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College of the Ozarks drops Nike over new "Just Do It" ad

College of the Ozarks drops Nike over new The NFL is still grappling with the firestorm that Kaepernick started two years ago when he sat and later knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice. In the two-minute advert Kaepernick narrates before appearing halfway through. Nike said a 90-second version of the ad will air mostly on TV. Kaepernick says at the end: "Don't ask if your dreams are insan... [Full Article...]

Nike Airs First Colin Kaepernick Commercial With an Incredibly Inspirational Message

Nike Airs First Colin Kaepernick Commercial With an Incredibly Inspirational Message The AP reports that there were no "clear-cut protests" during the season opener, in which the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 18-12. Nike also will create an apparel line for Kaepernick , including a signature shoe, and contribute to his Know Your Rights charity, the person said. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba uncertain about Manchester United future

Paul Pogba uncertain about Manchester United future Manchester United forward Anthony Martial reportedly decides to bring a halt to contract negotiations due to uncertainty over the future of manager Jose Mourinho . "Rumours are rumours, but it's not me who is talking", Pogba told reporters . "The passion, spirit, intensity and energy that comes from the fans is the engine that drives football". [Full Article...]

Seahawks' Thomas ending holdout: 'The disrespect has been well-noted'

Seahawks' Thomas ending holdout: 'The disrespect has been well-noted' According to National Football League insider Adam Schefter , the Cowboys upped their trade offer to the Seattle Seahawks by dangling a second-round pick in exchange for the six-time Pro Bowler. So, a potential deal around the trade deadline would make sense but may depend on how well the team is doing at the time. Time will tell, but for now, Thomas will remain in Seattle. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid feels 'very different' to Chelsea - Thibaut Courtois

Real Madrid feels 'very different' to Chelsea - Thibaut Courtois His talkative agent, Joao Santos , has revealed just how close the pass-master was to making the Etihad Stadium his new home instead of Chelsea . "When you see the [Champions League] draw on TV, the groups and your team is not there, I felt like smashing the TV set", the Spain global told Onda Cero . [Full Article...]

Even England players are struggling to understand the Uefa Nations League competition

Even England players are struggling to understand the Uefa Nations League competition UEFA partners Adidas have helped unveil the ball to be used throughout the tournament including England's opening game against Spain on Saturday at Wembley. As well as that, each league will have a finals tournament in March 2020 that will be between the four group winners to determine who will be crowned league champions, with the winners of League A named Nations League champions. [Full Article...]

Osaka powers into semi-finals with Tsurenko thrashing

Osaka powers into semi-finals with Tsurenko thrashing Particular praise was heaped on 20-year-old Osaka , who became the first Japanese woman to get into the top four at the US Open . Keys , on the other hand, is the highest seed left. Keys began her US Open campaign with a confident 6-4 6-4 win over Pauline Parmentier before dismissing her compatriot Bernarda Pera 6-4 6-1. The No.21 seed gave Japan a men's and women's semifinalist at the s... [Full Article...]

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell expected to miss Week 1

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell expected to miss Week 1 Ironically, the men that have helped turned Bell into a star, the Steelers offensive line, have been the one's that have been calling him out . The Steelers reportedly have no plans to rescind Bell's franchise tag, which means the running back can sit on his couch through Week 10, when he'll need to report and sign his tender to still be eligible for free agency in the spring. [Full Article...]

Del Potro beats Isner to reach US Open semi-final

Del Potro beats Isner to reach US Open semi-final The American stunned the world in 2017 by storming up the rankings from world No. 957 at the start of the American hard court summer to inside the top-20 as she won her first Grand Slam final. "In what way Rafael overcame after conceding a 6-0 in the first set, in what way did Dominic after losing the second and third". Her frustration became apparent, whether she was gesturing to her coach, sta... [Full Article...]

Braylon Edwards -- Michigan Wolverines tweets 'excessive,' stance same

Braylon Edwards -- Michigan Wolverines tweets 'excessive,' stance same That tweet was deleted by Edwards but it was too late. "If somebody wants to attack character of anybody on the ball club, come after me". "There's nobody in our program who thinks those things about any player on our team, let alone the two players that he described", Harbaugh said. [Full Article...]

