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Sports Pellegrini to be next West Ham manager?
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He wants to carry on but for that to happen he needs guarantees over transfer budget and control. However, we have also learned they do not think the clause which states he must pay a year's salary if he breaks his contract is an obstacle to leaving the club.

Sports Eagles to reportedly accept invitation to visit the White House
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Running back LeGarrette Blount , now with the Detroit Lions, also did not visit following the Patriots' victory but has not announced his plans regarding the Eagles' visit. "I'm just gonna leave it at that", said Blount on "The Rich Eisen Show" past year. Don't matter - if you wanna meet to talk about advancing our communities, changing our countries, I am all for that.

Sports Martial, Payet, Lacazette & Coman out of France squad
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Giroud is not the only Chelsea player within Deschamps' squad as midfielder N'Golo Kante features in the 23-man squad, while potential Liverpool target Nabil Fekir is just another notable name in what looks a squad awash with talent in the business end of the field.

Sports NBA Draft : A look at the players being talked about
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Depending on their record the season before, teams are each given a number of ping pong balls that are drawn out to decide draft order. We have yet to make this decision. The Suns have three great candidates for No. 1, all with ties to either Arizona or new Phoenix coach Igor Kokoskov . Weltman said: "The process has been, I think, deliberate and thorough, and we're very pleased with some of the guys that we've interviewed, and we continue to move forward".

Sports Tampa Bay Lightning Looking to Even Series on the Road
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Miller to Yanni Gourde was providing the secondary offence needed to win the Stanley Cup. It goes without saying - Game 4 is a pivotal game. Washington could get a boost if center Nicklas Backstrom , who has missed the last four games with an injured hand, returns.

Sports Jurgen Klopp has relished Liverpool's 'crazy ride' to the Champions League final
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp has relished Liverpool's 'crazy ride' to the Champions League final

Despite having to come through a two-legged play-off round, Liverpool topped their group before downing Porto, Manchester City and Roma to reach this stage. "If we do manage to win it then it will be a very emotional moment for me and the whole team". To summarise, it's been a insane ride. Liverpool have announced plans for a potential street parade with the Champions League trophy later this month - but the club's supporters are far from happy with the proposals.

Sports Ex-girlfriend of 49ers' Foster testifies she lied about being beaten
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In late April, her attorney Stephanie Rickard said that Foster was not involved. On cross-examination from Foster's attorney, Ennis admitted to making false charges against another ex-boyfriend in 2011. San Francisco took Foster with the No. 31 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, but there were plenty of red flags surrounding him. "I told him I'm about to f- yo s- up, make sure you don't have a job tomorrow".

Sports Browns to Be Featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'
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The Browns have two first round draft picks, in the form of Heisman victor Baker Mayfield and Northeast Ohio native Denzel Ward. A 30-person NFL Films crew will be in Browns training camp at team headquarters in Berea, Ohio shooting more than 2,000 hours of footage over the course of the series.

Sports Canadians in London eager to celebrate royal wedding
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Kensington Palace released a statement about Thomas Markle's staged photo incident yesterday. The pictures - in which he was being measured for a suit and admiring a photo of the future royal couple on his computer - sold for $100,000 (83,000 euros), according to British tabloid the Daily Mirror.

Sports BCCI announces squad for Women's T20 Challenge match
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The women's T20 challenge match will be played ahead of the IPL Qualifier 1 and will feature players from Australia, England and New Zealand along with the Indian stars. It also comprises Indian cricketers of the calibre of Mandhana, the southpaw opener and captain of the side, Deepti Sharma, the spinning all-rounder, Jhulan Goswami, the India pace spearhead and the young prodigy, Jemimah Rodrigues.

Sports Mothercare to bring back Mark Newton-Jones as CEO
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British high street stalwart Mothercare is to shit 50 of its stores across the United Kingdom in a radical restructuring plan to save the mother and baby products retailer. The closures will leave it with 78 stores by 2020. Chairman Clive Whiley said: 'The recent financial performance of the business, impacted in particular by a large number of legacy loss-making stores within the United Kingdom estate, has resulted in an unsustainable situation for the Mothercare brand, meaning the ...

