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Sports Nantes demand Sala transfer fee from Cardiff
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Mark McKay was acting on behalf of Nantes so will demand payment from the French club. Cardiff have not yet paid any of the £15m fee for the Argentine striker, according to Sky sources. Air accident investigators have confirmed that an attempt to recover the body found in the wreckage has begun. A Nantes supporter stops by a poster of Argentinian player Emiliano Sala outside La Beaujoire stadium after the footballer went missing in January.

Sports Oakland Raiders to Play Home Games in San Francisco Next Season
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders to Play Home Games in San Francisco Next Season

The Raiders are in discussions to play at Oracle Park next season, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the league is hoping to hear this month where the team plans to play next season. They're also the only other teams with single-digit odds for Super Bowl 54. With the 2018 football season officially complete, following the Patriots' snoozer of a victory over the Rams in the Super Bowl, big news about next year's Raiders season has been ...

Sports Injured Wall tears Achilles; out for 12 months
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Wall will be out for 12 months following the second surgery. Their highest-paid player, point guard John Wall was already ruled out for the remainder of the year because of complications arising from an infection during surgery to his left heel, and now it's been revealed Wall may miss next season too.

Sports LA Clippers agree to trade Tobias Harris to Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 LA Clippers agree to trade Tobias Harris to Philadelphia 76ers

On the other end, the Clippers stockpiled some quality assets for a potential rental, especially the unprotected Miami first-round pick. The Sixers are certainly listening to offers for any trade that involves 2017 No. They also preview the 2019 National Basketball Association trade deadline, discussing 10 players who have surfaced in quite a few trade rumors this week.

Sports Photo of LeBron James alone on Lakers bench is misleading
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Most likely. James appeared to be sending a message to Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka - get something done, or I'm not trying. He added he didn't "really care about" the upcoming February 7 trade deadline. "If you let that bother you, you are in the wrong sport". The result was such a foregone conclusion that James sat out the entire fourth quarter in the 136-94 result in Indianapolis.

Sports Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction- New Zealand v India 1st T20
Author: 0 Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction- New Zealand v India 1st T20

India welcomed back Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni, and Krunal Pandya , while New Zealand handed an global debut to Northern Districts allrounder Daryl Mitchell, the son of former All Black John Mitchell , who later coached the rugby side. Rishabh Pant will certainly get a nod in the middle order and in some ways this will also be his last audition before the World Cup. The team will also be relieved to have Hardik Pandya back in the squad for it given them the cushion of playing both their ...

Sports Wayne Rooney: I'm good enough for Premier League
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Former England captain Wayne Rooney, who helped revitalise one of Major League Soccer's original superpowers when he joined D.C. United a year ago, still feels he possesses the quality to compete in the Premier League . Technically speaking, the striker will be out of a contract by the end of the season, but United have an option to extend it to 2021, though a long-term deal is being discussed.

Sports Toronto Raptors Actively Trying To Trade Kyle Lowry To Memphis
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Mike Conley and Marc Gasol are Grizzlies icons, but they could be on the move ahead of the National Basketball Association trade deadline. The point guard agreed to a five-year, $153 million deal with the Grizzlies in the summer of 2016. It doesn't look like the Grizzlies are now a team that is going to be a contender in the Western Conference. A name like Ricky Rubio is interesting for a team like Memphis because he's on an expiring contract with less than half the season to go.

Sports Rickie Fowler overcomes freakish bad luck to win Phoenix Open
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He has some breathing room, with a four-shot lead over U.S. veteran Matt Kuchar, who had six birdies in a sparkling six-under 65 that put him on 197. A Fowler chip on the 11th went into the water and he took a drop shot, which also rolled back into the hazard to force him to take another drop.

Sports Windhorst: Jabari Parker could be on Lakers 'within the next few days'
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I'm not sure that's going to get done, but that's been discussed. Parker, it should be said, has been on an upswing as of late after falling out of the Bulls rotation earlier in the season. Parker, 23, signed with his hometown Bulls in the offseason. "Jabari is a polarizing player, but he might be interesting on the Lakers". He has tallied 10.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game while shooting 34.8 percent from 3-point range this season.

