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Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes 95% pay cut to join Los Angeles Galaxy
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It has been reported Ibrahimovic's deal with the Galaxy is worth three million U.S. dollars (£2.1million) over two years. "As one of the winningest players of all time, we believe he'll have a very positive impact on our team". The courtship of Ibrahimovic actually began in 2016, but the Galaxy couldn't sign him because it already had the maximum of three Designated Players - Keane, Steven Gerrard and Giovani dos Santos .

Sports Head start for Bolt as fans cheer Dortmund training session
Author: 0 Head start for Bolt as fans cheer Dortmund training session

The training session will be open to the public, with the world record holder in the 100 and 200 metres, who retired past year, a major crowd puller. The 31-year-old also coolly slotted home a penalty in the shootout that brought the session to an end, leaving the Dortmund officials impressed.

Sports John Calipari says 'no disrespect' after Kentucky skipped handshakes with Kansas State
Author: 0 John Calipari says 'no disrespect' after Kentucky skipped handshakes with Kansas State

Following the game, Calipari brushed the situation off as nothing more than miscommunication , saying his team didn't get a chance to shake hands because Kansas State's players were celebrating. He scored 13 points in the first 11:30 of the second half before he was called for his fourth foul with 8:24 remaining. Kevin Knox is averaging 15.7 points per game, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander chips in with 14.4 points and 5.1 assists.

Sports Sessions proposes rule to ban sale of bump stocks
Author: 0 Sessions proposes rule to ban sale of bump stocks

Mr. Sessions made the announcement one day before thousands of school children and others are expected to rally on the National Mall in Washington , D.C. In 2010, ATF decided it could not regulate bump stocks because officials said the devices did not meet the definition of a machine gun . Another set of ATF documents lists several instances, going back to 2003, in which officials determined bump stocks and similar devices were found to comply with federal law , including the ...

Sports Zlatan and Galaxy make LA switch official
Author: 0 Zlatan and Galaxy make LA switch official

The Galaxy could see Ibrahimovic on the field for the team as early as L.A.'s next home game on March 31. "I think I have a lot to give, I can help them a lot". "As the most successful club in Major League Soccer history, the LA Galaxy are the ideal fit for one of the most decorated soccer players in the sport's history".

Sports Iranians hack hundreds of universities
Author: 0 Iranians hack hundreds of universities

Nine Iranian nationals have been charged with conducting a massive cyber theft campaign on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corops, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. But state-sponsored hackers tend to be young and ambitious, and the U.S. believes that naming them - which effectively limits their ability to travel to only the small number of countries that won't extradite them to the USA - can act as a deterrent against future hacks.

Sports Curry returns from ankle injury confident in health, Warriors
Author: 0 Curry returns from ankle injury confident in health, Warriors

Quinn Cook added 13 points and Jordan Bell 12 for the Warriors , who improved to 24-3 in games against Eastern Conference teams this season. That diagnosis, while not the end of the world, definitely brings back painful memories for Warriors fans, as it's the same type of injury that Curry sustained in the 2016 playoffs that drastically limited him during that run.

Sports Benoit Paire eager to achieve more at Miami Masters
Author: 0 Benoit Paire eager to achieve more at Miami Masters

And even with her formidable fitness and determination, it was too big an ask for her to repeat the feat-though her tennis in reaching the third round, unseeded, in Miami , must be ringing alarm bells for everyone else in the draw. Awaiting the fifth seed in the third round is Nishikori, who got past John Millman 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 6-3. Second seeded Croatian Marin Cilic moved into the third round with a 7-5 6-3 triumph over Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert and third seed Grigor Dimitrov ...

Sports Loyola continues improbable NCAA run
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No. 9 Kansas State also has posted three straight victories over the Ramblers, including a 74-61 victory as 14-point home chalk in their last meeting in November 2011, but has failed to cover in its past two. Four members of Loyola's famous 1963 NCAA championship team had front-row seats: Jerry Harkness, Les Hunter, John Egan and Rich Rochelle. "We just need a stop".

Sports Outstanding Osaka Knocks Out Williams In Miami Opener
Author: 0 Outstanding Osaka Knocks Out Williams In Miami Opener

These kind of things shouldn't happen. The latest loss came at a tournament she has won a record eight times and considers her hometown event. "It's not as if she left because of injury and lost her passion for the game. "So just playing against her is kind of like a dream for me". Serena also had to play sister Venus last week in California, where she lost in the second round in the desert in what was the earliest meeting between the two since 1998.

Sports Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld is fully fit - Belgium's Roberto Martinez
Author: 0 Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld is fully fit - Belgium's Roberto Martinez

Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld can leave Mauricio Pocchetinho's side after the Premier League club failed to reach an agreement with players' representatives. Chelsea are ready to beat Manchester United to the signing of Tottenham Hotspur star Toby Alderweireld by offering him the same wages as Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk, reports claim.

