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Sports PSG set to move on £500m deal for Barcelona's Neymar
Author: 0 PSG set to move on £500m deal for Barcelona's Neymar

Barca beat Real 3-2 in the International Champions Cup edition of El Clasico in Miami at the weekend and Neymar was on form as he teed up Ivan Rakitic and Gerard Pique's goals. I just want my friend to be happy wherever he is, although if that is here then that's obviously better'. "I see him in the same place I have seen him recently - on the pitch with us".

Sports Sharapova (forearm) withdraws from Stanford tourney
Author: 0 Sharapova (forearm) withdraws from Stanford tourney

The Russian missed eight weeks of action with a leg injury before returning with a three-set victory over Jennifer Brady on Monday. After yesterday's scan my doctor has recommended I don't risk further injury. Upon her April return from suspension for taking the banned drug meldonium, the 30-year-old roared out of the gates by reaching the semifinals in Stuttgart, only for all struggles since.

Sports Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 Will Be Released On August 11
Author: 0 Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 Will Be Released On August 11

The movie has been directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth while the story and screenplay are written by the leading actor Dhanush only. The attraction of Soundarya Rajinikanth's film is not only to see Dhanush recreating the magic of " VIP " but also Bollywood actress Kajol's role of a stylish entrepreneur.

Sports Australian cricket's pay dispute finally over
Author: 0 Australian cricket's pay dispute finally over

Details of the deal and the new five-year Memorandum of Understanding that it underpins are expected be revealed at a formal media announcement, to be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground this afternoon. The parties have agreed on a modified revenue-sharing model that gives players 30 per cent of agreed revenue, consisting of 27.5 per cent of forecast revenue streams.

Sports Barcelona set to fill their boots after bumper Neymar payout
Author: 0 Barcelona set to fill their boots after bumper Neymar payout

The Brazilian maestro is central to Klopp's plans for the future with his vision, ability on the ball and knack for changing a game all aspects of his play that are cherished by the Liverpool manager. "Everyone knows that", Klopp told reporters. He is going to be a massive player for us this season. Salah, 25, joined Liverpool for a club record fee reported to be €42 million (Dh182.23) and appears to have slotted seamlessly into the team, displaying his lightning pace and goal-scoring ...

Sports Beckham: Board gives green light to get Miami deal done
Author: 0 Beckham: Board gives green light to get Miami deal done

Heading into the meeting, it was thought that the vote would grant final approval for Beckham's group. "We're one foot closer, but we're not over it yet". Without question, MBU's journey towards the expansion finish line has been an odyssey. MLS owners are meeting in Chicago on Wednesday morning as part of All-Star Week, and Beckham's expansion bid is on the agenda.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo: Insects only attack lamps that shine
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Insects only attack lamps that shine

Last summer, Barcelona legend Lionel Messi also faced similar charges for which he and his father convicted. "I always do my tax declaration in a voluntary manner, as I think that we must all declare and pay taxes according to our income".

Author: 0 Ex-Arsenal man believes the Gunners are still short of becoming champions

A report claims that Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez wages of £290,000 a week to commit his future to the club for the long term. Manchester City , Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have all been credited with an interest in Sanchez, who returned to training this week following an extended summer break.

Sports NASCAR changes placement of overtime line, effective immediately
Author: 0 NASCAR changes placement of overtime line, effective immediately

As reported by Jayski , NASCAR has announced that the Overtime Line is now the same as the start/finish line for all races, effective immediately. What are your thoughts on NASCAR changing back to the green-white-checkered finish format from the overtime line? " NASCAR has been looking at the overtime procedure for quite some time ", NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell said.

Sports Wallabies Announce New Captain Ahead Of Rugby Championship
Author: 0 Wallabies Announce New Captain Ahead Of Rugby Championship

Cheika said Hooper deserved to be chosen as Wallabies captain on a full-time basis. Hooper was officially unveiled by Wallabies coach Michael Cheika as Stephen Moore's replacement at a press conference in Sydney on Wednesday. "For the group, it's just a really nice challenge to have: to see what we can achieve in a couple of weeks time". Hooper's leadership has also been queried after a hard season at provincial level, with the New South Wales Waratahs slumping to their worst Super ...

