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NFL Won't Force Players To Stand For National Anthem


Several NFL players knelt during the national anthem on Sunday, continuing a protest against police brutality and racism that has encountered increasing resistance from team owners. President Donald Trump tweeted that he had told Pence to exit if a protest occurred, costing the public some $90,000 to prove a political point. A small number of individual players in other games across the league also knelt, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Ex-Saints running back Adrian Peterson scores opening TD for Cardinals


Peterson finished with 26 carries for 134 yards and two touchdowns. He made some warmup tosses to Ryan Fitzpatrick . Arizona acquired the 32-year-old back this week in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice. "You can tell that they gave him the keys to the vehicle". On the next play, Fitzgerald fumbled and Lavonte David returned it 21 yards for a touchdown. Read More »

Bears run wild in overtime win at Baltimore


This one came with 48 seconds left in the first half and lifted the previously winless Giants to a 17-3 lead. The home team has won each game in the series. Leno is able to keep pass rushers at bay if the Bears are running the ball well or have help on his side of the field. Trubisky threw only 16 passes in the game. Read More »

Federer, Nadal one match away from Shanghai Masters showdown


Federer fired 10 aces, and the 19-time Grand Slam winner's 94th career title cut his deficit against Nadal to 23-15. "We didn't think maybe we were going to have the year we did, I definitely didn't", Federer said on court afterward, reflecting on their continued success even at this late stage of their careers. Read More »

Giants upset Broncos in 23-10 stunner in Denver


There is also the possibility they won't take the Giants seriously no matter how much they try to talk themselves into it. "That's, in my opinion, the best pass rusher in the game". Despite the inconsistent play under center, the Broncos always had its defense to fall back on. Denver rushed for just 46 yards. So Janoris Jenkins and the defense stepped up to score some points. Read More »

Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners, Claiming Collusion To Keep Him Unsigned


Kaepernick started his protest against police brutality and oppression against people of color in America past year by sitting for the national anthem . Kaepernick and other National Football League players". Kaepernick's camp will have to provide addition evidence to prove collusion. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners have said since the off-season that Kaepernick was not, in their view, being blackballed from the league. Read More »

Three takeaways from Steelers' win over Chiefs


A pair of miscues led to each team's first points. After a valiant effort, the Chiefs fell just short in their pursuit of perfection against the Steelers . Very little worked out for the Chiefs on Sunday. Jacksonville ran all over the Steelers in a 30-9 win. Bell promptly went to work, carrying the ball five straight times , darting and dodging behind the Steelers' overpowering offensive line for 44 yards. Read More »

NFL Betting Odds Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints


In the first game since trading Adrian Peterson , Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara largely carried the offense. The Saints' defense swarmed Stafford in the first half, forcing two fumbles on sacks that led directly to touchdowns. Read More »

Jets fall to Patriots after controversial replay call


Most of the anger didn't come from the fact that they ruled it a non-touchdown, but more so because they said Jenkins fumbled the ball. Great start, but could it be sustained? Tom Brady completed 30 of 40 passes for 303 yards and a touchdown against an interception. Read More »

Mesut Ozil lacks ruthless streak of true Arsenal greats, says Troy Deeney


Brazilian starlet Richarlison went down under pressure from Hector Bellerin in the Arsenal box and the referee duly pointed to the penalty spot. 'He missed it and they were like "oh, we'll get another one". "Last time I was here I scored a few goals and you get a real buzz but a last-minute victor against Arsenal .it was definitely worth the wait for my goal since I have come back", he added. Read More »

Veteran soccer player in Indonesia dies following horrific in-game collision


He then fell unconscious and was rushed to hospital where he passed away. According to reports, he was conscious moments after the collision before complaining of pain in the chest. 'The loss of Choirul Huda has hit us all hard. Dr Zaki Mubarok, of the Lamongan General Hospital, said: 'He was just brought to the hospital still breathing, but he was lifeless at around 17:00. Read More »

Patriots' Langi hospitalised after vehicle accident


ESPN's Mike Reiss said the passenger was Langi's wife. Their auto got sandwiched between two cars after they got rear ended. According to Dick Harmon of the Deseret News , Langi suffered head and neck injuries and his firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to pull his wife and him from the vehicle. Read More »

