• LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

    LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

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    Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the face of a new Nike campaign to mark 30 years of the " Just Do It " slogan. The ad stood out as a bold statement on racial justice from Nike and as the latest demonstration of the company's values, experts said.
  • Del Potro says Djokovic can be greatest of all time

    Del Potro says Djokovic can be greatest of all time

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    We reached the top after three hours. This is the healthiest and fittest Del Potro has felt in years. The triumph didn't come easy as Del Potro gave him a tough time on the court before the Serb overpowered the Argentine. Hard to pin back and aggressive from the baseline when presented his chances, Djokovic broke for 5-3 and served the opener out easily. In the middle of that there was some world class tennis on display.
  • Green Bay QB Rodgers working out with rehabbing players

    Green Bay QB Rodgers working out with rehabbing players

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    But as Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers emerged from the locker room for the second half after a left knee injury sidelined him early, Cousins couldn't help but. Packers coach Mike McCarthy echoed his quarterback's "one day at a time" sentiment during his own press conference on Wednesday . "We'll take it day by day and learn as we go".
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 Standouts from Week 1 vs. Browns

    Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 Standouts from Week 1 vs. Browns

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    In that game, he came out of the gate hot with two sacks and an interception. "We got guys who can get the ball and are ball hawks", defensive lineman Myles Garrett said. "Anything less is not good enough". Opinions as to whether to love or hate the Browns' 21-all battle with the Steelers vary, but there are some irrefutable applications about a tie.
  • McIlroy fifth after putting woes as Bradley wins play-off — BMW Championship

    McIlroy fifth after putting woes as Bradley wins play-off — BMW Championship

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    It was Bradley's first victory in 160 events. Still, Rose will overtake Dustin Johnson to become the world's top-ranked golfer for the first time, marking the culmination of 18 months of remarkably consistent play by the Englishman. However, Rose faltered himself. "The fairways are iffy and the tee boxes sloshy". Schauffele made par, and the playoff was set. Rose got a lucky break in the playoff when his approach shot landed in a skybox but ricocheted back towards the hole and stopped ...
  • Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers Predictably Mum About QB’s Knee Issue

    Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers Predictably Mum About QB’s Knee Issue

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    One-liners: When the Bears took a 10-0 lead, it marked the first time they led the Packers by double digits since a 35-7 win over Green Bay Dec. 23, 2007 at Soldier Field, a span of 23 games between the long-time rivals. But I just had a feeling we could spark it and get things going, and we just put together a couple drives. We saw what Mack did for the Bears on Sunday night, but just imagine what he could do if on the same front as Donald, Suh and Michael Brockers.
  • Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager

    Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager

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    After an underwhelming summer transfer window, Manchester United are looking to shake up their recruitment process. A job easier said than done, but one that surely must be the ultimate aim for United. "No fun, no creativity". "He told me about his experience and I took it into account". "Listen. I joke about Manchester City but they are playing great football", he added.
  • 8 things to know about the US Open victor Naomi Osaka

    8 things to know about the US Open victor Naomi Osaka

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    She was given a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling umpire Carlos Ramos a "liar and a thief" after he handed down the coaching code violation. "Yesterday's US Open final resulted in the crowning of a deserving new champion, Naomi Osaka ". Those views were shared by BBC tennis presenter Sue Barker, who said: "I've sat courtside watching the men ranting at umpires and they haven't been given a violation".
  • Rodgers returns from injury to give Packers come-from-behind win

    Rodgers returns from injury to give Packers come-from-behind win

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    In that game, Rodgers suffered a calf injury in the second quarter but returned early in the third in a 14-all tie to lead two touchdown drives en route to a 30-20 win and another division crown. Meanwhile, Chicago's defense blanked Green Bay 17-0 in the first half. The Packers in the process of a 17-3 run after digging a 20-point deficit. This one might not rank up there in importance with his Super Bowl XLV MVP performance, the Hail Mary in Detroit or the sideline pass to Jared Cook ...
  • Millman proves no match for Djokovic

    Millman proves no match for Djokovic

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    Novak Djokovic defeats John Millman in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Djokovic, for whom this was an 11th consecutive quarter-final victory, has called on US Open organisers to find a solution. "I was really tested", Djokovic said on court after the match. Still in search of her first Grand Slam title, the Keys reached her third semifinal in the past five majors by using her big-strike game built on serves and forehands to overpower No.
  • Djokovic, del Potro need no OT to advance to US Open final

