Daily Schmankerl: Bayern Munich went hard after Erling Haaland before Manchester City move; Tottenham Hotspur chasing Serge Gnabry; FC Barcelona targets Liverpool’s Sadio Mane; Chelsea to raid RB Leipzig; and MORE!

According to a report from Bild, Bayern Munich chased Borussia Dortmund star all the way until the bitter end when the Norwegian ultimately decided to join Manchester City: There has finally been clarity since Tuesday: Bundesliga superstar Erling Haaland (21) is moving from Dortmund to Manchester City! The English club will pull the € 75m … Read more

What to know before ‘Mr. Morale ‘arrives

Many Kendrick Lamar enthusiasts will be waiting for the clock to strike midnight to get a first listen at his highly anticipated “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” album. The Compton-born rapper’s fifth studio album (out Friday) has been mostly under wraps, with cover art released a little more than 24 hours ahead of the … Read more

Elon Musk says Trump SHOULDN’T run for president in 2024 but will get his Twitter back

Elon Musk says Donald Trump should skip the 2024 election even as he vows to restore the former president’s Twitter account. The Tesla CEO shared his views on US politics in a series of tweets Thursday evening. He said Trump shouldn’t run for office because a ‘less divisive candidate would be better in 2024,’ before … Read more

Why Son was unhappy, how Conte celebrated Kane goals – 5 things spotted in Tottenham vs Arsenal

Huge injury blow Tottenham were handed a major blow ahead of the kick-off following the news that Cristian Romero had missed out on the matchday squad. Playing a pivotal role in the team’s fine form since the end of February after his return from a hamstring issue, the Argentina international was not included against Arsenal … Read more

US, Western Europe fret over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

WASHINGTON (AP) – An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight. The possibility of a stalemate is fueling concerns that Ukraine … Read more

NFL 2022 schedule release: One man’s wild format for league’s newest must-see event, plus some real questions

I have a confession to make: I’m not a big schedule-release guy. Doesn’t do much for me. Seems to be becoming an excessively bloated exercise. That doesn’t mean I won’t be playing along, at least to some degree (possibly as an official scorer of a Little League game), as Global Football Consumers digest the dump … Read more

Apple TV Plus’ The Essex Serpent pits faith against science

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston in The Essex SerpentPhoto: Apple TV + At the start of Apple TV + ‘s The Essex Serpent, Victorian wife Cora Seaborne (Claire Danes) is delivered from her husband, a brute who once, during sex, branded her with a red-hot poker on the neck (leaving an S-shaped scar). The sadist … Read more

Week 1 – Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Rams to open 2022 season; Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football

The NFL will open its 2022 season where the final game of last season kicked off – in Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium, as the Super Bowl-champion Los Angeles Rams host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, Sept. 8, the teams announced. The Bills-Rams matchup features elite quarterback play between Matthew Stafford and Josh Allen, who has … Read more