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Sport American apologizes to black athletes for theft accusation
Author: 0 American apologizes to black athletes for theft accusation

After the mishap, American Airlines spokesman Joshua Freed said that an airline manager apologized to the players for the incident and that the two ultimately ended up flying first class to South Dakota. In November , American Airlines CEO Doug Parker announced measures the airline would take to become "a more diverse and inclusive company", including the implementation of an implicit bias training program, an overhaul of its customer discrimination claims process and an examination of its ...

Sport Jackson out 6 to 8 weeks
Author: 0 Jackson out 6 to 8 weeks

It's another unfortunate injury blow for Jackson, who missed 30 games a year ago as he suffered from knee tendinosis. The club announced Wednesday that Jackson will be re-evaluated in six-to-eight weeks after an MRI revealed a Grade 3 sprain of his right ankle.

Author: 0 Alabama appreciative of Sugar Bowl opportunity

The fund goes to benefit student-athletes at the university. But after failing to win the Southeastern Conference championship and having to sweat out the CFP selection process, fourth-seeded Alabama (11-1) has a new sense of appreciation for its trip south to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl national semifinal on New Year's Day.

Sport When Does HQ Trivia Come To Android? Popular App's Christmas Delayed
Author: 0 When Does HQ Trivia Come To Android? Popular App's Christmas Delayed

That means only a select number are now testing the game ahead of its broad launch at some point in the future. As noted by TechCrunch , HQ's Android version (originally hinted to launch at Christmas) is now scheduled to launch by January 1st, 2018, after opening pre-registration on Christmas Eve on the Google Play store.

Sport Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace

While it has historically been a ground where Arsenal have picked up points, they endured a nightmare there last term. Arsenal continue to be without the services of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud due to hamstring injuries. Arsene Wenger will take charge of his 810 th game as a Premier League manager in this match; equalling Sir Alex Ferguson's Premier League record.

Sport Independence Bowl in depth preview
Author: 0 Independence Bowl in depth preview

The Golden Eagles are 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games overall, are 4-1 against the number in their last five non-conference games, and have covered the spread in four of their last five games coming off a win. "I am a Seminole for life", Coach Haggins said. But the problem for Southern Miss has never been its offense. "They won their last three ball games, a very convincing win over Florida", Hopson said.

Sport Nike releases Celtics' 'City Edition' uniforms
Author: 0 Nike releases Celtics' 'City Edition' uniforms

The company wanted to do something different for the alternate jerseys that teams wear, electing for themes rather than the usual alternate looks . On its website, Nike pointed out the parquet design, which is (of course) a nod to the Celtics' legendary home floor.

Author: 0 Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: 'Nothing decided' on future with Arizona

Despite the reports this week that Arians would be leaving the team at the end of the year, the Cardinals coach claims those stories are untrue, although it really wouldn't come as much of a surprise. Arkush wrote that multiple sources told him Arians "will agree to part ways with the Cardinals next week" and that "it will be an amicable split and that Arians is not being fired".

Sport Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17
Author: 0 Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17

The Chiefs are unveiling top pick Patrick Mahomes in Denver on Sunday with their division title and fourth overall postseason seed secure, Andy Reid announced Wednesday. A great person. Words hard. If he shows well, it could convince the Broncos to give him another shot, but that would be getting way ahead of ourselves.

Sport Sydney Hobart: Line Honors to Wild Oats XI
Author: 0 Sydney Hobart: Line Honors to Wild Oats XI

But if Wild Oats crosses the finish line ahead of Comanche, a formal protest set to be lodged by the later boat could play a crucial role in determining the victor. Comanche, however, surged back as they neared Tasmania and the pair engaged in a fascinating match race in the final approach to Constitution Dock.

Sport Alex Delton runs wild as Kansas State flattens UCLA
Author: 0 Alex Delton runs wild as Kansas State flattens UCLA

Rosen's absence hurt UCLA and certainly played a role in its struggles on third down and general offensive efficiency, but this was still a game that the Bruins led 17-7 at halftime. Delton followed with an eight-yard touchdown pass to Dominique Heath to put the Wildcats up for good. Snyder was hired by Kansas State in 1989 - at age 49 - and retired in 2005, only to return in 2008.

Author: 0 Possible line-up with Arturo Vidal in midfield

However, Bayern would expect a fee of £60 million for the Chile global. Meanwhile, Chelsea consolidated on third place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at home on Tuesday, 26 December. Vidal's versatility means Conte could use him in a holding role, as a box-to-box player or a No. 10 behind the strikers, lending another layer of flexibility to Chelsea's 3-4-3 formation.

Sport NFL finalizes Week 17 schedule with no Sunday Night Football on NBC
Author: 0 NFL finalizes Week 17 schedule with no Sunday Night Football on NBC

The NFL released its schedule for Week 17, and there is notably no Sunday night game on the schedule. What is highly unusual is for the league not to schedule a game for the Sunday night primetime slot. Seven games have been scheduled for 1 p.m. eastern time, and nine games for the 4:25 p.m. kickoffs, as the 8:30 p.m.game was eliminated. 2017 has been a tough year for the NFL .

