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Broncos LB Brandon Marshall loses endorsement after anthem controversy

The statement read, "While we respect Brandon's right of expression, his actions are not a representation of our organization and membership. We wish Brandon well in his future endeavours". "This is our only platform to really be heard", Marshall continued. Previously, the struggling quarterback sat on the bench when the anthem played, protesting social injustices, racial inequalities and police brutality.

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Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic meet again with US Open title on line

In the other semi-final, Wawrinka and Nishikori played out another gruelling contest as the temperature and humidity remained brutal, with the Swiss proving just the stronger. "I'm 31 years old", Wawrinka said. Quickly down 5-0 in the first set, Monfils decided it was time for a drastic change of plans. He would go on to win five games in a row to take control.

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Kansas City Chiefs are on a roll

Charles hasn't appeared in any preseason games. At age 29, he may take a little longer to come back than he did when he suffered the same injury back in 2011. The Chiefs worked their craft nearly to perfection over the final two-thirds of the 2015 season. The Chiefs' front seven should be able to stop any run game the Chargers are attempting to establish.

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World on alert for Zika outbreaks

Pregnant women in Singapore with symptoms of Zika - such as fever, rash, red eyes or joint pain - are advised to be tested for the virus, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health (MOH). "Every country in this region has Zika transmission cases", said Prasert Thongcharoen, an adviser to the DDC. The Straits Times also reported Monday afternoon the clinic that discovered the city state's first local Zika case saw five more suspected cases .

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Tebow knows baseball: Ex-QB signs with Mets

Besides winning the Heisman Trophy, Tebow went on to win two national championships. As noted in this very space , Tebow, who's 29 years old and hasn't played organized baseball since high school, will report to fall instructs to work on his fledgling yet aging baseball skills.

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Djokovic vs Wawrinka US Open Final Preview

He had a set point at 5-3, failed to take and had another meltdown, going 0-40 down on his own serve before clawing it back to take as insane a set of tennis as he's ever played. Four sets in, Novak Djokovic closed out the match with a fairly simple shot - one that Monfils could easily have otherwise made on a good day. He's 2-0 all-time in Grand Slam finals.

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Emotional Angelique Kerber wins US Open women's final

Open champion. Pliskova showed few if any nerves in her win over Williams, though a major final is the most grand of stages in tennis. Reached her first WTA Premier-level final at the 2015 Apia International Sydney before losing to compatriot Petra Kvitova in two tie-breaking sets, a run of form that lifted her into the world's top 20 for the first time .

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Manchester derby talking points: City blitz, King Kevin and Mourinho's mistake

Zlatan Ibrahimovic cut City's lead in half but it wasn't enough as Pep Guardiola got one over on old rival Jose Mourinho once again. All the fallout is below. His position, placing himself in the pocket between the Manchester United central midfielders and centre-halves in the No 10 role, caused havoc. I think some of the boys felt the dimension of the game, everything around it, the derby, the focus, the attention.

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Angelique Kerber confident she can handle pressure ahead of US Open final

She hasn't dropped a set in these championships. She also said she wants to try to control points more than she did the last time she faced Pliskova. Saturday's final might supply evidence, one way or another, if Kerber is good enough to stay ahead of the hunting pack. She gets a lot of balls back.

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Kerber edges Pliskova to win her second Grand Slam

World No2 seed Germany's Angelique Kerber on Saturday beat Czech player Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open women's final match here. "I was actually really exhausted because I came from Rio and I had a lot of tough matches there", Kerber, who claimed silver at the Rio Olympics, said.

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Sanchez, Tanaka lead Yanks to 7th straight win

We've been playing tough teams for a long time, and the focus has been to win series, and we've done a pretty good job of that. Unfortunately for Romero, the 23-year-old Sanchez was every bit ready to hit those pitches, even though it was clear the Rays meant to give him a free pass.

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No Russian athletes will participate

The athletes from each nation held a jigsaw piece that carried the faces of its stars , forming a final picture of a beating heart, and the stadium's spectators were at one point blinded by bright lights to show what a blind athlete must contend with.

