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Sports Yoshinori Muto close to Newcastle move
Author: 0 Yoshinori Muto close to Newcastle move

James' Park, Ki Sung-yeung, Martin Dubravka and Kenedy, will provide a huge boost to the Magpies first-team squad as they seek to avoid second-season syndrome and retain their Premier League spot. Lejeune's injury will surely send Newcastle into the transfer market to sign a replacement, but the north east outfit have less than two weeks before the window closes.

Sports Kevin Durant Calls LeBron James Going to the Lakers a
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Calls LeBron James Going to the Lakers a "Perfect Decision"

As the discussion landed on the biggest Warriors news of the summer, the signing of DeMarcus Cousins , McCollum did not hid his disdain at all. Sly way to call Durant a snake, CJ. During CJ's explanation of why he didn't like Cousins' decision, Durant interrupted and said , "You know, you know you guys aren't going to win a championship".

Sports Jordan Pickford is Chelsea's primary target
Author: 0 Jordan Pickford is Chelsea's primary target

Now Madrid want to include Willian in their swoop for Courtois with the Brazilian making up around £65m of the combined fee. The Spanish capital club has said that they would not break the bank to replace the departed Cristiano Ronaldo , who they signed for €80 million from Manchester United in 2009.

Sports Froome thrown to ground by police after race
Author: 0 Froome thrown to ground by police after race

It completes a poor day for Froome, with the four-time Tour de France victor losing time on the mountainous Stage 17 to his rivals in the final few kilometres of the race. Froome said he was grateful that the race had been neutralised to allow riders to recover. For most of us riding a bike is a leisurely thing to do, even at a most intense it's usually just a cycle to work, a bit of exercise, or pretending we're moving because we're actually just on a machine in the gym.

Sports Cubs acquire Cole Hamels in trade with Rangers
Author: 0 Cubs acquire Cole Hamels in trade with Rangers

On July 25, 2015, in his last start for Philadelphia before being traded to the Texas Rangers , Hamels no-hit the Cubs at Wrigley Field . The Cubs will now add Hamels to a rotation that includes Jon Lester , Jose Quintana , Kyle Hendricks , Yu Darvish (when healthy), and Tyler Chatwood .

Sports Nairo Quintana takes 17th stage as Geraint Thomas solidifies lead
Author: 0 Nairo Quintana takes 17th stage as Geraint Thomas solidifies lead

Demare grinded his teeth though the mountain stages, narrowly avoiding missing the time cut on a couple of occasions. The only incident in an otherwise boring stage raced in searing hot temperatures came 105km from the finish when Colombian Nairo Quintana, fifth overall after his stage win on Wednesday, hit the asphalt when he and Briton Adam Yates were caught in a pile-up.

Sports Mourinho responds after Martial leaves Man United tour
Author: 0 Mourinho responds after Martial leaves Man United tour

The defender is in great shape physically after a personal pre-season programme in Dubai this month but, more than anything, he would rather his physique was not constantly judged. So far this summer he has sanctioned deals for Fred , Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant. Mourinho and United's executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, have apparently clashed over what to do about the Frenchman.

Sports Leonard to skip U.S. mini-camp
Author: 0 Leonard to skip U.S. mini-camp

Leonard skipping camp means there won't be a reunion of sorts anytime soon between he and head coach Gregg Popovich, who is leading the National Team. That never happened, with Leonard declining to even show up for the Spurs' playoff games while using NY as a base for his medical treatments and recovery efforts.

Sports Liverpool ace Sadio Mane delighted to take his 'lucky' No10 shirt
Author: 0 Liverpool ace Sadio Mane delighted to take his 'lucky' No10 shirt

Berbatov believes United will win the Premier League title this season ahead of bitter rival, Manchester City . Whisper it quietly but the Reds are finally being talked up as genuine Premier League title contenders as each of the signings have addressed a major area of concern in their squad.

