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No Lukaku deal struck yet, say Everton

No Lukaku deal struck yet, say Everton

Lukaku is now on vacation in the US, and has never hidden his intention of playing for a bigger team and testing himself on a bigger stage. United are in for Rodriguez after pulling out of the deal to sign Morata. Chelsea had believed that they were in pole position to land the Belgian, and utilize him as Diego Costa's replacement. Reports have suggested that Chelsea are still in with a shout of landing Lukaku , but with the player set to undergo a medical with United, barring a ... Read More

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Gayle to play against India in Sunday's T20

Gayle to play against India in Sunday's T20

India rode on Virat Kohli's unbeaten knock of 111 runs and a well-supported half-century by Dinesh Karthik to win the five-match ODI series 3-1. That isn't great reading, and a couple of those innings were of the 80s era, where a run rate of around four was considered to be pretty great. Both the teams are playing with unchanged squads from the last match. Read More

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Heat Officially Waive Chris Bosh, Plan to Retire No. 1 Jersey

That designation means that while the Heat will continue paying Bosh the rest of his 2 year, $52 million contract (most of it covered by insurance), the contract will no longer count against their salary cap. Team president Pat Riley released a statement , saying the Heat is already planning to retire Bosh's jersey. He is, without a doubt, one of the greatest players in the history of the franchise. Read More

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Joey Barton discusses Wayne Rooney's impeding Everton move

Joey Barton discusses Wayne Rooney's impeding Everton move

Please drop your comment! Jose Mourinho's men are in the hunt for fresh blood up front and are believed to have spoken with Everton over Romelu Lukaku , who is keen to leave Goodison Park this summer. There are not many English players that can cause as much heated debate as the Manchester United and former England captain Wayne Rooney . The 31-year-old is now set to call time on his illustrious United career. Read More

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John Terry officially joins Championship side

John Terry officially joins Championship side

Terry is third on the all-time list of players with most Chelsea appearances. Villa, which finished 13th in the League Championship last season, is targeting promotion back to the top division after relegation in 2016 and the manager Steve Bruce welcomed the move saying he is keen to make Terry their main man for inspiring the team. Read More

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Indian border guards trespassing into Chinese territory violation of 1890 agreement: China

Indian border guards trespassing into Chinese territory violation of 1890 agreement: China

China said on Monday that India was violating an 1890 border agreement between Britain and China that previous Indian governments have pledged to uphold, and it should be respected to end a "very serious" incursion by India. Amidst this, China has accused India of "foul play" and "betrayal". "He was right. India in 2017 is indeed different from India in 1962, just as China in 2017 is different from that of China in 1962..." Indian naval satellite Rukmini (Gsat-7), long-range maritime ... Read More

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Confed Cup: Portugal claims 3rd spot in Moscow thriller

The teams of Portugal and Mexico met at this tournament on June 18 and played a 2: 2 draw. Portugal allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to leave ahead of their third-place match so he could be with his newborn twins. The final match between German and Chilean national teams will be held later on Sunday in St. Petersburg. Mexico never has beaten Portugal in four matches (two losses, two draws). Read More

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Timberwolves sign point guard Teague

Timberwolves sign point guard Teague

For starters, even as I say the winners of this deal can span outside of the two teams involved, an obvious victor in this Rubio deal is the Minnesota Timberwolves . This is a creative use of cap space and excess draft picks to give the team insurance. Point guard Jeff Teague agreed to a three-year, $57 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves , according to multiple reports. Read More

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Johanna Konta slips, falls hard, still beats World No. 1 Angelique Kerber

It turns out that eating a full dinner at 10pm after two tough tennis matches wasn't the ideal preparation for a semi-final against Caroline Wozniacki . The third-round victory sets up a clash on Thursday with French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko , of Latvia. Kerber , the world number one, has struggled since reaching the top of the rankings, making just one final in 2017 and suffering a number of early exits. Read More

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Cubs star Kris Bryant helped off field after freak play

Cubs star Kris Bryant helped off field after freak play

The Cubs have not yet determined whether the reigning NL MVP will require a stay on the disabled list. "I was watching closely and you could see it was more painful than you would think". Bryant was having a strong game up until that point in what had been a disappointing effort by the Cubs. "I grew up in the minor leagues, man", Maddon said. Read More

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My 2 Cents: Russell Westbrook Wins MVP

My 2 Cents: Russell Westbrook Wins MVP

While basketball purists might rightly point out that Westbrook's contribution to his team was still centered around himself, the debate will have to rage on with the trophy now firmly in the Thunder star's grasp. Actually, we've never met. "So thank you guys". Russell Westbrook pours his heart out during an emotional speech after being honored as the 2017 NBA MVP . Read More

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Onyekuru signs 5-year contract with Everton

Onyekuru signs 5-year contract with Everton

The Toffees triggered the £6.8m release clause in his contract and he is believed to have completed a medical at their training ground on Monday evening. Born in Onitsha, Nigeria on June 5, 1997, Onyekuru joined Aspire Academy in Senegal in 2010. The Malaga striker is now on global duty with Spain at the European under-21 Championships in Poland which has held up his Blues unveiling. Read More

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Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon

Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon

Jamie's win made up for Andy's unexpected first round loss in the singles at Queens Club earlier in the week. Last year, Andy and Jamie became the first brothers to top the world rankings in singles and doubles at the same time. Andy's always said he'd like to, but whether he follows through or not, I don't know! "We have been playing together for 18 months now and hope we keep playing together and finish the year as strong as we can". Read More

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Saints' Nick Fairley Out for Season

