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Sports Barcelona meeting confirmed, as Spanish media get excited about big summer transfer
Author: 0 Barcelona meeting confirmed, as Spanish media get excited about big summer transfer

However, despite his importance, the 24-year-old has a low release clause ( €60 million i.e A$95.17 million) and that has made him the subject of a number of transfer speculations, including a possible deal with Manchester United . "I hope this statement serves its objective and that us Atletico fans can enjoy this moment and prepare ourselves for a final like we should". While speaking to radio station RAC1, Bartomeu said,"Umtiti has a contract".

Sports Toure 'has to continue' top-level career - Pep
Author: 0 Toure 'has to continue' top-level career - Pep

Toure departs with City back on top of the English game, but having only played a peripheral role in this season's title win after being marginalized by Guardiola since the Spanish coach's arrival in 2016. "His desire is to stay playing and he can do a job in the Premier League for another club next season", Guardiola said. "Without doubt, he was one of the most important players in our history".

Sports Lisbon hosts Eurovision song contest for first time
Author: 0 Lisbon hosts Eurovision song contest for first time

Israel's Netta Barzilai, who will perform her song Toy , is the favourite with bookmakers to win this year's competition. It's the first time Ireland has made the Grand Final since 2013. Last year's winners Portugal also do not have to qualify via the semis. The UK is being represented by a singer called SuRie. Given that Ireland hasn't exactly impressed at the Eurovision in recent years, people are genuinely over the moon and many shared their joy on Twitter.

Sports UFC and ESPN Announce 'Groundbreaking' Streaming TV Deal
Author: 0 UFC and ESPN Announce 'Groundbreaking' Streaming TV Deal

BC-MMA-UFC-Disney Deal, 1st Ld-Writethru, 294UFC fights will be streamed on ESPN Plus starting in JanuaryEds: Updates. The main component of the deal is 15 UFC events to be branded UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night over the course of next year. ESPN Plus is a direct-to-consumer platform, although UFC will continue to operate its own similar platform. The addition of the live UFC content is a huge boon to the upstart streaming service, says Walt Disney Company spokesperson Kevin Mayer, via ...

Sports Dana White Reveals Target Date For Potential GSP vs. Nate Diaz Fight
Author: 0 Dana White Reveals Target Date For Potential GSP vs. Nate Diaz Fight

Per the contract, I need to give them three fights a year. UFC 227 now has a rematch between Dillashaw and Garbrandt as the main event for the bantamweight title. UFC 227 is set to take place on August 4, 2018, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. White revealed the plans for both fights during a recent appearance on the UFC Unfiltered podcast .

Sports Toronto Blue Jays Nearer Roberto Osuna Detained over reported domestic Attack
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays Nearer Roberto Osuna Detained over reported domestic Attack

Osuna, 23, has a 2.93 ERA with nine saves in 15 appearances this season. Police would not give any more details about the alleged incident to protect the identity of the victim. "We are investigating the circumstances in accordance with the Joint MLB-MLBPA Domestic Violence Policy". The club added it would not comment further because of the ongoing police investigation.

Sports Rodney Hood Refused To Enter Game 4 In 4th Quarter
Author: 0 Rodney Hood Refused To Enter Game 4 In 4th Quarter

But not every player joined in the winning. Hood explained to Altman, according to a team source, that he said something to the effect of, "I'm good, I'm fine, play the other guys", when asked to go in Monday. Hood has struggled so far this postseason. Hood scored just two points in the first three games of this series and is averaging 4.6 points for the playoffs on.133 shooting from 3-point range.

Sports Former Alabama running back Mark Ingram suspended for PEDs
Author: 0 Former Alabama running back Mark Ingram suspended for PEDs

The veteran running back has been absent from Saints voluntary team workouts so far this spring. In the 2017 season, Ingram earned his second career Pro Bowl nod after recording a career-high 1,124 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns, while also hauling in 58 catches for 416 receiving yards.

