Stoke City Manager: Mark Hughes Club Value: €158,750,00 Key Players: Xherdan Shaqiri, Jack Butland, Peter Crouch, Bojan Stoke City were one of the bigger disappointments in the Premier League a year ago. The Potters fell flat on their faces right out of the gate, going winless in their first seven matches and only securing three points. There slow start had Mark Hughes on the hot seats and left some pundits
Liverpool Manager: Jurgen Klopp Club Value: €457,500,00 Key Players: Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane, Joel Matip, Daniel Sturridge, Roberto Firmino Last season Liverpool were perhaps the closest example of Jekyll and Hyde a football club could be. The Reds were unbeaten against Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United, yet managed to lose to clubs like Hull City, Crystal Palace, Swansea City and Leicester City. Liverpool still finished fourth in the
The NBA offseason has been like a reality TV show. Every week you tune in and something new and dramatic happens. First, there was the Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors saga that led up to the draft, which eventually resulted in Phil Jackson resigning from his position with the Knicks. Next, on draft night Jimmy Butler gets moved to Minnesota to reunite with his former coach Tom Thibodeau. There was then
The Minnesota Twins have surprised this season. Many experts didn't expect the Twins to be over .500 in mid-July, let alone in the hunt for one of the two Wild Card spots in the American League. As of the of July 16th, the Twins are 46-45. Two games behind the A.L. Central leading Cleveland Indians and a game and a half behind the New York Yankees for the final A.L.
From ping-pong balls to prosperity? The Minnesota Timberwolves have spent nearly the last decade and a half waiting for their luck to change. Waiting for ping-pong balls to bounce their way. Waiting for lottery pick after lottery pick to pan out, but ultimately never living up to their potential or completely falling on their face (Hi, Jonny Flynn and Wes Johnson). Waiting to land big name players through trades or free