Colin Kaepernick denounced Fourth of July as a celebration of 'white supremacy' in a Twitter message
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Antoine Griezmann answered his critics in style on Sunday by scoring with a sensational chip as Barcelona thrashed Villarreal 4-1 to keep their faint La Liga title hopes alive. After the humiliation of being brought on in the 90th minute against his former club Atletico Madrid, Griezmann was back in the starting line-up at La Ceramica and repaid the faith with a stunning goal, teed up by Lionel Messi. "It was the kind of goal only great players can score," said Barcelona coach Quique Setien.
The Giants will have some interesting roster decisions to make when Summer Camp ends.
Sunday was a good day for Bryson DeChambeau, the player and the brand. And there will likely be many more as the game's foremost innovator continues to hone his protein-infused craft.
Bryson DeChambeau held off overnight leader Matthew Wolff down the stretch Sunday, firing a final-round 65 to capture the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes. DeChambeau continued his storybook start to the pandemic-stunted season, finishing the week at 23-under 265 to claim his sixth career win on the USPGA Tour. "I played really well on front nine and struck it beautifully," said DeChambeau.
Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes Sunday for his first victory of the season and sixth overall. ''This is a little emotional for me because I did do something a little different,'' the 26-year-old DeChambeau said.
The Yankees had their Sunday brightened by Masahiro Tanaka, who came to the ballpark and seemed well a day after being hit in the head by Giancarlo Stanton's line drive. "I think all the signs are pointing that he really dodged a bullet there," Boone said.
The Milwaukee Bucks players are done working out at the team practice facility, they will get together in Orlando next. Milwaukee has become the fourth team to shut down their practice facilities, doing so after a round of tests on Friday. It was not announced whether a player or team staff member (or members) tested
Recovered from Tommy John surgeries, with years of arm injuries in the rear-view mirror, Carlos Rodon is back on a big league mound. But being here isn't enough. He feels like he's got something to prove.
A tire changer for NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was taken to a hospital after being injured Sunday early in the Brickyard 400. Zachary Price was pinned between Blaney's No. 12 car and another car, the result of a six-car pileup near the entrance of pit road 16 laps into the race. NASCAR said Price had been transported to a hospital for further evaluation.
Former Cy Young Award winner Félix Hernández has joined the list of major leaguers opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, at least temporarily ending the 34-year-old's bid to revive his career. Stars Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers and Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros said Sunday they plan to play the 60-game season scheduled to start later this month. Reliever Sean Doolittle, who helped Washington win the World Series last year, plans to play but says that if he feels uncomfortable, he'll opt out.
FedExCup points and purse breakdowns for winner Bryson DeChambeau and the rest of the players who made the cut at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
In the final round of the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic, Bryson DeChambeau carded the low round of the day with a 7-under 65, getting him to 23-under for the tournament to grab his sixth-career win on the PGA TOUR.
The day after Bryson DeChambeau demanded privacy on the golf course, the American made it impossible to ignore him. No doubt the young American is controversial, but nobody can deny that he has what it takes to fascinate after this bludgeoning victory at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. "This is the start of the brand new Bryson DeChambeau," Sir Nick Faldo said on the CBS broadcast. And even in 24 hours, this unique character from California managed to transform himself from the ridiculed to the respected. On Saturday in Detroit, DeChambeau unleashed a whine for the pampered ages, complaining that a cameraman had dared to keep filming when he was embarking upon a typical strop in a greenside...
Kevin Harvick took the lead from Austin Dillon on Lap 88 and withstood some competitive racing with aggressive moves to win Stage 2 in Sunday's Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Harvick got his second stage win of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, finishing ahead of Chase Elliott, who led 26 […]
Yu Darvish is extremely active on Twitter, and Tommy Hottovy had a fun compliment on how the Cubs could rely on that to communicate with him.
Are the Giants' postseason chances increased in an abbreviated MLB season?
Justin Allgaier's substitute drive in place of seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson ended well before the final distance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a major pit-road incident in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race. RELATED: See the wreck Justin Allgaier got caught in Allgaier, making his first Cup Series start in nearly four years, had started at […]
"Don't lose sight of why we are in this fight," the Trail Blazers forward said.
