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Dome Torrent Hired as Flamengo FC Head Coach

Football coaches rarely finish their careers pre-emptively, usually working with various clubs throughout a lengthy career that typically ends by retirement age. This is evident with Dome Torrent, the former Assistant Coach for Barcelona FC under Pep Guardiola. Dome would become an influential force inside the coaching community after his time with Barcelona FC, prompting his inevitable inclusion into Bayern Munich & Manchester City.

After three notable positions as Assistant Coach, Dome Torrent was hired NYCFC (New York City Football Club) as their Head Coach for the 2019 MLS Season. Dome made the switch from European to American soccer, sustaining a single season. Torrent would mutually part ways with NYCFC after the COVID-19 Pandemic unfolded worldwide, forcing NYCFCs reserve funds to deplete by substantial volumes. Their finances couldn’t afford the long-term cost of employing Dome Torrent as Head Coach.

Dome Torrent was 1st seen on the American continent after taking over for Patrick Vieira, a man who failed to acquire Championship status for NYCFC. Selecting Dome Torrent proved favourable for NYCFC, with their club reaching a new record of yearly goals. They’d finish 1st in the Eastern Conference but struggle to overcome the MLS Semi-Finals, ultimately lose to Toronto FC.

New Head Coaching Position Acquired

Dome Torrent elected to leave the American football market after his single-season, moving over towards Central America. It’s been announced that Dome Torrent is taking the position of Head Coach at Clube de Regatas to do Flamengo. This means that the former leader of NYCFC is moving into the “Brasil Series A-League”. He’ll also coach Flamengo FC in Brazil’s “Carioca Championship League”. It’s not surprising that Dome Torrent elected this club for his future coaching position, with them having acquired 36 League Championships & Two Copa Libertadores Crowns.

The Clube de Regatas do Flamengo were lucky in acquiring Dome Torrent. There wasn’t any shortage of vacant positions for this Head Coach, with European & American clubs both offering him largescale multi-year contracts. Electing Flamengo FC shows that Dome Torrent wants another winning outfit, which he’s struggled to acquire since leaving the Premier League & Champions League in Europe.

Washington Wizards Coach Upset by Anti-Maskers

Scott Brooks, Head Coach for the Washington Wizards, has expressed that those arguing against the usage of face masks don’t have solid arguments. His sentiments come as Anti-Maskers in the United States continues to grow, extending towards the National Basketball Association. Multiple players have refused to wear masks & then been informed that the choice isn’t there’s while working under the NBA.

The Washington Wizards Head Coach emphasized that he didn’t want to become political, but that he’d been embarrassed that specific individuals were fighting over wearing masks. He indicated that for himself, knowing that it assists his fellow man & ensures the lives of elderly civilians, is good enough for him. Scott Brooks suggested that it should be obvious to keep everyone safe.

Scott Brooks indicated that the National Basketball Association has been successful because they’ve refused players that don’t want to wear masks. The Head Coach than praised the NBA for their prompt testing of COVID-19, ensuring that everyone is safe in the bubble. It should be clarified that the National Basketball Association didn’t have a single confirmed infection of COVID-19 amongst their 346 professional players. This was their 2nd test, with the initial analysis on July 13th revealing two diseases. No other professional sport in America has maintained such low infection numbers, not even the UFC.

The Yin & Yang

It’s evident reviewing the social media of professional basketballers that these men are beginning to adjust their lifestyles within the NBA bubble. This means adhering to Health & Safety Protocols, while also social distancing. Surprisingly, NBA athletes haven’t disobeyed the coronavirus measures, with their lifestyles often regarding parties & luxurious entertainment. Some athletes like Chris Middleton from the Milwaukee Bucks believe that the new environment is relaxed & doesn’t provide any discomfort to his fellow competitors.

Some have been angered by the National Basketball Associations protocols, including Dwight Howard from the Los Angeles Lakes. He’s publicly questioned NBA executives on why they’re required to wear masks around the ESPN World of Sports Campus in Disney World. He’d be told it’s to protect all other professional sports operating in the Campus borders, making Dwight Howard look foolish to thousands in America.

