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Sports Inter Milan to consider offers for Ivan Perisic
Author: 0 Inter Milan to consider offers for Ivan Perisic

Scroll through the gallery above to see which players are most likely to sign for Manchester United during the summer transfer window. And The Gambling Times report that a deal is close. Having said that if someone comes in with a very hard offer to reject, then we'll consider it". "Of course, we'll also need to find a valid alternative for Perisic as well".

Sports Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at Oval
Author: 0 Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at Oval

Last September September Roland-Jones took a hat-trick to seal the County Championship title for Middlesex with a dramatic final day win over title rivals Yorkshire. That led to Malan's call-up, with the 29-year-old having already made a match-winning 78 for against South Africa during his Twenty20 global debut at Cardiff last month.

Sports Virat Kohli expresses wish ahead of first Test against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Virat Kohli expresses wish ahead of first Test against Sri Lanka

After India's tour of West Indies earlier this month, Kohli along with girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma was off to a vacation in the United States of America. As far as Playing XI is concerned, all-rounder Hardik Pandya will make his Test debut. In 2015, India succumbed to a 63-run loss on the penultimate day, thanks to a magical seven-wicket haul by veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, who will be leading the side in the first Test in the absence of ...

Sports Neymar staying at Barcelona, hints Pique
Author: 0 Neymar staying at Barcelona, hints Pique

Casemiro jokingly suggested a move to the Bernabeú: " Neymar is the one to decide his future... he knows what he has to do". " It's a personal opinion from the conversation that I had with him and my intuition ", Pique said at a press conference on the eve of Barcelona's International Champions Cup friendly against Manchester United in the USA capital.

Sports Monaco warn Arsenal that Thomas Lemar will not be sold
Author: 0 Monaco warn Arsenal that Thomas Lemar will not be sold

It is now being reported this morning that Wenger has returned to Monaco with a third bid of £45million for Lemar, and with the player himself desperate to come to the Emirates the French global is hopeful that the deal could be finalised before the weekend.

Sports Javier Hernández completes £16m move to West Ham United
Author: 0 Javier Hernández completes £16m move to West Ham United

Hernandez has scored 72 goals at United, Real Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen , which came at a ratio of a goal every 134 minutes. However, West Ham fans are hoping that their side's spending does not stop there. In attack, Hernandez and Arnautovic will join the likes of Andy Carroll and André Ayew to offer a diverse range of attacking options. It's a clear change of tack from West Ham after last year's woeful work in the transfer market, where the likes of loan signings Jonathan ...

Sports Barcelona agree personal terms with Coutinho
Author: 0 Barcelona agree personal terms with Coutinho

Coutinho does not seem the type of kick up a fuss, but according to widespread reports in Spain and Catalonia, he has reportedly agreed a deal to join Barcelona , who are very publicly courting the player. Aside from an injury setback which disrupted his form after the turn of the year, Coutinho had another impressive campaign last year, scoring 14 goals while providing nine assists in 36 appearances in all competitions as he was an influential creative hub for the Reds.

Sports Izzy Brown signs new Chelsea deal, joins Brighton on loan
Author: 0 Izzy Brown signs new Chelsea deal, joins Brighton on loan

It is said that Brighton manager Chris Hughton is hoping that the lure of Premier League football can bring Danish striker Zohore to the Amex Stadium. A loan spell to feeder club Vitesse in the Eredivisie proved to be a success, scoring once in 22 appearances in all competitions in the 2015/16 season.

Sports Alvaro Morata already earning praise from Chelsea's Conte
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata already earning praise from Chelsea's Conte

However, Chelsea couldn't quite find an equaliser over the final five minutes, with Bayern running out eventual 3-2 winners in a thrilling pre-season matchup. "It's too early to speak about Alvaro's impact as he's only been with us for two days", Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said. "We didn't give up and the commitment was good.

Sports Father of Australian tennis star arrested on abuse charges
Author: 0 Father of Australian tennis star arrested on abuse charges

He faces "multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts with two minor victims". Details about the cases, including the victims' ages and where the alleged crimes occurred, were not immediately available. Bail for Nick has been set at US$2.5 million (AU$3.15 million) and the investigation is ongoing. He is the father of Mark Philippoussis , a now-retired award-winning tennis player.

Sports Miller gets clowned by Thomas as Grace shoots 62
Author: 0 Miller gets clowned by Thomas as Grace shoots 62

On the par-5 17th, Grace found the green in two and two-putted for his eighth birdie of the round. Li's playing partner, Ernie Els of South Africa, who is a multiple Major champion, praised the young Chinese for his fearless approach. "So with everything going around you, you're trying to think straight but you can't think straight because there's so much going on and, unfortunately, I just didn't quite have my head switched on the last three holes".

