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Author: 0 Everton complete deals for Mina and Gomes

Barcelona originally purchased the Palmeiras player in January, paying 11.8 million euros, a very small amount considering the prices that were being paid for other centre-backs at the time. A summer that started with the intention of balancing the books ended with a flourish as Farhad Moshiri, Everton's major shareholder, sanctioned a deal for Mina , which took the club's spending to about...

Sports Ben Stokes says he protected gay men in street brawl
Author: 0 Ben Stokes says he protected gay men in street brawl

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. Stokes said "matters had become too serious to ignore and that I had to intervene". He added: "It was homophobic in nature". I took exception and said "leave it out" and "you shouldn't be taking the piss because they're gay".

Sports Liverpool beat Torino in final pre-season friendly
Author: 0 Liverpool beat Torino in final pre-season friendly

Liverpool had to make the record-breaking signing of Alisson , says Jamie Carragher, as sticking with Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet would have led to "no belief" in a title challenge. Even though the Liverpool side that will begin their latest attempt to win a first English top flight title since 1990 against West Ham at Anfield can not be compared to the iconic teams in the club's past right now, I have rarely felt more confident in what lies ahead as a new season beckons for a ...

Sports Malcolm Jenkins Resumes Protest By Raising Fist During National Anthem
Author: 0 Malcolm Jenkins Resumes Protest By Raising Fist During National Anthem

Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , Thursday, Aug. Some players held their fists in the air, while others chose to kneel, despite the controversy surrounding the action. The league has been under pressure from President Trump and his followers to take action against players who take a knee in a silent protest against racism .

Sports Manchester United vs. Leicester City live stream info, TV channel
Author: 0 Manchester United vs. Leicester City live stream info, TV channel

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has decided not to join Barcelona as claims of him wanting pay parity with Alexis Sanchez emerge. United said they were happy to be kept informed. I'm sure United would've known of him, certainly Mourinho I imagine would have known of him as well. He said on Thursday that some of Paul Pogba, Ashley Young, Fellaini and Jesse Lingard may yet be involved against Leicester.

Sports Buckeyes Fans Rally for Embattled Urban Meyer at Ohio Stadium
Author: 0 Buckeyes Fans Rally for Embattled Urban Meyer at Ohio Stadium

Ohio State University has never contacted the ex-wife of recently-fired assistant football coach Zach Smith , either in the immediate wake of her 2015 abuse allegations against him or after he was arrested in July for allegedly trespassing on her property - a crime that brought previous accusations of domestic violence to light and ultimately led to his dismissal.

Sports Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist
Author: 0 Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist

He was arrested Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, and charged with assault. A person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that Szabo may have been drunkenly knocking on auto windows before Jones allegedly confronted him. He was treated for fractures to the left side of his face and the rear of his skull, along with bleeding of the brain. Police say Jones confronted Sandor Szabo on a Queens street around 1:15 a.m.

Sports Ryan Fox in red numbers after first round at PGA Championship
Author: 0 Ryan Fox in red numbers after first round at PGA Championship

Woods needed about a month between the U.S. Open and British Open in 2000, then added the PGA a few weeks later and the Masters the following year to hold all four majors at the same time. "There's going to be certain days that I'm just not going to have the speed and the flexibility and the movement that I once did". 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus holds the record of most major appearances with 164 starts between 1957 and 2005, ahead of Gary Player (150) and Tom Watson (145).

Sports Arsenal chief Burgess: No pushback from players over Emery's new training methods
Author: 0 Arsenal chief Burgess: No pushback from players over Emery's new training methods

So, understandably, manager Pep Guardiola has not really been embroiled in a lot of transfer action, with only goalie Joe Hart, who was already frozen out of the team for the past few seasons, sold to Burnley, and Yaya Toure released. Liverpool , just like Tottenham, must win something someday. It's expected he'll have no shortage of suitors, with reports suggesting a clutch of Premier League clubs are after the scrawl of the vastly-experienced former Manchester United forward.

Sports Sweep of Yankees shows Red Sox can do 'damage,' too
Author: 0 Sweep of Yankees shows Red Sox can do 'damage,' too

Boston will have a lot of pressure to win it all this postseason and it is quite possible they will face the New York Yankees in the ALDS and the Houston Astros would face the Cleveland Indians. Playing on a attractive mid-summer night with a sellout crowd amped from the opening pitch, Price and Masahiro Tanaka were locked in a scoreless duel before Betts hit a hanging cutter completely out of Fenway Park over the Green Monster in the fifth.