Sport Former Soccer Star George Weah Is Liberia's New President
Author: 0 Former Soccer Star George Weah Is Liberia's New President

Meanwhile, 73-year-old Liberian Vice President Boakai is viewed as a "continuity candidate" and has won praise for his involvement in public service which spans four decades. He wanted me to be on the pitch for him every day. Critics also accuse Weah's Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) of having too vague a political platform, and have challenged his long absences from the senate since being elected in a race he won over Sirleaf's son.

Sport Arsenal informed of Draxler price after round of PSG talks
Author: 0 Arsenal informed of Draxler price after round of PSG talks

PSG do have an edge, though, as they can agree a pre-contract in January. Arsenal are thought to be open to cashing in on him if they themselves can achieve a fee of £40m. Former Manchester United defender Neville is in no doubt that Sanchez's head has been turned by talk of a potential move to the Premier League leaders.

Sport Giants safety Landon Collins straight up calls out Eli Apple
Author: 0 Giants safety Landon Collins straight up calls out Eli Apple

Apple played in 14 games, starting 11 as a rookie last season. Though he doesn't name Apple specifically, the first pick comment is the giveaway that Collins is referring to Apple, who was selected at No. The Giants fired GM Jerry Reese and coach Ben McAdoo on December 4. The New York Post reported last month that Apple almost left the team facility after he was criticized for making bad plays during a film session.

Sport LeBron James can't find his shot for Cavaliers on Christmas
Author: 0 LeBron James can't find his shot for Cavaliers on Christmas

All the Cavs can do now is move on, as they'll be taking on the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday before closing out their road trip against the Utah Jazz on Saturday evening. "It feels like you have to contend with him in even more ways now". However, the Warriors still have a couple risky small ball lineups. Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler scored 24 points apiece and Minnesota continued their best start in 14 years with a victory against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Sport Liverpool back up to fourth after thrashing Swansea at Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool back up to fourth after thrashing Swansea at Anfield

Both of these qualities were evident for the first goal. Jordan Ayew conceded possession to Firmino and, after the ball had been spread wide to Mohamed Salah , Coutinho stepped up to curl a magnificent finish beyond Lukasz Fabianski. Either way, it was a statement of intent from the South Wales club that they were here to give it a go, and caretaker manager Leon Britton prowled the touchline offering quiet encouragement to his players, and dishing out team instructions.

Sport Rams players say Sean McVay responsible for team's success
Author: 0 Rams players say Sean McVay responsible for team's success

The Rams played bad football in 2016, and when watching this team after he'd been fired, one could reasonably wonder how in the world they ever one a single game much less four. General manager Les Snead may take exception with Fisher's comments. "This team has grown up together". None of this guarantees that Fisher will get another head-coaching job, but it would be foolish to assume that he won't.

Sport Mkhitaryan back to Dortmund out of the question for Watzke
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan back to Dortmund out of the question for Watzke

Dortmund have been linked with a move to bring the attacking midfielder back to the Bundesliga, just 18 months after they sold him for a reported £27million fee, but chief executive Watzke believes a financial mismatch between the clubs would likely scupper any potential deal.

Sport Broncos to start QB Paxton Lynch vs. Chiefs in Week 17
Author: 0 Broncos to start QB Paxton Lynch vs. Chiefs in Week 17

And while Joseph didn't phrase it as a guarantee, because few things have been at the position this season, Joseph said he expected Lynch to show in practice he is recovered from an ankle injury enough to play. "We want to see him play", Joseph said. "If he's ready to go next week, he will probably play for us". He hasn't played much as a Bronco . They're looking for at least one more chapter from Lynch before closing the book on the former first-round pick.

Sport Manuel Lanzini Starts - West Ham Team vs Bournemouth Confirmed
Author: 0 Manuel Lanzini Starts - West Ham Team vs Bournemouth Confirmed

Meanwhile, Reid was an unused substitute in West Ham's 3-3 draw at Bournemouth with David Moyes making two changes to the lineup after a 3-2 home defeat to Newcastle United last weekend. Adrian then denied Gosling a second as he was played in by Cook, while Ake found the side-netting with a 64th minute header. "When we got 3-2 up with a couple of minutes to go, to lose that through that goal is going to be hard to take".

Sport Seagulls trying to swoop for Dembele
Author: 0 Seagulls trying to swoop for Dembele

Dembele - a graduate of the Paris Saint-Germain youth setup - missed the start of this season with a thigh injury but already has eight goals in 19 outings since recovering. However, Celtic should be looking to resist selling him in the middle of the season, as he would be difficult to replace in January, and may even rise in value by the summer transfer window.

Sport James Harrison Reportedly Visiting With Patriots
Author: 0 James Harrison Reportedly Visiting With Patriots

Lo and behold, that scenario coming into fruition took a step in the right direction on Tuesday when Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported Harrison is slated to meet with the Patriots. If the Patriots choose to sign him, Harrison would fit on their defensive edge. No word yet on whether the two sides will come to an agreement, but with the Pats having suffered a plethora of injuries on the defensive side of the ball, coupled with Harrison's knowledge of the Steelers playbook, this could end ...