Sports Brock Lesnar says he'll fight Jon Jones
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar says he'll fight Jon Jones "anytime, anywhere"

Lesnar, a close friend of Cormier, added in a short statement "right now he (Jones) should be more anxious about D.C. on Saturday night". While promoting the upcoming bout on Facebook Live , Jones responded to a question about possibly facing Lesnar in the future at about the 5:50 mark.

Sports Lukaku wants to prove himself on European stage
Author: 0 Lukaku wants to prove himself on European stage

Mourinho has identified two positions in his team that he feels he needs to strengthen and suggested that with the arrival of two new faces, United's transfer window will be complete. It's well documented how much Pogba was recruiting Lukaku , and when the Belgian striker's move became official, the Pogba reaction posted on Instagram quickly went viral worldwide .

Sports Everton FC can fill Romelu Lukaku goal void
Author: 0 Everton FC can fill Romelu Lukaku goal void

On comparison to Drogba, the Belgian player said , "Drogba is more of a hold-up player, a target man". Lukaku is one of only three players to have scored more than 10 goals in each of the past five Premier League seasons (alongside Olivier Giroud and Sergio Aguero).

Sports Manchester City goes on a buying spree
Author: 0 Manchester City goes on a buying spree

Manchester City will continue spending as they have reportedly agreed a €57.5m (£51.6m, $67m) deal for another full-back in Monaco's Benjamin Mendy which if completed, could take the club's summer spending to a total of £230m ($298.9m) - a global record for a transfer fee total in a single window.

Sports Todd Frazier's first home at bat with Yankees turns into triple play
Author: 0 Todd Frazier's first home at bat with Yankees turns into triple play

For the first time since being traded to the Yankees, Todd Frazier suited up in pinstripes and played in front of the Yankee Stadium crowd as a member of the home team. Montgomery was pelted for six earned runs over six innings Wednesday in a loss to the Twins. Montgomery yielded just one run on two hits in 6⅔ innings.

Sports Big Ten Media Days
Author: 0 Big Ten Media Days

Jones agreed and joked Magnus had said "everything I was going to say except the college championship game that we don't have". There have been rumblings that the target date for the game is 2020. Not necessarily, but fans will have to live with it. Now, the Big Ten is part of that mix. After beating Ohio State past year, the Nittany Lions have to go to Columbus to try to knock off the Buckeyes.

Sports Patriots wideout Andrew Hawkins opts to retire
Author: 0 Patriots wideout Andrew Hawkins opts to retire

He called head coach Bill Belichick and advised him of his decision. The Concussion Legacy Foundation says Hawkins has pledged his brain for research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. He finishes his National Football League career with 209 catches for 2,419 yards and nine touchdowns. Undrafted rookie Austin Carr , the Big Ten receiver of the year in 2016, comes to mind as a top candidate.

Sports Spieth making most of Open triumph
Author: 0 Spieth making most of Open triumph

View the day's summaries, game recaps, standings and more in The Sacramento Bee e-Edition. I'm not comparing myself to Jack. I don't think we will ever see another Tiger, not in my lifetime anyway. The two-time major champion teed off Sunday under sunny skies and with a three-shot lead over Matt Kuchar, his playing partner. Henrik Stenson finished with four birdies over the last five holes at Royal Troon previous year to pull away from Phil Mickelson in one of golf's greatest duels.

Sports Make it a double: Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds
Author: 0 Make it a double: Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds

The U.S. took three of the first four swimming events, holding off hard-charging Brazil in the men's relay. Ledecky finished the opening day of the world champs with two golds after her victory in the women's 400m freestyle final earlier at the Duna Arena.

Sports CTE Found In The Brains Of 110 Former NFL Players
Author: 0 CTE Found In The Brains Of 110 Former NFL Players

Most of the men in the new study had played in high school or college, or at the professional level. "It's like a storm that you can't quite get out of", his wife said. And [researchers] did find increasing CTE pathology in the cases [of players] who were older. We actually don't know what the causative factors are or the risk factors [for CTE].

Sports Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon lost for season with torn meniscus
Author: 0 Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon lost for season with torn meniscus

The extent of the meniscus tear was not yet known, leaving open the possibility that Dixon could return in the normal 4-6 week time frame . Baltimore's running game was dismal last season and ranked 28th in the league with an average of 91.4 rushing yards per game.

Sports Orlando City Shells Out to Acquire Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer
Author: 0 Orlando City Shells Out to Acquire Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer

I don't know that we do. Vermes added: "At the same time this is an incredible resource to help us navigate the salary cap over the next so many years". The couple lives with their infant son Cassius in the Kansas City area. After acquiring USA citizenship in March, Dwyer made his national team debut this month and scored in a friendly against Ghana before striking again in the U.S.'s CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Panama.

