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Author: 0 Huskers' Rose-Ivey received blowback for anthem protest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP ) — A Nebraska football player who took a knee during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media, and said the responses show why the protest is necessary.

Sports Mary J. Blige Interviews Hillary Clinton For Apple Music
Author: 0 Mary J. Blige Interviews Hillary Clinton For Apple Music

Blige also asked Hillary Clinton about Congress treatment of President Obama over the course of his 8-year presidency from doing numerous things that he wanted to do. It's been four years since Mary J. Blige showed out for a crispy chicken wrap in a Burger King commercial that was eventually pulled. Her first guest: presedential candidate Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick joins high school team for anthem protest

So, I think, again, [Kaepernick] is shedding light on the situation that is heinous and shouldn't happen in this country. During the national anthem before Castlemont's game against King's Academy in Sunnyvale, Calif., Kaepernick took a knee as he has during the last three 49ers' games.

Sports In need of backup QB, Browns to sign Charlie Whitehurst
Author: 0 In need of backup QB, Browns to sign Charlie Whitehurst

McCown suffered a left shoulder injury in a 25-20 home-opening defeat to the rival Baltimore Ravens, who mounted a huge comeback after the Browns put up 20 points in the first quarter. So now it's the rookie's turn. But offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, as is the wont of most coaches, prefers to take a more focused week-by-week approach.

Sports LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron
Author: 0 LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

Since the start of the 2013, LSU has gone 15-11 in the SEC. Ed Orgeron says that as a Louisiana native, it's "a dream" to have the opportunity to be LSU's head coach. He said players were excited and pumped to hear Pete Jenkins was joining the Tigers' staff as the defensive line coach. LSU's offense has been especially sluggish this season, failing to reach 20 points in two games (both loses) and barely scraped out a 23-20 win over the Bulldogs.

Author: 0 Johnson, Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead

It will likely be a two-horse race for the title Sunday afternoon, but here are four golfers with a lot at stake in Atlanta . Still, he had a chance to win the FedEx Cup. "I wish it was", Johnson said in his signature drawl. However, Moore applied pressure with a curling birdie putt. He has made just one bogey in 54 holes.

Sports Offense hums early before Packers hold off Lions 34-27
Author: 0 Offense hums early before Packers hold off Lions 34-27

The Lions scored a 42-yard field goal from Matt Prater on their first possession to cut the lead to 7-3, only to see the Packers rip off 24 unanswered points. The Packers allowed Detroit to convert on eight of 14 third-down tries, a problem that McCarthy planned to focus on during the bye week. While that could still turn out to be the case, the numbers suggest that Green Bay does indeed have the strongest run defense in the league.

Sports Jets Claim TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Off Waivers
Author: 0 Jets Claim TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Off Waivers

Sgt. Steve Gaskins said Seferian-Jenkins was charged with DUI and violation of an ignition interlock device restriction from an arrest in Washington in 2013. His new team will hope that Seferian-Jenkins can stay healthy and trouble-free enough to add something to an offense that flopped in Kansas City on Sunday.

Author: 0 Tucker's kick gives Ravens 19-17 win over Jaguars

Robinson did all he could to get the job done on Sunday, along with the defense and special teams, but the team still fell to 0-3 for the season after dropping another loss at home. Reserve running back Denard Robinson recovered a muffed punt by Baltimore's Devin Hester to set Jacksonville up with field position at the Ravens' 39-yard line with 9:01 remaining and the Jaguars trailing 16-14.

Author: 0 James Milner: Competition for places in Liverpool squad inspiring high quality performances

Milner spoke about the two centre-backs Ragnar Klavan and Joel Matip and the impact they had "when the ball was popping out", calling their positioning "fantastic" as it allowed them to keep "on the attack". In the second half, a little bit better would have been nice. "It is good, what I thought would happen when he plays the role", was Klopp's assessment.

Sports Wentz impresses again, Eagles beat Steelers 34-3
Author: 0 Wentz impresses again, Eagles beat Steelers 34-3

We went out there and didn't play well today. He's now led the Eagles to a 3-0 record at the top of the NFC East, and their most recent victory wasn't against a cupcake like the Bears or Browns. They outcoached us, and they outplayed us. They had a better plan and they executed their plan better . We were highly penalized. "Everybody's waiting for him to fall off or see the bad decisions or see the rookie mistakes, but so far they haven't come and it's been a key reason why we're 3-0".

