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Barcelona’s Dutch connection combine for stunning pre-season goal as fan excitement mounts over Depay

 The Barcelona faithful were treated to a wonderful pre-season goal this evening, with excitement surrounding the potential impact of Memphis Depay, in turn, beginning to mount. Blaugrana latest The summer, to date, has of course proven an altogether tumultuous one at the Camp Nou.First off, the future of star man Lionel Messi was thrown up in the air, after the Argentine’s contract in Catalunya expired at the beginning of the month.Whilst other European heavyweights continue to add world-class ...


Canadiens Will Miss Danault’s 2-Way Reliability This Season

On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens lost a stalwart center in Phillip Danault to free agency. For Danault, as many suspected he would, he tested the free-agent market and found himself…
Tags: Montreal Canadiens, Jake Evans, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Phillip Danault


Get back to the basics: Kevin Kiley

Our state government is broken. I’ve seen this first-hand as a member of the California Legislature, and prior to that as a public school teacher and prosecutor. Over the last 16 months, Californians have come to the same conclusion. We’ve known for some time that our state is on the decline. One survey showed nearly two-thirds of residents believe the American Dream is dead here. But the COVID era has connected the dots in an unmistakable way: our quality of life is declining because government...
Tags: Opinion, Uncategorized, Guest Commentary


Poile Is Adamant About Not Rebuilding the Predators. Why?

Can you have your cake and eat it, too? Allegedly you can’t, but the Nashville Predators may be trying to do just that. During the dark days of the 2020-21…
Tags: Predators Management, Cody Glass, David Poile


Harry Kane to ‘insist’ on joining Jack Grealish at Man City in ‘crunch’ Spurs meeting

 The latest update surrounding the future of Tottenham striker Harry Kane is set to prove an altogether concerning one for the club’s supporters. Etihad links The subject of Kane’s future has of course taken centre stage in the English media to this point in the summer.This comes with Tottenham’s talisman, who turned 28 just days ago, having come to the conclusion that the time has come to depart North London, in search of major silverware. #THFC are now making enquiries about replacement centre...


South Africa 27-9 British & Irish Lions: second Test – live!

Springboks flex muscles to level series at 1-1Get in touch! You can email Niall here or tweet @niallmcveigh 7.34pm BST Springboks captain Sia Kolisi: “It’s been a week and a half, the toughest week I’ve ever faced with everything happening ... we made a lot of mistakes last week, and we put all our focus into controlling what we could in this game. “The pressure was huge, even more than the World Cup – for me, I handle pressure by praying, reading, spending time with my family. You can’t con...
Tags: British & Irish Lions, South Africa rugby team, Rugby union, Sport


Sheriff Villanueva expresses ‘grave concerns’ about East LA man shot, killed by deputies

LOS ANGELES — Sheriff Alex Villanueva expressed “grave concerns” Friday night about the shooting by a deputy of a knife-wielding 34-year-old man in the midst of a mental health crisis, a killing that was captured on videotape and prompted a federal lawsuit from the man’s family. David Ordaz Jr. was shot and killed in East Los Angeles on the afternoon of March 14 after family members called for help during a crisis during which the man was holding a knife and appeared suicidal. In a statement pos...
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LA County coronavirus hospitalizations climb to 1,071 Saturday

The number of coronavirus patients in the hospital continued to spike in Los Angeles County on Saturday, July 31, rising from 1,008 on Friday to 1,071, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care dropped by one to 231. The new figures came one day after county officials reported 3,606 new cases of COVID-19, the largest single-day report since early February. Friday’s 3,606 new infections brought the county’s overall total from throughout the pandemic to 1,297,032. ...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, News, Education, Congress, Government, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Community, Black, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


Anthony Barajas, shot in Corona movie theater attack, dies

Anthony Barajas, the 19-year-old Corona resident who had been on life support since being shot at a Corona movie theater on Monday, died Saturday morning, July 31, the Corona Police Department said. The police are working with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office to add a second murder count against the suspected shooter, Joseph Jimenez. He had been charged with murder in the death of Barajas’ friend Rylee Goodrich, 18, and attempted murder in the shooting of Barajas. The DA’s Office ...
Tags: News, Office, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Courts, Homicide, Riverside County, John Hall, Santa Ana, Corona, Goodrich, Jimenez, Barajas, DA s Office, Grand Canyon University


Maple Leafs News & Rumors: New Signings Ritchie, Kase & Gogolev

In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll look at three new signings the team has made over the past three days. With these signings, Maple Leafs’…
Tags: Column, Sport, Hockey, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nick Ritchie, Maple Leafs News, Ondrej Kase, Pavel Gogolev, Gogolev, Ritchie Kase, Toronto Maple Leafs News Rumors, News & Rumors


