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Ward considering anthem protest at National Hockey League games Ward considering anthem protest at National Hockey League games
- September 28, 2017

The 36-year-old said he has experienced racism as a kid and as an adult, and also on "both sides" of the United States-Canada border, which is why despite being from Canada he may protest during the playing of the US national anthem. "I've addressed racial discrimination to my face". "I didn't really look at it as color", Ward continued. "As I got older and looked across the locker rooms and dressings rooms, I realized I'm the only black kid in the whole arena". (more...)
Raphael Varane signs five-year Real Madrid contract Raphael Varane signs five-year Real Madrid contract
- September 28, 2017

The 24-year-old has committed his future to Zinedine Zidane 's side until 2022 to put an end to any speculation regarding his future. Varane is an integral member of the Madrid defence and has become a regular alongside Sergio Ramos following the departure of Pepe last summer. (more...)
Rory McIlroy needs winter break to focus on fitness Rory McIlroy needs winter break to focus on fitness
- September 28, 2017

McIlroy went on to pip Danny Willett for the European No. 1 title by winning the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. After returning to Drumoig earlier this week, the Dunhill's event organisers were keen to give the young Scot and chance to maintain his momentum ahead of a tilt at European Tour qualifying school. (more...)
No, Johnny Manziel isn't signing a CFL contract this year No, Johnny Manziel isn't signing a CFL contract this year
- September 28, 2017

While Johnny Football won't be permitted to play north of the border in 2017, the CFL left the door open for him to join the league in 2018 provided he "meets certain conditions". He won the Heisman Trophy in 2012 during the Aggies' first season in the SEC. He was charged with domestic violence against his then girlfriend Colleen Crowley and wound up entering into a dismissal agreement to undergo counselling and have his conduct monitored for up to a year by prosecutors. (more...)
Dolphins' Gase describes offensive performance as 'garbage' Dolphins' Gase describes offensive performance as 'garbage'
- September 28, 2017

Gase described the performance as "garbage" and said he has seen too much of that since becoming coach a year ago. The plays Gase calls have produced two touchdowns in two games despite an abundance of talent at the skill positions. Gase hinted that a shakeup may be in order, saying that there was "a lot of bad football" and that he'd "find the guys that want to do it right, and those are the guys that will play". (more...)
Arsenal academy stars to get their chance against BATE Arsenal academy stars to get their chance against BATE
- September 28, 2017

Jack Wilshere , Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are all expected to return to the starting XI against BATE. They could have played tonight and we could have played yesterday. That fixture congestion has led to Wenger thinking about prioritising with the Premier League taking top billing. "(But) I hope that will not happen, and UEFA has always been very strong to deal with that". (more...)
Atletico second as Carrasco, Griezmann strikes down Sevilla Atletico second as Carrasco, Griezmann strikes down Sevilla
- September 27, 2017

Costa , meanwhile, completed his transfer to Atletico Madrid last week after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge by Conte . They [Stoke] beat Arsenal and drew against United; it means they are a very good team. "But we have great players here and we have to be happy if you are here, or in Manchester or Madrid ". (more...)
Surrey man jailed for ramming vehicle into teacher
- September 28, 2017

CCTV footage of the attack, released by police, shows the Winston Churchill School teacher telling Rainer Schoeman he couldn't enter the school carpark, as it was for staff only. "It is regrettable that an individual has chosen to behave with such a blatant disregard for someone simply doing their job in trying to keep our students safe". (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Holdings Cut by Capital Fund Management SA Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Holdings Cut by Capital Fund Management SA
- September 28, 2017

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 25.08%. A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. (more...)
Anthem Protesters Will Be Fired — NASCAR Owners Anthem Protesters Will Be Fired — NASCAR Owners
- September 27, 2017

The NFL commissioner called Trump's statement divisive and said players were exercising their rights. "I think it's something that we've always talked about in the industry as a sport. And let's face it; the millennial generation and most younger people just aren't interested in motorsports. Indeed, team owner and legendary driver Richard Petty said he would go as far as firing anyone on his team who refused to stand for the anthem. (more...)
Michigan State Police Director Apologizes for Anti-Protest Facebook Post Michigan State Police Director Apologizes for Anti-Protest Facebook Post
- September 27, 2017

