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Sports PSG players hopeful of Mbappe deal
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He helped Monaco to the Ligue 1 title and the Champions League semi-finals with 26 goals in 44 appearances. Real Madrid (who seemed to be in the driving seat to sign him at one stage), Manchester City , Arsenal and Liverpool were among the sides to register their interest in signing the explosive 18-year-old, though a lot of them balked at the €180m asking price.

Sports Grzegorz Krychowiak joins West Brom on season-long loan deal
Author: 0 Grzegorz Krychowiak joins West Brom on season-long loan deal

The midfielder, who cost PSG £34million when he signed from Sevilla past year, was convinced by manager Tony Pulis to join the Hawthorns club for the rest of the season. "I had a lot of offers from Spain and Italy", he said. It follows the arrival of Oliver Burke from RB Leipzig, another player convinced to swap the Champions League for a spell with West Brom.

Sports Mariners Trade for Cardinals Pitcher Mike Leake
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On Wednesday morning, the Mariners acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals for cash, global bonus pool money and minor leaguer infielder Rayder Ascanio . Leake started 2017 red-hot, with a 2.24 ERA after 10 starts. In nine starts Leake went 2-5 and posted a 4.07 ERA. Leake has been one of the most durable starters in the National League but has not been at his best since the All-Star break.

Sports National Football League cancels Thursday's Texans-Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium
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The team feels it is imperative to get back home to help the Houston community recover from devastation of Hurricane Harvey. And the way they have been resilient, and the way they have maintained their focus during practice and being pros. Otherwise, that money will still go toward storm relief. The team, inspired by Houston, hope they can create a diversion for the city as it rebuilds in the months to come.

Sports Should Colts Sign Former Browns Cornerback Joe Haden?
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Haden was drafted 7th overall in 2010 out of Florida and has been a steady contributor for the Browns for much of his career. Haden, who has dealt with injuries the last few seasons, is now free to sign with any team he chooses later this afternoon and as you can probably imagine, several fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping the team pursues him.

Sports Andy Murray forced out of US Open with hip injury
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Open past year during a six-month layoff to heal a knee injury, Federer has never played in the revamped arena. Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka , and Kei Nishikori will be out for the rest of the season with their respective injuries, whilst Milos Raonic is aiming to be back in action after missing the final Grand Slam tournament of the year in NY.

Sports Bake Off launches with 6.5m viewers on C4
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The BBC moved the show to flagship channel BBC One in 2014 with Season 5, and saw viewing figures for the opening episode jump from 5.6 million from the previous to 7.2 million. The broadcaster paid £75m for the show in a three-year deal . The controversial replacement of Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc with Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding has been a particular point of concern among fans.

Sports US Open 2017: Federer Beats Tiafoe In 5 Set Thriller, Nadal Advances
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But ultimately Federer's skill and experience won out over the course of the two-hour, 37-minute encounter. "He is a great player and has a bright future ahead of him", he said of the 19-year-old. Open champion, showed why he's won more majors than any man to play the game as he broke Tiafoe and ended the drama. Still he could not shake off Tiafoe, the teenager breaking back when Federer served for the match, but holding his own serve proved one challenge too far.

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Author: 0 "Gaza Siege must be lifted" — UN Secretary General

Guterres also went to Mount Herzl where he laid wreaths on the graves of Theodor Herzl, known as the father of Zionism, and on the memorial of late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. But since his election, President Donald Trump has broken with the policies of his predecessors and refused to endorse the two-state solution. We are guarding Samaria against those who want to uproot us.

Sports Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in US Open first round match
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in US Open first round match

Nadal further claimed the Murray move was a "little bit odd and hard to understand". "That's why I say it is odd". "When I was down in the first set, I just tried to be there as he was playing well and controlling the points". "It was tough at the beginning", Nadal said afterwards. He said then: "I think I tried everything; I did my best to arrive at Wimbledon in my very best condition but Hurlingham was the last test and, though I didn't feel awful I was not close to my best.

Sports The Nike, Inc. (NKE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley
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Jefferies maintained Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) on Tuesday, August 15 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Outperform" on Wednesday, June 29. Pax Management holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) for 4,603 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 493,799 shares.

Sports Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne marry in Hawaii
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Ronda Rousey married Travis Browne . It's the first marriage for Ronda and the second for Browne - he Wednesday fitness model Jenna Webb in January, 2015, but the marriage didn't last long and the couple separated five months later in June, 2015 - shortly before Browne and Rousey became an item.

Sports Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017
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The injury had been bothering him at Wimbledon. Murray withdrew with a sore left hip from the year's final Grand Slam that starts Monday on the NY hardcourts, joining 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic , 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic among the injured.

Sports Arsenal deny Alexis handed in transfer request
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But Guardiola, who was in charge at Sanchez's former club FC Barcelona, is understood to want the Chilean as a straight purchase. "Saw it tweeted elsewhere on a few accounts, thought it was news and I tweeted". They have promised to come back with an improved cash-only offer, though it's unclear just how much Arsenal are demanding. He was restored to the Arsenal starting line-up for the drubbing inflicted by Liverpool yesterday, and displayed more of the same frustrated body language that ...

Sports Swansea ready to lower demands for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente
Author: 0 Swansea ready to lower demands for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente

Chelsea's asking price for the Spain worldwide remains £40m as they look to get the market value for the striker who remains in Brazil with his family and friends. Meanwhile, Conte also wants to bring a midfielder and a wing-back to the club before the end of the week. Chelsea are closing in on the signature of Spanish striker Fernando Llorente from Swansea City with a day left in the transfer window.

Sports Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley
Author: 0 Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley

The Daily Telegraph says the Blues have not been put off by Barkley's hamstring injury, which is expected to rule the 23-year-old out for three months, and want to do a deal in this window. Discussing the player's future earlier this summer, Toffees boss Ronald Koeman said: "What will happen in the coming weeks I don't know". But Chelsea are ready to continue negotiations as they aim to beat rivals Spurs to his signature.

Sports Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez

On Tuesday it was reported by David Ornstein of BBC Sport that Arsenal turned down an offer for Sanchez from fellow Premier League side Manchester City . A sensational Alexis Sanchez-Raheem Sterling deal could be scuppered by Sterling himself, who may prevent a deal from going through if he doesn't want to leave City.

Sports Roger Federer Passes Five-Set Test to Advance at US Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer Passes Five-Set Test to Advance at US Open

Third-seeded Roger Federer got pushed to the brink in a five-set win over 19-year-old American up-and-comer Frances Tiafoe in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday night. Federer played under the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the first time . I think we both enjoyed ourselves out here. And again, after Federer apparently was on the way to restoring order, Tiafoe regrouped.