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Sports Bale Tells Modric He Wants To Leave Real Madrid
Author: 0 Bale Tells Modric He Wants To Leave Real Madrid

The news is said to have turned the Madrid locker room "upside down". A year ago, shortly after Real won the Champions League, the thought of Gareth Bale leaving seemed far-fetched. Bale's fee, plus the fact that he plays on the wing, condemned him to constant comparisons with Ronaldo. The future of Bale has been shrouded in doubt at the Bernabeu ever since he was left out of the starting line-up for the Champions League final win over Juventus in Cardiff last season, and Manchester ...

Sports German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties
Author: 0 German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties

It's almost time to find out who will reign supreme in the German Super Cup. Robert Lewandowski had cancelled out Christian Pulisic 's opener for Dortmund before half-time before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 's cool finish midway through the second period appeared to have sunk Bayern .

Sports Crusaders coach celebrates Super Rugby title by breakdancing
Author: 0 Crusaders coach celebrates Super Rugby title by breakdancing

The Crusaders, who were beaten to top spot in the overall standings by the Lions in the last round of regular-season fixtures, moved ahead when Seta Tamanivalu surged down the left wing unchallenged after the ball popped out of a ruck deep in the visitors' half in the eighth minute.

Sports Borussia Dortmund knock back Arsenal's bid for striker
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund knock back Arsenal's bid for striker

But according to Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, Barca have agreed personal terms with Dortmund wonderkid Dembele. The France worldwide is also reportedly on the radar of several Premier League clubs including Arsenal, Manchester United, City and Chelsea.

Sports Muguruza moves into semis in Stanford
Author: 0 Muguruza moves into semis in Stanford

Seeded second, Kvitova enjoyed a first-round bye and will kick off her ambitious August against Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko, a 6-3, 6-4 victor over Italian Francesca Schiavone. Keys needed less than an hour to snap Muguruza's nine-match winning streak and reach her first final of the year. It was the initial career meeting between the two young Americans and Vandeweghe used her experience to dominate the 65-minute contest.

Sports Virgil van Dijk urged to leave Southampton
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk urged to leave Southampton

Speaking to Voetbalzone magazine about Van Dijk's attempts to secure a move, Advocaat said: "You can condemn it, but come on, if you can earn five times as much at a top English club, then I understand you're going to take action". As it stands, Van Dijk doesn't want to play for Southampton , but Southampton don't want to sell to Liverpool . A £50m bid is believed to be enough to convince Southampton to sell and if Chelsea are serious about signing Van Dijk, they will likely make a ...

Author: 0 Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years — Posturing of inclusion

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said the decision to "retain" Shehbaz had nearly been finalised. Darshan Lal, a former doctor, was elected to the national assembly for the second time on ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ticket on a reserved seat for minorities in 2013, according to British newspaper The Independent.

Sports Jason Taylor to be 'Sunday Night Football' analyst for Westwood One
Author: 0 Jason Taylor to be 'Sunday Night Football' analyst for Westwood One

In April 2005, NBC acquired " Sunday Night Football " in a six-year agreement, announced by Dick Ebersol, chairman, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics and NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. The document shows the former Miami Dolphins icon is paying $4,000 a month in child support but also needs to supply funds for health insurance and private-school education for the children, per Lambiet.

Sports Pablo Sandoval Recalled to MLB Roster by Giants After Brandon Belt Injury
Author: 0 Pablo Sandoval Recalled to MLB Roster by Giants After Brandon Belt Injury

The San Francisco Giants have called up corner infielder Pablo Sandoval to replace first baseman Brandon Belt , who was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, according to Giants beat writer Andrew Baggarly . Giants rookie right-hander Chris Stratton, making just his second career start, gave up two first-inning runs and allowed doubles to three of the first seven hitters he faced.

Sports Which Denver Broncos Should Be in the Hall of Fame Next
Author: 0 Which Denver Broncos Should Be in the Hall of Fame Next

Taylor is the tenth player in history to enter the Hall of Fame as a member of the Dolphins and the first since Dan Marino in 2005. Similar to Davis, Easley, elected as a Seniors candidate 24 years after he first became eligible, had an outstanding career cut short by injury.

Sports AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar asks to leave AS Monaco?
Author: 0 AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar asks to leave AS Monaco?

The Catalan club have entered the race after it became clear that Neymar is on the verge of completing a world-record €222m (£198m) transfer to Paris Saint-Germain in the coming days. And in the wake of such comments, the Gunners have intensified their pursuit for a wide attacker, with Riyad Mahrez and Thomas Lemar the two priority options.

Sports Christie: At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan
Author: 0 Christie: At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan

You get one shot to call me a name or curse me out. Christie quickly turned around to confront Joseph, and according to Joseph, the Republican governor told him to have another beer, then called him a "big shot". So Chris , if you're reading this, I'm sorry. First he told me, 'Why don't you have another beer?' which I thought was a decent come back, and I thought that was kind of amusing.

