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10 months agoMan Utd chief Woodward moves for Juventus attacker Douglas Costa

first_imgMan Utd chief Woodward moves for Juventus attacker Douglas Costaby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United chief Ed Woodward is launching a bid for Juventus attacker Douglas Costa.The Sun says Woodward lined up Juventus star Costa before axing Jose Mourinho.It is claimed Mourinho learnt of the plans to sign the Brazilian shortly before he was sacked.Costa has slipped down the pecking order at Juve following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer, despite turning his loan into a permanent deal in the same transfer window.Mourinho had clashed with Woodward and the United board over the failure to land transfer targets. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoLiverpool star Wijnaldum: Competition key to midfield success

first_imgLiverpool star Wijnaldum: Competition key to midfield successby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveGeorginio Wijnaldum insists Liverpool’s packed midfield is helping them improve as players.Jurgen Klopp has Wijnaldum, James Milner, Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita and Fabinho to pick from in central midfield. And Wijnaldum believes the competition encourages them players to raise their game.”It’s always good if you have competition in one position because that means you have to perform to stay in the team,” the midfielder, who has very often stayed in Jürgen Klopp’s team this season, tells liverpoolfc.com.”But I think that has to be normal at a club like Liverpool because it’s a top team, one of the biggest teams in England, so Liverpool will always sign good players and that means there will always be competition in the team.”That makes players even better – not only because you have an ‘opponent’ in your position, but also because you play and train against good teammates, so it makes you automatically a better player.” About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoAgents offer Chelsea target Fekir to Real Madrid

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Agents offer Chelsea target Fekir to Real Madridby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveReal Madrid management have been offered Lyon captain Nabik Fekir.Having rejected OL’s attempts to open talks about a new deal, Fekir is in contact with Chelsea and Bayern Munich ahead of the winter market.And Marca says agents for the France international have been in contact with Real to offer the midfielder for the January transfer window.It’s been suggested Fekir could be a long-term successor for Luka Modric.However, Real coach Santiago Solari has resisted the proposal as he wants to leave room for Vincius Junior to establish himself. last_img read more

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21 days agoTottenham to compete with Man Utd for Leicester midfielder James Maddison

first_imgTottenham to compete with Man Utd for Leicester midfielder James Maddisonby Paul Vegas21 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveTottenham will compete with Manchester United for the signature of Leicester City midfielder James Maddison.Christan Eriksen looks set to leave Tottenham after refusing to sign a new contract, having made it clear during the summer that he wanted to find a new club, says the Daily Star.The Danish midfielder is in the final year of his contract and so can leave for nothing next summer – meaning Spurs will likely look to cash in on him in the January transfer window.And Leicester City ace Maddison , who has just been called up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad, has been identified as the perfect replacement.But Tottenham will face competition for the 22-year-old, who does not have a buy-out clause in his contract, with United believed to be confident of completing a £60m deal to take him to Old Trafford. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Here Are The 68 Teams, Seeded 1-68, Picked To Make The NCAA Tournament By The Mock Selection Committee

first_imgMock selection committee picks 68 tournament teams.We are less than five weeks away from the start of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Or, in other words, the best time of the year. Bracketology is in full swing, with teams starting to secure their tournament position and seed ranges. This week, a mock NCAA Tournament selection committee gathered in Chicago. College basketball writers from across the country met up for a couple of days to pick the field of 68, seed the teams and place them in a bracket. Here are the 68 teams picked to make the 2015 NCAA Tournament, seeded No.1 to No. 68. The teams in green font are the automatic qualifiers. Here’s the #MockSelection seed list, 1 to 68, so far: pic.twitter.com/rgKaGeVQuA— Brian Hamilton (@BrianHamiltonSI) February 13, 2015The NCAA Tournament is set to begin on Tuesday, March 17, in Dayton, Ohio. The Round of 64 will start on Thursday, March 19.last_img read more

