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Author: 0 Penguins' visit White House, steer clear of politics

He then asked for the audience to give a round of applause to the police and first responders in Las Vegas who acted following the deadliest mass shooting in us history in September. Sullivan reiterated that the team's attendance at the ceremony does not reflect the Penguins organization's position, nor its players' stance. Curry and Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, along with other players, had been critical of the President in the past and it was unclear if they would accept the ...

Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings' Sam Bradford aggravates knee injury before first-half exit

The Bears trailed 3-2 at halftime before the Vikings jumped out to a double digit lead in the third. The loss dropped the Bears to 1-4 on the season. Sam Bradford had a bad night. But he is a liability if he has zero mobility. Now the Vikings will look to former Raiders back, Latavius Murray to carry the majority of the workload against a Bears defense that has only allowed an average of 85 rushing yards per game this season.

Sport Prayuth promises election in November next year
Author: 0 Prayuth promises election in November next year

However, when Prayuth arrived back in Thailand, he told reporters that he had instead promised his United States counterpart that his government would only announce an election date at the end of next year, and that the elections would follow 150 days after the announcement, sometime in 2019.

Sport Ronaldo, Messi top Ballon d'Or list
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Messi top Ballon d'Or list

Ronaldo picked up his fourth Ballon d'Or a year ago to move one behind Messi, and the Portugal and Real Madrid forward is odds-on favourite to make it five this time around. It's fair to say Ronaldo has tasted success in his Manchester United days and accomplished the same during his current spell with La Liga giants Real Madrid.

Author: 0 Brett Brown Thinks Markelle Fultz's Shoulder Injury Is Affecting His Shot

At Washington, Fultz shot 64.9-percent from the foul line. Asked about it at the time by NBC Sports Philadelphia , the 19-year-old maintained that it would look the same this season in the National Basketball Association as it did in college, but that he was "just trying to look at different ways to see how the ball can go in the hoop".

Sport Cardinals trade for running back Adrian Peterson
Author: 0 Cardinals trade for running back Adrian Peterson

The veteran running back, who signed a two-year deal with the Saints during the offseason, has been traded to the Arizona Cardinals , according to ESPN . No Cardinals back is averaging more than four yards per carry. The Cardinals lost star running back David Johnson to a wrist injury in the first game of the season.

Sport ESPN Announcer: Trump Has Hijacked National Anthem Issue
Author: 0 ESPN Announcer: Trump Has Hijacked National Anthem Issue

Smith said National Football League stars drawing attention to racial injustice suffered by minorities were in no way "disrespecting our country or our flag" by refusing to stand for the anthem. Fifteen players from the 49ers were seen kneeling during the anthem, protesting for racial inequality. On Monday, cable sports network ESPN was drawn into the fray when it suspended one of its broadcasters after she posted a tweet about the protests and Jones' comment .

Sport Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury

The 25-year-old picked up the injury in the latter stages of Senegal's 2-0 win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday. The speedster sustained the problem in that encounter, with scans showing the damage is substantial enough to keep him out of action for over a month.

Sport Sylvester Stallone to Direct Creed 2, Starring Michael B. Jordan
Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone to Direct Creed 2, Starring Michael B. Jordan

Jordan as Adonis Johnson Creed , the son of champion Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), with Stallone reprising the role of Rocky Balboa from the famous boxing film series. Stallone was nominated for the Academy Award for best supporting actor and won the Golden Globe Award in the same category. Sylvester Stallone has signed on to produce and direct a follow-up to writer/director Ryan Coogler's " Creed " movie.

Sport Get to Know: Philadelphia Eagles
Author: 0 Get to Know: Philadelphia Eagles

Carson Wentz calls third downs the "money down". In Week 5's dominating win over the Cardinals , he threw for his first four touchdown game and quieted almost every doubter. Keep them focused. Come to work every day prepared. "He be fired up". We know the Cardinals have yet to play a complete game. The Eagles are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs.

Author: 0 'Klopp is ideal for Liverpool' - Reds boss receives backing despite recent struggles

Can has just nine months left on his deal with the Reds, and negotiations have stretched beyond a year, with the club initially making contract last June. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is under no pressure from the club's hierarchy and remains the "perfect" man to lead the club, according to former chief executive Christian Purslow.

Author: 0 Murray WILL play at the Australian Open, claims tournament director

Williams was eight weeks pregnant when she won a record 23rd grand slam and announced after the birth that the initials of her daughter's name Alexis Olympia Ohanian were a nod to the Australian Open . If anyone can do it, she can and I'm certainly not counting her out of a return come January". In the men's field Tiley confirmed six-time victor Novak Djokovic and fellow former world No.1 Andy Murray , who have both battled injury this year, would play in Melbourne 2018.

