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Canelo Álvarez edges Gennady Golovkin by majority decision in epic sequel

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The Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez scored the signature win of his career in Saturday night’s long-awaited rematch with , capturing the WBC and WBA middleweight titles by a majority decision in a classic encounter that all but guarantees a third installment in May.

Two of the finest pure fighters of their generation treated a sellout crowd of 21,965 at the T-Mobile Arena to a contest of extreme physical and psychological intensity that managed even to surpass their , which ended in a widely derided split draw. This one was just as close and not entirely beyond dispute, merely flecked by controversy rather than defined by it. Ringside judges Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld scored it 115-113 to Álvarez, while Glenn Feldman had it 114-114. (The Guardian 116-112 to Golovkin.)

Álvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs), the popular red-haired puncher from Guadalajara, now adds Golovkin’s belts at 160lbs to the lineal middleweight title he earned .

“I showed my victory with facts,” the 29-year-old Álvarez said afterward through an interpreter. “He was the one who was backing up. I feel satisfied because I gave a great fight. It was a clear victory.”

For Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs), the razor-thin verdict marked his first defeat in 40 professional fights, the first at any level since the 2005 amateur world championships, and ended his division-record streak of 20 consecutive middleweight title defenses on level terms with Bernard Hopkins, who incidentally is a minor stakeholder in Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes Álvarez. Afterward the 36-year-old from Kazakhstan, the sport’s longest tenured active champion no more, walked solemnly to the dressing room without remaining in the ring for the customary in-ring interview.

Their first clash, 364 days ago in the same building, had seen Golovkin spend the night methodically cutting off the ring with deft footwork while Álvarez fought off the ropes with varying results. But from Saturday night’s first bell the action took on a radically different geometry, playing out almost exclusively in the center of the ring with neith Javier Zanetti says the board are excited by their prospects under new coach Antonio Conte.The Argentine says it’s the beginning of a new era.Zanetti said, “He is a coach who knows Italian football well and has a lot of experience. “He is a winning er fighter’s back touching the edge even once until the middle rounds. Golovkin didn’t wait long to establish the jab as his weapon of choice, doubling and tripling it up early while refraining from the heavy-handed combinations that have been his calling card in a career which, until Saturday, saw him finish 34 of 39 fights inside the distance.

A highly tactical opening, with neither man backing down and so little to separate them, began to heat up in the second and third as the fighters started to open up and trade harder shots. Golovkin continued to score at will with the jab, but Álvarez’s varied attack appeared to move the Kazakh backward and keep him off balance while the Mexican’s educated combination punching laid bare the difference in hand speed.

Álvarez’s dedicated body work, which would come to yield dividends in the later rounds, was effective in stemming Golovkin’s offensive, yet the longtime middleweight champion absorbed his opponent’s bestJuventus coach Maurizio Sarri says Andrea Barzagli is proving crucial in the progress of Matthijs de Ligt.Having retired last season, Barzagli was added to Sarri’s coaching staff this term.He revealed: “Clearly, Barzagli is a precious resource for shots with little apparent effect. Both men were countering exquisitely in a series of skirmishes that took on the feel of bullet chess: this was expert-level work from two top operators.

A thudding uppercut by Golovkin rocked Álvarez early in the fourth, prompting a roar from the crowd. He followed it with three straight jabs, then made his opponent pay with a compact left followed by a right square in the stomach. Yet right when it seemed Golovkin was taking over, his work rate began to slow and Álvarez was right there to take advantage.

By the sixth and seventh Canelo was commanding the pace and geography of the two-way action even as Golovkin’s jab continued to score, negotiating inside with hooks to the body and combinations upstairs. They traded hellfire in the eighth, showing incredible punch resistance. But it was Golovkin who betrayed signs of fatigue near the end of the frame, breathing with his mouth open and stepping away from the exchanges with atypical consent. Álvarez moving backward landed a left hook flush on Golovkin’s jaw, followed by three more shots that whipped the partisan Mexican Independence Day audience into a frenzy. When the bell rang to signal the end of the eighth, Canelo appeared in command.

By then a cut opened had above Álvarez’s eye and he appeared to flag early in the ninth, but Golovkin soldiered through his exhaustion. Back and forth it went into the 10th, when Golovkin moved Canelo backward with a four-punch combination then briefly stunned his opponent with a right hand. Golovkin was landing the cleaner punches and by the 11th was on the clear attack, evoking the seek-and-destroy modus operundi that had become his signature, but Álvarez held his ground and refused to back down, never allowing the older champion to land without proper recompense.