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Why Arsenal won’t sell Ramsey in January

first_imgAaron Ramsey will leave Arsenal this summer after 11 years with the club.The Welshman had a contract offer withdrawn by the Gunners earlier in the season but head coach Unai Emery will keep the Welshman until his contract expires at the end of the campaign.As revealed by Goal on Friday, Italian giants Juventus are close to signing the 28-year-old, who has made 352 appearances and scored 60 goals for the north London side since joining from Cardiff City in 2008. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ramsey’s time at Emirates Stadium has been fraught with highs and lows, but his ability to deliver in big games means he will always have a place in Arsenal history.Two FA Cup-winning goals, against Hull and Chelsea respectively, helped end a barren spell for the Gunners and it is those happy memories which many supporters are holding onto as his contract runs down over the next few months.But why are Arsenal prepared to lose Ramsey for free this summer instead of receiving a transfer fee for him this month? The answer lies in the club’s surprising dearth of options in the final third.While they do boast the likes of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and summer signing Lucas Torreira in midfield, there is no single player like Ramsey in the squad.His box-to-box qualities, and ability to create chances and stretch play, make him a unique proposition for opposition defences – and it’s been no surprise to see him repeatedly making a big impact coming off the bench in recent games.Ramsey has three assists in 524 minutes this season, behind only Hector Bellerin (four) and level with Mesut Ozil. He’s also created 12 scoring opportunities so far, the second highest in the team, after Ozil.It’s evident that his contributions are worthy of a new contract extension, but Arsenal’s decision to withdraw their offer for a mixture of football and financial reasons is a sign of the change of priorities under the new hierarchy led Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham.Aaron Ramsey Unai Emery Arsenal 2018-19Both have previously explained that Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke will support a self-sustaining business model, while it is unknown how far the club’s transfer budget can be stretched in January and beyond anyway.The need for a new defender is clear and new additions will almost certainly be looked at by Emery, a coach who is still getting to grips with his squad, working out his best system and shifting players out who he believes don’t fit with his footballing philosophy – such as Ramsey.Arsenal have one of the highest wage bills in the Premier League and Goal understands that there is a clear aim to reduce it during the coming seasons, while at the same time securing a return to the Champions League next season – a requirement which is imperative if Arsenal are able to challenge on any front financially.Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere and Lucas Perez all left the Emirates last summer but the signings of Bernd Leno, Sokratis, Matteo Guendouzi, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Torreira have all added to the club’s wage bill.When contract extensions for the likes of Granit Xhaka, Alex Iwobi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Calum Chambers are factored into the equation, the need to cut costs is clear.Arsenal are, thus, looking at bringing in a fresh, young group of hungry players rather than meeting the demands of senior players requesting £200,000-a-week, as was the case with Ramsey.Teenage talents such as Emile Smith Rowe and Joe Willock are both highly rated by Emery and his coaching staff, which only further justifies the decision to withdraw a contract offer for Ramsey and put faith in players who could realistically be ready for regular first-team football within the next couple of seasons.Ramsey will almost certainly be a success at Juventus. He has the technical ability, professionalism and work ethic to succeed in Italy, and is now entering the peak years of his career.However, as far as Arsenal are concerned, his summer departure makes as much sense for them as it does for the player.last_img read more

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Auburn Beats LSU After Video Replay Reverses Result Of Final Play

first_imgLSU QB running away from Auburn players as time expires.Twitter/@KennyDuceyAuburn beat LSU with one of the most bizarre final sequences you’ll see.On fourth down with time running down, LSU’s Danny Etling completed a pass a few yards short of the goal line. With just one second left on the clock and no timeouts, there did not appear to be enough time for LSU to run another play. However, the Tigers were confusingly saved by their own penalty—an illegal motion—which gave them a repeat of fourth down with that final second remaining.With that play, Etling found D.J. Chark in the corner of the end zone for what appeared to be the game winning score.Definitely didn’t get it off, and definitely threw it past the line of scrimmage pic.twitter.com/c1i1hFGBCh— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) September 25, 2016Of course, aside from the confusion over whether or not LSU should’ve had the extra chance at all, it did not appear that Etling got the play off in time. He also looked to be past the line of scrimmge when he threw the pass. Officials reviewed the play, and correctly decided that the game clock had expired before the snap, reversing the touchdown and giving Auburn the big win.In a game that means a ton to two high-profile SEC West coaches on the hot seat, Auburn beat LSU, giving Gus Malzahn a bit of life. Whether it is enough to save his season is yet to be seen, but Les Miles’ seat certainly doesn’t get any cooler with this loss.last_img read more

