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Sports Paul Pogba To Demand To Be Highest Paid Player At Real Madrid
Author: 0 Paul Pogba To Demand To Be Highest Paid Player At Real Madrid

Tottenham will make a summer move for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, with the Italians wanting £30m for the 30-year-old Croatia worldwide. Pogba , meanwhile, has played a key role under Mourinho's replacement, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , scoring nine goals in 17 starts for the Norwegian.

Sports Kvitova's attacker sentenced to eight years in prison
Author: 0 Kvitova's attacker sentenced to eight years in prison

A man who invaded Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova's home posing as a boiler repairman before stabbing the two-time Grand Slam victor in December 2016 has been jailed for eight years, according to reports from local media. After the attack and while bleeding, Kvitova offered Zondra money. The court has ordered him to pay this back. Kvitova's spokesman, Karel Tejkal, said she "respects the ruling of an independent court".

Sports Mick McCarthy hails ‘good day’ as Republic of Ireland clinch another win
Author: 0 Mick McCarthy hails ‘good day’ as Republic of Ireland clinch another win

We've stopped them ( Georgia ) from doing what they wanted to do. The result leaves Ireland two points clear of Switzerland at the top of Group D. There was a delay while Ireland defender Richard Keogh joined stewards in clearing the makeshift missiles from the pitch. There was a composure about Ireland even from the early stages while Georgia lacked the confidence they'd previously shown in games against Ireland , two players from the away side booked in the first half.

Sports Cowboys acquire Robert Quinn from Dolphins
Author: 0 Cowboys acquire Robert Quinn from Dolphins

He will reportedly agree to a new one-year deal with the Cowboys . The Dolphins have been openly shopping Quinn for weeks, confident enough to find an eventual trade partner for a valued return that Miami paid his $1.1 million roster bonus, which was paid earlier this month.

Sports Warriors’ Bell Was Suspended For Charging Hotel Items To Coach’s Account
Author: 0 Warriors’ Bell Was Suspended For Charging Hotel Items To Coach’s Account

The Warriors organization did not chalk this up to error, however, because apparently Bell has done this before. He inquired about it. While the rooms themselves are paid for by the team, anything else purchased at the hotel is not. Bell is on the final year of a two-year, $2.1 million contract, and the suspension certainly isn't going to help his chances of earning a new deal in the offseason.

Sports Robert Kraft requests jury trial in prostitution solicitation case
Author: 0 Robert Kraft requests jury trial in prostitution solicitation case

On Tuesday, Kraft officially entered a not guilty plea to charges on two misdemeanor counts of first-degree solicitation. "I have extraordinary respect for women; my morals and my soul were shaped by the most wonderful woman, the love of my life, who I was blessed to have as my partner for 50 years", Kraft said in the statement.

Sports Mbappé gives masterclass as France beat Iceland
Author: 0 Mbappé gives masterclass as France beat Iceland

Mbappe scored a third from Antoine Griezmann's pass, before the Atletico Madrid striker netted a fourth six minutes later to complete the scoring. "We've started well with two nice team performances" Paul Pogba told French broadcster M6. "They're a top class team". Numerous starting XI - the same as that which started in Chisinau - have already earned their place in the nation's sporting history, and it was one of the world champions who made the early breakthrough.

Sports McIlroy, Tiger, No. 1 DJ open with wins at WGC Match-Play
Author: 0 McIlroy, Tiger, No. 1 DJ open with wins at WGC Match-Play

And it looked like Woods would go down 2 holes at the par-3 11th, but he made a 10-footer for par to salvage a tie. Although the pair traded the lead several times, Woods hung on to defeat Wise 3 and 1 at Austin Country Club at the 64-player WGC-Match Play.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich Sign Lucas Hernandez For Record Fee

The defender joined Atletico as a youth and came up through the club's academy alongside brother Theo, who now plays for Real Madrid . Bayern confirmed the news on Wednesday afternoon explaining on their official website they have paid the 80 million euros (about 90.4 million USA dollars) recession clause to ensure the services of the World Cup winning defender, who can play at left back or in central defense.

Sports Trail Blazers confirm compound leg fractures for Nurkic
Author: 0 Trail Blazers confirm compound leg fractures for Nurkic

Footage shows the Blazers center's left foot came down on the shoe of Nets forward Jared Dudley. " It made me sick to my stomach ", Lillard said. "As I was walking over there I saw everybody else turn around real quick and walk away and I looked and I saw his leg and I was just like, you hate to see that happen to him".

Sports Brickyard 400 has new date for 2020 race
Author: 0 Brickyard 400 has new date for 2020 race

Pocono Raceway will hold a doubleheader weekend next year, running its 400-mile races on June 27 and 28. TMS has its first triple-header spring race weekend with the NASCAR truck series on Friday night, the Xfinity Series on Saturday and the Cup race on Sunday.

