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Neymar wants to return to Barca, say Spanish reports

However, Valverde has said the situation is "hypothetical" - but he did not rule it out. Neymar speculation has exploded on Friday morning after two separate reports in Spain gave two huge potential updates about his future. Barcelona are still embroiled in a financial dispute over a bonus due to Neymar last summer, which the club cancelled when they believe it became clear he was moving to PSG. Read More »

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Reynolds hit 3 of 7 from distance and paced Tulane (14-17) with 22 points. Alston then hit both ends of a 1-1 to make it 80-77 with 16.4 seconds left. Josh Brown added two free throws with a second left to set the final score. Temple continued its momentum by scoring 10 straight points to open the second half. Read More »

David Warner, Australia make solid start to 2nd test vs South Africa


Rabada had bowled a lot of rubbish in three spells leading into the carnage that was the third stage. Spinner Nathan Lyon was fined 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the ICC's code of conduct as he intentionally dropped the ball onto a sprawled AB de Villiers after the South African batsman had been run-out in his country's second innings. Read More »

Messi to miss Barcelona match for 'personal reasons'


Confirmed Barcelona squad: Ter Stegen, Pique, Rakitic, Sergio, Suarez, Dembele, Cillessen, Coutinho, Paulinho, Paco Alcacer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Roberto, Gomes, Vidal, Umtiti, Yerry Mina and Vermaelen. Whilst Malaga sit comfortably at the bottom of the La Liga table having accumulated just 13 points, Messi's absence will come as a blow to Barcelona who will be looking to extend their lead a top of the table to 11 points. Read More »

Newcastle boss Benitez angry over Mitrovic tactics swipe


Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez points out that Daryl Murphy scored more goals last season than Aleksandar Mitrovic , now on loan at Fulham . That is the reality. However Benitez, who will mark two years since his appointment on Sunday, is confident the four-day training camp, which will conclude with a game, will not be tarnished by the kind of behaviour which earned bottom-of-the-table West Brom unwelcome headlines last month. Read More »

Man City join battle for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar


Guardiola said recently he only plans a couple of major signings this summer, with Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred expected to be one of them. These figures are significantly less than the likes of Riyad Mahrez, who City refused cough up £90 million on the January transfer deadline. Read More »

Umtiti being tempted by Manchester United move


The report adds that Mourinho calls Umtiti on a regular basis and is using the presence of his global teammates Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial to persuade the centre-back to move to United . United are willing to meet Umtiti's buyout clause and have offered a contract which is worth double what he is now earning with Barca. United are supposedly ready to more than double the 24-year-old's Barca salary to a stunning £8m a season in an effort to convince him to head to England. Read More »

Antonio Conte representatives to meet with European super club


The sources said Conte is interesting PSG because of his ability to produce short-term success, an appealing prospect after consecutive eliminations from the Champions League in the round of 16. It is not expected that Emery's contract will be renewed, and Al-Khelaifi will now focus on PSG's next move. "But OK, we have to accept it because maybe in a few weeks we'll say that I'm an idiot and that another coach, probably the one who has won the match, is better". Read More »

Mathieu says Cardinals asked him to take pay cut

Arizona has a handful of pressing roster needs, including quarterback after Carson Palmer's retirement, under first-year coach Steve Wilks. The Cardinals have until March 14 to pick up an option in Mathieu's contract that guarantees him $19 million over the next two seasons. Read More »

The Big Ten Tournament Bracket After Day 1


Charles led four Terps in double figures with 19 points, 11 boards. "I struggled first half, turned the ball over, had a couple of bad turnovers". "But gotta give a lot of credit to my guys, especially [Garza]". "Definitely feel good", IL junior Leron Black said. "It worked for a minute ... or two". Kriener's three-point play with 9:52 left pulled Iowa within two points. Read More »

Xcerra (NASDAQ:XCRA) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Xcerra Corp Cmn Stk (NASDAQ: XCRA)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.26, whereas its price to book ratio for the most recent quarters is at 1.74. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 277,250 shares in the company, valued at $2,761,410. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Read More »

'Suits' Chicago-based spinoff lands series order from USA


The idea of the show is that it will put the focus on the tricky, hard world to navigate that is Chicago politics. Torres played Jessica on the United States of America legal drama for six seasons and made multiple cameos in Season 7. In the Season 7 finale airing April 25, Harvey Specter (Macht), Mike Ross (Adams), Louis Litt (Hoffman), Donna Paulsen (Rafferty) and Rachel Zane (Markle) with reunite with their old boss and friend Pearson as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. Read More »

Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign over financial scandal claims


The former scientist-turned-president, who assumed office in 2015, will resign next week after she was accused of using a credit card provided by Planet Earth Institute, a charity organization, for her personal use. Gurib-Fakim had reportedly bought clothes and jewelry in Italy and Dubai using the worldwide non-governmental organization's credit card that was given to her to promote scholarships and education, according to L'express newspaper. Read More »

Arsene Wenger reveals message from Sir Alex Ferguson about Arsenal's slump


I may be anyway, but I would be even more mad. " Arsenal have deserved to win the game". 'No, I don't feel that pressure, ' Gracia said. When I don't win I am suffering like everyone else. Before this match, Laurent Koscielny had warned that Arsenal were in danger of entering a "negative spiral" after four consecutive defeats but they emphatically ended that losing run with a comfortable victory in a hostile San Siro . Read More »

Salah Named EPL Player Of The Month

Salah said: 'He is very smart, he plays the game very well. The other players nominated for the award were; Glenn Murray ( Brighton ), Xherdan Shaqiri ( Stoke City ), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Mousa Dembele (Tottenham), and Eden Hazard ( Chelsea ). Read More »