Sports Duron Harmon becomes first Patriot to skip White House
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Professional sports teams traditionally have been invited to the White House after winning championships to celebrate their victories. The McCourty's comments came just a day after Patriots safety Duron Harmon said he would not go to the White House either, hinting he felt he would be persona non grata.

Sports Maple Leafs sign Auston Matthews to lucrative five-year contract extension
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Matthews, 21, is in his third season with the Leafs and was the NHL's rookie of the year in 2016-17. Five-year deal. The AAV I believe is somewhere between $11.5 million and $11.7 million... He skated in 62 regular season games for the Maple Leafs in 2017-18 and registered 63 points (34 goals, 29 assists), while adding a goal and an assist in seven Stanley Cup playoff games.

Sports ESPN fires host for allegedly leaking information about Major League Baseball negotiations
Author: 0 ESPN fires host for allegedly leaking information about Major League Baseball negotiations

At least one of those roles figured to scale back this year though, as ESPN reportedly does not plan to broadcast Baseball Tonight daily this season . In the days after the Awful Announcing story was published, Forbes reported that Major League Baseball and ESPN were in negotiations to extend their current media rights deal; Bloomberg reported that Major League Baseball had submitted an offer to buy a series of regional sports networks that ESPN's parent company, Disney, is selling.

Sports Deondre Francois dismissed by Florida State
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Only last month, Francois announced he would return to Florida State for his senior season in 2019. We are moving forward as a program. According to the Tallahassee Democrat , Francois' girlfriend posted a video to Instagram on Saturday night, saying that Francois had abused her.

Sports Heartbreaking Photo of Emiliano Sala's Dog Waiting For Him Goes Viral
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Romina Sala has shared a picture of missing footballer Emiliano Sala's dog whom she said is waiting for his master to come home. The "substantial amount of wreckage" of the plane, which went missing on January 21st, was found on Sunday morning after a privately-funded search was started.

Sports India vs New Zealand 1st T20I at Wellington
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The incident took place when Neesham was comfortably batting on 44 and he missed one of the deliveries from Kedar Jadhav , propelling the Men in Blue to opt for a leg before wicket appeal against the southpaw. An MS Dhoni-led side was thrashed 2-0 in a two-match series in 2008-09. But, it is not an easy task for the team management to finalize the playing eleven.

Sports New Zealand do the double in Sydney
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New Zealand crowned winning the men's event of the Sydney Sevens with the team's stirring victory haka at Spotless Stadium on Sunday. A 17-14 win over France meant the Australian men qualified for the fifth place playoff; however, they lost to South Africa 17-10 in their final match.

Sports NC State confuses former player for David Thompson
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And NC State's 16.7-percent shooting (9 of 54) also now stands as the lowest percentage in the history of a league founded in 1953. Nobody scored in double figures for N.C. It's been 11 years since a D-I team scored 24 or fewer points in a conference game. Amazingly, Virginia Tech was only up 5-4 at that point after Hellems' layup and it was 20-14 at the half.

Sports Inspirational Messi rescues draw for Barcelona in thrilling comeback against Valencia
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Asked what the problem was, Valverde said: "I don't know, I would like to tell you more but I don't know exactly". REAL MADRID MATCHES IN FEBRUARY :-Real Madrid-Alavés (M 22): 3-0 -Barcelona-Real Madrid ( Cup semi-final 1st leg): Wednesday 6, 9pm -Atlético-Real Madrid (M 23): Saturday 9, 4:15pm -Ajax-Real Madrid (1st leg Champions League last 16): Wednesday 13, 9pm -Real Madrid-Girona (M24): Sunday 17, 12pm -Levante-Real Madrid (M 25): 23 or 24 February -Real Madrid-Barcelona ( Cup ...

Sports Bertens and Vekic set for final showdown in St Petersburg
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ET, catch live coverage of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy featuring Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova and Maria Sharapova. Donna Vekic followed up her shock defeat of defending champion Petra Kvitova by booking her place in the final at the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Saturday.

Sports Mourinho humiliated by fall at Russian hockey league face-off
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The moment also produced this lovely renaissance painting of a photograph. With the weekend to himself, Jose Mourinho took up the offer of being guest of honour at the KHL ice hockey match between Avangard Omsk and SKA St Petersburg in Balashikha, Russia on Sunday.

