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Dallas Cowboys owner, players lock arms and kneel before national anthem


The next NFL game is on Thursday night, and I'm sure plenty of people are going to be paying very close attention to what happens during the national anthem at that game . It's like hearing a preacher say, "Turning the other cheek is for losers!" Owner Jerry Jones participated in both displays - the kneeling and the standing. Read More »

After MS Dhoni & Kapil Dev, Mithali Raj Gets A Biopic!


The rights of her film have been acquired by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio that backed some great sports biopics as well as women oriented films like " Mary Kom ", " Bhaag Milkha Bhaag " and 'Queen '. Mithali is a recipient of Arjuna Award and Padmashri. Mithali Raj is the highest run-scorer in women's global cricket and the only woman cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in ODIs. Read More »

Chicago Bears are big underdogs vs. Packers Thursday night


And no way were the Packers going to lose Sunday after Rodgers figured out the Bengals defense. That's not the only new injury concern for the Green Bay Packers . G-MAN: With Cobb out with a chest injury, Allison got more snaps. This one isn't too hard to figure out. Now, Dom Capers' scheme doesn't encourage freelancing to make a play on the ball. Read More »

Hurricane Maria off East Coast, island ports reopen


Bush faced particular ire for saying, at a time when the Federal Emergency Management Agency was widely seen as having responded inadequately, that the then-FEMA head, Michael Brown, was doing a "heckuva job ". "We need something tangible, a bill that actually answers to our need right now", he said. "No electricity, no water and with my father sick", Berrios said. Read More »

Lacazette Hits Brace As Arsenal Edge West Brom, Iwobi Missing

That run followed a troubled start to the season where they lost two of their opening Premier League fixtures, conceding eight goals, and saw Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain move to Liverpool. Maitland-Niles, on the other hand, was named in the squad that faced West Brom and even came on as an injury time substitute. West Brom manager Tony Pulis felt his side should have been given an early penalty when Jay Rodriguez was brought down by Shkodran Mustafi . Read More »

Kane Hits Hat-Trick as Spurs Win In Cyprus


Exhausted of reading? Click through the gallery to see the seven English strikers who have scored hat-tricks in Europe's biggest club competition. "He is a killer, Harry has this special skill", Pochettino said . Invariably, each goal he scores also sparks discussion of how long Tottenham can keep hold of its star player, with the club known for not paying its players as much as the heavyweights of the European game. Read More »

Conte Makes 3 Changes: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs Atletico Madrid

Atletico failed to push through the move before the 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. "It's the second best start for any Chelsea player in the Premier League and the 24-year-old Spaniard is now the league's joint top goalscorer, alongside Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku". Read More »

Leicester forward Vardy: I felt sick after Liverpool penalty miss


I wasn't in any doubt, I knew it. "The ball for Mohamed Salah to open the scoring for Liverpool was sensational, the cross was so flawless it destroyed Leicester's Ben Chilwell", said Garth Crooks as he named his Team of the Week . The captain's effort, after some unselfish work from Daniel Sturridge , ended up being the difference between three points and one. Asked if he would be ready to step up the next time, Vardy said: "I'm not going to walk away from it, I'm not going to shy ... Read More »

Indore ODI: Australia bat, Finch returns


Virat Kohli led Bleed Blue team has crushed the mighty Australian batsmen easily. The last ODI in Indore may have seen a low-scorer but the curators of Madhya Pradesh are happy to see the double-hundred kind of score. While his fielding has been below par, Smith has notched back-to-back half-centuries in a struggling batting line-up. The bowling amalgamation - a swinger, two wrist spinners, a slinger and an all-rounder - in short, we are having multi-talented Ravindra Jadeja. Read More »

Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to continue unbeaten start


Costa, a key figure in Chelsea's two titles in the last three seasons, has not featured for the club since the FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal in May. We wish him all the best for the future. "I repeat, for sure, we want to thank him for his effort last season with us, but not only last season but in the period he played for Chelsea". Read More »

Werner substitution was because of 'breathing difficulties'


Timo Werner, who started for the German side, was taken off after 32 minutes after he put his hands to his ears in an effort to drown out some of the whistles from the home crowd. "In the first half, the lads were a little overwhelmed by the occasion". That was definitely the main problem at the beginning. " To encounter such an atmosphere was too much for some ". Read More »

