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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Wednesday, Oct. 20

The Carolina Panthers secondary got a boost Wednesday as Stephon Gilmore took the practice field with his new teammates for the first time. Panthers coach Matt Rhule said Monday that the four-time Pro Bowl cornerback and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, eligible to come off the PUP list this week, should make his […]

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Champions League games go ahead without UEFA racism spotters

All this week’s European fixtures will go ahead WITHOUT undercover spotters who report racism, anti-Semitism and homophobia inside grounds with impasse between UEFA and FARE meaning 80 high-risk games will take place with no monitoring Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) train up the undercover monitors They report back on incidents of racism and other […]

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Premier League taking advice over ban on companies linked to owners

EXCLUSIVE: Premier League receiving legal advice on ban preventing teams being sponsored by companies linked to owners – after every club other than Newcastle and Man City voted in favour Premier League are taking legal advice over ban on certain sponsorship deals Eighteen out of 20 top-flight clubs voted in favour of the four-week ban  […]

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Premier League clubs 'pushing for removal of chairman Gary Hoffman'

Premier League clubs ‘are pushing for the removal of chairman Gary Hoffman after less than 18 months amid fury at the handling of Newcastle’s £305m Saudi Arabia-backed takeover’ Gary Hoffman only took over as Premier League chairman back in April 2020  But the former banker reportedly struggles for popularity in his position Premier League sides […]

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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Tuesday, Oct. 12

Injuries and news we’re monitoring around the NFL this Tuesday: Detroit Lions center Frank Ragnow will miss the remainder of the 2021 season following toe surgery, dealing a major blow to an 0-5 team that has struggled offensively. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the news of Ragnow’s pending procedure Tuesday. The 2020 Pro Bowler […]

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HOLT: Premier League only care about money after Newcastle takeover

OLIVER HOLT: Newcastle’s £305m Saudi-backed takeover has underlined once and for all that the Premier League care only about money… even murderers are welcome if they are rich enough Newcastle’s takeover has underlined that the top flight only cares about money  Magpies supporters cannot be blamed for their joy in the Saudi takeover  However, the […]

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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Saturday, Oct. 9

The Cincinnati Bengals may have their lead running back versus Green Bay after all. Joe Mixon (ankle) was put through a workout this morning and is trending toward playing “in some capacity” on Sunday against the Packers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on Good Morning Football Weekend on Saturday. Officially listed as questionable, the Bengals […]

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Why the Nations League finals are set to be spectacular

Italy hunt for second trophy in four months, France fight to get back on track after dismal Euro 2020, and Belgium’s golden generation pray to taste glory at last… why the Nations League climax is set to be spectacular The second edition of the Nations League finals gets underway on Wednesday Semi-finals see host nation […]

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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Oct. 4

Justin Fields won his first game in the NFL on Sunday. But he hasn’t won the Chicago Bears’ starting QB job. Coach Matt Nagy said the pecking order hasn’t changed from a week ago and Andy Dalton will start Week 5 against the Raiders — if he’s available. “We’ve gotta see where Andy’s at health-wise,” […]

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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, Sept. 30

Lamar Jackson’s Wednesday absence now has an explanation. Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman told reporters Thursday that his QB is dealing with a back issue and should be fine for Week 4. “I don’t think it’s anything serious,” Roman said, via ESPN’s Jamison Hensley. “But we’re just going to have to kind of wait […]