Both fighters entered the final round with the belief the outcome was in doubt – correctly, as Canelo led by a slight 105-104 margin on all three cards – but it was Golovkin who demonstrated the stronger finishing kick, striking with a left hook and an uppercut to open the frame and pouring on the punishment as the crowd roared chants of “Tri-ple G! Tri-ple G!”, for the first time on the niea’s transfer ban was overturned on appeal on Friday.And the Chelsea-transfer-news-Man-Utd-Liverpool-Jadon-Sancho-January-Borussia-Dortmund”>Daily Express says Chelsea have put Sancho at the top of their January shopping list after their transfer banght not shouted down by the Canelo faithful. When the bell sounded the fighters embraced, then returned to their corners to await the official scores.

(If there was a controversy, it’s that Moretti and Weisfeld found a way to award the outcome-swinging 12th, as clear as Golovkin round as there was, to Álvarez.)

“I’m not going to say who won tonight, because the victory belongs to Canelo according to the judges,” Golovkin said after receiving eight stitches for a 5cm cut along his right eye. “I thought it was a very good fight for the fans, and very exciting. I thought I fought better than he did.”

Golovkin threw and landed with greater frequency on the night, connecting with 234 of 879 punches (26.6%), compared to 202 of 622 for Álvarez (32.5%). But the resolve and adaptability of the younger, primer Álvarez was enough to carry the day, if only by the slimmest of margins.

“I can’t complain, that’s what we have the judges for,” Abel Sanchez, Golovkin’s trainer, said. “We had a great fight, the one we expected the first time around. I had it close going into the 12th round. We had good judges who saw it from different angles. I can’t complain about the decision, but it’s close enough to warrant a third fight. Canelo fought a great fight.”

When asked if he would consider a third meeting, Golovkin, now twice denied what could or should have been the defining moment of a prolific career spent largely outside of the mainstream spotlight, was to the point.

“Under the right conditions, yes,” he said.

Álvarez didn’t back down from a third fight, where he would almost surely enter the favorite after playing the underdog role in the first two.

“That was a great fight, but in the end, it was a victory for Mexico,” Alvarez said. “And again, it was an opportunity, and I want to shout out to my opponent, the best in the sport of boxing. I am a great fighter, and I showed it tonight.

“If the people want another round, I’ll do it again.”

Dak Prescott continues strong start to lead Cowboys past Bears

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Dak Prescott led scoring drives on all four Dallas possessions in the first half before throwing his first career touchdown pass, and the Cowboys beat the 31-17 on Sunday night to snap an eight-game home losing streak.

With his second straight win, Prescott doubled the number of victories the Cowboys (2-1) had in 14 games without injured quarterback Tony Romo over three seasons before the rookie fourth-round pick showed up.

Prescott’swas a 17-yarder to Dez Bryant for a 31-10 lead in the fourth quarter, and he’s up to 99 throws without an interception to starenging Arsenal for Sampdoria defender Joachim Anderson.Arsenal have failed with two offers for the stopper and the Denmark international is open to a departure.Gazzetta dello Sport says Juventus, Tottenham, Arsenal and Lyon are all in contact with Sat his career.has 102, and those are the two highest career-opening totals in NFL history.

Brian Hoyer had trouble moving the Chicago offense early with Jay Cutler sidelined by a sprained right thumb as the Bears fell behind 24-3 at halftime and dropped to 0-3 for the second time in two seasons under coach John Fox.

Making his 27th career start for his fourth different team, Hoyer was 30 of 49 for 317 yards — a good portion of that with the game out of each late in the fourth quarter — and threw for two scores to Zach Miller.

Rookie fourth overall pick Ezekiel Elliott had his first 100-yard game for Dallasnged the format of the tournament which will now be played once every four years.That means Liverpool – who beat Tottenham 2-0 in Saturday’s Euro showdown- will eventually face world’s best clubs.But not earlier than in 2021 – when the competition is, finishing with 140 yards on 30 carries and awhen he hurdled safety Chris Prosinski.

It didn’t even bother Prescott that Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith missed just the second game of his six-year career after his back tightened up during the week.

