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Deng was owed $36.8 million over the next two seasons. While his production did not come anywhere close to his contract, the NBA's new television deal and increased spending power impacted the decision-making process for most teams in 2016.
  • Mariano Diaz Completes Real Madrid Medical

    Mariano Diaz Completes Real Madrid Medical

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    Indeed, the player was promised a prominent role in the first-team by new manager Julen Lopetegui earlier this month. Real Madrid have re-signed striker Mariano from Lyon for 33m euros (£29.7m), just 14 months after he joined the French club.
  • Man. City vs Newcastle : How Walker’s victor allowed City to celebrate

    Man. City vs Newcastle : How Walker’s victor allowed City to celebrate

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    Last season's PFA Young Player if the Year has failed to impress Guardiola in training of late and the City manager chose to leave Sane out of his squad all together on Saturday. But the victory only took them to third position on the Premier League standings with 10 points, and they are two points behind Chelsea and Liverpool .
  • Khalil Mack trade gives Raiders reason to second-guess gamble on Jon Gruden

    Khalil Mack trade gives Raiders reason to second-guess gamble on Jon Gruden

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    Star defensive end Kahlil Mack was finally traded. The Raiders now will have their young left tackle from the 2018 NFL Draft in Kolton Miller , along with two first-round picks in 2019 and two first-round picks in 2020. Mack would've been a huge piece of their puzzle, but a contender would've been much tougher to build without their next two first-round picks. The Raiders haven't necessarily dominated the Broncos in Mack's time with the team, but since Peyton Manning retired, he's made ...
  • Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios

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    Federer had the luxury of a two-set lead when the duo's most entertaining exchanges thrilled the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd. Federer, a five-time U.S. Open champion, saved four break points in that game, and then never faced another. 26 Richard Gasquet . Djokovic beset by injury and self-doubt to start the season, broke out of the doldrums with his 13th Grand Slam title at the All-England Club.
  • Chip Kelly Shockingly Names Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight UCLA's Starter

    Chip Kelly Shockingly Names Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight UCLA's Starter

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    Besides Speight's unnatural fit in this Kelly offense, there are also his injury concerns. Modster was the backup to first-round pick Josh Rosen in 2017 and showed flashes when starting the Cactus Bowl while Rosen was sidelined. The Bearcats only won four games last season, but senior QB Hayden Moore and senior WR Kahlil Lewis are a good enough combination to cause the Bruins some issues here.
  • Former Bronco Elvis Dumervil retires after 12 years in NFL

    Former Bronco Elvis Dumervil retires after 12 years in NFL

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    Dumervil played in all 16 games last season, recording 13 tackles and a team-high 6.5 sacks after signing with the San Francisco 49ers on June 6, 2017. A five-time Pro Bowler, Dumervil had a pair of 17.0-sack seasons, one each with the Ravens and Broncos. As a pass rusher, I fed off your energy and intensity.
  • Video surfaces of scuffle between Kyle Busch and NASCAR fan

    Video surfaces of scuffle between Kyle Busch and NASCAR fan

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    It seemed like he was be on his way to earning his third career top five on an unrestricted track. He's got four wins this year and is considered part of the dominant "Big 3" along with Busch and Harvick. There's not much, logistically, that NASCAR or individual tracks can do; the way that these tracks are designed, there are too many choke points between hauler, garage, track and airstrip for fans to get right up next to drivers.
  • Yankees finalize their trade for Andrew McCutchen

    Yankees finalize their trade for Andrew McCutchen

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    McCutchen is batting.255 with 15 home runs and 55 home runs for the Giants this season. He was traded to San Francisco for right-hander Kyle Crick , minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and cash during the offseason. But he has not been an All-Star since 2015, when he was selected for the fifth straight season. Prior to his arrival in the Bay Area last winter, McCutchen spent the first nine seasons of his career in Pittsburgh.
  • You'll know when I know - Federer not thinking retirement

    You'll know when I know - Federer not thinking retirement

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    And that makes Benoit Paire's task all the more challenging when they square off on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. Kyrgios said he just wasn't feeling well but rallied to win. "It's nearly time to retire but not yet", the 37-year-old said. "But, no, never gets old", he added. Carreno Busta, who reached the semifinals a year ago in Flushing Meadows, was unable to duplicate his run, forced to retire from his match because of left thigh pain.
  • Pep Guardiola backs Jose Mourinho to turn things around

    Pep Guardiola backs Jose Mourinho to turn things around

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    When it was pointed out that Klopp was not declaring himself one of the world's greatest managers and leaving himself open to such scrutiny, Mourinho launched into a further defence of his CV and cited last season's second-place finish with United as one of his greatest achievements.
  • K.J. Wright has knee surgery; status for Seahawks’ opener unknown

    K.J. Wright has knee surgery; status for Seahawks’ opener unknown

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    Carroll was then asked if rookie linebacker Shaquem Griffin was ready to be an every-down weakside linebacker if he needed to step into the starting lineup, and he responded by saying "he's got to be ready". - Free safety Tedric Thompson suffered a rib injury and a stinger in the game against the Vikings and, per Carroll, is "day-to-day" as the team assesses his situation.
  • Raiders and Khalil Mack ‘essentially nowhere’ in contract talks

    Raiders and Khalil Mack ‘essentially nowhere’ in contract talks

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    The price tag could be as high as multiple first-round picks. If the Raiders would move on from Mack, it would be due to several reasons. As many as 12 teams have asked about Mack, while four are "seriously" exploring trading for him, according to an earlier report from NBC Sports .
  • Aaron Rodgers, Packers agree to record contract extension with $100 million guaranteed

    Aaron Rodgers, Packers agree to record contract extension with $100 million guaranteed

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    NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said the new deal is worth $134 million, with a $57.5-million signing bonus and more than $80 million due to be paid to Rodgers by next March. The news comes just hours after the Packers presumably chose former Notre Dame signal-caller DeShone Kizer as the backup to Rodgers by trading Brett Hundley to the Seahawks for a 6th round pick.
  • Burnley Run Out Of Europa Juice As Gers Advance

    Burnley Run Out Of Europa Juice As Gers Advance

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    Our demands are very high, very great, but I want to ask every player every day to give us more - not just Mesut, the team, the squad. "I've been pitting my wits against Wenger for so many years it's untrue really", Warnock said. One thing's for sure, they need to continue their winning ways in this match if they are to stand any chance of catching up to their rivals. "To be more competitive we want to be organised with and without the ball".