Jasmin C

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Sean Couturier Named First Flyers’ Captain in Almost 2 Years

Flyers center Sean Couturier in 2019
The Philadelphia Flyers played almost two years without a true captain on the ice, but not anymore. The franchise announced that veteran center Sean Couturier will serve as the Flyers’ permanent captain moving forward. Couturier is the 20th captain in Flyers’ history and first since Claude Giroux, who left the team in March 2022. Center Scott Laughton and forward Travis...

Veteran Forward Thaddeus Young Set to Join the Suns

Thaddeus Young with the Toronto Raptors in October 2023
Veteran forward Thaddeus Young hasn’t spent much time on the free-agent market since being released by the Brooklyn Nets last week. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Young has agreed to a deal with the Phoenix Suns until the end of the season. Young started the 2023-24 season with the Toronto Raptors, playing in 23 games and averaging 5.0 points, 3.3...

Sharks’ All-Star Tomas Hertl Undergoes Surgery, Will Be Out for Several Weeks

Tomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks in February 2016
The San Jose Sharks’ already disappointing season is taking a turn for the worse. The team just announced that their All-Star center Tomas Hertl underwent surgery on his left knee and will be out for at least “several weeks”. Hertl said that he has been experiencing issues with his knee throughout the season but tried to play through it. However,...

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson Wins His Second NFL MVP Award

Lamar Jackson with Baltimore Ravens in 2018
The Baltimore Ravens quarterback was unveiled as the recipient of the NFL Most Valuable Player award for the 2023 season. This is the second time in his career that Jackson has taken home the MVP honors. Jackson missed out on unanimous selection by a single vote. He received 49 out of 50 first-place votes and had a total of 493...

Chicago Fire Set to Sign USMNT Midfielder Kellyn Acosta

Kellyn Acosta during the international friendly between the United States and Bosnia & Herzegovina in December 2021
Chicago Fire is on the verge of adding a significant piece to its squad ahead of the 2024 MLS season. According to The Athletic’s Tom Bogert, Fire is finalizing a deal with U.S. international midfielder Kellyn Acosta. Acosta is a free agent after his contract with LAFC expired at the end of the 2023 campaign. The 28-year-old player reportedly received...

Royals Lock Star SS Bobby Witt Jr. to 11-Year, $288.8 Million Deal

Kansas City Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. in August 2023
The Kansas City Royals believe they have their new franchise star in shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. That became clear on Monday when the Royals locked Witt Jr. to a massive new extension. According to reports, the two sides agreed on an 11-year, $288.8 million deal. The contract is the largest in Royals’ history and marks the first time that the...

76ers’ Joel Embiid is Dealing With Meniscus Injury, Out Indefinitely

Joel Embiid with the 76ers in 2018
The Philadelphia 76ers’ star center Joel Embiid has been diagnosed with a meniscus injury. According to the team’s announcement, the timetable for Embiid’s return to action is yet to be determined. Embiid dealt with a lingering left knee soreness issue, which caused him to miss back-to-back games against the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers. The reigning NBA MVP...

USMNT Forward Duncan McGuire’s Transfer to Blackburn Rovers Fells Through

Duncan McGuire #13 celebrates with teamamtes after scoring a goal during the MLS game between Toronto FC and Orlando City SC in October 2023
U.S. international forward Duncan McGuire might have to wait a bit longer before taking his talents to Europe. Tom Bogert of The Athletic reports that McGuire’s proposed transfer from Orlando City to English Championship side Blackburn Rovers fell through at the last moment. Reportedly, McGuire was set to join Blackburn in a deal worth around $4 million. The 22-year-old player...

49ers Overcome 17-Point Deficit to Beat the Lions in NFC Championship Game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy in August 2022
The San Francisco 49ers were not going to be denied. Despite facing a 17-point deficit at the halftime of the NFC Championship Game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the 49ers managed to rally back and claim a 34-31 win that will see them return to the Super Bowl. The 49ers will now face Kansas City in Super Bowl LVIII,...

Aryna Sabalenka Claims Her 2nd Straight Australian Open Title

Aryna Sabalenka lifts the trophy after winning the Women's Singles Final Australian Open in January 2024
Aryna Sabalenka is the Australian Open champion once again. Sabalenka beat Zheng Qinwen in straight sets (6-3, 6-2) to claim her second consecutive title in Melbourne. Sabalenka has been on a tear during the 2024 Australian Open, making her way to the finals without losing a single set. Qinwen put up a great effort to stop Sabalenka’s dominant run, but...

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