• Rick Pitino directed illegal payments to players, unsealed indictments reportedly allege

    Rick Pitino directed illegal payments to players, unsealed indictments reportedly allege

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    Pitino said he was asked two questions: First, if he had any knowledge of the Bowen family receiving money and, second, whether he had any knowledge of an Adidas transaction. "During the call, Dawkins and Code discussed the fact that a coach at the University of Miami ["Coach-3"] would need to call James Gatto , the defendant, in order to secure funding from [Adidas] to pay a bribe to the athlete and/or his family", the indictment says.
  • Facebook Urges Consumers To Send Nude Photos To Prevent Their Upload

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    The BBC understands that members of Facebook's community operations team will look at the images in order to make a "fingerprint" of them to prevent them being uploaded again. "We see many scenarios where maybe photos or videos were taken consensually at one point, but there was not any sort of consent to send the images or videos more broadly", Grant told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Colts Release Disgruntled Veteran Cornerback Vontae Davis

    Colts Release Disgruntled Veteran Cornerback Vontae Davis

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    He missed Sunday's game against the Houston Texans , with Davis and the team giving different stories about what happened. The Indianapolis Colts chose to release Davis after enough of a prolonged groin injury and recent criticism and comments in recent days.
  • Lionel Messi said he didn't know details of Neymar's Barcelona exit

    Lionel Messi said he didn't know details of Neymar's Barcelona exit

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    Not content with turning football on its head with his sensational move from PSG to Barcelona , rumour has it that Neymar is already pondering over an even more earth-shattering transfer. He said that he still wasn't clear what to do and he didn't know what he was doing. But it is true that Cristiano has a different role and other objectives such as the Ballon d'Or, but he gives us a lot and we can't be disappointed.
  • England, Germany to wear poppies in friendly

    England, Germany to wear poppies in friendly

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    Leicester City attacker Jamie Vardy looking to do all he can in order to earn a place in the England national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. "If we want to be prepared for one of the biggest sporting events in the world we have to prepare by facing the best", Dier added. The 28-year-old has been drafted in by manager Gareth Southgate for the upcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil .
  • City to feature in new Amazon documentary

    City to feature in new Amazon documentary

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    Their total of 38 league goals is 15 more than closest challengers United, and City are overwhelming favourites to claim the first league title of Pep Guardiola's reign. However, the 25-year-old, who stayed put at Real Madrid for the 2016/17 campaign, struggled for game time at the Santiago Bernabeu. "I think there have been many great teams in Premier League history, not just Chelsea under Mourinho or Manchester United with Alex Ferguson".
  • LiAngelo Ball among three arrested in China

    LiAngelo Ball among three arrested in China

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    LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are being required by Chinese police to remain at their hotel until the legal process is over. ESPN said the players were arrested Tuesday after around 20 police officers descended on their hotel in Hangzhou near Shanghai, where the team had gone to tour the corporate campus of China e-commerce giant Alibaba, a sponsor of the game.
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek to make England debut against Germany at Wembley

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek to make England debut against Germany at Wembley

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    But having established himself as a Premier League starter for the first time, he has earned the backing of Southgate. All three however were played away from home. The England boss responded: "I knew Harry Kane was in trouble because he stayed down". The Three Lions can be backed at [3.7] to win, with the Draw trading at [3.6], but neither of those bets make any appeal.
  • California NAACP says 'Star-Spangled Banner' needs to be replaced

    California NAACP says 'Star-Spangled Banner' needs to be replaced

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    California NAACP President Alice Huffman said the chapter was inspired by NFL player Colin Kaepernkick who came under fire past year for kneeling during the national anthem at football games. "It's anti-black people". The song's third stanza (which is never sung) refers to slaves being conquered in the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812.
  • Aguero admits he could return to Independiente in 2019

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    Even so, it caused him some mental trauma... City would lose Aguero for nothing when his contract expires, though his legendary status at the Etihad will nearly certainly prevent the club from pushing him out the door earlier. "And then, I started to score, score, score". Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero , has revealed the circumstances behind the vehicle crash in Amsterdam that ultimately kept him out of Argentina's decisive World Cup qualifier.