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US Open 2016 Women's singles final, Angelique Kerber v Karolina Pliskova

The 24-year-old Czech lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to the new world number one but she came tantalisingly close to a maiden Grand Slam win when she led 3-1 with a break in the decider. She's made a concerted effort to be more aggressive in matches, finally transferring a more attacking style from the practice court to competition.

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Samsung: consumers should exchange Galaxy Note 7 phones ASAP

But as per the recently published report, the safety agency of the US Government on Friday has advised people to stop using the Note 7. Samsung plans to provide Galaxy Note 7 devices with new batteries in South Korea starting September 19, but schedules for other countries vary.

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Charles Barkley defies own doctor, visits Craig Sager in hospital

Central time at MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston . That didn't stop him from visiting friend Craig Sager . The disease returned in 2015 but again, Sager's cancer went into remission early this year after further treatment. News stories displayed here appear in our category for Sports and are licensed via a specific agreement between LongIsland.com and The Associated Press , the world's oldest and largest news organization.

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Wojciech Szczesny welcomes Joe Hart to Serie A after Torino transfer

He told Torino's official website: 'Suddenly, my career has undergone a change. The decision to join Torino came after Hart was deemed third-choice goalkeeper by Pep Guardiola, who did not see Joe as part of his plans for the squad. With over 100 Premier League clean sheets, Hart holds the record for the most Premier League Golden Glove awards (four) and has amassed over 60 worldwide caps since his debut in 2008.

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Earnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season

Earnhardt , 41, has not competed since the July 9 race at Kentucky Speedway. While Earnhardt Jr . sits out the rest of the season, his No. 88 vehicle will continue to circle NASCAR tracks. "We're excited about the progress. Over the last two and a half weeks, the fruits of that labor are paying off". He was going to miss one more this weekend at Darlington .

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Stephen Curry says he 'applauds' Colin Kaepernick for anthem protest

Many athletes have come out in support of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the playing of the National Anthem-to protest certain injustices minorities face in this country. "I wish people would get as outraged about the murders that are happening on the streets as they are about a protest", Kaepernick said . "One seldom sees skyrocketing sales due to a social or political stance", said Durbin.

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Chelsea sign Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina

David Luiz is on the verge of a Chelsea return, two years after being sold to Paris St Germain for €60 million. The 29-year-old returns to Stamford Bridge just two years after leaving Chelsea , who opened talks with their ex-player on Tuesday.

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Sweetest win yet for Guardiola as Man City beats United 2

Iheanacho followed up 36 minutes in as City began to look as if they would start to put the game out of reach. "It is not a mistake, because he attacked the ball and I love when goalkeepers take decisions to attack the ball". There had been no need for a scrambling attempt at recovery from his team, who outmanoeuvred their hosts thrillingly before the break and, by contrast to their opponents, heeded their manager's instructions.

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Internet's most wanted Ronaldo bites back at Xavi

In reply, Ronaldo bizarrely ranted that he is most searched for player on the internet - after he had netted against Osasuna on his return to action following winning Euro 2016. "If I was the president of Real Madrid and I had a player like me, I would renew him for 10 years at least", added Ronaldo. Right now I'm not thinking about anything else in my career, all I want is to retire at Real .

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Vikings select Shaun Hill over Sam Bradford to start

That's a strong indication that Hill will start, given the 15-year veteran's familiarity with the offense. "It was a prime-time game - a Monday night game - and we came out slow", cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said. "I think Mike Mularkey's a heck of a football coach, " Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. "It just helps getting reps at practice". "So, I'm sure he'll try to be around, but the most important thing for him is to do the rehab and the things that he has to do".

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Goalless draw for Northern Ireland against Czech Republic

Ireland have only won one of their last eight games, the 1-0 win over Italy at Euro 2016, drawing four and losing three. "They had a couple of chances in the second half which they would definitely have expected to score from - maybe we were let off the hook".

