Archives for May 2019

Ten Worst Chicago Cubs First Round Picks of the last 40 Years

Monday night brings the Major League Baseball draft, an event that is “hit-or-miss” to say the least. Draft position, like recruiting rankings, can just as often be an indicator of future success as it is future failure.

The only thing it absolutely predicts 100% is sky-high expectations. Between now and Monday we’ll look at the 10 best and 10 worst first round picks for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. And yes, we know that listicles are to journalism what Taco Bell is to food. However, it also worth noting that Taco Bell measures its annual revenue in the billions.

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Sanchez, Lukaku, Boateng, Lozano

The rebuild of Manchester United could definitely take some time, so get ready and dig your heels in for that. The upshot is that we’ll have a summer transfer window filled with many comings and goings.

And with Manchester United linked to approximately 97,324 players already, the time is right for some Red Devils transfer talk. In this edition, we start with Antonio Conte assuming the position of Inter Milan manager, and what he had to say on speculation that his new club will sign a pair of United forwards, Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez.

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Romelu Lukaku, Sean Longstaff, Reece James

The rebuild of Manchester United could definitely take some time, so get ready and dig your heels in for that. The upshot is that we’ll have a summer transfer window filled with many comings and goings.

And with Manchester United linked to approximately 97,324 players already, the time is right for some Red Devils transfer talk. In this edition, we begin with the latest on the Romelu Lukaku situation, which saw a major development on Friday. (the second edition of United transfer talk can be found here)

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Former Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Confirms Move to Inter Milan

Inter Milan has confirmed today that former Italy, Chelsea and Juventus boss Antonio Conte will succeed Luciano Spalletti as the next manager of the club.

“A new chapter in my life is beginning, I’m really excited,” Conte said in a statement on the official Inter website.

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Tottenham UCL Final News and Notes: Pochettino, Eriksen, Vertonghen

Tomorrow night brings the first all-Premier League Champions League final since Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties in Moscow, back in 2008.

It’s a match between two clubs starving for a trophy, and it’s simply going to be massive for whichever side claims the long awaited piece of silverware. Let’s run through some of the major storylines for the epic showdown at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid; now from the Tottenham Hotspur perspective.

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Liverpool UCL Final News and Notes: Virgil van Dijk, Jurgen Klopp, Alisson

Tomorrow night brings the first all-Premier League Champions League final since Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties in Moscow, back in 2008.

It’s a match between two clubs starving for a trophy, and it’s simply going to be massive for whichever side claims the long awaited piece of silverware. Let’s run through some of the major storylines for the epic showdown at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid; starting first from the Liverpool perspective. (Tottenham Hotspur side coming shortly)

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Man United Transfer Talk: Harry Maguire, Daniel James, Adrien Rabiot

The rebuild of Manchester United could definitely take some time, so get ready and dig your heels in for that. The upshot is that we’ll have a summer transfer window filled with many comings and goings.

And with Manchester United linked to approximately 97,324 players already, the time is right for some Red Devils transfer talk. In this edition, we’ll cover one player from each outfield position group. As you may have heard, United need a lot of help in the back line, especially in the central portion, so we’ll start there.

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Man United News and Transfer Talk: Bailly, Rojo, Rooney, Schweinsteiger, Jones

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The off-season is here, but the silly season is in full effect. With Manchester United linked to approximately 17,832 players in the 2019 summer transfer window, there is always a lot to talk about regarding transfer narratives.

We also have some on-the-pitch news and notes, regarding former players, to cover in this segment too. Thus, we begin there with another Major League Soccer reunion of two former Red Devils, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Wayne Rooney.

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Liverpool Starting XI Prediction vs Tottenham Hotspur (Champions League Final)

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Are Liverpool FC just built for European competition? Is it simply in their DNA to succeed in the UEFA Champions League? Saturday evening might bring more credence to this idea as the Reds go for their sixth UCL/European Cup in Madrid against Tottenham Hotspur.

Like United in the league or Arsenal in the FA Cup, the UCL seems to be Liverpool’s specialty. That’s part of why they’re so heavily favored this weekend. If you’re doing any sports betting this week, you’ll see the UCL final odds strongly on the side of the Reds. The main reason for their status as heavy favorites though is their extremely dominant form. It hasn’t resulted in a trophy yet, but that is likely to change in a couple days.

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Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI Prediction vs Liverpool (Champions League Final)

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It won’t be long now- you can even start counting down the hours until Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur clash for the UEFA Champions League title in Madrid. In this all England final, we do know that one of the managers/clubs is guaranteed to see his/their trophy drought out come to an end.

Liverpool is the side that’s favored, but Spurs are a club that have defied the odds, projections and conventional wisdom all season long. Manager Mauricio Pochettino has really done an astounding job this season, and what an astounding ending it would be to finish as 2018-19 European champions.

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How to Play Video Games

In the 21st century, the debate on how socializing should be dealt with is at its peak. Meanwhile, many teenagers are argued to play video games instead of participating in Physical activities and sports, which is seen as unfavorable. However, some suggest that its best for enhancing cognitive skills as they come across challenges and complications and is really good for someone to start interactions, which are having difficulties in communicating with people outside.

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Eden Hazard Believes Europa League Win will Be Chelsea Goodbye

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Entering the UEFA Europa League final, Chelsea forward Eden Hazard said that winning the match would make for the perfect farewell. Mission accomplished, as the Belgian bagged a brace and the Blues routed Arsenal 4-1 in a London derby staged in Baku, Azerbaijan.

As of now, the match will most likely be remembered going forward for the dreadful lack of atmosphere, empty seats and logistical travel issues that kept fans of both clubs away. However, it’s possible that this game, in time, might be better remembered for the dominant performance by Eden Hazard in his Chelsea send-off.

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