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Van Dijk is best ever Premier League centre-back, insists Kompany
- May 11, 2020

The Reds are poised to win their first Premier League title in 30 years should the season resume. Van Dijk finished second in the 2019 Ballon d'Or race, losing out only to Lionel Messi, who won the award for a record sixth time in his career. (more...)
WNBA to Hold First-Ever Virtual Draft
- May 11, 2020

The draft will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. The NCAA officially canceled all postseason basketball tournaments on March 12 due to the pandemic. Fans on social media felt that ESPN has no excuse to not air the draft on their flagship station with no competing events happening, including the presumed first overall selection, Sabrina Ionescu. (more...)
MLB Insider Joel Sherman Teases Surprising New Rule Change for 2020 Season MLB Insider Joel Sherman Teases Surprising New Rule Change for 2020 Season
- May 11, 2020

Teams would play regionalized schedules, only facing teams in their own division or the corresponding division in the other league. The Dodgers are also set to host the 2020 MLB All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium, although it's still now unknown if that will take place or be cancelled . (more...)
Zion Williamson's former agent alleges he received impermissible benefits to attend Duke
- May 11, 2020

Williamson's attorneys claim that the deal violated North Carolina's Uniform Athlete Agents Act because Prime Marketing Sports is not certified by the NBA Players Association nor registered as an agent in North Carolina or Florida. Williamson originally signed with Prime Sports after he left Duke, but filed a lawsuit to terminate the five-year contract June 13. The served requests name Williamson and his mother and stepfather, Sharonda Sampson and Lee Anderson, and Ford is trying to make ... (more...)
Virgil van Dijk Really Impressed Me - Italy Legend
- May 11, 2020

Van Dijk came through at Willem II before joining fellow Eredivisie club FC Groningen and it was there he caught the eye, but a move to one of the Netherlands' biggest clubs never transpired. "It is a odd choice because he is not in the scene as long as boys like Terry and Ferdinand". "I just focus on maintaining the same level I've been having the last couple of years". (more...)
Brighton player gets coronavirus ahead of EPL restart call Brighton player gets coronavirus ahead of EPL restart call
- May 11, 2020

However, Johnson indicated that - while the general population will be allowed to exercise outdoors a couple of times a day and play sports from Wednesday - they must do so only with those in their own households. The news comes a day before clubs are to meet to discuss proposals for a potential restart of the Premier League. On the possible resumption of the season, he said: "There are concerns and I think it is normal for all clubs to have those concerns. (more...)
Holyfield open to Mike Tyson trilogy fight Holyfield open to Mike Tyson trilogy fight
- May 11, 2020

Tyson knocked back the New Zealander's offer of a charity match over the weekend, preferring to make any comeback to the ring against "another bona fide boxer". 'He says if he does get back into the ring it will be with a real boxer'. The second fight was notorious for Tyson biting his opponent's ear during the third round. (more...)
Premier League Latest: £4m Coronavirus Testing Plan & Broadcasters Want Dressing Room Access
- May 11, 2020

For all the latest sports news, analysis and updates direct to your inbox, sign up to our newsletter . Previously, two other players contracted at the club contracted the virus. The report adds that clubs will be shown a presentation by broadcasters about the plan to show games on free-to-air platforms, such as YouTube, while the organisers are also set to layout "what the alternatives are" if the remaining fixtures can not be played, with the FA "making it clear they expect three clubs to ... (more...)
Buccaneers tie National Football League high with 5 prime-time games Buccaneers tie National Football League high with 5 prime-time games
- May 11, 2020

The last time Brady wasn't favored in a regular season game? After finishing 7-9 in the 2019 season, the Buccaneers stunned the sports world and signed Brady to a two-year deal worth $50 million during free agency. the New Orleans Saints, two on-field pre-game passes, two night hotel stay and round-trip airfare. The five prime-time contests are the most the Buccaneers have played since 2003, the year after they won their first Super Bowl. (more...)
Alabama QB Taulia Tagovailoa is leaving the school entering the portal Alabama QB Taulia Tagovailoa is leaving the school entering the portal
- May 11, 2020

Taulia Tagovailoa , also a quarterback, has not announced the measure, although sources he said to Aaron Suttles of The Athletic who has spoken multiple times in the past about the transfer. Her unofficial visits included trips to LSU and SC. Jones, a redshirt sophomore, started the final three games of the season, including a 35-16 win over MI in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl, in which he threw for three touchdowns and no interceptions. (more...)
Coronavirus: Messi, Suarez return to Barcelona training
- May 11, 2020

