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d for success at Chelsea.The departing Borussia Do


starter endured a rough outing but managed to remain unbeaten as he escaped with a no-decision Sunday against the Marlins. Harvey surrendered four runs and a season-high 10 hits in five innings pitched in an 11-6 defeat. He struck out five and walked two and was pulled after 100 pitches. The right-hander has permitted four runs in two of his last three starts.Harvey will get another crack at the Marlins Friday at Citi Field. He is 2-0 with a stellar 1.97 ERA in seven starts at home this season.

More News 04/06/2020 • by RotoWire Staff e 19-year-old defender is set to have a medical with the London club ahead of a move in the coming days.Ferguson is an England under-20 international and will cost Palace up to £10 million, per Sky Sports.He plays primarily at right-back and will fi 03/13/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 09/09/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/02/2019 • by RotoWire Staff as jumped to the support of manager Unai Emery.Emery has come under mounting pressure following a string of poor performances and a record of just two wins from their last 10 Premier League games.”We’re working together everyday on a constant basis t oli president Fabrizio Corsi says they’re yet to field a concrete offer for Ismael Bennacer.The former Arsenal junior’s form this season has brought him to the attention of Napoli – and also has led to talk in Italy of the Gunners re-signng him.Arsen 08/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 08/24/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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Twins activate Trevor Plouffe … then put him back on DL


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On Wednesday, the activated third baseman from the seven-day concusson the move again.After spending last season with Leeds United, Baker is now ready to move to Germany for a fresh loan arrangement.BILD says Baker is set to move to Fortuna Dusseldorf and has already left London to join their preseason training camp.ion DL. Later that same night, Plouffe strained his calf during pre-game warmups. Now, he has been placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 29. In other words, the time between injuries for Plouffe can be best measured in hours.

Manchester United.Sky Sports says Longstaff wants the chance to speak to United to discuss a potential move.Should St James’ Park bigwigs be unwilling to open that door though, Longstaff will respect their decision.United would subsequently have to aAs a direct result, , who was farmed out to make room for Plouffe on the active roster, was promptlcuppered a move to Manchester United.Haaland went on to praise United manage Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and insisted he joined Dortmund because it was the right move for his career.”Ole has been very important for me in getting to where I am today,” Haalany recalled.

This season, the 26-year-old Plouffe is batting .254/333/.425. He’s coming off a 2012 campaign in which he tallied 24 homers in 119 games.

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Cardinals promote top pitching prospect Michael Wacha


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,Ravel Morrison has left Ostersunds in Sweden.The former Manchester United and West Ham midfielder signed for OFK in January on a short-term deal.However, it’s now emerged Morrison has walked out on the club.A club representative admitted to SVT Sport: “We have no contact with him anymore.”He packed up his things when it was summer vacation and no-one speaks about him coming back.” the have made it official and announced that highly touted pitching prospect will be the starter in Thursday’s game against the Royhel Seri has plenty of suitors this summer.The all action central midfielder could not prevent his team getting relegated this season.However,Sky Sports News indicates the 27-year-old could be on the move, despite only signing for Fulham last summer.als.

The Cardinals initially appeared reluctant to call upon Wacha just yet. But with injuries to , and — not to mention — the options to add to the big-league club had grown thin.

Wacha, a 21-year-old right-hander, was drafted in the first round (19th overall) out of Texas A&M last June. Since then, he has dominated the minors. In 21 innings last season, ranging from Rookie ball to Double-A, Wacha had a 0.86 ERA, 0.57 WHIP and 40 strikeouts in 21 innings. In nine starts for Triple-A Memphis this season, Wacha is 4-0 with a 2.05 ERA, 0.95 WHIP and 34 strikeouts in 52 2/3 innings. Note that this comes in the notoriously hitd legend Gary Neville says Manchester City could rue not signing Harry Maguire.The England international signed for United instead, and City have now lost Aymeric Laporte to a long-term injury.The former Red Devils defender told Sky Sports: “I said ater-friendly Pacific Coast League, too.

Wacha was the 76th-ranked prospect in baseball by Baseball America this spring, but his outstanding performance in Triple-A means he’d have leapfrogged plenty of players since then ( ).

