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Defender Ricardo Carvalho convicted of tax fraud in Spain


The former Premier League victor spent three seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu under Jose Mourinho and accepted the sentence handed out to him by Madrid magistrate court. He now plays for Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League. Carvalho is the latest major La Liga player to be found guilty of tax fraud, the highest profile name being Lionel Messi. Read More »

Low Crowd in Ghana vs Colombia FIFA U-17 WC Match


The wait is over as the day has finally come when Amarjit Singh-led Indian U-17 football team will take on the US at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 6 at New Delhi . "Go, get it boys, make us proud", stated Virat Kohli in the video. Thereafter, the host will cross swords with Colombia and Ghana after being placed in a tough group. Read More »

Jeremy Lin Responds to Kenyon Martin Dissing His Hair


Anxious about being accused of cultural appropriation, the Taiwanese-American point guard consulted with his African American teammates and team staff members before taking the plunge, which involved an eight-hour salon session. I can say whatever I want to say about whatever I want to say it about. Its all good you don't have to like my hair and definitely entitled to your opinion. Read More »

Former Chelsea favourite on why Conte exit wouldn't be a disaster


But I opted for Shanghai and afterwards I can still return to Europe'. Oscar also claims Italian giants Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan were in the running to sign him. I would be very happy. "So I made a decision to leave too, but I left the door open". With the World Cup looming his choice of move could see him miss out on next summer's tournament in Russian Federation. Read More »

Bayern Munich appoint Jupp Heynckes until end of season


Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes Heynckes is the right man to resurrect the club's season after a disappointing start under Ancelotti. "I've only done it because I a owe lot to Bayern". The 72-year-old has now chose to accept the position, with the experienced manager taking control of the Bundesliga champions on a contract until the end of the 2017-18 campaign. Read More »

Derek Carr Quickly Returns to Raiders Practice, 'Very Ahead of Schedule'


Just ask the Baltimore Ravens and Oakland Raiders . "Last year in the playoff game we had a rookie making his first start", head coach Jack Del Rio said. At the Raiders' afternoon practice, Carr participated in all the stretching drills with the team and took several snaps. Bell had struggled in Pittsburgh's first three games before the outburst. Read More »

Manchester United star close to agreeing new deal


And speaking about this current term, Mourinho has been quick to remind others that there are still 31 games to go. Central to the strategic plan that secured United's Champions League qualification in a 2-0 Europa League Final defeat of Ajax Amsterdam, Fellaini set up Paul Pogba's opener in Stockholm. Read More »

India, EU agree to enhance counterterrorism measures


India and the European Union on Friday adopted a declaration to counter terrorism as they discussed ways to strengthen their cooperation in key areas of trade and security during the 14th summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the top EU leadership here. Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Institutional investors own 35.17% of the company's stock. The relative volume of the stock is 0.86. About 27,104 shares traded. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500. Argyle Capital Inc invested in 29,500 shares. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.74 earnings per share. Highland Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.29% or 128,244 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Urges Paul Ryan to Create Panel on Gun Violence


Both states have some of the strictest gun control laws in the country. So what is contributing to the rise of mass shootings in our country? After a mass shooting , we hear somber statements from the president and members of Congress, someone calls for a change in gun laws, then someone else responds with "How dare you politicize this bad tragedy". Read More »

Bartomeu: "Playing behind closed doors is a protest"


Barcelona defeated Las Palmas 3-0 to stay flawless with two goals by Lionel Messi and one by Sergio Busquets in a game played in an empty Camp Nou Stadium to protest the Spanish government's attempt to halt Catalonia's referendum. However, La Liga chiefs declared that if Barcelona were to postpone the clash they would be automatically subjected to a 3-0 defeat, something the Barca hierarchy were not keen to receive. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel: "I believe we still have a chance"

The Japanese Grand Prix is live on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app this weekend. "So far we had a pretty good record this year for reliability", he explained. I am under no illusion. "I might have the nail a little bit in, but I need to keep hammering it. It's not done until there's no more to push in". Read More »

