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Sport Man City have £18m Jonny Evans bid rejected by West Brom
Author: 0 Man City have £18m Jonny Evans bid rejected by West Brom

Considering the fact that the Baggies have a fairly small squad, holding onto key players is a must and boss Tony Pulis will only be willing to sell if adequate replacements can be brought in. Evans, 28, started his career at Manchester United and was playing there up until 2015 when he made the move to the Midlands based club. The 29-year-old, who has recently been made captain at the Hawthorns, was also a target for Arsenal last summer.

Sport Thomas Davis signs 1-year extension with Panthers
Author: 0 Thomas Davis signs 1-year extension with Panthers

According to Ian Rapoport, the extension is worth $6.75 million with $2 million more guaranteed this year. Thomas Davis won't have to worry about ever playing for another National Football League team. Thomas Davis isn't done yet. "Knowing and understanding where I've come from since 2011, when I tore up my knee for the third time and thinking that my career that was going to be over - not knowing that there would be an opportunity for me to continue to play this game - to be sitting here ...

Sport Saints fire two orthopedists after misdiagnosis of CB Delvin Breaux
Author: 0 Saints fire two orthopedists after misdiagnosis of CB Delvin Breaux

Still boasting among the most talent-stricken defenses in the NFL , New Orleans needs everyone on that side of the field to be healthy if the team hopes to earn a playoff spot this season. He's now in danger of missing multiple regular season games and is unappealing to any team that may have had interest in the 27-year-old corner. This news certainly changes the team's interest in making that move.

Sport Sheyi Ojo finalises loan move to Fulham
Author: 0 Sheyi Ojo finalises loan move to Fulham

The 20-year-old's future has been up in the air recently. The loan marks Ojo's third temporary move away from Liverpool and to the Championship in his so far short career after previously spending time at both Wigan and Wolves in England's second tier.

Sport PSG give Matuidi the green light to press ahead with Juventus move
Author: 0 PSG give Matuidi the green light to press ahead with Juventus move

The club has posted a picture of the 30-year-old midfielder on social media and they are hopeful a deal is near completion. These will largely be based on the number of appearances and in order to get the full €10m, Matuidi would need to play 80 per cent of the games per season.

Sport Seven-time champ Roger Federer withdraws from Cincinnati's Western & Southern Open
Author: 0 Seven-time champ Roger Federer withdraws from Cincinnati's Western & Southern Open

Murray was absent with a hip injury and dropped 600 points from last year's runner-up showing in Cincinnati, so either Nadal or Federer was going to usurp him. The circumstances aren't ideal, but Rafael Nadal has again surprised by etching his name into the record books with more longevity records. The Scot, who lost to Marin Cilic in the 2016 Cincinnati final, will lose 600 points, meaning Nadal would usurp him even if the 31-year-old followed his big-name rivals in withdrawing from the ...

Author: 0 Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings

The Neymar move is the main talking point, however, with Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo surprisingly forgotten in the buildup to 2017/18's first competitive El Clasico . These are only likely to be a temporary solutions, nonetheless, with the club reportedly close to sealing deals for the likes of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele from Liverpool and Dortmund respectively.

Sport Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks
Author: 0 Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks

During his three-day visit to Turkey, Chief of Staff of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran will hold talks with top-ranking political and military authorities of Turkey, including President Recep Tayyip, head of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar, Turkish Minister of National Defense Fikri Işık and other senior authorities.

Sport Manchester United 'Ready To Activate Release Clause' For Barcelona Player
Author: 0 Manchester United 'Ready To Activate Release Clause' For Barcelona Player

Paulinho failed to shine in his most recent spell in Europe during two years at Tottenham Hotspur before moving to Guangzhou in 2015. The report further added that several top flights European sides are alerted to the player's situation but Manchester United and Chelsea have been dubbed as front runners for the player's signature.

Sport Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo go back-to-back
Author: 0 Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo go back-to-back

They will continue their series against the Reds on Tuesday. Chicago belted three home runs among its 17 hits in a 15-5 victory to open the series, increasing its National League Central lead to 1 1/2 games over St. To start the scoring off, Jason Heward scored on a Jon Jay triple. Mesoraco is batting just.213 with six homers and 14 RBIs this season. In those two seasons, he had a.158 average and no home runs.

