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Georgia High School Football Players Help Coach Propose to Girlfriend | Inside Edition

Georgia High School Football Players Help Coach Propose to Girlfriend | Inside Edition

United States
A Georgia high school coach's proposal to his girlfriend was a truly a team effort. Nafis Pickett is the recruiting coordinator and coach at Lanier High School. He's been dating Ashley Wilson for just over a year.  On the day of his team's last season game, Pickett leaned on his players for help in asking Ashley to marry him. InsideEdition.com's Keleigh Nealon () has more.
Leicester City pay tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha | The Sun

Leicester City pay tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha | The Sun

United Kingdom
Leicester pay tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in final farewell to ‘The Boss’ in King Power Stadium return… as players join thousands of fans in farewell march Sun Subscribers get the latest breaking news and videos directly to their feed. SUBSCRIBE NOW and hit the bell to be the first in the know. Fans swarmed on the King Power Stadium this morning to honour their former owner who died in last month's helicopter crash following the game against West Ham. Supporters turned the car park where the helicopter crashed into a sea of flowers, scarves and flags to commemorate their legendary owner. The King Power turf will also be flanked streams of tributes, messages and mementos of their famous 2015-16 title-winning season. Like The Sun on Facebook: Follow The Sun on Twitter: Subsc
Dad of the year goes to… | The Sun

Dad of the year goes to… | The Sun

United Kingdom
A DAD who shoved his goalkeeper son into making an epic save has revealed the budding football player "tripped over his own feet" after the nudge. Little Osian had been playing goalkeeper for the first time when he inadvertently blocked the shot as he fell after being pushed by his dad - with it all caught on video. Dad Phil Hatfield said he had just gone over to speak to his six-year-old son to try to get him to pay more attention on the game when the save unfolded. Speaking to The Sun Online, Phil said: "Most of the play was at the other end of the pitch so he was a bit bored and not paying attention. "I was calling to him to get him to pay attention and he came to see me when the ball came. "I was just trying to herd him." Read more: Sun Subscribers get the latest breaking new...
Papers “sickened” over PSG racial profiling | FRANCE 24 English

Papers “sickened” over PSG racial profiling | FRANCE 24 English

France
Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 IN THE PAPERS - Friday, November 9: It's the German "day of fate" and papers are marking a series of anniversaries, notably 80 years since hundreds of Jews were killed during Kristallnacht, "the night the mass murder began." In France, the football world is rocked by revelations that recruiters from Paris Saint-Germain racially profiled players. We also look at US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's health scare and the story of a statue that fought back against a fascist vandal. Visit our website: Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:
Remembering Jimmy Seed: WWI soldier and footballing hero | BBC London

Remembering Jimmy Seed: WWI soldier and footballing hero | BBC London

United Kingdom
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. This is the remarkable story of a soldier who twice survived being gassed by the Germans but at the end of the war, Jimmy Seed was told he wasn't fit enough to continue his career as a footballer. He didn't let that deter him though and as Chris Slegg reports he went on to become a true London football legend.
Man United midfielder refuses to wear poppy: ‘Disgrace’ or private matter?  | Russia Today

Man United midfielder refuses to wear poppy: ‘Disgrace’ or private matter? | Russia Today

Russia
Nemanja Matic has defended his decision not to wear a poppy on his jersey during the Manchester derby on Remembrance Sunday this weekend, saying that it serves as a reminder of attacks he experienced growing up in war-torn Serbia. READ MORE: RT LIVE Check out Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on VK Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
NFL week 9: Rams finally lose and Tom Brady breaks 80,000 total yards | CBS News

NFL week 9: Rams finally lose and Tom Brady breaks 80,000 total yards | CBS News

United Kingdom
Week 9 of the NFL season saw multiple records broken. Tom Brady became the first player to ever surpass 80,000 total yards, Nick Mullens set a quarterback record during a debut and the NFL no longer has any undefeated team after the Rams fell to the Saints. Bill Reiter, host of CBS SportsHQ, joined CBSN with more. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: Watch CBSN live HERE: Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fa...