Posts Tagged Western Europe

Selanne rips Boudreau, but Ducks coach understands

In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland, takes to the ice as head coach Bruce Boudreau, upper center, looks on along with center Nick Bonino during the third period in Game 7 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings in Anaheim, Calif. elanne managed to make a stir on the first day of the Anaheim Ducks' training camp even after his retirement. Coach Bruce Boudreau and Selanne's former teammates  reacted with disappointment and chuckles Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, after hearing about Selanne's fierce criticism of Boudreau in a new biography published in Finland. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Teemu Selanne managed to make a stir on the first day of the Anaheim Ducks’ training camp even after his retirement.

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Britain to face US in 1st round of Davis Cup again

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year’s Davis Cup.

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Newcastle coaches sorry for clashes with fans

Southampton's Graziano Pelle, above, scores during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at St Mary's, Southampton, England, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Ison, PA Wire)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT    -    NO SALES   -   NO ARCHIVES

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Two Newcastle coaches apologized Thursday for clashes with fans before and after last weekend’s 4-0 loss to Southampton in the Premier League, adding another chapter to the last-place club’s miserable start to the season.

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Colsaerts hits longest drive on European Tour

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Nicolas Colsaerts has hit the longest drive ever recorded on the European Tour en route to grabbing the clubhouse lead with a 5-under 66 on the opening day of the Wales Open.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer quits as Cardiff manager

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Cardiff City's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on from the dugout before the start of their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, London. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his position as Cardiff manager, ending the former Manchester United striker's first coaching job in British football after nine months. Cardiff, which was relegated from the English Premier League under Solskjaer last season, says in a statement released Thursday that the Norwegian coach has "stepped down ... with immediate effect following recent discussions." The Welsh club has lost three of its first seven games in the second-tier League Championship. Cardiff owner Vincent Tan says "regrettably our recent results do not justify Ole's continued role as manager at Cardiff." (AP Photo/Sang Tan, file)

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first coaching job in British football ended Thursday after a disappointing nine months, with the former Manchester United striker quitting as Cardiff manager over a “difference in philosophy” with the club’s owners.

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