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LeBron on protests: My voice is more important than my knee

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He also wrote: "Many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday (which was a small percentage of total)". But all of the basketball talk took a back seat on September 25 as the Cavs staged media day at Cleveland Clinic Courts, their training center in Independence. Read More »

DirecTV allowing National Football League package refunds over protest controversy

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Others took to Twitter to say they were canceling their Sunday Ticket subscriptions. The price for the package, which allows fans to get out-of-market games, is about $280. Longtime Sunday Ticket subscriber Marc Hoffman said that he was able to cancel his subscription and receive a refund on Monday. "I knew their guidelines, I just wanted to make a point". Read More »

Diego Costa exit from Chelsea agreed to

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But Conte reportedly informed Costa that he was no longer in his plans via text message over the summer, and the player has refused to return to training since, opting to stay in Brazil. Can Chelsea players take away the victory? Spanish media said that Atletico, who face Chelsea in the Champions League next Wednesday, had agreed a club-record fee of around 55 million euros ($65.55 million) to resign Costa. Read More »

Mesut Ozil Wants To Leave Arsenal For Another Premier League Club

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Robin van Persie left Arsenal for Manchester United five years ago in a £25million deal and ended up with a title winners medal in his first season.+ Ozil would love to take the same route with a similar outcome. Mourinho is keen on coaching Ozil at Old Trafford, with the Portuguese hoping to get the green light from the United board. However, United will have to fend off competition from around Europe. Read More »

Researchers identify CTE biomarker that may lead to diagnosis while alive

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The analysis led to the identification of a biomarker, CCL11, which was elevated in the brains of individuals who had chronic traumatic encephalopathy . The youngest ex-player diagnosed with CTE in the study was 49 at the time of his death and another was 53. After years of research, Boston University scientists say they have made an important first step in identifying CTE in the living. Read More »

Woman grabbed off street, thrown into vehicle in apparent kidnapping

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Officers say a man got out of his vehicle around 11:50 pm local time and grabbed a woman who was walking on a sidewalk. The man grabs the woman and appears to carry her against her will back to the vehicle. The suspect then reached across from the driver's seat, grabbed the victim's legs and installed her back in the front passenger seat. The vehicle then drives off westbound on 79th Street. Read More »

Nationals activate Bryce Harper from 10-day DL

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Harper has been testing himself in simulated games, but this will be his first real game action since injuring his left knee by slipping on the first base bag back on August 12. So the Nationals are putting Harper in position to get any kinks out at the plate in the only environment to do just that before the postseason. The Nationals have already clinched the division as well as home field, but having Harper back before the regular season is over may help his timing when the playoffs ... Read More »

Cesc Fabregas enjoyed "spectacular connection" with Diego Costa at Chelsea

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He is very young, only 24-years-old. "He's a great guy, I spoke to him on Saturday when he was watching (Atletico's) game - we enjoyed a spectacular connection both on and off the pitch". Chelsea legend Pat Nevin has penned a classy tribute to Diego Costa as his transfer return to Atletico Madrid draws ever closer. Morata has netted against Burnley, Everton , Leicester City and Stoke City in the Premier League in the 2017-18 season so far. Read More »

Arsenal star could snub Man Utd for Super Lig

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Mesut Ozil was demoted to the bench for his team's game against WBA as Arsene Wenger wanted to spare his star following an injury scare but it only sent rumours flying last night. It was no secret when Manchester City wanted to sign Sanchez, but the deal could not materialise when Arsenal failed to find his replacement on summer transfer deadline day. Read More »

RB Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders

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What a insane ride it's been for the former Alabama Crimson Tide standout. Richardson notably became the first Alabama running back to win the Doak Walker Award as well. Additionally, Richardson matched the rookie record for 100-yard rushing games (three), which was set by William Green in the 2002 season. Richardson was cut by the Colts in March of 2015, but signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders just five days later. Read More »

Morata hat trick keeps Chelsea near top of EPL

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Still, he's started all of the other games (bar the Tottenham game for which he was suspended), and he can pinpoint exactly where everything changed for him under the Italian. Costa also contributed to eight goals in his first six games, suggesting that Chelsea have lost nothing of their potency since his departure. Hughes must also find a way to galvanise his side after two disappointing away defeats, at Newcastle United last weekend, then at Bristol City in the League Cup on Tuesday . Read More »

Giants owner Mara 'very angry' about Beckham dog pose

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Following the touchdown, the Giants defense forced a fumble on the subsequent Philadelphia Eagles possession, which led to Beckham's second touchdown of the day, a one-handed snare in the corner of the end zone. "I think if it was a home game, it would have been different". The behavior in question is after Beckham's touchdown when he made a decision to crawl on all fours and pretend to use the bathroom like a dog . Read More »

