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Author: 0 Chelsea hitman edges closer to Atletico move

Manchester United had been heavily linked with a move for Morata throughout the summer and were locked in talks with Real for a number of weeks as a fee was negotiated. "In January, the Costa sit was very clear, for the club for him and his agent. I remember talking to my dad then and him saying 'This guy (Conte) is going to win the League there (in England)".

Sports Bengals CB Adam Jones draws 1-game suspension
Author: 0 Bengals CB Adam Jones draws 1-game suspension

In a letter to Jones explaining its decision, the National Football League wrote, " extensive video documentation of the tone, tenor and nature of your interactions with law enforcement at the site of your arrest, during transportation to the jail, and during the booking process".

Sports MLB Trade Rumors: 5 teams that would love to acquire Yu Darvish
Author: 0 MLB Trade Rumors: 5 teams that would love to acquire Yu Darvish

The Rangers have lost nine of the past 10 games started by Darvish and are only 8-12 in his starts. Darvish, who turns 31 years old on August 16, is only 6-8 but with a 3.45 ERA this season. The Yankees and Dodgers, among others, are expected to pursue the right-hander if the Rangers formally make him available. There may be no more valuable player at all, rental or controllable, than Darvish if the Rangers decide to sell.

Sports Jailed American football superstar OJ Simpson to be released in October
Author: 0 Jailed American football superstar OJ Simpson to be released in October

Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled almost 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat. According to CNN's Paul Vercammen , Nevada prisons system spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Simpson has "stayed out of trouble", and Simpson's friend, Tom Scotto, said Simpson "brings everybody together".

Sports Royal Birkdale's first hole a rude awakening for Open hopefuls
Author: 0 Royal Birkdale's first hole a rude awakening for Open hopefuls

Spieth and Koepka are the only players inside the top-five that don't play until tomorrow afternoon and judging by the weather forecast, they could still be leading by the time they tee-off. "I've always had high expectations on myself", Stenson said Tuesday. When Harrington won the last time the Open was played here, the winning score was 3-over-par 283.

Sports Selected 2017/18 La Liga Fixtures & El Clasico Dates Released
Author: 0 Selected 2017/18 La Liga Fixtures & El Clasico Dates Released

Real also have to squeeze in the World Club Cup in the UAE at the end of the year. The Spanish league calendar, released Friday, pits Madrid against Barcelona on December 20, a Wednesday, in the Spanish capital. The new league campaign will begin on the weekend of 19/20th August, and will finish on the weekend of 20/21st May. While Barcelona is set to play their first league match against Betis at Camp Nou, Real Madrid will be on the road against Deportivo La Coruña.

Sports Stars and Stripes fly on first day at Birkdale
Author: 0 Stars and Stripes fly on first day at Birkdale

So things are in check. It just takes a creative mind and sometimes golf can get a bit boring but I see so many shots out here where it's fun and keeps me interested and really gets me going. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. Wet, cool and breezy conditions, and enthusiastic crowds, greeted the first group of players to go out at 6.35am.

Sports Sergio Garcia hurts himself by hitting gorse with club
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia hurts himself by hitting gorse with club

Immediately, the Masters champion put his hand to his shoulder and required attention from the on-course physiotherapist. "Obviously, I'm not happy about it", Garcia said on Friday morning, via the Associated Press , "because I nearly screwed up my British Open ".

Sports Liverpool Complete Signing Of Andrew Robertson From Hull City
Author: 0 Liverpool Complete Signing Of Andrew Robertson From Hull City

Robertson underwent his medical at the club's academy base at Melwood before putting pen to paper on terms, per Williams. "There's not many, if any, more special clubs than Liverpool ". Robertson - who worked in a supermarket and at Hampden Park just four years ago while playing semi-professional football with Queen's Park - added: "My family are proud of what I've achieved so far and they're all over the moon with the move, as well as me of course".