Sport President Trump rips ESPN ratings, Jemele Hill
Author: 0 President Trump rips ESPN ratings, Jemele Hill

Hill was suspended by ESPN after she suggested to her Twitter followers that Americans should boycott team owners like Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones after he stated that players would be benched if they disrespected the flag. In addition to Jones' stance on the anthem, Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase implemented a rule that players must either stand for the anthem or remain in the tunnel, per ESPN.com's James Walker .

Sport Tim Cahill double ends Syria's World Cup dream
Author: 0 Tim Cahill double ends Syria's World Cup dream

Locked at 1-1 (and 2-2 on aggregate) since early in the first half, Australia had been constantly frustrated throughout regular time , and through much of extra-time, before Tim Cahill rolled back the years with a headed victor to put the Socceroos through to a November play-off against North and Central America's fourth-best team.

Author: 0 Wales World Cup bid gives boost to Cardiff Airport

There is still a slight chance that the two Ireland's could face each other in the play-offs depending on how they are seeded by Federation Internationale de Football Association next week. "We are a good away team but it may benefit us to play the second game at home". A draw will see the Dragons move on to a playoff against another second-placed team, while Ireland needs to win to move on.

Sport Giants' Marshall to undergo season-ending ankle surgery
Author: 0 Giants' Marshall to undergo season-ending ankle surgery

The 24-year-old Beckham was hurt late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 27-22 loss to Los Angeles when Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward fell on his ankle and pinned it to the turf. Marshall was injured when he attempted to make a catch deep down the left sideline Sunday and landed awkwardly. To fill the ranks at receiver, they re-signed Tavarres King, who played for them last season and was cut at the end of the preseason, and promoted rookie Travis Rudolph from their practice squad.

Sport Giants Gift Chargers 1st Win of 2017
Author: 0 Giants Gift Chargers 1st Win of 2017

The Chargers players immediately called for medical assistance from the Giants' sideline. Those are never good signs. On their next possession, the Chargers responded with a 12-play, 92-yard scoring drive in which Rivers connected with tight end Hunter Henry on a 25-yard touchdown to make it 17-16 Los Angeles at the end of the third quarter.

Sport France Football Release 30-Man Shortlist for 2017 Ballon d'Or Award
Author: 0 France Football Release 30-Man Shortlist for 2017 Ballon d'Or Award

Real Madrid , meanwhile, are the most represented team, with 7 stars up for the award. Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is odds-on to claim what would be a record equalling fifth Ballon d'Or trophy. The Tottenham Hotspur striker was joined in the list by Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Sadio Mane , Manchester United's David de Gea , Chelsea's N'Golo Kante and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne .

Sport Puerto Rico Wants $4.6 Billion From Congress to Meet 'Immediate Emergency Needs'
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Wants $4.6 Billion From Congress to Meet 'Immediate Emergency Needs'

We put down a package that's really to try to get us through to the end of the calendar year so that we can fully assess what's needed because even assessing things in an environment where there's no power and the communications and transportation networks are compromised is hard.' So what we need to do is work with our colleagues to make sure we get this immediate help.

Sport Dodgers Advance to the NLCS: Who & When Does Los Angeles Play Next?
Author: 0 Dodgers Advance to the NLCS: Who & When Does Los Angeles Play Next?

The Diamondbacks won more games than they were supposed to, and they should feel ecstatic about their turnaround. In short, Bellinger was overdue. Greinke had navigated the Dodgers after a 29-pitch first inning but now could see his latest playoff start end badly in this elimination game for tonight's hosts.

Sport Jose Mourinho majorly concerned by Romelu Lukaku's involvement in nothing Belgium clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho majorly concerned by Romelu Lukaku's involvement in nothing Belgium clash

United's other matches are the away games at Huddersfield Town in the Premier League and Swansea City in the Carabao Cup, before the league visit of Tottenham Hotspur and the return match against Benfica. "Now he is 100 per cent but we need to take into consideration that he has been with the group for only one [training] session". Fellaini has made seven appearances for United in all competitions this season, scoring four goals in the process.

Sport Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January
Author: 0 Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January

Despite Argentina's fumbling qualification campaign, the dropped points at home to Paraguay, Ecuador , and Venezuela, the blunt attack that has produced fewer goals than all the South American nations barring Bolivia and the obvious lack of cohesion under a third manager, most had still held the belief that comes what may, Messi would be in Russian Federation.

