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Police chief to mediate between 49ers, police

Chief Michael Sellers said in a statement Saturday that he will urge union leadership to put citizens' safety first. "I will work with both sides to find a solution", he said in the statement. "Please contact as soon as possible with the corrective actions your organization intends on implementing". Kaepernick has defended his protest, responding to critics and telling reporters he is not "anti-American".

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Djokovic ends Edmund run as Pouille stuns Nadal at US Open

Three days after his 30th birthday, there were still classic Monfils moments in this one, including an attempt to tie his shoe in the middle of a point. Open. His resume still does not include an ATP Tour title, he did not make the cut for the French Rio Olympic team and a year ago failed to make it past the first round of the U.S.

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Novak Djokovic shows Kyle Edmund how much he still has to improve

Starting at the ridiculous hour of 10.28pm due to the day session overspill, the Arthur Ashe Stadium was packed to the gunwales at the start, the vast 23,700 capacity arena unlike anything Edmund has walked out onto before. He beat Gasquet and Isner. He's getting things together. 'I want to wish Kyle all the best. Djokovic erased any doubts about his rhythm after he enjoyed the best part of a week off following walkovers in rounds two and three.

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US Open 2016: Kyle Edmund vows to learn from Novak Djokovic defeat

The world number 84 ripped a backhand cross court victor to move to break point but could not convert that chance or a second as the defending champion held for 2-0. But while Djokovic looked good for the first two sets against the 84th-ranked Edmund, and again at the very end, there was that interlude that included the medical visit.

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Serena Williams Breaks Navratilova's Grand Slam Record

When asked about the historic win CNN reports that Williams bashfully said "that's pretty awesome ... what better place to do it than here", referring to the venue where she claimed her first Grand Slam title in 1999. "I definitely think there is a difference between the way male and female athletes are treated". She is now one victory shy of passing another all-time great as the leader in any gender.

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Liverpool 'not for sale', Chinese takeover rumoured

The club reaffirmed over the weekend that it is not for sale. "People throw offers to us which we don't think are real ... if someone wants to write us a letter saying they want to buy the club then it will get put in the garbage". Insiders said on Saturday that their proposals were not yet finalised but added that the consortium could also include investment from other Chinese state-owned parties.

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Leaders meet in China for economic summit

Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, once again had a sideline meeting at an global summit-this time, at the G20 in Hangzhou, China. Obama noted that the United States and Russian Federation have deep differences with regard to the parties they support in Syria as well as the process to bring peace there.

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Chella Choi leads LPGA Manulife Classic in Canada

Alex, in her fifth year as a pro and third full-time on the Tour, had eight birdies, an eagle and two bogeys. The world No. 1 rebounded from a tough Day 2, that saw her well off the pace, to card a tournament low-tying 8-under on Saturday to get to 10-under and well within reach of a fourth title on Canadian soil to go with her three Canadian Women's Open wins.

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Stones insists 1-0 win was nothing like Euros

Amid much talk about his position within the England team, captain Wayne Rooney insists a midfield role suits him best. "He controlled the game and controlled midfield, as well as Eric Dier". With the referee checking his watch , Danny Rose sent a hopeful low ball into the area for Lallana , who jinked left past a defender and struck a low shot through the legs of goalkeeper Matus Kozacik for his first England goal in 27 games.

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Notre Dame WR Hunter knocked out of game by helmet hit

Royal-Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas, it was hard to view Sunday night's season opener for both teams as anything but a classic. Strong played coy over whether Shane Buechele or senior Tyrone Swoopes would start, but it was evident immediately why Buechele was the pick.

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Rooney plays where he wants, says England manager

Allardyce admitted his surprise that Rooney had not played further forward, but insisted his captain was "brilliant". Adam Lallana's low shot sneaked in as the clock ticked into the final minute of added time to hand Sam Allardyce a 1-0 win in his first game in charge.

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Shakur Stevenson Wins Silver Medal After Losing Fight To Cuban Boxer

By the time he left, the tears had been joined by cries of anguish and Stevenson, surrounded by his family dropped to his knees. I didn't feel it was best performance so I wasn't surprised (by the decision). Shakur Stevenson's bid for Olympic gold ended in tears on Saturday but the USA bantamweight could see a silver lining as he contemplated his future as a professional.

