If nothing else, the Mayweather-McGregor fight gave us this hilarious ‘SNL’ skit

Conor McGregor’s next fight could be against “the shark that beat Michael Phelps in that race”. At least according to a hilarious Saturday Night Live that aired earlier this week in the lead up to the MMA fighter’s bout against Floyd Mayweather. “Boxing’s just kicking with your hands and your feet. Plus, I’ll beat anyone at their own game,” ‘SNL’ comedian Alex Moffat said as McGregor when asked how he would adapt to a new sport. “Next week, I’m going to fight that shark that beat Michael Phelps in that swim race. And both parties have agreed to shark rules: underwater, just teeth!” DJ Khaled says McGregor-Mayweather ‘both won already’4hr… Read More

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All Broncos Players Stand During The National Anthem

DENVER (CBS4) – All players stood during the national anthem Saturday night ahead of the Broncos third preseason game. Before the game against the Green Bay Packers, there was talk that linebacker Brandon Marshall, among others, may take a knee in response to what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as other issues across the country, as other players have done this season. Brandon Marshall takes a knee during the National Anthem before the Broncos home game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 18, 2016. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) Marshall knelt ahead of seven games last season, he says to protest social injustice in America. He ended his protest… Read More

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Browns players stand arm-to-arm during anthem

TAMPA, Fla. — About 30 Cleveland Browns players stood arm-to-arm in a line during the national anthem before Saturday night’s preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The long line of players stood together just in front of the Browns bench, behind the rest of the players and coaches standing closer to the field. All players on both teams were standing during the anthem Saturday night. This came five days after a home preseason game against the New York Giants when more than a dozen Browns players formed a circle on the team’s sideline Monday night and prayed in silent protest during the national anthem. That protest was the largest… Read More

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Kiszla: Vibe at new CSU stadium captured by old Neil Diamond song: So good, so good, so good!

FORT COLLINS – It felt like big-time football. It smelled as fresh as a baby. But the new stadium on the Colorado State campus didn’t really feel like a home until Neil Diamond began singing. Here’s how the party started during CSU’s rousing 58-27 victory against Oregon State, and here’s hoping it never ends: Long after 37,583 fans, wearing Rams green or old Aggie orange, grabbed a seat for the first home game in a spanking new, $220 million facility, CSU linebacker Tre Thomas snatched a pass that had deflected off the fingertips of Oregon State receiver Isaiah Hodgins. Thomas then returned the interception 44 yards to the south end… Read More

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