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FOX Makes Big Announcement About Ohio State-Michigan Game

first_imgHead coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game.COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 26: (R-L) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)FOX made a big announcement about the Ohio State-Michigan game today.The contest between the Buckeyes and the Wolverines didn’t end up living to the hype, as Urban Meyer’s team blew out Jim Harbaugh and Co.A lot of people tuned it to watch that blowout, though.FOX announced today that it was the network’s most-watched regular season college football game ever.From FoxSports.com:Last weekend’s rivalry matchup between Ohio State and Michigan, in which the Buckeyes defeated the Wolverines, 62-39, to earn a spot in Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game, drew a massive audience of 13,200,000. The game ranks as FOX’s most-watched regular-season game ever and is up +26% over last year’s matchup (vs. 10,513,000). On FOX Sports streaming services, Ohio State-Michigan attracted an average-minute audience of 145,000, the platforms’ best-ever performance for a college football game.FOX will be televising the Big Ten’s Championship Game on Saturday night.Ohio State and Northwestern are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on FOX.last_img read more

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Photo: Here’s What The Crowd For Alabama-Clemson Looked Like At Kickoff

first_imgA general view of the San Francisco 49ers field with an American flag stretched across it.SANTA CLARA, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: A general view during the singing of the National Anthem before the San Francisco 49ers game against the Chicago Bears at Levi’s Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)On Monday night, Alabama and Clemson kicked off from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Home of the San Francisco 49ers, Levi’s Stadium is known for its slick playing surface, which provided plenty of headlines before the game kicked off.The location of tonight’s game was heavily questioned as Levi’s Stadium sits on the other side of the country from Alabama and Clemson. Despite the skepticism headed into the game, the crowd looks solid just before the start of the game.Here’s what the crowd looked like at kickoff of tonight’s game.View from our booth!! Almost time to decide the National Championship!! @espn NOW!!! pic.twitter.com/Q6CHYY5kOZ— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) January 8, 2019Not bad.Ticket prices for tonight’s game were well below market value as fans from both programs appeared to have suffered from fatigue. It appears some other fans secured those extra tickets.Nick Saban and company are looking to secure back-to-back titles, while Dabo Swinney and the Tigers hope to end the Tide’s reign.Who are you rooting for?last_img read more

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Taking A Look At Nebraska’s 2019 Football Schedule

first_imgNebraska's players take the field.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers leads the team on the field before the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)There will be some pressure on Nebraska football this year. In year two under Scott Frost, no one expects the Huskers to go to the College Football Playoff, but fans will want to see a major leap from the 4-8 2018 season.The non-conference slate should help the Huskers out after a tough stretch early last season. The Big Ten won’t be easy sledding for anyone though, especially as the entire West Division improves.Let’s take an early look at Nebraska football’s 2019 schedule:The Huskers open with its three non-conference games. South Alabama and Northern Illinois home games sit on either end of a trip to Colorado.Nebraska lost a heartbreaker to the Buffaloes last year. They’ll want payback against their former Big 12 rival.Fundamentals. #GBR pic.twitter.com/HaWQ6Gmwyi— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) March 25, 2019Nebraska opens with seven straight games before their first bye on October 19.Aug 31: vs. South Alabama Sept. 7: at Colorado Sept. 14: vs. Northern Illinois Sept. 21: at Illinois Sept. 28: vs. Ohio State Oct. 5: vs. Northwestern Oct. 12: at Minnesota Oct. 26: vs. Indiana Nov. 2: at Purdue Nov. 16: vs. Wisconsin Nov. 23: at Maryland Nov. 29: vs. IowaNebraska’s two byes are pretty close together, which probably isn’t ideal. The second comes on Nov. 9, between the trip to Purdue, and home game vs. Wisconsin.last_img read more

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Clemson’s Derion Kendrick Thriving After Move From WR To CB