Sports The Cubs are rolling as Nationals head to Chicago
Author: 0 The Cubs are rolling as Nationals head to Chicago

Willson Contreras crushed Matt Grace's third pitch of the day for a two-run home run in the sixth inning, which concluded with Nationals catcher Matt Wieters getting ejected by home plate umpire Chad Whitson for critiquing Whitson's strike zone.

Sports Nick Markakis hits his 2000th career hit against the Dodgers
Author: 0 Nick Markakis hits his 2000th career hit against the Dodgers

In two career starts against the Braves , Wood is 0-2 with a 10.38 ERA. "I would say concern", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said when asked if he anxious about Wood's dip in velocity. Teheran must do a better job keeping the ball in the ballpark if he is going to get back on track. May there be many more base hits to come. Braves right fielder Nick Markakis became the 10th active player to reach 2,000 hits with an opposite-field single in the fourth inning, and he added a double in ...

Sports Gold for Mo Farah in World Championships 10000 metres
Author: 0 Gold for Mo Farah in World Championships 10000 metres

Despite a couple of attempts during the race to push it, Farah was always in touch and it seemed inevitable he'd have too much speed over the last lap for the rest. "I recalled how I went down in Rio (in the 10,000m after which he got up to win)". Should he get through to Saturday's final, Farah would have the chance to secure a third successive distance double at a world championships.

Sports WGC Bridgestone Invitational 2017: Thomas Pieters Takes Early 1-Stroke Lead
Author: 0 WGC Bridgestone Invitational 2017: Thomas Pieters Takes Early 1-Stroke Lead

The WGC Bridgestone Invitational tees off at Akron on Thursday, with 33 of the top 35 players on the FedEx Cup standings in attendance. It's a big deal to win at Firestone. Firestone's North Course twice hosted a TOUR event, the 1976 American Golf Classic and the 1994 NEC World Series of Golf. "I've always loved coming here".

Author: 0 New penalty shootout system to be used in Community Shield

However, when it counted in the FA Cup final back in May, it was Arsenal that triumphed in a famous 2:1 win against their local rivals. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been trying to keep hold of Alexis Sanchez as the Gunners attempt to return to the Champions League after missing out on qualification for the first time in 20 years.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte speaks on Barcelona replacing Neymar with Hazard

However, Conte is determined not only to keep hold of his top players, but also to bolster what he feels is a small squad. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes Michy Batshuayi can be Chelsea's secret weapon this season. "It's an impressive amount of money, £200 million". But if PSG is able to do this, why not? "I think only one player is not enough to improve our team".

Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: Our focus completely on Premier League

Clearly Alex Ferguson didn't want his last season to be 2011/12 and Manchester City winning the Premier League in injury time , so he cranked his red engine into life once more for a crack at the title. Many often do at this time of year, with Arsenal and Chelsea firmly among them. Alexis Sanchez's fourth minute goal was cancelled by Diego Costa's 76 minute strike.

Author: 0 English football returns as Chelsea face Arsenal in Community Shield

Wenger , though, has not completely ruled out selling Sanchez to a foreign club if Arsenal receive a significant offer before the transfer window closes at the end of this month. ALEXIS Sanchez is in contention to appear for Arsenal this Sunday when they tackle London rivals Chelsea in the FA Community Shield at Wembley.

Sports Pattinson ruled out of Australia's tour of Bangladesh
Author: 0 Pattinson ruled out of Australia's tour of Bangladesh

After scans revealed the inflammation around the area where he has previously suffered a stress fracture, Pattinson was removed from the tour to allow him enough time to recover fully ahead of the Ashes later this year. "Mitchell is a very exciting young legspinner who we think will benefit immensely from further experience in the subcontinent". Later Saturday, a Cricket Australia spokesman said Pattinson had withdrawn with inflamation in his back and Bird had been called up as his ...

Sports Buckle up for a thrilling, 192 miles per hour Hyperloop One test track run
Author: 0 Buckle up for a thrilling, 192 miles per hour Hyperloop One test track run

The company's CEO, Rob Lloyd, said this week Hyperloop One was ready to begin discussions with partners, customers and governments worldwide over the commercialization of the tube and pod - which puts it a step ahead of Musk. But one thing's for sure, in the race to build this high-speed transport system there'll now be a few folks looking over their shoulders. One primary goal is to achieve test track speeds of up to 250 miles per hour and it's getting mighty close.

Sports Rory McIlroy keeps tabs on leaders at Bridgestone Invitational
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy keeps tabs on leaders at Bridgestone Invitational

Walker, who will defend his US PGA title at Quail Hollow next week, was six over par for the front nine before birdies on the 15th and 16th salvaged a 74 to leave him six off the pace on three under. "I mean, I had a few okay finishes, a lot of 30th, high 20s, just stuff that's not moving me around". Playing his first event since splitting from long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald, McIlroy had made the ideal start with a birdie on the second, but bogeyed the ninth following a wild drive to fall ...