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Brendan Rodgers on new buys: Lovren, Can, Lambert, Markovic

It’s been a very busy summer for Brendan Rodgers. The difficult but requisite sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona has left them with a financial windfall. However, they also need a new striker and way to replace all that scoring. Even before the Suarez sale, Rodgers was buying. And doing some shopping at Southampton. It’s possible they could go Saints again with Jay Rodriguez now...
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Manchester United vs Inter Milan TV information UPDATED

NBCSN will televise the International Champions Cup preseason friendly between Manchester United and Inter Milan, tonight July 29 at 7 p.m. ET from FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. Manchester United are in the midst of their American preseason tour. It’s a chance for Reds to increase their presence in the U.S. These are meaningless exhibition games, but...
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Manchester United vs Inter Milan TV information UPDATED

NBCSN will televise the International Champions Cup preseason friendly between Manchester United and Inter Milan, tonight July 29 at 7 p.m. ET from FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. Manchester United are in the midst of their American preseason tour. It’s a chance for Reds to increase their presence in the U.S. These are meaningless exhibition games, but...
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Manchester United vs Inter Milan TV information UPDATED

NBCSN will televise the International Champions Cup preseason friendly between Manchester United and Inter Milan, tonight July 29 at 7 p.m. ET from FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. Manchester United are in the midst of their American preseason tour. It’s a chance for Reds to increase their presence in the U.S. These are meaningless exhibition games, but...
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Manchester United vs Inter Milan TV information UPDATED

NBCSN will televise the International Champions Cup preseason friendly between Manchester United and Inter Milan, tonight July 29 at 7 p.m. ET from FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. Manchester United are in the midst of their American preseason tour. It’s a chance for Reds to increase their presence in the U.S. These are meaningless exhibition games, but...
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Former Denver Broncos cheerleader Michelle Beisner joins ESPN

Today, ESPN hired Michelle Beisner, more commonly known as “Joe Buck’s new trophy wife.” I’ve been saying for the past few years that most of the new sideline reporter hires in sports media are drawn from two pools a.) wannabe actresses/models, note the slash, very important to have that slash in there or b.) cheerleaders. With Michelle Beisner, formerly of NFL Network,...
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OUCH! Cubs trade Darwin Barney for player to be named

The Chicago Cubs today traded infielder Darwin Barney and a cash consideration to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. OUCH BABE! Remember when he was relevant? When he was possibly considered “a piece” in “the rebuild?” At least defensively, he was thought to be something, Now this is his fate.    The one AAA leader hits once gave Cubs fans such high...
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Bo Pelini brought his cat to Chicago for Big Ten Media Days

We learned today that Kitty Pelini is enjoying a nice slumber at a fine luxury hotel in Chicago during Big Ten Media Days. Both Bo Pelini’s cat and his parody Twitter account have become almost as famous as he is. The Nebraska Cornhuskers Coach, noted for his “colorful” personality, inspired one of the most popular and funniest sports figure parody accounts around in @Faux...
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Jay Rodriguez could be Liverpool’s alternative to Loic Remy

  Striker Jay Rodriguez may snub contract talks with Southampton – with LFC and Tottenham poised to swoop. Obviously, Spurs may have an advantage in this situation, as his former manager has moved to the North London side. However, we found out yesterday that one time Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal target Loic Remy is not coming to Anfield. The Reds triggered his $14 million release...
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Man United increase Juan Cuadrado bid to £30m, Barca also interested

Manchester United are close to agreeing on a deal for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado. It would be a £27.5 million move according to talkSPORT. Now there reports that United have increased the bid to 30 million. Barcelona are also interested in the Colombia international, but Spanish news outlet Sport claim that United are in pole position following their formal bid for the...
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Cubs prospects update: Cates, Cervenka, Baez, Hannemann

Over the last couple of weeks, a number of Cubs prospects have been promoted to higher levels in the system, including OF Jorge Soler to AAA Iowa, OF Albert Almora to AA Tennessee and 2014 first round pick Kyle Schwarber to Advanced A Daytona. Today, we will feature a couple of other prospects who have recently been promoted and one whom Cubs fans are clamoring to be promoted to...
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Tottenham keeper Brad Friedel has bright future in broadcasting

Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeper Brad Friedel is a great soundbite, and an even better conversationalist. The 43-year-old is now probably the Spurs third team keeper behind Hugo Lloris and Michele Vorm.  His playing time will be sparse for the North London side once the season kicks off. However, once he plays, he’ll break the record as oldest player in the Premier League. (he...
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VIDEO: Liverpool fans sing You’ll Never Walk Alone in Chicago

Liverpool defeated Olympiacos 2-nil at Soldier Field in Chicago today. Yes, it was just a meaningless preseason friendly, but they did do some ” You’ll Never Walk Alone ” today before the game here. Just like they did at Fenway Park earlier in the week in the 1-nil loss to AS Roma. I shot some video of #YWNA from the press box today. You can view it below: You’ll never...
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Legal drinking age law denies Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling an award