Sports Nastase hit with three-year ban and fine
Author: 0 Nastase hit with three-year ban and fine

Ilie Nastase has made an extraordinary defence of his behaviour in the Fed Cup tie with Great Britian claiming that racism is not a "delicate" issue in Romania and that he can count two black people among his friends. Nastase, victor of the French Open in 1973, has also been fined $10,000 (£7,600/€8,600). They went on to say "there is also no prior evidence of Mr Nastase being racist", pointing to his friendships and partnerships with the late Arthur Ashe and former French Open victor ...

Sports WNBA Star Sue Bird Comes Out As Gay, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe
Author: 0 WNBA Star Sue Bird Comes Out As Gay, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe

I think people have this assumption that if you're not talking about it, you must be hiding it, like it's this secret. I have to be true to that. "I'm gay . I was living my life, just not necessarily leading the charge. "It's happening when it's happening because that's what feels right", she noted. "This has been something I've been on the verge of doing for a long time", she said.

Sports Why Cech ordered Arsenal players not to celebrate winning ICC trophy
Author: 0 Why Cech ordered Arsenal players not to celebrate winning ICC trophy

Arsene Wenger's ailing men were outplayed for long periods by Bayern before salvaging a last-gasp 1-1 draw and then winning 3-2 on penalties. "This is not the trophy we lift guys", he said . 'We will always remember that. Both Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery were superb in Shanghai , giving Arsenal's full-backs a torrid time in the first half, particularly Frenchman Ribery as most of Bayern's danger came down the left flank.

Sports Rory McIlroy Overcomes Horror Start with Stunning Recovery at Birkdale
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy Overcomes Horror Start with Stunning Recovery at Birkdale

McIlroy, who cut a figure of dejection after the opening nine yesterday, was strutting around the course with a more familiar confidence on Friday, laughing and joking with playing partners and course officials alike. I'm just waiting for that round or that moment or that week where it clicks and I'll be off and running'. "Early on I was I was thinking, geez, here we go again, but I just needed to stay patient and stay with it.

Author: 0 OJ Simpson Wasn't Even That Sorry, Was Obviously Still Granted Parole

Simpson about the armed robbery of two dealers of sports memorabilia in September 2007, for which he was sentenced in October 2008 to a sentence of nine to 33 years in prison. Asked what he planned to do if released, Simpson said he would move to Florida to be close to two of his four adult children. O. J. Simpson returned from Chicago, where he had gone the night before.

Sports Blues D Parayko agrees to 5-year, $27.5M contract
Author: 0 Blues D Parayko agrees to 5-year, $27.5M contract

The St. Louis Blues came to terms with 24-year-old defenseman Colton Parayko on a five-year, $27.5 million deal, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman . "I think we knew we had a special player with what we saw a year ago", Armstrong said of Parayko's rookie season. Parayko, 24, has appeared in two seasons with the Blues since being drafted by the club in the third round (86th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Sports Khalil Mack lands flawless endorsement deal with Mack Trucks
Author: 0 Khalil Mack lands flawless endorsement deal with Mack Trucks

But at 6-foot-3 the reigning AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year had the size and speed to be a force on defense, and that earned him a scholarship at Buffalo, as Ashmon predicted. In the video, Mack said it all started when he got a text "out of the blue one day" from Draymond Green, of the Golden State Warriors. Walsh said Mack actually reached out to the company about the same time that they were thinking about reaching out to him.

Sports Stock to Watch For: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
Author: 0 Stock to Watch For: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Cadence Capital Management LLC Lowers Position in General Motors Company (GM )" was first posted by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. The auto manufacturer reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.05. After posting $0.47 EPS for the previous quarter, Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR)'s analysts now forecast 76.60 % EPS growth.

Author: 0 Confident India to battle against six-time champions Australia

They are standing up every game. They are also a great fielding side and much better in India's comparison. Left-arm spinner Deepti Sharma for India , took three wickets, while veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami and her partner Shikha Pandey took two wickets apiece.

