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USC alum, Houston Texans owner apologizes for 'inmates' comments

USC alum, Houston Texans owner apologizes for 'inmates' comments

Texans owner Bob McNair met with players Saturday morning, the latest development sparked by his recent controversial remark comparing National Football League players to prisoners. "I haven't seen anything quite like that, but I can't say I'm surprised", Brown said. Said Brown, when asked if he believes progress is being made, "It's frustrating, but I don't think it should discourage anybody". Read More

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Mourinho confident Man Utd attitude problems a one-off

Mourinho confident Man Utd attitude problems a one-off

Pochettino accused Mourinho of putting Dier "in a compromising position" but, speaking at a news conference ahead of Saturday's game, he insisted the affair had long since been put to bed. Mourinho has guided United back into the Champions League this season after winning the Europa League in May. The Untied boss brought up the Fellaini situation when quizzed about whether out-of-favour Luke Shaw would use the optional extra year in his contract. Read More

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Four Red Sox are Gold Glove finalists, Jackie Bradley Jr. snubbed again

Ramirez is up for the award at third base, and not second base where he played at the end of the season. Galvis had by far the best defensive season of his career in 2017, making nearly all of the routine plays and most of the hard ones. The most valuable player of the 2016 World Series is a National League finalist at second base, where he played all or parts of 81 games for the Chicago Cubs. Read More

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Slaven Bilic insists he will never walk away from West Ham

Slaven Bilic insists he will never walk away from West Ham

The Hammers suffered their fifth league defeat of the season after losing 3-0 to newly promoted Brighton and Hove Albion at the London Stadium last Friday [19 October], to leave Bilic on the precipice. Perhaps a new manager would. However, for Bilic no such luxury can be afforded in that respect and facing a Tottenham side that put Liverpool to the sword 4-1 and firmly set aside the so-called Wembley jinx could not come at a worse time. Read More

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Dallas Cowboys' Elliott eligible another week after ruling

Dallas Cowboys' Elliott eligible another week after ruling

After the National Football League received a preliminary injunction against a court ruling allowing Elliott to play, another judge issued a restraining order last week that cleared him to play in Sunday's 40-10 win at San Francisco. Elliott last week earned a temporary freeze of his six-game ban over allegations of assaulting an ex-girlfriend, allowing him to play in Sunday's rout of the San Francisco 49ers . Read More

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He's always demanding Mour: That's why Jose's best, says Matic

He's always demanding Mour: That's why Jose's best, says Matic

Even when you play the best match in your career, he considers that you can play better in the next match. The Belgian was seen talking to the player and making sure he knew that it happens to the best of us. "Luke is working", is all the 54-year-old said. "OK you don't have to win them, you can go to those places and beat them at home, but I think psychologically it's a big boost when you can go to a Man City, go to a Liverpool, go to a Tottenham and win there". Read More

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Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears - Week 7

Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears - Week 7

If Carolina is missing star defender Luke Kuechly , it will be hard for the Panthers to stop a Chicago offense that has committed to run the ball early and often. Carolina coach Ron Rivera would like to see more production from runners other than Newton this week. The Panthers top-two running backs, Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey , have combined for just 32 yards on the ground over the last two weeks. Read More

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'It's unfair' - Silva says Watford should have beaten Chelsea

'It's unfair' - Silva says Watford should have beaten Chelsea

Roma penned Chelsea in their own half for much of the thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw in midweek, and the same happened against Watford as Chelsea spent nearly 30 per cent of the match in their defensive third. "I think everyone saw this on the pitch". Watford was the better side for much of the first period and netted a deserved equalizer in first-half stoppage time. Read More

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Hayward undergoes surgery, checks in with fans ahead of Celtics home opener

Hayward undergoes surgery, checks in with fans ahead of Celtics home opener

There is no timetable for his return. Hayward underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a fractured left tibia and dislocated left ankle, injuries that occurred early in the season opener Tuesday at Cleveland. In all, the Celtics will be able to recoup approximately $11 million of the $29.7 million the team owes Hayward this season. Other fans held up hand-made signs wishing him well. Read More

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Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium chosen to host 2018 NFL Draft

Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium chosen to host 2018 NFL Draft

Goodell said on Wednesday that the three-day event will be hosted at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which has been the home of the Cowboys since 2009. Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft was broadcast live on ESPN and NFL Network. "We are grateful to the Dallas Cowboys , the cities of Arlington, Dallas, and Frisco, and the Dallas Sports Commission for their leadership in turning this vision into reality". Read More

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Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice

Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice

Johnson of the Chicago Tribune . The incident allegedly occurred when Portis and Mirotic got into a shoving match during practice that ended with a cheap shot by Portis to the face of the 26-year-old. He's a competitive kid, but in this instance he made a mistake. Portis then dropped Mirotic with a punch that floored him for several minutes before he got up. Read More

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Al Michaels Dropped a Harvey Weinstein Joke on Sunday Night Football, Apologized

Al Michaels Dropped a Harvey Weinstein Joke on Sunday Night Football, Apologized

While true that the Giants have had a bad season leading up to their 23-10 win vs. Denver, it is of course not comparable to the Weinstein controversy. Michaels is the latest public figure to find themselves in hot water for a joke about the Weinstein allegations. Weinstein, one of the most powerful figures in the Hollywood movie industry, is getting decades worth of sexual assault accusations piled up on him. Read More

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Clinton Calls Russian Election Interference A 'Cyber 9/11'

Clinton Calls Russian Election Interference A 'Cyber 9/11'

Clinton said Assange was a "nihilistic opportunist who does the bidding of a dictator", referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin , according to the Associated Press . Speaking to a foreign audience, Hillary Clinton Sunday defended NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem, saying they are doing it to protest racism in the criminal justice system and counter "dog whistles" by President Trump to his base. Read More

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Did Watford's Richarlison dive to win a penalty against Arsenal?

Did Watford's Richarlison dive to win a penalty against Arsenal?

Wenger about himself, but the reason they lost wasn't due to one penalty". Mertesacker does not know if the penalty was worth it, but bemoaned the fact that Arsenal became wasteful, as Cleverley scored a late victor. Fit-again Mesut Ozil missed a splendid opportunity just before the penalty award - a "naive" piece of finishing in Deeney's eyes. From then on in Arsenal maintained some semblance of control but it was always going to be a nervy lead to try and hold onto. Read More

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NFL Betting Odds Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints

NFL Betting Odds Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints

The Lions suffered a 52-38 defeat at the hands of the Saints over the weekend. Stafford hit Marvin Jones Jr. with a 22-yard touchdown pass to move the Lions to within 45-17 midway through the third frame and followed that up with another 22-yard TD pass, this one to Darren Fells , to move Detroit to within 45-24 with 1:21 remaining in the third. Read More

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