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James Palmer of the NFL Network first reported Hopkins was absent directly because of McNair's comments from the NFL's meeting with players and NFLPA representatives. "I protested [during the national anthem] a year ago, and there was no backing of my character as a man as a leader or a player", Brown said. On Day 2 of the meetings, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told his colleagues that they needed to seriously consider the impact the anthem issue was having on the league's bottom line, ...
  • Raiders Fantastic Win over Chiefs in Thursday Night Football

    Raiders Fantastic Win over Chiefs in Thursday Night Football

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    With a win that featured Oakland erasing four separate deficits, including a nine-point disadvantage at the start of the fourth quarter, the Raiders kept alive hopes of a Wild Card bid, as well as an AFC West title. Carr hit Crabtree in the front corner of the end zone from 2 yards out to tie it at 30. LONG DRIVE: After Marquette King pinned the Chiefs at their own 1 with a ideal punt early in the second quarter, Kansas City needed little time to turn the momentum.
  • Browns will have scouting presence at MI vs. Penn State

    Browns will have scouting presence at MI vs. Penn State

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    Thirteen months after Penn State lost to MI by 39 on the road in the Big House, it took less than a minute for a new tone in the series to be set: On the second play of the game, Heisman candidate tailback Saquon Barkley took a direct snap and burst past a confused Wolverines defense for a 69-yard touchdown.
  • Warriors say Green has no structural damage in injured knee

    Warriors say Green has no structural damage in injured knee

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    But the fact that he had to undergo an MRI surely raised eyebrows in Oakland. Green injured his knee in the third quarter when he was fouled during a running jumper and landed awkwardly. He finished one point shy of a triple-double with nine points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists. Warriors forward Omri Casspi also suffered a sprained ankle against Houston after slipping on the floor and will not return to the lineup as quickly.
  • Penn State officials sued for rejecting Richard Spencer talk

    Penn State officials sued for rejecting Richard Spencer talk

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    The University of Florida is bracing for protests ahead of a scheduled speech Thursday by white nationalist leader Richard Spencer . Chabad director Rabbi Berl Goldman said that dozens of Jewish students, parents and staff members had contacted him with worries regarding the event.
  • NFL Draft to Be Held in Dallas

    NFL Draft to Be Held in Dallas

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    The draft was held in Philadelphia this year and set an attendance record. "We are very excited about the 2018 NFL Draft coming to Dallas", said Charlotte Anderson, the Cowboys' executive VP and chief brand officer. It was the most-watched cable program of the week and the most-watched sports event of the week on both broadcast and cable networks. The Draft, also known as the Player Selection Meeting, will be held over three days.
  • NFL will allow players to kneel during national anthem

    NFL will allow players to kneel during national anthem

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    They're our issues also. Colin Kaepernick was not invited to NFL talks about player protests during the national anthem despite other players wanting him there, his lawyers said. But he said his opinion changed after he met with Kaepernick last season. "We spent today talking about the issues that players have been trying to bring attention to - issues to make our communities better.
  • Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice

    Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice

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    Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer on Monday announced that Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared medically to return to practice. He has been on the physically unable to perform list and will visit his surgeon in Dallas on Monday. Zimmer said Bradford is doing "pretty good" and wouldn't speculate on if he will practice this week. "He hasn't practiced in 14 months, so we're not going to (overdo it) Wednesday".
  • UEFA Champions League 2017/18 - Maribor vs Liverpool Preview

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    No chance. It is the last place I would do things like this. Liverpool only managed to accrue two points from their opening group stage fixtures against Sevilla and Spartak Moscow respectively and now lie second in their group having scored more goals than the Russian outfit, who have also drawn both of their group games.
  • Team India for three-match ODI series against New Zealand Announced

    Team India for three-match ODI series against New Zealand Announced

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    While Umesh took fouor for 71 in the fourth ODI against Australia in Bengaluru, Shami conceded 62 runs in that match, which Australia won by 21 runs. He also stressed the fact that the team management is trying to rotate the players and the inclusion of Karthik is the part of the process to find an ideal no.
  • Rodgers down and out, Packers lose 23-10

    Rodgers down and out, Packers lose 23-10

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    Aaron Rodgers is the Packers offense. It remains unlikely that he'd be interested, but you can expect this to be a regular topic of conversation for however long that Rodgers is out, particularly if Brett Hundley struggles as the starter.
  • Judge refuses to lift Ezekiel Elliott injunction

    Judge refuses to lift Ezekiel Elliott injunction

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    Elliott's six game suspension resumed immediately. In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in New Orleans granted the league's emergency request to set aside an injunction and ordered a district court in Texas to dismiss Elliott's case.
  • Bills lose top spot in AFC East after Patriots defeat Jets

    Bills lose top spot in AFC East after Patriots defeat Jets

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    With Seferian-Jenkins not regaining possession before he went out of bounds, the call was reversed to a fumble in the end-zone. At one point in the third quarter, after being sandwiched in between two Jets defenders as he fell to the ground, Brady thrust his right fist into the ground in frustration.
  • Mobile Limits the Data Usage in Canada and Mexico to 5 GB

