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How the player who wasn't there won the day

11:00 PM ET The visuals all across the NFL, from Lambeau Field to London, declared an unemployed quarterback named Colin Kaepernick as the biggest winner of the day. He started this movement by sitting next to some Gatorade buckets 13 months ago during a preseason playing of the national anthem, and it is possible he paid for that protest with the rest of his NFL career. But this was Kaepernick’s defining moment Sunday, far more significant than his two playoff conquests of Aaron Rodgers and his NFC Championship Game victory ...

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Owners respond to Trump's player protest talk

9:02 PM ET ESPN.com news services Owners for the San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants were among those across the league who responded Saturday to President Donald Trump, who one night earlier said he wished NFL players who protest during the national anthem would be fired and later Saturday called out commissioner Roger Goodell directly. Reaction across the NFL was widespread, with many players and several team owners either posting their thoughts on social media or issuing statements. “The callous and offensive comments made by the President are contradictory ...

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Trump speaks out against NFL player protests

12:58 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 President Donald Trump criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the pregame national anthem, saying Friday night that he wished those players would be released and encouraging fans who are offended to walk out of stadiums. Speaking at a political rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump said: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of ...

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Madden 18 Player Ratings Revealed

Ahead of Madden NFL 18‘s release later this month, EA Sports has now announced the player ratings for all the major positions. Posted on the game’s website, the ratings give an indication as to which players are theoretically the best, at least at the start of the season. Cover star Tom Brady is the highest-rated quarterback, with a 99 rating, while Julio Jones is the top-rated wide receiver (98), and Le’Veon Bell tops the running back charts (97). You can see a breakdown of the top-rated players at the major ...

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Beckham Jr. wants to be NFL's best-paid player

6:08 PM ET ESPN.com news services Odell Beckham Jr. has loftier goals than being the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver — he wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid player. The New York Giants‘ star wide receiver made the declaration in a video posted by the UNINTERRUPTED on Thursday. .@OBJ_3 has put his “heart, soul, body, mind, spirit, everything…” into his game – and it shows. #NFLTrainingCamppic.twitter.com/FMHrTXssJN — UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) July 27, 2017 “It’s like the elephant in the room, and you don’t want to talk about it,” Beckham says in the ...

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Watch Destiny 2 Beta Player Glitch Into An Unfinished Area

Destiny players have become pretty skilled at finding holes in level geometry and exploiting them to access new areas. It happened frequently in the original game and now players have managed to glitch themselves into unfinished areas of the Destiny 2 beta. The area, which is being referred to as “Lost Sector” can be found on Nessus, where the beta’s Inverted Spire Strike mission takes place. Lost Sectors are smaller dungeon-like areas that can be found during Patrol missions. There’s not much to see in the unfinished area other than ...

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Dan Evans: Great Britain Davis Cup player fails drugs test

Wimbledon on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Coverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. British number three Dan Evans has announced he tested positive for cocaine in a drugs test taken in April. The 27-year-old, who has played for Britain in the Davis Cup, learned of the failed test earlier this week and said he had “let a lot of people down”. “I made a mistake and I must face up to ...

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Al Jazeera: From global media player to bargaining chip

Al Jazeera: What you need to know News companies hate becoming the story. Unfortunately for Qatar’s state-backed media network Al Jazeera, it’s now the focus of a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. The closure of the network and its affiliates is one of 13 demands made by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt for restoring diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar, according to multiple media reports. The coalition of countries led by Saudi Arabia broke off relations with Qatar earlier this month. They have accused the ...

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The ultimate MLB draft: The best player ever at every spot from 1-30

Jun 9, 2017 Since the MLB draft began in 1965, there have been 1,560 top-30 picks. That’s 52 swings at a presumably sure-fire talent in the modern-day first round — and there have been a surprising number of misses among those choices. From mock drafts to rankings, check out ESPN’s coverage of the 2017 MLB first-year player draft, which will start June 12. The hits at each slot, the best to come out of each pick, are among some of the top players of all time. We put together an ...

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