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If two teams are added it's an additional $40 million for the league and CBS reports adding four teams could bring in an additional $1 billion for the league over the final eight years of it TV contracts. It hasn't won 10 games since 2011. Any schools willing to jump on board now can expect to make significantly less than the current members. CBS Sports ranks it No.
  • José Mourinho coy on Paul Pogba and hints at other options

    José Mourinho coy on Paul Pogba and hints at other options

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    However, Jonny Evans, who joined West Brom past year, was the last man to wear the number so it's by no means confirmation of Pogba's imminent arrival. The Portuguese manager defended the decision on Thursday, saying that all players had to be assessed differently as to how much of a summer break they needed.
  • Hillary Clinton announces Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

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    Clinton also made a Twitter announcement in Spanish (which Kaine learned as a Christian missionary in Honduras) and quickly put out a video introducing the senator and former Virginia governor. "He's the same person whether the cameras are on or off, motivated by the belief that you can make a difference in people's lives through public service", she added.
  • Olympic doping: Retests show 45 new failures from London and Beijing

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    With the Olympics just two weeks away that list will inevitably be short, but CAS judges ruled that any Russian track and field competitor who meets the IAAF criteria can compete in Brazil. IAAF President Sebastian Coe says he is "thankful that our rules and our power to uphold our rules and the anti-doping code have been supported". The Kremlin expressed "deep regret" over the move and said that it was unfair to ban all athletes from competing at the Games.
  • Cook, Root put England in command in second Test

    Cook, Root put England in command in second Test

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    We would have batted first as well. For Cook, too, the passage to three figures - his 29th Test hundred, drawing him level with Don Bradman - had a cathartic air. "He didn't do that today but he will come out tomorrow, he's a strong guy, he wasn't hiding and that's a positive thing", Mushtaq said. On return to Test cricket, it was certain that Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir will not only have to face the England batsmen but the crowd as well.
  • 3rd case of Zika virus confirmed in St. Johns County

    3rd case of Zika virus confirmed in St. Johns County

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    The species of mosquito most commonly associated with Zika's spread hasn't been found in the tri-state, but a similar species lives here. . New York City on Friday announced its first baby born with Zika-related microcephaly , a permanent brain and skull defect that authorities said the child acquired due to infection with the mosquito-borne virus.
  • Trout, Choi go deep as Angels top Rangers

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    Harrison's Little League homer off Tyler Thornburg (3-4) allowed the Pirates to start a crucial stretch against National League also-rans with a victory despite a second straight blown save by All-Star closer Mark Melancon (1-1) and a scary moment in the second inning when rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon took a line drive to the head.
  • NASCAR 2016: Jeff Gordon will replace injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Brickyard

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    Earnhardt said earlier this week that he has been having problems with balance and nausea. But in a podcast Sunday night, he said: "My mind feels real sharp". What's best for Dale is what's best for Hendrick Motorsports and everyone involved with the team. Welp, Jeff Gordon's retirement from NASCAR seems not to have lasted very long.
  • DeAngelo Williams on Patriots: 'I am glad they got problems'

    DeAngelo Williams on Patriots: 'I am glad they got problems'

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    Williams, however, does not think the Brady suspension makes a difference to his team. "I don't care. Everybody has their problems, and I am glad they have theirs". Williams, 33, had a revival season previous year in Pittsburgh, stepping in for an injured Le'Veon Bell. As a result, Williams missed the Steelers' postseason, which consisted of two games - an 18-16 victory over the aforementioned Bengals, and a 16-23 loss to eventual Super Bowl 50 winners the Denver Broncos.
  • Kabali fever takes over Chennai, Mumbai; fans watch 5am show

    Kabali fever takes over Chennai, Mumbai; fans watch 5am show

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    Rajinikanth has been creating mayhem at the U.S. box office . If that wasn't enough, Kabali also gets to know that he has a daughter named Yogi (Dhansika) who has been working as a contract killer. For more information stay updated with us. The Hindi dub has been done quite well. Viewers gave mixed reactions. Though the public are of the view that the movie has a strong plot, truckloads of patriotism and some splendid acting to boast of, the pace of the film becomes slow and boring at ...
  • Sweden's Henrik Stenson Wins 145th Open

