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Very important that NFL players stand for national anthem

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Many teams sparked the feud after kneeling or sitting during the anthem to symbolize social and racial injustices happening across the country. There has been much discussion over the past week about players choosing to kneel during the anthem, with those in support of the peaceful protests arguing they are being misunderstood as protests against the anthem, flag, or military; which they are not. Read More »

Steve Mandanda sort un match de feu à Nice

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Dans un match totalement fou, Marseille a fini par renverser Nice ce dimanche dans le cadre de la 8è journée de Ligue 1 . Les occasions niçoises se multipliaient. Et comme dès le retour des vestiaires, les Olympiens creusaient l'écart par Gustavo, dont la frappe une nouvelle fois limpide, prenait cette fois Cardinale en défaut (49e), Nice , malgré le monopole du ballon, ne reviendrait plus. Read More »

Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs - 10/2/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Hunt has six TDs through his first three career games, most by rookie since 1981. A natural, one-cut runner, Hunt presses the line of scrimmage with precise timing and balance. Since 2015, Cousins ranks third in the NFC in completions (851) and passing yards (9,867). Washington allowed just 128 total yards - a 25-year low - in a 27-10 win over Oakland. Read More »

Matt Ryan not looking like MVP in loss to Buffalo

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Both with his arm and his legs when it counted the most. "It's always a nice feeling when you come through". Nearly around the same time the news regarding Jones broke, Mohamed Sanu joined the list of walking wounded receivers due to a hamstring injury. Read More »

Sepang defeat shows Mercedes has 'work to do'

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Two laps left and Verstappen was in a lone race, 11s lead over Hamilton in P2. When asked if the race was made easier when Kimi Raikkonen , who was set to start second, hit engine trouble before the start, he replied: "It's always easier, it's one competitor less". Read More »

Steelers shutdown Flacco, Ravens, 26-9

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The Steelers enter Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens with five players on the questionable listed: Safety Sean Davis, linebacker James Harrison, guard Ramon Foster , tackle Marcus Gilbert, and safety Mike Mitchell are all questionable for the game. Read More »

Carlos Hyde racks up 95 yards in Niners' OT loss

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Fitzgerald leaped high to haul in the scoring pass and made sure he didn't drop it. It had drives of 13, 10, 11 and nine plays. We're in a hard spot, as you said, coming off a loss on a short week with a team that's got 10 or so days' rest. Read More »

New York Giants: DJ Fluker Will Start at Right Guard On Sunday

But you can only play them one at a time and the Bucs have plenty to fix before Sunday. FAST FACTS: Giants QB Eli Manning passed for 366 yards, 3 TDs for 100.1 rating last week. In week three, fans at home could have predicted the play at the line by the second drive. The Giants did that for the most part on Sunday with the Buccaneers converting just three of 11 third downs. Read More »

Dalvin Cook out following non-contact knee injury

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The Vikings went into the locker room up 7-3, and their defense appeared to have the answer for Matthew Stafford and company. Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen each caught five passes for 98 and 59 yards, respectively. "He's been outstanding to this point", Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. Vikings DE Everson Griffen, on calling Greg Robinson lazy: "I did not talk (during the game), I just play ball". Read More »

Lacklustre Liverpool held by Newcastle

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Philippe Coutinho handed the Reds the lead with a superb curling effort from 25-yards out. "I thought that we were the better, more active side and that we created more chances". Liverpool have only won on one of their last seven visits to St James' Park. The Reds upped their levels after the break and dominated Newcastle , but could not make their superiority pay and had to make do with a 1-1 draw, leaving Klopp frustrated. Read More »

Do the Panthers have any chance of beating Patriots on the road?

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The Patriots host the Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, and Bill Belichick's team will have Dont'a Hightower back on the active roster. After an interception and a quick score, the game gets out of hand as the Panthers defense wears out. "So, moving forward, there's no need to panic, there's no need to rush, there's no need to be up in arms about the situation". Read More »

Chunn runs wild as Troy shocks LSU

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Kris Weatherspoon of Natchez, Mississippi, recovered for the Trojans at the LSU 30-yard line. LSU still has all three of its timeouts. LSU's first play was a 27-yard completion between Danny Etling and D.J. LSU: The Tigers will fall out of the AP Top 25 Poll this week and there's no telling how rough this season could get with seven more SEC games on the schedule. Read More »

John DeShazier: Saints players follow plan, kneel before anthem, stand during it

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The retail price of that ticket, if you booked commercially? Well, maybe that was the biggest concern, but the defense is always bad for the Saints. So for the Dolphins, it was worth every penny. Only a handful of them have not made this trip before. The squad's co-captain, who is an interior designer when not performing, said: "It's my second time over here, it's handsome". Read More »

Engine trouble leaves Vettel at back of grid for Malaysian Grand Prix

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Sergio Perez revealed that his Malaysian Grand Prix preparations have been hindered by sickness but he did not let that stop him advancing to the top ten shootout on Saturday. "I think we are facing a hard day tomorrow, I think that's a fact". 'It's a nice circuit, but the only thing we see is the airport, the hotel next to the airport, and the circuit. Read More »

Australia bat, India bring back frontline quicks

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Left-arm spinner Patel returned impressive figures of 3-38 while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah claimed two wickets for the hosts, who have already won the five-match series 3-1. Once the fielding restrictions were removed, Australia captain threw the ball to Adam Zampa more in hope than expectation of a breakthrough, with the young leggie being Smith's fifth choice in 11 overs. Read More »

Manchester City Premier League - 30 September 2017

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De Bruyne's strike, a 20-yard effort with his left foot past Belgium team-mate Thibaut Courtois , came after his sparkling goal in City's 2-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday. They didn't have the ball. Summer signing Alvaro Morata has settled into his new role with a bang - the Champions League goal against Atletico was his seventh in as many games for Chelsea . Read More »