Sport Rejecting New Contract, Chelsea Goalkeeper Wants to Join Madrid?
Author: 0 Rejecting New Contract, Chelsea Goalkeeper Wants to Join Madrid?

We reported earlier in the week that the Belgian stopper is holding out for a massive contract extension at Stamford Bridge. However, according to Spanish publication Marca , Courtois is set to reject that new deal for the time being as he harbours an interest in returning to La Liga .

Sport Wade slides into Cavs starting lineup
Author: 0 Wade slides into Cavs starting lineup

Wade will join two other offseason additions in Cleveland's revamped starting lineup. Lue will unveil Cleveland's new lineup - Wade , Rose, James, Jae Crowder and Kevin Love - on Tuesday night in an exhibition against Chicago, Wade's team last season.

Sport Kane on Ballon d'Or shortlist
Author: 0 Kane on Ballon d'Or shortlist

As Ronaldo struggled to look for his first league goal this season after serving a five-match suspension at the start, Messi has tallied 11 goals so far in the campaign. Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite as France Football announces Ballon d'Or's shortlist, with Lionel Messi and Neymar the other headline names among the 30-man list of nominees.

Sport Mitch Trubisky's firsts as Bears starting quarterback
Author: 0 Mitch Trubisky's firsts as Bears starting quarterback

The team will start Kyle Fuller and Prince Amukamara at cornerback against the Vikings and quarterback Sam Bradford , who was officially ruled as active. The Vikings also lost their top rusher in Dalvin Cook to an ACL tear last week. Veteran Latavius Murray and fourth-year Jerick McKinnon will share their work in the backfield.

Author: 0 Smith Hits Trump Over Pence Protest: 'The President Has…Hijacked This Issue'

Before the Cowboys' game at Arizona on September 25, Jones and members of his family joined the players, coaches and staff on the field prior to the anthem. "He's fired, '" Trump said during a rally in Alabama. Donald Trump later tweeted claiming that he told Pence to leave if any players disrespected the flag and our country.

Sport With eye on series, India face Australia in second T20I
Author: 0 With eye on series, India face Australia in second T20I

India: Virat Kohli (capt.), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan , K.L. Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, M.S. Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Ashish Nehra, Axar Patel.

Sport Joel Embiid, 76ers Agree to Five-Year, $148M Deal
Author: 0 Joel Embiid, 76ers Agree to Five-Year, $148M Deal

That paired with the timing of the deal, just a few week before the National Basketball Association season kicks off in Washington on October 18, is a reassuring sign for anyone concerned. The back injury he suffered during his only season at college has not been an issue since. The Sixers are betting it all one of the more talented, yet more injury-prone players in the league.

Sport New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns

Garrett can beat Beachum around the corner or bull rush him to get to McCown. As he becomes more comfortable in his role on the defense and with his ankle, Garrett will only become better and make a greater impact. For the rest of the game, Hogan at least managed the game at least somewhat well. The defense has also struggled to get to the quarterback, with New York's seven sacks ranking second to last in the National Football League through five games.

Sport Nadal wins 6th title of year in Beijing; Garcia beats Halep
Author: 0 Nadal wins 6th title of year in Beijing; Garcia beats Halep

The superiority of the Majorcan was evident, and his opponent of the day did not exist of the meeting, if not two-three times, to go yelling at the referee. Kyrgios won the pair's most recent encounter 6-2, 7-5 at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati. "I have lot of respect for Nick", Nadal said.

Sport Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries
Author: 0 Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries

Kansas City had little trouble against the short-handed Houston defense and scored on all five of its first-half possessions to take a 23-7 lead into intermission. The 6-foot-3-inch quarterback is just two years removed from throwing 4,104 yards and 35 touchdowns, along with 1,105 rushing and 12 touchdowns on the ground.

Sport Oregon State Football Coach Gary Anderson Parts Ways With Program
Author: 0 Oregon State Football Coach Gary Anderson Parts Ways With Program

After a 48-14 home loss to Minnesota on September 9, Andersen went public with his frustration over how things were going early in the season. Cornerbacks coach Cory Hall has been named interim head coach for the rest of the season. The Oregon State football program has a head coaching vacancy. With games against Washington State, Washington and USC still to come at that point, a dismal ending was easy to foresee, but most thought it would be after the season.

Sport Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury
Author: 0 Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has revealed Romelu Lukaku is now fully fit and could face Cyprus tomorrow night. United travel to Anfield as they face Liverpool on 14 October, and Mata has urged his teammates to walk away from the stadium with three points in "one of the big games" of the season.

