Man United transfer rumors: De Gea, Pogba, Laporte


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Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

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Chelsea transfers: Juan Cuadrado coming, Andre Schurrle leaving


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Colombian winger and one time Manchester United target Juan Cuadrado is set to complete his move to Chelsea from Fiorentina. To free up the space, and seal the deal by funding the transfer, Andre Schurrle is headed to Wolfsburg. He is set to have his medical with the Bundesliga side today.

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Liverpool news: Sterling, Akpom, Neves, FA Cup TV info


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Here are the latest Liverpool news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We also have a few Liverpool transfer rumors to touch upon. We begin with the latest story on the uncertain future of Raheem Sterling.

As he is one of the most important player on the team by far, expect this narrative to play out in the media for a long time going forward.

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Man United news: De Gea, Fletcher, Zaha, FA Cup TV info


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Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the latest story on the uncertain future of David de Gea. As he is the most important player on the team by far, expect this narrative to play out in the media for a long time going forward.

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VIDEO: Aaron Rodgers, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in NEW Key & Peele East/West Bowl


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Green Bay Packers teammates Aaron Rodgers and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix make cameos in the latest edition of Key and Peele’s world famous “East/West Bowl” sketch. The bit that Key and Peele are most famous for now has a pro edition, released in time for the Super Bowl.

The first two editions were college, but in this video each professional player says where he went to school.

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Why ESPN only SEEMS like it’s “Eastern Seaboard Programming Network”


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Many of us have made the joke: “ESPN, Eastern Seaboard Programming Network.”

Or we’ve at least discussed the famous “east coast bias” at not just ESPN, but within the entire mainstream media.

In May, when The Sports Bank first visited Bristol, we had a frank and honest discussion with both Steve Levy and the late great Stu Scott about the Tim Tebow/Lebron James/Johnny Manziel over-coverage.

This past week we had an exclusive with Baseball Tonight anchor Adnan Virk (@AdnanESPN) Virk was gracious enough to sit down with me when I returned to The Mothership, and we covered a whole host of topics, including the infamous ESPN east coast bias.

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Kathryn Tappen to visit human foosball table in Phoenix


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Kathryn Tappen will co-host “Super Bowl Zone” along with Carolyn Manno. Here are some of the key segments that will comprise “Super Bowl Zone”:

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Carolyn Manno to get in F-16 Fighter Jet for Super Bowl segment


“Super Bowl Zone” will be co-hosted by NBC Sports commentators Carolyn Manno and Kathryn Tappen

Following are segments that will be featured in Saturday’s episode of “Super Bowl Zone”:

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New York Islanders: there are no “statement games”


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For what seems so long ago, before the Islanders embarked on a home and home, back-to-back series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, we explored the idea of Islanders trying to win “statement games.”

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Arsenal transfer rumors: Luis Suarez, Chuba Akpom


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Here are the latest Arsenal transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from the Emirates.

We start with “Chewy Luis,” yes indeed we have some Luis Suarez transfer rumors to discuss.

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FA charges Chelsea’s Diego Costa, will miss Man City clash


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Diego Costa is set to miss Saturday’s rematch with the Premier League champions, Manchester City, after the Football Association charged the Chelsea superstar striker with violent conduct.

The FA finds that Diego Costa had been guilty of a stamp on Emre Can 12 minutes into extra time.

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Blackhawks need to jettison Dan Carcillo


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Dan Carcillo was playing so well by his standards. Then Dan Carcillo Dan-Carcillo’d all over himself.

This may come as surprising news to you, but ‘Carbomb’ has more than worn out his welcome. His latest antics cost him six games. For some reason, the left winger decided cross-checking a defenseless Mathieu Perreault was necessary. The Winnipeg Jet suffered an upper body injury because of the check.

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