• Cowboys players, including Jerry Jones, kneel before national anthem on MNF

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    Dallas' decision to do this is a bit surprising, as comments from Jones indicated that he is against protesting in any way while the anthem plays. In one tweet sent out on Monday, President Trump said that the kneeling issue has nothing to do with race , and instead is about respect for the flag and national anthem.
  • Who plays on Monday Night Football in Week 4?

    Who plays on Monday Night Football in Week 4?

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    However, it was one of the best Thursday Night Football games to date , a tilt which turned up 80 points and a ton of back-and-forth scoring. The first is that the Cowboys are arguably the most popular and watched team in the league, and nearly any game featuring them is likely to do better than nearly any other.
  • Bears Lock Arms, Steelers Stay in Locker Room for National Anthem

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    Tomlin was as passionate as I've ever seen him in a press conference, and you can tell he wants the team to focus on football even though as he put it, "because of our position we get drug into some (expletive)". "Through important dialogue with our players and team, this divisive political situation has unified our franchise for the present and the future". "We're not gonna be divided by anything said by anyone", Tomlin said.
  • Tony Pulis: Alexis Sanchez should have been booked for diving

    Tony Pulis: Alexis Sanchez should have been booked for diving

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    Some of this is all the more relevant to Arsenal because of how Wenger works. "We have not had a penalty at this club for over a year and none of my players roll around". Pulis accused Sanchez of "diving" and said that he team should have had a penalty of their own after Jay Rodriguez was brought down in the box. "It's hard when it's 0-0 and if you get the decision you can get a goal which changes the game".
  • Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United

    Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United

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    The 28-year-old is reportedly willing to let his deal run down and become a free agent next summer. With Ozil set to return to the Arsenal squad for the visit of West Bromwich Albion, fans will be hoping the German midfielder can show a return to top form as Arsene Wenger's men look to close the gap on the current front-runners.
  • Bayern Munich's Unique Way of Handling Goalkeeper Crisis

    Bayern Munich's Unique Way of Handling Goalkeeper Crisis

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    Bayern Munich players forgot about their troubles in the Bundesliga for a few hours with a visit to the traditional Oktoberfest beer festival. Tom Starke has only been included in Bayern Munich's Champions League squad as a contingency in the absence of the injured Manuel Neuer, according to sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.
  • Gasly replaces Kvyat as Toro Rosso prepare for 2018 F1 season

    Gasly replaces Kvyat as Toro Rosso prepare for 2018 F1 season

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    Sainz has agreed to join Renault on loan for the 2018 season as part of the deal that saw Toro Rosso take on Honda as engine suppliers, replacing the Renault power unit they have used this year. Now it will be interesting to see how well Gasly can compete against Sainz and which driver line-up Toro Rosso will go with in 2018. A member of the junior program of Red Bull, and the champion of GP2 previous year he played this season in the japanese Championship Super Formula, which is second to 0.5 ...
  • FC Porto goleia Portimonense e isola-se na frente provisoriamente

    FC Porto goleia Portimonense e isola-se na frente provisoriamente

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    O FC Porto entrou com vontade de vencer a partida, contra um Portimonense que, tal como contra o Benfica, não virou a cara à luta e não estacionou nenhum autocarro, quanto mais um pequeno automóvel. Logo no início da segunda parte, Brahimi acabou por marcar um golo, sentenciando a partida para o conjunto portista. Aos 22, o argelino ainda marcou mais um, fechando a goleada.
  • Chelsea legend Terry pays emotional tribute to 'born winner' Diego Costa

    Chelsea legend Terry pays emotional tribute to 'born winner' Diego Costa

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    Diego Costa spoke of his delight at being able to return "home" to Atletico Madrid as he arrived in Spain to put the finishing touches on his move from Chelsea. He is a very important player in football, we know how he plays, and he will give us a lot. Meanwhile, Tiemoue Bakayoko is fit to play in Chelsea's game at Stoke on Saturday despite being involved in a minor auto accident after training on Thursday, while Eden Hazard is also available.
  • Premier League superstar keen on joining Manchester United next summer

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    Despite such an underwhelming campaign though, the player remains a highly sought-after figure in the transfer market. There were claims that the Germany worldwide was closing in on a new deal, but they appear to be wide of the mark. Arsenal will surely be keen to keep Ozil around and especially determined not to see him move to a divisional rival. Ozil who is also wanted by Inter Milan, fancies staying in England and moving to a club which has a realistic chance of winning major trophies.
  • Murphy Supports NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem

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    But Goodell said teams had shown unity in getting behind their players and he would be doing nothing to stop that - a number of them also issued lengthy statements on Sunday critical of Trump's stance. Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-Texas) kneeled on the House floor Monday night in solidarity with players. But there is a law, 4 U.S. Code § 8, titled " Respect for flag ", that bans disrespecting the American flag by using it in certain ways.
  • EPL: Alexis Sanchez must earn his place at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

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    But after ref Robert Madley waved play-on, Rodriguez scrambled to his feet to fire in a shot which 'keeper Petr Cech pushed against the far post. Pulis was far from pleased to see referee Bobby Madley refuse to award a spot-kick and felt Rodriguez was punished for being "honest", given that Sanchez had earlier won a free-kick in a unsafe position after going to ground following minimal contact from Craig Dawson.
  • Fenerbahce eye move for Gunners contract rebel Mesut Ozil

    Fenerbahce eye move for Gunners contract rebel Mesut Ozil

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    Arsenal legend Ian Wright has lauded Mesut Ozil as the Gunners' most technical and influential player; however, he has questioned the German internationals performances, suggesting he could do more for the team. The pair worked together at Real Madrid , and Ozil has spoken in the past of the huge impact Mourinho had on his career, giving him the confidence to play for a club like Los Blancos.
  • Red cards for cricketers, DRS modifications: ICC's new rules explained

    Red cards for cricketers, DRS modifications: ICC's new rules explained

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    To maintain the balance between bat and ball, there are new ICC restrictions on the size of bat edges and its thickness. To check, umpires will be issued with a bat gauge, which they can use to check a bat's legality. If a batsman is running or diving towards the crease with a forward momentum with his/her bat grounded behind the popping crease but loses contact with the ground at the time of the wickets being disturbed, will be considered to be not out.
  • Diego Costa aims parting shot at Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte

    Diego Costa aims parting shot at Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte

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    The 24-year-old was sensational against Stoke City on Saturday, taking a ideal touch in the box from a long pass from Cesar Azpilicueta before lofting the ball over Jack Butland to make it 1-0 to the visitors. "He wants to become one of the best". "Griezmann is not a typical striker as such but he scores a lot of goals ", Lampard then goes on to point out that Griezmann plays as a striker in more of a False 9 position, which will make it hard for Chelsea's defence to pick up and defend.
  • Ceballos double earns Real narrow win at Alaves

    Ceballos double earns Real narrow win at Alaves

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    However, he capped his league debut with a fine first-half brace, either side of Manu Garcia's goal. The first Castilla player to be sent off in the game was Oscar Rodriguez, 19, who scored a stunning long-range goal in Madrid's International Champions Cup game against Manchester City in Los Angeles in July.