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Ex Boyer stands by Colin Kaepernick during national anthem

Despite the open lack of support, he was joined in San Diego by team-mate Eric Reid in taking a knee. Kaepernick hopes to be the 49ers' starter, but he is likely also in competition for a roster spot after a disappointing 2015 season during which h...

Kenny Stills: Dropped TD "an opportunity to make me stronger"

So, instead of harping on the bad of Sunday (I think most of us already did that after the game), let's focus on the positives we saw from Miami in game one of the Adam Gase era. Four plays later, Wilson hit Baldwin in the corner of the end zone ...

Big 12 narrows expansion list down to 12 schools

Obviously, Colorado State's status as a Mountain West program casts doubt on the Blaudschun report as well. While they aren't conference games, Big 12 football begins Friday September 2nd when Baylor hosts Northwestern State and Kansas State visits...

Stan Wawrinka wins US Open after defeating Novak Djokovic

He's not going to catch up to the top three players of the so-called Big 4 ( Federer has 17 Grand Slam championships, Nadal 14, Djokovic 12), but tennis historians might be arguing for years over whether Murray or Wawrinka is the fourth player...

Trump condemns Clinton's 'deplorables' label on his backers

He accused Clinton of having a "happy trigger", and said he would be "much slower" in making important military decisions because sending US troops into harm's way is "the most hard decision you could ever make". Clinton hit Trump on Thursday as...

Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

However, once he changed the tyre, he was able to do even better, stopping the clock with a record time of 1.31 " 898, that translates as nearly 2 tenths better than the 1.32:146 the Yamaha rider set on the way to obtaining last year's pole: "I wan...

Conte: I can turn Luiz into top defender

We know that David can improve in defensive situations, but it's good and I'm very happy he has come here. "He's a positive guy", Conte said. "I'm very pleased for this". Also, I find him competitive like Barzagli. "I think you can see that last se...

Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook

Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) is bravely moving up two weight divisions to face Triple G, which makes him a massive underdog. Dominic Ingle , trainer to Kell Brook , compassionately threw in the towel before the fifth round was out to save his man from ...

US Open 2016: Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in final

While it's a total bummer that Serena Williams didn't make it into the U.S. Open women's final, we'll still be treated to an awesome match between Karolina Pliskova and Angelique Kerber . Kerber last won on the hard courts at Stanford in 2015, but...

US Open: Jamie Murray succeeds where brother Andy fails by reaching final

The duo only teamed up late previous year. Murray and Soares had each lost in the Flushing Meadows final with a different partner - Murray a year ago with Australian John Peers, and Soares in 2013 with Austrian Alexander Peya. Their 6-2 6-3 victory...

Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

Finally on Thursday, Alderson announced that they officially offered Tebow a spot in the team, clarifying that their decision was not merely a publicity stunt. Since 2013, Tebow has been a college football analyst for ESPN . Tebow won the 2007 Hei...

Steph Curry says he supports Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest

CURRY: I love that. In a recent interview , Kaepernick clarified these rumors and said that the scrutiny he is experiencing from the public is related to society's Islamophobia. Whether he believed that or not, I dont know, but I say that because if...

MLB Rumors: New York Mets Thinking Financially by Signing Tim Tebow

Lucie, Florida, to tend to his broadcasting duties with ESPN's SEC Network, which only makes this move seem sillier. Tebow is 29, and he last played the game a dozen years ago as a high school junior. Tim Tebow can officially call himself a prof...

Mourinho, Guardiola stay cordial ahead of Manchester derby

If he is ready, he will play". "In this moment, he doesn't play". "It's a very good squad". In the style of a DraftKings fantasy football line-up, (that's one goalkeeper, two defenders, two midfielders, two strikers, and one utility player) let's t...

Serena Williams shocked by Karolina Pliskova in U.S. Open semifinals

There are, however, some key differences, including that the earlier one was at a run-of-the-mill event and the upcoming one is at a Grand Slam tournament. She was also runner-up to Serena at Wimbledon and has led the WTA Tour in match wins this seas...

Manchester City boss Guardiola happy to share drink with Mourinho

So, believe me, it's on the pitch, with the players, the bigger stars. I love my job because I am with them. "It's simple like that". Arguably the two greatest coaches in the world, the pair face off at Old Trafford both armed with expensively-asse...

Llorente backs Conte for Premier League success

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins has called David Luiz "a penalty just waiting to happen". We invested in David, and I'm very happy. "David can improve in defensive situations, but I am very happy to have him here". Chelsea have made a B£6millio...

Morales homers twice, Royals score 7 in 9th to beat Twins

Gee's bounced in and out of the rotation, tossing a scoreless inning last week after giving up one earned run over six innings in his last start (against the Yankees). He now has 10 home runs against Kansas City this season, two more than any other R...

WWE Backlash 2016: Match Card, Predictions For SmackDown Only PPV

How can tonight's episode of SmackDown excite the WWE Universe for their first brand-specific Pay-Per-View? American Alpha defeated the Usos to advance to the finals of the SmackDown Tag Team Championship tournament on "WWE Backlash", but...

Midfielder: Why new Man Utd signing surprised Jose Mourinho's squad

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has bought a "welcome to Manchester" present for Claudio Bravo ahead of Saturday's derby! He was bought for £17.1m from the La Liga giants on a four-year deal - a move that paved the way for Manchester City's first choice keeper ...

Record Attendance at State Fair

After enjoying the fair, we then traveled across Central and Western New York for a few days, having not been in the region since attending SUNY years ago. The Fair generates approximately $100 million annually for the local economy, and employs more...

