The DIS group bought Neymar's rights in 2009 and were entitled to 40 per cent of his transfer from Santos to Barcelona, and they believe Neymar and the club conspired to falsify the fee involved. "In Europe, the qualifiers are a joke". Sport had earlier reported that Mourinho was keen on bringing Neymar to the Premier League and United will activate his €200m (£172.9m, $215.7m) release in order to beat competition from league rivals Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
He'd become just the second player in National Basketball Association history (behind Robertson) to average a triple-double in a season and joins Robertson as the only player to average a triple-double during the month of March. "It's just an honor to play alongside him as he kinda etches his name in history". Many were expecting Westbrook to take a leap in production this season with Kevin Durant no longer on the team, but it would have been hard to project he'd perform at this level for ...
Ashwin is the second player of RPS to miss out after Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh due to a shoulder. Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav - have been advised rest for 2 weeks to recuperate. Yadav, who spearheads two-time IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling, bowled a record number of overs for India across 12 Tests this season. Yadav, despite spin-friendly conditions for a majority of Test matches, emerged as the leading pacer, finishing the season as India's third-highest ...
Not three innings into the first of 162 games, the buzz about a 24-9-1 spring training ledger, which was the best in the majors, slipped into the Gulf of Mexico before the sun went down. He's 2-0 against the Rays in three road starts over the last two seasons. - The Yankees didn't score in the seventh after putting two on with nobody out and loading the bases with two outs.
US coach Bruce Arena , hoping to make an emphatic statement in his first World Cup qualifier since 2005, made a decision to start Dempsey earlier this week after it became clear that Jordan Morris wasn't healthy enough to go. How fast things can change in the Hex. "It was all about the team", Dempsey said afterward. Losses to Mexico and Costa Rica last November in its Hexagonal openers put the United States of America behind the eight ball early in the final round of qualifying .
Smith has not been impressed by the recent run of form and the 38-year-old called for Wenger to act. Pep Guardiola said everyone is "OK" in his pre-match press conference, and only Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus are not available for selection.
And so it proved as Willett went from hunter to the hunted following Spieth's infamous meltdown on the 12th, and he showed huge mental fortitude to hold his nerve and slam the door shut on the likes of Spieth, Lee Westwood and Dustin Johnson.
The Reds were able to hold on to their advantage heading into the interval, but they felt that Ross Barkley should have been dismissed for a strong challenge on returning defender Dejan Lovren shortly before the break, instead being shown just a yellow by lenient referee Anthony Taylor.
I know he is never gonna behave like Jimmie Johnson, that's just not his style. That's how the races play out. "I thought he was going to be all over me", Newman said. The No. 18 of Kyle Busch restarted in the fourth position and got a great run on the outside line, making contact with leader, Elliott, forcing him to surrender the lead to Larson.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte conceded that the Premier League title race became "more interesting" following his side's stunning 2-1 loss vs. With Chelsea on Wednesday next facing Manchester City, who now lie fourth on 57 points and who first face Arsenal on Sunday, the Blues' defeat gives a markedly different feel to the title race.
Since Russell Westbrook just led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a remarkable 114-106 comeback victory over the Orlando Magic Wednesday night with an absurd 57-point, 13-rebound, 11-assist performance, it's a great time to review a few quotes from when Westbrook was drafted by the Thunder franchise (still the Seattle Supersonics at the time ) in the 2008 NBA Draft just before its relocation to Oklahoma City.
He had earlier won this title consecutively three times between 2004 and 2006 and in 2012. 'It is maybe not as surprising as Australia but still unbelievably surprising for me that I was able to back it up here in America. Wawrinka, who was making his first appearance in an Indian Wells final, broke right back and held serve to move ahead 2-0 in the ensuing set but Federer never wavered.
The heaviest rainfall is expected over Springsure to Yeppoon. The family's power had been out since Tuesday morning, and they were resigned to several more hours of waiting until it was safe to emerge from the house. Debbie has officially been declared a catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia , allowing them to prioritize claims from the disaster. Authorities had urged thousands of people in threatened areas to flee their homes on Monday, March 27.
Liverpool and Manchester United are battling it out for a fourth-place finish and a place in next season's Champions League competition. On the whole, Coutinho's goals and assists record this season isn't that bad: in 23 Premier League games, the 27-year-old has scored seven goals and provided a further six.
He left for the last 5 minutes of the half, but Collins picked him up, finishing with 8 points at halftime . He is not often called upon to be a leading scorer, but when the Tar Heels went cold against Oregon, Meeks dominated with 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting.
The Tar Heels are back in the championship game for the second straight season after they defeated OR 77-76 in Saturday night's second Final Four semifinal. The Tar Heels are the sport's best offensive rebounding team. Twice he got to celebrate winning the final game of the season with the Tar Heels, pushing their total to five tournament titles.
They also climbed to seventh in the Eastern Conference postseason standings by way of now leading a tie-breaker between the Pacers and Heat, both of whom have the same record as Chicago. MINNEAPOLIS - Rookie Buddy Hield scored a career-high 22 points while Ty Lawson added 21 points off the bench to lead Sacramento to just its third victory in its last nine games.
