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Denver Broncos player joins Colin Kaepernick's protest on NFL opening night
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt during the national anthem on the NFL's opening night.
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Marshawn Lynch contemplates return to NFL
The Sports Xchange Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is kicking the tires on a possible return to the NFL.
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Denver Broncos' LB kneels during national anthem
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Taking a sit: Teacher punished after forcing student to stand for Pledge of Allegiance
A high school teacher has been suspended after trying to physically force a 15-year-old student to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The teen had been harassed by staff for his decision to sit, despite being protected under the First Amendment. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Broncos' Brandon Marshall kneels during national anthem in season opener
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Broncos' LB kneels during anthem in NFL opener
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Brandon Marshall, Broncos linebacker, kneels during national anthem at NFL opener
One player joined Colin Kaepernick in refusing Thursday to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the first NFL regular-season game. Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt during the performance of the anthem by Andra Day, before the kickoff of the Super Bowl rematch between the Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. ...
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Fantasy Football: Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls could still get "majority" of carries
Alex ButlerSEATTLE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins will be the "second preseason game" for Thomas Rawls.
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Seahawks' Pete Carroll gets top dollar for Manhattan Beach home
The Seattle Seahawks don’t kick off their season until Sunday, but Coach Pete Carroll already has his first win of the year. Carroll on Wednesday sold an investment property in Manhattan Beach for $2.05 million — $51,000 over the asking price. Built in the 1930s, the two-story beach house came...
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With NFL career on hold, Manziel re-enrolls at Texas A&M
DALLAS – Former Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel re-enrolled at Texas AandM after his NFL career was derailed by a series of off-field incidents that included a domestic violence charge still pending in court.A school spokesman confirmed Manziel’s enrollment Monday, saying he couldn’t provide...
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Kaepernick reacts to Islam conversion rumors
San Francisco 49ers quarterback says he has great respect for religion.         
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Goodell on Kaepernick: NFL believes 'strongly in patriotism'
NFL Commissioner says he recognizes San Francisco 49ers QB's right to protest.         
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Goodell: 'We believe very strongly in patriotism in the NFL'
NFL Commissioner says he recognizes San Francisco 49ers QB's right to protest.         
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Green Bay Packers ink DL Ricky Jean-Francois
Run stuffer Ricky Jean-Francois is joining a team that allowed the fifth-fewest rushing yards in the NFC last season.
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Ciara performs tribute to Whitney Houston while pregnant
Annie MartinFeb. 13 (UPI) -- Ciara marked the five-year anniversary of Whitney Houston's death by lip-syncing and dancing to the late star's hit song "I'm Every Woman" in a new video.
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Rams pursuing Falcons' Matt LaFleur as offensive coordinator as Atlanta hires Sarkisian
Steve Sarkisian, fired as USC’s coach 16 months ago, continues to affect the Southern California football scene. The Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday hired Sarkisian as offensive coordinator, apparently clearing the way for the Rams to hire Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur as their offensive coordinator....
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Super Bowl ad winners: Tide, T-Mobile
NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons during a nailbiter Super Bowl 51 — and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too.
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Mars: "Miscommunication" led to Skittles spill
NEW YORK (AP) — Mars says a miscommunication with a subcontractor led to a defective batch of its Skittles, reportedly on their way to becoming cattle feed, ending up scattered across a highway.
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Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski read Mean Tweets on 'Jimmy Kimmel'
Wade SheridanFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Some of the biggest stars in the NFL appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday" for the second football-infused edition of Mean Tweets.
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Eric Yarber expected to join Rams' staff as receivers coach
Eric Yarber, UCLA’s receivers coach since 2012, is expected to join the Rams’ staff. Yarber, 53, attended Los Angeles Crenshaw High and played on special teams as well as at receiver for the Washington Redskins’ team that won Super Bowl XXII in 1988. He has coached in the NFL with the Tampa Bay...
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Philadelphia Eagles vs Seattle Seahawks: prediction, preview, pick to win
The Sports Xchange Complete watch guide to the Philadelphia Eagles vs Seattle Seahawks game, including when and where to watch, series history, matchups, injury updates, prediction, and pick to win.
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Green Bay Packers vs Washington Redskins: prediction, preview, pick to win
The Sports Xchange Complete watch guide to the Green Bay Packers vs Washington Redskins game, including when and where to watch, series history, matchups, injury updates, prediction, and pick to win.
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Green Bay Packers' Julius Peppers guarantees Week 11 win vs. Redskins
The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY -- Julius Peppers made the task ahead for the Green Bay Packers sound so simple earlier this week.
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Fantasy Football: Green Bay Packers sign RB Christine Michael
Alex ButlerGREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The running back shuffle continues in the NFL.
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Fantasy Football: Seattle Seahawks' C.J. Prosise expected to lead team in touches
Alex ButlerSEATTLE, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Despite Thomas Rawls on track to return for the Seattle Seahawks' Week 11 contest against the Philadelphia Eagles, rookie C.J. Prosise will remain involved.
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Fantasy Football: Smart plays and stay aways for Week 3
Here’s a break-down of a few key Fantasy matchups from deep analytical perspectives heading into Sunday.
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Richard Sherman says message of anthem protests getting lost
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Wednesday the public isn't listening to the message NFL players are trying to send with their actions during the national anthem ...