Atalanta boss Gasperini speaks out over future of Tottenham target Romero

 Atalanta manager Gian Piero Gasperini has, on Saturday, provided an update on the future of Tottenham-linked defender Cristian Romero. Serie A standout Recent weeks have of course seen links between Spurs and Argentinian stopper Romero ramp up in a major way.This comes with new Lilywhites boss Nuno Espirito Santo – on the back of Toby Alderweireld’s surprise departure – on the lookout for reinforcements at the heart of his backline.To this point, the likes of Jules Kounde, Kurt Zouma and Nikola...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Juventus, Atalanta, Toby Alderweireld, Copa América, Thfc, Romero, Nuno Espirito Santo, Gian Piero Gasperini, Gasperini, Ryan Sessegnon, Nikola Milenkovic


Joe Clarke powers Originals to seven-wicket win as Welsh Fire's unbeaten run ends

Taxing but obtainable target of 151 hunted down with five balls to spare in Cardiff
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Jack Leach admits 'frustration' over England omission for New Zealand Tests

Spinner looking for "as many games as possible" having not played home Test since 2019
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Jack Leach


Could bacon become harder to find in California?

By Scott McFetridge | Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Thanks to a reworked menu and long hours, Jeannie Kim managed to keep her San Francisco restaurant alive during the pandemic. That makes it all the more frustrating that she fears her breakfast-focused diner could be ruined within months by new rules that could make one of her top menu items — bacon — hard to get in California. Bacon and eggs are among the most popular menu item at SAMS American Eatery in San Francisco, Kim says. “Our...
Tags: California News, National News, News, Politics, Restaurants


Alice Davidson-Richards downs Invincibles to keep Superchargers unbeaten

Allrounder anchors innings before contributing to tigerish defence of low total
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Alice Davidson Richards


Federal spending binge obviously linked to inflation

Politicians often seem to live in an alternative universe, where they act as if they can unilaterally dispense with the laws of economics by the sheer power of their words. President Joe Biden provided the latest example of this phenomenon, although he is carrying on a long tradition. “If your primary concern right now is inflation, you should be even more enthusiastic about this plan,” the president said in recent remarks defending his multitrillion-dollar spending plan. “These steps will enhan...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Editorials, Jimmy Carter, Npr, Republican, Jerry Brown, Biden, Donald Trump, Richard Nixon, Great Society, Related Articles Supreme Court


NHL Rumors: Sabres, Oilers, Bruins, Maple Leafs, Islanders, More

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Jack Eichel’s agents release an alarming statement that changes the dynamic of the relationship between the player and the organization in a major way. Meanwhile,…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Jack Eichel, Joonas Korpisalo, Jake DeBrusk, Nick Ritchie, NHL Rumors, Sabres Oilers Bruins


Alexander: For NHRA’s Alexis DeJoria, things are looking up

If you need a hint, the fact that the Winternationals are taking place in Pomona as July turns to August is a reminder that COVID-19 scrambled the NHRA schedule just as much as it did that of any other sport. Alexis DeJoria needs no reminder, nor does drag racing legend Del Worsham. DeJoria, 43, is the driver of the ROKiT/ABK Beer Toyota Camry and Worsham runs the Orange-based DC Motorsports team for which she drives, and they and their teammates are starting to hit their stride after a pandemic...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Motorsports, Pomona, Alexander, Alexis, Brainerd Minnesota, NHRA, Del Worsham, Auto Club Raceway, Jack Beckman, Worsham, DeJoria, Alexis DeJoria


10 best midfielders to pick for your 2021/22 Fantasy Premier League side

Fantasy Premier League At 101, we are aiming to bring you extensive, detailed analysis of Fantasy Premier League over the course of the 2021/22 campaign including best captain choice, injury news, players to pick and who to sell.So make sure to check back to our site on a regular basis for all the best tips and updates.We have set up our own FPL league, which you can join using the code here: xtp90jYou can also check out our list of the top 101 FPL team names here.10 best forwards to pick for yo...
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Elaine Thompson-Herah leads Jamaican sweep in 100 meters with Olympic record

TOKYO >> Bob Marley and the Wailers bounced through an all but empty Olympic Stadium late Saturday night, a familiar song serenading a familiar sight. We’re jammin’ To think that jammin’ was a thing of the past We’re jammin’ And I hope this jam is gonna last As the song played, Elaine Thompson-Herah lingered just past the finish line wrapped in a Jamaican flag, the same flag that has been draped all over the Olympic Games’ women’s 100 meters now for parts of three decades. Only minutes before Th...
Tags: Florida, London, Germany, Nigeria, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Olympics, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, Jamaica, Bob Marley, Ivory Coast, Jackson, IAAF


South Africa v British & Irish Lions: second Test – live!

