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Man united news: Van Persie, Wilson, Herrera

Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the under-utilized and underrated Ander Herrera: Herrera “I have MUTV at home and sometimes I watch the legends. I watch Scholes. I watch how he plays long pass, side to side. Unbelievable” — Man...
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Man United transfer rumors: Marquinhos, Falcao, Pogba

Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford. Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window! We start with the beginning...
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Angel Di Maria admits he’s disappointed since transfer

Angel di Maria is Manchester United’s most expensive player. Therefore, you would think he’d also be their best player. Di Maria broke the British transfer fee record when Old Trafford acquired his services for £59.7 million this summer. He got off to a rip roaring start in Premier League play, often looking like the best player on the pitch. Then, as injuries mounted, he slowed...
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Shaq predicts Cavaliers vs Hawks Eastern Conference Finals

Shaquille O’Neal has said one of his former teams (and really he has quite a few of those) is going to be there in the end this NBA postseason.  Yes, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the team to beat in the East now, due to the Derrick Rose injury. Even with Rose, the Cavs probably were the front-runner in the Eastern Conference, because they’re been just so hot lately. O’Neal...
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De Gea discredits ‘lies” about his relationship with Van Gaal

Supposedly an extremely frosty relationship exists between Manager Louis van Gaal and goalkeeper David de Gea. This is definitely news to us. We’re quite shocked to hear that actually. UPDATE: De Gea says these stories are not true actually and discredits them as “lies” “Everything that has been written in the press about us not getting on is a lie,” he said. “We both...
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VIDEO: Louis van Gaal press conference previewing Sunderland

Here is the Louis van Gaal weekly press conference ahead of Manchester United’s game against Sunderland. Full YouTube is embedded below. The main news of course is the ankle injury to Robin van Persie. Van Gaal said that Van Persie is the only for this game. It means that James Wilson is okay, and Van Gaal will have three strikers to call upon (Wilson, Wayne Rooney and Radamel...
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What is the Chicago Bulls ceiling now?

Get ready for a steady dose of Kirk Hinrich while Derrick Rose convalesces. If Rose meets the optimistic timetable, 4 weeks, he’ll be back for the final nine games of the regular season. If it takes until the pessimistic mark, 6 weeks, he’ll return for the final three games, and the postseason. Until then you’ll get a lot of Aaron Brooks, but there will be lots of Hinrich...
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Kevin Garnett is scaring his teammates (in a good way)

With Kevin Garnett, the 2014-15 Minnesota Timberwolves season has new life. It wasn’t long ago that the T’Wolves had the worst record in the NBA. They have come on stronger as of late, and they won’t make the playoffs, but at least now they are more compelling. KG, now in his 20th season in the NBA, isn’t what he once was or anything close to it, but he makes this team much...
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What is the Chicago Bulls potential ceiling now?

Get ready for a steady dose of Kirk Hinrich while Derrick Rose undergoes surgery and then convalesces. Oh, you’ll get a lot of Aaron Brooks, but there will be lots of Hinrich, with a dose of Tony Snell and then maybe a splash of E’Twaun Moore once in a great while. Hinrich might be emblematic of the new expectations (now with Derrick Rose out for an extended period of time)...
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Former Notre Dame star Brady Quinn attempting comeback

The NFL career of Brady Quinn is no more. potentially alive again. According to NFL Media’s Dan Hanzus, Quinn has been working with former NFL quarterback Jeff Christensen, who has also worked with the likes of Drew Stanton and Kirk Cousins in the past. Remember, he never made an official retirement statement. Yes, he made the decision to join Fox Sports last year; hanging...
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Chelsea FC sign 2nd richest shirt deal in history

Chelsea have signed a huge £200 million shirt sponsorship deal – the second biggest in history. You know who’s first- Manchester United. The Reds kit partnership with Chevrolet nets them £53 million a year, while Chelsea will earn £40 million a season from new sponsor Yokohama. The London side’s previous deal was with Samsung. According to The Telegraph: The Blues’ new...
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Man City transfer rumors: Yaya Toure, Adem Ljajic, James Milner

