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Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez looks to sign Real Madrid man

Newcastle United are hoping to conclude the signing of Norwich City youngster Jacob Murphy , with Rafa Benitez keen to wrap up an £8.5million deal for the midfielder according to The Mirror . "It's not ideal, because everybody wants to see a lot of players signed already but we have to keep working and trying to find the players we want ". Read More »

Marlins trying to seize $725K building owned by fan

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Reports and rumors abound in Major League Baseball as they do in every sport. However, if Jeter does have the investors with the cash it is hard to believe the rest of the league would reject such a legend of the game. Jordan, Jeter and a number of other investors now stand as the favorites to purchase the Marlins, or to have Loria choose them. Mas is the chairman of the board and co-founder of MasTec, a construction company based in the Miami area. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony interested in Rockets, confident deal will get done

It would be cool to see Carmelo Anthony alongside Harden and Paul, but there are multiple reasons to believe a deal wouldn't happen - despite Nene's post. Houston has long sought to bring in top-tier talent, and while the 33-year-old Anthony is on the downslope of his career, he averaged 22.4 points last season and could add some frontcourt firepower to a team with as talented a pair of guards as there are in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Jorge Mas set to buy Miami Marlins for $1.17B

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The news comes hours after the rapper, also known as Mr. But after that? Woo wee are things getting messy. Meanwhile, Miami billionaire Jorge Mas is putting the finishing touches on his bid - said to be roughly $1.17 billion, sources said. Read More »

Real Madrid's James Rodriguez joins Bayern Munich on two-year loan

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There's no question that this transfer further increases the quality in our team ", he further added. The German club announced they have signed the Colombian on a two-year loan deal. In his last three campaigns, Rodriguez scored a total of 28 goals while handing out 27 assists in La Liga action the topflight league in Spain, which is more than any other midfielder on the club during the same period. Read More »

Silverstone triggers British GP break clause

Silverstone will not host the British Grand Prix after 2019 unless the circuit's owners gets a better financial deal from Formula One owners, they announced on Tuesday just days ahead of this year's renewal. The BRDC rejected that offer as it would mean handing over the circuit to a third party for free three weeks of the year, while still incurring the costs of maintaining the circuit throughout the year - putting it in a worse financial situation than it is in now. Read More »

SC to Punjab and Haryana: Construct SYL canal first

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Special forces including commandos, police and other paramilitaries were deployed at various locations where both the states share borders with each other. The Haryana government moved the Supreme Court and the court stayed Punjab Government proceedings. The next hearing of the matter incidentally is on July 11 - a day after the INLD blockade. Read More »

Uber, Amazon turn to UPI; Google, WhatsApp next in line

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From Reliance Retail stores to universities , UPI payments are being promoted extensively. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is also keen to introduce peer-to-peer payments in India, which has over 200 million active users in the country. He added that Amazon was currentl testing for the same, while Uber is still conducting the process. The search engine giant is developing a separate app for the Indian market, which will come with Android Pay along with UPI feature integrated into it. Read More »

WBO review rules Horn beat Pacquiao

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Pacquiao was unanimously outpointed in Brisbane last week as 29-year-old Horn won his first world title . WBO chose to review the result of the controversial welterweight title bout but maintained it will not reverse the unanimous-decision win awarded to new champion Horn. Read More »

FBI arrests Hawaii-based soldier on terror charges

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Kang was in custody and could not immediately be reached for comment. "In fighting this threat, the Honolulu Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation works with its law enforcement partners and the Joint Terrorism Task Force". He said the soldier was with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, but released no other details. Kang has been deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea, and was an air traffic control operator. Read More »

Japanese Island Which Prohibits Women Entry Gets UNESCO's World Heritage Site Nod

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From the fourth to the ninth century AD, large-scale rituals were performed on the island to pray for successful trade and safe voyages for ships plying the seas among Japan, Korea, and China. To be awarded World Heritage status a site must be of outstanding universal value and must meet one of the ten selection criteria . "Shinto treats blood as an impurity". Read More »

