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Canadiens, forward Jake Evans agree to two-year contract extension

Wednesday  21:22,   23 september 2020

The Canadiens and forward Jake Evans agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season, the team announced on Wednesday. The first year will see Evans earn US$700,000 in the NHL and US$225,000 in the AHL in a two-way deal,... >>>

FC Barcelona want Antonio Rüdiger - now!

Wednesday  20:45,   23 september 2020

Is everything going very quickly now? After Antonio Rüdiger was demoted to central defender number four or five at Chelsea FC, this aroused desires in Europe. As the kicker found out, the German international is at the top of the wish list at FC... >>>

Barcelona slap €400M buyout clause on teen talent Fati

Wednesday  20:16,   23 september 2020

Barcelona officially promoted Ansu Fati to full first-team status on Wednesday, raising the 17-year-old's buyout clause from €170 million to €400 million in the process. The Catalans added that Fati will now sport the No. 22 shirt last worn by... >>>

Swiss parliament picks special prosecutor for FIFA case duty

Wednesday  20:16,   23 september 2020

BERN, Switzerland — The Swiss parliament appointed special prosecutor Stefan Keller on Wednesday to investigate former attorney general Michael Lauber for his meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. Criminal proceedings were opened against... >>>

Douglas Costa (Juventus) to England?

Wednesday  20:15,   23 september 2020

Brazilian winger Juventus, Douglas Costa, could take charge of the Premier League and Wolverhampton club. © Supplied by Football 365 Douglas Costa Juventus Dispossessed of Diogo Jota by Liverpool at the end of last week, Wolverhampton are set to... >>>

Man United recruit Heath eager to play at Old Trafford again

Wednesday  20:11,   23 september 2020

LONDON — Stepping back inside Old Trafford this week took Tobin Heath back eight years, to one of the wildest Olympic soccer matches ever played. Heath remembers it as an “epic.” Three times the United States trailed Canada. Three times the game was >>>

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James: 'Not one time have I said let's act violent toward cops'

Wednesday  20:11,   23 september 2020

LeBron James defended his critiques of law enforcement officers after the LA Lakers' Game 3 loss to the Denver Nuggets.“Not one time have I ever said let’s act violent toward cops,” James said following the Lakers’ 114-106 loss to the Denver... >>>

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Wednesday  20:10,   23 september 2020

CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL’s best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed “The Kansas... >>>

Canadiens sign Jake Evans to 2-year extension

Wednesday  20:10,   23 september 2020

The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Jake Evans to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. The first year of the deal is a two-way agreement and will pay Evans $700,000 at the NHL level. The second season is worth $800,000 and... >>>

Report: NFL, union examining MetLife turf after rash of injuries

Wednesday  20:10,   23 september 2020

NFL and NFLPA officials are looking at MetLife Stadium turf Wednesday, a source told Jonathan Jones of CBS Sports. The league and players' association's decision to examine the field follows a spate of injuries in the Week 2 game between the >>>

Former Wales star Rob Howley returns to rugby with Canadian national team

Wednesday  20:06,   23 september 2020

Rob Howley, a former star scrum half for Wales and the British and Irish Lions whose coaching career was derailed by a betting scandal, has returned to rugby as senior assistant coach for the Canadian national men's team. The former Wales back... >>>

Senators won't re-sign Craig Anderson

Wednesday  20:06,   23 september 2020

The Ottawa Senators will not offer goaltender Craig Anderson a contract for 2020-21, general manager Pierre Dorion told reporters, including Postmedia's Bruce Garrioch, on Wednesday. "He's the best goalie we've ever had," Dorion said.... >>>

Scandal in the Seine-Saint-Denis police. The four police custody lifted

Wednesday  20:05,   23 september 2020

© LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP The logo of the Seine-Saint-Denis security and intervention company, photographed on April 2, 2020 before the unit was dissolved. The police custody of the four police officers of the former Seine-Saint-Denis security and... >>>

Olympic organizers want exceptions for athletes

Wednesday  19:45,   23 september 2020

© imago images Anything but normal: The Summer Olympics in Tokyo will almost certainly be extraordinary. The athletes should still come to the country and be allowed to train during the mandatory 14-day quarantine, said Toshiro Muto, managing... >>>