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Sport Tiemoue Bakayoko has agreed personal terms with Premier League club
Author: 0 Tiemoue Bakayoko has agreed personal terms with Premier League club

There is, however, one last thing Chelsea must do before landing the 22-year-old. And now, Chelsea are making their move with personal terms already sorted. With Cesc Fabregas seemingly on his way out of the side in the summer, Chelsea have been looking for a player who can link up with N'Golo Kante in the centre of midfield.

Sport India vs Cambodia, International Friendly: 5 things you need to know
Author: 0 India vs Cambodia, International Friendly: 5 things you need to know

The last time India emerged victorious was way back in 2006 when the team, captained by Shanmugam Venkatesh, eked out a solitary-goal win over Pakistan. The match started off a bit slowly with both teams failing to take a grip on the proceedings in the match. India last played against Puerto Rico in September a year ago, a fixture they famously won 4-1 under the leadership of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.

Author: 0 Bulls' Robin Lopez Suspended 1 Game For Fight With Raptors' Serge Ibaka

Losing Ibaka for multiple games would have been a tough pill to swallow. MIAMI-It may have been a game-changing moment, but it wasn't a season-altering incident and the Raptors can probably count themselves lucky after some National Basketball Association leniency towards Serge Ibaka.

Sport Hamilton and Vettel disagree about favourite tag
Author: 0 Hamilton and Vettel disagree about favourite tag

Hamilton, 32, was beaten to last year's title by Mercedes team-mate Rosberg, who quit the sport five days later citing the intense pressures of competing. Vettel is among the drivers who have been working on neck and shoulder strength in particular, to handle the extra load. The Red Bull team made tremendous progress last season, and many have wondered whether, if that progress continues, the relationship between Verstappen and his teammate, Daniel Ricciardo , will continue to be positive.

Sport Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies suddenly
Author: 0 Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies suddenly

He once said: "Other footballers have dreams of going across the water...but my dream as a boy was to play for Derry". Chief mourners will be his father Lexie, sisters Colleen, Siunin and Caitlain and partner Mairead. "In the last several weeks Ryan was pivotal in great performances and contributed greatly to Derry's ideal start to the season". "Derry have had a lot to deal with in the last few years and this is another big blow to the club".

Sport Loses two basketball players to transfer, including No. 2 scorer Marial Shayok
Author: 0 Loses two basketball players to transfer, including No. 2 scorer Marial Shayok

For his career, Shayok produced 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest in 103 career games. Shayok has one season of eligibility remaining, while Shayok has two. Shayok - a key contributor with 23 points in Virginia's NCAA tournament win over UNC- Wilmington - averaged 8.9 points and 20.6 minutes per game. Reuter reached double figures scoring four times this season, including season highs of 14 points and nine rebounds November 25 in U.Va.'s 74-41 win against Iowa in the semifinals of ...

Sport Ricciardo realistic ahead of F1 season opener
Author: 0 Ricciardo realistic ahead of F1 season opener

Red Bull will be the favourites to challenge Mercedes for the 2017 championship, and if that turns out to be the case, you'd imagine Verstappen and Ricciardo will see their relationship come under scrutiny. "We try to keep it as amicable and professional as possible", Ricciardo said. "Last year I didn't win the title but I was still very happy with the year".

Sport USA vs. Puerto Rico in 2017 World Baseball Classic
Author: 0 USA vs. Puerto Rico in 2017 World Baseball Classic

Duncan Greive: Broadchurch takes a courageous new turn Your Views: Readers Letters Get Sorted: Why do we give kids money again? . This time , Puerto Rico's potent lineup hit just three balls out of the infield off Stroman, with Angel Pagan's double in the seventh inning ending Stroman's no-hit bid and his night.

Sport Raiders' Move To Las Vegas Likely To Go Through By Next Week
Author: 0 Raiders' Move To Las Vegas Likely To Go Through By Next Week

Next week begins annual NFL league meetings, and the Oakland Raiders have a spotlight on the team. Citing league sources , Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports said Wednesday, "there are too many people I trust telling me this has become basically a fait accompli for me to deny it any longer".