    Mobile Limits the Data Usage in Canada and Mexico to 5 GB

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    You won't keep running into overages (this is T-Mobile), however, you'll need to manage with speeds as low as 128 Kbps on the off chance that you go over your fast allotment. In order to prevent usage beyond the intent of the product , we implemented a limit on the amount of monthly 4G LTE data. Once you reach the new 5GB limit of high-speed data in Canada and Mexico (or your high-speed data allotment is reached, whichever comes first), connection speeds will be throttled to just 128kbps, ...
  • NFL Draft: 49ers options to replace NaVorro Bowman at inside linebacker

    NFL Draft: 49ers options to replace NaVorro Bowman at inside linebacker

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    Less than 24 hours after the 49ers released their long-time middle linebacker , NaVorro Bowman , NFL Media's Ian Rapoport has learned that the Raiders and Bowman have " strong mutual interest " in making a deal happen. Hikutini (6-4, 247) signed with San Francisco after the National Football League draft in May. "Lots of teams [are] trying to sign" Bowman now that he's a free agent, according to one source, and it will take "a few days" for him to make a decision.
  • German Football Team distracts from losses by kneeling down

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    Hertha Berlin players and coaching staff showed solidarity with black athletes in the United States by "taking a knee" before their match against Schalke on Saturday. "We are Berlin. We are an open-minded city, and we stand for diversity, and that's what the team and the club wanted to stand up for today". President Donald Trump's criticism of National Football League players kneeling during the United States anthem has made the protests- originally tied to an American sport of limited ...
  • Even With Good News, Ronald Koeman Is Still Giving Out About Ireland

    Even With Good News, Ronald Koeman Is Still Giving Out About Ireland

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    It's good for us all. "The player had several problems physically and we tried to solve that problem". Koeman - who has ruled himself out of the running to take charge of Holland after the country's failure to reach the World Cup - is under pressure after an underwhelming start to the season that has punctured the widespread optimism fuelled by a £140 million summer spending spree.
  • Rishard Matthews tweets he's done if NFL makes national anthem rule

    Rishard Matthews tweets he's done if NFL makes national anthem rule

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    Titans coach Mike Mularkey said he spoke with Matthews about the tweet and the issue was being handled internally. In recent weeks, players have refused to stand during the anthem to protest racial inequality. "Moving forward, I don't want this to be a publicity stunt", Matthews told ESPN last month. "If guys wanna have, I guess you would call it, a peaceful protest, I don't think it's right to take that away".
  • Court sides with National Football League, enforces Ezekiel Elliott's suspension

    Court sides with National Football League, enforces Ezekiel Elliott's suspension

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    District Court for the Southern District of NY - the same venue as New England quarterback Tom Brady's Deflategate case - to issue an injunction. A federal judge in Texas had issued an injunction that blocked the suspension last month. "The "fundamental fairness' issue and the irreparable haven't diminished with time". "If he refiles in Texas, the National Football League still has their jurisdictional argument and they have already filed a suit in NY, so they beat him to that ...
  • Guardiola tries to heal Pochettino rift

    Guardiola tries to heal Pochettino rift

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    Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane has been named Premier League Player of the Month for September. "Maybe I should say Pochettino's team when I said Harry Kane's team", Guardiola said. "I don't know why he showed so much respect to Manchester United", he continued. "The reality was it was very disrespectful and it is hard to understand", stated Pochettino when asked about Guardiola's comments on his team.
  • France vs Belarus UEFA World Cup Qualifying (2-0)

    France vs Belarus UEFA World Cup Qualifying (2-0)

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    The Swiss defender put the ball into his own net four minutes before halftime and Andre Silva sealed the victory in the 57th minute as Portugal pulled level on 27 points with Switzerland but finished top of Group B on goal difference. Missing out on the World Cup caps a remarkable demise for the Netherlands , who were runners-up at the 2010 tournament in South Africa and third in Brazil in 2014.
  • Jerry Jones takes part in meeting with Cowboys players about protest remarks

    Jerry Jones takes part in meeting with Cowboys players about protest remarks

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    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. Before the anthem of that game, players stood arm in arm with Jones , other front office executives, coaches and staff and took a knee. Rathke said there is no distinction between benching a player for a game or firing him outright by releasing him.
  • United States pulls out of United Nations cultural organisation

    United States pulls out of United Nations cultural organisation

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    The State Department briefly outlined its reasoning in a press release: "This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects US concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO".
  • Woman finds shark found in swimming pool, throws it back into ocean

    Woman finds shark found in swimming pool, throws it back into ocean

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    Ms Hatheier then carries it over to the pool's ledge and throws it into the ocean, as huge cheers are heard by those watching on. Hatheier has become an internet sensation after the courageous act. She added: "He wasn't that heavy but his skin was very rough, like sandpaper". Ms Hatheier told local media: "My mum swims there every morning with friends and they rang me saying there was a shark, so I ran down there".
  • Barcelona ready to launch fresh January bid for Philippe Coutinho

    Barcelona ready to launch fresh January bid for Philippe Coutinho

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    They rejected three bids - the last of which was £114m - and would make it clear to Barcelona they would not welcome any more interest that could prove unsettling for the 25-year-old. The club will be sustainable, we don't want losses. Catalan media outlet El Mundo Deportivo claims that Liverpool might be ready to cash in on Philippe Coutinho in January.