NHL Coach of the Year Announced

The National Hockey League confirmed the finalists for their “Coach of the Year” & “Rookie of the Year” awards. Making this confirmation on July 15th, it’s known that Quinn Hughes from the Vancouver Canucks & Cale Makar from the Colorado Avalanche’s is contending for the 2019-20 Calder Memorial Trophy, which is more commonly referred to as “Rookie of the Year”. Dominik Kubalik from the Chicago Blackhawks has also entered the finals. The NHL remarked that players selected showed formidable proficiency in their skillsets.

The Coach of the Year for 2019-20 will obtain the Jack Adams Award. Receiving this title requires majority voting from NHL Broadcaster Association Members. That association allowed the National Hockey League to confirm their tree selections. Those include Alain Vigneault with the Philadelphia Flyers, Bruce Cassidy from the Boston Bruins, and the Columbus Blue Jacket’s John Tortorella. It should be clarified that all three have previously received nominations for this award. Analysts speculate that Bruce Cassidy will be victorious over Vigneault & Tortorella.

The History of Nominated Coaches

Bruce Cassidy has earned a formidable reputation in the National Hockey League. He has been coaching the Boston Bruins since 2016. It’d take two seasons for Bruce Cassidy to obtain his 1st NHL Award, with that being the President’s Trophy. This is given to the highest-rated team operating league-wide. Cassidy hasn’t ever been gifted the Jack Adams Award, which is well deserved for a coach of his talents. Bruce maintained one of the highest records in the NHL before its postponement on March 12th. The team’s record stood at 44-14-12, with a .714 Goal Average.

John Tortorella was previously nominated for the Jack Adams Award during the 2003-04 NHL Season while coaching the Tampa Bay Lightnings. Tortorella would receive another opportunity to win this award when coaching the New York Rangers in 2012. Both instances of nomination didn’t favour victory. Tortorella hopes that 3rd time marks the cham, landing him victory over his opponents. That’ll prove challenging for the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The only victor over the Jack Adams Award is Alain Vigneault, obtaining victory during the 2006-07 Season. Throughout his professional coaching career in the National Hockey League, Alain Vigneault has been nominated five times. 2020 could mark his 2nd victory over this award.

Bob Bradley on MLS Restart

The LAFC Coach and his squad of footballers arrived at Orlando on July 6th. Concerns regarding safety measures were evident amongst the team, prompting Bob Bradley to speak with ESPN & other outlets before their first match in the “MLS is Back Tournament”. His sentiments extended past concerns for COVID-19 and moved towards Carlos Vela.

LAFCs first match doesn’t arrive until July 13th, giving minimal time for Bob Bradley to train his athletes. Another deterrent hit Bob Bradley when learning that Carlos Vela, the star footballer with LAFC, won’t appear at this tournament because of unknown family reasons. Bob Bradley initiated conversations with media personnel after learning two MLS teams had resigned from the competition, citing multiple positive cases of COVID-19. This includes the Nashville Soccer Club.

ESPN reporters immediately asked Bob Bradley on his thoughts towards the Florida-located MLS tournament. There was an evident moment where LAFC Coach Bradley hesitated to remark his genuine opinions. However, his response indicated that Major League Soccer didn’t provide team owners & coaching personnel with any options other than to agree. Bob Bradley emphasized that this wasn’t right of MLS Corporate to move forward with this competition.

Sentiments from Coach Bradley indicated that regardless of the forced resumption of professional soccer, he’ll make the most of these challenging scenarios & work towards acquiring victory over this tournament. It’ll be challenging for LAFC to accomplish this goal, with formidable opponents like the Seattle Sounders & Toronto Football Club looking to obtain the “MLS is Back Tournament Trophy” by August 11th.

Upfront & Not Discrete

The LAFC Head Coach incentive that team personnel have determined how to discuss COVID-19 protocols & standards internally. Bob Bradley mentioned his continuous challenges against players, requiring them to become educated on the pandemic conditions. Bradley taking these extra steps have helped avoid an outbreak of coronavirus on the Los Angeles Football Club.