Author: 0 Not sure if Kohli knows how to spell 'sorry': James Sutherland

For them (India) to know that it's not about Steve Smith and David Warner, other guys in the team can perform and can play out for a draw. (But) both the teams may sit back in the end and think they may have said somethings differently. Backing Smith, Sutherland said that it was inappropriate to have his integrity called into question in that way, despite the player admitting that he was wrong.

Sport Miami Open | Wawrinka Reflects On Top Seeding For The First Time
Author: 0 Miami Open | Wawrinka Reflects On Top Seeding For The First Time

And the 35-year-old tennis great followed that up by winning the BNP Paribas Open, beating compatriot Stan Wawrinka in the final on Sunday. Swiss star Federer recently climbed up four places to the sixth spot in the latest ATP rankings after lifting his fifth Indian Wells Masters title.

Author: 0 F1 Australian GP: Vettel coy on Ferrari's Melbourne chances

The team headed into last year's championship with raised expectations after a similarly positive winter testing but they were duly crushed as Lewis Hamilton and champion Nico Rosberg, now retired, won 19 out of the 21 races. But of course, we'll find out more on the weekend", he said. "We are definitely expecting a close fight, at least to start with, this season", he admitted.

Sport Verratti can not win with PSG, stresses agent
Author: 0 Verratti can not win with PSG, stresses agent

In the wake of Di Campli's comments, L'Équipe is reporting today that Verratti is unhappy with the direction the Ligue 1 champions are going in. Donato Di Campli declared yesterday that his client wouldn't be able to win with PSG "as they are now".

Sport Formula One 2017: Daniel Ricciardo determined to battle for crown
Author: 0 Formula One 2017: Daniel Ricciardo determined to battle for crown

He added: "Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are in a great place". Red Bull Racing were just behind Ferrari and Mercedes in pre-season testing, but the much quicker new-look cars are so different and so far from their potential that the Albert Park event is a step into the unknown.

Sport Match Play at a glance
Author: 0 Match Play at a glance

Day, whose father Alvin passed away from stomach cancer when he was 12 years old, brought her to the United States with the hopes of a better second opinion and more options to aggressively treat her condition. "It felt like China and even whenever I got to Hero and Hong Kong, it felt like those events, my body and my mind were not ready", said Reed, who played in 32 events in 2016 and a total of 66 around the world in the last two years.

Sport England's starting XI - Tom Heaton vs Joe Hart comparison
Author: 0 England's starting XI - Tom Heaton vs Joe Hart comparison

He thinks that that Hart is having the last laugh as he performs well in Serie A. Hart elected to spend the season in Italy with Torino where he has largely performed solidly, keeping five clean sheets in 27 Serie A appearances, while Bravo has lost his place to Caballero at City after making a series of high-profile and costly errors.

Sport Man Breaks Up Teen Fight, Drops Knowledge in Viral Video
Author: 0 Man Breaks Up Teen Fight, Drops Knowledge in Viral Video

In the video, two young men are seen brawling in the middle of a street in Atlantic City, N.J., as their peers hit record on their phones and egg on the action. "One thing I always told them in making decisions is think about the best thing that can happen and worst thing that can happen, because either side has consequences", said Winters.

Sport Westbrook, Thunder's physicality too much in OKC
Author: 0 Westbrook, Thunder's physicality too much in OKC

He finished with 18 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds behind 6-of-6 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 shooting from the free-throw line. The story of the game was in the paint, where the Sixers had no answer for a driving Russell Westbrook and Queen lead singer Enes Kanter in a 122-97 loss.

Sport Hamilton: F1 needs Alonso in a competitive vehicle
Author: 0 Hamilton: F1 needs Alonso in a competitive vehicle

If only Fernando Alonso could join in the fun too. "We are up for a challenge, up for a fight and that is what I have prepared for". "I didn't see them bringing many upgrades you can see, so I assume they will bring some here and I'm excited to see what they do bring".

