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Sport Boro smash club transfer record for Assombalonga
Author: 0 Boro smash club transfer record for Assombalonga

According to reports, Assombalonga was in advanced talks with Boro at their Rockcliffe Park base on Monday ahead of a big-money move to the Riverside. "There's a good feeling around the place". Ronald Koeman's fifth signing of the summer following the arrivals of Martin Braithwaite, Jonny Howson, Cyrus Christie and Connor Roberts.

Sport Paul Pierce Signs Deal to Retire With the Celtics
Author: 0 Paul Pierce Signs Deal to Retire With the Celtics

Pierce was drafted by the Celtics with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft . Pierce helped bring Boston a championship in 2008 as part the "Big Three" of Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen . As he's now retiring following his signing, Pierce pointed out that, " I'm a Celtic for life ". While he announced the retirement of Pierce , Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck also said that the No.

Sport Robert Fernandez responds to Neymar reports
Author: 0 Robert Fernandez responds to Neymar reports

Last season saw the forward take on more responsibility and become an even more key player. Neymar's future has been in doubt this summer, with Esporte Interativo claiming he is ready to leave Barca and emerge from Lionel Messi's shadow.

Sport Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Reportedly to Stay at Dortmund Amid Transfer Rumours
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Reportedly to Stay at Dortmund Amid Transfer Rumours

Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz has reacted with caution to the news Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will remain at Signal Iduna Park this close season, claiming "only at the end of August can we be sure". Last week Hans-Joachim Watzke announced that Dortmund were placing a deadline on bid for Aubameyang, and Kicker now announce that deadline has passed.

Author: 0 Carrick backs Lukaku to handle United pressure

Leading 2-1 at half-time, Valencia was introduced but he lasted only 15 minutes after a late tackle from behind on RSL's Sebastian Saucedo , who was involved in a heavy challenge on Juan Mata only moments earlier. "It was because I don't agree with the (red) card because I think their player was really aggressive in the second half". Mourinho said the pre-season results hardly matter and it's more about development of players.

Sport Wenger: Sanchez's Champions League plea lost in translation
Author: 0 Wenger: Sanchez's Champions League plea lost in translation

The topic of Sanchez's future has made further headlines in recent days after the player gave an interview at home in Chile during which he spoke of his desire to play in and win the Champions League , a competition Arsenal will not be contesting this season.

Sport IU hoops lands key recruit in Race Thompson
Author: 0 IU hoops lands key recruit in Race Thompson

With Hunter and Anderson in the fold, IU vaulted up the 247Sports 2018 team recruiting rankings nationally, going from unranked to fourth, one spot behind Notre Dame. In his three seasons at Riley, he's averaged almost 20 points and over 8 rebounds per game. On the other hand, 247Sports' "Crystal Ball" prediction initially had Hunter heading to the Ohio State Buckeyes over the rival Michigan Wolverines by way of a 75 percent to 25 percent split.

Author: 0 South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea

The South Korean government made a rare formal overture to its counterpart in the North on Monday, proposing that the longstanding rivals open new military talks along their shared border. The proposals come after Moon said at the G20 summit in Hamburg earlier this month that he was in favor of dialogue with the North despite the "nuclear provocation" of its latest missile test .

Sport Greening's funding pledge amounts to 'real-terms cut over four years'
Author: 0 Greening's funding pledge amounts to 'real-terms cut over four years'

She told MPs there will be "significant extra investment into the core schools budget over the next two years". In a joint statement, the ATL and NUT teaching unions warned that, despite Ms Greening's announcement, inflation will mean that most schools will end up significantly worse off in real terms by 2022.

Sport LaVar Ball Explains Lonzo's Sneaker Choices
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Explains Lonzo's Sneaker Choices

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball had a few great games on the court last week, but he made headlines not for his skills, but for opting to wear other major sneaker brands' kicks-namely the Nike Kobe AD, Adidas Harden, Under Armour Curry 4, and Air Jordan 31-over his own Big Baller Brand Z02s .

Sport Szczesny arrives for Juventus
Author: 0 Szczesny arrives for Juventus

Sky Italia journalist Gianluca di Marzio has revealed that Arsenal will permit the sale of goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in the upcoming week. The former Roma star will be landing in Italy next week to have his medical with the Serie A giants and complete his move to Juventus .

