Fans react to Steelers' anthem decision

Villanueva said he feels "embarrassed" every time he sees "that picture of me standing by myself". Starting left tackle Alejandro Villanueva , a combat veteran and former Army Ranger, was the only player to defect. He said he made his teammates, co... More..

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Hardik Pandya justifies batting promotion
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hardik Pandya justifies batting promotion

Under Virat Kohli , India are under a 9-match winning spree-a record. Dravid, who was Pandya's coach during an India A tour of Australia previous year, hoped that the current India A players are able to emul...More..

Costa lands in Madrid ahead of Atletico return
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Costa lands in Madrid ahead of Atletico return

Your turn: How many goals did Stoke defender Glen Johnson score in 71 appearances for Chelsea from 2003-07 - 0, 4 or 10? Conte who has led his side to three wins, a draw and a defeat so far this seaso...More..

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem

Tomlin told CBS Sports that the players will stay in the locker room. Villanueva, who served three tours in Afghanistan, made a decision to stand his ground instead and placed his hand over his heart while th...More..

Game 156 Recap: Cubs 10, Cardinals 2
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Game 156 Recap: Cubs 10, Cardinals 2

Jon Lester (12-8) pitched six innings, allowing five hits and a run for the Cubs. The Cardinals lost All-Star catcher Yadier Molina in the seventh inning after he was struck with consecutive foul balls in the...More..

by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Alvaro Morata's hits maiden Chelsea hat-trick at Stoke

Tiemoue Bakayoko is fit to play for Chelsea against Stoke City despite his involvement in a auto accident, while manager Antonio Conte now considers Eden Hazard ready to start Premier League games. Chel...More..

Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva discusses anthem actions
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva discusses anthem actions

Steelers players chose to stay in the locker room during the pregame anthem on Sunday, in an effort to avoid the controversy of whether players would stand or kneel. "There was a flag that was coming in from th...More..

Diego Costa: Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid to sell striker
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Diego Costa: Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid to sell striker

The Blues stopper is preparing for a return to Atletico Madrid , the club where he spent three years successful year on loan, in the Champions League on Wednesday. I don't see any problem [with Hazard on t...More..

Ben Roethlisberger says he regrets not standing on field during national anthem
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger says he regrets not standing on field during national anthem

The Steelers will be on the field for the national anthem moving forward, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Monday. By now, you've probably seen that moment of Alejandro Villanueva standing on the f...More..

Chelsea keen to move on as Diego Costa exit finally agreed
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chelsea keen to move on as Diego Costa exit finally agreed

Costa scored 20 times in Chelsea's 2016-17 Premier League title-winning campaign, but the 28-year-old is said to have had a strained relationship with head coach Antonio Conte in the second half of the se...More..

Man quits NFL stadium job after players protest during National Anthem
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Man quits NFL stadium job after players protest during National Anthem

During the national anthem on Sunday, players including LeSean McCoy and Marcell Dareus kneeled on the ground while others, including head coach Sean McDermott , locked arms behind them. His comments spurred...More..

Shares in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Purchased by BT Investment Management Ltd
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Shares in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Purchased by BT Investment Management Ltd

The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $69.68. Therefore 55% are positive. Ross Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ: ROST ) had an increase of 5.35% in short interest. The com...More..

by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Paige VanZant withdraws from UFC 216 with undisclosed injury

Once touted as one of the best up-and-coming prospects in female MMA, VanZant has now lost two out of her last three bouts by submission, with her only victory in that span coming over an unranked Bec Rawlings....More..

USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics

The PyeongChang Games would mark the third consecutive Olympics with security concerns, after the Sochi Games four years ago and the Rio Games in 2016. Earlier this month, the International Olympic Committee aw...More..

Seahawks at Titans: Highlights, score and recap
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Seahawks at Titans: Highlights, score and recap

Seattle dropped to 1-2 for the third straight year. "As a team, we have decided we will not participate in the national anthem", Seahawks players said in a statement released by the team before the gam...More..

McCown shepherds NY Jets to 20-6 upset over Miami
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

McCown shepherds NY Jets to 20-6 upset over Miami

What I liked: There wasn't much to like in this one. "I just don't know where we're at right now with it and what we'll do moving forward". The rest of us get to avoid this one completely. Jay Ajayi is poised...More..

by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

We Were 100 Percent In Control Against Stoke - Antonio Conte

As for Atletico, they were held to a 0-0 draw away at Roma. He said: "In this specific case I think the best way for him is to send him on loan and to play regularly. We have started this hard week well with ...More..

Conte - Chelsea shaping up well
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Conte - Chelsea shaping up well

Costa, who made no secret of his desire to return to the Rojiblancos during his three years at Stamford Bridge, on Friday afternoon landed in Madrid from Sao Paulo to undergo a medical with Diego Simeone 's si...More..

Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City

City insiders state there is no problem and the club's paymasters will get around to addressing the 26-year-old's future when things settle down after Christmas. And as City prepare to face Shakhtar Donetsk in ...More..

Jerry Jones, Cowboys take a knee before National Anthem
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Jerry Jones, Cowboys take a knee before National Anthem

The Dallas Cowboys have joined dozens of their NFL colleagues by taking a knee on the football field. The Dallas Cowboys , including the team's coaching staff and owner Jerry Jones , made a decision to co...More..

Sean McDermott responds to Jim Kelly's criticism of LeSean McCoy
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sean McDermott responds to Jim Kelly's criticism of LeSean McCoy

In an Instagram post Sunday night, Kelly called for the Bills to "STAND" and lock their arms in unity when the Bills travel to play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday. You do it, I will never do it. "I'm not ...More..

Michael Jordan Responds To Donald Trump's Comments About Steph Curry
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Michael Jordan Responds To Donald Trump's Comments About Steph Curry

In a statement to the Charlottesville Observer , Jordan said that " those who exercise the right to peacefully express themselves should not be demonized or ostracized ". The Warriors responded with a statem...More..

Guardiola, Mourinho, Conte and Pochettino on Saturday's Premier League action
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Guardiola, Mourinho, Conte and Pochettino on Saturday's Premier League action

Stoke away is a hard game and a year ago we only won in the last minutes. "The feeling I think is a little bit better, but it's just September". Spanish media said that Atletico , who face Chelsea in the Cha...More..

Steelers player who stood alone during anthem has top selling jersey
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Steelers player who stood alone during anthem has top selling jersey

The NBA mandates "players, coaches and trainers are to stand and line up in a dignified posture along the sidelines or on the foul line during the playing of the national anthem". "I was looking for a hundred p...More..

Diego Costa transfer from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid agreed
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Diego Costa transfer from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid agreed

The Italian was asked about the breakdown in relations with Costa, but met the question with a firm rebuttal. "He's very young, only 24 years, and I think this is important for Chelsea". The Blues boss saw ...More..

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger speaks out after West Brom clash
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger speaks out after West Brom clash

Will Arsenal say goodbye to not one but two key players in the summer? " West Brom midfielder Chris Brunt (calf) will be assessed along with Nacer Chadli (thigh) and Oliver Burke (hamstring) while it...More..

Raheem Sterling second most backed for Premier League Golden Boot
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Raheem Sterling second most backed for Premier League Golden Boot

The Premier League now has a group of prolific strikers like rarely seen before in its history, with the likes of Harry Kane , Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku in fine form. "It doesn't matter what shirt yo...More..

Guardiola baulks at Chelsea or United fearing in-form Manchester City
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Guardiola baulks at Chelsea or United fearing in-form Manchester City

In contract to Palace , Pep Guardiola's men have made a blistering start to the new season. Crystal Palace have only avoided defeat once in the last 14 games against City, with a win back in 2015 at Selh...More..

May backs Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

May backs Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid

The Ireland bid delegation, fronted by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, this morning delivered its final 30-minute presentation to World Rugby Council in London as the race to stage the 2023 tournament hots up. Followin...More..

Jim Harbaugh rips conditions in visitor's locker room at Purdue
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Jim Harbaugh rips conditions in visitor's locker room at Purdue

He also criticized the Purdue facilities. It's Monday. That means it's time for our weekly MI football news conference with Jim Harbaugh . MI is off this coming Saturday, allowing for Speight to recover ...More..

Von Miller regrets fake handshake versus Bills
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Von Miller regrets fake handshake versus Bills

The Broncos were penalized 15 yards, helping the Bills take four minutes off the clock as they went on to deliver the ultimate retort: a 26-16 victory. I don't even talk to quarterbacks, I don't even do anyth...More..

Aaron Judge breaks Mark McGwire's rookie home run record with 50th blast
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Aaron Judge breaks Mark McGwire's rookie home run record with 50th blast

But on Monday , a new record was set by - who else? Judge's almost unprecedented power output has been a revelation for the Yankees. The 6-foot-7, 282-pound slugger homered in his first big league at bat a...More..

LeBron: No one should use sports to divide people
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

LeBron: No one should use sports to divide people

As for his role at the interaction of politics and sports, James said "My voice and what I do in my community is more powerful than getting on a knee..." "I tried to give him as much of my DNA as possible"....More..

Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke

Thousands of travelling fans yesterday joined in a new song. Having taken four points from home games against Arsenal and Manchester United, Stoke could hardly have anticipated their awful start when they con...More..