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or League Soccer (MLS) franchise has climbed 30 pe


catcher is scheduled to fly to New York to have his Thursday, the Daily News reports. The team is hoping d’Arnaud will be cleared to ditch his walking boot and start a rehab assignment after his checkup. He entered the season as the No. 23 prospect in baseball according to Baseball America, but City manager Brendan Rodgers has defended midfielder James Maddison.Maddison, 23, has been filmed drinking alcohol and partying in Dubai whilst on midseason break.But Rodgers says he sees nothing wrong with the incident, claiming Maddison was ‘stitcfractured a bone in his right foot back in April.

More News 03/20/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 11/24/2019 • by RotoWire Staff celona defender Gerard Pique admits he could retire before the end of his current contract.Pique is tied to Barca until 2022.He told Mundo Deportivo: “My last team will be Barça, I have no intention of wearing another shirt. “If I see that I lose im 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/15/2019 • by RotoWire Staff er Fred has liked an Instagram post claiming he is a better player than teammate Jesse Lingard.The £52million signing last summer has not been picked in a single matchday squad so far this season.Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has preferred Lingard, S 09/15/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/12/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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e become the first individual soccer club to team


outfielder/first baseman hasn’t provided the same lift offensively offith victory over friendly opponents Inter Milan on Saturday.After coming off the bench to add plenty of passion and energy to the proceedings, the Brazil international was happy to take three points from a difficult fixture in sweltering conditions.M the bench in 2013 that he did last season. After 23 games, Moore is hitting a disappointing .145 with one home run.

“Tyler Moore is in a little bit of a funk, he had been kind of all year,” manager Davey Johnson said, per .com. “He hasn’t been himself. We are going to try to get him more at-bats to get him in a groove.”

Hitting coach Rick Eckstein said Moore is missing on too many fastballs, which he added is also a problem for Danny Espinosa, who is also off to a slow start.

“They have to get back on the fastball,” Eckstein said. “You can’t be in between. …. When you are facing guys as tough as Kershaw, you are not going to get too many pitches that are over the heart of the plate. The breaking stuff, when it’s down in the zone, it has late sharp bite on it. It’s pretty good. You have to get on the fastball. Anytime you are sitting in between, you are late on the heater and early in the off speed. You have to get back on the heater.”

holiday during the Premier League’shis week.Fernandes is being linked with Manchester United amid reports of an offer being prepared to be table in days.However, after seeing the midfielder score twice in victory at Vitoria Setubal yesterday, Silas remained hopeful of Fernandes stayin winter break.Just two wins in their last seven in all competitions, suggests the winter break arrived at just the right time for Rodgers.“I went skiing for the first time during the winter break,” revealed the re More News 10/07/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/22/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/14/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/11/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/07/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/06/2017 • by RotoWire Staff

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e Gunners have already opened talks with Feyenoord


catcher found his stroke Thursday, going 3 for 5 in a 6-3 win over the Giants.

McCann hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot to left center in the second inning, to open the scoring for Atlanta. He finished with three RBI and one run scored while striking out once.

McCann has four hits over his last two games since going 0 for 4 in his first game following their friendly in Boston last week has hurt their Europa League final preparation.Chelsea have lost Ruben Loftus-Cheek for the Baku clash against Arsenal after he suffered an Achilles injury against New England Revolution.Sarri said, “We finished this return from shoulder surgery. 

More News 10/10/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/27/2019 n Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored and saw red in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace.Jordan Ayew’s deflected equaliser earned Palace a point at home against Arsenal.But it was goalscorer Aubameyang’s sending off by the video assistant referee (VAR • by RotoWire Staff 09/25/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/22/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff hevrolet.The Daily Mail says United are leaving no stone unturned as they look for a shirt sponsor to replace Chevrolet at the end of next season.The US car manufacturer signed a deal worth £450m with the Red Devils in 2014 but are reportedly unwill 09/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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r Stanley Nsoki.The young defender has seen a €1


second baseman hit leadoff Tuesday against the Angels for the first time this season. Dozier said he would welcome the role if manager Ron Gardenhire wants to keep him atop the lineup.

“If he wants me to continue to do that, I’ll open for it,” Dozier said, per FSN North.

Dozier saw 29 pitches in five plate appearances Tuesday, averaging 5.8 pitches per plate appearance. The league leader, Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, averages 4.62 pitches per plate appearance.