Sports Happ strikes out 10, Blue Jays top White Sox 5-1
Author: 0 Happ strikes out 10, Blue Jays top White Sox 5-1

I picked a White Sox upset on Monday, but certainly didn't think it was coming after a 6-0 deficit. The left-hander came into the game with a 9.46 ERA in his past 10 starts. The Blue Jays continue to be led by All-Star first baseman Justin Smoak , who homered in each of the first two games of the series and four of the last seven to push his season total to 31 - 11 more than his previous career high.

Sports Yankees' Tanaka looks for first win vs. Tigers
Author: 0 Yankees' Tanaka looks for first win vs. Tigers

Greene, dealt by the Yankees to Detroit in the December 2014 trade that brought Didi Gregorius from Arizona to NY, entered with a man on in the eighth and got Matt Holliday to hit into an inning-ending double play. But things just did not work out this time. "I've got kind of a theory behind packing it, so I get it done pretty quick". Greene recorded two saves last season, but this was his first opportunity to show he could be an effective closer.

Sports Red Devils complete Nemanja Matic signing from Chelsea
Author: 0 Red Devils complete Nemanja Matic signing from Chelsea

Speaking exclusively to Manchester United's official website this afternoon, "the special one" discussed his latest signing at Old Trafford, labelling Matic 'a Jose Mourinho player'. United will be hoping that the signing of Matic will also help get the best out of Paul Pogba . In such a scenario, one wouldn't expect a player who represented one of Manchester United or Chelsea to play for the other as it would anger the fans but the truth is far from that.

Sports Messi farewells Neymar as PSG deal nears
Author: 0 Messi farewells Neymar as PSG deal nears

The newspaper Le Parisien reported Neymar is set to earn 30 million euros net per year, or close to 600,000 euros each week after tax. The Brazil global is on the brink of joining the French club from Barcelona in a deal which will smash the current world record which Manchester United set last summer when they paid £89m to Juventus for Paul Pogba.

Sports Swansea ready to reach agreement with Everton over Gylfi Sigurdsson
Author: 0 Swansea ready to reach agreement with Everton over Gylfi Sigurdsson

The Iceland worldwide played a key part last season as Swansea maintained a Premier League status after facing relegation scare. Sigurdsson sat out Swansea's pre-season game against Birmingham City at the weekend and club captain Leon Britton has confirmed he expects the Iceland worldwide to join Everton .

Sports Austin Jackson makes 'the catch of the year'
Author: 0 Austin Jackson makes 'the catch of the year'

It has been a long wait since they played last fall since Cleveland swept the Sox in the third game of the ALDS, which was their ticket to the ALCS to face the Jays. You really didn't know how to react. Despite the uncharacteristically poor start from Sale, the Boston Red Sox offense was able to keep the team in the game.

Sports Austin Jackson makes arguably the catch of the year
Author: 0 Austin Jackson makes arguably the catch of the year

Jackson, sprinting to the left, perfectly timed his running jump and caught the ball in the air as it was already multiple feet over the wall. Red Sox slugger Hanley Ramirez hit a long strike down the middle - that looked for all the world to be heading for a home run .

Sports Robert Kubica: I could do 142 laps again tomorrow
Author: 0 Robert Kubica: I could do 142 laps again tomorrow

The 32-year-old Polish driver has had two outings in an older 2012 auto. Robert Kubica has admitted he was caught out by the new wider cars during his first outing in the Renault R.S.17 after he clattered the garage wall. "I have answered many questions to myself". For weeks, we have been anticipating our chance to see Robert Kubica back in a current Formula One auto.

Sports Airport Worker Struck by Lightning on Tarmac in Florida
Author: 0 Airport Worker Struck by Lightning on Tarmac in Florida

In 2016, nine people were killed by lightning in Florida, and since 2007, 54 people have been killed, according to the The New York Times . Airport officials told NBC2 that their lightning warning system got activated when Dunn was struck.

