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LaLiga Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 19 June 2020 LaLiga Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 19 June 2020
- Июня 20, 2020

After their emphatic 3-0 win over Valencia on Thursday, Zinedine Zidane's side will move level on points with the Catalans if they beat Real Sociedad on Sunday and above them due to their superior record head-to-head. After Real Sociedad , Madrid host Mallorca before travelling to Espanyol . Three minutes later, Kounde was at the other end defending his goal as he cleverly headed away Lionel Messi from a set-piece that was going directly into the back of the net. (more...)
Alex Zanardi undergoing head surgery after handbike crash Alex Zanardi undergoing head surgery after handbike crash
- Июня 20, 2020

The Siena Santa Maria alle Scotte University Hospital has now issued a statement about the condition in which Zanardi entered the operating room. "The patient was transferred to intensive care, with a reserved prognosis", read a subsequent update. (more...)
Clemson Announces 28 Athletes, Staff Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Clemson Announces 28 Athletes, Staff Have Tested Positive For COVID-19
- Июня 20, 2020

Those who tested positive will be isolated for at least 10 days and need to be asymptomatic for the last three days before they can come out of the isolation. The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that UCLA players are seeking a "third-party health official" to ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed. "The NHL will provide a weekly update on the number of tests administered to Players and the results of those tests". (more...)
Tampa Bay Lightning shut down facility after positive coronavirus tests Tampa Bay Lightning shut down facility after positive coronavirus tests
- Июня 20, 2020

It has been a harrowing day throughout North American professional sports with plenty of positive tests being identified, including in the National Hockey League. Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois said in a statement that the players have self-isolated and are asymptomatic "other than a few cases of low-grade fever". (more...)
Thomas gains NCAA approval for next step in move to Division I Thomas gains NCAA approval for next step in move to Division I
- Июня 20, 2020

The NCAA's Division I council announced after a committee meeting that St. Thomas can make a formal request to waive reclassification rules that now mandate a 12-year process with a stop in Division II. Michigan and Michigan State both had spring practice canceled before it started. Phase one of the plan is already underway, as some college football players, including 75 Nittany Lions , have already returned to their respective campuses for voluntary workouts and virtual instruction from ... (more...)
Leroy Sane: Guardiola confirms Manchester City star wants to leave the club Leroy Sane: Guardiola confirms Manchester City star wants to leave the club
- Июня 20, 2020

Guardiola revealed City tried to offer Sane a new contract but the 24-year-old is keen on a move away from the Etihad. "Leroy has rejected to extend his contract". "I have nothing against - but he wants another adventure". "We want him. He's a young player with incredible potential and incredible quality and that's hard to find all around the world". (more...)
Pair of Notre Dame Greats on College Football HOF Ballot Pair of Notre Dame Greats on College Football HOF Ballot
- Июня 20, 2020

Stoops, led the Sooners to 10 Big 12 titles and one national championship in 2000. Three former Penn State players are among the 78 former Division I standouts on the College Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2021 ballot. Sproles finished fifth in Heisman voting in 2003 for the Wildcats. Bailey finished that season with 52 tackles, 3 interceptions, 744 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns, 49 punt return yards and 216 kick return yards. (more...)
Chelsea reach agreement to sign Werner from Leipzig Chelsea reach agreement to sign Werner from Leipzig
- Июня 19, 2020

Werner has been signed to ease the goalscoring burden on Tammy Abraham, although the 24-year-old can be deployed out wide or anywhere across the frontline. "We can't wait to have Timo on board, but until then we wish him and RB Leipzig all the best for the rest of this season". No Bundesliga player has more goals and assists combined than Werner (34) this season. (more...)
Mike Gundy Accused of Using N-Word in 1989 Game Mike Gundy Accused of Using N-Word in 1989 Game
- Июня 19, 2020

That's what I remember", Williams added. Gundy claimed the CU players were lying at the time. I've been here four years, and well over half of my friends are black. Back in 1989, Colorado took on Oklahoma State with Gundy at quarterback. Then Williams, a Colorado linebacker at the time and an NFL All-Pro linebacker in the '90s, reiterated the story to the Oklahoman . (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies rocked by COVID-19 outbreak as 5 players test positive Philadelphia Phillies rocked by COVID-19 outbreak as 5 players test positive
- Июня 19, 2020

