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Sport NFL Won't Require Players to Stand for National Anthem
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that he wants the league's players to stand for the national anthem, but he said he will not require them to do so. The protests had mostly fizzled out until last month, when Trump reignited the issue by decrying any player who kneeled during the anthem as a "son of a bitch" who should be fired.

Sport Draymond Green's MRI on left knee negative, doubtful for Pelicans game Friday
Author: 0 Draymond Green's MRI on left knee negative, doubtful for Pelicans game Friday

He came up hobbling and grabbing at his knee, putting quite a scare into Golden State's faithful. Green strained his knee late in the third quarter on Tuesday while driving to the basket, and he was seen wincing in pain after the play. "When we're lacking conditioning like we are right now, you have to have your high energy guys out there". Green sat out the fourth quarter, as team doctors played it careful, watching from the sidelines while his team blew a 13-point lead during the period.

Sport Deeney tells Wenger: 'Arsenal don't have any cojones'
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TROY DEENEY has accused Arsenal of lacking guts and courage after crashing to defeat at Watford . 'Last time I was here I scored a few goals and you get a real buzz but a last-minute victor against Arsenal , it was definitely worth the wait for my goal since I have come back, ' he added.

Sport Watford v Arsenal - Probable lineups - Wenger facing injury crisis in defence
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Germany secured their place in Russian Federation after a 3-1 victory away to Northern Ireland but the reigning world champions still had to face Azerbaijan at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion on Sunday evening. This is going to be a testing game for them since Watford are a very well built team and they have shown that many times this season. "Mentally, I will have to assess the situation when he comes back tomorrow".

Sport Arsene Wenger: I could sell Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: I could sell Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January

Manchester City are reportedly "confident" of signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January, and his Gunners team-mates are "understood to believe the Chilean will finally be allowed to leave". "At the present time there is no deal close for me to announce". "I didn't want to speak to him much [at full time] because I know how tough it is and also because I didn't want for people to interpret things in a way that would have put my professionalism in doubt".

Sport UEFA Nations League is announced
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Following the final round of qualifying games this week, the four different "leagues" of European clubs were confirmed yesterday. The January draw will see the Leagues (A , B, C and D) divided into 16 groups of three or four teams, with A being split into four groups of three teams, B the same, C into three groups of four and one of three, and D into four groups of four.

Sport Patriots QB Tom Brady expected to play vs. Jets
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Reports said Brady did not participate because of an AC joint sprain in his left shoulder. Tom Brady was not seen at Patriots practice on Tuesday during the portion open to media. The Jets have registered just seven sacks this season, the second worst mark in the NFL . Brady then re-aggravated the injury in the game against Tampa Bay.

Sport Joel Embiid OKs five-year, $148M deal with Sixers
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Embiid and the Sixers agreed on a $148 million, five-year extension and it could increase even more if the 7-foot centre reaches certain incentives. Embiid was last year's leading scorer and dubbed his own nickname "The Process" after the Sixers slogan in the years they were tanking. However, this means that an unhealthy Embiid would make $74 million on a five-year deal.

Sport Survey shows most Americans support celebrating Columbus Day
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Myself an Italian-American, I've always found it unusual that so many other Italians look to Columbus as the standard bearer of Italian pride. It's important for the Italian-American community. Steps away from the parade route in Morris Park, local leaders held a press conference in an effort to defend statues of Columbus they feel are under threat.

Sport Marouane Fellaini suffers suspected knee ligament damage
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini suffers suspected knee ligament damage

Jose Mourinho is likely to be furious with the injury to one of United's recent star performers as he prepares for a trip to face Liverpool in the Premier League next week. 29-year-old Fellaini will undergo an MRI on Sunday, the Belgian FA informed. Fellaini could also be ruled out of a Champions League away clash at Benfica, before United travel to Huddersfield Town the following Saturday.

Sport Australia seek change of fortune in T20I series - First T20I Preview
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Just how low the surface played was seen in the fact that six of the eight wickets Australia lost were bowled; two of them chopping on. The DLS method was required after Australia's innings was cut short by bad weather, the tourists having lurched to 118-8 by the time rain stopped play during the 19th over.