Sports Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers
Author: 0 Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers

He did everything you're supposed to do in Cleveland. "I think this is the ideal next step for him, and he's kinda breaking down the barriers of what an National Basketball Association superstar is supposed to be". He and the Warriors are looking forward to Cousins' return and are hoping it will be before the end of 2018. "I'm not really here to beat anybody out of minutes, or play more than this guy", Beasley said.

Sports Manchester City vs Liverpool
Author: 0 Manchester City vs Liverpool

This was certainly the case in a brilliant International Champions Cup game between Manchester City and Liverpool last night at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, with both teams providing individual highlights. "If we are going to compare November, December, January, always comparing the position, we are going to lose all the comparisons with what we have done last season".

Sports Blue Jays' J.A
Author: 0 Blue Jays' J.A

However, the Yankees obtained him believing he would be an above-average starting third baseman, and they still think that. Going forward, the Yankees had no place to play Drury barring an injury, and that means no way to rebuild his trade value.

Sports Major League Baseball rumors: Zach Britton to Yankees 'close to done'
Author: 0 Major League Baseball rumors: Zach Britton to Yankees 'close to done'

The trade market for closer Zach Britton seems to be evolving by the day as the Orioles move closer toward dealing their top pending free-agent trade chip, and two teams have emerged as front-runners for the best available reliever. He came over to the Yankees in the Carlos Beltran traded back in 2016 and has been in the minors ever since. With Britton being merely a rental player, the Orioles got a nice haul for him.

Sports Arsenal starlet earned his place, says Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal starlet earned his place, says Unai Emery

There have been reports that the relationship between the player and Arsenal's old manager was fractious, but Emery seems to want to include Perez in his plans. But yeah, I am encouraged by the way he wants to play and his ideas". "He started because his performance is good in each training session". However, his future at Emirates Stadium was believed to be unclear following the arrival of Emery as coach.

Sports Woods reveals softer side after Open heroics
Author: 0 Woods reveals softer side after Open heroics

Rory McIlroy was one shot behind Molinari. "I did that at Wentworth when I won earlier this year but to do it at Carnoustie, that is special", he said. McIlroy and former U.S. Open champion Justin Rose made a charge. McIlroy, who will have the extra incentive of trying to win next year in front of his home fans at Portrush in Northern Ireland , said he had left nothing out on the golf course.

Author: 0 Petr Cech sends Arsenal message to Aaron Ramsey about new contract

C Harish Kumar Reddy is wary of Emery's appreciation for the player and hopes Arsenal "don't go that route" of signing Nzonzi. Gazidis assumed his role at Arsenal in January 2009, and has guided the club through a period of serious upheaval in that time , with numerous structural and personnel changes taking place, particularly in recent years.

Sports Imran Khan's party leading on 73 seats; PML-N on 49
Author: 0 Imran Khan's party leading on 73 seats; PML-N on 49

Baluchistan also saw the worst violence during election campaigning earlier this month, when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a political rally, killing 149 people, including the candidate Siraj Raisani. Candidates from the party claim they've been targeted by the military. The attack came as tens of millions of Pakistanis were expected to vote today in an election that could have repercussions for the entire region.

Sports Cavs ink Love to four-year, $120M extension
Author: 0 Cavs ink Love to four-year, $120M extension

Love had 1-year plus a player option for 2019-20 left on his previous deal, which he signed in 2015 which fueled speculation that the Cavs would look to move him in a trade either in the offseason or at the trade deadline. "Koby actually ended up calling me and made a couple calls and we need to figure some things out, but here we go, let's build this thing". This extension has to be viewed as a prayer that Kevin Love, who will have his age 30 season next year, returns to past form, ...

Author: 0 Tiger Woods Reveals What He Told His Kids After Losing The Open

McIlroy was not among seven players who had a share of the lead in the final round. It also marks first time the final-round average viewership for the British Open exceeded that of the final round of the U.S. Age shouldn't be an issue. Raymond Floyd also won a major tournament at 43 years old. If the prospect of Tiger Woods playing a round of golf while decked out in his Sunday best (the inevitable black pants/red Nike polo ensemble) translates to ratings gold, NBC was doubly blessed by ...

