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Kaepernick to donate jersey proceeds

The San Francisco 49ers are financially backing Colin Kaepernick's cause, announcing Thursday that they are donating $1 million to two Bay Area groups that address social inequality. "And we can work toward a common goal". NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has also spoken out about the Kaepernick protest, telling the Associated Press that he doesn't "necessarily agree" with Kaepernick's action but recognized the quarterback's right to protest.


Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

He became defensive previous year after his quarterback stayed in for three plays and completed a touchdown drive before being tested for a concussion in the locker room early in the third quarter of a 41-38 win against New Orleans. Stewart said after the game he felt like he led with his shoulder, not his head. But when I went down and talked to him, he was fine. Rivera didn't see a need to sit Newton after the hit.



Buchholz stifles Padres as Red Sox roll 5-1

Baltimore trails the A.L. East co-leaders by one game. "I think Drew gave us what we kind of anticipated, (105) pitches and six quality innings of work", Red Sox manager John Farrell said. Clemens (2-5) was charged with five runs and nine hits over four innings. It dropped from 94-95 in the first three innings to 90 tops in the fourth.


Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter to Alexis Sanchez claim

Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter to Alexis Sanchez claim

The Chile global has less than two years remaining on his current contract. Last week, Sanchez compared himself to both players, saying that he "has the the same abilities as them". The news that Messi has been involved in training is a more promising update for Celtic fans hoping to catch a glimpse of one of the world's greatest.