Sport Militants storm BSF camp; ASI, two militants killed
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Flights to and from Srinagar International Airport were initially suspended after the attack, but were resumed later on Tuesday. The area also houses training centres of the BSF and the CRPF . The base in which the gun battle took place shares a common compound wall with the airport. "Due to the lack of security in the funnel area of the airport the night landing of civilian flights couldn't be carried out", said officials.

Sport Brandon Weeden keeps getting hired, now with Titans
Author: 0 Brandon Weeden keeps getting hired, now with Titans

So the Titans worked out quarterbacks on Tuesday, and ended up reaching a deal with Weeden, the 22nd overall pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft. He appeared in 6 games that year, throwing for 1043 yards, 5 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions on 97-for-140 passing. In order to make room for Weeden to be signed, the Titans released Josh Carraway , a promising young rookie pass rusher who possesses what looks like a bright future.

Sport LSU paid Troy almost $1 million to come and beat them
Author: 0 LSU paid Troy almost $1 million to come and beat them

The Trojans are 2-20 all-time against ranked teams. It is to be expected, after a humiliating defeat at home to Troy on Saturday night, that whatever foobaw dreams LSU had for the Ed Orgeron era have been ... Guice - who seemed to suffer a left leg/knee injury late in LSU's 37-7 loss to Mississippi State on September 16 and a subsequent right ankle injury last week versus Syracuse, Orgeron said - was absent from Saturday's game.

Sport Fellaini scores twice as Manchester United pile on misery for sorry Palace
Author: 0 Fellaini scores twice as Manchester United pile on misery for sorry Palace

In the second half, Fellaini's early header made it 3-0, and United were happy to stand off and preserve their energy going into the worldwide break at the very least joint-top of the league. United's Romelu Lukaku let the through ball glide through the box. Wilfried Zaha has returned to light training having not played since the opening day defeat to Huddersfield Town, but is not fit enough to feature.

Sport Arsenal squad rotation will continue - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal squad rotation will continue - Wenger

Brighton have only beaten Arsenal twice in 16 attempts, with their last victory coming in 1982, and they have never won at the Gunners . Denis Shcherbitski - 4/10 - He made a very good save initially before Walcott tapped in for the first goal and also made a fantastic fingertip save to deny Walcott his hat-trick just before half-time.

Sport Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash
Author: 0 Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash

If you want to just use him as a "set and forget" player that's definitely valid, but there are certainly better value options out there. "I don't know what the supporters think". The worldwide break follows the weekend's Premier League matches with Aguero in Argentina's squad for their last two World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador on October 5 and 10.

Sport Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash
Author: 0 Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash

If you want to just use him as a "set and forget" player that's definitely valid, but there are certainly better value options out there. "I don't know what the supporters think". The worldwide break follows the weekend's Premier League matches with Aguero in Argentina's squad for their last two World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador on October 5 and 10.

Sport Sergio Aguero injured in vehicle crash
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero injured in vehicle crash

They know what they have to do. "I'd like to play with Sergio because we are strong with him but he's not there, no complaints". At the end it's fortunate the injury is not bad. Aguero said on Twitter on Friday evening: "Thank you with all my heart for the supportive messages, they really do help me in recovering". We also send him our best wishes and hope there were no lasting damage from the incident.

Sport Guardioala rules Aguero out of Chelsea game
Author: 0 Guardioala rules Aguero out of Chelsea game

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has suffered a broken rib in a vehicle crash in the Netherlands, dealing a major blow to the Premier League leaders' title aspirations. Aguero, 29, had started the season impressively, scoring seven goals in eight appearances to move within one of equalling Eric Brook's club record 177.

Sport Man City's Aguero injured in crash
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Premier League leaders City travel to Chelsea on Saturday, sitting three points above Antonio Conte's reigning champions at the summit. In addition, AFP cites Amsterdam police spokesperson saying that "a taxi-cab hit a lamp-post". Some of them can be upset, some not. Some of them can be upset, some not, but at the end it's fortunate the injury is not bad. "Sergio is mature enough to know exactly what he has to do".

Sport Of course I want to stay, I love the club
Author: 0 Of course I want to stay, I love the club

Per Mertesacker won the initial header off a corner and the ball bounced the Holding who shinned/kneed/thighed it in. Arsenal started looking shaky at the back but managed to go into halftime at 3-1. I have played several positions in it - left wing-back, left off the forward, central midfield. He's at an age where a player normally gets to the best of his career.

