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Barca were subsequently linked with Arthur and reports from Spain and Brazil claimed that the two clubs had been in discussions over a potential transfer earlier in March. The 21-year-old looks set for the Nou Camp after the Catalan giants agreed a €30million fee for him, plus an extra €9m based on clauses. He has yet to be capped for his country but he has been included in recent squads and is hopeful of being called up by coach Tite for the World Cup this summer.
  • Providence Friars vs. Villanova Wildcats Betting Preview 03/10/18

    Providence Friars vs. Villanova Wildcats Betting Preview 03/10/18

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    The Jayhawks roared back to briefly tie the game, and trailed 34-33 at the break after De Sousa threw down an alley-oop dunk in transition in the closing seconds of the first half. The 2017-18 Villanova Men's Basketball season is presented by KeyBank. Brunson got stuck on 25 points, needed some help. "That was one of our best defensive performances", he said .
  • Proteas to Bait Warner Into Test Ban?

    Proteas to Bait Warner Into Test Ban?

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    Once again, that line of where it gets personal can be talked about. It's understood player behaviour was not the focus of the meeting, and speculation that Warner - who was incredibly vocal during last year's pay dispute - could be stripped of his leadership post was privately dismissed.
  • Rabada charged over Steve Smith shoulder bump, faces ban

    Rabada charged over Steve Smith shoulder bump, faces ban

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    The 22-year-old Radada, who went on to take five wickets in the innings, will contest the charge based on the fact it was accidental physical contact. "Ideally we would obviously like a sizeable lead, the ball is tailing in and we have to bat last in the second innings". The Proteas had until 5:30pm local time to survive and lost just one wicket - Aiden Markram for 11 lbw to Cummins - as Dean Elgar (11no) and nightwatchman Rabada (17no) thwarted the visitors with four overs left unbowled.
  • ICC charges South Africa's Rabada with Level Two offence

    ICC charges South Africa's Rabada with Level Two offence

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    At no stage was Quinton's family mentioned, that's 100 percent false", Paine told reporters of the events preceding a flare-up that occurred as the teams left the field for tea on Sunday's fourth day. He didn´t manage that but 11 balls later he bowled Mitchell Starc. Amla was twice given out leg before wicket, on seven against Pat Cummins and on 40 against Josh Hazlewood, but surivived on review on both occasions.
  • No steel tariff exemption for European Union granted yet

    No steel tariff exemption for European Union granted yet

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    It is critical to the 43 million Americans whose jobs are supported by the USA food and agricultural industries. The Trump administration previously indicated it would exempt Canada and Mexico from the tariffs as NAFTA negotiations are underway, and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said Friday that the EU is "counting on being excluded" from the new U.S.
  • Sterling Middleton and Team Canada Win World Junior Curling Championships

    Sterling Middleton and Team Canada Win World Junior Curling Championships

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    In the tenth, Team Canada's skip, Tyler Tardi had to draw to into the four-foot to win the game but missed giving Scotland a point to tie the game and force an eleventh and deciding end. It's Canada's 12th women's world junior title. They made some good shots and made us really work for it. The gold medal game will be streamed live on the World Curling Federation YouTube channel at 5 a.m.
  • Raptors snap Rockets win streak at 17 games

    Raptors snap Rockets win streak at 17 games

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    Is this a possible NBA Finals preview? We've grown. We talk about it a lot , to where we never thought we'd be in a position that we are today. "I'm just trying to go out there and start well for my team", said Joseph, who has started the past 12 games while Collison has been on the mend from left knee surgery.
  • Sri Sri gets a taste of Kashmiri Art of Living

    Sri Sri gets a taste of Kashmiri Art of Living

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    The people raised pro-freedom slogans at the event, but dispersed peacefully later. Soon, everyone joined the protest, resulting in a chaos. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the event in Srinagar . "We were lured to come here for cricketing kits". "I have come here to listen to the suffering of people. I will meet them in groups", he said, adding that his message was to "move on from the past and plan the future with a different mindset".
  • Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal

    Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal

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    And, according to Catalan publication Sport , the Red Devils are already doing two huge things in order for a deal to be completed in the summer. However, it would be similarly unsurprising if United were interested in a 24-year-old who has made 30 appearances for one of Europe's top clubs this season in defence, missing games only for a muscle injury and occasional suspensions.
  • PNG Women Celebrate International Women's Day

    PNG Women Celebrate International Women's Day

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    As reported yesterday , Herring has spent the last few years on 8 March going onto Twitter searching for people who ask when the male equivalent of the day is taking place, to remind them that it is on 19 November. But there is one. International Women's Day was celebrated with much uproar this year all across the globe, both on and off social media. And trying to achieve equality.
  • Giroud starts against Palace as Hazard makes 200th Premier League appearance

    Giroud starts against Palace as Hazard makes 200th Premier League appearance

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    The Brazilian opened the scoring for the Blues 25 minutes into the game at Stamford Bridge as he cut inside from the left and sent it in off the post before a Martin Kelly own goal doubled the lead. Alexander Sorloth and Christian Benteke continue their partnership up front for Palace, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka making his third consecutive start. The Norwegian must have thought his first goal in English football was a formality, but he hit his shot against the post.
  • Giants, NFL aware of Odell Beckham video that includes possible drugs

    Giants, NFL aware of Odell Beckham video that includes possible drugs

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    The seven-second clip shows Beckham in bed holding what appears to be a brown cigarette or cigar. The woman appears to be holding a credit card near lines of a white substance. He is set to play on the fifth-year option of his rookie deal worth $8.5 million, and would likely become the highest-paid wide receiver in the league.
  • Derrick Rose isn't concerned with his critics

    Derrick Rose isn't concerned with his critics

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    However, Rose sat on the free agent market for a month (after being traded to Utah then waived) for a reason - there are questions about how he can help a team in today's National Basketball Association. Rose, of course, believes he can still be a productive player. "That's how I feel about it". Rose took some time off earlier this season to evaluate his options.
  • Neymar returning to Barcelona would be the biggest irony in football

    Neymar returning to Barcelona would be the biggest irony in football

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    However, the newspaper also said that many within the Barcelona organization doubted Neymar's sincerity, instead believing the interest to merely be an "alibi" while he really explores the chance to join Barcelona's arch-rivals Madrid . Real are in transition after a poor season in Spain, and Neymar would be the flawless superstar name to add to their stellar squad. "But we didn't have both, we didn't play as well as Real Madrid ", dejected PSG coach Unai Emery said.
  • Lance Lynn reportedly signs with Twins for 1 year, $12 million

    Lance Lynn reportedly signs with Twins for 1 year, $12 million

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    His solid performance in his first year back from injury is a great sign for his future, especially after proving to be one of the most consistent starters in the majors over his time with the St. Under MLB rules, because Lance Lynn was tendered a qualifying offer from the Cardinals in November, the Twins will lose their competitive-balance pick - No.
  • Twitter reaction: Wild day of trades has Browns fans losing their heads

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    Back in Episode 8 of his outstanding Thomahawk podcast with ex-Browns wideout Andrew Hawkins, Thomas admitted he's keen on the three-year Bills starter. But the biggest reason for his release was financial. Factor in his combine outing with his stellar tape, and the Nittany Lion stud could easily be a top-two pick in the 2018 National Football League draft.
  • South Africa 110-2 vs. Australia, Rabada faces possible ban

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    A fired-up Kagiso Rabada roared through Australia - stoking the animosity between the teams on the way - as South Africa bowled the tourists out for 243 on day one of the second test on Friday. Starc was out bowled by Rabada for eight shortly after to record his eighth five-wicket haul in just his 28th Test, a remarkable achievement by the young speedster.
  • Rabada charged for shoulder brush with Smith

