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A dozen Cleveland Browns players took a knee in protest during the national anthem before their preseason clash with the New York Giants on Monday night. The money will pay for things like transportation to the Women's Convention in Detroit this fall and the Teen Vogue Summit in Los Angeles in December.
  • Marcus Mariota looks to accelerate comeback in Titans preseason game vs. Panthers

    Marcus Mariota looks to accelerate comeback in Titans preseason game vs. Panthers

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    The Titans rebounded from their first practice with Carolina . The Panthers tangled with the Titans for a pair of joint practices this week, setting up their tilt on Saturday. 12. The 22-year-old Mariota, who was selected by the Titans with the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, is looking to grow more chemistry with the team's wide receivers, but he won't have Eric Decker on the football field.
  • Clinical New Zealand Hammer Australia In Rugby Championship Opener

    Clinical New Zealand Hammer Australia In Rugby Championship Opener

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    But the defense was nowhere to be seen as New Zealand sliced through Australia easily in the first half. "I think in the second half we let frustration strangle us a little bit", All Blacks captain Read said. New Zealand seemed headed for an historic winning margin but the tide turned. "Perhaps we just took our foot off the throat there". "There's been enough written about that already, it's a personal thing that he and his family have to deal with and there's no point us sitting here ...
  • Penn State approves contract extension for James Franklin

    Penn State approves contract extension for James Franklin

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    The new contract for the football coach will average $5.73 million per year for six years, according to Sports Illustrated and confirmed by ESPN. Penn State made much more of committment to Franklin from the start. Taking over for Bill O'Brien three years removed from the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Franklin was under vast pressure after finishing 7-6 in his first two years after leaving Vanderbilt.
  • Serena Williams Opens Up About Pregnancy: 'I'm Nervous About Childbirth'

    Serena Williams Opens Up About Pregnancy: 'I'm Nervous About Childbirth'

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    Serena Williams is no stranger to ambitious goals but the 23-time grand slam victor has set her most lofty target yet: claiming the Australian Open title just "three months" after giving birth. "I just want to put that out there. That's life", she said. "I'm not walking anything back, but I'm just saying it's pretty intense", Sport24 quoted the 36-year-old as saying.
  • Jay Cutler to make Dolphins debut against Ravens

    Jay Cutler to make Dolphins debut against Ravens

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    Jay Cutler will make his Miami Dolphins debut this week, says head coach Adam Gase . Matt Moore will return to his backup role. Game time for Dolphins-Ravens is 7:00 PM at Hard Rock Stadium. The Georgia native is a big-time threat when he gets outside the tackles, and he has proven to be a quality pass-catcher, which takes pressure off quarterback Jay Cutler when nothing is open deeper down the field.
  • ESPN Apologizes for Fantasy Football Auction Where Black Athletes were Sold

    ESPN Apologizes for Fantasy Football Auction Where Black Athletes were Sold

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    The network has already apologized for the sketch which showed a white man auctioning off players (many of them black) to a white crowd. Because it sure looked like a slave auction - and ESPN has faced the deserved backlash. ESPN's Kenny Mayne, who appeared on the marathon, explained that white players were also sold in the auction. A really clever segment where Cam Newton is in the huddle with his team, but instead of calling out plays he's teaching his lineman how to hambone ? ...
  • Chargers hope to have Mike Williams available in October

    Chargers hope to have Mike Williams available in October

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    Williams' back has reportedly responded well to rest and rehab, which means he will likely be able to avoid surgery. "The Chargers drafted the 6'4" wideout in an effort to upgrade a receiving corps that has dealt with injuries and inconsistency over the past few years.
  • Bolt injured and crashes out in men's relay

    Bolt injured and crashes out in men's relay

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    The women's discus contender and men's high jump are also on the schedule of the day which starts off with all four race walks on the Mall, including the inaugural women's 50km event. But there was no final flourish for a man who has been not only one of global sport's great athletes, but one of its great entertainers as well. "So it's just really insane".
  • Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

    Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

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    In a time of controversy and racial tension in the United States, Lynch chose the flawless moment to sit during the national anthem . Lynch has spoken to the media just once since coming out retirement and joining the Raiders after a trade with the Seattle Seahawks last spring.
  • Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions

    Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions

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    The US legislation would impose mandatory penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The general outlines of the motion were passed with 240 votes in favor and 1 abstention during an open parliamentary session on Sunday morning.
  • Liverpool to reject bids for Coutinho amid Barca interest

