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closer earned his 15th save Saturday in the continuation of Friday’s suspended game against the Mets. Kimbrel hit the first batter and then allowed a single before inducing a pop-up and a double-play grounder.

Kimbrel, who has a 2.33 ERA, threw 17 pitches, so the Braves may not want to push him by u’s breakthrough.The 19-year-old will heWatford winger Ken Sema is attracting interest from Italy.Sportitalia says Watford’s Serie A sister club Udinese are keen on the Sweden international.Talks are at an advanced stage with a deal already in place.Sema would arrive on an initial 12 month loan. He has a contract with the Hornets to 2023.Watford and Udinese share the Pozzo family as their owners.ad into next season as one the players to watch at Turf Moor but knows that kicking on will be easier said than done. “We’ve got a very good team and it’s all about competition and keeping your spot,” the Englsing him in the regularly scheduled game Saturday night.

More News 23D ago • by RotoWire Staff 03/09/2020 •olskjaer is hoping that his United side can show the quality, intensity and consistency to mount a title challenge.But he is aware that closing the gap to the top two of Manchester City and Liverpool will not be easy.United finished sixth last season by RotoWire Staff 03/05/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 03/02/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/23/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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Eric Abidal after accusations regarding Ernesto Va

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minor-league pitcher Dan Tuttle was suspiet January market cost them last night’s Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich.Bayern beat Chelsea 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Stamford Bridge.A brace from Serge Gnabry and one from Robert Lewandowski in the secoended 100 games for testing positive for a “drug of abuse” for a third time, Baseball America reports. He was previously suspctory over Genoa.Duvan Zapata hit a screamer in injury time for the 2-1 win.” him off during Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to Valencia at Stamford Bridge.Mount was substituted after just 16 minutes following a terrible challenge from former Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin.He told BT Sport: “It did affect the game and we know how welIt was a hard-fought game, we were up against a very impressive Genoa,” Gasperini told DAZN.“However, Atalanta did enough to deserve the victory. Duvan Zapata’s goal was, ended in July, 2011.

Tuttle, who hasn’t made an appearance for any Reds affiliate this season, went 1-3 with a 5.03 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 20:12 K:BB ratio in 34 innings over eight starts with Class A Dayton last year.

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Ighalo on-loan.United shocked the world when they

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With Andrew Bailey on the disabled list and Joel Hanrahan leaving Monday’s game against the Twins with a strained forearm, the now have to consider backup options to close games, if both players are sidelined simultaneously. After Monday’s game, manager John Farrell met with general manager Ben Cherington and other memebers of the front office to , according to the Boston Herald.

“We’ve got a couple of guys out there that we feel confident they’ll be able to close out games,” Farrell said, not mentioning names.

The leading candidate could be , who has 14 career saves, including 13 for Baltimore in 2010. Uehara has posted a 1.99 ERA and .073 WHIP since the start of the 2012 season. He has 60 strikeouts to just five walks in 49 2/3 innings in that span.

More News 05/20/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 03/09/2018 • by RotoWire Staff sit down for our interview is that his Woking side are the one of the most-overachieving clubs in England.Working alongside his backroom staff, which includes Sky SCrystal Palace.The Belgian striker wants to get into the Belgian first team for Euro 2020.But he knows that he will struggle to nail down a starting spot if he is a bench warmer at club level.He scored two goals for his national team against Cyprus iports commentator Martin Tyler, Dowson’s Woking are currently 10th in National League, 01/22/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/16/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 09/13/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/20/2017 d out of any chance of landing Crystal Palace ace Wilfried Zaha last summer.Brands branded Everton’s chase of Zaha “not realistic”.Speaking at last night’s Toffees AGM, Brands said: “Look at last summer, from the start there was a lot of rumours • by RotoWire Staff

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this season.While Chelsea fell at Manchester Unit

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The have recalled third baseman

from Triple-A Salt Lake, the team announced Friday.

Jimenez hit .367/.424/.567 with one home runs, four RBI, five runs and, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, Ceballos might need a discipline that he has sometimes struggled to find. His appraisal of his own style is brutally honest.”There are coaches that like it and coaches that don’t,” he told the Live one stolen bases in 33 Triple-A plate appearances to start the season. He earned some playing time at first base during the spring to improve his versatility. Jimenez was immediately inserted into the batting lineup Friday, hitting seventh, in what will be his major-league debut.

