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Sports 'Magnificent' Wales can cope without Real Madrid star Bale, says Coleman
Author: 0 'Magnificent' Wales can cope without Real Madrid star Bale, says Coleman

When you get to your late 20s it hits home that you need to start making changes. You know the drill by now - six wins, two draws, three goals conceded. Coleman admits Serbia's four-point advantage at the top of the group means automatic qualification is "theirs to lose", and only a win against Georgia will give them any hope of taking first place.

Sports Tennessee nurse among first identified victims in Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Tennessee nurse among first identified victims in Vegas shooting

A man killed by sniper fire Sunday night during a country music festival in Las Vegas was mourned Monday with two prayer vigils in his hometown. An employee with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department: The Riverside County Sheriff's Department confirmed that employees of the department were present at the concert, and one employee was injured.

Sports NFL Controversy Is Part of America's History of Peaceful Protest
Author: 0 NFL Controversy Is Part of America's History of Peaceful Protest

The least people can do is return the favor and simply stand. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of colour", Kaeprnick told reporters after the game. Kneeling during the national anthem isn't going to unite people for a cause. And before you, dear readers, blow up my Facebook or Twitter with cries of anger, let me make something clear: I love protest.

Sports Vikings sign RB Ridley, place Cook on IR
Author: 0 Vikings sign RB Ridley, place Cook on IR

He is out for the season. Ridley gained 773 yards on 178 carries in 2013, scoring seven touchdowns. Ridley is best known for this time with the New England Patriots , particularly during the 2012 season when he rushed for 1,263 yards and scored 12 touchdowns.

Author: 0 GoFundMe for Las Vegas victims raises over $3M in 24 hours

Following the announcement, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts Jim Murren said in a statement that the money is aimed at helping victims and their families rebuild their lives. A GoFundMe account to help victims and their families was created by Steve Sisolak , the Clark County Commission chair in Las Vegas. ITK confirmed with a GoFundMe representative that the campaign is verified.

Sports Edgar to get title shot in UFC 218 main event
Author: 0 Edgar to get title shot in UFC 218 main event

ESPN first reported the fight today and it was confirmed by a UFC official, marking a return to the cage for Holloway (18-3, 14-3 UFC). Holloway enters the fight on an incredible 11-fight winning streak. Edgar bounced back by overcoming Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205. He twice faced Jose Aldo with gold on the line, most recently at UFC 200. His first shot at Aldo occurred in 2013.

Sports Security checkpoints outside Progressive Field for Indians' ALDS games
Author: 0 Security checkpoints outside Progressive Field for Indians' ALDS games

He went 4-7 with a 3.72 ERA in 11 outings for NY. The Cleveland Indians get no easy road in the American League Division Series. Yes, it's a big task for Gray to undertake, and it would certainly help if the Yankees' offense were to back him up with more than a run or two, but this is why general manager Brian Cashman gave up three of his 10 best prospects.

Sports OJ Simpson Released on Parole After 9 Years in Jail
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Released on Parole After 9 Years in Jail

O.J. Simpson wasted no time getting back to the sport he loves - golf. Former American football star and OJ Simpson has been released from prison after nine years in a Nevada jail. Nothing has changed in my life! "I could stay in Nevada", Simpson joked during the hearing, "but I don't think you want me here". He then added: 'God bless, take care, you guys! "Seriously, he was looking to avoid drama, and now this just has people talking about how everywhere he goes, something happens", ...

Author: 0 Indians banking on deep 'pen plan for ALDS

It's Trevor Bauer getting the nod in Game 1. Should Bauer struggle early, it won't be long before Andrew Miller starts warming up. The Indians said the security activation is new for this year's postseason and it's been in the works for months.

Sports Cam Newton completely disrespects female reporter after question
Author: 0 Cam Newton completely disrespects female reporter after question

Rodrigue: "Cam, I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well". Newton grinned and said "it's funny" again, before answering the question. "Like, extremely well. Cam's comment was uncalled for". Rodrigue later revealed in a follow-up tweet that she confronted Newton about what he had said.

