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Sport California NAACP seeks to remove 'Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem
Author: 0 California NAACP seeks to remove 'Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem

The other resolution calls on Congress to censure President Donald Trump for criticizing NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem and demands the league find a team for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who started the controversial protest in 2016 as a way to highlight perceived racial injustice in America.

Sport Al Horford enters concussion protocol, to miss game vs
Author: 0 Al Horford enters concussion protocol, to miss game vs

The 2007 first-round pick is a double-double threat who has averaged double-digit scoring every season of his career. While Horford is hot from long range, the Celtics are hot in general, entering Wednesday on a nine-game winning streak. Horford is a four-time All-Star who is putting up 14.6 points, 9.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game this season, not to mention he's shooting a blistering 47.4 percent from 3-point territory.

Sport Tottenham striker Kane will be ready for Arsenal, says Pochettino
Author: 0 Tottenham striker Kane will be ready for Arsenal, says Pochettino

He joined from Burnley in summer 2015 but did not start a Premier League game until late in the December of that year. During his time in rehab, Rose could only watch as Spurs reaffirmed their status as one of England's brightest young teams - finishing runners-up to Chelsea in the Premier League last season and beating the likes of Borussia Dortmund in Europe this term.

Sport Samoa Rugby Union is 'bankrupt', says prime minister
Author: 0 Samoa Rugby Union is 'bankrupt', says prime minister

England players are said to be due match fees in the region of £22,000, while the Samoa squad would be only some £650. Samoa prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, who is also chairman of the SRU, told reporters this week that the governing body was "insolvent" , with the union unable to "pay off our debts with the banks" or fund player wages.

Author: 0 Raiders rip into Twitter terror's claims about Derek Carr hit

Carr injured his back on October 1 in the Raiders' game against the Denver Broncos, not against the Redskins as Grimes had said. "This is America, you're going to stand for the flag.' And they got in a fight in the locker room, so when they came out to play, they basically had a plan".

Author: 0 Dana White: Darren Till vs. Stephen Thompson happening Feb

Till produced a dominant display to knockout long-time UFC welterweight contender Donald Cerrone in Poland last month, and now White is targeting a United Kingdom destination for the Liverpudlian's next fight. According to a report from MMAFighting.com , Thompson's father and coach, Ray Thompson, says that "Wonderboy" could have two broken thumbs or ligament damage from his fight against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217 this past Saturday.

Author: 0 Ogenyi Onazi, Moses Simon out of Algeria & Argentina games, replacement named

But Adepoju, who represented Nigeria at the 1994 and 1998 World Cups, said despite the Eagles' World Cup qualification the Algeria tie would help kick-start the Eagles' preparations ahead of the trip to Russian Federation. "It will be an opportunity to see our base camp and see Russian Federation and what the atmosphere there is like". Ekong has been fantastic for the Super Eagles in the World Cup qualifying campaign, and has been in superb form for his club, Bursaspor this season.

Sport Aric Almirola will replace Danica Patrick as Stewart-Haas Racing's newest driver
Author: 0 Aric Almirola will replace Danica Patrick as Stewart-Haas Racing's newest driver

It's not known yet how many races Smithfield will serve as the primary sponsor, but it seems reasonable to assume it will be the majority of the 2018 season. Almirola has driven for Biagi-DenBeste in the Xfinity Series. While SHR announced that Smithfield would sponsor the auto two months ago, the Almirola announcement was made Wednesday - a week after Smithfield agreed to continue its partnership with RPM but not with its logo on the vehicle.

Sport United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Sold by Wealth Architects LLC
Author: 0 United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Sold by Wealth Architects LLC

Herndon Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 2.71% in United Parcel Service, Inc . Institutional investors are nonbank organizations that buy shares of a public company in bulk, and they qualify for lower fees and preferential treatment compared to average traders - groups like hedge funds and mutual funds.

Sport Moyes' first West Ham news conference
Author: 0 Moyes' first West Ham news conference

Well good for me because I'm back in and it's what I love doing. I wanted to get back. "It is good for West Ham , they are getting a good manager", he told reporters at his first press conference as manager on Wednesday afternoon. So, what have West Ham's owners seen that most of the rest of us have missed? It was in 2013-14 when he was in charge of United before his spells at Sociedad and Sunderland .

Sport J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency
Author: 0 J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency

He said after initial questioning at the NIA headquarters, the nine were arrested November 7 in the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case. Later, three other members of the gang were also apprehended. The spokesman said the NIA had got a lead about their activities while investigating a case on the financing of terror activities in the Kashmir Valley.

Sport Marco Asensio Just Hit As Sweet A Strike As You'll Ever See
Author: 0 Marco Asensio Just Hit As Sweet A Strike As You'll Ever See

Asensio then put the hosts in command with a left-foot laser into the top corner following a half-clearance 11 minutes after the break. Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio insists that the success of the team will always be more important than individual glory.