Sports LA Rams' Easley, Austin leave practice early with injuries
Author: 0 LA Rams' Easley, Austin leave practice early with injuries

Easley is entering his fourth season in the National Football League after playing parts of four seasons at Florida. The loss of Easley comes as the Rams try to cope with the absence of star defensive lineman Aaron Donald , who has not reported to training camp because of a contract dispute.

Author: 0 Coquelin: Lacazette will be a goalscoring machine for Arsenal

The 26-year-old found himself in the right place at the right time to tuck home a deflected Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain cross, scoring either side of Sevilla's Joaquin Correa and Steven N'Zonzi to win Arsenal the trophy in the 2017 Emirates Cup.

Sports Ara Parseghian, Notre Dame Football's Savior Coach, Dies at 94
Author: 0 Ara Parseghian, Notre Dame Football's Savior Coach, Dies at 94

Before he arrived in South Bend, he spent eight seasons as Northwestern's coach, posting a 36-35-1 record. After the war, he enrolled at Miami (Ohio ) and earned Little All-American honors as a 1947 halfback under Sid Gillman, who along with National Football League legend Paul Brown was one of his two greatest coaching influences.

Sports Blake Bortles pulls a Ryan Mallett, tosses five picks at Jaguars practice
Author: 0 Blake Bortles pulls a Ryan Mallett, tosses five picks at Jaguars practice

They still need consistent play from their quarterback, however, and Marrone made particular note on Monday that Bortles has to "make sure the ball doesn't go to the other team" if the offense is going to succeed. National Football League fans in Jacksonville were already anxious about the state of the team headed into the 2017 regular season, and the latest news out of Jaguars camp is not going to do anything to change that.

Sports Sterling Shepard Carted Off at Giants Practice After Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Sterling Shepard Carted Off at Giants Practice After Ankle Injury

There was no contact during the drill. The second-round pick started all 16 games at receiver, finishing with 683 receiving yards and eight touchdowns . "We'll see how he responds to treatment and go from there". The Giants still have superstar receiver and fan favorite Odell Beckham Jr . who could have another incredible season combined with newly signed lengthy receiver Brandon Marshall .

Sports Who ranks higher for you, Kobe or LeBron?
Author: 0 Who ranks higher for you, Kobe or LeBron?

At center court of the Michael Jordan Flight School camp - the one where His Airness offered his thoughts on LaVar Ball - Michael Jordan answered a bevy of questions from campers all wanting to get a glimpse into the mind of the GOAT. For Michael Jordan, the logic is simple: Five beats three. Also, James has won four regular-season MVP awards and three NBA Finals MVP awards, whereas Bryant has one and two, respectively.

Sports Ray Lewis Tells Kap to Keep the Activism Private
Author: 0 Ray Lewis Tells Kap to Keep the Activism Private

It appears that if Kaepernick wants to be signed by the Ravens , he may have to heed Lewis' advice: keep his mouth shut and let his play do the talking. The Ravens need another quarterback. In the video, Lewis also says he's got nothing against Kaepernick and "I applaud what you stood up for. Your name is in my Bible that God gives you the vision that you did".

Sports Phillies: Pete Rose won't attend Almuni Weekend
Author: 0 Phillies: Pete Rose won't attend Almuni Weekend

Rose confirmed the relationship, but said that he felt she was 16 years of age before it began. The weekend's events continue on Sunday with more than 40 alumni being recognized on-field, and all fans in attendance for Sunday's game will receive a Wall of Fame card pack.

Sports Lukaku will thrive at Manchester United, says Rafael
Author: 0 Lukaku will thrive at Manchester United, says Rafael

The Serbian worldwide was certainly not hiding his admiration for the Manchester United manager, who he won the first of his two Premier League medals under in the 2014/2015 campaign, and stated: " I'm sure this season we can do many things ".

