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Sports Sanchez reaches deal to avoid prison time in tax fraud case
Author: 0 Sanchez reaches deal to avoid prison time in tax fraud case

The 29-year-old forward has agreed to settle the amount owed plus interest, and can now look ahead to making an impact for the Red Devils after his January move from the Gunners. Sanchez's coach at Manchester United , Jose Mourinho, is being investigated for the time he worked at Real Madrid. Sanchez's previous Barca partner Lionel Messi got a 21-month jail sentence, decreased to a €252,000 (£223,000) fine, to defraud the Spanish duty experts of €3.1m (£2.76m).

Sports Signing Day gets awkward for Florida teen, Alabama-fan mom walks out
Author: 0 Signing Day gets awkward for Florida teen, Alabama-fan mom walks out

With that kind of a hint from mom, Copeland wouldn't pick the Gators, right? She immediately walked off the stage (and in front of the TV cameras) when her son put on the Florida hat. Yet, when Copeland picked up the Florida hat to make his decision, she got up and walked out of frame in disappointment. Yes, sorry mom, but your son has to live for himself.

Sports Russian athletes' latest appeals adjourned with no decision made
Author: 0 Russian athletes' latest appeals adjourned with no decision made

Last week, the CAS ruled in favor of 28 Russian athletes given lifetime Olympic bans for doping violations during the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, saying there was insufficient evidence to show they had broken the rules. Given this measure, Bach considered 'an urgent need to reform the internal structure of the CAS to achieve more quality and coherence in the decisions'.

Sports Dirk Nowitzki Becomes 6th Player in NBA History to Reach 50K Minutes
Author: 0 Dirk Nowitzki Becomes 6th Player in NBA History to Reach 50K Minutes

Danilo Gallinari and Tobias Harris each scored 24 points , Lou Williams added 21 points and six assists off the bench while Montrezl Harrell chipped in with 14 points. I had no idea. Now in his 20th season in the NBA , Dirk Nowitzki has won all awards the NBA has to offer. "It happens. I guess it kind of sums up our season".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not On The Decline, Says Kylian Mbappe
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not On The Decline, Says Kylian Mbappe

When asked 'Ronaldo or Messi?' he replied: 'I like Cristiano a lot, but Messi is from another world'. Neymar , but when he played in Barcelona . PSG travel to the Bernabeu for the first leg and Unai Emery's side will know all too well just how good Ronaldo has been in Europe this season.

Sports The best of Tom Brady in Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 The best of Tom Brady in Super Bowl LII

Except it didn't happen. If Brady could've hauled it in, it would have been a first down and injected life into the whole stadium. Despite failing to come out on top, Brady finished Super Bowl 52 with a whopping 505 yards passing and three touchdowns.

Sports Knicks, Hornets Finalizing Trade Involving Willy Hernangomez
Author: 0 Knicks, Hornets Finalizing Trade Involving Willy Hernangomez

They are also trying to part with Joakim Noah , but there hasn't been much interest in him on the open market. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski clarified the deal would be for Johnny O'Bryant and two future second round picks. However, Hernangomez had fallen out of the rotation this season despite being called a building block last summer by Knicks management. Hernangomez had asked to be traded out of NY due to a lack of opportunity.

Sports Local athletes participate in National Signing Day
Author: 0 Local athletes participate in National Signing Day

Ohio State was Oats' dream school growing up, and Oats told The Athletic that he was indeed a "take" for the Buckeyes. Tanner McKee from California, the highest rated quarterback still uncommitted entering signing day, picked Stanford over Alabama, Texas A&M, BYU and Texas.

Sports Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is staying on Urban Meyer;'s staff
Author: 0 Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is staying on Urban Meyer;'s staff

Many hailed this MSU team as the "most gifted" in the era of Tom Izzo, who is in his 23rd season in East Lansing. Their upcoming opponent, No. 3 Purdue . "They've got multiple players that command a double team". Purdue shot almost three times as many free throws as the Scarlet Knights, owning a 29-10 advantage in opportunities from the charity stripe.

Sports West Ham slam reports surrounding future of David Moyes
Author: 0 West Ham slam reports surrounding future of David Moyes

Disenchanted West Ham fans vented their anger towards owners David Sullivan and David Gold during Saturday's defeat at Brighton, and a protest march from the site of their old Upton Park ground to the London Stadium is planned for March 10, prior to their home game against Burnley.

Sports Glenn Maxwell century seals Australia T20 tri-series win over England
Author: 0 Glenn Maxwell century seals Australia T20 tri-series win over England

Australia are now atop the standings in the inaugural triangular T20 tournament after notching up a comfortable seven-wicket victory over New Zealand at the SCG on February 3. From 94-2 in the 10th over, the tourists lost six wickets for 33 runs, before recovering to post 155-9. There had been a clear-cut opportunity to remove Maxwell on 40 when Alex Hales put him down in the deep and, expanding on his views later, Morgan added: "It's two dropped catches officially".