Panthers fan accused of sucker-punching man charged with assault


An Instagram user identified as Warren C shared the video and explained what led to the fight. In the video, the man who was punched begins bleeding and remains seated while the suspect continues to punch him repeatedly. The NFL on Friday said it has been in contact with Panthers security regarding the altercation. "We are working with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to pursue charges to the fullest extent of the law", Panthers officials released in a statement. Read More »

Relentless Nadal beats Cilic in Shanghai semi


The Croat was downed by the world No. 1 7-5 7-6 in a tight semi-final at the Shanghai Masters , with Nadal advancing to face Roger Federer on Sunday. Will Nadal come out on top? Roger Federer vs Richard Gasquet live streaming, Shanghai Masters live streaming and tennis live streaming info follows. Read More »

NFL Developing Plan to Address Protests During National Anthem


The plan "would include such elements as an in-season platform to promote the work of our players on these core issues, and that will help to promote positive change in our country", Goodell said. Pence is nothing more than a sniveling hypocrite and unworthy of our respect until such day he shows the guts to stand up to that disgrace of a president, Trump. Read More »

Panthers identify fan that sucker punched another fan, will pursue charges

Carrigan said the incident happened in section 541. The Carolina Panthers fan caught on video punching a man multiple times has been released from jail. "We have reviewed video tape of the incident and have identified the perpetrator", said a statement from Lance Emory, the Panthers' executive director of risk management. Read More »

Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott


The NFL filed in that federal court after Elliott's appeal through the league was denied by arbitrator Harold Henderson last month. Should Elliott have to serve his six-game suspension, Alfred Morris would be the most likely option to shoulder the load in his absence. Read More »

MI commits school-record 16 penalties in OT win over Indiana


After opening with four straight wins, the 16th-ranked Wolverines were coming off their first loss of the season, a 14-10 setback to Michigan State last Saturday at the Big House in Ann Arbor. And it shows: MI has the top-ranked defense in the nation. He threw high into the end zone where Kinnel came down with it. Three plays resulted in a 3 yards lost, setting up fourth-and-goal at the 4. Read More »

New International Test and ODI Leagues agreed in principle by ICC members

It will also mandate that prominent teams - who bring with them generous broadcasting deals and ticket sales - play against smaller nations, distributing the revenues more equitably around the world. Irish described the competition structure as "confusing" and felt more could have been done to support the two newest Test sides, Ireland and Afghanistan, and those that wish to follow in their footsteps. Read More »

Tennessee falls to SC 15-9


White, who had been 4 of 11 on field-goal attempts before Saturday, made his tiebreaking 21-yarder in the fourth quarter plus a 36-yarder with 1:13 left. He had 17 carries for 3 net yards. South Carolina's run defense isn't as good as the stats would indicate: Kentucky, Missouri and Texas A&M ran effectively on the Gamecocks (a combined average of 199.7 yards per game). Read More »

United States miss out on World Cup after Trinidad loss


Their options have been limited by the national program's struggles to develop anything resembling a next generation to supplant mainstays such as Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley and Tim Howard. "Nobody in CONCACAF likes the U.S". "So, yes, it's absolutely surprising things seemed to have regressed at the highest end of the game". The Soca Warriors built a two-goal first half lead through Shahadon Winchester (17th minute) and Alvin Jones (36th minute), leaving American head coach Bruce ... Read More »

'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarity

Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch, while Pal Dardai's coaching staff, general manager Michael Preetz, club officials and substitutes took a knee off it before playing Schalke. The ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback, now a free agent, chose to sit out said anthem in a personal form of protest, citing racism as his main reason for his actions. Read More »

Winless Giants limp into meeting with Broncos


The Denver Broncos are -11 over the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football . Denver's 18.5 points per game allowed is the seventh-best in the league so far. If all of this wasn't enough, the game will be played in Denver where the Broncos have had a clear home field advantage, going a flawless 3-0 and having their best performances almost all across the board. Read More »

Jason Aldean Returns To Stage In Tulsa After Las Vegas Shooting


Aldean was onstage when the shooting started. Country star Jason Aldean has returned to the stage after cancelling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas . He thanked the fans for coming tonight and said that they were going to help them get through it as well. "It's been cool to see all the love and support that's been going on for the last 10 days". Read More »