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Sport Aymeric Laporte joins Man City in club-record transfer from Athletic Bilbao
Author: 0 Aymeric Laporte joins Man City in club-record transfer from Athletic Bilbao

Petro-dollars enabled City to cherry pick the best young defenders in the world as they look to develop a a side that is going to dominate Europe for the next decade. We need to win a trophy this season for sure'. The signing also creates a new record of the highest amount spent in a January transfer window by the Premier League clubs.

Sport Tyreke Evans' time with the Grizzlies appears to be over
Author: 0 Tyreke Evans' time with the Grizzlies appears to be over

With a week to go until the trade deadline, discussions are starting to pick up around the National Basketball Association. Because of the two first rounders still due to Phoenix for the Dragic trade, the next first-rounder available for trade would be the 2023 pick.

Sport Champions League a spur to Lucas's Tottenham move
Author: 0 Champions League a spur to Lucas's Tottenham move

I would like to thank him for the five years he played with the Paris Saint-Germain jersey. Lucas looks set to join Spurs on a permanent deal, according to the BBC , following a frustration over the lack of playing time on offer at at PSG .

Sport Juventus supremo says Emre Can contract discussions are looking promising
Author: 0 Juventus supremo says Emre Can contract discussions are looking promising

Beppe Marotta, Juventus' general director, is the one providing us with the news, explaining the Serie A side are still working hard on getting a deal done for the Liverpool midfielder. Speaking after Liverpool's 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Tuesday night - in which Can played 90 minutes and scored - Klopp praised the 24-year-old for his attitude, and admitted he could leave Anfield.

Sport Jordan Hugill 'nearing West Ham United move'
Author: 0 Jordan Hugill 'nearing West Ham United move'

Along with Leeds and Palace, Reading have also been credited with an interest in the former Gateshead loanee, but the Royals are poised to sign Chris Martin on loan from high-flying Derby County. Hugill was left out of Preston's squad for last night's 2-0 Championship win at Nottingham Forest. "There is interest from a team in the Premier League [for Hugill]", Neil said.

Sport Walcott at the double as Everton beat Leicester
Author: 0 Walcott at the double as Everton beat Leicester

A Jamie Vardy penalty closed the gap on 71 minutes but Everton held out to claim the three points. Everton manager Sam Allardyce said: "We are in a hard position results-wise and we have to turn that around as quickly as we can". Walcott, making his second appearance for the Toffees since joining for £20m from Arsenal , opened the scoring by tapping in Gylfi Sigurdsson's pass after Ben Chilwell lost possession in his own penalty area.

Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Hopes to Be Out of Concussion Protocol By Wednesday

In a 21-17 NY win in February 2012, Brady was sacked twice and hit eight times. Brady, last year's Super Bowl MVP, was among those who felt White should have gotten the award instead. Hayden Slack said, "He made football fun". Philadelphia safeties Malcolm Jenkins and Rodney McLeod will spend plenty of time defending Gronkowski and buzzing around his routes.

Sport Predicted Man City line up to face West Brom
Author: 0 Predicted Man City line up to face West Brom

To make matters potentially slightly worse for Alan Pardew, City have broken their transfer record to bring defender Aymeric Laporte in for £57 million during the last couple of days - as reported by BBC Sport . De Bruyne took the ball on, being fouled by James McClean but continuing, exchanging passes with Raheem Sterling and converting impressively into the right-hand corner from a dozen yards.

Sport Are West Bromwich Albion set to miss out on Mathieu Debuchy?
Author: 0 Are West Bromwich Albion set to miss out on Mathieu Debuchy?

Mathieu Debuchy is in talks with Arsenal in the hope of convincing the club to cancel his contract by mutual consent so that he can join St Etienne for free. Despite Arsenal's woeful performance in the 3-1 defeat to relegation-threatened Swansea, boss Arsene Wenger will let him leave the club. Debuchy has started seven cup games this season, but has made the bench on once in the league so far.

Sport Rare super blue blood moon offers spectacle across US Wednesday morning
Author: 0 Rare super blue blood moon offers spectacle across US Wednesday morning

Houston time. The eclipse began around 1145 GMT, as a black shadow began to devour one corner of the gray-white Moon. Coinciding with the blue moon is the fact that it's a blood moon . "All three of these cycles lining up is what makes this unusual", he added. But if you opted to sleep in - or were cursed by cloudy skies - during the lunar eclipse, you're still in luck.

