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Month: June 2022

Pat Noonan reacts to Brenner hat-trick in FC Cincinnati 4-4 NYCFC
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Pat Noonan reacts to Brenner hat-trick in FC Cincinnati 4-4 NYCFC

Amid the chaos and calamity of their 4-4 draw with NYCFC on Wednesday, FC Cincinnati still had plenty of positives to take. Granted, no side should be throwing away a 3-0 lead at home and especially not in the space of seven minutes at the end of the first half. But Cincinnati's attacking play to get into that position - and to equalize after falling 4-3 behind in the second half - was about as incisive as you're likely to see in Major League Soccer. Even better was an Orange and Blue player registering the club's first hat-trick since joining MLS in 2019. If you'd have asked any coach, executive, or supporter which player they'd like to score that hat-trick, they'd have likely picked Brazilian striker Brenner, who is the fourth-most expensive incoming transfer in league history.That pres...
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Kyrie Irving Next Team Odds – Lakers Emerging as Sneaky Frontrunner After Durant Trade Request

Apr 25, 2022; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts during the second quarter of game four of the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs against the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant’s trade request has provoked further speculation about Kyrie Irving’s future Kyrie Irving next team odds currently have the Lakers as the frontrunner  Which team has the best chance at landing the All-Star guard? Kevin Durant shook NBA free agency on Thursday when news of his trade request broke. Harmony did not last long in Brooklyn following Kyrie Irving’s decision to pick up his player option. The expectation is that the Nets will trade both of their stars, with Irving on a $36 million expiring salary. Irv...
Barcelona make a last-gasp bid for Leeds forward Raphinha with proposal short of Chelsea’s
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Barcelona make a last-gasp bid for Leeds forward Raphinha with proposal short of Chelsea’s

Barcelona make a last-gasp bid for Leeds forward Raphinha, but their proposal is still short of Chelsea's accepted £60m offer - with agent Deco holding out to see if LaLiga club can release more fundsRaphinha's agent Deco is holding out to see if Barcelona release more funds LaLiga club have made a late bid, but it falls short of Chelsea's accepted offer The Blues have held extensive talks as they look to head off any last-gasp threat Deco was spotted outside the Nou Camp, having spoken to Barcelona officials By Simon Jones for the Daily Mail Published: 23:14 BST, 30 June 2022 | Updated: 00:49 BST, 1 July 2022 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]...
Kevin Durant = LeBron James 2.0 for better and worse
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Kevin Durant = LeBron James 2.0 for better and worse

When LeBron James announced on "The Decision" live TV show on July 8, 2010 that he would no longer be with the Cleveland Cavaliers and had agreed to switch teams to the Miami Heat, criticism abounded for the "King" who many fans labeled as a mercenary and as putting together a super team with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in order to finally get an NBA championship.This Thursday, Kevin Durant has made known that he demands a change to stop being part of the Brooklyn Nets and have his fourth team in the NBA, generating the doubt of KD's loyalty to the franchises where he plays or if his instability in it is part of the same attitude for which LeBron has divided opinions about his legacy by NBA lovers.How are LeBron James and Kevin Durant similar?In talent level James and Durant are comparable...
Jalen Brunson joins New York Knicks for four years and more than $100 million
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Jalen Brunson joins New York Knicks for four years and more than $100 million

After intense negotiations and on the first day of free agency, the New York Knicks finally signed Jalen Brunson to a four-year, $104 million contract, according to Yahoo Sports.Brunson will have the chance to join the likes of RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Evan Fournier in trying to provide the Knicks with a much-needed scoring boost. The vast majority of Knicks fans seem excited about the signing, although they feel it was an overpay.Brunson's departure from Dallas to New York has been widely anticipated for days, as the Knicks made a more lucrative offer to play a larger role in a franchise that has deep family ties, including the recent addition of his father, Rick Brunson, as an assistant coach.Knicks paid big for playerTo fans and some specialists it seems that the price for Brunson...
July Supermoon: how and when to see the Buck Moon, the brightest of the year?
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July Supermoon: how and when to see the Buck Moon, the brightest of the year?

You might want to put a special night on your calendar for the dazzling full Buck Supermoon that will occur in the month of July because it will be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.On Wednesday, July 13, toward the end of the evening twilight, look for the full Buck Supermoon, also known as the Raspberry Moon. NASA predicts that we will witness several celestial bodies in their full splendor.Arcturus, the fourth brightest star in our night sky, which is about 37 light-years from Earth, and Vega, the fifth brightest star, which is about 25 light-years away, will both be visible. It will shine 40 times brighter and has twice as much mass as our sun.The full Buck Moon will reach "peak illumination," according to the Old Farmers' Almanac, at 2:38 PM ET (5:38 pm PT). It will be ...
PSG announce big-money signing of Man United-linked Vitinha
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PSG announce big-money signing of Man United-linked Vitinha

PSG announce big-money signing of Man United-linked Vitinha PSG announce big-money signing of Man United-linked Vitinha Ligue 1 heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain have, on Thursday, announced the club’s first signing of the summer transfer window. The latest player to have opted to take his talents to France’s capital? Vitinha. As per a series of posts across the club’s website and social media platforms, one-time Wolves star Vitinha has committed the coming five years of his career to the French champions, courtesy of a contract through the summer of 2027. This comes after the powers that be at the Parc des Princes agreed to fork over an alleged €40 million to their counterparts at FC Porto. Le Paris Saint-Germain est heureux d’...
Lakers reportedly gunning for Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant as a package deal
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Lakers reportedly gunning for Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant as a package deal

Kevin Durant requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets a few days after Kyrie Irving opted in to his player option and NBA insider Brian Windhorst believes both players are on their way out.While all teams are interested in acquiring Durant, there is little interest for Irving around the league.The Los Angeles Lakers, however, are working on signing Irving, Durant or both of them together, should that option be available.After taking a deep breath, Windhorst reported on ESPN that the Lakers could potentially have a package to trade for both superstars."It has been floated to me," Windhorst said. "That the Lakers would potentially have a package that you could trade for both of them."Kyrie Irving to the LakersPrior to opting in to his $36.5 million player option for the 2022-23 season, Irvi...
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Wimbledon Day 5 Third Round Odds, Picks, Upsets, and Parlays

Jun 29, 2022; London, United Kingdom; John Isner (USA) returns a shot during his second round match against Andy Murray (GBR) on day three at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports It’s the third round, and the seeds – what’s left of them – begin to meet at Wimbledon July 1 Of the 16 seeds in this half, 10 remain – including No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 5 Carlos Alcaraz Read on as we break down these third round matchups, and look for betting value from Wimbledon Day 5 No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic is the only player amongst the eight matches on tap July 1 during Wimbledon Day 5 to have overwhelming odds of victory. Everyone else, all fighting to get into Wimbledon’s second week, looks to have a battle on their hands. Wimbledon Day 5...
Kyrie Irving to blame for Kevin Durant leaving Brooklyn Nets?
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Kyrie Irving to blame for Kevin Durant leaving Brooklyn Nets?

Just three years ago, Kevin Durant announced his departure from the Golden State Warriors and Kyrie Irving did the same from the Boston Celtics.Both players agreed on one point, they were eager to play for the Brooklyn Nets, a team where they would put body and soul to transcend in search of reaching the franchise's fifth NBA title, something they have not achieved since 2006.A complicated missionAs the games went by, it became clear that Durant and Irving's goal was not so simple, but on the court the duo showed a good fit with the rest of the players and the Warriors began to stand out.Then, in January of last year, the arrival of James Harden boosted the Nets' project even more, but Irving's strange behavior in refusing to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus not only affect...