Boston Celtics Sign Aron Baynes to 1-Year, $4.3 Million Deal

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The Celtics have still been severely lacking in their frontcourt, though, seeing as bigs like Kelly Olynyk , Amir Johnson and Tyler Zeller had to leave to create enough cap space for Hayward's max salary. The Celtics were 26th in the league as a team in rebounds per game (42) last season. It's quite possible that Baynes even starts at center if the Celtics aren't comfortable with the Horford-Morris duo. Read More »

Conflicting reports over Chelsea's deal for Bakayoko

If Bakayoko was to pick United over Chelsea then it would be another huge boost for Mourinho in the transfer market and another damaging blow for Conte. Chelsea do have the likes of Kante and Matic who were brilliant last season and both can play in the defensive midfield. Like Lukaku , Bakayoko preferred the idea of a move to London but Monaco have proved they are shrewd transfer dealers and will take the best price they can get. Read More »

Kendall and Kylie Jenner brand copyright lawsuit 'completely false'

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In a statement published today, the sisters' company says that no infringement took place since the "vintage" shirts were purchased pre-printed from a company that was already licensed to sell them as-is. The Jenners had superimposed these t-shirts with a variety of prints including the sisters' initials "KK'". It is unknown if the lawsuits will, however, move forward. Read More »

Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarter-finals to keep double dream alive

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French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko let seven match points go begging before finally overcoming fourth seed Elina Svitolina 6-3 7-6 (6) to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday. Kuznetsova, a former U.S. and French Open champion, crushed 37 winners in her 14th victory in 18 meetings with Radwanska. "Winning never gets old at any stage in your career, ever, ever", said the five-time champion. Read More »

Ivan Perisic's Latest Tweet Has Sent Fans Into A Frenzy

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The Croatia worldwide has been linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent months, with Jose Mourinho a huge admirer of the winger. Perisic has scored 20 goals in 79 appearances for Inter Milan since joining the Serie A giants back in 2015 but the 28-year-old is being heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford ahead of the 2017/18 campaign. Read More »

Oil Prices to Go Up as OPEC Drops Supply

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Kazakhstan's Energy Minister, Kanat Bozumbayev, reportedly told Russia's TASS news agency on Sunday that the country wanted a gradual exit from the OPEC-led deal either one or two months after the agreement is due to expire. At 7:57am BST, the Brent front month futures contract was up 0.30% or 14 cents to $46.85 per barrel, while the West Texas Intermediate was trading at $44.37 per barrel; up 12 cents or 0.32%. Read More »

Humphreys Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

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The Maxwell Award watch list will once again incorporate a broad spectrum of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) programs and conferences from coast to coast. He returns for his junior season in 2017. He tallied 11.0 tackles for loss and 7.0 sacks while starting all three games for the Bears. He has scored 18 (2 in 2015 and 16 in 2016) career rushing touchdowns, which ranks tied for 16th in school history. Read More »

Beijing warns India against 'two-front conflict' with China, Pak

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The Doklam issue shows no sign of cooling down; now Chinese state media has warned India to not engage in a two-front conflict with China and Pakistan, referring to the LoC firing. In coordination with the RGOB, Indian personnel, who were present at general area Doka La ( Sikkim ), approached the Chinese construction party and urged them to desist from changing the status quo. Read More »

'I needed one more lap for victory' - Vettel

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Bottas raced off into the distance and Vettel seemed unable to keep up at first. Mercedes star Valtteri Bottas has picked up a second career victory after holding on to win the Austrian Grand Prix . Bottas' lightning fast reactions made Vettel's own start look sluggish, but he insisted that this wasn't the case. "In the beginning I could control the pace but in the end the back markers made it quite tricky". Read More »

Warren Gatland makes Lions rematch suggestion that sounds absolutely unbelievable

