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The Yankees tsos on loan.Zivkovic, 23, arrives on a six-month deal from Chinese club Changchun Yatai.Retsos, 21, will also remain until end of the season after arriving at Bramall Lane from Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.The Blades, eighth in the Premier Leagulineup might be lacking some firepower to begin the season as Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson recover from injuries, but I would still be hesitant to start starting pitcher Week 1 given his poor history against the Yankees and in Yankee Stadium.

I know benching Buchholz is a tough proposition given the stells assurances from the Egyptian FA over how Mohamed Salah will be managed if he is to be released for the Olympics this year.Ahram Online says Klopp will seek a ‘comprehensive file’ on Egypt’s training programme for the 2020 Olympics before he decidesar spring he had, but the Yankees have had his number. Buchholz is 2-5 with a 7.19 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in nine career starts against New York. He hasn’t had lower than a 5.06 ERA against the Yankees in any of the last three seasons, including when he went 0-2 with a 15.26 ERA in two starts against New York last year.

His numbers in new Yankee Stadium are ugly, too. Buchholz is 2-2 with a 6.14 ERA and 1.55 WHIP in four starts at new Yankee Stadium. The last time he pites striker Diogo Jota isn’t convinced by Manchester United defender Harry Maguire.Jota went home with the match ball the last time he faced Harry Maguire.The Portuguese, 22, banged in a hat-trick when Wolves beat Leicester 4-3 in January, with Maguirched there in 2012, he allowed eight runs on six hits (three homers) and two walks in 1 2/3 innings.

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In an ominous sign regarding his status, relief pitcher is scheduled to visit noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Monday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Venters, whose previously scheduled meeting wl U23 boss Neil Critchley is set to take charge of their Carabao Cup quarterfinal tie against Aston Villa next month.Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has not completely made his mind up to miss the last-eight tie at Villa Park, which in an unprecedented move with Dr. cal Gross says Brighton must learn to cope without midfielder Dale Stephens.The 30-year-old will be suspended for next weekend’s derby clash against Crystal Palace, after he picked young midfielder Kyle Taylor.Taylor has just returned from his loan spell at Forest Green Rovers. Howe told the Daily Echo: “All options are available. Kyle, could stay with us, he could go out again on loan. We will wait and see.”The likes of youup his fifth yellow card of the season in Sunday’s draw with Wolves.SAndrews was postponed, appeared in just seven games during spring training as he was plagued by a sprained left elbow.

Venters was also placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with the move retroactive to last Wednesday.

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Jason Bay, leadoff man?

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The 2012 were the worst offensive team in the American League last year, ranking dead last in runs, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. They are moving in the Safeco Field fences and have added some power upgrades this offseason, but are still without a leadoff man. And this week they are auditioning as a leadoff man.

Wait, what? Jason Bay?

Yes, Bay is hitting leadoff Wednesday and it’s legitimately being considered for the season, .

Upon initial glance, this sounds ridiculous. Bay hit .165/.237/.299 for the Mets in 215 plate appearances last season. Even when he’s been glder, a target for Manchester City and Bayern Munich, has told Atletico chiefs that he intends to leave the club this summer, says Marca.With both City and Bayern willing to meet Rodrigo’s €70m buyout clause, it means Atletico have no say in prevenood, Bay is a power hitter and most people think power hitters should be iender Merih Demiral over the summer.The revelation was made by Juventus chief Fabio Paratici, who has overseen his signing.Paratici told Gazzetta dello Sport, “He is our player who has had the most deals on the market, don’t imagine how many. “The n the middle of the order.

If the Mariners get Good Jason Bay, however, this ideaidfielder Nicolo Zaniolo was delighted with victory over Napoli.Zaniolo rates the result as a six pointer.“We are very happy with this victory, it was a head-to-head we needed to win and we did it. We always said we were a team with great capabilit isn’t as off-the-wall as one might think. Due to a high-walk rate, Bay sports a career .363 on-base percentage with his .269 batting average. He’s not slow, either, as he’s stolen at least 10 bases in a season six times.

Bay, 34, was hitting .333/.440/.714 with a triple, two homers and four RBI in 25 plate appearances this spring entering Wednesday. So that has to factor into the Mariners’ consideration for him in the leadoff spot.

Still, doesn’t it just sound hilarious? Of all the things we thought we might hear regarding the Mariners this season, Jason Bay hitting leadoff had to be pretty low on the list.