Sports Two Vols Make Matt Miller's Mock NFL Draft
Author: 0 Two Vols Make Matt Miller's Mock NFL Draft

Ridley is the clear No. 1 wideout in this class, and while I don't think he's a true No. 1 National Football League wide receiver, he's much better than his stats in a run-heavy Alabama offense indicate. The Broncos have been desperately searching for their quarterback of the future. Throw in a weakness at the safety position and it becomes clear that a guy like Minkah Fitzpatrick is a ideal fit for Tampa Bay.

Sports Liverpool and Arsenal set sights on Kerem Demirbay
Author: 0 Liverpool and Arsenal set sights on Kerem Demirbay

According to German news outlet Bild , Liverpool are part of a seven-way race to sign Kerem Demirbay , with Arsenal, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund all looking into buying the midfielder. When the rumoured interest of so many clubs was put to him, Demirbay admitted a move this summer "would not be uninteresting" but said it was up to his agent to sort it out, something that could be made easier by what is a quite low release clause in the current market.

Sports Birtley ABC trio named in England's Commonwealth Games squad
Author: 0 Birtley ABC trio named in England's Commonwealth Games squad

The 2014 flyweight world championship silver medal victor, it will be Whiteside's first taste of a multi-sport event. Daley, who has won the previous two Commonwealth golds in the men's 10m platform, said it was an honour to be selected. "I am over the moon to be going to the Gold Coast". Daley leads a team which already has nine Commonwealth medals between them, a third of them won by the 23-year-old.

Sports What Time Will the 2018 Super Bowl Kick Off?
Author: 0 What Time Will the 2018 Super Bowl Kick Off?

The two teams involved in today's game, the underdog Philadelphia Eagles and defending champion New England Patriots , will repeat a 2004 Super Bowl XXXIX matchup in Florida in which the Eagles were beaten 24-21. The Super Bowl has frequently been the most-watched American television broadcast of the year, recording an annual viewership of more than 100 million people.

Sports Arsenal dressing room looked
Author: 0 Arsenal dressing room looked "toxic" before Alexis Sanchez left - Steven Gerrard

Despite having a £92m bid for AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar accepted, the Frenchman was away on worldwide duty and a move couldn't be completed - causing Alexis to hold out at the Emirates until January. Sanchez was then given the chance to cap his home debut 21 minutes from time when he was brought down just inside the area Michael Hefele. "When Sanchez signed , I said he was born to play for United".

Sports Lions hire Matt Patricia as new head coach
Author: 0 Lions hire Matt Patricia as new head coach

Pistons: Dwight Buycks (illness) missed the game. Can Harkless follow up his big game? "I really wanted them to be put in a situation that allowed them to be successful in the game". He has 12 double-doubles in 22 career matchups, averaging 22.3 points and 10.1 rebounds. The teams meet again March 17 at Portland. The Pistons have been installed as four-point favorites, but about the only trend they have going in their favor is a 14-6-1 mark against the spread in their last 21 ...

Sports Eagles fans celebrate Super Bowl win at Walt Disney World
Author: 0 Eagles fans celebrate Super Bowl win at Walt Disney World

The Eagles signed Foles before the start of this season nearly as an afterthought, a well-traveled veteran to back up their franchise player Carson Wentz . Hours before Super Bowl LII, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Eagles "love their quarterback situation" with Wentz, Foles and Nate Sudfeld on the roster.

Sports Chelsea Fans React To Antonio Conte's Brave Post-Match Watford Decision
Author: 0 Chelsea Fans React To Antonio Conte's Brave Post-Match Watford Decision

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 live, he added: "I don't think he should be and I honestly don't think the players want to see the back of him". "Not just because of how Chelsea are playing of late but because of Chelsea's history of changing managers when the club fear they are not going to make the Champions League".

Sports Richarlison explains reason for tears in shock Chelsea win
Author: 0 Richarlison explains reason for tears in shock Chelsea win

Daryl Janmaat was allowed to stroll through the defence to put Watford in front, before terrible defending from Gary Cahill let Gerard Deulofeu score his first goal in yellow. Deulofeu sealed the win in the 88th with his first goal for the club before Pereyra got the fourth in added time. "Yesterday conceded in last minute", he said.

Sports MOST EXPENSIVE! See The Millions Neymar Earns Every Month At PSG
Author: 0 MOST EXPENSIVE! See The Millions Neymar Earns Every Month At PSG

He said: "I'll stick my neck out, because Neymar will not go to Real Madrid". Ronaldo, a two-time victor of the most prestigious individual accolade in world football and a two-time World Cup victor, feels Neymar has improved since making a record-breaking €222 million move to the French capital from Barcelona .