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Halep tops rival Suarez Navarro to reach US Open quarters

But even a tactically timed toilet break by Suarez Navarro , taken with Halep still needing just a single game to take the match, wasn't enough to force a third set. The Romanian will play the victor of the match between American world No. 1 and top seed Serena Williams and Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova, the world No.

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Djokovic's right arm troubles him at US Open; Keys wins

Kei Nishikori, glad to be back on the NY hard courts where he became Asia's first men's Grand Slam finalist, reached the second round of the US Open Tuesday. The Japanese sixth seed, who fell to Marin Cilic in the 2014 final, quashed German Benjamin Becker's rally attempt, emerging with a 6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory on the new Grandstand court in two hours 10 minutes.

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Halep beats Suarez Navarro at US Open

US Open 2016's first day of the second week can be called the day of former champions as no less than four are in action and looking to book a berth in the quarter-finals. 1 Novak Djokovic, he keeps talking about sticking around at Flushing Meadows. But the Austrian's knee gave way before he even had a chance to respond, sending Del Potro through to the last eight after getting the short match that his tired body clearly needed.

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Jack Wilshere trains with new team-mates on first day at Bournemouth

The club may prefer him moving overseas, with the advantage of a warm climate and a chance to improve away from Arsenal's Premier League rivals. Steve Parish, the chairman of Crystal Palace , has bemoaned missing out on the opportunity to bring Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere to Selhurst Park for a season-long loan.

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Olympics: US' D'Agostino finished last 4 laps with torn ACL

When Hamblin and D'Agostino clashed in the 5000m heats and fell to the ground, not many would have given them a second glance. The two athletes then helped each other to the finish line. Midway through the day, Hamblin , 28, and D'Agostino, 24, were told they had a short window for a break and could elect to have food or get their hair and makeup done.

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Bowman excited to fill in for Earnhardt again

Alex Bowman, a part-time driver in the Xfinity Series this season at JR Motorsports, is scheduled to drive Earnhardt's No. 88 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. "I don't know how long it's going to take", Earnhardt said August 5. Jimmie Johnson was second in qualifying for Sunday's race, followed by Denny Hamlin.

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Colin Kaepernick -- Announces $1 Million Donation

The shift in protest was spurred by a conversation with former Green Beret and National Football League long snapper Nate Boyer , who was invited to the game by Kaepernick and tweeted out a picture of himself with Kaepernick afterward.

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Champions League draw: It's City v Barca

Ronaldo scored 51 goals in 48 games in all competitions for Spanish side Real Madrid, and played a key role in Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016. Bayern, now under triple Champions League victor Carlo Ancelotti, and Atletico are clear favourites to progress from Group D which also features PSV Eindhoven and Russian league runners-up Rostov who are also group-stage debutants.

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Malzahn names Sean White starting QB against No. 2 Clemson

But he only threw one touchdown pass against four interceptions. White mentioned it regarding coach Gus Malzahn naming him the team's starting quarterback Thursday night. White started five games before a knee injury hampered his ability to finish 2015 effectively. The move is somewhat surprising considering Malzahn's offense is built around a mobile quarterback that can run the read option, something White is lacking.

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Darren Clarke names wildcard picks for Europe's Ryder Cup team

Westwood and Kaymer, both former top-ranked players, were widely expected selections and provide experience to a European team that contained five Ryder Cup rookies among its automatic qualifiers. Clarke admits telling Knox he had missed out was one of the toughest moments of his career, but believes Pieters has the ability to win major championships and become world number one.

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Leicester agree deal for Slimani

However, Silva's proposed switch to Leicester is now off, with no indication as to why. "I love Sporting as a family and I dedicated myself to the club since I was 12 years old". I wrote about this before and I'll say it again, Slimani's transfer will have a big impact on the Foxes group of strikers. Ranieri wants to add Slimani to forward options including Ahmed Musa , a £16 million close-season signing from CSKA Moscow, Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki .

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Concussion Forces Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Sit Out For Rest Of Season

The 45-year old Gordon , who came out of retirement to help out vehicle owner Rick Hendrick , has filled in for Earnhardt at Indianapolis, Pocono, Watkins Glen and Bristol while Bowman , 23, took over at New Hampshire and MI. "Little E" had already missed the last six races on the Sprint Cup circuit while undergoing treatment. Team owner Rick Hendrick sympathizes with his friend and driver but understands that his long-term health remains the top priority.