More News 05/14/2015 • by Igor Mello 05/11/2015 • by Sean D’Oliveira 05/04/2015 • by Brandon Wise ier League.Ramsey left Arsenal for Juve last summer.He said, “Serie A is much more tactical than the Premier Lealkeeper’s contract with Los Rojiblancos expires on June 30 and there aren’t expected to be any problems if the club do want to renew with him or not, says Marca.The 32-year-old brings plenty of experience to the Atletico dressing room and has been a gue. Many teams defend deep and you have to try to break down two rows of defenders in different ways.“In the Premier League there is 05/03/2015 • by Shawn Krest 05/02/2015 • by Igor Mello 05/01/2015 • by Igor Mello

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WATCH: Grizzlies’ Vince Carter banks in buzzer-beater from past halfcourt

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Vinsanity is alive and well in Mempear-old central defender is wanted by both North London clubs after an excellent campaign with Saint-Etienne.Saliba is reportedly worth £25million – which would constitute over half of Arsenal’s £45m transfer budget.The Times says Saliba has no inthis.

Getting a loose ball against the on Friday night, guard quickly turned arecht as player-manager.The Manchester City and Belgium legend left the Citizens after 11 years in the Premier League.Now Kompany takes on the challenge of taking one of the biggest clubs from his country back into the big time.While he is under no ilound and fired a hail mary shot from the opposite three-point line. Carter’s shot soared through the air and banked in off the backboard to beat the first quarter buzzer.

MUST WATCH!!! > from the other 3-point l interest in wantaway Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.Garcia agrees with OL president Jean-Michel Aulas’ pursuit of the veteran centre-forward, who has admitted he’s likely to leave Stamford Bridge next month.L’Equipe says Garcia tried to sign Giroud ine to end 1Q

— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz)

According to the official scoring report, . 

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Impression master Brandon Armstrong takes on JaVale McGee

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We’ll probably get tired of these impressions by Brandon Armstrong (AKA @bdotadot5) sometime, but that day is not today. Especially when he posts this excellent JaVale McGee impression: ys an intermediary posed the question recently to a third party and received the response that owner Mike Ashley was still open to offers at the right price.It’s felt that there is a world of difference from Asinked with Bartra’s former club Barcelona.”He is a player who has shown that he has a lot of potential, quality and the ability of being in the right place at the right time,” said Bartra.”He is fine at Betis at the moment and I hope we can continue hley’s attitude of listening to offers a

A video posted by B.A. (@bdotadot5) onAug 10, 2015 at 12:50pm PDT

That last one is my favorite, as this is without question the greatest JaVale McGee “Shaqtin’ A Fool” moment in his career. It does not get better than this. Masai Ujiri gave that guy 4-years, $44 million, ante admits he doesn’t want Christian Eriksen taking his time to bed down.The Dane is to start Sunday’s derby against AC Milan.Conte said, “We brought in Eriksen because he has characteristics that suit our style of football. Italy is far more tacticd I agreed with it at the time! The is crazy.

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MUST-SEE: Ray Allen does the Dougie

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The and the are just two of the many suiters Ray Allen had last season. However instead of playing in his 19th season, Allen decided to spend more time with his family by taking a break from the .anchester United are willing to make Harry Maguire the most expensive defender in the world.Maguire has told Leicester City he wants to join the Red Devils this summer.The two clubs have been in negotiations for weeks, with Leicester determined to ge But if he decides to make an NBA comeback, it looks like Allen still has some moves.

Allen is golfing in the year-old goalkeeper is highly rated by Anfield chiefs and featured against Arsenal in the 5-5 Carabao Cup thriller earlier this week.Despite the scoreline, the Irish shot stopper impressing to reports.The fullback has been the subject of two rejected offers from Arsenal, the latest reportedly worth 25m.The Gunners could get a boost withThe Sun claiming Tierney, 22, wants to make the move sooner rather than later.A Celtic source – qued between the sticks.The Reds view him as a future first-team sAmerican Century Championship celebrity golf tournament and at an afterparty showed off his dancing skills by doing the Dougie.

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Looks like Allen hasn’t lost a step.

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Blazers thriving in generally tough shooting situations, and it’s no fluke

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The Golden State Warriors have ruined everything. Or I should say that has ruined everything.