    Sweden's Henrik Stenson Wins 145th Open

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    Sweden's Henrik Stenson , left, is congratulated by runner-up Phil Mickelson on the 18th green after Stenson shot a 63 to win his first major championship. Stenson hammered in a 50-foot birdie putt across the 15th green, walking toward the hole as it was on its way, stopping halfway to pump his fist when it fell, rare emotion for a 40-year-old Swede with ice blue eyes and a stare that can cut through gorse.
  • Liverpool complete move for Wijnaldum

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    In turn, he has been linked with an exit from St James' Park , with The Mirror revealing details on his move to Liverpool. " Liverpool were already discussing him during my time at the club". "I think he can be a great player for us", Klopp said. Aside from Liverpool and Tottenham, another English top flight club, Everton, is said to be interested in bidding for Wijnaldum, but the advantage is now at the side of head coach Jürgen Klopp's club.
  • Some in MN GOP hope Trump's speech upbeat, apologetic

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    He then proclaimed that " I am your voice " to the American people. The blatant sign of GOP disunity angered some GOP delegates , former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the Trump campaign and members of the nominee's family. "I will be there". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told CNN that he "totally" disagrees with Trump's suggestion that USA support could be conditional, adding on a Facebook Live that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "the most successful ...
  • Henrik Stenson outlasts Phil Mickelson to win British Open

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    Mickelson shot 65 for a 267 total. The leading pair's combined round of 14-under par was a real sight to behold and provided fans with an Open Championship which will be remembered for years to come. Mickelson lost the lead by missing the green to the left and making bogey. "Some days it's hard and it looks awful, like it did today". Mickelson had one more chance, however: on the par-5 16th the American smashed a superb second shot onto the green, while Stenson hooked his ball into thick ...
  • Ted Cruz: Brexit a sign of powerful new political force

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    He added: "We would love to be able to do it". "The day that was abdicated was the day this became personal", Cruz said. The one bit of news to come out of the breakfast is no surprise: Cruz said he won't encourage anyone to write his name in, and he won't be voting for Hillary Clinton.
  • David Hearn set for Canadian Open at Glen Abbey

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    Per John Chidley-Hill of the Canadian Press (via the Globe and Mail ), the greens and fairways were playing fast because of the hot temperatures on Thursday . There is going to be more turnover on Friday , but the way Johnson ended the first round makes him the favorite. "We are pleased to welcome ZTE as a partner of our National Championship", said Golf Canada Chief Commercial Officer Gavin Roth.
  • England turn to Saqlain to help solve Pakistan spin problem

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    Yasir, 30, was helped up from the floor by Wahab Riaz and attended by Pakistan's team doctor before returning to the dressing room, holding his left arm, in clear discomfort. England could then have played all of their four seamers, including Finn, who for all the brickbats thrown at him bowled a brilliant final spell at Lord's.
  • Russians lose track appeal; IOC to weigh total ban for Rio

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    WADA said it was "satisfied" with the CAS decision, claiming it helps ensure a "level" playing field at next month's Games. IAAF President Sebastian Coe said it was " not a day for triumphant statements ". Some senior figures in sport believe the IOC should consider banning the Russian Federation team outright based on its Olympic charter. "CAS rejects the claims/appeal of the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 Russian athletes", CAS said in a statement.
  • Russian Federation loses appeal against Olympic ban

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    Earlier Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said a meeting between Putin and Russia's Olympic athletes, previously scheduled for Thursday, would no longer take place. The CAS has paved the way for other Russian athletes to follow suit, only requiring that they get repeatedly tested in other countries, reported the BBC .
  • Russian Track Athletes' Appeal Is Denied By Court Of Arbitration For Sport

    Russian Track Athletes' Appeal Is Denied By Court Of Arbitration For Sport

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    The Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision - to reject an appeal against an earlier ban - marked the "funeral" for track and field, Isinbayeva told state news agency Tass. The grande dame of Russian athletics, star pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, 34, had set her sights on ending her stellar career with a third Olympic gold medal at her fifth and final games in Rio.
  • Pokemon Go Version 1.0.3 Has Released for iOS

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    It's curious to see how much a delayed launch in Japan effects Nintendo's market cap, when the video game juggernaut doesn't even technically own the game. Those who have downloaded Pokemon Go through the US App Store will have to delete the app and reinstall it via the Canadian Google Play Store to receive updates.
  • Cleveland says protesters can carry guns, but not tennis balls

