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NASCAR owners side with Trump, take firm stance against anthem protests NASCAR owners side with Trump, take firm stance against anthem protests
- September 25, 2017

Team owner Richard Petty, who won a record-tying seven championships as a driver, said he would fire any employee that didn't stand for the anthem. In a state whose motto is "Live Free or Die", crewman, including numerous African-Americans, stood in rows as usual for the national anthem, adhering to the prevailing opinion of the sport's team owners. (more...)
Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul
- September 25, 2017

Then, when he got up, Miller extended his hand to help Tyrod up, but pulled it back at the last second and walked away. "I just got to be better than that". After the game, Taylor was light-hearted about the incident, saying he thought it was amusing and that he didn't realize the bit would result in a penalty at the time, adding that he admits he got "played". (more...)
Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead
- September 25, 2017

Despite having been Chelsea's second choice in the transfer window, Alvaro Morata is quickly proving his doubters wrong in the English Premier League. Cheikhou Kouyate headed West Ham within touching distance but Tottenham held on to make it three wins from three away from home. But new striker Romelu Lukaku gives them greater cutting edge, and his 20th-minute goal settled the game, the Belgium striker finishing at the second attempt after Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster parried ... (more...)
Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win
- September 25, 2017

Sep. Sunday's race started with both Kyles on the front row. This wreck brought out a red flag and ended the day for Harvick and Kurt Busch . The slowest of the playoff drivers was Ricky Stenhouse Jr . Jones (fifth) was the lone non-playoff driver to earn Stage 2 points. The remainder of the top 10 drivers in New Hampshire were the following. It only got worse from here, as Truex, Dale Jr, and Jeffrey Earnhardt were all collected in this incident. (more...)
Three Lions CAN wear poppies on shirts against Germany Three Lions CAN wear poppies on shirts against Germany
- September 25, 2017

And Prime Minister Theresa May has even been involved, with her official spokeswoman saying people "should be able to wear their poppies with pride". The game will be confirmed next month, presuming both teams have booked their place at the World Cup finals, and Federation Internationale de Football Association will then formally agree to the symbols being worn. (more...)
Chiefs vs. Chargers: Highlights, game tracker and more Chiefs vs. Chargers: Highlights, game tracker and more
- September 25, 2017

Mercifully, Rivers finally got it together on the next drive and, with the major assistance of Melvin Gordon , helped orchestrate a long drive down the field. If the NFL Network is part of your cable package, you can also live stream the game through the NFL app on XBox, Apple TV, or Roku device on your TV. (more...)
Montgomery, Bennett, Kendricks, King all protest during National Anthem Montgomery, Bennett, Kendricks, King all protest during National Anthem
- September 25, 2017

The Packers quarterback handed the Bengals seven points when he telegraphed a throw to Jordy Nelson and was intercepted by cornerback William Jackson , who returned the pick 75 yards for a touchdown . A loss against the Bengals would put the Packers behind both the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions in the early-season NFC North standings, and their next game is on Thursday night against the division-rival Chicago Bears, who just won their first game of the season. (more...)
Allegri stuzzica il Napoli: Allegri stuzzica il Napoli: "Non conta il gioco, conta chi vince"
- September 25, 2017

A prendere le difese di Higuain , ci ha pensato Chiellini che ha rispedito al mittente le critiche al compagno di squadra, nel corso di una intervista a caldo dopo il match contro i viola: 'Gonzalo per noi è una certezza, uno dei cardini su cui si poggeranno le nostre vittorie'. (more...)
Lions Sign Coach Jim Caldwell to Multi-Year Extension Lions Sign Coach Jim Caldwell to Multi-Year Extension
- September 25, 2017

The Lions have made the playoffs in two of Caldwell's first three seasons and are off to a 2-0 start this year, so it's hard to argue that Caldwell doesn't deserve it. There's no advantage to having a bunch of speculation out there that the head coach might be a lame duck, and once the contract is inked there's no negotiation leverage to be had. (more...)
Team Canada touches down in Toronto for Invictus Games Team Canada touches down in Toronto for Invictus Games
- September 25, 2017

