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Mikel Arteta exclusive interview: Why Arsenal can’t copy Liverpool’s route to the top as they chase top-four finish | Football News
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Mikel Arteta exclusive interview: Why Arsenal can’t copy Liverpool’s route to the top as they chase top-four finish | Football News

"You have to be ahead of the game," Mikel Arteta tells Sky Sports with a smile. "You have to try to understand what can happen next, and how you are going to be first to make that decision and take advantage of it."In a first-floor meeting room at London Colney, Arteta is discussing the challenge of building a club up and, specifically, his efforts to turn Arsenal into a side capable of winning major honours again. We are speaking a few days after Jurgen Klopp signed a new contract at Liverpool, extending a seven-year managerial reign during which he has totally transformed the club's fortunes.Elsewhere, Manchester United find themselves at a very different stage of their development having turned to Ajax's Erik ten Hag to take over from interim boss Ralf R...
Petty, Labonte, Elliott to join FOX Sports booth at Darlington
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Petty, Labonte, Elliott to join FOX Sports booth at Darlington

Jared C. Tilton | Getty Images FOX Sports will have a trio of Hall of Famers assisting its coverage of next weekend’s NASCAR Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway. RELATED: Buy Darlington tickets | Photos: Throwback paint schemes The network announced during Sunday’s Cup Series race at Dover Motor Speedway that Richard Petty, Bobby Labonte and Bill Elliott will join the booth for next weekend’s Goodyear 400 (Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM) at Darlington Raceway. Petty is set to join the broadcast during Stage 1, Labonte will be a guest in Stage 2, and Elliott will slot alongside lead announcer Mike Joy and analy...
USFL Week 3: Pittsburgh Maulers-Michigan Panthers top plays
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USFL Week 3: Pittsburgh Maulers-Michigan Panthers top plays

The third week of the inaugural USFL season continues Sunday with a matchup between the Pittsburgh Maulers and the Michigan Panthers, as both teams battle for their first win of the season.Here are the top plays from Pittsburgh and Michigan:Pittsburgh Maulers vs. Michigan PanthersPanthers strike firstPanthers QB Paxton Lynch got his first start on Sunday, and he made the most of it by getting Michigan on the board early. On the opening drive, Lynch picked up 20 yards on the ground to get the Panthers deep in the red zone.Then, RB Stevie Scott found the end zone on a short scamper to put Michigan ahead early.Paxton Lynch rips off a 20-yard rush Panthers QB Paxton Lynch took off for a huge 20-yard rush, followed by a Stevie Scott III touchdown to give Michigan an early lead in t...
Hamlin respects NASCAR punishment for crass anti-Asian meme
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Hamlin respects NASCAR punishment for crass anti-Asian meme

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin said someone sent him a crass anti-Asian meme that poked fun at Kyle Larson's driving and out it went without a care — from his mobile phone to Twitter.“I thought it was hilarious," Hamlin said. “Also, it's insensitive. I understand.”He didn't laugh long. NASCAR and scores of fans and casual observers who lashed out at Hamlin for linking Larson's ancestry — he's half Japanese — with an offensive stereotype linked to Asian drivers certainly didn't find the meme funny.Hamlin is headed to NASCAR-mandated sensitivity training after he posted the anti-Asian meme from the television comedy “Family Guy” to criticize Larson’s driving last weekend on the last lap at Talladega Superspeedway.“I respect their decision. I understand where they are with it,” Hamlin s...
Urban Meyer ‘Deep in Negotiations’ for TV Job, per Report
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Urban Meyer ‘Deep in Negotiations’ for TV Job, per Report

Urban Meyer could be making his return to sports television as he is reportedly in negotiations with Fox Sports, per The Athletic.No deal has been reached between Meyer and the network. Fox Sports has yet to comment on the negotiations.Meyer coached at Ohio State from 2012–18 before becoming a college football analyst for Fox Sports. In 2021, he left broadcasting to become coach of the Jaguars, his first NFL job. He only coached 13 games before he was fired by the organization.The network isn’t worried about Meyer’s experience at the Jaguars in terms of still considering hiring him back, per the report. They know the decision to bring him on will spark a lot of social media discussions.Scroll to ContinueEarlier this month, Meyer made it very clear that he wants to retur...
Italian Soccer Agent Mino Raiola Has Died
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Italian Soccer Agent Mino Raiola Has Died

MILAN (AP) — Mino Raiola, the influential and often controversial sports agent to some of soccer’s biggest players, has died. He was 54.Raiola died after a long illness, his family confirmed on Saturday. He had been undergoing treatment at Milan’s San Raffaele hospital, where he was visited by Zlatan Ibrahimović this week. Raiola underwent surgery in January but it was said at the time that it was not life-threatening.“In infinite sorrow we share the passing of the most caring and amazing football agent that ever was,” read a post from “The Raiola Family” on his social media accounts.“Mino fought until the end with the same strength he put on negotiation tables to defend our players. As usual, Mino made us proud and never realized it.”Raiola was the agent of stars such ...
Baldwin seeded No. 1 for state baseball | News, Sports, Jobs
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Baldwin seeded No. 1 for state baseball | News, Sports, Jobs

The Maui News Maui Interscholastic League representatives Maui and Baldwin high schools will both play 7 p.m. showcase games on Wednesday and Thursday nights at the Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Division I state baseball tournament at Maehara Stadium next week. The MIL champion Bears (14-0) received the No. 1 seed and will play Thursday night against the winner of Wednesday’s game between Hilo and Kamehameha Kapalama. MIL runner-up Maui High (8-6) will play Kalani in Wednesday’s nightcap. The winner of that game will face No. 3-seeded Waiakea, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation champion, in Thursday’s quarterfinals at 1:45 p.m. The other seeded teams are Interscholastic League of Honolulu champion Saint Louis, the second seed, and No. 4 Mililani...
Bears walk off in eighth, beat Sabers for MIL title | News, Sports, Jobs
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Bears walk off in eighth, beat Sabers for MIL title | News, Sports, Jobs

Baldwin High School players celebrate after walking off for a 6-5, eight-inning win over Maui High in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I tournament final Friday night at Patsy Mink Field. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos KAHULUI — When the Baldwin and Maui high school softball teams get together at the end of the season, fireworks tend to be the final result.That was the case once again on Friday night at Patsy Mink Field as Bears freshman Bailey Nagasako drove in sophomore Jayda Tabisola with the walk-off, winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Baldwin defeated the Sabers 6-5 in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I tournament championship game. The win clinched the title for the Bears, their first since 2015. “I was doing it just for my team, that’s pretty...
Kyle Hamilton’s Handshake With Girlfriend After Being Drafted Goes Viral
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Kyle Hamilton’s Handshake With Girlfriend After Being Drafted Goes Viral

When Notre Dame’s Kyle Hamilton was selected by the Ravens with the No. 14 pick on Thursday night’s NFL draft, he celebrated with his family and friends before heading to the Las Vegas stage.Instead of hugging and kissing his girlfriend, like most prospects do when they are drafted, the safety and his longtime girlfriend showed off their handshake.And, it wasn’t a normal handshake. Theirs had multiple steps, finishing with a dab. The video quickly went viral on social media, with plenty of responses calling the celebration “Couple Goals.”Once the handshake was done, Hamilton immediately left to go pick up his Ravens hat and jersey from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.Scroll to ContinueIn his Ravens’ introductory press conference, Hamilton explained how him and his girlfr...