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Sports CSL club Hebei China Fortune confirm signing of Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano
Author: 0 CSL club Hebei China Fortune confirm signing of Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano

It was said that Mascherano had considered an offer to move with Dani Alves to Juventus but he eventually stayed at the Nou Camp and even signed a new deal until 2019. Argentina global footballer Javier Mascherano was unveiled as the Chinese Super League's most high-profile signing in a year yesterday, as he joined Hebei China Fortune from Barcelona for an undisclosed transfer fee.

Sports Rory McIlroy bids for his third Dubai Desert Classic
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy bids for his third Dubai Desert Classic

The two-time European Tour event victor shares seventh place behind a host of players tied for the lead on seven-under 65 among the morning field , which include former world number one Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and SA Open Champion Chris Paisley of England.

Sports Belichick: Long made 'good decision' joining Eagles
Author: 0 Belichick: Long made 'good decision' joining Eagles

We didn't really get any money at +6, but we got a lot at +5.5 the last few days. We all know that, all right? "I understand that. He probably made a good decision (by signing with the Eagles )". Although he is still recovering from a concussion, Gronk is expected to play come game time. Take a moment and think back to Joe Pisarcik's inability to hand off a football and seeing Herm Edwards scoop up that loose ball.

Sports Jamal Murray will defend his Rising Stars MVP title
Author: 0 Jamal Murray will defend his Rising Stars MVP title

The NBA announced the rosters for their annual Rising Stars game at All-Star weekend Wednesday afternoon. Kings' De'Aaron Fox, who was picked No. 5 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, did not make the US team Rising Stars roster. Murray became the third Denver Nugget to claim the Rising Stars MVP. The last one was Isaiah Thomas in 2013, but DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans, Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Williams are among a few others.

Sports National Basketball Association on Sports Betting: Legalize It, Give Us a Cut
Author: 0 National Basketball Association on Sports Betting: Legalize It, Give Us a Cut

Under the NBA's proposal, the league would receive 1% of every bet on its games. If the federal law is struck down, New Jersey is expected to go full steam ahead in allowing sports wagering, and the state's proximity to the largest metropolitan area in the United States, New York City, will mean an outflow of New York residents to the state.

Sports Judge Sentences Nassar To 40 - 175 Years In Prison
Author: 0 Judge Sentences Nassar To 40 - 175 Years In Prison

Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County. During the sentencing, Aquilina read from a letter that was written by Nassar before the seven-day sentencing hearing, in which he called his prior punishments for child pornography crimes "not fair".

Sports Egypt FA chief confirms Real will make summer bid for Salah
Author: 0 Egypt FA chief confirms Real will make summer bid for Salah

The 21-year-old Tottenham star is widely regarded as one of the best young players in world football, after bursting onto the scene two years ago following his switch from League One outfit MK Dons. "They gave us a hard game and I see no reason why they can't be a force in the Champions League this season". "It did them good to win a few trophies a year ago and I think they're getting back to where they belong".

Sports Cope: Laporte travels to Manchester to sign for City
Author: 0 Cope: Laporte travels to Manchester to sign for City

According to Marca's Juanma Velasco , he has "reached the basis of an agreement" with the Sky Blues, who are confident of confirming the deal in the coming days with the 23-year-old set to sign a five-year deal. And 18 months on Guardiola has returned for Laporte. They made a decision to bring forward a move for him and the likes of Fred during a transfer meeting on Saturday.

Sports Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund stuns Dimitrov to reach semi-finals
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund stuns Dimitrov to reach semi-finals

If Edmund beats Cilic he will become only the third British man - after Rusedski and Murray - to reach a Grand Slam singles final since Lloyd was beaten by Vitas Gerulaitis here in 1977. I was so happy when I saw him walk confidently onto Rod Laver Arena . "It was a hard match and I'm really trying to enjoy the moment". There have been signs of the 2014 NY form in recent days, Rafael Nadal's injury and eventual retirement in the fifth set of their quarter-final overshadowing ...

Sports Antonio Conte confirms Chelsea player's move to Newcastle
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms Chelsea player's move to Newcastle

The Brazilian is a versatile player who is also capable of playing at left-back and will be hoping to impress during his time at St James' Park. "I'm excited to star, I'm so happy with this opportunity", Kenedy told NUFC TV. He was loaned out to Watford last season, but that spell was cut short due to injury. Benitez believes Kenedy's versatility will help keep Newcastle in the Premier League.

Sports Sanchez, Mkhitaryan to have medicals ahead of swap transfer
Author: 0 Sanchez, Mkhitaryan to have medicals ahead of swap transfer

He would have been available on a free transfer when his contract expired in four months' time but once City baulked at the amount of money involved in a mid-season deal, United manager Mourinho urged his club to step in. "I think is so close, so close, so close that if it doesn't happen it's not going to happen so I am positive". However, now that he is Old Trafford-bound, Wenger seems to be optimistic for the future.