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    The Australian seamers made effective use of reverse swing for most of the second and third sessions to pose some hard questions for the batsmen before Steve Smith took the second new ball just over five overs from the close. AB de Villiers hit an unbeaten 74 to at least push the Proteas ahead, though their hopes of a sizeable first-innings advantage now rest largely on the shoulders of their former captain, who earned valuable support from Vernon Philander (14 not out) late on Saturday.
  • Suresh Prabhu given aviation as additional charge

    Suresh Prabhu given aviation as additional charge

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    Prabhu's appointment as the Union Minister for Civil Aviation was necessitated following the resignation of incumbent Minister, TDP's Ashok Gajapathi Raju. Following the Prabhu resign, Piyush Goyal was appointed as the Railways Minister. After the TDP made a decision to part ways with the BJP, Naidu said that he would ask his party MPs to put in their papers from the Union Cabinet.
  • Chris Hughton named Premier League Manager of the Month

    Chris Hughton named Premier League Manager of the Month

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    Gaetan Bong put through his own net on the hour mark, before January signing Cenk Tosun smashed into the net in the 76th minute and Rooney could even afford to miss his penalty. "We need to lift ourselves and if we do that through our level of performance shown at home, we can deliver a performance which could win and that could give everyone a bit of satisfaction at the weekend".
  • Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

    Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

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    Trump announced the tariffs last week following recommendations from the US Department of Commerce. Mexico, which is the fourth largest aluminum exporter to the US, is also expected to lobby strongly for a long-lasting exclusion. Business groups have warned that the effect could be felt across the global supply network as consumers face higher prices for automobiles, appliances and other goods.
  • Rabada charged for Steve Smith send-off

    Rabada charged for Steve Smith send-off

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    Cricket South Africa (CSA) issued an apology to Cricket Australia (CA) after two of its executives were photographed with fans wearing masks of New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams on Day I of the second Test in Port Elizabeth . "We knew we would probably spend the day in the dirt, but they only have a small lead and are seven down, so it was a pretty good day", he said. "There is a fine line about whether you celebrate too hard".
  • Leicester must be wary of wounded West Brom, says James

    Leicester must be wary of wounded West Brom, says James

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    After holding off the Leicester attack for around half of the match, the Baggies eventually crumbled as some good interplay between Iheanacho and Mahrez led to an intricate pass from the Nigerian leaving Mahrez with the task of chipping Ben Foster which he did easily.
  • No talks yet over Harry Kane's future at Tottenham - Mauricio Pochettino

    No talks yet over Harry Kane's future at Tottenham - Mauricio Pochettino

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    Kane, meanwhile, is contending for his third successive Premier League Golden Boot award and sits on 24 Premier League goals for the campaign, having scored 35 times in 38 outings across all competitions. It's a massive opportunity to learn not only on the pitch but outside. [Andrea] Agnelli was on the field during the warm-up. "It's the small details and I believe those details can help us to achieve what we want".
  • Anthony Davis listed as doubtful against Washington due to ankle sprain

    Anthony Davis listed as doubtful against Washington due to ankle sprain

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    The biggest news by far involves the Pelicans as MVP candidate Anthony Davis sprained his ankle in the 114-101 victory at the Kings last game. To this point, New Orleans is 3-3 this season without Davis in the lineup. "Because he plays so unselfishly, he creates a lot of things for other guys". Scott scored seven points and Porter scored six as the Wizards surged to a 47-31 lead.
  • Kevin Ollie Is Out as UConn Coach

    Kevin Ollie Is Out as UConn Coach

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    After winning the title in 2014, Ollie was considered a rising National Basketball Association coaching prospect with numerous rumors flying of college and pro teams trying to pry him away from his alma mater to no avail. A move that would've seemed stunning two years ago was all but inevitable after the 45-year-old oversaw three straight subpar seasons in Storrs. The last two seasons for the Huskies have been sub-.500, with a 16-17 campaign previous year ahead of this season's even more ...
  • Graeme Souness Couldn't Hide His Disgust At PSG's Performance Vs. Real Madrid

