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Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder signs new deal that runs until 2025

Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder signs new deal that runs until 2025

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Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has signed a new contract with the Premier League leaders that runs until 2025.The 29-year-old Belgium international had more than two years remaining on his previous deal.De Bruyne has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup four times since joining City from Wolfsburg in the summer of 2015."Signing this contract was a straightforward decision," he said."This football club is geared for success. It offers me everything I need to maximise my performance."The Belgian has again been instrumental for Pep Guardiola's side this season as they chase an unprecedented quadruple.Despite his campaign being interrupted by injuries, De Bruyne has scored eight goals and provided 16 assists in 33 appearances.He scored the opening goal in Tu...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 18: Kevin Costner, Mark Rylance

Famous birthdays for Jan. 18: Kevin Costner, Mark Rylance

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Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- English physician Peter Roget, who compiled Roget's Thesaurus, in 1779 -- American orator/statesman Daniel Webster in 1782 -- Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girls Scouts, in 1860 -- English author A.A. Milne in 1882 -- Comedian Oliver Hardy in 1892 -- Actor Cary Grant in 1904 UPI File Photo -- Actor Danny Kaye in 1911 -- American inventor Ray Dolby in 1933 -- Filmmaker John Boorman in 1933 (age 88) -- Former Northern Ireland politician/Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Hume in 1937 -- Former baseball star Curt Flood in 1938 -- Singer David Ruffin in 1941 -- Singer Bobby Goldsboro i...
Nets’ Kevin Durant scores 15 against Wizards in return from Achilles injury

Nets’ Kevin Durant scores 15 against Wizards in return from Achilles injury

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Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant, who spent almost two years rehabilitating a serious Achilles injury, returned to the basketball court for the first time in 552 days for a preseason game against the Washington Wizards on Sunday. "I was anxious, nervous," Durant said after the game. "I visualized this moment for so long. Nine, ten months of thinking about how it would be -- this next phase of my career. I felt like I was chomping at the bit. Especially once COVID hit because I didn't see a future -- when the season was going to start in the future. I was going through it. Advertisement "So, to go through this felt solid." The Nets' first points in the game came from a ferocious Durant dunk in the first quarter. He followed up his slam with an assist to center DeAnd...
Famous birthdays for Oct. 24: Monica, Kevin Kline

Famous birthdays for Oct. 24: Monica, Kevin Kline

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Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include: Advertisement -- Journalist Sarah Josepha Hale, author of "Mary Had a Little Lamb," in 1788 -- Attorney Belva Lockwood, the first woman candidate for U.S. president, in 1830 -- Cartoonist Bob Kane, creator of Batman, in 1915 -- Football Hall of Fame member Y.A. Tittle in 1926 -- Entertainer J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson in 1930 -- Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman in 1936 (age 84) -- Actor David Nelson in 1936 -- Actor F. Murray Abraham in 1939 (age 81) -- Actor Kevin Kline in 1947 (age 73) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Former NAACP President Kweisi Mfume in 1948 (age 72) -- Singer Monica Arnold in 1...
Famous birthdays for July 6: Kevin Hart, Geoffrey Rush

Famous birthdays for July 6: Kevin Hart, Geoffrey Rush

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July 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: Advertisement -- John Paul Jones, founder of the U.S. Navy, in 1747 -- Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in 1907 -- Singer LaVerne Andrews of the Andrews Sisters in 1911 -- Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan in 1921 -- TV entertainer/producer Merv Griffin in 1925 -- Rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley in 1925 -- Actor Janet Leigh in 1927 -- Singer/actor Della Reese in 1931 -- The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader/Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in 1935 (age 85) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyasto, speaks during a special lecture for member of the Diet in Tokyo, Japan on November 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI ...