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Jordan Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open
- July 24, 2017

For some reason since hole No. 8 I just start holing everything", Li told reporters. A rain-softened course was there for the taking and the 29-year-old helped himself to eight birdies, needing just a par up the last to make history. A 63 had been recorded 10 times previously in the British Open , twice a year ago at Royal Troon, when Phil Mickelson did it in the opening round only for eventual victor Henrik Stenson to match him on the Sunday. (more...)
Owen: Hard to find any chinks in Man United's armour Owen: Hard to find any chinks in Man United's armour
- July 24, 2017

Mourinho described De Gea as "really happy, focused and working better than ever" but has said that Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero will push him hard this season. "You have contacts, you have feelings, you understand things". "He's in a club in a very good situation now". He previously played for America Mineiro and Santos, before moving to Porto , where he won two league titles in four years. (more...)
West Ham Agree Deal For Chicharito With Bayer Leverkusen
- July 23, 2017

West Ham secured a £20m deal from Bayer Leverkusen . West Ham will hope Hernandez brings goals on the pitch, but he's also a big boost off it. After being handed a much-coveted starting spot at Leverkusen in the Bundesliga , Chicharito smoked the division in 2015-16 with 17 goals in 28 league appearances, propelling the club into the Champions League. (more...)
Crowds Gather in Warsaw to Protest Judicial Reforms Crowds Gather in Warsaw to Protest Judicial Reforms
- July 23, 2017

Some protesters carried Polish and European Union flags, chanting: "Free courts". The demonstrators sang the national anthem to stress that they are defending Polish values. The speed of the procedure has also raised questions about the quality of the law. The bill passed 235-192 with 23 abstentions. It has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests. (more...)
Rose, Cavs in talks on one-year deal Rose, Cavs in talks on one-year deal
- July 21, 2017

The guard said he was interested in returning and former team president Phil Jackson raved about him after his end-of-season interview. However, the Cavs would give Rose an opportunity to play for a real contender - something he hasn't been able to do since his NBA MVP season. (more...)
Rain holds up Australia, India women's World Cup semi-final
- July 21, 2017

Six-time winners Australia have lived up to their favourites billing by making it to the semi-finals with six wins and just one defeat under their belt but they now face a tricky opposition in India . It's no coincidence that India played one of their best games against England - in the tournament opener - before the eyes of the country were on them. (more...)
Todd Frazier Now A New York Yankee Todd Frazier Now A New York Yankee
- July 20, 2017

If everybody stays healthy, the Yankees will have a formidable bullpen with Robertson , Dellin Betances and Aroldis Chapman . It turns out the Yankees are buyers, as they acquired Todd Frazier, David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the White Sox. (more...)
Twitter reacts to the arrest of Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Twitter reacts to the arrest of Jaguars DE Dante Fowler
- July 20, 2017

The man was not injured. If you ever find yourself face-to-face with Dante Fowler Jr., don't ask him about his driving. The Jaguars released a statement Wednesday morning addressing the freakish incident. The team has been in communication with Dante. This arrest comes exactly one week before Fowler, and his teammates, are scheduled to report for training camp. (more...)
The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself
- July 19, 2017

Considering his comments in the last 24 hours, it is clear any new contract offer to Le'Veon Bell before the deadline would have needed to set a new financial standard for running backs in the NFL . This year, Cousins wants more time to evaluate the #Redskins . 2017 means a lot on the future of Bell and the Steelers, but how next offseason, James Conner's performance, and the 2018 season play out could be a significant factor in the future of the Steelers' backfield. (more...)
Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects
- July 17, 2017

Those numbers, combined with Washington's recent postseason history of dramatic bullpen meltdowns, have made adding relievers a priority in the nation's capital. The 30-year-old sports a career 3.09 ERA and was named an All-Star in 2014, finishing that year with a career-high 22 saves. Rizzo said he wasn't sure when Madson and Doolittle would be joining the Nationals. (more...)
Matthews wins 14th stage, Froome retakes yellow
- July 17, 2017

The stage itself, a hilly trek through the Massif Centrale, was won by Holland's Bauke Mollema, going solo 30 kilometres from the finish. Froome now leads the race by 19sec from Aru with Romain Bardet third at 23sec having also lost four seconds to Froome in the finish, although gained two on the yellow jersey. (more...)
Jonathon Simmons Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Orlando Magic Jonathon Simmons Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Orlando Magic
- July 15, 2017