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NFL player makes powerful statement after latest police killings of black men
American football star Richard Sherman is the latest professional athlete to speak out about the ongoing tensions between US police and the African American community. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sherman: People missing the point on police, protests
Seahawks cornerback addresses recent fatal shootings by police officers.         
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US: Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats
San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick says death threats were made since he began to protest during the national anthem.
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Los Angeles Rams have a touchdown problem
The Sports Xchange THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams are fortunate to be 1-1 after two games without the benefit of a touchdown.
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Rams secondary still has plenty to prove with game against Buccaneers
Rams cornerback Coty Sensabaugh gave Jameis Winston a rude introduction to the NFL. Sensabaugh was playing for the Tennessee Titans in the 2015 season opener when he intercepted Winston’s first pass for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and returned it for a touchdown. “Hopefully,” Sensabaugh said Tuesday,...
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Carroll, Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
NEW YORK – Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll was fined $200,000, the Seahawks were fined $400,000 and will lose a fifth-round draft choice for violating the NFL’s work rules on contact in the offseason, the league announced Monday.The Seahawks will forfeit the draft pick in 2017 and also lose a we...
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Case Keenum to remain Rams' starting quarterback - at least at Tampa Bay
Rams quarterback Case Keenum ranks near the bottom of NFL statistics in several categories. But the Rams are 1-1 and tied for first place in the NFC West after Keenum helped lead them to a victory over the Seattle Seahawks. So pump the brakes, for now, on Jared Goff. Keenum is expected to be under...
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Seahawks stripped of draft pick for violating rule
Seattle also will lose a week of offseason team activity days.         
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Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carroll penalized for violating offseason workout rules
The Sports Xchange The Seattle Seahawks were docked a fifth-round draft pick in 2017 and fined $400,000 for violating offseason workout rules, the NFL announced Monday.
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Fantasy Football: Doug Baldwin's [knee] MRI comes back negative
Alex ButlerSEATTLE, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin scored the game-winning touchdown for his team in Week 1.
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Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
NEW YORK (AP) - Seattle coach Pete Carroll has been fined $200,000, the Seahawks have been fined $400,000 and will lose a fifth-round draft choice for violating the NFL's work rules on contact in the offseason. The Seahawks will forfeit the draft pick in 2017 and also lose a week ...
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It wasn’t pretty but Rams win home opener, 9-3, over Seahawks
LOS ANGELES — It wasn’t the most entertaining performance, but the Rams and their new Los Angeles fans will take it.The defense shut down quarterback Russell Wilson for nearly the entire game and Greg Zuerlein kicked three field goals, giving the Rams a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at the Coliseum.In the first regular-season NFL game in Southern California since 1994, the Rams bounced back from a 28-0 season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers with their third consecutive victory over the Seahawks.
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Los Angeles Rams sack Seattle Seahawks in L.A. home opener
By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- Despite not scoring a touchdown for the second game in a row, the Los Angeles Rams ended their home opener on a high note.
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Megan Rapinoe opts not to kneel during anthem on 9/11, stands arm-in-arm with teammates
Megan Rapinoe had said she planned on taking a knee during the national anthem as a protest against social injustice before the Seattle Reign's home game against the Washington Spirit on Sunday. But in the days leading up to the game, Rapinoe started feeling uneasy taking such an action on the...
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Rams vs. 49ers: How they match up
Rams pass offense vs. 49ers pass defense: The Rams can’t go anywhere but up after finishing last in the NFL in passing offense last season. Quarterback Case Keenum does not have a huge arm, but he was efficient during four exhibition games. In six games last season, Keenum completed 61% of his...
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Jimmy Graham active for Seahawks
Jimmy Graham is officially back.The Seattle Seahawks tight end was active for Sunday's season opener against Miami just 9½ months after tearing the patellar tendon in his right knee. Graham went through an extensive pregame workout about two hours before kickoff and his name was absent from the inactive list.Graham had 48 catches but only two touchdowns in 2015, his first season with the Seahawks. He was injured in late November in a game against Pittsburgh just when he was finding more of a role in the offense.
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‘They should be shot!’ Pastor takes stand on BLM protesters kneeling during US anthem
An Alabama pastor caused controversy at a local high school football game, saying players who don’t stand for the US national anthem should be shot. His remarks come in the wake of US sports stars’ protests against police brutality. Read Full Article at RT.com
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NFL opener: Focus on Kaeperick protest
The NFL season is barely underway, but already the focus is being taken away from the field and directed at the sidelines.
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4 Miami Dolphins kneel during national anthem
Running back Arian Foster, safety Michael Thomas, linebacker Jelani Jenkins and receiver Kenny Stills took a cue from the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick.
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Kate Upton calls out Dolphins players national anthem protest
It's not model behavior.
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Doug Baldwin's late TD lifts Seattle Seahawks past Miami Dolphins
By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange SEATTLE -- Slow starts are nothing new to a Seattle Seahawks team that has stumbled to a 4-4 record in September and October over the past two seasons.
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Mistakes cost Miami Dolphins a win in Adam Gase's debut
By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange SEATTLE -- The Miami Dolphins squandered one early scoring opportunity when they passed up a short field goal on fourth-and-inches Sunday afternoon.
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The Rams and 49ers are ready to renew an old L.A.-San Francisco rivalry
It was once among the best rivalries in the NFL. Through the 1970s and ’80s, the Los Angeles Rams or the San Francisco 49ers won all but two NFC West division titles. The Rams’ return to Southern California after a 21-year absence could spark a renewal, starting tonight when they open their season...
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