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Man United set to sign Brazil winger Antony from Ajax – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Brazil winger Antony looks set to complete a move to Manchester United for $95 million, joining Lisandro Martinez in making a big-money switch from Dutch club Ajax to the English giant in the transfer window. The clubs said on Tuesday they have reached agreement on Antony’s transfer, subject to a medical examination, his contract being finalized, and international clearance. The 22-year-old Antony, a skilful and
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Dolphins intend to sign DE Trey Flowers – Winnipeg Free Press

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Defensive end Trey Flowers intends to sign a contract with the Miami Dolphins this week, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Sunday. Flowers’ signing cannot occur until a roster spot opens, said the person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not finalized the move. Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel confirmed earlier Sunday that the team had
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to sign hydrogen deal – Winnipeg Free Press

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the German chancellor are visiting the western Newfoundland town of Stephenville later today, where they’re set to sign a green energy deal. A local company has plans to build a zero-emission plant that will use wind energy to produce hydrogen and ammonia for export. Hydrogen is seen as a critical component of Europe’s plan to reduce its reliance on Russian fossil fuels, particularly
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China’s response to Pelosi visit a sign of future intentions – Winnipeg Free Press

BANGKOK (AP) — China’s response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was anything but subtle — dispatching warships and military aircraft to all sides of the self-governing island democracy, and firing ballistic missiles into the waters nearby. The dust has still not settled, with Taiwan this week conducting drills of its own and Beijing announcing it has more maneuvers planned, but experts say a lot can already
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Fast-warming, ailing Med Sea may be a sign of things to come – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MADRID (AP) — While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves. From Barcelona to Tel Aviv, scientists say they are witnessing exceptional temperature hikes ranging from 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 Fahrenheit) to 5 degrees Celsius (9 Fahrenheit) above the norm for this time of year. Water
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Braves sign rookie OF Harris to $72 million, 8-year contract – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie outfielder Michael Harris II, whose early-season promotion has bolstered the Atlanta Braves’ hopes for another championship run, has signed a $72 million, eight-year contract to remain with his hometown team. The Braves announced the deal on Tuesday night. The deal runs through the 2030 season and includes a $15 million team option for 2031 and a $20 million team option for 2032. Each option year
Basketball

Bulls Sign Carlik Jones To Exhibit 10 Contract

[ad_1] The Bulls have signed guard Carlik Jones to a training camp contract, as tweeted by Keith Smith of Spotrac and confirmed by Jones himself. The deal is a one-year, non-guaranteed contract that includes Exhibit 10 language, Hoops Rumors has learned. That means it could be converted into a two-way contract before the regular season begins or it could put Jones in line for a bonus worth up to $50K
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McKinley Wright IV, Mouhamadou Gueye To Sign With Mavericks

[ad_1] The Mavericks will sign McKinley Wright IV and Mouhamadou Gueye to training camp deals and will give them a chance to compete for roster spots, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic. Wright, a 23-year-old point guard, signed a two-way contract with the Timberwolves last August after going undrafted out of Colorado. He appeared in just five games for Minnesota, spending most of the season with the team’s G League affiliate in Iowa, where
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Kings To Sign Sam Merrill

[ad_1] The Kings are set to sign free agent shooting guard Sam Merrill, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Tony Jones of The Athletic reveals (via Twitter) that Merrill is signing a non-guaranteed two-year contract, meaning Merrill will be competing to join the team’s eventual 15-man roster in training camp. Sacramento currently has just 12 players inked to guaranteed deals, per our roster tracker. Earlier this summer, Chima
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Wizards Sign Makur Maker To Exhibit 10 Contract

[ad_1] The Wizards have signed center Makur Maker to an Exhibit 10 deal, according to Josh Robbins and Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). The Athletic’s report followed up on a tweet from Edward Smith that showed Maker putting pen to paper. Maker, the cousin of former NBA lottery pick Thon Maker, attended Howard University during the 2020/21 season, then played for the Sydney Kings in ’21/22, winning an