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mits he was wary swapping shirts with opposition p

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The Mariners signed pitcher to a minor-league contract or Ademola Lookman – among several attacking targets.The Southampton-agree-14m-deal-Standard-Lunnar Solskjaer wants the club to quickly complete a deal for Harry Maguire.The Red Devils have not securedthe door to offering Nemanja Matic a new contract.Scott McTominay’s injury offers an opportunity for Serbia international Matic to impress.“Nemanja will stay,“ said Solskjaer. “He’s been working hard to get back in and now he’s here and he’s play a centre-back throughout the summer transfer window.They are still some way from meeting Leicester City’s valuation for their English defenderiege-star-Moussa-Djenepo.html”>Daily MailSouthampton-agree-14m-deal-Standard-Liege-star-Moussa-Djenepo.html”> says Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl wants to brinn Friday. The deal also includes an invitation to spring training.

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A-Rod struggling, but only with bat

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So what’s a guy to do after he was pulled from a playoff game because of his terminal struggles? , if the New York Post is to be believed (and often it is not).

We are told , after being lifted fstriker Jose Antonio Reyes has lost his life in a car crash.Sevilla posted a brief statement announcing the sad news on Twitter on Saturday.”We couldn’t be confirming worse news,” it read.”Beloved Sevilla star Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a trafficrom Game 1 of the igning Sepp van den Berg with Virgil van Dijk.The Reds beat Bayern Munich to the 17-year-old’s signature, signing him from PEC Zwolle in a £1.3m deal.Van’t Schip, who handed van den Berg his senior debut at Zwolle, believes it in incorrect to comparALCS, placed two female fans in his tractor beam and worked it as follows:

“I watched him flirt with two admittedly very cute young women nearby,’’ the witness said. … 

“Alex was holding a pen and wrote a note on a ball which was thrown at the women by a ball boy,” the witness explained.

“The girls, who had already caught two balls, seemed bemused at first and tried to hand the ball to another fan, but other fans noticed the note on it and yelled at them to read it.

“The note asked them to write their phone numbers on the ball and throw it back,” the witness said.

“One of the girls, with darker blond hair, wroto Paulo.Juanfran made the move over the summer.He told Marca: “I was playing a lot but I had a problem, so I didn’t get involved as much. Patience is a virtue and my time will come again. I’ll be an important player because that’s what I’ve come heree . . . on the ball and threw it back at A-Rod, who gave her a big smile.”

“They exchanged a few glances after that.”

Were those glances “smoldering,” perchance?

There’s some manufactured outrage that followed A-Rod while he was doing all of this as the were losing. But it sounds … concocted. I’m not going to suggest this very New York Post-y source doesn’t exist in any meaningful sense of the word “exist,” but I won’t object if you infer that. 

And, yes, the Post has a pic of the two women in question. It’s not immediately, clear, however, whether either qualifies as “.”

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Lance Berkman says he’s leaning toward retirement

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Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman said he’s leaning toward retirement after this season, but has yet to make a final decision.

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“I don’t want to rule anythe behaviour of Laurent Koscielny.Koscielny has refused to go on the Gunners’ pre-season tour of the US, opting inside to stay at home at he tries to engineer a move back to his native France.Both Bordeaux and Rennes have been linked with a move forthing out. But if you asked me right now I’m leaning toward not playing next year,” Berkman said. “I don’t want to say for certain because I don’t want to do like Brett Favre and s Arsenal have expressed an interest in the 27-year-old with a view to making him one of their summer signings.Djene has enjoyed a stunning season for Getafe, playing a crucial role in their bid to earn a surprise top four finish to qualify for the Csay, ‘I retired; I’m not retired; I’m retired; I’m not retired.’ I don’t want to make that call right now, but if you put a gun to my head and demand an answer today I would tell you I’m probably not going to play next year.”

Berkman, 36, is currently on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Memphis after his third trip to the disabled list this season. He if he didn’t get an offer eleased Ross McCormack after a horror three years at the club.Villa paid Fulham £12m for the Scotsman’s signature in 2016.He went on to make 24 appearances in four seasons, which included loan spells at four different clubs.McCormack still had 12 mohe liked after this season.

He has 1,842 hits and 360 home runs to go with the 1,200 RBI and a career slash line of .296/.409/.545. He appeared in two World Series, in 2005 with the and in 2011 with the Cardinals. In 52 postseason games, he’s hit .317/.417/.532 and .410/.520/.564 in 11 World Series games.

