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Sport Steelers Ben Rothlisberger says he regrets skipping National Anthem
Author: 0 Steelers Ben Rothlisberger says he regrets skipping National Anthem

At stadiums around the league, players expressed their opposition to Trump's comments on Friday, in which he called players who knelt during the national anthem "sons of b*****s" and said they should be fired. Villanueva is a retired Army Ranger who was awarded the Bronze Star and served three tours of duty in Afghanistan. "I made coach Tomlin look bad, and that is my fault and my fault only.

Sport Chelsea midfielder Fabregas criticises Diego Costa treatment: 'It has been wrong'
Author: 0 Chelsea midfielder Fabregas criticises Diego Costa treatment: 'It has been wrong'

The Mirror claim the 30-year-old could now be heading to Everton in the winter transfer window. "I said that we wish, for him, the best for the future". The Belgium playmaker made his third Premier League substitute appearance of the season at Stoke , following his recovery from a broken ankle, having completed 90 minutes in the 5-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest.

Sport Fenerbahce eye move for Arsenal star Ozil
Author: 0 Fenerbahce eye move for Arsenal star Ozil

There were claims that the Germany worldwide was closing in on a new deal, but they appear to be wide of the mark. The Arsenal playmaker has entered the final year of his contract with the Gunners and is free to walk at the end of the season.

Sport Hazard, Luiz & Pedro fit to face Atletico - Conte
Author: 0 Hazard, Luiz & Pedro fit to face Atletico - Conte

Morata scored a hat trick in the 4-0 win at Stoke on Saturday and has netted six Premier League goals in all since his arrival. Having claimed in June that Chelsea boss Conte had told him via a text message that he was free to leave, Costa subsequently refused to return to training with the Premier League club, instead remaining in Brazil as he accused his team of treating him "like a criminal".

Sport John Cena explains why he's not facing Roman Reigns at WrestleMania
Author: 0 John Cena explains why he's not facing Roman Reigns at WrestleMania

The match had an incredible vibe from the start, with Reigns ostensibly ready to take over as the true face of the WWE . Reigns starts making fun of Miz and the Miztourage and the Intercontinental Champion demands respect. One Bliss repeats it and calls James and "old lady", the former six-time Women's Champion slaps her twice before sending her out of the ring with a superkick.

Sport LeBron James on protests: 'My voice is more important than my knee'
Author: 0 LeBron James on protests: 'My voice is more important than my knee'

While only four players took part in the protest last weekend, the President's comments led to widespread anger - and nearly 200 players taking a knee on Sunday. "He doesn't understand that, and that's what makes me more sick than anything". Jefferson's top-five list is hard to argue, but James might have a thing or two to say about the top spot when it's all said and done.

Sport Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory — Blue Jays notebook

Boston finishes the regular season at home with three games against Toronto and four vs. Houston. Sale, 17-7 with a 2.75 ERA and already the 14th pitcher in the modern era with 300 strikeouts in a season, may or may not be behind Cleveland's Corey Kluber (18-4, 2.27 ERA) in the Cy Young Award race as he steams toward the first postseason game of his career.

Sport LeBron James to Make 'Business' Decision in Free Agency
Author: 0 LeBron James to Make 'Business' Decision in Free Agency

During a free-wheeling, 45-minute news conference Monday, James discussed his future in Cleveland, Kyrie Irving's departure this summer, his displeasure with President Donald Trump, his hopes to lure good friend Dwyane Wade to the Cavaliers and the team's chances of winning another National Basketball Association title.

Sport Alejandro Villanueva apologizes for throwing Steeler teammates 'under the bus'
Author: 0 Alejandro Villanueva apologizes for throwing Steeler teammates 'under the bus'

However, Villanueva apparently walked too far out of the tunnel. Pres. Trump referred to a player who disrespects the flag as a "son of a bitch". Villanueva said he had meant to stand slightly ahead of his teammates, at the end of the tunnel that leads from the locker room to the field, so that he could still see the flag without drawing attention to himself.

Sport Mark Cuban to Trump: Don't Take Donations from Athletes
Author: 0 Mark Cuban to Trump: Don't Take Donations from Athletes

Mark Cuban lent the team's plane to J.J. Barea to deliver supplies to Puerto Pico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. . According to Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News , Barea was unable to speak with his family until until Sunday, four days after the hurricane hit his native island.

Sport OSU Assistant Among Coaches Charged in Corruption Scheme
Author: 0 OSU Assistant Among Coaches Charged in Corruption Scheme

Most of the charges stem from companies like Adidas allegedly bribing assistant coaches and players as a way to maintain brand loyalty once the player heads off to the National Basketball Association. The next month, Evans met again with some of the same parties and accepted a $500 cash bribe. Evans is OSU's associate head coach and recruiting coordinator.

