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Trump Praises NASCAR for Not Tolerating Protest During National Anthem Trump Praises NASCAR for Not Tolerating Protest During National Anthem
- September 26, 2017

Trump suggested National Football League owners should fire players who protest at games. Former Ravens player Ray Lewis and Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy criticized Kaepernick's act of resistance within the past two months yet still sat out the anthem on Sunday. (more...)
Darren Sproles With Torn ACL And Broken Arm Darren Sproles With Torn ACL And Broken Arm
- September 26, 2017

Sproles is having surgery on his arm Monday and will require surgery on his knee, sources said . Sproles' injuries came in the first half of the Eagles game against the Giants on Sunday when he landed awkwardly after a hit from NY safety Darian Thompson . (more...)
Keith Mitchell: 'There's no reason to be excited to meet Donald Trump' Keith Mitchell: 'There's no reason to be excited to meet Donald Trump'
- September 26, 2017

James , the highest profile star in the NBA , said Trump's reaction to NFL players who protest during the national anthem showed he did not know how to lead the nation. "Can we sit up here and say I'm trying to make a difference?" "Whatever topic y'all want to hit, let's stay there before me move on to the next". "The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture", Goodell said in a statement. (more...)
Steelers player who stood for national anthem has top-selling jersey Steelers player who stood for national anthem has top-selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

Steelers players chose to stay in the locker room during the pregame anthem on Sunday, in an effort to avoid the controversy of whether players would stand or kneel. He turned back toward his teammates in the tunnel when the music began playing. Alejandro Villanueva said he "made my teammates look bad, and that is my fault only", according to a local Pittsburgh CBS affiliate . (more...)
India Vs Australia: Andrew Tye To Replace Pat Cummins For T20I Series India Vs Australia: Andrew Tye To Replace Pat Cummins For T20I Series
- September 26, 2017

Paceman Cummins will head home after the one-day global series against Virat Kohli's men to rest ahead of the Ashes. The T20I series begins in Ranchi on October 07. Cummins, who is part of the ODI squad, has featured in all three matches in the ongoing series against India. Playing for Gujarat Lions this IPL, Tye enjoyed success, including a match-winning hat-trick against Pune, until he suffered the shoulder injury. (more...)
Guardiola says Man City star Sane was underwhelming in pre-season Guardiola says Man City star Sane was underwhelming in pre-season
- September 26, 2017

Fernandinho insisted, however, that any title talk was far too premature. "It's just the beginning". We all know how tough it is. "Last season on this type of fixture we would have given away maybe five or six points, so we are better", said Mourinho, who claimed he did not know why he was sent to the stands by referee Craig Pawson late on. (more...)
Lone Steelers lineman who attended national anthem now has best selling jersey Lone Steelers lineman who attended national anthem now has best selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

Villanueva's appearance as the sole Steelers player who walked onto the field and stood for the Star Spangled Banner as his teammates remained near their locker room on Monday morning (AEDT), has seen him become a household name overnight. (more...)
Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg
- September 26, 2017

Under Virat Kohli , India are under a 9-match winning spree-a record. Hardik Pandya in full flight against Australia at Indore yesterday. He possess ability with the bat, ball and in the field as well. Rather than seeing this as a challenge, I see this as an opportunity to do something nice for the team. I got the opportunity to bat at No. 4. It depends, I can play all kinds of innings. (more...)
Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

He said he only told team leadership about his plan to leave the tunnel for the national anthem just before the game. The Steelers had decided as a group to stay in the locker room. After he was cut during training camp, the Steelers signed him to the practice squad, and he worked his way up to the 53-man roster for the 2015 season. (more...)
Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1 Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1
- September 26, 2017

Lester (12-8) gave up a run on five hits and two walks. Shields (5-7) allowed two runs on four hits as he matched a season high in innings pitched while striking out eight and walking two. The idle Brewers moved within 11/2 games of the Rockies. In the third, Baez increased the Cubs' advantage to 8-1 with a two-out, three-run shot to the Chicago bullpen in left-center. (more...)
Strachan names largely unchanged squad for double header Strachan names largely unchanged squad for double header
- September 26, 2017

