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Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:54:07 +0000

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Dodgers Tip Their Cap to Vin Scully in Announcer's Last Game at Dodger Stadium | Bleacher Report

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:58:31 +0000

After 67 years of calling games for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, Vin Scully got behind the mic at Dodger Stadium on Sunday for the final time. Knowing that, Dodgers players paid tribute to the legendary broadcaster with salutes as they stepped to the plate.

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Colin Kaepernick has received Death Threats which he says proves the point!

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:41:28 +0000

"Colin Kaepernick has received death threats, which he says proves point Posted by Darin Gantt on September 20, 2016, 4:46 PM EDT" :   “I’ve had a few come my way, but not too concerned about it,” Kaepernick said, via Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury …

While Others Kneel, JJ Watt Stands Up For Heroes - Blue Lives Matter

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:54:38 +0000

While Others Kneel, JJ Watt Stands Up For Heroes JJ Watt, defensive end for the Houston Texans, is absolutely nothing like Colin Kaepernick. The two share only one thing in common, they both play professional football for the NFL. JJ Watt is a future Hall of Famer wh …

Watch: Bradford gets hand crushed by Clay Matthews' helmet |

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:56:43 +0000

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford suffered a bizarre injury scare during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews contacted Bradford's hand with his helmet. Bradford headed to the l …

Beautiful and mathematical: Football (soccer) as a numbers game

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 22:30:59 +0000

Nowadays when player acquisitions or formations strike us as baffling or obtuse, there is likely to be method in the madness. As data on player attributes, movements and positioning become more comprehensive and analytical models more sophisticated, football is relying much less  …

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Simone Biles and Williams Sisters Latest Target of Russian Hackers

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:33:06 +0000

Russian hackers — possibly the same group that compromised the Democratic National Committee’s computer servers — have made top American athletes their latest target. Joining an intercontinental dispute over sports doping, the hackers penetrated the World Anti- …

No Steering, No Problem! (Video and article)

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:18:35 +0000

Jockey Marcos Meneses encountered a scary incident at Gulfstream Park Friday when both of his reins broke during the running of the first race.The veteran rider kept his composure and kept control of his mount, Chia Ghost, and amazingly emerged from the five-furlong turf race wit …No steering, no problem!

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Sponsor with military ties drops Broncos LB Over Anthem Protest

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 11:38:49 +0000

A credit union that serves military families has “ended its partnership” with Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall after he knelt during the playing of the national anthem at Thursday night’s season-opening game.   The Air Academy Federal Credit Union ha …

Ryan Lochte: Swimmer banned for 10 months over false robbery claims - BBC Sport

Thu, 8 Sep 2016 19:28:46 +0000

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been banned from the sport for 10 months after falsely claiming he was robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Olympic Games. Lochte's punishment means he will not be able to qualify for the 2017 World Championships. USA Swimming and the US Olympic  …

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Kaepernick's No. 7 now NFL's top-selling jersey

Wed, 7 Sep 2016 14:56:39 +0000

Colin Kaepernick jerseys were the top-selling jersey on the National Football League's official online store on Tuesday, weeks after he took a position to protest racial injustice and police brutality in the United States. Kaepernick, a San Francisco 49ers quarterback, decline …

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Serena Williams: World No. 1 surpasses Roger Federer's record at US Open -

Tue, 6 Sep 2016 15:11:10 +0000

Serena Williams never thought she would be playing tennis into her mid-30s. But she has kept on going — and the records thus keep piling up.

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It's 'his Constitutional right' - President Obama's complete statement on NFL's Colin Kaepernick and US national anthem

Mon, 5 Sep 2016 14:35:17 +0000

Here is President Obama's complete statement on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s not standing for the U.S. national anthem at a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 26 and his subsequent statements that he would do the same at future NFL …

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USWNT star Megan Rapinoe takes knee in solidarity with Kaepernick -

Mon, 5 Sep 2016 13:55:38 +0000

US soccer international and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before her team's clash with the Chicago Red Stars in a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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An Open Letter to Colin Kaepernick

Sun, 4 Sep 2016 07:37:59 +0000

One member of the military speaks out in support of the San Francisco 49er’s protest against the treatment of African Americans by police.(

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Don't shed a tear for ranting Hart - it is his own fault | Sport | The Times & The Sunday Times

Sat, 3 Sep 2016 01:07:31 +0000

There have been tears, kisses blown to the supporters, a public letter of thanks. Joe Hart’s banishment from Manchester City has been an emotional wrench, and some think undeserved after a decade of solid service. From this corner, to be frank, sympathy would flow more e …

09/02- Fri. - Kaepernick is asking for justice, not peace

Fri, 2 Sep 2016 21:11:21 +0000

Friday night, in a league whose business is Americana, Colin Kaepernick took a stand rarely seen in pro sports. The attention he’s received was ineluctable, but he hadn’t courted it. There’s an undeniable nobility in what was an impactful — but ultimat …

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These charts clearly show how some Olympic swimmers may have gotten an unfair advantage

Fri, 2 Sep 2016 17:54:46 +0000

The following chart — from Eastern Michigan University professor Andrew Cornett, and Indiana University's Christopher Brammer and Joel Stager — illustrates the lap time discrepancies in the Rio pool using data from the longer-distance races. Since compe …

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Colin Kaepernick continues anthem protest Thursday -

Fri, 2 Sep 2016 13:45:42 +0000

San Diego, California (CNN)Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem before Thursday's preseason NFL game and pledged to continue his protest over police brutality and racism in the US.

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6-man Texas high school football team was one player short, so in stepped a 5-foot-4, 115-pound ringer | SportsDay

Fri, 2 Sep 2016 04:52:12 +0000

The long-time HHS athletic director, principal and coach has had to contend with low numbers the past two seasons, but only five players meant he would likely have to forfeit the upcoming campaign. But, just when the Hornets thought they might not even make it out of two-a-days …

ISIS reportedly bans soccer referees for following FIFA rules, not Sharia law - The Washington Post

Thu, 1 Sep 2016 22:13:09 +0000

The Islamic State has already banned math and satellite dishes in its Syrian strongholds, so why not soccer refereeing, too? According to a human rights organization based in the United Kingdom, ISIS has done just that because the referees’ adherence to FIFA ru …

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Transfer deadline day: Premier League spending reaches £1.165bn - BBC Sport

Thu, 1 Sep 2016 06:19:41 +0000

Premier League clubs spent more than £155m on transfer deadline day as the summer window outlay reached a record £1.165bn. Teams had already spent a combined £1.005bn as of 08:30 BST on Wednesday, shattering last year's record £870m. Thirteen top-fligh …

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