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Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva says he's 'embarrassed' by anthem mix-up


Alejandro Villanueva , a former Army Ranger and the only Pittsburgh Steeler seen standing during the national anthem on Sunday against the Chicago Bears , told reporters he "unintentionally" threw his teammates under the bus. A Fort Drum veteran is apologizing for what he says was a moment that made it look as if his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates didn't stand behind him. Read More »

RB Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders


What a insane ride it's been for the former Alabama Crimson Tide standout. But for now, Richardson needs to produce in the CFL and with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Richardson notably became the first Alabama running back to win the Doak Walker Award as well. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns third overall in 2012. Read More »

Davis Love III says 'President Trump is right' about national anthem protests


But Stricker's team will keep things traditional. Stricker said his team will stand with their hands over their hearts during the anthem. "So that's what we're planning on doing". National Football League teams responded to criticism from United States President Donald Trump over the weekend, with many players kneeling during the anthem and three teams remaining in the locker rooms. Read More »

Bayern winger warns Liverpool target against leaving PSG


PSG, which has been backed by the almost unlimited funds of Qatar Sports Investments since 2011, craves to be regarded as equals by Europe's biggest clubs. "Neymar is one of the best players in the world one-on-one". To note, unlike the other players who plays as outfield players, in the Champions League group stage, any club is allowed to make a goalkeeper turn. Read More »

K Cairo Santos lands on injured reserve; Chiefs sign K Harrison Butker


The team did not speak about the nature or severity of Santos' injury but, during the teams' 24-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, he was hit in his plant leg and walked gingerly off the field. He was selected in the seventh round of the National Football League draft by the Panthers. Harrison Butker , a seventh-round pick in the 2017 draft by the Panthers, was signed from Carolina's practice squad to replace Santos. Read More »

Maryland Terrapins having the worst luck with quarterbacks this season


Hill becomes the second Terrapins signal-caller to suffer a torn ACL in 2017, following Tyrell Pigrome's during the team's season-opener against Texas . While the present situation is not that dire, it does resemble the track of the past two seasons under center: In 2015, Maryland had four quarterbacks throw 18 or more passes; in 2016, it had four quarterbacks throw 30 or more passes. Read More »

VIKINGS: Case solved: Keenum guides Vikings to 34-17 victory over Bucs

Pittsburgh put plenty of pressure on Keenum in the loss on September 17, after Bradford was ruled out with an ailing left knee, but the Steelers employ an aggressive scheme that can be hard to diagnose. "Case did a great job of just giving me an opportunity to run underneath the ball", Thielen said. "Cross grip, " Cook said. Said Sendejo: "I don't get caught up in all that". Read More »

Yellen: Fed is perplexed by chronically low inflation


All together this "should make it an interesting day for the dollar and USA yields, particularly as the central bank stood by expectations of one more rate hike at its meeting this month", said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, in emailed comments. Read More »

Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys in pre-anthem statement


The Cowboys tweeted a picture with the hashtag #FootballIsFamily. Nobody knelt during the anthem. Trump has used his death to shame the National Football League protestors, retweeting the view that Tillman was the type of player American should be proud of. Read More »

The NFL Should Thank Trump for Finally Shaking Up Monday Night Football


Conservatives are celebrating the overnight ratings decline of NBC's Sunday Night Football , but a look inside the numbers reveals that ratings were down because the game was lopsided, and not related to the anthem protest. BUT the game was also a blowout. Or the games are getting slower with replays. There is a lot of crowing about the year-to-year comparison which sees MNF surging 63% in the early numbers over last year. Read More »

West Brom boss accuses Arsenal's Sanchez of cheating


People say Rodriguez has been too honest and is honestly the thing to do? He also won 53 England caps during a 12-year spell. Lacazette is the first Arsenal player to score in his opening three home league appearances since Brian Marwood in 1988. Read More »

Fenerbahce eye move for Arsenal star Ozil


And it would appear the ball remains firmly in Arsenal's court over the contract saga, with Ozil's future still unclear. Ozil in action for Arsenal . Ozil who is also wanted by Inter Milan, fancies staying in England and moving to a club which has a realistic chance of winning major trophies. Most of all, however, he was a disciplined, hard-working asset - two traits rarely associated with his style at Arsenal , mainly because, as their best player, he is so often used as a scapegoat ... Read More »

Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: 5 Things we learned


Antonio Conte warned Alvaro Morata not to rest on his laurels after the Spain striker hit his first Premier League hat-trick in Chelsea's 4-0 demolition of Stoke City. At the time Costa seemed on the verge of signing a lucrative deal with Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian. "Now it is very important to prepare. Read More »

Kvyat makes way for Gasly at Toro Rosso


Toro Rosso had been widely expected to give the 21-year-old Frenchman a run in the remainder of the season, with Carlos Sainz Jr set to join Renault in 2018 as part of the convoluted engine deal which will see the Red Bull feeder team supplied by Honda, whose relationship with McLaren has been terminated. Read More »

