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NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag
- October 10, 2017

American President Donald Trump has questioned the tax breaks that the National Football League ( NFL ) receives, amid the national anthem protests that have swept the league. Mr Trump first voiced his anger at the protests, which players say are against racial injustice, but which Mr Trump calls unpatriotic and "disrespectful", last month, soon after the current season started. (more...)
Trump bashes ESPN's ratings, broadcaster who called him a white supremacist Trump bashes ESPN's ratings, broadcaster who called him a white supremacist
- October 10, 2017

Hill suggested on Twitter that fans who disagree with Jones should boycott the team's advertisers and not buy the team's merchandise. Hill, who has always been persona non grata for many conservative ESPN viewers, even before her tweets about Trump became a major story last month, now finds herself in some level of career turmoil as she'll be off the air and presumably social media for the next two weeks during a period in which she'll no doubt be a popular target for criticism. (more...)
Australia 2 Syria 1 (aet, 3-2 agg) Australia 2 Syria 1 (aet, 3-2 agg)
- October 10, 2017

Australia will now face the fourth-placed CONCACAF nation in next month's inter-confederation play-off. As penalties beckoned, Robbie Kruse sent over a cross from the byline and Cahill out-jumped his marker to power a header past the diving Ibrahim Alma. (more...)
Arsenal preparing January move for Everton outcast Ademola Lookman Arsenal preparing January move for Everton outcast Ademola Lookman
- October 10, 2017

Ronald Koeman's side are in 16th place, just two points above the relegation zone, and struggling for goals. Giroud's situation at Arsenal has not changed from last season and he now finds himself behind Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez in the pecking order. (more...)
Giants WR Brandon Marshall To Undergo Ankle Surgery, Out For 2017 Giants WR Brandon Marshall To Undergo Ankle Surgery, Out For 2017
- October 10, 2017

Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard both hurt their ankles in the second quarter and Dwayne Harris fractured his foot in the second half. Marshall injured his left ankle while trying to make a catch on a deep pass along the sideline in the second quarter of Sunday's 27-22 loss to the Chargers . (more...)
Doubtful for Palace match Doubtful for Palace match
- October 10, 2017

Conte will also provide an update on Morata, who missed worldwide duty with Spain after the hamstring injury he sustained against Manchester City on September 30. Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata could be fully recovered from his injury next week, the Italian press says. Morata signed for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Williams back to chase record Open purse
- October 10, 2017

Last month, Serena had revealed that she has set an "outrageous" goal for making a comeback at the Australian Open, something which will push her Grand Slam total to an all-time record-tying 24 titles. Tiley said while the upgrade to include a 5,000-seat sunken show-court wouldn't be complete until 2019, the tournament wouldn't be affected, with more music and a larger kids zone part of the attractions. (more...)
'Little bit unusual' but Kyrgios can go all the way, says Nadal
- October 10, 2017

Roland-Garros in June , the Majorcan won his 6th title of the season and widens the gap in the ATP rankings, taking the opportunity of his revenge against Kyrgios, 22 years, the last player to beat on the circuit, in the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati in August. (more...)
Manchester United can win Premier League title - Eric Bailly
- October 10, 2017

Keegan is quoted as saying by the Daily Express : "I don't think Manchester City , Manchester United or Chelsea are great defensively". "It's no fun being a defender". Our coverage starts the night before with a dedicated preview show on Friday involving two legends of both clubs, Carragher and Neville, who will be live from Anfield. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr: New York Giants wide receiver suffers broken ankle Odell Beckham Jr: New York Giants wide receiver suffers broken ankle
- October 10, 2017

For the afternoon, the Chargers held Manning to 225 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns. His 48-yard touchdown reception early in the fourth quarter gave the Giants a lead they couldn't protect once he left. "It's going to create opportunities naturally for some players and younger players to play", Mc Adoo said. Overall, the defense performed well enough. (more...)
Ballon d'Or: Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo, Kane, 26 Others Shortlisted Ballon d'Or: Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo, Kane, 26 Others Shortlisted
- October 10, 2017