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Indians planning to recall Chris Seddon for Sunday start

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The lefty Chris Seddon from Triple-A Columbus for Sunday’s start against , the club announced via Twitter.

Seddon last appeared in the majors with in 2010, posting a 5.64 ERA and 5.32 FIP in 22.1 innings out of Manchester City and Juventus are locked in talks over deal for Joao Cancelo.Goal says the move will be worth €50m.Both clubs are happy with the way negotiations have progressed as the framework for a deal has been put in place.City are preparing to sell Danilo to free up space for Cancelo.Juventus have already begun targeting replacements, with Kieran Tripper and Elseid Hysaj being considered.the bullpen. He oited fullback Pablo Zabaleta believes Manuel Pellegrini can elevate the club to the next level.Two-time Premier League winner Pellegrini endured an inconsistent debut campaign with the Hammers, finishing in tenth on the table.nt for Idrissa Gueye.Ivory Coast international Gueye has been linked with a move to PSG this summer.”Gana (Gueye) is still our player and, of course, if we lose Gana then we have to sign a player to replace him because you are talking about one playeAnd Zabaleta says the Chwns a career 7.03 ERA in 39.2 innings. However, he’s having his best professional season as a starter with Columbus this year, notching a 3.44 ERA and 3.84 FIP in 20 starts. However, at 29 years old, Seddon is many years removed from prospect status.

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Cherington: Red Sox won’t be sellers

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The despite a first half leaving them at .500 and tied for last in the AL East, GM Ben Cherinin their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku.The Belgium international jetted off to Australasia with his Manchester United teammates for a preseason tour on Sunday.Both clubs have been in talks over a deal for Lukaku, and Marotta insists the Italians won’t be gton told Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald.

“I don’t think blowing it up makes sense for where we are,” Cherington said. Boston is 9.5 gamhe starting line-up.PogbTranmere’s FA Cup third-round replay at home to Watford on Tuesday has been postponed due to heavy rainfall.No revised date has yet been finalised for the fixture to take place on.In a post on Twitter, Tranmere said: “The ground staff have worked tirelessly, working all hours, over the past few days in an attempt to get the game on but were unfortunately beaten by the weather.”a came off the bench for the second straight game in United’s 4-1 win over Newcastle United at Old Trafford.”Andreas and Mason have done really well and they will give us fresh legs,” the Norwegian told reporters.”With Paul, ies behind the in the AL East but sits just 2.5 back of the for the second Wild Card slot.

The Red Sox will get some major infusions of talent without making trades over the next few days as well: Jacoby Ellsbury  Friday to begin the second half and Carl Crawford Monday, according to the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham. Third baseman Will Middlebrooks Thursday and should return soon as well.

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Astros owner says Roger Clemens welcome with team

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owner Jim Crane said Monday that he’d let newly acquitted former Astro Roger Clemens know he ha Sheffield United.Blades boss Chris Wilder has made an enquiry about taking the 24-year-old to Bramall Lane as he looks to bia midfielder is a target for Manchester United and Juventus.“The important thing is that we have today built a club that is no longer just a stepping stone to bigger things, but many players dream of coming here,” Lotito told Sky Sport Italia.“Lolster his defensive options, says the Mirror.He must now wait for a final decision from Arsenal boss Unai Emery as he sorts os a job with the team if and when he wants it.”He can add whatever he wants to add,” . “He’s Roger Clemens. We hope he canepo could make his first start for Southampton against Sheffield United.The summer signing from Standard Liege missed last weekend’s draw with Manchester United after scoring against Brighton two weeks ago.”That is what we expected when we signed him come in here at some point and give us a hand doing whatever he thinks he can do best.”Crane said he would call Clemens on Tuesday.”We’ll see what he wants to do,” Crane said of Clemens. “He probable needs time to sort out — he’s been at that for a long time. It’s been a tough road for him and I’m glad he got a good result and I’m happy for him.”Clemens pitched for the Astros from 2004-2006, recording 38 of his 354 career victories with the team.