The Phiilies did not identify the players or staff members. Some players had been recently been working out at spring training sites while practicing social distancing. The Phillies issued a statement concerning the development. The team said the first confirmed case occurred this past Tuesday. The Florida Department of Health confirmed an additional 3,822 cases on Friday - the highest number of reported cases in the state in a single day. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz AMG 4Matic+ Saloon, Estate undergo extensive upgrades Mercedes-Benz AMG 4Matic+ Saloon, Estate undergo extensive upgrades
- Июня 19, 2020

To implement this combination to optimum effect, the developers in Affalterbach are working intensively on innovative technologies which will take performance to a new level. The next vehicle generation will see the deployment of the electric exhaust gas turbocharger . The effect is virtually no turbo lag, as the electric motor spins up the compressor and turbine far quicker than exhaust gasses alone. (more...)
'Big Three' great for tennis: Djokovic 'Big Three' great for tennis: Djokovic
- Июня 19, 2020

In an unusual arrangement, the hard-court tuneup tournament normally held in Cincinnati will be held right before the U.S. Open - and at the Open's site. Players will be allowed up to three guests and up to two rooms - one paid for by the player, one by the USTA - at a pair of designated hotels. Additionally, accommodations would be centralized and access into Manhattan be prohibited, along with players being restricted to traveling with only one guest. (more...)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Dale Earnhardt Jr. headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021
- Июня 19, 2020

Earnhardt and his dad, Dale Sr., will become the sixth father-son duo in NASCAR history to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Farmer has piled up more than 750 race victories and was still driving at Talladega Short Track last year, when he turned 87 years old. (more...)
French Open tennis to start September 27 French Open tennis to start September 27
- Июня 19, 2020

On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that US Open will be played from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors. "In the current context, we are fully aware of the privilege of being able to organise Roland Garros in its usual form". (more...)
SEC Puts Pressure On Mississippi To Change Confederate-Themed Flag SEC Puts Pressure On Mississippi To Change Confederate-Themed Flag
- Июня 19, 2020

The pushback against the MS state flag comes as Confederate monuments across the country have been taken down and students at numerous schools have asked for buildings and facilities named after segregationists and slaveholders to be renamed. (more...)
Josh Gordon applies for reinstatement from 5th National Football League suspension Josh Gordon applies for reinstatement from 5th National Football League suspension
- Июня 19, 2020

Gordon played five games for the Seattle Seahawks last season before the indefinite suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse and PED policy on December 16. In theory, he could take part if his indefinite suspension is lifted before then, even if Goodell were to suspend him for a set number of games to begin the 2020 season. (more...)
Sushant Singh Rajput Demise: Maharashtra Cabinet Minister wants a detailed enquiry Sushant Singh Rajput Demise: Maharashtra Cabinet Minister wants a detailed enquiry
- Июня 19, 2020

Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, amid the ongoing debate of nepotism and power game in the Bollywood , has warned about suicides in the music industry as it is allegedly controlled by two "mafias". I feel I am lucky that I started at a young age, so I have come out of it, but it is is not very easy for the new kids. I don't ask for work. "The entire power lies in the hands of only two people, two music companies who decide the fate of the singers. (more...)
Dr. Fauci doubts football can be played at all this fall Dr. Fauci doubts football can be played at all this fall
- Июня 19, 2020

Fauci hinted that there might not be football in 2020. The NCAA and NFL are gearing up for a football season but a known medical expert doesn't think it will happen in 2020. "If you really want to be in a situation where you want to be absolutely certain, you'd test all the players before the game", he added. "The community has a greater chance of getting infected". (more...)
Phil Foden misses fans after Manchester City's Premier League restart Phil Foden misses fans after Manchester City's Premier League restart
- Июня 19, 2020

There were plenty of topics broached during Guardiola's first press conference since play was suspended in mid-March - a hard period in which his mother Dolors Sala Carrio died after contracting Covid-19. "They came back really well, so we don't have absolutely any complaints", the City manager said. "Tomorrow we will see the level". 'We were anxious with these three weeks, the incredible lack of preparation, ' he added. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Now Proposing Players Start Their Own League Kyrie Irving Now Proposing Players Start Their Own League
- Июня 19, 2020

On the call, Irving, according to The Athletic , said , "I don't support going into Orlando". The Brooklyn Nets star led a call of roughly 80 players on Friday in which sitting out the 22-team finish to the regular season and postseason was discussed. (more...)