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Sports Cullen will return to the Wild
Author: 0 Cullen will return to the Wild

He played three seasons for the Wild from 2010-13, his first return to Minnesota since launching his career at Moorhead High School and St. Cloud State. He has played in 1,366 career regular season games, the sixth-most among active players. Cullen is a native of Virginia, Minnesota. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup.

Sports Leon Draisaitl signs 8-year, $68 million contract with Oilers
Author: 0 Leon Draisaitl signs 8-year, $68 million contract with Oilers

He helped the Oilers make the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2006 and led them in postseason goals (six), assists (10) and points (16). On July 5, McDavid signed an eight-year, $100 million contract extension ($12.5 million average annual value) with Edmonton. Over 191 career regular-season games with the Oilers, the native of Cologne, Germany, has accumulated 137 points (50 goals, 87 assists) and 44 penalty minutes.

Sports Man City have £18m Jonny Evans bid rejected by West Brom
Author: 0 Man City have £18m Jonny Evans bid rejected by West Brom

City are not the only club interested in the Northern Ireland global, as Leicester reportedly saw a £10 million approach for the player turned down by the Baggies earlier this summer. Pep Guardiola believes that Evans can add experience and quality to the weakest area of his City squad, as the head coach lacks trust in many of his existing...

Sports Champions League playoff: Napoli, Celtic, Sevilla in action
Author: 0 Champions League playoff: Napoli, Celtic, Sevilla in action

Brendan Rodgers' side have already seen off Linfield and Rosenborg to get to this point and are favourites to see off their Kazakh opponents over two legs. Indeed, Astana are unbeaten in their last 14 European home games and, in all competitions, they have only suffered defeat once on their hybrid pitch in nearly a year.

Sports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Trashes Blake Bortles After Terrible Pass
Author: 0 Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Trashes Blake Bortles After Terrible Pass

That's until we realize the Jaguars themselves have put Bortles on notice publicly . "I totally agree with it". Allen Robinson has absolutely been on fire for the Jacksonville Jaguars in this year's training camp. Despite the increased workload this camp, Marrone still sees an inconsistent quarterback. Because of this, Marrone said the team has eased back on reps for the 25-year-old.

Sports Atlanta Falcons' New Stadium to Feature Perpetually Closed Chick-fil-A Location
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons' New Stadium to Feature Perpetually Closed Chick-fil-A Location

The Falcons will play their first season in Mercedes-Benz Stadium this year. . Chick-fil-A says that its stores have been closed on Sunday since 1946. Which underscores how strongly the company feels about observing Sunday for religious purposes. The stadium will also host an MLS team, Atlanta United, along with concerts, college football and other events, so there will be opportunities for attendees to chow down on the chicken purveyor's signature items.

Sports 'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job
Author: 0 'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job

But Conte is looking to answer his critics in the best way possible - by splashing the cash and bringing in three top class players - all of whom now ply their trade in the Premier League . The Reds legend, who is now a youth coach at the club, feels that a player like Matic would allow Liverpool's midfielders to bomb up the pitch without worrying about protecting the backline.

Sports Dana White Confirms Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee For Interim Lightweight Title
Author: 0 Dana White Confirms Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee For Interim Lightweight Title

Speaking to the media following the latest episode of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series , UFC president and the show's namesake Dana White confirmed the veracity of those reports. The duo have already exchanged some hostile words with each other following Lee's win over Chiesa during an interview on FOX in what should ultimately be an exciting encounter between two fighters on a combined 14-fight win streak.

Sports Roger Federer injury hands top spot to Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 Roger Federer injury hands top spot to Rafael Nadal

He joins top-ranked Andy Murray , No. 4 Stan Wawrinka, fifth-ranked Novak Djokovic and sixth-ranked Marin Cilic, the defending champion. The development of the situation has opened a fantastic opportunity for Rafael Nadal to improve his record as the world number one.