Sports Auto Expo 2018: Honda Motorcycles launches new 160cc bike X-blade
Author: 0 Auto Expo 2018: Honda Motorcycles launches new 160cc bike X-blade

Speaking on the occasion Takahiro Hachigo, President & Representative Director of Honda Motor said, "In 2017, Honda provided our products and joys to over 30 million customers around the world". The Interior features high quality materials & design lines that offer a sporty and premium sense including a spacious cabin. And, as anticipated, Honda has given the new vehicle a far more appealing look, and there's a greater focus on the cabin ambience this time around too.

Sports Arsene Wenger delighted to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger delighted to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal

Less than a month after joining Everton for £27m, Sam Allardyce has revealed that Cenk Tosun is struggling to adapt to life in the Premier League . I don't think he got the chances he should have done at Manchester United. Allardyce accused his players of failing to follow his instructions as they fell 4-0 behind by half-time.

Sports Indian women's cricket team to take on South Africa today
Author: 0 Indian women's cricket team to take on South Africa today

The venue of the match is at Newlands, Cape Town . While South Africa will look to win the match and stay alive in the series, India on the other hand will look to continue their winning momentum. The visitors won the first ODI in Durban by six wickets and handed a nine-wicket defeat to South Africa in Centurion. However, Virat Kohli and Company have a bright chance to better their record on the South African soil especially after the hosts lost their top three players - skipper ...

Sports Pens top Vegas and Fleury
Author: 0 Pens top Vegas and Fleury

There was a special moment in the first period, as The Penguins gave Fleury an emotional video tribute during the first TV timeout of the game. Malkin and Kessel, who twice earlier had shots carom off the posts, extended the Penguins' lead to 5-2 with goals in the first 6:20 of the final period, but Carpenter scored his second goal in two games and Marchessault followed with his 19th goal to cut Pittsburgh's lead to 5-4 with 7:59 to go.

Sports Look Arsenal just the tonic for Wenger
Author: 0 Look Arsenal just the tonic for Wenger

The French forward was dropped to the bench for the clash against Everton at the Emirates, as the Gunners romped to a 5-1 victory on Saturday . Those issues may yet resurface, but for now Wenger is keen to accentuate the positives after the eye-catching elan with which Mkhitaryan, making his first Arsenal start, and Aubameyang , on his debut, stole the show against Everton.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles players to skip White House visit over Trump
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles players to skip White House visit over Trump

Trump has long criticised NFL players who have knelt in protest during the national anthem played at matches. "For me, it's not just about politics", Smith said. Although the president didn't participate in an interview before the Super Bowl , he did release an official memo making a point to mention that he plans to stand for the national anthem.

Sports Lakers fined for violating the league's anti-tampering rule
Author: 0 Lakers fined for violating the league's anti-tampering rule

After being punished previous year by the National Basketball Association for tampering with Paul George, the Los Angeles Lakers have received a $50,000 "anti-tampering" fine for comments team president Magic Johnson made about Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo .

Sports Former Hokies, now Eagles' staffers, celebrate Super Bowl win
Author: 0 Former Hokies, now Eagles' staffers, celebrate Super Bowl win

The Eagles' reverse pass play that resulted in a touchdown reception for quarterback Nick Foles on fourth-and-goal 38 seconds before halftime is called Philly Special in the Philadelphia playbook. He returned to action in the fourth quarter but had to leave again late in the game with a head injury. Many players in the NFL have been critical of President Donald Trump's comments on race relations and athletes taking a knee during the national anthem.

Sports Conte carries on after Chelsea smashed
Author: 0 Conte carries on after Chelsea smashed

Eden Hazard levelled for Chelsea before late goals from Daryl Janmaat, Deulofeu and Roberto Peyreya wrapped up a memorable victory for the Hornets - Javi Gracia's first in charge of the club. But his shot jolted the game to life and Eden Hazard evened the match just seconds later with a wonderful effort that left Karnezis no chance - the Belgium worldwide curling a shot from 20 yards around the keeper and into the side netting.

Sports Ramsey hits a hat-trick as Arsenal thrash Everton
Author: 0 Ramsey hits a hat-trick as Arsenal thrash Everton

I think I have a lot of trouble with the players taking onto the pitch what we asked them to do", he told BT Sport. "It is very encouraging", the Arsenal boss added. Arsenal fans aren't at all happy with the BBC's report and duly set about complaining. But Wenger and Taylor also had previous after the latter was fourth official for Arsenal's home game against Burnley last season.

Sports Conte: The pressure? Which pressure? What is the pressure?
Author: 0 Conte: The pressure? Which pressure? What is the pressure?

