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Sports Class of 2018 forward Jerome Hunter commits to Indiana
Author: 0 Class of 2018 forward Jerome Hunter commits to Indiana

Thompson told the Inside the Hall website that he is planning to reclassify to the 2017 class, enroll at IU in August and redshirt this coming season. "After long consideration and talks with my family I've made a decision to commit to Indiana University". Damezi Anderson was the second commitment for the Hoosiers Tuesday as Miller's inside-out recruiting approach began to took root.

Sports Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal superstar can be convinced to stay
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal superstar can be convinced to stay

The Gunners seem to be the club most interested in the French youngster at the moment, but their multiple bids have been turned down by the Ligue 1 club. Indeed, last month Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev warned he would not sell "half the team". Vasilyev said: "I think there will be quite a few (players leaving)".

Sports De Boer sets sights on Netherlands global defender
Author: 0 De Boer sets sights on Netherlands global defender

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer says he's happy to work with what he has. "We talk nearly every day about what we expect from everybody individually and what their roles are attacking-wise and defensively, and the squad understand what I want", he said.

Sports Sri Lanka's record chase keeps Zimbabwe waiting
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's record chase keeps Zimbabwe waiting

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer led from the front to give the visitors a slight edge by striking at timely moments to claim the wickets of his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Chandimal and opener Upul Tharanga. The way the guys fought and got the runs on the board and pushed Sri Lanka till he last day was great. The African side then staged a remarkable turnaround in their second dig at the crease, recovering from 59/5 to score 377 thanks largely to a maiden ton from Sikandar Raza while ...

Sports Lonzo Ball sports Under Armour; dad says switch 'statement to brands'
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball sports Under Armour; dad says switch 'statement to brands'

The point guard has worn a different pair of shoes in every game since. Ball seems to be having a good time because he switched it up again in his fifth game, wearing Steph Curry's Under Armour shoes. LaVar Ball also said he's still open to Lonzo signing a shoe deal with a more established brand. If LaVar does indeed stick with the billion-dollar asking price, it's incredibly unlikely that Lonzo will ever land with Adidas , Nike , or Under Armour .

Sports Neymar Unhappy at Barcelona, Linked With Manchester United
Author: 0 Neymar Unhappy at Barcelona, Linked With Manchester United

New Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde laughed off the idea of bringing in new players on Monday saying the best signings were the players already in the dressing room. The salaries of Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez, Neymar and co account for 66 percent of Barcelona's expenditure, the statement added. According to Marca , the French side is willing to activate the Brazilian's buyout clause, which is set at €222 million (R3.3 billion).

Author: 0 Trevor Sinclair comments on Eric Dier to Manchester United speculation

Jose Mourinho is reportedly a big fan of the England global Dier and wants to bring him to Old Trafford to strengthen the United side. But United fear their hopes of landing the England global are fading as Spurs continue to hold firm. Speculation linking Dier with United has circulated for several months now, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said to have skipped the club's pre-season trip to the United States in order to focus on sealing deals for both the 23-year-old and Inter ...

Sports Liverpool step closer in attempt to sign Hull City defender
Author: 0 Liverpool step closer in attempt to sign Hull City defender

We can expect that his deal to join Liverpool is now edging closer. Hull City star Andrew Robertson has left the Tigers' training camp in Portugal, according to a journalist's reports on Twitter , and could be on the verge of leaving the club for Liverpool.

Sports Man United make 'breakthrough' in deal to sign 28-year-old
Author: 0 Man United make 'breakthrough' in deal to sign 28-year-old

The Nerazzurri apparently want £48 million (R811 million) for the player, and have also enquired about the possibility of including Anthony Martial in the deal. "The pressure will be on you". The Croatian winger is determined to join the Red Devils this summer, and it's believed the English club are close to matching the €55m asking price.

Sports Chewbacca gets a wookiee pal in Han Solo Star Wars spin-off
Author: 0 Chewbacca gets a wookiee pal in Han Solo Star Wars spin-off

Known for her intelligence and silky hair, Malla and her people were separated from Chewbacca after the latter began traveling with Han Solo . And now a new behind-the-scenes image he released seemingly reveals that Chewbacca will get a close encounter with another wookiee .

Sports Knicks president not ruling out Carmelo Anthony return
Author: 0 Knicks president not ruling out Carmelo Anthony return

The front office shakeup comes weeks after Jackson and the team said they mutually agreed to part ways. "From our vantage point, we made a decision as we were getting closer to hiring Scott that I felt it was important for us to slow down, regroup as it related to the trade scenarios of Carmelo", Mills said.

