Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Hakim Ziyech , or “the wizard” as the Ajax fans dubbed him back when he was scoring goals in Netherlands’ Eredivisie, is on the verge of bidding farewell to English Premier League side Chelsea. Among the European soccer clubs that are courting the Moroccan winger are the Serie A reigning champions AC Milan, who are looking to strengthen their roster in the January transfer window . Ziyech, a left-footed player gifted with incredible technique, hasn’t been able to express all his potential at Chelsea, where he racked up 14 goals in 92 appearances over the last three seasons. In the 2022/23 campaign, Ziyech has only stepped on the field five times in the English Premier League due to strong competition within the Blues’ squad, as he currently ranks behind Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Kai Havertz and Conor Gallagher in manager Graham Potter’s hierarchy. Sitting on the bench is certainly … [Read more...] about Would Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech Be A Good Fit For Serie A Side AC Milan?
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Girl group Red Velvet [SM ENTERTAINMENT] Girl group Red Velvet is topping iTunes charts across the world with its new EP "The ReVe Festival 2022 – Birthday." According to its entertainment agency SM Entertainment on Tuesday, the EP landed at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Album chart in 44 countries including Canada, Ukraine, Brazil and Portugal, since its release on Monday evening. It also ranked first on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart, European iTunes Album Chart and the Digital Album chart of China's QQ Music. "The ReVe Festival 2022 – Birthday" is the second part of Red Velvet’s “The ReVe Festival” series, which kicked off with EP “The ReVe Festival 2022 - Feel My Rhythm" released in March. The previous EP’s lead track “Feel My Rhythm” saw great success on music streaming charts in Korea and around the world, including topping the iTunes Top albums chart in 41 regions and the digital album sales chart on China’s QQ Music. The new EP sold over 710,000 copies in pre-orders as … [Read more...] about Red Velvet tops iTunes charts across the world with new EP
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Joe Tacopina dreams of bringing Italian soccer club SPAL back to Serie A, a sports league that enjoys growing popularity with U.S. investors and soccer fans. From his office in Ferrara, a Renaissance city located 30 miles northeast of Bologna, Tacopina, a criminal defense attorney by training, talked about his ambitions since taking over as the president of SPAL and shared what he’s learned in more than a decade as a top executive across four Italian soccer clubs. Tacopina’s Journey In Italian Soccer In 2011, when it was uncommon for North American investors to show interest in Italian soccer, Tacopina was part of the first ownership group that bought AS Roma , making it the first American-owned club in Italy’s top flight. He sat on the AS Roma board as the vice president for four years before moving on to Bologna and then Venezia, where he set the enviable record for being the first president in Italian … [Read more...] about Meet Italian Soccer’s Most Experienced American Owner
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin And just like that, the end arrived, and it was swift. After 12 years serving as Juventus’ president and residing over a period of unparalleled success in the Italian game, Andrea Agnelli stepped down on a quiet November evening, with the world’s gaze on the 2022 World Cup. And it wasn’t just Agnelli who resigned, the entire Juventus board resigned en masse, with the exception of current CEO Maurizio Arrivabene, who is only staying on until January when a new board is appointed. In total, 10 board members have walked, including legendary former player Pavel Nedved, in what is the first major shake up within the club since the Calciopoli summer of 2006. Juventus have been under investigation for well over a year by the Italian body responsible for overseeing activities in the stock exchange, Consob, for alleged false accounting and providing false information to the market over the last several seasons. Now, … [Read more...] about Andrea Agnelli’s Juventus Era Is The Classic Rise And Fall Story, So What’s His Legacy?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Major League Baseball will conduct their Rule 5 Draft December 7, 2022, at the Winter Meetings in San Diego. A player that was signed by a Major League Baseball organization at the age of 18 or younger on the June 5 preceding his signing must be placed on the club’s 40-man roster by the player’s 5th year of service at the time of the Rule 5 draft. If he is not protected on the 40-man roster, he is subject to exposure to the Rule 5 Draft. A player that was signed by a Major League Baseball organization at the age of 19 or older on the June 5 preceding his signing must be placed on the club’s 40-man roster by the player’s 4th year of service at the time of the Rule 5 draft, or he is subject to exposure to the Rule 5 Draft. Any club with fewer than 40 players on their organizational roster may select from among the unprotected pool of eligible players. Team selections are based on a club’s previous season’s won-loss … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Dodgers Expose Solid Outfield Prospect To The MLB Rule 5 Draft