Author: 0 Australian daily under fire for comparing cricketer to Donald Trump

The test series is tied heading into the final test starting Saturday. Equanimity about conditions and match situations has been a hallmark of the Australian approach in this series, and Hazlewood retained his laconic streak when pondering the physical toll of spending more than two complete days in the field in the last game.

Sport McIlroy, Spieth upset at WGC-Match Play
Author: 0 McIlroy, Spieth upset at WGC-Match Play

It was the first time Spieth has lost in the opening match in four appearances. The world's No. 3-ranked golfer and a former No. 1 revealed that his mother, Dening, received the diagnosis at the start of the year and was told she had 12 months to live.

Author: 0 Cam Talbot will man the crease for Edmonton on Monday

While the playoffs officially begin April 12, we got a big, bold, loud preview of what we might see three weeks from now when the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks engaged in a track meet. McDavid scored his 26th goal to put the Oilers ahead 2-1 at 8:49, but Lindholm tied it 2-2 with 31 seconds left in the first. "Talbs? The first one he'd be willing to take back".

Author: 0 Disability rights group protests health bill

Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Marsha Blackburn and David Kustoff all indicated they are undecided about the bill. The Koch-aligned networks oppose the bill because they think it does not do enough to scale back former President Barack Obama's health care policies.

Sport Joey Barton not buying N'Golo Kante hype
Author: 0 Joey Barton not buying N'Golo Kante hype

The France global has won rave reviews from all corners of the football world for his powerhouse displays which have pushed the Blues to the cusp of their fourth top flight crown. It's impossible to be so definitive with a player who hasn't played a game in the Champions League. Is Joey Barton right about N'Golo Kante - or is he talking rubbish? Two years ago, no-one knew who he was and I was surprised that the scouts missed him.

Sport United to face Real, Barca and City during U.S. tour
Author: 0 United to face Real, Barca and City during U.S. tour

The grand match between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be held on July 29th at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium. Three days later United will line up against Manchester City on July 20 at a venue to be determined. Speaking of United's summer plans for 2017, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, said: "Tours are vital for the team's preparations for the season ahead and we are facing top-class opposition in world-class stadiums, ensuring it is the ideal environment for the manager and team to ...

Sport PM Modi meets Uttar Pradesh MPs over breakfast, expected to talk development
Author: 0 PM Modi meets Uttar Pradesh MPs over breakfast, expected to talk development

Modi's rebuke came after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar made an appeal in the meeting that the MPs should not be absent. Mincing no words, the Prime Minister warned his colleagues that if he finds any MP missing from the House for no reason, he would not hesitate in personally give them a call asking for explanation.

Sport Former Baylor player Armstead arrested again
Author: 0 Former Baylor player Armstead arrested again

Early Monday morning, former Baylor football player Tre'Von Armstead was arrested after allegedly physically assaulting a woman at a Las Vegas hotel. His latest arrest stems from a sexual assault warrant out of McLennan County, the jail said.

Sport Christine Michael to re-sign with Packers
Author: 0 Christine Michael to re-sign with Packers

Michael played in only 9 games after the Packers claimed him off waivers from Seattle in November. However, the bulk of his production came in the first half of the year while he was still a member of the Seahawks. Converted running back Ty Montgomery is expected to lead the Packers' backfield next season. This after the Pack said goodbye to Eddie Lacy . He tallied 114 yards in the regular season and 58 yards in the playoffs.

Sport S Bradley McDougald chooses Seahawks over Browns
Author: 0 S Bradley McDougald chooses Seahawks over Browns

Then he chose the Seahawks' offer instead of the Browns' offer, even though he'll presumably be a backup behind standout safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas in Seattle and would have been a virtual lock to start for the Browns. With the team already having lost out on several top safeties in this year's free agent class, they've now also lost out on McDougald. He was active in both run support and coverage on a defense which gave up 25 total yards less per game than Cleveland's.

