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Sports David Sullivan says West Ham 'very close' to appointing new manager
Author: 0 David Sullivan says West Ham 'very close' to appointing new manager

Newcastle would receive £6m in compensation if West Ham were able to lure Benitez to London. However it serves to focus on Benitez's frustration that such a state of affairs has been talked about since final summer time. It was in July of previous year that Benitez urged Ashley to "keep his word" over transfer funds and reminded him that he could have quit the club for a mega-money deal in China.

Sports Pep Guardiola extends Manchester City contract
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola extends Manchester City contract

Unsurprisingly, City are hot favourites to retain their Premier League title, but their fans can now head into the summer in the knowledge their master is in it for the long haul. Despite finishing second, Manchester United brought in the most money at £149.8m. "We have all the conditions to be stable like a club and are trying to be ready for the next years".

Sports Arsenal to hold talks with Thierry Henry over manager's position
Author: 0 Arsenal to hold talks with Thierry Henry over manager's position

The Frenchman - who signed Spanish midfielder Arteta from Everton in 2011 - believes the Manchester City assistant manager is a "leader" who has the right "passion" to coach Arsenal as they embark upon a new era. "No, not at all", he said when asked if he'd been involved. "At the moment if I want to continue to work, I think I have to move out of the country, because my gut feeling at the moment is that I would feel I would betray my club by staying in England".

Sports Eagles to get Buhari's blessing for Russia May 29
Author: 0 Eagles to get Buhari's blessing for Russia May 29

The veteran coach told NAN that Rohr should be commended for the quality of players that he selected for the preparations for the World Cup in Russian Federation. You don't pick players just to make up the numbers or based on sentiments because the opportunity might come there for him to play - anybody might get injured.

Sports Simon Yates stretches Giro d'Italia advantage
Author: 0 Simon Yates stretches Giro d'Italia advantage

Bennett headed into the day 1m 36s behind stage victor and pink jersey holder Simon Yates , but he now sits 2m 9s behind the Brit after his progress was stalled after he broke his chain on the final climb and had to change his bike. Tom is a bit more of a steady climber, he is super hard to drop but these are the stages where I can gain some time. Dumoulin [Team Sunweb], the world time trial champion, is expected to take at least 90secs, possibly as much as two minutes, out of Yates ...

Sports Man Utd captain Carrick rules himself out of FA Cup selection consideration
Author: 0 Man Utd captain Carrick rules himself out of FA Cup selection consideration

It is clear, though, that the seat is being kept warm for the five-time title victor. 'I think it will be Michael Carrick in the future. "And when Michael (Carrick ) has the pro licence badges". The 55-year-old Englishman was asked by Premier League Daily whether or not Jose will miss an assistant like Faria, to which Phelan replied, "That's a good question".

Sports Wolff: Ricciardo is a 'definite' option for Mercedes
Author: 0 Wolff: Ricciardo is a 'definite' option for Mercedes

The Italian team won the first two races of the campaign with Red Bull winning the third in China. Hamilton was never challenged on the way to his 41st win from pole position, surpassing a record he shared with seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher.

Sports Neymar joining Real would be bad - Messi
Author: 0 Neymar joining Real would be bad - Messi

I want to win the Champions League every year. It would be a huge blow for everyone. It would make Madrid even stronger from a football point of view. "I hope it will be my Cup". Now beginning to cross 30-years of age. Messi, who is now in South Africa to face Premiership Champions Mamelodi Sundowns, played for four seasons with Neymar at Barca.

Sports Atletico won the trophy of the Europa League
Author: 0 Atletico won the trophy of the Europa League

Marseille had started brightly but found themselves 1-0 down to an Antoine Griezmann strike when Payet pulled up hurt. Griezmann pounced in the 21st minute, slotting coolly into the bottom left corner after being set up by midfielder Gabi's first-time pass.

Sports Jets' 2nd period momentum short-lived in 4-2 loss to Knights
Author: 0 Jets' 2nd period momentum short-lived in 4-2 loss to Knights

The Golden Knights also gave away rally towels to their fans featuring an illustration of their mascot Chance . He's been doing it all playoffs. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 81.4 percent of their opponents power plays.

Sports Torres fulfils childhood dream in Europa League final
Author: 0 Torres fulfils childhood dream in Europa League final

He's played three finals with us and won two. Previously known as the UEFA Cup, it's format was changed and became known as the UEFA Europa League during the 2009/2010 campaign. "It made me especially odd to play against Antoine (Griezmann ) and, decidedly, every time I play against him, I do not win". "I owe a lot to Diego Simeone for my progression as a footballer , but also to my teammates".

Sports LeBron James Named Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Finalist
Author: 0 LeBron James Named Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Finalist

The 28-year-old majorly contributed to the Houston side's dominance this year with an average of 30.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game as he looks to win the award for the first time in his career. Wednesday night before tip-off of game two of the Western Conference Finals, the National Basketball Association announced the three finalists for the league's highest individual honor.