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US Open: Kyle Edmund can reach the next level despite Djokovic defeat

The world No 1 overwhelmed the young Brit for two sets and quickly nipped a mini-rebellion in the bud in the third. Overall, Djokovic is still the favorite to win this tournament. But both before and after that break, Djokovic put up a thoroughly convincing performance to reach the quarter-finals. Nadal might not have been impressive this season, also partly owing due to injuries, but the Spaniard has looked good in the US Open so far.

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Smith to miss remainder of ODI series

On Wednesday it was announced that captain Smith would head home midway through the one-day worldwide series, which has three matches still to play, with two Twenty20 clashes to come thereafter. Dilshan, who recorded 10,290 runs in 330 ODIs with 22 hundreds and 47 half-centuries, acknowledged the cheers of a raucous home crowd as he walked back to the pavilion.

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Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker has skull fracture after taking liner to head

With the ball traveling 105 miles per hour when it left Seager's bat, Shoemaker was given every precaution as he was helped to a local hospital to undergo a CT scan. "I just kind of got into a battle, and fouled off some tough pitches and got some pitches to hit". Pujols (6-for-48) and Mike Trout (9-for-44) have each struggled mightily against Iwakuma, who is 8-4 with a 2.84 ERA in 17 appearances (16 starts) versus the Angels.

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49ers' Bruce Miller reportedly arrested for punching elderly man in San Francisco

Miller then engaged in a physical confrontation with the man, and punched the man's 70-year-old father in the face, per the report. Miller fled, but was apprehended and arrested, KTVU said. Miller was previously arrested for spousal assault a year ago. He later plead no contest to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing the peace, after the woman said there was no physical contact.

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Olympics: Rio hangover as Tokyo grabs baton, United States tops medals

Rio won the right to host the Games in 2009, when the economy was booming and millions were pushing into the middle class. Interim president Michel Temer, her nemesis, is not faring much better. US topped the final medal table winning 121 medals in total: 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze medals. Russian Federation - with around half their team, including the track and field stars, banished from Rio following doping revelations - finished fourth with 19 golds.

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Hurts shines as No. 1 Tide rout USC 52

Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was suspended for the Crimson Tide's season opener against USC on Saturday night, coach Nick Saban announced after the game. "That's how we broke a couple of those runs", Saban said of Damien Harris' 73 and 46-yard gains on the ground. So I'm not speculating on what we're going to do in the future.

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Panthers Newton: I took Super Bowl loss 'extremely personal'

Buccaneers @ Falcons: Both these teams will try to dethrone the Panthers in the NFC South but it all starts here in week 1. Vikings @ Titans: Shaun Hill will get the start for the Vikings and I think we will see a big dosage of Adrian Peterson as he rushes for over 100 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.

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Syracuse rolls past Colgate with 33-7 win

And the Orange took advantage of two straight three-and-outs by the Raiders with a 32-yard field goal by Cole Murphy and a 49-yard gash by running back Moe Neal. That's just not my style. SU was 3-for-3 on fourth downs, an aggressiveness that Babers said will continue. "I'm glad we got the win, but I'm looking forward to getting in there tomorrow, watching the film with these guys, and improving".

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IndyCar postponed; race today

He looked on course to challenge Power and Aleshin for victory, however a brief mechanical blip saw him lose a whole lap to the rest of the field. The initial start on Sunday was a "no start", with the cars out of formation. "So a fantastic job by the team". Unfortunately, in the end, I just couldn't get Will. His inability to get sponsorship money transferred from his country to the US kept him out of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' No.

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Indiana Pulls Away Late Against FIU, 34-13

Despite the disappointment of Thursday's season-opening 34-13 loss to IN in a game FIU led after three quarters, the bright spot was the play of 6-2, 195-pound true freshman wide receiver Stantley Thomas of Charlotte High IN Punta Gorda. "We will get them corrected and, you know, we'll bounce back from it". Lagow recognizes the need to get his offense rolling for all four quarters. WELCOME BACK: It only took IN 50 years to return to the Sunshine State.

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Alex leads LPGA Classic, Lee five behind

Rachel Rohanna had a hard time at the turn Friday in the second round of the Manulife LPGA Classic, leading her to miss the cut at the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario. The South Korean reeled off seven birdies and only one bogey to tame the demanding Whistle Bear Golf Club layout at Cambridge, Ontario. "That's it", Lee said.


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