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Texans owner meets with players after 'inmates' comment

Texans owner meets with players after 'inmates' comment

McNair's comments were revealed in an ESPN The Magazine feature story published on Friday that gave an inside account of the NFL's prolonged struggles with their response to national anthem protests. When the anthem started more than half the active roster took a knee. In the end, after reported conversations that included ripping off the Texans logo from their helmet, the Houston players - almost all of them - took a knee during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner".



Sixers G Fultz out indefinitely

The Sixers picked up their second win of the season on Saturday over the Dallas Mavericks after playing the Rockets tough in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. He spent just one year at the University of Washington, averaging 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.9 rebounds per game for the Huskies. People close to Fultz , including his personal trainer, say Fultz changed his shot because of the discomfort in his shoulder.


Texans' players kneel prior to Seahawks game

Texans' players kneel prior to Seahawks game

Duane Brown and Jadeveon Clowney were among the players who took a knee. ESPN reported that the Texans held a players meeting Saturday at their Seattle hotel after McNair twice apologized for his comment that was reported Friday in an ESPN The Magazine story about an October 17 owners meeting in NY following a session the previous day with about a dozen player representatives.


Patriots-Chargers Standouts: Linebackers Show Up In Dont'a Hightower's Absence

Patriots-Chargers Standouts: Linebackers Show Up In Dont'a Hightower's Absence

The Patriots' offensive line was shamed after New England's Week 5 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in which quarterback Tom Brady aggravated a left shoulder injury. Among the actual Patriots wide receivers, Chris Hogan caught five passes for 60 yards. Fantasy fallout: Philip Rivers finished 17 of 30 for 212 yards, with a 24-yard touchdown pass to Benjamin and an interception on the game's final play.



Bears TE Zach Miller leaves with gruesome injury, has TD taken away

For at least the immediate future, Trubisky will be without yet another one of his top pass-catching targets due to injury. Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller suffered a gruesome injury to his leg on a deep touchdown catch against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday that didn't end up counting.


Pochettino: Kane absence

Pochettino: Kane absence "no excuse" for Manchester United loss

Tottenham and Manchester United share 20 equal points to sit third and second respectively in the EPL table separated by goal difference. "Always you want to have all the players available, so this is a problem". A hamstring injury kept Kane out of the trip to Old Trafford, with Pochettino selecting Son Heung-min in attack rather than Fernando Llorente. JM: Ask him how do you approach the game without Pogba, without Ibrahimovic, without Marcos Rojo, without Michael Carrick, ask the same ...