Sports Usain Bolt baffled by journalist asking him about losing his final race
Author: 0 Usain Bolt baffled by journalist asking him about losing his final race

Now we're in the transition phase, the sport is looking for somebody else and if they don't understand that and they start going backwards then the sport will be in awful trouble. "So for me that really helped me get going again". Meanwhile, Bolt also watched tributes on a big screen from close friend, sprinter Asafa Powell, actor Samuel L Jackson, and French footballer Thierry Henry, and Sang Tao, the cameraman who sensationally knocked Bolt down in Beijing in 2015.

Sports Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Author: 0 Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

I used all types of pitches effectively. The Braves have lost 12 of 15 since reaching.500 at 45-45 on July 16. The Braves clawed their way back into the game off reliever Josh Ravin when Johan Carmago hit a two-run home run off the right-handeder in the bottom of the eighth.

Sports Arsenal striker interests Newcastle, but only at the right price
Author: 0 Arsenal striker interests Newcastle, but only at the right price

Arsenal are reportedly demanding £13.4million for Perez , who made 21 appearances in all competitions last term. Now the Toon hope they can offer a bigger fee to the Gunners to swing the deal for the forward, who joined Arsenal only last year for £17million and who wants to try to make Spain's World Cup squad next year.

Sports Will Indian Team Change Winning Combination in 2nd Test?
Author: 0 Will Indian Team Change Winning Combination in 2nd Test?

KL Rahul pulling out of the first Test with a mysterious viral fever meant from nowhere, Dhawan was an automatic choice for the second opening slot, along with Mukund who by virtue of being in the original squad held first claim. Forget Australia, I'm not even touching Australia. "He deserves to come back and start fresh in test cricket again", Kohli said. "Yesterday's practice was really good, the guys were hitting the areas really well and I am pretty confident that the areas we identified ...

Sports Mets bringing up top shortstop prospect Amed Rosario
Author: 0 Mets bringing up top shortstop prospect Amed Rosario

Rosario is the #1 prospect in the Mets system and ranked #2 in all of baseball. There has been a lot of hype around his promotion, particularly since Asdrubal Cabrera suffered a thumb injury earlier this season. Rosario has often tweeted about how he couldn't wait to get to Citi Field, and once tweeted he was ready for the majors before later deleting the post.

Sports Ryan Giggs has his take about the 2017/2018 Premier League
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs has his take about the 2017/2018 Premier League

To make this possible, Sports Secretary Injeti Srinivas met English Premier League's International Relations Manager Tim Vine during his United Kingdom visit in July and explored the possibility of bringing top English clubs to India, according to a report by The Indian Express .

Author: 0 Liverpool will compete for the Premier League title - Jurgen Klopp

But unless Virgil Van Dijk - or a center back of similar ilk - arrives later this month, Liverpool's defense will once again be their Achilles heel. Liverpool turned down the offer, with Jurgen Klopp insisting that Coutinho remains happy at Anfield, but Barcelona continue to be linked to the 25-year-old and reports have suggested that the side are poised to return with an improved offer.

Sports Gullit admits Oranje management want Liverpool target Van Dijk to make decision
Author: 0 Gullit admits Oranje management want Liverpool target Van Dijk to make decision

Van Dijk has still not rejoined pre-season training with Southampton , despite talks on Monday aimed at reintegrating the player back into the first-team set-up. The Daily Mail has issued an article, stating that the Saints are negotiating with the former Italian champions regarding their defender Hoedt. Van Dijk has been ordered to train away from his fellow players once more by manager Mauricio Pellegrino , as his chances of featuring for them at the start of the new season appear ...

Sports Toronto pulls away from White Sox — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Toronto pulls away from White Sox — Blue Jays notebook

Stroman exchanged words with Anderson as he batted leading off the seventh. That was no big deal. Emotions could be high one day after the teams emptied their benches amid a war of words between Toronto right-hander Marcus Stroman and Chicago shortstop Tim Anderson .

