• Rashford, Fellaini Score as Man United Beat Leicester

    Rashford, Fellaini Score as Man United Beat Leicester

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    Everything is looking rosy for United so far, with a number of positives to take from the opening two games - late goals, a free-scoring attack, substitutes making an impact, a solid defensive shape and players standing out. This time, though, their pressure brought a solution in the form of a 2-0 win and if that becomes a recurring theme, then United will be serious title contenders.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza Celebrates Peace And Equality

    Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza Celebrates Peace And Equality

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    King's dream ", Deal said. And most of the speakers, in one way or another, referenced the tense political climate after the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, which protested the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E.
  • Shannon Sharpe Not Happy with Jim Brown Over Kaepernick Comments

    Shannon Sharpe Not Happy with Jim Brown Over Kaepernick Comments

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    Just recently, Seth Devalve became the first white player to kneel during the national anthem along with 11 of his African-American Cleveland Browns teammates. I can't be two things at once that contradict each other. Jackson said Kaepernick was the latest in a line of professional black athletes to use their status to highlight social and political issues - such as boxer Muhammad Ali , who refused to fight in the Vietnam war.
  • Verstappen on Red Bull future: 'Can't call it bad luck anymore'

    Verstappen on Red Bull future: 'Can't call it bad luck anymore'

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    Amid rumours he wants out of his contract before it ends in 2019, however, Verstappen pointed the finger at Red Bull . "In the beginning you can say it's bad luck; but if it's happening again, you can't call it bad luck anymore". Engine supplier Renault got the blame. "The engine supplier is going to have to come up with some explanations", Horner said. "We're staring down the barrel at a bunch of penalties at Monza".
  • Second boxing superstar willing to fight McGregor

    Second boxing superstar willing to fight McGregor

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    The anti-climax that was Floyd Mayweather's unanimous victory over Manny Pacquiao in the so-called "Fight of the Century" does not sit well with the unbeaten boxer, who has promised to deliver an entertaining fight against Conor McGregor this month because "I owe the public".
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at doubters after re-signing for Man Utd

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at doubters after re-signing for Man Utd

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    After successive 4-0 Premier League wins, Mourinho said: "Zlatan knows me and he knows I play the players I think are best for the team". When then pushed for what he regarded as a realistic estimate of when Ibrahimovic might be available again, Mourinho said: "I don't want to think about it".
  • Ravens sign John Harbaugh to extension

    Ravens sign John Harbaugh to extension

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    The Ravens reportedly extended the 54-year-old coach's contract by one year, locking him up through the 2019 season. Flacco is coming off a productive 2016 campaign where he threw for a career-high 4,317 yards on 64.9 percent completion rate with 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions while playing in all 16 regular season games.
  • Mets' David Wright terminates rehab assignment

    Mets' David Wright terminates rehab assignment

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    Last week, Wright offered some hope as he made his first steps toward a return. Wright played designated hitter for Class A St. Lucie on August 22, then played consecutive games at third base on Friday and Saturday, but he did not play the next two days.
  • Coast Guard Pulls People from Rooftops in Hurricane Harvey Aftermath

    Coast Guard Pulls People from Rooftops in Hurricane Harvey Aftermath

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    David Mounkes, commander of the Kentucky Air Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing. Harvey hit Texas on Friday as a Category 4 hurricane, causing flooded highways, historic rains, and tremendous flooding, according to media reports . Chief Petty Officer David Mosely said about 20 people from OR and Washington have been deployed to the Houston area. Coast Guard helicopter crews along the southern portion of the Texas coast are reporting the rescue of nearly 40 people, starting from the morning ...
  • Stafford, Lions agree to five year

    Stafford, Lions agree to five year

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    ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report that Stafford's deal would be worth more than Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's , which he signed this offseason and is worth $25 million per year. Stafford competed 388 of 594 passes for 4,327 yards, including 24 TDs against 10 interceptions last season. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2014 and was the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2011 after suffering a shoulder injury in 2010.
  • Manchester United have started the season strongly

    Manchester United have started the season strongly

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    The fitness concerns remain ahead of Jones linking up with the England squad, though Mourinho is confident he has all the attributes to thrive as a centre-back. "If I have one week to prepare for a match my team is always very good", Mourinho said pointedly, making slightly obscure use of his spell at União de Leiria - which was unencumbered by European commitments - as an example.
  • Muguruza into US Open second round

    Muguruza into US Open second round

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    Konta will take on Serbian world number 78 Aleksandra Krunic in the first round on Monday, while fellow Briton Heather Watson is also in action as she opens her US Open account with a tricky tie against France's Alize Cornet. Muguruza is one of eight WTA player to begin the fortnight with a shot at emerging as the WTA's No.1 by the end of next week. "It's going to be a big challenge, first round of a Grand Slam, to face her", Halep said.
  • Manchester United supporters are encouraged but wary of false dawns

    Manchester United supporters are encouraged but wary of false dawns

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    Jose was at it again following the 2-0 win over Leicester City when he said , "Everyone knows I would like a fourth player and I can not hide that because I had that in my mind". Crucially, six players have shared the ten goals scored by Mourinho's men so far. The Swede, yet to appear for United in the league and missing from two of the match day squads, has been promised an outing alongside Chris Smalling against Basel in the Champions League next month due to Jones and Bailly's ...
  • Alvaro Morata Makes Premier League History

    Alvaro Morata Makes Premier League History

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    Conte softened his stance on Sunday after his team made do without Hazard in a 2-0 home victory over Everton . Chelsea had their way with Everton from the start of the game, scoring a goal in the 27th minute off the foot of Cesc Fabregas-it was a goal that had been coming for quite some time.
  • Arsenal gunned down by Liverpool in 4 goal thriller

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    Kane has scored more than 20 goals in each of the last Premier League season's but has never scored in August. The main talking point ahead of the game focused on Jurgen Klopp's weird decision to rest goalkeeper Simon Mignolet three games into the season, with Loris Karius starting.
  • Liverpool vs Arsenal: Ozil apologizes after 4-0 humiliation

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    Dele Alli scored early in the second half to put Spurs in front, but Wood, signed on Monday from Leeds and introduced as a 57th-minute substitute at Wembley, fired home the leveller into the bottom corner. Arsenal's record goalscorer Thierry Henry was shocked by the standard of play from his old side. "Everything that you see on the day has been happening for the past 10 years", said the Frenchman.
  • Texas NFL teams step up for Houston

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    The images that have hit news sites and social media show a level of flooding that seems nearly biblical in proportion. The game was scheduled to be held at NRG Stadium in Houston. "It's very tough to watch our city get hit by such a bad storm and not be there to help". On Sunday, Watt announced that he had set up a fundraiser for victims in Houston with a $100,000 donation.
  • Minnesota Vikings beat San Francisco 49ers on final play

    Minnesota Vikings beat San Francisco 49ers on final play

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    If the Vikings' starters against the 49ers are indeed going to start against the New Orleans Saints in Week 1, they're going to have to put on a much better performance. "There's a lot of things we have to correct, " said Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford . And I feel like I needed to regain control of that narrative and not let people say that what we're doing is un-American, because it's not.
  • Paxton Lynch will miss 'a few weeks' with shoulder injury

    Paxton Lynch will miss 'a few weeks' with shoulder injury

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    Lynch suffered the injury while getting sacked to end his first drive early in the third quarter of the Broncos' 20-17 preseason win Saturday night against the Green Bay Packers . Doing so will require using a spot on the 53-man roster that would otherwise be allocated elsewhere, and if a vested veteran is on the active roster for Week 1, his salary for the season is guaranteed.