Sports Khalil Mack trade rumors: Los Angeles Rams should make a deal
Author: 0 Khalil Mack trade rumors: Los Angeles Rams should make a deal

Khalil Mack's holdout from training camp has certainly made headlines over the last two weeks causing many to question whether Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie would realistically consider parting with his all-pro defender. The Rams bolstered their roster big time this offseason, and a win against them would likely change the way the media sees this team moving forward. For these reasons, I believe that the Packers should enter into serious negotiations with the Raiders if Mack is ...

Author: 0 Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes pose in Everton shirts

The 25-year-old, who has previously been linked with Manchester United , Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, also branded Everton a "fantastic club" upon his arrival. "He is a very good coach and he has achieved really good things at other clubs", he said in a statement. Speaking to evertontv , Bernard said that the chance to join a "great club with great tradition" was the key driving factor behind his decision to sign for the club, vowing to help "make things happen" alongside ...

Sports Aston Villa in no rush for Jack Grealish exit
Author: 0 Aston Villa in no rush for Jack Grealish exit

British media reports have linked the highly-rated Grealish with a £20-million switch to Tottenham , who have yet to make a signing in the close season. The 22-year-old has an eye on a place in Gareth Southgate's England squad with the 2020 European Championships in mind, and he will have noticed how home-grown midfield talents like Eric Dier, Harry Winks and Dele Alli have earned global recognition after flourishing under Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs.

Sports First day of second Test between England and India abandoned at Lord's
Author: 0 First day of second Test between England and India abandoned at Lord's

But Arun said Jasprit Bumrah was "out of contention", the paceman still sidelined after missing the first Test with the broken thumb he suffered during a T20 worldwide against Ireland in June. One for the history books, 2001 was the last time that an entire day was washed out at Lord's. It proved beyond the tourists, despite Kohli making 51 to follow his first-innings 149 - the star batsman's maiden Test century on English soil.

Sports Pochettino unfazed by Spurs’ quiet transfer window
Author: 0 Pochettino unfazed by Spurs’ quiet transfer window

The club were linked with a number of names, notably Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish , for who they had a £25million bid rejected on Wednesday. "It's not about adding because it's fashionable to sign players". [It's about] if you really need [them] or not and then if you can get your target or not.

Sports Spurs defender Alderweireld agent waiting to fly to Manchester
Author: 0 Spurs defender Alderweireld agent waiting to fly to Manchester

As such, he is standing by the complaints that soundtracked United's pre-season fixtures. Time is running out for Manchester United to conclude a deal for Boateng, with Premier League clubs closing their transfer window on Thursday. Real are desperate for midfield reinforcements after Mateo Kovacic joined Chelsea on loan and they are also facing the prospect of losing Luka Modric to Inter Milan before the month is out.

Sports Everton to sign Kurt Zouma on loan after pipping Manchester United
Author: 0 Everton to sign Kurt Zouma on loan after pipping Manchester United

Meanwhile, Gomes has been rendered surplus to requirements at Barcelona and has failed to become a regular in the Barca first team. The United boss is hoping to sign at least one more top class player today with a centre-back the priority and the Manchester giants have reportedly failed to agree terms for the likes of Harry Maguire, Toby Alderweireld, Jerome Boateng and Yerry Mina in recent weeks.

Sports United were 'suspicious' of signing Diego Godin for one reason
Author: 0 United were 'suspicious' of signing Diego Godin for one reason

Today, Manchester United have made a stunning late move for Diego Godin ... The Red Devils have brought Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant to Old Trafford in recent weeks but Jose Mourinho is desperate to land an accomplished centre-back before the summer transfer window closes.

Sports Chelsea, Real Madrid agree to Thibaut Courtois deal
Author: 0 Chelsea, Real Madrid agree to Thibaut Courtois deal

He joins on a season-long loan ahead of the new season. The Belgium worldwide, named best goalkeeper at the World Cup this summer, has signed a six-year deal after completing a medical on Thursday. The 23-year-old has signed a seven-year deal at Stamford Bridge, where he will take over between the sticks from Belgium's Thibaut Courtois . Kepa had been with Athletic since 2004, rising through the youth ranks.

