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Sports Mbappe : Monaco warns club to stop 'tapping up' striker
Author: 0 Mbappe : Monaco warns club to stop 'tapping up' striker

Monaco has ordered leading European clubs to stop making unauthorized approaches to prolific teen forward Kylian Mbappe . Monaco now want Fifa and the French Football League to start disciplinary action over what they consider an "unacceptable situation".

Sports Mattia De Sciglio inks five-year contract with Juventus
Author: 0 Mattia De Sciglio inks five-year contract with Juventus

Leonardo Bonucci has been pictured for the first time in AC Milan gear as the centre back trained with his new club at their pre-season camp in Guangzhou. "He is a player with global experience", Montella told Milan's official website . "For me, it's a dream to be able to coach him", he said on Milan's website (www.acmilan.com).

Sports Westley to make England debut in third South Africa test
Author: 0 Westley to make England debut in third South Africa test

The Essex man impressed selectors with his 106 not out for the England Lions against the Proteas in a warm up match at Worcester. "One of the big things is his demeanour, not just as a batsman but also as a person", said the 28-year-old left-hander.

Sports Alex Bowman tapped to drive NASCAR No. 88 vehicle next season
Author: 0 Alex Bowman tapped to drive NASCAR No. 88 vehicle next season

He was able to take three Top 10 finishes during his 10-race stint with the team, a respectable feat for the former open-wheel racer. "The No. 88 team is such a great group of people", Bowman continued. 88 crew chief Greg Ives. The pieces to the puzzle of the NASCAR Silly Season have started to come together. After motorsports legend Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Sports Why are dogs so friendly? The answer may be in 2 genes
Author: 0 Why are dogs so friendly? The answer may be in 2 genes

First, dogs are far friendlier than wolves toward humans. Researchers placed the animals in a room with a puzzle box that contained a piece of summer sausage - first by themselves and then with a human. Through sequencing DNA from these blood samples and comparing them to how the dogs performed in the behavioral tests, vonHoldt and Udell were able to show significant differences in the drive to socialize with humans between dogs and wolves, according to the study.

Sports African Cup of Nations switched to June/July from 2019
Author: 0 African Cup of Nations switched to June/July from 2019

The CAF Executive Committee passed the contentious resolution on Thursday in a long meeting held at Hotel Sofitel in Rabat, Morocco, announcing a shift from the 16 teams that have been competing in the biennial showpiece since 1996. "Before and since the coming of the new Executive Committee of CAF, Nigeria has played an important role". FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, a Senegalese, also attended, with the former calling out African football ...

Sports Rosenthal late, Reyes hit in 9th lifts Mets over Cards
Author: 0 Rosenthal late, Reyes hit in 9th lifts Mets over Cards

Rosenthal (2-4) was slow to leave the mound, and Reyes easily beat him to the base with a headfirst dive. Reyes then hit a hard grounder that first baseman Matt Carpenter backhanded on the outfield grass. OUR PREDICTION: The under is 11-4-1 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams in NY, is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings overall, and is 4-0 in Lynn's last four starts against the Mets.

Sports Michael Vick apologizes for comments on Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Michael Vick apologizes for comments on Colin Kaepernick

Since Vick's comments, Kaepernick responded with an Instagram post , referring to Stockholm syndrome. Now, Waka has joined the conversation reminding Vick how we (Black people) supported him while going through his dog fighting nightmare. "I'm not a general manager, I'm not the guy that makes the decision about getting him signed". Vick told Eisen he thinks it's "sad" that Kaepernick remains a free agent .

Sports Liverpool reportedly have record breaking bid rejected
Author: 0 Liverpool reportedly have record breaking bid rejected

He saw an opportunity at Liverpool and we see it also, and having him around we can see he's a smart player, a really skilled boy and I'm really happy about that. However, the last 48 hours have really made it look increasingly hard for Liverpool to make a deal happen for Naby Keïta. With Leipzig unlikely to be swayed in the next week, it's very probable that Liverpool will abandon their pursuit of Naby Keïta in favour of a more affordable and available target.

Sports An All-American start to the British Open
Author: 0 An All-American start to the British Open

This leaderboard boasts plenty of star power. Spieth, who already owns a Masters and U.S. Open title, made three birdies on the front and two more on the back. Only Woods, Bobby Jones (twice), Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Lee Trevino and Tom Watson have achieved the feat. The former Masters and U.S. Open champion was in form coming into the tournament, after winning the Travelers Championship in his last outing.

Sports White Sox Promote Yoan Moncada
Author: 0 White Sox Promote Yoan Moncada

Chicago White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada (10) during a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch. After a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday, the Sox announced they had traded Frazier, closer David Robertson and reliever Tommy Kahnle to the Yankees for four players, including three prospects.

Sports Red Sox officially cut Pablo Sandoval
Author: 0 Red Sox officially cut Pablo Sandoval

But while teams can not make offers until Sandoval is a free agent, they are allowed to express interest. The Giants sit at 37-59 and are in last place in the National League West through play on Wednesday. The third baseman made his name with Giants - where he hit.294/.346/.465 with 106 home runs and 462 RBI across six seasons. Coincidentally, that news dropped just hours after San Francisco Giants general manager Bobby Evans implied he'd be open to bringing "The Panda" back to San Fran - ...