Sitting 43rd in the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings, they host Slovakia, ranked 19th, on Thursday, 5 October. Slovakia are now in second spot in Group F - just a point ahead of Slovenia and Scotland with two games remaining. (more...)
Steelers OL, Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva explains anthem decision Steelers OL, Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva explains anthem decision
- September 26, 2017

We're coaches and professional athletes", Tomlin said Sunday. Villanueva made it to his spot, but the team captains couldn't reach him before the anthem began. Villanueva said that the everyone on the Steelers roster was on the same page about the fact that there's racial injustice in America. "I will support all my teammates, and all my teammates and all my coaches have always supported me". (more...)
Liverpool will love this action from Spartak Moscow's match on Saturday Liverpool will love this action from Spartak Moscow's match on Saturday
- September 26, 2017

Very early signs are that the form has transferred to Europe too after they begun with a 4-0 dismantling of Feyenoord in Rotterdam and the additional spring in their step makes any rival potential lambs to the slaughter now. "I love good footballers that is how it is". "If he asks a question then you have to stop taking photos otherwise I can't hear it and this will take longer", he said. (more...)
After Standing For Anthem, Steelers' Lineman's Jersey Sales Soar After Standing For Anthem, Steelers' Lineman's Jersey Sales Soar
- September 26, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva has the most popular jersey on the NFL shop after being the only player from his team to enter the field and stand for the national anthem on Sunday, TheWrap has learned. I made my teammates look bad and that is my fault... only. Guard David DeCastro told ESPN the team respects Villanueva for serving the country and understood where the lineman was coming from when he came out for the anthem. (more...)
Atletico Madrid agree Costa deal with Chelsea Atletico Madrid agree Costa deal with Chelsea
- September 26, 2017

Simeone was also questioned on the imminent arrival of striker Diego Costa , who is expected to join from Chelsea on loan with an obligation to buy for £58m. The 28-year-old striker played for Atletico in several stints, and more permanently from 2012 until moving to Chelsea . "Each game is different and we can choose players who can make the difference". (more...)
PVZ-Eye bout to be pulled from UFC 216 PVZ-Eye bout to be pulled from UFC 216
- September 26, 2017

The UFC's official announcement didn't disclose why "PVZ" has dropped out. She will likely not need surgery. So, this is an unfortunate setback for "PVZ", who has yet to fight, since she was choked out by Michelle Waterson last December. (more...)
Ronaldo pays tribute to young boy killed in Mexico quake Ronaldo pays tribute to young boy killed in Mexico quake
- September 26, 2017

Ronaldo accompanied his message with a picture of a signed shirt, with the message: " For my number 1 fan Santiago, with much love ". It was reported by media outlets in Spain that the boy Cristiano dedicated the post to Santiago Flores , a young Mexican who was killed while at a school by the recent Mexican natural disaster. (more...)
Darren Sproles Breaks Arm, Tears ACL On Same Play Darren Sproles Breaks Arm, Tears ACL On Same Play
- September 26, 2017

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the injury to reporters on Monday and said Sproles will be out for the remainder of the 2017 season. "I don't think so", Pederson said. With Sproles out, the next punt returner in line is Torrey Smith, who before Sunday had never returned a punt in the National Football League, and had only one punt return attempt in college. (more...)
Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee
- September 26, 2017

Nikischer, of West Seneca, could not in good conscience continue to work for the stadium after at least 10 players on the Buffalo Bills kneeled during the national anthem in protest of President Donald Trump's comments before the game against the Broncos on Sunday. (more...)
Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City
- September 26, 2017

Despite having four years remaining on his current deal, there is talk De Bruyne could be offered a new contract t reflect his status as one of the Premier League's best players. Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy looks likely to spend a period on the Etihad Stadium sidelines after he suffered a knee injury against Crystal Palace on Saturday. (more...)