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Vice President Mike Pence announced his decision to walk out out of the Indianapolis Colts' game Sunday after San Francisco 49ers players knelt during the anthem. The Dolphins have had various players kneel this season for different games. On Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans , Ross insisted that the players stand as the band played "The Star-Spangled Banner", but Miami Dolphins' tight end Julius Thomas, wide receiver Kenny Stills and safety Michael Thomas chose to remain in the ...
  • US beat Ghana 1-0 to go top of Group A

    US beat Ghana 1-0 to go top of Group A

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    It was a very poor game from Ghana throughout the 90 minutes, with a team showing little determination to win the game, squandering begging chances and missing opportunities to outrightly qualify for the next stage. The second half saw a more determined Ghana come out and press the initiative, as they created a handful of quality chances just after the break through Sadiq Ibrahim and Emmanuel Toku.
  • India trail 0-1 against Colombia

    India trail 0-1 against Colombia

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    But the stadium was not full during the match and there were many vacant areas. The India vs Colombia match will be played on Sunday evening. Both India and Colombia were looking to find their first victory in the tournament, after losing to the USA and Ghana respectively in their initial fixtures.
  • Twitter roasts NBC for wall-to-wall coverage of JJ Watt's injury

    Twitter roasts NBC for wall-to-wall coverage of JJ Watt's injury

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    As important as the 74.5 sacks and 45 passes defensed Watt recorded between his rookie campaign in 2011 and the 2015 season that saw him challenge for league MVP honors was the number of games he missed during that stretch: zero. Thanks to rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, they almost pulled it off. Hopefully Watt can recover quickly and get back on the field soon. His season ends having played in only five regular season games, finishing the year with 10 tackles and a sack to his credit.
  • Ballon d'Or 2017: Neymar, Dybala, Kane, Kante Shortlisted

    Ballon d'Or 2017: Neymar, Dybala, Kane, Kante Shortlisted

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    Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool was named in the second batch of names, alongside former Reds forward Luis Suarez . Nearly over an hour later, the organisers took to Twitter to reveal the next five - Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos , Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho , Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak and Napoli forward Dries Mertens combined with Suarez to form the next five lot.
  • Masuluke's goal still in race for Puskas Award

    Masuluke's goal still in race for Puskas Award

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    South African Masuluke is not only the first of his nation to reach the Puskas Award top three, but the first player from his continent to be named a finalist. Ironically, Giroud's goal did not gain the same acclaim in England, with his strike not deemed worthy enough to even win the Goal of the Month award for January 2017 as West Ham's Andy Carroll took the prize .
  • Javier Baez sparks Chicago Cubs to Game 1 win vs

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    Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant have both batted.375 so far this series, with four and one RBIs respectively. Going back home to Wrigley Field - where the Cubs averaged 5.4 runs per game this season - could mean that the floodgates are preparing to open.
  • Mustafi faces long spell out with hamstring injury

    Mustafi faces long spell out with hamstring injury

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    It will be hard to become world champions twice". Loew's initial plans to use the game as a first test en route to their title defense went out the window with first-half injuries to defenders Niklas Suele and Shkodran Mustafi . That saw Can make his first start for Germany since June, deploying at the heart of the midfield, flanked by Lars Stindl and Leon Goretzka . Sandro Wagner should have doubled the lead on the half-hour mark but his casual effort was palmed onto the post by ...
  • Jupp Heynckes: I could only return for Bayern Munich

    Jupp Heynckes: I could only return for Bayern Munich

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    Heynckes, who also coached Bayern from 1987-91 and briefly in 2009, reunites with former assistants Peter Hermann and Hermann Gerland, both part of his backroom staff during the treble-winning season. Success is the most important thing. " Thomas Muller hasn't been playing his best, while Jerome Boateng is not the Jerome Boateng of 2012-13 [when Heynckes was also in charge]".
  • BEAR DOWN: Wildcats' Khalil Tate breaks FBS record in win over Colorado

    BEAR DOWN: Wildcats' Khalil Tate breaks FBS record in win over Colorado

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    Picked to finish last in the Pac-12 South, Arizona (3-2, 1-1) won a conference game for just the third time in its last 16 tries. The Colorado Buffaloes (3-2) face the Arizona Wildcats (2-2) on Saturday evening in what looks like a must-win for both teams who hope to remain dark horses in the Pac-12.
  • Wahab, Yasir strike again as Pakistan dismiss Sri Lanka for 96

    Wahab, Yasir strike again as Pakistan dismiss Sri Lanka for 96

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    However, he was unable to make the most of it as he was trapped lbw off the bowling of Herath for 59, which came off 128 balls and included six boundaries. Riaz then removed debutant Sadeera Samarawickrama for 13 before Yasir Shah took out Lakmal, who was sent in as the nightwatchman. The pacer grabbed 3-10 to derail Sri Lanka´s second innings - 34-5 at the close, after Pakistan were dismissed for 262 in their first innings, conceding a big 220-run lead following Sri Lanka´s first ...