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Sports Mavs' JJ Barea gets team plane for Puerto Rico hurricane relief
Author: 0 Mavs' JJ Barea gets team plane for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Barea, a native of Puerto Rico who has spent all but three years of his National Basketball Association career with the Mavericks, returned Tuesday night with his mother and grandmother . He quickly made plans for his trip home after communicating with family and figuring out where help was needed most. That was a lot of emails to Washington, back to Puerto Rico, back to Washington.

Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Kneels With Team Prior to National Anthem

The Cowboys and Cardinals became the 29th and 30th NFL teams to stage some sort of protest or display during the national anthem. A roar of boos could be heard when the team kneeled. The ownership of "America's Team" told ESPN they were taking a knee "as a statement of equality and representation of unity". According to Salters, Anderson added, "that's what their players wanted to do", and that the Cowboys players "wanted to show unity, but they were very adamant about wanting to separate ...

Sports Chelsea boss Conte: We're ready for Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: We're ready for Atletico Madrid

The Blues goalkeeper was involved in a collision with Gary Cahill and Stoke striker Peter Crouch during the 4-0 win over the Potters at the weekend. 'We have a Champions League match now and we have to keep working'. Incredibly, 15 of Chelsea's last 16 goals have been either scored or assisted by Spaniards, showing how the influence runs through the team.

Author: 0 Auburn suspends Chuck Person without pay over fraud, corruption allegations

The FBI affidavit says Person accepted $91,500 in bribes during the past year. It was a two-year investigation "into criminal influence" in college basketball by the FBI. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY said. Person is alleged to have taken multiple bribes of as much as $50,000 to advise particular players and their families to secretly obtain the services of a financial adviser who was operating as a cooperating witness for federal investigators.

Sports Kansas City Chiefs sign Harrison Butker
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs sign Harrison Butker

During his senior season, Butker made a career-high 88.2% (15-of-17) of his field goals while also making 46-of-46 extra points. Butker competed with veteran Graham Gano all through training camp and the preseason for the starting spot. Santos has not missed a field goal in the first three games of the season, hitting three field goals and 12 extra points. Teams can designate two players on injured reserve later in the season.

Sports Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win
Author: 0 Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win

The No. 20 (Kenseth) was also good. That's a lot of second-place finishes this year, but I'm fine with second. The pit crew was great all day. "I can not understand the bad luck that we're having". Kurt Busch's crash puts him in a precarious position going into the final first-round race. Harvick, at least, had a cushion coming to New Hampshire.

Author: 0 Kyle Walker ready to get Benjamin Mendy back over twitter jibe

Pep has used Fabian Delph and Danilo at left-back, but they're not as a unsafe as Mendy and Guardiola will need to think hard about how to adjust his system to deal with Mendy's absence. Speaking before City's Champions League encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk, manager Pep Guardiola suggested Mendy, 23, might train later on Monday.

Sports Antonio Conte Absolutely Loves One Of His Chelsea Players
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Absolutely Loves One Of His Chelsea Players

Chelsea had already moved on to using Morata as their main striker ahead of the announcement, and Conte revealed that he was involved in the signing of the 24-year-old but that he also wants to see him develop further at the club. "He adapted very well to this league but now he has to continue to work and improve because I think he has only just started his path". "This season we have changed the striker and we have Alvaro and [Michy] Batshuayi, but don't forget I can have another option: ...

Sports Researchers make potentially huge CTE breakthrough
Author: 0 Researchers make potentially huge CTE breakthrough

And if this is just the first step in this breakthrough, where it goes from here will only make treating and caring for CTE victims more widespread and effective. The need for an alternative to brain scans is especially relevant for football players, Merrill noted. CCL11 is a protein commonly associated with inflammation, a process which McKee said can be a trigger for the disease.

Sports New York Giants: Odell Beckham Jr. Is In John Mara's Doghouse
Author: 0 New York Giants: Odell Beckham Jr. Is In John Mara's Doghouse

He only lamented the ensuing 15-yard penalty that forced the Giants to kick-off from their own 20-yard line while trailing 14-7 with 12:39 remaining. The NFL , dubbed the "No Fun League" because of issuing penalties for endzone celebrations among other reasons, relaxed rules this season but still outlaws celebrations related to bodily functions.

Author: 0 Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy to see surgeon over knee injury

Guardiola's outfit head into tomorrow night's visit of Shakhtar Donestk in the Champions League in confident mood. The exact extent of the injury will only be known once Mendy is checked over by Dr Cugat, who has treated Kevin De Bruyne, Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan over the past year.

Sports Fenerhace join race for Arsenal star, Man Utd wannabe?
Author: 0 Fenerhace join race for Arsenal star, Man Utd wannabe?

In fact, his form has closely resembled that of the North Londoners throughout his stint at the Emirates. In all, Ozil had a modest return - by his lofty standards - of 12 goals and 14 assists in 44 appearances across all competitions to show for his efforts.

Sports DirecTV Allows NFL Sunday Ticket Refunds After Anthem Protests
Author: 0 DirecTV Allows NFL Sunday Ticket Refunds After Anthem Protests

Are you a football fan who subscribes to NFL Sunday Ticket but also upset with players protesting the national anthem? The standard policy for the Sunday Ticket package is to deny requests for cancellations once the season has started. The issue has been magnified by tweets from President Donald Trump, who called the protests "disgraceful" and encouraged fans to boycott the NFL. Teams standing on the field during the anthem is a relatively new phenomenon.

Sports Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory — Blue Jays notebook

With six games left, the Red Sox have to deal with the tricky balancing act of key injuries and a need to keep winning in order to clinch the American League East. He's averaged 12.6 FanDuel points per game in 2017. Donaldson was 3-for-3 with a walk after a 3-for-22 homestand. Toronto's Jose Bautista was ejected by home plate umpire Chad Fairchild in the eighth inning after being called out on strikes for his second straight at-bat.

Sports Hip-Hop Reacts to Young Dolph Being Shot in Los Angeles
Author: 0 Hip-Hop Reacts to Young Dolph Being Shot in Los Angeles

Young Dolph has been having a good week, for all intents and purposes. An officer on scene identified the victim as rapper Young Dolph to KTLA , but the Los Angeles police media unit could not verify that to THR . Although he's reportedly suffered multiple gunshot wounds, the injuries are non-life-threatening. Luckily, officers were nearby the crowded tourist area and responded immediately.

Sports Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United next summer
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United next summer

Arsenal will surely be keen to keep Ozil around and especially determined not to see him move to a divisional rival. Which may lead to questions as to exactly how Ozil would fit it at Old Trafford, should he choose to make the move to the North West.

Sports LeBron James: Intentions to end career in Cleveland haven't changed
Author: 0 LeBron James: Intentions to end career in Cleveland haven't changed

All indications are that LeBron James was legitimately blindsided by Kyrie Irving's decision to force his way out of Cleveland, and some thoughts that James shared on Monday all but confirmed that. "I feel no player is trying to disrespect anybody, no flag or anything like that, but we seem to be the ones who get all the disrespect from our so-called leader".