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Nets will sell 49 percent stake to Alibaba co-founder

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Tsai would be able to activate his option and take over majority control of the franchise at that time. Tsai, 53, will not have management or business responsibilities as a minority partner. In 2010 Prokhorov's Onexim Sports & Entertainment paid $223 million for an 80 percent stake of the team and a 45 percent share of the arena that, for now, also houses hockey's New York Islanders. Read More »

ICICI Bank second-quarter profit falls, lags estimates

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RBL Bank reported a 68 per cent jump in second quarter net profit at ₹151 crore against ₹90 crore in the year-ago period. "We still await the final report from the RBI, the inspection process is going on and the report has not come out as yet", said Chanda Kochhar , MD, ICICI Bank . Read More »

Texans' McNair on anthem protest: Can't have inmates running prison

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During that meeting, a small group of owners who feel that NFL players should be required to stand during the anthem expressed their frustration with the way the league as a whole was handling the divisive topic. It wasn't the only questionable thing a team owner said the day after the meeting. It's hard to ignore the implicit racism in such a statement when players protesting (and the majority of players in general) are black while owners are white. Read More »

Carlo Ancelotti 'Standing By' to Replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea Manager

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There is speculation that Chelsea are not happy with Conte and are preparing to sack him, with Carlo Ancelotti reported to be prepared to take over from his fellow Italian. As a result of these injuries, the squad has appeared thin at times, though Conte believes this has also led to positives such as the opportunities young players have had in the first XI. Read More »

Unsworth wants Everton stay for potential 'all-time great' Barkley

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Unsworth was in charge of Everton for the first time since Koeman dismissal last night, against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, and there was plenty to be positive about. Hopefully it will be a run of games. His installation as a short-term measure will be popular with fans, who believe Unsworth can inject some life into a lacklustre squad - which Koeman was criticised for failing to do. Read More »

Wenger Warns Alex Iwobi - Nketiah Is In Competition With You

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The guys that can understand where to pick the ball up and know when to get it back, the quality of the reception is a very important quality. Arsene Wenger has called for patience when it comes to the development of Eddie Nketiah , while insisting Theo Walcott's future will not be impacted by the emergence of the new Arsenal star. Read More »

Stanford avoids disaster, escapes Corvallis with a win over Oregon State

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The Cardinal are tied for first in the Pac-12 North but need to avoid a letdown against Oregon State , which headed into its off week after playing one of its most competitive games of the season in a 36-33 loss to Colorado. Love ranks second nationally with 200.9 all-purpose yards per game to lead the Cardinal, who have averaged 295 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns during their four-game winning streak. Read More »

Anthony Joshua reveals lessons learned from Tyson, Holyfield

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But we believe Carlos has a great chance to win this fight. Joshua underlined his star status in a white-knuckle bout against Wladimir Klitschko earlier this year, with both fighters having to climb off the canvas before the Briton clinched a thrilling 11th-round stoppage win. Read More »

Martina Hingis to retire 'for a third and final time'

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Federer, who won the 2001 Hopman Cup alongside Hingis, said he heard at the start of the year and again last week that Hingis meant to call it quits for good at the end of the ongoing WTA Finals in Singapore, where she has reached the doubles semi-finals. Read More »

Horford, Irving lead Celtics past Bucks at UW

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For the one-time occasion, they built a replica court in the same style as the old MECCA. "It was unbelievable how many times we got opposing players to step out of bounds or to stand in the three-second lane", Rivers said. Marco Belinelli led Atlanta with 23 points. And I just told him, 'It's all right. For the Celtics , although a 2-2 start to the year is by no means disastrous in the context of the genuinely disastrous loss of Gordon Hayward , they'll be hoping to get above.500 for ... Read More »

Young Huddersfield Town fan finds £5 note and donates it to Mooy

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It didn't take long for the note to reach Mooy, with the star, who presumably isn't short of cash after his megabucks move to Huddersfield in the summer, taking to Twitter saying he'd "love to meet" Adam. The lovely sentiment was later posted on Twitter. 'I found a £5 note at the stadium and gave it to my dad because we cannot keep what is not ours. After being told by his father he was not allowed to keep it, Adam wrote a letter to the club with the £5 note attached inside. Read More »

