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Sport Chick-fil-A addresses decision to close Sundays at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Author: 0 Chick-fil-A addresses decision to close Sundays at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

That distraction was unveiled this week, when they finally completed their $2 Billion Mercedes Benz stadium . However-you see where we're going with this-because the Falcons , like all National Football League teams, play most of their games on Sundays, Chick-Fil-A won't actually be open during most of the Falcons' home games.

Sport Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses

The unapproved glasses can be unsafe if you wear them to view the eclipse. In a partial eclipse , the moon covers part of the sun. The next total solar eclipse won't be visible in the USA until April 8, 2024. Just make sure it has the ISO certification, and if you want to check right now, the reference number on the glasses should say 12312-2. Countless doctors and scientists have warned that looking at the sun without protection can cause permanent eye damage.

Sport Paul Pogba aims for English Premier League title
Author: 0 Paul Pogba aims for English Premier League title

Indeed, this insane summer transfer window, where full-backs are going for £50m, means Pogba's price tag no longer raises eyebrows. I always give my best and now it is my second season. The new season didn't start on a bright note as the Frenchman once again attracted criticism for his below-par performance in the UEFA Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Sport Dana White Confirms Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee For Interim Lightweight Title
Author: 0 Dana White Confirms Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee For Interim Lightweight Title

Now they finally have an opponent, as they'll face each other for the interim lightweight strap at UFC 216. Following the sixth installment of his Tuesday Night Contender Series, the UFC president revealed to ESPN's Brett Okamato that the two lightweight contenders would meet with the victor expected to face Conor McGregor when he returns to the octagon .

Sport Seahawks sign CB Tramaine Brock to 1-year deal
Author: 0 Seahawks sign CB Tramaine Brock to 1-year deal

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed the team would meet with Brock following Day 11 of the team's training camp. The Seahawks know Brock well; he played for the 49ers from 2010 through 2016. The case was dismissed last week due to lack of evidence, and Brock released a statement calling the initial police report "untrue" and saying he never put his hands on the woman, the mother of his two children.

Sport Pep Guardiola reportedly interested in bringing Jonny Evans to Manchester City
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola reportedly interested in bringing Jonny Evans to Manchester City

Guardiola has seen an initial £18m bid turned down but is confident of landing the defender with an improved offer. That deal cost Albion around £8m as Evans was in the final 12 months of his contract at Old Trafford. Vincent Kompany, John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi started for City during their 2-0 victory over Premier League newcomers Brighton in their opening fixture of the season and it's understood that Guardiola is eager to bolster his defensive options in the system he aims to employ ...

Sport Matt Cullen going to Wild on one-year contract
Author: 0 Matt Cullen going to Wild on one-year contract

Cullen recorded 31 points (13 goals, 18 assists) in 72 games with the Penguins in 2016-17 and won 51.2 percent of faceoffs taken while averaging 13:55 in time on ice per game. native and St. Cloud State alumnus to play for his home state team. Former Moorhead Spud Matt Cullen is deciding to put off retirement for at least another season.

Sport Usain Bolt to make his long awaited debut for Manchester United
Author: 0 Usain Bolt to make his long awaited debut for Manchester United

Club chairman Ben Robinson had previously claimed that he would be keen on bringing eight-time Olympic gold medallist to the club following his retirement from athletics. " We would be very interested, obviously ". He's done a tremendous amount for his sport. " The standard [in the Championship] is very high and obviously he would need a level of talent to get his place in the team ".

Author: 0 Manchester United Players Create Street Art Mural

The French global superstar was speaking at a sponsor's event on Tuesday and he told an audience that the best is yet to come. Pogba is ready for a season without the shackles of "world's most expensive player" around his ankles, but aimed a thinly-veiled dig at Jessie J and B.o.B first.

Author: 0 Inside the Deal: How Manchester United Landed Nemanja Matic from Chelsea

The 24-year-old scored a total of five league goals last season, but it didn't take him long to open his goal scoring account this season. The Reds legend, who is now a youth coach at the club, feels that a player like Matic would allow Liverpool's midfielders to bomb up the pitch without worrying about protecting the backline.

Sport Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers
Author: 0 Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers

One of the top storylines leading into training camp was whether or not Greg Olsen and Thomas Davis would get new deals. Davis said he understood that the negotiation process takes time, and that there was no need to rush since he was still under contract through the 2017 season.

Sport San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Author: 0 San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies

After another quick out, the Phillies collected that elusive first hit: Jorge Alfaro's 114 miles per hour, two-run homer to center field, the first of his career. The 404-foot drive to center was also Spangenberg's fifth straight hit in two straight Padres wins over the Phillies. The 26-year-old third baseman entered Tuesday hitting.330/.410/.583 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 29 games since the All-Star break.