Antonio Callaway, Jordan Scarlett among Gators players tagged in fraud case
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Antonio Callaway, Jordan Scarlett among Gators players tagged in fraud case

The State Attorney's Office will investigate the complaints and decide whether to formally charge the players with third-degree felony charges. The process could take weeks. The eight players, along with freshm...More..

by | Monday, September 25, 2017

NFL Sunday night ratings down amid kneeling protest

The early ratings numbers, which are incomplete and subject to a great deal of change, showed CBS' numbers up compared to the same week a year ago, while NBC and Fox's numbers were down. Fox's afternoon game di...More..

Cavs Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Could Return for Christmas Game vs. Warriors
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Cavs Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Could Return for Christmas Game vs. Warriors

When they introduced Thomas at a news conference, the Cavaliers were vague about a timeline for his return, mainly because they hadn't yet worked with him. It's now possible Thomas could be back and playing b...More..

President Trump Rescinds Stephen Curry's Invitation to White House
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

President Trump Rescinds Stephen Curry's Invitation to White House

Sean "Diddy" Combs had a lot to say about Trump's recent attacks on Stephen Curry and the NFL . LOLz! LeBron James from the top rope! While we meant to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had ...More..

LeBron James Says He'd Sign Colin Kaepernick If He Owned NFL Team
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

LeBron James Says He'd Sign Colin Kaepernick If He Owned NFL Team

Is it the way the season finished? "The kid wanted to do what was best for his career and I give credit to our GM Koby [Altman] and to the ownership for granting that for him". "I think it's basically at a poin...More..

by | Monday, September 25, 2017

How do their 21 goals in six Premier League games compare?

The manager, though, says that it is far too early to get carried away. They said: 'The club respects and supports Darijo's decision and is confident that the player will clear his name. The Belgium worldwide...More..

Goalkeeper Loris Karius handed Liverpool start in Champions League
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Goalkeeper Loris Karius handed Liverpool start in Champions League

Liverpool will be looking to record back-to-back wins when they take on Russian league champions Spartak Moscow in the UEFA Champions league on Tuesday evening. "We learn from it, we look at things, we kno...More..

Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, veteran Alejandro Villanueva's jersey listed as top seller
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, veteran Alejandro Villanueva's jersey listed as top seller

President Donald Trump caused an outrage around the NFL with his call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be "fired" during his appearance in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday night. "This guy s...More..

Darren Sproles' season over after dual injuries on same play
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Darren Sproles' season over after dual injuries on same play

Defensive Tackle Fletcher Cox left with a calf injury and linebacker Jordan Hicks left with an ankle injury. The Eagles were also already without cornerbacks Ronald Darby and Jaylen Watkins, as well as safe...More..

WWII veteran, 97, kneels in support of protesting athletes
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

WWII veteran, 97, kneels in support of protesting athletes

Middlemas, a farmer from Willard, Missouri, told the publication 'that you have to love everybody'. The Springfield News-Leader spoke to the veteran who said he just wants to promote peace and acceptance. Acc...More..

by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Man Utd to check CCTV to find offensive Lukaku chant culprits

The forward joined the Red Devils from Everton in the summer, and is off to a blazing start, having registered six goals in six Premier League appearances. "Sometimes they don't play well but they got the thr...More..

Donald Trump's recent comments show why athletes can't just 'stick to sports'
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Donald Trump's recent comments show why athletes can't just 'stick to sports'

Other members of the National Basketball Association were not as amicable in their responses to the president. "I spent all day yesterday on the phone", Curry said . This response seemed to have enraged Trum...More..

Stoke-Chelsea 0-1
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Stoke-Chelsea 0-1

In Sunday's early game, Chelsea hosted Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, and in a match of few chances, where Arsenal's goalkeeper Petr Cech comfortably dealt with whatever shots Chelsea created, and the neares...More..

Top Defenses Battle as Denver Broncos take on Buffalo Bills
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Top Defenses Battle as Denver Broncos take on Buffalo Bills

The Denver Broncos and Bills play each other for the first time since 2014. "And hey, if we've got to win like that, I'll bet my last dollar, and you know I'm a betting man. "With the kneeling, it's not goin...More..

LeBron James
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

LeBron James "Frustrated" Trump "Now Using Sports To Divide Us"

Curry , a two-time NBA MVP, said Friday that he would vote against the team visiting Trump's White House to celebrate the team's 2017 championship. Trump wrote from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jer...More..

by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Jose Mourinho in the dark over his dismissal

We had chances to kill the game and score the second goal, but didn't. Jose Mourinho hugs Mike Jones. "We are pleased with the investment in our squad and look forward to an exciting season". The lyrics u...More..