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Major League Soccer coming to St. Louis

Major League Soccer coming to St. Louis

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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Major League Soccer announced Tuesday it has awarded an expansion team to the city of St. Louis. Commissioner Don Graber made the announcement alongside city officials and the club's ownership group, which includes Carolyn Kindle Betz, the Taylor family and Jim Kavanaugh. Kindle Betz is one of six female members of the Taylor ownership group, making St. Louis the first female majority-owned club in MLS history. "Our ownership group has come a long way since we first announced our bid last October at Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club, and it's an incredible feeling to now be able to say, St. Louis is home to the first official majority female-led ownership group in MLS," Kindle Betz said. "Our MLS team and stadium will only add to St. Louis' renaissance currently underw...
Premier League LIVE: Arsenal vs Burnley and Man City vs Tottenham among talkSPORT’s huge day of live coverage

Premier League LIVE: Arsenal vs Burnley and Man City vs Tottenham among talkSPORT’s huge day of live coverage

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talkSPORT’s new GameDay special got off to a bang last weekend as we welcomed the return of Premier League football.Here at talkSPORT HQ will be bringing you more live top-flight games than ever before this season with well over 100 games hitting the airwaves over the coming weeks and months. getty Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola will go head-to-head at the Etihad today Last weekend saw the Prem finally burst back into life after a long summer off. And now we’re ready for more as GameDay returns with THREE live Premier League games on the radio this Saturday. Arsenal vs Burnley begins our live coverage, while we round off the day with the huge clash between Manchester City and Tottenham. We’ll also have Norwich vs Newcastle and our Around the Grounds
Premier League fantasy football tips: 25 Bargains to sign for your Dream Team XI

Premier League fantasy football tips: 25 Bargains to sign for your Dream Team XI

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The Premier League is back and so is Dream Team – sign up here for free!It’s the fantasy football game you’ve all know and love with a prize pot of £100,000! Who will you pick for your Dream Team? You’ve got a £50million budget to spend on your XI and just three transfers a month to test your managerial skills to the max. It’s easy enough picking star men like Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane but you will need some bargains to ensure you don’t spend too much. Whether they’re cheap and cheerful first-team fillers or smart deals for a diminished dime, here at talkSPORT.com we’ve taken a look at the players you should be signing. Get our top Dream Team bargain tips below and SIGN UP HERE. IT'S BACK
VAR will not re-referee Premier League – referees’ chief Mike Riley

VAR will not re-referee Premier League – referees’ chief Mike Riley

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The Premier League will not be re-refereeing the game by VAR and will set a high bar for decisions, says referees' chief Mike Riley.Video assistant referees will be used in the Premier League from the start of the new season, after clubs agreed to their introduction.Riley and his team of referees have spent the past two years preparing and training all the match officials, including live trial matches, and have been encouraged by the progress they have made. However, he stressed that VAR is still a work in progress. "It will take us two or three years to get this right," said Riley, who is general manager of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited.He said there had been a "reaction" to ...
Pelicans’ Zion Williamson ruled out for Summer League after knee injury

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson ruled out for Summer League after knee injury

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July 6 (UPI) -- New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson has been ruled out for the rest of NBA Summer League play after suffering a bruised knee. Pelicans vice president David Griffin said Saturday the team has used "an abundance of caution" in deciding to sit Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in last month's NBA Draft. "Zion will move forward from this incident without issue," Griffin said in a statement. Williamson scored 11 points on nine shots and grabbed three rebounds in the Pelicans' 80-74 win over the New York Knicks in Las Vegas on Friday night. He missed the game's second half after suffering the knee injury. The game was canceled with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter after a 7.1 earthquake centered in Ridgecrest, Calif., caused the overhead scoreboard and speakers ...