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Hawley wants independent counsel to review Anthony Lamar Smith civil suit


A city judge found Stockley not guilty of murder on September 15 this year, setting off numerous protests throughout the St. Louis area. Attorneys for Smith's family say the state and the city of St. On Monday, Watkins speculated that the independent investigation would reveal one of three things: that Koster's office had the evidence and failed to provide it to him; that the city had the evidence and failed to provide it to Koster's office; or that both parties knew of the evidence and ... Read More »

LeBron: No one should use sports to divide people


President Donald Trump is "using sports to divide us", he said. Sports is so wonderful, what sports can do for everyone, no matter shape, size, race. "So while I have this platform, I will continue to inspire the state of OH not only by what I do on the floor but also by putting 1,300 kids into school and spending nearly $45 million". Read More »

Arsene Wenger: 'Champions League has lost its sparkle'


Wenger made the weird decision to leave Lacazette on the bench for the north London side's 4-0 loss at Liverpool. "Because you have a lot of science". 'Why not?' the Arsenal manager said when asked if he could see Ramsey as club captain. You know where to be at the right moment to anticipate. Arsene Wenger insists that only a small amount of Champions League fixtures are worth watching as the competition has "become too routine". Read More »

LeBron James calls President Trump a 'bum' over National Basketball Association tweet


That guy ( Trump ) continues to divide us as people, and the thing that frustrated me and p***** me off a little bit is the fact that he uses sports to try and divide us. For you to come out and, for one, disrespect a whole sport that the whole world basically loves and call people SOBs - that's out of pocket to me. Sanders said then that Trump was "making a joke" and was not endorsing police brutality of prisoners. Read More »

Ozil lets Arsenal know he wants move to rivals


The Arsenal star is edging closer to the end of his deal with the London-based club and there is no indication that he will be accepting a contract extension that has been sitting on the table for quite some time. Ozil joined Arsenal from Real Madrid for £42 million back in September 2013 on transfer deadline day. The contracts of the Premier League duo are both set to expire at the end of the season. Read More »

The most depraved things Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at today's press briefing


Trump's remark at a campaign rally on Friday took up most of the oxygen at Monday's White House press briefing . "So, why is there this disparity about who gets to decide what protest is about?" "I think that it's always appropriate for the President of the United States to defend our flag, to defend the national anthem , and to defend the men and women who fought and died to defend it", Sanders said. Read More »

Dog Pulled From Earthquake Rubble Gives Hope to Rescuers


Six days after a devastating 7.1 quake rocked Mexico City, family members of those still trapped under the rubble continue to hold out hope. National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said in his latest preliminary report on fatalities on Friday that the number killed in Mexico City from Tuesday's powerful temblor had increased from 148 to 154, Efe news reported. Read More »

Chelsea confirm deal for Diego Costa's Atletico transfer


Following a shock defeat at home to Burnley on the opening day of the Premier League season, the Blues have won six of their past seven games in all competitions. Diego Simeone then quickly withdrew Griezmann and Carrasco to keep them fresh for Wednesday's visit of Chelsea in the Champions League . In an already competitive race to be the division's top scorer, Morata joined Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku on six goals from as many games. Read More »

Arsenal vs West Brom: Lacazette's double takes Gunners up to 7th


Wenger's Arsenal , who finished fifth in the Premier League last season, missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years and are playing in the less prestigious Europa League . Not awarding a penalty to West Brom was one of a number of questionable decisions made in the first-half by Madley, who was at one point during the game the top trend on Twitter in the United Kingdom. Read More »

LeBron James Just Dunked On Donald Trump Again

Everyone who had any association with the National Football League was unbelievable", the Cleveland Cavaliers star said at a press conference on Monday. "But", he added, "I think my voice and what I do in my community and what I stand for, I don't think I have to show you guys more by getting on a knee or doing something else or trying to create something else". Read More »