It's the biggest event of the wrestling year, and is a testament to the enormity of WWE's brand. Of course, HHH returned to WWE TV a mere month later to kick off the program with Brock Lesnar, but Undertaker written out of storylines for the remainder of the year.
The NFL said the jersey was found in "possession of a credentialed member of the global media", and authorities were investigating Monday whether a former Mexican tabloid newspaper executive played a role in the theft. "Editora La Prensa, S.A.de C.V., will request information from corresponding authorities [local and federal] in relation to the actions that took place that day, so that, if appropriate, Editora La Prensa can begin to initiate the corresponding legal actions and assist ...
Gonzaga players celebrate after the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against South Carolina, Saturday, April 1, 2017 , in Glendale, Ariz . Jordan Mathews was 4 for 8 while Williams-Goss and Melson had two each and Collins had one. Just getting to the Final Four was a first, and now they are one victory from lifting the trophy.
That extra "l" makes a world of difference on social media where each character is crucial. Now obviously, the owner of the account could not resist this glaring opportunity and swiftly shared this message to display the great blunder Starc did.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: "It's an unbelievable unbeaten run, 19 matches in the modern Premier League is incredible, is fantastic, but too many draws at home because some draws away from home are very acceptable, positive". The match continued in the same pattern after the break with West Brom soaking up United's timid attacking play. Tony Pulis set his side up to frustrate United and that's exactly what they did, getting plenty of men behind the ball and limiting the hosts ...
Despite the turmoil around him, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger cut a relaxed figure in his press conference on Thursday, even joking about Alexis Sanchez's future. It was put to Wenger that Sanchez could join Chelsea , with the comparison made to the period when a number of Arsenal stars joined Manchester City and Robin van Persie left for Manchester United.
But this is Xavier's day. They tallied 13 losses before the tournament, lost their star point guard to a season-ending injury at the end of January, and started a six-game losing streak in February. Xavier Coach Chris Mack , who was Miller's top assistant at Xavier from 2004-2009, employed a matchup zone to frustrate the Wildcats offense. Lauri Markkanen was Arizona's leading scorer through the first two games of the tournament, but did not have much of an impact against Xavier.
Virat Kohli was back on the field. India continued with Umesh's pace from one end and Jadeja's spin from the other. There were some anxious moments for Marsh and Handscomb along the way before their partnership finally ended with Australia already virtually in the clear 38 runs ahead and time nearly out.
Kang is 16-under 128, setting the 36-hole tournament record of 129 by a stroke. Americans Hudson Swafford and Russell Henley were in a share of second place after both shotting 67s while first-round leader Rickie Fowler (71) was a further stroke back in fourth place.
Defoe then carried Bradley out onto the pitch against Everton in their return Premier League clash in February, which followed the announcement that the youngster would be a guest of honour, and mascot, for England against Lithuania in their FIFA World Cup™ qualifier in March.
The Blues - beaten for the first time at Stamford Bridge since September's loss to Liverpool and just a second time in 18 games under Conte - now lead second-placed Tottenham by seven points with nine games to go. There's no point shying away from that. Chelsea dominated for large spells but were unable to break down Crystal Palace's stubborn defence. "I don't like coaches from the bench the whole time shouting to referees and linesmen, making a big show about tackles".
It is the fifth time he has won the tournament, drawing level with Novak Djokovic, becoming the oldest victor of a Masters 1000 event and on this evidence there may be plenty more to come. "When we played in Australia, I was still your biggest fan", Wawarinka told Federer after the match. "So congratulations on your comeback and congratulations on the win today".
Aided by some weak defending, there were chances galore at Etihad Stadium and it came as a surprise that only two goals were scored. We arrived here against Liverpool, who haven't had European football and had all week to prepare, and how we fight and how we run and how we showed spirit.
Jose Mourinho has made clear he would rather win the Europa League than finish in fourth place in the Premier League. Beijing was supposed to host the first meeting between Mourinho and Pep Guardiola for their new respective clubs, but that was called off hours before kick-off due the condition of the waterlogged pitch.
James briefly wore protective eye glasses to cover the scratched cornea he suffered on his right eye, but tossed them toward the bench with 3:37 left in the first quarter. The fourth quarter was garbage time, with the Spurs opening up a 33-point lead at one point. He scored 12 out of the last 14 points and the Thunder made a marvelous comeback because they were trailing 78-91 and in the end, they won 92-91.
But I always said that the league only finishes when it is mathematically sure you have won. Otherwise you must fight, you must play every game to try to win. "We scored a couple of really good goals and had a couple of good chances, with Wilf in particular, to seal it, but it was an outstanding victory for us".
The Blues, who had won their past 10 league games at Stamford Bridge and had not lost there in any competition since 16 September, saw that run ended by a battling Eagles side. Yet, the Italian boss refused to blame the referee for not awarding his side a penalty during the game, while urging his side to bounceback when Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
With both teams sitting at 1-1, Saturday night's game would decide who gets the final spot in the final four. "We still had a couple of major leaguers, but they were first years, so we didn't have that much experience". Stanton had been in and out of the lineup himself; Saturday he batted eighth. "You know, when I got invited here I just, you know, figured it was a huge honor, and if you're here, it means you're good enough to be here, and that's enough for me".