Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez Should Not Be Considered Player of the Year Material


Alexis Sanchez isn’t your archetypal Arsenal player. Sure, the Chilean is technically adept and dynamic on the ball, but while the Gunners are comprised of considered football-thinkers, Sanchez is restless and instinctive, at times irrepressible.  More than any other player to have arrived at the Emirates Stadium in recent years, Sanchez has changed Arsenal. They are a different team with the Chilean included, and he deserves a significant share of the credit for how the Gunners’ Read more [...]

Alexis Tsipras: Greece has won a battle but the real difficulties lie ahead


Prime minister says his anti-austerity government now faces its toughest work, in first public reaction since deal made to extend bailout for four monthsThe Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has said the country has won a significant battle but has yet to win the war, in his first public reaction to the latest deal to keep the debt-stricken nation financially afloat. Addressing Greeks less than 12 hours after the agreement was sealed at an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, Read more [...]

Arsene Wenger Upset as Alexis Sanchez Misses Arsenal’s Preseason Camp in Austria


Arsenal's preseason plans have been dealt a blow with news that Alexis Sanchez will not be able to join up with the squad for their camp in Austria. Nick Callow of the Mirror writes that Arsene Wenger has disappointingly confirmed the player must obtain a visa before he can join up with the team, so will train on his own in London. Wenger said, per Callow: I don’t think Sanchez will come to Austria because he has to go to Paris to get a visa, so he will only go to London Colney on Tuesday Read more [...]

Police warned Navy officials about Aaron Alexis


Police told the Navy that Aaron Alexis was hallucinating and hearing voices. Navy agents reviewing the case decided he was no threat, but Defense chief Chuck Hagel says many warning signs were missed.WASHINGTON — Police in Rhode Island warned the U.S. Navy last month that Aaron Alexis was hallucinating and hearing voices, and security officials at the local Navy base where he worked promised to look into the matter. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]