Simmons can now sign with any team he wants without the Spurs having the right to match the offer. The new contract will give Simmons financial stability in his National Basketball Association career. An undrafted free agent out University of Houston in 2012, he eventually made it to the National Basketball Association after trying out with San Antonio's D-League affiliate - the Austin Toros . (more...)
National Football League finally close to Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence ban National Football League finally close to Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence ban
- July 15, 2017

Adam Schefter reported on ESPN today that Elliott and people around him are starting to conclude that the National Football League is going to suspend Elliott for the start of the season. Elliott was cleared of any criminal charges in the case in September, when the Columbus, Ohio city attorney's office cited conflicting witness reports of the alleged assaults. (more...)
Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Tyler Webb From New York Yankees For Garrett Cooper Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Tyler Webb From New York Yankees For Garrett Cooper
- July 14, 2017

The right-handed hitter went 1-for-3 with 1R and 1RBI in Wednesday's Triple-A All-Star Game. Webb, who faced the Brewers twice last week, has yet to record a decision with a 4.50 ERA in seven appearances this season with the Yankees . While Cooper has spent time in both the outfield and first base in the minors, he projects as a full-time first baseman in the majors, thanks to his size (6-foot-6, 230 pounds) and his power profile, but he was blocked by Eric Thames and Jesus Aguilar in ... (more...)
Premier League football clubs smash revenue records Premier League football clubs smash revenue records
- July 14, 2017

First, there is the fact the Premier League clubs actually recorded a combined pre-tax loss in 2015-16, which Jones said was a result of "exceptional, or one-off, accounting adjustments". The bulk of this growth is driven by broadcast revenue at £1.9 billion, more than half the total revenue figure and nearly double that of 2008.09. "Each club generated more on average (£182m) than all 22 top division clubs combined managed in 1991/92 - the final season before the competition began", says ... (more...)
Patrice Evra's awesome message to Wayne Rooney Patrice Evra's awesome message to Wayne Rooney
- July 14, 2017

Manchester United have began their life after the departure of captain Wayne Rooney , as it was announced that veteran midfielder Michael Carrick will be leading The Red Devils in the 2017/18 season. Manchester United and Tottenham have been credited with an interest in Barkley, who scored five goals and assisted nine more in 36 Premier League games last term. (more...)
Houston Nutt files defamation lawsuit against Ole Miss Houston Nutt files defamation lawsuit against Ole Miss
- July 14, 2017

Before Ole Miss admitted to eight Level 1 NCAA violations under Freeze , the school claimed the football violations mostly occurred while Nutt was the Ole Miss coach. Nutt, who was the coach of Ole Miss from 2008 to 2011, claims in the suit that Freeze , Bjork and sports information director Kyle Campbell "reached an agreement in 2014 to carry out a carefully orchestrated misinformation campaign, the specific objective of which was to mislead the media, Ole Miss boosters, and potential ... (more...)
Six Hindu pilgrims killed in IHK bus attack Six Hindu pilgrims killed in IHK bus attack
- July 11, 2017

However, a police source told the BBC the attack did not appear to be aimed at the bus. "Thereafter, the militants again fired at a police patrol in which a passenger bus was hit by bullets", the statement said. Superintendent of Police (Valsad) Sunil Joshi said, "We are trying to speak to the owner of the vehicle". In the backdrop of security situation in south Kashmir, the Amarnath Yatris were advised against travelling after 7 pm. (more...)
Chelsea have made a move to sign £70million striker — Sky Sports confirms
- July 11, 2017

Chelsea are set to make an €80m (£70m, $89.5m) bid for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata after Manchester United swooped in to complete the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton . The three-time Serie A-winning manager had been a long-term admirer - but the pair never worked together as Italy came calling for the current Blues boss. (more...)
Markelle Fultz out for National Basketball Association summer league with sprain Markelle Fultz out for National Basketball Association summer league with sprain
- July 10, 2017