Sports Thurman Thomas To Have His Buffalo Bills' Jersey Retired
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We will retire our Hall of Fame running back's number at our home Monday Night Football game this season!,' the team's tweet declared. Only two active players, Frank Gore and Adrian Peterson , have more. Currently, he is 15th on the National Football League all-time list for most rushing yards in a career. In his 21 postseason appearances, Thomas racked up 672 yards receiving.

Sports University of Hawaii athletic teams honored for academic performance
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April is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams. IN fact, the team has achieved a ideal April score the past four reports, starting with the 2013-14 season. As recently as 2015, the Rutgers football ranked No. 12 nationally in multi-year April but failed to land in the top 10 percent for the third straight year.

Sports Alexander Zverev joins Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic in Italian Open third round
Author: 0 Alexander Zverev joins Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic in Italian Open third round

Fognini, ranked 21, kept his nerve while Thiem took out his frustration on his racket after handing his rival three match points, the Italian then sealing his first win in three meetings with the Austrian. Fognini went onto see out the match to advance to the last 16, whilst Thiem will prepare for the Lyon Open in France next week, in preparation for a tilt at the prestigious French Open in Paris at the end of the month.

Sports Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus; reveals offers that may hold off retirement
Author: 0 Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus; reveals offers that may hold off retirement

Discussing the prospect of life after football, Buffon told Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in an interview with The Players' Tribune: "I think that at my age you have to evaluate the situation a month, a week, at a time". Is this the best Bianconeri side of all time? "I think that the national team already has some great young players who need to be given a chance". "Until the end, despite being 40, I performed above my standards".

Sports Steven Gerrard 'begins talks' to sign Solanke and Defoe
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The 36-year-old knocked back Tigers boss Nigel Adkins' offer of a new deal and has now rejoined the Gers six years after quitting in the wake of the club's financial meltdown. 'I just want to help the club in any way I can. 'Once I knew Rangers were interested, it was the only place'. Gerrard said of McGregor: 'He is a vastly experienced goalkeeper who we feel can add to the options available to us now.

Sports Legislation to legalize sports betting expected in 2019
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I'd be surprised if it didn't happen now, honestly. You can not go out and bet on sports right now. There's no doubt about that. In as little as two weeks, the horses won't be the only athletes people can bet on at Monmouth Park . While Sen. John Bonacic, an Orange County Republican, wants to speed up the process, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie doesn't agree. Orrin Hatch of Utah, quickly announced plans to push for such legislation.

Sports Simeone urges Griezmann to stay
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Captain Gabi's late strike rubber-stamped Atletico's third Europa League triumph since 2010 and gave Griezmann his first major trophy with the team. "It's a decision that he will have to come to", he added. "I hope he is happy with us". "If he stays I'll be delighted and if he leaves I'll be grateful for everything he's done for us".

Sports FA Cup final ball to feature the names of 137 goalscorers
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Sacking Conte and appointing Morris would quite likely provide a similar lift to players and supporters alike as happened back in March 2012 when Andre Villas-Boas was sacked and replaced by his assistant Roberto Di Matteo, who had already attained legend status with the fans in his time as a Chelsea player.

Sports Argentina criticised over World Cup manual on how to seduce Russian women
Author: 0 Argentina criticised over World Cup manual on how to seduce Russian women

As per the advice given in the chapter, it suggests - don't monopolize conversations, follow proper hygiene, don't focus only on the other person's appearance, etc. The guide was presented by Russian language teacher Eduardo Pennisi at Association headquarters in Buenos Aires . If you do not have it, practise with different girls beforehand.

Sports NBA Awards: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, James Harden Among Finalists
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On Wednesday, James was announced as one of three finalists for the 2017-18 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player award, joining Houston's James Harden and New Orleans' Anthony Davis. Embiid finished third in the National Basketball Association in rebounds per game, fifth in blocks per game and ninth in defensive real plus minus .

Sports Valtteri Bottas tops second morning of in-season test
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Hamilton has endorsed Bottas for a long-term role at Mercedes and Wolff also admitted he is on par with the four-time F1 drivers' champion this season, but the team will make a decision on the second driver in the summer. But, repeating their Spanish performance in Monaco will be easier said than done for Mercedes and it may yet be too early to hail this as a turning point in their campaign.

Sports Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1
Author: 0 Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1

After 64 weeks at the summit of world golf, Dustin Johnson's time at the top is over. Bernhard Langer was the first world number one and since then the likes of Nick Faldo, Greg Norman, Seve Ballesteros, Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Vijay Singh have all held the position.

