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Author: 0 Conte reveals when he decided to sell Costa

Morata boasted the best goals-per-minute record of any Real Madrid player in La Liga last season, with only Barcelona's Lionel Messi managing to better his 15 goals at a rate of one every 89 minutes. He told MARCA: "I do not think I'm going back to Madrid... it's been a fairly odd summer and until I pass the medical examination, I'm not going to be calm".

Sports Klopp backs Liverpool FC new boy to 'get even better'
Author: 0 Klopp backs Liverpool FC new boy to 'get even better'

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp added: "For Andrew , this is another big step on what has been a quite incredible personal journey in a very short space of time". While not a true player swap, it has the appearance at least of Liverpool having only spent £2-3M on Robertson . Just four years ago, Robertson was playing on a part-time basis for Queen's Park in the Scottish leagues and working in a supermarket.

Sports Jaime Garcia trade could fall through
Author: 0 Jaime Garcia trade could fall through

A native of Mexico with a career groundball rate of 56 percent, he previously pitched parts of eight seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals , winning 13 games in back-to-back seasons at the start of the decade. According to Bollinger, Atlanta will receive a minor league player in a one-for-one swap. Garcia has made seven postseason starts, including two solid World Series outings (1.80 ERA) in 2011 against Thad Levine's Texas Rangers.

Sports Derrick Rose to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers?
Author: 0 Derrick Rose to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports that All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has asked for a trade. Amick also mentions the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers being in the mix, but a return to Chicago for Rose would be significant for many reasons.

Sports Derrick Rose, Cavaliers in 'serious talks' for 1-year deal, per report
Author: 0 Derrick Rose, Cavaliers in 'serious talks' for 1-year deal, per report

But Irving might also have been referring to the parting of Gilbert and General Manager David Griffin on June 19. They have three point guards on the roster ( Kris Dunn , Cameron Payne and Grant) who all need work at the position. The Cleveland Cavaliers are in a desperate need of another great player that could help them win the National Basketball Association title next season.

Sports Monaco report clubs over 'unauthorised' Kylian Mbappe approach
Author: 0 Monaco report clubs over 'unauthorised' Kylian Mbappe approach

Mbappe is rated at more than 120 million euros ($140 million) and is one of the most sought after players in Europe. Mbappe shot to prominence after scoring 27 goals in Monaco's successful league campaign and their run to the Champions League semi-finals last season.

Sports A glance at the first round of the British Open
Author: 0 A glance at the first round of the British Open

Whether he and Spieth had the lead depended on the late starts, particularly Matt Kuchar , who made the turn at 5-under 29. But after hitting just five of 14 fairways, Spieth knew there was room for improvement as he looks to add the Open title to his Masters and US Open victories in 2015.

Sports Panthers agree to massive four-year extension with Trai Turner
Author: 0 Panthers agree to massive four-year extension with Trai Turner

Turner wrote in his tweet. It also includes a $15 million signing bonus. Earlier today, we listed four major questions that the Carolina Panthers would have to answer under interim general manager Marty Hurney . Per Spotrac , Turner's total contract value is fifth among guards but the average salary ($11.25 million) ranks him third. Turner was entering the final year of his rookie contract.

Sports Mkhitaryan: Every Man United player should have winning mentality
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan: Every Man United player should have winning mentality

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hinted on Wednesday that the club are ready to end their interest in one of their summer transfer window targets. After cancelling out Luis Silva's opener, Henrikh Mkhitaryan then teed up former Everton striker Lukaku for the game-winning goal six minutes before the break.

Sports Alex Bowman will become full-time drive of No. 88 Chevrolet
Author: 0 Alex Bowman will become full-time drive of No. 88 Chevrolet

Bowman drove Earnhardt's auto for 10 races in 2016 while he was out with a concussion, earning three top-10 finishes. "The "Two for $88" package is nearly as popular here as Dale Jr. 88 auto. In addition, Nationwide has extended its relationship with Hendrick by agreeing to serve as the No. 88's primary sponsor for 19 races, including the Daytona 500.

