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Stephen Curry Applauds Colin Kaepernick's Anthem Protest: 'I Love That'

Many see the action as an indirect (if not direct) result of Kaepernick's protest - the $1 million dollars rippling out from a courageous quarterback's symbolic personal stand to the not symbolic streets where it can do some good. Police spokesperson Lt. Dan Moreno clarified in an email to USA Today that "there is not and there has never been a boycott". The Santa Clara Police Officers' Association is changing its stance regarding its patrol of 49ers games at Levi's Stadium.

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Chelsea confirm David Luiz deal from PSG for £38m

The 29-year-old has now left the Parc des Princes and re-signed for the Blues after the two clubs came to an agreement on a transfer fee on Wednesday, believed to be worth around £30m. His two years in the French capital wasn't in vain, having won six trophies by winning the Ligue 1 title, the Coupe de la Ligue and Coupe de France twice each in his 85 appearances.

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Teenagers could steal limelight in Manchester derby

Guardiola heads into his first ever Manchester derby on Saturday as he travels to Old Trafford with his City troops to take on United. "I said it many times - I have a lot of respect for Jose Mourinho", the Spaniard said on Friday. "Since the new owners have arrived, Manchester City have been a very good team", Mourinho said. United have begun the season in strong form recording a home win against Southampton and two away wins against Bournemouth , on the opening day, and Hull City ...

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China lodges diplomatic protest with North Korea over Nuclear test

The latest a launch of three ballistic missiles into waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan has drawn a warning from the U.N. Security Council that the regime would face more sanctions if it persisted with the missile firings. Artificial seismic waves measuring 3.9 were reported after the first nuclear test in 2006, and 4.8 was reported from its fourth test. He said the seismic magnitude and surface level indicated a blast with a 20- to 30-kilotonne yield.

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Kerber celebrates No. 1, tops Wozniacki to reach U.S. final

The 28-year-old left-hander, who won the Australian Open in January and was Wimbledon runner-up in July, is the first German woman to reach the final in NY since Steffi Graf in 1996. Williams said later that the injury's effect was more mental than physical. If I was exhausted, I need to find a new career. According to Mouratoglou, Williams received treatment all day and scrapped most of her warm-up.

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Chelsea's Conte to fix David Luiz's faults

Luiz began training with the rest of the Chelsea squad at Cobham on Tuesday after finalising a reported £34 million move from Paris Saint-Germain on deadline day, only two years after the Ligue 1 champions paid £50m to take him from Stamford Bridge.

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New No. 1 Kerber eyes revenge against Pliskova in final

Once she broke that hoodoo, a confident Pliskova fought back from 1-3 down in the second set and saved a match point at 4-5 in the third to defeat Venus Williams (4-6, 6-4, 7-6) in front of a partisan American crowd. "Here I have one day off [on Friday] so I can really prepare for the final against Pliskova". She won her first senior title in Kuala Lumpur in 2013 and has since added five more, including Nottingham and Cincinnati this summer.

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Manchester United Handed Massive Mkhitaryan Boost Ahead Of Derby

The Spaniard then discussed striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic , with whom he endured a hard relationship during their time together at Barcelona. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will certainly feature in tomorrow's Manchester derby.

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Canada set to open new visa offices in China

Before Justin Trudeau's visit to the Communist nation, China had planned to enforce tighter regulations on the amount of foreign materials - such as weeds, other crops and detritus - permitted in canola exports from Canada. During a news conference Wednesday, Trudeau said the two countries would be taking specific steps to improve trade and investment, boost tourism, expand cultural exchanges and address climate change.

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Abdelkader, Larkin to face Canada in World Cup exhibition

The top two teams from each group will advance to semi-final elimination games. Team Europe will feature an older lineup, but also won't have enough overall talent to progress against the stiff competition. "I don't think there's another more skilled team than ours", Nathan McKinnon said. "If you watched him in practice, I don't think he's missed a beat", Pietrangelo said.