    Djokovic, del Potro need no OT to advance to US Open final

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    After Del Potro made it past an injured Rafael Nadal , who retired when trailing by two sets on Friday, Djokovic looked superb as he romped past Kei Nishikori to reach his eighth final at Flushing Meadows. "I don't like to see him suffering on court today". It was so hard for me to keep playing, I was in too much pain. "I hate to retire, but staying one more set out there, playing like this, would be too much for me".
  • Pogba says his future is now at Manchester United

    Pogba says his future is now at Manchester United

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    Sunday was not be the first time United fans have protested against the club, with David Moyes being the subject of a "Wrong One - Moyes Out" message late on in his ill-fated reign. Moreover, he passed negative comments against his players even in pre-season which was responsible for a mood off in the Manchester United training camp.
  • Stephens proud despite failure to repeat U.S. Open triumph

    Stephens proud despite failure to repeat U.S. Open triumph

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    Stephens gave credit to her opponent, Sevastova saying "It's hard match and I though she played solid today and obviously the better player won". Sloane Stephens hits a backhand against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in a quarter-final match on day nine of the 2018 US Open tennis tournament in New York September 4, 2018.
  • Earl Thomas Reports To Seahawks, Will Play Out Final Year Of Contract

    Earl Thomas Reports To Seahawks, Will Play Out Final Year Of Contract

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    Thomas told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he plans to end his holdout Wednesday and report to the team. "I've never let me [sic] teammates, city or fans down as long as I've lived and I don't plan on starting this weekend", Thomas wrote. However, it's still not the second-rounder "and change" that the Seahawks want for the six-time Pro Bowler safety. Thomas played for 14 games (all starts) for the Seahawks last season and recorded two interceptions and a touchdown to go with 88 total ...
  • Sharapova Knocked Out of US Open by Navarro

    Sharapova Knocked Out of US Open by Navarro

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    The belief matters most when it's internal and when you have a passion for something. "Madison is from the United States so I guess all the crowd will be for her", the Spaniard added. I think I've done plenty in my career, established a lot for myself personally, professionally. 'Yeah, the belief is not something that I'm eager to show everybody else.
  • Nadal outlasts Thiem in marathon U.S. Open quarterfinal

    Nadal outlasts Thiem in marathon U.S. Open quarterfinal

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    On another hot and humid night in NY, this one was never easy: Nadal trailed by a break in the third set before taking it. The two players met in the semis at last year's U.S. The way it ended up in the fifth set tiebreaker, from there it's 50-50. "Me, too. I fought until the end. That's one more today", he said after his 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) win.
  • Lionel Messi says Cristiano Ronaldo makes Juventus Champions League favourites

    Lionel Messi says Cristiano Ronaldo makes Juventus Champions League favourites

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    Lionel Messi first got nominated for FIFA World Player of the Year 12 years ago, in 2007, as a 20-year old La Masia product slowly entering the Barcelona first-team. "He's this quiet guy we know from Real Madrid , but when we saw him in the World Cup he became a majestic leader". Egypt forward Mohamed Salah scored 44 goals as Liverpool reached the Champions League final, losing to Real.
  • Chicago Bears: 10 bold predictions following Khalil Mack trade

    Chicago Bears: 10 bold predictions following Khalil Mack trade

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    Defensive tackle Justin Ellis called it a bittersweet moment. Gruden and Carr are excited about both working together and the new wrinkles in the offense that they will unveil against the Rams. Mack was holding out in search of a massive contract extension and promptly received a six-year, $141 million extension with $90 million guaranteed upon being traded to the Bears .
  • Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau added to U.S. Ryder Cup team

    Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau added to U.S. Ryder Cup team

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    Five-time major victor Phil Mickelson is also hotly tipped to be included for what would be a record 12th Ryder Cup - England's Nick Faldo is the only other player to compete in 11. "But also deep down I wanted to make the team". Tony Finau is believed to be the leading candidate for 12th and final spot. "It's going to be an interesting crowd".
  • Roger Federer defeats Nick Kyrgios to reach US Open fourth round

    Roger Federer defeats Nick Kyrgios to reach US Open fourth round

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    The No.2 seed was leading two-sets when he produced a truly outrageous victor. "I think if he breaks there he probably runs away and wins that first set", Federer said. Federer was among those critical of the umpire's conduct. Midway through the third set with the game tied at 3-3, Kyrgios thought he caught the 37-year-old out with a deft drop shot.