Sport Seattle Seahawks DL Michael Bennett sits during national anthem
Author: 0 Seattle Seahawks DL Michael Bennett sits during national anthem

Bennett explained after Seattle's 48-17 win that his actions were meant to promote equality , not divisiveness. Bennett , Seahawks teammate Richard Sherman and several other players and analysts have publicly stated they believe Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL for his National Anthem protest and his candor in discussing social justice issues.

Sport Chargers linebacker Denzel Perryman expected out until midseason
Author: 0 Chargers linebacker Denzel Perryman expected out until midseason

Lynn said Korey Toomer and Nick Dzubnar will compete for Perryman's vacant spot in the starting lineup. "These young guys are gonna have to step up and play". Both took reps with the first team in Tuesday's light practice in Costa Mesa. Toomer started eight games for the Chargers in 2016 and recorded a career-high 75 tackles, six tackles for a loss, one sack, and three forced fumbles.

Sport Tigers' Ian Kinsler: Umpire Hernandez 'Needs to Find Another Job'
Author: 0 Tigers' Ian Kinsler: Umpire Hernandez 'Needs to Find Another Job'

Now, Kinsler is continuing to comment on Hernandez's ability to call balls and strikes accurately but says he hasn't heard anything further from the league in regards to his comments leading to a suspension or fine of any sort. Hernandez did respond to Kinsler's remarks , saying that he doesn't care about what was said. Kinsler, holding his bat still, then stood face-to-face with Hernandez and had more words with him.

Sport Barcelona will pay Borussia Dortmund £90m for Ousmane Dembele
Author: 0 Barcelona will pay Borussia Dortmund £90m for Ousmane Dembele

The France worldwide has been unsettled by the interest from Barcelona who are seeking a replacement for Neymar - the Brazilian was sold to Paris Saint-Germain for £198million earlier this month. Dembele joined Dortmund at the start of last season and scored six goals in 32 Bundesliga outings, being named to the league's Team of the Season and winning the Rookie of the Season award.

Sport Pakistan cricketer dies: Wearing a helmet needs more enforcement
Author: 0 Pakistan cricketer dies: Wearing a helmet needs more enforcement

Ahmed has played four matches for the ListA and T20 team Quetta Bears . The tragedy brings back memories of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes who was hit on the back of the neck by a rising delivery when playing for South Australia in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 25, 2014.

Sport Stoke City complete loan signing of PSG forward
Author: 0 Stoke City complete loan signing of PSG forward

They all have Champions League winners' medals, as does ex-Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, who was an offseason signing from West Bromwich Albion. "We now await a formal announcement from both clubs". Jese was a highly rated youngster at Real Madrid and made his La Liga debut under coach Jose Mourinho in 2012.

Sport Heyman | Blue Jays have little interest in trading Marco Estrada
Author: 0 Heyman | Blue Jays have little interest in trading Marco Estrada

Estrada finally put an end to a victory drought of almost 2 1/2 months in his last start, blanking the New York Yankees on five hits over seven innings for his first win since May 27. Snell's last victory came September 22, 2016, against the New York Yankees . Those runs proved crucial after Toronto's Josh Donaldson hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the frame to pull Toronto to within two of the lead.

Author: 0 Super Cup:- Real Madrid vs Barcelona 3-1 Ronaldo scores victor goal

Ronaldo, embroiled in claims of tax evasion during the off-season, got on the scoresheet when he curled a left-footed shot past Marc-André ter Stegen shortly after Lionel Messi had equalized from the penalty spot for the hosts. Mental road blocks must be eliminated as the team can not afford to have key players, such as Cristiano Ronaldo , absent from games due to reckless behavior.

Sport Here we go again. (Maybe) The Marshawn Lynch protests?
Author: 0 Here we go again. (Maybe) The Marshawn Lynch protests?

Wanted to make sure we're on the same page", Del Rio said . After retiring at the end of the 2015 season, he is back this year with the Oakland Raiders . But he then turns around and calls it a "non-issue" for him if Lynch decides to sit. "It's one of those things where we have to understand that there are people who have different viewpoints", Goodell said Monday, according to ESPN .

Sport Jack Del Rio changed his opinion on standing for the anthem
Author: 0 Jack Del Rio changed his opinion on standing for the anthem

The running back has not told teammates, many of them said , why he sat during the anthem or if he plans to do it again before Saturday's preseason game against the Rams in Oakland. A moment, if Lynch wants it, is building for him to do the same. "Sit down with somebody that's the opposite sex, sit down with somebody that's the opposite race, different religion and understand that people are different and go out and join the community and try to change the society, change what you're a part ...

