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Sports NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting
Author: 0 NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting

Now, players can go through the draft and have the ability to return to school if they go undrafted , as long as they inform the school's athletic director by 5 p.m. The NCAA, before revealing the amendments that mainly focused on players' rights to agents, failed to inform the two parties affected by the rules, USA Basketball and the NBA , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Sports Stan Collymore predicts where Liverpool FC and Man United will finish
Author: 0 Stan Collymore predicts where Liverpool FC and Man United will finish

The Reds beat City on three occasions last season, once in the Premier League and twice in the Champions League quarter-finals. While Paul Pogba's Manchester United future will need to be resolved amid interest from Barcelona, the dealings are going on at Chelsea with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois set for Real Madrid and Kepa Arrizabalaga arriving from Athletic Bilbao.

Sports Martin Truex Jr. chasing title as NASCAR’s king of the road
Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. chasing title as NASCAR’s king of the road

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) during the Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International . Elliott sprinted away from Truex after Truex bobbled in the bus stop on the penultimate lap. But it's also unfair to him - just like it was unfair to Earnhardt Jr. - to put the weight of a flawed stock auto series on his shoulders. The vehicle was good, but not extremely good.

Sports Thomas trails Johnson, McIlroy on 2018 PGA Championship odds
Author: 0 Thomas trails Johnson, McIlroy on 2018 PGA Championship odds

And then in Sunday's final round Schwartzel fired a seven-under 63‚ suddenly finding the game that was good enough to win a major seven years ago. 'It's getting close and I'm certainly starting to see some results from it. If nothing else, Spieth should have plenty of support this week. After the move, the club was renamed after French governor Louis St. Ange De Bellerive.

Sports Ben Stokes trial: England cricketer told 'shut up or I'll bottle you'
Author: 0 Ben Stokes trial: England cricketer told 'shut up or I'll bottle you'

Stokes allegedly knocked Hale to the ground, before knocking out Ali last September. All three deny affray following the early hours fracas near the Mbargo nightclub. Hales asked Cunningham what happened and then told his mate, "Stokesy - don't do that". Jurors have been shown footage of Stokes brawling with Ali and Hale, who are friends, in the early hours of September 25 a year ago after walking away from the Bristol nightclub Mbargo.

Sports Spurs fans split after N'Koudou nets stunner - 'Sharp', 'Waste of time'
Author: 0 Spurs fans split after N'Koudou nets stunner - 'Sharp', 'Waste of time'

He then hinted he may throw 21-year-old midfielder Amos, who spent the second half of last season on loan at League Two Stevenage, into the heart of battle when they make the long trek to the North East. "Football is about energy, about desire, about respect for yourself and your team-mates, being professional". We're calm but they showed they have the potential to be consistent in first team'.

Sports Niki Lauda recovering well after lung transplant
Author: 0 Niki Lauda recovering well after lung transplant

Lauda, who also required kidney transplants in 1997 and 2005, is the father of four children from two marriages - Lukas (39), Mathias (37) and eight-year-old twins Max and Mia. "The world knows Niki as an F1 legend with incredible power and resilience", he said. Lauda was appointed as Mercedes' non-executive chairman in 2012 and was involved in the signing of Lewis Hamilton to the F1 team.

Sports England cricketer Jimmy Anderson escapes injury on the golf course
Author: 0 England cricketer Jimmy Anderson escapes injury on the golf course

Fresh off England's enthralling 31-run victory over India in the first Test at Edgbaston, Anderson chose to treat himself to a round of golf with Stuart Broad but his day out appeared to end in disaster. Anderson took four wickets to help England to a 31-run victory in the first Test at Edgbaston. It was surely a hilarious moment for Stuart who recorded the whole incident.

Sports £70m Bundesliga star confirms Chelsea and Liverpool interest
Author: 0 £70m Bundesliga star confirms Chelsea and Liverpool interest

Liverpool are interested in Leon Bailey and Bayer Leverkusen are apparently ready to consider bids for the winger for around £45million. Bailey is a pacy, versatile attacker who ran rings around Bundesliga defenders last season, making 25 appearances in Germany's top tier, scoring nine goals and bagging six assists.

Sports Sergey Kovalev knocked out in stunning title loss
Author: 0 Sergey Kovalev knocked out in stunning title loss

But Alvarez, who improved to 24-0 with his 12th knockout, slammed Kovalev with a right hand midway through the seventh, dropping Kovalev on the seat of his trunks. But Kovalev had a strong fourth round, buzzing Alvarez with a pair of combinations and hard jabs. Alvarez is an unbeaten prospect, who has bided his time - and often been forced into that by the WBC - taking in all that has taken place around him as he has patiently waited for his opportunity.

