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Sport Sunderland Fan Bradley Lowery Dies of Cancer at Age 6
Author: 0 Sunderland Fan Bradley Lowery Dies of Cancer at Age 6

Lowery's condition has deteriorated rapidly in recent weeks, with his mum declaring that the fearless youngster is "very close to going with the angels" in a post on Facebook this week . It was a fairytale occasion and Bradley said afterwards: "I have had an unbelievable day and I will never forget Jermain because I love him so much".

Sport Lionel Messi fined £221k for tax fraud rather than jail sentence
Author: 0 Lionel Messi fined £221k for tax fraud rather than jail sentence

Prior to his contract extension, Messi was the third highest paid sportsman in the world with an income of $80, million of which 53 million was in salary and bonuses, according the ranking published by Forbes magazine in June. There have also been reports over the years suggesting that Messi has a huge influence on managerial appointments and player arrivals at the Catalan club, but Bartomeu has refuted those suggestions.

Author: 0 Barcelona president claims PSG won't sell them Marco Verratti

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti wants to move to the Camp Nou, although the French club remain unwilling to negotiate a summer transfer. "It creates a problem for us because you don't know how much a player costs until you enter negotiations". "Therefore, that President can decide whether to sit down and negotiate with us".

Sport Celtics trade guard Avery Bradley to Detroit
Author: 0 Celtics trade guard Avery Bradley to Detroit

The Lakers and Clippers were also reportedly involved in trade talks for Bradley, according to Wojnarowski. The Celtics have been looking to make a trade to free up more cap space to sign Gordon Hayward to the contract they agreed on earlier this week .

Sport Anas, Murmu qualify for finals at Asian Athletics meet
Author: 0 Anas, Murmu qualify for finals at Asian Athletics meet

Manpreet dominated her event with a best throw of 18.28 metres to register the first gold for India in the event. Women's shot put: Manpreet Kaur (Ind) 18.28m, Guo Tianqian (Chi) 17.91m, Aya Ota (Japan) 15.45m. In the second half of the day, Asian indoor championship bronze medalist Ahmed Mubarak of Oman was the victor of Heat 4. Anas qualified for the final of the men's 400 metre while Murmu qualified for the final after finishing second in Heat 2 of the 400m hurdles.

Sport Celtics could target Marc Gasol after signing Gordon Hayward
Author: 0 Celtics could target Marc Gasol after signing Gordon Hayward

Free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to join the Boston Celtics in a move which will reunite him with his former United States college coach Brad Stevens, The Players' Tribune reported on Tuesday. Apparently, some of the league executives have recognized Gasol as a potential target for the Celtics . According to Bleacher Report, Marc Gasol had one of the best seasons of his career past year.

Sport Frontier Developments (LON:FDEV) New Price Targets
Author: 0 Frontier Developments (LON:FDEV) New Price Targets

The RSI, or Relative Strength Index is a popular oscillating indicator among traders and investors. Liberum Capital reiterated a sell rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.18) target price on shares of Antofagasta plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th.

Sport Manchester United closing in on signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Manchester United closing in on signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

The only new player in Manchester United so far is Victor Lindelof . The Brazilian attacking midfielder also added that he "dreams" of playing under Mourinho . Mourinho may not be finished there, either, as both Nemanja Matic and Monaco star Fabinho have both been linked with the club. Or can Manchester United get more for their money elsewhere? Perisic moved to the Italian side for £17.5m in 2015.

Sport Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after Triple-A stopover
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after Triple-A stopover

On the year, Schwarber is third on the team with 12 home runs , but it has been offset by tremendous struggles otherwise. Upon Schwarber's demotion, the Cubs didn't put a timetable on his return, with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein saying he'd return when he looked "like himself".

