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Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest

Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest Villanueva said that he just wanted to watch the national anthem while his teammates stayed in the tunnel. "But when we come out of locker rooms, we come out of locker rooms to play football games". ..." The 29-year-old is in his fourth season with the Steelers. "The entire team would have been out there with me, even the ones who wanted to take a knee would have been there with me". [Full Article...]

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem Roethlisberger said no disrespect was intended for the troops and other people who serve the country, and Steelers President Art Rooney II praised his players for staying unified. His stand has made his jersey one of the top sellers in the NFL . "After the game", Yahoo reported, "[Coach] Tomlin was clearly miffed, and that's understandable too: "football coaches and players preach about footbal... [Full Article...]

Chelsea won't rush Hazard back, says Conte

There were suggestions in some quarters following last weekend's goalless draw with Arsenal that Chelsea are missing Costa's fiery presence with the more understated Morata leading the attack, and Conte revealed he is also working to improve that side of the 24-year-old's game. [Full Article...]

Filipe Luis has his say on Diego Costa's Chelsea exit

Filipe Luis has his say on Diego Costa's Chelsea exit But if you were asking me as a central defender, I would hate to play against Diego Costa, I really would. Spanish media said Costa's transfer will be worth almost 60 million euros ($72 million). "This type of situation will be very important for us to face in the right way". Costa initially said the transfer to Atletico was complicated because of the ban, which would keep him from playing and... [Full Article...]

Lone Steeler, an Army veteran, emerges from locker room for national anthem

Lone Steeler, an Army veteran, emerges from locker room for national anthem If those of us or individuals choose to participate in politics in some way I'm going to be supportive of that. The Steelers will be on the field for the national anthem moving forward, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Monday. While a mistake, many applauded Villanueva and the player's jersey was listed as the sixth top-selling jersey as of Monday morning. As for Villanueva, althoug... [Full Article...]

Chelsea transfers Diego Costa to Atlético de Madrid

Chelsea transfers Diego Costa to Atlético de Madrid He scored 58 goals in 120 appearances for the Blues, including 20 in the Premier League last season as Chelsea won the title. Furthermore, while Chelsea approached the player to return but he declined. "Kenedy played very well and gave a good answer". Chelsea travel to Stoke in Premier League action on Saturday and Conte said Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard is now fit to feature regularl... [Full Article...]

More Reaction From Trump On NFL Players

More Reaction From Trump On NFL Players Seattle released a statement that they would "not stand for the injustice that has plagued people of color in this country". We remain committed to continuing to work towards equality and justice for all. After Trump's remarks, the AP counted over 200 players kneeling, sitting, or raising their fists at Sunday's games. On Sunday night, singer Pharrell Williams took a knee at a concert held to... [Full Article...]

Chelsea: Alvaro Morata Nets Slick Hat-Trick As Blues Cruise Past Stoke

Chelsea: Alvaro Morata Nets Slick Hat-Trick As Blues Cruise Past Stoke Costa has stayed away from the club, spending much of his time in Brazil, while securing a return to his former club Atletico Madrid . "Don't forget his previous experience - he didn't play a lot with Juventus and Real Madrid but now he has a great chance to show that he is a really good striker, a fantastic striker", Conte added about Morata . [Full Article...]

Michael Jordan weighs in on Trump's disinvite of Warriors

Michael Jordan weighs in on Trump's disinvite of Warriors Jordan gave the opinion in a statement to the Charlotte Observer after the paper asked him about President Donald Trump's decision to rescind a White House invitation for the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors , after star player said he would vote against a visit. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte insists Marcos Alonso substitution vs. Stoke was "tactical"

Antonio Conte insists Marcos Alonso substitution vs. Stoke was Pedro scored Chelsea's other goal as Conte's side maintained its ideal away record in the league, keeping it within three points of United and City at the top of the table. There are several subplots to this week's Champions League game. Conte the Chelsea manager spoke about Morata at the post-match press conference. [Full Article...]