Raheem Sterling, in the sixth minute, scored the only goal today as Liverpool defeated Olympiacos 2-nil at Soldier Field in Chicago. Yes, it was a meaningless preseason friendly, and doesn’t matter in the long run, but Sterling was still denied the “Man of the Match” award. Him not getting the designation isn’t the reason. Why he was denied the award- that it was what the...
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AUDIO: Brendan Rodgers talks Dejan Lovren, Loic Remy and more

Brendan Rodgers gave a brief, but very entertaining press conference today in Chicago. Following Liverpool’s 1-nil triumph over Greek champions Olympiacos, Rodgers was asked about the good news and the bad news in the transfer market today. He talked about why the Loic Remy deal did not go through and what Dejan Lovren brings to the table. Rodgers also had some playful, sarcastic...
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Dejan Lovren confirms move to Liverpool

Dejan Lovren is the next player coming to Liverpool. Lovren has told Croatian media outlet Dnevnik.hr that he signed a contract with Liverpool on Saturday. Lovren has also reportedly said that the club will confirm the big £20 million transfer at 11pm today Via Fox Sports “Paper Chase.” Ex-Liverpool midfielder Ray Houghton feels Southampton defender Dejan Lovren is just...
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Ohio State once again Big Ten favorite, MSU not far behind

Big Ten Media Days start tomorrow, as the season is now a month and change away.  The league actually does it much later than the other power conferences, so if you think this is too early, than you must really think the other leagues are insanely early. Over the weekend, the Big Ten released its preseason poll, and the usual favorite in Columbus, is once again expected to win it...
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Frank Thomas Cooperstown special on CSN must see TV

Retired Chicago White Sox legend Frank Thomas is an MLB analyst for Fox Sports 1 and Comcast SportsNet Chicago. As Thomas enters the Hall of Fame today, CSN Chicago presented a documentary on the extraordinary career and life of Frank Thomas. Narrated by radio host and lifelong White Sox fan Richard Roeper, “Welcome to Cooperstown: Frank Thomas” premiered Thursday, July 17. I...
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Liverpool transfer rumors: Remy, Origi, Lovren, Benzema

The Reds are currently in my home town of Chicago. I’ll be covering the game tonight, just a 20 minute drive from my home. Yesterday, LFC Manager Brendan Rodgers gave a press conference and one of the topics was Liverpool transfer rumors. (You can listen to the whole thing here). He didn’t say much on the transfer front, so by clicking on it I don’t want you to expect to gain...
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Man United transfer rumors: Vidal, Strootman, Hummels

More Arturo Vidal talk, as well as updates on Kevin Strootman and Mats Hummels in this edition of Man United transfer rumors round-up. And of course, the Sunday edition is usually the most robust. As your best Man United transfer rumors come out on Sundays. Well most of the time anyway. -According to The Sunday Sun, Louis van Gaal has told the Manchester United board he needs five...
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VIDEO: Tottenham Hotspur F Harry Kane talks day with Chicago Cubs

Harry Kane met the media in Chicago tonight following the 2 nil triumph over the Chicago Fire in a preseason friendly between the MLS and Premier League. Kane scored the first goal assisted by Lewis Holtby. Aaron Lennon tallied the second with an assist from Roberto Soldado. In the media session I asked Kane, (KANER!!!, people reading this in Chicago will get that joke, no one...
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Pochettino says Tottenham will buy more players; Schneiderlin next?

Mauricio Pochettino met the media in Chicago tonight following the 2 nil victory over the Chicago Fire in a preseason friendly between the MLS and Premier League. The topics of transfer rumors came up, specifically whether the manager will buy any new players from his old side or not. So that means Morgan Schneiderlin, who has been heavily linked with a move to White Hart Lane...
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Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool will miss Adam Lallana 4-6 weeks

Adam Lallana is one of the main acquisitions Brendan Rodgers has made this transfer window. It’s been a very busy summer at Anfield. Unfortunately, the star midfielder who was picked up Southampton suffered a lateral collateral ligament knock during training. “Of course it was very disappointing – it’s probably going to be four to six weeks,” Rodgers said at a press conference...
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Tottenham Keeper Brad Friedel LOVED by Chicago friendly crowd

Brad Friedel may have just played his last game on American soil. Tottenham Hotspur shut out the Chicago Fire Saturday evening 2-0 in an international friendly. Friedel, a native of Lakewood, Ohio (336 miles from Chicago) got an extremely warm reception as he stepped off the pitch for the evening. It was loud. The crowd of 17,156 (in a stadium that has a capacity of 30,000) loved...
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AUDIO: Tottenham, Pochettino, Kane post Chicago Fire press conference

Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane met the media in Chicago tonight following the 2 nil defeat of the Chicago Fire in a preseason friendly between the MLS and Premier League. Kane scored the first goal assisted by Lewis Holtby. Aaron Lennon tallied the second with an assist from Roberto Soldado. This completes the United States portion of Spurs tour. In addition to defeating Chicago...
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