Day: August 6, 2018

Brazil international Bernard set for Everton medical

Everton are close to completing the signing of Brazil international Bernard and he is set to have a medical in the next 24 hours. If the deal goes through it will be seen as a coup for Everton, with many of Europe’s top clubs having enquired about Bernard’s availability. Sky Sports News understands that Everton […]

Apple’s Infowars ban altered an industry overnight — and dealt a major victory against fake news

Within the past 24 hours, Apple, Facebook, and YouTube have all joined in summarily banning far-right broadcaster and known conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars network from their platforms. The bans have been swift and startling, coming after mounting public backlash against Infowars’s pernicious rhetoric, which is most notoriously responsible for helping popularize the […]

Swansea looking at Rangers’ Declan John

Swansea City are interested in signing Rangers defender Declan John, Sky Sports News understands. John is yet to feature for Rangers, outside pre-season friendlies, since Steven Gerrard took over as manager at Ibrox as he has favoured former Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan. He could soon be pushed further down the pecking order as well, seemingly […]

Gary Bowyer steps down as Blackpool manager

Gary Bowyer has stepped down as Blackpool manager after two years in charge at Bloomfield Road. The 47-year-old former Blackburn boss is the first league manager to leave his post this season. Bowyer’s assistant, Terry McPhillips, will take charge of the team on an interim basis. Bowyer said in a statement “It has been a […]

Watergate had tapes. Trump has tweets.

The Watergate tapes stand as one of the stunning, implausible twists of American history. Nixon confessed his crimes and recorded himself in the process. Who does that? In their book The Final Days, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein write, “the single thread that linked the problems together was the President’s tapes. The lawyers represented a […]