Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 19-year-old man was killed when he crashed his car in his hometown of Shoreham over the weekend.Suffolk County police said Kevin Callejas was driving a Suzuki that officers found overturned in the wooded median of William Floyd Parkway ½ mile north of Whiskey Road at 5:45 a.m. Saturday.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Seventh Squad detectives impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-852-8752.
Arsenal have been linked with a sensational swap deal involving Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Mikel Arteta is intent on signing Philippe Coutinho, all in the Euro papers. Aubameyang Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo report that Arsenal will let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Barcelona in a swap deal for Ousmane Dembele. Barca are willing to cut their losses on Dembele this summer and sell the forward for €50m, while the LaLiga club’s interest in Aubameyang is well documented.Advertisement Loading… The Gabon striker’s contract expires next summer and Arsenal do not want to lose him for free and so are considering an exchange deal for Dembele. Arsenal have been tracking the injury-hit Dembele for some time and Mikel Arteta wants to get the former Borussia Dortmund man a chance in the Premier League. read also:Aubameyang edging closer to Arsenal exit with €38m deal on table Meanwhile, Spanish outlet Diario ABC claim Arteta has “already confirmed” his intention to sign Philippe Coutinho this summer, once his loan deal from Bayern Munich expires. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks10 Greatest Disney Female Villains We Love AnywaysBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made6 Movies Where A Car Plays A Key RoleWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeUnusual And Unique Beauty Of Indian Women10 Most Evil Female Characters In Disney MoviesBut Who In The World Taught Them Those Moves? Was It Papa Bear?
ALAMEDA — Antonio Brown must really dislike Buffalo.After NFL Network reported Thursday night the Steelers and Bills were nearing a deal on Brown, Bills GM Brandon Beane told ESPN on Friday there was and will be no deal. Multiple reports indicated Brown, who has expressed a desire for a heartier contract, adamantly opposed going to the Bills.The Raiders had been floated as a possibility — maybe even the favorite — … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device
At a time when nothing, not even life itself, can be taken for granted, the World Cup of football has arrived in the East for the first time.It would be crass of me to address this month-long tournament in South Korea and Japan as some kind of global celebration of,At a time when nothing, not even life itself, can be taken for granted, the World Cup of football has arrived in the East for the first time.It would be crass of me to address this month-long tournament in South Korea and Japan as some kind of global celebration of man and his neighbour finding harmony through playing games. Yet we are here, and we are in their hands.In the skies, there are said to be E-3 Sentry AWACS planes over the Korean peninsula. In each of the 20 new stadiums-10 in Japan, 10 in South Korea-there are 1,500 security personnel armed against anything from hooliganism to chemical warfare. Such forces cannot be discreet, but after September 11, discretion is a permanent casualty of terror.ATHLETIC ARTIST: French striker David TrezeguetWe feel the struggle between joy and enmity, between great expectation and fear. Football lost its innocence decades ago. FIFA, the international governing body, is riven by corruption. The teams of 32 countries who reached this 64-match event possess the most privileged and pressured athletes on earth.Zinedine Zidane, a wonderful footballer and now one of the richest individuals performing any sport or art, is a champion of France where racial intolerance recently re-entered politics. “Zizou” is a modest man who summons hypnotic match-winning moments in finals where upwards of half the world’s population watches through television.CUP OF QUIRKSFootball’s weird and wonderful worldSMALL FRYFirst-timer Slovenia, with 1.98 million people, is the smallest country at the Cup CAT’S WALKGiorgio Armani chose striker Filippo Inzaghi as the one player fit to model his clothes NAME CALLINGDavid Beckham’s Chinese fans call him Xiao Bei (Little Bei) or Beikehammu EXECUTIVE ORDERSEmmanuel Olisabede of Nigeria received a Polish passport in time for the Cup after a presidential decreeHe is the son of an Algerian immigrant. His father is a janitor, a meek man of Marseille who scraped a menial living. His grandparents belonged to the Berbers, the nomadic