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‘Forget’ the quadruple, Guardiola tells City gamers

Media playback is not supported on this device Nobody said the title race would be easy – Guardiola Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has told his players to “forget” about winning the quadruple.Premier league champions City have already won the Carabao Cup and can return to the top of the table with a win at…

Who is Gary Franklin Sr., the Club Coach Caught Up in the Avenatti Case?

ImageMichael Avenatti spoke to the news media on Monday after being arrested on suspicion of trying to extort millions from Nike.CreditCreditJefferson Siegel for The New York TimesLOS ANGELES — The criminal case involving one of President Trump’s leading adversaries and the world’s biggest shoe company has also ensnared an unlikely figure from the youth basketball…

A Masters Plastic Cup Is Almost as Treasured as a Green Jacket

ImageThe most sought-after memento at Augusta National Golf Club is a seven-inch-tall plastic cup used to serve $2 sodas or $4 beers to spectators during the Masters.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesAUGUSTA, Ga. — The most coveted souvenir at the Masters is found in the garbage.Grown men attending the event can occasionally be seen sifting through…

The A Lot Of Undesirable Fan in Patrick Reed’s Gallery: His Dad

ImagePatrick Reed will begin trying to defend his Masters title on Thursday. His parents live six miles from Augusta National Golf Club, but he hopes not to see them there.CreditCreditGerald Herbert/Associated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. — As Patrick Reed surveyed his second shot, he seemed to have a dozen worries on his mind.Which way was the wind…

How The Burning Sun Scandal Affects Korea’s Drama World

Viewers have asked that Park Han Byul be removed from ‘Love in Sadness.’MBC The scandal that began with allegations of drugs and violence at Seoul’s Burning Sun nightclub, has since implicated several k-pop celebrities, and is now having an impact on the TV drama world. Because of her relationship with those implicated in the scandal,…

Jade and Liliana Tierney, kayaking siblings who dream huge

This story was originally published on Locker Room and is republished with permission. As she paddles past Lisa Carrington in a boat borrowed from the Olympic champion’s club, Cook Islands teenager Jade Tierney dares to dream. Will she one day be as good as Carrington, who, yet again, swept all before her at the kayak nationals at Lake Karapiro?…