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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick named starter for Sunday's game vs. Bills


Colin Kaepernick will start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers this week against the Buffalo Bills. Coach Chip Kelly announced the decision Tuesday to bench Blaine Gabbert and give back the job Kaepernick lost midway through last season.

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Sunderland manager David Moyes has been charged after suggesting to a female reporter she might "get a slap", England's Football Association announced Wednesday
Ukraine made progress in the newly published ranking of the World Press Freedom Index, regularly updated by Reporters Sans Frontiers. The country went five ranks up the list and now is ranked 102nd of
The Delegation of the European Union in Ukraine expects the Verkhovna Rada to adopt a bill on the Anti-Corruption Court by mid-June 2017, while international experts, including European ones, have alr
Liverpool must work together as a team to improve in defence and stop giving away goals, defender Ragnar Klavan says
A Russian court has sentenced a Crimean Tatar man to 12 years in prison, drawing swift condemnation from Ukraine for what Kyiv called a politically motivated ruling. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: R
ARCHER Charmaine Angela Villamor continues to hit her mark after scoring two more gold medals while taekwondo jins bagged six gold medals as Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association surge
PARENTS are most happy to see their children engage themselves in sports, and as a result kids are entrusted by their parents to teachers, trainers and coaches, with the purpose of making their childr
DOMINIC Rebudan of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) snatched a gold medal as college athletes from the region starts their campaign in the 2017 Private Schools Athletics Association Sports F
Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers rallied from a three-point deficit with two ends to play to record a 10-6 win over Germany Tuesday night
Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public. The photo of th
You may never have realised you need to see Marouane Fellaini as a woman – but now you know.
(Reuters) - The International Judo Federation has relocated the 2017 Junior World Judo Championships to Zagreb, Croatia, from North Korea's Pyongyang due to security concerns, judo's governing body sa
The entire jury for Aaron Hernandez’s recently completed double-murder trial was invited to the former New England Patriots tight end’s... Read More »
BOSTON — When Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy came into this world in December of 1997, Boston captain Zdeno Chara already... Read More »
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford aims to become a complete forward under the tutelage of manager Jose Mourinho, saying he has improved despite playing as a winger this season
Joey Barton has been suspended from football and football activity for 18 months. The Burnley midfielder had admitted an FA misconduct charge in relation to betting.
Are the Tigers, and their fan base, going to survive this roller coaster ride with the bullpen this season?        
The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back as coach
EXCLUSIVE: Premier League leaders Chelsea have been questioned by HMRC officials in connection with the raids on West Ham United and Newcastle United this morning.
The special helmet included a special yellow sticker with the No.266 — because this is the 266th pope.        
Mike Gillislee seems pretty excited to begin the next chapter of his NFL career. On Tuesday night, one day after... Read More »
You could make a case there is no team sport in which the “team” part is more important than football. Offence, defence, special teams — if you don’t have all three ...
The first biogas plant in eastern Ukraine is set to open this year in Volnovakha, a government-controlled half-way town between Mariupol and separatist-held Donetsk. Read more here. The post EuroMaida
When Kenny Stafford signed a two-year deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in January, he described the contract as a “long-term commitment” and, in more direct terms, as a second ......
The folks who run the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame paid special attention to the grassroots of their sport at Tuesday’s 2017 induction announcement. Four were honoured in the builder catego
After three years in South Korea, he returned to the U.S. and now hits a lot of dingers for the Milwaukee Brewers.
It would also be interesting to see if Irfan Pathan, who was roped in as a replacement for injured all-rounder Dwayne Bravo would be included in the playing XI.
Russia and the separatists are responsible for the termination of Ukraine’s power supplies to certain areas of Luhansk region, the Ministry for temporarily occupied territory and internally disp
Saina, who recently made a first-round exit at the Malaysia Open, underwent knee surgery after the 2016 Rio Olympics and since recovering the Hyderabad girl has been struggling to return to her menac
Ahead of the match, the RPS boys did a video for Gulf Oil India (one of their sponsors), in which Stokes answered who amongst his teammates can be categorised as a hero and a villain.
These once-prized prospects could be in for an agonizing wait.        

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