Saints' Nick Fairley Out for Season

Fairley's play helped him earn a four-year, $28 million extension in March. Fairley visited a cardiologist last month and since then has been away from OTAs and out of communication with many of his teammates. The Saints and Fairley had been consulting with doctors how best to proceed with his medical situation. In his career, Fairley has played in 77 regular-season games, making 170 solo or assisted tackles - including one safety - and 20½ sacks. Read More

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Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks, Buffalo Sabres, Washington Capitals, Florida Panthers, Arizona Coyotes, Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, and modern day Ottawa Senators and Winnipeg Jets - the 12 current National Hockey League franchises never to hoist Lord Stanley's mug - will soldier along in part because of the fresh blood they've seen their teams infused with this week. Read More

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Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in House districts

That results in a 47 percent efficiency gap heavily favoring Democrats , but both races were close, and if fewer than 5,000 votes had switched in either district, the efficiency gap would be almost even. "Republicans have done a good job of targeting those areas and getting good candidates and putting a lot of money into marginal districts, which they tend to win", he said. Read More

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Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open

Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open

Fourth-seeded Marin Cilic avoided becoming the latest high-profile player to depart early by beating Stefan Kozlov 6-0, 6-4 and is to play another American, Donald Young, in the last eight. It was important to stay calm after missing chances to win the set at 5-4, and it's important to win breakers. It's going to be a very tough match. Federer gained the advantage over Zverev in the tiebreak with a pair of backhand passing shots, ultimately leading him to a first-set victory. Read More

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Merrifield walk-off double caps four-run ninth for Royals

Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ limited the Royals to four hits and one run in 6 2/3 innings while striking out five and walking none. The Blue Jays scored two runs on one hit, a hit batter and a wild pitch in the fourth inning. In addition, his 66 runs scored during 2012 are the second most in a single season by a Flame. The Royals shortstop hit a flare into right center, it dropped, Perez scored and suddenly the tying run was on first base and the winning run was at the plate. Read More

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Derek Stepan dealt by New York Rangers

Derek Stepan dealt by New York Rangers

What may be most important of all is that DeAngelo is a right-handed shot, meaning he can play the right side of a defensive pairing. As a UFA after the season, Raanta will be the top netminder in Arizona playing for a new contract. The Islanders made the biggest trade Saturday, sending defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round pick in either 2019 or 2020 to the Calgary Flames for Calgary's first- and second-round picks next year and a second-round pick in either 2019 or 2020. Read More

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Jayson Tatum was picked third by the Boston Celtics , becoming the first player off the board from a Triangle school, and at least six more players from Duke, North Carolina and N.C. 5 pick. "I mean, it's extremely gratifying for me to be in that top five, and we already knew that this was going to be a pretty tough draft and it was pretty loaded at the point guard position , and for me to be up there is just a blessing", Fox said. Read More

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Remains of 7 sailors killed in USA ship collision return home

One Fitz sailor told USNI that the hull breach was "10-feet-by-10-feet to 14-feet-by-14-feet". A Japanese helicopter transported Benson and two other sailors to a Navy hospital in Yokosuka. The ACX Crystal was heading east, not far from its Tokyo Bay destination, when it turned around and traveled in a circle, according to public data from the ship's automatic tracking system posted on Marinetraffic.com. Read More

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Louisville's Colby Fitch's big game was a dream come true

Louisville's Colby Fitch's big game was a dream come true

The University of Louisville baseball team plays the University of Florida at 7 tonight in the winner's bracket of the College World Series . Florida State stayed alive by ousting Cal State Fullerton. That is the second-longest stretch of CWS futility now intact next to Cal State Fullerton's eight straight losses. TCU had its issues on the base paths, getting picked off first base twice and also Cam Warner getting nabbed trying to extend to the next base. Read More

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Toronto Blue Jays vs

Toronto Blue Jays vs

The fun and games continued in the second inning when Biagini served up four consecutive hits to the first four batters he faced, including a couple of doubles by Cabrera and Abreu that cashed in three more Chicago runs. "One through nine you can't take anything off", Shields said. "He was on six days rest because of all those off days, no excuses really". In his first start since April 16, James Shields lasted 5 2/3 innings for Chicago, giving up seven hits and three runs, including the ... Read More

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Who will join the Vegas Golden Knights?

We now have some control over what's happening now. "When we call managers back we're basically saying, 'Do you want to hear what's going on with your team or are you just content to sit and we're going to do what we're going to do?' majority want to talk about it, and then we tell them exactly what's going on and, 'Is there something you want to do about it or not?'" George McPhee is spending a fleeting moment as The Godfather of the National Hockey League during the Vegas Golden ... Read More

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England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

It was just too easy for Pakistan , who won their third straight game at the tournament. Sohail apparently insinuated that bookies fixed these matches to make Pakistan and India face each other in the finals. "The bowlers did extremely well and got us in a very good position. 250/270 would have been". Azhar, who pulled all-rounder Ben Stokes for six, followed him to the landmark in 68 balls. Read More

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Check out the scorching hot WAG of US Open champion Brooks Koepka

Check out the scorching hot WAG of US Open champion Brooks Koepka

The tender moment made for a happy television ending. Koepka formerly dated 29-year-old football player Becky Edwards but the pair separated in December last year when she was transferred to Swedish side Kristianstads DFF. Sims was Miss Georgia Teen USA in 2007, and she now runs a non-profit organization, Pageant of Hope, that hosts beauty pageants for children with cancer and disadvantages. Read More

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The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect

The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect

George's top choice for his landing spot? George can ink a four-year, $130 million deal with the Lakers next summer. The permutations of a deal to get George on the Lakers are endless, especially given that this leak came days before draft night, an evening that could have ever more twists and turns as teams attempt to leverage the fact that the Pacers will attempt to get a return on a departing George. Read More

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