Sports Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight tears ACL, expected to miss 2017-18 season
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight tears ACL, expected to miss 2017-18 season

Now, it appears that there's a chance Knight won't participate at all during the 2017-18 season as the result of an ACL tear in his left knee, which he suffered while playing in his native South Florida. Knight had averaged 19.2 points and 5.1 assists per contest that year, but played just 52 games. The 6-3 point guard averaged a career-low 11.0 points per game in his third full season in Phoenix .

Sports MSNBC Makes Network History With Stretch Of No. 1 Cable Ratings
Author: 0 MSNBC Makes Network History With Stretch Of No. 1 Cable Ratings

Rachel Maddow has led MSNBC to the top of cable news , and thanks to the unpopularity of Trump, their viewership can only be expected to grow. Despite MSNBC's recent success, Fox News remains atop year-to-date ratings across the board. Fox News has been the top cable news network in total day for 29 consecutive weeks. From July 17-21, MSNBC averaged 2.34 million viewers from 8-11 p.m., topping its nearest cable news competitor, Fox News (2.25 million).

Sports Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern
Author: 0 Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern

Vick is now a working with Reid as a coaching intern with the Chiefs . Vick spent four seasons with Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles , from 2009-2012, after the quarterback was released from prison following his role in running a dog-fighting ring.

Sports India lost the cup, but won hearts
Author: 0 India lost the cup, but won hearts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , however, patted the Indian women's cricket team for their performance. With the ball, Anya provided her team with an early breakthrough by sending Smriti Mandhana packing after India had only put 5 runs on the board.

Sports OSHA, What Say You About Michael Phelps vs. Shark?
Author: 0 OSHA, What Say You About Michael Phelps vs. Shark?

The shark ended up beating Phelps in the 100-metre race by two seconds. "You're not going to get the shark to swim in a straight line, and yeah, it would be interesting to see", he scoffed. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White in which he raced the risky predator.sort of. I think that's the one thing we all - we want everyone to know - I was safe, which was number one.

Sports Chelsea Ready For £50m Matic Deal
Author: 0 Chelsea Ready For £50m Matic Deal

When United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward first approached Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy - and put forward a preliminary offer of £25m - he was told, in no uncertain terms, that Dier was not for sale. Chelsea would be prepared to sell for less to a foreign club, with Juventus among the interested parties, but they are smarting over how United hijacked their move for Lukaku.

Sports Crystal Palace boss expresses his delight at reunion with Dutch global
Author: 0 Crystal Palace boss expresses his delight at reunion with Dutch global

Riedewald , 20, worked under Eagles boss Frank de Boer at the Dutch side, and has put pen to paper on a five-year deal. Riedewald played 93 times for Ajax , scoring three goals, and won the Eredivisie title in 2014 under De Boer. Riedewald explained: "He called me a couple of weeks ago and convinced me to come to this club", Riedewald told the club website. "He will be an excellent addition to our squad, Jairo is a young player but already has a lot of experience".

Sports Love Island contestants set to make millions
Author: 0 Love Island contestants set to make millions

This year's Love Island has been something of a surprise hit for the channel, and has developed a cult following since this series launched at the beginning of June. And it turns out the boys were SO popular that fans have been campaigning online for them to start their own reality show now they've been released from the villa.

Sports Manchester City Complete Benjamin Mendy Capture
Author: 0 Manchester City Complete Benjamin Mendy Capture

The left full-back is expected to join up with his new teammates in the U.S. where Pep Guardiola and his squad are preparing for their second pre-season tour game against Real Madrid in LA. That contest is due to be staged at the famous Coliseum stadium in Los Angeles . 'He is undoubtedly one of the world's best full-backs, our No.1 target in this position.

Sports Gulfport's Matt Luke discusses 'dream job' as Ole Miss' next football coach
Author: 0 Gulfport's Matt Luke discusses 'dream job' as Ole Miss' next football coach

It's your university, it's my university, it's our university. Mars is requesting that Nutt receives a public apology from Ole Miss, as well as "public acknowledgement that the school (specifically Freeze and athletic director Ross Bjork) misled the public by portraying a 2016 NCAA Notice of Allegations as primarily a Nutt problem and not a Freeze problem" and compensatory cash for damages.

Sports Sanches seeking to swap Munich for Milan
Author: 0 Sanches seeking to swap Munich for Milan

Vidal featured 35 times for Bayern in the Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League last season, according to WhoScored.com , scoring seven goals . But now he is looking to continue to build on his promising future by leaving the Germans and although AC Milan are the favourites to continue their big summer of spending, Carlo Ancelotti also admitted United were "a possibility".

