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Earlier this week Chelsea hired an external law firm to carry out an investigation into historical sexual abuse claims at the club and have specifically asked it to review the way it handled Johnson's case, although they maintain the inclusion of a confidentiality clause was standard practise in the industry and accepted by both parties.
  • Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

    Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

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    These and other big brands have paid him an estimated $75 million during his career. That's far more than the $1.65 million that he received from the U.S. Then there's HJR Capital, started by former San Francisco 49er lineman Harris Barton. In September, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling settled a long running legal dispute with the state of Rhode Island.
  • Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp gives major updates on injured players

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    Jürgen Klopp has dropped a huge hint that Liverpool Academy striker Ben Woodburn is set for a starring role in their EFL Cup quarter-final with Leeds United, insisting he is "mentally ready". "Daniel is not in team training so that means the same". We will have to wait for a scan. "We have a few hours of training a day, but I'm here for much longer than for training".
  • Defense mashes Auburn run game

    Defense mashes Auburn run game

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    Alabama linebacker Tim Williams (56) hits Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson (6) causing an incomplete pass during the first half of the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. The Tigers got about a third of their total offense on a 55-yard pass from John Franklin III to Eli Stove to set up a final score, a 27-yard Carlson field goal.
  • Corey Holmes transferring from Notre Dame

    Corey Holmes transferring from Notre Dame

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    St. Thomas Aquinas product says he will transfer this summer following graduation from Notre Dame. Holmes told Irish247, "it's the best decision for me". He has two years of NCAA eligibility remaining. As for where he's considering, Loy reports that two ACC programs - Miami and North Carolina - and three Pac-12 teams - Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA - are potential destinations.
  • Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

    Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

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    Lionel Messi is a five-time victor and again figures among the 2016 nominees, along with his Barcelona team-mates Neymar and Luis Suarez, and Ronaldo's Real colleague Gareth Bale. "The absences are not an excuse, we are Barca, we have players worth a lot of money". "Winning against Atletico means nothing for tomorrow, we have to start well and if we do that we can get something here", he told a pre-match media conference.
  • Big Ten Fines Michigan For Jim Harbaugh's Post-Game Comments

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    The outburst cost MI $10,000 in the form of a fine Monday from the Big Ten, pocket change when the coach makes $7 million a year. Both stand 10-2. MI athletic director Warde Manuel told ESPN that, "The Big Ten has made a decision". Should Colorado beat Washington in the Pac-12 Championship Game, the Wolverines may secure a semifinal berth. Wolverines senior tight end Jake Butt has never been on a team that's beaten Ohio State, but he says he's not thinking about the past or the rivalry.
  • Brian Kelly denies he is eyeing Notre Dame exit

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    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly got a dreaded vote of confidence from his athletic director earlier this season. Kelly is rumored to also be looking at jobs in the National Football League, according to the ESPN report, although he has no coaching experience in the pros.
  • Chelsea boss Conte: I hope Luiz injury not serious

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    Yet City's goal was a soft one with Cahill displaying technical deficiency, trying to clear Jesus Navas's cross with his right foot when he needed to use his left. A week after finally earning his first win in charge of the Welsh club, Bradley saw his side overwhelmed by Tottenham and return to the bottom of the 20-team standings.
  • Real Madrid Force Barcelona To El Clasico Draw

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    Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs with the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain , Saturday, Dec. We believed until the end and got an important draw", Zidane said. I always say that with such quality in the team, so many world-class players, if we play as a team and put everything into the games, it is very hard to beat us.
  • Texas players rally behind Strong as 'our coach'

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    Texas President Greg Fenves, who has also been supportive of Strong this season, was silent on the coach's future Sunday. You've got one game left. Texas says nothing has been decided on football coach Charlie Strong. "A source familiar with the internal debate said that if Texas finishes 6-6, the school will definitely opt for 'new blood.' At 7-5, Strong has a chance of returning 'with the operative word being maybe, ' the source said".
  • Call for probe into Jose Mourinho 'offshore tax haven'

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    Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo is another high-profile name mentioned in reports as having allegedly moved money to a tax haven in the British Virgin Islands in what the newspaper described as "highly aggressive tax avoidance". "Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho are in compliance with their fiscal obligations in Spain and in the United Kingdom", Gestifute said. The document's release comes a day after European media outlets released what it claimed were details of apparent tax ...