Horse Racing

Benfica signs US defender Brooks, German midfielder Draxler – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese club Benfica signed World Cup winner Julian Draxler on a one-year loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday. The 28-year-old midfielder helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. “Benfica is a big club, it has great history,” Draxler said. “I was struggling for game time in Paris, to be honest. I think (Benfica) is the perfect club for me to play good
Horse Racing

Calls for more stop signs at deadly crash site – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] The family of a woman killed in an alleged impaired driving crash wants more stop signs added at the intersection where the collision took place to prevent further tragedy. Jordyn Reimer, 24, was serving as a designated driver for a group of loved ones on May 1, when a driver in a pickup truck crashed into her vehicle at Kildare Avenue West and Bond Street. Her family now hopes
Horse Racing

Villarreal signs Senegalese defender Fall on loan from LAFC – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Villarreal signed Senegalese defender Mamadou Fall on loan from Los Angeles FC on Thursday. The loan runs through June of next year, with LAFC keeping the right to recall the player. Fall joined LAFC as an 18-year-old in 2021. He has made 35 regular-season appearances for the Major League Soccer club, scoring five goals. He made 16 appearances this season, with 13 starts. Los
Autoracing

Helio Castroneves signs extension with Meyer Shank Racing for one more full IndyCar season

MADISON, Ill. -- There was no chance Meyer Shank Racing would risk four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves making history with another team.Curtailing that possibility, the team announced a one-year contract extension Friday that will bring Castroneves back for a 26th full IndyCar season. Castroneves won his fourth 500 in 2021 driving a part-time schedule for MSR as Castroneves was desperately fighting off a forced slide toward retirement.Michael Shank believed
Basketball

Tyler Hall Signs Exhibit 10 Contract With Mavs

[ad_1] Tyler Hall has signed a contract with the Mavericks, Spotrac contributor Keith Smith tweets. It’s an Exhibit 10 deal, JD Shaw of Hoops Rumors tweets. The 6’5” Hall had a cameo appearance with the Knicks last season on a 10-day hardship exception contract. He started 25 games last season for the G League Westchester Knicks, averaging 15.5 PPG, 4.1 RPG and 4.2 APG while draining 41.5% of his 3-point
Horse Racing

Britain says monkeypox outbreak “shows signs of slowing” – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country “shows signs of slowing” but that it’s still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained. In a statement on Monday, the Health Security Agency said authorities are reporting about 29 new monkeypox infections every day, compared to about 52 cases a day during the last week in June. In July, officials estimated the
Basketball

Justin Hamilton Signs In Spain

[ad_1] Free agent center Justin Hamilton has signed a contract in Spain with Baxi Manresa, the team announced on Sunday (via Twitter). Hamilton spent the past five seasons playing in China. Along with holding ample overseas experience, Hamilton has played 113 NBA games. He’s spent time with the Hornets, Heat, Timberwolves and Nets, having been the No. 45 pick of the 2012 NBA Draft. The 7’0″ Hamilton played collegiately at
Basketball

Jaylen Hoard Signs In Israel

[ad_1] Free agent small forward Jaylen Hoard has inked a deal with newly-renamed Israel club Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv, per Johnny Askounis of Eurohoops. According to Askounis, the contract is only partially guaranteed. Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv can fully guarantee the deal for the rest of the 2022/23 season following training camp. After going undrafted out of Wake Forest in 2019, the 6’8″, French-born swingman joined the Trail Blazers on
Autoracing

Bubba Wallace signs multiyear contract extension with 23XI Racing

Bubba Wallace locked down his future with 23XI Racing on Friday and now is eyeing a spot in NASCAR's playoffs for the first time in his career.Wallace and 23XI announced a multiyear contract extension that keeps Wallace in the No. 23 Toyota that was the foundation of Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan's race team. The organization was launched around the only Black driver competing at NASCAR's top level and the
Basketball

Jordan Hall Signs Two-Way Contract With Spurs

[ad_1] AUGUST 11: The Spurs have officially signed Hall to his two-way deal, the team announced today in a press release. JULY 23: Free agent swingman Jordan Hall has agreed to a two-way contract with the Spurs, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). Hall went undrafted last month and played with San Antonio in the Las Vegas Summer League. A previous report stated that he was expected