Numerous Players Kneel to Protest Anthem and Trump Comments in Opening Game


Jaguars owner Shad Khan , who has donated to Trump , told ESPN "it was a privilege" to stand with his players . Several other players remained locked arm-in-arm during the national anthem. "We recognize our players' influence". "We have a lot of work to do, and we can do it, but the comments by the president make it harder", said Khan. Read More »

Police urge Cosatu marchers to abide by the law


Marches in 13 cities around the country are planned. South Africa's biggest union group held marches nationwide on Wednesday to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fueled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several global companies. Read More »

Four College Basketball Coaches Are Facing Federal Fraud And Corruption Charges


NCAA President Mark Emmert issued a statement suggesting a "despicable breach" of trust by the implicated coaches. A total of 10 people are facing charges. Kim said Tuesday at a news briefing. We have suspended Coach Person without pay effective immediately. "Everyone associated with the program will cooperate fully with these investigations and will assist authorities as needed". Read More »

Trump Says Standing for National Anthem Is About Respect for Country


It's been about a year now since former star quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a decision to protest during the playing of the national anthem by taking a knee. In a statement , Khan also criticized Trump, who said that when any player disrespects the flag, owners should say, "Get that son of a bitch off the field right now". Read More »

LeBron James on Kyrie Irving's trade request: 'It was definitely a shock'


He was candid about Kyrie Irving demanding a trade , a possible reunion with Dwyane Wade and his recent tweet where he called Donald Trump a "bum". When asked if he regretted his comments Mr James said: "I said what I said". Although the Cavaliers got value back in the trade with the Boston Celtics, including Jae Crowder and a first-round draft pick, the biggest asset that they received in Isaiah Thomas could be out until January with a hip injury that he suffered this past ... Read More »

Trump defends handling of Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery


He said that the efforts were more hard than the relief effort for Hurricanes Irma and Harvey because of the geography of Puerto Rico . "This isn't like Texas where we go right down the middle and we distribute", Trump said. He tweeted about "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with". Trump plans to visit the US territory to survey the damage next Tuesday, which will be almost two weeks after Maria first hit. Read More »

LeBron James wonders what he could have done to keep Kyrie Irving


The Dallas Cowboys players, staff and owner Jerry Jones took a knee before the USA national anthem at Monday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in a protest against President Donald Trump . "He's pretty familiar with most of the guys on our team, whether playing against or playing with", Thompson said. The 35-year-old guard will have a reunion of sorts with longtime buddy LeBron James , this time in Cleveland, which bested out other suitors in San Antonio Spurs , Oklahoma City Thunder ... Read More »

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula outraged at robbery on 36 Dutch tourists


Mbalula said the tourists were coming to the country to enjoy SA and to spend money, but instead they were targeted by criminals. After meeting with him, the group was escorted to the airport by the police. "The people are also very shaken up", Vonk said. The group unanimously chose for heading back to the Netherlands, ANWB spokesperson Ad Vonk said to the newspaper. Read More »

Best Tweets: Who's Diego Costa? We've got Morata!


I repeat for sure we want to thank him for his effort last season, not only last season but the period he played for Chelsea". The treble was his first since he joined the English champions for a club record £70m fee in the summer. If Hughes has to draft some of his more experienced fullbacks in as centre backs (Glen Johnson and Erik Pieters), Chelsea could also find plenty of joy on the wings, to complement attacking play through the middle via either Fàbregas or Bakayoko as well as ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho orders bosses to sign Antoine Griezmann


United wanted the France global this summer but the striker snubbed Mourinho after Atletico were hit with a transfer ban until January. United were understood to have expressed an interest in signing Griezmann last summer but Atleti made it clear he was not for sale. Read More »

Entire Dallas Cowboys team and owner Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem

So for a good portion of the game, virtually all of Dallas' luminaries seemed dim. Tyron Smith got beat for a sack by Chandler Jones, worse than I've ever seen him beat. The Cowboys' answer came after talks among themselves and as a team with coach Jason Garrett and owner Jerry Jones . Robert Maddox and friend Kacey Clauser are both die-hard Cowboy fans but had different opinions on the pregame controversy . Read More »

