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Sports Moorhead's Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season
Author: 0 Moorhead's Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season

The contract is worth $1 million, and Cullen can earn up to $700,000 in bonuses. "But I fully expect this will be the last one". He also went to high school in Minnesota and played two seasons for St. The Star Tribune reported Cullen was deciding between the Penguins and Wild. His 19-year National Hockey League career has been spent across eight teams, including a three-season stint with the Wild from 2010-2013.

Sports Lukaku hopes to score again in Man United-Swansea clash
Author: 0 Lukaku hopes to score again in Man United-Swansea clash

Martial could start in United's clash against Swansea on Saturday and the Frenchman says he wants to win the title this season. Personally, my main goal is to win titles and medals, of course. United top the embryonic Premier League table after a single fixture and with Swansea shorn of their two best players - Fernando Llorente is injured and Gylfi Sigurdsson has been sold to Everton - the task facing the Swans is a large one.

Sports Marshawn Lynch gives first interview since starting protest and doesn't disappoint
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch gives first interview since starting protest and doesn't disappoint

According to Del Rio, Lynch told him, "It's not a form of anything other than me being myself". Lynch's response could be a metaphor or an original way to sidestep the question. When asked about it Thursday, Lynch rambled about nothing in particular and gave no real answer about his motivations. The new Raiders running back said that's been the hardest part of coming out of retirement.

Sports Raiders' Sean Smith arrested, charged with assault in Pasadena
Author: 0 Raiders' Sean Smith arrested, charged with assault in Pasadena

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was reportedly arrested Thursday and charged with felony assault stemming from allegations that he was involved in a physical altercation with his sister's boyfriend July 4. Smith's attorney, Daniel Rosenberg told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that Smith "has maintained his innocence and will enter a plea of not guilty".

Sports Everton boss Koeman refuses to rule out move for Diego Costa
Author: 0 Everton boss Koeman refuses to rule out move for Diego Costa

A reflection of each flashpoint's seriousness was marked by the image of each steward in front of the advertising hoardings not even turning to look at the celebrations when Idrissa Gueye calmly rolled in Everton's second goal after Michael Keane had opened the scoring.

Sports NI judge dismisses same-sex marriage cases
Author: 0 NI judge dismisses same-sex marriage cases

Speaking after the judgment, Director of The Rainbow Project John O'Doherty said: "Of course, we would prefer that the Northern Ireland Assembly were in a position to grant these rights; the Assembly is not now functioning". Campaigners have now called on Prime Minister Theresa May, in the absense of the Executive at Stormont, to amend the UK's marriage legislation to make it applicable in Northern Ireland.

Sports Barcelona star wants Coutinho and Dembele at the Nou Camp
Author: 0 Barcelona star wants Coutinho and Dembele at the Nou Camp

It was after that game which Segura made the comments, telling Spanish radio station RAC1: "Coutinho and Dembele are both close". Dortmund told the German stock exchange last week that they had rejected a €100 miliion (A$150 million) bid from Barca for Dembele, who only moved to Signal Iduna Park from Rennes in July 2016.

Sports 'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal
Author: 0 'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal

The 31-year-old initially signed at Turf Moor in August 2014 on a three year deal and has since made 76 appearances for the club. "I hit it and hoped for the best and thankfully it went into the top-right corner". Obviously, there are five of us now, so long may that continue". Sean Dyche feels Burnley's Belgian midfielder Steven Defour is fitter and more equipped for life in the Premier League after a full pre-season with the club.

Sports Kyle Busch dominates UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway
Author: 0 Kyle Busch dominates UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Despite Mother Nature putting the skids to Busch's fast start out of the gate in qualifying, in the form of a two hour weather delay, once the track was dried, Busch took off at the waving of the green flag and dominated for 55 laps from the outset.

