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Sports Kevin De Bruyne wants £500000 a week?
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne wants £500000 a week?

It would be a dream for me, I would love all the players - not just Kevin - to achieve the level of Messi. After the game Stoke boss Mark Hughes claimed that De Bruyne was " head and shoulders above anybody else in the Premier League " and Jesus, who scored a double, was also full of praise for the 26-year-old.

Sports LeBron tests ankle in practice, status for opener unclear
Author: 0 LeBron tests ankle in practice, status for opener unclear

James averaged 26.4 points per game last season (no teammate has ever led James' team in scoring), and set career highs in rebounds (8.6 per game) and assists (8.7). James did not speak to reporters. But Cleveland Cavaliers teammate J.R. Smith was definite the superstar would play. But James, whose departure from Cleveland in 2010 left deep psychic wounds, has refused to get drawn into the debate and is instead focused on leading his new-look Cavs to a fourth straight NBA Finals.

Sports Mourinho plays down PSG links by affirming commitment to Manchester United
Author: 0 Mourinho plays down PSG links by affirming commitment to Manchester United

Jose Mourinho says "it is easy to guess" his Manchester United team for the Champions League tie at Benfica after claiming he is short of options. Jose Mourinho believes that Argentine defender Marcos Rojo is around two weeks away from making his Manchester United comeback. I think [Arsene] Wenger is the last one.

Sports Joel Embiid: Sixers 'got to listen to me' about minutes restriction
Author: 0 Joel Embiid: Sixers 'got to listen to me' about minutes restriction

Joel Embiid will be on a minutes restriction to start the season, once again, and he's not pleased. "I think I'm ready for more than, I don't know whatever number they have". The injury-plagued center enjoyed a breakout season before the injury, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks despite playing just 25.4 minutes per game.

Sports Three roofers put work aside to stand for National Anthem
Author: 0 Three roofers put work aside to stand for National Anthem

A photograph of three roofers standing during the National Anthem is making the rounds online. The NFL says letters and emails have poured into team offices in the three weeks since President Donald Trump first criticized players who kneeled in protest.

Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy announce they're expecting baby

Earnhardt Jr., the son of the late NASCAR Hall of Fame racer Dale Earnhardt Sr., Wednesday Reimann on New Year's Eve in 2016 after seven years of dating. Want your voice heard? He finished seventh in Sunday's Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and heads into his last race at the Kansas Speedway this coming weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400.

Sports Gerard Butler hospitalised after motorcycle accident, recovering with minor injuries
Author: 0 Gerard Butler hospitalised after motorcycle accident, recovering with minor injuries

Butler described the accident as "painful" and was taken to a nearby hospital. As fans of the actor certainly know, his brand new film Geostorm is set to be released in theaters everywhere this upcoming Friday. These include an oldschool BMW, a Harley-Davison chopper, as well as a custom Triumph. Back in 2011, the Scottish star was pulled underwater and dragged over a rocky reef while filming the surfing movie Of Men and Mavericks in Northern California.

Sports Bucs QB Winston to have MRI today
Author: 0 Bucs QB Winston to have MRI today

He's sore most weeks. We'll just have to see how his days, how his recovery and how his treatment goes". If Winston is ultimately ruled out, Fitzpatrick will garner his first start of 2017. I think it will be does Jameis feel like he can play at the level he needs to play at. That was the thing yesterday. "Right now, it's just too early for that", Koetter said after the game.

Sports Frenchman Takam replaces Pulev for Joshua world title bout
Author: 0 Frenchman Takam replaces Pulev for Joshua world title bout

The fight will take place at the original venue of Cardiff on October 28. World Boxing News report via a Bulgarian journalist claims a partial pectoral tear suffered on October 6th but unreported to Eddie Hearn since then will force the IBF mandatory challenger to back out of the fight.

Sports NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders
Author: 0 NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders

His departure leaves room for a returning Reuben Foster (high ankle sprain) to take over in the middle and Ray-Ray Armstrong to continue playing on the outside. The four-team All-Pro didn't have a shortage of suitors. Per PFF, Bowman's 13 run stops are the eighth most of any linebacker this season, with his 8.9 percent run-stop percentage tied with Raiders weakside linebacker Cory James for 28th among National Football League linebackers (Lee is at 12.7 percent).

