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05:42  05 december  2021
05:42  05 december  2021 Source:   wwos.nine.com.au

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And former Blues star Joe Cole defended Mendy, calling the winner a 'freak goal'. Boss Thomas Tuchel stated he should have been nominated for the Ballon d'Or. The Senegalese goalkeeper dallied on the ball before giving away a penalty for a foul on Jarrod Bowen - scored by Manuel Lanzini - before Arthur Masuaku' s unusual late attempt sailed past him to decide the game with three minutes left. But former Blues star Cole insisted the winner was a 'freak goal' and that you 'could not blame' Mendy for the errors.

The DA' s comment comes after Alec Baldwin claimed he was unlikely to face charges after a gun went off in his hands on set, killing the cinematographer. Carmack-Altwies said any criminal charges would be filed once the investigation ends and that everyone on set had a duty to maintain a safe environment. A teary Baldwin appeared on ABC on Thursday to discuss the incident, claiming he did not feel guilty because he supposedly never pulled the trigger. He insisted those who prepped the gun told him it was empty and safe to use.

Boomers standout Dante Exum has been linked with a move to Barcelona as he looks to reignite his basketball career.

Despite an impressive Olympics campaign with Australia, Exum was waived by the Houston Rockets during training camp and has yet to be picked up by another NBA franchise.

Now, media outlets in Spain are reporting the 25-year-old is heading to Europe.

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Despite a return to Australia's NBL - where Exum owns a stake in the Phoenix - being speculated recently, it appears that the point guard will test himself overseas.

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Australia is considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Speculation Sports Minister Richard Colbeck will not attend Games in China. The protest comes in the wake of Chinese treatment of tennis star Peng Shuai. Athletes such as freestyle skier Brittney Cox will strive for medals in February. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reported to have told Coalition MPs that a diplomatic boycott is under 'careful consideration' amid heightening tensions with China. An official boycott could still be on the cards, but sports minister Richard Colbeck is said to be unlikely to attend in any event.

The Wire star West takes over the role of Charles from Josh O'Connor, while The Night Manager actress Miss Debicki will replace Emma Corrin. Imelda Staunton will take over the role of the Queen from Olivia Colman, while Jonathan Pryce will replace Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh and Lesley Manville will take on But last night' s prime-time offering had seemingly been watered-down at the 11th hour, with editing going on up until the last minute. Plans for an accompanying podcast have also been postponed by the BBC. A royal source said: 'It is unlikely the matter will be taken further.'


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This is an oldie but a goodie, especially if you’re a Boston Bruins fan. The Montreal Gazette reports that Chicago traded Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield for Pit Martin, Jack Norris and Gilles Marotte way back in May of 1967. Esposito won two Stanley Cups, five Art Ross Trophies and two Hart Trophies as a Bruin, while none of the players Chicago received had even remotely as stellar a career as Esposito.

The move would be a brilliant opportunity for Exum to revive his career, which has stuttered somewhat since he was taken near the top of his rookie class as a teenager.

Exum was taken with the fifth draft pick in 2014 by the Utah Jazz, and spent nearly six seasons there before being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in late 2019.

Boomers guard Dante Exum. © Getty Boomers guard Dante Exum.

He went into the NBA season without a team before putting himself in the shop window during the Olympics.

Exum averaged nine points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists as the Aussies claimed an historic bronze medal.

His national team coach Brian Goorjian was "rocked" when he heard the news that Houston had waived his young star.

"I'm just hoping that somebody else comes and knocks on his door," he said in October.

"He's an NBA player. There's no doubt in my mind you're getting a good get."

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