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Neymar admits pushing Santos midfielder Lucas Lima to join Barcelona

Neymar admits pushing Santos midfielder Lucas Lima to join Barcelona

I hope he can be happy, even if it's not at Barcelona , though I want it to happen. Lima , capped 14 times by Brazil at senior level, is due to see his current deal with Santos expire at the end of the year. " Santos did an awesome offer, one of the best ever done in Brazilian football as they've got this issue with Doyen". "He's a player whose quality is not up for debate, a Brazil worldwide". Consulte Mais Informação

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Perron among unprotected Blues for National Hockey League expansion draft

This would have allowed the Ducks to lose one player, but in losing the player, get something in return. They left some great players off their list: James Neal , Craig Smith, Colin Wilson, Colton Sissons, and Pontus Aberg. No matter what strategy the Golden Knights use in the expansion draft, they're going to find the guys they want. "Whatever you want to give us has to be better than what we can claim from that club", McPhee said in Las Vegas on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise

Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise

With Ronaldo dominating All Whites defenders in the air midway through the first half, the next aerial challenge saw two leave him in a heap with rugby-style physical skills. New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson called it "an incredible sign of respect" to see the strong Portugal lineup on arriving at the stadium. Defender Michael Boxall and substitute Kosta Barbarouses also went close. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ronaldo & Co Thump New Zealand To Send Portugal Into Confed Semis

Ronaldo & Co Thump New Zealand To Send Portugal Into Confed Semis

Portugal national team coach Fernando Santos told a news conference in St Petersburg on Friday they are ready and are confident ahead of the match. He is the best player in the world . "All coaches are asked about it but Portugal is not only about Ronaldo ". "It's true that the camera shows some things I said but [New Zealand's] assistant coach is responsible for what happened". Consulte Mais Informação

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Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Pedro Martinez , who had his No. 45 retired by the team in 2015 and lobbied the Red Sox to sign Ortiz as a free agent, was among Ortiz's former teammates present at the ceremony and addressed the crowd. A roast of Ortiz was held and Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park was renamed David Ortiz Drive , which earned the praise of New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

Meanwhile, Ball may have been a baby during the final years of the Lakers' time at the Forum, but he knows exactly the type of player that Johnson wants to mold him into. "There's never going to be another Magic Johnson , so I'm trying to be myself", he said . "We had a 15-percent chance to be up here today", Pelinka said, recalling how the pingpong balls fell the Lakers' way. Consulte Mais Informação

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F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying session gets underway

Just as in Canada a fortnight previously, Hamilton made it count when it mattered most to finish almost half-a-second clear of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes locked out the front row for the second time in as many races. Nico Hülkenberg took a season-worst 14th place with a fire in Q3, meaning Jolyon Palmer didn't contest qualifying for Renault , and Fernando Alonso failed to make the second part of qualifying for the first time this season. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

The Force India-Mercedes cars of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon were sixth and seventh while Williams-Mercedes' Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll were eighth and ninth. On the face of it, Max Verstappen has been quickest in two of the three sessions, with teammate Daniel Ricciardo there or thereabouts. Get it wrong, and you'll pay a hefty penalty, as many have found out over the course of the weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

Harry Kane is keen to become the permanent England captain after wearing the armband for the first time in the dramatic 2-2 World Cup qualifying draw with Scotland at the weekend. "You have to somehow find another gear and now it is not a bad point away from home". "It was a tough ask to get back into the game from 1-0 down but we showed what we are about, great resilience but you can't switch off", he said . Consulte Mais Informação

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Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

Will he play? I don't think so". The All Blacks have doubtless already chose to target the Lions' scrum across the course of this tour, given the way their Super Rugby sides have attempted to disrupt the tourists' set-piece approach. "We watched a few games and the line speed the Lions brought was pretty unreal", he said. Brian Burke and renowned piper John Devine, the duo behind last year's Close your eyes and pull like a dog - a celebration of the O'Donovan brothers triumph at the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Bryant joins Lonzo Ball , the No. 2 pick, Kyle Kuzma , the No. 27 pick, and Josh Hart, the No. 30 pick, in Los Angeles. "I say because I never get left". "What's incredible is that according to Zo, his dad has been great". Pelinka rhapsodized about Ball's passing skills, comparing the teenager to Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Magic himself - and even Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers . Consulte Mais Informação

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Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Portugal defender Pepe insists that the team are ignoring the ongoing speculation over Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid during their Confederations Cup campaign. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football stars in Spain. Barcelona's Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09 million euro fine previous year for tax fraud. Consulte Mais Informação

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UCLA Basketball's Lonzo Ball selected 2nd by the Los Angeles Lakers

UCLA Basketball's Lonzo Ball selected 2nd by the Los Angeles Lakers

Lonzo will surely hop right into the starting lineup after the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell and lost Nick Young just a day later to open up some room in their roster. Lonzo Ball has come under more pressure thanks to repeated lofty comments by his father, LaVar , but his new coach with the Los Angeles Lakers doesn't believe this will be as big of an issue as many think. Consulte Mais Informação

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