The Premier League continues and Watford's big boss Walter Mazzarri has given a tall order on Saturday as the ragtag team takes on Chelsea. The matchup's best bet could be the Brazilian forward Kenedy, targeted by Watford for a loan from Chelsea, and this could be a potential "taking of own medicine" case for Chelsea.
Kenedy is Brazil's pride in under-20, but Blues manager Antonio Conte thinks that he is too young to land into a first team position which is why serious consideration for fielding him with another team via loan is at hand. Conte also stressed that Kenedy can gather huge exposure and experience if Chelsea will let him go during his growing up period.
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Jeremy Lin's return to New York City via the Brooklyn Nets has generated much attention. Along with the point guard's much-hyped arrival for the 2016-17 NBA season is the looming comparison between him and Brook Lopez, the team's longest-tenured center.
Lin vs. Lopez
According to Sandy Mui of Nothin' But Nets, Lin's arrival to the team has raised questions regarding how Lopez's role would change, especially that the new recruit has been groomed to lead as starting point guard in the upcoming season. Lin and Lopez may have different roles in the court but the latter has always been pegged as the face of the franchise' earlier years. more >>
The training camp for the 2016-17 NBA season will be kicking off soon but J.R. Smith remains untouched in the free agent market. Cleveland Cavaliers fans are already wondering why the 30-year-old starting shooting guard is puzzlingly taking a long time to re-sign with the franchise.
Why Hasn't J.R. Smith Re-Signed Yet?
Several speculations have surfaced regarding Smith's free agent status, but according to 247 Sports, the NBA star has made it clear that he intends to stay with the Cavaliers. Basketball Insiders' Steve Kyler said that Smith is only looking at his former team for the 2016-17 NBA season. however, they have not reached a deal yet. more >>
Before stepping onto the battleground of the NFL field, Russell Wilson isn't getting pumped up by rap, house or rock music like many of his teammates. He listens to gospel music.
In a new Complex magazine interview, the 27-year-old Seattle Seahawks revealed that he chooses to listen to gospel music veteran Yolanda Adams as opposed to rapper like Drake or Eminem before big games. When asked what one song he would listen to before kickoff, Wilson didn't hesitate to name it.
"'I'm Gonna Be Ready' by Yolanda Adams. That's probably my go-to song," he said. "Before a game, I'm always listening to gospel music. I'm just so grateful on game day." more >>
When the world laughed at her and accused her of being unpatriotic, Gabrielle Douglas responded with love.
Along with a gold medal for the women's team all around competition, the 20-year-old gymnast has received a great deal of criticism on social media. From her appearance to her not standing up to cheer for her teammates' individual events, Douglas has endured some harsh words from spectators watching the Olympic games.
While the overwhelming amount of negativity has left Douglas feeling emotional, the Christian athlete chose to respond with love. more >>
Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren has congratulated American swimmer Michael Phelps for his record 23rd gold medal at the Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro, and said that God has a great future planned for the swimmer, who once contemplated suicide.
"Saw Michael Phelps, #PurposeDrivenSwimmer, win his 23rd gold! I've prayed for you each day in Rio. God has a great future for you," Warren wrote in a Facebook message on Sunday.
The 31-year-old athlete won his fifth gold at the Rio games along with teammates Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller and Nathan Adrian in the men's 4x100 medley relay, beating out Britain and Australia, who came in second and third respectively. more >>