In trying to figure out what sustainable offense looks like, what is a new trend of action, and what is just a fluky stretch of shooting excellence, the Warriors and Curry have skewed things when it comes to the perimeter attack. Curry and his incomparable ability to take long jumpers off the dribble have flooded the highlight reels that once housed nothing but big dunks on top of ill-prepared big men. It’s only natural to see this start permeating into other team’s identities.

The came into the season with low expectations — at least outside of their own locker room — after losing 80 percent of their starting lineup and 66.7 percent of their roster. Perhaps the low expectations hoisted upon them have caused their opponents to not take them as seriously as is clearly necessary, but it’s more likely the Blazers have used it motivation to come out in search of dropping a ton of points on the opposition in front of them.

Or, perhaps we were all just wrong. Perhaps good shooting makes for good teams. 

Go figure. 

Through the first two weeks of the regular season, the Blazers have had some impressive offensive performances. They rank seventh in offensive rating (104.1), third in effective field goal percentage (52.8 percent), and second in 3-pointers made per game (10.4). We knew Damian Lillard could shoot and deep down we all knew C.J. McCollum could do the same (though we’d be lying if we said we saw this hot a start coming from McCollum), but still, this level of overall shooting, and winning, from the Blazers was not something anyone was expecting. And whenever something unexpected comes about, the first thing to do is question whether it’s sustainable over the long haul.

Where the Blazers seem to blow you away is with the ability to make shots off the dribble, which is propagated by Lillard and McCollum. With Lillard, it’s his sheer strength as he bounces defenders off him before rising up with perfect form. For McCollum, there’s a silkiness to the way he dissects the defenders in front of him while he glides to the open spot on the floor to fire off his shot.

Lillard is second in the in points off pull-up jumpers (9.1 per game). McCollum ranks fourth (8.8) while shooting an impressive 44.3 percent on those attempts. Their growth as initiators looking to score as a tandem has replacel Pellegrini says they haven’t changed their style after victory at Watford.Having picked up a first win of the season, after a heavy home defeat to Manchester City and a draw with Brighton & Hove Albion, Pellegrini believes his preferred style od the once vaunted ball movement-heavy system of Terry Stotts. Instead, the Blazers have gone from a team cutting through and swinging the ball with reckless abandon to the team looking to break you down with dribble penetration. Their passes per game are down six percent while potential assists are down 10 percent from last season.

Now, in theory, the idea of shooting more off the dribth boss Eddie Howe hopes for late transfer business this week.Bournemouth are preparing for their fifth season in the Premier League and have signed four players in this transfer window – Lloyd Kelly, Jack Stacey, Philip Billing and Arnaut Danjuma.Hoble and passing less doesn’t seem conducive to consistency. It makes it easy to doubt what Portland’s offense has been doing because it’s a rare skillset to produce at such a high level. The problem opponents face should correct itself.

Portland Trail Blazers’ 2014-15 and 2015-16 Shooting SplitsType of shot14-15 Freq14-15 eFG14-15 Rank15-16 Freq15-16 eFG15-16 rankOff the dribble 20.6% 41.4% 8th 26.9% 48.7% 3rdPull-up 28.0% 42.9% 4th 30.9% 49.3% 2ndCatch-and-shoot 33.9% 51.1% 12th 28.2% 54.5% 4th

The frequency of shots off the dribble and pull-up jumpers (these are only recorded outside of 10 feet) has increased significantly with an even bigger increase in accuracy. The Blazers were already a very good shooting team last season, but beiFootball Federation of Australia (FFA) has confirmed the appointment of James Johnson as its new chief executive, reports, /.Johnson was most recently senior vice president of external affairs with City Football Group (CFG) and will take up his new position in January 2020.ng able to not only maintain that accuracy but also improve upon it with such a new core has been remarkable. With those increases in shots off the dribble and pull-up jumpers, the catch-and-shoot frequency has decreased even though they’re more accurate than last season.

Stotts and his team are playing to the strengths of their newfound youth and athleticism by letting them attack more off the dribble. Because Stotts’ system is often so good with spacing, it doesn’t matter if they’re using that spacing to create for themselves or move the ball for others. Either way, it’s keeping the opponent from being able to crowd the shooting spots with multiple defenders and increased pressure.

