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Sport Villanueva: Mix up led to anthem flap
Author: 0 Villanueva: Mix up led to anthem flap

But Villanueva said his stance on the field resulted from a communication mistake, and he now regrets how he made his teammates look bad. Gear bearing Villanueva's name and No. But some men, some women sign up for this tough challenge and they have to do it for the flag. "Every single time I see that picture of me standing by myself I feel embarrassed".

Sport Cubs' magic number 1 following win over Cardinals
Author: 0 Cubs' magic number 1 following win over Cardinals

Baez went deep off Cardinals starter Luke Weaver in the top of the third inning and then tacked on a single in the top of the eighth before getting removed for late-sub Ian Happ. Bottom Play (WPA): Willson Contreras flew out to left with one out in the first (-.044). The Cubs have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games.

Sport Morata 'trick keeps Chelsea on course
Author: 0 Morata 'trick keeps Chelsea on course

Chelsea play three games in eight days, with the Atletico game between Premier League fixtures with Stoke and Manchester City . Despite having been Chelsea's second choice in the transfer window, Alvaro Morata is quickly proving his doubters wrong in the English Premier League.

Sport Lacazette not just a goalscorer - Wenger
Author: 0 Lacazette not just a goalscorer - Wenger

The great thing is everybody has seen it, so they make their decisions. "In the game's first free-kick Sanchez dives and should be booked". "He's not only a goal scorer, his link up play is good, he fights as well", Wenger said. "The Champions League qualification should be a target and I expect Araenal to try and retain the services of Sanchez. It's hard when it's 0-0 and if you get the decision you can get a goal which changes the game".

Sport Man City are favourites to win the title ahead of Man Utd
Author: 0 Man City are favourites to win the title ahead of Man Utd

If players want to leave they have to ask the chairman, but there is no chance of that. Guardiola was reluctant to entertain stylistic comparisons between the Barca and Bayern Munich sides he led and his current crop, again taking the opportunity to remind his players that achievements at the season's end are the ones that endure.

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

There was no divide, no divide even from that guy that continues to try to divide us as people". National Basketball Association star LeBron James again took aim at President Donald Trump - and he reiterated his remark from the weekend that the president is a " bum ".

Author: 0 Chelsea agree terms to sell Diego Costa

Costa played a pivotal role as Chelsea stormed to the 2016-17 Premier League title, finishing as the club's top scorer with 20 league goals. Asked what exactly he meant by "polite", Conte , a strict disciplinarian, a man schooled in the organised ways of Italian football, explained: "He's a really good guy".

Sport Atletico agree deal to re-sign Costa from Chelsea
Author: 0 Atletico agree deal to re-sign Costa from Chelsea

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has welcomed Diego Costa's impending return to the club but warned he was not a guaranteed starter. The 28-year-old had previously netted 43 goals in 94 league appearances for Atletico, where his physical presence was also a major asset to Diego Simeone's side.

Sport Villanueva regrets how anthem decision played out
Author: 0 Villanueva regrets how anthem decision played out

Every Steelers player but one remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before Pittsburgh's matchup against the Chicago Bears in Week 3. The Steelers have commented at length on their decision to remain off the field on a day that saw teams throughout the National Football League make political statements in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial remarks on anthem protests.

Sport Lone Steeler, an Army veteran, emerges from locker room for national anthem
Author: 0 Lone Steeler, an Army veteran, emerges from locker room for national anthem

Roethlisberger explained the team captains asked Villanueva to meet them at the top of the tunnel, and amid "chaos" from Bears fans in the area and the anthem music starting, the players stopped short and Villanueva was left alone. Shortly after the players were no shows on the field, Steelers fans across the country posted videos on social media burning their memorabilia.

Author: 0 'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte

Alvaro Morata is poised to become Chelsea's main striker, according to his manager Antonio Conte . Hughes said: "When you go up against a side with the quality of Chelsea , you've got to make sure you don't have catastrophic defensive moments and we had at least three, so that's always going to make it hard".

Author: 0 Thierry Henry names the only world-class striker in Premier League

It has been goals galore in the top flight this season with Aguero, Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata all banging in six each in as many games. While Harry Kane (four goals) and Jamie Vardy (five) have also made good starts to the campaign, Arsenal great Henry said Aguero deserved most of the plaudits.

Sport Chelsea and Atletico agree £57m fee for Diego Costa
Author: 0 Chelsea and Atletico agree £57m fee for Diego Costa

The former Real Madrid forward showcased his skills with a hat trick as Chelsea defeated Stoke 4-0 on Saturday, drawing him level with Romelu Lukaku and Sergio Aguero with six league goals . I'm not interested to continue talking about this issue. Conte said: "Eden in the last game played very well". I am working with my players and am happy to work them them.

