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A club statement released on Friday afternoon said final clearance had still not been received, and Sky sources say it could be next week before the deal is ratified. The 28-year-old midfielder, a member of his country's Euro 2016-winning squad, was allowed to leave the Portugal team camp hours before Thursday's World Cup qualifier victory against the Faroe Islands.
  • Justin Verlander deal is a win-win for Astros and Tigers

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    They are all but assured of the American League West division title and with a top-ranked farm system, could afford to part with prospects like Perez, Cameron and Rogers. General manager Billy Eppler and owner Arte Moreno made a decision to go wholeheartedly after the club's second playoff appearance since 2009 by swinging this deal on the final day to acquire a player in time for him to be eligible for postseason play.
  • CC Sabathia blasts Red Sox for bunting against him

    CC Sabathia blasts Red Sox for bunting against him

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    In the first inning, Red Sox second baseman Eduardo Nunez reached base by laying down a bunt and forcing an errant throw to first from Sabathia. David Robertson worked two scoreless innings and Dellin Betances walked home a run in the ninth before retiring Mookie Betts and pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland with the bases loaded to end a game that lasted 3 hours, 44 minutes.
  • Lookout for Price Target? Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

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    Reinhart Ptnrs Incorporated owns 488,115 shares for 2.62% of their portfolio. The stock traded at a volume of 7.71 million shares. About shares traded. Cullen Frost Bankers, a Texas-based fund reported 294,097 shares. Since May 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 sales for $1.73 million activity.
  • Newcastle's Aleksandar Mitrovic banned for three games after admitting FA charge

    Newcastle's Aleksandar Mitrovic banned for three games after admitting FA charge

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    The incident was missed by referee Neil Swarbrick , but was caught on video. His three-match ban is a tough blow to Newcastle's attacking depth, though he wasn't starting regularly. And with Mitrovic's ban, Toon boss Benitez's fears about a lack of work in the market look to be well justified despite victory over the Hammers. There would then follow a hearing where the former Anderlecht striker and Newcastle United would have the opportunity to defend the charge.
  • Manny Pacquiao withdraws from November rematch with Jeff Horn

    Manny Pacquiao withdraws from November rematch with Jeff Horn

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    MANNY Pacquiao has withdrawn from his planned rematch with Jeff Horn in November, the Australian's promoter has confirmed. "As WBO champion, Jeff Horn has decided his championship defense will be in Brisbane". "We have been advised that Manny Pacquiao , who Jeff defeated for the WBO title at Suncorp Stadium on 2 July, can not return to the ring in Brisbane on 12 November as proposed".
  • Sony RX0 Waterproof Action camera Announced

    Sony RX0 Waterproof Action camera Announced

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    The video recording capabilities are particularly impressive. S-Log2 recording and User Bits would also be of interest (the first helps color grading, the second is an advanced time code for syncing multiple cameras). It is also rugged and waterproof up to depths of 10m, shockproof from heights of up to 2m, and crushproof up to 200kg. The RX0 has a Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone jack (3.5mm Stereo mini jack), bluetooth and WiFi.
  • EPL : Liverpool axe Mignolet for Arsenal visit

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    Karius, 24, took over from Mignolet at the start of last season after arriving from Mainz, but lost his place to the former Sunderland goalkeeper in December after some shaky performances. "We created a situation before the season that we said we wanted to have three really strong goalkeepers". He is really, really reliable. "But if you have to do it again and again and again, you miss out on other things".
  • Holdings Receives $10 Million Fine from UKGC

    Holdings Receives $10 Million Fine from UKGC

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    The Gambling Commission said the action follows the "discovery of significant flaws" in companies social responsibility processes, which aim to protect consumers from gambling-related harm. In a statement released with its investigatory report, Sarah Harrison , chief executive at the Gambling Commission said: "Safeguarding consumers is not optional".
  • When Does the Transfer Window Close?

    When Does the Transfer Window Close?

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    With the transfer market on steroids and the futures of several top-class talents still undecided, there is a good chance that this year will be crazier then ever before. The net spend for the latest transfer period stands at £665m, an average of £33.25m per club, according to official figures released by the Premier League - showing an increase of £30m from a year ago.
  • Tottenham rival Chelsea for Llorente

    Tottenham rival Chelsea for Llorente

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    Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard has suggested to his friend Michy Batshuayi that he needs to find more minutes on the pitch. Llorente was expected to sign for Chelsea yesterday, and Sky Sports reported that Spurs only made initial contact with Swansea yesterday as the Blues failed to agree a fee for the striker.
  • Sri Lanka fail to gain automatic World Cup 2019 qualification

    Sri Lanka fail to gain automatic World Cup 2019 qualification

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    Dhoni played a major role in helping India gain the upper hand early in the Lankan innings. Kohli made 131 for his 29th one-day global century, facing 96 deliveries and hitting 17 boundaries and two sixes. Dhoni was the center of attention in Colombo even as a dominant India look to inflict more misery on Sri Lanka. Mathews and Lahiru Thirimanne tried to rescue the innings with a 31-run partnership which ended when Thirimanne (18) was caught in the deep by Dhawan off Pandya.
  • Sonia Sotomayor cheers on Aaron Judge from right-field 'chambers'

    Sonia Sotomayor cheers on Aaron Judge from right-field 'chambers'

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    Sotomayor sat with the small section of fans in right field, where fans held up "All Rise" signs for the Yankees' struggling right fielder Aaron Judge . "They show it every game, every time they come out, and so I felt very proud to be with them". It's a ideal example of how to have fun at a baseball game, and she's nearly certainly Judge's most high-profile law-related fan yet.
  • Leeds bring in Cibicki from Malmo

    Leeds bring in Cibicki from Malmo

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    Lasogga, 25, who will wear the number nine shirt, is Leeds' 16th summer signing and their second on deadline day following the earlier arrival of forward Pawel Cibicki from Malmo for an undisclosed fee. Lasogga began his career at Bayer Leverkusen before moving on to Hertha Berlin. The striker then signed a five-year deal with Hamburg in July 2014 with the striker netting 14 goals in 81 appearances since signing a permanent deal.
  • Defending women's champ Kerber out in 1st round at US Open

    Defending women's champ Kerber out in 1st round at US Open

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    I'm sad. She's a very aggressive player, but I knew this before. The Russian lost to Ekaterina Bychkova in the first round of the 2005 US Open as she was bidding to defend her title. This year, she fell in the first round of the French Open, that first time that had ever happened to the women's No 1 seed in that tournament. Osaka is comfortable around the grounds at Flushing Meadows, where she has been spending time, and even occasionally practicing, since she was a kid: She was born in ...
  • Federer scrapes past ailing Youzhny at US Open

    Federer scrapes past ailing Youzhny at US Open

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    I hope he's going to learn a lot from a match like this ... playing on center court with a lot of people, under pressure, saving break points, making break points, playing breakers. But at least he will continue to be seen 'round Queens, after securing his 80th match win at the U.S. Open, behind only Jimmy Connors (98). Only Jimmy Connors has more, with 98.
  • Cowboys telethon raises more than $2 million for Hurricane Harvey victims

    Cowboys telethon raises more than $2 million for Hurricane Harvey victims

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    The Cowboys were going to host the Texans on Thursday for each team's preseason finale, which was set to be played at NRG Stadium before the flooding forced the game to be moved. Jones being Mr. Jones". Anything that we could do to help, you all can see we're doing it. They have both voiced much praise towards each other over the years with Bryant stating that James would be a "beast" in the National Football League if he played and the three-time NBA champion has been quite supportive of ...