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Alejandro Villanueva reveals real reason for rogue anthem stand

Alejandro Villanueva reveals real reason for rogue anthem stand Villanueva, an Army veteran who served three tours in Afghanistan and earned two bronze stars, stood alone with his hand on his heart and sang along as "The Star-Spangled Banner" was played in Chicago . In the past, Villanueva has said he aligned with player frustration over racial injustice, but the sacrifice of the military is too great to minimize the anthem. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg

Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg Twice in the ongoing series against Australia, Pandya has seized the momentum for India with his big-hitting abilities. Hardik Pandya in full flight against Australia at Indore yesterday. When I was told I was going to go out to bat next, I was happy. The cricketing world is still looking for a term for these explosive batsmen who also take wickets as they enthral crowds with their pyrotechn... [Full Article...]

Chelsea's Luiz 'must' play despite broken wrist: Conte

Chelsea's Luiz 'must' play despite broken wrist: Conte Conte laughed off the comments and said he would not pick the striker even if he made himself available, having signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for a club-record fee to become his first-choice forward. "Our fans were fantastic and don't forget in this stadium the crowd push a lot", he said. Indeed, according to Spanish media reports, Costa's return was one of the key demands from Simeo... [Full Article...]

Lone Steelers player to stand for anthem now has NFL's best-selling jersey

Lone Steelers player to stand for anthem now has NFL's best-selling jersey The West Point graduate broke ranks with his fellow players, who remained out of sight in the tunnel or the locker room. "Unfortunately I threw my teammates under the bus, unintentionally", Villanueva said in a press conference Monday. "The decision was 'Do you walk out of the national anthem and join your teammates?'" Villanueva said. "Or as a team do you start moving halfway through the an... [Full Article...]

Dominica to Get US$19 Million Insurance Payout Because of Hurricane Maria

Dominica to Get US$19 Million Insurance Payout Because of Hurricane Maria Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica's Prime Minister, wrote on Facebook yesterday that the island, where 72 000 people live, had experienced "widespread devastation", based on initial reports. Millions were left without power after the storm hit the USA territory on September 20 which left the island cut off from the world. In Salinas, a city on the island's southern coast where the storm is expecte... [Full Article...]

Cubs close in on NL Central title, Quintana tops Brewers 5-0

Cubs close in on NL Central title, Quintana tops Brewers 5-0 Russell chose to make the delivery to Gudermuth when one of the Cubs clubhouse men came into the dugout with a new plate of nachos. The Cubs touched seven St. Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Edinson Cavani And Neymar's Relationship Got Off To A Bad Start

Edinson Cavani And Neymar's Relationship Got Off To A Bad Start Footballers joined in on the tut-fest with Diego Forlan backing up his compatriot . According to an article by Spanish newspaper El Pais , PSG have since offered Cavani €1 million (which translates to a lot of money) to fully relinquish his penalty duties to Neymar, an incentive that, says the Telegraph , PSG vehemently deny exists, claiming that the Spanish press are trying to destabilise th... [Full Article...]

On-song Morata gives Conte Chelsea cheer

There were suggestions in some quarters following last weekend's goalless draw with Arsenal that Chelsea are missing Costa's fiery presence with the more understated Morata leading the attack, and Conte revealed he is also working to improve that side of the 24-year-old's game. [Full Article...]

Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest

Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest During his post-game press conference following the loss to the Chicago Bears , Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn't sound like he knew about Villanueva receiving any kind of special clearance. Villanueva said Monday that he threw his teammates "under the bus, unintentionally", and made them and Tomlin "look bad". "Al thought we were standing there. [Full Article...]

Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return

Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return However, if given the choice, Neville would still pick Costa, who netted 59 goals in only 120 games for the west London club. Relations between Costa and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte began to deteriorate in January when the striker reportedly had his head turned by a big-money offer from the Chinese Super League, which soon evaporated. [Full Article...]

Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers to be on the sidelines in Baltimore

Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers to be on the sidelines in Baltimore President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race" but has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag". [Full Article...]