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin's Face is Now on American Money in Moscow

He said the dinner was not a secret , since all of the world leaders at the summit meeting and their spouses were invited by Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany . The discussion came after their scheduled, two-hour-long bilateral meeting earlier that day. Ian Bremmer , the president of the Eurasia Group , on Tuesday first revealed that Trump and Putin met the same evening as their highly-anticipated first meeting , which ran well-over two hours.

Sports Keita excited about RB Leipzig despite Liverpool talk, says Hasenhuttl
Author: 0 Keita excited about RB Leipzig despite Liverpool talk, says Hasenhuttl

In football, though, you really can't afford to stand still, especially while big-spending domestic rivals are busy reinforcing their already-packed squads ahead of the upcoming campaign. "What can I say?" It's the transfer market - everything is open until August 31. England Under-20 worldwide Dominic Solanke has also completed a free transfer to Liverpool from Chelsea .

Author: 0 Verratti drops agent for Raiola after ´prisoner´ comments

It appears the Red Devils have now renewed their interest in the midfielder with the Express citing a report from Tuttomercatoweb that claims United scout Jose Mayorga has held talks with Verratti's entourage about a possible move to Old Trafford.

Author: 0 McIlroy hungry as ever for Open success

Monty was not all that convinced. We are just hours away from the 146th British Open kicking off at Royal Birkdale in western England, which means a number of top players have met with the media prior to Thursday's first round. Despite all that - not to mention his switch from Nike to TaylorMade gear, his ongoing putting woes, or the likelihood that he has been pressing to regain his form - McIlroy reiterated his belief that "it's all coming together".

Sports Ex-NFL Player James Hardy III's Cause of Death Revealed
Author: 0 Ex-NFL Player James Hardy III's Cause of Death Revealed

His death was reportedly ruled a suicide because of evidence found on his body, medical and psychiatric history and communication with police. It's not clear how long his body was in the water before it was discovered. He appeared in 16 games (three starts) in his National Football League career, all with the Bills, catching 10 passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns.

Sports Dallas police suspend Ezekiel Elliott investigation due to lack of witness
Author: 0 Dallas police suspend Ezekiel Elliott investigation due to lack of witness

No charges were filed in that case and Elliott has cooperated with the league's investigation. Various outlets also linked Elliott to an altercation with an unnamed 30-year-old male at a bar in Dallas. "So certainly Zeke is evolving and being subject to needing to learn how to deal with the media and social media the way it is today". "We're still gathering information on what that whole situation was", Garrett said.

Sports How to play with next season's rookies, updated rosters in 'NBA 2K17'
Author: 0 How to play with next season's rookies, updated rosters in 'NBA 2K17'

Also getting a launch day rating of 91 is a current member of the Oklahoma City Thunder and last year's cover athlete , Paul George. "What?! That's bullcrap", Embiid said in the Instagram video when he was told his rating . "I do trust the process on that one", he added. "I am a big man who can do it all. Basically there's no way to rate me but I think at least a 95", Embiid says.

Sports Mets fans boo Christie after he catches foul ball
Author: 0 Mets fans boo Christie after he catches foul ball

The Mets didn't provide much comfort for Christie on Tuesday. Whether it's something I'll do when I get out, I've got to start thinking about that. "Are you kidding me?" said Fox Sports broadcaster Dan McLaughlin. It's like he's trying to be the most embarrassing, caricature of a guy who loved Tony Soprano too much. As luck would have it, Christie was able to snag a Paul DeJong foul ball in the top of the third inning.

Sports Mike Williams May Need Back Surgery
Author: 0 Mike Williams May Need Back Surgery

This will be something to keep an eye on heading into training camp to see if the chargers can hold it together. It turns out, there should've been concerns about his availability during the season. Williams might have to undergo back surgery to fix a herniated disc, a source told ESPN . It's hard to say what led to Williams' back injury, but if this does lead to season-ending surgery and you combine that with the fractured neck he suffered in 2015, there would be a slew of questions ...

Sports No Manchester City deals for Danilo, Benjamin Mendy, Alexis Sanchez - Pep
Author: 0 No Manchester City deals for Danilo, Benjamin Mendy, Alexis Sanchez - Pep

Guardiola confirmed a deal could be completed in the coming days but said City are keen to insert a buy-back clause in any deal to sell the Nigerian. "It should finish when the season starts because it's too long, too large, and we are playing with guys here who are maybe not continuing and players who are not here so hopefully in the future Uefa can think about that and can put a deadline on the last day when we start the competition".

Sports Even Victims of OJ Simpson Robbery Want Him to Receive Parole
Author: 0 Even Victims of OJ Simpson Robbery Want Him to Receive Parole

Former NFL star O.J. Simpson will soon be eligible for early release from prison, having served almost nine years for his 2008 robbery conviction. Simpson has been in prison for nearly nine years at this point. Other factors include an investigation into the inmate's conduct while in prison, a prior criminal history, and whether they are convicted of a violent crime which is the case for Simpson.