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Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool can compete with the best

But the new Main Stand was just unveiled today and amidst all the fanfare and the gazing at architecture, Jürgen Klopp reminds us that the most important part of the football club is still the football. "The first step is to fill the stadium with life". "You can say "But they have this, they have that" - it is useless". Hopefully we have a lot of wonderful memories here.

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FC Barcelona opens new office in midtown Manhattan, eyes entry into NWSL

FC Barcelona, one of the most prestigious and winningest fútbol clubs in the world, today announced the opening of its first USA corporate office, located on the 20 floor of 250 Park Avenue in New York City. "We're thinking about the option, in the future, of having our own team here, to compete at the maximum level, and to help us become more well known".

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Emery looking for PSG to bounce back, minus Luiz

That's what I said to the club. He must be given confidence. Captain Thiago Silva, Javier Pastore, Serge Aurier and Maxwell will all be missing as Unai Emery's men resume their domestic campaign after the recent worldwide break, but summer signing Jese Rodriguez will make a return.

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This is your iPhone 7 charging dongle future

If you want to order a device before the iPhone 7 release date you can do that starting September 9th at 12:01AM Pacific. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus pre-orders will go live via Apple, carrier websites and various retailers in the U.S. It means that you'll either need to use wireless headphones, use the included headphone jack adapter to plug in your old wired headphones, or use Apple's Lightning EarPods to listen to music.

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US Open Day 11 Recap: Serena Falters, Kerber Ascends!

I tried not to think of the match between Serena and Pliskova. There are, however, some key differences, including that the earlier one was at a run-of-the-mill event and the upcoming one is at a Grand Slam tournament. Lastly, this edition of the US Open will continue to break the hegemony of the Fab Four's records. That comes against Pliskova, who never had been past the third round in 17 previous major appearances but became only the fourth woman to beat both Williams sisters during ...

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Rio Olympics ticket scalping ring was eyeing future Games

Patrick Hickey , left, sent Thomas Bach a "wish-list" of events for which he wanted more tickets. Officers have found e-mails from Mr Bach to another senior International Olympic Committee official Patrick Hickey , who was arrested last month and is facing charges.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic born for Manchester derby, says Thierry Henry

Guardiola, who has won 21 trophies in just seven years of coaching football, is not as highly regarded by Schmeichel as he is by everyone else, as the Danish goalkeeper believes he lucked out with the players at his disposal when he managed Barcelona .

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Allen Iverson: 'I Had to Overcome What They Said About Me'

I was put into a situation I been poor all my life, and then all of a sudden, you put your John Hancock down and suddenly you rich and famous and I didn't know how to deal with [it]. Amusing at times and emotional at others, Iverson acknowledged that he made mistakes, attributing many of them to entering the league as a 21-year-old with the expectations of a historic franchise on his shoulders.

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Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls

Newton was asked "a couple questions, but nothing too serious" after the game, though he said there was too much going through his head to remember what the questions were. Stewart said after the game he felt like he led with his shoulder, not his head. The Carolina Panthers' quarterback took several hits to the helmet during the course of the contest, yet only one was flagged as a penalty.

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Jarred Cosart: Cosart dealing with groin, hamstring injuries

Young's pinch hit solo homer in the eighth gave the Red Sox some life, but the Sox blew a chance to tie or go ahead when Aaron Hill followed with a double but was left stranded at third base after a ground out, and strike-outs by Sandy Leon and Xander Bogaerts.

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So Denver Broncos' Brandon Marshall didn't stand for

Marshall , who was a college teammate of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick at Nevada, followed Kaepernick, 49ers safety Eric Reid, and Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane as NFL players who have sat or kneeled during the pre-game playing of the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality in the United States.

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TIFF: Bad Guys vs. Badasses. Guess Who Wins in The Magnificent Seven

The marketing may try to dress it up like a prestige picture, but Magnificent Seven is a summer season thrill ride. Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke also appear in Antoine Fuqua's retelling of John Sturges' 1960 western classic. Even the iconic Elmer Bernstein score from the original only gets a cameo in the end credits. "I didn't keep away from it", Washington explained .