Sports Dodgers' Justin Turner breaks left wrist on HBP
Author: 0 Dodgers' Justin Turner breaks left wrist on HBP

Last year's NLCS MVP grunted and winced as he jogged away from the plate toward the dugout, his hand hanging limp at his side. He was visited quickly by team trainers and replaced at once by Donovan Solano. With Turner on the shelf, Logan Forsythe should handle most of the work at third base while Chase Utley and Enrique Hernandez split time at second to start the year.

Sports Guptill called up to New Zealand's Test squad
Author: 0 Guptill called up to New Zealand's Test squad

Former US president Obama, a popular figure across the world, will be making his first trip to New Zealand and lands down under on March 21. The first match in the two-Test series at Eden Park will be the maiden day-nighter in New Zealand.

Sports Lucas Vazquez keen on Real Madrid stay
Author: 0 Lucas Vazquez keen on Real Madrid stay

A manager in the Chinese Super League has claimed that Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has asked him about China, fuelling rumours the superstar could take his career to the Asian continent. Winger Goncalo Guedes, on loan at Valencia from Paris Saint-Germain, won the "revelation" award for the best Portuguese under-21 player. The Real Madrid forward has won five Ballon d'Or titles - a record for a European player - and is the first player in the history to win four European Golden Shoes.

Sports Smith slams decision to overturn Rabada ban
Author: 0 Smith slams decision to overturn Rabada ban

The contact in question was the most infamous bumping of shoulders in recent world history‚ which occurred between Rabada and Australian captain Steve Smith at St George's Park on March 9. Did he not, for instance, think he might have been charged along with Rabada , considering it's hard to collide with someone if they're not walking at you? I guess the emotion after you get out you don't really...

Sports Two Airbus A320 Neos back in IndiGo fleet
Author: 0 Two Airbus A320 Neos back in IndiGo fleet

The planes were only grounded in February when the EASA intervened. The passenger load factors of various scheduled domestic airlines have also shown increasing trend compared to previous month despite few incidents of aircraft grounding.

Sports Salah is the next Coutinho situation for Liverpool - Ian Wright
Author: 0 Salah is the next Coutinho situation for Liverpool - Ian Wright

Salah's scintillating form has attracted the praise of former Liverpool and Australia star Harry Kewell, who backed the Egypt worldwide to challenge Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or trophy. Now, though, the Reds speedster won't just be assisting Liverpool for the rest of the season - Salah will earn Egyptians signed up to Vodafone 11 free minutes of extra airtime for every goal he scores.

Sports NCAA Sweet 16 - Preview and Odds of the Wild Week Ahead
Author: 0 NCAA Sweet 16 - Preview and Odds of the Wild Week Ahead

Teams that are seeded 11 or 12 should feel lucky. Skinny: Boston has been good to Villanova . Michigan State looked like a completely different team, they could not score and felt like they had never seen a 2-3 zone before. 1 Virginia . In the East bracket, lorded over by No. 1 Villanova , who easily shook off No. 9 Alabama 81-58, the No. 2 Purdue are still very much alive and kicking.

Sports Pogba expresses desire to play on same team as PSG star
Author: 0 Pogba expresses desire to play on same team as PSG star

When I see him play on the pitch and enjoying himself, with his technique, his agility, I love to watch him play. "He is truly the definition of joy on the pitch", Pogba told TyC Sports . "I don't know what it is", said Deschamps. Absent from United's victory against Liverpool earlier this month, Pogba was selected only as a substitute for the Champions League last-16 encounter with Sevilla, and he didn't appear in last weekend's FA Cup win over Brighton.

Sports What is the gender pay gap?
Author: 0 What is the gender pay gap?

In a report containing a detailed breakdown of the RSC's gender pay gap , chief executive Robert Parker said the organisation is "committed to gender equality and inclusion". Fifty-nine percent of associates at the firm are women, while 56% of both fee earning and business services roles are held by female employees, and 100% of secretaries at the firm are women.

Sports Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc
Author: 0 Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc

There is a rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalization in the developed world, which could affect Africa, said Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. The Continental Free Trade Area is an African market of over US$1.2 billion people with a gross domestic product of US$2.5 trillion. This, according to the AU, will pave the way for accelerating the establishment of the Continental Customs Union and the African Customs ...

Sports Jonathan Martin charged with making criminal threats
Author: 0 Jonathan Martin charged with making criminal threats

This all stems from an Instagram post Martin reportedly made on February 23, which contained a photo of a shotgun along with shells spread around a bed. In 2013, Martin, while playing for the Dolphins, claimed he was bullied by teammates and eventually left the team. Incognito and Pouncey were accused by Martin of bullying following incidents in 2013.

