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Sport Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star
Author: 0 Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star

Now, it seems United have turned their attentions to yet another La Liga player - this time Sergi Roberto . However, Roberto's future at the Nou Camp is now in serious doubt as he's expected to lose his place in new boss Ernesto Valverde's starting eleven following the arrival of Nelson Semedo from Benfica.

Sport Former MLB Player, Manager Don Baylor dies at 68
Author: 0 Former MLB Player, Manager Don Baylor dies at 68

After three seasons with the New York Yankees , he was traded to the Boston Red Sox prior to the 1986 season. According to the Austin American-Statesman, he Baylor died at 4:25 a.m. Following stints as the hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals, Baylor was hired as the first manager of the expansion Colorado Rockies before the 1993 season.

Sport UEFA Announce Shortlist For 2016/17 UCL Positional Awards
Author: 0 UEFA Announce Shortlist For 2016/17 UCL Positional Awards

The Argentina global has won the Ballon d'Or five times during his Barcelona career, with Neymar yet to win his first, but he insisted that he has not made the move to Paris in order to be a big fish in a small pond and be the superstar of a Champions League club.

Sport US Mosque Bombing: FBI looking for suspects
Author: 0 US Mosque Bombing: FBI looking for suspects

The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other US mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. They also left flowers near the window shattered by the explosion. The blast at a Bloomington mosque comes amid a rise in reports of anti-Muslim incidents in the USA, including vandalism at mosques. Bloomington police have handed the investigation over to the FBI Minneapolis Field Office, which held a press conference Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Sport Rafael Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez
Author: 0 Rafael Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez

Now we are where we are. "I chose to stay because of a lot of positive things I could see, starting with the fans". "He is a good goalkeeper but I want him to compete". If Stoke are looking for only £5m/£6m which is probably realistic in this inflated transfer market, then needless to say that if they thought Newcastle's offer was derisory, it was significantly lower than £5.75m...

Sport Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move
Author: 0 Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move

Bartomeu and his board are under pressure to wisely reinvest the huge sum, which more than doubled the previous record for a transfer fee, before the transfer window closes on August 31. However, Bartomeu defended himself from criticism that the club should have insisted on inserting a much higher buyout clause in that deal to fend off PSG's millions.

Sport Alberto Contador to call time on cycling career after Vuelta
Author: 0 Alberto Contador to call time on cycling career after Vuelta

Nicknamed El Pistolero for his attacking style and ability to mount devastating attacks in the mountains, Contador won his first Tour de France in 2007 with the Discovery Channel team before moving to Astana and winning it again in 2009. As well as his Tour triumphs, he won the 2008 and 2015 Giros and the Vuelta in 2008, 2012 and 2014. After winning the Italian race his Tour hopes evaporated as he struggled in the Alps and finished fifth.

Author: 0 Costa to push for Blues departure - Lawyer

While boasting an impressive scoring record of 52 goals in 89 league games for the Blues, his tendency to explode in fits of rage from the slightest of provocations led the 28-year-old to be rather unpopular among the fans of opposition teams.

Sport Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton passes away
Author: 0 Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton passes away

In 1993, he hit.257 with 24 home runs and 105 RBI in 1993, as the Phillies advanced to the World Series, where they were defeated by the Blue Jays in six games. Daulton was inducted into the Phillies' Wall of Fame in 2010. He announced he was cancer free in 2015, but the disease returned. Darren Daulton throws the first pitch in a May 2016 game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia .

Sport Kerala High Court lifts life ban on India fast bowler Sreesanth
Author: 0 Kerala High Court lifts life ban on India fast bowler Sreesanth

The Kerala High Court on Monday has lifted the ban imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ) on cricketer S Sreesanth . The letter was sent by BCCI CEO Rahul Johri after the cricketer wrote to the COA appealing for revocation of his ban in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal.

Sport Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'
Author: 0 Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'

But after Swansea's 4-0 win over Sampdoria on Saturday in their final pre-season friendly - which again saw Sigurdsson left out of the side - Clement admitted there is still no definite news. The Icelandic playmaker will surely be working hard away from the Swans group, with a mixture of personal training and protein shakes meaning the exciting midfielder should be up to speed and able to return to Premier League action if and when a transfer is concluded.

Sport Real Madrid vs. Manchester United in UEFA Super Cup
Author: 0 Real Madrid vs. Manchester United in UEFA Super Cup

Mourinho's legacy has been upstaged by the Spanish club's three Champions League triumphs in the four years since his departure, although in a recent interview the Portuguese claimed he had "to beg" Real's board to let him leave for Chelsea .