Lieutenant Colonel (Lt. Col.) John Tuepker's savvy leadership and expertise has helped keep soldiers safe at Pope Army Airfield in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a segment that aired during NBC's coverage of the NASCAR Cup Series Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon chatted […]
Richard Childress Racing's Austin Dillon and NASCAR Salutes honor Lieutenant Colonel John Tuepker's work at Pope Army Airfield with donation to the USO.
Tom Vaughn, a safety who spent his seven-year NFL career with the Lions, has died at the age of 77. Vaughn played his college football at Iowa State, where he was all-Big Eight as a fullback in 1963 and then as a defensive back in 1964. He also led the Big Eight in punt returns [more]
Bryson DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday in Detroit. Here's a look inside his winning golf bag.
The Brickyard 400 was red-flagged on Lap 14 due to a multi-car accident on pit road.
Klay Thompson might have the purest shot we have ever seen on a basketball court.
Jose Mourinho hit back at Arsenal's ridicule of Tottenham's defeat at Sheffield United on social media, saying "you only enjoy the problems of others when you are also in trouble". Spurs' 3-1 loss at Bramall Lane on Thursday came days after Arsenal had beaten Sheffield United 2-1 to reach the FA Cup semi-finals. The Gunners poked fun at their north London rivals on Facebook when they posted highlights of that win with the caption: "It's not easy beating Sheffield United at Bramall Lane."
With a final-round 65, Bryson DeChambeau quickly overcame early deficit and then ran away to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three over Matthew Wolff.
Four Cubs startign pitchers threw in controlled intrasquad games over the weekend.
Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte said his team "gifted" Bologna a 2-1 win on Sunday after they blew a goal and a man advantage to see their Serie A title challenge all but ended in dramatic fashion. Antonio Conte's men needed a win to move back to within eight points of leaders Juventus, and one of second-placed Lazio, but despite leading through Romelu Lukaku's 20th league goal of the campaign and playing against 10 men, contrived to collapse to defeat. Juventus sit seven points clear at the top after beating Torino in the Turin derby on Saturday, when second-placed Lazio were thumped by AC Milan.
The White Sox announced Sunday that two players tested positive for COVID-19, adding to the list of major leaguers who have tested positive. Players around the league are voicing their concerns or opting out altogether. How are the White Sox responding? By going by the book.
Moscow (AFP) - Zenit St Petersburg were crowned Russian Premier League champions for a second successive season after a 4-2 win at Kuban Krasnodar on Sunday.
Liverpool and Manchester City showed why there is a 23-point gap between them at the top of the Premier League with contrasting fortunes on Sunday. Mason Greenwood and Jamie Vardy may be at differing ends of their careers but both scored twice on Saturday in big victories for Manchester United and Leicester in the race for a place in the top four. AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the Premier League.
The Angels haven't had much recent success with players avoiding surgery after platelet-rich plasma injections, but Griffin Canning could buck the trend.
KRASNODAR, Russia (AP) -- Zenit St. Petersburg has won the Russian Premier League title with four games to spare in a season extended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Doolittle called recent protests "our generation's civil rights movement."
Bryson DeChambeau rolled in five birdies on his first 10 holes to take the early lead in Sunday's final round of the US PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic. The long-hitting DeChambeau quickly erased third round leader Matthew Wolff's three-shot cushion at the start of the day at the Detroit Golf Club. DeChambeau charged out of the gate with birdies on three of his first four holes and was 21-under with eight holes remaining.
Tottenham - Everton is an intriguing clash on Monday between teams who are separated by just one point and one place in the table.
Mike Yastrzemski and the Giants have to start hot to compete this season.
The crack of the bat seems to reverberate all the way to Lake Michigan.
The start of Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been placed on hold because of inclement weather. RELATED: Lineup, leaderboard A series of lightning strikes in the vicinity pushed back pre-race ceremonies for the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 (NBC/NBC Sports App, IMS Radio, SiriusXM) at the historic 2.5-mile track. Each […]
Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. ''I don't think it should take athletes taking a stand for there to be change on this campus,'' Sullivan said.
