• Kaepernick face of Nike's 30th 'Just Do It' ad
Kaepernick face of Nike's 30th 'Just Do It' ad

That moment is now, as he becomes the face of the company's 30th anniversary of the "Just Do It" campaign. The new ad features the tagline "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". The 30-year-old is suing the NFL, claiming he has been frozen out of the league by team owners because of his activism. Kaepernick opted out of...

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  • Real Madrid chief Butragueno delighted for 'fantastic' Benzema
Real Madrid chief Butragueno delighted for 'fantastic' Benzema

Three wins from three games, nine points out of a possible nine and top of the table - things are off to as flawless a start as it could get. Can Leganes pull off another shock win or will Real Madrid continue their ideal start to the season? Though there are certain pitfalls such as the manic defending in the box during the opposition pres...

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  • Carson Wentz week 1 Falcons
Carson Wentz week 1 Falcons

Foles took over at that point and played exceptionally well in three postseason games, leading the Eagles to their first Super Bowl crown while completing 72.6 percent of his passes for 971 yards, six touchdowns and one interception. He is still on the early side of a traditional timetable for return from this type of injury, however. The belief ...

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  • Alisson rues Leicester error and says dribbling must be ‘last resort’
Alisson rues Leicester error and says dribbling must be ‘last resort’

Despite his tremendous skill level, Alisson has been known to make careless mistakes from time to time. Fabinho signed from Monaco for €50million during the summer, but has only made Klopp's match-day squad on one occasion. I'm not going to be stupid and make the same mistake. Manchester United sat on top of the Premier League four games in...

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  • Bills trade QB McCarron to Raiders - 9/1/2018 5:03:29 PM
Bills trade QB McCarron to Raiders - 9/1/2018 5:03:29 PM

McDermott said after the game that McCarron was "absolutely" still in consideration to win the starting job, but the choice to only play him on Thursday night suggests he's a longer shot than Nathan Peterman or Josh Allen . McCarron struggled in the second preseason game, hurt his shoulder - at least it wasn't a hairline fracture in his collarbo...

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  • US Open 2018: Roger Federer says stunning shot was 'special'
US Open 2018: Roger Federer says stunning shot was 'special'

Federer had the luxury of a two-set lead when the two produced their most entertaining exchanges. I have hit a few throughout my career, and, sure, they are always fun, just because sometimes you can sort of aim for them, because you realize you have an option more, which you just never have.

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  • Serena Williams into U.S. Open quarterfinals for 10th straight time
Serena Williams into U.S. Open quarterfinals for 10th straight time

The men were greeted with loud applause when they were introduced during the match and were shown on the big screen at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. 1 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, the last woman to beat her at the U.S. Open, in the semifinals in 2016. The controversial protests led President Donald ...

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  • Lucas Moura finds form under Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham
Lucas Moura finds form under Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham

We are enjoying the moment, to win four games in a row is not easy, and we try to keep our level in the next games. "It is hard for me to understand because for four years we were a contender". That is very painful, but I am not upset. The two clubs played out a 1-1 draw at Vicarage Road last season but it was the first stalemate between th...

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  • The Lakers And Luol Deng Will Finally Part Ways
The Lakers And Luol Deng Will Finally Part Ways

As Deng's role quickly diminished in his first season, all the attention was naturally on his four-year, $72 million deal. Deng's buyout leaves him with $29 million for the two years left on his contract, which the Lakers will use the waive and stretch provision to soften the short-term salary cap hit.

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  • Jack Grealish seems delighted to have Tammy Abraham at Aston Villa
Jack Grealish seems delighted to have Tammy Abraham at Aston Villa

Abraham scored 23 goals in 41 Championship appearances on loan at Bristol City in 2016-17. Anwar El Ghazi's strike just past the hour mark was scant consolation for Villa manager Steve Bruce whose side were a win away from rejoining the top flight last season but have started the new second tier campaign inconsistently.

