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Sports City Pay Laporte's €65 Million Buy Out Clause
Author: 0 City Pay Laporte's €65 Million Buy Out Clause

Laporte, 23, has agreed a move to the Etihad Stadium and will arrive next week, taking City's number of centre-backs to five. His transfer will take Guardiola's spending on first-team signings at City beyond £400m over his 18-months at the helm.

Sports Struggling Pistons put SG Avery Bradley on the trade block
Author: 0 Struggling Pistons put SG Avery Bradley on the trade block

AFter losing eight straight games, the Detroit Pistons have quickly shifted from potential buyers at the National Basketball Association trade deadline to probable sellers. The Celtics very well might be active looking for bench help at the deadline, but they won't be able to bring back Bradley. In his first season with the Pistons, the 27-year old has been underwhelming at times offensively but still offers traits the Lakers should be interested in.

Sports Knicks looking to get rid of Joakim Noah (personal) following practice conflict
Author: 0 Knicks looking to get rid of Joakim Noah (personal) following practice conflict

Noah, 32, has only played in seven games this season. If the Knicks were to find a team to take Noah, they likely would have to take back another bad contract. Hornacek said Noah wouldn't be with the Knicks when they play the Nets on Tuesday, and added "we'll see" about the subsequent two-game trip. Knicks big man Joakim Noah looks on during the preseason game against the Nets at Barclays Center on October 20, 2016.

Sports Woods makes cut with closing birdie at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Woods makes cut with closing birdie at Torrey Pines

Day was cruelly denied when his birdie putt from 11 feet stopped inches short of the hole for the win on the 16th. He is playing the weekend of a PGA Tour event for the first time since the Wyndham Championship in August 2015, when he finished tied 10th.

Sports Andrew Whitworth explains why Eagles could upset Patriots in Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Andrew Whitworth explains why Eagles could upset Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Here are five storylines to follow leading up to the big game. Obviously, it's a credit to what the Patriots have done, and their careers, and their history, and everybody is trying to win championships like that. From Cooper Manning showing up past year in his money suit to a "fake" Tom Brady taking time out to play catch with fans and media, you just never know what will happen.

Sports Tom Brady defends daughter after Boston radio show host crosses line
Author: 0 Tom Brady defends daughter after Boston radio show host crosses line

It is worth noting that Reimer's comments were not stated on the Kirk and Callahan show and was instead on WEEI's late night show " Mut at Night ". "My daughter, or any child, they certainly don't deserve that", Brady said . Brady told the hosts of the morning show Kirk & Callahan that he was disappointed to hear the comments made by another host last week and is reconsidering whether he will appear on the station, WEEI 93.7 FM, in the future.

Sports VAR system is freakish - Pardew
Author: 0 VAR system is freakish - Pardew

Just before half time, Pardew's visitors scored their third goal of the night, but could only celebrate with any confidence after VAR had taken two minutes to confirm it should be allowed. After the break they had to be more defensive, but they managed that pretty well, too, and were only denied their win by Harry Kane, which can happen.

Sports Lucas Moura: Tottenham hopeful of signing Paris St-Germain winger
Author: 0 Lucas Moura: Tottenham hopeful of signing Paris St-Germain winger

The Brazil worldwide, 25, has met Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy and is keen to complete the move. Tottenham are said to believe there's no alternative on the market which represents as good a deal as Lucas, and whilst Daniel Levy initially pushed for a loan, getting the player for less than €30m is presented as pleasing.

Sports Kevin Hart to perform in Buffalo this May
Author: 0 Kevin Hart to perform in Buffalo this May

That performance was filmed for his special , " Kevin Hart: What Now?" Hart's previous multi-city domestic and global tour sold out large venues all over the world - and he became the first comedian to sell out an National Football League stadium, selling over 50,000 tickets in one show at Lincoln Financial Field.

Sports IPL: Stokes tops early sale despite affray charges
Author: 0 IPL: Stokes tops early sale despite affray charges

Mitchell Starc was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 9.40 crore; he was previously with Royal Challengers Bangalore . West Indian Chris Gayle , one of the IPL's star performers over the past decade, also went unsold in the first round.

Author: 0 Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski back out on practice field

Brady pulls up game film from his first Super Bowl appearance, then from the team's first Super Bowl loss to the New York Giants. But this list might be growing on February 4th according to SportsBooks on mytopsportsbooks.com . "He's a great player, great person, a great teammate and a big part of what we do". Brady admits the loss to the Giants, which denied the Patriots a flawless season, is "still painful".

Sports Jurgen Klopp makes admission that will surely worry Liverpool fans
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp makes admission that will surely worry Liverpool fans

The Reds have already been involved in two big-money deals since the turn of 2018, with Virgil van Dijk acquired for £75 million and Philippe Coutinho offloaded for £140m (€160m). "We have to use our players". That Klopp is still juggling the blatantly unworthy talents of Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius on a weekly basis casts huge question marks over his judgement of goalkeepers, as the accident prone duo have proved time and again that they are not equipped to fill the Liverpool No.1 ...

