Quote of the Day

"It's almost like the Chargers got 16 away games. It's going to be tough sledding for those guys."
-– Eagles OT Jason Peters, after playing yesterday before a pro-Philadelphia crowd at StubHub Center. (ESPN.com, 10/1)
Monday October 2, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 15 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Reshaping The Narrative

    A number of NFL players and teams "protested in some fashion" before games yesterday, though the demonstrations were "fewer and more muted than last weekend," according to Andrew Beaton of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. At least the Dolphins players "took a knee during the national anthem" prior to their game in London against the Saints, and there were other instances throughout the day of players "kneeling through the anthem, but those were much smaller in numbers than the broad response from players and teams across the NFL last Sunday." Many teams "knelt before the singing of The Star-Spangled Banner, then rose as a group for its playing" ( WALL STREET JOURNAL, 10/2 ). USA TODAY's Bell, Brady & Jones in a front-page piece note  ...

  • Signal Caller

    Cam Newton raises a fist after scoring Sunday, his first foray into the new political climate.

  • Not My Cup Of Tea

    Week 4 London NFL ratings down from previous years.

  • Motion Offense

    The NBA is offering ways teams can create dialogue this season without protesting during the anthem.

  • Fair Competition?

    The U.S. runs away with the Presidents Cup, bringing up ways that can re-invigorate the event.

  • Come Together

    MLB set to begin fellowship program promoting diversity.

  • Outside Of The Strike Zone

    Yankees announce plans to add netting at ballpark this offseason.

  • Finding A New Handler

    MLS CMO leaving league with no definitive plan for future.

  • Stepping Up To The Plate

    Fox taps Keith Hernandez, David Ortiz for postseason studio.

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