Sport Former MLB outfielder Oscar Gamble dies at age 68
Author: 0 Former MLB outfielder Oscar Gamble dies at age 68

But I will always remember his hair and his power and his ability to keep everyone loose. I didn't know how famous it would get. Still, he proved to be a unsafe weapon off the bench, clubbing 87 of his 200 career home runs. "I think I could have been a better player". The 18-year-old Alabama native was drafted in the 16th round by the Cubs in 1968. The next season, Gamble was traded to the Phillies along with pitcher Dick Selma for outfielder Johnny Callison.

Sport Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Makes Big Announcement!
Author: 0 Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Makes Big Announcement!

According to additional tweets from the Predators, Fisher "intends to make a comeback and play once more" and "hopes to sign a contract around the February 26 trade deadline". Fisher said his wife kept asking him nearly every day what he was going to do. She wanted me to do it. The same can't be said for the power play, however, as Nashville will nearly certainly give Fisher a shot at skating with the man advantage.

Sport Alexis Sanchez no threat to Marcus Rashford at Man United - Mourinho
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez no threat to Marcus Rashford at Man United - Mourinho

In attack, we have an wonderful group of players". Rashford and Sanchez have both travelled with the United squad for Wednesday night's clash with Tottenham . He is a critical player for me, a vital player for the club, a vital player for alternate players". "I see him at Spurs for many years". Once you are part of this club, your football career is not the same; it changes, because this is one of the biggest clubs in football history.

Sport Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz odds
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz odds

Utah's uniforms were new and it nearly looked like a whole new team playing in them. Derrick Favors had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Jazz shared the scoring load. "Every time you get a win, you try to carry it over". Who Public Bettors Like: Golden State. While the Warriors shot only 5 of 25 from 3-point range, Jazz forward Joe Ingles went 6 of 8.

Sport Chiefs trade Alex Smith to Redskins
Author: 0 Chiefs trade Alex Smith to Redskins

Back in 2010 it was Donovan McNabb , who netted Reid a second-round pick that season and a mid-round pick the season after. In today's version, the quarterback has a lot in front of him in terms of a fractured roster, embattled ownership, and an overall controversial standing as an National Football League franchise in our contemporary American culture...

Sport Former La Salle star Rasual Butler dead at 38 following auto crash
Author: 0 Former La Salle star Rasual Butler dead at 38 following auto crash

According to KNBC-TV, Butler was driving his black Range Rover around 2:30 a.m. local time in Studio City when it crashed into a building inside of a shopping center. Butler, as recently as this past offseason, continued to compete competitively, as part of the Big 3 halfcourt league of former National Basketball Association players.

Sport Best Super Bowl LII Commercials
Author: 0 Best Super Bowl LII Commercials

NBC is set to aim for America's sense of patriotism with five 60-second ads featuring various American Olympic athletes in hopes to hype up the US for the Winter Olympics, which start just four days after the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles airs Sunday night on NBC. The Vols are far and away tops in the SEC when it comes to producing Super Bowl talent.

Sport SC coach Dawn Staley responds to accusations from Missouri as controversy continues
Author: 0 SC coach Dawn Staley responds to accusations from Missouri as controversy continues

Fans got to be better. Sterk went on to blame SC coach Dawn Staley for promoting a hostile atmosphere and said "it's unfortunate that she felt she had to do that". I haven't heard that. She's got a phenomenal program. Sunday's game between Missouri and SC featured some of the best defense of the season, a battle between national superstars Sophie Cunningham and A'ja Wilson, and even a bit of a brawl.

Sport Newcastle beat West Ham to Leicester striker Slimani
Author: 0 Newcastle beat West Ham to Leicester striker Slimani

The report suggests that Mitrovic boarded a private jet in the North-East on Wednesday afternoon and is hopeful of arriving in the Belgian capital in time to complete the formalities. Slimani has struggled for game time following his £29 million move to the King Power Stadium in 2016 and is keen to leave in order to reboot his career, although its unclear if Leicester would sanction a loan deal and may push for a permanent exit instead with the Algerian global valued at £20 million.

Sport 'SNL's Leslie Jones Headed to PyeongChang For Olympics Role
Author: 0 'SNL's Leslie Jones Headed to PyeongChang For Olympics Role

So while there are no doubt plenty of surprises in store when it comes to who will take home top prizes at the 2018 Winter Games, one thing is for certain: Leslie Jones is the Olympics correspondent who we should all be following. Jones also had a spread of meet-and-greet opportunities, sharing photos of herself with swimming champions like Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky , and fellow actors turned Olympic devotees like Matthew McConaughey .