Sports Confirmed: Serge Aurier Expresses His Desire To Leave PSG
Author: 0 Confirmed: Serge Aurier Expresses His Desire To Leave PSG

The Portuguese boss seems to be aiming to exploit the competition that Dani Alves' arrival to the French capital brings. Serge Aurier of the Ivory Coast looks on during the International Friendly match between the Netherlands and Ivory Coast held at De Kuip or Stadion Feijenoord on June 4, 2017 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Author: 0 A glance at the first round of the British Open

From the middle of the greens out here you can putt and have a pretty good look at just about any hole. "Apparently life begins at 40 so maybe that's a good omen for me, " said Casey, who recovered to finish seventh in 2008". I am trying to keep the same tempo as in the States and act like it is a five-foot longer putt". However, conditions eased somewhat as the day wore on, allowing two-time major victor Spieth and Koepka, last month's U.S.

Sports Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka share the early lead at the British Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka share the early lead at the British Open

Only two players were under par , led by Poulter at 2 under through five holes. It was Spieth's best start in a major since he opened with a 66 at the Masters a year ago. "I enjoyed walking down 17 and 18 so there was a little bit of sentiment in it. From the middle of the greens out here you can putt and have a pretty good look at just about any hole".

Sports Pomeranz, Pedroia strong in Boston's 5-1 win over Blue Jays
Author: 0 Pomeranz, Pedroia strong in Boston's 5-1 win over Blue Jays

ET Wednesday - Dombrowski sat in his front-row seat in a suite high above home plate at Fenway Park , scanning his computer, just like always. The Boston Red Sox are looking to acquire a starting-caliber third baseman and bullpen help before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, but are not willing to part with their top prospects in order to make a deal happen, according to ESPN's Scott Lauber.

Author: 0 Pulling the Curtain Back on Banco Bradesco SA (BBD)

Several brokerages recently issued reports on BBD. Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE:BBD) shows a Forward Annual Dividend Rate of $0.19 and Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 2.06% according to MorningStar Inc. The firm also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. The company announced a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Tuesday the 8th of August 2017.

Sports Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool rejected Barcelona's £72m Philippe Coutinho bid
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool rejected Barcelona's £72m Philippe Coutinho bid

The Brazilian signed a five-year contract at Anfield back in January, with the Merseyside club ensuring that the new deal did not include a release clause. "Phil is a very important player for us". Coutinho enjoyed a superb 2016/17 campaign, scoring 13 times and providing seven assists in 31 Premier League appearances as Liverpool finished fourth and secured Champions League qualification.

Sports OJ Simpson granted parole after 9 years in prison
Author: 0 OJ Simpson granted parole after 9 years in prison

Thursday's parole hearing followed renewed interest in his story, which was explored a year ago in the award-winning documentary "O.J.: Made in America" and the FX true-crime drama "The People v. The Guardian reports that he said he took an "alternative to violence" course in prison, calling it "the most important course anybody in this prison can take because it teaches you how to deal with conflict through conversation".

Sports Riverbridge Partners LLC Sells 185 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)
Author: 0 Riverbridge Partners LLC Sells 185 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

The stock declined 1.20% or $0.09 reaching $7.42 per share. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Fort Point Partners Limited Co reported 4,402 shares stake. Company fiscal year is ending in October and analysts' consensus recommendation is Outperform for HPQ and estimated EPS for next quarter is $ 0.42. WFC's profit will be $5.31 billion for 13.00 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality.

Sports Jaime Garcia Reportedly Traded by Braves to Twins
Author: 0 Jaime Garcia Reportedly Traded by Braves to Twins

Garcia's salary for 2017 is $12 million, and he has almost $5 million left to be paid this season. Atlanta is expected to receive a Twins prospect in the deal, which was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Louis Cardinals, who owns a career 3.65 ERA, though it has slipped to 4.33 this season. Levine was hired as the Twins' general manager last October after 11 seasons with the Rangers.