Author: 0 Saints' Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) likely to miss Monday night game

Gleason has raised both worldwide awareness and millions of dollars for ALS research since first being diagnosed with the disease in January 2011. By the time they joined the Saints, New Orleans was again home to a vibrant night life and restaurant scene, and the blue tarps covering roofs of damaged homes from horizon to horizon had long since vanished.

Author: 0 Jordan Henderson: "It's about time I got a goal!"

A draw against title contenders Tottenham, a 4-1 thumping of champions Leicester, and the win against Chelsea yesterday - they have been on a roll. "It's not important that it's my first defeat, it's our first defeat - a Chelsea defeat.

Sports 5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party
Author: 0 5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party

The Champaign County Coroner has identified the person who died from the shooting as George Korchev of Mundelein, IL. Champaign firefighters assist with the cleanup at the scene of a fatal shooting on Green Street, near the University of IL campus, in Champaign, Ill ., on Sunday, Sept.

Author: 0 Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was understandably frustrated after the Fighting Irish's 38-35 upset loss to Duke on Saturday, dropping the the team to 1-3. Nash's second score of the day, a 64-yard fourth quarter jaunt symbolized the day for the Irish as a short grab in Duke territory turned into a touchdown, thanks to poor coverage and missed tackles.

Sports Les Miles fired by LSU
Author: 0 Les Miles fired by LSU

LSU is 2-2 and lost to Auburn on the game's final play Saturday night. He led the Tigers to the College Football National Championship during the 2007 season. Miles was in his 12th season in-charge of the Tigers after arriving from Oklahoma State in 2005. However, the Tigers did win six total bowl games during Miles' tenure.

Author: 0 Kaufman opens with 72 in Evian Championship

The tournament defending champion is 13th on four-under but still some distance off the lead, held outright by Korean first-round co-leader In Gee Chun on 13-under. Women's Open. Park has won five times on the Korean LPGA tour this year and has yet to make the move to America. "I think there will be more people that will actually start to join the sport".

Author: 0 NFL Week 3 Predictions: Arizona Cardinals vs. Buffalo Bills 9/25/16

The Cardinals are 12-1 against the spread in their last 13 road games versus a team with a losing home record and 15-7 at the betting window in their last 22 road games as well. Only game vs. Bills in WR Larry Fitzgerald's 188-game career was in Cards' last game at Buffalo , 38-14 loss on October 31, 2004. The Bills used a lot of seven-defensive back sets and mixed bitzes with three-man rushes to stymie Palmer's deep passing attack.

Sports Seattle's Cruz leaves game with wrist soreness
Author: 0 Seattle's Cruz leaves game with wrist soreness

Seattle put the tying and go-ahead runs on base when Robinson Cano led off with a single and Nelson Cruz reached first when third baseman Miguel Sano bobbled a routine double-play ball. "I told Polanco, 'I want another ball.' Caught and make double play, finish the game there". But Minnesota took the lead back in the bottom of the fourth.

Sports Fury almost at breaking point and seeking help, says uncle
Author: 0 Fury almost at breaking point and seeking help, says uncle

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko could be matched in a heavyweight super-fight after the latter's rematch with Tyson Fury was called off. " Tyson is understandably devastated by the development ", the statement added. "Wladimir is totally disappointed that the guy postponed again", Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, told ESPN .com. In the letter, obtained by ESPN .com, he wrote, "Earlier today, the Klitschko camp was informed by the Fury side that Tyson Fury will not be fit to ...

Author: 0 Watford defender Daryl Janmaat ruled out for up to six weeks

Burnley boss Sean Dyche holds no grudges against his former club Watford and believes the Pozzo family's unusual methods are yielding success. "I have big respect for Burnley and they're a strong team", the Italian said. "Maybe they will be a little bit aggressive towards us and I think it is going to be a hard away game". "I have big respect for Burnley and they're a strong team", he added.

Author: 0 Wenger happy to shed Arsenal's 'inconvenient' losing streak against Chelsea

We got almost the flawless first half and that is not bad. "Football doesn't care for history and the anniversaries, just the result on the day". And while the 29-year-old recently reaffirmed his commitment to Chelsea , revealing he has never had any thoughts of leaving the club, his early-season absence has not gone unnoticed.

Author: 0 Staff Predictions: Dallas Cowboys vs Chicago Bears

Chicago is playing in its second-straight primetime matchup, having already been carved up by the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football. Because the Chicago Bears are so poor in pass protection so far in 2016, I expect them to try to put more focus on the running game, especially with Jay Cutler out of the lineup.

