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Sport Los Angeles to host 2028 Olympics, says report
Author: 0 Los Angeles to host 2028 Olympics, says report

Only a few months ago, Los Angeles leaders winced at the prospect of hosting the 2028 Games. So, to offset the cost, the IOC has pledged to give $1.8 billion to L.A.'s organizing committee for the 2028 Summer Games. The IOC, local sponsorships and ticket sales cover costs, while the city will receive federal support for security, Garcetti said. He tells reporters Monday gathered at a soccer stadium near Los Angeles that 2028 "was too good to pass up".

Sport Chelsea set to speed up Diego Costa exit
Author: 0 Chelsea set to speed up Diego Costa exit

However, they do not want Costa to arrive on loan or be waiting until he can make the move to Atletico Madrid. Diego Costa will reportedly miss Chelsea's training session today as he continues searching for a new club. We will talk about the boys who are here now. Costa is under contract with Chelsea until June 2019 and has made 120 appearances for the club, scoring 58 goals in all competitions.

Sport Michael Jordan Destroys LaVar Ball, Who Now Wants Pay-Per-View Game
Author: 0 Michael Jordan Destroys LaVar Ball, Who Now Wants Pay-Per-View Game

He averaged like 2.2 point per game. " I don't think he could beat me if I was one-legged ". Whether it be a media personality, his sons, referees or even National Basketball Association players - past or present - Ball has a way of getting himself known and becoming the topic of discussion.

Sport Carmelo Anthony Will Reportedly Only Approve Trade To Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony Will Reportedly Only Approve Trade To Houston Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers have few options to improve their team enough to compete with the Golden State Warriors, and without Carmelo Anthony , it might be virtually impossible for the Cavaliers to do so. "A stalemate has ensued as sources indicate Anthony only wishes to waive his no-trade clause to go to the Rockets ", Berman wrote Monday. The writing may be on the wall for Carmelo Anthony's tenure with the New York Knicks .

Sport Danny Drinkwater to follow N'Golo Kanté to Chelsea?
Author: 0 Danny Drinkwater to follow N'Golo Kanté to Chelsea?

Matic has been an instrumental figure in Chelsea's fortunes and to replace a player like that might seem like a daunting task for Drinkwater. Chelsea will be competing in four competitions in the upcoming campaign following their return to the Champions League after a one-season hiatus and Conte is keen to have quality alternates in all positions and hence he is looking to bring in a replacement for Matic.

Sport Usain Bolt warns athletics needs to kick out drugs cheats... or die
Author: 0 Usain Bolt warns athletics needs to kick out drugs cheats... or die

After a promising junior career, Bolt burst onto the senior scene in 2007 under the guidance of coach Glen Mills and broke the 100m world record in the following year. However, his unprecedented "triple triple" of nine gold medals was downgraded to eight after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter, part of the quartet who won the 4x100m in Beijing, tested positive for a banned substance.

Sport Discovery Communications President thrilled as Paris brings 2024 Olympics to Europe
Author: 0 Discovery Communications President thrilled as Paris brings 2024 Olympics to Europe

In a statement , the Paris bid committee welcomed the announcement in Los Angeles but stopped short of confirming the obvious, that Paris is in line for the 2024 Games. Garcetti said that if all goes according to plan, LA is confident it will receive 100 percent support by International Olympic Committee members in Lima for a bid that relies largely on existing infrastructure and features iconic venues such as the Memorial Coliseum - slated once again to host athletics.

Author: 0 Liverpool forward Sturridge remains optimistic despite injury

Manager Jurgen Klopp has continued to hold firm, saying Liverpool are "not a selling club", however similar sentiments were shared before losing the likes of Luis Suarez and Raheem Sterling. Daniel Sturridge added Liverpool's third late on but was then withdrawn nearly immediately after the goal with an apparent injury. "I don't have a problem with that".

Sport Go, Neymar Go! - Ramos
Author: 0 Go, Neymar Go! - Ramos

Shortly after the knock to Neymar, Lionel Messi opened the scoring for Barcelona , evading Luka Modric with a deft touch and then seeing his shot take a fortuitous deflection off Raphael Varane. Valverde was also pressed once again on the future of Neymar. "The belief we have is to win all titles". "I try to talk about what is happening right now", he said in quotes carried by Marca .

Sport Official plans have been revealed for the new Guinness PRO14
Author: 0 Official plans have been revealed for the new Guinness PRO14

One of the major issues was surrounding season ticket holders who up to now would have known how many home matches they would be attending per season. The Cheetahs and Southern Kings join the PRO14 having been dropped by Super Rugby following its decision to slash its competition from 18 clubs to 15.