Sports How's Tiger Woods Doing in his Return to the PGA Tour?
Author: 0 How's Tiger Woods Doing in his Return to the PGA Tour?

Again, Day just misses his birdie putt. Speaking as dusk fell, Day told the PGA Tour website: "Alex is playing some tremendous golf". "I'll try to get some rest and play all day tomorrow if I need to get a win". "It was tough conditions out there". "It was tough scoring". "I wanted to shoot something like a 65. Unfortunately on 14 I thought I hit it flawless and ends up a foot in the rough and dead".

Sports Izzo says MSU must be a part of answer
Author: 0 Izzo says MSU must be a part of answer

Izzo's answers to the questions were consistent. "He graduated", Izzo said. Izzo: "To be honest with you I don't remember why he left". Both Izzo and Dantonio (and Michigan State as a whole) are far from done dealing with this. On Saturday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said a special prosecutor would be investigating Michigan State as to how Nassar could have sexually abused girls and young women for two decades without university action.

Sports Carlos Tevez explains the one difference between Messi and Ronaldo
Author: 0 Carlos Tevez explains the one difference between Messi and Ronaldo

The desire is the same as we have each season, trying to win everything. Barca are also preparing for the last 16 of the Champions League, where they will meet Chelsea for a spot in the quarter-finals. We do not have any relationship because we only see each other at prize giving, which is the only time we talk to each other. Barca's 2-0 second-leg win over Espanyol at Camp Nou on Thursday kept alive their hope of a second treble in four seasons, with Messi scoring the second goal to take ...

Sports Arsenal Agree R923m Deal For Aubameyang?
Author: 0 Arsenal Agree R923m Deal For Aubameyang?

He had been omitted from Dortmund's recent fixtures against Wolfsburg and Hertha Berlin after missing a team meeting. With Arsenal now expected to miss the 12pm deadline by which they must register Aubameyang for him to be eligible to play Swansea City in the Premier League on Tuesday [30 January], they face a race against time to complete a deal which has been weeks in the offing.

Author: 0 Tom Izzo hopes people 'rally behind the survivors' in sexual abuse scandal

Izzo is clearly fighting to keep his once-pristine reputation intact. Izzo and Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio both said Friday night that they have no plans to step away from their positions after an ESPN report described a pervasive culture of sexual assault on campus and within their two programs.

Sports Rob Gronkowski Back at Practice, Still in Concussion Protocol
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Back at Practice, Still in Concussion Protocol

The Patriots meet the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on February 4. "He's got a great personality and a great way about him". And, it has huge implications for the Super Bowl. And right now, in my opinion, they have as good a defense as any in the National Football League. In 51 Super Bowls, there have been 52 MVPs but only one who played on the losing team.

Author: 0 The GOAT scorecard: Tom Brady vs. Michael Jordan

They've had a fantastic season and won a conference championship. Fans of the Eagles have come up with a number excuses for the behavior exhibited by their fellow fans last week, saying everything from Minnesota fans should have known what they were walking into and Vikings fans are just salty because their team lost.

Sports Celtic set to sign Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda on mammoth loan deal
Author: 0 Celtic set to sign Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda on mammoth loan deal

Despite late interest in the player from La Liga side Leganes, who knocked Real Madrid out the Copa del Rey during the week, Celtic are confident of completing the deal next week. The signing of the Belgian starlet will be Rodgers' third signing of the January transfer window after they previously signed German defender Marvin Compper and winger Lewis Morgan.

Sports Gurugram Karni Sena chief detained, SIT to probe bus attack
Author: 0 Gurugram Karni Sena chief detained, SIT to probe bus attack

Trade analyst Komal Nahta found the figures to be "stupendous considering that the film has not opened in 35 per cent of India". Basically, unless there is any kind of adverse word of mouth that starts flowing or any kind of tension due to external factors that resumes (which is unlikely), the film should stay well on course to hit a century in quick time.

Sports San Jose to host 2019 NHL All-Star game
Author: 0 San Jose to host 2019 NHL All-Star game

Lightning 5, Flyers 1: Brayden Point , Yanni Gourde and Ryan Callahan each scored in the second period to lead visiting Tampa Bay over Philadelphia, helping the Lightning head into the All-Star break with the best record in the National Hockey League.

Sports Barcelona prepare for Alaves test
Author: 0 Barcelona prepare for Alaves test

Fernando Pacheco was called into action for the first time six minutes later when Suarez's flick from Messi's free-kick presented him with a routine save, but the opening goal came at the other end moments later. Alaves nearly took a two-goal lead in the 62nd minute when Gomez found Ruben Duarte inside the Barcelona box, but the full-back saw his goal-bound effort blocked over by Gerard Pique .

