'Or shortlist


The full list of top footballers was revealed across Monday by organisers France Football , with Champions League and La Liga winners Real Madrid dominating with seven nominees. Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite as France Football announces Ballon d'Or's shortlist, with Lionel Messi and Neymar the other headline names among the 30-man list of nominees. Read More »

Brett Brown Thinks Markelle Fultz's Shoulder Injury Is Affecting His Shot

Fultz's free-throw mechanics have drastically changed from college, where he shot with a much more fluid motion, to the National Basketball Association. "Maybe it's a sign that it's hurting a little bit more than he lets on", Brown said . Fultz's injury mystery seems to fit just right into the uncertainty that continues to surround The Process. Read More »

Josh Gordon Says Baylor Football Coach Helped Him Cheat Drug Test


Gordon, who is now suspended in the NFL while with the Cleveland Browns , says a Baylor football coach helped him maneuver his way to passing drug tests while in Waco. At that point is when Gordon shares the story of how an unnamed coach provided him with the detox to get around an upcoming drug test. Gordon says he ran out of the detox drink and he was wondering when the coach would come around with more. Read More »

Adrian Peterson Traded to the Arizona Cardinals


Mark Ingram was the incumbent hammer in New Orleans, and Alvin Kamara had just been drafted to be the spark. Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He rushed for 2,097 yards in 2012, his best season. But the aging star appeared to be unhappy with his workload, as he was seen staring down Saints coach Sean Payton during the team's Week 1 matchup against Peterson's former Minnesota Vikings. Read More »

Liverpool's Mane facing six weeks out with hamstring injury


Now, he is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines, with the club confirming his latest injury on Tuesday afternoon. The Senegalese forward was in action with his national side in World Cup qualifying last weekend, but had to be replaced after 89 minutes during their 2-0 win against Cape Verde Islands. Read More »

Trump Says US Should Change Tax Law To Punish NFL


The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution bars the government from limiting free speech, including prohibiting protests around the national anthem or punishing people who choose not to stand. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. The NFL Players Association has defended players' right to protest. "Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice ... Read More »

Celebrations erupt after Egypt qualifies for World Cup


Egyptian world-known striker Mohamed Salah, now playing for Liverpool , was the man of the match as he scored Egypt's two goals in the 63rd and 93rd minutes of the match. Egypt last qualified for the World Cup in 1990 with the record seven-time African champions suffering numerous heart-breaking failures since. "The match was hard, thank god that we made it". Read More »

Purslow: Klopp needs five years at Liverpool, not two

United are in the market for another central midfielder as they need to find a long-term replacement for Michael Carrick and is seems Mourinho is now plotting an audacious move for Can next summer. Some may not want to hear Christian Purslow talk too much about Liverpool, but the former chief executive of Merseyside's finest went on record to glowingly speak about Jürgen Klopp ahead of a huge game at home to Manchester United . Read More »

Sylvester Stallone to Direct Creed 2, Starring Michael B. Jordan


If you thought Sylvester Stallone would finally be hanging up his gloves and letting Michael B Jordan fully take over the arguably the biggest boxing film franchise of all time in the second Creed film, then think again! One thing is for sure, Stallone is no slouch when it comes to directing, so the excitement is peculating. Read More »

Serena targets Australian Open title defence, say organisers

The two of them, along with the three-time Grand Slam victor Stan Wawrinka and 14th ranked Kei Nishikori , will return to action in Melbourne as tournament director Craig Tiley confirmed the news. Tiley said that watching Federer and Nadal share four Grand Slam titles this year would have been painful for the Scot. "As competitive as Andy is, we know he's back and he'll want to improve his current ranking of number three in the world and getting back to number one". Read More »

McNabb brings his kids to Eagles locker room for Carson Wentz autographs


Wentz and Co. did most of their damage early, scoring 21 points on the power of three Wentz touchdown passes to three different receivers in the first quarter. Their best field position off of kickoffs was on Elliott's three touchbacks. Just one of Donnie Jones' three punts was returned, and for only seven yards. Read More »

Trump attacks Jemele Hill: No wonder ESPN ratings have tanked


In addition to Jones' stance on the anthem, Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase implemented a rule that players must either stand for the anthem or remain in the tunnel, per's James Walker . "In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such actions would have consequences". Read More »

Australia 2-1 Syria


Syria's World Cup dream has been ended by Australia in dramatic fashion. Cahill, 37, cancelled out Omar al-Soma's opener in the first half before he leapt to head Australia's precious second goal in the 109th minute for a 2-1 win in the second leg. Read More »

Wales vs. Ireland 2017 live stream

Serbia topped Group D after beating Georgia but Ireland still have a shout of joining them as they take their place among the sides in the play-offs. We probably wanted a third to settle everyone down a bit but it didn't come. There were 10 men behind the ball really and we found that hard to break down. Read More »

Giants WR Brandon Marshall to have season-ending surgery


Marshall signed a two-year, $11 million contract with the Giants in March, but the team would save $5.5 million in cap space by cutting the 33-year-old after this season. King has spent much of the past three seasons with the Giants and could step right in as a starter for Week 6 in Denver. The Giants placed Beckham and Harris on injured reserve. Read More »

National Football League injuries: Beckham, Watt to miss rest of season


The addition of new wide receivers and bumping guys up from the practice squad could give the Giants a sense of what other talent they may have on their hands as they try to make sense of an 0-5 season. Roger Lewis was the only healthy wide receiver left at the end of Sunday's game. For the afternoon, the Chargers held Manning to 225 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns. Read More »

Bell wants Steelers to ride with him


The next two targets that Roethlisberger threw in Brown's direction were intercepted and returned for touchdowns , but he had no chance on either of them. "We knew if we wanted to have the day we desired to have, we'd have to take our shots and get some plays down the field over their heads", said Brown, who did just that on Pittsburgh's first offensive play, catching a 49-yard pass against cornerback Jalen Ramsey . Read More »

Chelsea Star Makes Ballon d'Or 2017 Shortlist


Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann , two of the three podium finishers in voting for last year's Ballon d'Or , have been named among the 30 nominees for the 2017 edition of the honour. The award organisers, France Football , are announcing the 30-man shortlist throughout today and Kante was among the first five revealed this morning. Read More »

Puerto Rico Governor Updates Pence on Recovery Efforts


Now, Puerto Rico officials are trying to recover from Hurricane Maria since it struck the island almost two weeks ago . The nine-minute video, which begins with the message "What the fake news media will not show you in Puerto Rico ", shows military personnel and relief workers clearing roads and passing out supplies on the hurricane-ravaged island. Read More »