French Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco have moved to within four points of leaders Paris Saint Germain (PSG) following their 2-0 victory over Bordeaux in their Matchday 11 clash.After a goalless first half, Senegal forward Keita Balde and Thomas Lemar struck in the second half to hand the away side three precious points in the race for the league title.The win takes Leonardo Jardim’s men to within four points of league leaders PSG in their quest to retain the league title they won last season. Matchday 11 Results (Saturday):Caen 1-0 TroyesDijon 1-0 NantesBordeaux 0-2 AS MonacoMontpellier 0-1 Stade RennetGuingamp 1-1 AmiensStrasbourg 2-2 AngersRelatedLigue 1 Review: PSG Extend Lead With Big Victory Over MetzMarch 11, 2018In “Europe”Cavani Brace Sends PSG Seven Points ClearOctober 28, 2017In “Europe”Ligue 1 Recap: PSG Extend Lead With Dominant Victory Over LilleFebruary 4, 2018In “Europe”
“Well, I think those are all a work in progress,” executive vice president Stephen Jones said in May. “Certainly we’ve got a couple years there with Zeke to get that done. We certainly want to get him done.”He’s the straw, if you will, that stirs our drink. He’s a key part of what we’re about. Those things take time to get done. They don’t happen overnight. Certainly, he’s a priority in terms of ultimately getting him signed. There hasn’t really been a timetable put on this.”The Cowboys don’t begin reporting to the Oxnard, California site until Friday morning with the first practice beginning Saturday. Players do have to be present Friday in time for physicals and a conditioning test before they are considered late for camp and subject to a fine, ESPN noted.Elliott, 23, has spent his entire career with the Cowboys after being selected fourth overall in the 2016 draft. He’s slated to earn $3.9 million in 2019 and the team picked up the fifth-year option of his rookie contract last month, which will pay him $9.1 million for the 2020 season.The All-Pro earned his second rushing title in three years after he recording 1,434 yards and six touchdowns on a league-high 304 carries last season. He added 77 receptions for three scores and 567 yards. Dak Prescott ‘the first guy’ Cowboys want to get under contract, report says The first step towards an eventual holdout for Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was taken Thursday.Elliott, who is seeking a contract extension after shouldering a massive workload in his first three seasons in the NFL, was not on the plane to training camp carrying a majority of his teammates, according to an ESPN report — which cited unidentified league sources. Cowboys Pro Bowl center Travis Frederick healthy, to be active for camp start However, he show, but previous reports don’t suggest he will if a deal is not done.Right now, though, Dallas will seemingly prioritize other players like quarterback Dak Prescott, who is set to be a free agent next summer, and aren’t rushing to work out a deal with Elliott, who still has two years left on his contract. Related News Michael Thomas AWOL from Saints camp amid contract talks, report says
Facebook78Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Bob Terhune, Capital Lakefair Military LiaisonThe 50-foot-long, 62-year-old, antique wooden boat, OLD MAN IV, which serves as a ceremonial platform for the U. S. Navy, will arrive at the City of Olympia’s Percival Landing on Thursday, July 18 between 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. where it will be greeted by the Capital Lakefair Queen, Princesses and Capital Lakefair members who are known as Capitalarians.The Command Cutter, which is powered by twin diesel engines, will be open for public visitors on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 19, 20 and 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A vintage Admiral’s Barge, OLD MAN IV was built in 1957 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) in Bremerton the same year, 1957, that Capital Lakefair was begun in Olympia. Back then this area was known as the 13th Naval District. Today it is Navy Region Northwest, commanded by Rear Admiral Christopher S. “Scotty” Gray, who took charge on June 20, 2018, just over a year ago. The Boat Crew for this year’s visit consists of: Chief Quartermaster (Surface Warfare) William Kearns, Boat Officer, Boatswain’s Mate First Class (Surface Warfare) Shavar Hillery, Boat Coxswain, and Engineman Second Class (Surface Warfare) Branden Caligiuri, Boat Engineer.During Lakefair week the members of the Navy Boat Crew will represent the Navy and Navy Region Northwest in several Lakefair events, including Thursday evening’s Royalty Program and Saturday’s 5:00 p.m. Capital Lakefair Grand Parade.For more information, visit the Capital Lakefair website.