Live updates from Cape Town, kick-off 5pm BSTRob Kitson: Gatland closes in on claim to be Lions’ best coachGet in touch! You can email Niall here or tweet @niallmcveigh 5.34pm BST There have been some marginal calls in this half, but that wasn’t really one of them – it was a rush of blood from Duhan van der Merwe. The Lions are down to 14 men for the next 10 minutes. 5.33pm BST 23 mins: South Africa pick up a couple of advantages, and as the ball is worked wide to Kolbe, he’s tripped by ...
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Rugby Union, South Africa rugby team, Cape Town, British & Irish Lions, Lions, TMO, Niall, Van der Merwe, Kitson, Kolbe, Duhan, British amp


Video: Arsenal-linked Nabil Fekir leaves Leeds star injured with nasty challenge in pre-season friendly

 Footage of an altogether unnecessary challenge on the part of Real Betis star Nabil Fekir, during a meeting with Leeds United, has begun to turn heads online this evening. Betis victorious Marcelo Bielsa’s men are of course currently stepping up their preparations for the new campaign.After thoroughly impressing in their debut season back in the Premier League, the Whites will no doubt be eager to kick on towards the dizzying heights of the top-6 in 2021/22.In turn, Leeds’ stars have, over the ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Arsenal, Leeds United, Yorkshire, Leeds, Stadium, Roma, Leicestershire, Real Betis, Marcelo Bielsa, Nabil Fekir, Patrick Bamford, Betis, Fekir


Canucks’ Aggressive Offseason a Success So Far

The Vancouver Canucks have had a busy offseason so far with two additions to the coaching staff, three trades, 15 free agent signings, and two buyouts. They also added six…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Conor Garland, Tucker Poolman, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Jason Dickinson


Kings Make Good on Promise to Improve Roster with Trades & Signings

At the end of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Los Angeles Kings missed out on the postseason for the third straight year. It was another tough season for fans and…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Phillip Danault, Rob Blake, Alex Edler, Viktor Arvidsson, Editor's Choice


Fletcher, Shepherd in as West Indies opt to bowl; Maqsood replaces injured Khan

Andre Russell was left out for the second T20I against Pakistan in Guyana
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Khan, West Indies, Andre Russell, Maqsood, Fletcher Shepherd


Bruins Forward Depth Helped with Foligno, Haula & Nosek

The Boston Bruins’ front office had a remarkable start to free agency on Wednesday, adding forwards Nick Foligno (two years, $7.6 million), Erik Haula (two years, $4.75 million), and Tomas…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Boston Bruins, Nick Foligno, Tomas Nosek, Erik Haula, Nosek, Foligno Haula


Aaron Cresswell hints at incoming signings at West Ham

 West Ham United star Aaron Cresswell has, on Saturday, hinted that the club’s fans will soon be treated to some long-awaited summer signings. Hammers struggling The transfer window, to this point, has of course proven an altogether quiet one at the London Stadium.On the departures front, the Irons’ board have sanctioned budget exits for both defender Fabian Balbuena and out of favour attacker Felipe Anderson.When it comes to incomings, though, West Ham have thus far managed only to make Craig D...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, West Bromwich Albion, David Moyes, West Ham United, Celtic, Tottenham, FIFA World Cup, West Ham, Brentford, Europa League, Valencia, Felipe Anderson


Disneyland ‘Blinkin’ Lincoln’ animatronic used to go crazy and smash his chair in a robotic fit

The Great Emancipator who has starred as an audio-animatronic historic figure in Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln for a half century at Disneyland got off to a rough start in 1964 when he would go crazy from power surges and smash his chair in a robotic fit. “Mr. Lincoln would sit in this chair and he would start to get up and all of a sudden he would go into this robotic fit and fling his arms around,” Disney historian Bill Cotter said in a new Disney+ show. “He literally smashed his chair into k...
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Grealish exit imminent? Aston Villa strike deal for Leon Bailey

 Jack Grealish’s Manchester City switch appears to be inching ever closer, after Aston Villa struck a big-money deal on Saturday afternoon. Grealish Etihad bound? Recent days have of course seen speculation surrounding the transfer efforts of Premier League champions City move up a notch.This comes with the Sky Blues, despite having come within inches of a domestic and European double last time out, desperate to add further world-class talent to the club’s already star-studded ranks.The early we...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Levy, Manchester, Tottenham, Harry, Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, Stamford Bridge, Villa Park, Etihad, Bayer Leverkusen