Jasmin C

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Croatia Faces Elimination at EURO 2024 After a Heartbreaking Final-Minute Draw Against Italy

Luka Modric of Croatia during the UEFA EURO 2024 Germany Group B football match between Croatia and Italy in June 2024
EURO 2024 produced another exciting affair on Monday. Croatia, who finished second at the 2018 World Cup and third at the 2022 World Cup, is facing elimination from the tournament following a heartbreaking final-minute draw against Italy in the last match of Group B. With losses to Spain and a draw with Albania in the first two matches of the...

Malik Monk and Kings Agree to Four-Year, $78 Million Deal

Malik Monk with Kentucky Wildcats
The Sacramento Kings have reportedly agreed a four-year contract with pending free agent Malik Monk. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Monk’s deal is worth $78 million, the maximum amount that the Kings could offer him. The agreement includes a player option for the 2027-28 season, allowing Monk to get an even bigger deal down the line if he continues to...

Devils Acquire All-Star Goalie Jacob Markstrom in a Trade With Flames

Jacob Markstrom with the Vancouver Canucks in 2020
The New Jersey Devils shored up their goalkeeping unit this week by acquiring one-time All-Star Jacob Markstrom in a trade with the Calgary Flames. In order to land Markstrom, the Devils sent defenseman Kevin Bahl and a first-round draft pick in the 2025 NHL Entry Draft to the Flames. The first-rounder is top 10-protected. As part of the agreement, Calgary will...

Vancouver Canucks Sign DE Filip Hronek to 8-Year Extension

Karel Vejmelka of Czech Republic, Filip Hronek (L) of Czech Republic and Ryan Hartman of the United States of America during the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships preliminary round group B match in May 2022
The Vancouver Canucks announced on Tuesday that their standout defenseman Filip Hronek inked an eight-year extension with the organization. The move will ensure that the Canucks keep in place one of the most exciting defenseman pairings in the NHL in Hronek and two-time All-Star Quinn Hughes. According to the Canucks, Hronek’s new deal is worth $58 million and comes with...

Bryson DeChambeau Edges Rory McIlroy to Win His 2nd U.S. Open

Bryson DeChambeau of the United States with the championship trophy after winning the 124th U.S. Open golf championship in June 2024
Once again, Bryson DeChambeau is the U.S. Open champion. DeChambeau edged out Rory McIlroy at Pinehurst on Sunday to win his second U.S. Open title and second overall in his career. McIlroy, who won the tournament back in 2011, was in good shape to be the one to repeat in 2024, ending the first round five under par. It presented...

Yankees’ Ace Gerrit Cole is Inching Closer to MLB Return After 3 Rehab Starts

Gerrit Cole with the Houston Astros in 2018
New York Yankees’ ace Gerrit Cole has recently completed his third rehab start in the minors and is inching closer to making his debut in the 2024 MLB season. Cole was shut down during spring training after experiencing elbow inflammation in his pitching hand. Since then, he has been progressing well and recently managed to go through 70 pitches on...

Erik Ten Hag to Continue as Manchester United Manager

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag in January 2023
Premier League powerhouse Manchester United will keep Erik Ten Hag as their manager for the 2024-25 season, according to multiple reports.  Ten Hag’s future at Old Trafford was in doubt following a disappointing season in the Premier League that saw them finish eighth. The club also finished at the bottom of their UEFA Champions League group, with the only positive...

Dodgers Acquire Veteran Utility Player Cavan Biggio in a Trade With Blue Jays

Cavan Biggio in 2019
The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their depth this week by adding veteran utility player Cavan Biggio in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays.  In order to land Biggio, the Dodgers sent minor-league reliever Braydon Fisher to Toronto. The LA team also received cash consideration as part of the deal. https://twitter.com/Dodgers/status/1800937388480528487 Biggio struggled so far in 2024, batting a career-worst .200 with...

TE Marcedes Lewis Re-Signs With the Bears, Returns for His 19th NFL Season

Veteran Marcedes Lewis is pushing longevity on the tight end position to uncharted territory. Lewis re-signed with the Chicago Bears on a one-year deal on Monday and will return for his 19th NFL season. Lewis, who turned 40 in May, already took ownership of the record for most seasons played in the NFL by a TE. If he appears in...

Celtics Take 2-0 Lead Against the Mavs in NBA Finals

Jrue Holiday at the ESPYS in July 2023
The Boston Celtics beat the Dallas Mavericks 98-105 in Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Finals to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. The Celtics were led by veteran guard Jrue Holiday, who had 26 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists. Jayson Tatum had a near triple-double with 18 points, nine rebounds, and 12 assists, while Jaylen Brown...

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