Sport PSG give Matuidi the green light to press ahead with Juventus move
Author: 0 PSG give Matuidi the green light to press ahead with Juventus move

Matuidi , who has always been a Juve target, is a player that coach Massimiliano Allegri had his sights on last summer. The 30-year old Toulouse born midfielder will reportedly join the Bianconeri for €20 million plus bonuses. Matuidi made 295 appearances in all competitions during his six years at PSG , scoring 33 goals. He will be Juventus' sixth major signing of the summer, joining the Champions League runners-up after Rodrigo Bentancur, Douglas Costa, Wojciech Szczesny, Mattia ...

Sport Fulham beat Newcastle and Middlesbrough to signing of Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo
Author: 0 Fulham beat Newcastle and Middlesbrough to signing of Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo

The 20-year-old forward has previously spent time at Wigan Athletic and Wolves and was part of the England side that won the Under-20 World Cup earlier this year. Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce claimed on his personal Twitter account on Tuesday morning that Derby and Aston Villa had also missed out on the England Under-20 global.

Sport Nadal Monday will become the first racket of the world
Author: 0 Nadal Monday will become the first racket of the world

Federer's withdrawal assures that Nadal will be top of the rankings when they are issued on August 21. Nadal has spent 141 weeks at the top spot but hasn't been No. Current number one Andy Murray is absent from the event with a hip injury and will lose his place at the top as a result. Born in Tel Aviv, Shapovalov also became the first Israeli-born player to earn a berth in the Rogers Cup semifinals since Harel Levy finished as a finalist in the 2000 Rogers Cup in Toronto, then ...

Author: 0 Ronaldo sent off after scoring in Madrid's 3-1 win at Barca

With two Madrid players including Raphael Varane in the middle with the rest of their team-mates surrounding them in a circle, they simply toyed with them in a game of "one-touch". Substitute Cristiano Ronaldo mocked his footballing rival after netting just three minutes after Messi's intervention - the Portugal global holding his shirt aloft like Messi did at the Bernabeu back in April - before seeing red after two bookable offences.

Sport Iran's top general meets Turkey's Erdogan to discuss terrorism
Author: 0 Iran's top general meets Turkey's Erdogan to discuss terrorism

Tehran and Ankara discussed the latest regional developments as Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. Turkey has begun building a "security wall" along part of its border with Iran, regional officials said this month, along the lines of a similar barrier on the Syrian border.

Sport N.Korean leader briefed on missile-launch plan
Author: 0 N.Korean leader briefed on missile-launch plan

His remarks came amid escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang since North Korea test-launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. However, South Korean government and military officials have expressed their doubts about those claims and say more analysis is needed. -South Korean military drills scheduled for later this month.

Sport Michael Bennett on Why He Sat During National Anthem
Author: 0 Michael Bennett on Why He Sat During National Anthem

So buckle up for another season of national anthem debates with tempers flaring over the issue on TV screens and on Twitter and beyond. He plans to do it again all season, or until a nation built on diversity and inclusion, particularly via sports, finds its way again.

Sport Pakistani batsman dies after being hit by bouncer in Mardan
Author: 0 Pakistani batsman dies after being hit by bouncer in Mardan

Young Cricketer Zubair died in Mardan after Cricket ball hit on head during Cricket match. He also scored 111 not out in one of those four matches but could not get back playing above the club level again. On Tuesday, Australia vice-captain David Warner was also struck on the neck by a bouncer bowled by teammate Josh Hazelwood during an intra-squad practice match.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo benched for el Clasico
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo benched for el Clasico

The Frenchman is a highly pragmatic manager, resting his best players regularly throughout La Liga and Copa del Rey to focus purely on winning the trophy that counts - the Champions League . They looked at their most powerful last campaign playing a four-man midfield lead by playmaker Isco rather than with their usual three-pronged attack, which has left question marks about the future of Gareth Bale .

Sport After he sits for anthem, Raiders OK with Marshawn Lynch
Author: 0 After he sits for anthem, Raiders OK with Marshawn Lynch

Lynch reportedly was not present in the locker room after the game, according toCBS Sports. "You do your thing, OK, and we'll do ours, '" Del Rio said after the game. So does Lynch plan on making a habit of this and turning it into "a thing" for Oakland? In the past, Lynch has voiced support for former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who protested the national anthem in 2016.

Sport More NFL Players Sit Out National Anthem
Author: 0 More NFL Players Sit Out National Anthem

At least for the time being, Colin Kaepernick won't be taking a knee on the sideline during the playing of the National Anthem, primarily due to his, er. He's got a "free" year of protesting, though, because his contract isn't up yet. He runs hard into people on the field, and he runs hard into authority off the field, and he makes no apologies.

Sport Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs 2-1
Author: 0 Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs 2-1

Stanton hit a solo shot to deep left-center field off Giants starter Madison Bumgarner (3-5) in the third inning, tying the game at 2. The first six innings of tonight's contest were blink-and-you-miss-it quick, as Kyle Hendricks battled 24 year-old rookie, Luis Castillo .