by | January 24, 2018 | 12:02

The NFL maintained that it was trying to keep its Super Bowl program free from political statements, but in doing so, critics now believe they made a political statement with this refusal. He noted an ad from Veterans of Foreign Wars was approved for the program. For a moment there, it looked as if the would make it through without another take-a-knee uproar, and then officials rejected an ad from a leading veterans group with the phrase #PleaseStand .

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:54

Geddert, 60, coached the 2012 USA "Fierce Five" Olympic gymnastics team and is also the owner of the Twistars Gymnastics Club in MI, one of the locations where Larry Nassar , a disgraced former gymnastics physician, has admitted to sexually abusing young female athletes.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:50

Feely, a college teammate of Brady's at the University of MI, wasn't much help, advising the five-time Super Bowl champ to "play as long as [he] can". "I don't see a whole bunch of quarterbacks over the next three years that can stop him from going to a couple more Super Bowls". "As you know, it's not the most, like, let's say "unaggressive" sport".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:50

I definitely think I have taken a lot of steps in the right direction and feel good about my game and feel like I'm thinking a lot clearer out there. "I never played the third set so long, so I'm really happy I could stay and win it". It has been that way from the start of this tournament. "I'm enjoying being on court", she said. Federer entered the Australian Open past year under similar circumstances, coming off an extended break for a knee injury, and went on to win the title.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:33

Signing Sanchez is being viewed as a real statement by United , like Eric Cantona joined in 1992 and Robin van Persie - who also arrived from Arsenal - in 2012. "Some players are born to play for Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez is one of them". And I told him that my dream was to come here to Manchester United .

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:30

While we all would agree that no player is bigger than the club, more so when the stature of a club is as big as Arsenal's , it's important to think of what has really happened to Arsenal over the years. "He creates chances, he defends well, he can absorb distances and he's very committed as well", Wenger said. Sanchez, who has been handed the No 7 shirt at United, could make his debut against Yeovil in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday and is in line to make his Premier League debut ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:30

Texas Tech also steps out of conference play for one of the early games Saturday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge, at SC, a Final Four team last season. At the top of the Jayhawks' scouting report is undoubtedly Young's name. Then again, he didn't see the strategy coming, either. 3 Wichita State earlier this year. At game's end, Young had the look of a steely-eyed professional who had been there, done that many times.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:11

Arsene Wenger has offered an update on Arsenal's pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and insists the club aren't close to striking a deal with Borussia Dortmund . "Confident or not confident, I don't know", he said. Borussia Dortmund are seeking £60m for the Gabon striker, now more than Arsenal's highest bid of £50.9m.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:07

Lane Johnson and Chris Long , the masterminds behind Philadelphia's dog mask craze that's carried the Eagles all the way to the Super Bowl, called out the league when the NFL started selling dog-themed shirts to profit off Philly's playoff run.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:02

Now, 13 years after Brady beat them in Super Bowl XXXIX, they'll get just that. Jean Francois' first Super Bowl appearance came in 2013 as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. " Philadelphia fans are going to want to get out of the cold and they're not going to go to another cold venue", he said. New England is in its eighth Super Bowl with Belichick and Brady and can join the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) as the only teams with six Super Bowl titles with a win.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:43

The Red Devils will look to win while Burnley will hope to cause a big upset so we should be able to witness a great game of football. Martial has scored in each of United's past three Premier League games, netting the victor against Burnley by clinically firing home at the start of the second half after his team had failed to register a single shot on target in the first period.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:28

Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen knows that Senior Bowl week is a big one for his National Football League draft stock, and he didn't shy away from any topics in a wide-ranging media session Monday night. Admitting that he wasn't playing "the greatest competition week in and week out" at Wyoming, Allen recognizes that this week is important to show he belongs.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:17