Sport Mbappe, Neymar and ??? Real Madrid's new attack revealed
Author: 0 Mbappe, Neymar and ??? Real Madrid's new attack revealed

Ronaldo is apparently unhappy with life in Spain, and he thinks it may be time to return to the league that arguably made him into the star he is today. Chelsea have been alerted to Ronaldo's availability by intermediaries and there is now the prospect of Real offering the Portugal global as part of a deal for Eden Hazard .

Sport Fox Close to Deal to Air NFL's 'Thursday Night Football'
Author: 0 Fox Close to Deal to Air NFL's 'Thursday Night Football'

The deal will mean a boost to Fox's primetime ratings - even with the recent ratings dip for the NFL. Fox's pursuit of " Thursday Night Football " is a sign of its strategic direction after a planned sale of assets to Walt Disney Co . With the Fox news, neither station will host the program in 2018. Previous reports said Fox had outbid both networks in this year's negotiations. The Thursday night slate has been controversial among players, who have complained about the toll it takes on ...

Sport Mesut Ozil commits future to Arsenal with new contract
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil commits future to Arsenal with new contract

Ozil had been linked with an Arsenal exit at the end of the season when his previous contract was due to expire, but he has now had a turnaround and made a decision to stay at the Emirates until he is 32. "Not close enough to be optimistic and not far enough to be pessimistic". But after that negotiation are what they are. "Hopefully, we will manage to do that very soon".

Sport Auburn baseball to play 9 nationally televised games in 2018
Author: 0 Auburn baseball to play 9 nationally televised games in 2018

Three OU games and two OSU games will be included in ESPN's regular-season college baseball broadcasts, the network announced Monday . The series finale against the Gators ( Sunday, March 18 ) will be broadcast by ESPNU with a 1 p.m. The Frogs will play on FS1 Friday, April 27 against Texas Tech and Thursday, May 17 at the University of Texas at Austin. The first 16 games are on the SEC Network with the final game (Sunday, May 27) on ESPN2 at 4 p.m.

Sport Liverpool won't sign Coutinho replacement in January: Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool won't sign Coutinho replacement in January: Klopp

Beppe Marotta has confirmed that Juventus are negotiations are underway for Emre Can , although there's no agreement yet, while Jurgen Klopp suggest the midfielder will run down his contract with Liverpool . The second half was more of the same, as David Wagner's side seemed reluctant to commit the numbers forward in attack necessary to trouble Liverpool .

Sport Arsenal boss Wenger quizzed over Aubameyang, Evans moves
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger quizzed over Aubameyang, Evans moves

Arsene Wenger insisted Arsenal were at fault if Alexis Sanchez had missed a routine drugs test on the same day as he was completing his transfer to Manchester United but insisted both the player and the club had "nothing to hide". But Monreal gave Arsenal the advantage when he stole into the box to get onto the end of Mesut Ozil's cross to poke the ball over the line. The Welsh outfit hit back instantly, though, as they won the ball back in the final third and Mawson played in ...

Sport Rape trial of Ulster rugby stars Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson begins
Author: 0 Rape trial of Ulster rugby stars Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson begins

Another man Blane McIlroy from Royal Lodge Road in Belfast is accused of walking in and exposing himself to her. Ireland rugby internationals Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding went on trial in Belfast on Tuesday charged with raping the same woman at a party in Ulster flyhalf Jackson's home in 2016.

Sport TL;DR: Wanderers pitch 'poor', says match referee
Author: 0 TL;DR: Wanderers pitch 'poor', says match referee

This is the second time in consecutive India-South Africa Test series that a pitch has been rated "poor". Chasing 241 for victory, South Africa were all out for 177 but not before some drama on the third day when play was halted for 20 minutes due to the risky behaviour of the pitch.

Sport Conte Confirms Double Boost But Trio Ruled Out Of Bournemouth Game
Author: 0 Conte Confirms Double Boost But Trio Ruled Out Of Bournemouth Game

German news outlet BILD report that Borussia Dortmund are to replace Arsenal-bound Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Batshuayi on an initial loan deal. "This is not the best situation to prepare for a game", added the Italian. "I must be honest, the transfer window period has been very hard". Speaking after Chelsea's win over Newcastle , Conte said: "There is a World Cup this summer and every player wants to play to try to push for the competition".

Sport Newcastle United Won't Pay Loan Fee For Defender, Everton In Pole
Author: 0 Newcastle United Won't Pay Loan Fee For Defender, Everton In Pole

Paul Joyce is one of the most trusted names in football, and when he tells us that Everton are looking at Eliaquim Mangala , then you better believe that the Toffees are indeed looking at Eliaquim Mangala . In recent days , Newcastle , West Ham United and Valencia have all been linked with a loan move for the player, and we can only hope that he ends up at one of those clubs.