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Mike Ditka rips Colin Kaepernick over national anthem protest

The poll, taken last week, said the 49ers' backup quarterback was "disliked a lot" by 29 percent polled; the survey included the names of more than 350 players. Kaepernick told the team that he knows the players might be in situations in which people do not treat them the same due to their skin color and they are not given the opportunities to be the best they can be.

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All-round Pakistan beat West Indies in second T20, win series 2-0

Radford pointed out that West Indies were unable to switch to a mode that focused on accumulating runs through singles and twos, like Pakistan have done in the matches so far. Collapsing at 89 for seven in the 16th, Narine energised the innings by belting four fours and a six, posting 30 for the eighth wicket with captain Carlos Brathwaite (8) and 25 for the ninth wicket with Jerome Taylor (10 not out).

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Minnesota Timberwolves F Kevin Garnett officially retires

The future Hall-of-Famer, saying "farewell" and "thank you" to fans through an Instagram post . The wristband of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett commemorating Flip Saunders , Malik Sealy and Kirby Puckett is seen January 12 at Target Center.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in DC

Inside, museum officials say they have almost 3,000 items occupying 85,000 sq feet of exhibition space including exhibits such as a Tuskegee airmen training plane and the casket of Emmett Till, a murdered African American boy whose death helped rally the civil rights movement.

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NFLSeahawks' Russell Wilson injures knee in win over 49ers

It's the second leg injury suffered by Wilson in three weeks after spraining his right ankle in the opener against Miami. The 49ers return to action next week at Levi's Stadium against the Dallas Cowboys, and Kelly's message that team should not be discouraged after being completely out-performed against Seattle seemed to resonate among his players.

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Man City have a lot to improve - Guardiola

Guardiola has confirmed that the attacking midfielder will miss City's upcoming matches against Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Celtic . He will also be facing a race to return for City's EFL Cup showdown against rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on October 26.

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Boat in crash was registered to Marlins pitcher

Fernandez was selected in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft with the 14th pick by the Miami Marlins and made his MLB debut on April 7th 2013 at the age of 20. Fernandez — whose Sunday start had been pushed to Monday — had the night off and was at Miami hotspot American Social Bar & Kitchen at around 2 a.m., according to TMZ.

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Bradley eager to see how Jaguars respond against Ravens

All of a sudden this team who had shocked the league in 2015 by winning 5 games, appeared capable of possibly doubling that number in 2016. Tucker was about as steady as they come against the Jaguars. So what the Hell happened in week 2 against the Chargers? But six costly interceptions, including one in the first quarter of each game, eats into a QB rating which stands at a pedestrian sub-80 figure.

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Stanford rallies to beat UCLA for ninth straight time

Stanford must have been wondering it all offseason: "What if we beat Northwestern?" UCLA held the Cardinal to 1 of 5 passing in the second half before quarterback Ryan Burns went 5 for 8 for 66 of his 137 passing yards on Stanford's last possession.

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Silver Price Advances, Federal Reserve Stays On Hold

Fed Chair Janet Yellen , speaking after the central bank's latest policy statement, said us growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fueling high inflation. And perhaps most critical for some Fed officials, inflation has yet to make significant progress in rising toward the central bank's 2 percent target range.

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No. 7 Stanford rallies past UCLA

Hopefully, that encounter will be #10 in the current win streak vs. the Bruins; but we have to take care of business in Seattle first. "And he always falls forward", Mora said. In three games this season Rosen has passed for 4 touchdowns and thrown for 4 interceptions. Mora said the Bruins' last-minute loss to No. 7 Stanford was harder to move past, and it could have significant fallout regarding who plays on offense moving forward.

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Golfing Legend Arnold Palmer Dead at 87

With an astute acumen for more than golf, Palmer also became the sport's first large-scale businessman, involved in such varied interests as golf-course design, including the building of some 200 layouts since the mid-1960s, clothing, auto dealerships and The Golf Channel .