Bob Bradley finalized his statements with ESPN & other sports outlets in North America by remarking his sympathies towards all those impacted by COVID-19. Coach Bradley doesn’t feel right about competing while thousand are suffering in North America. It shows the real honour of this professional MLS coach.

FC Dallas Coach Contracts COVID-19

Avoiding COVID-19 in the United States of America has become impossible. This nation has disputed concepts that the coronavirus is deadly, refuting social distancing measures & increasing the number of confirmed infections. Conditions are about to become considerably worse with President Donald Trump refusing to maintain COVID-19 Test Kits. Lack of information throughout America has enforced outbreaks in Neighbourhoods, Businesses, and Sporting Associations.

FC Dallas from Major League Soccer is experiencing an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. This follows after dozens of footballers & team personnel arrived in Florida for the “MLS is Back Tournament”. Most didn’t obey social distancing measures enforced by the Centre of Disease Control & Prevention, instead of listening to local politicians that deemed their jurisdictions safe. Not having medical backgrounds have seen government personnel in Florida misinform athletes, prompting these outbreaks. FC Dallas now has ten footballers with COVID-19, their head coach, and multiple team personnel. It’s the most prominent outbreak in Major League Soccer. All those infected with the virus are receiving “Daily Follow-Up Coronavirus Tests”, which extends to all other personnel & players with FC Dallas. MLS Media Division noted that all players, coaches, and employed staff must receive testing immediately upon their arrival at ESPN’s Disney Sports Centre.

Isolation Standards are Concerning

Anyone found with the virus is sectioned to another part of the Disneyland Resort, where conditions are said to be unsatisfactory. Food & Living Conditions provided to FC Dallas athletes with COVID-19 has been reminiscent of Elementary Cafeterias. Considering these men maintain athletic bodies & have the worst virus seen in a century, nourishment on this level will force COVID-19 to create longstanding effects on these players.

Healthcare Providers issued to these unknown footballers have requested increased nourishment & liquid for their patients, with cries for assistance being denied. Similar reactions haven’t been seen with other teams in Major League Soccer. That’s because MLS Executives are disturbed that FC Dallas could so easily break their corporate requirements. Going against the boss often has detrimental effects, with MLS Executives merely asking for social distancing to be maintained.

Jurgen Klopp Talks Premier League Victory

The Head Coach of Liverpool FC has spoken about their recent victory over the Premier League Championship. Jurgen Klopp clarified that Liverpool obtaining championship status after three decades is unbelievable, marking an achievement that dozens of coaches have tried to accomplish & fail. This victory comes after Jurgen Klopp was able to coach Liverpool FC players into winning the Champions League in 2019. Obtaining the Premier League Championship one-year later shows the diversity of Jurgen Klopp’s skillsets.

Liverpool FC was granted their victory through priority points, with the exclusive outfit permitted to defeat them being Manchester City. After losing to Chelsea June 16th at 2-1, Manchester City lost their Premier League Championship Goals. The victory was awarded to Jurgen Klopp & his band of superstars. It wouldn’t take long for Sky Sports & EuroSports to contact the Head Coach of Liverpool FC, requesting his thoughts on the victory. Jurgen would clarify that becoming Champions is much more than ever imagined & that it’s unbelievable to sustain this goal with such an incredible club.

Jurgen Klopp’s Era of Liverpool FC obtained another accomplishment that’ll be hard for other outfits to overcome. It took thirty-one matches for Jurgen Klopp & Liverpool FC players to acquire Championship Victory, leading with 23 points overall outfits except for Manchester City. This achievement is one that’ll be remembered by Liverpool footballers for decades to come.

The Downfall

Not everything was positive about their victory. Obtaining this championship after three decades prompted thousands to celebrate at Liver Building & Anfield Stadium by the waterfront, with 30+ civilians being injured during hysterical celebrations. Three individuals are in serious condition & aren’t expected to survive. It’s also guaranteed that dozens to hundreds will contract COVID-19 from these unsanctioned celebrations, prompting another outbreak in the Liverpool region. Deaths will follow from these confirmed contractions & will surely deplete the positive feelings associated with victory for Jurgen Klopp.