first_imgJustyn Ross celebrates with Clemson teammates including Derion Kendrick after touchdown.ARLINGTON, TEXAS – DECEMBER 29: Justyn Ross #8 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with teammates after scoring a 52-yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the College Football Playoff Semifinal Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)When Derion Kendrick arrived at Clemson, he was listed as an ‘athlete’ but the recruiting services. And he was an elite one at that.The former five-star player was ranked No. 26 overall in the class. He began his career at wide receiver, after excelling there in high school, but has switched sides.Kendrick is now at cornerback for the Tigers, and just a few weeks into the move he may very well lock up a starting job. Right now, the coaching staff says he’d be penciled in there.Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables said as much when asked about Derion Kendrick recently.From The Charlotte Observer:“If you said name the starters today, you’re picking two, he’s one of those two starters today,” Venables said. “When that decision was made, really he’s just taken off. Very natural, got great instincts, very tough, competitive, incredible transitional movement… He’s still learning a lot of the nuances and intricacies of what we do. But it comes very easy to him.”Cornerback A.J. Terrell returns as one of the team’s starters from last year’s national championship-winning Tigers club.Kendrick is vying for the other job, along with Kyler McMichael, Mario Goodrich and LeAnthony Williams. As of today, he has the upper hand.While many guys might prefer playing offense, Kendrick doesn’t seem to mind the switch, even after a solid 15 catch, 210 yard season as a freshman:“I’m going to go hard at whatever I do… I don’t really have a preference. As long as I’m on the field it doesn’t really matter,” Kendrick said. “The biggest thing to learn is just the basics of the whole defense, that’s it. I really knew everything about corner and stuff from high school, so it really comes natural.”If he continues to develop there, Clemson is going to be even more dangerous than we may have already assumed. Surprise, surprise.[The Charlotte Observer]last_img read more

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Urban Meyer Has The 5th-Best Odds To Be Michigan’s Next Head Coach

first_img Odds as to who will be the head coach at Michigan at the start of the 2020 season if not Jim Harbaugh via @SportsBettingAG:Bronco Mendenhall +300 David Shaw +350 Kyle Whittingham +400 Dino Babers +500 Urban Meyer +700 Mike Gundy +700 Luke Fickell +800— Eduardo M. Gonzalez (@edmgonzalez) September 23, 2019Not surprisingly, Meyer is the odds-on favorite to be the next head coach at USC, assuming Clay Helton is done.Odds as to who will be the head coach at USC at the start of the 2020 season if not Clay Helton via @SportsBettingAG:Urban Meyer +150Chris Petersen +300James Franklin +350David Shaw +700Mike Gundy +700Kliff Kingsbury +1200— Eduardo M. Gonzalez (@edmgonzalez) September 23, 2019Again, Michigan isn’t going to fire Harbaugh. Him not returning in 2020 would have to be his own decision and would probably happen only if he returned to the NFL.If he does, we’re still not betting on Urban coaching the Maize and Blue, no matter what the odds say. Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game.COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 26: (R-L) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Michigan fans can’t stand Urban Meyer, but their feelings toward him would likely change if he were to become the head coach in Ann Arbor.A far-fetched scenario? Sure, but at least one oddsmaker thinks it has a puncher’s chance of happening.Earlier today, SportsBetting.ag released its odds on who will be the head coach of Michigan next year if Jim Harbaugh is no longer there. Urban is tied with Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy for the fifth-best odds.Virginia’s Bronco Mendenhall, Stanford’s David Shaw, Utah’s Kyle Whittingham and Syracuse’s Dino Babers are ahead of Meyer.last_img read more

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Rohit vs Bravo, Raina vs Malinga: CSK vs MI promises to be a blockbuster clash

