Arsenal is being linked to several top-line forwards, many from Arsene Wenger‘s home country of France. One of them, Alexander Lacazette, could be progressing significantly. According to The Guardian and the Telegraph, the Gunners are preparing a $56 million bid for the Lyon frontman, an amount which would prove to break the club transfer record.
The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909 and is now one of the only public displays of bipartisanship left in Washington, D.C. The game, which pits Republicans against Democrats, mirrors similar events that dominate American culture every summer — Little League competitions, corporate charity events and Major League series. Baseball is, after all, our national pastime. And gun violence is our national shame, as American as apple pie and, yes, baseball. The June 14 attack on the Republican team’s final practice before the game by a shooter reportedly armed with an assault rifle was a chilling reminder of the 2011 attempt on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ life, which left six
The Minnesota Vikings are going to back up Michael Floyd's kombucha tea defense. Floyd is due in court Monday after reportedly failing an alcohol test three days before his house arrest was set to end. After initially proclaiming reports of a failed test as "totally false," Floyd released a statement confirming that he did in fact fail the test for any traces of alcohol. He stated that "he drank several bottles of kombucha tea drinks, unaware that the drinks contain alcohol," as an explanation. When he heads to court on Monday, he'll have the team backing up his assertion, according to the Pioneer Press. Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren wrote a letter to Floyd's attorney, Robert