Sport Door Shut Again On Liverpool's Naby Keita Desire
Author: 0 Door Shut Again On Liverpool's Naby Keita Desire

Despite ruling out the opportunity to pocket up to €80 million Liverpool were prepared to invest in the talented midfielder, RB Leipzig would be forced to settle for €50 million as early as next summer. "For us, everyone can see how important Naby Keita is for our game", Hasenhuttl said. "Nevertheless, if we go into the new season with what we've got now, I think there will be a lot of trepidation amongst the Liverpool fans.

Sport Former Boise State All-American retires from NFL
Author: 0 Former Boise State All-American retires from NFL

Clady tweeted out word that he was retiring after nine seasons in the NFL. The Broncos drafted Clady No. 12 overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Rex Effect in Buffalo lasted less than two full seasons, and now the Bills are in the familiar spot of opening a new year by launching yet another coaching search.

Sport Beyoncé Reportedly Wants to Buy a Stake in the Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Beyoncé Reportedly Wants to Buy a Stake in the Houston Rockets

Jay Z's former stake in the Brooklyn Nets was well-known, with her husband part of the crew who helped move that franchise to its new home in NY. He was forced to sell his share after he formed Roc Nation Sports, a sports agency. Celebrity Net Worth projects her overall assets at $450 million, while TheRichest is a bit more conservative at $350 million. The Houston Rockets also signed Zhou Qi, who is a seven-foot-one Chinese national.

Sport Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move
Author: 0 Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move

This goal, which contributed to a 2-1 win for the Parisians, will now surely have PSG fans licking their lips ahead of the new season. The result puts into focus the challenge Monaco, who saw late penalty claims for handball against Rabiot dismissed, face in defending their shock Ligue 1 title victory this season.

Author: 0 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp targeting Premier League title

I think , and I hope, for Jurgen (Klopp , Liverpool manager) to win qualification. With reports suggesting it is increasingly likely Coutinho's compatriot Neymar is set to join Paris St Germain, Barcelona will have a hole to fill, and having identified the Pool playmaker as the ideal replacement another bid can not be ruled out.

Sport Ex-wife of late CTE victim stunned by Jamal Adams comments
Author: 0 Ex-wife of late CTE victim stunned by Jamal Adams comments

The ex-wife of Justin Strzelczyk cautioned New York Jets safety Jamal Adams against being too flippant about the long-term consequences of a degenerative brain disease such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Owners on the other hand know that they can't tell their fans they plan to stink for two, three, or five years because that's a huge hit to their business.

Sport Winger Navas returns to Sevilla
Author: 0 Winger Navas returns to Sevilla

During his spell with City Navas won the Premier League title in 2014 and also experienced glory in the League Cup on two occasions. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City did not hit the heights expected of them last season as they finished third and suffered a relatively early Champions League exit.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges

Prosecutors say the Real Madrid superstar owes €14.7 million in taxes for image rights between 2011-201, but Ronaldo reportedly told judge Monica Gomez Ferrer that he had been unfairly targeted by the prosecutors only because of his high profile.

Sport Nigeria's Iheanacho to undergo medical at Leicester City
Author: 0 Nigeria's Iheanacho to undergo medical at Leicester City

Iheanacho joined Manchester City's academy at the start of 2014, before breaking through to the first team a year later. If feels like it's been grumbling on for a bloody age, but Kelechi Iheanacho's protracted move from Man City to Leicester City looks like it's finally entering the end stages.

Sport Kam Chancellor, Seahawks agree to three-year, $36 million extension
Author: 0 Kam Chancellor, Seahawks agree to three-year, $36 million extension

During Chancellor's holdout, his backfield mate Earl Thomas recognized that Chancellor was the one tasked with lining up the legendary Legion of Boom defense. Chancellor played in 12 games last season for the Seahawks. "I'm a positive guy, so I'd rather just keep it on the positive end on both sides". Can't really put a time frame on how long I want to play.

Sport Manchester United in talks of signing Tinder to a sleeve sponsorship deal
Author: 0 Manchester United in talks of signing Tinder to a sleeve sponsorship deal

According to the Daily Mail , United is planning to sign the biggest sleeve deal of them all as an agreement with Tinder could be worth £12 million a year to José Mourinho's side. The app is reported to have tabled £12 million a year to become United's first-ever sleeve sponsor as part of the Premier League's latest scheme to get richer.

Sport Los Angeles officially gets 2028 Olympics
Author: 0 Los Angeles officially gets 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles - which hosted the Games previously in 1984 and 1932 - has now been confirmed as ready to receive funds from the International Olympic Committee to help it with its long planning stage, while France seems ever more likely to officially take on the baton for 2024.

Sport Cubs outlast Brewers in 11 innings
Author: 0 Cubs outlast Brewers in 11 innings

Caratini put the Cubs ahead 3-2 with his solo homer off Zach Davies with one out in the seventh inning. Dodgers 3, Giants 2 • Kyle Farmer's two-run double in the bottom of the 11th, in his first major league at-bat, won the game for Los Angeles.