Sports Thierry Henry reveals favourite Arsenal goal - but which one did he choose?
Author: 0 Thierry Henry reveals favourite Arsenal goal - but which one did he choose?

Having finished outside of the top four for the first time under Arsene Wenger last season, the Gunners are tasked with returning to the Champions League, as well and ending the club's 13-year wait for the title this term. "You come away from home, score three goals and are almost there and then concede two.bitterly disappointed", he said . Driving home last night, I'm thinking I am going to Burton with seven or eight players.

Sports Van Dijk not for sale, says Southampton chairman
Author: 0 Van Dijk not for sale, says Southampton chairman

His sentiments mostly pointed towards the notion that they have to play a full match without opening up holes in the defense for opponents to take full advantage of in the end from the first half until the end of the match. Krueger praised the manner in which the Argentinean has dealt with the Van Dijk saga during his initial weeks in charge. Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino has reportedly decided to make plans for the exit of defender Virgil van Dijk.

Sports Blaise Matuidi : Midfielder undergoes Juventus medical
Author: 0 Blaise Matuidi : Midfielder undergoes Juventus medical

The 30-year-old plays in a defensive role in midfield, and has been described as "fierce and strong". Juventus confirmed the imminent move by posting a picture on their website of a smiling Matuidi arriving for his medical. The transfer also includes the opportunity for another five million Euros in bonuses, and Matuidi's contract is reportedly a three-year deal. If the deal goes through the France worldwide will become the tenth player to join Juventus this summer.

Sports Woke Mode: Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem
Author: 0 Woke Mode: Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

Kaepernick is not on a team this season but the issue remains with Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett and Lynch both sitting for the anthem last weekend. "We don't need everybody in the organization to think the same way I think, or have the same feelings that I have about different topics". In Lynch's case, according to the AP, he left the locker room before the reporters arrived.

Sports Sheyi Ojo makes Fulham switch
Author: 0 Sheyi Ojo makes Fulham switch

His development was hampered by a stress fracture in his back last season but Ojo is eager to get a taste of first-team football again and his imminent arrival represents a real coup for Fulham . Ojo has previously spent time out on loan at Wolverhampton and Wigan, impressing on both stints, so hopefully, we'll get more of the same from the promising 20-year-old and he can return a better, more experienced player.

Sports Ian Kinsler on umpire Angel Hernandez:
Author: 0 Ian Kinsler on umpire Angel Hernandez: "He needs to find another job".

He's changing the game. When told in general what the player said, Hernandez said "it doesn't matter". "I don't know how, for as many years he's been in the league, that he can be that bad. Kinsler was ejected while batting in the fifth inning of Detroit's 6-2 loss to the Rangers on Monday night. But a player giving an umpire a look, even having a few words with an umpire, over a strike zone judgment shouldn't result in an ejection.

Sports Serena Williams on the harsh reality of 'cankles'
Author: 0 Serena Williams on the harsh reality of 'cankles'

Wimbledon and Australian Open runner-up Venus Williams is preparing this week for the US Open and to become a new aunt with sister Serena giving birth to a baby soon. She had earlier expressed her strong desire to make a return to tennis next year. "I just want to put that out there. Not yet. That's something I have to work on", she concedes.

Sports Red Sox use triple play, 8-run inning to down Cards
Author: 0 Red Sox use triple play, 8-run inning to down Cards

Since July 1 he is 4-1 with a major league-leading 1.61 ERA in eight starts. The Indians scored three runs in the second, highlighted by Francisco Lindor's two-run single, as they batted around while forcing Fister to throw 41 pitches in the inning.

Sports Barcelona sign midfielder Paulinho for $47 million
Author: 0 Barcelona sign midfielder Paulinho for $47 million

The Catalan club reached an agreement to sign former Tottenham flop Paulinho on Monday afternoon after Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande finally accepted their £36.4m bid. However, according to Sport , Roberto is now considered to be available for transfer, and the player himself feels that the club no longer have trust in his ability.

