Month: August 2019

Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade claimed that Bruno Fernandes is heading to Real Madrid for $76.8 million. “Raphinha must be off the market because Bruno Fernandes is off to [Real] Madrid for 70 million euros,” said Prade at a press conference.  Fiorentina had been pursuing Sporting Lisbon striker Raphinha, though Prade said that the move was unlikely
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The 2019-20 Europa League group stage draw was set on Friday: Group A: Sevilla, Apoel, Qarabag, Dudelange Group B: Dynamo Kyiv, Copenhagen, Malmo, Lugano Group C: FC Basel, Krasnodar, Getafe, Trabzonspor Group D: Sporting CP, PSV , Rosenborg, LASK Group E: Lazio, Celtic, Rennes, CFR Cluj Group F: Arsenal, Eintracht Frankfurt, Standard Liège, Vitoria FC
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2:59 PM ET Iowa sophomore wide receiver Oliver Martin is eligible for the 2019 season after the NCAA and the Big Ten approved his waiver request. Martin, who grew up near Iowa’s campus in Coralville, Iowa, transferred from Michigan earlier this summer and has been practicing with the Hawkeyes. The NCAA approved his immediate-eligibility waiver
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Virgil van Dijk was named the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, beating out Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the top prize. “I’m very proud to get this trophy. It’s credit to everyone who has helped me. I need to thank my team-mates, without them I would not have achieved what I have achieved.
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Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Mason Mount each earned their first national team call-up for Gareth Southgate’s England squad. “We tracked him very closely last year and thought he had an outstanding season but we wanted him to stay with the under-21 group, he has adapted well and quickly to a high-profile move,” said Southgate of Wan-Bissaka.
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If Dabo has one true gift, it’s his ability to somehow convince the world that he’s an underdog, even after two national championships in three years. Earlier this spring, Swinney noted that, heck, his Tigers had never won back-to-back titles. That’s the type of thing only big, bad Alabama does, and here’s “little old Clemson”
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Christian Pulisic will join the USMNT for two friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay. “Along the lines of progress, the starting point for the roster is we’re able to maintain a core group of main players from the Gold Cup and continue building. We are also bringing some new players into the fold that we feel
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Messi will not return to Barcelona until after the international break as he recovers from a calf injury.  He will sit out this weekend’s match at Osasuna, but will likely return on September 14th against Valencia.  Argentina have matches against Chile and Mexico on September 5th and September 10th. 
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12:16 AM ET Members of the Lyon College football team in Arkansas shaved their heads in support of the team’s offensive coordinator, Kris Sweet, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The program’s Twitter account posted a video of the players surprising their coach. Recently our Offensive Coordinator, Kris Sweet, was diagnosed with cancer. So members
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10:36 AM ET LSU sophomore defensive back Kelvin Joseph, one of the Tigers’ prized recruits in 2018, is transferring to Kentucky. Joseph, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, changed his Twitter biography to say “DB at the University of Kentucky” and seemed to confirm his intentions with a tweet Monday night. @BBN I NEED SHOUTOUT — Kelvin
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9:01 AM ET The Mountain West will be the first league in college basketball to have access to real-time analytics during games after the NCAA granted the conference a waiver to employ that technology for the 2019-20 season. The waiver applies only to conference games. Electronic transmission of information during games is currently prohibited by
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8:03 AM ET Associated Press (STATS) — New Hampshire football will begin the 2019 season without the person who’s synonymous with the program, 21st-year head coach Sean McDonnell. McDonnell, 62, has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the team for health-related reasons, UNH athletic director Marty Scarano announced Monday night. Associate head coach Ricky
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Josep Maria Bartomeu and Barcelona are prepared to launch one more bid for Neymar. The club are prepared to make a $188 million loan bid for Neymar. Barcelona also want to add Ousmane Dembele to sweeten the offer. Recent injuries to Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani may have thrown a wrench in PSG’s desire to
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LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby record live at Mohegan Sun Arena ahead of the jersey honoring of 4x WNBA Champion Lindsay Whalen. Guests include Sun EVP Amber Cox, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, former Sun legends Taj McWilliams-Franklin and Nykesha Sales, and of course, the honoree Lindsay Whalen. Download » Archive » Apple Podcasts »
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