Sports Karolina Pliskova lashes out umpire's chair in shocking tantrum
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Pliskova argued but the call ultimately stood even though replay clearly showed Pliskova's ball catching the line. The 20-year-old Osaka failed to convert any of her six break points before conceding the match in just under an hour. But the drama didn't end there - after the players shook hands, Pliskova then took a number of big swings with her racquet against the umpire's chair, taking a chunk out of its side.

Sports NZ bowler Mitchell McClenaghan keeps Mumbai Indians' IPL hopes alive
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The Pandya brothers - Hardik and Krunal - will also need to dish out something special if they are to stand any chance of making it to the final four. And, Bumrah hit the final nail into KXIP's coffin by removing the exhausted Rahul, who was six short of the century. The two teams have previously met in this year's IPL, with Mumbai beating Punjab on that occasion in Indore.

Sports Brazil announced 23-men squad list for 2018 FIFA World Cup
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The Paris Saint-Germain forward has not played since February after having surgery on a broken metatarsal bone in his right foot , which he suffered while playing for the Ligue 1 club against Marseille. Thanks to God, I have this new opportunity to become world champion with my country. "It is my goal ". Although Messi admits that the two still share a close relationship, the Argentine is prepared to face Neymar in the World Cup in Russian Federation as rivals.

Sports 25-year-old posed as teen to play high school basketball
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The mother of the 14-year-old girl who spoke with reporters anonymously said she was stunned Gilstrap-Portley was able to keep up the charade for most of the school year. This mother said her daughter told her that the two had kissed and he had touched her "inappropriately". Dallas Independent School District superintendent Robyn Harris told the News "that Dallas ISD officials believe his primary motivation was to play basketball, though he (also) told them he was homeless".

Sports Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup
Author: 0 Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup

United will have the chance to give their captain the ideal sending off when they take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final on May 19. José Mourinho is considering promoting Kieran McKenna, Manchester United's under-18 coach, to his backroom staff as a result of the impending departure of Rui Faria.

Sports Danny Rose: I hope the boss gets what he wants
Author: 0 Danny Rose: I hope the boss gets what he wants

The news follows on from confirmation of a new deal for defender Kyle Walker-Peters. The future of manager Pochettino, though, remains subject for debate. They made it to the semi-finals of the FA Cup and were knocked out by Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League. Rose added: "It is a season where I have had to be patient and be mentally positive".

Sports Bucks reportedly hire Budenholzer as next head coach
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Budenholzer met with Giannis Antetokounmpo Wednesday morning, according to ESPN's Zach Lowe. This is a developing story. Budenholzer had also been linked to the Toronto Raptors head coaching vacancy. The Hawks reached the playoffs in four of his first five season. In his fifth season, the Greek Freak has developed into a two-way monster and one of the top 10 players in the National Basketball Association.

Sports Everton end ties with Allardyce
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Starsport revealed yesterday that Allardyce would be sacked this week and the club have now confirmed his departure. Allardyce lasted seven months at Everton after signing an 18-month deal with the northwest club in late November when it was near the relegation zone.

Sports Mikel Arteta may replace Arsene Wenger
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Club legend Patrick Vieira was also linked with the role but the former midfielder, now head coach at New York City, is no longer thought to be in the running. I think all of them could manage Arsenal . "He is doing very well with New York City, and he told me the job is very hard and difficult". Frenchman Pires - who enjoyed a successful six-year spell at Highbury before joining Villarreal in the summer of 2006 - believes all of the names linked could take on the role, but is in no ...

Sports Race Review: Yates Extends Giro Lead With Stage 11 Win
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But once Chaves was dropped, the teams of overall hopefuls, including four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome , reigning champion Tom Dumoulin , local favourite Fabio Aru and French hope Thibaut Pinot, pushed the pace in the peloton to ensure Chaves never regained contact.

Sports Mohamed Salah, Mohamed Elneny make Egypt's 29-man World Cup squad
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Egypt qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1990. With Uruguay and Russian Federation well under evens to escape the group, Egypt's 6/5 looks to be the making of a slick World Cup bet . "We have achieved some goals, but we have not reached the ceiling of our ambitions", said Cuper, who has been in charge since 2015. All teams are tough.