Sport Xander Bogaerts hit by pitch in 1st, leaves with bruised right hand
Author: 0 Xander Bogaerts hit by pitch in 1st, leaves with bruised right hand

The shortstop was hit by a pitch in his first at-bat and left the game in the first inning. Red Sox: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez, who has been on the disabled list since June 2 with a right knee subluxation, pitched batting practice and will make another rehab start at Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday before rejoining the rotation after the All-Star break.

Sport Gay leaves Kings for Spurs
Author: 0 Gay leaves Kings for Spurs

Now 30 years old, Gay just completed his 11th season in the National Basketball Association. Gay, who opted out of his $14 million player option for the 2017-18 season with the Kings, has chose to join the Spurs. Second, they have a clear need for athleticism and length on the wing, as evidenced by their struggles against Golden State following All-Star Kawhi Leonard's ankle injury in Game 1 of the West finals.

Author: 0 Tim Hardaway Jr. signs 4-year offer sheet with New York Knicks

The Hawks have already traded center Dwight Howard and lost free agent power forward to the Nuggets in the offseason. Unfortunately, Hardaway was traded by the Knicks just two years into his National Basketball Association career-a development that may not have actually ended his career with NY.

Sport Vurnon Anita: Leeds United sign former Newcastle United midfielder
Author: 0 Vurnon Anita: Leeds United sign former Newcastle United midfielder

It's a handsome club and (promotion) is something we need to achieve. They are just like Newcastle: great supporters who demand a lot. He went on to make over 130 league appearances for the Magpies, but, following the club's promotion back to the Premier League , Rafael Benitez and co.

Sport Wimbledon 2017: Bernard Tomic helped by Novak Djokovic after SW19 outburst
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Bernard Tomic helped by Novak Djokovic after SW19 outburst

The penalty was a result of Tomic saying that he was " bored " during the match and said he called for the trainer to try and disrupt his opponent's momentum. It's tough, you know.I'm 24. Earlier this week at Wimbledon , he lost the first set, put out minimal effort in the second, and eventually sulked his way to a straight-set, first-round loss to Mischa Zverev , after which he admitted he was bored and disillusioned with tennis .

Sport Grizzlies will retire Randolph's No. 50
Author: 0 Grizzlies will retire Randolph's No. 50

Randolph's eight-year tenure in Memphis ended Tuesday when he agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with the Sacramento Kings , a decision made after the Grizzlies declined to make a competitive offer, according to sources. The Grizzlies were also reportedly interested in bringing Carter back after he helped them to a seventh-place finish in the Western Conference last season.

Sport Kelly Olynyk Reaches Agreement to Sign With the Miami Heat
Author: 0 Kelly Olynyk Reaches Agreement to Sign With the Miami Heat

Olynyk is the second significant agreement for Miami in this free-agent period. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on Thursday night. Olynyk is coming off a season in which he totaled career highs in games played (75) and field goal percentage (.512), averaging nine points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Dominant Novak Djokovic cruises into round three

And then when I walked to the court and it was still ongoing and after the warm-up it was still there. Two-time champion Djokovic was handed his second round spot when Martin Klizan withdrew from their first round match and the Serb did not have to work much harder in seeing off the world no 136.

Sport Royals' Mike Moustakas wins Final Vote, selected to All-Star Game
Author: 0 Royals' Mike Moustakas wins Final Vote, selected to All-Star Game

Moustakas, who also won the last spot on last year's American League roster, is hitting.275 with 25 homers and 54 RBIs. It will be Perez's fifth straight appearance and second overall for Moustakas while Vargas will be making his first. And it's perhaps his final as a Royal, as he's a free agent after this season. With Moustakas joining him, it marks the first time two third basemen claimed the final spots in the same year.

Sport Clippers, European star Milos Teodosic agree to deal
Author: 0 Clippers, European star Milos Teodosic agree to deal

The deal will include a second-year player-option. Aside from Teodosic, the Clippers have Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams as guards on the roster . Over his career in Europe, he has averaged 10.6 points and 4.3 assists. The Clippers acquired free-agent forward #Danilo Gallinari via a three-team deal with the Denver Nuggets and the Atlanta Hawks.

