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Kam Chancellor gets contract extension Kam Chancellor gets contract extension
- August 02, 2017

In May, some thought that the Seahawks were planning to move on from Kam Chancellor after this season. Almost one year ago, Chancellor reflected on the lessons he learned from the holdout. In addition to these numerous accomplishments, Chancellor was ranked by his peers as the 32nd-best player in the league at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. (more...)
Broncos sign LB Danny Mason, waive TE Henry Krieger-Coble Broncos sign LB Danny Mason, waive TE Henry Krieger-Coble
- July 30, 2017

Medical tests after practice revealed the torn ligament. (Ray) has the ligament torn that's attached to the same bone that Booker fractured. Krieger-Coble spent his first National Football League season with the Broncos after joining the team in 2016 as a college free agent. (more...)
Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline
- July 30, 2017

Boston Red Sox left-handed pitcher David Price , sidelined for the first two months of the season, was placed on Major League Baseball's 10-day disabled list Friday with an inflamed left elbow. Price had a run of seven straight starts allowing three or fewer earned runs come to an end at the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, when he was lit up for six runs - five earned - on seven hits and three walks in five innings. (more...)
Chelsea suffer another humiliating defeat to Inter Milan
- July 30, 2017

Chelsea once again started their game very slowly and were reliant on counter-attacks - something that is clearly not working. It was a match full of talking points involving the officials - with Stefan Jovetic getting the opening goal with a rebound from his penalty, that had been saved by Thibault Courtois. (more...)
Soweto Derby: Two dead in FNB stadium stampede Soweto Derby: Two dead in FNB stadium stampede
- July 30, 2017

Kaizer Chiefs were playing Orlando Pirates at the stadium in the Carling Black Label Cup. He said the cause of the stampede was being investigated. Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Public Safety, Councillor Michael Sun, confirmed the news on Twitter, saying all the gates were opened to ensure crowd control. (more...)
President Trump, on Long Island, pledges to destroy MS-13 President Trump, on Long Island, pledges to destroy MS-13
- July 29, 2017

Trump's comments about police treatment of people in their custody resurrected memories of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who was shackled but alive when he was put in a Baltimore police van in April 2015. In stark language, Trump said MS-13 members have stabbed, raped and murdered young people and "transformed peaceful parks and lovely quiet neighborhoods into blood-stained killing fields". (more...)
Ben Stokes describes Oval century as the hardest of his England career Ben Stokes describes Oval century as the hardest of his England career
- July 29, 2017

South Africa's gamble had failed. Cook is to score a century in the first innings with Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali. Root confirmed the fast bowler's absence and spelled out why Roland-Jones can be an effective deputy. Batting was a concern for South Africa before the series began, but dropping Duminy has ensured that they possess quality right down to number 8 after some consistency from the top order. (more...)
Javier Hernandez could prove a vital asset to West Ham Javier Hernandez could prove a vital asset to West Ham
- July 28, 2017

Where will West Ham United finish at the end of this season? Former United favourite Hernandez has just signed for West Ham for a very reasonable fee of £16 million, in the only deal this season that hasn't broken the world transfer record. (more...)
Gunaratne in doubt for rest of India Test series Gunaratne in doubt for rest of India Test series
- July 27, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan was left hurt after being dropped from the Indian Test team but says he remained confident of making his way back into the longest format sooner than later. But it wasn't to be as he miscued a shot straight to Angelo Mathews at mid-off off Nuwan Pradeep (3-64) minutes before the tea break, and threw away his wicket needlessly. (more...)
La'el Collins reportedly gets huge two-year extension from Cowboys La'el Collins reportedly gets huge two-year extension from Cowboys
- July 26, 2017

Collins signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent for a deal worth $1.599 million, which included a $21,000 signing bonus. Collins was projected as a first-round pick out of LSU in 2015, but the death of a former girlfriend under mysterious circumstances a few days before the draft caused his stock to drop. (more...)
Andrew Luck Placed on the PUP List Andrew Luck Placed on the PUP List
- July 25, 2017

Luck had surgery to fix a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder and only began throwing last week. However, they expect the quarterback to be removed from the list prior to the season. "We're going to continue to follow the doctor's orders and the rehab process". The word from Ballard doesn't come as a surprise as the possibility of Geathers missing regular season time has been on the table since he had neck surgery in March. (more...)
Houston Rockets: The LeBron James possibility looks real good for 2018 now Houston Rockets: The LeBron James possibility looks real good for 2018 now
- July 25, 2017

Zach Lowe of ESPN .com was told by sources that the Cavs are acting as though trading Irving is "inevitable" and that there is "little chance of salvaging their relationship with him". Ultimately, if the Cavs were to ask for a package including Murray and Harris from the Nuggets, it would be too much. The Cleveland Cavaliers might have no other option at their disposal right now than to grant Kyrie Irving his trade request . (more...)
Carmelo 'Likely' To Be Traded To Houston This Week Carmelo 'Likely' To Be Traded To Houston This Week
- July 25, 2017

As has been reported before , Anthony is willing to waive his no trade clause for the right team to get the deal done, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN said on The Jump . Other than the ability to match up salaries and potentially get Anthony's blessing, the Thunder are far from an ideal trade partner for NY. There are major hurdles, and the Knicks don't like the offers they've gotten so far, which is why they pulled back (not because of the Scott Perry hiring or some desire to change Anthony's ... (more...)
Jason Garrett, Cowboys were unaware Lucky Whitehead was arrested Jason Garrett, Cowboys were unaware Lucky Whitehead was arrested
- July 25, 2017

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead , a 2011 graduate of Osbourn High School, is wanted by Prince William County police for failure to appear in court on a shoplifting charge. Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead added his name to the list of Dallas players who got in trouble this offseason. Multiple sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter last week that Elliott could face a one- or two-game suspension, but the National Football League denied it made a decision on a course of disciplinary ... (more...)
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...)