Sports I respect Mesut Ozil's Germany decision, says Arsenal boss Unai Emery
Author: 0 I respect Mesut Ozil's Germany decision, says Arsenal boss Unai Emery

We know the football [world] around us is about opinion and critique, we have a mentality and quality to work away from this opinion. "I prefer to give him normality in the team, he feels good with us". Arsenal's Mesut Ozil of Germany attends a training session in Singapore. "All of us want to help Mesut feel like it is his home here with us, like a family and it is a family for every player", Emery told reporters.

Sports New Liverpool keeper Alisson desperate to play, says Klopp
Author: 0 New Liverpool keeper Alisson desperate to play, says Klopp

You're an absolute class act, Iker. Origim who was signed by Liverpool in 2014, returned to Anfield a few days ago for pre-season after holidaying in Kenya for several weeks. The "Egyptian King" will be up against Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane, Luka Modric, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Harry Kane.

Sports Tour de France riders sprayed with tear gas amid protest by farmers
Author: 0 Tour de France riders sprayed with tear gas amid protest by farmers

Stephane Mahe/Reuters BORA-Hansgrohe team rider Pawel Poljanski of Poland cleans his eyes after police used pepper spray to disperse the crowd. Marco Bertorello / AFP/Getty Images Protesters attempted to use a flock of sheep and bales of hay to block to Tour de France route on Tuesday.

Sports Mourinho wants two new Manchester United signings
Author: 0 Mourinho wants two new Manchester United signings

After years of rumours and several threats of his own it wasn't until the aftermath of the third Champions League win in a row, back in May, that Ronaldo finally got serious about leaving and once the World Cup was over he made a decision to finally leave.

Sports Condition Of Former CEO Of Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, May Be 'Irreversible'
Author: 0 Condition Of Former CEO Of Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, May Be 'Irreversible'

His good track record with the all-terrain brand made Manley a key lieutenant of Marchionne and a logical choice to replace him now that health reasons have forced the Italian-Canadian executive to step down. With Manley at the helm, Jeep - dubbed one of America's top three most patriotic brands in a Brand Keys study published last month - has more than trebled sales, breaking through the one million mark past year and becoming the main driver of profits for the entire FCA group.

Sports Double boost for Bouchard in Gstaad
Author: 0 Double boost for Bouchard in Gstaad

Cornet , recovering from a first-round Wimbledon defeat and making her Gstaad debut, will play for the title on Sunday against Mandy Minella . The advantage of playing in front of her native Canada was non-existent as she fell to Donna Vekic in the first round at last year's Rogers Cup.

Sports A day after failing to hustle, Sanchez goes back on DL
Author: 0 A day after failing to hustle, Sanchez goes back on DL

The Rays' shortstop failed to make the force out at second base , but still had time to gun Sanchez out at first thanks to the catcher's loafing out of the batter's box. "I could've done a better job, for sure". "You learn a lot in this game, and this is one of those instances where you learn and put it behind you and look forward".

Sports Pep Guardiola: Liverpool spent big after we raised the bar last season
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Liverpool spent big after we raised the bar last season

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager was speaking ahead of Wednesday's pre-season friendly against Liverpool in NY, following their 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. That kit, seen below, was worn by the Citizens during their momentous Division 2 (now League One) play-off final victory over Gillingham at the end of the 1998/99 season.

Sports Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane on Federation Internationale de Football Association coach of the year shortlist
Author: 0 Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane on Federation Internationale de Football Association coach of the year shortlist

Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri, Russia's Stanislav Cherchesov, Croatia's Zlatko Dalic, Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone and Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde are the other names on the men's shortlist. Egyptian Mohamed Salah is the only African player in the shortlist while World Cup teenage sensations Kylian Mbappe has also been included. The victor of the Best FIFA Men's Coach award will be announced at a ceremony in London on September 24, along with the winners of the best female coach and ...

