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Dombrowski says trade for reliever not 'a glaring need' for Red Sox

Dombrowski says trade for reliever not 'a glaring need' for Red Sox True enough, but try to come up with a guy who failed as miserably as Sandoval did in Boston and then picked up the pieces somewhere else. (As a Tigers fan, I was hoping Mike Ilitch would swoop in and sign him, as he often did with big-ticket free agents.) Whether it mattered or not, the Red Sox were in a better position to win than the Padres, and moving all the way across the country may have ... [Full Article...]

Door open for new Zlatan deal: Mourinho

Door open for new Zlatan deal: Mourinho Speculation over the past week has suggested that Manchester United could still offer the towering striker a new deal despite letting him go last month. "(Marcos) Rojo, (Ashley) Young and (Luke) Shaw might not be back to football until the end of the year, so we need two more players, or at least one". [Full Article...]

Ryan Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charges From Rio Olympics Robbery Scandal

Ryan Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charges From Rio Olympics Robbery Scandal Lochte's lawyers have been pressing for a dismissal of the case, but a lower court had ruled 2-1 to uphold the charge. Brazilian police determined that Lochte, who was out celebrating with fellow swimmers Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen, had not been robbed at gunpoint like he subsequently told Billy Bush . [Full Article...]

Jonathon Simmons signs three-year deal with Orlando

Jonathon Simmons signs three-year deal with Orlando The San Antonio Spurs are still looking for upgrades after signing veteran Rudy Gay earlier in the month. During his two seasons with the Spurs, he solidified his place in head coach Gregg Popovich's rotation and eventually earned significant playing time for the Spurs during the playoffs. [Full Article...]

Larson Time Disallowed; Truex Jr. to Start from Pole at New Hampshire

Larson Time Disallowed; Truex Jr. to Start from Pole at New Hampshire NASCAR officials found Larson's rear deck-lid fin was outside specifications. NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France said in a statement that Dewar "has helped lead a cultural transformation of NASCAR" and has "spearheaded some of the most impactful enhancements NASCAR has implemented in its history". [Full Article...]

OR dismisses wide receiver Darren Carrington

OR dismisses wide receiver Darren Carrington As he has already lost his chance at the National Football League supplemental draft, which took place earlier this month, it is unclear just what the talented wideout's next move might be. For his career, he finishes with 112 catches for 1,919 yards and 15 touchdowns. He appeared in 12 games as a junior, hauling in a career-high 43 receptions for 606 yards and five touchdowns. [Full Article...]

Italy defender Bonucci nears move from Juventus to AC Milan

Italy defender Bonucci nears move from Juventus to AC Milan But money is no object for City's United Arab Emirates owners and that's also looking to be the case for Milan's new Chinese owners. Rossoneri have been praised for their well-thought transfer dealing this summer. The move comes weeks after Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri said Bonucci would be "leader of the dressing room". He played a key role in the Bianconeri winning six successi... [Full Article...]

Muguruza crushes Rybarikova to reach Wimbledon final

Muguruza crushes Rybarikova to reach Wimbledon final Venus has overcome Sjogrens Syndrome and several injuries to reach her first Wimbledon final since 2009 and Serena believes her sister's triumphs inspire others suffering from the autoimmune disease. "I think she's helping me to deal with the stress of the tournament, because it's a long tournament", Muguruza said . Using ferocious body serves, judicious approach shots, and her typical power... [Full Article...]

Michael Pineda has torn elbow, seems headed for Tommy John

Michael Pineda has torn elbow, seems headed for Tommy John He'll get a second opinion, but it's rare for that opinion to change. He was traded to the Yankees after that 2011 campaign. For his Yankees career, the often-frustrating Pineda is 31-31 with a 4.16 ERA. And if the organization were to pass him over again, fire alarms about his status with the team and what they think of him would go off throughout the Bronx. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Accepts Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur's Apology