Sports Cubs shuffle outfielders in attempt to stop Reds slugger Joey Votto
Author: 0 Cubs shuffle outfielders in attempt to stop Reds slugger Joey Votto

Devin Mesoraco has been absolutely hampered by injuries over the last few seasons. "Today was just fantastic. Things are a little new for me here, but I feel pretty good, so no pressure on me". However, the outfielder said that the communications amongst players in the outfield is important since there is much less room to run, everyone needs to know what the other is going to do or problems will occur.

Sports Michael Bennett plans to sit during anthem throughout National Football League season
Author: 0 Michael Bennett plans to sit during anthem throughout National Football League season

The rest of the team followed last season's tradition of linking arms on the sideline during the anthem, but Bennett followed former teammate Marshawn Lynch's lead the night before and sat with a towel over his head. Bennett said. "It's like saying, you're a doctor, you have no opinion; you're a teacher, you have no opinion, who gives a s--?" Michael Bennett (72) and Mike Morgan (51) warm up before a scrimmage during Seahawks training camp, Monday, Aug.

Sports Pakistan cricketer dies: Wearing a helmet needs more enforcement
Author: 0 Pakistan cricketer dies: Wearing a helmet needs more enforcement

Zubair Ahmed, who was reportedly not wearing a helmet while batting, got struck on his head by a bouncer delivery. Young Cricketer Zubair died in Mardan after Cricket ball hit on head during Cricket match. Warner was declared fit and available for the Bangladesh tour upon further examination but was asked to sit out the ongoing match. In November 2014, Australia's left-hand test batsman Phillip Hughes also lost his life to a bouncer when he was hit in the neck during a Sheffield Shield ...

Sports PSG loan Jesé to Stoke City
Author: 0 PSG loan Jesé to Stoke City

Two-time Champions League victor Jese only made nine Ligue 1 appearances for PSG, starting just once, before spending the second half of last season on loan at Las Palmas, where he scored three goals in 16 LaLiga games. Meanwhile, Newcastle United have completed the £5m transfer of Joselu from Stoke . Although technically skilled, Jese has not played so far this season and does not figure in coach Unai Emery's plans - although the deal with Stoke does not include an option to buy him.

Author: 0 Ronaldo races to be fit for El Clasico

In the last season, Real Madrid won La Liga Cup and Barca won Spanish Cup. The Frenchman is a highly pragmatic manager, resting his best players regularly throughout La Liga and Copa del Rey to focus purely on winning the trophy that counts - the Champions League .

Author: 0 Liverpool Defeat Hoffenheim in 2017 Champions League Play-off 1st Leg

As Hoffenheim sustained their control over the game, Liverpool won a free-kick on the 36 minute that was dispatched by 18-year-old Alexander-Arnold into an unbelievable curling effort to make it 0-1 for the visitors. "[Speculation is] no problem for us, nobody in the team speaks about that", he told Viasat Football . If we perform I am confident we can qualify'.

Sports Lukaku hits double in United rout, Spurs also win
Author: 0 Lukaku hits double in United rout, Spurs also win

While saying the match was more hard than it looked, admitting that West Ham did come close to making it 2-1 through Marko Arnautovic , Mourinho said his side was humming at the final whistle. "They are, I think, Manchester United players", Mkhitaryan added. That's usually all it takes for his teams to become champions, with the Portuguese coach having won domestic league titles in the second season at his last five clubs.

Sports Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings
Author: 0 Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings

Your best bet is to check who is showing the game in your country, and if they have an online service or iOS/Android app to watch it on. "The own goal from Pique hurt us a lot". "I don't believe that we're lacking goalscoring ability, but they were more clinical". Sergio Busquets said any new signings would be "welcome" as Barcelona continue to be linked with Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele.