Sports Nowitzki officially signed for record 21st season with Mavs
Author: 0 Nowitzki officially signed for record 21st season with Mavs

The legendary German forward surpassed Kobe Bryant after tying the record of 20 seasons the "Black Mamba" spent with the Lakers . It's also interesting to note that Nowitzki's one-year, $5 million deal with Dallas this season doesn't include a no-trade clause.

Sports Team Sky's Gianni Moscon kicked out of Tour for hitting another rider
Author: 0 Team Sky's Gianni Moscon kicked out of Tour for hitting another rider

However, the spray then got into they eyes of a number of riders - including leader Geraint Thomas . Police had to remove bales of hay blocking the road 30 kilometers into the 218-kilometer leg from Carcassonne to Bagneres De-Luchon. This Tour has been marred by incidents. Froome raced all season under the cloud of a potential ban for using twice the permitted level of salbutamol during his victory at the Spanish Vuelta in September.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil's Germany tenure was already 'over' before retirement - Lothar Matthaus

Germany's Social Democrat Justice Minister Katarina Barley said: "It's alarming if a great German football player like Mesut Ozil no longer feels wanted in his country". Former Germany captain Matthaus admits an unfortunate situation has been hard for all concerned but feels Ozil has been a fading force for a few years, telling ESPN FC: "I think football is football, politics is politics".

Sports Transfer News Everton closing in on £50m Brazilian striker 2 hours ago
Author: 0 Transfer News Everton closing in on £50m Brazilian striker 2 hours ago

The 21-year-old made a swift impression in his first season in England , although his best form was under the Portuguese coach prior to his shock sacking in January. The Hornets sacked Silva two months later after a bad run that included only one win in 10 games - accrediting the team's poor form to Silva being distracted by the offer he was made.

Sports Jose Mourinho satisfied with Alexis Sanchez on return to side
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho satisfied with Alexis Sanchez on return to side

Last month, Martial's agent confirmed that his client wants to leave Manchester United after falling down the pecking order at the club. United were held to a 0-0 draw by San Jose Earthquakes , bottom of the Western Conference in Major League Soccer, in front of a sparse crowd at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Sports Arsenal arrive in Singapore for International Champions Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal arrive in Singapore for International Champions Cup

The lengthy three-part tweet was posted just before he flew out with the rest of the Arsenal squad, which arrived in Singapore for the International Champions Cup (ICC ) on Monday morning. I feel unwanted and think what I have achieved since my global debut in 2009 has been forgotten". However, when presented with the opportunity to play for the English national team, Iwobi rejected it- in favour of the Super Eagles.

Sports Tim Tebow breaks right hand, likely out for season
Author: 0 Tim Tebow breaks right hand, likely out for season

Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the University of Florida who is now in the New York Mets minor league system, suffered a broken hamate bone in his right hand, according to ESPN . He is in his second season as a minor leaguer. He had six home runs and 36 RBIs. Tebow struggled in spring training, going 1-for-18 with 11 strikeouts in seven exhibition games with the Mets.

Sports Pogba, Mbappe, Griezmann? Deschamps sees World Cup stars in Ballon d'Or contention
Author: 0 Pogba, Mbappe, Griezmann? Deschamps sees World Cup stars in Ballon d'Or contention

France beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow last weekend to secure their second world title and Pogba was among the scorers at the Luzhniki Stadium. "I was not surprised", Deschamps told L'Equipe. The Ballon d'Or, that would be a very good thing. The Frenchmen were made to work hard by the Croatians, who were pressing and trying to play long-balls into Mario Mandzukic's path for the striker to hold it down and bring more attackers into play in the counter.