Sport Half of all Australian university students harassed - survey reveals
Author: 0 Half of all Australian university students harassed - survey reveals

Swinburne University had some of the lowest rates of sexual harassment and assault in Victoria, with 0.2 per cent of students reporting they were sexually assaulted, 12 per cent of students reporting they were harassed on campus grounds, and 17 per cent reporting they were harassed on campus and during their commute.

Sport Liverpool are focused on winning the Premier League -Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool are focused on winning the Premier League -Klopp

When I started I was alone, but that was years ago and the world has changed-especially the football world-so it's really important we have this quality around. Carlo Ancelotti expects the intensity of the Champions League to step up this season with increased competition from some of the big English clubs.

Sport Maria Sharapova wins West Classic as she returns from injury
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova wins West Classic as she returns from injury

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova showcased a spirited performance as she bounced back from a set down against America's Jennifer Brady to enter the second round of the Stanford Classic here on Tuesday. Now that Sharapova has returned to the US hard courts, the question about her chance to get a wild card into the US Open lingers. Is Maria Sharapova the hottest tennis player EVER? "Part of punishment should be starting from zero, not receiving a helping hand through wildcards".

Sport Inter midfielder Joao Mario backing Renato Sanches for AC Milan move
Author: 0 Inter midfielder Joao Mario backing Renato Sanches for AC Milan move

Bayern Munich beat off competition from Manchester United to sign the young midfielder last summer but he played very little football under Ancelotti last season. He made just 17 appearances in the Bundesliga last season and Rummenigge says Chelsea are one of a number of teams keen on the Portugese teenager. Chelsea are also interested in acquiring his services, but it seems that Joao Mario's strong recommendation about the Serie A could persuade him that AC Milan is the way forward.

Author: 0 Ancelotti expects English clubs to contend in Champions League

Players of the basis of "Merseyside" did not sell, so you can say it increased both qualitatively and quantitatively. Liverpool scored 20 goals from set-pieces in the Premier League last season. However, Birmingham City boss Redknapp feels that it's unlikely the Reds will be genuine title contenders next season, although he has been very impressed with Klopp's work at Anfield.

Sport NBL v NBA: Aussie teams to head to USA
Author: 0 NBL v NBA: Aussie teams to head to USA

The Sydney Kings will take on the Utah Jazz , on Oct. 2, followed by Melbourne United meeting the Oklahoma City Thunder on Oct. 8 and finally the Brisbane Bullets play the Phoenix Suns on Oct. Kings head coach and NBL legend Andrew Gaze is equally excited. The NBL season tips off on October 5, meaning the Kings have an extremely quick turnaround before their season opener.

Sport White Sox lose Moncada to injury, rally past Blue Jays 7
Author: 0 White Sox lose Moncada to injury, rally past Blue Jays 7

Garcia , the right fielder, charged a shallow fly ball from Toronto's Darwin Barney and was sliding in a bid to make the catch when Moncada's right knee struck Garcia in the head. He could not place any weight on his right leg - the one that made contact with Garcia's head - as he left the field. Meanwhile, team officials said Moncada's right knee contusion won't require an MRI and an X-ray taken immediately after the fifth-inning collision was negative.

Sport Klopp: 'Coutinho is not available for sale'
Author: 0 Klopp: 'Coutinho is not available for sale'

He told 5times.co.uk: "There is no doubt that at one stage in his career Philippe will want to play for one of the Spanish giants as numerous South American players do". Neymar's proposed €222million move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain would be examined by UEFA to ensure it does not breach Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

Sport Man United stars punished over breach of UEFA doping rules
Author: 0 Man United stars punished over breach of UEFA doping rules

Blind was fined the same amount for not immediately reporting for a test. Having won the trophy, United's players spent some time after the match celebrating their triumph. United manager Jose Mourinho's defensive options in continental competition had already been depleted after Uefa gave Eric Bailly an additional two-match ban for his sending-off against Celta Vigo earlier in the Europa League campaign.

Sport Woman accuses Pete Rose of statutory rape in the 1970s
Author: 0 Woman accuses Pete Rose of statutory rape in the 1970s

Rose contends John Dowd defamed him in 2015 by saying on the radio that the former baseball great had raped young teen girls during spring training. In a filing submitted by Dowd's lawyers in 2016 , Rose reportedly acknowledged the relationship with the woman, though he claimed it began in 1975 - the year he was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year - they only had sex in OH and he thought she was 16.

