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Sports Papa John's says anthem protests are hurting deal with NFL
Author: 0 Papa John's says anthem protests are hurting deal with NFL

According to Bloomberg , " Papa John's shares fell the most in eight months on Wednesday after third-quarter same-store sales missed analysts' estimates". Executives blamed last year's ratings drop - and corresponding Papa John's sales declines - on the election, saying that the company had expected an increase in ratings going into the 2017 season.

Sports Nadal to top year-end rankings after Paris win
Author: 0 Nadal to top year-end rankings after Paris win

It marks the conclusion of what has been a remarkable season of renaissance for Nadal, who overcame wrist problems from previous year to win the French Open and US Open - his 15th and 16th grand slam titles. Having sat out last week's event in Basel to rest his knees after a successful hard-court season, he put in a patchy performance. The South Korean levelled for 5-5 but paid for his efforts as Nadal sealed the set with two successive games.

Sports Jack Wilshere is ready for England return, says Arsène Wenger
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere is ready for England return, says Arsène Wenger

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, he said: 'I personally believe that my biggest pleasant experience this season is how focused the whole squad is in every single game. "A super fit Jack; I don't know how you leave him out of the England squad". The Arsenal manager said "We are all very pleased for him here because he has gone through some very hard moments with setbacks".

Sports HAPPENING TODAY: Free tacos at Taco Bell
Author: 0 HAPPENING TODAY: Free tacos at Taco Bell

In the 2016 World Series, Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor won everybody free tacos with a stolen base in Game 1 against the Chicago Cubs. Steal A Base, Steal A Taco only at Taco Bell . Maybin has since become America's Taco Hero. The free Doritos Locos taco is limited to one per person at participating locations only. Just show up.

Sports New Chelsea deal for Fabregas?
Author: 0 New Chelsea deal for Fabregas?

Chelsea , much like United and Arsenal , are thought to be against handing players over the age of 30 a contract longer than 12 months though, and Fabregas is believed to be holding out for at least a two-year contract extension. Fabregas's existing contract at Stamford Bridge is due to expire in 18 months' time , when the playmaker will be 32. Fabregas is completing fewer passes on average than last season, hitting 66.50 successful passes per 90 minutes compared to 71.30 and has a ...

Sports Insomniac's Spider-Man game gets new trailer after months of silence
Author: 0 Insomniac's Spider-Man game gets new trailer after months of silence

Also , intriguingly, it looks as if at one point you actually play as Mary Jane - if indeed it is Mary Jane - in what looks like a stealth section, as she crouches behind crates out of sight. The trailer includes your first glimpses at the man behind the mask - Peter Parker . This trailer is pretty much all cut scenes, so here's hoping our next look will be more about the gameplay.

Sports Giants Suspend Janoris Jenkins After Returning Late From Bye Week
Author: 0 Giants Suspend Janoris Jenkins After Returning Late From Bye Week

The Giants have taken the next step in 2017, unfortunately that step is in the wrong direction. The next season, the Giants had the sixth-highest scoring offense in the National Football League, and McAdoo was promoted after the 2015 season when Coach Tom Coughlin was forced into resignation.

Sports Honoured to have gate named after me: Sehwag
Author: 0 Honoured to have gate named after me: Sehwag

Whoever approved it forgot about Karun Nair . I am thankful to DDCA. Interestingly, Nair leads the city-based Delhi Daredevils franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). "I had a wish that whenever such a function happens, we should call all the cricketers who have represented Delhi and India". It can be recalled that two years ago Sehwag reportedly requested the BCCI to give him a farewell match on his home turf, but that wasn't to be.

Sports Miss Peru 2018 Pageant Contestants' Answers When Asked About Measurements Were Brilliant
Author: 0 Miss Peru 2018 Pageant Contestants' Answers When Asked About Measurements Were Brilliant

Romina Lozano , who was crowned Miss Peru 2018 , said, "I represent the constitutional province of Callao and my measurements are: 3,112 women victims of trafficking up until 2014". Contestants were also asked at the end of the evening what they would do about violence instead of usual questioning on hobbies and traditions. Meanwhile, the number of women murdered due to their gender in the country has grown to the point where The Guardian described it as an " epidemic of femicide ", with a ...

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Reveals Tony Ferguson Contract Negotiations Are Underway

He also hints that negotiations have begun for a fight with Tony Ferguson, although he does not mention "El Cucuy" by name. The one-time boxer said he would love to have an MMA fight with a boxer and revealed that Floyd Mayweather said a rematch would happen in the form of an MMA fight.

Sports ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action
Author: 0 ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action

Barrett played one of the best games of his decorated career, going 33 for 39 for 328 yards and four touchdown passes, three in the fourth quarter after the Buckeyes (7-1, 5-0 Big Ten) were down 35-20. It probably will take another Ohio State loss for Penn State to return the favor this season; the best candidate is the Buckeyes' traditional regular-season-closer at MI (6-2).

Sports Texans' minority owner defends Bob McNair and players
Author: 0 Texans' minority owner defends Bob McNair and players

At the concert, Hov offered his thoughts on the controversial remarks made by Houston Texans owner Bob McNair . McNair attended a prior meeting with fellow team owners and the league's commissioner Roger Goodell, to discuss social activism and the national anthem by the organization's players.

Sports Hendrick strikes as Burnley hold off Newcastle
Author: 0 Hendrick strikes as Burnley hold off Newcastle

Jeff Hendrick's 74th-minute victor on Monday night meant the fifth anniversary of Dyche's tenure at Turf Moor was marked with a seventh 1-0 victory since the start of last season. We had nine attempts in the second half, we thought we could win the game. Everton are a massive club, and Dyche would be a success at Goodison Park, but he has a safe and secure job at Burnley .

Sports Eric Bailly insists players are fully behind under-fire Man Utd star
Author: 0 Eric Bailly insists players are fully behind under-fire Man Utd star

The Frenchman was United's hero at the weekend when he scored the winning goal in their 1-0 win over fellow title-contenders Tottenham. The Belgian had the ideal opportunity to break his duck during a one-on-one with Mile Svilar in the second-half but the young goalkeeper saved well, making it six games on the bounce without a goal for the striker.

Sports Classic Cleveland: Browns embarrassingly mess up trade deadline
Author: 0 Classic Cleveland: Browns embarrassingly mess up trade deadline

The proposed compensation for McCarron would have been a second- and third-round pick in 2018, a source confirmed to Schefter. The Browns missed on a second potential answer at quarterback before the trade deadline, and this time in even more spectacular fashion.

Sports Bills trade for WR Kelvin Benjamin
Author: 0 Bills trade for WR Kelvin Benjamin

Benjamin is headed to the Buffalo Bills , the team announced Tuesday. Bills coach Sean McDermott and General Manager Brandon Beane have great familiarity with Benjamin, having previously worked for the Panthers - McDermott as defensive coordinator and Beane as assistant GM.

Sports Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur English Premier League (1-0)
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur English Premier League (1-0)

However, Pochettino must tend with the matter of facing Champions League holders Real Madrid at Wembley on Wednesday night before putting things right in the league. "With him very pleased". The boos were certainly no reflection of the ability of Martial but were a questioning of Mourinho's choice of who to take off the field.

Sports Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Joe Flacco
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Joe Flacco

Alonso was flagged on the play, but wasn't forced to leave the game. Dennis Pitta told WBAL NewsRadio 1090's Brett Hollander that Alonso reached out to Flacco on Friday via text to apologize for the hit. So, not having Alonso and Suh against the Raiders this weekend would have been major blow to their defense. After the game, Alonso said there was "no way" he could have avoided the hit.