Chelsea agrees terms with Atl. Madrid for Costa's transfer

Alvaro Morata believes that Chelsea have sent out a firm warning to the rest of the Premier League with their 4-0 thrashing of Stoke on Saturday. Costa scored 20 goals to help Chelsea win the title last season but has been replaced by Alvaro Morata , who already has six in six. Intrigue will surround Eden Hazard's involvement in these crunch clashes. Read More »

Steven Gerrard: What I really think about Alvaro Morata at Chelsea


If Costa can scale anything like the heights he hit in 2013-14, with 27 goals in 35 appearances as Diego Simeone's men carried off their title heist, Atletico will be on to a victor with their prodigal son and current crown favourite. "It is hard to talk about that because of course when you lose players like that, it is bad". Per AS (via Sky Sports ), the deal that has finally been agreed is worth £53 million and should bring to an end the ongoing Costa saga that saw the 28-year-old ... Read More »

Addison Russell Destroys Cardinals Fan's Nachos, Brings Him New Ones


Lester (12-8) gave up a run and five hits, walking two and fanning four. Pitching and defense held the Cards to just two runs thanks to a solid, one-run effort over six innings by Jon Lester . The Cubs touched seven St. Louis pitchers for a dozen hits, ending a seven-game winning streak for Cardinals rookie Luke Weaver (7-2). With two outs in the first, Russell hit a double to right, scoring Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Ben Zobrist . Read More »

Hardik Pandya and Moeen Ali: the six-athon cricketers


TEAM INDIA took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Australia in the five-match ODI series by winning the third ODI at Holkar cricket stadium by five wickets. Rather than seeing this as a challenge, I see this as an opportunity to do something nice for the team. If I feel like, I go for it. I played well in the IPL before that. Read More »

Ben Roethlisberger regrets Steelers' decision to miss national anthem


As Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger explained the situation to reporters on Monday, Villanueva was supposed to stand up front with the team captains near the head of the tunnel during the anthem. When the national anthem started at Soldier Field, the visiting sideline was mostly empty. "What you can get out of this is that we essentially butchered our plan". Read More »

Steelers Surprised By Alejandro Villanueva's Appearance During Anthem


That changes the narrative significantly. The NFL began the practice of having players on the sideline during the national anthem in 2009, although some teams had observed the tradition previously. Roethlisberger wrote that he "was unable to sleep last night " as the Steelers' method of protest weighed on him. He said he couldn't walk out then. Read More »

Antonio Conte tells Alvaro Morata: You must improve this at Chelsea

Speaking at a news conference at Stamford Bridge on Friday, Conte said: "When I speak about a lot of room for improvement it also means this aspect, to be more (aggressive)". Conte had words of thanks for the travelling Chelsea supporters... "He's nearly ready to play but if I make this decision it will be because I'm comfortable with it", the Italian added. Read More »

Chelsea captain Cahill: Morata loves it here. The Spanish lads crucial


He was hugely influential in the two Premier League title wins Chelsea achieved in 2014/15 and 2016/17 respectively, and scored 59 goals in 120 appearances. "There's desire on my part to try to do the best I can, finish one project and then find the right one to continue". "Alvaro don't forget, in his previous experience, didn't play a lot at Juventus or at Real Madrid ", Conte told reporters. Read More »

Steelers OL, Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva explains anthem decision


As of Monday morning, Villanueva's jersey remains the best-selling Steeler jersey while the jerseys of famed wide-receiver Antonio Brown and famed-quarterback Ben Roethlisberger fall behind his. By one metric, the Pittsburgh Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva has emerged from the NFL's current controversy as the most popular player in the league. Read More »

Chelsea and Atletico agree £57m fee for 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 . The Brazilian-born Spanish global did not return to west London this summer after being told via text message that Antonio Conte no longer had the 28-year-old forward in his plans. Read More »

Pittsburgh Steelers to skip National Anthem, remain in Locker Room


Running back DeMarco Murray channeled yesteryear and found pay dirt of the 75-yard variety later in the game. The Titans then held on for the victory with the Seahawks giving Tennessee a final first down in embarrassing fashion, lining up with 12 men on the field when the Titans were set to punt with 11 seconds left. Read More »