It’s why we’ve seen a 2.7-point per game and 4.2 field goal percentage increase in Lillard’s scoring off the dribble. It’s why McCollum’s been able to go from being a nice surprise at the end of last season to a 20-point per game scorer and one of the best players in the NBA off the bounce. Even someone like has gone from being a complete non-factor a year ago to a player who is thriving with opportunity and the space to do work on offense.

All of this leads you to believe that not only is Portland’s shooting sustainable — it may even get better.

You’ll notice that the Blazers look impressive nearly everywhere on the floor except for the corner 3-point shots. Without having guys like and camped in the corners, it’s been a tougher transition for connecting on what are generally the most efficient 3-point shots you can take. Even if their above-the-break percentage goes down (they’re one of only four teams at 40 percent or greater), the baseline for their corner 3-point accuracy should increase to at least 32 percent, as only eight teams in the last 15 years have been under 32 percent from the corners, and six of those teams happened from 2001-03.

Listen, the Blazers are going to keep shooting. The question is whether they can ultimately get enough stops on the defensive end to make it ultimately matter. Portland is currently 11th in defensive rating, which isn’t terrible at all. They do a poor job of forcing turnovers (28th) and opponents live at the free throw line (28th) against them.

Portland’s team won’t be confused with the Warriors on the defensive side of the ball any time soon, if ever. But the shooting and the offense might be able to exist on at least a similar plane. 

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preparation.Fowler, the sixth highest goalscorer

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remier League and believes his current role at Brisbane Roar is ideal preparation.Fowler, the sixth highest goalscorer in Liverpool’s history, is enjoying life in Australia but has set his sights on a return to England in the future alongside his assguard (hamstring) will not play in Wednesday’s exhibition against Brazilian club team Bauru, the Bergen Record reports.

The announcement comes as no surprise after Afflalo missed the past four days of practice with a sore hamstring. The Knicks are expected to go with or as their starter at shooting guard for the game, but Afflalo will top the depth chart at the position once he returns to full health.

More News 04/21/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 03/22/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 03/20/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 01/18/2018 • by RotoWire Staff Rangnick has opened the door to taking the technical director’s job at Mat of the Club World Cup.Lovren suffered a muscle injury in Liverpool’s 2-0 win over RB Salzburg in the Champions League, and the club’s website revealed he would not be travelling. The 20-man squad does contain Gini Wijnaldum though, despite the midfnchester United.Rangnick was head coach and sporting director at RB Leipzig last year and is now head of sport and development at Red Bull, with responsibility for teams in New 01/17/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 12/21/2017 • by RotoWire Staff

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Scott: Metta World Peace and Kobe Bryant are Lakers’ best defenders

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Byron Scott wasn’t really expected to win many games this year. Just improvement — in performance or record — from the  would be enough, as long as there was a decent amount of development going on with the youngsters. Those were the goals management talked about, though Jimmy Buss did say he envisioned the team as a playoff squad, for some reason. 

Instead, , the Lakers have been finishing games without as he sits on a tight leash, and the other young guys have been threatened with having their minutes yanked if they don’t improve defensively. The team is 18th in offense, 29th in defense, and 26th overall in net points per possession. The other major goal for this season was to manage ‘s minutes and games. There was a lot of talk that Bryant was completely on board with the plan, and then later revealed that Lakers coaching and management hadn’t actually sat down and had “the talk” with Bryant. 

To Scott’s credit, Bryant has been kept to under 30 minutes per game. However, he was also supposed to be held out of back to backs. How’s that plan going?

Byron Scott said yesterday that he would talk to Kobe today about back-to-backs, but said it didn’t happen this morning

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick)

Lakers’ plan: Kobe will play tonight vs. Miami and tomorrow vs. ORL. His appearance in future back-to-backs will be based on how it goes.

— Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan)

And then less then five hours later: 

Kobe Bryant will not play tonight in Miami. Team has decided he will rest.

— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter)

So I suppose they talked to him and maybe he’s on board with it? Seems confusing, but it’s possible.

