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Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during national anthem

President Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest.

In an extended riff during a freewheeling speech in Alabama on Friday night, Trump also bemoaned that football games have become less violent.

"They're ruining the game," he complained.

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Justin Thomas shoots a 66 to share Tour Championship lead with Paul Casey, Webb Simpson

With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

Thomas had six players ahead of him Friday when he smashed a 335-yard drive down the bottom of the hill on the par-five18th hole at East Lake, and then a five-iron that settled 6 feet below the cup for a closing eagle.

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MLB notes: Tigers to part ways with manager Brad Ausmus

The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager after the club announced Friday that Brad Ausmus will not return in 2018.

General manager Al Avila said the team was not extending Ausmus' contract, meaning the manager's four-year tenure will end when this season is over.

“We didn't win,” Avila said while announcing the move in the Detroit dugout before Friday night's game.

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Letters: One loss and Bruins are in ruins again?

To the surprise of no one except maybe the UCLA coaching staff, UCLA’s novel strategy of no running game and a porous defense apparently isn’t the recipe for success after all.

Mark Mead

San Diego


Jim Mora is a defensive specialist, but enough about his news conferences.

Wes Wellman

Santa Monica


The “Chosen One” is getting a reputation for making bad choices.

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Big Baller Brand modifies Lonzo Ball's first signature shoes, will offer refunds

If you pre-ordered a pair of Lonzo Ball’s ZO2 Prime shoes, expect some tweaks in the design when they arrive on your doorstep.

The Big Baller Brand announced Thursday that it has made some modifications to the original design of Ball’s first signature shoes and will instead be releasing the new design, called Remix ZO2 Primes.

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Jay-Z reportedly turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl LII halftime show

Jay-Z apparently won’t be following in the footsteps of his wife, Beyoncé. Or those of Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and the numerous others who have performed during the halftime show at the Super Bowl.

According to a report by the Source earlier this week, the superstar rapper was offered the prestigious gig at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota on Feb. 4, but turned it down.

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