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Matic is a 'gross loss' for us, admits Chelsea boss Conte

Last week, The Times suggested that Chelsea would offer Southampton £50m after being urged by Conte to make a firm bid. Since being drenched in champagne by his jubilant players at the climax of their title-winning campaign, Conte has become embroiled in disputes with his employers over a new contract and transfer issues.


Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list

Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list

Pagano told a group of reporters on Tuesday that the team was where it is at with that situation. He said recently not to worry, although that may have been the Colts cerebral quarterback trying to reflect on how important his injury is. What remains a mystery is who will be under center when the Colts take the field on offense for the first time. The Colts enter Week Two of Training Camp with Luck still on the PUP list.


Carmelo Anthony Won't Waive No-Trade Clause for Pelicans

Carmelo Anthony Won't Waive No-Trade Clause for Pelicans

While there is interest on both sides, striking a deal has been a hard scenario for both NY and Houston - especially if it involves including forward Ryan Anderson and the three-year, $60 million contract he has on the books. Anthony and Paul are close friends. The Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans all have varying degrees of interest in Carmelo Anthony , but to this point, the New York Knicks superstar seems keen on waiting ...


Georges St-Pierre finally announces Michael Bisping fight date

Georges St-Pierre finally announces Michael Bisping fight date

And welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his strap against Demian Maia , but in a bout which featured the lowest amount of strikes in the history of UFC championship fights. Bisping's last fight was the first defence of his middleweight title, he earned a unanimous decision victory over Dan Henderson at UFC 204 last October.


National Football League to begin employing full-time game officials

National Football League to begin employing full-time game officials

Doing that job when it's an, ahem, side hustle, is even more hard. However, it is refreshing that the National Football League taking strides to better the officiating of the most-watched sport in America. "We share a common goal, which is to make our game as great as it can possibly be, and look forward to working together on this new effort". Even then, the idea of employing full-time officials seemed foreign to those involved in the day-to-day operations.