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How Curtis Granderson, Mets handled constant trade rumors - NJ.com
NEW YORK -- Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson has lived with trade rumors throughout the summer, and they finally came to fruition Friday night when he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Granderson knew the possibility of leaving New York was there ...

Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Gestures at bench prompted by Vikings' taunts - ESPN
SEATTLE -- Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh said his gestures towards the Minnesota Vikings' sideline Friday night were the result of his ex-teammates taunting him. Editor's Picks. Russell Wilson, Kasen Williams among Seahawks' standouts vs. Vikings.
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Justin Britt: Shared anthem moment was to support Michael Bennett - ESPN
SEATTLE -- Michael Bennett once again sat during the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. But this time, he had company with Justin Britt standing next to him. Britt put his arm on Bennett ...

Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9-6 - Boston.com
BOSTON (AP) ? Nineteen batters. Six pitchers. One hour, 5 minutes. Eight runs. Two lead changes. And when the seventh inning was over on Friday night, the Boston Red Sox were back in front and on their way to a 9-6 victory over New York and a ...

Long supports Malcolm Jenkins' protest during anthem - NFL.com
Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins raised his fist during Thursday night's national anthem in protest over racial injustices in America, as he has in the past. Next to him stood veteran Chris Long, who wrapped his arm around his teammate in ...

Derek and Hannah Jeter celebrate birth of first child, daughter Bella Raine - ESPN
Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Derek and Hannah Jeter welcomed a daughter, Bella Raine Jeter, on Thursday. Charles Sykes/Invision/AP. Derek, 43, and Hannah, 27, were ...

Kevin Durant wasn't having any of Britt McHenry's criticisms on Twitter - Washington Post
Kevin Durant has become newly outspoken since winning his first NBA championship, returning to his once-loved feistiness on social media. Britt McHenry has become newly outspoken since departing from ESPN, often espousing conservative viewpoints ...

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LT George Fant leaves Seahawks game with injured knee - ESPN
SEATTLE -- Seattle Seahawks left tackle George Fant exited Friday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with 8:49 left in the second quarter after suffering a right knee injury. Fant was moving backwards in pass protection when teammate Justin Britt ...

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Don't be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don't bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives. Don't waste yourself in rejection, or bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The Latest: Police say Barcelona manhunt on for Moroccan - Washington Post
BARCELONA, Spain ? The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):. 2:15 p.m.. Catalan police are confirming that the manhunt under way for any remaining members of the Islamic extremist cell is focusing on Younes Abouyaaquoub, a 22-year-old ...

Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests - New York Times
Preparations were underway earlier this week for protests this weekend on Boston Common. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. BOSTON ? This city was bracing for a rally on Saturday that was expected to draw thousands of demonstrators, some of ...

Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack' - BBC News
Police in Finland say a knifeman who killed two people in the south-western city of Turku on Friday appeared to choose women as targets. They are treating the attack as a terrorist incident. The suspect, arrested after being shot by police, is an 18 ...

Carl Icahn's Failed Raid on Washington - The New Yorker
Was President Trump's richest adviser focussed on helping the country?or his own bottom line? By Patrick Radden Keefe. After Icahn became a special adviser to the President, one of his associates called it ?the cheapest takeover Carl's ever done.?.
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16 Members of White House Arts Committee Resign to Protest Trump - New York Times
All 16 of the prominent artists, authors, performers and architects on the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned on Friday, the latest group to protest Donald J. Trump's defense of white nationalists after the violent ...

Entertainment

Box Office: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Shooting for $20 Million in Slow Weekend - Variety
Lionsgate's ?The Hitman's Bodyguard? is heading for as much as $20 million at 3,337 North American locations, which will easily top a sleepy weekend at the domestic box office, early estimates showed Friday. Steven Soderbergh's heist caper ?Logan Lucky ...

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards - Albany Times Union
FILE - In this May 6, 2008 file photo, producer Norman Lear arrives is seen in Beverly Hills, Calif. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center ...

#T6IsComing: Taylor Swift Fans Predict She'll End Justin Bieber With Release Of New Music - Hollywood Life
Is Justin Bieber's reign at the top of the music charts coming to an end? That's what Taylor Swift fans have predicted, as they feel the songstress is about to drop new music and reclaim her throne! We wonder if Justin Bieber is shaking in his boots ...

What You Need To Know Before Watching 'The Defenders' On Netflix - HuffPost
After more than two years, four Marvel heroes will join forces in a darker, gloomier and imponderably less condo-filled version of Hell's Kitchen to fight the bad guys. ?The Defenders,? which brings Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist ...

Week in 'Game of Thrones': All Aboard the Jon Targaryen Train - Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter rounds up the past week in 'Thrones' news, including our own interviews with the cast and deep dives into the episode. There are still two episodes left this season on Game of Thrones, and eight episodes overall before the show ...

Tina Fey's cake rage on Weekend Update met with mixed reactions - EW.com
During the episode Thursday night, Fey began by denouncing the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week and President Donald Trump's response. She continued the comedic bit by suggesting protestors refrain from ?participating in ...

Predator and 48 Hrs. actor Sonny Landham dies at 76 - EW.com
Sonny Landham, the Native American actor who costarred in action films Predator and 48 Hrs., has died at the age of 76. According to his sister, Landham died from congestive heart failure in a hospital in Lexington, KY, the AP reports. Beginning his ...