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Sports Liverpool not planning move for Lyon's Memphis Depay
Author: 0 Liverpool not planning move for Lyon's Memphis Depay

Former Manchester United winger Depay has enjoyed a sparkling return to form since moving to French club Lyon, but he is expected to seal a transfer this summer and there had been speculation that he could be on his way to Champions League finalists Liverpool .

Sports Newcastle silent as takeover rumours grow
Author: 0 Newcastle silent as takeover rumours grow

They also questioned what the priority of the founder of the Bin Zayed Group - a leading group of businesses with diverse interests in the local and worldwide markets - would be. Although his exact wealth is unclear, he is believed to be a billionaire and has interests in the construction, energy and real estate sectors among others.

Sports Serena’s warmup jacket is fit for a ‘queen’ and ‘goddess’
Author: 0 Serena’s warmup jacket is fit for a ‘queen’ and ‘goddess’

In the second round she was in deep trouble against Ashleigh Barty before the momentum turned after one particularly blood curdling scream. On Monday, the 83rd-ranked Diatchenko, who knocked Maria Sharapova out of Wimbledon previous year, broke Williams twice in the opening set in the fifth and seventh games, claiming the opener on a third set point.

Sports Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream11 Team
Author: 0 Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream11 Team

Nine of their batsmen, including their allrounders, had a hit and eight of them surpassed double figures. South Africa will be relieved with runs at the top of the order for opener Hashim Amla as he reached 65 from 61 balls before being bowled by leg-break bowler Jeevan Mendis.

Sports Newcastle legend predicts the Champions League final
Author: 0 Newcastle legend predicts the Champions League final

However, a 20-day gap without a game is a long time for a footballer and it means both sides may take some time to get up to speed in the final, with a long preparation period ahead of a massive game bringing back miserable memories for me.

Sports European elections 2019: Major centrist blocs braced for losses
Author: 0 European elections 2019: Major centrist blocs braced for losses

A variety of issues ranging from immigration, Brexit, the economy to climate change have made these polls the most closely watched European Union elections in a generation. "But this is a great day for us and very important - we have won seats in places we have never done that well before!" The UK was supposed to have left on March 29 but it remains a member of the European Union and its politicians are still arguing over how, when or even whether the country will leave the club it ...

Sports Cavs' Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms
Author: 0 Cavs' Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms

Dan Gilbert, the majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers , was hospitalized early Sunday morning after suffering stroke symptoms according to The Detroit News . The 57-year-old introduced new Cavs coach John Beilein at a press conference Tuesday at the team's training facility in Independence, Ohio. The state Legislature passed a landmark insurance reform bill Friday.

Sports City plan Sane talks amid Bayern link
Author: 0 City plan Sane talks amid Bayern link

And as the 35-year-old prepares to play his final match for Bayern in the DFB-Pokal final on Saturday, he says his Bernabéu exit ended up being a blessing in disguise. Bayern Munich have confirmed that they are trying to strike a deal for Leroy Sane . What proof is more than for six, seven months we want to extend his contract? Former Bayern boss Pep Guardiola has been favouring other options on the flanks and the Blues have been unable to tie a proven performer to an extended ...

Sports Raptors 'quietly optimistic' Anunoby can return for NBA Finals
Author: 0 Raptors 'quietly optimistic' Anunoby can return for NBA Finals

A death in the family kept McCaw away from the team for most of the Bucks series, but he's now back and, ironically, set to square off against his old teammates. "The odds, you know, right?" "I know, they (previous finalists Kawhi Leonard , Danny Green and Serge Ibaka ) are used to it, but I think we're ready for it".

Sports Luiz believes Sarri is doing fantastic job at Chelsea
Author: 0 Luiz believes Sarri is doing fantastic job at Chelsea

But that is not our game. "We have to go (there) and play our game". We wanted to see who was necessary, who needed replacing, and who needs another chance. "But it's the same for both teams, a final is a final". "I think for the fans we have to play better, we have win more, there isn't another way", Sarri conceded.

Sports Afghanistan Shock Pakistan By Three Wickets In Warm-Up Match
Author: 0 Afghanistan Shock Pakistan By Three Wickets In Warm-Up Match

Babar Azam scored a wonderful century in the process while veteran Shoaib Malik scored 44 runs. Afghanistan's maturity could ring warning bells for other sides too in a World Cup format where every team plays the other. Mohammad Shahzad and Hazratullah Zazai got off to a brilliant start in a 263 run-chase with an 80-run stand in 11.1 overs, before Shahzad was retired hurt for 23.

Sports Sunderland vow to bounce back stronger after play-off final heartache
Author: 0 Sunderland vow to bounce back stronger after play-off final heartache

Sunderland and Charlton face off at Wembley on Sunday for a place in the Championship next season. "It's still a game of football between two teams, nothing changes there", he said. "We scored in the last minute and it's unbelievable". Charlton's John Robinson and Sunderland's Niall Quinn both converted their penalties, but after Shaun Newton had scored for Athletic the pressure was on local lad and lifetime Sunderland fan Michael Gray to keep his side in it.

