Manchester United still pursuing Gareth Bale, reportedly


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With the Gareth Bale to Manchester United narrative, take all these rumors with a grain of salt. However, it’s not going away, and it’s certainly not unrealistic. The Sunday Express says that United haven’t given up hope on bringing the 26-year-old to Old Trafford from the Bernabeu.

United manager Louis Van Gaal made comments a week ago indicating that the club is ready to spend big again this summer.

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De Gea sale to Real Madrid back on, claims Spanish newspaper


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Time for your daily David de Gea update. It’s a a never ending soap opera like Arturo Vidal was last summer. Will he stay at Manchester United, or move to Real Madrid? Nothing is official yet of course, but here’s the latest headlines on the situation. We really thought this one was over. It seemed clear that De Gea was going to stay put right where he is, as talks had reportedly stalled out.

We thought the over-analyzed and incredibly tired storyline had finally been put to bed. Not so today.

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Chelsea FC closing £17.5m deal for Baba Rahman


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Chelsea have been targeting Abdul Baba Rahman for quite some time. With Filipe Luis sold back to Atletico Madrid after just one season, this transfer started to make much more sense, as Chelsea needed a new full back. Today, it appears that the Blues are closing the deal for the Augsburg left back.

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Famous Tottenham Hotspur fan Christian Jones predicts EPL top four


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Again we’re doing a story/interview podcast about football; world football and American football. Northwestern Wide Receiver and Tottenham Hotspur supporter Christian Jones had to sit out the 2014 college football season due to an ACL injury. But he’s back and revved up to go for 2015!

American college football preseason began today with Big Ten Media Days. The real season begins September 4th when Northwestern hosts Stanford. As for Tottenham Hotspur, they visit Manchester United to open the Premier League a week from today.

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PHOTOS, VIDEOS: new Manchester United kit Adidas promo


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They’re the most recognizable sports brand in the entire world. Manchester United have the richest corporate and marketing sponsorship deals. The latest polls state they have 680,000,000 supporters worldwide. The new home shirt is here, as the club switched from Nike to Adidas. It was for a world record £750 million, or $1.1 billion. Below you’ll find links to wallpapers, photos, video etc. all promoting the new Manchester United kit.

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PHOTOS: new Manchester United kit modeled by Blind and Jones


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Manchester United football club is the wealthiest and most recognizable sports brand in the entire world. They have the richest corporate and marketing sponsorship deals. The new shirt is here, as the club switched from Nike to Adidas. It was for a world record £750 million, or $1.1 billion. The new Manchester United kit is now on sale.

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Changes among Liverpool FC forwards; more turnover on the way?


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Liverpool certainly do have a lot to offer as strikers up front. Last year, they didn’t find the same combination of attackers that scored all those goals for them in 2013-14. It was a rather special forward group when you had Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling all content and clicking on all cylinders.

Brendan Rodgers, along with the club transfer committee, went out and bought a ton of forwards. They just want mad in their shopping for attack players.

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VIDEOS: Final teaser for new Manchester United kit


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You already know what the new Man United shirt looks like, as Photos of the new Manchester United kit leaked online .The home red went on sale a week early in the United States. As you know Manchester United Football Club broke a shirt sponsor record when they switched from Aon to Chevrolet. They also broke a kit deal record for partnership with a manufacturer when they made the switch from Nike to Adidas. The new Manchester United kit deal is worth over $1.1 billion!

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Michigan State football has chip on their shoulder, literally


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Michigan State football bares a striking resemblance to the Chicago White Sox in that both programs identify themselves by having a consistent chip on their shoulder. Lots of sports franchises utilize this motivation, but Michigan State and the White Sox have the same exact chip- the “we come second in our region” chip.

For MSU, the incessant oppressor is the Michigan Wolverines football program. For the Sox, it’s the Chicago Cubs. In both cases that chip defines the fan base. And it transcends winning and losing. It’s all about attention and branding.

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Joey Bosa #1 overall Draft Pick stock takes a minor hit


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Ohio State Defensive End Joey Bosa is the safest and most legitimate NFL prospect playing in the nation right now. Or at least he was, until his suspension for the 2015 season opener was announced Thursday morning. Ohio State made this announcement, giving no reason for the suspension, just hours before Big Ten Media Days began, so naturally, Buckeyes Coach Urban Meyer was drilled about this during his podium session (as he should be).

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Ohio State football players say “shit” and “crap” at Media Day


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THE Ohio State University football player Josh Perry had THE quote of the day in Chicago for Big Ten Media Days part one yesterday.  Perry was asked about Michigan’s new Head Coach Jim Harbaugh:

“is he the kind of guy that you think can restore this rivalry?”

Perry’s response was probably more clever than most of what the sportswriters in the room could come up with.

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Van Gaal admits one of four starting defender positions is open


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Shortly after Paris St. Germain carved up the Manchester United defense, Manager Louis van Gaal admitted that his right central defender spot is totally up for grabs. In talking to the media following the 2-0 loss to PSG, Van Gaal sounded very high on new acquisition Matteo Darmian. And Left Back, you know the club is highly invested in Luke Shaw as they broke the all time British transfer record for a teenager to acquire him.

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