Sport Atletico Madrid agree Costa deal with Chelsea
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid agree Costa deal with Chelsea

He helped the club win two Premier League titles in three years, scoring 59 goals in 120 appearances in all competitions. That version of events is disputed by Costa, who argued Conte was forcing him out after the Italian sent a text message saying the striker was surplus to requirements, despite having two years remaining on his contract.

Sport Saudi Cleric Says Women's Brains Get 'A Quarter The Size' Of Men's
Author: 0 Saudi Cleric Says Women's Brains Get 'A Quarter The Size' Of Men's

The cleric told the audience that shopping causes a female brain to further shrink, and therefore it would be unsafe for women to get behind the wheel. Saudi Arabia adheres to Wahabbism, an austere form of Islam that prohibits the sexes mixing at public events such as sporting occasions or at cinemas.

Sport Stoke City 0 Chelsea 4: Magic Morata hits hat-trick
Author: 0 Stoke City 0 Chelsea 4: Magic Morata hits hat-trick

Chelsea remain three points behind leaders Manchester City , whom they play at home on Saturday, in what could be one of the season's formative games. Simeone has been rotating heavily through the early weeks of the season and made five changes last weekend, including resting Diego Godin, who should return for Wednesday's Champions League game at home to Chelsea .

Sport Chelsea agree to sell Costa back to Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea agree to sell Costa back to Atletico Madrid

The last five games Chelsea have played in Spain have ended in draws. "If I make this decision [to start Hazard at Atletico] it is because I am comfortable with this decision". "It is not always possible to operate at high quality but we fought hard", said United manager Jose Mourinho, who was sent to the stands near the end of the game.

Sport Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid is 'bulletproofed', says Shane Ross
Author: 0 Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid is 'bulletproofed', says Shane Ross

France were first up and their delegation was comprised of FFR president Bernard Laporte as well as former French worldwide Sebastian Chabal. The 30-minute presentation, which showed how choosing Ireland would benefit the development of rugby worldwide as well as guarantee one of the best tournament experiences ever, also saw the team drew on famous Irish faces outside of the sporting world to help its cause.

Sport Cuomo announces coordinated Puerto Rico relief effort
Author: 0 Cuomo announces coordinated Puerto Rico relief effort

She continued: "Today, Puerto Rico needs our help". The catastrophic hurricanes were the strongest to hit Puerto Rico in nearly a century. "This is going to be a long, hard road for Puerto Rico", Cuomo said at the announcement, which was also attended by Mets pitcher Seth Lugo and actress and activist Rosie Perez.

Sport Kenya lose battle to hold on to CHAN 2018 hosting rights
Author: 0 Kenya lose battle to hold on to CHAN 2018 hosting rights

African football chiefs said Kenya was not prepared for the 16-nation showpiece because the stadiums are incomplete. The FKF President also claimed that Kenya's current political climate cost the country the opportunity to host the bi-annual football showpiece.

Sport Aaron Rodgers Posts Picture Kneeling With Teammates & Tom Brady Co-signs It
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers Posts Picture Kneeling With Teammates & Tom Brady Co-signs It

For Brady, it seems, that brotherhood is stronger than the friendship he has with Trump . I thought it was just divisive . The lesson here is one that continually needs to be told: Never count out Tom Brady or the Patriots . As long as it is done in a peaceful, respectful way, that is what our country has been all about", he continued. "That's what this country has been all about".

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony traded to "Oklahoma"

OK, they just told me it's kind of a standard thing. Trade talks between the teams stalled when NY named Scott Perry their new general manager, as he tried to mend fences with Anthony , but the damage was already done. Anthony and fellow newcomer Paul George will complement Russell Westbrook in Billy Donovan's system. George has a player option, while Anthony has an early termination option in his contract.

Sport 9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges
Author: 0 9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges

Some later sold the devices, according to sworn complaints filed Friday and released Monday. The other players facing charges similar to Callaway and Scarlett include defensive lineman Keivonnis Davis and Richerd Desir-Jones, linebackers James Houstin IV and Ventrell Miller , and wide receiver Rick Wells .

Sport Jim Harbaugh Says Trump's Comments Yesterday Are
Author: 0 Jim Harbaugh Says Trump's Comments Yesterday Are "Ridiculous"

Purdue spokesman Tom Schott said Monday that opposing teams are notified in advance about the lack of air conditioning and can ask for "preferred temporary accommodations". He added via the newspaper that he wasn't blaming Purdue, but he would like Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney to look into it. "We would fully support a conversation regarding a conference-wide set of guidelines for visiting football team accommodations because we have experienced less-than-ideal conditions on the road", ...