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Bubba Watson named fifth vice-captain for US Ryder Cup team

But what skews it in America's favour is that while all players named in the team so far are ranked inside the top-27, seven European players are ranked below 27. It will be a good moment for golf, with a football audience being told about the Ryder Cup and the competition between the United States and Europe .

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Stoke: Hughes has Coates backing

Since joining the club in the summer of 2013, Hughes has guided the club to their highest finish in the Premier League of ninth for three consecutive seasons. Hopefully we can come back stronger. We are not giving ourselves a chance to win Premier League games. "It is nearly like you can not come out of that box, which seems a bit ridiculous to me".

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Raiders release Pro Bowl FB Marcel Reece

Although he started his National Football League career as an undrafted player on Oakland's practice squad, Reece overcame the odds to become a key contributor and a three-time Pro Bowler. "My father once said that I would have a tough time running this organization because I was too close to the players, and that rings true today. Until then, I wish only the best for Marcel and his entire family".

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Adrian Peterson reportedly determined to play again this season

However, the backfield has been bitten again by the injury bug and now Adrian Peterson is expected to be out until at least December with a meniscus tear. Meanwhile, starting left tackle Matt Kalil has been placed on the Injured Reserve list and will undergo hip surgery. The thought was that Bradford, who does have a stronger arm than Teddy, would be able to take advantage of the eight or nine defenders in the box, by spreading the ball around and actually picking up large chunks of yardage ...

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Trade to Rams still motivates former ex-Buc Mark Barron

One thing that can really cause a problem for the Rams' defense is the height of Tampa Bay's receivers. "We felt like Mark was better suited for that than what they asked him to do (in Tampa)", Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. On the offensive side of the ball, Los Angeles will need running back Todd Gurley to get going after rushing for a total of only 98 yards in their first two games.

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Twins To Hire Derek Falvey To Oversee Baseball Operations

There's been speculation that the Twins could also hire a new general manager, although Rob Antony has been considered a candidate to keep the job. ESPN's Keith Law reports the Twins have hired Derek Falvey as their new president of baseball operations.

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Marvin Jones goes over 200 yards receiving in Lions' loss

Lacy finished with 103 yards on just 17 carries. The Lions actually found some defensive life in the second half, holding the Packers to just three second-half points, but the damage inflicted by Rodgers in the first half was just too much for Detroit to overcome.

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Comedian LeJuan James praises Jose Fernandez

Monday, a school district spokeswoman said. The other two have not been identified, but one was the son of a Miami-Dade Police detective, the department said. "When you watch kids in little league or something like that, that's the joy Jose played with". Marlins third baseman Martin Prado said he doesn't know how his team can possibly be ready to play on Monday night.

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Arsene Wenger feels Arsenal has matured after convincing win over Hull

Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal secured three consecutive Premier League wins for the first time in nine months with a 4-1 victory at Hull City on Saturday. Hull had their own attempts on goal, with Abel Hernandez coming close on a counter attack but unable to guide the ball past Petr Cech, but spent the majority of the first half defending the Arsenal attack.

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Merson urges Arsenal to axe midfield kingpin against Chelsea

Chelsea started the season well under Conte but were held to a draw at Swansea before losing at home to Liverpool last Friday. "I'm hungrier now than I was [when he arrived in 1996] because I know I have not got 20 more years in front of me", he said, according to the Guardian .

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Tragic death of Jose Fernandez

Jose Fernandez #16 of the Miami Marlins reacts at second base after hitting a RBI double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of the Major League Baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 22, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Gordon homers after moving tribute to Fernandez

Early Sunday, Fernandez and two other men were found dead after their boat was discovered at the entrance of Miami Harbor, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Lorenzo Veloz. The following year, at its outlet , they attempted to leave the country for a fourth time, to Cancun, Mexico, rather than Miami . Days before his death, Fernandez announced on social media that he and his girlfriend Carla Mendoza were expecting a child.

