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National Hockey League player 'receives death threats' after becoming first to join anthem protest

National Hockey League player 'receives death threats' after becoming first to join anthem protest We support (Brown) on and off the ice. Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other USA sporting leagues. [Full Article...]

Butch Jones: Darrell Taylor suspended for a 'multitude of reasons'

Butch Jones: Darrell Taylor suspended for a 'multitude of reasons' Taylor, a starter in the Vols' first five games, was involved in an altercation on the practice field last week with freshman offensive lineman Trey Smith , who required stitches. Taylor was already suspended for the first half of Saturday's game against SC after being ejected for fighting in the second half against Georgia. [Full Article...]

India lose to Colombia at FIFA U-17 World Cup

India lose to Colombia at FIFA U-17 World Cup However, the joy for the hosts was shortlived immediately after as Juan Penaloza scored his second goal of the match. However, the debut match for India did not prove to be quite fruitful with the host team losing to the U.S. Though he was once guilty of wasting a chance in the second half when his lob was off target. But Penaloza's opening goal only led to seat-tapping from the school stu... [Full Article...]

JJ Watt apologizes to Texans fans, Houston after devastating leg injury

JJ Watt apologizes to Texans fans, Houston after devastating leg injury Houston first selected him in the first round (26th overall) out of the University of IL, before he immediately entered the defensive fray for the Texans. The Texans thrived without Watt last season, but his loss significantly lowers their 2017 ceiling. Despite missing most of last season, Watt still ranks first among defensive linemen in the league in tackles (392), sacks (76) and pass breakups... [Full Article...]

Ballon d'Or: Neymar, Suarez among nominees

Ballon d'Or: Neymar, Suarez among nominees The France global moved to Stamford Bridge from Leicester in 2016 and helped the Blues win a second title in three seasons. Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and left-back Marcelo, Juventus striker Paolo Dybala and Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar were the other four players to be on the initial press realease. [Full Article...]

Arsenal star Giroud makes final three for Puskas award

Arsenal star Giroud makes final three for Puskas award The public voting on FIFA .com for this category will close on October 23. Former Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's goal in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham was among those that failed to make the cut after initially being recognised. [Full Article...]

Nats pick Strasburg to pitch Game 1; Scherzer start unknown

Cubs brass, particularly president Theo Epstein, went against the old adage that teams are built through pitching, instead drafting and acquiring power bats and strong defensive players. In Game 1 the bullpen was only tasked with two innings, which they dealt with quite well. Anthony Rendon drew a walk, ending the night for the lanky Chicago right-hander. [Full Article...]

Mustafi suffers leg injury on Germany duty

Mustafi suffers leg injury on Germany duty They thus bettered the achievement of Spain , who also finished with ten wins from ten in reaching the 2010 World Cup , albeit with a goal difference of +23. Germany's performance was as clinical as ever, and it fell to Can to deliver the final blow to Azerbaijan . Mustafi had to be taken off after 36 minutes when he was injured in the build-up to Azerbaijan's equaliser, grabbing his right... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate keeps Harry Kane waiting on England captaincy

Gareth Southgate keeps Harry Kane waiting on England captaincy Pundit Danny Mills has told BBC Radio Five Live that he doesn't think England have any creative midfielders - and wrote off Jonjo Shelvey's global hopes in the process. A first-half Harry Kane penalty was enough for England to beat Lithuania 1-0 in their final World Cup 2018 Qualifier this evening. Straight after the restart, debutant Harry Winks' dreams almost came true when his ... [Full Article...]

Dana White says UFC 216 is about 'the families, victims, Las Vegas'

The promotion had 1,500 first responders in attendance for last night's event and also gave some of the survivors from the shooting an introduction in the octagon. White said he wasn't surprised, though people who live outside of "Sin City" might've been. "So now you're talking real money for these people". Among the victims of the shooting who attended UFC 216 were two teenage girls who went ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz aborts run-up five times in a row

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz aborts run-up five times in a row Pakistan continued to lose wickets at regular intervals after Azhar's dismissal, including that of Sohail, who scored 56 off 135 deliveries, which included four boundaries and two sixes. Mohammad Amir will not be bowling for Pakistan in the match owing to his injury. The Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan team had a disappointing outing in the first Test against the Islanders in Abu Dhabi, after t... [Full Article...]

