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There are naturally questions over whether this is all a big bargaining chip from Ronaldo with Madrid , for everything from his much-publicised tax issues that have triggered this story to his wages. There is a belief within United right now that any move for Ronaldo will ultimately result in the same unsatisfactory conclusion. Since the team is in search of a replacement for #Zlatan Ibrahimovic , it would make sense if Ronaldo is the replacement.
  • Vegas holds all the cards with National Hockey League expansion draft list out

    Vegas holds all the cards with National Hockey League expansion draft list out

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    Ahead of the draft, the 30 other teams were able to protect a certain number of players from being drafted. The Capitals elected to the use seven forward, three defenseman and one goaltender option. "Carrier has tremendous speed for a 6'2" 212 lb. player and he loves to go full-bore into the corner. The NHL announced on Sunday the available and protected lists for the 30 teams who will provide players to the Golden Knights.
  • Three local NHLers made available for expansion draft

    Three local NHLers made available for expansion draft

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    He holds the cards for a significant chunk of the league's talent, fielding calls from fellow general managers willing to trade something to keep McPhee from plucking certain players from their rosters, or to take someone from another team to flip in a deal.
  • Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

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    Philly and Boston thought of it as a win-win situation, with both believing there's "little difference" in the level of talent between the first and third picks. "We think there's a really good chance the player we'll take at 3 is the player we would have taken at 1", Ainge said Monday. We won't officially know where any players are going until the draft kicks off on June 22nd, but at this moment the first pick appears to be all but a done deal.
  • Four share lead at US Open

    Four share lead at US Open

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    Amateur Cameron Champ reacts after making a putt on the 18th green during the second round of the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin June 16, 2017. Dustin Johnson missed the cut at Erin Hills and so is out of the US Open but the world number one insists that he is not down about his game. Only eight shots separate the leaders from the players who made the cut on the number.
  • Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021

    Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021

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    Admittedly it's not a significant figure for a club with United's stature, but it certainly could be invested in some way. Ronaldo is accused of defrauding the authorities of 14.7m euros in tax through offshore companies. Ronaldo was named man of the match in his country's Confederations Cup game with Mexico but failed to attend the press conference which comes with the award, speaking only about the game in a brief interview with Federation Internationale de Football Association.
  • Agent coy over Chelsea interest for Caballero

    Agent coy over Chelsea interest for Caballero

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    Recruiting a worthy replacement for the club's former back-up stopper Asmir Begovic , who will join Bournemouth on the opening of the transfer window, will also prove to be pivotal. He told Goal: "We have some offers from England, he wants to stay in England, Newcastle is cold but pretty and the beaches in Brighton are lovely as well and easily accessible from London".
  • Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

    Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

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    Perez says Ronaldo , who has also been linked with a move to Paris St-Germain, is not motivated by money. "Unless someone is willing to pay that, he will not leave", Perez told Onda Cero . "I'm leaving Madrid , I'm determined". This is very unusual and in the next few days I'll talk to him. "The clause for Cristiano is £1bn". The former United man is nearly in a league of his own in terms of physical capabilty given how well he looks after himself, meaning there are at least a few ...
  • Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers

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    Even though they were expected to pick Fultz before the trade, he would've played backup to Thomas. Philly and Boston thought of it as a win-win situation, with both believing there's "little difference" in the level of talent between the first and third picks.
  • Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia

    Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia

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    Earlier, they told their hostages that "they'd be dead in 24 hours". "We've been running pretty hard for the past three days", Madison County Sheriff's Capt. They're accused of fatally shooting Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue before they vehicle jacked a driver that happened to pull up behind the bus traveling on Highway 16 in Putnam county.
  • Sam Warburton nearing fitness as Lions build towards first Test

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    Kaino, 34, wins his 78th cap on Saturday but his first against the Lions 12 years after playing for his Super Rugby side against Clive Woodward's tourists. Steve Hansen is wasting his time trying to wind up the Lions ahead of Saturday's opening Test, Andy Farrell says. Writing in his column for the Daily Mail , the 2005 Lions head coach said that the current side's "world-class forward pack" would 'ensure quality set-piece possession and win the collisions.' Added to this, ...
  • It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

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    Pakistan piled up an impressive 338 for four after being put in to bat and India's much-vaunted top order of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli were blown away by an inspired opening burst by Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir . "But if there is one thing you can say about the Pakistan cricket team , it is that it exists to confound everyone". "Credit to everyone for standing up and showing that resilience and reaching the finals - (but) we were outplayed in all departments".