The taking of a knee during the national anthem was started past year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to draw attention to social inequality and police treatment of blacks. But for the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, an apology is not enough. The caucus said in a statement it is further offended by Etue's failure to apologize for her out-of-touch and disparaging rhetoric, stating only that she thinks "it was a mistake to share this message on ... (more...)
Watch Law and Order True Crime Watch Law and Order True Crime
- September 27, 2017

As detectives Les Zoeller and Tom Linehan search for the killers, evidence begins to suggest that Lyle and Erik may be the prime suspects. "I don't think that I want in any way, looking back, to be the judge and jury of my father's actions or my mothers", he said over the phone from Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California. (more...)
Yankees Fan Ejected by Umpire for Tipping Rays' Pitches to Gary Sanchez Yankees Fan Ejected by Umpire for Tipping Rays' Pitches to Gary Sanchez
- September 27, 2017

The fan reportedly yelled, "Outside, outside" in Spanish, perhaps assuming the umpire wouldn't notice, but the Spanish-speaking Ramos quickly caught on. NY is now three games behind the Boston Red Sox in the AL East. The Yanks have already clinched a wild-card berth with five games remaining in the regular season, but they are still in the mix to win the division and avoid the risky AL Wild Card Game. (more...)
Conte Hails Potential 'Great Striker' Morata After Chelsea Hat-trick Conte Hails Potential 'Great Striker' Morata After Chelsea Hat-trick
- September 27, 2017

Chelsea scored from their only two shots in the first half, Morata putting them in front after just 82 seconds before fellow Spain worldwide Pedro netted his second goal in his last three games. Conte thinks that Hazard is ready to start against Atletico Madrid, but he also warned that he needs to be conifident the player will be ready to compete from the start in the biggest games. (more...)
Jamaica asks Trump to leave Bolt out of controversy Jamaica asks Trump to leave Bolt out of controversy
- September 27, 2017

The president outraged many at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday with his thinly veiled attack on former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who have taken a knee in protest against police brutality and racial injustice during the national anthem before games. (more...)
Brighton's Hemed handed three-match ban Brighton's Hemed handed three-match ban
- September 27, 2017

Off-the-ball incidents that are not seen by match officials are eligible for retrospective action by the FA and English football's governing body charged the Israeli worldwide on Tuesday. He is subsequently ruled out of games against Arsenal , Everton and West Ham United. A statement from the FA read: "Brighton & Hove Albion's Tomer Hemed will serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after a violent conduct charge against him was found proven". (more...)
Ranveer Singh relives 1983 cricket World Cup moment, meets legendary players Ranveer Singh relives 1983 cricket World Cup moment, meets legendary players
- September 27, 2017

And who else would be better than Ranveer Singh to portray the iconic cricketer. The actor told the audience that after scoring 71 runs off 46 balls in the seventh standard, he made a decision to try out for Amarnath's cricket academy with his friends."My friends were serious about the sport and reached on time for the tryouts". (more...)
Retired Hurt Lewis Misses ODI Double Ton Retired Hurt Lewis Misses ODI Double Ton
- September 27, 2017

After several minutes of treatment it became clear that Lewis could not continue and he was wheeled off the field on a stretcher. They are trailing 2-0. West Indies ended the innings on 356 for 5 off 50 overs, leaving England a huge total to chase and giving the visitors a chance of remaining in contention to draw the series on Friday. (more...)
NFL National Anthem protests: Your thoughts? NFL National Anthem protests: Your thoughts?
- September 27, 2017

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the team had talked over their plan for days and the players agreed on how they would demonstrate. Some spectators at Arizona's stadium booed while the Cowboys knelt, which Trump tweeted was the "loudest I have ever heard". (more...)
England cricket star Ben Stokes arrested after Bristol nightclub fracas England cricket star Ben Stokes arrested after Bristol nightclub fracas
- September 27, 2017

Stokes was released without any charges after being held overnight by the police, however, Vaughan says the 26-year-old needs to heed the multiple warnings that he has been given about his lifestyle. "He is a quality strokeplayer and we believe his game will suit the Australian pitches". He will now get his chance at Test level. "In time we could be describing him as a cricketing genius". (more...)

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