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Former NFL running back Trent Richardson signs with Riders Former NFL running back Trent Richardson signs with Riders
- September 27, 2017

In his three-year National Football League career with the Browns and Colts (2012-2014), Richardson rushed for 2,032 yards and 17 touchdowns and gained 912 yards with two scores on 113 receptions. Former Arizona State standout Cameron Marshall is Saskatchewan's top ball-carrier with 490 yards on 87 carries. Richardson was a star Alabama and finished third in voting for the 2011 Heisman Trophy that was won by Baylor's Robert Griffin III . (more...)
Marco Verratti excited to see Carlo Ancelotti again Marco Verratti excited to see Carlo Ancelotti again
- September 27, 2017

To improve its chances of success, PSG has splashed 400 million euros to bring in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, provoking the ire of rivals including Bayern . He added: "The Wolfsburg game does not give us much confidence". PSG and Bayern are level on three points each in Champions League Group B ahead of Wednesday's game, having both won on the opening matchday. (more...)
Giants owner 'very unhappy' with Odell Beckham's end zone celebration Giants owner 'very unhappy' with Odell Beckham's end zone celebration
- September 27, 2017

Beckham had nine receptions for 79 yards with two TDs in Sunday's loss to the Eagles. But two days later, there seems to be more attention given to one of Beckham's post-touchdown displays than the fact that NY, which was expected by many to be a playoff team at minimum and a legit threat to win the NFC by still others, hasn't been able to garner a win. (more...)
Vehicle dealer pulls ads featuring Broncos player who kneeled during national anthem Vehicle dealer pulls ads featuring Broncos player who kneeled during national anthem
- September 26, 2017

After putting pressure on Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and taking him to the ground, Miller was called for a personal foul penalty. Referee Carl Cheffers failed to see the humor. "Whatever it takes to win, that's what we'll do", McCoy said. At this moment in time, we felt like, as a team, we had to do something. That's fine with the running back nicknamed "Shady", who was limited to 21 yards on 14 carries, while adding seven catches for 48 yards. (more...)
Chiefs place kicker on injured reserve Chiefs place kicker on injured reserve
- September 27, 2017

It's possible that Santos is out for the full year but there is also an IR designation that allows for a player to return after missing several weeks. Safety Rayshawn Jenkins hit Santos in the knee with his helmet, drawing a 15-yard penalty for roughing the kicker. While now forced to endure the loss of Santos going forward, the surging AFC West franchise is currently the only undefeated team in the entire AFC as the Chiefs have started the 2016-17 regular season at a ideal 3-0. (more...)
Nationals activate OF Harper Nationals activate OF Harper
- September 26, 2017

Harper sustained a significant bone bruise and calf strain in his left leg when he slipped on a wet first base after a three-hour rain delay on August 13. After years of unfulfilled postseason expectations, due in part to key injuries, a healthy lineup and starting rotation (fingers crossed) with a mostly healthy bullpen may finally bring some World Series games to Nationals Park this October. (more...)
LeBron James hits back at President Donald Trump following National Football League protests LeBron James hits back at President Donald Trump following National Football League protests
- September 27, 2017

When asked about Irving requesting a trade, LeBron told reporters he made an effort to understand what it was exactly that had made the star point guard unhappy. In a follow-up to that dim-witted response, another reporter asked, "Are you encouraging National Football League players to protest police?" At least this certainly is the case on social media, particularly Twitter , where celebrities and athletes have responded to Trump's attacks with insults of their own directed at our ... (more...)
Fire chief sorry for calling Mike Tomlin a 'no good n*gger' Fire chief sorry for calling Mike Tomlin a 'no good n*gger'
- September 26, 2017

Volunteer Fire Chief Paul Smith of the Muse Fire Department in Cecil Township, Pa. elected to use choice words on Facebook to react to the Steelers not coming out for the national anthem before their game against the Bears Sunday. Smith's position is unpaid, Gennuso said. The Cecil Township board of supervisors said they were "deeply disturbed" by Smith's comments. "That's disrespectful in my eyes", Parseo said. (more...)
Maryland Terrapins having the worst luck with quarterbacks this season Maryland Terrapins having the worst luck with quarterbacks this season
- September 27, 2017

Maryland has now lost its top two quarterbacks to ACL tears after announcing that freshman Kasim Hill is out for the season. This is a devastating turn of event for the Terps, who had already lost Week 1 starter Tyrell Pigrome to a torn ACL in the opener against Texas . (more...)
Russell Westbrook's 5M Followers Await His Carmelo Anthony Reaction Russell Westbrook's 5M Followers Await His Carmelo Anthony Reaction
- September 27, 2017