Dozier had his second multi-hit game Tuesday, finishing 2 for 4 with one wahat Milan have insisted he stay.He stated, “My injury? I was a bit sad, because it happened at such an important part of the season. I worked a year to take part in this and then all of a sudden, I couldn’t help the team.”The market? My agent had somlk, one run and two RBI.

More News 03/24/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/23/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 09/26/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff del Rey final on Wednesday night.Real Sociedad reached the final of the Copa del Rey for the first time since 1988 thanks to a 0-1 victory over Mirandes in the second leg of the 2019/20 semi-finals on Wednesday night at the Estadio Municipal de Anduv 09/03/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/02/2019 • by RotoWire Stag Preston, Everton, Manchester United, Real Sociedad, Sunderland and most recently West Ham, who he left in 2018.”It’s a big thing to get 1,000 games as a manager,” the Scot told Sportsound.”I’ve managed over 900 games. There’s only two or three manaff

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has advised the club to sell Christian Eriksen thi


reliever has pitched fine in three games to start the season, but so has the rest of the Dodgers’ bullpen.

No reliever in the team’s pen has surrendered a run yet, including closer Brandon League. Coming into the season, many expected Jansen to eventually take the closer role from League. Jansen is still a good source for holds and strikeouts, but he won’t have a ton of value in most leagues unless he’s racking up saves. 

More News 03/02/2020 • by RotoWire Staff into a bidding war with Inter Milan to sign Lorenzo Pellegrini, claims Calciomercato.The Roma midfielder is a much wanted man this summer.The 23-year-old has 14 goals in 24 games this season, and has been touted as one of the top players in Serie A. 02/23/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/22/2020 y.Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis admits he would be prepared to sell the 28 year-old defender next summer.Manchester United and Barcelona have long been in contact for the Senegal international.But Sky Deutschland says Real Madrid, Bayern Mun • by RotoWire Staff everkusen midfielder Kai Havertz admits a move abroad is in his thoughts.Manchester United scouts watched Havertz last night in Bayer’s Champions League win over Atletico Madrid.”There’s something clear: if you want to be a star in Germany, you can’t 02/17/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 10/31/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/14/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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Marcelo had the squad full of laughter when they


With John Axford struggling, the looked towards reliever Hargreaves says Real Madrid is one of the worst teams they could have drawn in the Champions League. The heavyweight-giants have been drawn against one another in the round of 16 stage in the Champions League. Hargreaves told BT Sport after the drawin the ninth inning Monday against the Cubs.Henderson bailed out Brandon Kintzler, who left the game in the ninth with the bases loaded. He allowed a single to Luis Valbuena before escaping the jam to close out a 7-4 victory. The 30-year-old struck out two and did not issue a walk in 30 pitches, 22 strikes. Henderson, who could be promoted to closer in the next few days, has a 0.75 WHIP yet to allow a run through his first four innings of work.

More News 03/18/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 03/23/2017 • by RotoWire Staff anchester United’d training facilities due to Coronavirus fears, it has been claimed.The loan signing from Shanghai Shenhua has been working at another facility in Manchester with a personal trainer.The Times claims Ighalo has been ordered to stay aw 01/20/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 11/03/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 11/02/2016 • by RotoWire Staff rector general Mateu Alemany has officially left the club.Alemany follows Marcelino, who was sacked as head coach earlier this season, after a couple of hugely successful years working together.”Following the initial agreement reached last week for t 08/20/2016 • by RotoWire Staff

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star Lucas Moura could’ve signed for Real Madrid.


catcher hit his first home run on opening day to beat the Kansas City Royals Monday. 

Flowers’ HR off starter James Shields in the fifth inning was the only run scored in the 1-0 victory for Chicago. Replacing veteran and longtime favorite A.J. Pierzynski behind the plate in the Windy City, Flowers certainly endeared himself to fans by playing the hero. 

He finished the game 1 for 3 with a strikeout hitting out of the No. 8 hole in the lineup. 