To help keep players, coaches and umpires safe, MLB has eliminated the pre-game exchange of lineup cards and instituted new rules regarding how close players can get on the field. The operations manual asks that players stand at least six feet apart during the anthem every night and discourages pre-game fraternization with members of the opposing team.
"Stop the slander," one player tweeted.
Liverpool's players were back home at Anfield for the first time since winning a first English league title since 1990. Lacking the intensity and precision that brought the team the title in devastating fashion, Liverpool still managed to eke out a 2-0 win over Aston Villa to move in sight of a slew of records to cap one of the best ever top-flight campaigns. Second-half goals by Sadio Mane and Curtis Jones secured a 17th straight win at Anfield, with just two more needed - against Burnley and Chelsea - to complete a 100% home record that would be unprecedented in the Premier League.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich acknowledges he benefited from fortunate timing in his contract negotiations. The Brewers held a March 6 news conference to announce that the 2018 NL MVP had agreed to a nine-year, $215 million contract. Yelich's deal was finalized before the loss of revenue from Major League Baseball's shortened season and labor unrest created at least some uncertainty about the game's financial future.
Making his 30th appearance of a frustrating first season at the club, Adams pounced on a loose ball after City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko was dispossessed. Adams struck a curling first-time effort from around 40 meters that sailed over stranded goalkeeper Ederson Moraes and into an unguarded net in the 16th minute.
There's good reason to believe Jose Abreu's promises of the White Sox bright future are about to come true. But the man with all the faith knows it's only possible if these White Sox do it themselves.
The Saints secured a huge win thanks to heroic defending and a wonder-goal from Che Adams as Man City came up short.
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Just four days after thrashing newly-crowned champions Liverpool on Thursday, City were given a reminder of why they are 23 points behind the Reds at the top of the table as defensive mistakes and a host of missed chances cost them at St. Mary's. Adams caught City goalkeeper Ederson stranded well outside his area to score the only goal on 16 minutes as Saints then somehow held out to mathematically secure their Premier League status for another season.
"I've been in the league for 11 years. You can see when people are locked in and they're ready mentally."
It was a tale of three penalties at the Stadio Tardini, as Erick Pulgar converted both for Fiorentina and Parma only had one.
Brescia clambered off the foot of the table and kept their survival hopes alive by beating Verona with Andrea Papetti and Alfredo Donnarumma goals.
Pau Lopez performed heroics in the Roma goal, but even he could not keep out Jose Callejon and the Lorenzo Insigne right-foot curler for Napoli.
Manager Aaron Boone says Masahiro Tanaka was "in really good spirits" at Yankee Stadium on Sunday and seemingly symptom-free a day after being hit in the side of the head by a Giancarlo Stanton line drive.
One of Ryan Blaney's tire changers was hurt early in Sunday's race and taken to an Indianapolis hospital.
After receiving the results of a Friday round of testing for the coronavirus, the Bucks shut down the team's practice facility for workouts until the team departs for Orlando, Florida, this week, sources told ESPN.
Bryson DeChambeau flashed some of his newfound power en route to a Rocket Mortgage Classic victory.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he is struggling to understand why his side have lost nine Premier League games this season.
Barcelona keep alive their slim La Liga title hopes with an excellent victory at in-form Villarreal.
Chelsea to sell six to fund Havertz deal, Arsenal and Napoli lead Saint-Maximin chase, Messi to wait for City, plus more.
Jose Mourinho says Arsenal have little "to celebrate" after they appear to mock Tottenham's loss at Sheffield United on social media.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has asked his wife, Daniella, to stay out of beauty salons until the season is over so as to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
Che Adams scores his first Premier League goal as Southampton withstand a Manchester City barrage to earn victory at St Mary's Stadium.
Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal have agreed to fight in Saturday's UFC 251, sources told ESPN.
Cleveland manager Terry Francona won't sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname.
The 10 men of Bologna stage a stunning comeback to deny Inter Milan the chance to move within a point of second-placed Lazio in Serie A.
Liverpool mark their first home game since becoming Premier League champions with victory, scoring twice in the second half to see off Aston Villa.
