• Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem, 49ers defend move

    Colin Kaepernick didn't stand for the national anthem before Friday's game, and the San Francisco 49ers say that's his right as an American.

    Sporting News
  • Kobe Bryant Says A 'Real Competitor' Would Embrace The Challenge Of Playing The Warriors

    It’s been a busy week for Kobe Bryant. After celebrating his 38th birthday, he also had the honor of having August 24th christened “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles, an homage to the two jersey numbers (8 and 24) he wore during his playing days with the Lakers. On Friday, Kobe went on the Jim Rome…

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  • Bayern are free of Guardiola's chains, says Scholl

    Former midfielder Mehmet Scholl says Bayern Munich have been freed by Pep Guardiola's departure and the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti.

    Omnisport
  • Hamilton penalty up to 55 places after more engine changes

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton's grid penalty for the Belgian Grand Prix has increased to a whopping 55 places after Mercedes made further engine changes on Saturday. Given this, Mercedes took the opportunity to make multiple power unit changes - meaning a further and meaningless…

    The Associated Press
  • North Korean Olympic athletes return to low-key welcome home

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Members of North Korea's Olympic team returned home on Saturday, greeted by a small crowd of family and friends.

    Associated Press
  • A Fan Got What He Deserved After Asking Marshawn Lynch To Sign His Patriots Shirt

    Marshawn Lynch signed this dude's @Patriots tee "Seahawks. Marshawn Lynch is one of the funniest NFL players in recent memory. The latest example of Beast Mode’s hilarity came while he was helping promote his alma mater Cal’s opening game of the season in Australia against Hawaii.

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    Thu, Aug 25
    Dallas17 - 27Seattle
    Game Recap
  • Ronaldo: I'll be back in no time

    Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked fans for their support following his UEFA Best Player triumph and has vowed to return to action soon.

    Omnisport
  • Usain Bolt Brought Up to 10 Women Back to His London Hotel Room

    It’s been an eventful month for Usain Bolt, who not only turned 30 and solidified his title as the fastest man in the world, but who also partied, made out, and possibly had sex with people who were not his longtime girlfriend while he was in Rio. PEOPLE now reports Bolt took his talents to London…

    Cosmopolitan
  • Josh Gordon shines in preseason debut for Browns

    Josh Gordon showed why the Cleveland Browns are so happy to have him back on the field. The talented receiver with a history of suspensions for drug violations caught everything thrown his way in his preseason debut Friday night, scoring on a 43-yard reception and also hauling in another pass from…

    The Associated Press
    Fri, Aug 26
    Cleveland13 - 30Tampa Bay
    Game Recap
  • Fantasy Football: Three zero RB sleepers

    Have you heard about this whole zero running back strategy in fantasy football? The idea is to hold off taking running backs like Todd Gurley... The post Fantasy Football: Three zero RB sleepers appeared first on Cover32.

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    How Soccer Punishes Its Badly Behaved​—​But Male​—​Players (9 photos)

    Homophobic slurs. Ear-biting. ​ Head-butting. From ELLE

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  • Report says rest of NFL 'laughing at' Chargers over Bosa holdout

    Let’s be clear: Both sides are to blame for the Joey Bosa holdout. Bosa hasn’t signed because of offset language and the timing of his signing bonus, and the Chargers turned it into a public battle this week by making details of negotiations public. Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman wrote that he…

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  • Jason Kipnis wants no part of Rougned Odor after hard slide

    No matter how well he plays this season, it will be tough for Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor to shake his reputation as the guy who punched Jose Bautista in the face. For all we know, Odor could be the nicest guy in the world. Look no farther than Thursday’s game against the Cleveland…

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    Sat, Aug 27
    8:05 PM EDT
    Cleveland at Texas
    Preview Game
  • Packers to Answer No. 3 Receiver Question Tonight

    Coming into 2016, the Green Bay Packers had plenty of questions to sort out in training camp and throughout the preseason. Would Jordy Nelson return healthy? Would Eddie Lacy regain his quickness and shed the weight? Another question debated by armchair analysts all summer was who would be the…

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    Fri, Aug 26
    Green Bay21 - 10San Francisco
    Game Recap
  • Rosberg takes pole at Belgian GP; Hamilton at the back

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) -- Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has clinched pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of 18-year-old Dutchman Max Verstappen, while championship leader Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's race from the back of the grid. Cheered on by a large contingent of Dutch…

    The Associated Press
  • Vegas stadium backers down to 2 top sites for Raiders

    Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which ...

    Associated Press
  • Georges St-Pierre Will Reportedly Make His Long-Anticipated Return To MMA At UFC 206

    Following the news that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had “started the USADA process” to mount a UFC comeback after three years away from the game, it appears that “Rush” has actually, finally set a date for his official return. Big Brand Boys is reporting (citing “inside sources”)…

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