Author: 0 Two more teams interested in Tigers Justin Verlander

With his performance this season - and with roughly $70 million still due over the next two seasons, not including his option year in 2020 - that likely won't be enough. According to a person with knowledge of the talks, the team would consider paying the rest of Verlander's $28 million salary this season, but not much more.

Sports Blough Named to Golden Arm Award Watch List
Author: 0 Blough Named to Golden Arm Award Watch List

The award is given annually to the nation's top quarterback, acknowledging performance on the field as well as character, citizenship, integrity and honor for the game of football. The namesake of the Golden Arm Award has a storied history. He now sits in fifth all-time with 8,696 passing yards, while his 46 career touchdowns are sixth best in team history.

Sports Canada ousted from CONCACAF Gold Cup by Jamaica
Author: 0 Canada ousted from CONCACAF Gold Cup by Jamaica

Shaun Francis and Romario Williams scored in each half before David Junior Hoilett pulled one back to make the Jamaicans' night uncomfortable in an exciting contest played in front of a modest crowd. Scott Arfield's delivery found Cyle Larin , just added to the squad for the knockout rounds, but the Orlando City striker headed just wide of the post.

Sports OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Underway
Author: 0 OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Underway

They will consider factors including " Simpson's age, whether his conviction was for a violent crime, his prior criminal record and his plans after release " when deciding whether to grant him further parole, the board has said . "I've basically spent a conflict-free life", he said. Denial periods, the board's website says, "are generally set at periods of one to three years from the eligibility date of the inmate".

Sports Trai Turner extension from Panthers worth $45M
Author: 0 Trai Turner extension from Panthers worth $45M

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the terms of the deal a while after Turner made his announcement. Turner , a third-round pick out of Louisiana State in 2014, was headed into the final year of his rookie deal. The last one was if the team could afford to pay both starting guards Andrew Norwell and Trai Turner . The Panthers are also in talks to extend veteran tight end Greg Olsen , who hasn't ruled out a training camp holdout if he doesn't get a new deal.

Sports Brazilian judge seizes $2.8 million in Silva's pension fund
Author: 0 Brazilian judge seizes $2.8 million in Silva's pension fund

On Wednesday, Brazil's central bank froze four of Silva's bank accounts amounting to more than $190,000. He would also be stripped of his political immunity. "This country does not deserve to be going through what is happening, ' said Lula, while highlighting that Brazil needs to recover self-esteem, hope and credibility, which are vanishing daily with the actions carried out by the Judiciary, the Congress and President of the Republic Michel Temer".

Sports UFC: Two title fights added to event in Edmonton
Author: 0 UFC: Two title fights added to event in Edmonton

Perhaps Bellator will take some comfort from the fact that the UFC 213 event on Saturday, July 8th in Las Vegas headlined by an interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker didn't fare much better, with the estimate there being in the region of 125,000 - 150,000 buys.

Sports Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns; report cites link to escort service
Author: 0 Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns; report cites link to escort service

The move came after the school investigated a phone call made from Freeze's school-issued phone to an escort service, according to Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports . "That call shows up nowhere else on my records". Going into the 2017 season, the program self-imposed a postseason ban after the NCAA charged the program with 21 violations.

Sports Morata Reveals Why He Left Real
Author: 0 Morata Reveals Why He Left Real

The Blues were heavily linked with a move for Lukaku throughout the summer but Manchester United ended up winning the race for his signature last week. And while Murphy believes a player of Morata's talent is sure to get goals for the Blues, he believes Chelsea missed out on the better frontman when United won the race for Lukaku.

Sports T Oher released by Panthers
Author: 0 T Oher released by Panthers

This story will be updated. "Michael's health always came first". "The most important thing is his health", Rivera said to staff writer of the National Football League team, Max Henson. The Panthers saved $1.69 million toward the salary cap by releasing Oher. "Michael understood and we expressed that to him". Before the concussion that ended his 2016 campaign, Oher had started 110 games throughout his career with the Baltimore Ravens and Panthers.