Prescott was 19 of 24 for 248 yards in Dallas’ first home win since last year’s opener, which was a Usmanov and Farhad Moshiri – for naming rights to a new ground.The Toffees revealed plans to build a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.The club confirmedAlisher Usmanov’s holding company, USM, will pay the club £30m this year for the option of becomweek before the first of two broken left collarbones that kept Romo out of 12 games last season. Romo is expected to miss about another month after breaking a bone in his back in the preseason.

Prescott hadfor the Cowboys, who have seven this season after getting eight all of last year, when they finished 4-12.

Because the Bears fell behind again, they couldn’t do much with the running game. They had just 15 carries for 73 yards and lost leading rusher Jeremy Langford to an ankle injury in the second half.

am this season.On Friday, Moyes challenged Rice to

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outfielder , who has homered and tripled in his first two rehab games with Class A Inland Empire, could return to the L.A. lineup Monday in Baltimore, .com reports Wednesday. 

Out since April 29 with a strained left hamstring, Bourjos will play in center field for Inland Empire Thursday and then move to Triple-A Salt Lake for the rest of his rehab. 

“Three days in Saer.Hector Bellerin and Dinos Mavropanos have not feature since last season.New signing Kieran Tierney has continued his recovery from a groin injury since arriving from Celtic. A statement on the club’s website said all three players were: “Continueslt Lake, then we’ll see where he is,” Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. “Hopefully he’s ready.”

More News 01/30/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 05/10/2019 eal Madrid.Marca says Keylor has asked the club to accommodate his departure.Zinedine Zidane has been clear in explaining that Thibaut Courtois is the No.1 this season, which the Costa Rican has now accepted.The club already know that he wants to lea • by RotoWire Staff 05/07/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 04/05/2019 • by RotoWire Staff Albania international is not part of Carlo Ancelotti’s plans this season.“Hysaj will probably leave in January, seeing as his contract is running down,” agent Mario Giuffredi told Rete Sport.“Roma are a club he would gladly accept, but we’ll see 04/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 04/01/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

b to re-ignite their interest in Nabil Fekir.The R

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A league source said the have told closer will for a trade leading up to the July 31 non-waiver deadline, according to .com. Cishek is under team control this season, will reach arbitration next year and won’t be available for free agency until 2018.

Cishek is 1-4 with a 4.50 ERA and 1.38 WHIP through 24 appearances this season. He is 5 for 7 in save chances.

More News 29D ago • by RotoWire Staff 03/20/2020 • by RotoWire Staff s form.Referring to Everton’s defeat to Brighton, Cascarino wrote for The Times: “Yet another entry in the catalogue of Jordan Pickford errors shows why the Everton keeper’s days as England’s number 1 are numbered… beaten easily by a set piece, (wh 01/07/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 08/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff ws where Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba plans to with the club’s summer signings.Che Adams has joined from Birmingham City and Moussa Djenepo from Standard Liege.”Southampton have strengthened pretty well,” he said.”Ralph identified the areas of the squad that were a bit lacking and pace was one omove.Pogba’s future is up in the air at United, with Real Madrid and Juventus both keen.Former Juve coach Conte was seen in conversation with Pogba before Inter’s defeat to United in Singapore 08/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 08/17/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

Brighton have pushed on with plans to sign Reece J

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catcher homered in the fourth inning and singled in the seventh inning of Monday’s win over the Pirates to reach 1,000 career hits (in 3,582 at-bats). The home run was the seventh of the season for McCann, who has hit .280 in 75 at-bats this season.

More News 10/10/2019 • by RotoWire Staff coach Zinedine Zidane’s outburst on Sunday.The Welshman has fallen out of favour since Zidane’s return as manager with the Frenchman saying the forward was ‘very close’ tot Real Madrid.The Belgian moved from Chelsea to Real Madrid last summer, but he has yet to impress with his performances, while he has also struggled with injuries since his arrival.”If Hazard is not playing well, something happens at Real Madrid,” h leaving over the weekend.That remark prompted Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett to 09/27/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/25/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/22/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff seeing Wolves star Adama Traore moving to Real Madrid this summer.The Barcelona-ante-race-sign-Adama-Traore-fear-rivals-Real-Madrid-landing-winger.html” target=”_blank”>Daily Mail says the Catalan giants are considering a summer move for the Wolves s 09/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

eam’s resilience as they turned around their form

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With a .318 batting average and 39 RBI, is doing a lot for Fantasy owners and for the , but owners have to feel let down by his three home runs through 54 games. The lack of power has left Craig outside the top 10 first basemen in Fantasy value, but there is good reason to hope that he will find his way to that lofty standing.