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  • Impressive-Looking Broncos Lead Redskins 10-0 After 1 Quarter
Impressive-Looking Broncos Lead Redskins 10-0 After 1 Quarter

Running back Royce Freeman scored on a 24 yard touchdown run with 1:22 left in the first quarter. "I'm excited about it", Peterson said about his upcoming debut with the Redskins . Chris Thompson is their third-down back, but he might be limited early in the season while coming off a broken fibula last season. The 2016 first-round pick comp...

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  • Barcelona up against 'powerful group' in Champions League - Ernesto Valverde
Barcelona up against 'powerful group' in Champions League - Ernesto Valverde

The midfielder beat his former teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo , to win the prestigious award while Mohamed Salah finished third behind the former teammates. Group B: Barcelona , Tottenham , PSV Eindhoven, Inter Milan . "I expected a hard group, we have a hard group and that's what the Champions League is all about".

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  • Contract rebel Ramsey on Emery's Arsenal: I'm very excited and optimistic
Contract rebel Ramsey on Emery's Arsenal: I'm very excited and optimistic

He might face a more hard time in Wales, though. Eddie Nketiah was left out of Arsenal's U23 squad for their match against Tottenham on Friday, which maybe hints that Alexandre Lacazette could start with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Nketiah on the bench.

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  • Man. City vs Newcastle : How Walker’s victor allowed City to celebrate
Man. City vs Newcastle : How Walker’s victor allowed City to celebrate

Pep Guardiola went with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus upfront, while Leroy Sane was left out of the squad completely. Manchester City play host to Newcastle this evening looking for a repeat of January's comfortable 3-1 win over the same opponents.

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  • Raiders Agree To Trade Khalil Mack To Chicago Bears
Raiders Agree To Trade Khalil Mack To Chicago Bears

It just wasn't strong enough. The move sent shock waves across the National Football League, as Jon Gruden put his largest stamp yet on the new Raiders era when the team traded its best player, Khalil Mack , to the Chicago Bears . He is a premier pass rusher. He racked up 78 tackles and 10.5 sacks past year, and registered 40.5 sacks in 64 ca...

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  • Grand slam gold: Millman earns US Open crack at Federer
Grand slam gold: Millman earns US Open crack at Federer

The second-seeded Swiss withstood an early onslaught from the unpredictable Aussie, firing 51 winners that included an unlikely forehand flicked around the net post that Kyrgios couldn't believe. Also Saturday, two seeded men lost in the afternoon to unseeded opponents: No. 4 Alexander Zverev and No. 17 Lucas Pouille . Kerber, the 2016 US Open...

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  • Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight Named Starter At UCLA
Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight Named Starter At UCLA

But Kelly coached in the National Football League from 2013-16 and perhaps has changed his requirements for quarterbacks. Wilson Speight, who started 16 games at MI, will start for UCLA on Saturday against Cincinnati . Speight threw for 2,538 yards and 18 touchdowns against seven interceptions during his junior year in 2016 at MI. He was inacc...

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  • Djokovic overcomes blip to beat Sandgren at U.S. Open
Djokovic overcomes blip to beat Sandgren at U.S. Open

Commenting on his recent results in New York , Federer said: 'Not puzzling, because I feel like the two semis with match points were tough against Novak [Djokovic]. The No. 6-seeded Djokovic faces Marton Ducsovics in his first match at the U.S. Open since losing to Stan Wawrinka in the 2016 final. "I had heat stroke", Mayer said.

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  • Colin Kaepernick's Lawyer Announces Case Against NFL is Going to Trial
Colin Kaepernick's Lawyer Announces Case Against NFL is Going to Trial

Colin Kaepernick's grievance against the NFL is set to go to trial after an arbitrator turned down what was effectively a request by the league for the case to be dismissed. Owners approved a policy requiring players to stand if they are on the sideline during the national anthem, allowing them to stay off the field if they wish.

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  • Five-time Pro Bowl LB Dumervil announces retirement
Five-time Pro Bowl LB Dumervil announces retirement

Paperwork on a contract restructuring with Denver had been sent in too late, leading to his release and a new deal with Baltimore. A five-time Pro Bowl selection, Dumervil recorded 365 tackles, 23 forced fumbles, 13 fumble recoveries and one interception in 162 career contests with the Broncos (2006-12), Ravens (2013-16) and 49ers (2017).

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