Burke would have joined a team that could make a lot of noise in the Western Conference next season since the Thunder had just completed a trade to bring Anthony to Oklahoma on the same day. It's a tough task, but this season has potential to be better than any season the franchise has had since arriving in Oklahoma City. "Anthony's arrival further bolsters a potentially potent Thunder starting lineup featuring Russell Westbrook , Andre Roberson, George, Anthony and Steven Adams ", he scribed. (more...)
Auburn Assoc. basketball coach charged in federal bribery probe Auburn Assoc. basketball coach charged in federal bribery probe
- September 26, 2017

A former member of the San Antonio Spurs organization is facing federal bribery and other corruption charges including ten other people related to college basketball. The charges say Person accepted more than $50,000 in exchange for influencing certain players once they moved up into the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Alvaro Morata goals help Blues close in on long-standing Arsenal record Alvaro Morata goals help Blues close in on long-standing Arsenal record
- September 26, 2017

And on Thursday the 28-year-old Brazil-born Spain global was granted his wish after months of acrimony, claim and counter claim when Chelsea and Atletico agreed a fee reported to be in the region of £58million. "He's nearly ready to play but if I make this decision it will be because I'm comfortable with it", the Italian added. Morata is the 17th different Chelsea player to bag three goals in a Premier League match, Arsenal sit ahead on 19. (more...)
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata: We sent a message to the Premier League Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata: We sent a message to the Premier League
- September 26, 2017

Chelsea earned their largest Premier League win of the season with a 4-0 victory over Stoke . He was a bit casual coming out for a second-half corner and, instead of pulling down the ball, palmed it away, rolled over Gary Cahill and landed on his upper back and neck. (more...)
Diego Costa: Striker says he will always have 'special affection' for Chelsea Diego Costa: Striker says he will always have 'special affection' for Chelsea
- September 26, 2017

With the personality clash becoming ever more acrimonious, Costa spent the last months of his time at Stamford Bridge in Brazil after refusing to return to train with the reserves as Conte wished. And it meant that Atletico have now won both of their games at the new Wanda Metropolitano stadium, something which Simeone has admitted is of great importance. (more...)
A huge 'Monday Night Football' boosted NFL ratings, despite Trump comments
- September 26, 2017

Certainly, an exodus by those displeased that players have been taking a knee during pre-game playing of the national anthem may have had some effect. Nonetheless, this overall uptick in viewership for week three at least provides the league with some ratings relief amid a weekend of controversy. Sunday night's game between the Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders scored an 11.6/20, meaning that an estimated 11.6 percent of all metered-market households watched the game and an ... (more...)
Trump's comments on national anthem, NFL protests get Mavericks' attention Trump's comments on national anthem, NFL protests get Mavericks' attention
- September 26, 2017

On Monday, Fizdale said it was Trump who should stand accused of disrespecting military members, not athletes who protest in various ways. "It was something incredible and something we were looking forward to", Nowitzki said. "It was a topic previous year as well, and we met with our players again today and told them that we support them 100 percent whatever they decide to do", coach Rick Carlisle said. (more...)
Bears Lock Arms, Steelers Stay in Locker Room for National Anthem Bears Lock Arms, Steelers Stay in Locker Room for National Anthem
- September 26, 2017

One Steelers player, Alejandro Villanueva , a U.S. Army veteran, stood in the tunnel as the anthem played with his hand on his chest. "I was looking for 100 percent participation". Members of the Detroit Lions take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to the start of the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on September 24, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (more...)
'That's cheating' - Pulis rounds on Sanchez 'That's cheating' - Pulis rounds on Sanchez
- September 26, 2017

As Metro reports, the Welshman was talking after our latest home win, in which he played pretty well again against West Brom and his comments and mentioning of the title race reflect the growing confidence around the club. "He will have more to defend maybe; West Brom are a team who focus more on defending", the Frenchman said. "It can be a penalty and playing against 10 men but let's forget about the referee", Pulis said. (more...)
Gregg Popovich Calls Donald Trump 'Delusional' At Spurs Media Day Gregg Popovich Calls Donald Trump 'Delusional' At Spurs Media Day
- September 26, 2017

Petty said anyone who didn't stand for the anthem "ought to be out of the country" while Childress said he would tell a protesting employee of his to get on a Greyhound bus when the anthem was over. Unless it is talked about constantly, it's not going to get better. Popovich added on racial inequality, which is the root of the anthem protests, "We still have no clue what being born white means". (more...)
Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich: Probable line-ups and stats Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich: Probable line-ups and stats
- September 26, 2017

Responding to the absence of number one goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Bayern Munich has taken a unique step, namely calling back its former goalkeeper who is now coach of the academy team, Tom Starke, to strengthen Carlo Ancelotti's squad in the Champions League . (more...)