Sports Tiger Woods 'making progress', hitting driver in Sunday red
Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'making progress', hitting driver in Sunday red

Tiger Woods continues to post swing videos on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, teasing his followers about a potential return to big golf. "This is good, but he plans to do it the right way". "We have not addressed one thing", said Mark Steinberg, his agent at Excel Sports Management. "We will see what each day brings, what each week brings".

Sports Vegas Play of the Day: Colts at Titans
Author: 0 Vegas Play of the Day: Colts at Titans

The Indianapolis Colts roll into tonight's game with a bit of momentum having won their previous game. He missed the game last weekend, a 16-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on the road. In four starts this season, Mariota has struggled to the tune of less than 200 passing yards per game with three passing touchdowns and three interceptions.

Sports Melissa Etheridge busted for drug possession at US-Canadian border
Author: 0 Melissa Etheridge busted for drug possession at US-Canadian border

According to TMZ .com, the previously unnoted arrests took place on August 17 and September 9, respectively, in both cases when the performers' tour buses were stopped by U.S. This apparently allows the 2 to relax and leads to a "very good night sleep". Silencing critics, the singer said she would much rather smoke with her kids than drink alcohol with them.

Sports Arsenal Premier League recap
Author: 0 Arsenal Premier League recap

Tottenham had struggled badly at the English national stadium in recent years and their temporary move there while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt was turning in a nightmare after they failed to win their first three league games there. Arsenal will play Crvena Zvezda in the Europa League next, before facing Everton in the Premier League and two relatively easy games at home against Norwich City and Swansea City to close the month.

Sports Red Sox to interview Alex Cora for managerial opening
Author: 0 Red Sox to interview Alex Cora for managerial opening

Because of his familiarity with Dombrowski and his background in the northeast - he grew up in CT and went to school at Dartmouth - Ausmus was immediately linked to the Red Sox managerial opening. The Boston Red Sox lost to the Houston Astros in the American League Division Series but are now focusing on their managerial search. He guided Boston to back-to-back American League East titles.

Sports THAT WAS QUICK: Lisa Wilkinson Announces Move To 'The Project'
Author: 0 THAT WAS QUICK: Lisa Wilkinson Announces Move To 'The Project'

We express our gratitude for Lisa for her 10 years with the Today Show are disappointed we find ourselves in this position. "Nine will be going in another direction and will be considering our options in coming weeks and months". She was a reporter for Queensland current affairs program Extra and later with Nine News in Brisbane, where she distinguished herself while reporting on the devastating Queensland floods of 2010 and 2011.

Sports Agrees to three-year extension with Spurs
Author: 0 Agrees to three-year extension with Spurs

A deal by midnight Monday would enable Aldridge to opt-in at a $22M salary. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports the extension is a three-year deal worth $72.3 million. Aldridge struggled in the playoffs and averaged career lows with 16.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game. In 72 games for the Spurs last season, he averaged 17.3 points per game to go along with 7.3 rebounds.

Sports Rhys Webb: Ospreys scrum-half says Wales' selection rule change 'a blow'
Author: 0 Rhys Webb: Ospreys scrum-half says Wales' selection rule change 'a blow'

Under the changes, those playing their domestic rugby outside Wales will now be available for the national team providing they have won 60 caps or more. "But we know we're under pressure from market forces". "Our role is to ensure that any selection policy is "fit for purpose", achieves our collective aims and works for the greater good of the whole of Welsh rugby".

Sports Weah scores hat-trick as United States of America crush Paraguay to enter quarters
Author: 0 Weah scores hat-trick as United States of America crush Paraguay to enter quarters

United States of America captain Sargent had another impressive game today, as he set up Carleton for USA's third goal in the 63rd minute. An bad week for soccer in the United States got a little bit better on Monday when the U-17 men's team defeated Paraguay , 5-0, to advance to the quarterfinals of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup in India.