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Sports Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested, charged with rape
Author: 0 Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested, charged with rape

The troubled Randle was arrested a half-dozen times in a 17-month span 2015 and 2016. Joseph Randle was arrested early Friday morning in Wichita, Kansas , and charged with rape, the latest run-in with authorities for the former Cowboys running back.

Sports Two players kneel during anthem, Colin Kaepernick tweets to thank them
Author: 0 Two players kneel during anthem, Colin Kaepernick tweets to thank them

Stills and Wilson became the first players to protest during the anthem in the 2018 regular season, continuing a movement then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started in 2016. Kaepernick is the face of Nike's new ad campaign , which promotes the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" advertising. But the NFLPA remains fundamentally opposed to the concept of players being fined or disciplined for exercising peaceful protest and protected free speech, or agreeing to ...

Sports Eagles pull off Philly special play again
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If the Eagles need any help at receiver once Wentz is cleared to play after knee surgery last December, Foles is ready to go. Trey Burton, now with the Chicago Bears, threw the pass on the original play. "That's where we got it from", Pederson said when asked about the resemblance to the failed Patriots play in the Super Bowl. "This is just one game", Julio Jones said.

Sports Djokovic wins third US Open, equals Sampras on 14 Grand Slams
Author: 0 Djokovic wins third US Open, equals Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

Djokovic's 14th major title, which follows his victory at Wimbledon earlier this year, leaves him trailing only contemporaries Roger Federer (20 titles) and Rafael Nadal (17) on the all-time list. But when Djokovic faced three break points in the following game, an epic that required 22 points to settle, he saved them all. Djokovic and Del Potro walked on Arthur Ashe Stadium court with the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center still buzzing over the controversial women's final on ...

Sports Denmark field an amateur XI against Slovakia
Author: 0 Denmark field an amateur XI against Slovakia

The national team was forced to field a severely weakened lineup containing some futsal players for the friendly against Slovakia on Wednesday after the collapse of negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement regarding commercial rights.

Sports Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'
Author: 0 Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'

According to Edison Trends , an e-commerce research firm, Nike's online sales soared 31 percent following labor day weekend. The sportswear company's sales surged 31 per cent compared to past year over the Labor Day weekend, according to digital commerce research company Edison Trends .

Sports Nadal and Thiem quarterfinal match should be a dandy one
Author: 0 Nadal and Thiem quarterfinal match should be a dandy one

Ninth seed Thiem became the first player since Andy Roddick in 2004 to win a love set against Nadal in NY but the defending champion once again dug deep to come out on top of a gruelling battle played in more punishing humidity. "Not insane, but tough", Nadal said . The marathon tussle continued in the fifth and final set, Thiem fending off a triple break point by coming from love-40 down to make Nadal serve to stay in the championship and three-time U.S.

Sports Ian Wright: Paul Pogba needs to get on with playing
Author: 0 Ian Wright: Paul Pogba needs to get on with playing

The report quotes a Pogba interview with Sky Germany in which he revealed: "My future is now in Manchester, I still have a contract, I'm playing there at the moment, but who knows what will happen in the next few months". The same problems are there: a fractious relationship with Paul Pogba , a fragile defence and a predictable attack. "He's a great player, and he's a World Cup victor", he said to Sky Sports .

Sports BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia
Author: 0 BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia

Xander said: "I feel like I'm sort of on a mission here". He also made it more hard on Woods, who again goes into a weekend have to catch up to the leaders. Sunday with hopes that the heavy rain stays away, and that the final round can get in. His season's best round at Aronimink Golf Club came in the week he returned to the United States Ryder Cup team after a six-year gap in which he has battled injury and personal issues.

Author: 0 Keys to face Osaka in semis

Keys, who at 14 was the highest seed remaining in the women's draw, was a pale shadow of the player who had dropped just a single set en route to the semi-finals, where she ran into 20-year-old Japanese juggernaut Naomi Osaka . And that triggered Osaka, who then broke Keys in the very next game for a 3-2 lead before fending off another pair of break points to consolidate at 4-2.