Sports Quarterback Joe Burrow To Transfer From Ohio State
Author: 0 Quarterback Joe Burrow To Transfer From Ohio State

Haskins entered the spring as a heavy favorite to earn the starting job, but Burrow was expected to challenge him for the gig. Over the last two seasons he has appeared in 11 games and thrown for 287 yards and two touchdowns while completing 29-of-39 attempts.

Sports Johnny Manziel hospitalized after reaction to prescription drug
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel hospitalized after reaction to prescription drug

Johnny Manziel apparently suffered a medical scare recently, as the former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback was reportedly admitted to a Texas hospital. We'll update you on Manziel as more details come in. He played two seasons for the Cleveland Browns before off-the-field issues led to the former Aggies standout not playing the past two seasons.

Sports Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to felony charges
Author: 0 Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to felony charges

The charges were filed on April 12. A preliminary hearing was set for 11 a.m. CDT May 17. As of now, he is charged with three felonies: domestic violence with an allegation that he inflicted great bodily injury; forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime (breaking her cellphone); and possession of an assault weapon.

Sports Saints release former Colts tight end Coby Fleener
Author: 0 Saints release former Colts tight end Coby Fleener

Once a redzone weapon for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, veteran tight end Coby Fleener is looking for work. Fleener, 29, has 255 career catches for 3,080 yards and 22 touchdowns. Panthers executives recognize the real threat of retirement posed by Olsen, and drafted Indiana's Ian Thomas in the third round. A starting tight end is reportedly being released.

Author: 0 Conte has renewed belief that his Blues can go fourth and qualify

Garth Crooks has claimed that Liverpool and Man United could win the Premier League next season if they sign N'Golo Kante. Two games will define a campaign that has had its ups and downs, but one that has also been full of praise . There were certainly some standout performances as Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante put in their mandatory stellar displays, though there were other less celebrated players that also caught the eye.

Sports Ronaldo not a worry for Champions League final after 'minor' injury - Zidane
Author: 0 Ronaldo not a worry for Champions League final after 'minor' injury - Zidane

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are both in league action on Wednesday in matches which are important for the battle to qualify for next season's Europa League. The result left Real Madrid three points behind city rivals Atletico in the race for second, with a game in hand. We know they have a little of everything: physical, technical, speed.

Sports Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. Pelicans
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. Pelicans

Draymond Green was up late after Game 3 watching film of the Warriors' blowout loss to the Pelicans. "It's a long lineup that affords them the opportunity to switch and try to disrupt offenses, and we've got to do a better job of making sure that we're attacking".

Sports Experienced Tampa Bay Lightning know defence is key
Author: 0 Experienced Tampa Bay Lightning know defence is key

Goaltender Martin Jones had a.895 save percentage in the series , a stark regression after posting a.970 save percentage in the first round, and it paled in comparison to Marc-Andre Fleury, who had a.935 save percentage in the second round.

Sports Pekka Rinne - Nashville Predators - 2018 Player Profile
Author: 0 Pekka Rinne - Nashville Predators - 2018 Player Profile

As has been the case throughout this hard-fought series, no team has been able to string together consecutive victories. "It will be fun". While many Jets felt they played a decent road period to open the game on Saturday, it was the cool and collected Hellebuyck that kept the score 0-0 despite the efforts of Nashville offense.

Sports Man Utd defender Jones: Sir Alex such a legend
Author: 0 Man Utd defender Jones: Sir Alex such a legend

Britain's most successful manager, Ferguson's last public appearance came on April 29 when the Red Devils hosted arch-rivals Arsenal for a Premier League clash. "We were all praying for him and thinking of him, Cathy and the family", said Carrick. Alongside a picture of him signing a contract as a youngster, former United midfielder David Beckham wrote on Instagram: "Keep fighting Boss.

Sports Iniesta's China move cast in doubt
Author: 0 Iniesta's China move cast in doubt

Spanish outlet Cadena Ser were the first to report the agreement between Iniesta and J-League club Vissel Kobe . In this week's Revista, Terry Gibson takes a look at Andres Iniesta's masterclass for Barcelona against Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.