Sport Liddell Unconvinced on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Liddell Unconvinced on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

For more on The Money Fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor , check out the MMA Rumors section of the site. "I've got a few presents for Conor McGregor ", the elder Mayweather said in an interview with NBC Sports Radio (h/t MMAFighting.com ).

Sport Mavericks close to re-signing Dirk Nowitzki
Author: 0 Mavericks close to re-signing Dirk Nowitzki

Nowitzki signed a two-year, $50 million contract last summer, but exercised his player option to become a free agent during the offseason. The career of Dirk Nowitzki is not over yet. It will be worth it if Nowitzki can capture his second National Basketball Association title - against all odds - before the end of his playing career.

Sport Everton players excited to welcome back Man Utd forward Rooney
Author: 0 Everton players excited to welcome back Man Utd forward Rooney

SunSport exclusively revealed the Manchester United skipper is set to return to Everton on a free transfer , 13 years after his £26.5million switch to Old Trafford as a teenager. Rooney's agent Paul Stretford was pictured outside Everton chairman Bill Kenwright's London offices on Wednesday afternoon as they thrashed out a contract with the 31-year-old, who is now on £230,000 a week at Old Trafford.

Sport Bethanie Mattek-Sands Suffers Scary Knee Injury at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Bethanie Mattek-Sands Suffers Scary Knee Injury at Wimbledon

She was forced to retire from the second-round match. The match was stopped due to the injury, and Mattek-Sands was taken to an area hospital to be evaluated further. A wild-card entry to the singles at Wimbledon , Mattek-Sands is a doubles specialist and in tandem with Lucie Safarova has won the last three grand slam titles, at the US Open, Australian Open and French Open .

Sport F1 Raceweek: Vettel and Hamilton probed on Baku row
Author: 0 F1 Raceweek: Vettel and Hamilton probed on Baku row

We will see. For the fans, yeah, I am sure it will stay interesting but I don't see any animosity, I don't sense any of that, so I think it will be fine. I apologised, but it doesn't take it away, so if I could take it back - literally take it back and go back in time - then I would. "I was surprised and hence why I was obviously upset and overreacted".

Sport Court rejects Sagan appeal to be allowed back in Tour de France
Author: 0 Court rejects Sagan appeal to be allowed back in Tour de France

Sagan was kicked off the race after stage four , after what race commissaires ruled was unsafe sprinting which led to Mark Cavendish's race-ending crash. His Bora-Hansgrohe team appealed to the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport. "We have chose to disqualify Peter Sagan from the 2017 Tour de France after the tumultuous sprint here in Vittel, where he endangered several riders, including Mark Cavendish and others who were involved in the crash", said Philippe Marien, race ...

Sport Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago
Author: 0 Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago

Right-hander John Lackey was placed on the disabled list to make room for Schwarber. Schwarber is expected to start in left field for Thursday's game. Schwarber could be the July boost this Cubs team needs as his bat changes the landscape of this lineup, especially if he can help bring stability to the leadoff spot .

Sport Oregon's Payton Pritchard points way for USA Basketball to FIBA U19 quarterfinals
Author: 0 Oregon's Payton Pritchard points way for USA Basketball to FIBA U19 quarterfinals

But Pritchard's group again excelled after Mali cut their deficit to 12 points early in the third period. The game was close in the opening minutes before the USA blew it open. In the fourth period, US blitzed Mali 41-18. The USA advances to Friday's quarterfinals at a time to be determined against the victor of Germany and New Zealand on Wednesday at 1 pm CT.

Sport Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021
Author: 0 Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021

The megastar who joined Barcelona as a teenager 17 years ago will remain at the club until he is 34 under the new deal, the Catalan club announced Wednesday, ending months of speculation about the future of the five-time Ballon d'Or victor.

