Colin Kaepernick, Face of NFL Protests, Is Face of New Nike Campaign

Colin Kaepernick, the former N.F.L. quarterback who inspired a player protest movement but who has been out of a job for more than a year, has signed a new, multiyear deal with Nike that makes him a face of the 30th anniversary of the sports apparel company’s “Just Do It” campaign, Nike confirmed on Monday. The first advertisement from Nike, one of the league’s top partners, debuted Monday afternoon, when Kaepernick tweeted it, assuring that his activism and the protest movement against racism and social injustice he started would continue…

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Bryson DeChambeau wins by two at Dell Technologies

In the final round of the 2018 Dell Technologies Championship, Bryson DeChambeau plays a solid round of golf and earns his fourth career victory on the PGA TOUR over Justin Rose. Source link

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Cilic Books Nishikori Quarter-Final Showdown | ATP World Tour

Marin Cilic will face Kei Nishikori in a quarter-final rematch of the 2014 US Open final after a convincing straight-sets routing of Belgian David Goffin at Flushing Meadows on Monday. Having emerged victorious from two sets down in a four-hour battle to deny #NextGenATP Aussie Alex De Minaur in his previous match, there were few such problems for the No. 7 seed against Goffin.  A champion at Flushing Meadows four years ago, the Croatian had lost 11 of his past 12 matches against Top 10 opponents. But against the No.…

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Now Announcing for the Oakland A’s, Donny Baarns

OAKLAND, Calif. — The dream he had pursued for most of his life was a few seconds from being fulfilled, but instead of betraying nervousness, Donny Baarns was a picture of focused calm. He looked out at the lush baseball field below his broadcast booth, at the outfield flags blowing westward, at the players loping to their positions. He listened though his headset for his signal to start. He breathed in deeply, leaned toward his black microphone and spoke. “With Vince Cotroneo and Ray Fosse, I’m Donny Baarns here at…

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DeChambeau becomes first back-to-back winner on PGA Tour this year

(Reuters) – Bryson DeChambeau became the first player to win consecutive tournaments on the PGA Tour this season when he clinched a two-stroke victory over Justin Rose at the Dell Technologies Championship on Monday. DeChambeau opened a four-stroke lead early on the back nine en route to a four-under-par 67 at TPC Boston in Massachusetts. The American finished at 16-under 268, while Englishman Rose birdied four of the final six holes to claim second place with a 68. DeChambeau’s victory in the second PGA Tour playoff event, following his previous…

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The Cookie crumbles | The Indian Express

Written by Sriram Veera | Nottingham | Updated: September 4, 2018 4:21:11 am In 160 Tests, Alastrair Cook has scored 12,254 runs at an average of 44.88, including 32 tons. In the ongoing series, however, he has failed to cross 30. (Source: Reuters) One hour after the series was won, 20 minutes after the Indians had left, Alastair Cook stood outside the dressing room door with a beer and a smile. He waved to Nasser Hussain and Michael Atherton who were standing down by the boundary, doing a post-game show.…

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Webb SImpson’s caddie shut down heckling fan

After two days of play at the Dell Technologies Championship, Webb Simpson was sitting in a very solid position. The 33-year-old held the solo lead at the second FedExCup Playoffs event, and looked incredibly comfortable through 36 holes. Yet when things went south in the third round on Sunday — Simpson fired a five-over 76, which included a double bogey and a bogey on holes Nos. 15-16 — one spectator let him have it. The fan had apparently been bad-mouthing Simpson for several holes and had “been a problem for…

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Jets Name Sam Darnold as Their Starting Quarterback

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sam Darnold will start at quarterback in the Jets’ season-opening game at Detroit next Monday night. The 21-year-old Darnold, the third pick in this year’s draft, will become the youngest quarterback to start in Week 1 since the 1970 N.F.L.-A.F.L. merger. At 21 years 97 days, Darnold will surpass Drew Bledsoe (21 years 203 days), who held the distinction since starting his first game for New England in 1993. The announcement Monday by Jets Coach Todd Bowles was not a surprise; Darnold was solid while starting…

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De la Cruz believes Vuelta a Espana title is anybody’s to win or lose

David de la Cruz (Team Sky) believes that victory at this year’s Vuelta a España is still anybody’s to win with little separating most of the top riders. Conversely, De la Cruz says that it is anybody’s to lose as the race enters a mountainous second week. Related Articles After a week of racing, there is under a minute between the top 10 and the deficit to Thibaut Pinot in 16th is just 2:33. De la Cruz says that none of the general classification riders have put themselves forward as…

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Alaphilippe forces the pace at Tour of Britain

French star Julian Alaphilippe was the strongman of the first two days of the Tour of Britain, forcing the pace up the final short climb on stage 1 to escape with his Quick-Step Floors teammate Bob Jungels, and then staging a phenomenal effort to close a 30-second gap on Hugh Carthy on the closing ascent of stage 2, the tough climb up Challacombe. Related Articles Both Alaphilippe and Jungels figured in the eight-rider chase group that formed in the final kilometres, and which looked set to fight out the overall…

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