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Sports Malcolm Jenkins to no longer protest after National Football League pledge
Author: 0 Malcolm Jenkins to no longer protest after National Football League pledge

Jenkins told Omnisport last month he needed the social landscape, especially within the league, to change in order to end his protest. The NFL is seeking an agreement with its players that they will stand for the national anthem, with the league proposing to contribute almost $US100 million ($A140 million) to causes considered important to African-American communities.

Sports Everton Set to Appoint Sam Allardyce
Author: 0 Everton Set to Appoint Sam Allardyce

Having previously shown interest in acquiring the services of Watford manager Marco Silva and then Ireland boss Martin O'Neill, Everton have now announced that Allardyce will take over from interim manager David Unsworth , who will lead the Goodison Park outfit for the last time tonight against West Ham .

Sports Oregon State picks Jonathan Smith
Author: 0 Oregon State picks Jonathan Smith

The former Beavers quarterback comes from the University of Washington, where he was the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The 38-year-old Smith, a Southern California native, was a four-year starter at quarterback for the Beavers and led them to a top-five finish in 2000 under Dennis Erickson and was the Fiesta Bowl MVP.

Sports Rick Pitino seeks almost $40 million in lawsuit against University of Louisville
Author: 0 Rick Pitino seeks almost $40 million in lawsuit against University of Louisville

According to the Louisville Courier-Journal , Pitino has sued the school in federal court for about $37 million, claiming a breach of contract. The suit states that the ULAA - the part of the University that oversees athletics - didn't give Pitino a 10-day notice prior to firing him - as his attorney says was mandated by his contract.

Sports 'Gomer Pyle' Star Jim Nabors Dies At 87
Author: 0 'Gomer Pyle' Star Jim Nabors Dies At 87

Nabors was also known for singing " Back Home Again in Indiana " during the opening ceremonies for the Indianapolis 500. That would be Gomer, a dim-witted, affable mechanic at Wally's filling station in Mayberry and a cousin of Goober (George Lindsey).

Sports Conor McGregor Angers Judge After Late Arrival To Court For Speeding Charge
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Angers Judge After Late Arrival To Court For Speeding Charge

With rumors swirling that Conor McGregor may be in danger of retribution from an Irish crime family, the UFC star issued an apparent invitation on Thursday: " Come and get me! ". Judge Walsh said to the fighter: "I have to ask you the question, how much do you earn?" I apologise and I want to show my respect by showing up today.

Sports Dave Doeren turns down Tennessee offer, will remain at NC State
Author: 0 Dave Doeren turns down Tennessee offer, will remain at NC State

Doeren, in his fifth season at NC State , was also in the running for the Ole Miss head job, but the Rebels promoted interim coach Matt Luke to be full-time head coach. Tennessee's coaching search has been far from logical. His career record of 56-34 also includes two years at Northern Illinois. Doeren and N.C.

Author: 0 Alfa Romeo returning to Formula One next year!

Ferrari itself started as an off-shoot of Alfa Romeo . The Sauber F1 Team will join forces with Alfa Romeo in 2018, as the Italian vehicle manufacturer become the Swiss squad's title sponsor next year. The return of Alfa Romeo is significant when considering its storied history in the sport. Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne mentioned about the possibility of Alfa Romeo returning to Formula 1 some months back, in any case, the new partnership will only strengthen the bond ...

Sports Matt Henry to start for Blackcaps in opening West Indies Test
Author: 0 Matt Henry to start for Blackcaps in opening West Indies Test

The clash at Basin Reserve will be New Zealand's first Test action since March, with Windies coming off a valiant 2-1 defeat in England and a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe. "Over the next few days, we'll sit down and have some discussion around those two players", he said. Maria Tutaia of New Zealand competes against April Brandley of Australia.

Sports Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan
Author: 0 Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan

The women set to be Mulan had to meet three standards: "credible martial arts skills, the ability to speak English and the most ineffable requirement of all: star quality". In both, Hua Mulan is a young Chinese woman who dresses as a man and takes her father's place in the Chinese army during the fifth century. Nicknamed the "Fairy Sister" for her pure and innocent image, Liu has become one of China's biggest actresses.