John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi, Eliaquim Mangala and the injury-ravaged Vincent Kompany make up Pep Guardiola's options at the heart of his defence and it looks like he is set to add to that in January. One additional benefit of signing the young Frenchman is that he would be eligible to play in the Champions League. The former French youth worldwide, who came up through the youth ranks at Bilbao, has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona in the past, with the Blaugrana reportedly ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:02

Florentino Perez is trying to add offensinve players to his roster as he would like to change Real Madrid's current fortunes. Liverpool ace Salah has 20 goals in all competitions and is now one of the hottest properties in European football at present and Abo Rida, president of the Egyptian FA, believes he could be at the Santiago Bernabeu next season.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:05

If Conte is interested the Italian will have to act quickly, though, with the BBC reporting Inter Milan having made an approach to sign the England global on loan. Sturridge spent three-and-a-half years with Chelsea before leaving for Anfield in January 2013 and while has struggled for regular game time this season, still has an impressive scoring record in the English top tier of 75 goals in 194 appearances.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:05

He has recorded eight career victories at Torrey Pines , including his most recent major title, the 2008 U.S. Open. Woods missed the Farmers cut a year ago and shut down his season after undergoing back surgery in April. You're getting bang for your buck with this play. He has nearly zero win equity but is 15 for 15 in made cuts at Torrey and has flashed top-five upside a few times, including previous year when he shot a final round 68 to carry him to a second-place showing.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:56

But this is just one game. Arsenal will look to put a dismal couple of weeks behind them when Crystal Palace visit the Emirates this afternoon. Wenger revealed Sanchez was absent from the Arsenal squad on Saturday as he headed to Manchester to seal a deal.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:54

In January 2012 he wrote: "When I said morning men I thought the women would of [sic] been busy preparing breakfast/getting kids ready/making the beds-sorry morning women!" 'U women of always wanted equality until it comes to paying the bills #hypocrites (sic),' he said to the now England netball coach.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:51

It is rumoured that Arsenal submitted a bid of around €50m at the weekend for the 28-year-old, but that Dortmund are holding out for at least €60m. And club officials have been in Germany attempting to finalise a deal for Aubameyang. But Giroud's involvement in the deal may well get it over the line quicker, according to the Daily Mail . It's an interesting series of quotes from Arsene Wenger .

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:15

Kerber routed U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys 6-1, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open , the tournament where she kicked off her career-best season in 2016 with victory over Serena Williams in the final. "I think I served well". Kerber has had no serious distractions on a 14-match winning streak, and is hoping to emulate her breakout year in 2016. Sandgren will play the victor of the fourth-round match between six-time champion Novak Djokovic and Hyeon Chung ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:10

Durant may be the most versatile player in the game because he can score in so many ways. Green and Thompson are looking to get selected to their third and fourth All-Star Games respectively. Simmons, who would have become the first Australian selected as an All-Star, was in good company in being snubbed on Tuesday. Notably absent from the list of reserves is Chris Paul and Paul George .

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:55

He won 18 trophies at the Nou Camp, including four La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues . His place in the Barcelona squad will be taken by Yerry Mina, who joined from Palmeiras during the mid-season transfer window. In any case, Mascherano is officially leaving Barcelona for somewhere, anywhere, just please get out of here Javier so we can sell Coutinho jerseys so we can afford his salary.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:54

Their choice of road whites over their blue home jerseys means the Eagles will be sporting either their home uniform combination of green jerseys and white trousers or their alternate uniforms consisting of black jerseys and black trousers.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:53

The Reed High and Wolf Pack alum - the first Nevada player to be invited to the most prestigious pre-draft showcase game since Joel Bitonio in 2014 - not only wants to earn respect for himself, he wants to do the same for Nevada football, which has seen its pipeline to the NFL dry up in recent seasons.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:47

The 29-year-old Chile worldwide will reportedly become the highest-paid player in Premier League history following the deal which sees Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction. "And I told him that it was my dream to come here to United". However, with Sanchez happy to run down his contract, Wenger accepted the need to sell his star player.