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Philippe Coutinho 'close' to Barcelona transfer, confirms Pep Segura

Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo claims that the 25-year-old is set on his decision to join La Liga giants Barcelona this summer and he is prepared to do whatever it takes to get the deal over the line. "We are hopeful that they will end up wearing the Barca shirt". "We have to stick together and move forward". "Until deals are closed I can't say anything".


Malaysia promises to iron out SEA Games 'glitches'

Malaysia promises to iron out SEA Games 'glitches'

The silver medal of Vietnam was secured by archer Chau Kieu Oanh in the women's individual three-string bow event. Fatin and Nurul Syazhera each hit nines in the shoot-off, before Saritha rediscovered her flawless aim, hitting a 10 to claim Malaysia's first archery gold of the Games.


Yu Darvish leaves Dodgers' home debut after visit with trainer

Yu Darvish leaves Dodgers' home debut after visit with trainer

In the Japanese righty's first two outings for L.A., he went 2-0, struck out 10 batters in each game and allowed eight hits and two earned runs combined. The last time was during the 1953 season when the Dodgers had a team of Hall of Famers. Two of the Dodgers' four division rivals lost tonight. Cody Bellinger will be available off the Dodgers' bench.


Detroit Lions DE Kerry Hyder done for season with torn Achilles

Detroit Lions DE Kerry Hyder done for season with torn Achilles

With Hyder out of the rotation, young players such as Alex Barrett, Pat O'Connor and Jeremiah Valoaga will have more opportunities during the preseason to impress head coach Jim Caldwell and the defensive coaching staff. Copeland compiled 16 tackles - 11 solo and five assists - and one forced fumble past year. The Lions did not say in a release whether the Achilles was torn.


Red Sox sweep brief series with Cardinals

Red Sox sweep brief series with Cardinals

He also drove in the only run of the game through four innings Tuesday night with a two-out single against Cardinals starter Mike Leake in the first inning. Dexter Fowler had a two-run double among three hits for the Cardinals and is 11-for-24 over his last eight games. Wainwright has won his last five decisions.