    Liverpool to reject bids for Coutinho amid Barca interest

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    Speaking after the game, Silva said: "Of course I think it is a good result for us and a fair result ." . "I can not say a lot about it", he told Sky Sports when asked about the Brazilian. As well as being unavailable for Liverpool's league campaign-opener at Vicarage Road, Coutinho is a doubt for Tuesday's Champions League qualifying play-off first leg against Hoffenheim in Germany.
  • Cardinals announce they'll honor Rally Cat with 'Rally Cat Appreciation Day'

    Cardinals announce they'll honor Rally Cat with 'Rally Cat Appreciation Day'

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    Well, now, the St. Louis organization is showing its appreciation for the legendary animal with " Rally Cat Appreciation Day ", according to an official press release obtained by Benjamin Hochman of The St. We are hopeful someone will find the cat and contact us so we can properly care for it. St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The famed Rally Cat may be have been found.
  • Zidane delighted ahead of new Madrid deal

    Zidane delighted ahead of new Madrid deal

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    Meanwhile, Manchester United are said to have failed in their bid to sign Los Blancos youngster Miguel Gutierrez. Isco's current contract is due to expire in June 2018 and it was said that Real Madrid were also ready to negotiate his departure in order to avoid losing him for free next summer.
  • Manchester City youngster Foden destined for greatness, says former coach

    Manchester City youngster Foden destined for greatness, says former coach

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    There's a gulf between Albion and City. It is always hard at this time of year to separate fact from fiction and it remains to be seen if the 18-year-old would be open to a move away from the principality, but his signing would represent a huge statement that City mean business both domestically and in Europe.
  • National Football League suspends Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott 6 games

    National Football League suspends Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott 6 games

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    It was announced in September that the Columbus City Attorney's office wouldn't pursue charges against Elliott due to " conflicting and inconsistent information ". With Elliott sidelined, Dallas will likely turn to Darren McFadden , Alfred Morris and Rod Smith at running back. The NFL Players Association adds they have been in contact with Elliott .
  • Everton vs Stoke 12 Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

    Everton vs Stoke 12 Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

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    Quiet for much of the opening 45 minutes, the homegrown hero exploded into life with a well-taken victor in first-half stoppage time. "Okay, I believe if we get the picture of the last season we are stronger but being stronger than last season does not mean you will win against the big six because they also will be more strong than last season".
  • Muktar Edris crashes Mo Farah party with 5000m gold

    Muktar Edris crashes Mo Farah party with 5000m gold

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    However, Muktar Edris of Ethiopia broke with his compatriot Yomif Kejelcha on the last lap and though the latter faded Farah was unable to chase down Edris and had to settle for a battling silver. In the dying metres, Farah shot down the inside to overhaul American Paul Chelimo and clock 13:33.22. As the group went through the 3,000m mark Australian Patrick Tiernan was the one who made a decision to change the pace and he opened up a little gap between Chelimo, Farah and the rest of the ...
  • Conor McGregor Reveals All About Paulie Malignaggi Sparring Session

    Conor McGregor Reveals All About Paulie Malignaggi Sparring Session

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    Treats you good, pays good". It's just about status with him. Malignaggi furiously quit the training camp after an image was released on McGregor's Instagram making out he was knocked down during a sparring session. But with as much hype and promotion being thrown into the ring with both fighters, McGregor left plenty of intrigue and insists he didn't show half the boxing skills he honed has a youth in Ireland, simply teasing anyone in attendance and everyone else who may have tuned ...
  • Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield

    Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield

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    This team did not look impressive but did enough to get the spot in the Premier League . "We said last season very often, over a long, long time, it's unrealistic for Huddersfield Town to be in the Premier League ". "I am looking forward to having the opportunity to play with the number of talented ball players that are already in this squad at the club". Huddersfield's last top-flight match was in April 1972 and also away at Crystal Palace , when these two sides played out a 0-0 ...
  • Philadelphia Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews To Buffalo Bills

    Philadelphia Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews To Buffalo Bills

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    But then Bills GM Doug Whaley traded away the Bills first round pick in 2015 to grab Watkins. In three years, he played in just 37 out of a possible 48 games and was extremely inconsistent. So they chose to move on from Watkins a year early and get a second-round draft pick. The Rams also received a sixth round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft in the trade.