Sports Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Transfer Is Imminent
Author: 0 Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Transfer Is Imminent

The Gunners opened dialogue with Dortmund last week, who decided earlier in January that they were ready to sell the Gabon worldwide striker. The Gunners received Mkhitaryan in exchange, with Wenger confirming the Armenia worldwide has signed a contract running until June 2021.

Sports Sonnen advances in Bellator heavyweight match
Author: 0 Sonnen advances in Bellator heavyweight match

Here's a look at all the action that took place on the main card Saturday night during the Bellator 192 event. Most believed Sonnen would be able to come away with the easy win in this tournament opener, and he did just that. Aaron Pico, Bellator's 21-year-old blue chip prospect from nearby Whittier, also wowed his home crowd with a vicious body-punch stoppage of Shane Kruchten in the first round of their featherweight fight.

Sports Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Joining ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball' Crew
Author: 0 Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Joining ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball' Crew

BC-BBO-A-Rod-ESPN, 1st Ld-Writethru, 361 A-Rod again replaces Boone, joins ESPN Sunday Night BaseballAP Photo NY168, NY167Eds: Updates. If these reports are true, Rodriguez will replace Aaron Boone , who accepted a job as New York Yankees manager, while Vasgersian will step in for Dan Shulman, who said past year he wants to "strike a better balance between my personal life and professional life".

Sports Super Bowl LII: It's the GOAT vs. the Underdogs
Author: 0 Super Bowl LII: It's the GOAT vs. the Underdogs

They carried with them more hope than heartache. This may not be such a big surprise. It was far from a fluke. Last season, the Patriots went into Super Bowl LI as three-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons . "As long as they're ready to put their head in the pile and put work in, it's going to be fun", Campbell said. If I had to choose, as insane as it seems, I'd give the nod to the team we're now watching.

Sports Alexis Sanchez's desire to don the Manchester United shirt was above money
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez's desire to don the Manchester United shirt was above money

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denied there was a rift between the Chilean and his team-mates, but admitted the uncertainty over his future has affected team morale. Mkhitaryan , 29, has played 63 times for United after arriving from Borussia Dortmund in 2016, scoring 13 goals , although he has recently struggled for game time under Jose Mourinho .

Sports Iwobi shines as Arsenal crush Palace
Author: 0 Iwobi shines as Arsenal crush Palace

Neny played the whole game and was rated 7.1, according to WhoScored . Yet even without new reinforcements, Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said that Arsenal had a team that could punish anyone, regardless of Sanchez's absence. All in all, he still had a very up and down season, but he did score one of the two goals in United's 2-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League Final. The veteran Frenchman also gave an affirmative answer when he was asked if possibly Alexis Sanchez is presently ...

Sports Expected Chelsea line up to face Arsenal in Carabao Cup
Author: 0 Expected Chelsea line up to face Arsenal in Carabao Cup

Tomorrows tie is finely poised with the sides having played out a pretty drab 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge already. Arsenal confirmed the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United on Monday as part of the deal which saw Alexis Sanchez head in the other direction to Old Trafford.

Sports Baker Mayfield doesn't want to be next Johnny Manziel
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield doesn't want to be next Johnny Manziel

But the Broncos, who are coaching the North team , requested Mayfield become one of the quarterbacks. Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield measured into the Senior Bowl at 6-foot 3/8 and 216 pounds. 1 and 4 overall picks in the draft, said Mayfield/Manziel comps are premature, at least from his perspective. Walter Football still ranks him as the top placekicker in the class, but after he missed a career-high eight kicks as a senior this past season, ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.

Sports LeBron James congratulates himself; Twitter turns it into meme
Author: 0 LeBron James congratulates himself; Twitter turns it into meme

Bryant was 34 years and 104 days when he got there. Although he is just 7 shy points away, (he is sitting at 29,993), he goes on to say congrats on Instagram with a picture of himself in his high school days. James will join Dirk Nowitzki , Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan , Kobe Bryant , Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in their legendary group and it's something worth celebrating, even for someone who's accomplished as much as James has.

Sports Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry named to NBA All-Star team reserves
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry named to NBA All-Star team reserves

LeBron James and Stephen Curry lead the 10 starters selected by fans, and will serve as team captains after receiving the most fan votes in their respective conferences. They were prohibited for voting for their own players. Rounding out the East reserves is Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry . It's worth noting that there are often injuries that prevent one or several selected players from suiting up, which would allow someone "snubbed" to still sneak into the game.

Sports Simona Halep sets up Angelique Kerber semi-final clash
Author: 0 Simona Halep sets up Angelique Kerber semi-final clash

Her fightback and exceptional ability to return balls built enormous amount of pressure on Pliskova and the Czech's big serve began to betray her. "I am not stressing that much before the matches and trying to start the matches with pleasure and fun and being happy on court".

Sports Cardinals closing in on new head coach
Author: 0 Cardinals closing in on new head coach

Wilkes has spent the last six seasons with the Panthers, serving as assistant head coach in 2015 and 2016 before being promoted to defensive coordinator for the 2017 season. Flores went in for a first interview with the Cardinals during the Patriots' playoff bye week, generating some mild concerns that New England could lose both Patricia and Flores in one season.