After increasing pressure from the public and sponsors, Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera is working to find a new nickname for the team.
The White Sox and Nationals announced that each have two players who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Newcastle United twice came from behind to deny relegation-threatened West Ham a second consecutive Premier League victory for the first time since August.
Sergio Ramos scores the only goal again as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to go seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Kimi Raikkonen were among the six drivers who declined to take a knee ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite picks out the players England should be wary of when the Test series starts this week.
Caleb Williams, the No 1 ranked dual-threat quarterback in the class and No. 15 overall in the ESPN 300, committed to Oklahoma on Saturday. Williams picked the Sooners over LSU and Maryland.
Washington coach Ron Rivera told The Washington Post "it would be awesome" if the team could change its nickname by the time the season starts.
It was an extraordinary comeback for 10-man Bologna, who shocked Inter 2-1 at San Siro with Gambian strikers Musa Juwara and Musa Barrow.
Atalanta celebrated their eighth consecutive Serie A victory, but it was harder than expected to see off 10-man Cagliari.
It was a dramatic finale to this relegation six-pointer, as Genoa came back from 2-0 down for a 2-2 draw with Udinese, despite a last-gasp penalty save.
Sampdoria notched up a second consecutive victory, but SPAL paid for some howlers in defence and the Manolo Gabbiadini free kick masterclass.
Gian Piero Gasperini saw ‘mental fatigue’ from Atalanta after the 1-0 win over Cagliari, but isn’t holding back. ‘We want a points record and can think about second place.’
CIt was a Pazza Inter performance, as after Lautaro Martinez’s penalty was saved, Bologna fought back down to 10 men for a shock 2-1 win with Musa Barrow and Musa Juwara goals.
Kostas Manolas is back in the Napoli XI against his former teammates, but Roma switch to a three-man defence in this head-to-head for fifth place.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including Inter-Bologna, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina and Napoli-Roma.
Brescia are still alive and kicking, as the 2-0 victory over Hellas Verona gives them some remaining hope of avoiding relegation.
Fiorentina picked up a morale-boosting victory at the Stadio Tardini over Parma, but VAR and penalties were the stars of this show.
Karol Linetty enjoyed a rare brace, pouncing on two awful SPAL defensive errors, while Manolo Gabbiadini’s free kick did the rest for Sampdoria.
Genoa managed an extraordinary comeback from 2-0 down in this relegation battle, Andrea Pinamonti equalising with the last kick of the game – despite seeing his penalty saved.
Atalanta registered an eighth consecutive Serie A victory and moved to within a point of third-place Inter, but made surprisingly hard work of it against 10-man Cagliari.
Antonio Conte was not just furious with Inter after a 2-1 defeat to Bologna, but warned ‘we must understand if this is the right coach and players for a winning project.’
Napoli had the best chances of the half, including an Arkadiusz Milik header off the crossbar, while Roma lost Chris Smalling to injury.
Ralf Rangnick has reportedly suggested former Brescia player Markus Schopp as his assistant manager at Milan next season.
Udinese have abandoned their negotiations for Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Rossi, confirms his agent. ‘The only proposal now is from France.’
Mario Mandzukic has officially terminated his contract with Al-Duhail by mutual consent and is back on the market amid Benevento and Milan rumours.
Lucas Paqueta assures Milan fans are finally getting to see ‘the real me’ in a trequartista role. ‘I’m getting my confidence back and it makes all the difference.’
Inter can close the gap on second-placed Lazio, so relaunch Marcelo Brozovic, Christian Eriksen, Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez against Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna.
Andrea Ranocchia expects ‘another difficult game’ against Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna, but Inter ‘have to continue winning.’
Inter director Beppe Marotta insists it would benefit Lautaro Martinez to delay any Barcelona move, while denying any talks for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri.
Check the official line-ups for this evening’s Serie A games, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina, Brescia-Verona, Udinese-Genoa and Sampdoria-SPAL.
Romelu Lukaku has given Inter the half-time lead after Lautaro Martinez hit the woodwork, but Bologna forced a couple of Samir Handanovic saves.