Though he is s Nuno Espirito Santo spoke about Vinagre and his recovery from a hamstring problem.He has been out since they played Manchester United last month.And Nuno is very optimistic about getting Vinagre ottenham signing Steven Bergwijn has spoken about securing his dream move to the Premier League.The Netherlands star is close to signing from PSV Eindhoven for a £25.6 million fee.The 22-year-old has to go through his medical and agree personal termback into the squad.The 20-year-old has only managed hitting flyballs at a slightly lower rate this year, Craig is hitting balls deep, and he has turned many of those well-struck balls into doubles (16). Although it would be more reassuring if Craig had turned a few2-0 defeat at home to Southampton.Lampard’s side fell behind to Michael Obafemi’s superbly taken strike at Stamford Bridge and had fewer shots than in any game since he took charge during the summer.The introduction of Mason Mount for defender Kurt Z of those doubles into homers, his situation is far from different from that of Jason Heyward, who isn’t hitting the ball deep very often.

Craig has been a consistent source of power the last couple of seasons as well as in the minors, and with the lack of real warning signs, owners should feel confident that he will eventually hit his stride. The homers will soon be there to enhance Craig’s high batting average and RBI total.

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Quique Setien is happy leaning captain Lionel Mess

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relief pitcher played catch in the outfield for the third consecutive day Saturday as he continues to recover from Tommy John surgery. Madson experienced his third setback last month in his recovery process. He has yet to pitch for the Angels this season.

More News 10/28/2018 • by RotoWire Staff tenure with Burnley comes to an end.The 33-year-old only played 11 times this season. He had spent the past five seasons at the Turf Moor club.However, he will now move on to pastures new after his contract expires.Taylor, who took his place in the 09/07/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/31/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/27/2018 • by RotoWire Staff lletti stated he was approached by AC Milan earlier this season, buthe insisted Inter wouldn’t release him from his gardening leave.But an Inter official told ANSA: “In addlopp is expecting a tough contest against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last-16.The Reds will return to the Wanda Metropolitano – where they won the final last season – on February 18 for the first leg of their tie against Diego Simeone’s Aition to the compensation accrued by Mr. Spalletti, the club had proposed a 08/26/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/19/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

Bryan Cristante has signed a new deal with AS Roma

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catcher enjoyed a big day at the plate as he launched his first home run of the season and drove three runs Saturday against the Rockies. Federowicz took starter Jhoulys Chacin deep for a solo home run in thsurge with Trabzonspor has him attracting fresh interest from China.Having cut ties with Liverpool over the summer, the former England striker had a sluggish start to his time in Turkey.However now fully fit, Sturridge is flying, having scored five ge third and slapped a two-run single in the sixth. He finished 2 for 5 with a run scored and three RBI in a 7-6 defeat in extras.Federowicz is hitting .200 (2 for 10) in his last three games since his recall from Triple-A Alburquerque.

More News 12/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 11/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/20/2019 r Diego Costa has seen offers dry up for him this summer.Atletico’s board have made Costa available this summer after his meltdown at Barcelona last season and subsequent season-ending suspension.That’s according to Okdiario’s chief pundit Eduardo In • by RotoWire Staff 08/04/20 Anil Murthy has hit out at the press after a chaotic start to the season.Before their Champions League win at Chelsea, Murthy was asked directly if he had apologised to the players on behalf of club owner Peter Lim over the sacking of Marcelino.But 19 • by RotoWire Staff 08/01/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 07/24/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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An MRI on outfielder ‘s hamstring , manager Bruce Bochy told Comcast SportsNet Bay Area Tuesday. Pagan, who was not in the startieir 9-0 thrashing by Leicester City in October as they claimed a surprise win at King Power Stadium.Hasenhuttl’s men claimed a deserved victory at the home of the Premier League’s second-placed team.”We deserved to win it because we had so many chancng lineup for the third consecutive game, will do light activities and could be available to pinch hit against the Athletics.

More News 04/19/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 03/28/2017 • by RotoWire Staff plans.A successful 4-4-2 formation has denied Sigurdsson his favoured number 10 role but the manager sees a future for the 30-year-old club-record signing.”It is true he didn’t score as many as last year but he has played in different positions, far 03/23/2017 • by RotoWire Staff .Pochettino left the St Mary’s side to join Spurs back in 2014 and guided them to the Champions League final last season.Hasenhuttl said: “Last year he wasn’t allowed to sit on the bench which is maybe the reason why we could take the three points. 10/11/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 10/11/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 10/02/2016 • by RotoWire Staff

disappointing start to the season.On loan from Re

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first baseman left Saturday’s game against the Rangers in the eighth inning with a strained oblique, manager Eric Wedge said. He’s expected to be re-evaluated Sunday.

