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Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad airs during NFL season opener on NBC

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad airs during NFL season opener on NBC

Trump expanded his criticism of the athletic company in an interview with Fox & Friends host Pete Hegseth. At the start of the ad, Kaepernick says: "If people say your dreams are insane, if they lau...

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Real Madrid not missing Ronaldo -Isco

Real Madrid not missing Ronaldo -Isco

So they don't miss him. Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have combined for seven of those goals so far, and Isco says Ronaldo's absence is not being felt. "It's nice to touch on this issue becaus...

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Woods, McIlroy share lead at BMW Championship

Woods, McIlroy share lead at BMW Championship

Compatriot Bryson DeChambeau , a victor in the past two weeks, opened with a 67. It was the low round of the season for Woods, two shots under his closing 64 at last month's PGA Championship, and h...

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College will not wear Nike after Kaepernick sponsorship

College will not wear Nike after Kaepernick sponsorship

In a "Fox & Friends" interview recorded Thursday at Trump's political rally in Montana and shown Friday morning, Trump said he didn't like "what Nike did". The commercial's universal theme is about ...

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Jose Holebas: Watford can achieve more than just Premier League survival

Jose Holebas: Watford can achieve more than just Premier League survival

However, it appears to be a good omen for Watford after Leicester also finished 14th in 2014-15 before going on to incredibly defy the odds and win the title the following season. The stunning form ...

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Nishikori downs Cilic in US Open marathon

Nishikori downs Cilic in US Open marathon

Keys, who is also an Australian and French Open semifinalist, will face Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka for a spot in the decider. The Californian has dropped just a single set so far at the 2018 e...

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Marcos Alonso: 'Eden Hazard very happy at Chelsea'

Marcos Alonso: 'Eden Hazard very happy at Chelsea'

Chelsea's summer arrival Jorginho has revealed he hopes to return to Serie A in the future. The Dominican Republican player, who was also sold by Los Blancos last summer, made a return to the Spani...

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#Explainer: All you need to know about UEFA Nations League

#Explainer: All you need to know about UEFA Nations League

So the Nations League can be a route to qualification for the Euros? This is particularly significant in the lower leagues, where teams who usually struggle to qualify will get a rare opportunity...

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Le’Veon Bell Shocked by Teammate Maurkice Pouncey, Comments on Instagram

Le’Veon Bell Shocked by Teammate Maurkice Pouncey, Comments on Instagram

However, in Pittsburgh, it's clear the locker room isn't fully behind Bell, as there was the expectation that he would, at the least, return for Week 1 after skipping camp. Bell reportedly turned down...

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Serena advances, Stephens sunk at US Open

Serena advances, Stephens sunk at US Open

The 28-year-old was appearing in her third Grand Slam quarter-final - the previous two also coming at the US Open in 2016 and 2017 - and admitted she was not expecting to hit such heights on her ret...

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Denmark include futsal players for Wales games

Denmark include futsal players for Wales games

With talks over new contracts within the national team set-up stalling because of commercial and branding reasons, Denmark's squad, which includes household names like Christian Eriksen and Kasper S...

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Serena Williams battles into US Open quarters

Serena Williams battles into US Open quarters

Serena Williams defeated her elder sister, Venus Williams in two straight sets 6-1 6-2 on Friday, making the 30th career showdown at Flushing Meadows in NY a one-sided affair. Open fortnight, from ...

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Serena Williams puts aside shaky start to beat Pliskova at US Open

Serena Williams puts aside shaky start to beat Pliskova at US Open

Pliskova offered this guess about what was happening to Williams: "Maybe she was a little bit nervous". Pliskova started off strong, breaking serve in the third game and jumping out to a 4-2 lead in...

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Japanese stars create incredible piece of tennis history at US Open

Osaka said in her press conference she was unaware of the history-making feat, but praised Nishikori for a job well done in Wimbledon earlier this summer, which inspired her run in NY. 30 Carla Suare...

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US Open: Birthday Girl Sends Sharapova Packing

US Open: Birthday Girl Sends Sharapova Packing

Sharapova collected the trophy in NY at age 19 in 2006 and owns a total of five Grand Slam titles, but the Russian was far shakier during this match than Suarez Navarro, who never has made it past t...

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Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout:

Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout: "The Disrespect Has Been Well Noted"

The Seahawks tried to find a trade partner for Thomas, who had previously stated he wouldn't report without a new contract in place, but were unable to come to terms on a deal. Thomas wrote on Insta...

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John Millman punishes under-par Roger Federer in stunning US Open upset

John Millman punishes under-par Roger Federer in stunning US Open upset

But first, we will be across the final major of the year in NY as the US Open right through to the final with live blogs, reports, features and reaction. "So before the quarters, I was: 'See you guy...

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Rafael Nadal needs 5 sets, almost 5 hours to outlast Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal needs 5 sets, almost 5 hours to outlast Dominic Thiem

The Spaniard improved to 8-2 in fourth-round matches in the U.S. Open, rebounding from dropping the tiebreaker in the third set Sunday to break the Georgian's serve twice in the fourth set. "'Wake up,...

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David Beckham's MLS Franchise Reveal Their Name And Club Crest

David Beckham's MLS Franchise Reveal Their Name And Club Crest

The crest, which is adorned with two herons stood back to back, features a black background with pink and white writing, including the roman numerals MMXX, a reference to the year in which Inter Miam...

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Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain signs new five-year contract

Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain signs new five-year contract

He's still improving, still learning and there's no better place to do that than at Liverpool with the players he's got around him and the manager". You can tell through his actions, on and off the ...