Sport LeBron James salutes National Football League response to Trump comments
Author: 0 LeBron James salutes National Football League response to Trump comments

He doesn't understand how many kids, no matter the race, look up to the president for the United States for guidance, leadership, for words of encouragement. "But we still have problems like everybody else". James said he would continue to use his platform to inspire people. "I tried to give him everything and give him as much of the DNA as I could".

Sport Yankees' Aaron Judge breaks Mark McGwire's rookie HR record
Author: 0 Yankees' Aaron Judge breaks Mark McGwire's rookie HR record

After striking out in the fifth, Judge broke the mark in his second chance at a 50th homer against Trevor Cahill . Each blast also proved historic for the 6-7 right fielder. These blasts raised Judge's average to.283. But on Monday, a new record was set by - who else? Judge struck out once against the Royals as well, inflating his season total to 203.

Sport Stephen Curry Reacts to LeBron James Calling Donald Trump a 'Bum'
Author: 0 Stephen Curry Reacts to LeBron James Calling Donald Trump a 'Bum'

It should be a highlight for most people, being invited to the White House and normally it seems like serious craic. But the relationship between Curry and Under Armour appeared strained earlier this year thanks to Trump's presidency. Watch Michael Carruth, Kenneth Egan, Stephen Elliott, Paul Geaney, Dion Fanning, Wooly Parkinson and Conor Sketches on the new SportsJOE Live . At a rally Friday night in Alabama, Trump said that National Football League owners should respond to player's ...

Sport Cavs expect Isaiah Thomas playing in games by January
Author: 0 Cavs expect Isaiah Thomas playing in games by January

Thomas' progress will be monitored as the pre-season progresses and the timetable will be adjusted after the regular season starts. The Cavs medical staff's approach to Thomas has been led by Dr. Since adopting the Cavs' plan - which includes a nutritional approach - Thomas has made gains both physically and mentally, sources said, as he has experienced positive results.

Sport Von Miller shoulders blame for Broncos' loss to Bills
Author: 0 Von Miller shoulders blame for Broncos' loss to Bills

The unsportsmanlike conduct penalty gave Buffalo a first down and extended the drive. There was also a perception that the Broncos were set up for a "trap" or "donut" game, looking past the Bills after dominating the Cowboys and ahead to division rival Oakland next Sunday.

Sport Eagles, Giants stand united during anthem
Author: 0 Eagles, Giants stand united during anthem

Coach Ben McAdoo even poured a little fire on his QB, criticizing some of the decision making of Manning. Since 1990, only three teams have survived such a start to reach the playoffs, the most recent being the Bills in 1998. In a span of 106 seconds early in the fourth quarter, Beckham lifted the Giants from the dead just when it looked like their season was about to combust.

Sport Peter Sagan takes rainbow jersey with photo-finish win in Bergen
Author: 0 Peter Sagan takes rainbow jersey with photo-finish win in Bergen

Alexander Kristoff raised the prospect of a home world champion, with the Norwegian launching the acceleration toward the finish. It seemed that France's Julian Alaphilippe and Italian Gianni Moscon would fight it out for gold when both jumped away from the leading group 11km from the line on the ascent to Salmon Hill, a 1.4-km effort at an average gradient of 6.4 per cent.

Sport Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Author: 0 Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire

But for Stenhouse, recovery from early adversity could well mean the difference between advancing to the next round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs and nearly certain elimination. That was our goal, so I feel really good about that. "We were just trying to limp it to the end of Stage 2 and I heard, "Car spinning off of 2" in my ear", he said .

Sport Chelsea Thumps Stoke City 4-0
Author: 0 Chelsea Thumps Stoke City 4-0

City have won just two out of their last 10 Premier League games at Stamford Bridge and were beaten in both fixtures last season, but arrive in London with the league's best attacking record and joint-best defensive record. " I couldn't get my head around the last couple of weeks with so-called experts of the game have said it's going to be a title race between the two Manchester clubs ", Sinclair said on Chelsea TV.

Author: 0 Paulo Fonseca: Shakhtar may struggle to shackle City

Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. So it's hard for me to compare. Here, we didn't win absolutely anything so we'll be judged on that. De Bruyne says he is happy at the Etihad Stadium where he has become a key player for Pep Guardiola , who recently described him as "one of the best players I've ever seen in my life".

Sport LeBron James: Trump Is Using Sports to Try to Divide Us
Author: 0 LeBron James: Trump Is Using Sports to Try to Divide Us

I'm not his friend, though. "He's not my friend". What set James off Saturday? So therefore ain't no invite. The controversy surrounding the NBA Champions' traditional visit to the White House just escalated. He doesn't understand that. James said he hasn't spoken with Irving since the trade and doesn't have any more advice for him. And inspire the youth, and put the youth at ease on saying that it is OK for me to walk down the street and not be judged because of the color of my skin ...

