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CFL won't approve Manziel deal for this year

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Former Heisman Trophy victor Johnny Manziel won't be heading north of the border to play football , at least not for another season. Manziel has been on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' 45-man negotiation list since his days at Texas A&M . Austin told reporters in Hamilton on Wednesday he supports the process Ambrosie has put forth. And, the onus is not on them to decide whether or not Manziel, for want of a better verb, has rehabilitated seriously enough to play in the Canadian Football League. Read More »

Dominick Cruz Set To Return At UFC 219

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The former bantamweight kingpin has not fought since suffering his first UFC defeat in December of a year ago, dropping a stunning one-sided decision defeat to current titleholder Cody Garbrandt . Cruz opted to take time off since and was originally angling for a fight against the victor of November's title fight between Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw.Cruz will have to get a win under his belt first, though. Read More »

Sports Illustrated cover features protesting athletes but not Colin Kaepernick

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This cover drew plenty of criticism from people of the sports world, as the pioneer of this conflict, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , wasn't included among the 10 individuals on the cover. Last week, Trump attacked NFL players for protesting racial inequality during the national anthem and the NBA champion Warriors for "hesitating" about whether or not they wanted to visit him at the White House. Read More »

Bills stadium worker quits after protest

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He wrote "I cannot work in a place where multi millionairs cry that they are oppressed". Erich Nikischer, who worked security for the Bills for almost 30 years, threw his Bills hat on the ground and quit his job immediately when he watched the team kneel during the anthem . Read More »

Hartford woman collects thousands of donations for Puerto Rico

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The few that are open have limited hours and long lines outside. "We need resources and security". News, " Thank God we're blessed to help". Relief efforts were complicated by the fact that it is an island, which now faces a "long and very, very hard restoration process", Trump said . Read More »

McIlroy dodges favouritism claims by playing British Masters

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It was also 10 years ago, and just days after the fanfare of McIlroy turning professional, that Westwood won the 2007 British Masters at The Belfry, in the English Midlands. McIlroy suffered a rib-joint problem back in January that forced him to take a seven-week lay-off, and he aggravated the injury during the Players Championship in May which prompted another spell on the sidelines. Read More »

OJ Simpson May Walk Free Within Days, According to Nevada Prison Officials

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Nevada prison spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Wednesday the parole process was still being worked out and release documents were being signed. He will be moved to High Desert State Prison outside Las Vegas for his release. Simpson was granted parole in July, and his release is anticipated for the first business day after October 1, since probation officials don't do releases on weekends. Read More »

Red Sox RF Mookie Betts has left wrist inflammation

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Perhaps such an abbreviation would have prevented some of the roster drama they're dealing with now. But while they're still here, the Jays had done their best to make one of their more prominent rivals sweat. Donaldson got the Jays going for the second straight night when he homered with one out in the first. This is always alarming, but especially so when it happens to the presumed No. Read More »

Sharks' Ward considers kneeling for anthem

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The one-time Nashville Predators forward is one of almost two dozen black players in the National Hockey League and says he has dealt with racism at every step of his career, which just might prompt him to follow the lead of NFL players. In 2012, Joel Ward , now of the San Jose Sharks but then with the Washington Capitals , sent the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins home from the playoffs with an OT goal in Game 7. Read More »

Diego Costa shows off his new Atletico kit

Costa will be eligible to play for Atletico from Jan 2 when the Spanish transfer window opens and the club's transfer ban ends. The 23-year-old made only one Premier League start last campaign and has only been awarded one starting berth so far in the league this season, even with Diego Costa being excluded from the team before rejoining Atletico. Read More »

Eden Hazard: Chelsea 'deserved' late victor to beat Atletico Madrid

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has said about Eden Hazard , "Last season Eden played a really important season, played very well and he was very important for us in winning the league". " I think this is going to be around the midfield, a little back and fourth and that's about it ". It was the first time Atletico had lost at home to English opposition in 12 matches after six wins and five draws. Read More »

Deshaun Watson: Houston Texans QB donates first game check to cafeteria workers

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This was a classy gesture by Watson, and he's not the only Texan helping the city to recover. "Anything else ya'll need, I'm always here to help", the 22-year-old QB told them. The Texans posted video of Watson presenting his game check to the three cafeteria workers, split up, so they could use it to help put their lives back together. Read More »

