Author: SoccerTimez

“We are looking forward…” – Manager explains Rangers transfer hold up Rangers moved out a couple of players in January who were deemed surplus to requirements by Philippe Clement with Jose Cifuentes one of those left.  The Gers boss gave the Ecuador international a chance to stake his claim in the side and was starting to improve until suspension and injury struck, the arrival of Mohamed Diomande putting him even further down the pecking order. His move from Rangers was confirmed, however, until recently, there were doubts about his work permit to play for Cruzeiro although this has now been confirmed by…

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The Kansas City Chiefs are riding high after winning back-to-back Super Bowls. However, in order to make a legit run for a three-peat, the Chiefs need to make an upgrade at wide receiver With the NFL raising the salary cap to $255.4 million, Kansas City has more wiggle room to make a “bold” move. ESPN insider Aaron Schatz predicts the Chiefs will land one of the most sought-after pending free agents and sign Mike Evans. “It’s hard to critique the team that just won a second straight Super Bowl, but we all know that…

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Travis Kelce has already left Taylor Swift and Australia to fly back to Las Vegas to continue partying with his Kansas City Chiefs teammates. Kelce only landed in Sydney on Wednesday to meet up with his girlfriend and watch her perform one of her Eras Tour shows. TMZ claim the tight end is flying back to Las Vegas to continue partying with his teammates after they won the Super Bowl in Sin City earlier this month. Kelce is due to land in Las Vegas on Saturday morning after flying for roughly 15 hours in a journey similar to Swift’s…

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Penrith Panthers want ‘redemption’ in World Club Challenge against Wigan Sold-out signs and the sight of the world’s best player gunning for revenge are set to make it a World Club Challenge to remember when Wigan pit their wits against triple NRL defending champions Penrith Panthers at the DW Stadium on Saturday. The Warriors will join the Sydney Roosters as five-time winners of the prestigious, if inconsistently contested, pinnacle of the global club game if they deal a further blow to a side still smarting from their golden-point defeat to St Helens a year ago.…

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Nathan Cleary’s huge praise for Harry Smith as pair prepare for first-ever showdown He might be the best on the planet, but Nathan Cleary is enthused by the opportunity to go head-to-head with Harry Smith. The two halfbacks will clash in Saturday’s World Club Challenge, with Cleary’s Penrith Panthers looking to create history by securing the title for a first time. Smith’s involvement in the clash is a subject of controversy after he avoided suspension for a tip tackle. But the news was welcomed by Cleary, who admitted to being an admirer from afar of…

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The Lakers were among the primary talking points amidst all the NBA trade rumors this year. Much of the conversation surrounded a possible deal involving Dejounte Murray and D’Angelo Russell, but other names like Andre Drummond and Tyus Jones also popped up. In the end, the Lakers kept their roster as is as vice president and general manager Rob Pelinka showed a level of restraint by not making a move just to say he did. What do fans think, though? According to our latest SB Nation Reacts poll, the Lakers performed well by not performing…

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The Los Angeles Lakers have set their sights on bolstering the roster, in hopes of landing a superstar. Granted, as of now, they don’t have any assurance of what LeBron James will do, as it pertains to his player option, but the best way to ensure he stays is to surround him with a formidable roster. This will be a difficult feat, as their salary cap sheet paints the picture of a team needing to shed salaries. Let’s take a look at four Lakers players whose contracts need to be absolved this summer. Rui Hachimura was a valuable…

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Chicago White Sox Reliever John Brebbia in Walking Boot After Sustaining Calf Injury Chicago White Sox right-handed pitcher John Brebbia is dealing with a strained right calf, he told reporters on Friday. Brebbia, who signed with the White Sox last month, was wearing a walking boot around the team’s Spring Training facilities at Camelback Ranch. He shared the full story on his injury, which he said he suffered during a live batting practice session on Thursday. “Threw a pitch, it was a soft ground ball, so I gave a…

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Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes rip White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf for criticisms of fanbase Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf met with Chicago lawmakers earlier this week to make a pitch for $1 billion in funding for a new stadium. However, it is what he said in a recent interview that has brought him criticism from White Sox fans, and from local media. That includes hosts Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes of 670 The Score in Chicago. In a one-on-one interview with Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business, Reinsdorf stated that a new…

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All that (fan) talk about Hal Steinbrenner and his New York Yankees being cheap … and thus having little chance to sign Juan Soto when he’s a free agent next offseason? A former player doesn’t buy it. Speaking on the “Foul Territory” show on Thursday, Erik Kratz, a journeyman catcher who spent two seasons with the Yankees, explained why he thinks the Yankees will ultimately give Soto what he wants. “Do they get everybody? They don’t get everybody?” Kratz asked, chuckling. “The last two years, they have gotten the best players available…

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