- A + A KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 29): Bursa Malaysia ended the day in negative territory as profit-taking activities continue following the strong rally last Thursday (Nov 24). Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd vice president of equity research Thong Pak Leng said the benchmark index closed off its day’s low as buying activities emerged in the afternoon trading session. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 9.58 points to 1,476.96 from last Friday's closing of 1,486.54. The market bellwether opened 2.77 points easier at 1,483.77 and moved between 1,467.26 and 1,486.68 throughout the session. However, market breadth was positive with gainers leading losers 564 to 409, while 358 counters were unchanged, 927 untraded, and 67 others suspended. Turnover dropped to 3.4 billion units worth RM2.47 billion versus 4.41 billion units worth RM2.75 billion last Friday. Bursa Malaysia Bhd and its subsidiaries were closed on Monday (Nov 28) in conjunction with the special … [Read more...] about Bursa ends in negative territory as profit taking continues
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin It’s that time of year again where Apple reveals its pick of the best apps carried on its app store over the past 12 months. Selected by Apple’s “Global App Store editorial team”, the 16 winning apps were selected for “delivering exceptional experiences and making a profound cultural impact”. Apple further explains this rather grandiose-sounding judging criteria as looking for apps that “inspire users to engage with more deeply with the world, expand their imaginations, and stay connected to friends and loved ones”, with this year’s winners representing “a diverse community of developers from around the world”. Worthy though all this background sounds, you’re probably just here for the results. So without further ado, here they are: iPhone App of the Year: BeReal Social media app (inevitably) BeReal is designed to give users an authentic look into the lives of their family and friends. Its unique trick is that … [Read more...] about Apple Announces Best Apps Of 2022 Awards
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin The list of corporations that terminated sponsorship relationships with players who left the PGA Tour for the Saudi-backed LIV Golf circuit is a long one that includes Mastercard MA , Rocket Mortgage, Workday WDAY and KPMG. But ambassador defections stung the Royal Bank of Canada particularly hard. Back in June, team members Dustin Johnson and Graeme McDowell, two of their most high-profile players, announced they were playing in the breakaway league’s first event. The news broke just a couple weeks ahead of the RBC Canadian Open—one of two PGA Tour events where RBC serves as the title sponsor. Harold Varner III, who had been their community junior golf program brand ambassador, followed suit a couple months later. “We were certainly disappointed when we lost DJ, G-Mac and HVIII. They’ve all been just terrific ambassadors for RBC. But we also understand that they needed to make a decision for their own purposes … [Read more...] about In Wake Of LIV Departures, RBC Reloads With Trio Of The PGA Tour’s Brightest Lights
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin From museums showcasing the history of the Oregon Trail to opulent gilded age mansions overlooking the city, sustainable forestry centers to emerging fashion exhibits, here are Portland’s top destinations for history and culture. Portland Art Museum This historic museum located in a pair of buildings on the South Park Blocks is not only the largest museum in Oregon, but it’s the oldest too. Founded in 1892, the popular art destination features American, Native American, Asian, and European works as well photography, graphic arts, and silver. Upcoming exhibitions include Black Artists of Oregon, Human Nature: 150 Years of Japanese Landscape Prints, and Africa Fashion. Oregon Historical Society Just across the Park Blocks from the Portland Art Museum sits the Oregon Historical Society, which has served as the “state’s collective memory” since 1898. Through an extensive collection of photographs, films, … [Read more...] about The Best Museums To Visit In Portland, Oregon
This year’s list highlights up-and-coming superstars from the worlds of restaurants, farming, packaged food, alcohol and recipe development. By Chloe Sorvino and Kristin Stoller , with Anthony Tellez T he only access to Nigerian food that Oluwakolapo Smith had in North Texas was a store 40 minutes away—a problem he says was felt by fellow Nigerian immigrants in the U.S. So in 2018, he dropped out of college to found direct-to-consumer Nigerian food and beverage box AllIDoIsCook, along with business partner Bethany Oyefeso . Today, they've shipped over 10,000 boxes of their meat pies and stews to more than 3,000 customers and expect to generate nearly $1 million in revenue this year. Smith and Oyefeso are among this year’s stand-outs on the 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 Food & Drink list , which highlights up-and-coming superstars from the worlds of restaurants, farming, packaged food, alcohol and recipe development who have persevered despite … [Read more...] about Meet The Next Class Of Forbes 30 Under 30 Listers Transforming The Food Industry