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Oakland A’s score for the first time since Tuesday

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For the first time since Tuesday night, the Oakland have a run on the board. They were apparently tired of not being able to score, because they wasted no time. led off the game against Luke Hochevar of the Royals with a triple. The next batter was , whves of Gabriel Martinelli.The association wants Martinelli to snub his native Brazil and pledge his international allegiance to Italy, according to Goal.It has emerged that Martinelli is eligible to play for the Azzurri because his father holds an Ito grounded out to shortstop, plating Weeks. And with that, the A’s had their first run in 19 innings. UPDATE: See Yoenis Cespedes scoring run number two here on the right.Now the task shifts to breaking that pesky nine-game losing streak — . Earlier Saturday, A’s three-hole hitter wasn’t averse to asking for help from the outside …

@ champ, how about a Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo wants to keep hold of Adama Traore.Traore was their record signing last summer but played a bit-part role.“Not all the players who come have to have immediate success, immediately reach their highest point,” Santo said.“I still believe a lot of us will become better. It’s about time, trust and confidence.”little love for the struggling A’s? Help us out!

— josh Reddick (@joshreddick16) [Insert joke on if Reddick smells what The Rock is cookin’]The A’s offensive futility for this season hasn’t been just a recent thing. As Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com pointed out on Twitter earlier Saturday, the A’s were shut out 10 times in their first 53 games, which ties for the most ever at this point in the seas midfielder Yusuf Yazici is aware of rumours linking him with Manchester United.The 22-year-old attacking midfielder has been linked with a possible move to Old Trafford at the end of the season.”The league is not over yet,” he told Taka.”We still haon since 1918. Of course, the team they tied was the 2005 Astros, who went to the World Series. So maybe the sky isn’t falling after all? For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow on Twitter, subscribe to the and .

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Video: Dadgumit, ball won’t stretch for Hawk Harrelson, White Sox

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Hawk Harrelson has his prd into life on the south coast following his summtalised with coronavirus.Sanz, 76, was president at the Bernabeu from 1995-2000, a period in which Real won the Champions League twice.”My father has just died,” wrote Sanz’s son Lorenzo Sanz Duran on Twitter.”He did not deserve this end in this manner season-long loan switch from Huddersfield Town.He said, “I feel good at the moment and sharper each and every day.“I always try my best and sometimes it does take time to adapt to new things, buoponnst Newcastle United.United lost away at St James’ Park 1-0 in October and defeats to clubs in the bottom half have come in between wins against the likes of Manchester City and Spurs.But boss Solskjaer said: “We were disappointed to lose at Newcasents, even though I’m not sure I’ve ever met one, but he does have a style, I’ll say that. Whether it’s the “he gone,” or “you can put it on the board… yes! yes!” or “you gotta be bleeping me,” you know a Hawk call when you hear it. Me, I find it just a bit over the top.So, for some reason I take great pleasure in hearing the depressive side of the often manic announcer. We got one of those Tuesday. The scene, the “good guys” are down by two in the ninth to the with two on and two out. ‘s hits a ball to deep right, and behold:It’s so sad that after you’re done laughing at him, you kinda want to buy him a beer. So, Hawk, next time we find ourselves at the same ballpark, the first one is on me. For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow on Twitter, subscribe to the and .

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Monday Night Football odds: Dolphins vs. Steelers picks, predictions from top-rated expert who’s 7-2 on Miami games

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The will try to earn their first win of the season when they take on the on Monday Night Football at Heinz Field. The Dolphins (0-6) enter the game as one of only two winless teams in the , along with the 0-8 . Miami is coming off a 31-21 defeat at Buffalo, the team’s ninth consecutive loss dating to last season. Meanwhile, the Steelers (2-4), who last beat the on Oct. 13, are coming off their bye week, and quarterback is set to return after missing the last game with a concussion. Pittsburgh is still hoping to become relevant in the NFL playoff picture. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. ET. Pittsburgh is a 14-point favorite in the latest D have a bright future ahead.The defender has moved on from the club where he has spent most of his career.However, Jenkinson is not bitter about the exit.Instead, he has positive things to say about the club and their manager Unai Emery.The 27-year-oolphins vs. Steelers odds, down from an open of 14.5, and the over-under is 43.5. Before you make any Steelers vs. Dolphins picks and Monday Night Football predictions, you should see which team SportsLine senior analyst Larry Hartstein says will cover.

A former lead writer for Covers and The Linemakers, Hartstein combines a vast network of Vegas sources with an analytical approach he honed while working for Pro Football Focus. Last year, he went 61-47 on all of his , and he’s even hotter this year, going 28-14 on NFL picks against the spread. In addition, Hartstein is 7-2 in his last nine picks involving the Dolphins. Anyone who has followed him is way up. 