Here are the latest Manchester City transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from The Etihad. We start with the unsettled superstar, the always fun, always interesting Yaya Toure narrative...
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Man united news: Van Persie, Pogba, Chicharito, Lindegaard

Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the heart-breaking injury news about Robin van Persie. Just a shame; terrible setback. So really only Wayne Rooney and Radamel Falcao are your only two truly healthy options in the attack  -(The Sun) Manchester...
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Man United transfer rumors: Carvalho, Falcao, De Bruyne, Clyne

Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford. -(ESPN FC) Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne was candid this week in saying that Chelsea...
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Chelsea transfer rumors: Kevin De Bruyne, Nathaniel Clyne, Mohamed Salah

Here are the latest Chelsea transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Stamford Bridge. -(ESPN FC) Former Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has told Sport Bild that Jose Mourinho...
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Chelsea #5, Man City #10 in latest ESPN FC Power Rankings

ESPN FC Analyst Shaka Hislop releases a power rankings of world football every week. And two Premier League teams cracked the ESPN FC top ten this week, Chelsea and Manchester City. So without ado here are the latest (@ESPN_FC) power rankings, via Shaka Hislop. The numbers in parentheses indicate the side’s position last week. If there is no numerical indication then that team...
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Our UK Guide to Sport in 2015

It’s going to be an incredible year in 2015 for British sport. The domestic talent produced right here on these shores these days is quite phenomenal and in 2015 we’ll be able to watch, support and cheer on all our favourite British sportsmen and women as they go head to head with the biggest and most talented names in sport from around the world on a global stage. It’ll...
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Liverpool news, transfer rumors: Sterling, Ibe, Danilo, Pastore

Here are some of the most interesting Liverpool news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the Raheem Sterling contract negotiations. -(Daily Mirror) Raheem Sterling has dropped the biggest hint yet that he is prepared to sign a new deal with Liverpool. -(Daily Mail) England are set to fast-track...
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Man United News: Rooney, Van Gaal, Rafael, Nani, Blackett, Scholes

Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We start with more analysis of what to do about Wayne Rooney playing out of position and Louis van Gaal tactics. LVG has been shuffling his rotation around like crazy and still hasn’t found any real continuity or consistency. Rooney...
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Derrick Rose will have the meniscus removed

The Chicago Bulls announced that Derrick Rose will have surgery tomorrow. The procedure will be a menistecomy, which means his torn right medial meniscus will be removed. The removal of his meniscus is the strategy for repairing his damaged knee. Rose suffered the same exact injury 15 months ago. Now I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV, so I turn it over to this Chicago...
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Man United news and rumors: Pogba, Pereira, Danilo, Carvalho, Nani

Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the Pogba and Pereira saga, which is being reported on in two major newspapers today: -(The Sun) Paul Pogba has told Andreas Pereira to turn his back on Manchester United and join Juventus – just like...
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Liverpool news and notes: Sterling, Ibe, Danilo, TV info

Here are some of the most interesting Liverpool news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the Raheem Sterling contract negotiations. -(Daily Mirror) Raheem Sterling has dropped the biggest hint yet that he is prepared to sign a new deal with Liverpool. -(Daily Mail) England are set to fast-track...
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Man United News: Rooney, Van Gaal, Blackett, Scholes

Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We start with more analysis of what to do about Wayne Rooney playing out of position and Louis van Gaal tactics. LVG has been shuffling his rotation around like crazy and still hasn’t found any real continuity or consistency. Rooney...
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Projected Manchester United starting XI (4-3-3) vs Sunderland

The Reds welcome Sunderland to Old Trafford for the Saturday’s Premier league fixture.It’s an important game for both clubs with different aspirations. The former is competing for a Champions League spot and the latter is striving to just stay in the league and not be relegated. This line-up prediction comes from Sports Bank Contributor and emerging journalist Anand Padmanabhan...
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Vic Law starts to live up to his hype at Northwestern

The Northwestern Wildcats have never made an NCAA men’s basketball tournament and barring a miracle, they will be on the outside looking in again this year. Coach Chris Collins is looking to break this “tradition” in the upcoming years and has recruited some talented pieces to achieve that goal. Editor’s note: this Scottie Lindsey feature article authored by new Sports Bank...
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