Liverpool Shouldn’t Pursue Christian Pulisic, BVB Warn

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Here we go- less than a month now until the January transfer window opens. We have some Liverpool FC transfer rumors to discuss with you on this fine Thursday afternoon.

If Liverpool want to acquire Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, they are wasting their time, says BVB sporting director Michael Zorc.

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St Andrews: the Experience of Visiting Golf’s Origination


History is written by the victors, the saying goes, and upon visiting St Andrews, one learns that golfing history is no different. As far back as 1691, St Andrews, in the Fife region of Scotland, has been credited as the birthplace of golf. The origins of the game trace all the way back to the 1400s with the two types of golf being played in the very early days.

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Wake Forest F John Collins a NBA Draft First Round Prospect

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Raise a glass to Wake Forest Forward John Collins, a dominant college big with some solid NBA Draft stock. John Collins is not to be confused with the cocktail of the same name invented in London back in the 1860s; or the more popular drink known as a Tom Collins for that matter.

The sophomore big man is getting some love as a NBA Draft first round prospect.

“I can see that.” Northwestern basketball Coach Chris Collins responded when we brought this topic up.

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Tomi Lahren DESTROYED by Trevor Noah in Kaepernick Debate (Video)


Tomi Lahren, an alt-right talk show host and self-described ’22-year-old girl with a boys name, a deep love of country and the courage to say something’ was the featured guest on the Daily Show last night. If you’re not familiar with Lahren, (I wasn’t either until the Daily Show profiled her a few weeks ago), she hosts a show on the far right Blaze network.

However, it’s on Facebook where the now 23-year-old (the above quote is from 2015) Tomi Lahren truly gets her traction.

Her fire breathing videos, usually espousing racism, bigotry, ethnocentrism, homophobia, xenophobia and a bizarre perverted version of patriotism on the social media platform sometimes accrue an obscene amount of page views.

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Martial, Zlatan, Mkhitaryan Highlight Man United EFL Cup Rout


Same exact match-up in the same specific location, three days later, but an entirely different result. Manchester United routed West Ham United today 4-1 ousting the Hammers from the EFL Cup. On Sunday, United played to a 1-1 draw in Premier League competition, but like this game tonight, also at Old Trafford, it was a Red Devils domination. .

Manchester United owned both matches, it’s just that in tonight’s match-up they finished off their opponents, while during the League fixture this past weekend they certainly did not.

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Jose Mourinho: MUFC Played “Beautiful, Attacking Football”


Now this is the Manchester United way. You can’t just win, you have to win with style and panache. There must be exciting, swashbuckling attacking football. The fans at Old Trafford finally saw their team dominate all the meaningful numbers on the stat sheet for once.

United ended their run of games in which they dominated possession, chances, and shots, but ended up with only a draw. Wednesday night, they finally did all that and dominated the scoreboard too, beating West Ham United 4-1.

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EFL Cup Draw Creates Likely Manchester United-Liverpool Final


The EFL Cup semi-final draws were released minutes ago, and wouldn’t you know it, it’s perfectly conducive to a Manchester United-Liverpool Final.

Funny how that is! Even though these draws are of course totally randomized, all luck, with absolutely no direct human manipulation for self-interested gain, here we go again with a set-up most likely to yield the perfect made for television match-up.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Earns Third Start, Man of the Match Award


Just over a week ago, Manchester United’s big money summer transfer window acquisition Henrikh Mkhitaryan hadn’t played in three weeks. The £26 million acquisition had only featured six times during the season at that point and only once (in the Europa League versus Fenerbahce) since September 10th in the much over-hyped Manchester Derby.

At that point, Mkhitaryan had only one start on the season, and that came way back on September 10th versus Manchester City. By Thanksgiving, he had accrued just 105 minutes in total during this Premier League season.

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Sadio Mane: Ben Woodburn Could be a Liverpool Great One Day


Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp expressed his concern that the media could be over-hyping youngster Ben Woodburn.

The Reds beat Leeds United 2-0 yesterday in the EFL CuP quarter-Finals, getting a goal from Woodburn, who is just 17 years and 45 days old. Woodburn became the youngest goal scorer in Liverpool history, surpassing Michael Owen, by 100 days.

“We know what Ben is capable of and what he is already able to do,” Jurgen Klopp said. “My first job is to help these boys so that they can be the best.”

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Jose Mourinho Accepts FA Charges; Banned for One Match


UPDATE: the Football Association has officially charged Jose Mourinho, and he has accepted the charges. Jose Mourinho will serve a one match touchline ban for the incident this past Sunday.

The Special One is indeed showcasing some of the traits that we usually see in his so-called “third season syndrome.” Obviously, Mourinho thrives on drama and controversy. It is his well established modus operandi, and often it serves to rally the troops in an “us against them” mentality.

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Derek Carr: Oakland Raiders Quarterback a NFL MVP Favorite


“When you have that kind of confidence in your quarterback, it changes the dynamics on your squad,” said NFL Network Analyst Bucky Brooks about Derek Carr. Brooks made the comment after watching Carr lead the Raiders to a comeback victory over the defending NFC Champion Carolina Panthers despite a dislocated pinkie finger on his throwing hand.

Yes, on his throwing hand.  Carr the’s primary reason that the Oakland Raiders stand tall at the top of the AFC playoff picture right now.

As we head into the fourth quarter of the season, Oaktown is right there with the New England Patriots in the battle for AFC supremacy and playoff home field supremacy.

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Northwestern Basketball: Stronger Pre-Conference Slate Builds Resume

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Quite often, November and December college basketball is exactly like what M told James Bond near the beginning of Casino Royale: “All that energy for what? So that you could kill a nobody?”

Last year, Northwestern basketball went 12-1 in the pre-conference, getting off to a lightning fast 12-1 start. It eventually caught up to them as they finished the year 20-12. This season, it’s a very different story as Northwestern Basketball has played a much tougher schedule, and the results have been much more impressive.

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