Diamondbacks To Host NL Wild Card Game


The D-backs were in the 4th inning of their game with the Miami Marlins Sunday when it was announced the snakes are officially playing in the postseason. The Rockies beat the Padres on Sunday to increase their lead over the Brewers (+2) and Cardinals (+2.5) for the second Wild Card slot. That means the D-backs will play a one-game playoff series on Wednesday, Oct. Read More »

The Squad Number Diego Costa Will Likely Wear At Atletico Madrid


The Brazil-born forward will not be able to play for Atletico until January due to their transfer ban, but he is nevertheless thrilled to have been granted his wish to re-join the club with whom he won the Spanish title in 2014. Conte told the club's official website : "Alonso was a tactical substitution because I saw Mark Hughes was about to bring on Peter Crouch ". Chelsea will be looking to get a win under their belt after their disappointing 0-0 draw with Arsenal last weekend. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne central to Manchester City success

Guardiola is keen to tie him down to a new deal ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation and is confident an agreement can be reached, saying: "I think so, yeah". I have no reason to go anywhere else. "For me, it was also nice to be seen as one of the more adult in the group. For me, the main thing is that he feels good", Mendy said. Read More »

Terrance Williams, Orlando Scandrick in for Cowboys, 7 players inactive


The entire team and the Jones' then stood and walked back to the sideline and locked arms during the anthem. "The Cowboys' official Twitter account posted a message and photo soon after the anthem, stating "#FootballIsFamily". What has been a weekend for the history books in the National Football League gave us the lasting image of the Cowboys uniting before the anthem, with Jerry Jones along for the ride alongside them. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini to miss Champions League trip to Moscow


Late in the first half, Saints striker Shane Long appeared to stomp on the back of Fellaini's left heel. Match official Craig Pawson issued only a yellow card to what looked like a definitive red, which has left the Red Devils furious. Furthermore, new summer signing, Nemanja Matic, also picked up a minor injury, but the Portuguese still has Ander Herrera and Michael Carrick at his disposal. Read More »

Courtois says Chelsea are hitting form at the right time


An unbeaten start has City top again this season, with Guardiola saying he feels more comfortable this term after five wins and a draw, despite not matching last year's 100% start from seven matches. "You can't allow yourselves to make too many individual errors in these sort of games, but [Darren] Fletcher allowed the ball to drop a little bit too far away from him and they scored a second which really set us back". Read More »

Jennifer Lopez to donate $1 million to Puerto Rico hurricane relief


Jennifer Lopez announces her new hurricane recovery efforts for Puerto Rico on Sunday. The Shades of Blue actress, 48, spoke during a press conference at the Jacob Javitz Center in NYC with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday, September 24, and offered her support to the island that was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Read More »

Marcus Cooper Fumbles Blocked Field Goal Return At The One-Yard Line


Although Villanueva appeared to be the only Steelers player standing for the national anthem on Sunday, that's actually not the case. Pittsburgh's left tackle Alejandro Villanueva , a former Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan before playing in the National Football League, stood just outside the tunnel with his hand over his heart, a few yards ahead of his team-mates while the anthem was being played. Read More »

Diego Costa leaving Premier League winners Chelsea, will re-join Atletico Madrid


He now has six goals in his first six Premier League matches, as Chelsea are looking in fine form recently. The Brazil born Spanish worldwide also said that he now can not wait to play for Atletico Madrid again, having featured for the club from 2010 to 2014 and rising to stardom by leading the Spaniards to a sensational La Liga victory during his final season before a departure to Chelsea. Read More »

West Brom 0: Player Ratings


ARSENE WENGER , Arsenal manager, feels French striker Alexandre Lacazette still needs more time to get up to speed with the Premier League . He added: "Would [the West Brom penalty] have been given I would not have said it is a scandal". Read More »