Sports Mo'unga praises Crusaders for showing the love in Super final triumph
Author: 0 Mo'unga praises Crusaders for showing the love in Super final triumph

Lions skipper Warren Whiteley could not argue with the scoreboard, saying his side fired every weapon in their arsenal but could not land a telling blow as even their famed rolling maul was rolled backwards. The defending champions are overwhelming favourites to win tonight's final in Christchurch after clocking up a 14-match winning streak and going unbeaten in 20 play-off matches on home soil.

Sports Burnley secure 'pashun' upgrade with signing of Joe Hart
Author: 0 Burnley secure 'pashun' upgrade with signing of Joe Hart

Prior to Pep Guardiola's arrival two years ago, Hart played an important part in City's push for silverware after their Abu Dhabi takeover in 2008. He's now departed on a permanent basis as he looks to fight his way back into England contention, having missed out on the World Cup squad this summer.

Sports Rio Ferdinand urges Man Utd not to sell Pogba
Author: 0 Rio Ferdinand urges Man Utd not to sell Pogba

However, the report states Pogba is not to the point where he wishes to force a transfer, with three years left on his contract at Manchester United . The two first met at Juventus and remain good friends to this day. Pogba shone for France at the World Cup away from Mourinho's influence, but was then angered to hear his manager criticising him from afar.

Sports 3 reasons why Liverpool will be title contenders this season
Author: 0 3 reasons why Liverpool will be title contenders this season

Along with the aforementioned signings, Liverpool have Henderson, James Milner, Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum competing for the three midfield spots in Klopp's favoured 4-3-3 system. "But Liverpool have had to change there, because there would be no belief in Liverpool winning or challenging for the league with the two goalkeepers they had".

Sports Everton look to sign up Denis Cheryshev
Author: 0 Everton look to sign up Denis Cheryshev

Everton have signed Richarlison from Watford and Barca's Lucas Digne but they need defensive reinforcements following Ashley Williams' loan move to Stoke City and five successive pre-season defeats. I want to play games, win games and excite the fans with the quality of our football. I said to him to come. "When I go for my first day at school when I was three or four years old they gave me a necklace with these words on".

Sports Astros' Lance McCullers unlikely to return before September, says AJ Hinch
Author: 0 Astros' Lance McCullers unlikely to return before September, says AJ Hinch

Roberto Osuna made his first appearance with the Houston Astros on Monday following the recent completion of his 75-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. Because of the ongoing legal proceedings, very little can be said about the incident itself or the case involving Roberto. Osuna offered few details about the meeting Sunday morning in the Astros' clubhouse at Dodger Stadium and did not discuss the case pending against him.

Sports Youngster Ollie Pope exudes confidence before Lord's Test
Author: 0 Youngster Ollie Pope exudes confidence before Lord's Test

The latter scored only 8 and 20 in the first Test here and also dropped crucial catches at slip. "The selection panel believe that Ollie's performances and character suggest he is well-suited to worldwide cricket.' Pope has hit three championship hundreds this summer as well as an unbeaten half-century in England Lions" victory over India A.

Sports Russian billionaire 'to sell' shares in Arsenal to Kroenke
Author: 0 Russian billionaire 'to sell' shares in Arsenal to Kroenke

The U.S. -based Kroenke Sports and Entertainment owns 67 percent of the club and has offered to purchase the 30 percent held by Alisher Usmanov's Red and White Securities firm. Wright wrote: "Incredibly sad day for so many of our fan shareholders that that no longer own a part of this club Imagine if this wasn't only about but about the club, the community & the fans - all this new enthusiasm we are witnessing with Unai wouldn't feel like such a waste".

Sports Del Potro, Fognini advance to Mifel final
Author: 0 Del Potro, Fognini advance to Mifel final

Fognini gave up an opening break and fell in a 3-0 hole but was almost flawless from there, starting with a streak of five consecutive games. He will next take on second-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini , a 6-4, 6-2 victor over the United Kingdom's Cameron Norrie , in the final of this hard-court event in western Mexico, reports EFE news agency.

Author: 0 Stan Kroenke accused of legalised theft

Kroenke's company says it has received an "irrevocable undertaking" from Usmanov's firm to accept the offer as soon as possible, with a deadline of 3pm on Tuesday set. Since acquiring a majority stake in Arsenal in 2011, he has been in a near permanent battle with fellow shareholder Alisher Usmanov, a Russian billionaire.