Author: 0 Liverpool vs. Hoffenheim: Time, Channel & Lineup

For now, that should be priority No 1 for Klopp as he attempts to take the Anfield club forward on the both the domestic and European stage. The Reds then went ahead through a surprising source in the 35th minute when Trent Alexander-Arnold hit a superb free-kick to fire Liverpool into the lead.

Sport Serena eyes 'outrageous' Australian Open return
Author: 0 Serena eyes 'outrageous' Australian Open return

Williams , 35, is all set to welcome her first child, with fiancé and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian , into the world next month, and she can't wait. "It's official. I no longer have ankles", she tweeted on Sunday. "I'll tell you this much - I won't win less [when I return]", she said . "I always ask, 'Am I going to be good enough?'" "Especially since I'm not 20 years old", she continued.

Sport Romelu Lukaku makes Manchester United watchable again
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku makes Manchester United watchable again

But manager Slaven Bilic played down the inconvenience and expressed confidence that his team would be able to flush their opening-weekend thrashing out of their systems. "I never thought it was possible unless something special was happening and his agent told me we could have him and we were very happy with that". And on Saturday Phil Jones was given the nod to partner Eric Bailly in the centre of defence.

Sport Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo Finalists for UEFA Player of the Year
Author: 0 Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo Finalists for UEFA Player of the Year

The shortlist was selected using votes collected from the 80 coaches of teams that were in the group stage of either the Champions League or Europa League and 55 journalists put forward by the European Sports Media (ESM) group. "UEFA's Men's Player of the Year Award recognises the best players, irrespective of nationality, playing for a club within the territory of a UEFA member association during the past season".

Sport Pogba determined to win Premier League with Man Utd
Author: 0 Pogba determined to win Premier League with Man Utd

I know more about the Premier League and I adapt more with the team'. With Nemanja Matic behind him setting things up, and his BFF Romelu Lukaku in front of him, a deadly finisher, Pogba now has the necessary complements he needs to soar to the next level.

Sport Arsenal will allow Oxlade-Chamberlain to join Chelsea
Author: 0 Arsenal will allow Oxlade-Chamberlain to join Chelsea

Liverpool are also believed to be interested in the midfielder and likely to step up their efforts to sign him if Philippe Coutinho, 25, completes his move to Barcelona this transfer window. Now Chelsea are ready to step in and make a move for the versatile England global, who can play in attack, midfield or at wing-back/full-back - and it is his ability to fill a range or roles that appeals to Antonio Conte.

Sport Rays hope bats come alive vs. Blue Jays' Estrada
Author: 0 Rays hope bats come alive vs. Blue Jays' Estrada

Estrada is on an upswing and he can probably continue that against a Tampa Bay batting order that has been held to two runs or less in eight of their last 10 games. Dickey on May 4, 2015. The right-hander allowed one run and four hits, giving way to Aaron Loup after the first two batters reached safely in the seventh inning.

Sport Hanley Ramirez in at designated hitter on Tuesday for Red Sox
Author: 0 Hanley Ramirez in at designated hitter on Tuesday for Red Sox

It came an inning after the Red Sox turned their first triple play in six years . Porcello was almost spotless aside from the sixth inning, when the Cards piled up four hits and all three of their runs. With the Cards trailing 1-0, Paul DeJong started the top of the fourth inning with a single, and Dexter Fowler also singled to set the Cardinals up with first-and-second and nobody out.

Sport Leigh Griffiths: Champions League makes or breaks season
Author: 0 Leigh Griffiths: Champions League makes or breaks season

You want to put young players in, but you don't want to hurt them either because there are pressure games and normally little bits of experience can get you through. A new contact was agreed last season and the Swede can think of no better place to be. The Scottish champions were hoping to have brought him in order to register him for their Champions League squad ahead of a game against FC Astana tomorrow.

Sport ESPN apologizes for player 'auction' during fantasy football marathon
Author: 0 ESPN apologizes for player 'auction' during fantasy football marathon

NY journalist Shaun King tweeted video of the auction with the message, "Apologize now for doing a sketch where you auctioned a black man off to the highest bidder". If you've seen this year's most popular horror film, Get Out , you'll immediately understand why ESPN's recent sketch for fantasy football was a complete disaster.