Now, Hartstein has locked in on Steelers vs. Dolphins on Monday Night Football. He’s sharing jaer says they’re on track to close the gap on Prem champs Manchester City.It’s been 10 years since ­ Manchester United last did a ­Premier League double over ­their rivals – and Solskjaer ­reckons that’s way to long. “That stat is not nice tthat pick only at SportsLine. 

Hartstein has taken into account that Pittsburgh is coming off its most productive rushing game of the season. In the victory over the Chargers, the Steelers ran for 124 yards, the first time the team had topped 100 this season. Rookie got his most extensive snaps and ran 17 times for 75 yards. The team is hoping the performance begins a turnaround for an offense that is running for just 76.5 yards per game and is on track to have its fewest rushing yards in a 16-game slate.

In addition, Hartstein knows that the turnover advantage goes to the Steelers. Pittsburgh ranks second in the league in turnover margin (+7) while Miami is last (-11) after seven weeks.

Even so, Pittsburgh isn’t guaranteed to cover the Steelers vs. Dolphins spread on Monday Night Football.

Miami has played significantly better in the last two weeks. Over the first four games of the season, the Dolphins lost by an average of 34.3 points per game. In the last two games, a 17-16 loss to Washington and a 31-21 loss at Buffalo, that average dropped telder Jonjo Shelvey has apologised to the club’s supporters after the loss to Leicester City in the Carabao Cup.Toon were eliminated from the competition on Wednesday after Kasper Schmeichel denied two spot-kicks, one of which from Shelvey, in a penao 5.5 points.

In addition, veteran quarterback has had success leading the offense recently. Over the team’s past five quarters, Fitzpatrick has led the Miami to five touchdowns. By contrast, in the Dolphins’ first 19 quarters, with quarterback  seeing twice as many snaps as Fitzpatrick, Miami scored only two touchdowns. 

Hartstein has analyzed this matchup and while we can tell you he’s leaning under, he has discovered a crucial x-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back. He’s sharing it only at SportsLine. 

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Sam Darnold’s ‘seeing ghosts’ comment gives Patriots linebackers validation for ‘boogeymen’ persona

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thought he was seeing ghosts during New York’s 33-0 loss to the on Monday Night Football, but it was really the boogeymen. The second year quarterback was mic’d up for the primetime matchup against New England and admitted on the sideline that he was “” in the first half as the Patriots defense continuously applied pressure.  

Throughout this season, New England’s linebacker unit has taken on thdy for an England call.Ings, who won his sole England cap in 2015, has been backed to break into England manager Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2020 after scoring 14 Premier League goals in 22 appearances this season.”Gareth will want a certain ste “boogeyman” nickname, so not only were they surprised upon learning about Darnold’s words following the game, but were also thrilled that this group. 

“He did? That’s the boogeymen, it’s real,” said linebacker , who was able to recover a Darnold fumble early in the second quarter. “That’s crazy for him to say that. That makes it real, you know what I’m saying?” 

“Humbling, very humbling,” added fellow linebacker following the win. “It feels good. Obviously, it’s something that we’re doing inside the linebacker room. Whenever you can have fun with something like that and continue to build on it, it’s cool, but I think that’s pretty dope actually.”  

New England’s defense did torment Darnold all evening as pressure forced him to commit five turnovers, including four iesar Azpilicueta helped former club Olympique Marseille in their market work last summer.While Chelsea have failed to make any new signings these past us coach Fabio Capello has questioned their move for Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri.Capello believes Sarriball isn’t a good fit for Juve’s winning culture.He told Sky Italia: “The mentality of the Juventus club has always been a winner, it is Bonipersix months, it’s been revealed Azpilicueta assisted OM in their swoop for Villarreal defender Alvarnterceptions. He was held to just 86 yards passing and completed 11 of his 32 throws in the shutout as New England pressured him on 15 of his 33 dropbacks.

This group for the Pats has been a terror all season for opposing offenses and is currently on a historic pace. They join just the 1991 as they to have multiple 30-point shutouts in their first seven games of the season. For what it’s worth, Washington was able to go on and win XXVI that season. 

They’ll look to continue to spook opposing quarterbacks next week when and the offense rolls into Foxborough for a Week 8 matchup. 

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Lamar Jackson joined an elite group of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks with Week 1 performance

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certainly proved to the NFL he can play quarterback at the professional level. As good as Jackson was for the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday’s 59-10 win over the , he may never have a performance as he had in Week 1 for the rest of his career. And if he does, the should be scared of what’s to come.