Morata: We sent a message to the Premier League


Morata scored his second goal of the match to make it 3-0 in the 76th minute with a shot inside the six-yard box following an assist from Tiemoue Bakayoko. Chelsea is in the fight for the title and it's the thing that we want. Antonio Conte's side took the lead after only two minutes, Morata showing composure to latch on to Cesar Azpilicueta's long ball over the top and slotting it past goalkeeper Jack Butland. Read More »

Lionel Messi is anxious Edinson Cavani will join Real Madrid


And so everyone will tune-in to watch PSG vs. Bayern tomorrow, and most will be hoping that PSG are awarded a penalty at some point. "It's a big team, with a great history", he said. It got worse though, with claims that the player was basically being "bribed" €1 million to give up his penalty duties to Neymar , as would be expected of the biggest jewel in PSG's glittering array of stars. Read More »

Hughes Plots Stoke Shocker Against Chelsea Despite Depleted Defence Line


Despite having won just one of its three league home games, Chelsea has been ideal on the road and stays within three points of the Manchester sides at the top of the table. "I repeat now: I'm not interested to talk about the past", Conte said. We have to work for the present and future to build something important. We gave good value in the first half and were very much in the game but another mistake put us 2-0 down. Read More »

Chelsea agree deal with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa


The 26-year-old wrote, or perhaps sung: "Is coming hooome, Is coming hooome ⚪️". He accepts that Chelsea will find it hard to cope with the Champions League as well as the Premier League, however Sinclair thinks the Blues can deal with the schedule as they have a stronger squad than last term. Read More »

Morata is a polite player that could marry my daughter - Antonio Conte


Antonio Conte was delighted with the performance of Alvaro Morata as the Spaniard's hat-trick helped Chelsea to a dominant 4-0 win at Stoke City. We started well and scored early. "This shows we trust him". They also hit seven in a match on three other occasions, beating Sunderland 7-2, Aston Villa 7-1 with four goals from Frank Lampard and Stoke 7-0. Read More »

Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata


He scored a hat-trick and for our strikers it's very important. "Now he has to continue this way to be a great striker", said manager Antonio Conte, who on Friday showed himself so enamoured by his new striker that he said he was the sort of polite young man any father would like his daughter to marry. Read More »

Paul Ince states 'tough' prediction for Stoke v Chelsea

He told the BBC: "You can see that Alvaro Morata has adapted to the Premier League". "I think if you look at Costa, he was brilliant at it in terms of really taking it up to the edge, then stepping back, but affecting opposition teams". The Belgium global converted a rebound in the first half to give Jose Mourinho's side a fifth win in six Premier League games and keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the table. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi motivate me to be the best


Providing another illustration of his scoring ability with a brace against West Ham on Saturday night, Kane says that his development physically is a big factor behind his continued success in front of goal. "I want to be one of the best in the world and to do that you have to stay up with the best and I want to score goals and maintain my form, and that's what it is about, staying consistent at the top level". Read More »

Chelsea Accepts £57million Offer For Diego Costa From Atletico Madrid

Furthermore, it seems the Atletico boss will not have any injury concerns when facting the Blues as all his first-team players trained on Monday to continue preparations for the Champions League clash. And Torres admits he is happy Chelsea and the 28-year-old have finally put an end to their feud. His last game for Chelsea came at Wembley in May when he scored in the 2-1 FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal . Read More »

WTA Wuhan: Garbiñe Muguruza sees off tricky Lesia Tsurenko


The 25-year-old Czech overpowered Zhang 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in just over two hours, breaking an unlucky streak for the competition's top seeds. Halep, who reached the semi-final of this event in 2016, came out with more aggression at the beginning of the second and, after pushing Kasatkina to deuce in the opening game, finally managed to hold her own service. Read More »

Defense down the stretch allows Lynx to win Game 2


The Lynx's next inbounds had a similarly disastrous outcome as the ball struck Seimone Augustus as she tripped, losing the ball out of bounds. "Because that's just not fair". It wasn't flawless; she still has to hit more shots when the Sparks leave her unguarded to double up on Sylvia Fowles . Lindsay Whalen outplayed Chelsea Gray for most of this game. Read More »