Muslim tribe who roam north Africa.advertisementAnd it was on long summer holidays in the nearby desert that Zidane amused himself by mastering a ball and became, like Pele, like Maradona before him, a player who enriched the world and grew incredibly rich out of a simple, some might think frivolous, gift.How typical of this beautiful, bewitching sport that when France began her defence of the World Cup, against one of her former protectorates, Sene- gal, over the weekend, the greatest player of the greatest game was laid low by injury.How thankful he is that the years have given him such a stage. And how symptomatic that sportsmen are the icons of the new age, and soccer the most nationalist and widely abused of sports.In Seoul, two days before the World Cup kicked off, FIFA was split between members who wanted to impeach its president Sepp Blatter for alleged corruption and mismanagement and a majority which voted resoundingly 139 to 56 in favour of re-electing him for another four years.Blatter’s detractors say he systematically diverted hundreds of millions of dollars from FIFA’s income to perpetuate his hold on power. He denies everything and says it is others, five vice-presidents among them, who are framing him because they are jealous. Sometime soon, a Swiss judge will decide if Blatter faces a criminal trial.This president, like his mentor, the Brazilian Joao Havelange who ruled FIFA as if it were his fiefdom for 24 years before Blatter succeeded him in 1998, uses a legalised kind of bribery to sustain his office.He distributes $1 million to each of the 204-member national associations every four-year cycle, and in addition he has inaugurated a so-called GOAL Project that has benefited almost a hundred of the countries with handouts to provide training and administrative facilities. In effect, Blatter provides the cash, the members provide his power base, and few of them are concerned with probity as much as profit. But enough of the seedy seam in football.It is the prince, the sultan, of games because it transcends all barriers. Rich or poor, black or white, Jew, gentile, Christian or Muslim, no one is excluded; all play to a common book of rules. This, for most of us, is what football is all about. I doubt that anything else could persuade Japan and South Korea to suspend their half-century of enmity to cooperate in a cross-border event.You in India will understand when I suggest that it is not so much one tournament as two back-to-back versions. Japan spent $4 billion (Rs 19,600 crore) establishing its 10 fantastic new stadiums; Korea spent $2 billion (Rs 9,800 crore) matching the building of modern amphitheatres.If one Asian tiger built them, the other had to save face by building at least the equivalent. If economic depression threatened them, neither scaled back these monuments to their ability to harness computer technology to reflect their separate cultures.And so we move around Japan and Korea, using two languages, two currencies, two mind-sets … two of everything. And so, clearing the stage for the performers who have everything millionaire salaries can buy, half-a-million visitors from all backgrounds descend on these stadiums under airspace cleared of commercial aviation.WHO will win? I happen to be English, but I suspect my country, like two-thirds of the participants, are here to make up the numbers. France, having discovered schools of technique beyond most rivals, and despite Monsieur Le Pen employing talents from former colonies in Africa, has a more balanced side, with better goalscorers than it had in 1998.advertisementDREAM XI-INDIA TODAY: selects the pick of the planet as the sport’s finest gather for the World CupClick here to EnlargeArgentina, which always seems to rise when its nation is troubled by military or, as now, economic despair, has arguably even more world-class tal- ents, a greater pool of resources. The Argentines, from Juan Sebastian Veron to Gabriel Batistuta, say their motivation is to lift the morale of their people rather than to crave bonus money they scarcely need. That motivation could spur Argentina to the final.But to reach it, the team would probably have to eliminate France. And Les Bleus, as the French are known, might have to contend with Brazil whose claim to the most successful football nation on the planet is threatened. In recent weeks, Ronaldo and Rivaldo have returned from injury, and Brazil has a new belief.So, of course, do the emerging football continents. It is hot here, and humid too. The monsoons are coming, and already thunder and lightning visit the evenings. And we wait to see if Korea or Japan, or both, achieve the minimum expectation of host nations, to qualify for at least the second round.Both hosts are