    Cleveland says protesters can carry guns, but not tennis balls

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    While open-carry gun laws will not be suspended across the city, they will be suspended inside the smaller security zones overseen by the U.S. Secret Service, including the convention arena itself. "We have planned, we have 'what-if'ed, ' we have table-topped this from day one to yesterday, and everything that can and will happen we have planned for", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said last week.
  • Fox News chief Ailes resigns after sexual harassment claims

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    Ailes has denied the charges and sought to bring the suit under arbitration. But Murdoch, the 85-year-old executive chairman of 21st Century Fox who hired Ailes to invent Fox News two decades ago, is no long-term solution. Ailes's imprint is all over Fox News, from its on-air talent to its in-your-face production values to an us-against-them mentality that has made it the favorite channel of conservatives.
  • Paul Pogba's agent says no Manchester United deal yet

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    Beckham is hoping Mourinho will help United regain the fear factor the club had under Ferguson. With Manchester United switching advertisers, from Aon to Chevrolet, and switching kit makers, from Nike to Adidas, their uniform revenue alone has almost tripled in just two years, from $71.9 million per year to $207.9 million per year.
  • SPOILERS: This 'Bachelorette' Family Member May Have Revealed 2016 victor!

    SPOILERS: This 'Bachelorette' Family Member May Have Revealed 2016 victor!

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    Luckily for the eldest Rodgers brother, this isn't the first time a season of the ABC reality showhas been spoiled, and it certainly won't be the last! Luke was clearly impressed and in a Facebook Live interview with Womanista he did July 19 after the show, he let it slip that she's going to be part of the Rodgers' family future.
  • Man Utd to cut Pogba deal, says player's barber

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    However, Mourinho has no interest in shedding light on the situation, and the club's supporters will have to wait a bit longer to discover whether the transfer has been sealed. The Italian-born Dutchman is set to earn around 20% of the proposed £100m+ transfer of Paul Pogba from Juventus, while he also represents United's new signings Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
  • Newcastle sign Hanley from Blackburn

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    Rovers boss Owen Coyle was keen to retain the Scotland worldwide but Press Association Sport understands negotiations between the two Sky Bet Championship clubs have reached a satisfactory conclusion. Benitez has already completed the signings of defensive duo Matz Sels and Jesus Gamez this summer, as well as Isaac Hayden, Matt Ritchie and Dwight Gayle further up the pitch.
  • Southwest Airlines delays spill into second day; 7 flights canceled at Bradley

    Southwest Airlines delays spill into second day; 7 flights canceled at Bradley

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    Mike Van de Ven, Southwest's chief operating officer, said after the router failed, other more modern technology restored itself, but was working so slowly that it wasn't usable. Computers were restored Thursday morning, but the problems remained. Industry consultants say the impact of computer disruptions will keep growing as airlines automate an increasing chunk of operations, distribute boarding passes on smartphones and outfit their planes with Wi-Fi.
  • Gougeard leads early in Tour de France mountain time trial

    Gougeard leads early in Tour de France mountain time trial

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    Froome beat Dutch time-trial specialist Tom Dumoulin by 21 seconds over the 17-kilometres course from Sallanches to Megeve, but even more important was the gap back to the rest of the general classification contenders. "I have to go off what I know and what I have seen", Froome said. "Tactically for me there is really no need to get on the front and start pulling on the final".
  • Jack Nicklaus thinks Stenson-Mickelson tops his own "duel in the sun"

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    Troon had the better golf. Overnight figures showed Sky's biggest audience on Sunday was 922,000 on Sky Sports 1 and 264,000 on Sky Sports 4. To compare anything with the 1977 British Open used to be sacrosanct. He's been one of the best to play the game, and certainly in the last 20 years". On his own, Stenson could have claimed the greatest closing round in a major.
  • Beckham backs Mourinho to recapture glory days at United

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    And Pogba's agent on Thursday dismissed suggestions a deal had been reached as executive vice-chairman and chief negotiator Ed Woodward was conspicuous by his absence from United's pre-season tour of China. "And I gave them a few options and they did for me 75 per cent of the job with (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, (Henrikh) Mkhitaryan and (Eric) Bailly". Pogba remains on holiday and will not return to Turin until August 6.