Liverpool Have Already Made Contact With Rabiot Over Summer Move

Liverpool Have Already Made Contact With Rabiot Over Summer Move Despite having missed out on a place in Didier Deschamps' FIFA World Cup-winning side this summer, the midfielder is an impressive physical player with impeccable technical abilities. According to the Telegraph , the Premier League has held talks with the government and the FA, asking that football be made 'an exception to any new rules that limit the access of European workers after Brexit, al... [Full Article...]

Serena William battles into US Open quarterfinals

Serena William battles into US Open quarterfinals Open champion. Williams can be backed at odds of 2/7 to win this match, and she is 5/4 favourite to win the tournament. Defending champion Sloane Stephens returned to the U.S. The 36-year-old American former world number one is playing her seventh tournament since giving birth. Williams took the first set against Kanepi in just 18 minutes. [Full Article...]

Nishikori, Osaka book trips to US Open semis

Nishikori, Osaka book trips to US Open semis But Cilic came back in the fourth set to keep himself in contention and take the match to a final and decisive fifth set that would see the pair play for over four hours. She was finally tested in the round of 16, edging past No. 26 Aryna Sabalenka 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in a little more than 2 hours, but she was back in complete control against Tsurenko, winning 20 of 22 points (91 per cent) on her first ... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods to skip BMW Championship pro

Tiger Woods to skip BMW Championship pro He is joined by Phil Mickelson , playing a record 12th Ryder Cup , and Bryson DeChambeau , the world No 7 who has won back-to-back FedEx Cup play-off tournaments after narrowly missing an automatic place. This will be Mickelson's 12th Ryder Cup appearance, and he will look to improve upon his 18-20-7 overall record. Furyk's selection of Matt Kuchar as an assistant captain is considered a good... [Full Article...]

Arbitrator sends Kaepernick’s grievance against NFL to trial

Arbitrator sends Kaepernick’s grievance against NFL to trial The NFL previously requested to dismiss allegations that owners conspired to keep the quarterback out of the league due to his protests of social injustice during the national anthem. The protests have grown into one of the most polarising issues in sport, with President Donald Trump loudly urging the league to suspend or fire players who demonstrate during the anthem. [Full Article...]

'Outraged' Americans disgusted over politicized McCain funeral

'Outraged' Americans disgusted over politicized McCain funeral John McCain who died after a battle with glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive cancer, at the age of 81 on August 25. "The feistiness of that man, standing up time and time again", Sam Smith said , adding that he was a fan of McCain's effort toward campaign reform and better regulation of banks. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi names the one element of his game he must improve

Lionel Messi names the one element of his game he must improve Portugal forward Ronaldo lifted a fourth Champions League title in five years in May before joining Italian champions Juventus in July. Marta has been won Women's Player of the Year five times previously in her career, tied for most all-time, male or female, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi . [Full Article...]

Nadal survives US Open scare, Williams through to semis

She struck three aces in her first two service games and was quickly up two breaks on Pliskova. She's not going to give you anything. Williams did drop her serve once in the second, coughing up one of her five double faults on break point as Pliskova narrowed the gap to 4-1. [Full Article...]

Federer braced for Kyrgios test on sixth day of U.S. Open

Federer braced for Kyrgios test on sixth day of U.S. Open Sharapova next faces Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, who ousted sixth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4). In the third round, Maria Sharapova will face the tenth seed, Jelena Ostapenko . "First game was a tricky game", said Ostapenko, who had 41 unforced errors to go along with six double faults. The Australian has two four-setters under his belt and more than enough talent... [Full Article...]

Alex de Minaur shows fantastic fight in epic US Open five-setter

Alex de Minaur shows fantastic fight in epic US Open five-setter Cilic earned a sixth match point on his serve in the next game, but the Aussie leaned into a backhand return to erase it. "Not going to lie, I'm pretty devastated". Cilic moves through to a clash with 10th seed David Goffin on Monday. "It doesn't get any better. I was just a little bit luckier today". "A great learning experience for me", the Australian called it. [Full Article...]


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