Sport First Test between New Zealand and South Africa remains tight
Author: 0 First Test between New Zealand and South Africa remains tight

The hosts were dismissed for 341 on Friday, less than an hour into the post-tea session of the third day in response to South Africa's first innings of 308. Earlier, he had been on six when Tom Latham dropped a simple catch at first slip. New Zealand did not review the umpire's decision, although the ball-tracker technology showed it was heading straight at leg stump.

Sport Latavius Murray Undergoes Ankle Surgery
Author: 0 Latavius Murray Undergoes Ankle Surgery

Murray played the first four seasons of his career as a member of the Oakland Raiders backfield. The former Raiders running back needed a minor procedure to remove bone spurs and fix a ligament. He suffered a foot sprain in offseason workouts and then broke his ankle after just one preseason game with the team and missed his entire rookie season.

Sport Ireland must be ready to shut down Bale, says Keane
Author: 0 Ireland must be ready to shut down Bale, says Keane

Bale, who shone in Wales's fairytale run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals and has scored four goals in four games in the World Cup qualifiers, has always had the notoriously demanding Keane as a fan. But Rush feels the presence of Real Madrid striker Bale after ankle surgery will prove the difference at the Aviva Stadium. He's a top, top player, a brilliant player.

Sport Wenger: No agreement with Ozil & Sanchez, talks on hold
Author: 0 Wenger: No agreement with Ozil & Sanchez, talks on hold

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has called on Alexis Sanchez to "stop sulking" after the Gunners lost four of their last five matches in the Premier League. "But of course it will be a disappointment not to win the championship". Arsenal are out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the seventh year in a row and were dumped out in the most humiliating way possible, 10-2 on aggregate against Bayern.

Sport WBC Recap: Jorge Lopez, Puerto Rico advance to championship
Author: 0 WBC Recap: Jorge Lopez, Puerto Rico advance to championship

The Puerto Ricans would answer with a two-run shot of their own in the bottom of the inning when Carlos Correa knotted the game up at 2-2. "Tomorrow, for sure we'll win and advance to the final, that's how I feel". The championship rounds are being held at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. He gave up four runs on six hits to start the game but then he didn't give up anything else in the following 4.2 innings of work.

Sport Alexis and Ozil contract talks will resume in the summer - Wenger
Author: 0 Alexis and Ozil contract talks will resume in the summer - Wenger

Arsenal have slipped to sixth in the league after losing four of their last six games in all competitions, including a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16. Wenger said this weekend that his future does not depend on qualifying for the Champions League next season, but Giroud hopes to take that out of the equation by securing a top-four finish.

Sport Teague, George lead Pacers to win over Utah
Author: 0 Teague, George lead Pacers to win over Utah

Hayward finished with a career high 38 points. George, meanwhile, was struggling. By halftime, Hayward had outscored him 20-2. The Pacers star hit a three to give IN a six-point lead into the final two minutes. He scored 11 points. "Honestly, I feel like I was aggressive from the jump", Russell said. The Jazz have played 70 games this season. Thaddeus Young deserves credit, too, for another effective performance with his sprained left wrist.

Sport Get whopping pay hike ahead of Dharamsala Test
Author: 0 Get whopping pay hike ahead of Dharamsala Test

Interestingly, Shikhar Dhawan has been demoted to a Grade C contract while off-spinner Harbhajan Singh & Suresh Raina don't mention in the annual contract list. A total of 32 players, categorised under three different grades, were awarded central contracts which is effective from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017.

Sport Match Play begins with unlimited possibilities
Author: 0 Match Play begins with unlimited possibilities

Jason Day leaves the course after conceding his match. On a day when other top seeds didn't fare very well, Dustin Johnson made short work in his debut as the No. "I look forward to the process of trying to get in that team". McIlroy is the No. 2 player in the world. Kjeldsen, who had never previously won a match in the tournament, then closed out the win with brilliant approaches to the 16th and 17th to leave McIlroy needing two wins - and help from elsewhere - to avoid a shock early ...