Sports Mohamed Salah Tallies Four Goals As Liverpool Beats Watford At Anfield
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah Tallies Four Goals As Liverpool Beats Watford At Anfield

On a very wintry evening at Anfield, Salah helped keep the temperature red hot, helping himself to four goals and assisting Roberto Firmino's clever flick to give Jurgen Klopp's side a scoreline befitting of their dominance. He is a constant threat and he gets better and better. "But his performance this season in a debut season has been magnificent". Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen: Scoring goals has always been regarded as the hardest part of the game.

Sports Richardson: Deal with Vikings 'best opportunity to win the Super Bowl'
Author: 0 Richardson: Deal with Vikings 'best opportunity to win the Super Bowl'

His agent, Mike McCartney, began talking to Cousins about the potential for such a groundbreaking deal more than two years ago with the assumption he'd eventually arrive at free agency because of the noncommittal Redskins. It'll make Cousins the highest-paid quarterback in the league. Now, the rule can simply deter deep-pocketed owners from granting long-term, guaranteed deals that require cutting massive checks that won't be cashed for years.

Sports New York Jets sign QB Teddy Bridgewater to deal
Author: 0 New York Jets sign QB Teddy Bridgewater to deal

For the Jets , a team that has been unable to find a franchise signal caller since the days of Joe Namath, a move into the top-3 might be the best way to achieve this goal. This doesn't mean the Broncos will move up, but they are among the teams most seriously considering it. This move will inevitably lead to more draft trades as teams jockey to select one of the top-level quarterbacks in the pool.

Sports Thibaut Courtois plans Chelsea stay despite Madrid talk
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois plans Chelsea stay despite Madrid talk

Courtois, 25, has yet to agree an extension to his Chelsea deal that expires in 2019, leading to speculation in the media that Belgium's No 1 could leave in the summer. The win saw Barcelona progress into the quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate after the first-leg ended 1-1. Chelsea take on Leicester in the FA Cup tomorrow.

Sports Mourinho orders Man Utd duo to deal with pressure and grow up
Author: 0 Mourinho orders Man Utd duo to deal with pressure and grow up

Mourinho has been in the headlines over the last 24 hours, following his incredible 12 minute rant about "football heritage" when questioned about United's exit from the Champions League . According to the Daily Mail, Jose Mourinho is planning a summer cull at Manchester United that could see up to nine first-team players axed , and Arsenal should look to gain revenge on the Red Devils by signing one of their star men.

Sports Navratilova lashes out at BBC over pay
Author: 0 Navratilova lashes out at BBC over pay

Navratilova also confirmed her agent will be asking for more money ahead of next year's Wimbledon. "But overall, it was a shock because". The Tory MP said: 'There can be no excuse for Martina Navratilova being paid 10 per cent of what John McEnroe earns for broadcasting on the BBC during Wimbledon.

Sports Ronaldo hits four as Real put six past Girona
Author: 0 Ronaldo hits four as Real put six past Girona

The Catalans were rampant in the first half and could have taken a heavier lead into the break as Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho hit the woodwork twice and his compatriot Paulinho struck a post. Gareth Bale and Luka Modric are on the bench for Real Madrid's La Liga encounter with Girona at the Bernabeu on Sunday but Sergio Ramos is not in the matchday squad.

Sports Return Winners: The 2012 ATP Indian Wells final
Author: 0 Return Winners: The 2012 ATP Indian Wells final

He has won all five of his titles with straight sets victories in the final so he will fancy his chances of a sixth crown if he takes the opening set against Del Potro . But as they say, winning when you don't deserve to is the mark of a true champion. "It took a while to get the record", Federer said. "I was lucky in both sets with early breaks", Del Potro said afterwards.

Sports Neymar to Real Madrid? Ask Florentino Pérez, says Emery
Author: 0 Neymar to Real Madrid? Ask Florentino Pérez, says Emery

It's just one event in a long line of them since the Brazilian departed Barcelona for France. Will Neymar sign a new deal or be sold? Neymar is now out injured after fracturing a metatarsal against Marseille last month and faces a fight to be fit for the World Cup.

Sports Cordarrelle Patterson traded by Oakland Raiders to New England Patriots
Author: 0 Cordarrelle Patterson traded by Oakland Raiders to New England Patriots

The speedy wideout played in all 16 games for the Raiders last season, hauling in 31 catches for 309 yards and adding 121 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has called Patterson an "explosive player". The Vikings in turn used that selection on Patterson. Should that come to pass and Gruden's outstanding additions to the roster net a deep playoff run for the Raiders, trading away Patterson for peanuts has all the feel of a move that may come back to bite ...