Organising body La Liga said clubs in the top two divisions would resume training this week for the first time since activity was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic and targeted resuming the season in June. La Liga's training plan includes players initially carrying out work individually before then expanding into small groups and finally taking part in larger team sessions. (more...)
PSG's Mbappe wants to share Ligue 1 Golden Boot with Ben Yedder PSG's Mbappe wants to share Ligue 1 Golden Boot with Ben Yedder
- May 10, 2020

However, the league chose to give the accolade to Mbappe due to the PSG star scoring all of his 18 goals from open play this campaign but the 2018 World Cup victor does not agree with that decision. Mbappe would like to see a second award given to Ben Yedder, though the grateful Monaco man said he'd be happy to share custody. "We can alternate if you want", he said. (more...)
National Hockey League postpones 2020 global games due to pandemic National Hockey League postpones 2020 global games due to pandemic
- May 10, 2020

The NHL's 2019-20 season has been on pause for almost two months because of the coronavirus pandemic , although the league is trying to find a way to resume play this summer. Kekalainen is a native of Kuopio, Finland and was the NHL's first European-born general manager. None of that will be able to take place due to the COVID-19 situation and likely delay of the 2020-21 season. (more...)
F1 exploring 'all options' to revise 2020 calendar F1 exploring 'all options' to revise 2020 calendar
- May 10, 2020

Austria's Spielberg circuit is expected to host a second race on July 12 with Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix, also tipped for back-to-back events on July 19 and 26. One of the possible ways going forward for the sport is staging a series of races at new venues in an attempt to salvage the season. The sport's disrupted season which has so far led to the cancellation or postponement of ten rounds of the F1 world championship has wreaked havoc on race fees, broadcast contracts ... (more...)
B.C. hotels, resorts could start to reopen in June B.C. hotels, resorts could start to reopen in June
- May 10, 2020

Provincial parks and campgrounds were originally scheduled to reopen April 30, but the date was pushed back to May 31, after a public health emergency declaration was extended. Asked specifically about travelling to coastal communities by ferry to visit family or second homes, Horgan said the direction from the province remains "if you don't need to be travelling you shouldn't be travelling". (more...)
Tessitore, McFarland ousted from MNF booth Tessitore, McFarland ousted from MNF booth
- May 10, 2020

According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post , longtime ESPN personality Steve Levy is the favorite to replace Tessitore on play-by-play. McFarland, meanwhile, is set to play a prominent role in ESPN's studio coverage of the NFL. ESPN tried to make a trade earlier this offseason with NBC for the rights to legendary play-by-play commentator Al Michaels, but its proposals were rejected. (more...)
UFC 249 Bonuses: Gaethje Earns Two; Ferguson & Ngannou Each Notch One UFC 249 Bonuses: Gaethje Earns Two; Ferguson & Ngannou Each Notch One
- May 10, 2020

I'll be real. I prepared for Khabib, not so much of a striker, but sh*t happens man what can you do? Such was the silence that Luque was able to hear the commentators, and heavyweight Greg Hardy said he was able to take the advice of TV commentator Daniel Cormier to counter Yorgan De Castro's leg kicks en route to a decision victory. (more...)
Adam Silver preps NBA players for challenges ahead Adam Silver preps NBA players for challenges ahead
- May 10, 2020

Silver told players that teams would need a three-week training camp when they get back. National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver is cautiously optimistic about finishing out the season in a two-site plan which will likely not include fans - a condition that may carry into next season. (more...)
Packers release 2020 schedule: See dates, times for all games here
- May 10, 2020

The Packers also released their preseason schedule, which will open with back-to-back home games against the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns, respectively. The Packers will face teams from the AFC South, NFC East, NFC South and NFC West during the 2020 regular season. They will open up at the Vikings before returning to Green Bay for their home opener against the Detroit Lions . (more...)
Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell ready to put feud 'behind them' Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell ready to put feud 'behind them'
- May 10, 2020

Modifications to stay-at-home orders could play a factor in which teams can resume workouts, with some U.S. states reopening and others maintaining strict social distancing procedures. However, he insisted that he was not aware of his condition at the time. Mitchell had some beef towards Gobert over the coronavirus . "It's not about being unprofessional". (more...)

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