Get the intel on the Rams before Cowboys face them

Elliot had a career-worst eight yards on nine carries in the Cowboys' week-two loss to the Denver Broncos, and apart from a 30-yard run in the win over the Arizona Cardinals , he rushed for 50 yards on 21 carries. Anytime the new age triplets each score a touchdown, it's a good sign. If he does play, Lee could be limited. On the bright side, the Rams now sit about five deep at wide receiver and, if Jared Goff can get decent protection, they should still be able to put up some points ... Read More »

Storm crush the cowboys in NRL grand final

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Michael Morgan has been the A through to Z factor in attack, but Jake Granville is the player who could really explode in the decider. "He has obviously taken those attributes into his coaching". The Melbourne Storm have been the most dominant team all year and flexed their muscle last Friday night with an emphatic 30-0 will against the Brisbane Broncos. Read More »

'You're Going Straight To Hell' For Blasting San Juan Mayor

But the feds said that rule would not apply to Puerto Rico , where millions are without electricity and steady access to clean water more than a week after Hurricane Maria pummeled the island. There are also people like Lopez, who was robbed after waiting in line five hours to buy a rationed supply of gas, who have the type of non-storm-related injuries typically treated at Centro Medico. Read More »

Mercedes cautious ahead of F1's farewell to Malaysia

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Mistakes on some level are unavoidable but the severity of Vettel sandwiching Red Bull's Max Verstappen in Singapore can not be underestimated in terms of the title. If history repeats itself and both Hamilton and Vettel are unable to finish, Bottas could close the gap and make himself a legitimate title contender. Read More »

Conte backs Hazard to light up Premier League and Champions League

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Antonio Conte's tactic of counter-attacking football failed miserably today as they were not able to get past the City defence at all. Pedro is also understood to be nursing an injury but he did make the bench against Atletico Madrid . Now I think we managed very well his recovery. "I ask this of him because one player with his talent, it's important as a coach to ask him to be decisive every game". Read More »

Tractor Blockades in Barcelona as Spain Seeks to Halt Vote

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Numerous students interviewed mentioned Franco and his 40-year oppression of Catalonia's language, culture and autonomy as a rallying cry. The agreement is approved by both Catalan regional lawmakers and the national parliament . "In sport, it isn't a la carte and things must be clearly stated", Tebas said. European Union chiefs say an independent Catalonia wouldn't be allowed as a member. Read More »

After Atletico ambush, Hazard sets sights on City

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Palace have to slot one home eventually, and Man United won't have their most formidable lineup after playing a Champions League fixture in Russian Federation on Tuesday. "I love this", Conte said. In Chelsea's biggest matches, it appears Conte favours a five man midfield to the 3-4-3 he has used in other matches. The Belgian looks to be back in shape and will nearly certainly start unless he suffers a relapse before kick-off . Read More »

If he isn't world class, what class is Harry Kane?

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Harry Kane is the obvious pick in this market, but he doesn't provide much value for money at odds around 5/9. Fresh off his sixth hat trick of 2017 in the Champions League midweek, Kane put Tottenham ahead in the ninth minute by latching onto a long header forward by Kieran Trippier and delivering a low finish inside the near post. Read More »

Fans asked to Checker Neyland for Georgia

Ultra-athletic linebackers like Lorenzo Carter, Davin Bellamy and Roquan Smith have been all over the field; the defensive front is deep, versatile and experienced; and the Bulldogs picked off two Nick Fitzgerald passes last week. "To get it done my senior year really felt good". To be fair, the Volunteers gave up a big chunk of that yardage to Georgia Tech, who now has the nation's top rushing attack. Read More »

Hamilton delighted with 'surprise' pole as Vettel nightmare continues

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Wolff then added in the team principals' press conference: "It is certainly one of the worst Fridays I can remember". Formula One world championship leader Hamilton finished the morning session in sixth place, with Silver Arrows colleague Valtteri Bottas in P7 on a damp track at Sepang International Circuit . Read More »

Man City forward Sergio Aguero suffers fractured rib in car crash

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We can't replace him in the way he plays, the way he goes up and down. City were beaten home and away by Chelsea , and Guardiola said the 3-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium in December was a turning point in their season. However, if the 24-year-old is not fit enough to play a major role on Saturday, the Italian manager is able to call on midweek match-winner Batshuayi, who has scored five in his six club showings this term. Read More »

Man City forward Sergio Aguero suffers fractured rib in car crash

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We can't replace him in the way he plays, the way he goes up and down. City were beaten home and away by Chelsea , and Guardiola said the 3-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium in December was a turning point in their season. However, if the 24-year-old is not fit enough to play a major role on Saturday, the Italian manager is able to call on midweek match-winner Batshuayi, who has scored five in his six club showings this term. Read More »

Premier League clubs split on change to overseas TV rights payments

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Aguero was only the third player to score a hat-trick against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League , the others being Nwankwo Kanu and Robin Van Persie for Arsenal. City had a less hard win against Shakhtar Donetsk, but they had to work for it. Conte needs to juggle the fitness of his players while going for a statement win that will shake the title race going into the global break. Read More »

Hodgson confirms, Benteke will be out for six weeks

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Christian Benteke suffered a knee injury against Manchester City and is likely to sit through next six weeks at least. Although injury means he won't face United tomorrow and he will ineligible for the game against his parent club following that. Read More »

Louis Cardinals: The ultimate wakeup call for St. Louis

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Keuchel (13-5) is making his 12th start since missing 53 games during two DL stints, for a pinched nerve in his back and then neck discomfort. "They're a good team", Jedd Gyorko said of the Cardinals' inability to match up with the Cubs this year. Read More »