Costa: This is not way I wanted to leave Chelsea

Costa: This is not way I wanted to leave Chelsea A move to Atletico would be a welcome return to La Liga for the 28-year-old as he looks to force his way back into the Spain national team ahead of next summer's World Cup. Atletico have always been favourites to sign back the forward they sold to Chelsea in 2014 but a move during the most recent transfer window became impossible when the club failed to have a transfer ban - imposed by Federat... [Full Article...]

Juventus 2-goal hero Paulo Dybala: Titles more important than goals

Juventus 2-goal hero Paulo Dybala: Titles more important than goals Recently general manager Beppe Marotta admitted the club would be powerless if Dybala decided he wanted to leave, even though the forward has no release clause. "To do what he has done, playing for Juve, is something phenomenal". Napoli also notched up their sixth straight win, beating SPAL 3-2 after Faouzi Ghoulam's late goal saw off a fearless challenge from their promoted opponents. [Full Article...]

Paige VanZant Injured, Fight with Jessica Eye Likely Off UFC 216

Paige VanZant Injured, Fight with Jessica Eye Likely Off UFC 216 According to MMAFighting VanZant suffered an intervertebral disc injury while training jiu-jitsu and was advised not to train for a few weeks, leaving a fight out of the question. The UFC has not confirmed the change, and there's no word on when the contest might be rebooked, or if they're considering a late-notice change in opponent for Eye. [Full Article...]

Marcus Mariota throws 2 touchdowns in Titans' Week 3 win

Marcus Mariota throws 2 touchdowns in Titans' Week 3 win Seattle has been that way for years. I was at the game. The Titans regained the lead with a quick 47-yard drive to set up a 47-yard field goal by Succop as time ran out. The Titans had 420 total yards, nearly evenly split between passing and rushing. It was the eighth-most yards rushing allowed by Seattle under Carroll. [Full Article...]

New York Jets come alive, crush Miami Dolphins

New York Jets come alive, crush Miami Dolphins Losing 14 games could be the best thing for this organization, because it could finally bring a franchise caliber quarterback to the Jets, but that still does not excuse some of the decisions Bowles makes gamely. Therefore, quarterback Josh McCown should continue to lean on the hot hand in receiver Jermaine Kearse . New York Jets acting owner Christopher Johnson stood with Jets players befo... [Full Article...]

MI lands four-star forward Ignas Brazdeikis

MI lands four-star forward Ignas Brazdeikis Brazdeikis took official visits to both MI and Vanderbilt before making his choice, with a scheduled visit to Florida likely no longer in the plans as a result of his commitment. Brazdeikis, a four-star recruit, joined Brandon Johns, David DeJulius and Taylor Currie as a part of Michigan's upcoming class. Playing alongside the likes of 5-star prospect Simi Shittu, Brazdeikis averaged 21.2 point... [Full Article...]

Chelsea agree to let Atletico re-sign Costa for £58m

Chelsea agree to let Atletico re-sign Costa for £58m Beyond the game itself, the big news around Chelsea Football Club is the deal reached for the transfer of Diego Costa. I think he played with good intensity. Conte also provided an update on Eden Hazard and says the Belgian global is now fully recovered from his foot injury and is able to start matches after coming through the Forest game unscathed in midweek. [Full Article...]

Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee

Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee Nikischer said he stormed out of the stadium after throwing his Bills hat on the ground when several players continued their protest before the national anthem well into the song. During Sunday's game versus the Denver Broncos, some players locked arms with one another, while others kneeled - a trend seen among more than 130 National Football League players who were protesting President Trump's re... [Full Article...]

U.S. athletes will face strict rule against protests at Winter Olympics

U.S. athletes will face strict rule against protests at Winter Olympics North Korea , which conducted a sixth nuclear test on September 3 to global condemnation, said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after U.S. South Korea's term in the vice presidency expires when the seventh session opens. The timing was stark: As American and South Korean Olympic officials sought to quell fears over the back-and-forth sniping that threatens the Korea... [Full Article...]


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