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Cech: Champions League exile not a problem for Arsenal

It is the promise of a share of the Premier League's television contract, though-worth £8.3 billion for the 20 competing clubs-that makes this the most unbearably tense one-off fixture in professional football . This is the big unknown. And those players decide what will happen in a game. "We want to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs in the world".


Cricket Australia has gambled on player greed in pay talks: Chappell

Cricket Australia has gambled on player greed in pay talks: Chappell

Establishing "The Cricketers' Brand", created to manage and commercialise player's intellectual property rights, was necessary due to "the uncertainty of all parties regarding IP matters should the players be unemployed post June 30". In the event of an MOU deal being reached, the new company's activities would be limited to various licencing deals, with other intellectual property to be returned to CA.


Newcastle United sign Christian Atsu on permanent deal

Newcastle United sign Christian Atsu on permanent deal

Atsu's previous Chelsea deal was due to expire in the summer of 2018. The Magpies have now exercised an option to sign him fee understood to be £6.2 million and the winger has penned a four-year deal. The winger leaves Stamford Bridge for good without ever making an appearance for the Blues, and he will be hoping to establish himself as a key player on Tyneside after making his move permanent today.


Feldman, Schebler lead Reds to 5-1 win over Indians

Feldman, Schebler lead Reds to 5-1 win over Indians

The Reds took the opener of the annual intrastate series. The two teams will play a two-game set in Cleveland Wednesday and Thursday. The Indians had won their last four at Great American Ball Park and six straight overall in the OH series.


David Irving: David Irving facing four-game, PED suspension

David Irving: David Irving facing four-game, PED suspension

The news was confirmed by ESPN's Todd Archer and Adam Schefter , who reported that "the issue stems from an over-the-counter substance Irving used in an attempt to endorse the product". The Cowboys hope Irving can continue to develop and show consistency as he enters his second full season with the team. Heading into 2017, the Cowboys expected Irving to be an influential and more frequent contributor to an improving defensive line.


Real title leaves 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane

Real title leaves 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane

Real claimed the Spanish football title for a 33rd time as Cristiano Ronaldo struck his 40th goal of the season and Karim Benzema slotted home early in the second half to secure a 2-0 win at Malaga . Asked if he would be available to feature against Juventus in Cardiff, he replied: "I am happy and I am at 100 percent to be able to play". Since then Barcelona have won the title in 2012-13, 2014-15 and past year, 2015-16.