running with zeal unsuspected in their footballing past. Both have European coaches. Both have the advantage of climate and of taking their players into training retreats lasting months at a time.Finally, for now, there is a new population unleashed on this World Cup. The Chinese, unlike their sad communist cousins in the shuttered northern half of Korea, are part of the action. And on June 8, on the beautiful island of Jeju, Brazil takes on China in a match that, from their two populations alone, represents the biggest television attraction of this new millennium.If you have the time and the inclination, try to see this game. At the heart of it is Li Tie, the midfield fulcrum of China. In 1993 he was one of 23 boys sent to live, to breathe and to sleep football in a rural training camp near Sao Paulo.advertisementLi Tie was the best, or the most dedicated of those adolescents and he has become the product of a remarkable social and human experiment, a Chinese man sent out of a closed society into one that, through football, conquered the world.Rob Hughes, football correspondent for the International Herald Tribune will be writing exclusively for INDIA TODAY during the World Cup
Villarreal coach Luis Garcia: Cazorla is a phenomenonby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveVillarreal coach Luis Garcia hailed two goal Santi Cazorla after their 2-2 draw with Real Madrid.They were the first goals scored by the former Arsenal star since 2012.Garcia said, “Santi is a phenomenon, the first two games he did not play with me, but he is an example, I think he’s going to get more, he’s starting to find things better.”He’s an example not only for what he’s done today.”The good work of Santi Cazorla is a good example for players to see that the important thing is not individual work and that one player or another stands out more or less, what is important now is Villarreal.” About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say
TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say DONE DEAL: Babel happy to make Fulham moveby Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFulham have signed former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel from Turkish side Besiktas.The 32-year-old Dutch international, who spent three and a half years at Anfield, has joined the club until the end of the season.Fulham are 19th in the Premier League and five points from safety.”I definitely have faith that Fulham can stay up,” said Babel, who has scored six goals this season. “That’s one of the reasons that I’m here.”Fulham vice-chairman Tony Khan added: “Ryan has excelled at playing attacking football on both the club and international stage, and we welcome that experience as we build our squad for a strong second-half push.”Claudio [Ranieri] and I are confident that Ryan’s return to the Premier League here will be every bit as good for him as his addition will be good for our squad.”
Pogba and Shaw make Man Utd training pitchby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is likely to miss their Europa League opener against Astana.Pogba was put through his paces alone today as he continues his rehab from an ankle injury.Pogba missed United’s 1-0 win over Leicester on Saturday after picking up an knock against Southampton before the international break.He was pictured out on the training pitches at Carrington – but he was away from his team-mates with a coach as he appeared to test the injury before a decision is made on his involvement at Old Trafford on Thursday night.Luke Shaw was also separate from the group and appeared to be in the same position as Pogba after recently struggling with a hamstring injury. About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
Vine/Ryan FaganLSU superstar Ben Simmons picked the wrong night to go silent, because his counterpart—Ole Miss guard Stefan Moody—is doing his best Steph Curry impression. Moody has 21 points so far tonight, with six coming on a pair of absurdly deep threes. LSU has a giant midcourt logo, but no one should be hitting these shots in a game.Stefan Moody shot from the ‘U’ at midcourt with 26 seconds left on the shot clock. And he buried it https://t.co/BV7VVkODz9— Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) January 14, 2016The next #Steph is … #Stef? This is so deep https://t.co/QJb3Vp6Y4A (Vine via @ryanfagan)— Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) January 14, 2016As if those two shots weren’t backbreaking enough, he also had a highlight reel-worthy putback slam.Stefan Moody just out here makin plays https://t.co/Rtpe4EHPqk #SCtop10— Maria Martin (@Ria_Martin) January 14, 2016Moody’s in the zone tonight, and his Rebs lead LSU, a 10 point favorite, 58-54 midway through the second half.