So that seems like everything’s fine and dandy. Meanwhile, here’s what Scott said about his team’s woeful 29th-ranked defense:

ByThe 19-year-old has attracted a wide range of interest after scoring 22 goals in just 15 matches for Red Bull Salzburg this season.The Guardian says the Gunners have sent scouts to watch the two-cap Norway international in action.But Unai Emery’s sidron Scott: “Our problem is our two oldest guys guard guys the best.” Talking about MWP & Kobe

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick)

For reference, World Peace does have an excellent 86.7 defensive rating, in the two games and 33 minutes he’s played. Bryant, on the other hand, has a 112.3 defensive rating, which is fifth worst on the team, just behind and the three youngsters. The bigger issue is that, via Synergy Sports, the team is getting torched in pick and roll coverage, and in transition, two areas where Bryhe tactical battle is what motivates him every day.Speaking with Ara, Guardiola was asked how he maintains his motivation.He said, “The fear of losing. And the same competition. And tactics. The reason I am a coach is the tactics. It’s a game. What cant struggles.

To Bryant’s credit, opponents are shooting 0.5 percent worse against him when . The help defense mechanics, thouransfer for Chelsea star Pedro during next summer’s window.Pedro has featured eight times in all competitions for Chelsea this season, but only three of those have come in the Premier League with Frank Lampard opting for a young and exciting startinggh, seem to be underwhelming at best. 

If you want a good indication of how accurate that statement is, ‘s defensive rating remains a stellar 101.4 when Bryant does not share the floor with him. When the two are on the court together, it’s over 10 points worse per 100 possessions. That’s not good.

Maybe Scott’s able to identify subtle things that mean that Bryant is doing things other people don’t see and that the data can’t quantify. The overall messages, though, seem fraught with confusing evidence, across the board, no matter where you look. 

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Civilian review board: Police had no right to arrest Thabo Sefolosha

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According to New York City’ser and agent of Paulo Dybala has sent a message to Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri.For Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Fiorentina, Dybala was not only left out of the starting line-up, but didn’t even come off the bench. The striker is yet to start for Juve in Civilian Complaint Review Board, the NYPD had no right to arrest swingman back in April. :

A three-member panel found that one officer, JohnPaul Giaconar United have included in an offer for West Ham United defender Issa Diop.United offered £45m as well as Jones, which the Hammers promptly rejected.West Ham want at least £60m for Diop and have no interest in signing Jones.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is l, had been discourteous and had abused his authority when he used profanity and threatened to fight Mr. Sefolosha, after asking him several times to move farther away from the nightclub.

The panel also ruled that Officer Giacona and a second officer, Richard Caster, had abused their authority when they arrested Mr. Sefolosick Bolasie is set to move to Turkey.The Sun says Besiktas and Trabszonspor are both interested in the winger, who has no future at Goodison Park under current Toffees boss Marco Silva.Southampton were among the British clubs linked with the former Cha a few minutes later, a finding that means the officers lacked a valid reason to take him into custody.

But the panel cleared the officers of accusations that they had been unduly brutal while subduing Mr. Sefolosha, according to a disposition letter summarizing the board’s findings.

“We are pleased that C.C.R.B. found his arrest to be completely unlawful,” Mr. Sefolosha’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, said, adding that the N.B.A. player had filed papers signaling that he intended to sue the city.

In simple terms: the review board found that Sefolosha shouldn’t have been arrested, but the broken leg he suffered wasn’t due to excessive force from poilice. There are the police can be seen  outside of a nightclub. The injury caused him to miss the Hawks’ run to the Eastern Conference finals last year.

In October, , including disorderly conduct, interfering with an investigation and resisting arrest. He plans to sue the city for a reported up to $50 million, .

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aled a timetable for his return.The power f

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The have announced that top draft pick has a . The team has not revealed a timetable for his return.

The power forward sustained the injury colliding with another player in a workout Wednesday and underwent surgery Thursday.

Martin, who was selected with the 25th overall pick in the 2015 draft, averaged 13.7 points and 6.9 rebounds over his last two seasons with LSU.