Sports Naomi Osaka stands in way of her idol Serena Williams
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka stands in way of her idol Serena Williams

Open semifinals on Thursday. But Osaka didn't crack a smile. But her path to victory starts with the right mentality. Osaka was not yet two at the time , and the 20-year-old admits it's "surreal" to think she'll be taking on the woman who inspired her tennis career in her very first Grand Slam final.

Sports The story of Philly Philly, the Eagles’ 2018 version of Philly Special
Author: 0 The story of Philly Philly, the Eagles’ 2018 version of Philly Special

We were in goal line", Jones said of the personnel on the field for the first scoring opportunity. The Falcons also hoped to get Julio Jones involved in play as much as possible and it worked between the sticks but when he was targeted just three times in the end zone, Ryan and Jones could not connect.

Sports Healed and revamped, Texans ready to take on Brady, Patriots
Author: 0 Healed and revamped, Texans ready to take on Brady, Patriots

Tom Brady has said repeatedly that he hopes to play into his mid-40s. A Week 1 win would mean much more to the visitors, who have been unable to beat Brady in the past. 'But to worry about a lot of [expletive] of what people may say or think or feel - I really don't care anymore'. "I don't think there was ever going to be any stage too big for him".

Sports John Millman loses to Novak Djokovic in US Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 John Millman loses to Novak Djokovic in US Open quarter-finals

Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic won Wednesday night's quarter-final match against John Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 at the U.S. Open in New York City , but not without another heat-related delay. Widely considered the best returner in the game, Djokovic kept accumulating chances - and then failing to cash them in. But order was quickly restored when the Serb broke back in the match's penultimate game and then served out the victory at love.

Sports Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit
Author: 0 Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit

Nadal, who had never before retired from a US Open match, showed signs of distress nearly from the start as he limped noticeably after a gruelling 69-minute opening set. A dejected Nadal said later: 'I had some issues during the tournament. He avoided comparing it to his previous knee injury. Still, he retains the No.

Sports Another Philly Special: Eagles outlast Falcons in National Football League opener
Author: 0 Another Philly Special: Eagles outlast Falcons in National Football League opener

Not surprisingly, the crowd loved it. It wasn't just Sullivan who hurt the special teams unit, as a number of young players on the unit made mistakes that resulted in penalties. There was "just no panic on the sideline", Doug Pederson said. We're disappointed that we didn't make those plays tonight. He called it. It was the right time again.

Sports LeBron on Kaepernick ad: I stand with anyone who believes in change
Author: 0 LeBron on Kaepernick ad: I stand with anyone who believes in change

I stand with anyone who believes in change". The Nike ad, which Kaepernick narrates, features stories from athletes who overcame illness or disabilities. Pruitt added that members of the NBPA will continue to support Nike and that they will "likely be buying and wearing lots of Nike products in the near future".

Author: 0 Woods, McIlroy tied at 8 under — BMW Championship

Tiger Woods scored his lowest opening round in two decades - but still had to share the lead with Rory McIlroy at the BMW Championship in Philadelphia. "I made some great putts out there today including getting off to a better start than I have most of the season", he said. While Twitter was melting down over Woods' near-perfect start , Rory McIlroy was in the middle of an epic birdie streak that temporarily put him atop the leaderboard.

Sports Nike is ‘getting killed’ for Colin Kaepernickad, says president Trump
Author: 0 Nike is ‘getting killed’ for Colin Kaepernickad, says president Trump

In a new Nike ad, Kaepernick says, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". I honor our national anthem and most of the people in this country feel the same way'. that shows you just have no respect for the anthem or the flag", he said. Kaepernick and other prominent athletes who kneel during the anthem have repeatedly said that they do not mean any disrespect to members of the US military.

Sports Five-time champion Federer knocked out of US Open by Aussie Millman
Author: 0 Five-time champion Federer knocked out of US Open by Aussie Millman

The heat, though, is much tougher on Djokovic, who showed the same blank expression, rosy cheeks and sweat-soaked shirt as during his first-round match last week. The contest was over shortly before 1 a.m. when he hit a tired forehand wide. Earlier on Monday, Kei Nishikori outclassed Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 6-2 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals.