Sports Preakness Stakes 2018: Start time, odds, and where to watch
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This is because no such horse had won since Apollo , who at age 3 in 1882 won the Kentucky Derby. Justify broke the curse, and now has an even stronger trend backing him heading into the Preakness Stakes . Proven sires are in good number in the short field for Saturday's Preakness Stakes, including Distorted Humor and Curlin, each seeking his third classics victor.

Sports Michigan State University To Pay $500 Million To Larry Nassar Victims
Author: 0 Michigan State University To Pay $500 Million To Larry Nassar Victims

Lawyers representing 332 Nassar victims negotiated the settlement with the school. A victim credited with exposing serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar says she is grateful to have reached a legal settlement with Michigan State University that reflects the "incredible damage" that took place on campus.

Sports Messi and FC Barcelona heavy-weights in SA
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Ousmane Dembele , Luis Suarez and Andre Gomes scored for the Spanish league and cup winners before Sibusiso Vilakazi pulled one goal back before a sell-out 80,000 Soweto crowd. Supporters at the FNB Stadium - formerly known as Soccer City - grew impatient in the second half, though, when Valverde made 11 changes but left Messi on the bench.

Sports Real Madrid back FIFA's plans for 24-team Club World Cup
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It's reported that UEFA and the Premier League are unhappy with the proposal and will oppose the new competition. "We see it that way as do other important clubs in Europe, who see the possibility favorably". Last month, reports emerged that the investors had offered guaranteed revenues of US$25 billion in return for the rights to operate the Club World Cup and a new Global Nations League.

Sports Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad
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Even if Neuer fails to return to fitness in time to make the World Cup, Germany have Barcelona No. 1 Marc-Andre ter Stegen to call upon instead. My job as national coach is sometimes to drop a bombshell on some players' dreams. With AP Photos. Germany included injured captain Manuel Neuer in its preliminary World Cup squad and striker Nils Petersen was a surprise call-up.

Sports Al Horford speaks out on JR Smith's flagrant foul
Author: 0 Al Horford speaks out on JR Smith's flagrant foul

Smith of being a "dirty" player after the two nearly came to blows in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals. More importantly, he was involved in a controversial play late. I don't think I realized how bad a coach Lue is. We know that. It's like a bully. Keep letting the bully keep picking on you, and he's going to keep picking on you.

Sports Europa League Final Preview
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Thauvin has been a goal machine for Marseille this season, and he has found the net in six of his last eight appearances. Boga, who spent this season on-loan at Birmingham City , was born and raised in Marseille before moving to London.

Sports Cavs star James goes to locker room after shot to jaw
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The Celtics used a balanced attack as a half dozen players reached double figures. You call it what you want to call it. "We go out there, we compete". "We have each other's backs. So we'll be much better in Game Two". "We will see what we are made of on Saturday". LeBron would have played over 40 minutes if the game wasn't out of hand late in the fourth, and the intensity of those minutes is catching up to him against a team like Boston.

Sports Ander Herrera outlines plan to nullify Eden Hazard in FA Cup final
Author: 0 Ander Herrera outlines plan to nullify Eden Hazard in FA Cup final

The Blues must bounce back following their fifth-place finish, and long-term Real Madrid target Hazard, whose current deal expires in 2020, has said: "I'm waiting for new players next season". "He has some special abilities that I think he hasn't trained them, because you can not train them, you just have them". "At the moment we have nothing.

Sports TV3 secure rights to Champions League and Europa League next season
Author: 0 TV3 secure rights to Champions League and Europa League next season

That includes the Champions League final round qualifiers and the Super Cup along with all highlights rights to both Champions League and Europa League. The move by Virgin is the latest in its ever-expanding live sport portfolio which now includes the majority of the Champions League and Europa League, the Rugby World Cup, the Six Nations, the Champions Cup and United Kingdom racing.

Sports Special teams failures took Capitals' teeth away in Game 3
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Vasilevskiy had never lost three straight playoff games, and he didn't start a new trend on Tuesday, steering aside 35-of-37 shots he faced. After finishing third in the regular season (23.9 percent) behind the Pittsburgh Penguins (26.2) and Toronto Maple Leafs (25.0), they are 15-for-50 (30.0) on the power play in 13 playoff games, third behind the Boston Bruins (36.4) and Capitals (30.8).