Sport A third day of thrills at Wimbledon
Author: 0 A third day of thrills at Wimbledon

The unseeded Vekic fought firmly for her own place in the third round, and took control in the first set, which eventually went to the Briton in a tiebreak. Germany's Brown, ranked No.97 in the world, came to the court with a reputation as a potential spoiler after knocking Nadal out in a second-round shock in 2015.

Sport UFC 213 'Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2'
Author: 0 UFC 213 'Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2'

This was a huge opportunity for Nunes. Leading up to those two events will be a plethora of activities for fight fans to experience. Amanda Nunes defeated Valentina Shevchenko by unanimous decision in a three-round fight past year, but Saturday night's rematch is the UFC 213 main event, so it's scheduled to go five rounds.

Author: 0 Richard Jefferson says he's not retiring and will be back with Cavs

James Jones' future with the Cavs remains uncertain. The 6-7 forward will play the second year of a three-year deal for $2.5 million and could earn $2.6 million the following season, but would likely opt out. "He's not allowed to stop playing basketball". Jones played in 48 games last season and started twice, averaging 2.8 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists.

Sport Kenya: Al-Shabaab attack on police station kills 2
Author: 0 Kenya: Al-Shabaab attack on police station kills 2

The latest strike happened 300 miles southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. It did not disclose additional information such as the number of terrorists killed. "We will continue to assess the results of the operation and will provide additional information as appropriate", the USA military's Africa Command said in a statement.

Sport Ali Fahour striking incident: Victoria Police have not started a probe
Author: 0 Ali Fahour striking incident: Victoria Police have not started a probe

Whittlesea footballer Dale Saddington, a 300-game veteran and premiership player, was knocked out after being punched by Fahour during a scuffle in the third quarter in a game against West Preston on Saturday. Social media has condemned what Fahour did and many believe a single punch of that strength could be fatal. "Fahour's career suspension tally now totals 21 matches, and therefore activates the deregistration policy", McDougall said.

Sport Murray storms into Wimbledon third round
Author: 0 Murray storms into Wimbledon third round

Though he walks as methodically as a man treading on bubble wrap between points, when the ball was in play Murray was flying around the court with vigor. Konta said she swallowed several of the flying ants that invaded all parts of the All England Club, and it must have been tricky psychologically to face an opponent who had beaten her in the final at Nottingham less than four weeks ago.

Sport Connor McDavid: $100 Million Dollar Man
Author: 0 Connor McDavid: $100 Million Dollar Man

Clayton Kershaw is right behind James, with MLB's top salary that calls for him to make $35.571 million each season. He tallied 100 points in 82 games last season, capturing the Art Ross trophy as the league's leading scorer. "Being here for the next nine years is something that was important to me", McDavid said after the announcement. The 20-year-old rightly commanded a huge chunk of Edmonton's salary cap considering the caliber of player he is, but we've seen how teams like the Blackhawks ...

Author: 0 Miami Heat Taking Serious Approach to Re-Sign Dion Waiters

The Heat delayed their other free-agency plans until hearing Hayward's final decision. The move comes a day after Miami lost on free agent Heyward who chose to leave Utah and sign with Boston. But what a 46 games they were: he averaged 15.8 points and new career highs with 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game, while knocking down 39.4 percent of his shots from long range, also a career high.

Sport Company accuses Dak Prescott of using machine to sign autographs
Author: 0 Company accuses Dak Prescott of using machine to sign autographs

However, according to an ESPN report , Prescott is being accused of getting some help with some of his autographs. "They had a very machine-like feel", Steve Grad, Beckett's principal authenticator, told ESPN. Rovell reports that Prescott may never have seen the cards, as blank labels to be signed and even cards themselves are often sent to marketing agents first.

Sport US Government Is Going to Bat for Apple
Author: 0 US Government Is Going to Bat for Apple

The Vestager ruling was criticised by the Obama administration, which said the European Union was helping itself to cash that should have ended up in the United States. Apple has said it was a convenient target for the European Union and that the European Union competition enforcer used an "absurd theory" to come up with a punitive figure.