French Star voted as Manchester United Player of the Month for September

French Star voted as Manchester United Player of the Month for September A reason for some optimism over a potential transfer, indeed for any hope at all, is that Jose Mourinho hasn't counted on Martial as much as some expect, especially given the Frenchman's form this season. The second clause will be triggered if the Frenchman earns 25 France caps inside four years, of which he now has 15, so it looks as though that one will be paid too. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal bags China Open title; Goffin rules Japan Open

Rafael Nadal bags China Open title; Goffin rules Japan Open Nadal , a two-time Grand Slam champion this year, never appeared in danger of losing to Kyrgios despite the fiery Australian making an encouraging start to the encounter. "I was lucky the first day saving the two match points but after that I think I played one of my best events of the year". After teaching Kyrgios a lesson in just over an hour-and-a-half, Nadal moved beyond Roger Federer... [Full Article...]

Nadal conquers frustrated Kyrgios to win 75th career title

Nadal conquers frustrated Kyrgios to win 75th career title The result over fellow rising star Zverev pushed him to 15th spot in the ATP Race To London and contest the ATP finals in November. The world number one took control from the start. World number 19 Kyrgios, who was looking for his first title of the year, held his opening two service games, but faded as Nadal broke twice to grab the first set. [Full Article...]

Denver Nuggets give guard Gary Harris four-year, $84 million extension

Denver Nuggets give guard Gary Harris four-year, $84 million extension Harris , 23, averaged 14.9 points on 50.2 percent shooting from the field and 42.0 percent from three-point range a year ago for Denver. The 23-year-old is a former Michigan State Spartan and was the 19th pick in the first round by Chicago in 2014. [Full Article...]

Pence leaves Colts game after players kneel during anthem

Pence leaves Colts game after players kneel during anthem He said he was proud of Pence and his wife, Karen. On Sunday afternoon, President Donald Trump said he had asked Pence to leave the game if any players kneeled during the anthem . Vice President Mike Pence says in the depths of horror, Americans have found hope in those who risked their lives after the Las Vegas shooting. After the national anthem, which featured almost two dozen members ... [Full Article...]

Poland head to World Cup, perfection for Germany

The QPR winger is Russian Federation bound following his sides 4-2 win against Montenegro in their final Group E fixture. However, Denmark are at least assured of a place in next month's play-offs as one of the eight best runners-up from the nine qualifying groups. [Full Article...]

Tate rushes for 327 yards, Arizona beats Colorado 45-42

Tate rushes for 327 yards, Arizona beats Colorado 45-42 But Tate picked up a big third-down conversion with his arm - an 8-yard strike to Bryce Wolma - and then clinched the game with his long third-down run with just over a minute remaining. He had four touchdown runs of 58, 28, 47 and 75 yards. The lone incompletion was a drop. The Buffaloes couldn't stop Tate, so they had to try and keep up with him. [Full Article...]

Thibaut Courtois Keen On Real Madrid Move

The Costa-Rica worldwide has been a fine goalkeeper for Real, succeeding the great Casillas, and has played key roles in two UEFA Champions League wins and a La Liga triumph. The shot stopper has been linked with Real Madrid as the Champions League holders flip flop between the 25-year-old and Manchester United's David De Gea , and Chelsea will hope that their bumper contract will sweeten... [Full Article...]

Fenway Park increases security following Las Vegas shooting

Fenway Park increases security following Las Vegas shooting Both rooms had a checkout date of August 6, which is when Lollapalooza ended. The gunman behind the mass shooting at an open-air festival in Las Vegas had reserved rooms overlooking music venues at other sites, investigators say. Authorities have been trying to track Paddock's movements in the days and weeks before the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. He also rented an apartmen... [Full Article...]


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