Sports Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers
Author: 0 Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

Roberson ruptured the tendon and will undergo season-ending surgery, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Westbrook recorded his 15th triple-double this season (31 points, 11 rebounds, 13 assists). "Those guys all played really well, particularly Westbrook", Stan Van Gundy said. Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and Dwight Howard had 20 points and 16 rebounds for the Hornets.

Sports Indianapolis Colts intend to hire New England Patriots OC, per report
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts intend to hire New England Patriots OC, per report

Hiring McDaniels would be another sign of that, following multiple trades between the two teams in 2017. According to National Football League insider Adam Shefter, the Colts and McDaniels met again this past Friday. McDaniels is expected to accept the offer, which will mark his second stint as a head coach . McDaniels also was the Patriots quarterbacks coach from 2004 to 2008, serving as coordinator for the final three seasons before leaving for Denver.

Sports Buhari, Obasanjo meet face to face at AU summit
Author: 0 Buhari, Obasanjo meet face to face at AU summit

A non governmental organization, Unity and Peace Initiative for the Survival of the Society (UPISS), has said the call by former president Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari, not to seek a second term in 2019 is undemocratic. He, therefore, asked Buhari to honourably "dismount from the horse" and join the league of former Nigerian leaders whose "experience, influence, wisdom and outreach can be deployed on the side line for the good of the country".

Sports National Football League concussions reached high a year ago, data show
Author: 0 National Football League concussions reached high a year ago, data show

The NFL plans to talk to teams about how practices are conducted following a 73 percent increase in concussions during preseason workouts in 2017. "We also have looked into that in terms of when in the preseason it is occurring and even to the level of what types of drills may be involved in producing that", said Dr.

Sports PSG's Javier Pastore rejects Liverpool and Tottenham in favour of Inter
Author: 0 PSG's Javier Pastore rejects Liverpool and Tottenham in favour of Inter

Tottenham and Liverpool have been installed joint-second favourites to sign Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore before the January transfer window closes on Wednesday night, according to the latest bookmakers' odds. Manager Jurgen Klopp has hinted that he is not in a hurry to sign a replacement, but will be forced into action if the right player comes along. Javier Pastore has reportedly turned down a move to Liverpool.

Sports India 193/6 against South Africa on Day 3
Author: 0 India 193/6 against South Africa on Day 3

With AP Photos. India has clinched a pride-saving win in the third test against South Africa , a victory on a poor and unpredictable pitch that almost caused the game to be called off, but ultimately gave Virat Kohli's top-ranked team something to take from a tour of discontent.

Sports Jacare Souza KOs Derek Brunson at UFC Charlotte
Author: 0 Jacare Souza KOs Derek Brunson at UFC Charlotte

The fight was a rematch for the two. Souza (25-5) finished the unsafe Brunson via TKO at 3:50 of the opening round in the headlining fight at UFC Fight Night at Charlotte's Spectrum Center. Souza, meanwhile, is coming off a stoppage loss to the reigning champ, Robert Whittaker , who also took out Brunson back in 2016. Those numbers resulted in an alarming 21-percent drop from last year's UFC on FOX event, which featured Valentina Shevchenko submitting Julianna Pena in the main event, and ...

Sports Aubameyang anonymous as Arsenal links continue
Author: 0 Aubameyang anonymous as Arsenal links continue

Arsenal have held talks over a move for the Gabon star and hope to make him their third January arrival. Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc said of a potential deal for Aubameyang, " We are ready to realise a transfer under certain parameters, but only if these [parameters] are fully met ".

Sports Chelsea eye ex-Barcelona boss Enrique to succeed Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea eye ex-Barcelona boss Enrique to succeed Conte

But, the second season seems to be unraveling rather quickly for the club and the manager. But how well have Chelsea signings performed since Conte's arrival in the summer of 2016? I try every day, through hard work, to overcome difficulties.

Sports The 'blistering' end to Hyeon Chung's semi final against Roger Federer
Author: 0 The 'blistering' end to Hyeon Chung's semi final against Roger Federer

The 36-year-old is supremely confident he has it all in place to join Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Australian Roy Emerson with the most Australian titles. The Australian Open remains the missing link for the Russian pair — they won the 2013 French Open, 2014 U.S.Open and 2017 Wimbledon and were striving to become only the sixth women's team to complete all four doubles majors in the Open era.

Sports Transfer Rumour: Chelsea eye shock move for Olivier Giroud
Author: 0 Transfer Rumour: Chelsea eye shock move for Olivier Giroud

And while he has been the hero innumerable times for the Gunners , the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette has seen a marginalisation of his minutes, which are set to shrink further, if Arsenal do end up signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - a deal that is more likely to happen than not.