Sports Rockets GM Opens Up About Houston’s Interest In Carmelo Anthony
Author: 0 Rockets GM Opens Up About Houston’s Interest In Carmelo Anthony

Additionally, Atlanta's Mike Muscala will be sent to the Philadelphia 76ers , who will send Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to OKC, and Justin Anderson to Atlanta. All signs indicate that Anthony's choice will be to play with the Rockets . The Rockets came within one game, and arguably a Chris Paul injury, of upsetting Golden State in the Western Conference finals last season.

Sports Team Sky rider booted out of Tour de France
Author: 0 Team Sky rider booted out of Tour de France

Wiggins did stress that despite Thomas's strength, the race isn't over until Paris especially considering Froome's abilities in the third week of the Giro d'Italia where he claimed Stage 19 by three minutes, taking control of the Maglia Rosa in the process.

Sports Manchester City suffer narrow defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Chicago
Author: 0 Manchester City suffer narrow defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Chicago

The 31-year-old has made only one appearance for City since Pep Guardiola became manager in 2016, and had loan spells at Torino and West Ham . Firstly though, the West-Yorkshire club need to do what they can to make a move happen. I've shown that. I went out to Serie A and I loved Serie A. Leagues are there to be played in", said Hart. I'm blessed that I'm in a job I love. "Some of you play better when you're angry with me", he says on a different occasion.

Sports Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars
Author: 0 Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars

With Manchester City having a 19 point head start based on last season and Liverpool having the best transfer window of the top six, if not the entire league, United fans will be viewing the season with a little trepidation. Dalot, here playing against Liverpool, is one of only three signings so far. The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss is not happy with his current crop of defenders, and is looking to sell either Marcos Rojo, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling , Phil Jones or Victor Lindelof ...

Sports Person close to Kawhi Leonard predicts he won't leave Toronto
Author: 0 Person close to Kawhi Leonard predicts he won't leave Toronto

A person close to Leonard told Mark Zeigler of the San Diego Union-Tribune that he believes Kawhi will fall in love with Toronto and end up re-signing next summer. And when you get a chance to get a top five player, which doesn't come very often, I think you have to jump on it. "I've had conversations with Kawhi, with his agent, with his uncle and everything has gone well", Ujiri said.

Sports Tiger Woods praises Francesco Molinari for 'beautiful' play
Author: 0 Tiger Woods praises Francesco Molinari for 'beautiful' play

His 69 left him eight under par, two shots clear of his nearest challengers including Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy , three ahead of Woods and four shots ahead of last year's victor Jordan Spieth . Now Woods is eligible for one last crack at next week's WGC Bridgestone Invitational at his beloved Akron, where he has won nine times before. "This time, it's me".

Sports Chatwood, Cubs beat Cardinals in doubleheader opener
Author: 0 Chatwood, Cubs beat Cardinals in doubleheader opener

Chatwood got Paul DeJong to bounce right back to him for a 1-2-3 double play, a key moment in the Cubs' 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. That "should take care of it", the team wrote. According to users on Twitter, along with local radio host David Kaplan , the same man helped the kid get a ball a few innings earlier.

Sports South Africa's Keshav Maharaj takes 9-129 against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 South Africa's Keshav Maharaj takes 9-129 against Sri Lanka

South Africa's batting struggles on its tour of Sri Lanka continued as it slumped to 19 for three at lunch on day two of the second cricket test at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds in Colombo on Saturday. The wickets fell despite repeated errors from Sri Lanka , which dropped two catches and could have had Elgar out twice earlier had Perera not overstepped.

Sports Bottas says he 'understands' Mercedes team order decision
Author: 0 Bottas says he 'understands' Mercedes team order decision

And he's one of them". The race had looked to be in his title rival Sebastian Vettel's hands until the German crashed out after losing his auto on the damp surface. Hamilton will have another tough task at the German GP where he will start 14th on the grid with Sebastian Vettel claiming the front spot. It was because I kept seeing individually, a couple of different British flags in amongst a hundred or a thousand.