Sports Kevin Wilson wasn't at media days, but he was a hot topic
Author: 0 Kevin Wilson wasn't at media days, but he was a hot topic

Penn State's offense should be one of the most exciting on-field products in the country this season. Come to think of it, they are probably hard to sell to the diehard fans as well. Traditionally great programs. That's why (we're) very thankful to be a part of the Big Ten. Brohm could be the guy to unleash David Blough, who led the Big Ten with 279.3 passing yards per game.

Sports Broncos GM John Elway agrees to new 5-year contract
Author: 0 Broncos GM John Elway agrees to new 5-year contract

The Denver Broncos have agreed to a five-year contract extension with executive vice president of football operations/GM John Elway . Although details have yet to be released, Elway is expected to become the NFL's highest-paid general manager.

Sports Swansea City 'reject second Gylfi Sigurdsson bid' from Everton
Author: 0 Swansea City 'reject second Gylfi Sigurdsson bid' from Everton

The Swans want £50m for the 27-year-old, who scored nine goals last season. Links between Everton and attacking midfielder Sigurdsson have been present all summer-long, with Toffees boss Ronald Koeman said to be desperate to bring the Icelandic global to Goodison Park ahead of next season.

Sports MLB Notes: Twins-Braves, Royals-Padres make trades
Author: 0 MLB Notes: Twins-Braves, Royals-Padres make trades

The Dodgers lead the majors with a 68-31 record and are atop the NL West standings by 10 games. The Arkansas native was named a 2013 MLB All-Star while with the Cubs and was drafted in the second round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft by the Cincinnati Reds.

Sports PSG willing to pay Arsenal £40m for Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 PSG willing to pay Arsenal £40m for Alexis Sanchez

But you don't want to write that but that's a version I can give you. Sanchez has got one year to go on his contract and we have no need to make money. Arsenal have remained firm that the 28-year-old will not be leaving, and Seaman believes it's vital that they stick to this as even £50-70million would not be enough to bring in a good enough replacement in this market.

Sports Juventus pull out of race to sign Matic from Chelsea
Author: 0 Juventus pull out of race to sign Matic from Chelsea

Nemanja Matic looks a dead cert for Manchester United now with reports that Eric Dier will not be allowed to leave Tottenham for Old Trafford. Roman Abramovich, the Chelsea owner, is prepared to let the Serb join their Premier League rivals in recognition of the contribution he has made during his two spells at Stamford Bridge.

Sports Zidane confident Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Zidane confident Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid

According to the results of the survey held by as.com, 72.3% of respondents said "yes" to the question: " Should Real Madrid sign a striker following Morata's departure? ". Zinedine Zidane looked happy after Sunday's first match of the preseason , despite Real Madrid's defeat at the hands of Manchester United in the penalty shootout.

Sports Chelsea send Kenedy home from tour after Brazilian offends China
Author: 0 Chelsea send Kenedy home from tour after Brazilian offends China

He posted two videos on his Instagram account in which he was disrespectful to China and the Chinese people. "As such Chelsea will be treated as a "persona non grata" in the future". "We have listened carefully to the criticism and will use the lessons learnt over the last two days to improve our processes in future". Chinese internet users were not impressed: "You can apologize over and over again, but I have no intention to forgive you".

Sports Naby Keita to Liverpool: Reds make £74m bid for RB Leipzig star
Author: 0 Naby Keita to Liverpool: Reds make £74m bid for RB Leipzig star

Klopp have been chasing Keita all summer after earmarking the 22-year-old as a prime target but the Merseysiders have found it increasingly hard to agree a deal with Leipzig. But the pair have made peace following the bust-up. Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol today said Keita needs to hand in a transfer request if he wants to join Liverpool.

Sports Euro Giants Ready To Sell £50m Attacker To Manchester United
Author: 0 Euro Giants Ready To Sell £50m Attacker To Manchester United

Perisic has been on Jose Mourinho's radar throughout the transfer window, but United is yet to meet the asking price and Mourinho says he will not be held to ransom over signings. "From my point of view the talk is very simple - Ivan is an important player for me, then you have to ask him how he is experiencing this interest from Manchester United ".

Sports Braves send southpaw Jaime Garcia to Twins in three-player deal
Author: 0 Braves send southpaw Jaime Garcia to Twins in three-player deal

As Ken Rosenthal reports , the cash in the deal consists of the Twins taking on Garcia's remaining salary of $4.55 million, in addition to $200,000 of $300,000 owed to Recker. What did the Minnesota Twins give up? Starting pitching was the Twins' biggest need, with Kyle Gibson (6.08 ERA) and the banged-up Hector Santiago (5.63) both struggling and Phil Hughes (5.87) now on the 60-day disabled list.