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Serena Williams shoulders burden of history at US Open

However, at 29 years of age, Murray is well aware that he needs to make the most of the next few years if he is to significantly add to his trophy cabinet. Serena Williams insists she didn't have any flashback nightmares when she first stepped on the grounds of the US Open this year. Key Statistic I: 22 - Number of Grand Slam singles titles won by Williams, sharing the professional-era record with Steffi Graf.

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Eagles may start rookie QB Wentz

The Vikings have a playoff team right now, Sam Bradford will give you that. The Vikings new quarterback , acquired Saturday in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, arrived at Winter Park on Saturday and was chomping at the bit to dive into the Vikings offense.

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United States 4-0 Trinidad and Tobago

Altidore was on the money in the 59th minute to double the lead for the hosts, taking a Fabian Johnson pass, turning and powering a right-footed shot past Phillip to become the all-time World Cup qualifying goalscorer for the Americans. The next step comes in November, when the Americans begin the 10-game final round on Nov. 11 at home against Mexico. "There is nothing bigger in that group than playing us", he said.

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Wawrinka Muscles Past Nishikori into U.S. Open Final

Open. Both men were struggling in the late afternoon's heavy humidity with Monfils supplementing his water intake with a can of cola at a changeover. The Swiss broke serve in the final game of each of the last three sets. Djokovic raced to a 5-0 lead and earned a set point after all of 19 minutes, but Monfils held there.

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Kane on target at last as Spurs run riot

Previous year it took him seven games to get off the mark. Tottenham eased to victory at Stoke , with Son Heung-Min scoring twice. Dele Alli also scored for Tottenham in its best performance so far this season, which kept the team unbeaten after four games.

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Djokovic past Monfils to his seventh US Open final

Open semifinal. It is hard to gage whether Djokovic is in grand slam winning form. Nishikori produced a dynamic, steely display to knock out Andy Murray in the quarter-finals on Wednesday but the sixth seed may have felt the after-effects of that encounter as he struggled with cramp in the latter stages.

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You Always Remember Your First Time - Larson Wins At Michigan

It finally happened for the young CGR driver. Four laps later, Michael Annett blew a right front tire, and NASCAR called the fourth and final caution. I also made a mistake early on in the race. They did exactly what I asked them to do. "Unfortunately, I didn't do my part again". The prodigy ranks highest among drivers without a victory.

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US Open: Djokovic through as Nadal crashes out of US Open

Open match or any match that lasted five sets until last week; his 4-hour-plus win against Nadal on Sunday was his third five-setter in a row. The 22-year-old Frenchman benefited from a netted Nadal forehand before finally converting his fourth match point at 7-6 with a down-the-line forehand victor.

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere joins Bournemouth on transfer deadline day

More details have been revealed about Jack Wilshere's move to Bournemouth with the Daily Star claiming that it was the Cherries "willingness to pay top dollar" for the England worldwide that resulted in their winning the race to sign the 24-year-old Gunner.

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US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

Last night's exhibition, for example, ended with a small exhibition of fisticuffs. American coach John Tortorella said his team "played better minutes tonight" than they did in Friday's win, but wasn't exactly thrilled with forward Max Pacioretty, who played only 10:05.

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Colin Kaepernick: 49ers player to donate jersey money

Marshall, who took his friend and Showtime colleague Boomer Esiason to task on Tuesday for lambasting Kaepernick publicly, described protests such as Kaepernick's as part of a larger "civil rights movement". "You have your right to do that, but to bring that flag and anthem into it and drag that down, no way". Speaking with the media Wednesday, Kaepernick addressed those rumors by saying they were false, but even if they were true, it shouldn't matter.

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Scintillating Spurs sink Stoke as Son scores twice

The first of four goals in a damaging 29-minute period for Stoke came in the 41st when Son volleyed in Christian Eriksen's cross to finish off a sweeping counter-attack. Stoke City's new loan signings Wilfried Bony and Bruno Martins Indi are available and could make their debuts. "Sometimes you have to hold your hands up because on the day, at home, I thought Tottenham were excellent against us last season".


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