Smoak apparently suffered the injury on a check swing in the first inning, according to .com. He made it throuampions League clash tonight against Atletico Madrid.The Reds must overcome a 1-0 deficit to reach the quarterfinals.Henderson, fit for the game, wrote in his match programme notes: “Part of having something special in life is making sure you nevergh three at-bats before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the eighth inning.

“He didn’t think that much of it, and then it didn’t go away,” Wedge said of Smoak’s pain.

Michael Morse moved over from right field to first base to replace Smoak, who is batting .286 with three home runs, six doubles and five RBI in his last 25 games. Kendrys Morales is the only other Seattle player to draw a start at first base this season besides Smoak.

More News 03/02/2020 hole.The veteran has a contract with the club until the end of the season.But it is possible that Tettey will call it quits after this term, rather than trying to find another club.The former Norway international has played over 200 games for Norwich • by RotoWire Staff 12/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/30/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/27/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/25/2019 e suffered a snub from Antoine Griezmann.The wantaway Atletico Madrid attacker has seen hopes of joining Barcelona stall.France Football says United spied their chance and made their approach, which was immediately rejected by Griezmann.Instead, the • by RotoWire Staff 09/24/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

Dennis Bergkamp.Pires believes Grealish’s quality

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starting pitcher accepted his assignment to Triple-A Oklahoma City and was scheduled to join the club Friday, according to .com.Humber went 0-8 with a whopping 9.59 ERA throuk.Digne captained Everton for the first time on Tuesday during the 2-0 League Cup victory over Sheffield Wednesday.He said, “If you are on the pitch, you are there from Leeds United.Sky Sports says Leeds have agreed a fee with an unnamed English club for the sale of centre-back Pontus Jansson.The 28-year-old Swedish international made 39 appearances last season, scoring three times.Reports in Sweden claim thee to win.“It is part of me. I hate to lose.“I am like this and I don’t want to chagh nlback Joao Cancelo is reluctant to consider a move to England this summer.Cancelo has dealt Manchester United and Manchester City a transfer blow by claiming he wants to remain at Juventus.The full-back was one of the names linked with a move to Old ine appearances (seven starts) in the majors before he was designated for assignment .

mpton are favourites to sign Hull City winger Jarr

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Allowing no earned runs in twomidfielder has been likened to Marco Verratti and has emerged as a target for Barca academy chiefs, says Le Parisien.PSG are aware of Barca’s interest and some directors believe the Catalans are determined to ferry Michut away as an act of revenge fo of his first three starts, the ‘s was one of the hottest claims off the waiver wire in early to mid April, but since then, his numbers have taken a turn for the worse. Over his last four starts, he has a 5.16 ERA.

Worse yet is the lack of innings. Only four times in eight starts has he gone a full six. This is from a guy who seemingly went seven or eight in each of his first 15 starts as a rookie last year.

The problem for him is that second and third time through the lineup. In innings 1-3 this year, he has a 1.13 ERA. In innings 4-9, he has a 7.17 ERA. To me, that’s a sign of major-leaguer hitters catching up to his lack of pedigree. Keep in mind he wasn’t a top prospect. He earned his spot in the majors by overachieving in the minors.

I’m not saying Quintana isn’t a useful pitcher in Fantasy, but in standard mixed leagues, you can probably find better on the waiver wire.

More News 18D ago • by RotoWire Staff 03/09/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 03/04/2020 know they’re riding their luck in games after victory over Wolves.Sadio Mane’s goal was enough to earn a 1-0 victory over Wolves at Anfield on Sunday, with the strike eventually being given by VAR after referee Anthony Taylor had blown for a handball • by RotoWire Staff Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted Manchester United could trigger Nemanja Matic’s one-year extension clause.The 31-year-old will become a free agent”Nemanja is playing some of the best football,” Solskjaer said.”He is playing the best football since I’ve been here.”So, for me, Nemanja is a top professional and we are keeping in touch with him and we are talking to him, yeah.” 02/26/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/25/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/23/2020 • by RotoWire Staff

ced a local broadcast deal with WGN-TV in a multi-

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starting pitcher has been out since his second start of the season, but Fantasy owners’ wait is almost over. Weaver has started throwing in bullpen sessions, and it looks like he is expected to be back on the mound by the end of the month. It is no surprise that Scott White has him listed second among all players who are currently on the disabled list, in his column.

