Paul Scholes has taken a a swipe at Manchester United’s recruitment of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, accusing bosses of setting Erik ten Hag up to take the ‘blame’ if they don’t work out. The former Manchester United midfielder has spoken previously of his irritation at the way the club is run off the pitch and how they handle recruitment. United spent more than £211million this summer on six signings, including winger Antony, midfielder Casemiro and centre back Lisandro Martinez. But Scholes, who has addressed United’s model speaking on The Overlap, in partnership with Sky Bet , has been less-than-impressed at decision-making on Sancho and Varane, two players signed before Ten Hag took over as boss. Everton loan star Conor Coady is loving life at his new club and plying his trade in front of the ‘amazing’ support at Goodison Park. The 29-year-old may be a lifelong Red, and a graduate of Liverpool FC’s academy with two senior appearances to his name, but he is more than happy to embrace the blue half of the city, now.
- ATLANTA — Two months into the season, it looked like the New York Mets were headed for an NL East runaway.
- Advancements in sport technology have made quantifying match-play external load (e.g., total distance, sprint distance, number of sprints) a popular option for athletics personnel.
- Leafs sign RFA Sandin to two-year, $2.8M deal The Toronto Maple Leafs signed restricted free agent defenceman Rasmus Sandin to a two-year, $2.8 million contract on Thursday.
- Contests for runners and jumpers were to be found across the length and breadth of the continent.
- Zulu football players rely not only on their coaches and trainers but also on the services of their inyanga (“witch doctor”).
Now the Kentucky QB is being talked about for his NFL prospects and being mentioned in the same breath as Bryce Young and CJ Stroud. Jays clinch playoff spot as O’s fall to Red Sox The Toronto Blue Jays locked up a playoff spot Thursday afternoon without taking the field, securing a berth when the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-3. The importance of Eugene Arcand’s story being told As the country prepares to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, TSN.ca begins a five-part series on the life of residential school survivor Eugene Arcand. Bob McKenzie discusses why it is so important that his story is heard. Donato scores in OT as Kraken edge Canucks in overtime Ryan Donato scored with 40.1 seconds left in overtime, powering the Seattle Kraken to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.
September 23, 2022 • Federer bid adieu Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after a superlative career that spanned nearly a quarter-century and included 20 Grand Slam titles. Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by New York Post sports columnist Ian O’Connor to discuss if Aaron Judge should be considered the single-season home run king even though Barry Bonds set the record during the steroid-era. Bedard caps two-goal night with OT winner as Pats top Oil Kings Connor Bedard capped a two-goal night with the game-winner in overtime leading the Regina Pats to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Thursday. Chiefs-Buccaneers game to remain in Tampa after Hurricane Ian Sunday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will continue to be held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa as originally scheduled, the NFL announced Thursday.
In a statement, Arsenal said they were hopeful the 22-year-old would return to full training in December after the player underwent surgery on a damaged groin tendon. Verstappen, who turns 25 on Friday, will be crowned champion if he wins under the lights of the Marina Bay circuit in Singapore this weekend. The Swiss ace paired up with Rafael Nadal for his final match before retirement at the Laver Cup last Friday, but the iconic duo were beaten by Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock. Xavi’s side have been light on defensive midfield options in recent times and don’t have a proper understudy to Busquets, with Frenkie de Jong filling in for the 34-year-old when required. Newcastle United have agreed a deal to sign Garang Kuol from Central Coast, with the Australian teenager set to join the Premier League club in January.
Fury sets Joshua another new deadline
The first Paris–Rouen race took place in 1869; the Tour de France was inaugurated in 1903. The huge success of the latter inspired the Giro d’Italia and a number of other long-distance races. Although the Football Association and most of its affiliated clubs were initially dominated by the middle and upper classes, soccer had definitely become “the people’s game” by the end of the century.
Chile loses FIFA appeal in World Cup case with Ecuador
Remembering Hawerchuk’s legendary career A five-time All-Star, Dale Hawerchuk appeared in 1,188 games over 16 seasons with the Jets, Sabres, Blues and Flyers. As his statue is set to be unveiled in Winnipeg, Michael Farber looks back on his legendary career in this essay. Entering his prime, is Siakam poised to play the best basketball of his career? Last season, Pascal Siakam bounced back in a big way, averaging career highs in assists, rebounds and steals while making the all-NBA third team after some well documented struggles in the bubble and the 2020 season. He will also start this year healthy, which he didn’t a year ago due to his shoulder surgery.
How should schools and clubs handle a young female athlete who wants to play football even though there’s no girls’ team? Should we get rid of sex-based divisions in sports like shooting, where the performance gap is minimal? We certainly need to figure out better answers for trans athletes and people like Caster Semenya, who, because she has differences of sexual development, is allowed to compete in the 5K but not the 800-meter race. Per Henrik Ling in Sweden elaborated systems of gymnastic exercise that were eventually adopted by school systems in Britain, the United States, and Japan. These noncompetitive alternatives to modern sports also flourished in eastern Europe during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among repressed ethnic peoples such as the Poles and Czechs, gymnastics became almost a way of life.
Hill died recently after going missing in Costa Rica, his family said on Tuesday night. After Mississippi spent millions in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, he tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility. Kafka and Daboll will continue to make it a part of the Giants’ weekly game plan to utilize Jones’ prowess with his legs. Former Baylor coach Kim Mulkey declined to answer questions about Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia on Monday while current coach Nicki Collen spoke in detail about her thoughts. 21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic stood by his decision not to get vaccinated, saying Thursday that he fully accepted the consequences of not competing at some tournaments.
Modi declares National Games open; says nepotism, corruption plagued sports in country earlier
To the ends of the earth, cricket followed the Union Jack, which explains the game’s current popularity in Australia, South Asia, and the West Indies. Rugby football flourishes in other postcolonial cultures, such as New Zealand and South Africa, where the British once ruled. It was, however, association football’s destiny to become the world’s most widely played modern sport. From the British Isles, modern sports were diffused throughout the world.