Day: January 16, 2020

Softball coach mom and her teen friend ‘shot her baby’s father dead during ugly custody battle’

A MOM and her teenager pal allegedly murdered her ex-partner amid a bitter custody battle. Esther Stephen, 29, and Shelby Hiestand, 18, are accused of shooting dead 31-year-old Shea Briar dead in Jay County, Indiana over the weekend.  Shea Briar pictured here proudly holding his childkhon2 Jay County’s Prosecutor’s office say Esther Stephen, pictured, and …

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MLS Ticker: Loons acquire goalkeeper Miller, McKenzie signs new Union deal, and more

Minnesota United has a new starting goalkeeper heading into the 2020 MLS season. The club acquired goalkeeper Tyler Miller in a trade trade with LAFC on Thursday, sending $150,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money (GAM) and $50,000 in 2021 Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) to their fellow Western Conference rivals. Miller signed a two-year contract with …

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Pomykal leaves USMNT January camp, returns to FC Dallas

Paxton Pomykal has left the U.S. Men’s National Team camp. U.S. Soccer announced the news on Thursday, which sees Pomykal return to FC Dallas to continue rehabilitation from offseason groin surgery. Pomykal’s departure will not see Gregg Berhalter add a player in the midfielder’s place. Pomykal made his senior debut back in Sept. 2019, appearing …

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Report: Real Madrid set to win the race for £47m star also wanted by Manchester United

According to De Telegraaf’s chief football correspondent, Valentijn Driessen, via Spanish media outlet Marca, Real Madrid are all but set to win the race for Ajax’s Donny van de Beek, who has also been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks. What’s the word, then? Ever since last summe the young Ajax …

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“Too expensive”, “Bring him asap” – Lots of Liverpool fans react to dubious £106.8m rumour

Liverpool are prepared to spend €125m (£106.8m) on Bayer Leverkusen attacker Kai Havertz claims Mundo Deportivo, citing the German media. It is alleged that the European Cup holders have placed themselves at the head of the queue for the Germany international by already holding talks with Leverkusen representatives. Liverpool’s record signing is Virgil van Dijk, …

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Let’s talk about defenders: Honing in on the second round of the NWSL Draft

BALTIMORE, Maryland — At one point during the second round of the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft, I leaned over to Dan Lauletta and said, “Well, this is the defender round, isn’t it?” And it really was, from top to bottom. Perhaps it’s a reflection of how offensive-minded the game is now, or …

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