Sports Totti : 'I will be a Roma director'
Author: 0 Totti : 'I will be a Roma director'

The 40-year-old left the Giallorrossi at the end of the 2016/2017 season, after spending his entire playing career at the club. "It was a day which marked me a lot". It's been 25 years and more of a lovely relationship with Roma. I have had this time to thing about things, to reflect and truly decide that I am ready to continue serving this team, day after day, with calmness and confidence, to learn the role and add something new above all.

Sports Sergio Romero Signs Extension Keeping Him at Manchester United Until 2021
Author: 0 Sergio Romero Signs Extension Keeping Him at Manchester United Until 2021

The Argentina worldwide was mainly signed as a last-minute replacement for De Gea since he appeared set to leave for Real Madrid that summer, but the move never materialised. Sergio deserves his contract, and for Manchester United to have Sergio and David is wonderful in such an important role", Mourinho added. Romero made just two Premier League appearances last season but played nearly of their Europa League, culminating in him keeping a clean sheet in the victory over Ajax in the final.

Sports Watch Jackie Bradley Jr. rob Aaron Judge of his 31st home run
Author: 0 Watch Jackie Bradley Jr. rob Aaron Judge of his 31st home run

The Red Sox went on to beat the Yankees 3-0 and also brought Bradley, Jr.'s former coach to his feet. "It made the hair stand up on my arms". In the nightcap, David Price pitched eight strong innings, aided by some timely offense from Mookie Betts and incredible defense by Jackie Bradley Jr .

Sports Roger Federer not ready to call time on illustrious career just yet
Author: 0 Roger Federer not ready to call time on illustrious career just yet

Most of all, I admire the fact that Federer has remained free of controversy throughout his career. "But after the ball we went to a bar and there was about 30 or 40 friends there", Federer admitted in a recent press conference. "I'm happy with that", the Guardian quoted him as saying. "The body is fine, ice hockey, soccer... you have so many who can actually go through with that age.

Sports Court Starts Hearings to Decide Prime Minister's Future
Author: 0 Court Starts Hearings to Decide Prime Minister's Future

Jahangir Khan Tareen and other party leaders were assisting the party's legal team led by Bukhari. Of course her name is very much in the Panama Papers too, something the opposition is fully milking, hoping it will "kill" any aspirations to perpetuate the Sharif dynasty - through her at any rate.

Sports Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala
Author: 0 Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala

That is, he's not going to outrun anybody and he is not going to outjump anybody, but he just seems to have a natural instinct on the court of exactly where the ball needs to be and how to get it there. "I had an awesome journey here". "To make history here at Wimbledon really means a lot to me just because of all of that really". Beneath a star-studded Royal Box where Prince William and wife Kate rubbed shoulders with actors Hugh Grant and Bradley Cooper, Cilic had his first break point ...

Sports La Casa Blanca celebró voto masivo en plebiscito simbólico en Venezuela
Author: 0 La Casa Blanca celebró voto masivo en plebiscito simbólico en Venezuela

Decenas de ciudadanos venezolanos y colombo-venezolanos acudieron a las urnas en Bucaramanga para expresar su acuerdo o desacuerdo con la constituyente impulsada por Nicolás Maduro . La consulta fue apoyada por asociaciones civiles, la Iglesia católica, Naciones Unidas, la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Estados Unidos y varios gobiernos de América Latina y Europa.

Sports Cowboys WR Whitehead says his dog is being held for ransom
Author: 0 Cowboys WR Whitehead says his dog is being held for ransom

Whitehead signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Florida Atlantic in 2015. He said he was in Florida on July 9, when a friend who was pet-sitting sent him texts asking if he had sent someone to pick up his dog. Nothing should ever come between man and man's best friend. All oddities aside, the guy just wants his dog Blitz back and for any dog owners out there, you know the feeling of being without your best canine companion.

Sports Arsenal Eye Celtic Striker as Replacement for Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal Eye Celtic Striker as Replacement for Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal missed out on the Champions League last season by finishing fifth and will play in the Europa League instead. Sanchez is prepared to force his way out of the Emirates with Manchester City among the interested parties but Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he remains confident the 28-year-old will stay .

Sports Los Angeles Lakers reach the summer league semifinals
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers reach the summer league semifinals

The fact that Lonzo's best games have been in the competing brands' shoes nearly plays into this plan. Lonzo Ball has put up huge numbers in his past three NBA Summer League games. With that established, Lonzo has entered the ever-so-sweet "sneaker free agency" period, which means we might be in for an even juicier rotation of footwear on this year's most talked-about rookie.

Author: 0 Barcelona confident Neymar remains happy amid reports of PSG interest

The Brazilian has been on fire ever since he made the switch to Barcelona from Santos over 4 years ago. The media is alive, in Spain, this afternoon with the inference that Neymar may leave Barcelona . Earlier on Monday, Barca technical director Robert Fernandez insisted the LaLiga giants had received no offers for its players this close-season and maintained no one was in the market to meet the release clause inserted into Neymar's contract when he signed fresh terms running until June ...