Philadelphia's history of injured draft picks includes 2016 No. 1 overall draft pick Ben Simmons who fractured his foot last off-season and has yet to make his debut. The number one overall pick of this year's NBA Draft rolled his ankle during the third quarter in a game against the Golden State Warriors . Fultz appeared to roll his ankle in the second half and was helped to the locker room by two team-mates. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Inches Closer to No. 1 Ranking With Win at Wimbledon Rafael Nadal Inches Closer to No. 1 Ranking With Win at Wimbledon
- July 09, 2017

Watson set up a clash with Victoria Azarenka , who eased past Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-3, while Konta will take on Greece's Maria Sakkari in Round 3. Murray has been used to providing Centre Court drama over the years but this time he followed it after Konta's epic 7-6 (7/4) 4-6 10-8 victory over Donna Vekic . (more...)
Did the Celtics make the right decision to trade Avery Bradley? Did the Celtics make the right decision to trade Avery Bradley?
- July 09, 2017

Having played seven seasons with the Jazz, Hayward continually grew to a level of stardom and had a breakout season previous year averaging close to 22.0 ppg as well as 5 rpg. Caldwell-Pope averaged 13.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game last season, while Bradley averaged 16.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. "I mean, he was our best 3-point shooter previous year, and he defends some of the top players in the league". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in Austrian Grand Prix practice Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in Austrian Grand Prix practice
- July 09, 2017

A victor three times so far this season, and in Austria past year, the triple world champion told reporters he was thinking only as far as the second step of the podium after a penalty for a gearbox change dropped him five places . A similar incident occurred in Abu Dhabi previous year when Hamilton and his then-championship rival Nico Rosberg declined to take part in a stage-managed handshake in a pre-race press conference. (more...)
Justin Turner celebrates first All-Star selection in real time Justin Turner celebrates first All-Star selection in real time
- July 08, 2017

Turner set a record with 20.8 million votes, the most one player has ever received in the competition's 16-year history. Turner and Moustakas are both Southern California natives, and their respective clubs aligned in a dual effort to get them the final invites to Tuesday's game in Miami. (more...)
Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson arrested Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson arrested
- July 06, 2017

The Cowboys declined to comment. "The case is still under investigation and no further information will be released at this time". The mug shot of Wilson is below. Wilson's arrest comes a little more than a month after cornerback Nolan Carroll was arrested for DWI. The league has handed out eight separate suspensions to members of the Cowboys front seven since 2015, and Wilson's arrest could lead to a ninth. (more...)
Mark Cavendish in hospital after horror Tour de France crash Mark Cavendish in hospital after horror Tour de France crash
- July 05, 2017

Cavendish made contact with Sagan in the final sprint, being forced into barriers, crashing to the ground and suffering a to-be-diagnosed shoulder injury. "The crash happened right in front of me, I had nowhere to go really", said Thomas. "If there was a mistake, then you have to congratulate the jury for having the courage to punish the world champion, the big star of cycling today", said France's Arnaud Demare , who won Tuesday's stage. (more...)
Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight
- July 04, 2017

Afterwards Smith said Pacquiao had been "robbed by some dude from Australia called Jeff Horn who has a corny nickname in The Hornet". I'm no expert on how fights are scored and judged but, for now, I'm just happy to see that the victor was the one who has (to our knowledge) never said that gay people are worse than animals. (more...)
Canadiens' Carey Price Now NHL's Highest Paid Goalie With Contract Extension Canadiens' Carey Price Now NHL's Highest Paid Goalie With Contract Extension
- July 04, 2017

Price has a 270-175 record with 55 overtime losses in 509 regular-season games with a 2.40 goals-against average and a.920 save percentage. Radulov got that from the Stars, who also signed center Martin Hanzal for $14.25 million over three years, acquired defenseman Marc Methot from Vegas and traded for and signed goaltender Ben Bishop. (more...)
Johanna Konta fit and ready for Wimbledon despite fall Johanna Konta fit and ready for Wimbledon despite fall
- July 04, 2017

Kvitova will next face the victor of the contest between American Madison Brengle and Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands. While Kvitova won through, Barty, her victim in that Birmginham final wasn't so lucky, going down 7-5 7-6 (10-8) to Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina. (more...)
Djokovic into semi-finals at Eastbourne, Kerber out Djokovic into semi-finals at Eastbourne, Kerber out
- July 03, 2017