Ravens' Joe Flacco (concussion) is out of Thursday's game against the Dolphins

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Flacco was scrambling on a third-and-ten play in Miami territory. Flacco instantly lost the ball, but was ruled down because he had given himself up as a defenseless player. Ryan Mallett replaced Flacco and finished the Baltimore drive with a 2-yard pass to tight end Benjamin Watson to give the Ravens a 20-0 lead. On a third-and-4 from the Dolphins' 34-yard line, Flacco dropped back to pass and dropped a flawless dime into Jeremy Maclin for a Ravens' touchdown. Read More »

Houston Astros on the winning end of wild game two

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The next-highest average is Alex Bregman at.222 (2-for-9). He's huge for this team. "What can I say?" The 3-1 victory of the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Houston Astros scored a 10.2/17 in metered market results with 14.97 million viewers and a 3.9 rating among adults ages 18-49. Read More »

Rawlings Unveils 2017 Gold Glove Award Finalists

The 28-year-old outfielder is known for his highlight-reel diving catches and is in the running for the third straight year - though still looking for his first win. Taylor, Hamilton, and Inciarte were announced as the NL center field finalists on Thursday. The other center field finalists are Toronto's Kevin Pillar and Minnesota's Byron Buxton. Read More »

Michael Bisping Denies Gym Fight Allegations ...'Completely Inaccurate'

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Now, as the UFC prepares to return to MSG for UFC 217 , which is highlighted by the return of Georges St-Pierre who faces Michael Bisping for the middleweight championship, the event isn't bringing in a similar draw to that of UFC 205. Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will defend his title against former champion TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated matchup. "[St-Pierre can] fight sometime towards the end of next year and in the meantime, Conor can fight Diaz or Ferguson, whichever ... Read More »

Venus beats Muguruza to reach WTA Semi-finals

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But while her energy levels dropped visibly after taking the first set, Williams held her nerve and serve, before breaking her opponent when it mattered to take the match, her second win in the group. "I improved so many things and that's what I'm going to take from it". "Really tough to push myself into it and to play the best tennis if you know you're qualified", Pliskova said. Read More »

Marlins' Stanton awaits talks with new owners

Louis Cardinals , Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox among teams believed to be interested. USA Today has reported that Stanton likely will be traded. "Just to have my friends and family that are here, being able to watch, we came to watch games here together", he said. He said during his 18-home run August, he "had to do everything the same", including "wearing the same underwear, same socks" when he was hitting particularly well. Read More »

House approves plan to expand casino-style gambling

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The tax rate may prove to be a bit of a hiccup moving forward, as online slot machines will be taxed at 54%, a percentage many feel is steep. The House on Wednesday also approved $650 million in aid to the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, Lincoln and Temple universities and the University of Pennsylvania's veterinary school. Read More »

Singapore, Hong Kong to work on trade finance project

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At a recent FinTech conference, head of the HKMA Norman Chan stated , "This interface is likely to be the first of its kind in the world in the application of DLT in solving the century-old problem arising from the inefficiency of the paper-based trade finance system". Read More »

Cubs hire coaches Chili Davis, Brian Butterfield from Red Sox

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Bosio , 54, had a decade-long pitching career for the Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners and has been a pitching coach for three teams. "I'm really hoping Davey gets this job", Joe Maddon said about his coach. Patrick Mooney of NBC Sports Chicago reports that the Cubs are "closing in" on a deal that will make Jim Hickey their new pitching coach. He won three World Series in 19 seasons as a player. Read More »

Stan Kroenke: We're working hard to keep Ozil and Sanchez

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Arsenal's directors faced a rebellion from the floor of their annual general meeting on Thursday when a group of smaller shareholders forced a lengthy delay to the meeting by opposing the re-election of both chairman Sir Chips Keswick and director Josh Kroenke . Read More »