• Cleveland Browns players kneel in protest during American national anthem
Cleveland Browns players kneel in protest during American national anthem

Is this a one time thing or something that could continue? Browns coach Hue Jackson said on August 14 he hoped none of his players would protest by sitting or kneeling during the national anthem, a comment that came under fire from Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe, an analyst on Fox Sports 1.

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  • Le'Veon Bell says he will return to Steelers on September 1
Le'Veon Bell says he will return to Steelers on September 1

Bell and the Steelers will still try to agree on a long-term contract, with Bell seeking a multi-year deal worth about $15 million a year. A return date next Friday would be the day after the Steelers' fourth and final preseason game, ensuring Bell doesn't see any exhibition snaps.

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  • Barcelona confirms hacking after Di Maria 'announcement'
Barcelona confirms hacking after Di Maria 'announcement'

Barcelona's summer transfer window went from bad to worse after their official Twitter account was hacked to claim they had signed Angel di Maria from PSG. OurMine security group is a security hacker group who have earlier hacked celebrity internet accounts to advertise their commercial services. "Our accounts have been hacked tonight", FC Ba...

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  • ESPN pulls announcer from game for having same name as Confederate general
ESPN pulls announcer from game for having same name as Confederate general

Lee . I'm guessing they just used what was in Travis's article, but who in cable doesn't know what ESPN's name is? The statement from the sports giant reveals that this is in large part to the "tragic events" that took place recently in Charlottesville .

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  • MMA's view on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor
MMA's view on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

McGregor has his striking experience in an octagon while competing for the UFC , but his striking there is much more kickboxing based and he has to consider the potential for wrestling at any moment. The singer told TMZ that she was predicting a McGregor upset. "Their fight is going to be under boxing rules and Mayweather will probably ...

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  • Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic — UEFA play-offs
Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic — UEFA play-offs

Celtic qualified for the lucrative Champions League group stage on Tuesday despite losing 4-3 to Astana in the second leg of their play-off in Kazakhstan. "The first game at Celtic Park was phenomenal for us but it wasn't so good coming over here", he said. That didn't allow us to press. Celtic beat Hapoel Be'er Sheva of Israel 5-2 at ...

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  • Red Sox vs Indians Series Opener
Red Sox vs Indians Series Opener

Monday's 5-4 win came at a price for Cleveland, which owns a 5 1/2-game division lead, as left-handed reliever Andrew Miller aggravated the patellar tendinitis in his right knee and Carlos Santana left the game with tightness in his lower back.

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  • Force could start Asian rugby competition if appeal fails
Force could start Asian rugby competition if appeal fails

The ARU committed to cutting one of its five Super Rugby teams as the competition contracts from 18 to 15 teams next season. The news comes as a big boost for the Force , whose survival hopes were dealt a blow on Tuesday when the ARU rejected a multi-million dollar from billionaire Andrew Forrest to save the franchise.

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  • Arsene Wenger explains why Rob Holding was dropped vs. Stoke
Arsene Wenger explains why Rob Holding was dropped vs. Stoke

The Gunners were unconvincing in their 4-3 opening night win over Leicester , which was followed by a narrow 1-0 defeat at the Britannia Stadium. Though Arsenal can not help how their fixtures fall, on Saturday's evidence, you wonder whether their 4-1 victory at the bet365 Stadium back in May would have come so easily if their opponents had...

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  • Jamie Redknapp thought Tiemoue Bakayoko had a great game for Chelsea
Jamie Redknapp thought Tiemoue Bakayoko had a great game for Chelsea

But honestly, I think to see this atmosphere is great also for the opponents". As you can see below, pings it right into the top corner where no keeper is ever saving that. Australian worldwide Aaron Mooy's stunning second-half goal gave Huddersfield Town a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United and maintained their 100-percent record in their maiden Pr...

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  • Chelsea 'commend' England striker after 'bullying' claims
Chelsea 'commend' England striker after 'bullying' claims

Aluko was a member of the English ladies squad that finished third in the 2014 Women's World Cup, she has represented England on 102 occasions, scoring 33 goals in the process, a tremendous record but a sad ending for a player who has given everything to her country.

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  • Coutinho wants Liverpool FC clear-the-air talks
Coutinho wants Liverpool FC clear-the-air talks

So although he handed in a transfer request and reportedly told the club he didn't want to play for them again, Coutinho looks set to stay put. Coutinho has been unavailable, with what the club are calling a back injury, but Klopp says he will be welcomed back when he is fit.

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  • Dana White: UFC champion Jon Jones failed drug test at UFC 214
Dana White: UFC champion Jon Jones failed drug test at UFC 214

This somewhat confirms an earlier report from TMZ , claiming that Jones tested positive for steroids in his victory over Cormier, and will reportedly be stripped of his light heavyweight title. The UFC was forced to pull Jones from a scheduled headliner against Cormier just days before UFC 200 in July 2016, after he tested positive for anti-es...

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  • Burnley signing Wood is a 'weapon' says Dyche
Burnley signing Wood is a 'weapon' says Dyche

Wood's contract wasn't even above the fold on most sports websites. "We have had a hard couple of days, but the response was flawless and one that I expected of my team, of which I am very satisfied with the performance of my side". The chance to spearhead the Leeds attack could be just the opportunity Rhodes needs to get his career back on tr...

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  • Azarenka pulls out of US Open over custody dispute
Azarenka pulls out of US Open over custody dispute

Open on Monday. The Australian Open champion in 2012 and 2013, reached the final at the U.S. Open in the same two years. Azarenka is now ranked No. Both parents are forbidden to leave California with Leo which obviously makes it hard for the Azarenka to travel and play tournaments. "While I will dearly miss being in NY and playing in one ...

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  • Will start at QB, per O'Brien
Will start at QB, per O'Brien

As it relates to Watson, who the team traded up for in April's draft, he's also done well. Savage was in competition with 2017 first-round pick Deshaun Watson for the starting job. The rookie's debut against the Carolina Panthers was impressive as he racked up 203 total yards with a touchdown through the air, but there needs to be more polish o...

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  • Spanish swimmer sacrifices race to honour Barcelona terror attack victims
Spanish swimmer sacrifices race to honour Barcelona terror attack victims

Alvarez, 71, told media he asked the organisers of the event whether a minute's silence could be held on Friday to honour the victims of the Barcelona terrorist attack that killed 14 and injured 130 but his request was declined. Writing on Facebook , Mr Alvarez's swimming club said they were overwhelmed by the attention that the post had received....

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  • The Odds Of Jamie Vardy Joining Premier League Team Have Been Slashed
The Odds Of Jamie Vardy Joining Premier League Team Have Been Slashed

LEICESTER saw off a spirited Sheffield United to book their place in the third round of the Carabao Cup at Bramall Lane last night. Vardy has scored 64 goals in 169 league appearances for Leicester since joining the club from non-league Fleetwood Town back in 2012 and signed a four-year deal at the King Power Stadium last summer after reject...

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  • Dolphins QB Jay Cutler explains why he was unhappy with the Bears
Dolphins QB Jay Cutler explains why he was unhappy with the Bears

A little change of scenery for both teams. But, for the most part, despite how big he is, he walked around Dolphins camp largely unnoticed. "(There were) a lot of questions coming up on things. They are talking everything out. "I thought he did good ", Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "When you first get to pro sports, the game is in fast moti...

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  • Cavaliers nearing blockbuster deal with Celtics for Kyrie Irving
Cavaliers nearing blockbuster deal with Celtics for Kyrie Irving

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. In any Cleveland-Boston trade in which a third team is not involved, the Celtics would need to send multiple players to the Cavs to make the salary swap work.

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