Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping sent a letter of apology to Jacksonville Director of Military Affairs Chief Bill Spann on Oct. 6 apologizing for Jaguars players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem last month.
Lamping specifically apologized for the Sept. 24 game against the Baltimore Ravens in London, which saw several Jags players protest during the U.S. anthem, while all of them stood for "God Save the Queen," according to ESPN.com's Michael DiRocco.
DiRocco provided the text from the letter, which was forwarded from Spann to Jacksonville Mayor...more
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Copa San Cristobal presentada por FILA (Buenos Aires, Argentina): Third seed Nicolas Kicker celebrated his first ATP Challenger Tour title on home soil in dramatic fashion, saving two match points for the Buenos Aires crown on Sunday. The 25 year old defeated countryman Horacio Zeballos 6-7(5), 6-0, 7-5, rallying for the victory after two hours and 35 minutes. He denied one championship point at 5-3 in the decider, firing a forehand winner, and turned aside another when Zeballos served for the title a game later.
It was his third Challenger title in total, adding to victories in Pe...more
Better late than never. One year after coming up just short of lifting the trophy, Henri Kontinen and John Peers have their title at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.
Top seeds Kontinen and Peers defeated second seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4, 6-2 to emerge victorious in Shanghai, claiming their second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title as a team. The Finnish-Aussie duo had fallen to John Isner and Jack Sock in last year's final, but needed just 69 minutes to dispatch Kubot and Melo on Sunday.
Kontinen and Peers have enjoyed great success on Chinese soil this month, having captured the title...more
Barcelona have made an incredible start to the season in La Liga, sitting top with a 100 per cent record and quickly making new boss Ernesto Valverde look the part.
On Saturday, though, they face their toughest challenge yet: a visit to Atletico Madrid, the usual modern challenger to Barca and Real Madrid's dominance of Spain's top flight, and their stadium, the Wanda Metropolitano.
Not only will it be Barca's biggest league game of the season so far, but it will also be a first opportunity for the Catalan outfit to prevent Atleti finding dominance and home comforts in their new ground. Atleti...more
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