Sports Van Gaal regrets rejecting Tottenham’s advances to join Manchester United in 2014
Author: 0 Van Gaal regrets rejecting Tottenham’s advances to join Manchester United in 2014

Solskjaer has a number of players who are doubts for the clash after missing or returning home early from worldwide duty. "A huge thank you to all of the managers, staff and players that I have worked with". Yet Van Gaal suggests the only reason why Solskjaer is proving to be more popular in the role than his predecessor is down to the winning run he has put together, as he insists the club are still using tactics that would not have been embraced by legendary United boss Alex Ferguson.

Sports Eminem asks AAF to allow fighting, Manziel responds 'I got you'
Author: 0 Eminem asks AAF to allow fighting, Manziel responds 'I got you'

Manziel was under center for three drives in the second and third quarters of Memphis' 31-25 overtime win over Birmingham on Sunday. Eminem - also known as Marshall Bruce Mathers III - tweeted a message to the league Monday night, also including the Birmingham Iron and Memphis Express in his tweet.

Sports Finch, Khawaja steer Australia to easy win over Pakistan
Author: 0 Finch, Khawaja steer Australia to easy win over Pakistan

Pakistan won the toss and skipper Shoaib Malik elected to bat first, setting Australia a target of 285 to win, anchored by Mohamed Rizwan's maiden ODI century. With injured regular quicks Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood already racing to be fit for the World Cup, Australia can ill afford more casualties.

Sports Casey becomes 1st repeat winner at Innisbrook
Author: 0 Casey becomes 1st repeat winner at Innisbrook

One of those 10 is Jason Kokrak, third behind Casey and Johnson. Casey is the third two-time victor of the tournament, joining K.J. Choi and Retief Goosen. Nobody bettered 68 and Casey played brilliantly. Kokrak was briefly tied for the lead at 8 under on the 18th hole. 1 and 11, just missed and chipped to short range before twice missing birdie chances.

Sports 'Drama queen?' Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami
Author: 0 'Drama queen?' Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami

However, Kerber also fell to the up-and-comer in the Indian Wells final, so perhaps there's a some kind of bigger rivalry brewing. Andreescu used her power early as both players showed signs of injury and fatigue. Kontaveit had a bye in the first round of the tournament, beating Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. in the second round, in three sets, followed by Australian Alja Tomljanovic, also in three sets: 7:6 (3), 2:6, 7:6 (4).

Sports Former Packer, Raider Nelson retiring
Author: 0 Former Packer, Raider Nelson retiring

Per his former Green Bay Packers teammate James Jones, free agent wide receiver Jordy Nelson has made a decision to call it quits. He earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2014 and helped the Packers win Super Bowl XLV. After he was released by the Packers, Nelson gave this statement: "Packers Fans, my family and I would like to say THANK YOU for your support over the last 10 yrs".

Sports Texas Tech Basketball: Keys for Sweet 16 matchup against MI
Author: 0 Texas Tech Basketball: Keys for Sweet 16 matchup against MI

MI faces Texas Tech on Thursday (9:29 p.m, CBS, tickets ) in the Sweet Sixteen. It will face #3 Texas Tech in the Round of 32, and Tech is favored by 4-points according to NCAA oddsmakers at bookmaker 5dimes. The Bulls had won 13 in a row until they were dismantled by the Raiders. But their strength of schedule is best described as soft. It limited its turnovers to just 11.7 per game despite the fast pace it plays at.

Sports Van Dijk focused on Champions League and Premier League glory
Author: 0 Van Dijk focused on Champions League and Premier League glory

Liverpool have the best defence in the Premier League this season and van Dijk has played an instrumental role in their improvement in that area but on Sunday night in Amsterdam he got taken for a ride by the Bayern Munich winger. 'I am not sure who I will vote for but everyone knows a couple of players have been outstanding in the league. Van Dijk has been very impressive since moving from Southampton .

Sports Will Lionel Messi play?
Author: 0 Will Lionel Messi play?

And Argentina legend Maradona could not find the right words to express his feelings while reacting if he watched the match. Messi made no impression against Venezuela in Madrid and will not play against Morocco on Wednesday (AEDT), due to a groin injury.

Sports Broncos' proposed onside kick rule gets shot down by NFL
Author: 0 Broncos' proposed onside kick rule gets shot down by NFL

In this case, Saints coach Sean Payton would throw a challenge flag, telling the refs that they missed a pass interference call on a pivotal play in the NFC Championship. "These are fouls the analysts are able to point to and say, 'Hey, they are the most impactful fouls, '" Payton said . So, under the new rules, the mistake that happened in the NFC title game, which prevented the Saints from likely going on to win the game in regulation, would've been fixed by replay review.

