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Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins and center Ryan Spooner avoided arbitration on the day of their hearing, agreeing to a one-year, $2,825,000 deal Wednesday. The 25-year-old Spooner became a restricted free agent July 1 after finishing a two-year contract that was worth $950,000 per season.

Antonio Conte questions Tottenham’s Premier League title ambitions

Chelsea beat Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-finals and gained seven points more than them in the Premier League last season Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has questioned Tottenham’s ambitions – suggesting Spurs have lower expectations than their Premier League title rivals. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy

Striker crisis forcing Rodgers to think outside the box

Brendan Rodgers has striking concerns following Celtic’s goalless draw with Rosenborg but remains confident of making the Champions League play-off round. The Hoops played without a recognised centre forward in the first leg of their third-round qualifier due to injury and suspension – midfielder Tom

Limerick hold off dogged Cork to take Munster glory

Limerick 0-16 Cork 1-11 Pat Donnelly’s Limerick denied Cork a clean sweep of Munster hurling titles with a 0-16 to 1-11 victory at the Gaelic Grounds. Limerick were crowned Bord Gáis Energy U-21 kingpins after scoring a two-point victory over the visiting Rebels, in front

Conte admits Harry Kane is his dream striker

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed his dream striker signing would be Tottenham’s Harry Kane. The Italian, who has brought in Alvaro Morata for £58million, was not suggesting the Blues are looking to buy the England striker, but spoke of his admiration for the 23-year-old.

Celtic 0-0 Rosenborg: Brendan Rodgers confident for second leg

Brendan Rodgers deployed midfielder Tom Rogic in attack because of a striker shortage Manager Brendan Rodgers says Celtic are “equally as happy” as Rosenborg following Wednesday’s 0-0 draw in Glasgow. The Norwegian side created more chances in the Champions League third qualifying first leg and