Supporters waved colourful "Ontario 150" flags as the athletes walked onto the grounds, taking videos, pictures and cheering. About 550 competitors from 17 nations are competing this year. "Having a medal is nice", she said. "From the bottom of my heart, I do thank you". They say it's also about the camaraderie that comes with the serving in the military. (more...)
Hemed hails training ground routine after 'big' win Hemed hails training ground routine after 'big' win
- September 25, 2017

The Magpies have picked up three successive wins after opening the campaign with back-to-back defeats, as did Brighton , who now sit on four points. Newcastle are only five points ahead of the hosts. We know each other really well and it will be hard for both. "The last few games we've been playing well but sometimes we didn't get the result we deserved but we can be happy with our position now, can look forward and keep doing the same work". (more...)
US B1-B bombers fly off North Korea's eastern coast US B1-B bombers fly off North Korea's eastern coast
- September 25, 2017

It was the furthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any USA fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in this century, Pentagon spokesman Dana White said. The Pentagon confirmed that it had shown off its bombers, saying that it was a response to North Korea's "reckless behaviour". His comments came within hours of the U.S. (more...)
Penguins accept invitation to visit White House Penguins accept invitation to visit White House
- September 25, 2017

The Golden State Warriors have not yet received a formal invitation to the White House after their championship win in June. "However, we very much respect the rights of other individuals and groups to express themselves as they see fit". (more...)
Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins: Prediction, preview, pick to win Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins: Prediction, preview, pick to win
- September 25, 2017

Some big plays have been surrendered, although the middle of the Raiders' defense does seem to be tighter this year. That's when Carr turned things around. Oakland is a team on the rise with young stars like quarterback David Carr , wide receiver Amari Cooper and defensive end Khalil Mack leading their charge from obscurity to becoming contenders. (more...)
Leaked emails claim Liverpool told Barcelona to 'stop harassing Philippe Coutinho' Leaked emails claim Liverpool told Barcelona to 'stop harassing Philippe Coutinho'
- September 24, 2017

Liverpool remained strong throughout the transfer window, rejecting all three bids, and managed to hold on to Coutinho . German newspaper Der Spiegel has now published correspondence between the two clubs, which show the first offer for Coutinho - of round £72million - was rejected on July 20 with Liverpool adamant the player was "not for sale at any price". (more...)
Man Utd sweat over Pogba injury as former Juve star faces surgery Man Utd sweat over Pogba injury as former Juve star faces surgery
- September 25, 2017

Jose Mourinho admitted that he was unsure of a timeline for Pogba's return, claiming he was unsure whether he'd be out for "12 weeks or 12 days". Get the app and get the game. The north-west side will fancy their chances of continuing their unbeaten start to the term against Mauricio Pellegrino's men, with the Saints only scoring in two of their six games in all competitions this season. (more...)
Brighton end Newcastle's winning streak Brighton end Newcastle's winning streak
- September 25, 2017

Straight after the break Brighton capitalised on another free-kick to steal the lead, Stephens nodding across goal for Hemed to hook into the roof of the net. Newcastle squad: Elliot , Darlow, Woodman, Yedlin, Manquillo, Mbemba, Gamez, Lascelles, Clark , Hayden, Merino, Shelvey, Saivet, Ritchie, Atsu, Murphy, Aarons, Diame, Barlaser, Perez , Gayle, Joselu . (more...)
Tom Brady appears to support Aaron Rodgers' message of unity Tom Brady appears to support Aaron Rodgers' message of unity
- September 25, 2017

Trump said at a rally in Alabama on Friday: "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a b**** off the field right now, out, he's fired!'" Trump went after Roger Goodell, too, after the commissioner released a statement of his own. (more...)
Andrew Luck expected to begin practicing this week Andrew Luck expected to begin practicing this week
- September 24, 2017

But according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen , Luck is expected to start practicing as early as this week with a return to action to follow theoretically soon after. As a result, the struggling AFC South franchise now sits at a winless 0-2 on the season, thanks to losses to both the Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals. (more...)
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction
- September 24, 2017

With all the focus on Penn State's prolific offense and Heisman candidates, it might be easy to overlook the Nittany Lions' defense. Iowa has the tools to move the chains and grind out drives against Penn State's defense, but the key for the Hawkeyes will be to provide some offensive help for Wadley and to slow down a Penn State offense with Trace McSorley , Mike Gesicki and a wide receiver unit that is unsafe at any given moment. (more...)