Sports Chelsea 'closing in on signing of £35m Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain'
Author: 0 Chelsea 'closing in on signing of £35m Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain'

Oxlade-Chamberlain, who starred in Arsenal's thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester last Friday night, is out of contract next season. Unlike Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez, there is a growing feeling that Arsenal will not let Oxlade-Chamberlain leave on a free transfer next summer but instead, seek to capitalise not just on an inflated market but also Chelsea's desperation to strengthen their squad.

Sports Toilet Ek Prem Katha Tuesday (5 Days) Box Office Collection
Author: 0 Toilet Ek Prem Katha Tuesday (5 Days) Box Office Collection

TEPK now reached up to Rs 83.45 crore which is no doubt a fantastic amount. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha , starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar , which released on August 11, is winning hearts of the audience. So now Toilet: Ek Prem Katha stands with an impressive collection of Rs 83.45 Crore. "India biz. FABULOUS. #TEPK ". Already crossing more than Rs.

Sports Paul Pogba: Nemanja Matic frees me to score for Manchester United
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Nemanja Matic frees me to score for Manchester United

Paul Pogba is not downheartened in the slightest after losing his tag as the world's most expensive footballer, with the Manchester United midfielder admitting he is relieved to see Neymar's £200m transfer to Paris Saint-Germain lift an unwanted weight off his shoulders.

Sports ESPN apologizes for fantasy football 'auction' segment
Author: 0 ESPN apologizes for fantasy football 'auction' segment

NY journalist Shaun King tweeted video of the auction with the message, "Apologize now for doing a sketch where you auctioned a black man off to the highest bidder". The segment featured a group of white people bidding on the likes of Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham, Jr ., leading some to compare it to a slave auction and leading others, including Warriors star Kevin Durant, to condemn the worldwide leader.

Sports Celtic v Astana preview: Brendan Rodgers relaxed ahead of Champions League play-off
Author: 0 Celtic v Astana preview: Brendan Rodgers relaxed ahead of Champions League play-off

The Scottish champions entertain Kazakh outfit Astana in Wednesday night's play-off first leg but can still add a new player to their pool if they complete any deal by 23:00 BST on Tuesday night. 'Of course, if you are a centre-half or a midfield player playing at centre-half and if you make one mistake over a couple of games, I'll take that'.

Sports West Brom sign experienced Gareth Barry from Everton
Author: 0 West Brom sign experienced Gareth Barry from Everton

Barry has been a consummate professional with the Toffees, and has certainly made a big impression on every player that has worked with him at Finch Farm. He said on www.evertonfc.com: "I have had four great years at Everton ". Barry's former club Everton are closing in on the signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea.

Sports Paulie Malignaggi Demands Fight With Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Paulie Malignaggi Demands Fight With Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi is keen to fight McGregor and settle the bad blood between the two after he quit the UFC star's training camp ahead of his boxing blockbuster with Mayweather. Mayweather and McGregor are now appealing for the boxing commission to allow the use of 8-ounce gloves in their showdown at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, instead of the standard 10 ounces.

Sports LeBron James: Trump Made Hate Fashionable Again
Author: 0 LeBron James: Trump Made Hate Fashionable Again

The games took place at Life Time Athletic at Sky, where Anthony spends the bulk of his offseason training. Tuesday night at a LeBron James Foundation event at Cedar Point, James ended his comments to guests with another Charlottesville/Trump comment.

Sports WR John Franklin III has left the Auburn football program
Author: 0 WR John Franklin III has left the Auburn football program

As a graduate transfer student, he'll have the option to play in his first year with a team, but where he is going is anyone's guess. Despite not winning the starting role, Franklin saw action in 13 games, completing 14-of-26 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown while adding 430 yards and two touchdowns rushing.

Sports Pittsburgh Being Considered For 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Being Considered For 2026 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup takes place every four years and, in 2014 in Brazil, attracted more than 3.4 million spectators. Only a small fraction of these identified cities will become Official Host Cities of the tournament, if it is awarded to the United Bid.