Author: 0 Manchester United To Make A Final Attempt To Sign Eric Dier

United made contact with Spurs about signing Dier this summer and were told by the club hierarchy the midfielder is going nowhere. United have already seen a £50m bid rejected for the England worldwide with Spurs desperate to keep hold of him.

Sport Liverpool reportedly move closer to making £8million signing
Author: 0 Liverpool reportedly move closer to making £8million signing

There is no doubt that Robertson will be keen on the move considering that it will allow him to play in the Champions League and for a team that could potentially challenge for the Premier League title next season. He tweeted: "Source suggesting Robertson and Elmo (Mohamed Elmohamedy) have left @HullCity training camp in Portugal". Robertson made 33 appearances for Hull City last season, as the Tigers were relegated from the Premier League after finishing in 18th place, but he will provide a ...

Sport Ivan Perisic to Man Utd
Author: 0 Ivan Perisic to Man Utd

Last week, United enjoyed a breakthrough in negotiations with Internazionale in the pursuit of Ivan Perisic and are thought to be closer to agreeing a final fee for the winger. While Lukaku scored 53 Premier League goals in total for Everton, Giggs warned the Belgium worldwide striker that he must adapt to increased pressure at United.

Sport Knicks say there's only one way Carmelo's leaving town
Author: 0 Knicks say there's only one way Carmelo's leaving town

New York Knicks general manager Scott Perry , left, shakes hands with head coach Jeff Hornacek , right, while posing for a picture along with new president Steve Mills , during a news conference in in Greenburgh, N.Y. They were not necessarily the words that were stressed in recent seasons, when the emphasis was on the triangle offense so beloved by Jackson. "We've been in contact with other teams", Mills told reporters on Monday.

Sport Totti becomes AS Roma team director
Author: 0 Totti becomes AS Roma team director

It is also worth noting that Totti spent his entire club career as a member of Roma, which began back in 1992, while suiting up for the Italian national team along the way as well. "I'm starting from the beginning, it's a new phase and a new adventure is beginning". The football field has given me a lot and I tried to give a lot to these people, who showed me so much love day after day.

Sport Man Utd hands Sergio Romero new four-year contract
Author: 0 Man Utd hands Sergio Romero new four-year contract

Such is the threat of Real tempting former Atletico Madrid star De Gea back to the Spanish capital, many United fans have taken to social media to greet the news of Romero's contract extension as a sign their first choice could be leaving, per Izzy Horsefield of the Sunday Express .

Sport Former teacher sentenced to 90 days for sexual relationship with student
Author: 0 Former teacher sentenced to 90 days for sexual relationship with student

A former orchestra teacher in Gwinnett County , Georgia , pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student , but claimed the teen was the one to blame. Some of the sexual activity allegedly occurred at the school, at the teacher's residence, and at Lenora Park . It wouldn't be until May, 2016 that investigators arrested and indicted the teacher on the delinquency of a minor after allegations of a sexual relationship with the teen student.

Sport Kaepernick Blackballed? Mara Implies It, Vick Says No
Author: 0 Kaepernick Blackballed? Mara Implies It, Vick Says No

The gesture that he made previous year when he took the stand to do what he did... listen, we all appreciated it, we respected it. "I just think perception and image is everything". He said he would give Kaepernick this same advice if he was talking directly with him. In the midst of his protests, however, his jersey-that of a backup quarterback with limited playing time-became the best selling in the NFL.

Sport Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala
Author: 0 Federer, Muguruza dazzle at Wimbledon gala

Federer, who expanded his collection of majors to 19 on Sunday when he became the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era, said: "I don't know how much longer it's going to last". Roger Federer was a tough worse for wear but in good spirits after celebrating his Wimbledon triumph until 5am. Muguruza was rooting for Federer on Sunday because the Spaniard wanted to dance with the Swiss 35-year-old at the champions' dinner.

Sport Maryam's mandate: Nawaz Sharif's daughter is also his defender No 1
Author: 0 Maryam's mandate: Nawaz Sharif's daughter is also his defender No 1

And the report submitted by JIT in the Pakistan Supreme Court has already named Sharif and his family members to be involved in money laundering activities. "I will not resign on the demand of a group of conspirators". But unless it passes a clear verdict, the political crisis is bound to fester. The top court took up the case in October a year ago on petitions filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Awami Muslim League and Jamaat-e-Islami and reserved the verdict in February after ...