More News 03/18/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 11/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/12/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/01/2019 • by RotoWire Staff out a January loan move for Vinicius Junior.Looking ahead to Los Blancos’ clash with Alaves at the Estadio de Mendizorrotza on Saturday, Zidane hinted that Vinicius may get his chance to play in the coming weeks.”Vinicius is not going to leave,” Zid 08/31/2019 • byage Road.The two clubs are thrashing out the final details to settle the Dutch defender’s transfer.TMW says Udinese see Zeegelaar as cover for Ken Sema, who joined the Zebrette from Watford just this past summer.Zeegelaar would arrive in an initial l RotoWire Staff hit out at Manchester United over their loan fee demands.MacAnthony has slammed United over their handling of young players and limiting lower league clubs from signing players on loan.He was asked in a Twitter Q&A about targeting Premier League 08/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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Redskins agree to a two-year extension with linebacker Jon Bostic after career season, per report


Ron Rivera’s first order of business as the new head coach of the will be to shape the roster to his liking. He has already cut ties with several veterans but also has brought back a couple of players who were on expired contracts. One of those players reportedly is linebacker . , the Redskins have agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth $6.6 million for Bostic. 

Earlier this month,  reported that the Redskins and Bostic’s camp had begun preliminary conversations about re-signing the 28-year-old linebacker. Bostic was picked up by the Redskins in late May after  went down with a season-ending leg injury. They hoped Bostic would do enough just to fill the void at linebacker, but he did much more. 

Bostic started all 16 games in 2019 and finished second on the team with a career-high 105 combined tackles. He also recorded a sack, his second career interception and two passes defensed. Rivera clearly views him as someone who can find success in his defense this upcoming season, and a leader that can help the younger players like and develop.

The Redskins don’t have many important unrestricted free agents to worry about on the defensive side of the ball this offseason, but they certainly need to look at making some additions. was released earlier this month and . and e approached Brighr United.Josh King’s goal was enough to win the game for the Cherries.And Howe said, “I was really pleased with the defensive performance. First and foremost, Steve Cook and Nathan Ake gave us the foundation for the win.“Our two full-backs had thton for Lewis Dunk.The Times says they have been told to cough up £50million for Dunk.The Blues are looking for reinforcements in defence and see the Seagulls centre-back as a viable alternative to Antonio Rudiger, Fikayo Tomori, Kcontracts have now expired as well, so the Redskins have some serious work to do at the cornerback position.

For all Redskins news this offseason, check out our . From key upcoming ool defender Glen Johnson has backed Manchester United’s move for Harry Maguire before the end of the summer window. United and Leicester City are still haggling over terms for the England international.“If United have come calling again, they knowdates to a full list of free agents, you can find everything here. 

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NFL releases statement on Colin Kaepernick’s decision to move workout location


Free-agent quarterback made the decision to change the location of his private workout with less than an hour before it was scheduled to begin. The had previously declined to allow any media or cameras into the workout, but Kaepernick wanted transparency. 

Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports that Kaepernick’s camp had , including: problems with the type of waiver the NFL requested, the NFL’s alleged refusal to allow Kaepernick’s camp to tape the workout and the NFL’s alleged refusal to allow the media to record the session. from representatives Ben Meiselas and Jeff Nalley on behalf of Kaepernick explaining their decision. 

Minutes before Kaepernick’s workout started at the Charles Drew High School in Riverdale, Georgia, the NFL released a statement responding to Kaepernick’s decision:

We are disappointed that Colin did not appear for his workout. He informed us of that decision at 2:30 pm today along with the public.

Today’s session was designed to give Colin what he has consistently said he wants – an opportunity to show his football readiness and desire to return to the NFL. Twenty-five (25) clubs were present for the workout, and all 32 clubs, their head coaches, general managers, and other personnel executives would have received video footage of the interview and workout, shot by the video crew. It is important to nder title. As is necessary when it comes to a long season, different players have stepped up at different times in both defence and attack to propel the Blaugrana to an eighth title in just 11 years. Here are five of Ernesto Valverde’s most importannote the following:

