Yoenis Cespedes Says He’d Like to Finish His MLB Career with Oakland Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes Says He’d Like to Finish His MLB Career with Oakland Athletics

In a dream world, Yoenis Cespedes would like to finish his Major League Baseball career with the Oakland Athletics. Prior to the start of the New York Mets’ three-game set with the A’s, Cespedes told the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Susan Slusser it would be a “dream” to bookend his career with stints in the Bay Area. “I wish that happens,” he said. “I told [pitcher Jerry] Blevins, ‘I don’t know how many years I’m going to play, but I’m going to play the last year of my career with Oakland.’ I don’t know if that’s possible or…

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L.J. Figueroa reopens his recruitment

L.J. Figueroa reopens his recruitment

A four-star recruit has reopened his recruitment. L.J. Figueroa, who was previously a member of the Class of 2017, has requested and received his release from New Mexico State, according to Mark Rudi of the Las Cruces Sun-News. The 6-foot-5 swingman had committed to the Aggies in November under head coach Paul Weir. In April, Weir left the program to fill the vacancy at New Mexico. “L.J. has not expressed any interest in being at New Mexico State,” New Mexico State head coach Chris Jans told the Sun-News. Jans became Weir’s…

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Australian Open: Denis Istomin Celebrates Biggest Day Of His Modest Career

Australian Open: Denis Istomin Celebrates Biggest Day Of His Modest Career

Denis Istomin, who shocked world No. 2 and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne has been on the fringes of men’s professional tennis for a long time now, without actually being in the limelight. Born in Orenburg, Russia, the Uzbek turned professional in 2008. Till now, he has made three finals on the ATP circuit, winning one. He also has three doubles crowns with three different partners and has finished runner-up on two occasions. Istomin beat Djokovic 6-7(8), 7-5, 6-2, 6-7(5), 4-6…

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Dhoni is going to enjoy the best phase of his career: Kohli

Dhoni is going to enjoy the best phase of his career: Kohli

In a chat with BCCI.tv, Virat Kohli, who will now captain India in all three formats of international cricket, thanked Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his guidance and said that he is ready to take charge of the limited-overs side. Pleased that Dhoni would still be available as player, Kohli was of the opinion that the World Cup winning captain will enjoy his best days as a batsman in the near future. Excerpts: On taking over captaincy First reactions are obviously, it’s a very special moment in my life, it’s a…

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Revealed: Who Shah Rukh Khan owes his career to

Revealed: Who Shah Rukh Khan owes his career to

As shocking as it may sound, but Shah Rukh Khan has recently confessed that Armaan Kohli is responsible for making him a star!Attending Ritesh-Sajid’s chat show ‘Yaaron Ki Baarat’ alongside Anushka Sharma, the 51-year-old actor revealed that Armaan Kohli, who was the first choice for his 1992 debut release ‘Deewana’, quit after shooting the first schedule. The ‘Dilwale’ actor, known for his tongue-in-cheek remarks, said, “Armaan Kohli is responsible for me being a star. He featured on the ‘Deewana’ poster with late Divya Bharti. I still have that poster. Thank…

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Andy Murray’s rise to No 1 this late in career shows his determination: Martina Navratilova

Andy Murray’s rise to No 1 this late in career shows his determination: Martina Navratilova

London: Scotsman Andy Murray’s achievement in becoming men’s tennis world number one is exceptional, women’s tennis legend Martina Navratilova told the BBC on Sunday. Murray, 29, moved to the top of the rankings for the first time in his career after replacing long-time incumbent Novak Djokovic, when Milos Raonic pulled out of their semi-final in Paris on Saturday. The Scot’s climb to the ATP rankings’ summit — the first Briton to do so since computerised rankings came in in 1973 — caps a remarkable year which has seen him win a…

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Ibrahimovic had worst 45 minutes of his entire career – Carragher

Ibrahimovic had worst 45 minutes of his entire career – Carragher

a The forward’s poor first-half showing didn’t go unnoticed by the former Liverpool defender who was quick to criticise Zlatan Ibrahimovic played the worst 45 minutes of his entire career in Manchester United’s 1-0 victory over rivals Manchester City, according to Jamie Carragher. Inside Pep’s pursuit of perfection The Swedish striker was sluggish in a poor first-half performance from United and an over-hit pass intended for Marcus Rashford added to his side’s frustrations. His poor showing wasn’t lost on former Liverpool defender Carragher. “I don’t think Zlatan Ibrahimovic has probably had…

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Giants’ Josh Brown Placed on Exempt List, Possibly Ending His Career

Giants’ Josh Brown Placed on Exempt List, Possibly Ending His Career

The Giants (3-3) landed in London on Friday ahead of Sunday’s pivotal game against the Los Angeles Rams. But the cloud of controversy regarding the team’s handling of kicker Josh Brown’s domestic-violence revelations followed them across the Atlantic. A day after the Giants said that Brown wouldn’t accompany the team to London in the wake of his revealed confessions of domestic abuse, the kicker was placed on the NFL Commissioner’s Exempt List, possibly ending his career with the Giants. Players on the exempt list can remain there for an indefinite…

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hails Ronald Koeman’s impact on his career

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hails Ronald Koeman’s impact on his career

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has hailed the impact on his career of Everton boss and former Barcelona team mate Ronald Koeman as they prepare to face each other in the Premier League on Saturday. The pair were part of Johan Cruyff’s all-conquering “dream team” at the Nou Camp in the early 1990s, where they collected an array of medals. Both City and Everton have started the season impressively with Koeman’s side sitting fifth in the table. Guardiola, whose City side are top after a run of six wins and…

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Ten years after 15-year-vintage Kiyan Prince’s homicide, his father is achieving out to schools to help cease knife crime

Ten years after 15-year-vintage Kiyan Prince’s homicide, his father is achieving out to schools to help cease knife crime

The Kiyan Prince foundation hopes to elevate cognizance about the risks of knife crime through early intervention and workshops in faculties On 18 may additionally 2006, 15-12 months-vintage Kiyan Prince changed into fatally stabbed outdoor the gates of his college in Edgware as he tried to assist a pal who became being bullied. Ten years later, Kiyan’s father, Mark Prince, is encouraging colleges to make use of all the tools at their disposal to do so against knife crime, together with a sequence of kids improvement programmes which can be…

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