Sports Next West Ham manager odds - who will replace David Moyes?
Author: 0 Next West Ham manager odds - who will replace David Moyes?

West Ham are eyeing a potential move for Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez as they look to replace David Moyes . Former Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini , now with Hebei China Fortune, outgoing PSG coach Unai Emery and Newcastle's Benitez - again - have also been linked with the role.

Sports Could legal sports gambling become a reality in Colorado?
Author: 0 Could legal sports gambling become a reality in Colorado?

Ironically, they were fighting against the ruling, arguing instead for a Federal solution rather than a state-by-state one. Overall, the decision may be read as a marker of the future direction of states' rights jurisprudence on what may well become a more conservative court.

Sports Buffon to walk away from Italy again
Author: 0 Buffon to walk away from Italy again

On Wednesday, an interview with Gerard Pique saw the Juventus goalkeeper admit he did not know if his career was over, and less than 24 hours later this event did little to clarify whether or not the 40-year-old was indeed at the end of his playing days.

Sports Mercedes restore order at top with Hamilton's win
Author: 0 Mercedes restore order at top with Hamilton's win

In a way, while it was a shame for Nico Hulkenberg and Pierre Gasly , it was lucky that there weren't more cars wiped out in that or drivers injured. I was on fresher tyres than Max. When the Briton came out, he was smack in the middle of the two Red Bulls, but beyond DRS range of Verstappen. It is a sign of how well Hamilton is driving in Barcelona that fellow four-time champion Vettel, not far from his own best, still could not overhaul him.

Sports Boston Celtics: How to watch, listen and more
Author: 0 Boston Celtics: How to watch, listen and more

LeBron James drops a huge triple-double but still can't tow the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Boston Celtics . Here are some thoughts on Game 2... The burden on James's shoulders is clearly too much. "They're playing tougher than we are". Unhappy with Game 1's outcome and his 0-5 performance from beyond the arc, LeBron got to the TD Garden around 10 a.m .

Sports Utica school board election comes down to one vote
Author: 0 Utica school board election comes down to one vote

Donald Ashkenase was reelected Board of Ed trustee. In Penfield , voters are looking at a proposed budget of about $98 million, with two propositions on the ballot. The board will also vote Monday whether to accept a $280,000 bid from Horizon Construction Group Inc. of Sandy Lake to fix the high school retaining wall.

Sports Lucas Glover's wife faces domestic violence charge after golfer's poor round
Author: 0 Lucas Glover's wife faces domestic violence charge after golfer's poor round

The incident report shows Lucas told deputies Krista gets violent every time he doesn't play well in a major PGA tournament. She allegedly stiffened up her body and wrapped her legs around the door to make the task hard. Both Lucas Glover and his mother had visible injuries after she intervened to stop the altercation. Krista also allegedly kicked the door of the police auto upon her arrest, separating the door from its frame.

Sports Lightning avenge home losses with Game 3 win at Washington
Author: 0 Lightning avenge home losses with Game 3 win at Washington

By the time Kuznetsov scored, Vasilevskiy had already stopped Washington star Alex Ovechkin , who had two goals and two assists in the first two games of this series, several times in the final period. 4 on 3 for the Bolts. Eller took his third of the night when he cross-checked Steven Stamkos , but Stamkos was sent off at the same time for roughing Eller in a tussle after the play.

Sports Ronaldo, Carvajal back in full Real Madrid training
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Carvajal back in full Real Madrid training

We may not see Messi and Neymar team up for Barcelona anytime soon, but the two global superstars may very well lock horns at the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation. "Brazil are going into the finals in good form, despite the bad luck they had with Ney's injury", the Argentinian said. "As a group, they work well, and they have great individuals".

Sports David Tepper buying Carolina Panthers for record-setting price of $2.2B
Author: 0 David Tepper buying Carolina Panthers for record-setting price of $2.2B

Tepper appears to have Republican leanings - he gave money to the campaigns of Jeb Bush and John Kasich in the primaries - but voted in the general election for Hillary Clinton, according to The Street . The $2. 2 billion sale marks a record for a franchise sale in the NFL . This is a strong market for the league, and the stadium recently has undergone about $87 million in upgrades.

Sports Memphis Grizzlies Will Pick Fourth In 2018 NBA Draft
Author: 0 Memphis Grizzlies Will Pick Fourth In 2018 NBA Draft

That painted a clear picture of what was likely to happen, albeit with 18.7 percent odds of something different transpiring. The lottery change came after the Celtics agreed to the trade in which they received the pick and the No. 2 overall pick, while the Atlanta Hawks rounded out the top 3 of the lottery on Tuesday, May 15 (Wednesday, May 16 in Manila) at Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.