Sport Loris Karius looking to use Champions League to become Liverpool's No. 1
Author: 0 Loris Karius looking to use Champions League to become Liverpool's No. 1

The interpreter on hand then began to translate his answer for the Russian journalists present. Pochettino loves Kane and who do I love, that's the question. 'I talk about the team performance when we defend - we must do that better'. 'It's easy to talk after a game when we don't know how often he's scored.

Sport WWII veteran kneels to support National Football League players
Author: 0 WWII veteran kneels to support National Football League players

Brennan Gilmore posted a picture on Twitter Sunday morning of his grandfather, John Middlemas, kneeling. This form of protest may be new, but civil rights activism is old hat for Middlemas, who consented to a brief interview with the News-Leader with the help of his daughter, Maile Auterson.

Sport Alejandro Villanueva appearance surprised Steelers during anthem
Author: 0 Alejandro Villanueva appearance surprised Steelers during anthem

The Steelers opted to stay in the tunnel during the anthem on Sunday, while Villanueva, a former Army ranger, was the only one on the team to exit the tunnel and stand for the anthem. An interesting side of Villanueva standing for the national anthem is what head coach Mike Tomlin had to say after the game , saying he was looking for "100 percent participation" whatever the team made a decision to do before the game on Sunday.

Sport Eagles' Darren Sproles suffered torn ACL, broken arm on same play
Author: 0 Eagles' Darren Sproles suffered torn ACL, broken arm on same play

Sproles has yet to find the endzone this season and has seven catches for 73 yards to go with 12 rushes for 50 yards. It could be a career-threatening injury for the 34-year-old running back. Wendell Smallwood led all running backs with 71 yards on 12 carries (5.9 ypc). LeGarrette Blount and Corey Clement also ran for touchdowns. Moving forward, it will be interesting to see how Doug Pederson rotates the back with Sproles out of the equation.

Sport Buffalo Upends Denver 26-16
Author: 0 Buffalo Upends Denver 26-16

Siemian complained of feeling out of synch, with Buffalo doing a good job of re-routing Denver's receivers. "I will never step foot in the that place again, I will never watch an NFL football game again until this ends", Nikischer said.

Sport Mohanlal Does The 'Jimikki Kammal' Dance Challenge And It Goes Viral Again
Author: 0 Mohanlal Does The 'Jimikki Kammal' Dance Challenge And It Goes Viral Again

To thank movie buffs for making the track a big success, the superstar also danced to his version of Jimikki Kammal and shared the video on social media. It all started when the team of " Velipadinte Pusthakam " posted Jimikki Dance Challenge on their Facebook page. In this video, before the entry of Mohanlal , Arun Kurian and Sarath Kumar who has played key characters in the film Velipadinte Pusthakam , can be seen engaged in an argument as they were upset with Sheril grabbing all ...

Sport Hurricane Maria Still A Possible Threat To US East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria Still A Possible Threat To US East Coast

The storm should maintain hurricane strength through at least Tuesday, but is forecast to decrease to a Category 1 storm as it slides east of the Carolinas. "If that high had been able to build east faster, it would have sent Maria on a more west-northwest path toward the U.S.", Weather Channel meteorologist Chris Dolce said.

Sport Arsene Wenger hails Danny Welbeck after brace in win over Bournemouth
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger hails Danny Welbeck after brace in win over Bournemouth

And with West Bromwich Albion visiting the Emirates Stadium today, Wenger insisted the 28-year-old would only return to his first XI if his form justifies it. "He will certainly have to defend more because we are a team that goes forward and they are a team who focus more on defending". "When he does lose the ball, Arsenal are often at their most vulnerable".

Sport Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing strengthen partnership
Author: 0 Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing strengthen partnership

Well, a stronger relationship between the sports cars and energy drink makers - they call it the "Innovation Partnership" - will see more products appear. The team's previous title partner from 2013 to 2015 was Nissan-owned luxury auto brand Infiniti, now with Renault. Formula One cars have been powered by a petrol-hybrid powertrain since 2014 but have received criticism for being too complex and too expensive.

Sport Mbalula invites Stephen Curry to Luthuli House following Trump drama
Author: 0 Mbalula invites Stephen Curry to Luthuli House following Trump drama

Even LeBron James shared his opinion on the issue and recalled what happened in Charlottesville last month. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up! "Whose words inspire dissension and hatred can't possibly "Make America Great Again", a tweet posted on Bryant's official page on 10:23 a.m.

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