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Sports Lazio 'bid accepted for Liverpool's Lucas Leiva'
Author: 0 Lazio 'bid accepted for Liverpool's Lucas Leiva'

Lucas Biglia , a former Anderlecht star, is expected to complete his €17 million move to AC Milan in the coming hours. Lucas has enjoyed an extensive career at Anfield, winning the club's Player of the Year award in 2011 during his ten-year affiliation with the Reds.

Sports Venus Beats Konta to Set up Muguruza Final Clash
Author: 0 Venus Beats Konta to Set up Muguruza Final Clash

Muguruza is the 2016 French Open victor and Wimbledon runner-up in 2015. She has won three singles titles, most notably at the 2016 French Open where she beat Serena Williams in the final. And where is the sign of letup? In a tight first set, neither player was quite as convincing on serve as they had been in their quarter finals yet opportunities to break were nonetheless hard to come by.

Sports Venus crushes Konta for 9th Wimbledon final appearance
Author: 0 Venus crushes Konta for 9th Wimbledon final appearance

The American, who has dropped only one set all tournament, was too strong for her opponent from the baseline and was able to produce booming serves whenever Konta threatened. In recent years Williams, 37, has usually spent most of the fortnight answering questions about when she may retire, especially following her diagnosis with Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease which causes fatigue, muscle and joint pain.

Sports Pelicans meeting with Rajon Rondo about possible one-year deal
Author: 0 Pelicans meeting with Rajon Rondo about possible one-year deal

Rondo played well in the playoffs with the Chicago Bulls before a thumb injury ended his one-year stay with the rebuilding franchise. One source briefed on the meeting said it was "excellent", and the Pelicans and Rondo could begin negotiations as soon as Thursday, as there's enthusiasm on both sides to try to work out an agreement, league sources told ESPN .? He only averaged 27 minutes per game, which was his lowest average since his rookie season.

Sports Sciver, Beaumont star in England win
Author: 0 Sciver, Beaumont star in England win

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets, chasing 189; beat the West Indies by eight wickets, chasing 151; and beat Pakistan by eight wickets, chasing 145. Sciver benefitted from a Leigh Kasperek spill at short backward square leg on 58. The White Ferns won't be changing their approach as they go into Saturday's key round-robin match against India at cricket Women's World Cup in Derby , skipper Suzie Bates says.

Sports Real Madrid capture Real Betis midfielder Ceballos
Author: 0 Real Madrid capture Real Betis midfielder Ceballos

After making 30 La Liga appearances for Betis in the 2016/17 season, in Ceballos turned heads in this summer's Under-21 European Championships in Poland as Spain reached the the final only to lose 1-0 to Germany. The 12-time European Champions will continue to face elite level opposition in the United States, also taking on Manchester City and fierce rivals Barcelona .

Sports Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says team has similar 'hunger' to 2013 squad
Author: 0 Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says team has similar 'hunger' to 2013 squad

Everything appears to be good in Title Town. "That's rare. I hope it stays the same this year". Matthews transferred to Auburn after being dismissed at Georgia and was the Tigers' leading tackler in 2016. "I would absolutely love to share my opinion on it", Freeze said, answering the first question he was asked. We didn't finish how we wanted to past year, and that was very upsetting.

Sports Juventus, parla l'agente di Bonucci: possibile trasferimento per il difensore italiano
Author: 0 Juventus, parla l'agente di Bonucci: possibile trasferimento per il difensore italiano

Il Milan si sarebbe mosso per provare a prendere Leonardo Bonucci dalla Juventus . La moglie del giocatore sta cercando anche casa a Milano , e questa notizia non può che alimentare la fantasia dei tifosi rossoneri. Secondo quanto riportato da " Sky Sport " in questi ultimi minuti, il Milan avrebbe proposto poco più di 30 milioni di euro per averlo: i bianconeri hanno risposto con 45 milioni cash senza contropartite tecniche.

Sports Murray left to follow Konta in bid for semi-final place
Author: 0 Murray left to follow Konta in bid for semi-final place

Muller equaled his best Grand Slam performance by reaching the quarterfinals. Holder Andy Murray fell victim to his hip injury, with the top seed exiting 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-1 against American Sam Querrey in a quarterfinal surprise.

Sports Wenger impressed with Arsenal's English teens
Author: 0 Wenger impressed with Arsenal's English teens

They would have scored far more goals had it not been for a fine display from Sydney keeper Andrew Redmayne, an Arsenal fan who once had a trial at the Emirates. One player who impressed in that first half was Reiss Nelson , a very well-known prospect in the club he showed just why he's on this tour, playing at right wing back which isn't his position he looked very natural there gliding past players, picking out great passes and showing his great touch to set Arsenal twitter alight.

Sports Wimbledon: Can Berdych get past the mighty Fed?
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Can Berdych get past the mighty Fed?

Three-time victor Djokovic was also heading for the exit after the second seed quit his quarterfinal against Tomas Berdych with a right elbow injury while trailing 7-6 (7/2), 2-0. "This year I beat Novak, so now I'm playing Roger", Berdych said. "I can say with fact that I did everything I could to try to find a way to win", Raonic said.

Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza hails Magdalena Rybarikova win as 'easiest Slam victory'

Muguruza reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, but lost to Serena Williams. Rybarikova is playing in the semifinals at a major tournament for the first time in her career. "I had to work the point more". "I think it was all credit to her". She is the oldest finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994. When asked if she missed Serena, she added: 'Terribly.

Author: 0 Dabo Swinney 'Pulling For The Noles' In FSU-Alabama Opener

It's been 185 days since a league team won a national title. Commissioner John Swofford took great delight in pointing out the depth of the league, noting that though Clemson won the national title, two of its toughest games were at home in league play: an overtime win after N.C.

Sports Froome ready to fight back after losing yellow jersey
Author: 0 Froome ready to fight back after losing yellow jersey

Despite the demanding route, it looked as though Team Sky had helped Froome to a perfectly planned race - aside from a minor blip around 13km from the finish when he missed a curve in the road and veered off slightly into a caravan park. In the peloton, the attacks on Port de Balès were largely toothless. With 5.5 kilometers to the summit, De Gendt went solo and Cummings followed.

Sports Tim Tebow magic continues with walk-off home run
Author: 0 Tim Tebow magic continues with walk-off home run

Lucie Mets , were taking on the Daytona Tortugas, the outfielder and former Heisman Award victor hit a solo homer in the seventh inning during the second game of a doubleheader. Entering Thursday, he had a hit safely in 10 straight games and was batting over.320. Tebow was promoted to High-A St. Lucie in late June, and apparently, things have gone just fine for him since getting there.

Author: 0 All Mexican teams play the same - Tappa

A full strength, well-oiled American team likely would have crushed them, but this team was far from that. Thursday's games at Sports Authority Field at Mile High are second-round Group C matches. "I've focused on not overwhelming myself and taking it one step at a time". Failing to break through in the first half, the US built a 2-0 lead on goals by Omar Gonzalez in the 53rd minute and Morris in the 64th.

Author: 0 Ernstige en blijvende hersenschade bij Nouri

Ajax bleef nog wel voorzichtig over het herstel van de middenvelder. Aanleiding is de gebeurtenis rondom Ajax-voetballer Abdelhak Nouri . De Amsterdammers vervolgen: "Appie wordt in slaap gehouden om hem zo optimaal mogelijk te kunnen behandelen ".

Sports DB Andre Chachere Named To Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List
Author: 0 DB Andre Chachere Named To Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List

The Rimington Trophy Committee announced Tuesday that Texas State University sophomore center Aaron Brewer was named to its 2017 Fall Watch List. He was just the fourth sophomore in UT history (joining Hub Bechtol in 1944; Russell Erxleben in 1976 and Earl Thomas in 2009) to earn first-team honors from one of the NCAA's five teams used to recognize consensus All-Americans.

Sports Utah Jazz waive Boris Diaw, will sign Euroleague MVP Ekpe Udoh
Author: 0 Utah Jazz waive Boris Diaw, will sign Euroleague MVP Ekpe Udoh

The 6-foot-10 center averaged 4.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 19.3 minutes per game in a season and a half with the Warriors after Golden State drafted Udoh with the sixth overall pick in 2010. He posted a woeful 49.4 true shooting percentage and a -3.3 nERD rating, ranking whim 428th out of 486 National Basketball Association players last season.

Author: 0 Knicks discussing front office post with Kings VP Scott Perry

The Knicks' brass reportedly met with Perry on Thursday in order to discuss details to make him the team's new general manager. The Knicks might have their new general manager. Perry is available because when Rob Hennigan was sacked as the man in charge of the Orlando Magic , Perry - his assistant GM - was shown the door as well.

Sports Trump promises to crack down on foreign steel, but delays continue
Author: 0 Trump promises to crack down on foreign steel, but delays continue

Trump told reporters on his flight to France that he was considering both tariffs and quotas to stop foreign countries from dumping steel into the US market and "destroying" the USA steel industry. I want it to be long lasting, and I want it to address the overhanging issue of Chinese steel overcapacity". He said higher prices on imported steel would have an adverse effect on some regional businesses sensitive to costs for raw materials, such as auto manufacturing.

Sports Saban was smart to ignore Auburn, the best team in the SEC
Author: 0 Saban was smart to ignore Auburn, the best team in the SEC

On Wednesday in Birmingham, Nick Saban holds court at SEC Media Days . While the possibility of a second straight true freshman quarterback lining up behind center at Alabama is certainly a compelling storyline this summer, Saban wants to make sure the public knows it's not a realistic one.

Sports Greenberg close to $500 million purchase of Carolina Hurricanes
Author: 0 Greenberg close to $500 million purchase of Carolina Hurricanes

Chuck Greenberg, the former part owner and CEO of the Texas Rangers , is reportedly closing in on a $500 million purchase of the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes. Soshnick reports the the deal would keep the Hurricanes in Carolina under the new ownership. Forbes magazine valued the Hurricanes at only $230 million previous year, while Karmanos said in 2014 he valued the team at $400 million.