De Bruyne open to Man City captaincy and hints at new contract

The Belgium worldwide has three assists from six games in the Premier League this season as his side sit joint top of the table. We shall see [about the captaincy]. "There has not really been a conversation", he told reporters. They have spoken with [agent] Patrick (de Koster) in the summer: and said give us time to make the transfers and we speak after the summer. [Full Article...]

Bills RB LeSean McCoy Goes Through Stretches as National Anthem Plays

Bills RB LeSean McCoy Goes Through Stretches as National Anthem Plays After the game, McCoy explained his decision to not stand, reasoning that President Donald Trump was "acting like a jerk" by denouncing the national anthem protests. I would never do that. "I don't think Jim needs to understand that, I think he knows that and I think that's why he spoke to Shady". "Jim Kelly is one of the hallmarks of this organization", McDermott said. [Full Article...]

Dallas Cowboys Kneel as a Team Prior to National Anthem in Arizona

Dallas Cowboys Kneel as a Team Prior to National Anthem in Arizona American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance. If the Cowboys chose to make the protest a team effort, it would not be the first time they've done so. [Full Article...]

Manchester United squad for CSKA Moscow clash revealed

Manchester United squad for CSKA Moscow clash revealed Referee Craig Pawson, however, only deemed the tackle worthy of a yellow card. The Belgium worldwide, however, played through the 90 minutes camouflaging his pain, but is now set to miss United's trip to Russian Federation, according to BBC reporter Simon Stone. [Full Article...]

Diego Costa seals his return to Atletico Madrid as Chelsea agree terms

Diego Costa seals his return to Atletico Madrid as Chelsea agree terms Atletico said the 28-year-old Brazil-born Spain worldwide, who left the club to join Chelsea in 2014, would have a medical in the next few days before completing the move in the New Year. Costa said he still felt "special affection" for Chelsea, where he won two Premier League titles. "The agreement is pending the formalisation of the contract between our club and the Spanish worldwide forward... [Full Article...]

Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million To Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico

Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million To Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico Major League Baseball today announced a $1 million contribution to assist communities impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the quake in Mexico. Cuomo traveled to Puerto Rico Friday with emergency responders. . The singer, who has helped fund medical facilities in Puerto through her Lopez Family Foundation, asked her fans to donate and "help rebuild" the island. [Full Article...]

No fines for teams that skipped national anthem

No fines for teams that skipped national anthem Veteran guard Ramon Foster said the team supported Villanueva standing just off the field, while offensive lineman Chris Hubbard said most players assumed Villanueva was an exception to the solidarity. The NFL began the practice of having players on the sideline during the national anthem in 2009, although some teams had observed the tradition previously. [Full Article...]

Premier League superstar keen on joining Manchester United next summer

Premier League superstar keen on joining Manchester United next summer Gibbs was on the final-year of his contract and was not offered a new deal and Wenger confirmed that it was one of the reasons for his departure this summer. "But still if you have a musical problem it takes 21 days". Arsene Wenger says modern sports science includes a lot of treatments "that nobody knows if it's really efficient or not" and admitted his team will not sacrifice any competitions ... [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea

Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea The Brazil-born Spain striker helped the club win two EPL titles in three years, scoring 59 goals in 120 appearances in all competitions. "We all know that I wanted to come back, but I won't be ungrateful to Chelsea, where I was also happy and it is also a very big club, but Atletico is my home and here I am", he added. [Full Article...]

Thierry Henry reckons only one Premier League striker is world-class

He won the league here and he has been doing it the longest. 'Romelu Lukaku is immensely powerful but if you can match his pace and power you can bring him under control. "Over the next few years if we see them do it at a major tournament or the Champions League that's when you'll say they are world class". Lukaku has just arrived at Man United, he hasn't played long in the Champions League. [Full Article...]


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