Neither was in Eastbourne , but Agassi followed Djokovic's progress closely on television, and will meet up with him in London on Sunday. During the course of his campaign, news also broke that Djokovic's new-look coaching team, which added Andre Agassi for part of the French Open , for Wimbledon , and then for an unspecified period, will incorporate another familiar name, the 33-year-old Mario Ancic . (more...)
Returning to San Jose on one-year deal Returning to San Jose on one-year deal
- July 03, 2017

The Sharks had reportedly offered Marleau a two-year contract, but the team was unwilling to add a third year after signing defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic and goalie Martin Jones to contract extensions stretching into the next decade on Saturday. (more...)
Byron wins at Daytona for second straight Xfinity victory
- July 03, 2017

After missing the coveted big wrecks that come with plate racing, Ragan found himself as the leader, passing Ty Dillon on a restart with three laps to go. MISCELLANY: Defending race victor Brad Keselowski continued his success at restrictor-plate tracks by winning the first stage of the Coke Zero 400. (more...)
Kyle Lowry staying in Toronto for $100 million
- July 03, 2017

He did not divulge terms of the deal, although sources had pegged it at three years and somewhere around $90 million (all figures U.S.). The Magic would go on to trade that pick, the 25th in the draft, to the Philadelphia 76ers for Oklahoma City's 2020 first round pick and the worst of Brooklyn or New York's 2020 second rounders. (more...)
Messi marries long-term girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzo in a star-studded gala Messi marries long-term girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzo in a star-studded gala
- July 02, 2017

It was reported that the couple banned mobile phones at the event while the staff were sworn to secrecy and 450 police officers were deployed. Diego Maradona has also been snubbed, although the Argentine legend will be quick to point out he had over 1,200 guests at his 1987 wedding to Claudia Villafane, compared to Messi's 260. (more...)
JJ Redick to Sixers: How much cap space do they have left? JJ Redick to Sixers: How much cap space do they have left?
- July 02, 2017

The news was initially broken by Redick, who tweeted out a phrase that has become a rallying cry for the franchise. This report comes after L.A. 1 overall draft picks Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz. Redick played last season for about $7.4 million. The Sixers, Timberwolves, and Nets all finished in the bottom half of the league in three-point percentage last season and adding Redick to the mix would nearly certainly improve any of those squads' offense from beyond the arc. (more...)
Murray withdraws from another exhibition
- July 02, 2017

I understand it if it was somebody finishing their career. 'Players going into tournaments with injuries and niggles is nothing new and it happens frequently on the tour and also in other sports, ' he said. Murray has pulled out of two exhibition ties at Hurlingham Club this week and looked in discomfort during an hour-and-a-half practice at the All England Club . (more...)
Ricky Rubio traded to Utah for 1st-round pick Ricky Rubio traded to Utah for 1st-round pick
- July 02, 2017

There are a lot of factors and parties to think about in this Rubio deal, and many of them come outside of the basic two teams that obviously were the two sides of the deal . The question now is, will this move be enough to retain Hayward? This trade effectively ends the tenure of George Hill with the Jazz. Hill and Hayward were said to be close last season, but reports from Jody Genessy of the Deseret News suggest that Rubio would be an adequate "Plan B " for the sought-after ... (more...)
Golden State Warriors May Lose Andre Iguodala Golden State Warriors May Lose Andre Iguodala
- July 01, 2017

The 33-year-old just completed his fourth season with the Warriors and averaged 7.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 76 games. This is why it's so important for the Warriors to draft well, even if they're only picking in the second round, because depth might be hard to build as veteran bench players like Iguodala consider major raises. (more...)
Dani Alves Confirms Juventus Exit Amid Manchester City Transfer Rumours Dani Alves Confirms Juventus Exit Amid Manchester City Transfer Rumours
- June 30, 2017

This comes after the former Barcelona defender confirmed on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 that he will be leaving Italian side Juventus this summer. Both Chelsea and Tottenham have also been linked with a move for the veteran right-back, but Alves' relationship with City chief Pep Guardiola is thought to be a deciding factor. (more...)
West Indies set target of 184 runs for India West Indies set target of 184 runs for India
- June 30, 2017