England take ODI series honours after DLS success

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Lewis blitzed 176 off 130 balls - including 17 fours and seven sixes - before he was forced to retire hurt in the 47th over, after deflecting a delivery from seamer Jake Ball into his ankle and collapsing to the turf. West Indies coach Stuart Law with skipper Jason Holder . Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali helped England pull off a remarkable Duckworth-Lewis victory in the fourth one-day global against West Indies to settle this one-day series with a game to spare. Read More »

Red Miller left 'great impact' on Broncos franchise

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After 17 seasons of bouncing around the league as an assistant, the Broncos hired Miller in 1977 to be the eighth head coach in franchise history. Before Miller arrived in Denver, the team had never been to the playoffs. Miller will be inducted posthumously as the 32nd member of the Broncos' Ring of Fame on November 19, when the Broncos host the Cincinnati Bengals. "But the way we came together that year when Red came in and gave us that attitude that we can win and we will win - it was ... Read More »

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea

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Atletico and Chelsea had drawn 0-0 in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon Stadium . "We have always thought that [rotation] would give us the opportunity to choose the player that suits us best for each game and for the moment we are trying [to do so]". Read More »

Egypt's Sisi meets Israeli PM at United Nations for first public talks

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A picture speaks a thousand words - and Egyptians certainly have plenty to say about viral photos of their president's broad grin during his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The 1979 peace accord between Israel and Egypt marked the first time an Arab nation signed a treaty with Israel. Al-Sissi also met Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas earlier in the day. Read More »

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

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Villanueva declined to comment on Trump's recent comments concerning players kneeling during the national anthem in order to protest racial injustices in the nation. "That is my fault and my fault only". "I've made my teammates look bad, and that is my fault and my fault only". Before the recent incidents, all players stood during the playing of the National Anthem. Read More »

Mayor invites Warriors to DC after Trump rescinds invite

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Other players, coaches, and even Jaguars owner and Trump supporter Shad Khan locked arms in solidarity. While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was somewhat diplomatic in his comments, union head Paul went straight for the jugular, challenging the president's manhood. Read More »

Pep Guardiola admits Benjamin Mendy won't be playing anytime soon

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However, Pep Guardiola , whose side take on Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, is wary after seeing City end up without a trophy last season despite winning their opening 10 matches in all competitions. We have Danilo, ( Fabian) Delph and (Oleks) Zinchenko who can play there so we will see as we go along". Its tough to look at this Manchester City side and not think that goals are nearly guaranteed. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich live stream

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Arjen Robben has poked fun at big-spending Paris Saint-Germain ahead of Bayern Munich's key Champions League match in Paris tomorrow morning (Singapore time). On the other hand, PSG are looking really good at the moment with the likes of Di Maria and Neymar playing for the French club. "Quality on the pitch scores goals - good teams score goals ". Read More »

Patriots, Trump Split Over National Anthem Controversy

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We chose to kneel because it's a respectful gesture. Roger Goodell, not necessarily known for his political deftness, this time understood precisely what was at issue, putting out a scathing statement , “The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture. Read More »

Colts' Andrew Luck (shoulder) won't practice this week

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In a press conference Wednesday, head coach Chuck Pagano said he'll likely be back in practice sometime next week. That was followed by suggestions that he could return to practice this week . Luck already had been ruled out for the Colts' Week 4 matchup at the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. The earliest that Luck, who had right shoulder surgery in January, will practice is on October 4 because the Colts will not practice on October 2 after arriving back from Seattle early that ... Read More »

Petition to remove Ray Lewis statue from Ravens stadium passes 25000 signatures

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Over 25,000 people so far have signed an online petition which calls for the statue of Ray Lewis to be removed from in front of M & T Bank Stadium. That didn't sit too well with Lewis, who claimed his knee'ing was not a protest at all. "[Sharpe] goes out and tells somebody why he's so disappointed in me. Really? You've got my phone number, brotha". Others questioned Lewis' demonstration because he posted a selfie video in August delivering a message to Colin Kaepernick about his anthem ... Read More »

Yankees fan tries tipping pitches to Gary Sanchez, gets himself ejected

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He wanted the fan removed and spoke to crew chief Jerry Layne, who was patrolling second base. "You could definitely hear the guy scream 'outside, outside, ' " Sanchez added through a translator. According to NJ.com's Randy Miller , Rays catcher Wilson Ramos noticed the infraction, resulting in home-plate umpire Dan Bellino telling ballpark personnel to remove the fan from the stands. Read More »