Sports Klopp targets EPL title, reiterates Coutinho is not for sale
Author: 0 Klopp targets EPL title, reiterates Coutinho is not for sale

Rakitic also has the ability to play in the more advanced number 10 role, if required to do so, and would offer Klopp the opportunity to play with more in-game tactical flexibility, without the need to use his substitutes. At the time of writing, it's unclear how serious the injury is but it's an unfortunate event that encapsulated the repeated stumbling blocks that Sturridge has encountered throughout his career.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho "won't lose hair" over criticism from Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

However, in response to Conte's jibe, former Chelsea defender Nathan Ake has defended his decision to move to Bournemouth where he spent the first half of the 2016-17 campaign on-loan. According to reports out of England via The Daily Mail , Chelsea and Antonio Conte are still in the running to acquire some key players before the transfer window closes in a month's time.

Sports Jaguars lineman Branden Albert retires 4 months after trade with Dolphins
Author: 0 Jaguars lineman Branden Albert retires 4 months after trade with Dolphins

Even at age 32, it was thought that Albert would be a mainstay in protecting Blake Bortles' blindside for at least the next couple of seasons. This move by Albert hurts the Jaguars and it could affect them during the season. Watt or Jadeveon Clowney should be prioritized and then right tackle Jermey Parnell may need some help, too. Fowler again used his speed and athleticism to power-rush the offensive lineman off his feet.

Sports Promotion the only option for Villa - Terry
Author: 0 Promotion the only option for Villa - Terry

Saunders said : "Forget Lukaku going to Manchester United - Villa signing John Terry on a free is the deal of the summer". "Of course I am like any other manager and would love a huge amount of money to spend, of course I would". Bruce has brought in the likes of John Terry, Christopher Samba, Glenn Whelan and Ahmed Elmohamady, with Villa seemingly going down the route of bringing in experienced players in a bid to win promotion back to the Premier League .

Sports Los Angeles will host 2028 Olympics
Author: 0 Los Angeles will host 2028 Olympics

This will be the third time that Los Angeles has hosted the Olympics; the city previously played host to the Games in 1932 and 1984. "This moment requires bold new solutions, bold new thinking, and I think Los Angeles is well poised - the best poised - to be able to answer those questions for the Olympic movement today", Garcetti said during his presentation in Switzerland.

Author: 0 Neymar flies back to Barcelona as talks continue over PSG move

Barcelona will pay Paulinho's €40 million release clause to ensure they strengthen their midfield in this transfer window, according to Barcelona's RAC1. The Brazil worldwide is set to link up with his team-mates when they resume their pre-season training schedule on Wednesday. Could Monday be the day that Neymar completes his move from FC Barcelona to PSG? SPORT journalist Lluis Miguelsanz said " Barcelona club sources are hugely optimistic he will join, despite a final price ...

Sports Legendary Australian broadcaster Les Murray passes away, age 71
Author: 0 Legendary Australian broadcaster Les Murray passes away, age 71

Another former Socceroo-turned-commentator, Mark Bosnich, described it as "a sad day for many. Few people become synonymous with their sport. but Les was one of those few", FFA Chairman Steven Lowy said. Murray had been a critic of Federation Internationale de Football Association and had previously called for Qatar to be stripped of the 2022 tournament.

Sports Cowboys & Cardinals kick off National Football League preseason in Hall of Fame Game
Author: 0 Cowboys & Cardinals kick off National Football League preseason in Hall of Fame Game

Smith has made the Pro Bowl four consecutive years and has been named a First-Team All-Pro in two of the last three, including last season in spite of missing three games. "Other teams are using him to run big parts of their business, and he, in turn, has gained a significant influence on the finances of those teams, according to league officials familiar with the matter".

Sports Talking Horses: best bets for day one of Glorious Goodwood
Author: 0 Talking Horses: best bets for day one of Glorious Goodwood

The victor, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Andrea Atzeni, pulled clear at the 200-metre mark to flash past the winning post a length-and-a-quarter in front of Big Orange under Frankie Dettori. "He ran really well and we know he's better on faster ground", said Bell. "Yes, last year, it would have been 16lb so it has changed, but full marks to the horse and owner-breeder Bjorn Nielsen, who has put an bad lot into this game to get nice moments such as this, which don't come along very ...