Sport Wreckage of US Marines Corp MV-22 Osprey found off Queensland
Author: 0 Wreckage of US Marines Corp MV-22 Osprey found off Queensland

Marine base Camp Butler in Japan said in a statement the rescue operation was suspended on Sunday morning. "The transition to a US-led recovery operation after an extensive search and rescue operation by aircraft and ships comes with the acknowledgement that three Marines are still unaccounted for", Senator Payne said.

Sport Matsuyama wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Author: 0 Matsuyama wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

With a signature pause at the top of his back swing, Matsuyama posed an intimidating figure with long drives and accurate iron shots in Akron, Ohio and he looks ready to contend again for a first major win next week at the PGA Championship.

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif 'deprived' Shehbaz opportunity to become Pakistan PM

Scores of supporters on Saturday welcomed Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his arrival in capital Islamabad from a nearby hilltop resort in Murree. Daniyal Aziz, Talal Chaudhry, Arshad Leghari and Junaid Anwar Chaudhry are among the new faces in Abbasi's cabinet. Marriyum Aurangzeb has retained the portfolio of State Information Minister.

Author: 0 OFFICIAL Arsenal XI and preview of Community Shield v Chelsea

That allowed first Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and then Giroud to score and start the Arsenal celebrations. As it turned out, Arsenal equalised from the resulting free-kick a minute later, new signing Sead Kolasinac heading in Granit Xhaka's ball in.

Sport Darvish solid in Dodgers debut, shuts out Mets
Author: 0 Darvish solid in Dodgers debut, shuts out Mets

Los Angeles crushed the Mets like refuse in a trash compactor, outscoring them 57-15 over seven games and outhomering them 25-11. Justin Turner smiles after scoring a run during the first inning of the Dodgers' win over the Mets Sunday.

Sport Virginia softball coach: 'These girls are human. They made a mistake.'
Author: 0 Virginia softball coach: 'These girls are human. They made a mistake.'

Per the Washington Post , he also asserted that the ill-advised social media post may have been in retaliation to "several incidents of harassment" his players underwent from the rival team. "Actually glad I got to see the "real" person before we offered him (a scholarship)", Herb Hand said. It wasn't enough for the Little League International Tournament Committee, however.

Sport Betty Cuthbert: 1956 Olympic 'Golden Girl' dies aged 79
Author: 0 Betty Cuthbert: 1956 Olympic 'Golden Girl' dies aged 79

She passed away in Western Australia on Sunday night after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Eight years later she returned from an 18-month retirement to win her fourth gold in the 400m in Tokyo. In 1956 she became the first Australian to win triple Olympic gold. "Rest in peace Betty Cuthbert - an inspiration and a champion on and off the track", he posted on his official Twitter feed.

Sport American Bowie wins women's 100m title at athletics worlds (updated with quotes)
Author: 0 American Bowie wins women's 100m title at athletics worlds (updated with quotes)

The American dived across the line to beat Marie-Josee Ta Lou by just one hundredth of a second with a time of 10.85 seconds, falling to the floor in the process and taking Murielle Ahoure with her. Thompson's shock defeat came after Bolt finished third in the men's 100m and it was the first time since the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki that Jamaica failed to win either 100 metres race.

Author: 0 Thrilling 10000m win Mo Farah's greatest moment

People talk as if they have facts but I'm not sure facts are always those printed or spoken.' Farah, 34, was apparently suspected of doping on one occasion by an expert hired by the IAAF after unusual results in his biological passport. "But I just had to be mentally stronger and think I didn't work this hard for nothing and come out". I have to get this start together. Remember Farah had to haul himself off the track in Rio after a hearts in mouth-inducing fall.

Sport Ex-world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko retires
Author: 0 Ex-world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko retires

During over two decades at the summit of boxing, Klitschko twice reigning as world champion - the second stretch lasting nine years and seven months - and exits the sport as one of its legendary modern-day figures. The WBA has reportedly given Joshua and Ortiz 30 days from August 3 to agree on the clash, and Ortiz's manager, Jay Jimenez, has said his fighter could fight Joshua in November.

Sport Willie Reed arrested on charges of domestic violence
Author: 0 Willie Reed arrested on charges of domestic violence

He played in the NBA's developmental league before signing with the Brooklyn Nets for the 2015-16 season. According to Reed, he never laid his hands on his wife but did admit to grabbing her purse, her shirt, and her hair. Jasmine claimed Willie told her to leave but said she had to leave everything he had purchased for her behind. She then ran to the lobby, only to return to the apartment to retrieve their two children.

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