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to retain the trophy to equal the record of his great rival and five-times victor Lionel Messi of Barcelona . The 25-year-old has enjoyed a seamless transition to French football with a return of eight goals in as many games as PSG look to upset European football's established order. (more...)
Devils throttle Sabres, 6-2, in their road opener Devils throttle Sabres, 6-2, in their road opener
- October 10, 2017

Chad Johnson got the start in net, and was torched for six goals off of 22 shots. "We have to understand how hard it is to win and compete". "The fortunate thing is, we're only three games into the season". Moments after the Sabres cut the Devils' lead to 2-1 with an Evander Kane power-play goal, Buffalo picked up another power play. The Devils (2-0-0) did that all without forwards Kyle Palmieri and Drew Stafford, who missed the game with lower body injuries . (more...)
Premier League giant ready to pay astronomical £359m to land Messi Premier League giant ready to pay astronomical £359m to land Messi
- October 10, 2017

Sources close to the Premier League club reveal that " serious conversations have been held with the footballer's inner circle ", although that has not been confirmed. But Manchester City has always had its sights set on Messi. Former Argentina striker Mario Kempes believes that only Maradona fans will be happy if Lionel Messi does not make the World Cup . (more...)
Game 6: Michigan State at Minnesota Game 6: Michigan State at Minnesota
- October 10, 2017

We want to win them all, and most importantly, we want to win this one. "We knew coming into the game, in order for us to win the game, we were going to have to run the ball", junior running back Madre London said. Karan Higdon gained 65 yards on 12 carries for the Wolverines (4-1, 1-1). Joe Bachie leads the Michigan State Spartans with 44 tackles, Chris Frey has 2.5 sacks and David Dowell has two interceptions. (more...)
Chris Iannetta out of Diamondbacks' Game 3 lineup Chris Iannetta out of Diamondbacks' Game 3 lineup
- October 10, 2017

The final batter he faced, pesky catcher Austin Barnes , hit a fastball into the left-field seats. Puig has five hits and four RBIs in two games, but the exuberant Cuban slugger is just one purring component of the Dodgers' formidable offensive machine. (more...)
Vegas Strip goes dark to honor last week's shooting victims Vegas Strip goes dark to honor last week's shooting victims
- October 10, 2017

While not every business participated and many left facade lights on, crowds appeared moved by the tribute. Las Vegas casinos and hotels have dimmed their lights in past years for Earth Hour observances, including this past March. The crosses were created by retired carpenter Greg Zanis, who also erected such memorials after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, and the Columbine High School and Aurora movie theater shootings in Colorado. (more...)
Tata Group chairman N Chandrasekaran says interested in bidding for Air India
- October 10, 2017

He also spoke in reference to Vistara airlines run in alliance with Singapore Airline stating, the group could not remain with a "fleet of just over a dozen planes". Once the nation's largest carrier, its market share in the booming domestic market has slumped to 13 percent as private carriers expanded. The stock prices plummeted after Tata Teleservices in a filing to stock exchanges said it has not made any firm decision on future plans for Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra). (more...)
Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne nominated for 2017 Ballon d'Or
- October 10, 2017

Madrid star Ronaldo , who beat Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to the award last year, is expected to be announced among the nominees later after helping Madrid to a third Champions League crown in four seasons and a first La Liga title in five years, as well as the FIFA Club World Cup. (more...)
Watch MLB Playoffs 2017 NLDS Game 3 Online Watch MLB Playoffs 2017 NLDS Game 3 Online
- October 10, 2017

When the series shifts to Phoenix on Monday for Game 3 at Chase Field, the focus will turn to Greinke, a former Dodger. The Dodgers took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth. Darvish has had a spectacular upturn in form over recent weeks, and in his final three starts of the season he allowed just two total runs, with just one earned run, and 21 strikeouts and one walk across 17 1/3 innings. (more...)
Rafael Nadal to Nick Kyrgios: 'You have a great future' Rafael Nadal to Nick Kyrgios: 'You have a great future'
- October 10, 2017

Nadal, the 16-time Grand Slam victor, admitted he was bemused by some of Kyrgios's antics. "I'm building something." The world number 19 revealed he had a vision several years ago to create somewhere for disadvantaged and underprivileged kids to "hang out, be safe and feel like they were part of a family". (more...)