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Bridgewater vows to return from horror injury

Bridgewater dropped back to pass, planted his foot and immediately fell to the turf, and started clutching his knee. Houston, who must sit out the first six games, led the league with 22 sacks in 2014 before a knee injury limited him to just 11 games the following year.

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Rio Paralympic Games opens at Maracana with carnival atmosphere

Rio de Janeiro , September 8: The opening ceremony of the first Paralympics on South American soil was a tropical celebration full of colours and Samba music, filling the famous Maracana Stadium for nearly four hours in the city of Rio de Janeiro .

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NFL MVP battered but no concussion test in loss to Denver

The Broncos got pressure on Newton on that final drive, including a couple sacks, but Newton kept cool and got the Panthers in position to pull off a huge Week 1 win against the team that beat them in Super Bowl 50. Newton was spreading the ball around, mixing in some punishing runs, and had seemingly regained the exuberance that he displayed before the loss in the Super Bowl left him fuming.

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Djokovic plays down arm injury

Rogers was a surprise quarterfinalist at the French Open this year. Konta progressed by beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands in straight sets, while 2004 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova set up a second round showdown against two-time finalist Caroline Wozniacki by beating Francesca Schiavone , also in straight sets.

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Brock Turner released from jail, returns to OH home

Brock Turner was released from prison on September 2, 2016, three months into his six-month sentence for three counts of sexual assault. Turner's sentence, widely considered as too lenient, has sparked outrage across the country. "The reason we made a decision to bring the kids is to teach them, at a young age, that 20 minutes of wrongdoing to someone.that can ruin your life forever", the woman, declining to give her name, told WHIO .

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Why the Mets signed Tim Tebow: 'Our opportunity to associate with excellence'

Reviews released following his workout said Tebow was raw as a baseball player, but he exhibited power as a hitter and it appears the Mets were willing to attempt to harness his talent into something that could help the bid of Tebow to play again in professional sports.

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Braves undone by big inning vs. Nats, end 6-game win streak

Heisey and Trea Turner each had home runs in the third inning. Former No. 1 overall pick Dansby Swanson hit his first career big-league home run on Tuesday. The Braves took an early lead in the second when Jace Peterson doubled to left field, scoring Nick Markakis . The Braves led 4-1 after Freddie Freeman's RBI single in the third, but Washington blasted starter Williams Perez later that inning.

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Saban coy about Alabama starting quarterback

Clemson struggled to put the away the opener even though Auburn produced little offense for much of the game while swapping three quarterbacks in and out. "We started the way we wanted to start". A Trojans team ranked No. 20 suffered its worst loss in 50 years to a team that lost a Heisman Trophy victor and four second-round draft choices on defense.

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Jamie Vardy must show Sam Allardyce he deserves England shirt - Claudio Ranieri

The German has been busy in the summer transfer window, as he has completely overhauled the squad to better suit his needs. It is Liverpool's first home game of the season after the redevelopment of their Main Stand and Ranieri believes Vardy and Leicester need to be confident.

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Harvick 'over being a cheerleader' for pit crew

Now, he is seeking a much bigger honor. Martin Truex, Jr. finally shook off his bad luck and broke through to score his second win of the season in Sunday night's Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway for his first-career Darlington victory.

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NFL 2016: Romo-less again, Cowboys open with rookie Prescott

Ever since Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott started dominating the National Football League preseason last month, there have been constant comparisons made to his play. Looking forward to seeing how this one plays out. Their rematch with the Cowboys is not until December 11, so there's a chance Romo will be back by then.

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Islamic State is 'rooting' for Donald Trump, says Hillary Clinton

Johnson's gaffe on Thursday - when the former New Mexico governor had to ask what Aleppo was in an MSNBC interview - would actually hurt him. Trump also predicted that if elected he would "have a very, very good relationship with Putin".

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Iran's Khamenei: 'Evil' Saudi royals don't deserve to manage holy sites

Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Al-Noor ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on September 7. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a message published on Monday, criticized Saudi Arabia over how it runs the hajj after a crush previous year killed hundreds of pilgrims.


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