Sports Paul Pierce to retire with Celtics after signing contract
Author: 0 Paul Pierce to retire with Celtics after signing contract

The Celtics took to Twitter to post photos of Pierce signing his contract in Danny Ainge's office. Pierce's name will forever be a constant throughout the Celtics' all-time leaderboards. "We're honored that Paul has chosen to retire as a Celtic", Grousbeck told Celtics.com. In addition to Pierce's retirement, co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said Boston will retire his No.

Author: 0 Biglia, gaffe con i tifosi del Milan: "Forza Lazio"

La spedizione rossonera partita dall'aeroporto di Milano-Malpensa ieri alle 13 è atterrata al Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport poco prima delle 6.30 ore italiane. E' finita l'avventura di Lucas Biglia alla Lazio . Discorso diverso per LB19, il quale ha già sottoscritto l'accordo con il Milan , che adesso attende soltanto la buona riuscita dei test prima dell'ufficialità che potrebbe rivelarsi doppia qualora le tempistiche coincideranno anche per Biglia .

Sports UEFA charge Celtic over Griffiths 'provoking ' fans
Author: 0 UEFA charge Celtic over Griffiths 'provoking ' fans

Linfield's charges relate to the "throwing of objects" by their supporters and also a pitch invasion. Celtic's Leigh Griffiths is charged with "provoking spectators (after the end of the match)", Uefa said on Monday. Griffiths' yellow card was one of five which Celtic received and the UEFA charge confirms that it will not be revoked. The regulations on player misconduct state that Griffiths can expect a suspension of one match or longer if he is found guilty.

Sports Houston Rockets owner puts team up for sale
Author: 0 Houston Rockets owner puts team up for sale

The Clippers sold for $2 billion back in 2014, and more recently we saw smaller market teams such as the Bucks ($550 million in 2014) and Hawks ($850 million in 2015) sell for less, but considering the Rockets (a big market franchise) just landed Chris Paul and inked both James Harden and Daryl Morey to long-term extensions, this team will likely sell closer to that $2 billion figure.

Sports Le'Veon Bell is ready (physically) for the start of training camp
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell is ready (physically) for the start of training camp

Obviously, Bell would have liked the financial security of a long-term deal, but a salary of $12.1 million - $4 million than the next highest-paid back, Buffalo's LeSean McCoy - will have to do. "I'm good with everything, just taking it day to day for real", Bell told ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler of his contract situation. Bell's 157 total yards per game last season ranks third all-time for a running back.

Sports Active Volume Stock: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
Author: 0 Active Volume Stock: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 62,325 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,243,393. Mitsubishi Ufj Banking Corp has 1.76M shares. Company's RSI at present is 66.42. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 29 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 5 with "Sell".

Sports Trian's Peltz seeks a seat on board at Procter & Gamble
Author: 0 Trian's Peltz seeks a seat on board at Procter & Gamble

David Taylor, the longtime employee who became chief executive two years ago, drummed up some new costs to cut, but analysts appear underwhelmed by the company's focus on "irresistibly superior" products. And here lies the problem and the foundation of Peltz's activist campaign. Jeffrey Immelt said last month that he would step down as chairman and CEO of GE after Trian criticized what it described as the conglomerate's underperformance.

Sports Ross Barkley could be Tottenham-bound within days
Author: 0 Ross Barkley could be Tottenham-bound within days

A 22-time England worldwide, Barkley came through the youth system at Everton . They've never paid more than £30m for anyone in club history, and they aren't going to increase that by £20m for a guy with one year left on his contract. Given how strong Spurs' starting XI is, it is hard to work out exactly where Barkley would fit in if he joined but perhaps Pochettino has plans to move him into a similar role to that now occupied by Mousa Dembele.

Author: 0 Spieth paired with champion Stenson

A lot of times the adrenaline of a tournament can get you through", he said. Local lad Fleetwood arrives at a course he used to sneak onto as a youngster in red-hot form, having risen 170 places up the world rankings with some attention-grabbing performances.

Sports Carolina Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman despite successful tenure
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman despite successful tenure

Gettleman, 66, worked in the Giants ' front office from 1999-2012 before being hired as Carolina's general manager prior to the 2013 season. The moves came less than two weeks before the Panthers training camp starts. "I want to thank Dave for the role he played in our success over the past four seasons". Gettleman built the Panthers roster that finished 15-1 in 2015 and appeared in Super Bowl 50 , where they fell to the Broncos.