Sport India is 100% ready to host the World Cup, says Praful Patel
Author: 0 India is 100% ready to host the World Cup, says Praful Patel

Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher, who has impressed with his form at Stamford Bridge for their U-18s, has also been included in the England squad for the first time. "I'm sure that this is perhaps the strongest team India has fielded in this age group". The only concern he has after a lengthy tour and a slew of practice games and friendlies is the "experience" factor and doesn't want to jump the guns predicting an easy road ahead for the team.

Sport Riders sign worldwide RB Trent Richardson
Author: 0 Riders sign worldwide RB Trent Richardson

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed running back Trent Richardson . Richardson, who was traded by the Browns to the Colts early in his second year in Cleveland, spent parts of two seasons in Indianapolis. Richardson's last National Football League team came previous year when he was in training camp Baltimore Ravens, but he was released after he suffered a knee injury.

Sport Chiefs place K Cairo Santos on IR, sign replacement
Author: 0 Chiefs place K Cairo Santos on IR, sign replacement

Santos, a fourth-year kicker out of Tulane, had his best season in 2016-17 to the tune of a 31-for-35 clip with a long of 54 yards. Butker made both of his field-goal attempts in the preseason, each from beyond 40 yards. If Santos returns this season, he's eligible to practice six weeks from now, which falls during the team's bye week after their week nine matchup at the Dallas Cowboys .

Sport Nationals activate OF Bryce Harper from DL
Author: 0 Nationals activate OF Bryce Harper from DL

But it will also be important to see how he runs and stands and plays for nine full innings on his knee and calf, and to see how well he recovers after playing a three-hour game. This was in addition to the running and throwing Harper had done before the Nationals left for a nine-game road trip. By being activated now, the Nationals ensure Harper will be able to get at-bats over their final six regular-season games with the hope he's back at full strength when the National League ...

Sport LeBron James Addresses POTUS' Attempt to Divide Sports
Author: 0 LeBron James Addresses POTUS' Attempt to Divide Sports

At a Friday rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump called on NFL owners to dismiss players who choose to kneel in protest during the the national anthem and needled Stephen Curry , one of the country's most popular athletes. "The Warriors' organization responded with a statement that read, in part, "(We) accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited.

Sport Maryland QB Kasim Hill has torn ACL, out for season
Author: 0 Maryland QB Kasim Hill has torn ACL, out for season

Hill crumpled after suffering a big hit at the hands of UCF in Maryland's 38-10 home loss on Saturday and did not return. He is the second Terrapins' quarterback to be felled by the injury, as Tyrelle Pigrome tore his ACL against Texas in the first game of the season.

Sport Sure Seems Like Bucs WR Chris Godwin Pooped His Pants During Game
Author: 0 Sure Seems Like Bucs WR Chris Godwin Pooped His Pants During Game

We weren't as good on details [this] second week". The physios are trying their best to make the players fit as early as possible. The Bucs can start by tightening up their pass coverage. Twenty-four-hour rule - we are getting pretty close right now to being at 24 hours. We've got three divisional opponents coming in. "Obviously it's great because it means that we're helping our team win games, so that's obviously a positive", Thielen said.

Author: 0 Former Spur caught up in college basketball bribery, corruption scandal

In six counts, Person faces charges for bribery conspiracy, solicitation of bribes and gratuities, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, honest services wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and travel act conspiracy. He is a former player at Auburn and played pro basketball with the Indiana Pacers. During the meeting with the player, Person told the player not to discuss the deal with anyone "cause it's a violation".

Author: 0 Cowboys, Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem in Arizona

Again in a Sunday morning tweet , Trump urged his supporters to take action: "If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast". The Cowboys said they wanted to take a knee as a statement of equality and a representation of unity but without protesting "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Sport Ratings Actually Improved During NFL's Tumultuous Week 3
Author: 0 Ratings Actually Improved During NFL's Tumultuous Week 3

NBC said 20 percent of households watching TV at the time viewed the game, down from 21 percent for last year's Bears and Cowboys game. The second is that the overnight ratings for this week's Monday night game basically had to go up compared to last year's, which was competing with the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump , and as a result brought in the program's lowest viewership in at least the past 25 years.

Author: 0 Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva Has Top-Selling Jersey Since Standing for National Anthem

Standing during the anthem was important for Villanueva, who served as an Army Ranger prior to entering the National Football League full-time in 2014. "They discussed it for an appropriate length of time and they couldn't come to an understanding, so they chose to remove themselves from it". "We support our guy Al", Cam Heyward , a teammate, said.

Author: 0 'That's cheating' - Pulis rounds on Sanchez

Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher reflect on Arsenal v West Brom and other talking points from the Premier League weekend. Then you see [Mustafi's] tackle in the box. "But we know we live in a world where when you miss a game like where we did at Liverpool, you face a very hard environment afterwards". Arsenal first scored in the 20th minute when Alexandre Lacazette headed in the rebound from another of Sanchez's free-kicks, and then in the 67th when the Frenchman struck from the ...