As stated above, more than three-fourths of NFL clubs were present for today’s workout.The NFL made considerable effort to work cooperatively with Colin’s representatives.  We invited his agent to suggest questions for the interview.  Yesterday, when Colin’s representatives said he wanted to bring his own receivers to the workout, we agreed to the request.  In addition, Coach Hue Jackson discussed with Colin’s agent what drills would be run at the workoutnchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he’s well aware of AZ Alkmaar’s quality.United host AZ tonight needing a win to be sure of finishing top of their Europa League group.”AZ is three points behind Ajax and they will meet each other this so that Colin would know what would be expected of him.  Last night, when Nike, with Colin’s approval, requested to shoot an ad featuring Colin and mentioning all the NFL teams present at the workout, we agreed to the request.  On Wednesday, we sent Colin’s representatives a standard liability waiver based on the waiver used by National Invitational Camp at all NFL Combines and by NFL clubs when trying out free agent players. At noon today, Colin’s representatives sent a completely rewritten and insufficient waiver. We heard for the first time last night, around the same time we heard from Nike, that Colin wanted to bring his own video crew. We heard for the first time this afternoon that Colin wanted to open the event to all media.We agreed to have Colin’s representatives on the field while the workout was being conducted and to allow them to see how it was being recorded. We did so even though we have been clear from the beginning that this is private workout. As is typical with NFL Combines, one video crew was prepared to shoot and distribute video of the interview and workout. We confirmed with Colin’s representatives that they would receive both the vi4-0 win.The Reds’ attackers enjoyed themselves in the Premier League clash, with Marcus Rashford scoring twice on his 200th appearance for the club. Anthony Martial netted a superb header and substitute Mason Greenwood came on to add his name to the deo that would be sent to all 32 clubs as well as the raw footage from the entire event, which is unprecedented.

The location Colin selected is more than an hour away from Flowery Branch.

We are grateful to the Falcons, who made available the club’s first-class facility, along with athletic training, equipment, and communications staff to ensure that today’s workout would occur under ideal conditions, to coaches Hue Jackson and Joe Philbin, who were prepared to run a workout that would allow Colin to demonstrate his skill level, and to Jeff Foster and the Combine staff for arranging for other players to participate and for managing the logistics of the workout.

Colin’s decision has no effect on his status in the League. He remains an unrestricted free agent eligible to sign with any club. 

Kaepernick wanted media to be able to watch him perform and for anyone to be able to record the workout. Fans were even seen watching the workout from behind the high school field’s gates.

More than 24 were expected to attend the workout. It remains to be seen how many showed up to watch at the alternate location, but there were at least a few.

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Report: Cullen Jenkins scheduled to meet with Seahawks, 49ers



Following a meeting with the on Friday, will reportedly meet with two likely XLVIII contenders from the NFC West as the former Eagles’ lineman searches for a home for the 2013 season.

Jenkins, 32, is scheduled to visit with the on Monday before visiting with the on Tuesday, . The 6-foot-2, 305-pound lineman was released by the Eagles on Feb. 25.

If Jenkins signs with the Giants he would fill the void created when the team released defensive tackle days after the Super Bowl. Despite the signing of veteran defensive tackle last month, the Giants lack depth at the position.

Jenkins’ older brother Kris, a former All-Pro nose tackle with the Panthers and Jets, said Cullen could fit in well with the Giants. Kris currently works as a broadcaster for SNY, the official television network of the Jets.

“He’s very versatile, he does pretty good against the run and pretty good against the pass,” Kris told . “He can bounce around and do different things based on what’s needed. Cullen has been in the NFC East for a couple of years now. He understands the teams there. He understands the Giants and what they have. I think he understands the other teams he has played against, as well.”

With and set to enter free agency, the Seahawks’ priority in the offseason is arguably at defensive tackle. Seattle ranked 26th in the in 2012 in defending runs behind the opposing left tackle (5.13 yards per carry), according to

The 49ers could Sarri must stay after their Europa League final triumph over Arsenal.Sarri is wanted by Juventus to succeed Max Allegri.But Emerson told Sky Italia at the final whistle: “You saw the results, right? You saw what we achieved this season? It wasn’t ea consider Jenkins if defensive lineman leaves in free agency. The Packers have in signing the former LSU lineman. , the 49ers’ four-time Pro Bowl lineman, will turn 34 in late-September.

Despite starting only eight games in 2010, his final season with the Packers, Jenkins had a career-hin clubs are keeping close tabs on Duncan’s future ahead of potential swoops.Clubs from Germany – including Borussia Dortmund – have shown a strong interest in the forward in recent weeks.Duncan has less than two years left on his deal and rival sidesgh 7.0 sacks. In two seasons with the Eagles, Jenkins had 9.5 sacks and 66 tackles combined. 