first_img Ajay Tiwari ChennaiApril 26, 2019UPDATED: April 26, 2019 19:50 IST IPL 2019: Hardik Pandya looks like a man on a mission this season (Courtesy BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSEarlier in the 2019 IPL, Mumbai Indians snapped Chennai Super Kings’ 3-match winning streakDhoni has led CSK to 3 IPL titles – a feat only matched by his counterpart in the MI campMalinga will be up against one of CSK’s batting mainstays over the years in Suresh RainaCrowd favourites and 3-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are set to host Mumbai Indians, their most formidable opponents at the Chepauk tonight at Chepauk. The clash, which has already attained the status of ‘El Clasico’ of the IPL, more often than not throws up a number of interesting battles between the superstars present on both sides.Earlier in the 2019 IPL, Mumbai Indians snapped Chennai Super Kings’ 3-match winning streak. Here’s a look at the key battles to look out for as CSK host MI in Round 2 of what could be an exciting clash:1. Chahar vs ChaharDouble first cousins Deepak and Rahul Chahar have come a long way from playing cricket together in the bylanes of Agra to the most prestigious T20 tournament in the world right now. But tonight in Chennai one should rest assured that as any sibling rivalry goes, Deepak and Rahul will be trying to outdo each other by any means possible to help their teams’ case.While Deepak has been a revelation in IPL 2019 with 14 wickets at an excellent economy rate of 6.95 his younger cousin is not far behind with 9 wickets from just 7 matches at a miserly economy of 6.61. Both are currently the second-highest wicket-takers for their respective teams and would want to reclaim the top spot tonight. Sadly, only one would end up on the winning side.2. Slinga vs Run MachineLasith Malinga might not be the enforcer he was in his heyday but the Sri Lankan toe-crusher is already an IPL legend. He has taken the most wickets in the history of the Indian Premier League (162). This season he has picked up 8 wickets in 6 matches at a strike-rate of 16.62 but he has been expensive as the economy rate of 9.02 suggests.advertisementMalinga will be up against one of CSK’s batting mainstays over the years in Suresh Raina, who has been in a tussle with Virat Kohli for the leading run-scorer in the IPL. Raina has been a prolific run-scorer for CSK over the years with a total of 5230 runs at a healthy strike-rate of 137.59. However, like Malinga, Raina too has found the going a bit tough this year with 245 runs in 11 matches at an average of 24.50 and a strike-rate of 121.89.Both these stalwarts would be looking for redemption no matter the larger battles at stake and whoever comes out trumps could not just decide the fate of the match but also their team’s fortune in the IPL 2019.3. Who will be the ‘Champion’ of all-rounders?At more than 35 years of age, Dwayne Bravo is in the twilight of his cricket career. But the ‘Champion’ all-rounder takes a lot of pride in wearing the Yellow jersey as has been evident by his 9 wickets from 6 matches at an excellent strike-rate of 13.44.He will be up against Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who despite having a difficult time in the recent past, has shown glimpses of his raw talent in IPL 2019. Pandya is the third-highest scorer for his team this season with 241 runs at an average of 40.16 and an excellent strike-rate of 189.76. Adding the 8 wickets he has taken for MI to this tally, it looks like Pandya is finally owning up the role everyone has been expecting him to since his debut.Though Pandya edges ahead of Bravo in batting terms, the West Indian has the knack of surprising many at regular intervals – just like he does with his slower balls.Note: MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja’s absence will be a big blow for CSK on Friday as they look to seal their spot in the playoffsAlso Read | The MS Dhoni connection with the Parags: From Ranji Trophy 1999 to IPL 2019Also Read | Rohit Sharma says CSK vs MI is El Clasico of IPL. He is right and here’s whyFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow IPL 2019Follow Chennai Super KingsFollow Mumbai Indians Rohit vs Bravo, Raina vs Malinga: CSK vs MI promises to be a blockbuster clashIPL 2019: As Chennai Super Kings host Mumbai Indians tonight in Chennai we take a look at some key player battles ahead of the all-important clash at Chepauk.advertisementlast_img read more

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The New Wave: Faherty Brothers Launch Eco-Conscious Swimwear

first_imgOh, summer. How so many dread thee. Like women, men have trouble finding the right swimwear. Should I wear swim trunks or boardshorts? Are speedos an option? And if you’re eco-conscious, the choices can seem even more daunting. Enter the Faherty Brand, a stylish line of swimwear that doesn’t harm the environment.The brainchild of twin brothers Mike and Alex Faherty, the NYC-based company makes a wide variety of beachwear for men from recycled materials (polyester, cotton and linen). From classic boardshorts ($140 and up) in plaids and solids to trunks ($140 and up) in paisleys and nautical prints, any man aiming for sartorial splendor on the beach will undoubtedly find something to wear. We particularly loved the brown and blue Galeon ($165) boardshorts. With a seven-inch inseam, they hit at the right part of the thigh, allowing for ease of movement.Designer Mike Faherty, who worked for Ralph Lauren for many years, combs the earth searching for inspiration. Some of the prints have a tribal feel while others harken back to the glory days of surf culture. The recycled polyester and cotton blends are softer than most new yarns but remains sturdy so you can surf, swim or relax without worrying about your shorts ripping at the seams. Summer Ahoy! Southern Tide and Reyn Spooner Team Up for Tropical Collection The Best Fun Socks for Men to Spruce Up Your Footwear Game The Best Father and Son Matching Outfits Pilgrim Surf Supply and Birdwell Beach Britches Just Made the Best New Boardshorts for Summer Editors’ Recommendations Look Good and Feel Better By Supporting Brands that Support Ocean Conservationlast_img read more