Sports Nadal prevails, again, in U.S. Open’s succession battle
Author: 0 Nadal prevails, again, in U.S. Open’s succession battle

The 28-year-old Sevastova, who avenged last year's quarter-final loss to Stephens in NY to reach her first Grand Slam semi, converted five of her eight break points and saved seven of the nine against her. It is a mentality Stephens has developed over the past week at Flushing Meadows, having felt the weight of expectation in her opening matches. "Going to be an interesting one, tough one for both of us".

Sports Keys locks another U.S. Open semi-final
Author: 0 Keys locks another U.S. Open semi-final

She will meet Madison Keys on Thursday, after the American dumped out Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro in the day's other women's quarterfinal, also in straight sets 6-4 6-3. But a few hours later, Nishikori helped Osaka create an even more incredible slice of history. She raced to a 3-0 lead in the first set and then 4-0 in the second against the shaky Tsurenko, who finished with more unforced errors than points in her first major quarterfinal.

Sports Jorginho loving Premier League, but hopes for Serie A return
Author: 0 Jorginho loving Premier League, but hopes for Serie A return

Roma will find themselves in the same position as Chelsea this summer, with the club having to fork out over £4 million to appoint Maurizio Sarri , who too was under-contract with Napoli , despite already being replaced by another former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti.

Sports What is the UEFA Nations League?
Author: 0 What is the UEFA Nations League?

Joachim Low has ruled out any possibility of Mesut Ozil returning to the Germany squad as the national team manager begins the rebuilding process at the Uefa Nations League following a calamitous World Cup . There are those who view it as a game-changer and then there are those who see it as too complex a competition. There is also a belief that friendly matches between countries do not provide adequate competition and can be a distraction for the under-pressure star players.

Sports Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out

In the meantime, Pittsburgh, with legitimate Super Bowl aspirations, will have to press forward without their star back as he looks to get paid. However, in Pittsburgh, it's clear the locker room isn't fully behind Bell, as there was the expectation that he would, at the least, return for Week 1 after skipping camp.

Sports 'General' Henderson signs new contract with Liverpool
Author: 0 'General' Henderson signs new contract with Liverpool

It's very hard, it's very difficult, but Manchester City will win it. I think they look a real good team, ' the former Arsenal and England forward told Sky Sports . Liverpool have reached out and contacted the mother/agent of the wantaway PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot , according to reports from ESPN . When asked how tough it will be for Lovren to make a return to the starting XI for Liverpool , Danny Murphy told Sky Sports' Debate: "Hopefully very hard.

Sports Naomi Osaka storms past Lesia Tsurenko into the final four
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka storms past Lesia Tsurenko into the final four

Tsurenko, the only unseeded woman to reach this stage of the tournament, appeared to be feeling the effects of her last-16 clash during which she struggled in the searing heat and at one point looked like she was about to collapse. Osaka was another story who had only met the Belarusian for the first time, knowing only her history on paper but not experiencing it on court. "I just woke up today with a viral illness or whatever it is".

Sports Semi-finalist Serena says still 'long way to go' at US Open
Author: 0 Semi-finalist Serena says still 'long way to go' at US Open

Especially considering that the next step will come against Williams, who's heading into her 36th semi at a major, 12th at Flushing Meadows. Pliskova nonethess enjoyed a solid start, reading the Williams serve to break first and hold three break points to take a 4-1 lead.

Sports A sharp Federer overcomes Kyrgios to sail into 4th round
Author: 0 A sharp Federer overcomes Kyrgios to sail into 4th round

The most pivotal part of Roger Federer's U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios , both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the jam. "I was trying to tell him that the shot wasn't that good!" Federer's stealth attack appeared to knock the stuffing out of Kyrgios , who coughed up two more breaks in quick succession, allowing Federer to race to a 5-0 lead before wrapping up the second set shortly after.