Sport U.S. beat Ghana 1-0 to go top of Group A
Author: 0 U.S. beat Ghana 1-0 to go top of Group A

Besides a brief revival in 2007, when it reached the semifinals, Ghana have consistently failed to hit the heights at this level, to the extent that it has only graced two of the last seven instalments of the U-17 World Cup. Restrepo stressed that in modern football, you always have to do your homework before you head out to a venue, saying, "Our focus is only on the football.

Sport Ballon d´Or nominees: Holder Cristiano Ronaldo headlines final group
Author: 0 Ballon d´Or nominees: Holder Cristiano Ronaldo headlines final group

Paulo Dybala , Neymar , Luka Modric , Marcelo and N'Golo Kante were the first names to be released, followed by a group containing Dries Mertens , Luis Suarez , Sergio Ramos , Philippe Coutinho and Jan Oblak . He clinched last year's title ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann and is expected to be among the names announced later in the day. Kante was at the heart of Antonio Conte's side which stormed to the 2016/17 Premier League title and the France worldwide won the ...

Sport China Open: Nadal Beats Kyrgios to Win Sixth Title of the Season
Author: 0 China Open: Nadal Beats Kyrgios to Win Sixth Title of the Season

In the following set, Nadal took control, and it took until 5-0 in the deciding set for Australian Kyrgios to finally get on the board in a one-sided match-up. Firebrand Australian Nick Kyrgios believes he has found his life's objective in helping underprivileged children and he is planning to set up a facility for them in Melbourne.

Sport Penn State-Michigan to Kick at 7:30 pm
Author: 0 Penn State-Michigan to Kick at 7:30 pm

When you come out and turn it over at the 50, that's bad business. Two years later, Michigan thought its Michigan State troubles were over. "It's definitely talked about and played before the game", said MSU quarterback Brian Lewerke .

Author: 0 Football Legend, Hall of Famer YA Tittle Dies, 90

His No. 14 jersey is retired by the New York Giants , and his record of seven touchdown passes in a single game still stands to this day (though it has been tied a couple of times). Tittle was suffering from severe dementia . Tittle told ESPN.com as of late that he wasn't a colossal enthusiast of the photograph. Tittle held the single-season record for touchdown passes for 21 years until it was broken by Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino, who threw for 48 in 1984.

Sport India lose 1-2 to Colombia despite Jeakson's historic goal
Author: 0 India lose 1-2 to Colombia despite Jeakson's historic goal

World Cup debutants and underdog India were comprehensively beaten by the United States in Group A and for much of the 90 minutes India vs United States was a match of boys against men, with the Americans superior in every department of the game.

Sport Liverpool's Lallana key link player for England, not Dele Alli - Southgate
Author: 0 Liverpool's Lallana key link player for England, not Dele Alli - Southgate

Of the 30 players who are shortlisted for the prestigious individual award, France Football magazine has named 15 so far. That has fuelled speculation that Spurs could face a fight to keep Alli past this season and may struggle to agree a new contract with the 21-year-old that fits in with the club's wage structure.

Sport Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud named as finalist for FIFA Puskas Award
Author: 0 Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud named as finalist for FIFA Puskas Award

Former Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's goal in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham was among those that failed to make the cut after initially being recognised. Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana was nominated for the Puskas Award in 2016 with a long-range screamer for Bafana Bafana against Cameroon, but Malaysian Mohd Faiz Subri got the nod.

Sport Germany coach Joachim Low: Hard work starts after flawless campaign
Author: 0 Germany coach Joachim Low: Hard work starts after flawless campaign

Paris Saint-Germain star Draxler played on the right wing in Germany's 3-1 win against Northern Ireland in Belfast on Thursday which confirmed the world champions' place at next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi limped out of Germany's World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan on Sunday, with head coach Joachim Low suspecting a serious injury.

Sport Virat Kohli enjoys his time with MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva
Author: 0 Virat Kohli enjoys his time with MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva

After getting them down to 118, we thought it would only be 40 or something. While everyone was busy having a variety of dishes prepared at the party, Kohli was interested in knowing the number of dogs in Ziva's house from the little girl herself.

Sport Gareth Southgate keeps Harry Kane waiting on England captaincy
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate keeps Harry Kane waiting on England captaincy

England's win right here in Lithuania was built on the design template for their World cup qualification project - work done however little or no ideas and also absolutely nothing to strike fear into any kind of possible opposition in Russian Federation next summertime.

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