Sports Merkel rejects proposal on refugee limit
Author: 0 Merkel rejects proposal on refugee limit

Asked in a television interview by ARD public broadcaster about her investment plans and Schulz's criticism, Merkel said: "We now can not spend the money that we have". "But we have realized in the past few months that Europe is more than just bureaucracy and economic regulation, that Europe and living together in the European Union have something to do with war and peace, that the decades of peace after World War Two would have been completely unthinkable without the European Union", Merkel ...

Author: 0 Manchester United 'were interested' in Real Madrid's Morata before completing Lukaku deal

Mourinho has added a striker to his squad this off-season, with Romelu Lukaku arriving from Everton for a reported £75m. And Spanish transfer outlet Don Balon say Morata will make a decision next week. Lukaku made his debut for United against Galaxy, playing the second half of the comfortable win. Mourinho suggested Lukaku's Premier League experience and his personal relationship with the player from their time together at Chelsea were the primary reasons United sought to buy the ...

Sports NY sports broadcast icon Bob Wolff dies at age 96
Author: 0 NY sports broadcast icon Bob Wolff dies at age 96

Wolff called Don Larsen's ideal game in the 1956 World Series, the Colts-Giants NFL championship game (the "greatest game ever played" according to many), multiple NBA Finals, the Rose Bowl, the Gator Bowl, the Sugar Bowl and many others. Born in New York City in November 1920, Wolff went on to attend Duke University , getting his professional career underway in Durham, North Carolina, in 1939.

Sports Nine dead after flash flood hits Arizona swimmers
Author: 0 Nine dead after flash flood hits Arizona swimmers

Deputies said they received a 911 call at 3:19 p.m. Saturday about people missing. "They had no warning". The victims were part of a group from the Phoenix and Flagstaff areas who had made a day trip to the creek near Payson. There were more than 100 people in the Cold Springs Swimming Hole at the time. Authorities said Gordon and Kathy Chapple of Walnut Creek, California, had been hiking in the canyon with their children when the flood hit.

Sports Dhawan to replace injured Vijay for Sri Lanka Test tour
Author: 0 Dhawan to replace injured Vijay for Sri Lanka Test tour

Vijay had suffered a wrist injury during Australia's tour of India, and this news will be another setback for the opener, who was looking to perform well in the island nation. Dhawan, who has been in good form in limited-overs, was initially ignored for the Test series. India's tour of Sri Lanka will comprise of three Tests, five one-day internationals and one-off T20.

Sports West Indies depart Women's World Cup with heavy defeat against England
Author: 0 West Indies depart Women's World Cup with heavy defeat against England

They subsequently won their next two games - against Sri Lanka Women and Pakistan Women respectively - and believe a straight straight victory would be the ideal way to cap off the tournament. "We're a young team and it's been a learning experience for everyone, especially being a captain at my first 50-over World Cup", she noted. She added: I enjoy working with these girls, they're a really good bunch.

Sports 10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack
Author: 0 10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack

Meanwhile, two female suicide bombers, who attempted to cross the security trenches at about 10:15 PM on Sunday, were killed at Mammanti area on the outskirts of Maiduguri . PREMIUM TIMES learnt that about four other persons were killed in a separate attack in another location in Maiduguri . Bana said that the deceased and his brother, Umar Bukar, 8, were returning home after taking out the cattle to a nearby forest for grazing.

Sports Nats Working to Trade for Pair of Oakland Relievers
Author: 0 Nats Working to Trade for Pair of Oakland Relievers

In 40 appearances, Madson posted a 2.06 ERA and 39 strikeouts, according to Baseball Reference. He offers a phenomenal 31:2 K:BB and should provide a steadying presence in high-leverage situations - perhaps with some save chances - for the Nationals moving forward.

Sports Netanyahu honors French-Jewish WWII victims
Author: 0 Netanyahu honors French-Jewish WWII victims

Mr. Macron dismissed those who claim that the collaborationist Vichy regime did not represent the French state. "Barbarity is here on the street corner", he said, apparently referring to attacks on Jews by young men of immigrant origin.

Sports Gunnar Nelson Blames Eye Poke for Loss
Author: 0 Gunnar Nelson Blames Eye Poke for Loss

However, that confidence quickly disappeared after Ponzinibbio landed a right hand flush on his chin. He came close to finishing the fight on two occasions with a rear naked choke. Also on the main card, Las Vegan Khalil Rountree knocked out light heavyweight Paul Craig in the closing seconds of the first round for his second straight win.

Sports AC Milan to continue spending with Sanches
Author: 0 AC Milan to continue spending with Sanches

But it seems Bayern Munich won't be the club he will be joining as Rummenigge confirmed that they are no longer after him. Speaking to German media ahead of Bayern Munich's trip to Asia, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed AC Milan's interest in former Benfica starlet but added the two sides are still far away from reaching a deal.