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Sports apparel store closes after pulling Nike gear

Sports apparel store closes after pulling Nike gear The owner of a sporting goods store in Colorado says his shop is going out of business after he stopped selling Nike products over the company's controversial campaign with Colin Kaepernick . Martin said the boycott was about principle over profit and even though the lost revenue played a role in his decision to close the store he was absolutely glad he did it. [Full Article...]

Champions League: PSG defeat Manchester United, Roma win

Champions League: PSG defeat Manchester United, Roma win By the time Di Maria responded to the torrent of abuse by picking up a bottle of beer hurled at him and taking a sip, PSG was already leading thanks to academy graduate Presnel Kimpembe's first PSG goal in the 53rd minute. Yes, that was a star-studded Barcelona complete with Lionel Messi that we're talking about, but still it could well play on the French giants' minds when they welcome United... [Full Article...]

Make or break year for Hulkenberg as Ricciardo's team mate

Make or break year for Hulkenberg as Ricciardo's team mate Unveiling the black and yellow RS19 they are counting on to close the gap on Mercedes , Ferrari and Ricciardo's former employers Red Bull , Abiteboul said they had avoided setting a points target. During his years with Red Bull , Ricciardo became known as a master of overtaking and he reckons fighting in this year's midfield will give him even more opportunities to hone that skill. [Full Article...]

Eric Reid Returns on Three-Year Contract

Eric Reid Returns on Three-Year Contract Widely believed to have not been given an opportunity due to his support of quarterback Colin Kaepernick and continued protest of social injustice during the playing of the national anthem, Reid signed a one-year deal with Carolina. "Charlotte reminds me of Louisiana in the sense that [there's] a lot of country, a lot of space". He said it was hard jumping right into the defense past year in the... [Full Article...]

Fabinho tells Liverpool team-mates 'joy' will be key to title success

Fabinho tells Liverpool team-mates 'joy' will be key to title success The 51-year-old was asked back in December whether he thinks he could extend his stay beyond 2022. Klopp is now contracted until the summer of 2022 after signing a new six-year contract in July 2016. Klopp has been previously linked with Bayern Munich and the Bavarians remain keen on bringing him to the Allianz Arena one day. That being said, it's not always easy to attract the best talent , ... [Full Article...]

Why Mauro Icardi is no longer Inter Milan’s captain

Why Mauro Icardi is no longer Inter Milan’s captain Reports of Icardi losing the captaincy took an unusual turn on Tuesday when Inter's Spanish Twitter account displayed a picture of him handing the armband to Lautaro Martinez, accompanied by the "soon" emoji, which was later deleted. 'Things around him have disturbed him and the team he captained. Icardi has scored 122 goals and registered 26 assists in 210 games since joining the club fr... [Full Article...]

Michael Jordan impressed by Harden, Westbrook records

Michael Jordan impressed by Harden, Westbrook records Michael Jordan owns approximately 90 percent of the Charlotte Hornets with the current estimated value of the team at $1.2 billion. Michael Jordan praised the record-breaking exploits of James Harden and Russell Westbrook on Tuesday, February 12 (Wednesday, February 13, Manila time) before mischievously remarking that both players' achievements pale against his own. [Full Article...]

Joe Root's retort was natural, organic and rather wonderful

Joe Root's retort was natural, organic and rather wonderful The Yorkshire lad has been praised by Stonewall , a leading United Kingdom equality charity, for challenging West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel during the third Test in St Lucia. There was no formal hearing with the match referee, Jeff Crowe, after he accepted the charge. Inspired by a Mark Wood spell which knocked over the hosts for 154, Joe Root and men are now in a commanding position. [Full Article...]

Wall to miss 12 months with ruptured Achilles after slipping at home

Wall to miss 12 months with ruptured Achilles after slipping at home Robert Anderson in Green Bay. Wall , whose game is built around his speed and ability to drive to the basket, is expected to be able to return to what the team called "full basketball activities" about a year after that operation. The Wizards star has had his fair share of injury problems in the past as he only played 41 games last season thanks to a knee injury. "But me knowing John as wel... [Full Article...]

Enes Kanter agrees to join Trail Blazers

Enes Kanter agrees to join Trail Blazers His agent tells ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the big man has agreed to a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers. It is a blessing to continue to compete at the highest level! In eight seasons with Utah, Oklahoma City and New York, Kanter has averaged 11.9 points and 7.6 rebounds. [Full Article...]

Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol traded to the Raptors

Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol traded to the Raptors Leonard shot 4-of-15 for 11 points in a 104-99 Raptors win. Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol , right, looks for help as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. "That's what you want from an organization that you're playing for". The three-time All-Star was a stalwart of Memphis' "Grit and Grind" era that saw the club make seve... [Full Article...]

UEFA Champions League Report: Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund 13

UEFA Champions League Report: Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund 13 If it was a different result , people might say I'm the worst coach in the world", he said. " They dropped off a bit then that early goal in the second half helped ". England winger Sancho hit top gear on several occasions in a mesmerising first-half display, leaving two Tottenham midfielders for dead and linking with Pulisic, whose shot was blocked at the last minute. [Full Article...]

VAR produced the right decision in disallowing Ajax goal - Thibaut Courtois

VAR produced the right decision in disallowing Ajax goal - Thibaut Courtois I think it's brilliant how he carries out his job as leader, which isn't an easy one". Ajax thought they had taken the lead 10 minutes later when Nicolás Tagliafico nodded home from close range, but after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) the goal was ruled out for an offside. [Full Article...]

Tennis No.1 Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin

Tennis No.1 Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin She also thanked Bajin and wished him "all the best in the future". Japanese sensation Osaka clinched her first ever Grand Slam at the US Open in NY past year with an impressive win over all-time great Serena Williams in the final, a victory somewhat overshadowed by a Serena tantrum that snowballed into a media furore over perceived sexism by an umpire. [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook makes history with 10th consecutive triple-double

Russell Westbrook makes history with 10th consecutive triple-double Westbrook is averaging a triple-double for the season with 21.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and a league-leading 11.2 assists per game. Russell Westbrook , #0 and Paul George #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrate a dunk during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 2 in Los Angeles, California. [Full Article...]

Hugo Lloris: Tottenham must improve against Borussia Dortmund

Hugo Lloris: Tottenham must improve against Borussia Dortmund When your team wins 3-1 and your 'keeper gets in the Team of the Week, you know you have got away with one, and Spurs certainly had Hugo Lloris to thank against Leicester, making nine saves including a Jamie Vardy penalty. He said: "I feel so embarrassed because I can accept to play today if Dortmund play today and then we play Wednesday, but I cannot understand why we're playing with a massiv... [Full Article...]

Red Bull unveils its first Honda-powered F1 vehicle

Red Bull unveils its first Honda-powered F1 vehicle Verstappen, the former teammate of Australian Daniel Ricciardo, is set to be among Hamilton's chief challengers this year, and the young Dutchman put his new auto through its paces on Wednesday. "And from there onwards, you just start to work together with the vehicle [to see] what you can improve". Australian Daniel Ricciardo has left Red Bull to join Renault with Verstappen, who finished fourt... [Full Article...]

Phillies need to 'grossly outbid' Giants to get Bryce Harper

Phillies need to 'grossly outbid' Giants to get Bryce Harper Well, the number one guy beating the Bryce Harper to Philadelphia drum all along, Bob Nightengale, is changing course a little bit. Plus, a source told NBC Sports Bay Area's Alex Pavlovic that San Francisco did not offer Harper a contract when the sides met last week in Las Vegas . [Full Article...]

Ravens To Trade Joe Flacco To Broncos

Ravens To Trade Joe Flacco To Broncos The new league year does not officially begin until March 13, however, so the trade can not be finalized until that time. The team was 3-5 at the time. If Flacco winds up as the Broncos starter in the fall, he would be the fifth starting quarterback for Denver since Peyton Manning retired. Flacco was drafted by the Ravens in 2008 and has played 11 seasons with the team. [Full Article...]

NASCAR tosses car chiefs for 3 drivers before Daytona 500

NASCAR tosses car chiefs for 3 drivers before Daytona 500 Byron and Bowman edged the other two Hendrick drivers: seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and fan favorite Chase Elliott. "This is really special for me". "And now we put them in victory lane", Burton said. While drafting with Brandon McReynolds to the front of the pack with two laps remaining, Gilliland ended up hitting him in the right-rear and turning him, collecting Holmes and D... [Full Article...]


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