Sport Scott McTominay delighted to open Manchester United account
Author: 0 Scott McTominay delighted to open Manchester United account

Truth is Galatasaray are more likely to succeed in signing me than him. He is too important to me. " There will be surprises, we are in talks with Fellaini ", Ergun was quoted as saying by Turkish-Football after the Galatasaray's training session in Austria.

Sport Astros Trade Aoki, Prospect To Jays For Liriano
Author: 0 Astros Trade Aoki, Prospect To Jays For Liriano

After being acquired by the Blue Jays in a midseason trade previous year, Liriano was 2-2 in 10 appearances (eight starts) for the Jays down the stretch with a 2.92 ERA with 52 K's in 49.1 innings pitched. He has pitched for the Minnesota Twins (7 years), Pittsburgh Pirates (4 years), Toronto Blue Jays (2 years) and Chicago White Sox (1 year). The Astros would love to coax some of that form out of their new acquisition during the next few months.

Sport Dave Dombrowski brings Addison Reed to Red Sox bullpen
Author: 0 Dave Dombrowski brings Addison Reed to Red Sox bullpen

Reed, a 28-year-old righty, has closed 19 of 21 save opportunities for the Mets this season, assuming the ninth inning role following incumbent closer Jeurys Familia missed significant time due to injury. Going into the trade deadline, the Mets were expected to be one of the biggest movers weekend. This season, Reed spent most of the year in the closer's role for Familia, whose season has been shortened by a domestic violence suspension and surgery to fix a blood clot.

Sport Steph Curry Appears To Mock LeBron Alongside Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Steph Curry Appears To Mock LeBron Alongside Kyrie Irving

However, Curry is now taking LeBron to task about another aspect of his career. As Curry mocked James, Irving stood next to him, laughing. Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving apparently didn't appreciate it very much. Sooooo. all those reports about LeBron and Kyrie's relationship being broken certainly seem correct. As witnessed by the hashtags in the video, James wrote that he heard people praying on his downfall, but wrote that he couldn't stop and wouldn't stop striving for greatness.

Sport MLB Trade Deadline: The 3 Biggest Stories To Watch Today
Author: 0 MLB Trade Deadline: The 3 Biggest Stories To Watch Today

There are some smaller names that the Dodgers could still acquire like Jerry Blevins from the New York Mets, or even Sonny Gray from the Oakland Athletics. Pitching and defense win championships, and that is why the Dodgers are still looking to add another starter. Rosenthal notes that the Rangers are not likely to make a deal with the Houston Astros and that the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are also interested but are reluctant to part with top prospects.

Sport FLASHBACK: Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown
Author: 0 FLASHBACK: Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown

I wanted to score for our team. "It kind of just took off from there". When Tim Raines is finally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday afternoon he'll do so with the support of a sizable cheer squad. The 45-year-old Rodriguez holds the major league records for games caught (2,427) and putouts by a catcher (12,376). No surprise that he's only the second catcher elected on the first ballot, following in the footsteps of his childhood idol, former Cincinnati Reds star Johnny Bench.

Sport NFL Commish Goodell: Kaepernick Not Being Blackballed
Author: 0 NFL Commish Goodell: Kaepernick Not Being Blackballed

Veteran backup Ryan Mallett has struggled mightily in early training camp practices. He also said the team is trying to gauge what fan reaction would be and asked for prayers while everyone tries to figure out the next step. "Those are football decisions each team has to make, what they think are the right ways to make their football teams better", Goodell said. I've got to get better.

Sport Rory McIlroy SACKS caddie JP Fitzgerald to end nine-year relationship
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy SACKS caddie JP Fitzgerald to end nine-year relationship

The news comes as a surprise as McIlroy praised his caddie for inspiring him to reach fourth place at The Open . The 28-year-old was five over par through six holes in the opening round of the event only for Fitzgerald to offer words of wisdom which helped the 2016 FedEx Cup victor finish one over par in the end and eventually finished a tied for fourth.

Sport Celtic 0 Rosenborg 0: Unconvincing hosts fortunate to escape with draw
Author: 0 Celtic 0 Rosenborg 0: Unconvincing hosts fortunate to escape with draw

That came back to bite the player and his club last Wednesday night. "That mentality seems to be part of the club regardless of the manager or the personnel". Even in the wake of their 0-0 draw with Rosenborg in the first leg of their Champions League third round play-off, it is hard to believe that the man lauded as a hero by the fans would ever have his tenure in Glasgow brought to an anti-climactic close.

Sport Will the A's simply keep Sonny Gray?
Author: 0 Will the A's simply keep Sonny Gray?

But the Yankees are not stopping there and they are planning to make another one big move before the nonwaiver trade deadline next week. He may have already taken to the mound for the final time as a member of the A's. "The A's have been heavily scouting the Yankees' system of late, fueling speculation that NY is the leading candidate to land Gray and Alonso", Feinsand said.

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