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Just £5m up front – how Liverpool signed Thiago – The Athletic

The details behind Liverpool’s swoop for Thiago, after Klopp pushed for the deal to add “game-changer” to his title-winning midfield

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(Additional contributors: David Ornstein, Simon Hughes, Raphael Honigstein, Adam Crafton, Daniel Taylor)It all started with a phone call in June.
Thiago Alcantara was close to signing a lucrative new four-year contract with Bayern Munich, worth around £12 million per year (£230,000 per week), when his head was turned.
The Spain international was informed that Jurgen Klopp wanted him at Liverpool.
A friend of Thiago’s family told The Athletic: “Earlier this year, it seemed certain that he was …

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Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin will start World Series Game 2 – ESPN

Rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin will start for the Dodgers in World Series Game 2 against the Rays on Wednesday.

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ARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers will start rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, with first pitch set for 8:08 p.m. ET at Globe Life Field.
Gonsolin, who will oppose Tampa Bay Rays lefty Blake Snell, faced 11 batters and threw 41 pitches in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series, and he might not be able to provide much more than a couple of innings.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said his other two young starters, Julio Urias and…

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Broncos Week 7 Stock Report: 5 Risers, 5 Fallers – Sports Illustrated

The Broncos have received some Herculean performances from a few players, while others have fallen well short of the mark. Who needs to step their game up?

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It has not been an ideal start to the season for the Denver Broncos after being dealt a tough hand with multiple big injuries to key players like Von Miller, Courtland Sutton, and Jurrell Casey, though the team has battled back of late. When a team deals with so many injuries like the Broncos have, players lower on the depth chart have to step up, and the silver lining to the team’s 2-3 start is that quite a few have. 
On the flip-side, however, the Broncos have seen a few players regress, failing…

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Los Angeles Dodgers ride Clayton Kershaw to Game 1 World Series win – ESPN

Clayton Kershaw carved through the Rays’ lineup, retiring 17 of the final 18 batters he faced and leading the Dodgers to an 8-3 victory in Game 1 of the 116th World…

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Forget the perception. Burn the narrative.
Clayton Kershaw can pitch just fine in October, thank you very much — and after his performance in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers are within three wins of their first championship in 32 years.
Kershaw carved through the Tampa Bay Rays’ lineup, retiring 17 of the final 18 batters he faced and leading the Dodgers to an 8-3 victory in Game 1 of the 116th World Series.
Over six innings, Kershaw allowed…

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