Mesut Ozil may have already played his final match for Arsenal after he was left out of the club’s 25-man Premier League squad. Ozil hasn’t played a single minute for Arsenal since March 7th and was not registered for the Europa League. The only other competition the Gunners will play in before Christmas is the
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6:36 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State linebackers Luke Fulton and Charles Willekes are currently suspended after being charged with assault early last month. A spokesman for the football team said Monday that Fulton and Willekes have been suspended from the program indefinitely. According to online court records, Fulton’s alleged offense
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4:27 PM ET Associated Press PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Rutgers quarterback competition is down to Nebraska graduate transfer Noah Vedral and redshirt sophomore Art Sitkowski. In releasing his depth chart Monday, Greg Schiano indicated he probably will not disclose his starter until Saturday when he begins his second coaching stint with the Scarlet Knights with
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5:24 PM ET ESPN News Services MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers and achieved nearly as much celebrity as some of the athletes he covered, died Sunday. He was 100. Hartman, whose first newspaper column was published in 1945,
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Ronald Koeman said that Barcelona will try to sign Memphis Depay over the winter window. Depay reportedly reached a personal agreement with Barcelona, though Lyon could not agree to a transfer fee. “For me, it’s just a question of waiting. We wanted Memphis because he’s a great player and because he has qualities that, in
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Virgil van Dijk will undergo surgery to repair an ACL injury suffered in a 2-2 draw against Everton. There is no timetable on van Dijk’s return until after the surgery, though sources have yet to rule him out for the season. Van Dijk suffered the injury in a tackle from Jordan Pickford early into the
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Orlando City owner Flavio da Silva is reportedly looking to sell the team for $400 million before the 2021 season. Da Silva initially acquired the franchise for $70 million, with the team receiving a $295 million valuation last year. It is unclear whether other assets, including a NWSL side and USL team, would be included as
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12:20 PM ET Michigan added ESPN 300 linebacker Branden Jennings to its 2021 recruiting class on Friday when Jennings chose the Wolverines over Clemson. A 6-foot-3, 225-pound prospect out of Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Jennings is the 67th-ranked recruit overall and is now the second- highest-ranked player in Michigan’s class behind quarterback J.J.
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1:08 PM ET Associated Press The NCAA is stripping Massachusetts of victories in men’s basketball and women’s tennis for overpaying 12 athletes about $9,100 in financial aid over three years. The NCAA announced Friday the Committee on Infractions had imposed a two-year probation on UMass that will end October 2022 in addition to vacating results
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The NCHC announced their plans for the 2020-2021 season on Thursday. The league will begin play on December 1st, opting to utilize a “Pod” system with all eight of the league’s teams playing 10 games each in Omaha over the course of three weeks in an attempt to minimize travel costs. From there, the regular
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11:38 AM ET Saturday’s football game between No. 8-ranked Cincinnati and Tulsa has been postponed because of positive COVID-19 cases at Cincinnati and quarantining of athletes at the school, the American Athletic Conference announced Thursday. The game has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 at Tulsa. “We are disappointed we will be unable to play
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4:31 PM ET Associated Press The Purdue men’s basketball team will hold its first official practice Thursday after workouts were paused briefly this week following two questionable COVID-19 tests. Athletic department officials issued a statement acknowledging one test was considered inconclusive, while the other was determined invalid. As a result, workouts were shut down. When
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