Sports Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school
Author: 0 Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

More than three years after he was sacked from Baylor amid a massive sexual assault scandal, Art Briles is headed back to the Texas sidelines. "We are pleased to welcome Coach Briles back home to Texas", Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Jason McCullough said in the press release.

Sports Former Green Bay Packers quarterback dies at 85 — Bart Starr
Author: 0 Former Green Bay Packers quarterback dies at 85 — Bart Starr

Starr had been in failing health since he suffered a stroke in 2014. The even-mannered Starr was the flawless complement for the fiery Lombardi. Fullback Jim Taylor died in October and offensive tackle Forrest Gregg died last month. He found his greatness under the leadership of Vince Lombardi. "I was just basically an extension of Bart Starr on the field". The Green Bay Packers are mourning the loss of one of the greatest players in franchise history.

Sports College athletics loses Rod Bramblett
Author: 0 College athletics loses Rod Bramblett

Lee County police say the pair's auto crashed into another vehicle Saturday night in Alabama. Auburn Athletics released a statement late Saturday night confirming that Rod Bramblett, the "Voice of the Auburn Tigers", and his wife, Paula, were involved in the wreck.

Sports Nadal dismisses Roland Garros favourite tag
Author: 0 Nadal dismisses Roland Garros favourite tag

World number 2 Nadal received an accommodating path through the early rounds of the competition and will face qualifiers in each of the first two rounds, while Djokovic will take on Hubert Hurkacz in his opener. "I was just speechless", she said. But one thing was never in doubt: fans are ready to see the legend play on the red clay. But she is the third seed in Paris and a name everyone will want to avoid later in the tournament, although she opens her title defence against Australian ...

Sports New Inter Milan boss Conte keen on move for Lukaku
Author: 0 New Inter Milan boss Conte keen on move for Lukaku

Perisic was instrumental in Croatia's impressive 2018 World Cup campaign - where he scored in the semi-finals against England and one in the final during his country's 4-2 loss to eventual champions France. Lukaku left Goodison Park for £75m after netting 20 times in three consecutive seasons at the Merseyside. The future of the Belgian football star at Manchester United is now uncertain at Old Trafford after the club failed to qualify for next season's Champions League .

Sports Steve Smith hundred sets up Australia’s win over England
Author: 0 Steve Smith hundred sets up Australia’s win over England

The duo's first match in England was a hastily arranged, unofficial warm-up match against the West Indies here on Wednesday. Jofra Archer and Mark Wood, two of England's strike bowlers who can bowl consistently at 90mphr, sustained injuries and had to leave the field within few moments of their practice game against Australia in Southampton.

Sports Taylor, Williamson steer New Zealand to win over India
Author: 0 Taylor, Williamson steer New Zealand to win over India

Electing to bat in the warm-up game against New Zealand , India suffered an early collapse in slightly bowling-friendly conditions at the Oval before being bowled out for 179 in 39.2 overs. "As a batting unit we need to work harder and focus more on our batting skills, and it will come". "As bowlers, that's pretty much our basic plan, and for me it's about pitching the ball up and trying to swing the ball round as much as I can".

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins favored over St. Louis Blues
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins favored over St. Louis Blues

The worst team in the entire National Hockey League a few days into the new year completed an astounding turnaround Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970. "It doesn't matter what the roster is". You want best-on-best in the playoffs. JUMBO JOE: One motivating factor for the Sharks this postseason was delivering a title for beloved leader Joe Thornton .

Sports Cole Bajema, 4-star for 2019, reaffirms commitment to MI basketball
Author: 0 Cole Bajema, 4-star for 2019, reaffirms commitment to MI basketball

It's good to see one of the most outspoken members of the Fab Five taking this stance. Howard's wife shot down claims that another account belonged to Howard, and the University of MI announced his official account Friday morning. Howard went into coaching after retiring as a player, starting as an assistant coach focused on player development with the Heat being promoted to an assistant coach with one of the franchises he played for during his 19-year career.

Sports Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy to visit Cleveland Browns on Friday
Author: 0 Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy to visit Cleveland Browns on Friday

Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is being sought after by nearly a dozen teams, and the bidding could net the five-time Pro Bowler a contract worth more than $10 million. McCoy also likes the depth of the Browns defensive line which includes Pro Bowl players Sheldon Richardson , Myles Garrett and Olivier Vernon. "I think a lot of Gerald", Monken said earlier this week.

Sports Juwan Howard offered MI basketball head coaching job
Author: 0 Juwan Howard offered MI basketball head coaching job

U of M officials have been looking for a new men's basketball coach since the sudden departure of John Beilein to the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers . "He is going back to a school and a conference in which he is revered. He will forever be a champion and part of the Heat family and I am excited to see him take the next step".

Sports NASCAR 'pleased' with $2B deal with ISC | AP business
Author: 0 NASCAR 'pleased' with $2B deal with ISC | AP business

ISC shareholders will receive $ 45 per share , a news release announcing the agreement stated. NASCAR announced today that they will be sinking over $2 billion dollars in the purchasing of two of the sports most iconic race tracks. The stock, which traded as low as $35.18 in October previous year, jumped into that range when Nascar disclosed its November bid. Smith and his family also own Sonic Financial Corp.