Sports Chalobah leaves Chelsea for Watford on five-year deal
Author: 0 Chalobah leaves Chelsea for Watford on five-year deal

The England Under-21 worldwide returns to Vicarage Road after an impressive loan spell in the 2012/13 season, where he scored five goals in 42 appearances. Chalobah is said to be keen to move on and establish himself as a Premier League force. Watford should be a good destination for Chalobah, and he spent his most successful year there in 2012/2013 on loan, starting 37 games as the Hornets battled to the verge of Premier League promotion.

Sports Michael Jackson's unreleased album up for auction
Author: 0 Michael Jackson's unreleased album up for auction

All tracks are reportedly finished, with finished vocals, and of master quality. Three of them are alternate mixes of songs that appeared on the posthumous collection 'Michael " in 2010, but the nine other songs - titled 'Stay ", " Everything's Just Fine ", " Black Widow ", " Burn Tonight ", " All I Need ", " Water' , " Let Me Fall in Love' , "Ready to Win' and 'Soldier Boy' - have never been heard".

Author: 0 RB Leipzig reject €65m Liverpool bid for Naby Keita

RB Leipzig have told Liverpool that even if they go over €100m it will not be enough to sign Naby Keita this summer. Keita played a key role for Leipzig last season, as he helped them qualify for the Champions League. Klopp faced the media for the first time this summer following his side's 4-0 win in a friendly at Tranmere and would not speak about Liverpool's pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.

Sports Yankees acquire first baseman Garrett Cooper from Milwaukee
Author: 0 Yankees acquire first baseman Garrett Cooper from Milwaukee

In exchange, the Yankees will acquire minor league first baseman Garrett Cooper. Who's Webb? Webb got plenty of strikeouts (11.3 K/9) as a lefty reliever in the Yankees' system before getting his first shot in the majors this season. The 26 year-old was previously selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates this winter in the Rule V Draft during the 2016 Winter Meetings in Washington D.C. Cooper, 26, was selected by Milwaukee in the sixth round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft.

Sports Ranked 87th and unseeded, Rybarikova reaches Wimbledon semis
Author: 0 Ranked 87th and unseeded, Rybarikova reaches Wimbledon semis

A former Wimbledon junior finalist (lost to Wozniacki in 2006) she could even debut in the top 20 reaching the final. "I know my game is hard for another opponent", Rybarikova, who has a strong serve and relies on her whiplash forehand, had never been past the third round of a major until last week.

Sports Bardet and Aru strike Froome Tour blow
Author: 0 Bardet and Aru strike Froome Tour blow

Rigoberto Uran and Aru were second and third, two seconds behind. "Sky kept the gap too small, but once you commit, you commit and in the end I didn't have the legs", the Wirral-born rider said. "But I didn't have the legs to finish it off, it's as simple as that". It looked as it Team Sky had engineered a perfectly planned race for Froome on an exhausting six-hour route that featured two category-one climbs - either side of the hors-category ascent of the Port de Bales - and a ...

Sports Yankees option eliminated as Cubs splash for Jose Quintana
Author: 0 Yankees option eliminated as Cubs splash for Jose Quintana

All four prospects the Cubs sent across town to the White Sox are among the best in their organization, including Jimenez, who was ranked as their top prospect and the No. He now sits No. 8 overall on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list. He set career highs in innings pitched, strikeouts and wins while limiting foes to a.246 batting average, .295 on-base percentage and.393 slugging percentage, good for a.687 OPS against.

Sports Ajax footballer Abdelhak Nouri diagnosed with serious, permanent brain damage
Author: 0 Ajax footballer Abdelhak Nouri diagnosed with serious, permanent brain damage

Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri has suffered "serious and permanent" brain damage after collapsing over the weekend, the Dutch club said Thursday, dashing earlier hopes the promising prospect would make a quick recovery. On Monday Ajax revealed Nouri's heart was functioning normally and appeared to be undamaged, adding that it was "too soon to say anything about his recovery, as his brain function can not be tested properly as long as he is kept asleep".

Sports After Sushma pressure, Pak mulls visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother
Author: 0 After Sushma pressure, Pak mulls visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

This comes days after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tore into her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz for "not showing the courtesy to acknowledge" her letter on a visa for the mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav . So far, Pakistan has dismissed India's consular access request to Jadhav more than 15 times. Jadhav was allegedly arrested by Pakistan in the restive Balochistan province in 2016.

Sports Gunmen Kill Four Police In Pakistan's Quetta
Author: 0 Gunmen Kill Four Police In Pakistan's Quetta

Superintendent of Police of Quaidabad area, Mubarak Shah, was targetted by the gunmen in Quetta, the provincial capital, while he was patrolling in the area with his team. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned targeting of police officials in Quetta in which SP and other police officials embraced martyrdom. The killing came four days after a bomb killed a high-profile police chief and his guard while wounding 11 others in Chaman, a tense border town in southwestern Balochistan.