Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's long-running contract saga has come to a close,with the Arsenal captain making the commitment to stay at the London club. The31-year-old has signed a three-year contract, confirming his future with theGunners.
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A look back at the Premier League's opening weekend as Liverpool were made towork hard for their 4-3 win over recently-promoted Leeds. Arsenal had aneasier ride against other Premier League new boys Fulham, while there werealso impressive wins for Everton and Chelsea.
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Mikel Arteta insists Arsenal’s transfer business is far from complete as hetold fans they can “relax” over the future of captain Pierre-EmerickAubameyang. The Gunners have signed playmaker Willian on a free transfer fromChelsea, while also spending a reported £22million initial fee on Lilledefender Gabriel Magalhaes.
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Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver has died. Seaver died Monday in his sleep of complications of Lewy body dementia and Covid-19. The three-time Cy Young Award winner and 12-time all-star, was 75 years old. Seaver, known as "Tom Terrific," won 311 games and had a 2.86 earned-run average over a 20-year career. CNN reports he was a member of the 1969 "Miracle Mets," winning the team's first World Series that year. Seaver also played for the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox.
An MLB broadcaster used a homophobic slur during an MLB game on Wednesday. Cincinnati Reds play-by-play announcer Thom Brennaman could be heard on-air; "One of the f*g capitals of the world". It would appear that Brennaman didn't know he was on air when he uttered the hateful slur. It's not known what led to the inappropriate remark and the context behind it. The comment was made after a commercial break during a doubleheader between the Reds and the Royals.
Champions Liverpool will kick off the defence of their first Premier Leaguetitle in a mouthwatering clash against promoted Leeds. In what will be a firstmeeting in the top flight since February 2004, the Anfield fixture providesMarcelo Bielsa’s second-tier champions with the most sobering of challenges.
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