Sport Saina prevails in marathon final against Sindhu
Author: 0 Saina prevails in marathon final against Sindhu

The second final saw a much better performance from Saina. Sindhu said on the big final against Saina Nehwal that "it will be a very good match". Srikanth has recently defeated Prannoy in the semi-final match of Fench Open 2017 to clinch the title later. Prannoy defeated Kidambi in 49 minutes for only the second time competitively, after the 2011 Tata Open.

Sport Julio Jones injured leg against Panthers
Author: 0 Julio Jones injured leg against Panthers

Bryant said making the 53-yarder "was a challenge". Coach Ron Rivera this past summer talked about limiting Newton's carries to prevent wear and tear on his body. Nothing comes easy on offense. "I just want to be clear on that". Defensively, Dallas is allowing 22.3 points and 324.6 yards per game. Perhaps Quinn's previous experience with Maxwell could work in Atlanta's favor, should the Falcons sign the 29-year-old.

Sport Leipzig rule out possibility of Naby Keita joining Liverpool in January
Author: 0 Leipzig rule out possibility of Naby Keita joining Liverpool in January

Keita has since been involved in a training ground bust-up with a Leipzig team-mate and sent off three times, prompting suggestions he could be allowed to join Jurgen Klopp's squad six months early. It means that when he's at full flight, he can get a vice-like grip on matches. It is not exactly surprising that Leipzig are unwilling to part ways with Keita halfway through the season, even if Liverpool were open to paying a further premium.

Sport Remembering Roy Halladay: MLB honors legend gone too soon
Author: 0 Remembering Roy Halladay: MLB honors legend gone too soon

The Blue Jays, where Halladay spent 12 seasons between 1998 and 2009, also offered their condolences in a Twitter post. "She's fought me the whole way", Halladay said . Icon A5s are considered light, amphibious airplanes. The NTSB blamed pilot error for the crash, saying Karkow mistakenly entered a canyon while flying too low, causing the plane to strike the canyon wall.

Sport Teddy Bridgewater to be activated by Vikings
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater to be activated by Vikings

ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Minnesota Vikings could place Bradford on Injured Reserve to make room for Bridgewater to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list. After Cook went down with a torn ACL in Week 4 and Bradford's knee injury prevented him from finishing Minnesota's Week 5 game against the Chicago Bears , very few probably predicted that the team would be as successful in 2017 as they have been.

Sport Irish complain over Rugby World Cup process
Author: 0 Irish complain over Rugby World Cup process

Chief Executive Philip Browne has written to World Rugby to underline his reservations with South Africa's World Cup bid, after the country was recommended in an evaluation report ahead of Ireland and France to host the 2023 competition.

Sport Andy Murray eyes New Year's Eve return
Author: 0 Andy Murray eyes New Year's Eve return

Meanwhile, Murray wore a Tartan golf cap with an attached wig that seemed to suit him. It was a successful return to the sport for Murray as he eyes a comeback to the professional circuit next year. "I can't say for certain, but I think I'll be able to come back just fine". The couple of two years, who are already parents to little Sophia, confirmed earlier this year that they were expecting their second child.

Sport Arsene Wenger backs Alexis Sanchez against Man City
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger backs Alexis Sanchez against Man City

I do not understand why Lacazette did not start. "I like the man as a human being and what he did when I was there was brilliant for me.[but] I honestly think after the FA Cup, after that fantastic performance against Chelsea, it was time for him to go".

Sport Coutinho doubtful for Brazil friendlies
Author: 0 Coutinho doubtful for Brazil friendlies

They both played at Liverpool and could reunite at Barcelona in the coming months. "The chances that he will play against Japan are tiny", Brazil's team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar was quoted as saying by Globo Esportes. He could be on the bench and play a few minutes. It is a small chance. "Our focus is to get him back for the second game". 'He is a footballer, who today, plays at a very high level'.

Sport Cody Zeller blocked three times by Knicks on same possession
Author: 0 Cody Zeller blocked three times by Knicks on same possession

The Orlando Magic are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The follow-up did not go any better, as Orlando shot 36.3 percent, missed 23 of 29 3-point attempts and wound up with a 104-88 loss to the Celtics.

Sport Republicans Hire Law Firm To Investigate Hoover Scandal
Author: 0 Republicans Hire Law Firm To Investigate Hoover Scandal

GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover resigned his leadership position on Sunday after acknowledging he settled a sexual harassment claim outside of court with a member of his staff. "The resignation was effective immediately, and we transmitted the letter to the Legislative Research Commission and their human resources staff". Courier-Journal in Louisville first reported that Hoover and three other lawmakers secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint brought on by a female staffer.

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