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Arsene Wenger defends Arsenal star after 'fat' accusations

Arsene Wenger defends Arsenal star after 'fat' accusations

Defeat would have meant Arsenal's worst league start in 35 years and Wenger would have deserved everything he got. 'The past two years I didn't have a pre-season and that made it a bit hard for me, ' he said. "I don't know why [there were jeers]". The Cherries failed to register an attempt in the first half and Jermain Defoe's header against the post after half-time was the best it got for the visitors.


Los Angeles Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey on December 18

Los Angeles Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey on December 18

According to both TMZ Sports and ESPN .com, the Lakers plan to retire Bryant's jersey in a ceremony on December 18 against the Golden State Warriors (which will air on NBA TV at 10:30 p.m. 8 from the start of his rookie season in 1996-97 through 2005-06, later changing to No. 24 for the remaining 11 years of his career. It's a bit unusual that Bryant's jersey retirement would be before a Warriors game, as that would be an easy game to sellout (and sell pricy tickets to) with or without ...


Former Knicks player Charles Oakley suing James Dolan, MSG

Former Knicks player Charles Oakley suing James Dolan, MSG

The 53-year-old Oakley is seeking 'an award of damages to the greatest extent permitted under law, ' the filing reads. The beef and soon-to-be legal battle stems from an incident on February 8 of this year, when Oakley was forcibly removed from a Knicks game.


Golden State Warriors Jerseys to Feature Rakuten Badge

Golden State Warriors Jerseys to Feature Rakuten Badge

A white Rakuten patch will adorn both the Warriors' blue and slate jerseys, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell . "We felt in order to grow out global vision, we had to be aligned with a global brand". The deal with Barca will run from this season through the 2020/2021 season and cost the company a stunning $260 million. "Like FC Barcelona, the iconic soccer club we partner with, the Warriors are innovators in their sport that have helped create a more lovely game through a distinct style ...



Manchester United vs. Basel 2017 live stream

They will go into this fixture following a rather disappointing draw in the weekend at Stoke City and should look to bounce back immediately against the 8-time defending Swiss champions at Old Trafford . You'll get your money back if United only win by two goals. A sign that Basel is no longer the force of old - at least in the eyes of English opponents - came last season when the team managed by Urs Fischer was swept aside in 2-0 and 4-1 losses to Arsenal in group play.