Supreme Court Accepts Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur's Apology The apex court, meanwhile, has accepted the unconditional apology of former BCCI president Anurag Thakur and has dropped all contempt and criminal proceedings against him. SC wondering how he was chosen as a nominee by TNCA without being a member of any cricket association chose to resolve the issue on 24th July. He also went on to say that the CoA filed the suit only to find a way to throw mud ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic set to force Manchester United move

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic set to force Manchester United move Chelsea have given Nemanja Matic permission to join Diego Costa in missing their pre-season tour of China and Singapore as the Serbia midfielder attempts to smooth his departure from the club. Given the fact that Serbian global Nemanja Matic also holds a Slovak citizenship, it would exempt him from occupying a non-EU spot in the team both of which have been taken by Douglas Costa and Rodrigo B... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Vikings suspend WR Michael Floyd for 4 games

Minnesota Vikings suspend WR Michael Floyd for 4 games Floyd had five receptions in three games with the Patriots last season, but was not re-signed in the offseason. This comes on the heels of Floyd's recent one-day stint in jail after a judge found him in violation of his house arrest terms for testing positive for alcohol. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid agree deal to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Betis

Real Madrid agree deal to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Betis The 20-year-old has put pen to paper on a six-year contract with the White Angels and will be presented at the Bernabeu on July 20, Madrid announced . Real signed highly-rated 19-year-old French defender Theo Hernandez on Monday, also for the next six seasons, for a reported fee of 30 million euros. [Full Article...]

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges A few weeks ago, he hinted at potential discipline heading Elliott's way. ESPN said Friday that Elliott has received the NFL's report on the 2016 allegation against him and he's working on a response, which is likely to be submitted before Cowboys training camp begins on July 24. [Full Article...]

ACC's football success centered on Atlantic Division powers

The Seminoles open the season this year against Alabama in Atlanta, then face ACC foes Miami and North Carolina State later in September. The display at the entrance to the ACC Kickoff said it all. "I really just forgot about them", Samuels said. "We came into the office Sunday (after the game)", Swofford recalled, "and somebody on my staff said, 'Do we need to consider reprimanding Ron?' ... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer secures Semi Final spot to face Tomas Berdych

Roger Federer secures Semi Final spot to face Tomas Berdych But it seems no-one can get close to the seven-time Wimbledon champion as he maintained his record of not dropping a set at this year's tournament. He then stamped his authority on the match by breaking Raonic in the first game of the next set and then doing this once more to wrap it up 6-2. I think both players would have signed up for this scenario at the beginning of the tournament. [Full Article...]

Tim Tebow hits first career walk-off home run

Tim Tebow hits first career walk-off home run The former National Football League quarterback went deep with one out against Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Austin Orewiler , hitting a first-pitch fastball over the fence in left field. Entering the bottom half of the inning, the game, which was scheduled for only seven innings because it was part of a double-header, was tied 4-4. The Mets swept both games of the doubleheader after winning ... [Full Article...]

Masterful Venus oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years

Two years ago she was beaten by Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final, since when she has become a grand slam champion at the French Open . "I've played in a lot of finals here", Williams said. She has an overall singles record of 87-14 at the All England Club and won her titles in 2000, '01, '05, '07 and '08. Whereas when she came out to play Coco Vandeweghe , she acknowledged she was ha... [Full Article...]

Tony Romo: Aaron Rodgers can play until he's 45

In just over a year, the St. Louis Rams and San Diego Chargers moved to Los Angeles while the Oakland Raiders announced their plans to move to Las Vegas. A second phase will include residential and recreational development. Expenses outpaced revenues because of the cyclical nature of player contracts and the first full year of depreciation costs connected to recent renovations at Lambeau Field, th... [Full Article...]

Dota 2's The International 7 breaks esports prize pool record

Dota 2's The International 7 breaks esports prize pool record At the time of writing the total sits at just over 20.8 million, meaning the top few teams at this year's global are going to walk away with a lot of money. When the 2016 International's prize pool was broken down, it meant prizes of $2.1 million and $3.4 million for third place team Evil Geniuses and runners-up Digital Chaos respectively. [Full Article...]


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