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Author: 0 Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Open Medical Clinics in Underserved Charlotte Communities

Jordan's decision to fund clinics was predominantly influenced by a 2014 study from Harvard and the University of California at Berkeley that indicated that poor children in Charlotte are less likely to get out of poverty. Novant estimated that over five years the clinics will care for nearly 35,000 children and adults, with the potential to decrease emergency room use by 68% and decrease hospitalization by 37%.

Sportivo ESPN commentator compares Jerry Jones to a slave owner
Author: 0 ESPN commentator compares Jerry Jones to a slave owner

If a player chooses to disrespect the flag, he will not play in the game-and it's as simple as that. Hill, who is African-American, received criticism from the network last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist".

Sportivo California Fires Kill at Least 11, Force Thousands to Evacuate
Author: 0 California Fires Kill at Least 11, Force Thousands to Evacuate

Other counties are sending firefighters and aid to California's wine country , and more help is expected to come. An orange, smoky sky appeared over Disneyland Anaheim as the Canyon Fire 2 burned. The SPCA of Solano County is offering assistance to pet owners, but SPCA officials said they could certainly use donations of pet food, bowls, and towels and crates.

Sportivo Place Eagles quickly prepare for Panthers
Author: 0 Place Eagles quickly prepare for Panthers

Both teams now lead their respective divisions and are vying for control of the NFC. The Eagles are 6-3 all-time against the Panthers (including a loss in the NFC Championship Game in the 2003 season) but are an even 2-2 when the game is played in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sportivo Not just Diwali, what's SC plan for other periods?
Author: 0 Not just Diwali, what's SC plan for other periods?

There are different websites like cockbrand.in, ayyanonline, buyonlinecrackers.com, crackersindia.com, which offer online delivery of firecrackers. Earlier on October 10, the Supreme Court had ordered a ban on sale of firecrackers on Diwali on Delhi-NCR.

Sportivo Wales manager Chris Coleman coy on future after World Cup heartbreak
Author: 0 Wales manager Chris Coleman coy on future after World Cup heartbreak

Coleman met senior players - including the injured Bale - at the team hotel following their 1-0 defeat to the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff on Monday night. Coleman's two-year contract runs until the end of next month and he had been adamant that the World Cup campaign would be his last, although his stance is thought to have softened recently.

Author: 0 Bregman Blasts Home Run, Houston Advances

Altuve has been one of the game's best all-around players for four years running, but he has slowly tacked power onto his swing in that time and Thursday's performance marked the first three-homer game of his life at any level, by his own account.

Sportivo Red Sox vs. Astros ALDS Preview
Author: 0 Red Sox vs. Astros ALDS Preview

It could all end there if Brad Peacock can shut down the Red Sox . The Red Sox were last in the AL in home runs, so they may need to draw some walks - or at least run up Verlander's pitch count - to generate offense. But Pomeranz was rocked by the Astros on Friday. Houston plated four runs in the frame to double its output, end the suspense, and seize control of the series .

Sportivo Nationals vs Cubs DELAYED: NLDS game four suspended due to rain - updates
Author: 0 Nationals vs Cubs DELAYED: NLDS game four suspended due to rain - updates

He lasted 12/3 innings and allowed two runs and four hits. Chicago leads, 2-1, in the best-of-five series going into Game 4, now scheduled for Wednesday at 4:08 p.m. Almora yelled and pounded his chest after rounding first and the crowd of 42,445 cheered wildly. His effort came after Chicago didn't collect a hit off Stephen Strasburg for 5 2/3 innings in the series opener, a 3-0 Cubs victory.

Sportivo World Cup joy for Iceland, Ireland but heartbreak for Wales
Author: 0 World Cup joy for Iceland, Ireland but heartbreak for Wales

But the Republic defence would not budge and Wales , who had started the evening clinging to hopes that they could win automatic qualification if Serbia had lost, were left with nothing. "If you ask any manager after a defeat, you want to be as far away from it as you can", Coleman told reporters after the game. 'It's a shame for us, a hard one, but we've got no complaints, ' Coleman said.

Author: 0 Can: 'Juventus bid an honour'

Nevertheless, Liverpool legend Barnes has backed his former club to come out on top this weekend and says their impressive form against top five teams will show. It's easy to sympathise with Can's position too. The Serie A side had a £23million bid rejected for the Germany global on transfer deadline day with Liverpool hoping he would agree an extension this season.

Sportivo Brandon Marshall (ankle) likely out multiple weeks for NY
Author: 0 Brandon Marshall (ankle) likely out multiple weeks for NY

Beckham was hurt with about four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of the Giants' 27-22 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, a defeat that dropped NY to 0-5 for the season. "It was horrific. I was thinking: 'Why us?' But that's the game of football and injuries happen". Marshall wrote on his Instagram page that his 12th season in the league was coming to an early end.

Sportivo Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem
Author: 0 Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem

It appears Jason was only relaying earlier reporting about Colin standing in the future. To me, this is something that has to change. I don't see anyone who actually puts their life on the line to stand up against injustice criticizing him.