Sport Arsenal manager Wenger: Wilshere on his way 'back to his best'
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Wenger: Wilshere on his way 'back to his best'

Wilshere has endured a miserable spell as he slipped down the pecking order with Arsenal and England before finding himself sent on loan to Bournemouth last season. "I am back training, it has been a while, and I am enjoying it". Just two minutes later the same two players combined and this time Walcott scored.

Sport Arsenal manager Wenger: Wilshere on his way 'back to his best'
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Wilshere has endured a miserable spell as he slipped down the pecking order with Arsenal and England before finding himself sent on loan to Bournemouth last season. "I am back training, it has been a while, and I am enjoying it". Just two minutes later the same two players combined and this time Walcott scored.

Sport Wenger delighted for centurion Giroud
Author: 0 Wenger delighted for centurion Giroud

An error from BATE goalkeeper Denis Shcherbitski handed Walcott his second, capitalising on a woeful clearance before drilling into the bottom left corner from 12 yards. In becoming the 19th Arsenal player to reach the milestone , Giroud also achieved it in quicker time than both Dennis Bergkamp and Robin van Persie.

Sport Arsene Wenger Delighted For Centurion Olivier Giroud
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Wilshere is determined to ensure that does not happen, with the home-grown talent eager to prolong his association with the club. He was the best player on the pitch in each of his two starts this season, against Doncaster in the Carabao Cup last week and in the Europa League win at BATE Borisov on Thursday.

Sport Jack Wilshere professes Arsenal love after shining in Europa League
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Rob Holding almost had his second goal for Arsenal from another corner but he swung at the ball and smashed his shot off the post. Alassane Plea added his second goal after the delay. Maitland-Niles - 6.5. Got up and down the left, but isn't a left sided player and it shows. Then Ospina saved Ivanic's header but palmed it straight into the path of Mikhail Gordeichuk who thumped home from close range.

Sport New York Yankees: Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record
Author: 0 New York Yankees: Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

Not much for celebrating his own personal achievements, Judge acknowledged the fans clamoring for a curtain call by stepping out of the home dugout and waving to the standing and cheering crowd. It also earned him emphatic endorsement for the American League MVP award from CC Sabathia . Judge has homered against every AL opponent and his total is second in the majors to the 57 of Miami's Giancarlo Stanton .

Sport Ghana deserved WAFU Cup triumph - Balogun
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But the humiliation was not over for Nigeria as Winful Cobbinah scored a fourth goal for rampant Ghana three minutes into stoppage time. Nigeria pulled a consolation goal in added time as Rabiu Ali ideal inched free kick beat Ghana's Joseph Addo at his near post.

Sport No. 4 Penn State stuns Iowa with TD on final play
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His previous career best was 207. Half empty: Barkley is a human being - we think - and he's susceptible to overwork, fatigue or dare we say injury if he is going to be relied upon as much as he was Saturday (28 runs, 12 catches, three kickoff returns).

Author: 0 EPL 2017/18: West Ham United 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur, 5 talking points

Bilic's side effectively ended their rivals' hopes last season with a 1-0 win at the London Stadium in May, but the Hammers boss admitted his admiration for their capital rivals. With West Ham having claimed victory in each of the last two home matches against Tottenham , Pochettino's reasoning is clear. Dier has been deployed predominantly in holding midfield this season, but may have found himself in defence more often were it not for a knee injury to Victor Wanyama .

Sport Wood scores in Burnley loss
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Leeds secured a Carabao Cup victory at Burnley as Championship side prove Premier League quality on Tuesday night. Burnley had put out a statement on Wednesday saying they were aware of the tweet and had contacted Ladbrokes for comment.

Sport Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Removing Protections From 10 National Monuments
Author: 0 Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Removing Protections From 10 National Monuments

But Zinke did recommend changes to ten of the 27 national monuments on the review list, including Bears Ears in Utah, Cascade-Siskiyou in OR and Gold Butte in Nevada. Dozens of the nation's most treasured national parks were first protected as monuments, including Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Acadia and Olympic national parks.

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