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5 notable quotes from Day 1

It may seem hypocritical of me to point that out since I've been a voter for most of those seasons. Brian Daboll who replaces Lane Kiffin joined the Crimson Tide early this year after coaching the tight ends for the New England Patriots. But the Gators' 2017 schedule does them no favors with games against Georgia , South Carolina and FSU down the stretch - not to mention an opener versus MI - which could open the door for the Bulldogs or the Volunteers to make a late push for Atlanta.


James Gives Real A Deadline Regarding His Future

James Gives Real A Deadline Regarding His Future

The deal will see him stay at the Allianz Arena until the June 2019 upon which time Bayern will then have the opportunity to permanently buy the player. Real Madrid wanted €75 million for the player while Bayern were holding firm at €60 million. In total he made 111 competitive appearances for Real, scoring 36 goals and giving 41 assists.



Silverstone pulls pin on hosting F1

Under the current deal, the BRDC pay around £17m to host the race, which increases by 5% each year - and would cost £25m by 2026. That meant the initial cost of £11.5 million of staging the Grand Prix was due to rise to £25 million by the end of the contract.


Bayern Munich sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

Bayern Munich sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

The Colombia international's future at the Bernabeu had been in doubt after he was left out of Real's squad for the Champions League final win over Juventus last month. In total he made 111 competitive appearances for Real, scoring 36 goals and giving 41 assists. It was our coach Carlo Ancelotti's big wish to sign James Rodriguez with whom he worked successfully at Madrid already.


WhatsApp gets nod for UPI payments through multi bank partnerships

WhatsApp gets nod for UPI payments through multi bank partnerships

Around the same time, Facebook also announced peer-to-peer payments through Messenger. On the other hand, other global players like Facebook , WhatsApp are claiming for UPI integration on their platforms. WhatsApp has a reasonably large user base in the country, large enough to match the leading mobile payments service at the moment. The moves came in just a few months after Amazon secured a prepaid payment instrument (PPI) license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for Amazon Pay.