Eagles' Rowe-to-Pats deal almost done

On the Eagles' depth chart, released Tuesday before the trade was made, Rowe was listed as the third-string cornerback, behind starter Leodis McKelvin and seventh-round draft pick Jalen Mills . Kline appeared in 14 games-starting 13-for the Pa...

IOC will co-operate with Brazilian Olympic ticket probe

He has instead appointed South Africa's Sam Ramsamy as the official representative of the IOC at the Opening Ceremony, but his absence means the sitting IOC President will miss the event for the first time since 1984. Mr Hickey (71) was arrested on A...

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for UFC 205 in NY

The bout with Cerrone will be Lawler's (27-11, 1 NC) first since Tyron Woodley disrupted an incredible career resurrection. After last month's TKO over Rick Story, Cerrone said he'd be more than happy to jump right back into action for the UFC's much...

Organizers: Ticket sales up, Rio is ready for Paralympics

Craven said the issues surrounding the Games were the most hard to deal with in Paralympic history after it was revealed major budget cuts had been made. Irish multiple world and Paralympic champion Jason Smyth, Cuban double Paralympic champion Omara...

Lewis Hamilton brings 'A game' to display dominance in Italy

It was Hamilton's third successive pole at the Italian event and his fifth in all at Monza, a feat that equalled those of Argentine Fangio and Brazilian Senna. That left a private battle for pole, and Hamilton was far too good for Rosberg. Teammate...

Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

Russell Knox and Jordan Spieth are the only two other players within 1000 points of Day's lead though with points quadrupled for the four playoff tournaments, that is of little outcome. The play-offs are four events over a five week stretch after the...

Brady expected to play tonight in Carolina

I couldn't believe it. The Patriots were hoping to see Lewis, who had four touchdowns in seven games before his injury previous year, ready in time for the regular season after getting him back on the field in June during their offseason progra...

Max Verstappen: Don't tell me to change my style in F1

Matters came to a head at Spa last weekend when the 18-year-old was involved in a coming together with the Ferrari pair of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen , but Verstappen made it clear that, like Manchester United's new striker, he was not goin...

Angels' Trout involved in auto crash after game, not hurt

Mike Trout was seen speaking to California Highway Patrol officers that responded to the scene and did not appear to be injured. A preliminary investigation revealed Trout slammed on the breaks of his black Mercedes to avoid another crash, which s...

Kyle Larson holds off Chase Elliott for first Sprint Cup victory

Chase Elliott beat Larson off pit road by half a vehicle length during the final green-flag pit stops of the race as it appeared the former was going to take his first career chequered flag, but Michael Annett brought out the caution with 12 laps ...

Schweinsteiger still dreams of playing for Man United

He said: "The transfer window is closed in the US so I'm not going there now". Bastian Schweinsteiger feels a deep sense of gratitude for the experiences he has had with Germany as his global career draws to a close. "I haven't played [this sea...

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plans for Italy return

Skipper John Terry has taken to his Instagram account to express his delight at securing another important win and congratulated the three Chelsea goalscorers, while Willian also posted a message on his Instagram account. Burnley on the other hand...

Teddy Bridgewater to miss 2016 season due to knee injury

Bridgewater dropped back to pass during a drill and planted his foot before crumpling to the ground. The Star Tribune notes that trainers rushed to Bridgewater's side immediately, while some of his teammates huddled around him, others were vis...

Bolt: I am the greatest

The greatest ever goes as he should go, as a gold medallist. "It's just so many special feelings I'm feeling". The Kenyan women have also won the 1,500 meters and the marathon, and taken second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 10,000 meters....

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Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid

Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds. Atletico has been hit with a transfer ban that prohibits them from sig...

Royals beat Blue Jays, at .500 for first time since April

The two defeats to the Royals guaranteed a loss in the three-game series and the Jays are now winless in their past four (0-2-2.) Prior to that, they were 7-3-2 in their previous 1...

North Korea might host 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, Seoul says

Choi said his proposal - which includes cooperation on public performances and ice hockey - would only work if the International Olympic Committee agreed to allow North Korea a ...

Lakers take Lonzo Ball with second pick in NBA Draft

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 perce...

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

The trade market for Jimmy Butler is heating up. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Marc Stein late Monday afternoon, the report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers are working ...

Wilson 'talking to Every Team' Ahead of Expansion Draft Deadline

Portzline notes that Pierre-Luc Dubois, the third overall pick in last year's draft, or Sonny Milano, the 16th overall pick in 2014, will not be the prospect heading to Vegas. Desp...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine and I showed what I can do". England's Paul Casey and compatriot Tommy Fleetwood were bunched on seven u...

Texas Rangers 2017 MLB Draft prediction post

The fact is Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, held since 1965, has produced as many busts as future superstars among the players selected with the No. As a junior, R...

Mauro Ranallo to call Mayweather vs. McGregor for Showtime

The fight will take place August 26 in the American boxing capital of Las Vegas. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor , 28, said: "The fight is on", whilst UFC presiden...

Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Emirates Team New Zealand , skippered by Peter Burling, capsizes. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us...

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Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

The importance of New Zealander, Ben Te'o to the British and Irish Lions backline has just increased significantly following the thigh injury to Owen Farrell which has ruled th...

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

According to a statement issued by Zhihu, after the update of the iOS3.5.3 version app, the tipping feature will be connected to Apple's in-app purchase mechanism, and Apple will...

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! "The players have entered into the lege...

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle...

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Green, on the other hand, said he knew that he wasn't called for a technical, because a ref told him that he hadn't been called for one. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan ex...