The Head Coach, Players, and Team Personnel with Liverpool FC have condemned the actions of supporters. Disappointment towards these civilians extended towards local politicians & coronavirus activists. It should be mentioned that dozens of Liverpool citizens were arrested for their foolish & brutalized actions.

Iowa Coach Allows Baseballers to Kneel During National Anthem

Educational facilities in the United States of America have begun reopening, prompting their respective sports teams to resume operations. One state that permitted High School to open for students in Iowa, with it being announced that young adults from Theodore Roosevelt High School that hold positions on their baseball team kneeled during the national anthem. This effort was made in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Iowa is a predominantly Caucasian state located in the Mid-West of America, which prompted some backlash against the Roosevelt Roughriders Baseball Team. It was initially announced via social media that players would kneel during their 1st match of the 2020 season, with them ignoring critics when the time came & stepping out of the dugout on June 18th. Players were seen linking their arms while kneeling, which references that the Black Lives Matter movement cannot be broken.

Players were questioned on how they thought about the decision to kneel. The Senior Outfield mentioned that they’re merely trying to show appreciation to the African American Community. Jayden Singleton clarified that their choice is about social justice, which should be provided to all races. Sentiments were ended by remarking that by kneeling together as a team, it’s more reliable than the occasional player kneeling at random.

The Reason for Kneeling

Colin Kaepernick was the 1st to protest police brutality & systemic racism in professional sports. Playing for the National Football League, the San Francisco 49ers Quarterback had knelt during the national anthem back in 2019. These actions saw a significant backlash against Kaepernick & the National Football League, which prompted internal punishments towards Colin. The effects of Colin Kaepernick prompted Donald Trump to demand the NFL eliminate all footballers that knelt during the anthem, calling it disrespectful to soldiers that have fallen for their country.

The NFL would ultimately change their mindset against kneeling in 2020 after the murdering of George Floyd. It’s not known how Major League Baseball will react to systemic racism in professional sports. Right now the primary concern for Rob Manfred & the Major League Baseball Players Association is maintaining a seasonal-play agreement.

Greg Vanney on MLS is Back Tournament

Soccer enthusiasts throughout North America were excited to learn on June 10th that MLS is returning by early July. Their return will be managed at the ESPN Sporting Centre at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The announcement came after extensive delegations between MLS Corporate & Disney closed, with both reaching a formal agreement. This upcoming venue is named the “MLS is Back Tournament” and will comprise all 26 teams in this soccer league.

Six groups are being maintained for this specially formatted tournament, with the two highest-scoring outfits obtaining permittance into the playoff round. Whichever team holds a victory over this competition will receive $1.1 Million, while also maintaining an immediate placement into the next CONCACAF Champions League. It should be noted that all points acquired during this tournament are ported over to the regular season, which is slated to return weeks after the MLS is Back Tournament concludes.

Grey Vanney Discusses TFCs Position

The Head Coach for the Toronto Football Club, Greg Vanney, provided his insight onto the upcoming tournament. It was first expressed that all members with the TFC are excited to compete again, with coaching stall being aware of the challenges that wait for them by July 8th. Greg Vanney clarified that the MLS is Back Tournament holds substantial value for the regular season, that this competition makes the best of a horrendous situation. The TFC Head Coach finished his sentiments by noting there isn’t any better way to start operations than competing against the Montreal Impact.

TFC Players are engaged in their training camp, with extensive drilled maintained for prolonged periods in comparison to standard preparation. This shows that coaching staff in Toronto & elsewhere throughout MLS are concerned about their delayed start to the season. Similar levels of training have been seen with all sporting leagues slated to resume this summer, with their athletes not being inactive for such a long period.

It should be mentioned that TFC was purposely selected into the highest-grade grouping in the MLS if Back Tournament. All their competitors were Semi-Finalists during the 2019 Season, with all four having previously acquired an MLS Championship.

