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Rally, march, 'Take a Knee' protest planned outside Pro Bowl in Orlando

Rally, march, 'Take a Knee' protest planned outside Pro Bowl in Orlando

New Orleans had seven players named to the 2018 Pro Bowl team, along with head coach Sean Payton and the Saints coaching staff. The NFL's best will battle it out at the 48th Pro Bowl in Orlando . Former players Shaquem Griffin, Tre'Quan Smith and Jordan Akins, however, are unlikely to make an appearance. UCF's 34-27 win over Auburn in the Peach Bowl capped the Knights' 13-0 season, making them the only unbeaten Division I team in the country.


NewsAlert:Nassar gets 40 to 175 years in prison

NewsAlert:Nassar gets 40 to 175 years in prison

The last witness to speak at Nassar's sentencing hearing was Rachael Denhollander, a Kentucky lawyer and one of the first women to publicly identify herself as one of Nassar's young victims. "It's just a short statement". Denhollander didn't go so far as to say she forgave Nassar, whose acts she called "evil and wicked", but did say "I pray you experience the soul-crushing weight of guilt, so you can experience true repentance".


Gareth Bale urges Real Madrid to sign Tottenham's Dele Alli

Gareth Bale urges Real Madrid to sign Tottenham's Dele Alli

He has already identified Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane as his primary targets for the next transfer window, opening the door for Bale to return to the Premier League . Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale says he would rather watch golf than worry about a certain opponent his side is due to face in the coming weeks.


Man City could bring transfer plans forward, says Guardiola amid Laporte links

Man City could bring transfer plans forward, says Guardiola amid Laporte links

It can now be revealed that Laporte has agreed a deal in principle to join City and has informed Athletic of his decision to leave before the end of the winter transfer window. "Any player is free to do what they want". Stones himself has just returned from a lengthy absence and it is perhaps his slow re-adaptation to the rigours of the first team that has persuaded Guardiola to bring forward plans that had been hatched for the summer.


Rafinha Completes Inter Medical as Barca Star Edges to Serie A Switch

Rafinha Completes Inter Medical as Barca Star Edges to Serie A Switch

Rafinha trains with Inter Milan . Rafinha has recently recovered from a knee injury he sustained in April, playing 12 minutes in his first match of the season in the 1-0 Copa del Rey defeat at Espanyol last week. There are a lot of good players [in his position] and it's been similar for five years now. However, if the 4th-placed Nerazzurri achieve Champions League qualification, the option to buy will become compulsory.


Phil Neville to answer Twitter storm

Phil Neville to answer Twitter storm

He takes over from interim boss Mo Marley , who has been in charge since Mark Sampson was sacked previous year. Speaking of his appointment, Phil Neville told the FA's official website: "I am honoured to be given the chance to lead England ".