The Watford loss, after a performance that Conte admitted was full of fear and from players lacking personality, came after a 3-0 home defeat against Bournemouth last... "I hope that tonight for once you understand me - I am not anxious about my job". More from Planet Sport: Which players make the top 10 racquet smashers? It is quite bewildering that one of Europe's finest midfielders last season has seemingly lost the ability to play football, for the limited time that Bakayoko ...

Sports Super Bowl LII prediction by position
Author: 0 Super Bowl LII prediction by position

A backup quarterback for most of the season, Foles stepped into the starter's role in December and turned in a stunning performance in Sunday's big game. Then Nick Foles turned into Joe Montana and was the Super Bowl MVP, and Pederson and the rest of the underdogs were top dogs, and Pederson could not contain his love.

Sports Knicks announce that Kristaps Porzingis suffered torn ACL
Author: 0 Knicks announce that Kristaps Porzingis suffered torn ACL

Porzingis landed awkwardly on his left leg following a dunk and fell to the ground holding his knee. That's right. Two days before Thursday's trade deadline, the player the Knicks are looking to build around for years to come left their game against the Bucks in severe pain.

Sports Mesut Ozil causing one contractual problem at the Emirates
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil causing one contractual problem at the Emirates

He was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United , which subsequently ended up being the Chilean forward's destination. Ozil signed a new contract at Arsenal . The playmaker has since been joined by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but Bellerin believes the impact of Ozil staying is just as big.

Sports Military deployed as norovirus outbreak hits Winter Olympic security guards
Author: 0 Military deployed as norovirus outbreak hits Winter Olympic security guards

Security Council resolutions. But in a more recent move this past Friday, Trump hosted North Korean defectors in the Oval Office, potentially meant to anger North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un . The country's leadership is apparently trying to show people in North Korea and the rest of the world that it is working to improve ties with the South.

Sports Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59
Author: 0 Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59

Against Tennessee the Wildcats were worse than their typical iffy 3-point shooting selves: They made only three of their 14 attempts from beyond the arc. Tennessee grabbed a piece of history on Tuesday night, fighting off Kentucky to complete the first men's basketball sweep over the Wildcats since 1999.

Sports Patriots return to New England after Super Bowl loss
Author: 0 Patriots return to New England after Super Bowl loss

HollywoodLifers , are you sad the Patriots lost the Super Bowl? "But I wouldn't mind Kirk Cousins, or Nick Foles , or there's a lot of great quarterbacks out there", Johnson said on NFL Network last week. Guys just stepped up and make plays". Malcolm Jenkins , left, with Nick Foles , right, holds the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Super Bowl .

Sports Panthers put interim GM on leave after ex-wife's harassment claims
Author: 0 Panthers put interim GM on leave after ex-wife's harassment claims

It is unclear if the hearing will go forward. In her complaint, she said Marty Hurney was "extremely controlling and was verbally and emotionally abusive" during the marriage. Jeanne Hurney's attorney said, "There is nothing for a court to hear". The Panthers brought back Hurney, naming him interim general manager in July, days after announcing Dave Gettleman had been relieved of his duties.

Sports 'Junior' Team India wins U-19 cricket World Cup by decimating Aussies
Author: 0 'Junior' Team India wins U-19 cricket World Cup by decimating Aussies

Sangha, however, admitted that they were completely outplayed by India in the final. "I think we played it in the semifinal and the quarterfinal, but we got the result that we needed", said Dravid when asked about how the mood in the camp was after they notched an eight-wicket win over Australia on Saturday.

Sports Kristaps Porzingis leaves game with apparent left knee injury
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis leaves game with apparent left knee injury

After a few minutes, he limped back to the locker room, leaving the Madison Square Garden crowd - as well as team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry - in stunned silence, fearing the worst. The 22-year-old is scheduled to participate in his first All-Star game on February 18. NY (23-31) entered play Tuesday remaining hopeful of making a run at the playoffs, though missing Porzingis for extended time would certainly dampen those hopes.

Sports Club issue statement denying claims David Moyes set for exit
Author: 0 Club issue statement denying claims David Moyes set for exit

The club have insisted they are completely happy with the work Moyes has been doing since arriving at the club, and are keen to sit down with the manager once the season has ended to plan for the future. The Northern Echo reported on Tuesday that Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez will be a prime target for West Ham if it does not extend Moyes' deal.

Sports Major League Baseball says fiery rhetoric from players union is 'unfair, unwarranted, inflammatory'
Author: 0 Major League Baseball says fiery rhetoric from players union is 'unfair, unwarranted, inflammatory'

In a recent statement, someone with union ties told ESPN , "If it is something that a group of free agent players thinks is beneficial to them, the logistics of it are not hard and will be done". "It is common at this point in the calendar to have large numbers of free agents unsigned", Manfred said. In it, the league noted that numerous players remain unsigned because they rejected significant offers.