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Vijay's Importance and India's Collapse on Day One vs NZ

Mitchell Santner , Mark Craig and Ish Sodhi have sent down 20, 24 and 15 overs respectively so far in India's innings. After Rahul had raced off to 39-ball 32 before getting out to Santner, Vijay and Pujara gained control of the situation with a steady century-run stand.

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Health care and bank stocks pull US indexes lower

Department of Justice may seek up to $14 billion in sanctions related to sales of residential mortgage-backed securities. Shares of Deutsche Bank have lost more than 53% over the past year, and are now trading about $11.86 per share, a new low for the bank.

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Dee Gordon Cries for Jose Fernandez After Hitting Lead-Off Home Run

The Marlins wore more than Fernandez's No. 16 on Monday. " Jose was one of the special cases". The story behind him and his family and the way everything happened. "I lost my brother today and can't quite comprehend it". And it inspired a team that for the previous 36 hours tried to cope with the numbing loss of their pitching ace and biggest cheerleader.

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Colts Get First Win of Season

But the franchise quarterback did record two turnovers in the game, with an interception and a lost fumble. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton's 63-yard touchdown catch and run provided the winning points. After a quick drive by the offense, the Colts were back on defense. So with Luck a little off on his accuracy, including the fourth-down throw, it was Hilton who delivered the two most important plays in Indy's young season.

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Del Rio promises changes for Raiders struggling defence

After being forced to punt on the first two drives of the game, the Falcons (1-1) scored on seven of their next eight possessions against a struggling Oakland defense to spoil the home opener for the Raiders (1-1). The Raiders found themselves fourth and goal on the two-yard line, in the final quarter - and Del Rio gave his offense the green light to go for it.

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Indians look to clinch AL Central

Mike Napoli walked leading off the second inning, the Tigers failed to turn a double play on grounder to shortstop and Coco Crisp's homered on a full-count pitch with two outs to put Cleveland up 2-0. The 30-year-old right-hander is 18-9 with a 3.14 ERA and 230 strikeouts in 32 starts and is a candidate for the American League Cy Young Award. Cleveland made it 7-4 on an error by Martinez in right.

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Redskins' DeSean Jackson expected to play Sunday at Giants

But this afternoon was about more than those two individuals. Josh Norman lined up across Odell Beckham Jr. on 53 of Giants' 61 offensive plays. All eyes will be on Beckham, and an ESPN report earlier this week indicated that Norman - who did not exclusively follow stars Antonio Brown of the Steelers and Dez Bryant of the Cowboys - would in fact shadow Beckham.

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Comeback win gives Colts hope, leaves Chargers with concerns

Our defense kept us in this close game. On offense, Donte Moncrief is out 4-6 weeks so we know he will not be back next week. The second ended when the Colts recovered another fumble on a desperation play as time expired. "Huge", he said. "Doomsday scenario". (The defense) certainly picked up the slack when we needed it. Bill Belichick could trot out a broom with a helmet on it and still get to run for a touchdown but it is surprising what they did against a supposedly top-tier Houston ...

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Andrew Luck expected to start today vs. Chargers

San Diego Chargers v Indianapolis Colts NFL L-ive S-tream on Vimeovimeo.com › Game Pass C › VideosVimeo33 mins ago - San Diego Chargers v Indianapolis Colts NFL L-ive S-tream. The touchdown pass two plays later was nearly the same play. San Diego was penalized six times for 55 yards during the first 30 minutes. Meanwhile, for San Diego (1-2), things may have gotten a lot tougher.

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Hurdle on Arnold Palmer

Vincent's College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. What is important is that we just lost one of the incredible people in the game of golf and in all of sports. Author and Journalist James Dodson, who wrote Palmer's biography, joined Off The Ball to remember a man who had as big an impact on golf as any other player.

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Ryan Moore named as United States' final wild card for Ryder Cup

We just keep doing the way that we've been doing it in Europe. Watson had played on the last three US teams. "Week after week after week, Ryan was the hot player". But Watson will still be involved at Hazeltine after Love invited him to join a team of vice-captains also featuring Jim Furyk, Steve Stricker, Tom Lehman and Tiger Woods.


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