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The 18-year-old playmaker's contract was set to expire in 2020, while his potential had reportedly attracted interest from clubs across Europe, though he was eager to remain with City. "I've been here since day one - I've grown up and seen a lot of new faces and people. It can help the team". Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the 2018/19 campaign, a first one since April 2018 and a first one on the road since January this year, during their trip to Chelsea on ...
  • Cavs trade Hill, Dekker for Dellavedova, Henson & two draft picks

    Cavs trade Hill, Dekker for Dellavedova, Henson & two draft picks

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    Cleveland is reportedly trading George Hill and Sam Dekker for Matthew Dellavedova and John Henson , as well as protected first and second round draft picks for the 2021 season. Henson recently underwent surgery to fix a torn ligament in his left wrist. The Cavs chose to "work with (Smith) in regard to his future", as the team said back in November, after he made repeated comments indicating he wanted to be traded.
  • Pele slams Lionel Messi, calls him a ‘one-skill’ player

    Pele slams Lionel Messi, calls him a ‘one-skill’ player

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    We talked and I told him: 'In soccer, God gave you a gift, but what you did is what made it hard. "How can you compare?" he told Folha de Sao Paulo . Yet you'll have a hard time convincing the purists that Messi really is worse than Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo , Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe.
  • Yankees drew their Patrick Corbin line before spurning

    Yankees drew their Patrick Corbin line before spurning

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    So, where will general manager Brian Cashman turn next? Other lefties that intrigue the Phils include Yusei Kikuchi , who is about to come over from Japan. Comparatively, National League Cy Young award victor Jacob deGrom and Trevor Bauer were the only two players to rank above Corbin in the FIP category.
  • Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Burnley Confirmed

    Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Burnley Confirmed

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    Burnley , without a win since September, showed five changes themselves but it was apparent from the outset they were intent on hassling and harrying their visitors out of their stride. Keïta found some space on the left, Origi coolly played a ball backwards out of the area and Milner took a brief look up before clipping a low shot from the edge inside Hart's left-hand post.
  • Seattle will be the NHL's newest expansion franchise

    Seattle will be the NHL's newest expansion franchise

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    Sometimes the best things are worth waiting for. The ownership group is set to build a sprawling training center in the Northgate neighborhood that it hopes will become a hub for the growth of hockey in the region. In the eyes of the National Hockey League , this decision was a no-brainer. "Today is an exciting and historic day for our league as we expand to one of North America's most innovative, lovely and fastest-growing cities", Bettman said in a press release.
  • Urban Meyer: 'I believe I will not coach again'

    Urban Meyer: 'I believe I will not coach again'

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    Coach Ryan Day now serves as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, according to the school's website. He went 3-0 in those games. 15 TCU at AT&T Stadium. "I refused to go to the MI game". Meyer also said that he could not adapt to a "CEO" type style with a more hands-off approach if he wanted to coach differently to extend his career.
  • Leroy Sane poses for selfie with Manchester City supporter

    Leroy Sane poses for selfie with Manchester City supporter

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    Oleksandr Zinchenko was substituted with a bloodied nose at the weekend and is also a doubt for a game that comes too soon for Kevin De Bruyne, who has an injured knee. Guardiola has stressed Manchester City's willingness to hold onto the young Spaniard, but admits that the final decision will depend on what the player wants to do with his career.
  • Patrick Mahomes Takes a Stand on Kareem Hunt Situation After Chiefs Win

    Patrick Mahomes Takes a Stand on Kareem Hunt Situation After Chiefs Win

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    Ottinger immediately filed a complaint against Hunt, who countered by filing a complaint against her. Hunt confirmed that in his interview with ESPN , which aired Sunday, and extended an apology to the team. "Earlier this year, we were made aware of an incident involving running back Kareem Hunt ", the statement read . "It will include a review of the new information that was made public on Friday - which was not available to the National Football League previously - as well as further ...
  • Ballon d'Or: Luka Modric ends dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Ballon d'Or: Luka Modric ends dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

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    After a shortlist of 3o players was selected by France Football magazine, a jury of global journalists voted on the players they considered first, second and third. Before Modric won this year's award, the last player other than Messi or Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'Or was Kaka in 2007. Alongside the Ballon d'Or, the inaugural Trophee Kopa award was also handed out at the ceremony in Paris, with Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe scooping the award for best young player under ...
  • 1st women's Ballon d'Or victor asked if she 'twerked' during ceremony

    1st women's Ballon d'Or victor asked if she 'twerked' during ceremony

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    But the historic moment was tarnished after French DJ Martin Solveig , a presenter at the Paris gala, asked the soccer star if she wanted to twerk on stage, prompting gasps in the crowd. What was a huge step was taken back a notch and unfortunately Hegerberg, as with everyone watching, is reminded that no matter how high up a woman goes or what new ceiling is broken there will always farther to go.
  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Prediction and Preview

    San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Prediction and Preview

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    The Seahawks are 6-5, have won two straight games against tough opponents with playoff aspirations, and haven't lost to the 49ers in nearly exactly five years. These developments will yet again limit the San Francisco passing tree, which will likely give even more looks to tight end George Kittle. "Once it's all said and done and everybody who is playing is done playing, people will be more disappointed of what could have been with such a talented group of players", Sherman said.
  • Arsenal 4, Tottenham 2: Aubameyang nets brace in win

    Arsenal 4, Tottenham 2: Aubameyang nets brace in win

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    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted a penalty in the 10th minute to put the Gunners ahead at the Emirates Stadium. 'I love the ruthlessness, ' Wright said in the aftermath of Arsenal's victory. Tottenham edged into an unlikely lead when Harry Kane netted from the spot after Rob Holding was penalised for bringing down Son Heung-min in what looked like a soft penalty decision.
  • Oklahoma snags 4th spot in football playoff semifinals

    Oklahoma snags 4th spot in football playoff semifinals

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    The rankings were mostly unchanged with only a few games on championship weekend. One AP Poll top 25 voter, though, doesn't have Ohio State in his top five. The Wolverines defeated No. 12 Penn State and No. 22 Northwestern. Clemson is led by sophomore running back Travis Etienne (1,463 rushing yards, 21 TDs) and freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence (2,606 passing yards, 24 TDs).
  • New Zealand crowned Dubai Sevens champions

    New Zealand crowned Dubai Sevens champions

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    New Zealand's beaten US 21-5 in the final, after earlier edging England 7-5 in the semis. New Zealand and England went unbeaten in winning the other two groups. Kenya started their campaign on a losing note, going down to Scotland and France 34-14 and 21-17 respectively. That will be followed by the Japan Sevens from April 20-21 in Kitakyushu, Canada Sevens from May 11-12 at Westhills Stadium and Paris Sevens from June 7-9.
  • Boca Juniors to appeal decision to host Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

    Boca Juniors to appeal decision to host Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

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    River and Boca are the two most popular teams in Argentina, allegedly commanding between them 70 percent of the country's football fans. Miami; Asuncion, Paraguay; Medellin, Colombia; and Doha, Qatar, were reportedly in contention along with Madrid, which will now host both the Copa Libertadores and Champions League finals in the same season, with the latter being played at Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano on June 1.