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Sport NFL's Drew Brees: Saints will kneel, then stand for national anthem
Author: 0 NFL's Drew Brees: Saints will kneel, then stand for national anthem

Several Saints declined to stand for the anthem last Sunday after President Trump called for National Football League players who protest to be fired, labeling them a "son of a b--". Last week, the Saints were scattered, but they've chose to both stand and kneel as one this week. "I'm sure as a team and as an organization here, we'll have a more organized plan", Payton said on Thursday.

Sport Cubs Eliminate Cardinals from Playoff Chase
Author: 0 Cubs Eliminate Cardinals from Playoff Chase

Danny Farquhar (4-2) got the win. Wacha looked spectacular in those first 6 innings while Lackey had only surrendered one run to the Cardinals on a single by Paul DeJong in the bottom of the second, and he would escape the inning on a double play.

Sport Manchester United will battle on all fronts, says Ashley Young
Author: 0 Manchester United will battle on all fronts, says Ashley Young

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has his sights set on strengthening the side more , barely two months into the new Premier League season. "It was frustrating, he was so good, and having him on the same team for a change is a real bonus". The Portuguese has a settled squad with no players unhappy at their lack of game time and if so, they are not voicing their frustration in public, happy to be part of squad with potential for success.

Sport Boost for Man City: Chelsea's best player may be out
Author: 0 Boost for Man City: Chelsea's best player may be out

David Luiz is banned for this game following his red card against Arsenal last weekend, but that is the only big concern for Antonio Conte . He plays with a grace and intelligence; he understands when to dribble, when to pass, what's behind him, what's to the side of him, he links play up very well.

Sport Conor McGregor's next fight: Coach Kavanagh reveals who he wants next
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's next fight: Coach Kavanagh reveals who he wants next

There had been rumours that the fight would take place on 30th December but both Kavanagh and Dana White have denied that speculation. 'I don't know how these things get started, but they have a certain way of gaining momentum. "I always think that if I was to develop a fighter that would give Conor his best or worst night, either way you look at it, I would come up with Nate Diaz", Kavanagh said .

Sport Conte confirms Morata fit to face Man City, Drinkwater injury update
Author: 0 Conte confirms Morata fit to face Man City, Drinkwater injury update

Last season, the Reds were paid a total of £148 million, the joint-fourth in the Premier League, having been on TV a record number of times for a single season, with 29 of their 38 games. For the visitors, Vincent Kompany is a doubt, and full-back Benjamin Mendy has been ruled out with a long-term injury. Fernandinho did a find job stopping Shakhtar Donetsk's attacking midfielders on Tuesday and he may well be picked to do the same at Stamford Bridge, even though Ilkay Gundogan is a ...

Sport Inter Milan president Thohir confirms Ozil on shopping list
Author: 0 Inter Milan president Thohir confirms Ozil on shopping list

Inter Milan chairman Erick Thohir has revealed that Arsenal contract rebel Mesut Ozil is a potential January target for the club, although he also admitted that the Nerazzurri have been burned by poor signings in recent winter windows and so care would be required.

Sport Jose Mourinho provides Paul Pogba injury update ahead of Crystal Palace clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho provides Paul Pogba injury update ahead of Crystal Palace clash

However, things got even worse in Jose Mourinho's press conference on Friday with the Manchester United manager announcing that it was a "long term" injury in the same class as those suffered by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcus Rojo. United will be without Jones for the visit of Palace, while Michael Carrick is also unlikely to feature as the pair battle to regain fitness. With them, I have the hope to see them training and to have a positive answer [on their availability soon].

Sport Carlo Ancelotti fired as Bayern Munich coach
Author: 0 Carlo Ancelotti fired as Bayern Munich coach

The club issued a statement on Thursday saying performances this season had failed to live up to expectations with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge pinpointing Wednesday's defeat in Paris as evidence of the team's struggles. Last season, Hoffenheim earned a draw and a win against the champions, while earlier this month Nagelsmann's side beat Bayern 2-0. Ancelotti raised eyebrows with his starting lineup, leaving experienced wingers Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben as well as defender Mats Hummels on ...

Sport Trump Tweets: Jerry is a victor, Cowboys helped make progress
Author: 0 Trump Tweets: Jerry is a victor, Cowboys helped make progress

Will they continue to do what they did in a display of unity that has been mostly lauded, or will it be back to business as usual? The Cowboys owner previously expressed his opposition to players kneeling during the National Anthem during a radio interview with CBS in August.

Author: 0 Jones: Proud of Cowboys' statement about unity, equality during anthem

The White House stuck by all of Trump's comments, even the one in which he called a kneeling player a "son of a bitch". "I'm not here to judge what the President said ". Jones was arm-in-arm with his players as they knelt at midfield and stood during the anthem. said Monday night the coordinated effort went according to plan .