Sportivo Texans' J.J. Watt has a tibial plateau fracture, out for season
Author: 0 Texans' J.J. Watt has a tibial plateau fracture, out for season

A report by ESPN predicts that the Chiefs are going to win this Week 5 game , despite it getting played in Houston . Subsequently, Clowney has to step up in this moment and play like a No. His sophomore season saw a bit of an improvement as he hauled in 342 receiving yards for four touchdowns. "A lot of our game plan was around them two".

Sportivo Netherlands eliminated from World Cup contention despite win
Author: 0 Netherlands eliminated from World Cup contention despite win

His goal tally is tied for Dennis Bergkamp for the most in Dutch history, while he has the ninth-most caps. "I've been thinking about quitting for a long time", said Robben, saying goodbye to Swedish national team with 2 goals. And it was plenty over a Dutch global career spanning 14 years. Sergio Ramos still wakes up in a cold sweat thinking about Robben sprinting past him during the Netherlands' 5-1 mauling of Spain in their opening group game.

Author: 0 Gareth Bale: We want Chris Coleman to stay at Wales

Without Gareth Bale though, Wales struggled against Ireland, and ultimately fell to a 1-0 defeat at the Cardiff City Stadium thanks to James McClean's second-half victor. But right now, I'm thinking about the experience. Coleman's contract expires next summer but it is reported that discussions between Coleman and the players took place at the stadium last night and at the team hotel in Cardiff after the game.

Author: 0 Trump Asks Penguins Owner to Assist With NAFTA Negotiations

He celebrated their second consecutive championship in the East Room of the White House and singled out the achievements of playoff MVP Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and American Phil Kessel, among others. The Pittsburgh Penguins say their scheduled trip to the White House today is not about politics . Peduto said that he would rather "take a knee on this one and stay home".

Sportivo Former UNC star Mitchell Trubisky tosses first NFL touchdown pass
Author: 0 Former UNC star Mitchell Trubisky tosses first NFL touchdown pass

Trubisky did, however, show the fans a glimmer of hope, here and there. The Chicago Bears pulled out all the stops Monday night, October 9, but it was the Minnesota Vikings walking away with an NFC North divisional victory, 20-17. One of Floyd's sacks late in the first quarter led to a safety. A positive came from a negative. The rookie quarterback's appearance made for one of the most anticipated evenings for the Bears in the playoff-less era since 2011.

Sportivo Ronaldo, Messi lead shortlist
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Messi lead shortlist

France Football have announced the first five of a total of 30 nominees for the 2017 prize. The prize is once more the domain of France Football after merging with the FIFA World Player of the Year award between 2010-15 and the victor will be decided by a selection panel of journalists.

Sportivo Surprising 3-2 Jets preparing to play Patriots for 1st place
Author: 0 Surprising 3-2 Jets preparing to play Patriots for 1st place

The New England Patriots will be facing off the N.Y Jets this Sunday at 1:00 PM EST in the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets rushed for only 34 yards, committed nine penalties and were outgained by a 2-to-1 margin, making backup quarterback Kevin Hogan look like Brian Sipe.

Author: 0 Man City striker Aguero returns to training

Aguero had been in the Dutch capital for a concert before his taxi crashed into a pole. Last week, Argentina's team doctor Donato Villani claimed he would be sidelined for around six weeks with his injuries. Fabian Delph has also returned to City training after being forced to withdraw from England's squad for their World Cup qualifiers. Aguero has scored six goals and set up a further three in his six Premier League appearances this season for Pep Guardiola's side, who sit top of the ...

Sportivo Tom Brady dealing with injury to non-throwing shoulder
Author: 0 Tom Brady dealing with injury to non-throwing shoulder

Asked after the game about absorbing a few of those hits, he said, "Just football". Otherwise, Brady's only other extended absence has come in the form of a four-game suspension at the start of last season for his role in the Deflategate scandal.

Sportivo Colin Kaepernick to stand for national anthem upon NFL return
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick to stand for national anthem upon NFL return

All Kaepernick needs to do to make these folks happy is to stop existing, though even that might not be enough. So why hasn't Kaep commented publicly about his situation? As for the Blowhard-In-Chief, I wish he had told the employers of people who march under the flags of groups that actually took up arms against the American flag that they should "fire those SOBs", instead of telling us there were " many fine people" in those groups.

Sportivo 'Gutted' Kyrgios apologises for controversial Shanghai retirement
Author: 0 'Gutted' Kyrgios apologises for controversial Shanghai retirement

With teenage sensation Wu Yibing falling to another Frenchman Gilles Simon on his Masters debut on Sunday, local supporters were hoping for some good news and Wu duly obliged with a superb performance in the late-night first-round clash. At the change of ends in the tiebreaker, Kyrgios was leading 4-2 but was annoyed that fans were being allowed to come into the court. Another weighed in with: "He said if he loses this set, he's retiring".