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US Open: Roger Federer routs Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev knocked out

US Open: Roger Federer routs Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev knocked out

The 30th seed was defeated by the 20-time Grand Slam champion, with Federer proving simply too strong for the Australian in a 6-4 6-1 7-5 win on Saturday. It has worked pretty well for Roger Federer ...

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Braylon Edwards suspended for 'f--king' angry MI tweet

Braylon Edwards suspended for 'f--king' angry MI tweet

The war of words between MI coach Jim Harbaugh and former Wolverines receiver Braylon Edwards is heating up. "No. 1, first of all, (what he said) is not true. On Saturday night, MI rekindled their r...

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Jose Mourinho sentenced to one year jail term for tax fraud

Jose Mourinho sentenced to one year jail term for tax fraud

On his manager, Matic said: " He knows what he is doing, for sure ". I want us to win everything, but I'm also a realist and I know other clubs have made incredible moves. The win at Burnley means U...

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Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain

Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain

While Bush and Obama hail from different parties, their message Saturday was clear: U.S. politics can and should rise to a higher level with the example set by McCain. "He called on us to be better ...

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Premier League 2018/19: Rating the title contenders so far-Tottenham Hotspur

Premier League 2018/19: Rating the title contenders so far-Tottenham Hotspur

He said: "If you have the same players as last season - they may be top players - but you have had a season of the same players to get used to what is coming". 'It is so painful because after Man Utd ...

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Arbitrator denies NFL's request to dismiss Kaepernick's collusion case

Arbitrator denies NFL's request to dismiss Kaepernick's collusion case

Kaepernick's lawyer Mark Geragos tweeted a picture Thursday of a ruling by arbitrator Stephen B. Burbank. Burbank made his decision after conducting a recent hearing. The cases ended in a settleme...

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Jim Furyk Announces Three Of His Ryder Cup Wildcards

Jim Furyk Announces Three Of His Ryder Cup Wildcards

He still has one more Captain's Pick to use, which he will make on Monday. The tournament is why all the players are now in the area. DeChambeau, who'll be playing in his first Ryder Cup, made Fur...

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Tennis world erupts over stunning Serena Williams comeback

Williams is two wins from equalling Margaret Court's record haul of 24 Grand Slams. "Serena's one of the best players in the world", Pliskova said after the match. "It was a great match for me at th...

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Sharapova closes out Cirstea to advance at US Open

Sharapova closes out Cirstea to advance at US Open

Her loss means the U.S. Open's top two women already are gone after only four days of action; Halep lost on Monday. K.Siniakova (CZE) 6-4 6-0 [20] Naomi Osaka (JPN) b. Her frustration mounting and t...

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Eden Hazard: Chelsea happy to be in Liverpool Manchester City's shadow

Eden Hazard: Chelsea happy to be in Liverpool Manchester City's shadow

The question now is how, exactly, Watford has managed to pull this off-and can they really compete at the upper end of the table over the course of an entire 38-game season? "The last three games, w...

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Lionel Messi Breaks Silence On Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid Exit

Lionel Messi Breaks Silence On Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid Exit

Portugal winger Ronaldo , the 2016 and 2017 victor, won a fifth Champions League title with Real Madrid in May before joining Juventus for 99.2m pounds. "You have fresh ambition under a new co...

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Roger Federer, John Millman react to Fed ouster

Roger Federer, John Millman react to Fed ouster

He confessed: 'But, look, at some point also I was just happy that the match was over, I guess'. "But John was able to deal with it better". An early loss in Miami to Thanasi Kokkinakis was perh...

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Colin Kaepernick appears in Nike ad

Colin Kaepernick appears in Nike ad

Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything . But Nike customers who opposed Kaepernick's on-the-field protests were outraged by the move. "While it is noble to take a stand on...

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National Football League expresses support for Colin Kaepernick amid Nike controversy

National Football League expresses support for Colin Kaepernick amid Nike controversy

Kaepernick began a wave of protests by NFL players two seasons ago, kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Trump described players like Colin Kaeper...

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Jose Mourinho Unfazed By Pressure Insists Nemanja Matic

Jose Mourinho Unfazed By Pressure Insists Nemanja Matic

United have lost two of their first four matches at the start of the 2018-19 campaign, and there was said to be pressure building on Mourinho following last week's 3-0 home defeat to Tottenham Hot...

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Del Potro into third US Open semi-finals

Those kinds of conditions were a problem for Roger Federer when he was upset by 55th-ranked John Millman a night earlier, and Isner had all kinds of trouble, too - certainly more than del Potro di...

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Nadal sets up Thiem clash in eighth US Open quarterfinal

Nadal sets up Thiem clash in eighth US Open quarterfinal

The ninth-seeded Thiem beat Anderson for the first time on hard courts, 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (2), to make his first Grand Slam quarterfinal outside of Roland-Garros. "I know how he plays". Djokovic moves...

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Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur

Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur

Ranked no. 43 in the world, de Minaur started the match strong, capitalising on Čilić's stack of unforced errors by taking the opening two sets 6-4, 6,3 with a number of courageous winners. Little kno...

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Luol Deng will reportedly part ways with the Lakers

Luol Deng will reportedly part ways with the Lakers

Deng signed with the Lakers during the NBA's 2016 spending spree to a 4-year deal worth $72 million. Deng will enter free agency. "We want to thank Luol for his time with the Lakers", general man...

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey To Appoint Sen. John McCain's Replacement

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey To Appoint Sen. John McCain's Replacement

It caps a week of memorials for Mr McCain, who died on 25 August, aged 81, from the effects of brain cancer. President Trump and Senator McCain had a harsh and combative relationship, with the ...

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