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Seattle Seahawks release ‘iconic players’ Doug Baldwin, Kam Chancellor

Seattle Seahawks release ‘iconic players’ Doug Baldwin, Kam Chancellor

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May 9 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks released veteran players Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor, the team announced Thursday. The team said that it has terminated both players' contracts with failed-physical designations. "The Seahawks have made the difficult decision to terminate/failed physical Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor," Seahawks general manager John Schneider said in a statement. "These are two of the most iconic players in franchise history and both were instrumental in establishing our championship culture, great examples of competitiveness and leadership on the field and in the community. These legendary players will always be a part of our Seahawks family." Baldwin and Chancellor both were sidelined with injuries in recent seasons. Baldwin underwent three surgical procedures s...
Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool players as ‘f****** giants’ live on TV after extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona

Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool players as ‘f****** giants’ live on TV after extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona

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'fine me!' And BT Sport host Gary Lineker refused to apologise! Jurgen Klopp was lost for words following Liverpool’s extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona – and could only describe his players as ‘f****** giants’. The Reds boss could be excused for swearing live on TV – BT Sport host Gary Lineker refused to apologise to viewers – after his side pulled off a miraculous 4-0 victory against the Spanish giants to reach the Champions League final. Klopp was overcome with joy Klopp told BT Sport after the game: “It’s ten past ten, most of the children are probably in bed. These boys are f****** giants. “It’s unbelievable. It is unbelievable. Fine me, fine me if you want. “I’m not native, I don’t have better words for it. It is unbe
Czech international Josef Sural dies after minibus carrying Alanyaspor players crashes, team-mate Steven Caulker ‘badly shaken up’

Czech international Josef Sural dies after minibus carrying Alanyaspor players crashes, team-mate Steven Caulker ‘badly shaken up’

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tragedy Caulker's fellow former Premier League player Papiss Cisse was also on the bus but escaped serious injury The fatal minibus crash which tragically killed Czech international footballer Josef Sural has left his Aytemiz Alanyaspor team-mate Steven Caulker ‘badly shaken up’. Seven Alanyaspor players were making their way back from the club’s 1-1 draw against Kayserispor in a private bus on Sunday when it veered off the road around five kilometres (3.1 miles) from the coastal town of Alanya. Sural, 28, was rushed to hospital following the crash but died from his injuries. Kayserispor deplasmanı dönüşü Alanyasporlu 7 futbolcuyu taşıyan özel minibüs kaza yaptı. Josef Sural kaza sonrası acilen ameliyata ve sonrasında yoğun bakıma alındı. pic.twitter.com/s
‘Take away points’ – Paul Parker calls for strong action after racist abuse hurled at England players in Montenegro

‘Take away points’ – Paul Parker calls for strong action after racist abuse hurled at England players in Montenegro

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Paul Parker has urged UEFA to hit the Montenegro FA where it hurts after England players were subjected to racist abuse during their 5-1 victory in Podgorica on Monday night.The Three Lions wrapped up their second Euro 2020 qualifying win in fine style, but sadly we are not talking about the football the morning after the match. Instead, the focus has been on the racist chanting aimed at England’s black players throughout the clash. Danny Rose was subjected to racist abuse when he was booked towards the end of the 5-1 win There were suggestions of some issues early in the game, but it was clear in the closing stages as monkey chants were aimed at Danny Rose following a late tackle which earned him a yellow card. Meanwhile, Raheem Sterling celebrated his fourth...
Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

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Rory McIlroy says his best golf is still to come after winning the Players Championship at Sawgrass.The four-time major winner produced a superb performance on the back nine to beat Jim Furyk by one stroke on Sunday.It ensured the 29-year-old Northern Irishman claimed his first PGA Tour title since March 2018. "I've started the second phase of my career. I've learned a lot in the last 10-11 years and feel I can make the next 10-11 years even better," he said."It's a massive win on a course on which I've had mixed results. I had to show a lot of character out there."I'm just really proud of myself the way I played the last few holes."I kept telling myself on the way to the 17th tee, just make ...