Conte to finally be given money he craves at PSG


PSG have a new name in their search for a new Coach: Antonio Conte! Pochettino to PSG feels inevitable and no doubt they'll be enquiring but I'm not scared just yet, I'm sure he wants to see things through where he is. Pochettino falls into the latter category and, as well as being a long-term option, has interested Al-Khelaifi for some time because of his desire to one day coach the club for which he once played. Read More »

Chris Hughton: Brighton boss wins first manager of the month award


Hughton led Brighton through an unbeaten month, securing 3-1 and 4-1 home victories over West Ham United and Swansea City respectively, alongside a 1-1 draw away at Stoke City. On the whole it has been another frustrating season for fans of the Merseyside club but Hughton feels Sam Allardyce's side remain risky opponents. He works very hard with his teams, he has an effective way of playing. Read More »

Conte: Kante Is Fit And Ready

The French midfielder missed Sunday's match against Premier League leaders Manchester City after the incident, which shocked teammates. He said: "N'Golo is fine, he trained the whole week. When it comes to what team he picks tomorrow, Conte said starting with one of his strikers is certainly an option, and he trusts both of them to perform well if called upon. Read More »

Seahawks release Richard Sherman after seven seasons


Sherman became a star in Seattle, bringing a brash attitude and willingness to speak out on any topic to go along with his stellar play. Sherman said last month at the Seattle Sports Star awards that he hoped to negotiate a new deal with the Seahawks, but said he was fine with the idea that he might have to move on. Read More »

Fan ejected after trash talking Kevin Durant


The Warriors played undisciplined for much of the game, as they fouled multiple players in the act of shooting 3s. The Trail Blazers have won eight consecutive games, while the Warriors are on a seven-game winning streak. He shot 12-of-21 from the field, 6-of-12 from behind the arc and 10-of-10 from the free throw line . The streak has propelled Portland into third place in the Western Conference, 11½ games back of the Warriors , who are a half-game back of the first-place Houston ... Read More »

Grayson Allen gets flagrant foul in latest dirty play


After Allen missed missed a jumper with 1:00 left in the first half, North Carolina went in transition and scored on a jumper by Kenny Williams . Allen could make the excuse that he did not intentionally stick out his hip at Brooks, but it is hard to deny on replay that he knew what he was doing. Read More »

Jazz grab fifth straight win dropping Memphis 95-78


The Jazz never trailed in the second half, and the Grizzlies looked to be out of it minutes into the third period. Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors won their seventh-straight in a match-up between the respective conference leaders. Read More »

Canada looks for gold sweep at world junior curling championships


Scotland's skip Ross Whyte kept his nerve to earn a 5-4 victory over Switzerland with his final delivery, setting up a match for gold against Canada, 8-5 winners over the United States at Curl Aberdeen. When the two teams met in the tournament's round-robin, Scotland defeated Tardi's Canadian rink, 6-5, after scoring a deuce in the 10th end. Jacques Gauthier is the team's alternate while Paul Tardi is the coach. Read More »

Shami charged with violence


As of now, Shami has been booked under non-bailable sections 307 (attempt to murder), 498-A (subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 376 (punishment for rape) against Shami along with four others who have been booked under bailable sections 323 (causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation), after his wife Hasin Jahan lodged a complaint of domestic violence and infidelity against him. Read More »

Draxler 'surprised and angry' at Emery's PSG tactics

Only last season did Real Madrid manage the domestic and European double as Luis Enrique's Barca imploded in Spain and they breezed past Juventus in the Champions League final. The Portguese's opener in Paris means he now has 15 goals in his last nine games overall and, in the Champions League, has scored in a remarkable nine consecutive matches, equalling the record of Ruud van Nistelrooy. Read More »

Jaylen Browns Walks Off Court On Own Power After Scary Fall


The crowd at the Target Center went quiet, while Brown laid motionless on the ground. Fortunately, Brown eventually got up and walked off the court on his own power. The Celtics' medical staff immediately tended to Brown, and a stretcher was wheeled onto the floor. "I've done that fall in high school the exact same way". Read More »

Providence advances by edging Creighton

Creighton cut the lead to two with 12 seconds left on a pair of Mintz free throws, and Diallo hit a free throw with eight seconds left to give Providence a three-point lead, but Mitch Ballock missed a 3-point attempt with one second left and the Friars advanced to Friday's semifinals matchup against Xavier . Read More »

Ryan Hunter-Reay topped FP2 times for St Pete Grand Prix


The course extends onto the runways at Albert Whitted Airport. Weather and temperature conditions were much more representative in the afternoon session and most of the field went for qualifying simulations early on. Dale Coyne's Sébastien Bourdais beat off AJ Foyt's Tony Kanaan to take eighth with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing new recruit, and 2017 Indy 500 victor, Takuma Sato in tenth just ahead of Marco Andretti and FP1's strong man Matheus Leist in 12. Read More »

Drake trash talked Rockets during Raptors' win on 'Drake Night'


Eric Gordon hit a three-pointer with 7.9 seconds remaining pulling Houston to within one, 106-105, but Valanciunas responded by draining a pair of free throws as the Raptors hung on for the win. Houston had its worst first-quarter scoring output (16 points) and field goal percentage (28.6 on 6-of-21 shooting). Houston, by far the NBA's best first-quarter team with an average margin of plus-4.8 points, was doubled up in the first dozen minutes in large part due to a terrific defensive ... Read More »

Virginia men's hoops handles Clemson 64-58 to reach ACC title game


The Cavaliers wiped the lead away quickly, as Clemson was held scoreless for a stretch of more than eight minutes to allow Virginia to gain control. Shelton Mitchell notched his second 20-point game of the season with a season-high 21 points. The Tigers came back from halftime with a more deliberate goal on offense. Read More »