Calling systemic racism one of the two "pandemics" afflicting the United States, Lurie said during his annual State of the Eagles address that change will not happen until "we realize we're responsible for it."
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic suffered a surprise defeat to France's Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
"It's top players, so if you wait for the mistake it's never going to happen," Garcia said. "If you let Pliskova breeze and take your serve, you're never going to make a return, and then it's 6-4, 6-4 and you're done in one hour."
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Garcia now faces No. 28 seed Jennifer Brady of the United States as she looks to reach the round of 16 for the first time. Enditem
The 23-year-old Dutchman has signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford, with an option to extend by a further year. The transfer fee is 39 million euros (46 million U.S. dollars), which may increase to 44 million euros if certain clauses are met.
THE HAGUE, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Manchester United have signed midfielder Donny van der Beek from Ajax, both clubs announced on Wednesday.
"The Premier League confirms that it has today terminated its agreements for Premier League coverage in China with its license in that territory, the Premier League will not be commenting further on the matter at this stage," read a statement.
A source told Xinhua, they have paid 50 percents of the negotiated fees at the initial stage of the three-year circle.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Salomon Rondon contributed one goal and two assists as Dalian Pro crushed Henan Jianye 4-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League here on Thursday, while Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0.