Weaver has been undroppable throughout his recovery, but with just a few weeks left, you have no choice but to remain patient. Having to wait on an injured player ck Rick Karsdorp has taken a swipe at parent club Roma.Karsdorp has joined Feyenoord on a season-long loan.“You’re left alone there for so much of it,” Karsdorp told Voetbal International.“Some lads walk in five minutes before the start of the tris tough, but you are almost certainly to not get proper value if you try to make a move on Weaver right now. Weaver is going to be one of the top pitchers around once he gets back on the mound, you won’t do better on the trade market. Just grin and bear it for a few more weeks. 

More News 08/16/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/09/2017 • by RotoWire Staff Theo Walcott has laughed off talk of leaving Everton this summer.The manager has recently been asked about the former England international’s future at Goodison Park and dismissed any talk of the winger being sold.And Walcott feels the same.He said: “You see, this is just rumours! Now, I’m thinking of a nice holiday!”I’m looking to get away, yes, but not what you’re thinking!” 06/17/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 06/16/2017 • by RotoWire Staff th Galatasaray.Fanatik says Onyekuru has reached an agreement in principle with Galatasaray to remain in Turkey next season.It is believed Onyekuru’s agent is keen for his client to remain with the Lions are scoring 16 goals last season.He helped Gal 06/14/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 06/03/2017 • by RotoWire Staff

e Arsenal dressing room ahead of the 2019/20 seaso

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starting pitcher dropped his decision Sunday afternoon against the Padres.Kennedy (1-3), who made his seventh start of the season, surrendered two runs in the opening frame and served up back-to-back home runs to Jedd Gyorko and Wil Venable in the sixth. The right-hander was charged with five runs and five hits over 5 2/3 innings of work in a 5-1 defeat. He struck out five and walked three in 111 pitches, 67 strikes.Kennedy, who started the season 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA, has surrendered 23 runs in his last 36 1/3 innings of work through his last six starts. He is scheduled to start Friday at home against Philadelphia. He is 2-1 with a 2.42 ERA in his last four starts against the Phillies.

More News 03/11/2020 • by RotoWire Staff ta admits Pierre-Emericielder Marko Grujic.Speaking at Hertha’s AGM meeting on Sunday, Preetz revealed he is in constant talks with the Reds and Jurgen Klopp regarding a possible return to Berlin for the midfielder.”I’ll keep the ball rolling and our goal is to extend the k Aubameyang must commit to the club long-term if he wants to keep the captaincy.Arteta is keeping faith in the Gabon striker, who has been talks over a new deal with Arsenal but negotiations have broken down.He has just 18 mon 09/17/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/13/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/12/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/07/2019 boss Roy Hodgson was satisfied with their week’s work in Switzerland.Palace have finished their pre-season tour in Switzerland, which ran from Saturday-Saturday and saw the Eagles clash with FC Luzern and BSC Young Boys respectively.Palace lost to th • by RotoWire Staff 09/05/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

insists their struggles are no surprise given thei

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first baseman , who suffered a knee injury Friday and underwent an MRI Saturday, was not in the starting lineup for the game against the Angels. 

But Liverpool have cancelled the final game of their pre-season against Schalke after Thursday’s Premier League fixture list was released.The Reds were due to face David Wagner’s side on Tuesday June 6.However, the match has been cancelled after the fixtures placed their season opener against Norwich City on Friday June 9.The Merseyside outfit will now play 9 friendlies instead of 10.Davis was not placed on the DL as the corresponding roster move for recalled starter Freddy Garcia. Orioles manager Buck Showalter seems to believe Davis is going to want to play immediat Villa from Birmingham in the summer and has been impressed with the size of the club.He told the club’s official site: “Before I came here, I knew this club had a lot of history and thaturizio Sarri’s outcasts a clean slate.Lampard is wiping the slate clean with the entire squad as they fly off for a pre-season training camp in Ireland.He said: “Everybody will have the opportunity to show what they can do — their attitude, the w it was a big club in England.”But now I am here, every day I fely. 

“I guarantee you Davis will try to talk me into putting him in the lineup,” Showalter told FOX Sports before the game. “Stay tuned.” 

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