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Sport Asking questions on National Football League protests, police violence, health care fail, hoops scandal
Author: 0 Asking questions on National Football League protests, police violence, health care fail, hoops scandal

Kaepernick began sitting and then kneeling during the national anthem last season to protest social injustice. Marshall is among many players who believe Kaepernick is being blackballed by National Football League teams over the movement that the quarterback started a year ago when he declined to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the 2016 preseason in an effort to bring attention to racial inequality in America.

Sport Chelsea vs Manchester City - English Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Manchester City - English Premier League

Chelsea host top-of-the-league Manchester City on Saturday in the first Premier League heavyweight encounter of the season. A strike-force of Sergio Agüero and Gabriel Jesus, complemented by Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling , David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne, have banged in 26 goals in that time .

Sport United States race into the lead after first day of Presidents Cup
Author: 0 United States race into the lead after first day of Presidents Cup

Presidents Cup debutantes Charley Hoffman and Kevin Chappell , who sat out Thursday's opening foursomes, showed no signs of jitters as they led the American stampede with a dominating 6&5 victory over South African Charl Schwartzel and India's Anirban Lahiri to notch the first point of the day.

Sport Saquon Barkley adds to Heisman highlight reel by palming a catch
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley adds to Heisman highlight reel by palming a catch

His third catch on the afternoon was an eight-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter, putting Penn State up 28-0. Barkley put the white shoes of his throwback uniform to good use right away, returning the opening kickoff for Penn State's first kickoff score since 2008.

Author: 0 Trump blames Puerto Ricans for hurricane response

Trump, at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort for the weekend, has phone calls scheduled for Saturday afternoon with Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Brock Long and Puerto Rico's Gov. Mr Trump has been forced to defend his administration's response to the hurricane after widespread criticism. Andrew Cuomo on Friday said he dispatched more than 70 Port Authority workers and more than 50 state troopers to help with relief efforts.

Sport Mkhitaryan vows to bring consistency to Manchester United
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan vows to bring consistency to Manchester United

But Young chose to remain at Old Trafford over the summer, with interested parties put off by his valuation, and has made four appearances since returning from a groin injury earlier this month. The Eagles now prop up the Premier League table and are pointless without so much as a goal to their name in the first six games of the new campaign.

Sport U.S. charges four college basketball coaches in bribery scheme
Author: 0 U.S. charges four college basketball coaches in bribery scheme

Court documents allege that a player's family was to receive $100,000 for his commitment to a certain school and his agreement to represent a certain apparel company after turning pro. Fallout: Bland has been placed on administrative leave. Richardson appeared in court in Tucson, Arizona, where he was set for release on $50,000 bond.

Sport Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City
Author: 0 Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City

However, truly great players give themselves time on the ball in any situation. The City manager said that his players now had the belief in his high-pressing system and had set out their stall to try to win every game rather than adapt to a more defensive, counter-attacking style when they visit the likes of Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal.

Sport Barrier collapses on fans in Lique 1 game, many injured
Author: 0 Barrier collapses on fans in Lique 1 game, many injured

But the barrier appears to then give way. Injured fans have been evacuated from the 12,000-capacity Stade de la Licorne by the emergency services. Amiens vs Lille is a local derby in north-eastern France. A security meeting was held to discuss if the game should continue and at 8.13pm the game was called off. Saturday's Ligue 1 game at Amiens was halted after a barrier in the stands collapsed.

Sport Sergio Aguero injury doesn't change Chelsea plan for City - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero injury doesn't change Chelsea plan for City - Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte was delighted with the performance of his team in Spain on Wednesday night but insists his players must stay focused for what will be a very hard evening at Stamford Bridge. "I think when you look at City's creativity, I think you could name probably five players that you need to watch out for, because if you keep one of them quiet then you've still got to look after the other four", said the former Premier League victor.

Sport Florida QB Luke Del Rio knocked from game with shoulder injury
Author: 0 Florida QB Luke Del Rio knocked from game with shoulder injury

On a fourth-down play, Davis broke through the line, stumbled and then regained his footing for a 39-yard score that sealed the victory. Franks replaced Del Rio in the lineup on Saturday and led the Gators to a game-tying field goal just before the half.

Sport India's dream to whitewash Aussies fails; lose fourth ODI
Author: 0 India's dream to whitewash Aussies fails; lose fourth ODI

The team management will have to reassess their plans for the remaining game as both sides would want to end the series on a high and carry the momentum into the three T20s contest beginning in Ranchi on October 7. Virat Kohli defended the bowling performance that allowed Australia to post 334 for five but said the batsmen could have done better on a batsman-friendly pitch.