Sports Eight Kiwis to play for Tonga
Author: 0 Eight Kiwis to play for Tonga

The pair were suspended from the World Cup after they were caught on CCTV allegedly buying cocaine from a man in Canberra following a drinking binge in the hours after the Kiwis' Anzac Test loss to Australia in May. "It is an honour to wear the jersey and it doesn't matter what your excuses are, you shouldn't be allowed to just to-and-fro and choose "ah I don't want to play this year but I'll play next year".

Sports Empty Camp Nou odd situation for everyone - Valverde
Author: 0 Empty Camp Nou odd situation for everyone - Valverde

Earlier, Las Palmas announced they will wear a Spanish flag on their shirts as a show of support for a united Spain. Confusion reigned ahead of the game as it seemed it would be called off amid chaotic scenes around Catalonia . "We demand respect for the people of Catalonia and we shall once again stand alongside its legitimate representatives". But the club made a decision to turn down the option of opening the gates as normal to a bumper crowd, instead taking a stand against the ...

Sports Nemanja Matic Believes He Will Only Get Better At Manchester United
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic Believes He Will Only Get Better At Manchester United

Manchester United will be desperate for their players to remain injury free whilst away on global duty, the Red Devils facing the daunting prospect of a trio of away games when club football returns. United's trip to Liverpool in a fortnight will be a better yardstick by which to measure United's quality than their 4-0 drubbing of struggling Crystal Palace on Saturday that leaves them second in the Premier League table, behind Manchester City on goal difference.

Sports Markieff and Marcus Morris found not guilty in aggravated assault trial
Author: 0 Markieff and Marcus Morris found not guilty in aggravated assault trial

The Morris brothers are accused of helping three other people beat Erik Hood two years ago. Jurors got the case Monday afternoon. "From the beginning we expected them to acquit, but just putting this time here", Marcus Morris said outside Maricopa County Superior Court, via The Associated Press .

Sports Andrew Luck back at practice as Colts prepare for 49ers
Author: 0 Andrew Luck back at practice as Colts prepare for 49ers

With that in mind, there is not a precise timetable for Luck's return to game action, but at this stage, it's assumed that he'll remain out for Sunday's game against the 49ers. Luck is coming off perhaps his best overall performance in his six-year National Football League career. Luck, who donned his typical red No. 12 practice jersey at Wednesday's session, is now expected to work his way back into more of a normal practice routine one day at a time.

Sports Las Vegas horror drives predictable gun stock rally
Author: 0 Las Vegas horror drives predictable gun stock rally

The spoke two days after a man opened fire from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay and Casino in Las Vegas on a country music festival, killing 59 people and injuring 527 others. "It's very hard in the West and in Nevada in particular to talk about gun control and have it go very far", says Ian Bartrum, constitutional law professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Sports Remembering the victims of the Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Remembering the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Willemse later spoke to the Herald about his ordeal. Asked if the family was holding out hope that he made it after all, she said, "No. No". "I'm so thankful for the kind words and motions, it means everything to me, particularly for her".

Sports EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru
Author: 0 EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru

Both 'keepers have conceded just twice, with David de Gea shipping two in United's 2-2 draw at Stoke. The English Premiership title race is fast turning into a two-horse race. That loss to Manchester City is Marco Silva's only league defeat since taking charge of the club. And perhaps he will have thought back to when the fixture list was first announced, and just maybe he will have wished that at this point in the season, he could have done what Guardiola and City have done twice ...

Sports Spain expected to challenge Catalonia's vote to cut ties
Author: 0 Spain expected to challenge Catalonia's vote to cut ties

Although 90 percent of the 2.26 million Catalans voted for independence, voter turnout was low at 42 percent , with many anti-independence voters abstaining. "However it is of course a duty for any government to uphold the rule of law and this sometimes does require the proportionate use of force", he said.

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