Sports United's record in opening-day fixtures
Author: 0 United's record in opening-day fixtures

Both clubs have England internationals who went on an extended dalliance in Russian Federation and have only recently returned from their holidays. Chelsea and Arsenal, however, have been tipped to finish in the fifth and sixth positions respectively, just like they did in the 2017-18 season.

Sports Georgia Hall clinches British Open glory for first major title
Author: 0 Georgia Hall clinches British Open glory for first major title

She earned $490,000 for the victory. 9 AHEAD of a tournament in Abu Dhabi previous year, Hall hit a drive of 579 yards on Yas Marina race track, believed to be the world's longest drive by a female golfer. She stamped her authority with three birdies in a four-hole stretch to beat Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum by two strokes at Royal Lytham & St Annes.

Sports Kohli just wants India to cross the line
Author: 0 Kohli just wants India to cross the line

India lost the first Test against England by 31 runs with only skipper Kohli crossing the 50 run mark in both innings. India take on hosts in the second Test at Lord's beginning Thursday. With Ben Stokes unavailable because of his court case, either Moeen Ali or Chris Woakes will take his place in the side and bat at No 7. Captain Root confirmed in Wednesday's media interaction that 20-year-old Ollie Pope will be handed his maiden Test cap tomorrow.

Sports Elliott holds off Truex at Watkins Glen
Author: 0 Elliott holds off Truex at Watkins Glen

Gallagher was reinstated last month, but the team has been using a variety of drivers , including Elliott's son, Chase Elliott , in the vehicle. Joey Logano , who won the Zippo 200 Xfinity race moments earlier, qualified sixth. Catching up has been an uphill battle, even for drivers under the same roof. Sometimes you need a little push. "That doesn't happen because everybody is improving and you can not improve that much".

Sports Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa’s buyout clause triggered ahead of Chelsea move
Author: 0 Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa’s buyout clause triggered ahead of Chelsea move

Sources told ESPN FC that Kepa boarded a flight from Bilbao Airport on Tuesday, with Spanish newspaper AS reporting that he is set to meet with his representatives in Madrid and decide whether to make the move to Stamford Bridge. The goalkeeper arrives as the club's record signing and the most expensive stopper in world football. World Cup finalist, Mateo Kovacic on the other hand, will spend a season on loan at Chelsea .

Sports NBA, USA Basketball Blindsided By NCAA's Proposed 'Elite' Prospect Rule
Author: 0 NBA, USA Basketball Blindsided By NCAA's Proposed 'Elite' Prospect Rule

While that may seem like a big deal on its face, the fact that it's. The current rule only permits players to maintain eligibility if they withdraw from the draft 10 days after the National Basketball Association combine, while those who take part in the combine and go undrafted are left with the G League or the prospect of playing overseas.

Sports PGA Championship: Tiger Woods looking for 15th major
Author: 0 PGA Championship: Tiger Woods looking for 15th major

Open setups, whether that's because of long, thick rough or penal green speeds that are created to produce a specific winning score. Winning tournaments still could make a good year. Streelman learned he was in the PGA field in time to play a practice round Tuesday. Rory McIlroy is on the verge of turning consistency into a stream of silverware, according to European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn.

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

Manchester City fullback Kyle Walker says they're going for the lot this season. Premier League fixtures: Can Man City retain their title? Jurgen Klopp's men demonstrated their ability to beat City on the big occasion last season, winning three of the four meetings between the sides, including a 5-1 aggregate win in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Sports Arsenal near deal to sell Lucas Perez to West Ham
Author: 0 Arsenal near deal to sell Lucas Perez to West Ham

Perez, who joined the Gunners from Deportivo for £17.1m in 2016, would be West Ham's ninth signing since Manuel Pellegrini was named manager in May. "I know that West Ham want him and they have made an offer", Lovelle told ESPN FC . But the striker is set to have another crack at the Premier League as, according to Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport , he is now set to sign for West Ham.

Sports Chelsea's Willian admits affinity for Jose Mourinho wants Chelsea stay
Author: 0 Chelsea's Willian admits affinity for Jose Mourinho wants Chelsea stay

Manchester United have confirmed that Marcus Rashford will wear the club's iconic number 10 jersey when the new season begins. The likes of Harry Maguire , Toby Alderweireld and Jerome Boateng have all been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent days but there's no guarantee United will sign any of them before the window closes on Thursday night.