Author: 0 Trump claims Jerry Jones will get players to stop kneeling

On Monday night, Mr Jones, a supporter of Mr Trump, and his players knelt, arm-in-arm, before the anthem, then rose for the playing of the song ahead of the team's victory at the Arizona Cardinals . "Our players wanted to make a statement about unity and we wanted to make a statement about equality", Jones said at a postgame news conference. American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance.

Sport Dele Alli enters Tottenham's game at Huddersfield struggling for form
Author: 0 Dele Alli enters Tottenham's game at Huddersfield struggling for form

The Spurs equaled a record they had set in season 1960/61 after their Champions League victory over APOEL Nicosia that ensured that the visitors had won six successive away games. The England ace is still on a high after netting a ideal hat-trick against APOEL in the Champions League game midweek. Harry Kane has scored 25 Premier League goals in 2017 so far - this is the highest goal tally by a player in the Premier League during a single calendar year before October 1st.

Sport Steven Gerrard makes honest admission about Alvaro Morata at Chelsea
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard makes honest admission about Alvaro Morata at Chelsea

Striker Alvaro Morata has claimed that Eden Hazard is one of the top three players on the planet after the winger has returned from injury ( via The Telegraph ). "Was it a big move for me to become the first-choice striker?" So far this season everyone has thought that the Premier League title is destined for Manchester, either with City or United.

Sport Trump starts the day by slamming the NFL
Author: 0 Trump starts the day by slamming the NFL

The Arizona Cardinals did the same Monday night during ESPN's airing of the game from Arizona. Another Cowboys player, who planned to take a knee during the anthem, said they didn't know what they were going to do until right before the game.

Sport Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP
Author: 0 Airport, hotel, circuit - Raikkonen sees no reason to miss Malaysian GP

Hamilton, who leads this year's drivers' championship by 28 points, had a forgettable race in Malaysia last year, suffering engine failure when leading from pole position. Red Bull's Ricciardo didn't care, as he celebrated with a podium "shoey" - drinking champagne from his driving boot. A heavy shower around 20 minutes before the start of the session forced race control to delay the start of FP1 by half an hour before conditions improved, with the rain eventually subsiding enough to allow ...

Sport Coutinho vows to give 'maximum' for Liverpool
Author: 0 Coutinho vows to give 'maximum' for Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho has reassured Liverpool supporters that he is focused on giving his best for Jurgen Klopp's team. The 25-year-old has hit the net from range 16 times in the league, something no other player has achieved since January 2013.

Sport Ireland's Doyle retires after concussion-related headaches
Author: 0 Ireland's Doyle retires after concussion-related headaches

The retirement wraps up a three-season stint in MLS, in which Doyle scored 16 goals and eight assists in 71 MLS regular season appearances, and added a goal in four MLS Cup Playoffs appearances previous year with the Rapids, in which the Rapids narrowly missed winning both the Supporters' Shield and reaching MLS Cup.

Sport Ferdinand envisages Mourinho staying at Man Utd for years
Author: 0 Ferdinand envisages Mourinho staying at Man Utd for years

The Belgian striker headed home after four minutes and tapped in just before the interval for his 10th goal of the season to put the English Premier League side 3-0 ahead at halftime. "We don't have Fellaini, Pogba or Carrick, so all three midfield players we lose for this match , so the solutions are not many ", said Mourinho in a pre-match press conference.

Sport Man City's Sergio Aguero suffers fractured rib in auto accident
Author: 0 Man City's Sergio Aguero suffers fractured rib in auto accident

Aguero was reportedly wearing his seat belt but suffered broken ribs as a result of the crash, in which the taxi carrying Aguero reportedly hit a pole. Despite facing Premier League rivals and reigning champions Chelsea at the weekend the City ace went away to see the Colombian artist Maluma. If the news is true, Aguero would face an extended spell on the sidelines, effectively ruling him out of City's clash at Stamford Bridge as well as Argentina's do-or-die World Cup qualifiers ...

Sport Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears Tips and Odds - NFL 2017
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears Tips and Odds - NFL 2017

Their latest win was memorable for two reasons - it was the first time quarterback Aaron Rodgers led them to an overtime win, and the first time he beat the Bengals (the only franchise he had not won against before then). The protests started after President Trump made comments at a rally in Alabama calling for National Football League owners to fire players who protest the anthem.

Sport Bayern schooled by PSG as Cavani, Neymar score
Author: 0 Bayern schooled by PSG as Cavani, Neymar score

Dani Alves fired the hosts into the lead after just 84 seconds following a great run and pass by Neymar . The Brazilian worldwide received a great pass from his fellow countryman Neymar and fired the ball into the back of net to make it 1-0 for his side.

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