Sport David Wright rips teammates for anonymous Collins bashing
Author: 0 David Wright rips teammates for anonymous Collins bashing

In recent days several Mets players anonymously ripped Collins for his in-game strategy and communication skills. If I've ever had any problems or players I know know that if they had any issue, they can march right on down and sit down and man-to-man talk about it.

Sport Dabo Swinney Says Virginia Tech
Author: 0 Dabo Swinney Says Virginia Tech "Great Place To Go Play a Game"

Heavy's Pick: Clemson 31 Virginia Tech 27. I believe this game will be very competitive. "I think everybody handles those things differently and on an individual basis". Davis has been to Blacksburg recently. 1 Ohio State. Fans were into it, and the Hokies actually led at halftime. "This [game] atmosphere here, if you've never been here, you don't know how psychotic it is", said Pollack, a former University of Georgia standout.

Sport Former Purdue coach Joe Tiller dies
Author: 0 Former Purdue coach Joe Tiller dies

He played college football at Montana State. Tiller was 87-62 at Purdue . After Tiller was sacked from the school after the 2008 season the team hasn't won eight games since. Tiller, who led the Boilermakers to their most recent Rose Bowl appearance in 2001, was 74 years old at the time of his passing. He served as Purdue's defensive coordinator from 1983-86 before landing his first head coaching job at Wyoming in 1991, going 39-30-1 in six seasons.

Sport David Padgett chosen to keep the ship afloat for men's basketball
Author: 0 David Padgett chosen to keep the ship afloat for men's basketball

Padgett is 32 years old and coming off his first season as an assistant following two seasons as Louisville's director of basketball operations. University interim President Greg Postel made the announcement, two days after Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave after the school acknowledged its involvement in the federal investigation.

Sport Neymar scores fabulous free-kick in PSG's win over Bordeaux
Author: 0 Neymar scores fabulous free-kick in PSG's win over Bordeaux

In a sumptuous first-half performance, two goals from Neymar , including a penalty, and others from Edison Cavani, Thomas Meunier and Julian Draxler put PSG out of sight by halftime. Francois Kamano failed to head on target in a gilt-edged opportunity before Alphonse Areola kept out Malcom, but the visitors were out of the game by half-time.

Sport Late Richarlison header earns Watford a point at West Brom
Author: 0 Late Richarlison header earns Watford a point at West Brom

Firstly, on 18 minutes, a long ball down the middle of the pitch found Salomon Rondon and Christian Kabasele competing to win it, with Rondon able to shrug off the defender and fire home from a tight angle. Still, Watford struggled to turn their dominance into opportunities against a West Brom side that were happy to sit on their lead to such an extent that Foster was warned about time wasting with 25 minutes still to play.

Sport Baseball fans protest at Cardinals game: 'No justice, no baseball'
Author: 0 Baseball fans protest at Cardinals game: 'No justice, no baseball'

Demonstrators in St. Louis unfurled a banner reading "Stop Killing Us", displaying the Cardinals' mascot in the stands Friday during the game while chanting "No Justice". Louis Post-Dispatch. Stockley, who is white, shot and killed drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in 2011, after a high-speed chase in which Stockley was recorded saying he meant to kill him.

Sport Commonwealth Games 2022: Government submits city's bid
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2022: Government submits city's bid

Birmingham has been confirmed as the UK's official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, weeks after the bid saw off competition from Liverpool . Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has the official backing of the British government, the sports ministry announced on Friday. Chair of Commonwealth Games England Ian Metcalfe said "on behalf of Commonwealth Games England I would like to thank both the Government and Birmingham 2022 for their hard work and support to ...

Author: 0 Richard Pitino: 'It's been a tough week for our family'

But he said that he accepted the position because of his commitment to the players, who he says are very talented and committed and ready to have a successful season. Louisville's players supported Padgett's candidacy for the role after coming to an agreement in a team meeting Wednesday, ESPN reported . "But I wish to make a few now", the 65-year-old Pitino said in the statement , first thanking his many generations of players and those who have shown him support this week.

Sport Conte not surprised by Morata's solid start at Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte not surprised by Morata's solid start at Chelsea

And frankly, I'm quite exhausted of all this talk resurfacing every time Hazard has a great game. "I like to watch his game". I like players who are used to thinking about the team . "He has improved his physical condition. Don't forget his experiences at Juventus and Real Madrid, he didn't play regularly". The defender serves the final game of his three-match ban after being sent off against Arsenal earlier this month.