Author: 0 Quincy Enunwa emerging as 'playmaker' in Jets offense

The 32-year-old's absence raises doubt about his availability for the Jets (1-1) in a road game against the Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) on Sunday (4:25 p.m. "There's a lot of guys that ended their careers over knees". "He's really good. Obviously, they're in our division". "The problem with injuries is that after a few hours and the next day or two, there's a lot of blood flow to that area and swelling increases", Marshall said.

Sports Alabama RB Damien Harris carted off field with ankle injury
Author: 0 Alabama RB Damien Harris carted off field with ankle injury

Harris came into the game with a team-high 327 yards and one touchdown in his first season as starter after replacing Heisman Trophy victor Derrick Henry. At the half, Kent State was down 41-0 with only 53 yards of total offense, an apparent injury to starting quarterback Mylik Mitchell and worst news of all, another half of football to play.

Author: 0 Everything you need to know for the Tennessee-Florida game

Since they became annual rivals in 1990, nine games have been decided by six points or fewer. Spurrier had the edge in the rivalry with a 7-3 record against Fulmer. Florida's pass defense has been nearly flawless this year. An interception in the end zone thrown by Joshua Dobbs didn't help, and led to a 21-0 lead in the middle of the second quarter.

Author: 0 Marcus Rashford speaks on frustration with Man United's Jose Mourinho

He was also dropped for the last three games of Sir Alex Ferguson's long reign in the 2012-13 season after falling out with the United manager. The 30-year-old's place in the starting line-up has been widely debated with United manager Jose Mourinho saying his place in the starting line-up was not cast in iron.

Sports Rutgers Battles, But Comes Up Short Against Iowa, 14-7
Author: 0 Rutgers Battles, But Comes Up Short Against Iowa, 14-7

Center James Daniels (knee) and guard Sean Welsh (ankle), who both missed the last game, could be back in front of Beathard as the Hawkeyes try to extend their Big Ten regular-season winning streak to nine when they meet Rutgers for the first time.

Sports Distractions dominate Bills in preparing to host Cardinals
Author: 0 Distractions dominate Bills in preparing to host Cardinals

Now it's really time to go out there and play fast and forget about the foot". "I've been training to do this all my life", Lynn said. I put things on them, but I think even in week one a lot of that protection thing had to do with our backs in protection as well.

Sports EFL Cup 2016: Manchester City cruise to routine win over Swansea
Author: 0 EFL Cup 2016: Manchester City cruise to routine win over Swansea

Sergio Aguero scored twice on his return from suspension as Manchester City beat Swansea 3-1 to clinch a sixth straight win to open the English Premier League on Saturday. What do you think City's team will be? The fact that the blues have had so much of the ball under Guardiola's tactics has papered over the cracks in what is far from a world-class back line.

Sports Stan Wawrinka And Alexander Zverev Reach St. Petersburg Open Final
Author: 0 Stan Wawrinka And Alexander Zverev Reach St. Petersburg Open Final

Zverev, who's parents are Russians and who speaks their language fluently, came to St. Petersburg after 3 poor results in Toronto, Cincinnati, and the US Open , but he will leave all that behind him if he wins his maiden title tomorrow. He then very almost broke Wawrinka's serve during a marathon game seven that went to deuce several times, though the Swiss also averted the danger.

Author: 0 Dodgers poke fun at Bumgarner with #DontLookAtMe pic

Jays starter Marco Estrada held the Mariners without a hit through the first six innings before Robinson Cano led off the top of the seventh with a single to center. He allowed only four hits in six innings, but one of those was a solo shot by Justin Turner that ended up being the only run of the game. Moore is 2-1 with a 3.20 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers .

Sports Musa Subbed On As Liverpool Thrash Leicester
Author: 0 Musa Subbed On As Liverpool Thrash Leicester

Roberto Firmino will probably take a lot of the headlines for his great performance that included two gorgeous goals, but Sadio Mane was equally influential, if not more . "Not only with Mama but with all the players I told them all what I thought would be best and now the squad is like it is". The German appreciated the sentiment but called on fans to hold off until the final whistle in the future, reminding them that games can turn if players switch off and lose concentration.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger plays down Mourinho 'face break' threat

Match of the Day pundit and former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit has suggested that Antonio Conte could field a back three against Arsenal on Saturday. I'm focused on doing my job and respecting everyone else". 'Last year we were a bit unlucky to be down to 10 men at Chelsea because he [Costa] was suspended after.