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Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

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Steven Gerrard has signed a new contract with Rangers running until the summer of 2024, the Scottish Premiership club have confirmed. Gerrard, the Liverpool legend, guided the Gers to a second-placed finish in the Premiership last season, in what was his first ever campaign as a manager. Getty Images - Getty Steven Gerrard is happy in Glasgow And he was unlucky to not win his first piece of silverware at Ibrox last weekend, with his side narrowly losing to Celtic in the League Cup final largely due to the heroics of goalkeeper Fraser Forster, who saved a penalty from Alfredo Morelos. And his fine work north of the border has been rewarded with a new deal running until 2024. ā€œIā€™m delighted to be extending my stay at this fantastic football club,ā€ said
Fantasy football playoffs: Week 15 quarterback rankings

Fantasy football playoffs: Week 15 quarterback rankings

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Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Which quarterback will you choose for the fantasy football semifinals? There are several elite gunslingers with tough matchups, while up-and-coming options have great matchups. Do you have the guts to bench a proven commodity for someone who might post more points and help you get to the championship? It's crunch time in the fantasy football playoffs and those big decisions have to be made. My top 20 quarterback rankings can help make those decisions easier. Remember to make your lineup decisions based on a combination of factors: recent production, player skill level, role in offense and matchup. Lamar Jackson, Drew Brees, Jameis Winston, Russell Wilson and Patrick Mahomes top my Week 15 fantasy football quarterback rankings, based on those factors. Ryan Tannehill, Des...
Fantasy football playoffs: Week 15 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football playoffs: Week 15 wide receiver rankings

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Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Congratulations if you are still invested in a fantasy football team. Most leagues have now reached the semifinals, meaning you are one win away from an appearance in your league's championship. Don't second guess yourself at this point. Remember the players who have helped you get this far. You still shouldn't ignore matchups entering the Week 15 games. Shy away from players who are facing tough defenses, but only if you are deciding between two players with similar skill levels and opportunities in their respective offenses. Michael Thomas, DeAndre Hopkins, Julio Jones, Chris Godwin and Keenan Allen top my Week 15 fantasy football wide receiver rankings. Robert Woods, Julian Edelman, Tyreek Hill, Davante Adams and Allen Robinson round out my top 10 options for Week 15....
Johnson reveals first 100 days plan with election a week away

Johnson reveals first 100 days plan with election a week away

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With just a week to the general election, Boris Johnson is already confidently - if not complacently - talking about his plans for the first 100 days of a majority Tory government.With opinion polls still suggesting a comfortable lead for the Conservatives, the prime minister has announced plans for a Commons vote on Brexit, a Queen's Speech and a post-Brexit budget. Labour has responded by claiming a Tory victory would mean more austerity, privatisation and tax giveaways, while the Liberal Democrats have denounced Mr Johnson's promises as fantasy. ...
Fantasy football: Week 13 best add/drops from waiver wire

Fantasy football: Week 13 best add/drops from waiver wire

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Nov. 26 (UPI) -- We are past the bye weeks and onto the final week of the 2019 fantasy football regular season. But the waiver wire is still important in Week 13 as you could be fighting to earn a playoff spot or secure a first-round postseason bye. You have your full roster available from now though the playoffs, but there are still some solid unowned players who could add depth or star power to your team down the stretch. You should also be on the hunt for players that your opponents might need so they can't use those players against you. Make sure you have adequate depth for your starters and cut some players loose who haven't lived up to expectations. You no longer have time to wait on a sleeper to wake up. I have added some of my favorite players to target on this week's waiver wire...