Back Forum New

New Orleans office pronounced

Odion Ighalo has revealed he turned down offers from other Premier League clubs in January and is happy to do the same in the summer to stay at Watford. Lonzo Ball Purple Jersey . The Nigeria international striker has enjoyed a fantastic season with the newly-promoted Hornets, scoring 17 goals in all competitions.While there is uncertainty surrounding the club after it was announced manager Quique Sanchez Flores will be leaving, Ighalo is not planning to follow the Spaniard out of the exit door. A lot of clubs were interested in January and I turned down a lot of money from China and even in the Premier League, he told Sky Sports.I decided to stay and I am still happy I stayed. I know offers will come. My agent is going to sit down with Gino (Pozzo, owner of Watford) and talk. I have a four-year contract and I am happy if they want me to stay.We will see how it goes. I love the fans here, they supported me even when things were not going well, thats all you can want. If Gino wants to keep me I am happy to stay.Since his arrival at Watford in 2014, Ighalo has seen plenty of managers come and go, with Slavisa Jokanovic sacked last summer after winning promotion to the Premier League. Quique Sanchez Flores will leave Vicarage Road in the summer The 26-year-old says he was shocked by the news of Flores departure but is backing the club to find the right replacement.Quique has done a great job, he said. I can remember before the start of the season the target was 40 points to remain in the Premier League. We did that and got to the FA Cup semi-finals.But the Pozzos know best. Gino always gets it right, even last year when he let Jokanovic leave people thought why is this guy leaving who took us to the Premier League, but Quique came in and did the job.They will bring in someone who will do the job. I feel for Quique as he is a nice guy, a calm guy, and I am happy with the way he works. But I still trust the Pozzos, I think they will go for the best and whoever comes in will do a great job. Also See: Flores to leave Watford Watford target Walter Mazzarri Watford fixtures Get a £10 free bet! Lonzo Ball Swingman Jersey . Paire broke Giraldo twice and lost his serve once in both sets to wrap up the win in 1 hour, 10 minutes. He will next face Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who advanced when Jurgen Zopp of Estonia retired with an injury at 5-5 in the first set. Lonzo Ball White Jersey . A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press the Steelers will part ways with the former Pro Bowler, a move that hardly serves as a surprise after fifth-year linebacker Jason Worilds agreed to accept a "transition player" tag last week. http://www.lakersteamofficial.com/Lonzo-Ball-Lakers-Jersey/ .com) - Colorado forward P.The five NFL road teams whose medical staffs were interviewed and subjected to spot checks of their bags by federal agents may turn out to be just the first five in line.Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Rusty Payne said that teams were chosen for inspection simply because they were playing away from home. They were the San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Bucs, Cincinnati Bengals, Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions. No arrests were made and the DEA declined to comment whether any potential violations of the federal controlled substances act — the stated reason for the inspections — were discovered.But Payne also noted Sunday that investigators from the agency are currently interviewing NFL team doctors in several locations, suggesting the federal probe begun this summer into possible drug prescription abuse in the league could involve all 32 teams. Although the NFL said in a statement we have no information to indicate that irregularities were found, and the Tampa Bay Bucs breezily characterized the spot-check as a 5-minute delay on Twitter, at least one former federal prosecutor called the inspections a big step forward.When someone from the government — even without a warrant — walks up and asks questions, they get answers and you can test those answers, said Steven Feldman, a former assistant U.S. Attorney for New Yorks southern district with considerable experience in narcotics prosecutions.Theyre either going to tell the truth or lie, and you can use either one in an investigation. Having worked with DEA investigators in the past, its just one more step. My guess, he added, is that this one is a long way from being complete.In response to questions Monday from Associated Press reporters, nine teams said no one in their organization, including medical staff, had been contacted by investigators from the DEA.Heres several things to know as the investigation going forward:___WHY DID THE DEA GO PUBLIC WITH THE INVESTIGATION NOW?The probe was sparked by a lawsuit filed in May on behalf of 500 former players who claimed they were routinely — and often illegally — given powerful narcotics and other drugs such as Vicodin and Oxycontin to mask pain and keep them on the playing field. Over the last several weeks, investigators criss-crossed the country to interview at least a half-dozen former players — including at least two who were named plaintiffs in the painkillers lawsuit, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the meetings who spoke on the condition of anonymity because prosecutors told them not to comment on the meetings.To me, said Feldman, the timing suggests theyre looking for someone who can provide a narrative of what went on iinside the locker rooms. Lonzo Ball Lakers Jersey. They have some of that from the players ...but to expand it, they need someone on the other side. Someone who can be squeezed, who acknowledged giving out pills, or who can say whether it was a policy higher up the organization. ... So team doctors and trainers are certainly one place to go looking.___WHAT WERE DEA INVESTIGATORS LOOKING FOR?The federal controlled substances act stipulates that only doctors and nurse practitioners can dispense prescription drugs, and only in states where they are licensed. The act also lays out stringent requirements for acquiring, record-keeping, labeling, storing and transporting drugs. Trainers who are not licensed would be in violation of the law simply by carrying a controlled substance.The lawsuit contends some teams filled out prescriptions in players names without their knowledge or consent, and that trainers often dispensed those drugs like candy at Halloween, along with combining them in cocktails.But proper documentation for any controlled substances found in possession of the medical staff may not have been the sole reason for the inspections.Agents occasionally leak information about an inspection or raid to set up with whats known as a time-date stamp, and later subpoena any electronic communication between parties that are under investigation, a practice Feldman is familiar with.We called it tickling the wire when I was a prosecutor, Feldman said, because at the time, email wasnt as prevalent and we went after the communications between parties with wiretaps. So it sounds quite plausible in this case.___DID ANY OF THE TEAMS OBJECT TO THE INSPECTIONS OF THEIR MEDICAL STAFFS?Most barely noticed.Right after a big game like that, theres a lot of sleeping going on Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith said Monday. So I caught most of it. I dont know, a few minutes. Fifteen minutes or so. I dont really know how long.San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh said he didnt hear from or even see the DEA officials, only learning there was an inspection of his teams staff when he read about it. But he didnt sound worried either way.Were an open book in those regards, Harbaugh said. Any kind of scrutiny, any kind of questions, were an open book there.The most interesting response may have come from the Cincinnati Bengals, who were spot-checked in New Orleans. After agent Debbie Weber, a spokeswoman for the DEAs New Orleans office pronounced the team was in compliance, the team added in a statement: The Bengals have never had any issues regarding prescriptions/controlled substances.Any issues which might be present elsewhere are not present with our organization, the statement said. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

Bookmark and Share


Back Forum