Sports The Sweet 16 Is Historically Loaded Thanks to a Lack of Upsets
Author: 0 The Sweet 16 Is Historically Loaded Thanks to a Lack of Upsets

So did the coach's decision to trust his players and bench one of his All-SEC forwards for the biggest minutes of the season. So Rick Barnes better figure out what it is about the last two games that made his team play like they did. The Volunteers were a deep team that at one point during the regular season had been ranked #1 in the nation. That's all because UNC scores 86 points per game and plays at the sixth-fastest tempo in college basketball, per Kenpom .

Sports Keselowski dominates to claim Martinsville win
Author: 0 Keselowski dominates to claim Martinsville win

With success coming so early in the season, Team Penske executive Walt Czarnecki said it serves as a "great morale builder" for everyone. The Team Penske driver was only seriously challenged once during the entire distance, when Chase Elliott bumped Keselowski out of the way following a lap-320 restart, but Keselowski used lightning-fast pit work and the No.

Sports Mick Schumacher to make Ferrari Formula 1 test debut
Author: 0 Mick Schumacher to make Ferrari Formula 1 test debut

Mick, 20, will race for Ferrari on the first day of the test event and the next day for Ferrari's partner team Alfa Romeo at the Bahrain International Circuit in April. "In Bahrain, as a team, we will have to ensure that we have understood and rectified the areas where we were weak in Australia, which therefore meant we were unable to fully exploit our car's potential".

Sports MMA fighter McGregor announces his retirement... again
Author: 0 MMA fighter McGregor announces his retirement... again

We all know that Balor is probably just joking around about the possibility of The Notorious One making the trip to MetLife Stadium, but stranger things have happened over the years in WWE. His next bout at UFC 194 saw him take the interim featherweight title with a knockout of Jose Aldo inside 13 seconds. McGregor's last fight ended with a fourth round loss to Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov , a bout that was marred by ugly scenes following his defeat.

Sports Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15
Author: 0 Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15

MI fell just one game short of being crowned national champions last season, and they're looking to take it one step further this year, with the action starting against Montana on Thursday night. Izzo should have had no complaints on Saturday. "We kind of tried to push the tempo a little bit, get them scrambling", Coffey said. Matthews had 11 points and seven rebounds as the Wolverines led 34-21 at the break.

Author: 0 Ander Herrera To Stay Put At Manchester United Amid PSG Interest

Sportsmail understands that Arsenal have also registered an interest in Herrera if he decides to leave United at the end of the season after five years at Old Trafford. "What I see myself is trying to win against Watford next week". Herrera is out of contract at Old Trafford this summer and has already received a £150,000-a-week contract offer from PSG .

Sports Ronaldo injured in Portugal's draw against Serbia
Author: 0 Ronaldo injured in Portugal's draw against Serbia

Serbia were winning the game 1-0 at the time through Dusan Tadic's penalty. It was only Ronaldo's second appearance for the national team since the World Cup last summer in Russian Federation. In the group's other fixture, Ukraine came from behind to win 2-1 in Luxembourg, who suffered heartbreak with a late own goal by Gerson Rodrigues, and go top with four points from two games.

Sports Kansas Basketball: Auburn loss showed Jayhawks struggles throughout season
Author: 0 Kansas Basketball: Auburn loss showed Jayhawks struggles throughout season

We get out in transition, knock down shots. Lawson closed the night leading the Jayhawks in scoring for the 21 time on the season and tallied his 21 double-double in the process. "We've got some firepower". "He has all the confidence in us, so that makes us play even better". They were fantastic. We hadn't seen an onslaught like that all year.

Sports Federer rallies to beat 46th-ranked Albot in Miami opener
Author: 0 Federer rallies to beat 46th-ranked Albot in Miami opener

He will meet Joao Sousa in the third round after the Portuguese 29-year-old defeated Steve Johnson 7-6 (6) 6-4. Three-times Miami champion Federer finished with 38 winners but had to overcome 41 unforced errors to defeat Albot. 8 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, who beat American Mackenzie McDonald 7-6 (4), 6-1; No. 13 Daniil Medvedev of Russia, No. 14 Marco Cecchinato of Italy; No.

Sports Tom Brady reacts to Rob Gronkowski's retirement
Author: 0 Tom Brady reacts to Rob Gronkowski's retirement

With the Patriots , Gronkowski won three Super Bowls and was named first-team All-Pro four times. The 29-year-old player has also added 81 receptions for 1,163 yards and 12 touchdowns with regards to impressive playoff stats. Rawley spoke with TMZ Sports on Monday, and said he was confident that Gronkowski would be back in a WWE ring soon. One of the immediate takeaways from Gronkowski's decision to walk away from the NFL is his inevitable place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sports Jos Buttler in row over 'Mankad' dismissal
Author: 0 Jos Buttler in row over 'Mankad' dismissal

RA had no intention of delivering the ball - so it should have been called a dead ball. It was a view shared by a number of people on social media. Ashwin had few supporters after the Mankad , with a raft of respected cricketers condemning his actions.