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New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign Gini Wijnaldum New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign Gini Wijnaldum
- Августа 20, 2020

The Dutchman's arrival at Barcelona would also mean a reunion with Frenkie de Jong - one of the seven players other than Lionel Messi , Clement Lenglet, Mark-Andre ter Stegen, Nelson Semedo, Antoine Griezmann, and Ousmane Dembele declared to be "untouchable" and "not for sale" by president Josep Bartomeu. (more...)
Hornets suspend radio broadcaster for tweeting racial slur Hornets suspend radio broadcaster for tweeting racial slur
- Августа 20, 2020

Focke was watching the Utah Jazz take on the Denver Nuggets on Monday and claims his intention was to tweet about the shooting. Whether or not Focke meant to use the N-word, he should have been much more conscious about proofreading his tweet. (more...)
NCAA cancels its 2020 fall championships NCAA cancels its 2020 fall championships
- Августа 20, 2020

It's a significant step toward a fall in which FBS football, the cash cow for so many Power 5 universities, is the only sport attempting to be played. In addition, as of now, conferences across divisions that have opted to continue sports this fall can still conduct their regular season however they choose, regardless of the championships cancellation. (more...)
Avalanche rout Coyotes behind two goals from Kadri Avalanche rout Coyotes behind two goals from Kadri
- Августа 20, 2020

Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Avalanche overwhelmed the Coyotes 7-1 Monday to take a 3-1 lead their first-round playoff series. "I can't tell you one player who played well today". "There's more from us", coach Rick Tocchet said. Derek Stepan, Brad Richardson, Taylor Hall and Lawson Crouse scored for the Coyotes , who were outshot 51-23 in the contest. (more...)
Report explains Wilder’s next transfer priority at Sheffield United; £18m stars linked Report explains Wilder’s next transfer priority at Sheffield United; £18m stars linked
- Августа 20, 2020

Because they had chose to keep Dean Henderson with them instead of sending him on another loan. It's now clear that Solskjaer wants Henderson to compete with De Gea at some point in the future for the number one spot. He thanked every one of Sheffield United for being with him for the last two years at Bramall Lane. The move comes after Henderson posted a farewell message on his Instagram after two seasons on loan at Sheffield United . (more...)
How Gabriel’s agent could force Arsenal to lose bid
- Августа 20, 2020

After the early cancellation of 2019/20 season, the new campaign gets underway this weekend. Everton were the first club to have registered an interest in the 22-year-old but have since given up on bringing him to Goodison Park, while Napoli are still keen on bringing him to Italy and could yet attempt to beat Arsenal to the punch with a huge wage offer. (more...)
USA eye potential revenge match against Trinidad and Tobago USA eye potential revenge match against Trinidad and Tobago
- Августа 20, 2020

The United States knows its path to the World Cup, and it was blessed with a straight-forward start to qualifying when CONCACAF conducted its first stage and final round draws on Wednesday. 5. At Group C/D victor. After the opener away from home next June, the Americans will host a to-be-determined team before traveling to Honduras. The U.S. (more...)
Two players in US Open bubble enter quarantine from tracing Two players in US Open bubble enter quarantine from tracing
- Августа 20, 2020

The tournament, usually in Cincinnati, was moved to NY this year to serve as a tuneup for the US Open , which starts August 31 without spectators in a bubble setup at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Allaster confirmed that if a player tests positive once the tournament starts then they will be automatically withdrawn under NY state guidelines. Andy Murray is committed to playing in NY. (more...)
Reggae Boyz to open Federation Internationale de Football Association 2022 World Cup qualifying in Mexico
- Августа 20, 2020

Qualifying for the US will kick off in June 2021 with four games over a double Federation Internationale de Football Association window. Every month has at least one home fixture, highlighted by June (vs. "So I think with these young guys now, we're looking to be on top from the very first game". Berhalter's take: "26, 27 points pretty much gets you in there". (more...)
United in first move to sign Jadon Sancho’s replacement United in first move to sign Jadon Sancho’s replacement
- Августа 20, 2020

Sancho has continued to dominate Manchester United's transfer agenda despite Dortmund insisting that the player will not not be sold this summer. The former Man United coach noted that Erling Haaland is a ideal signing that would have complemented the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attack, noting that the Red Devils would not have lost the Sevilla game if they had a player like him in the team. (more...)
CONTE: We must be attentive against Sevilla on Friday CONTE: We must be attentive against Sevilla on Friday
- Августа 20, 2020