Harbhajan Singh says current Australian cricket team like 'Sri Lanka in yellow'


Clarke retired post-Ashes 2015 from Test cricket, a few months after guiding Australia to their fifth World Cup win. Only saving grace for them will be if they deny India a series white-wash. Aussies look to be about 40 short". Indore: Team India took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series against Australia at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Sunday with an emphatic 5-wicket victory. Read More »

Conte Comments On Costa's Chelsea Exit


But Conte, whose side beat Qarabag 6-0 in their opening Group C match in the Champions League, expects Luiz to play at Atletico next Wednesday. Atletico had failed to push through the move before the summer transfer deadline, safe in the knowledge that Costa would not be able to play for them until January due to the club's transfer ban. Read More »

Arsenal star could snub Man Utd for Super Lig

In the piece it's added that Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the playmaker and would like to see him added to his squad. The pair worked together at Real Madrid , and Ozil has spoken in the past of the huge impact Mourinho had on his career, giving him the confidence to play for a club like Los Blancos. Read More »

Polls show US divided over national anthem protest by NFL players

The president has strongly criticized the players, their fans and the NFL. Later, he called on fans to boycott games "until players stop disrespecting our country ". Those NFL players should be FIRED. The protests have also spread to basketball and baseball, in the men's and women's teams. "It is about respect for our Country , Flag and National Anthem". Read More »

Trump feud over national anthem continues


His initial protest has led to a wider movement, including dozens of National Football League players kneeling in London this week, with President Trump's latest comments arguably acting as a catalyst. Tweeting early Monday morning, Trump said: "The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race ". "It is about respect for our Country , Flag and National Anthem". Read More »

Simeone Welcomes Costa's Return To Atletico


Chelsea released a statement on Thursday saying, " Chelsea Football Club has today agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa ". Indeed, according to Spanish media reports, Costa's return was one of the key demands from Simeone before extending his contract with Atletico to 2020 earlier this month. Read More »

Alaves v Real Madrid 23 September 2017


I'm happy for him, but as well as the goals he has had a good match, he played really well. "He's in a bit of pain today and the match is tomorrow - we're not going to risk it". We are both very competitive, him for himself and me for me. Real Betis has beat the great and powerful team Real Madrid and lost against Barcelona which didn't lose any game out of 6 in this season. Read More »

Five stats to tell your mates from Saturday's Premier League games


United have made their best start to a season since 2011-12, and Lukaku is only the second player (after Louis Saha) to have scored six goals in his first six games for the club in the Premier League era. "It is a very important game for us", Conte said. Conte, however, urged Morata to add aggression to his game. While on-loan Kurt Zouma is ineligible to face his parent club, Ryan Shawcross (back) and Geoff Cameron (hamstring) remain sidelined, and Kevin Wimmer is a doubt due to ... Read More »

Paul Pogba May Need Surgery, MUFC to Make Decision Next Week


Jose Mourinho has provided an injury update on Paul Pogba that will have some fans panicking and wondering just when the midfielder will be ready to play for the side again. The 72-year-old surgeon, who has also worked with David Beckham and Pep Guardiola, has already operated on Ousmane Dembele this month after the Barcelona forward ruptured a tendon. Read More »

England all-rounder Ben Stokes arrested over Bristol bar incident

Hales and Stoke are suspended for the fourth ODI against the West Indies at The Oval on Wednesday. European Central Bank in a statement confirmed that the cricketer was arrested though they didn't mention any further details of the case. "A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and has since been released under investigation". In a statement, the European Central Bank added that Stokes was detained early Monday but was released without charge in the evening. Read More »

Diego Costa's Chelsea exit a shame - Fabregas


The former Barcelona and Arsenal player ultimately forced his way back into regular first-team selection, helping Chelsea to win the Premier League . "I think this is very important for Chelsea ". "If I make this decision [to start Hazard at Atletico] it is because I am comfortable with this decision". Read More »

Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success


Chelsea play at Atletico next Wednesday in Champions League Group C, and all parties will be relieved the matter has been resolved. A turbulent summer which saw both club and player take aim at the other was expected to result in Costa being loaned out ahead of a January transfer to Atletico Madrid, though a move never materialised. Read More »

Murphy Supports NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem


Reid says he and Kaepernick discussed issues surrounding injustices toward people of color as well as how they could use their National Football League platform in order to give voices to those who don't have one. The same statute was used as the basis for another sports-related incident, when White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it was a "fireable offense" ESPN host Jemele Hill called Trump a white supremacist . Read More »

Jurgen Klopp left bemused in bizarre press conference in Moscow


After 11 games , Spartak lie seventh in the standings, a sobering 13 points behind the leaders Zenit. "Everyone is still on edge because Liverpool at the moment should be killing teams off, but what Liverpool do is give them oxygen, teams think they've got a chance against them because history has shown over the past couple of years they always concede goals ". Read More »