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The best of Guangzhou China

first_imgGuangzhou, the capital of the Guangdong province in South China, has become one of China’s fastest growing cities, thanks to its bustling textile and manufacturing trade. In recent years the city has been making the transformation into a global destination, remodeling its airport, hiring architect Zaha Hadid to design its opera house and several luxury shopping destinations popping up. From the city’s coolest hotel, to its best Cantonese restaurant, The Manual gives you travel tips in case you ever find yourself in this part of the world.Related: The Manual’s guide to BaijiuPLAYKui YuanTucked away in one of Guangzhou’s most historical neighborhoods, this charming gallery offers affordable art and a café with the sweetest tiled balcony. This spot is a great date destination where you can check out some culture and sit in a beautiful setting.SHOPThe Fashion DoorOkay, so they sell womenswear here as well, but The Fashion Door also has what has got to be some of the coolest men’s threads in the city. Find up and coming labels like May J, Manmade Natural, Three Society and Ricostru. You can be the coolest guy on your block once you put on clothes from The Fashion Door.EAT & DRINKBeiyuan CuisineRed Rice Rolls at Beiyuan CuisineYeah, you think you’ve tasted Chinese food, but the General Tso’s chicken and lo mein you get from your neighborhood take-out joint is nothing compared to this place. A throwback to 1928, the year this restaurant opened, Beiyuan Cuisine is one of the best Cantonese restaurants in Guangzhou. Housed in a lovely building that is a prime example of traditional Chinese architecture and was once a private villa, the dining rooms surround a quaint courtyard. Make sure to try the succulent roast meats, the coriander dried tangerine peel beef rice rolls, and the red rice rolls.Fei UltraloungeThis multi-level nightclub features several bars, a super cool lighting system, large dance floor and several tables for a multi-sensory experience filled with music and fun. It’s no wonder why all of Guangzhou’s cool kids go to Fei Ultralounge to party.SLEEPW GuangzhouWe couldn’t help but be awed by the magnificence of the W Ghangzhou. With a sleek black exterior designed by architect Rocco Yim, and interiors by agency Yabu Pushelberg, everything in this hotel is impeccably designed. Go to buffet heaven at The Kitchen Table, which has a selection of Asian and western food, and a mad scientist-like ice cream station.  Then after relaxing in your luxurious room head to the Wet indoor pool, where you can enjoy the lush wall of greenery and soaring ceilings located high above on the 38th floor. Editors’ Recommendations If You Haven’t Visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, What Are You Waiting For? Talking Food Trucks and Fusion Cuisine with The Peached Tortilla’s Eric Silverstein Which Lobster Roll Style Reigns Supreme: Connecticut or Maine? America’s Oldest City Has a Super-Modern Dining and Drinking Scene All 21 Six Flags Parks in the U.S., Ranked last_img read more

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Badass Sunglasses for the Modern Motorist

first_img North Canon Drive Residence Is Worth Every Penny of Its $45 Million Price Tag A Breakdown of All the Major Types of Car Racing NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski on Crashing, Winning, and Creating a Legacy Watching cult movies such as The Italian Job and Bullitt, we can’t help but feel that driving has lost the golden pizzazz that it once possessed. iPhone leads that plug into car lighters and plastic cup holders have superseded creaking leather driving gloves and that reassuring whir of classic sports car acceleration. Naturally then, we were near ecstatic when we stumbled across Autodromo’s new collection of sunglasses designed especially for driving (and making you feel a bit like Steve McQueen).Reassuringly, the Autodromo brand specializes in products that enhance the driving experience – previous collections include motoring watches and stringback driving gloves. The Stelvio sunglasses collection is a welcome addition. Comprising one classical silhouette in three different colourways – bottle green with gray, horn with cognac and tortoise with vintage green- the design was inspired by the curves and hairpin turns of the infamous Stelvio Pass, the greatest and most challenging driving road in Europe.The production of each pair of Stelvio’s is a journey in itself. Each set of frames is handmade in Japan from high-quality Japanese acetate and requires over 130 separate operations to craft, with just the tumbling and polishing process alone taking two weeks to complete. Elaborate craftsmanship aside, other awesome design features include stainless steel fastenings and polarized lenses to improve visibility come sun or snow. The quilted leather case and wiping cloth included with each pair makes this the perfect Christmas gift for him (or you). Steve Mcqueen quiff optional but preferable… What It’s Like to Drive a NASCAR Race Car (and Where You Can Get Behind the Wheel) Editors’ Recommendations 6 Fastest Cars in the World Right Now last_img read more