What makes Sevilla's success even more remarkable is the fact that tomorrow will mark the fifth time since 2014 that they have made it through to the championship match. Lopetegui, like Conte, is in his first season in charge. This is a new team - completely new and different team, with different players and a different manager. (more...)
Former Trump adviser Bannon charged with fraud by federal prosecutors Former Trump adviser Bannon charged with fraud by federal prosecutors
- Августа 20, 2020

Former White House chief strategist and ex-Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon is being charged with fraud by NY prosecutors for his role in an online fundraising scheme that promised to collect private donations to build a wall along the U.S. (more...)
Leeds submit third bid for Ben White Leeds submit third bid for Ben White
- Августа 20, 2020

Brighton aren't interested in selling White, and will only be tempted to let him leave if a bid of more than £50 million comes in. 'He'll be back with the rest of the group for pre-season ahead of next year. It seems likely Arteta does want to replace the England Under-21 global in the Arsenal squad and once he has done so, Leeds United could well land their man. (more...)
Premier League Fixtures For 2020-21 Season Announced Premier League Fixtures For 2020-21 Season Announced
- Августа 20, 2020

Two weeks later, United have a brutal three-match spell where they have home games against Chelsea and Arsenal followed by a trip to Everton , meaning they will have been significantly tested in the opening eight games. The Manchester derbies will take place on the weekends of 12-13 December and 6-7 March. Liverpool and Manchester City are considered favourites to win the title while the likes of Leeds and Fulham will be expected to fight relegation. (more...)
New dates for teams to reduce delays New dates for teams to reduce delays
- Августа 20, 2020

The Confederation of African Football ( CAF ) have released the new dates for the 2022 AFCON qualifiers as well as the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifiers. The new dates are reminiscent of the previously existing February and August worldwide slots, which were gradually phased out of the match calendar under pressure from the club game. (more...)
Reds suspend announcer Thom Brennaman after hot mic catches homophobic slur Reds suspend announcer Thom Brennaman after hot mic catches homophobic slur
- Августа 20, 2020

Brennaman, 56, has been an Major League Baseball broadcaster for 33 years. His comment drew intense criticism from sports pundits as well as Cincinnati Reds and Fox Sports Ohio . I'd like to think maybe I could have some people that can back that up. "I respectfully ask for your grace and forgiveness". Reds reliever Amir Garrett tweeted about Brennaman's words shortly after the end of the second game: "To the LGBTQ community just know I am with you, and whoever is against you, is ... (more...)
Koepka withdraws from Northern Trust, ends season Koepka withdraws from Northern Trust, ends season
- Августа 20, 2020

Ranked 97th on the FedEx Cup standings entering this week's first playoff event, Koepka needed a strong performance at TPC Boston to climb into the top-70 and thereby advance to second of the three tournaments, next week's BMW Championship. (more...)
Man United loan Tahith Chong to Werder Bremen Man United loan Tahith Chong to Werder Bremen
- Августа 20, 2020

The Netherlands under-21 worldwide signed a new contract in March that will keep him with United until 2022 with the option to extend it for a further year. He also has a fast pace that will be good for our game. "This move is a great opportunity for me to develop". The skillful Dutch attacker, who was on the agenda of Barca and Inter, looks very likely to play next season on loan at a side in one of the big leagues , but the lucky victor still isn't known. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo asks Juventus to sign Karim Benzema Cristiano Ronaldo asks Juventus to sign Karim Benzema
- Августа 20, 2020

Well, Juventus certainly have an ageing squad and going by Pirlo's approach, many players might get sold in the upcoming seasons. Although it is understood that new boss Pirlo has assured Ronaldo about his Juventus future for next season, Spanish publication SPORT has claimed that The Old Lady does not see the five-time Ballon d'Or victor as "non-transferable" at the club anymore. (more...)
Notre Dame goes online to stop COVID outbreak on campus Notre Dame goes online to stop COVID outbreak on campus
- Августа 20, 2020

NYU is testing students who have chosen in-person learning, with classes for undergraduates beginning on September 2. Images of large crowds near the campus of University of Alabama on Sunday prompted city and university officials to plead for cooperation with social distancing and mask wearing. (more...)