Sports Kevin Pietersen Eyes International Comeback With South African Cricket Team
Author: 0 Kevin Pietersen Eyes International Comeback With South African Cricket Team

Earlier, Kevin Pietersen marked his return to English cricket by scoring a steady quick-fire fifty in the T20 Blast. While his experience as a cricketer will be invaluable to the Proteas side, they would look to prefer someone fitter and swifter than Pietersen, who will turn 39 by the time the tournament starts in England.

Sports OJ Simpson Granted Parole, To Be Freed from Prison
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Granted Parole, To Be Freed from Prison

O.J. Simpson will have his Nevada parole hearing on Thursday, which could lead to his release from prison as early as October 1 if approved. Simpson has so far served nine years and will have a parole hearing Thursday in which case, the former Heisman trophy victor could walk free.

Sports UFC's First Trip to Edmonton Will Feature Two Title Fights
Author: 0 UFC's First Trip to Edmonton Will Feature Two Title Fights

The UFC wanted him to fight TJ Dillashaw, but flyweight champ Demetrious " Mighty Mouse " Johnson stuck to his guns and will now face No. 3 ranked Ray Borg in the UFC 215 main event on September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Featured in the co-main event is a women's bantamweight championship bout. Brazil's Nunes (14-4) drew White's ire by insisting she was unfit to fight Shevchenko after a physician medically cleared her on the morning of the scheduled Shevchenko fight.

Sports Bluetooth SIG Announces Mesh Networking Support
Author: 0 Bluetooth SIG Announces Mesh Networking Support

Qualcomm Bluetooth mesh is created to enable customers to develop standards-based solutions that are fully compatible with Bluetooth SIG mesh networking specifications, enabling devices to communicate with each other in a mesh network.

Sports For Sale: Houston Rockets
Author: 0 For Sale: Houston Rockets

As for who else could join Team Mutombo in a possible bid to take over the Rockets , that remains to be seen. Mutombo had five other stops before he played the final five seasons of his career in Houston . "They've got great coaches, great basketball players, great staff", Mutombo told Fox 26 Sports . It's one of the best franchises right now. "My car's still there".

Sports Twitter reacts to the shocking news of Hugh Freeze's resignation
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to the shocking news of Hugh Freeze's resignation

The move comes after the school found at least one call from the coach to an escort service on his school-issued cell phone. Both Oher and Hardy went to Ole Miss and Freeze followed them. There was also a post on Tunsil's Instagram account showing an alleged text conversation with a football staff member about arranging payment for bills.

Sports Panthers release tackle Michael Oher
Author: 0 Panthers release tackle Michael Oher

Oher started the first thee games in 2016, but a concussion sustained in Week 3 caused him to miss the remainder of the season. The Michael Oher saga in Carolina has come to an end. The Carolina Panthers new general manager has wasted no time getting settled into his new role. "In this business you don't build personal relations but I can honestly say I had one with Mr.

Author: 0 Pep talk from caddie inspires Rory McIlroy at British Open

But because of the way I started, I actually feel really positive", said McIlroy, who needed a jolt following consecutive missed cuts that past two weeks. "I didn't get angry out there at all". I was excited to get over here. I'm just waiting for that round or that moment or that week where it clicks and I'll be off and running'.

Sports Man United boss Jose Mourinho talks about Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Man United boss Jose Mourinho talks about Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata

Asked why he picked Chelsea after he arrived in London for his medical yesterday, Morata told Sky Sports: "It is the best club". "I want to grow up". United had originally been favourites to land Morata , but turned to Lukaku after failing to come close enough to Real's reported £75million asking price.

Author: 0 Eric Dier No Longer A Manchester United Transfer Target

According to reports , Manchester United have given up on trying to sign Eric Dier after Tottenham are refusing to part ways with their star. Having already sold Kyle Walker to Manchester City for a world record fee for a defender, this Dier bid will nearly certainly be rejected by Tottenham.