Author: 0 Aussie press flash the Trump card

On Wednesday, the BCCI bosses were not very eager to explain what made India back off afterVirat Kohli had hinted that the Australians were cheating and trying to win unfair advantage with their reviews. The article maintained that Virat Kohli is a "law unto himself with no one - not even the ICC or his own board - holding him accountable for his continual perpetuation of fake news".

Sport Jayson Tatum decides to enter National Basketball Association draft after one season at Duke
Author: 0 Jayson Tatum decides to enter National Basketball Association draft after one season at Duke

With the versatility to play both the three and the four positions at the next level and an improving jump shot, Tatum projects to be a potential franchise-cornerstone in the National Basketball Association. He made his debut against ME at the beginning of December but needed time to adjust to the speed of the college game. As a freshman, Tatum averaged 16.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.

Sport Watch Penguins' Sidney Crosby Score Insane One-Handed Backhand Goal
Author: 0 Watch Penguins' Sidney Crosby Score Insane One-Handed Backhand Goal

Ristolainen's ugliness knocked Guentzel out of the game in the first period. "He does some pretty unbelievable things, things we screw around in practice doing", said Nick Bonino , who scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:29 left. Toronto Maple Leaf's' Frank Corrado during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 7, 2016. The score would have been much worse for Buffalo had it not been for Robin Lehner , who made 31 saves.

Sport World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play Betting Odds and Analysis
Author: 0 World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play Betting Odds and Analysis

It's hard enough to see another one go through it as well. The 27-year-old Irishman won the event two years ago in between Day's two wins. Before he left the course , an emotional Day explained that his mother, who has been living in the United States since being diagnosed earlier this year, would be undergoing surgery on Friday.

Sport Jason Day concedes match against Pat Perez
Author: 0 Jason Day concedes match against Pat Perez

He brought her to OH for more tests, and doctors are hopeful there is a chance for recovery. It's been very, very emotional, as you can tell. I've already gone through it once with my dad. "So I think that makes a good match player". A year ago at the Match Play, he tweaked his back in the opening round and wasn't sure he would be able to continue.

Sport Marshall's Jon Elmore named to NABC All-District 11 first team
Author: 0 Marshall's Jon Elmore named to NABC All-District 11 first team

The Islanders will play in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament quarterfinals for the first time at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dugan Wellness Center against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. He was the only player in the Horizon League to score at least 700 points this season and just one of three players nationally to score 40-or-more on multiple occasions.

Sport Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight
Author: 0 Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight

Those games are slated to be held at the end of this month in Plymouth, Michigan. "Our goal remains to have the players we previously announced as the United States women's national team be the group that represents our country at the upcoming 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship", said USA Hockey in a statement.

Sport Barcelona could re-sign Gerard Deulofeu from Everton - Barca chief
Author: 0 Barcelona could re-sign Gerard Deulofeu from Everton - Barca chief

The Spain worldwide was left frustrated by another loan spell away from Barcelona - this time with Sevilla - during the 2014/15 campaign, before he joined Everton once more after he completed a £4m permanent move that summer. It's good news. I think it's 12 million to bring him back. Deulofeu, returning to the national team since making his Spain debut in 2014, said in Tuesday's news conference : "I'm very happy to be back and I hope I can come more often".

Sport Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant returns before end of regular season
Author: 0 Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant returns before end of regular season

Including the game in which Durant suffered his injury (he only played two minutes), the Warriors have gone 7-5 since Durant got hurt. On Tuesday, the All-Star forward was able to turn in his first on-court workout since suffering the injury, which included some shooting and light sprinting.

Sport Could Nets make a run at Pistons' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?
Author: 0 Could Nets make a run at Pistons' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?

Although this has been a rough year for the Nets, Lopez has been a bright spot for the team. If they see me as a max player, then that's what I'm worth. "I love how he competes, how he competes on the defensive end". 24-year-old Caldwell-Pope could see a max-deal in the free agent market, and Pistons owner Tom Gores said re-signing him is a top priority.