More News om Arsenal over a Bosman move across London this summer.The Sun says Willian could join Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer if Mikel Arteta’s side qualify for the Champions League, according to reports.Willian’s current deal expires this summer 02/01/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 11/15/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/19/2019 pt being part of their offer for PSG star Neymar.PSG are insisting Dembele be included in Barca’s bid, but the World Cup winner is reluctant to leave.But L’Equipe says Barca are warning Dembele he faces a season in the stands if he continues to dig i • by RotoWire Staff 10/16/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/15/2019 has lost his job at Watford for the second time in the past few years.The Spaniard took over from his countryman Javi Gracia only 12 games ago.But he was unable to stop the slide for Watford, who are still in the bottom three.It means that he is now • by RotoWire Staff 10/13/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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Outlook: Steven Adams

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A hand injury slowed him down in the ays the incoming Portuguese defender, costing £5million from Southampton, should have been billed as some instant relief for the coach’s teamsheet.However Cedric is carrying a foot injury and is not due to play for another three weeks – having come middle of the season, but turned in a very solid sophomore campaign otherwise, all things considered. The then-21-year-old was especially productive after making his return from injury in March, averaging 8.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.1 combined blocks and steals per game, while racking up an impressive six double-doubles in 20 games. There are some questions about whetheroing at Wolves.”He’s getting some praise for the work he is doing. In my opinion not enough. Fantag to again demonstrate the strength and competitiveness among all LaLiga clubs.The most expensive signing of LaLiga’s window was Real Madrid paying €30m for starlet Reinier Jesus from Brazilian club Flamengo. Other big money deals included Villarrestic work,” Mourinho said. “He is a much better manager than a player. I’m not saying he is a bad player, but he’s a much better manager.”They’re one of Enes Kanter will push Adams for playing time after signing a max extension, but Adams’ defensive presence Bprobably still means more for the , so he shouldn’t go away for good. Expect him to continue developing in his third season, and view Adams as a reasonable No. 2 Fantasy center in deeper leagues on Draft Day.

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Mark Cuban: DeAndre Jordan’s apology to Mavs not a real apology

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It took two days, but finally reached out to Mark Cuban and the . , Jordan expressed remorse about going back on his word. However, , Jordan has still not directly communicated with Cuban, which is why the Ml election in order to strengthen the ties between the club and it’s support.Having announced his candidacy, Boluda spoke to El Larguero about his plans.He explained: “I have always been determined, but I could not appear in the previous ones becauseavs owner is not believing the center’s apology.

“When is an apology not an apology?” . “When you didn’t write it yourself. Next”

Harsh? Perhaps.

Harsher than how Jordan treated the Mavs? Probably not.

Cuban is probably right though. More than likely, Jordan had his management craft his two-tweet apology. There is nothing wrong with that, as players often have help with public statements. Of course, to Cuban’s point it does make Jordan’s apology a bit less genuine. 

It does seem like Cuban has moved on f Carter-Vickers on loan.Carter-Vickers will stay for the rest of the season.“Cameron’s arrival strengthens our central defensive resources which is something we made a priority after Ryan Shawcross suffered his unfortunate injury,” Potters boss Natrom Jordan, but the two will r Argentina coach Cesar Luis Menotti helped Barcelona sign a young Diego Maradona from Boca Juniors, it has been revealed.Menotti produced a report on Maradona in 1978 and delivered it to Barcelona, who were interested in signing his compatriot.His rforever be linked as this incident will be brought up again and again. Especially whenever the Clippers play the Mavs.

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WATCH: Michael Carter-Williams hits Brewers cameraman with first pitch

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I hope guard isn’t one of those people who always wanted to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game. If he is, then what happened at Thursday’s Milwaukee Brewers game would have been an absolutely crushing experience for him. Behold his first pitch:

Yeah, right into the cameraman. That’s embarrassing, and of course it resulted in manyte having lost the game 2-1.The hosts drew level with Jose Mourinho’s side in the second-half when Adama Traore’s piledriver went past Paulo Gazzaniga.But Wolves allowed Jan Vertonghen space in the box at a stoppage-time corner, and the Belgian conve, many jokes about it being similar to his jump shot or .

If it bothered him, though, he did a great job of hiding it. Cart tonight’s Champions League encounter with Bayern Munich.Mount is 21 years old and already has over 100 senior appearances to his name, including six England caps. But should he feature against Bayern Munich tonight it will be his first taste of knocer-Williams immediately got on Twitter to poke fun at himself:

I clearly need a warm up ????

— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1)

Ball 1 big money signings this summer.Barnes believes there’s enough room for improvement within the European champions.The Anfield legend told The Liverpool Offside: “Last season we needed players like Virgil van Dijk and Alisson to come into the team t, stop hugging the plate. Gotta keep the batter honest. Simmer down. Fear me on the mound.

— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1)

The good news: maybe he’ll get his own baseball card out of it. .