Sports Cricket Australia confirms no day-night Test between India and Australia
Author: 0 Cricket Australia confirms no day-night Test between India and Australia

India have not played a single day-night Test match. Adelaide's popular sequence of day-night cricket Tests has been halted after India rejected requests to play the opening Test of this summer's tour under lights. "Under the circumstances, I regret to say that the proposed D/N test can not be played and all tests will have to have the conventional structure", said Choudhary in his e-mail to CA head, Sutherland.

Sports Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil confident being fit for World Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil confident being fit for World Cup

Speculation continues as to his successor with Luis Enrique, Mikel Arteta and Massimiliano Allegri reportedly the leading candidates. Enrique is now on a hiatus after leaving the Camp Nou last summer and would be keen to take over at the north London club should his demands be met.

Sports LeBron crushes Raptors with incredible buzzer beater
Author: 0 LeBron crushes Raptors with incredible buzzer beater

Bet the Toronto Raptors +6.0 against the Cavs in game 4. The Pacers failed to stop him in their first-round series against the Cavs, and the Raptors , down 3-0 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series, look destined for a similar fate.

Sports Sheriff: Georgia man who shot two 'idolized' Parkland shooter
Author: 0 Sheriff: Georgia man who shot two 'idolized' Parkland shooter

He wounded three passing motorists in Gainesville on Friday with semiautomatic pistol fire before deputies pursued him in a high-speed chase, ending with Harbour's self-inflicted gunshot to the head while his auto was still in motion. Harbour saw the deputy and sped away. Harbour put a pistol to his head and pulled the trigger while the auto was still moving. Cameras captured images of the gunman heading to the area and taking up position to fire, authorities said.

Sports South Korean duo Shin and Park hold clubhouse lead
Author: 0 South Korean duo Shin and Park hold clubhouse lead

Dottie Ardina of the Philippines wound up with a first-round 73. An on-course rules official initially deemed there to be no penalty against Broch Larsen. There was no wind. "I'm really excited about the rest of the season". After heavy rains and gusty wind Thursday and Friday, Saturday featured bright sunshine and temperatures in the low 80s.

Sports Play resumes at LPGA Texas Classic; cut to 36-hole event
Author: 0 Play resumes at LPGA Texas Classic; cut to 36-hole event

Only nine players finished their second rounds at The Colony before darkness fell on the event, which was trimmed to 36 holes by officials after heavy rain wiped out nearly all play Thursday and Friday. Boutier called the playing conditions "pretty flawless, actually". "I needed a couple of holes to warm up so I didn't start the best", Boutier said, having made two bogeys on her first three holes.

Sports MLB Odds: Red Sox Pegged As Underdogs In Series Opener Against Yankees
Author: 0 MLB Odds: Red Sox Pegged As Underdogs In Series Opener Against Yankees

The Yankees have been on an absolute tear, winning 15 of their last 16 games, while the Red Sox have somewhat been scraping along, just barely clinging to first place in the AL East. This will be our first time going up to NY. Boston logged the best start in franchise history by jumping out to a 17-2 record and leveling off a bit from there.

Sports California: Measles case confirmed in Fresno County
Author: 0 California: Measles case confirmed in Fresno County

April 30. People may have been exposed on Saudia Airlines flight SV0759 that left Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India, at 8 p.m. on April 29 and arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, at 11:05 p.m.

Sports Panthers sign CJ Anderson to one-year contract
Author: 0 Panthers sign CJ Anderson to one-year contract

He was the Broncos' primary running back last season and recorded his first 1,000-yard season. He also had 103 catches for 859 yards and four touchdowns. He has also rushed for 323 yards in five postseason games. During his five-year National Football League career, Anderson, 27, has 3,051 rushing yards, 20 rushing touchdowns, 103 receptions, 559 receiving yards and four touchdown catches.