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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wished that the Steelers had stood during the national anthem, the player said in a Monday statement. After all, by standing on the field for the anthem, he changed the Steelers' play to be neutral into a negative. Moving forward we will be on the field.
  • Man City favourite admits he wants to sign new deal

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    De Bruyne has started the season in superb form for the Premier League leaders, starring in midfield as the fulcrum of some brilliant attacking play. That does not often happen. "We shall see [about the captaincy]". The 26-year-old is quoted by The Sun as saying: "I am very happy at City". I have no reason to go anywhere else.
  • Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys in pre-anthem statement

    Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys in pre-anthem statement

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    The Arizona Cardinals locked arms as a team with members of the military. The entire Cowboys team, with owner Jerry Jones included, knelt in the middle of the field as a statement for equality and representation for unity prior to the singing of the national anthem.
  • Jim Kelly not happy with LeSean McCoy

    Jim Kelly not happy with LeSean McCoy

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    Sunday across the NFL , some players stood for the national anthem, some knelt, some locked arms and all but one Pittsburgh Steeler stayed in the locker room. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. "Nuh-unh, I don't go for that". According to the Associated Press, Kelly and McCoy have patched things up.
  • Man City worsen Palace woes, Chelsea thrash Stoke as Everton fight back

    Man City worsen Palace woes, Chelsea thrash Stoke as Everton fight back

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    He joined Chelsea from Atletico in July 2014 for 32 million pounds (US$41.2 million at the time) on a five-year deal. "We want to thank him for what he did with this club". Pedro is fit following a leg problem, while midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko was involved in a minor auto accident on his way home from training on Thursday but was uninjured.
  • One Steelers Player Stands for National Anthem

    One Steelers Player Stands for National Anthem

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    They were one of three teams to sit out the anthem after President Trump said National Football League owners should fire players joining the protest. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who donated to Donald Trump's election campaign, announced shortly after the game began that every player who "protested" the National Anthem and showed "immense disrespect to our nation" would be fined a cool million dollars.
  • Form Morata ready for Atletico, Football News & Top Stories

    Form Morata ready for Atletico, Football News & Top Stories

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    Diego Costa , who rejoined former club Atletico Madrid after a months-long battle with Chelsea, embraced the positive outcome to what had been an arduous process. With the European transfer window closed and Atletico banned from registering new players until 2018 for breaching Federation Internationale de Football Association rules, Costa will be unable to play for Atletico until January 2.
  • Mesut Ozil back; Welbeck and others still a fair way off

    Mesut Ozil back; Welbeck and others still a fair way off

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    After what had seemed to have been a forgone conclusion in terms of the result last time out, Arsene Wenger's side confounded their many growing doubters of their ability to the match up to their top rivals, with a confident and drilled performance in West London .
  • Michael Clarke reacts to Harbhajan Singh's jibe at Australian batting

    Michael Clarke reacts to Harbhajan Singh's jibe at Australian batting

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    This was India's fifth win in as many 50-over games played at the venue. Australia dominated the first overs and they made 200/1 in the first 32 overs which is huge. "We're quite often getting ourselves into good positions and we're not taking advantage of those, and today was no different", Smith said after the defeat that left his side trailing 3-0 in the five-match series.
  • Leroy Sane stars as rampant Manchester City thrash Palace

    Leroy Sane stars as rampant Manchester City thrash Palace

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    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has stated that there is still "so much" room for Man City to improve. Roy Hodgson already finds himself under pressure having taken over from the calamitous Frank de Boer, but a win in midweek against Huddersfield in the Carabao Cup could give them a smidgen of hope.
  • May backs Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid

    May backs Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid

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    Irish Rugby have released a video about the impact of the Irish around the world ahead of the formal launch of Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid at Downing Street earlier today. Ramaphosa travelled to London on Sunday for the presentation to the World Rugby Council, the Presidency said. "Through the diaspora and Ireland's existing, proven platforms with them, this tournament will set new records for travelling fans and connect with new audiences for the game internationally".
  • Trump Administration Offering $200M in STEM and IT Study Grants

    Trump Administration Offering $200M in STEM and IT Study Grants

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    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump and an adviser to the administration, said less than half of kindergarten through 12th grade schools in the USA offer a single computer course. The grant program is not new. STEM education involves specific disciplines taught together in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. "As a country we want to embrace innovation, but we need to plan for it", she said.
  • LeBron James to Trump Voters: 'You May Have Made a Mistake'

    LeBron James to Trump Voters: 'You May Have Made a Mistake'

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    We as American people need to come together even stronger". James said, "That's what makes me more sick than anything". Sports is so fantastic, what sports can do for everyone, no matter shape, size, race. "I'd sign him today". "It's your right to have that ability to stand up and say something, and whether that may be kneeling or whatever the action is, as long as the individual knows the intent behind it, there's no black and white and there's no gray area".
  • 9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges

    9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges

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    Per Alachua County court records , Antonio Callaway , Jordan Smith and Jordan Scarlett are among seven players facing felony charges for fraud. The process could take weeks. The players will likely remain indefinitely suspended until or unless they entered a pretrial diversion. That prompted bookstore officials to open an investigation, and they found similar transactions via the accounts of the other players charged, plus lineman Kadeem Telfort, who is also now suspended.
  • Jim Harbaugh rips conditions in visitor's locker room at Purdue

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

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    He targeted the head. The player was on the ground and he accelerated into it. Speight left Saturday's win over the Boilermakers after he was sacked in the first quarter. Visiting locker rooms need to reflect that. Again, we put a lot of emphasis on health and safety of the players, but it doesn't even seem sanitary. There needs to be a minimum standard of care for the players.
  • Yankees' Aaron Judge blasts 49th homer, tying Mark McGwire's rookie record

    Yankees' Aaron Judge blasts 49th homer, tying Mark McGwire's rookie record

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    But on Monday, a new record was set by - who else? Judge tied McGwire when he homered with one out in the third inning into the right-center field bleachers off Kansas City starter Jakob Junis. Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge went deep again twice on Monday afternoon against the Royals ( GameTracker ) to make history. Judge entered the game with 48 homers, having clubbed a pair in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto.
  • Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea defeat Stoke

    Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea defeat Stoke

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    However, he will be returning to an unfamiliar stadium as Atletico have moved into their new home, the 68,000 seater Wanda Metropolitano . It is not easy to win away games against Stoke , this game is always hard. In the modern game, players are more sensational and performance is directly related to the feel-good factor. It will be special for me to go back but only this time I hope we win.
  • Brighton striker Tomer Hemed charged with violent conduct by FA

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    Brighton's Israeli striker Tomer Hemed (L) vies with Newcastle United's English midfielder Isaac Hayden. Rafa Benitez's men lost 1-0 to the Seagulls, ending their three-game winning streak in the Premier League . "Whether it was accidental or not, it doesn't really matter now but I'm sure whoever is on the committee that punishes that sort of thing will figure it out".