Sports Conclusions from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Author: 0 Conclusions from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The final race of the season will be of little consequence given the drivers' and constructors' championships have been wrapped up for some time, but it's clear Hamilton intends to finish the year on a high. "Yet we came out with most points". The reduction in the number of power unit components in 2018 will put Renault reliability woes into sharper focus.

Sports Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger

Only one newly promoted Premier League side has ever beaten both Arsenal and Manchester United in a season - Peter Reid's Sunderland side achieved this feat in 1996-97, although they were relegated at the end of that season. That's impossible to answer today because I don't know. He went on to say that Huddersfield will look to play with the energy and the spirit that they have become known for under Wagner.

Sports Ashes 2017: Ben Stokes a step closer to joining England teammates
Author: 0 Ashes 2017: Ben Stokes a step closer to joining England teammates

The Avon and Somerset police said they had asked the prosecution service for "charging advice" after concluding their investigation into the assault in which a 27-year-old man suffered a fractured eye socket. England would be hoping for Stokes' early return, especially after their massive 10-wicket loss to the hosts at the Gabba in Adelaide on Monday. There's still no timeframe on when the CPS will announce the charges against Stokes, if any.

Sports Nikola Mirotic now forgives Bobby Portis for punch incident
Author: 0 Nikola Mirotic now forgives Bobby Portis for punch incident

Mirotic feigned ignorance when asked about the "me or him" stance his camp has expressed to the Bulls regarding the futures of him and Portis in Chicago , per reports. "I know he's excited to get back out there on the floor", coach Fred Hoiberg said . "Obviously, I didn't expect this to happen, you know. Obviously, I'm going to give him [fist bumps], like he would give me [fist bumps] too".

Sports BuzzFeed reorganises ad sales division as it cuts 8% of workforce
Author: 0 BuzzFeed reorganises ad sales division as it cuts 8% of workforce

BuzzFeed employs about 1,700 people globally. In August, it dropped its longstanding opposition to conventional digital banner advertising in a bid to make it less reliant on driving traffic to promoted posts. "As our strategy evolves, we need to evolve our organization, too - particularly our Business team", Jonah Peretti , Buzzfeed's co-founder and CEO, said in an email to staff on Wednesday.

Sports Stoke boss tries to downplay Liverpool's dodgy defence
Author: 0 Stoke boss tries to downplay Liverpool's dodgy defence

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is expected to start Wednesday's game with all his attacking weapons after he rested Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino against Chelsea on Saturday. The Potters, however, will miss out on their first choice goalkeeper Jack Butland due to a finger injury, while defender Geoff Cameron is yet to recover from a concussion.

Sports Allardyce closed to being signed as Everton's manager
Author: 0 Allardyce closed to being signed as Everton's manager

Allardyce is seen as a safe option who will keep Everton up, given his track record of saving clubs from the drop. He can go as far as he wants. Big Sam had resisted Everton's initial interest - first revealed by SunSport last month - when the Toffees were only willing to give him a job for the rest of the season before trying for a younger, sexier name.

Author: 0 BCCI unofficially retires jersey number 10 in honour of Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar's Indian Premier League side, the Mumbai Indians , had incidentally retired the number 10 jersey in 2013 following his retirement. While none of the Indian players wore the jersey since his retirement, it was in August a year ago when pacer Shardul Thakur made his ODI debut by wearing jersey no 10.

Sports Former Chelsea key figure joins AS Monaco
Author: 0 Former Chelsea key figure joins AS Monaco

Chelsea are considering whether to appoint a direct replacement for Emenalo or split his responsibilities - from recruitment to the academy and loan players - across a number of roles at Cobham. The post Breaking: Michael Emenalo Joins AS Monaco as Sporting Director appeared first on The Nation Nigeria . The former Nigeria worldwide defender will work directly with Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev, who said he is happy to work Emenalo who he has been associated with for many years.