Head Coach for Chicago Bulls in Hot Water

Alterations were recently made within the Chicago Bulls Corporate Division. It was determined that a new VP of Operations as required, allowing for modern mentalities & strategies to be enacted. This follows after their presence in the NBA has dwindled against other powers like the LA Lakers & Miami heat. It was expected that Arturas Karnisovas, the individual that was employed to take on the role of Operations VP, would alternate the coaching staff. No announcements regarding changes with Chicago Bulls Coaching Staff have been announced, with Arturas noting he’s not met with these team members. Interaction in-person isn’t possible amid the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s been asked what will happen with Jim Boylen, the Head Coach of the Chicago Bulls. Sporting analysts speculate that Arturas Karnisovas will determine his professional coaching career in basketball. Boylen losing his position will enact a downhill slope that’ll end at the level of College or High School coaching. It follows after the Chicago Bulls haven’t obtained a playoff position for five seasons. Considering the overwhelming dominance this organization had during the 1990s & 2000s, it’s suspected that new executives will want to reach that point again. This leaves Boylen’s position in an inconsistent stage that won’t be resolved until Arturas meets with Jim.

The Final Call

Arturas Karnisovas isn’t the exclusive individual permitted to make the final decision on Jim Boylen. Positioned as the Vice-President of Basketball Operations, Arturas Karnisovas must confirm all arrangements through the Chicago Bulls General Manager. Marc Eversley took on the position of General Manager two weeks after Arturas began his duties.

When questioned on what’s happening with Jim Boylen, the Vice-President of Basketball Operations noted they hadn’t engaged informal discussions. The main priority is hurdling over the COVID-19 financial struggles, with internal relationships being slowly created. Arturas mentioned that once confirmed infections are lowered throughout Chicago, he’ll meet with Jim Boylen & discuss the future. Arturas noted that he’s excited to form a relationship with the Head Coach, meaning that Boylen could reform his reputation within the National Basketball Association.

The Regrets of Gian Piero Gasperini

Gian Piero Gasperini is one of the few coaches in Italy to confirm he’s COVID-10 infection publicly. The Atalanta Head Coach contracted the virus in March 2020, where he revealed that the concept of recovering in Bergamo Hospital saw life-threatening fears overwhelm him. This followed after hundred of COVID-19 Patients were located in the hospital. Gian lives close to this medical centre, where he’d notice an ambulance passing by every two minutes. The Head Coach couldn’t help but reference the similarities to war, knowing full well the majority that went into Bergamo Hospital didn’t leave.

Atalanta’s Head Coach was luckier than those entering this medical facility. He recovered quickly at an elderly age, with the infection being kept secret from the assistant coaching staff and his players. It wouldn’t be revealed to these men until May 21st, which is when the entire Atalanta Team was tested for COVID-19. Nobody was confirmed infected with the virus, but all football units in Italy still aren’t being permitted to train. This falls under the expectation that a 2nd deadlier wave will infect Italy and Europe.

Gian Piero Gasperini acquired the novel coronavirus on February 19th, which was the date when Atalanta FC competed against Valencia. This football match will be removed in Italian History for the wrong reasons, with health experts revealing that this event is considered “Ground Zero” for the city of Bergamo. Thousand of civilians throughout the Lombardy Province contracted this virus because this match unfolded on the 19th. It’s suspected that 35% of infections throughout the European Union was prompted from this football game, where thousands attended unknowingly carrying the virus. The number of deaths that can originate from this event extends 16+ thousand.

Unconfirmed Infections

Few members in the Atalanta Football Club have confirmed their contracted infections. It’s almost impossible that Gian Piero Gasperini & Marco Sportiello were the two exclusive individuals that contracted COVID-19. This wouldn’t fall in line with the infection percentages seen throughout Italy. It should be noted that Italian’s haven’t blamed Atalanta for the increased infections, with these civilians knowing full well they’re at fault. It’s suspected that Atalanta Supporters will see their favourite football club return by Mid-June to July.