Sports New York Knicks: Trading Porzingis could be the beginning of a dynasty
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On Monday, videos circulated of Porzingis getting up some free throws at practice (as part of a grouping with Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes). The inquiry was about whether Porzingis, the 7-foot-3 centerpiece of the trade , plans to sign a long-term deal with the Mavericks when he enters restricted free agency this summer.

Sports Rob Gronkowski to decide future 'in a few weeks'
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Rumours suggest Gronk will retire from American football after the match and Hollywood is the most likely destination for the 29-year-old tight end. "I'm going to know when the time is right, and I'm going to feel like, 'Okay I've had enough.' I don't feel like that yet".

Sports Jorginho will keep improving if Chelsea play well - Maurizio Sarri
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The Belgian also scored a double against the Terriers as Maurizio Sarri's men bounced back from a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Bournemouth in midweek that plunged the Italian's future into question. "In the box he's unbelievable, so he will score more goals, I think". Chelsea next face a visit to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who recently beat Arsenal 3-1 courtesy of a Sergio Aguero hat-trick.

Sports The Biggest Stars Who Turned Down Performing at Super Bowl 53
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A number of artists were offered the coveted slot to perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show this year, but declined in support of former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick . "In fact, if anything, it's a cop out when you start talking about, 'I'm not a politician, I'm just doing the music.' Most of the musicians who have any kind of consciousness whatsoever understand what's going on here".

Sports Injured Liverpool defender Gomez to undergo surgery to assist recovery
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It is a tough week for us and we go game by game". " I don't necessarily expect us to score four again [like at the start of the season], but I do expect us to win ". "After the Newcastle game everybody was convinced, myself too, that Liverpool were going to beat Leicester and it would be seven points and it would be nearly over".

Sports Cavs Looking to Acquire Another 1st-Round Pick Before Trade Deadline
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Hood, the 23rd overall pick in the 2014 Draft is averaging 12.2 points this season, while shooting 42 percent from the field, including 36 percent from deep. In addition to the Kings and Blazers, he has spent time with the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets . The fit wasn't ideal and because of his chaotic experience in the first few months post-trade, Hood will only be willing to waive his no-trade for a chance to play for a contending team that also offers a clearly-defined role.

Sports Reed, Gonzalez, Bailey headline 2019 Hall of Fame class
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Like the three first-ballot inductees, Mawae is a member of the 2000's All-Decade team. Joining him will be two more first-time nominees, Champ Bailey and Ed Reed , along with another defensive back, Ty Law, and centre Kevin Mawae; Law and Mawae were both in their third year as finalists.

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails 'fantastic' Harry Maguire
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They're not 100 per cent happy with the performance, because we know we can do better. While some reports have suggested that Sanchez could leave the club, speaking ahead of today's game against Leicester , former United captain Gary Neville said that his former employers are "stuck" with the £500,000-a-week forward, and questioned if he can adapt his game if he has lost a yard of pace.

Sports Bulls waive Carmelo Anthony, set stage for free agency
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ETThe Carmelo Anthony Chicago Bulls era has come to a close, and it did not involve Melo actually wearing a Bulls uniform or stepping onto the court for the team during an National Basketball Association regular season game. The Bulls had acquired Anthony on January 22 from the Rockets in a trade that similarly provided Houston luxury tax relief. The same player who mocked a reporter for asking him if it would benefit the team if he'd come off the bench has yet to play in an National ...

Sports Patriots, Rams Set To Lock Horns In 2nd Super Bowl Showdown
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If you're curious about who the hometown crowd might be pulling for, just look back to the results of Super Bowl LI . It has been said that there are only seven basic plots in the world and one of them is: oh hey, the Patriots are in the Super Bowl .

Sports Emiliano Sala plane found in English Channel
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Programme notes, penned by owner Vincent Tan and the rest of the Bluebirds' board, said events had shaken "Cardiff City to its very core" and that they were now playing for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. "I was all right until the final whistle and when I went on the pitch", Warnock said. I was the proudest man to be manager of the whole club. The 28-year-old was set to fly to Cardiff on January 21st in order attend his first training session with the club the following morning.