Sebastian Vettel confident Ferrari has reliability under control


It's a shame that both of us compromised our weekend, me in qualifying, Kimi before the race. Hamilton, a three-time victor in Japan, will be hoping for a better performance from his auto this week than in Malaysia. "It's not done until there's no more to push in". I think it's a bit too early to say that we will be really competitive here. "I'm still hunting and chasing that championship and until that last flag and until I've actually got it sewn up, then that's what I've got to keep ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese Grand Prix


When the Ferrari has been running without issues at the last two grands prix it has shown impressive one-lap and race pace, while Mercedes has struggled for outright performance despite capitalising on Ferrari's misfortune . Although the German led throughout the first half of the championship, he lost his lead after the summer break. Meanwhile, Ferrari have confirmed that Vettel's gearbox is not damaged following his crash with Lance Stroll after the chequered flag fell at last weekend's ... Read More »

Iniesta renews with Barca 'for life'

He will be hoping that there are more honours to come after committing to see out his playing days at Camp Nou. Iniesta has recovered a leading role in Barcelona's midfield under new manager Ernesto Valverde in the opening part of the season. Read More »

Kobe Bryant says he'd kneel during U.S. anthem


National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver said he expects players to stand during the anthem, adding that he will "deal with it" should a player kneel. In preseason games, the Lakers have made a decision to lock arms during the national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Read More »

Anthony Martial wins Manchester United's 'Player of the Month' award for September


He has been one of Jose Mourinho's standout performers so far and has now claimed five goals and five assists in total since the start of the season. So it will come as quite an ominous message to the rest of the Premier League when it hears that Henry believes Manchester United , one of Arsenal's biggest rivals, has a player with quality that usurps him. Read More »

Strasburg will start Game 1, Nats still deciding on Game 2

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg declined interview requests, citing an upcoming scheduled availability. Lester, who missed two starts at the end of August with his ailment, said his feelings weren't hurt about not receiving the nod for Game 1 . Read More »

Bolivia vs Brazil World Cup Qualifying CONMEBOL


New manager Tite came in with Brazil in danger of missing the World Cup , but with nine consecutive wins and the explosion of Gabriel Jesus , Neymar and Philippe Coutinho as the most unsafe front three in global football, Brazil went from a laughing stock in 2014 to a serious contender in Russian Federation. Read More »

Raptors agree to four-year extension with Norman Powell


The 2015 second-round pick became an integral bench cog on the wing and made 18 spot starts. Over the final three games of the series, which were all Raptors wins, Powell averaged 15 points, 3.3 rebounds, and shot a flawless 100 percent from 3-point land. Read More »

Trevor Bauer shines in Game 1 victory


The Tribe won 102 games this year, their most victories since 1954. Cleveland had the best record American League this year and Indians fan Mike Heffernan of Akron believes they can take the series in 3 or 4 games. In what's become one of Cleveland's favorite fall traditions, the city's professional basketball team showed up to root on its baseball counterpart in the playoffs. Read More »

Chelsea plan to sign Alexis Sanchez and Alex Sandro in January 2018


Oscar , who has won 48 global caps with Brazil (though last coming in November 2015), recently made headlines when he was given an eight-match ban after causing a brawl. When asked if he would consider a return, Oscar told Premier League Brasil , "Yes, I would go back!" "Who knows, in two or three years to return to the Premier League..." And he has admitted he did so because there was no longer a place for him at Stamford Bridge after Antonio Conte switched to a 3-4-3 formation. Read More »

NLDS: Kyle Hendricks to start Game 1 vs. Nationals

We are just a few days away until the National League Division Series between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals begins in what should be a great series. Since the Cubs acquired Quintana, he has gone 7-3 with 3.74 ERA. The Game 1 starter likely would have been 2015 Cy Young victor Jake Arrieta , who had a terrific second half himself, but he's still recovering from a hamstring injury and is targeted for Game 4 - assuming there is one. Read More »

Stephen Strasburg will be Nationals' Game 1 starter on Friday

He allowed two runs (one earned) on eight hits over five innings in a loss. In 2016, they simply blew out of the gates with the best team in baseball, finishing with a major-league-best 103-58 record. "We do make sure that we check bags", Sanchez said. Imagine that for a moment - Chris Sale in this rotation. It's also necessary to mention speedy shortstop Trea Turner , who stole 46 bases in an era in which it seems that nobody steals anything but simply waits on base to be knocked in by ... Read More »