Sports Everton's Announcement Of £45m Signing Gylfi Sigurðsson Is Brilliant
Author: 0 Everton's Announcement Of £45m Signing Gylfi Sigurðsson Is Brilliant

Sigurdsson signed a five-year contract after the two clubs agreed a fee, which British media reported to be around 45 million pounds ($57.84 million). They've spent like insane, having brought in seven new first-team players, including Sigurdsson . However, The Toffees now look set to have finally landed their number one target at a price only slightly lower than what Swansea had asked.

Sports Seahawks extend center Justin Britt to 3-year deal worth $29 million
Author: 0 Seahawks extend center Justin Britt to 3-year deal worth $29 million

The moves didn't prevent them from making the controversial signing Wednesday of former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock , who was abruptly released in April following a domestic violence charge that was recently dropped. "We've really done our work here and feel that we're in a good place with him". Justin has done everything we need him to do, been a great team-mate.

Sports Kansas joins interstate first-responder network
Author: 0 Kansas joins interstate first-responder network

The network will be built by AT&T. As of Wednesday, 14 states and territories had opted-in to AT&T's FirstNet build, with Arizona and Kansas submitting their decisions earlier this week. The network won't rely on federal subsidies and won't require states to contribute to its infrastructure development, Verizon said. "We've proposed a network solution we believe will achieve the mission of FirstNet, as well as maintain the competitive nature of the communications marketplace", said Michael ...

Sports Dwyane Wade buyout has to be 'advantageous' to Chicago Bulls
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade buyout has to be 'advantageous' to Chicago Bulls

With an improved roster consisting of Dion Waiters , James Johnson and Hassan himself, adding Wade back into the mix would definitely thrust Miami into the playoff picture. "The situation with Chicago and everything that's going on it's just a frustrating situation on both sides and I think he just made a decision based on frustration".

Sports Dodgers' Yu Darvish pulled as precaution due to tightness in back
Author: 0 Dodgers' Yu Darvish pulled as precaution due to tightness in back

Fact #5: The Dodgers enter Wednesday's play with an 18 1/2-game lead over the Rockies and Diamondbacks, who are 13 games over.500 and share the NL wild card lead by five games over their nearest chasers. It was a far cry from the last time Rodon faced the Dodgers, a July 19 game in Chicago in which he allowed four home runs. "They have so much depth and they continue to grind".

Sports Rays, Buccaneers and Lightning join effort to move Tampa Confederate monument
Author: 0 Rays, Buccaneers and Lightning join effort to move Tampa Confederate monument

It appears that Dungy, the Lightning, Bucs, and Rays will be taking care of the shortfall. The three major professional sports franchises in Tampa, Florida, said Thursday that they will donate money to help remove a Confederate monument that sits in front of the Hillsborough County Courthouse in downtown Tampa.

Sports Spurs can't let Rose join Chelsea after Fulham's stance on Sessegnon
Author: 0 Spurs can't let Rose join Chelsea after Fulham's stance on Sessegnon

According to the Times , the restrictions mean that while Tottenham have sold approximately 70,000 tickets, including 3,000 to away fans, they cannot put the remaining 20,000 tickets on general sale and can only sell tickets to supporters who registered on the club's website before 1 July.

Sports Barcelona target Coutinho will miss Crystal Palace tie through injury, confirms Klopp
Author: 0 Barcelona target Coutinho will miss Crystal Palace tie through injury, confirms Klopp

Philippe Coutinho was undoubtedly Liverpool's stand out performer of the season in the Reds last campaign and the Brazilian is certainly a talent that Jurgen Klopp would love to keep a hold of. Barcelona have targeted Coutinho, as well as Borussia Dortmund's French winger Ousmane Dembele , after selling Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222 million deal.

Sports Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor betting preview
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor betting preview

The Nevada Athletic Commission ruled earlier in the day the fight would use eight-ounce gloves rather than the traditional 10-ouncers mandated for any match above 147 pounds. "My whole life has been about boxing and about fitness, and now I'm taking everything I developed and bringing it into the fitness market", said Floyd Mayweather .