Sports Manchester United give Marcus Rashford famous No. 10 shirt
Author: 0 Manchester United give Marcus Rashford famous No. 10 shirt

Axel Tuanzebe, Demetri Mitchell, James Garner and Tahith Chong were the four players Mourinho picked out when discussing his squad and Mourinho was very impressed with that quartet as they had to deal with some world class players in the second half.

Sports 'We thought about signing Vidal, he's a machine'
Author: 0 'We thought about signing Vidal, he's a machine'

Vidal himself said on the Bayern Munich website: "Thanks to Bayern and all the fans". Vidal signed for Barca in 2015 after just a single - albeit impressive - season with Sevilla , who were reported to have collected €15m for him. As well as his three Bundesliga titles he also helped the German giants win the DFB-Pokal in 2016 and the German Super Cup twice. Speaking for the first time as a Barca player, Vidal - who replaces Paulinho after the Brazilian returned to Guangzhou Evergrande ...

Sports Melania Trump praises LeBron James after president's insult
Author: 0 Melania Trump praises LeBron James after president's insult

The statement read: "I support LJ, he's doing an unbelievable job for his community". The spat between James and Trump began after the Los Angeles Lakers player, in an interview to CNN by anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday, said the President was "trying to divide our sport, but at the end of the day, sport is the reason why we all come together".

Sports Sead Kolasinac faces lengthy injury absence
Author: 0 Sead Kolasinac faces lengthy injury absence

Unai Emery's side plays their final pre-season friendly on Saturday as they take on Italian giants Lazio in Stockholm. The "Gunners" begin their campaign at the Emirates against reigning Premier League champions Manchester City , before facing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge the following weekend.

Author: 0 OSU: Decision on Meyer's status expected within 2 weeks

The University placed Meyer on adminstrative leave last week after a report surfaced that he had knowledge of a former assistant, Zach Smith, abusing his ex-wife. With Meyer's coaching career in jeopardy, a Ohio State fan started a Change.org petition in hopes of persuading the university to reinstate the coach.

Sports Ricciardo signs for Renault
Author: 0 Ricciardo signs for Renault

He will replace Carlos Sainz . "But I thought it was time to try something new and take on a new task", said ricciardo after signing the contract with Renault . Ever since they returned to the F1 championship in 2016, Renault have not scored a podium finish in F1. "We've got nine races left to kick some ass, so let's get it".

Sports Rangers closing in on Croatia full-back Borna Barisic
Author: 0 Rangers closing in on Croatia full-back Borna Barisic

Despite the controversy surrounding the decision, though, Rangers pushed on and took the lead in the 30th minute when James Tavernier converted from the penalty spot. Rangers fans loved his comments. Barisic will become Rangers' eleventh signing of a busy summer, and credit much go to Gerrard and director of football Mark Allen for acting fast before the transfer window slams shut.

Sports Cleveland Browns Trade Corey Coleman To Buffalo Bills For A Draft Pick
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns Trade Corey Coleman To Buffalo Bills For A Draft Pick

For his career, Coleman has 56 receptions for just over 700 yards and five touchdowns. Team general manager John Dorsey has also stated that he has interest in signing free agent Dez Bryant . He has plenty of potential if (and hopefully when) he can remain 100 percent for an entire 16-game season, but it appears as though the Browns ran out of patience.

Sports Barcelona refuse to dampen Paul Pogba rumours
Author: 0 Barcelona refuse to dampen Paul Pogba rumours

If Mourinho cannot prise Pjanic away from Turin, his backup option is Marco Verratti who could be allowed to leave PSG if Thomas Tuchel manages to land Julian Weigl. Further, having paid £90 million in August 2016, the Red Devils will expect to sell Pogba, who is now a World Cup victor, for at least twice that price, rendering this rumour nearly unbelievable.

Sports Chelsea boss only wants 'motivated players' as deadline nears
Author: 0 Chelsea boss only wants 'motivated players' as deadline nears

Real Madrid have until the end of August to do their transfer business, but Chelsea may become more hard to buy from when the window for Premier League clubs to make signings closes on 9th August. "If Courtois says the same, I have to speak with my club because I only want players with a high level of motivation". Luiz knows what life is like away from Chelsea , having spent two seasons at Paris St Germain before returning to Stamford Bridge in August 2016.