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Derek Carr, Raiders close in on huge extension


However, it looks like they might not be a worry. Oakland Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr are nearing a long-term extension that would pay out an estimated $25 million per year, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . A potential complicating factor was that Detroit quarterback Matt Stafford is also in the process of negotiating a contract, with the possibility that each side would wait for the other to finalize a deal first and set the market. Read More »

Portugal vs. Russian Federation in Confederations Cup

Pepe dodged questions on the future of his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday and insisted the four-time Ballon d'Or victor was merely focused on the Confederations Cup . Ronaldo's representatives have denied any wrongdoing. "It only matters after three games". "We were always more risky than them, both in our organised play and on the counter attack". Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during time at Real Madrid

However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on 2 July. Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011/12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer. Read More »

Clippers considering trading DeAndre Jordan

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) drives against Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. As previously reported by the Inquisitr , the Boston Celtics and several other teams have been showing a lot of interest in Blake Griffin during the National Basketball Association offseason. Read More »

Tsonga latest star attraction to be eliminated at Queen's


With Andy Murray , Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic - the top three seeded players - exiting in first-round play on Tuesday, the leading warmup event for Wimbledon looks wide open. Dimitrov saved two break points in the first game of the following set before taking the serve of Benneteau in the fourth game of the set to eventually make it all tied at one set apiece. Read More »

Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVE) Buckles Under The Trend Lines

Its Oil Sands segment includes the development and production of bitumen and natural gas in northeast Alberta . Wall Street analysts forecast that Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE: CVE ) (TSE:CVE) will report $3.45 billion in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Read More »

Scotland versus England turned into Barcelona versus PSG part 2


Harry Kane says the insane end to England's 2-2 draw with Scotland showed the team's spirit after his late equaliser rescued a point in injury time . It was Griffiths's first Scotland goal and the first England had conceded in the campaign. The veteran striker opened the scoring with a 29th-minute penalty and doubled their advantage when he added a second just before the hour. Read More »

Mourinho Issues Statement Regarding Tax Allegations

As noted in the tweet above, AS's report is coming from someone close to Jorge Mendes, who is Ronaldo's agent. The claim lists two counts of alleged tax evasion - one in 2011 and one in 2012 - when he managed Real Madrid . "Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published Tuesday". 'The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certificate in which it attested he had regularised his position and was in compliance with all tax ... Read More »

Tatum figures to go early in NBA draft

Jackson was asked if he was concerned whether the decision to skip a Celtics workout would affect him in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. Philadelphia will select first for the second straight year. "I got to spend time with [general manager] Danny Ainge , coach [Brad] Stevens and the other staff and hang out". Read More »

Here's What The Pacers Want For Paul George

The San Antonio Spurs will potentially have a busy offseason, starting with the 2017 NBA Draft . Even with the addition of George , they're probably unlikely to make the playoffs next season, so why rush this? They can essentially hold the Pacers hostage in trade negotiations if they want to acquire him before he hits free agency. Read More »

Paul George rumors: Lakers and Pacers are engaged in trade talks


Over the weekend, Paul George , gave the Indiana Pacers some bad news. ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Pacers will likely move quickly on a trade for George , so the Lakers don't have much time to figure it out. There are creative ways to ensure he gets paid a competitive amount over the next seven seasons if he decides to join his hometown Lakers in free agency next summer. Read More »

Paul George on Pacers: 'I am under contract and intend to play'

They can hold on to George next season, make him play out the final year of his contract in a Pacers' uniform, then lose him for nothing - just the way the Oklahoma City Thunder lost Kevin Durant for no compensation. Trading him for anything resembling equivalent value is now exponentially more hard. In short, joining the Lakers is not the same template used by Durant to wear an National Basketball Association rings. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open


Two years later, in 2009, she would win the Open 10-12 in the 12-year-old category, at the Tennis Club de Boulogne Billancourt, a stone's throw from Roland Garros, joining Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin on the list of winners. I would like to thank my team and my family, and all my friends who came to support me. "'And she said, 'Maybe one time I can become a champion here"'. Read More »

Addison Russell's wife files for divorce from Cubs player


A friend of hers, writing in the comments section of that post, alleged Russell had "hit" Reidy-Russell. According to a Wednesday morning report from CBS Chicago , Russell's wife, Melisa, will officially be filing for divorce. The couple was married on January 9, 2016, and the marriage is registered in Pensacola, Florida. "We care about all the parties involved and hope for the best", Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said on June 8. Read More »

Leader of anti-EU UKIP Party quits after election failure


The party was at the forefront of the Brexit campaign as 52 percent opted to leave the bloc in the shock June 2016 vote. The culmination of a lifetime ambition, he called for June 23 to be declared a national holiday, and his plucky, tenacious campaign led to him being feted around the world, most notably by U.S. Read More »

Cavaliers' pursuit of Jimmy Butler, Paul George encounters hurdles

The 27-year-old has been a member of the Pacers since 2010-11, after they selected him 10th overall at the 2010 NBA Draft. With Thursday's National Basketball Association draft approaching, IN is investigating whether it can trade the four-time All-Star forward to the Lakers either before the draft or on draft night. Read More »

Michigan State announces home-and-home series with Boston College

Boston College will then face the Spartans again on September 20, 2025 at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing. Boston College leads the all-time series, 4-1-1, and took the first-ever meeting against MSU in 1935. The Eagles are also slotted to play Purdue (2018, 2020), Rutgers (2019, 2022, 2026, 2027), and Ohio State (2026, 2027) in the coming years. The Spartans have all three of their non-conference games scheduled in 2020, and one game apiece scheduled from 2021 through 2025. Read More »

Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon

Nadal plays this way because he's at his best when he's flinging his racket all over the court, swatting back unbelievable shots that only a few other players in the world can make. I am in a good position. " It's not been special but it will be next year when I am watching it on my TV at home ", Toni, 56, told AS. "I have high hopes, though, that I'll play well in Stuttgart already". Read More »

Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis

Also , Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Bumrah bowled 5 overs each early on and after 10 overs, the South African score read 35/0. "The wicket didn't change too much". "With all the players that we have and the cricket we've been playing, this tournament we haven't had a game where everything has clicked together, so we don't deserve to be in the semifinal". Read More »

WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. taking leave of absence from Huskers


According to Clouse's report, Johnson back home in Los Angeles taking a "leave of absence" from the program. Johnson Jr.'s father said that his son will not be with the team this season while he works on his maturity. "I never asked him", Johnson Sr. said referencing his son. "You're an adult. You're not a kid". He enrolled in school early but had been slowed in the spring due to issues involving an appendicitis. Read More »

Murray out on day of 1st-round shocks at Queen's

The world number one lost 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 to Thompson , a late replacement for the injured Aljaz Bedene . But at Queen's Club overnight, the likeable South Australian put all of that misery firmly behind him as he sent world No.6 Milos Raonic packing 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (8-6) in the opening round, just months after nearly hanging up his racquet. Read More »

Boston Celtics Talk: Sixers GM Takes Low Blow At Danny Ainge

The Celtics had Duke's Jayson Tatum in for a workout on Monday and hope to have Kansas' Josh Jackson in on Tuesday. The Mass Live website recently presented 10 possible trades that the Boston Celtics still could still make. 2 to No. 5 range. With Thomas, the Celtics didn't necessarily need a point guard - which is the piece Philadelphia apparently wanted most. He shot 47.6 percent, averaged along with 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games during his freshman season ... Read More »

Let's Get Ready To Rumble !!! Mayweather vs. McGregor


The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved Mayweather Productions' request for a boxing card on august 26 in Las Vegas . But now, after a bevy of false alarms, Mayweather and McGregor have agreed to terms on what will undoubtedly be one of the highest grossing fights in history. Read More »

The Duchess of Cambridge's Royal Ascot outfit looks very familiar


When temperatures hit 30 degrees Celsius during the afternoon the racecourse made a decision to relax its rules - believed to be for the first time - for men in the Royal Enclosure, which stipulate they must wear black or grey morning dress with a waistcoat and tie - but not a cravat - and a black or grey top hat. Read More »