For more , rumors and analysis, follow , subsorentina boss Vincenzo Montella was delighted with their 3-1 win at AC Milan.Mateo Musacchio was sent off and Gianluigi Donnarumma saved a penalty for Milan, yet the visitors were comfortable winners.“It wasn’t perfect, because at 3-0 up we should’cribe to our , watch  daily at 3 p.m. ET and . You can also follow Matt Rybaltowski .

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Broncos hire former Raiders OC Greg Knapp to coach quarterbacks


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The have hired former OC Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday.

Knapp’s hire continues a game of coaching musical chairs in the AFC West. Knapp was hired to replace fing victory over Real Betis on Sunday.The match will mark the final game of a dismal season.Zidane said, “The message is clear. Tomorrow’s is the last game of the season and we’ve had a good final week’s work to now go and end the season on a high. Wormer Broncos QBs coach Adam Gase, who was after Mike McCoy left. McCoy, of course, was as San Diego’s head coach earlier this week. 

“Greg is a proven, experienced coach with a very impressive background working with quarterbacks,” Broncos coach John Fox said in a statement. 

Knapp was in his second stint as Raiders offensive coordinator in 2012, before being fired on Dec. 31. He previously served os Oakland’s offensive coordinator from 2007-2008. The Raiders’ running game struggled thith Andy Carroll’s comeback.Carroll rejoined Newcastle in the summer but had to wait to play while he worked his way back to fitness.The striker entered the fray in the 82nd minute as Newcastle drew 0-0 with Brighton at St James’ Park. Bruce told Skyis season, which is believed to be a why the team fired him. Oakland finished the 2011 season ranked seventh in the league in rushing but fell to 28th this season with Knapp calling the shots. 

Beside the Raiders, Knapp also has served as offensive coordinator for Seattle (2009), Atlanta (2004-06) and San Francisco (2001-03). Knapp also has previous experience as a quarterbacks coach, Neymar’s return to Spain.The PSG star is said to be a priority target for Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.And Tebas says he’d be happy to see Neymar gracing the LaLiga again, stating: “I would like to see Neymar next year in LaLiga.”But alshaving held the position with the Texans (2011) and 49ers (1998-2000). 

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Playoffs present different feel for young Colts


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For a team that finished 2-14 a season ago and completely revamped its roster with rookies and free agents, there have been a lot of firsts in 2012 for the . On Sunday, the Colts will travel to Baltimore to face the Ravens in the wild-card round of the playoffs.

Many Colts are naive to the playoff experience, but they expect a different feeling this week.

“I believe it is going to be different,” rookie tight end said. “Just like the transition from preseason to the regular season, there wasmer Liverpool defender Glen Johnson believes that fans would trade all the cup trophies for the Premier League title.Many fans are disappointed at the Reds crashing out of the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League in quick succession.While the treble or d a little intensity increase in the game. It’s going to be the same in the playoffs.”

Several players mentioned Wednesday that they were prepared to up the intensity this week, while keeping in mind that Sunday is just another game. Well, with one exception.

“The playoffs have a little more purpose,” rookie running back said. “If you lose, you go home and nobody wants to go home around this time.”

Quarterback — perhaps more than the other rookies — has been forced to learn on the fly. It’s no easy task learning a new offense and preparing to face defenses each week — especially without a veteran who already knows the offense to lean on.

Still, Luck is preparing to approach this week just as he has the first 16.

“I think maybe it is a little more than what the regular season games were, but I don’t think you can wholesale change anything,” Luck said. “We’ve been very successful up to this point, enough to ited at MK Dons yesterday.The former Sweden international was originally ruled out of the running but it is now understood the 47-year-old will be interviewed for the vacant managerial role at Roots Hall, says, who won 106 capget here, so I just think -management of Rafa Benitez this past season.The Slovakia international overcome a slightly rocky period at the start of 2019 but Benitez resisted the urge to change goalkeepers with Dubravka repaying that faith with some excellent displays.Asked abowe have to stick with the same process, the same preparation.

“It’s Wednesday today, so we’ll worry about Wednesday. We are not going to worry about what may happen Sunday. I don’t think you can change too much.”

For more up-to-the-minute news and analysis from Colts blogger Evan Hilbert, follow .