By James Oliphant SOMERSET, N.J. (Reuters) - National Football League players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt and linked arms during the pre-game national anthem on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump called on fans to boycott teams that do not discipline playersRead More »
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After Neymar and Edinson Cavani’s penalty drama that has blown up over the last few days and potentially led to Neymar’s exclusion from the PSG squad this weekend, Uruguayan legend Diego Forlan went on sports radio in his home country to not just back his former international teammate Cavani, but also throw a pair of Brazilians under the bus. Forlan obviously denounced Neymar’s role in the dispute, but he also picked out Neymar’s club and country teammate Dani Alves for favoring his countrymate. “What doesn’t make any sense is what Alves does, he doesn’t give the ball to Cavani and then gives it to Neymar as if he were his [explitive].
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich players forgot about their troubles in the Bundesliga for a few hours with a visit to the traditional Oktoberfest beer festival. Wearing leather trousers and accompanied by partners in traditional Alpine dirndl dresses, players enjoyed 1-liter jugs of beer on Saturday in Munich. Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says, "It's important for the players to be able to get their heads free sometimes." Bayern, which visits Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday, has been unimpressive in the German league so far. It lost to Hoffenheim in the third round and let a two-goal lead slip at home in Friday's draw with Wolfsburg. Defender Mats Hummels says, "Paris