Jackson became the second quarterback in franchise history with 300 yards and five touchdowns in a game ( was the other) as the set franchise records for points (59), yards (643), and margin of victory (49) in the win. He was the first player with at least five passing touchdoas 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 twns in a season opener since  (2013).

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Jackson became the first quarterback to throw four touchdowns in his first 10 attempts of a season since Jeff Kemp in 1987. He’s the youngest player to have a perfect passer rating in league history. 

Jackson became the seventh quarterback in NFL history with at least 300 passing yards, five touchdowns and a perfect passer rating (158.3) in a single game in NFL History. The list of quarterbacks Jackson joined in this category, five won a and all six played in it.

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Through Sunday’s games, Jackson leads the NFL in touchdown passes, ctor Bellerin says Dani Ceballos is “more than just a teammate”.The pair played together for Spain U19 and Spain U21 and have linked up this season at the Emirates, with Ceballos joining on loan from Real Madrid.”My boy Dani Ceballos has signed on lointerception percentage, yards per attempt, adjusted yards per attempt, quarterback rating and net yards gained per pass attempt.

“He’s definitely better,” said Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, . “He was a rookie last year. He didn’t practice much throughout the course of the year. So he’s had a chance to be witzaro expects his client to stay at Inter Milan for the long term, despite Newcastle United having an option to buy him.The 23-year-old has been secured by the Magpies for the rest of the season on a loan deal.There is an option in that deal for them h the No. 1 offense on a daily basis and he did a great job with it.

“He’s going to have to get going to set that [rushing] record. I think I bet the over on that.”

To put a cherry on top of his breakout game, when asked about his passing performance in Week 1.

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Antonio Brown loses second helmet grievance, but here’s why he’s still coming out a big winner

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After nearly three weeks of drama, helmet saga appears to finally be over, and somehow, the receiver might have ended up as the biggest winner in all of this. 

The latest escapade in the helmet story took place on Sunday when Brown , which he . However, unlike last time, when Brown if the didn’t let him wear the helmet e he plays.The youngster is happy with the way he broke into the first team last season.But he wants to continue making progress and establishing himself as a key member of the first team.”That’s always been my goal,” he said to reporters.”It’s my amof his choice, there apparently will be no retirement threats this time around. Instead, it seems that Mr. “Business is Boomin'” has decided to turn all this helmet drama into a business opportunity. 

According to Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, the receiver has decided that since his beloved Schutt AiR Advantage is banned, he’s now going to let a company make him a custom helmet and then also let that company pay him to wear it.  

“As a result of all the publicity accrued from our efforts to get him to wear that helmet, he has multiple offers on the table right now from various companies to custom-make a helmet for him and ,” Rosenhaus told Sirius XM NFL Radio, . “We have found, without getting into specifics, some very suitable alternatives. We’re very excited. Antonio will be wearing a helmet. He won’t be missing any time, and he’ll be getting paid a lot of money to do so. It’s sort of a happy ending, even though he won’t be able to wear the old helmet.”

If this proves one thing it’s that pouting sometimes works. If Brown would have quietly stopped wearing his banned helmet and switched over to his new helmet, he wouldn’t have landed this potential sponsorship deal. Although Brown would clearly prefer to be wearing his old helmet, the giant check he’s about to receive for wearinayram Tutumlu over his complaints on social media about the treatment of goalkeeper Robin Olsen.Tutumlu’s nephew is the agent of goalkeeper Olsen, whose move to Montpellier broke down.In a statement, the club declared: “AS Roma has noted the increasig the new one will probably make that helmet more tolerable. 

The fact that Brown has finally found a helmet isn’t the only good news Rosenhaus shared this week. Apparently, Brown’s are also no longer an issue. 

“The helmet and the foot, all that is behind him now,” RoS says Manchester City, which are willing to meet his €70m buyout clause, tabled a lucrative contract to Rodrigo a fortnight ago. The terms far exceed what he is earning with Atletico and only requires his signature for City to kick into action.At senhaus said. “He’s entirely focused on football and is ready to have another prototype Antonio Brown season. He’s going to flourish with Jon Gruden and . I’m very excited for him moving forward.”

The Raiders are probably also excited to be moving forward and there’s a good chance they’d probably prefer to never talk about either of these situations ever again. 

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