WWE Raw: Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman have tense interview

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However, all it took was one F5 to put the Monster Amongst Men away. The cameras panned around to the living legend looking at the crowd and seemingly soaking it all in. The buzz around the concourse before the Main Event matches were recorded was people waiting and hoping the Shield would reunite tonight. -In a bit of a surprise, the Cruiserweight title changed hands. Read More »

Novo Nordisk A/S Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

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Atwood & Palmer Inc sold 32,392 shares as the company's stock rose 15.20% with the market. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has risen 75.66% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.69% negative EPS growth. Fenimore Asset Management Inc decreased Frp Holdings Inc. Read More »

LeBron James: Trump Is Using Sports to Try to Divide Us

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In widespread protests at the weekend, players responded by kneeling, linking arms or staying in the locker room. James plays in a state that helped vote Trump into the White House, but the four-time MVP said that has no bearing on whether he'll speak up on issues or affect his work in the community. Read More »

Red Sox beat Reds 5-4

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The right fielder said after last night's 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays that his wrist injury isn't as bad as it may seem. Boston reduced its magic number to three with a win over the Cincinnati Reds and a loss by the rival New York Yankees on Sunday, and can wrap up the AL East title with a strong series against Toronto this week before potential playoff foes the Houston Astros arrive for the final weekend set. Read More »

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Consensus EPS Estimates

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Capital World Investors raised its position in shares of Nike by 58.7% during the second quarter. Several other research analysts have also commented on the stock . NIKE , Inc. (NKE) closed -2.98% below its 200-day moving average and is -5.21% below another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $87.29 bln. Read More »

Nouveau riche PSG takes on 5-time champion Bayern Munich

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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. "When I was in Spain, I watched the biggest teams in Europe. buy the best players". That's why we have more enemies now. "Just to be clear if we play to our potential and players remain fit for key periods then we also have the chance to win the Champions League this season". Read More »

Atletico's Koke thrilled with return of Diego Costa

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte thanked Diego Costa on Friday for his contribution at Stamford Bridge, after the club agreed a move for the striker with Atletico Madrid . Do you think Chelsea are making the right call in selling Costa? "We wish him all the best for the future". "In recent years there has not been a pure striker better than him; he understood my game, read my passes and most importantly he could score from them". Read More »

Kvyat makes way for Gasly at Toro Rosso

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It means that Kvyat will be benched for at least one race, with some reports suggesting he will also sit out Japan in favour of Gasly. With the U.S. "The driver switch gives us an opportunity to make a more informed decision regarding our 2018 driver choices", Tost said. " This will give us the opportunity to evaluate Pierre on track during a proper race weekend ". Read More »

Stoke City vs Chelsea live streaming free

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Conte's stand-off with Costa had proved an unwelcome distraction this season after the Chelsea forward was told by the Italian that he was no longer part of his plans. Stoke City have a selection dilemma in defence, with Kevin Wimmer (thigh) at risk of joining Kurt Zouma (ineligible), Ryan Shawcross (back) and Geoff Cameron (thigh) on the sidelines. Read More »

FC Porto goleia e é (para já) líder isolado

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O FC Porto venceu, venceu bem, de forma clara e justa, mas atenção aos 2 golos sofridos, pois a equipa portista fica agora com os mesmos 3 golos sofridos do Sporting , o que equivale por dizer que se os "leões" golearem o Moreirense e não sofrerem golos, podem passar para a liderança da classificação geral, isto na véspera do "quentíssimo" confronto entre lisboetas e portistas. Read More »

Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success

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It's a pleasure for me to see him play regularly. On Thursday, Chelsea announced that they had agreed a deal with Atletico Madrid - a season-long loan with a commitment to buy for £58 million next summer - for Costa to return to his former club. Read More »

Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United

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According to John Richardson of the Sunday Mirror , the German global has no intention to extend his stay with the Gunners, with his contract set to expire at the end of the 2017-18 season. Ozil has made no secret of his desire to play for Fenerbahce , telling turkish newspaper Sabah in 2015: "In the future I want to wear a Fenerbahce shirt". Read More »

Trump begins the morning by slamming the NFL again

He's fired, '" Trump said in Alabama on Friday while campaigning for Sen. The president was criticizing athletes who have engaged in an act of protest for at least eight years: kneeling during the national anthem at the beginning of each game in order to highlight social injustice. Read More »

Trump on Twitter Rebukes NFL Players Who Kneeled for National Anthem

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Sunday's protests throughout the NFL brought mixed opinions by people all over the country and locally, it all centers around the American flag and our national anthem. Especially for black athletes at the front lines of this protest, it was a particularly painful irony that Trump would excoriate them for doing so, and yet defend those flying the flag of the Confederate rebellion as in keeping with American heritage. Read More »