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    The injury was a devastating blow for both PSG and Neymar and could have further ramifications for both parties as far as the Ligue 1 giants are concerned, following their 5-2 aggregate defeat. He added: "I respect all the players, including Gareth Bale ". "I don't know where that has come from", Valverde told reporters on Friday. But with midfielder Marco Verratti already sent off, scoring two more to force extra time was beyond a lackluster PSG side.
  • Rabada faces ban for rest of series as Proteas erode Australian total

    Rabada faces ban for rest of series as Proteas erode Australian total

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    Australia claimed the wicket of first Test centurion Aiden Markram, who was leg before wicket to Pat Cummins for 11. Australia spin bowler Nathan Lyon was fined for bringing the game into disrepute after celebrating a wicket in the first Test in Durban by intentionally dropping the ball on South Africa batsman AB de Villiers.
  • Snapshot for day 2 of the second Test

    Snapshot for day 2 of the second Test

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    SUMMARY: South Africa hold a 20-run lead. At 155 for two, trailing by just 88 runs, South Africa looked set for a telling first-innings lead. Even though Elgar and Amla put on 88 for South Africa for the third wicket, that stand took almost 3 1/2 hours and 278 balls.
  • Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 2-1 win over Eibar

    Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 2-1 win over Eibar

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    But his negative body language has been heavily scrutinised by the Spanish press, who have pointed out he was yawning while on the bench in the first leg and did not participate in the team's celebrations on the pitch after the 3-1 win. Real Madrid have won 7 of their last 8 matches against SD Eibar in all competitions. In games games against SD Eibar , Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 5 and assisted 4 goals.
  • Hart gets WC lifeline with West Ham start

    Hart gets WC lifeline with West Ham start

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    Defenders Sam Byram and Winston Reid are injured, whilst James Collins and Angelo Ogbonna are also doubts. "Then you're free to go on and hopefully play well. Having spent most last season using a 4-4-2 formation, Dyche has switched this to a favoured 4-5-1 this season and largely kept with this system against Everton .
  • Pension reform debate in Frankfort has teachers rallying at state capitol

    Pension reform debate in Frankfort has teachers rallying at state capitol

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    The bill passed in the House on a 93-4 vote , but no one spoke for or against the bill. Those benefits are part of an inviolable contract that many, including the state's attorney general, say can not be broken. In Kentucky, some teachers say they are willing to strike. "I'm going to take the time and I'm going to read the bill and I'm going to talk to families", said Scott, who wouldn't say whether he'll sign it.
  • Here's All the Trades the Browns Made Friday

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    Cleveland still has both their first round picks at No.1 and No.4 and their two second rounders at 34 and 35. The moment the Bills benched quarterback Tyrod Taylor last season for no apparent reason, the reasons apparently became these: (1) G.M.
  • Richard Sherman to undergo physical with 49ers today

    Richard Sherman to undergo physical with 49ers today

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    According to Sherman himself, they have already shown preliminary interest . In seven seasons with Seattle, he has recorded 367 tackles, 104 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, 32 interceptions and one sack. Considering that Johnathan Joseph has been declining for some time now, Sherman would be able to take this unit to the next level. The Seahawks are banking on him taking a substantial step towards becoming a star next season, with Carroll also hoping to accelerate the development and ...
  • Patriots acquire DT Danny Shelton from Browns

    Patriots acquire DT Danny Shelton from Browns

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    New England will also have the option to pick up the fifth year of his deal, which means they could end up having him locked up under his rookie deal through the 2019 season. By adding Shelton, the Patriots not only add a once promising prospect to their defense, but get younger. In Cleveland, Shelton has played under three different defensive coordinators - Jim O'Neil (2015), Ray Horton (2016) and Gregg Williams (2017).
  • South African bowler Rabada charged after Smith incident

    South African bowler Rabada charged after Smith incident

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    Rabada was seen intentionally brushing Steve Smith with his shoulder after dismissing the Australian cricket team captain on Day One of the second Test at Port Elizabeth . Sutherland's message, however, hadn't been digested by the Australian players. "I don't think anyone's read it, to be honest". The Test match between South Africa and Australia is being aired on Sony Six and Sony Six HD.