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Bellerin doubles wages with new Arsenal contract

Bellerin doubles wages with new Arsenal contract

Both have less than two years left on their current deals, meaning the club could be forced to sell next summer if they refuse to sign new terms. Bellerin was heavily linked with moves to Manchester City and Barcelona over the past few months, but he's now put an end to the transfer speculation by committing his future to the 13-time English champions.



Kris Bryant, Mike Trout win baseball's MVP awards

Bryant received 29 of 30 first-place votes. "(He) is very mature, professional, light-hearted, but serious at the same time. First baseman Anthony Rizzo and right fielder Jason Heyward each won a Gold Glove, and Rizzo finished fourth in the MVP balloting.


Goal line defense works out for Seahawks this time

Goal line defense works out for Seahawks this time

Quarterback Russell Wilson was brilliant, guiding the Seahawks to scores on seven of their nine meaningful possessions. Although this one-yard finish didn't go in New England favor this time, it was still an exciting game to watch. Their personnel is still among the best in the league, and while they have some soft spots up and down the roster, they still feel good about where they're situated - 7-2 and first overall in the AFC - at the start of the stretch drive.


Impact-Toronto playoff series a milestone for Canadian club soccer

Impact-Toronto playoff series a milestone for Canadian club soccer

Both teams are expecting an atmosphere that will be every bit as intense as what players experience in National Hockey League playoff games between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto needed a decade of play to register its first playoff victory last month; Montreal got its first playoff win last season by thumping TFC , 3-0, in the Knockout Round.


Ogilvy leads Australian Open by 2 shots after round 3

Ogilvy leads Australian Open by 2 shots after round 3

Australian journeyman James Nitties played his last nine holes in 29 to snatch a one-stroke lead at the midway point of the Australian Open on Friday as his compatriot Adam Scott matched that 7-under 65 to surge into contention for his second national title.



Form India start England Test series as favourites

The struggling Gary Ballance has been dropped. Cook, who has scored 10,688 runs at an average of just below 47 in 135 tests, including 29 centuries, is planning to keep playing for the foreseeable future. Although India's young Test captain Virat Kohli pays little heed to the past, he will probably be aware that England are the only visitors to have won series in India in the last decade.