The century - her 2nd in ODIs, came when she charged down the track to loft Stafanie Taylor inside out. The Indian eves are all prepared to take on the brilliant yet erratic West Indies on County Ground, Taunton , on Thursday. Historically, Indian wins are dependent on caught-behinds and stumpings in which Anju Jain holds a record of 31 dismissals that includes 17 stumps and 14 catches. (more...)
Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead
- June 29, 2017

Spieth's star power drew massive crowds all weekend to the TPC River Highlands , where he led wire-to-wire until leaving the door open with a couple of late bogeys. 'I don't know if I'll ever have a moment equivalent to that again - something like that to win a tournament - but we certainly soaked it in. They embarked on a playoff after finishing regulation tied at 12-under-par 268, two strokes clear of compatriot Charley Hoffman and New Zealander Danny Lee. (more...)
Australia beat West Indies by eight wickets Australia beat West Indies by eight wickets
- June 28, 2017

Megan Schutt took a wicket as well. "It was a pretty special feeling, the result is exactly how we want to play as a team and the bowlers played a massive part in that". The only hint Lanning gave about the make-up of Australia's XI was that selectors had "14 players fit and ready" - suggesting leg-spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington who missed both warm-up matches due to an injury to her right forefinger - will not be available for the match. (more...)
Bungee jump instructor's poor English lead to teenager's death plunge Bungee jump instructor's poor English lead to teenager's death plunge
- June 28, 2017

Vera Mol , 17, was harnessed to a rope atop a bridge in Cabezón de la Sal in Spain , when her instructor allegedly told her, " no jump ". The director of the company will now face prosecution for homicide through negligence, after appealing a court ruling previous year. (more...)
Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip
- June 28, 2017

Jamie Murray became the first Brit to win the Aegon Championships doubles title since Jeremy Bates in 1990 on Sunday. He is still planning to return to the Hurlingham, in south-west London, on Friday for one last attempt at a practice match. (more...)
Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
- June 27, 2017

Andre Silva then added a third goal in the 80th minute as the new AC Milan striker fired into the far corner, after a fine individual run, 0-3. It was a typically efficient performance from Portugal who never looked in real danger despite a sluggish start. (more...)
NBA Awards: LA Clippers' Chris Paul Up For Assist of the Year NBA Awards: LA Clippers' Chris Paul Up For Assist of the Year
- June 27, 2017

The NBA will announce the victor of the MVP and the other individual honors during the first NBA Awards show in NY. In the aftermath of Kevin Durant's move to the Golden State Warriors , superstar point guard Russell Westbrook became only the second player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double while leading his Oklahoma City Thunder to the playoffs. (more...)
Red Bull lead the way in opening practice in Azerbaijan Red Bull lead the way in opening practice in Azerbaijan
- June 26, 2017

He will be joined in an all-Mercedes front row by Bottas, who was pipped at the death when Hamilton outpaced him in the final lap after the session had been paused by a red flag. "Engine, engine", the frustrated Spaniard growled with McLaren set to continue as the only team to fail to score a championship point this season. Elsewhere, Daniel Ricciardo was fourth for Red Bull ahead of Force India's Esteban Ocon with Verstappen in sixth. (more...)
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
- June 26, 2017

However, Mourinho's representatives Gestifute Media issued a statement on Tuesday evening saying their client had "not received any notification" of the actions by the authorities in Spain, as well as circulating a copy of an official tax document dated July 3, 2015 which covered the periods in question. (more...)
Bipartisan group of USA senators introduces resolution welcoming Moon Bipartisan group of USA senators introduces resolution welcoming Moon
- June 26, 2017

Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported Friday Tokyo has made a decision to deploy the Aegis Ashore instead, a land-based component of a missile interceptor system, because it is less costly than the purchase of a THAAD battery. In an interview today, South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered more details on the ongoing dispute over the US THAAD missile defense installed in the south of his country, a controversial deployment that he's been critical of. (more...)
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
- June 26, 2017

Ronaldo, 32, will bring the offers to his discussion with the club's president, Florentino Perez, according to Marca . The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Portugal coach Fernando Santos backed his player when queried over Ronaldo refusing to take questions on his club future. Di Maria, 29, played for Madrid between 2010 and 2014, when he joined Manchester United . (more...)

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