Beauden Barrett restored New Zealand's advantage from the tee when the Lions were punished for a scrum going down, but Farrell kept his cool again to respond again two minutes from time . "I think you've got to reflect on that and say that's a pretty good achievement in terms of playing the best team in the world in their own backyard and drawing the series, particularly having lost the first test ", he added. Read More »

Team doctor issues latest on star after Tour de France crash

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It teed up a sprint finish, which Fuglsang led out, but Uran charged past him and - despite Barguil initially thinking he had won the stage - the Colombian was confirmed as stage victor in a photo finish. Zerr". But the Briton said that was purely accidental, "a bit of a wobble", not an attempt to reprimand the Italian for his earlier attack. "They waited until I had changed bikes". Read More »

Knicks, David Griffin moving toward contract talks on GM opening

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According to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today , Griffin had no problem working with controversial Knicks owner James Dolan , who gave Jackson a $12 million a year salary as team president. Griffin reportedly wanted full authority on basketball decisions and to bring over people from his staff that he won a championship with in Cleveland , so of course, Knicks management was against that. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic Advance with Saturday Wins

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Zverev, into the Wimbledon third round for just the second time and first since 2008, is unfazed by his 0-4 record against Federer , saying he could accept defeat to one of the all-time greats. But, once the third seed won the tie-break, he was never troubled and eased to a 7-6 (7/3) 6-4 6-4 victory in an hour and 49 minutes. Canada's sixth-seeded Milos Raonic , last year's runner-up at Wimbledon , advanced to the second week by beating 25th-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 7-6 (3), ... Read More »

GP d'Austria: vittoria per Valtteri Bottas

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Bottas agguanta così il suo secondo successo stagionale . L'altra volata va a Ricciardo che brucia Hamilton: non paga l'azzardo dell'inglese di mettere le Ultra Soft solo nel finale . Duello avvincente negli ultimi giri anche tra Ricciardo e Hamilton , con l'australiano che si è difeso egregiamente conquistando il quinto podio consecutivo. Read More »

Pandya earns Test call-up, Rahul back

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KL Rahul , who had a run of six fifties in seven innings in the Australia series, is also back in the India set-up having recuperated from the injury that ruled him out of the Indian Premier League, the Champions Trophy and the ongoing West Indies series. Read More »

Bolton: North Korea 'a very ugly piece of baggage' for China

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The White House on Saturday afternoon released a readout of the meeting, saying both leaders agreed that "the worldwide community must address North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs quickly and decisively". "As I look at the current situation, particularly the security environment in the Asia Pacific region, including North Korea, we believe that it has become increasingly severe..." Xi told Trump that stronger China-U.S. Read More »

Antonio Rudiger has completed his £34m move to Chelsea from Roma

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With John Terry released and Nathan Ake having joined Bournemouth for £20m, Rudiger's arrival follows the signing of Willy Caballero as back-up to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. His new defender Rudiger has spent the last two seasons in Serie A , joining Roma on loan at the start of the 2015-16 season and then joining the club on a permanent basis last summer for £7.6m. Read More »

Blac Chyna Seeks Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian

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Bloom said in a tweeted statement Friday she will seek restraining orders to "require Mr. Kardashian to behave like a grownup toward the mother of his baby". " Chyna and I both believe this is an important women's rights issue, as too many women and girls have been slut-shamed by their exes". Her life, her choice. Read More »

Curacao vs. Jamaica in 2017 Gold Cup

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It's disappointing". Following a scoreless first half, newly-minted US citizen Dom Dwyer bagged his second goal in as many matches to give the USA the lead in the 50th minute. Canada last won the Gold Cup in 2000 with Martin Nash of Victoria helping lead the way. USMNT Head Coach Bruce Arena ... Arena said he plans to rotate players in every match, so we'll still see plenty of more players who haven't seen the pitch, but we might not see any more of some of the guys who got a wasted ... Read More »