Sport Joel Embiid Says F
Author: 0 Joel Embiid Says F

Or wrestling. Or anything, really. The social media sting is the latest in the back-and-forth between the clown prince of sports dads and the Sixers process truster. Ain't nobody else doing that, because they're working on their game in the gym. While it's still unclear how long episodes of the show will be or how many episodes are to be expected for its initial run, it's safe to say the Ball household would seem to have no shortage of antics worthy of filming.

Sport Root names England team for first South Africa Test
Author: 0 Root names England team for first South Africa Test

For the new skipper, the perennial question applies for top batsmen who take on additional responsibility: Will the burden of captaincy suppress Root's outstanding early test batting record of 11 centuries, almost 5,000 runs and an average of 52.80? "He looks like a guy who has got a weight off his mind".

Sport Rory McIlroy on his DDF Irish Open defence
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy on his DDF Irish Open defence

Open. A silly comment that Rory shut down emphatically. Speaking to the Irish Examiner , Lowry slammed the decision: "I think that's just ridiculous". That is the thing that got to me more than anything else. Meanwhile, McIlroy - now ranked fourth in the world - may only be aged 28, but he has already been handing down some tips to the next generation.

Sport It's hard for mothers to return, says Victoria Azarenka
Author: 0 It's hard for mothers to return, says Victoria Azarenka

The former world No. 1 would usually be considered a favorite at a major tournament. Azaranka had her first child with Billy McKeague, her partner, in December. Her most recent match with eighteenth seed Anastasija Sevastova was in many ways flawless. With such a grand slam pedigree, some people are already wondering whether she can make a deep run in the tournament.

Sport Former Gopher Damien Wilson arrested on two aggravated assault charges
Author: 0 Former Gopher Damien Wilson arrested on two aggravated assault charges

It's not at all great in terms of Wilson's maturity if one of his first phone calls wasn't to the Cowboys. Damien Wilson mug shot. Wilson was arrested in the parking lot of Toyota Stadium at 8 p.m. He was booked into the Frisco jail and has since been released. Nguyen also tweeted a boilerplate "no comment" statement from the Cowboys : "We are aware of the situation and we are in the process of gathering information".

Sport MMA fighter Aaron Rajman killed by Florida home intruders
Author: 0 MMA fighter Aaron Rajman killed by Florida home intruders

They said that the shooting took place at around 10.25pm local time in suburban Boca Raton after "several men" entered the house. The assailants, whose motive is now unknown, fled in a vehicle. He wore a yarmulke in the ring and said he prayed daily . A man who identified himself as a friend from Chabad stopped by Rajman's home Tuesday morning to offer condolences.

Sport Tour de France Chris Froome takes yellow jersey as Aru wins stage
Author: 0 Tour de France Chris Froome takes yellow jersey as Aru wins stage

While the sprinters were the centre of attention in a chaotic finale yesterday the general classification contenders were the focus in the closing kilometres of today's 160.5 kilometre race from Vittel. Last year's runner up, Romain Bardet came home fifth at 24sec behind Aru, to now sit seventh overall at 47sec. Colombian Nairo Quintana, tipped as one of Froome's main challengers, struggled to finish ninth, 36 seconds back, while Spain's Alberto Contador limited the damage in eighth place, ...

Sport Real Madrid confirm Theo Hernández transfer
Author: 0 Real Madrid confirm Theo Hernández transfer

Theo will undergo a medical revision at the Sanitas-La Moraleja Clinic on Monday 10 July before signing his contract and being formally presented at the Santiago Bernabéu VIP lounge at 19:30 CEST. "The player, who had a contract until 2021, has repeatedly rejected proposals for renewal at Atletico Madrid and offers from different European clubs to get their services, while at the same time has repeatedly expressed his firm desire to play for Real Madrid ".

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