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Sports Eric Hosmer weighing multiple seven-year offers
Author: 0 Eric Hosmer weighing multiple seven-year offers

Hosmer also has a seven-year, $140 million offer from the Padres, according to the report. The length of the proposals were confirmed by high-ranking members of the Padres and Royals, but they declined to divulge the total guarantee, or whether opt-out provisions or buyouts are in the offers.

Sports Run With It: Bortles' Legs, Stingy Defense Propel Jags over Bills
Author: 0 Run With It: Bortles' Legs, Stingy Defense Propel Jags over Bills

Bills posted 28-21 victory last season at Buffalo (Week 12) in the last meeting between these clubs. The Bills' fast start helped them stay out of the basement of the AFC, where they were expected to finish after firing coach Rex Ryan and eventually general manager Doug Whaley following a 7-9 record last season.

Sports Scouting Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield After Rose Bowl
Author: 0 Scouting Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield After Rose Bowl

Chubb contributed 145 yards rushing to the Bulldogs' 502 total yards of offense. Lorenzo Carter leaped high to deflect Austin Seibert's 27-yard field-goal attempt in the second overtime, and Sony Michel took a direct snap and raced 27 yards for the winning touchdown two plays later, sending the Bulldogs into the College Football Playoff national championship game with a 54-48 win in a thrilling semifinal at the Rose Bowl .

Sports Barcelona Sign Yerry Mina from Palmeiras in €11.8M Deal Until 2023
Author: 0 Barcelona Sign Yerry Mina from Palmeiras in €11.8M Deal Until 2023

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Colombia global Yerry Mina from Palmeiras on a five-and-a-half year deal. A deal for Mina had been set up for after the World Cup, but Barcelona were keen to complete an early move for the defender, who made clear his desire to join Ernesto Valverde's side.

Sports Dion Waiters to undergo season-ending surgery
Author: 0 Dion Waiters to undergo season-ending surgery

Over the course of his six-year National Basketball Association tenure, Waiters has appeared in at least 70 games only twice. Waiters was exceptional late in games for the Heat this season, scoring 48 points in 48 clutch minutes, defined by the National Basketball Association as the final five minutes of games with a margin of five points or fewer.

Sports Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City

This is a good team but with Coutinho leaving for FC Barcelona, this side is now missing some quality. However, Liverpool , eager to uphold their own Anfield traditions, will be playing only for the win. The visitors have not won at Anfield since 2013 in the domestic league but will go into this game as favourites to take all three points. The arrival of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £75m was met with a mixture of joy and relief from the club's supporters, but the departure of ...

Sports Raptors' Ibaka, Heat's Johnson suspended for throwing punches
Author: 0 Raptors' Ibaka, Heat's Johnson suspended for throwing punches

Goran Dragic drilled in 20 points while Wayne Ellington posted a 3-pointer dagger to lead the Heat in a 114-106 victory over the Pacers. With Waiters out, Dragic has picked up his game. With the way he's been contributing, it's looking more likely he gets the 15th spot once his two-way contract expires. "We've got to be the aggressor on both ends of the floor".

Sports Sam Allardyce confirms Everton pursuit of Arsenal's Theo Walcott
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce confirms Everton pursuit of Arsenal's Theo Walcott

Everton manager Sam Allardyce says the club is negotiating with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott on a permanent deal. "I can not give him assurances as it is not honest", he said when asked if he was going to give Walcott more chances in the second half of the season.

Sports Norv Turner finalizing deal to become Panthers' offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Norv Turner finalizing deal to become Panthers' offensive coordinator

After finishing 19th in total offense for the second straight season, the Carolina Panthers made a decision to clean house on that side of the ball by firing Mike Shula and Ken Dorsey . Newton has thrown 30 interceptions over the past two years. "I think Cam's got room for improvement". The team is interviewing Norv Turner for its vacant offensive coordinator position, said a person familiar with the situation.

Sports Chris Paul, James Harden among leaders in latest All-Star voting returns
Author: 0 Chris Paul, James Harden among leaders in latest All-Star voting returns

No Thunder player is projected as a starter given current fan voting. Others have disliked the idea, preferring the existing structure of East versus West more. The two captains will then draft a team based on the pool of players. Philadelphia's Joel Embiid is the third-leading vote-getter in the East frontcourt category with 784,287.

Sports Eden Hazard vows to sign new Chelsea deal along with Thibaut Courtois
Author: 0 Eden Hazard vows to sign new Chelsea deal along with Thibaut Courtois

Representative of the Belgian are said to have met Real Madrid chiefs in Montecarlo a few days ago with the two parties who have managed to reach an economic agreement ahead of a possible summer move. There has been constant speculation over his future and it seemed as though the Blues star could be off to Real Madrid, and would not be signing a new deal with Chelsea, let alone seeing out his current one, but that does not seem to be the case.

Sports Craig Overton selected for England's New Zealand tests
Author: 0 Craig Overton selected for England's New Zealand tests

Livingstone added: "My ultimate goal is to play Test cricket for England , and going to Australia with the Lions was the best way to give myself the best chance of doing that". "You look at the Ashes and the full stadiums, there's still a lot of interest in Test cricket, and as players it's still what you want to play". Regarding Ballance, Ball and Curran, Whitaker said: "All three will return to county cricket and will be looking to start the season well with a view to staking their claim ...

Sports Capello: Conte, Mourinho feud out of control
Author: 0 Capello: Conte, Mourinho feud out of control

Conte has virtually a fully-fit squad to choose from after David Luiz made his long-awaited comeback from a knee injury during the FA Cup draw at Norwich last weekend. "I would always want a trusted interpreter with me because your words in English could be interpreted in a different way". The tactician is flexible and adaptable with his formations, he has an abundance of experience in dealing with big personalities, while he gives youngsters the chance to flourish, and like Conte he's a ...

Author: 0 Liverpool Could Hijack Man Utd's £22m Deal To Sign Brazilian International

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly unwilling to do business with Manchester United over the services of winger Lucas Moura for anything less than £35.5m. United are in negotiations with Emrey's side for the winger and believe a bid of around €25m would convince them to sanction his sale to the Red Devils after the player has already agreed to join them.

Sports Arsenal boss Wenger welcomes video technology
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger welcomes video technology

Nevertheless, Wenger remained defiant over the prospect of his star attacker leaving and has no doubts over his commitment to the cause. Wenger might have felt that despite Iwobi's lack of professionalism, he represents a problem he'll have to deal once the transfer window closes later this month, as opposed to Sanchez, who appears destined for Manchester City .

Sports John Amaechi excited for clash between Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics
Author: 0 John Amaechi excited for clash between Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics

Boston took the lead for the first time on a dunk by Daniel Theis that made it 69-68 with 6 minutes left in the third. Another factor in the 76ers' improvement has been the play of Ben Simmons . Embiid was 4 of 16 from the floor when the teams met in October and shot 35.3 percent this time , but 10 rebounds and five assists meant he finished with a double-double.