Manchester City Right-back Kyle Walker Apologizes for Red Card

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Source: Zesty Man City News, via Twitter

By John O’Leary

On Monday 21st August, Manchester City suffered their first setback of the new Premier League campaign with a draw against Everton.

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Chelsea Starting XI Prediction vs Everton

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By Caleb Thompson

After a shaky start to the 2017-18 season, Chelsea have found their feet and defeated a league title contender in Tottenham Hotspur. Considering how that was accomplished without a full strength squad, Antonio Conte was very happy with that result.

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WBA’s Jonny Evans Has Uncertain Future as Transfer Window Nears Close

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By Emily Bluestein

The current football transfer window has hit the headlines like no other, thanks largely to Neymar’s record breaking move to Paris St. Germain, but also due to a whole list of other transfers, near transfers and rumored transfers.

For many, the gossip, misinformation and general carnival atmosphere that accompanies transfer time is as entertaining, or even more so, than the football season itself. It is also a topic that is popular with those who like placing a bet, and the good news is that it is not over yet.

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US Open 2017: Tennis Spread Betting Tips

By Martin Green

Tennis’ greatest stars are all set to descend upon Flushing Meadows for the final Grand Slam of the year and one more chance to seize glory. The men’s half of the US Open could turn into a battle between youngster Alexander Zverev and 35-year-old Roger Federer, while the women’s draw looks wide open. Excitement among fans is reaching a fever pitch, with just days until it begins, and betting will go into overdrive as this will be one of the main sporting events of 2017.

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Future of Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal FC Remains Uncertain

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By John O’Leary

It has been claimed that Alexis Sanchez’s representatives have held talks with Antero Henrique, sporting director of PSG ahead of a potential move to the Ligue One club. PSG are keen to tie the forward down to a long-term contract, however, the Arsenal man is holding out for a three-year deal, worth some £275,000 a week post tax. That said, the Ligue One champions remain confident that an agreement can be reached, though they are yet to agree a fee with Arsenal.

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Neymar’s £200 Million Transfer Continues to Up the Ante

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By John O’Leary

When it was announced that Paris Saint-Germain would be paying a mind-boggling £200 million for Brazil’s most famous export, it led to the usual media rumblings about how the sport has gone mad, and largely irrelevant top ten lists of other uses to which the money could have been put.

However, the point is that football is a global industry worth billions in revenue every year, and the star footballers are what makes it work. The transfer market alone has almost become a game within a game – let’s find out more.

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Steve Bartman Obtains One Ring but Zero Reconciliation

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By Ross Adams

Steve Bartman didn’t deserve the hotdog of despair slathered in chance and circumstance he was force fed that night at Wrigley Field. He didn’t deserve the extra coating of ketchup fellow Cubs fans added to it through public shaming and even death threats.

He didn’t deserve the indigestion that followed- the catastrophic life change and years of hiding “underground” fearing for his safety. He just didn’t deserve it, and none of us can imagine what he went through. However, we’ve all eaten a hot dog we shouldn’t have, and if you’re reading this- congratulations, you’ve survived.

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Where Sports, Fashion And Art Collide

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by Kevin Bennett

Ballet, jazz, tap, and interpretive dance all require relatively similar costuming solutions. All are artistic, and all are athletic. Dances and productions which represent the most popular musical numbers are also likely to parallel fashion trends. Thus, buying dancewear is a quadruple-threat, if you will.

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Sports Franchises Further Embracing the Tech World

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As sporting event attendance lulls more and more teams are looking for additional ways to communicate with their fans and keep them engaged while they aren’t watching a game at the stadium.

By Justin Weinger

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FA Announces End to Gambling Sponsorships, but are Clubs Keen?

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By Matthew High

The FA announced last month that it had ended all of its current sponsorship deals with betting companies, which included a long-term agreement with betting giant Ladbrokes.

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The Benefits of Wearing Compression Gear While Playing Soccer

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By Jake Owen

If you are not yet familiar with compression gear – where have you been living, really? – you need not worry as this is the definitive article on the topic. Compression gear is the extremely tightly fitted clothing often worn by athletes in practice or on game day. Alternatively called pressure garments, it includes t-shirts, tights, socks, sleeves or underwear and it’s often made largely from a spandex type material, a synthetic fiber renowned for its extreme elasticity, or sometimes nylon and latex.

This article thoroughly reviews the current literature on it and sheds light on their many purported benefits.

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Betting Companies Comprise Half of 17-18 Premier League Shirt Sponsors

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By Felicity Shields

This upcoming Premier League season, which kicks off in less than a month, the gambling world will have a tremendous impact on team shirt sponsorships.

This has been a rising trend over the past decade and a half, ever since Fulham linked up with Betfair in 2002-03. Here we are, fifteen years later, and exactly half of the Premier League’s teams will a display a betting company logo on their kit.

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