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Timofey Mozgov signed his Lakers contract while wearing a Lil' Kev shirt Timofey Mozgov signed his Lakers contract while wearing a Lil' Kev shirt
- July 09, 2016

The Lakers also announced the re-signing of Jordan Clarkson along with the addition of rookie Croatian centre Ivica Zubica, while Jose Calderon was acquired via trade. Mozgov, who turns 30 on July 16, averaged 6.3 points and 4.4 rebounds for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season in a reserve role during the team's National Basketball Association championship run. (more...)
Johnson hurt, withdraws from UFC 201 Johnson hurt, withdraws from UFC 201
- July 09, 2016

Johnson was fighting at UFC 201 and with a victory he was expected to meet the victor of the upcoming season of "The Ultimate Fighter" in December. MMA insider Ariel Helwani was the first to report news of Johnson's injury. The UFC has yet to announce whether the fight will be postponed to a later date. UFC 201, which takes place at Philips Arena in Atlanta, is headlined by the welterweight championship fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley . (more...)
Inquest into Neymar's move from Santos to Barcelona dropped
- July 09, 2016

Barcelona have expressed their relief to see the end of Neymar's legal battle in Spain after the Spanish High Court threw out a case that alleged fraud in his transfer from Santos. Spanish judicial authorities had believed that €26m from the parallel contracts were shared between Neymar, his family and Santos, with DIS and the taxman missing out on their cuts. (more...)
Warriors renouncing Festus Ezeli to clear room for Kevin Durant Warriors renouncing Festus Ezeli to clear room for Kevin Durant
- July 09, 2016

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no deals can be finalized until at least July 7 under league rules. The "Barnes" Stein mentions here is none other than restricted free agent Harrison Barnes , who has agreed to a four-year deal worth $95 million with Dallas. (more...)
Wimbledon: Serena Williams says female players deserve equal pay Wimbledon: Serena Williams says female players deserve equal pay
- July 09, 2016

But Kerber had no intention of being a footnote in Wimbledon history and she saw off five-time champion Venus, 36, in 71 minutes on Centre Court to reach her first All England Club title match. "She is also a tough opponent and I know how she is playing so I was trying to focus more on my side of the net and playing my type style but my serve was not the best at the beginning of the match.". (more...)
Kevin Durant's father gives advice to son: 'Be selfish'
- July 09, 2016

Durant joked that the only reason he came to the Warriors was to reunite with assistant coach and defensive guru Ron Adams, who coached him in Oklahoma City . When you buy them, they seem like a great idea and on the surface it seems like a bold, innovative new look that's destined to make people think you're a lot cooler than you used to be. (more...)
Rain washes out Cup qualifying, Harvick gets pole
- July 09, 2016

Race: 7:30 p.m. Johnson is ninth in the standings, 90 points out of first. Busch is a two-time victor of this event and he has an awesome average finish of 3.8 at Kentucky. But Stewart has been miserable, in a word, on intermediate tracks for the past year and a half. Carl Edwards would love to get his third win of the season and tie teammate Kyle Busch, but that is probably the driver who will give him the most competition this weekend. (more...)
Veterans George Hill, Joe Johnson meet with Jazz, media
- July 09, 2016

In lineups with Diaw, Hill and Gordon Hayward , the Jazz will have the luxury of having three players that can create for themselves and others and hopefully help their offense catch up to the level of play they had last season on the defensive end of the floor. (more...)
With Jones Out, Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier Booked for UFC 200
- July 09, 2016

Anderson Silva stepped in less than a day from the UFC 200 weigh-in to agree to fight the UFC light heavyweight champion on Saturday night. White removed Jones from the event because of a positive drug test from a sample taken June 16. (more...)
Helicopters and GPS to spot floating trash at Rio Olympics
- July 09, 2016

The trials should be a coronation for Simone Biles, the reigning three-time world all-around champion, who has dominated a pre-Olympic quadrennium as few gymnasts ever have. Miccuci also hopes to make the finals of the smaller duet competition with her doubles partner, 20-year-old Luisa Borges, who is also from Rio. "It was important for her to prove besides being a bars specialist she is a steady competitor on floor and beam", Karolyi said. (more...)
Cavendish out of green in Limoges Cavendish out of green in Limoges
- July 09, 2016

Unfortunately for the out-and-out sprinters, the road kicks-up in the last 500m, which will blunt their usual dominance in the closing stages, bringing the odd puncheur to the fore. Slovak Sagan (Tinkoff) came in third, while Cavendish, chasing a 29Tour stage win, got boxed in and could only finish eighth, surrendering the lead to Sagan in the points classification . (more...)
Dwyane Wade says decision to leave Miami remains 'surreal' Dwyane Wade says decision to leave Miami remains 'surreal'
- July 09, 2016

As in 5 years or so when Wade retires from the National Basketball Association, his number 3 Miami Heat jersey will be looked at as a collector's item and be worth a lot of money. And if the Heat really wanted him to stay, they would have done more. Unlike the Bulls front office. "Thank you @ DwyaneWade for a great 13 yrs!" Just hours after shocking the National Basketball Association world with news that he would be leaving Miami and taking his talents to Chicago , superstar ... (more...)
Wimbledon 2016: Serena, Kerber to meet in final
- July 09, 2016

Williams will face Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber in the final on Saturday, after the German beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 in the other semi-final, in 72 minutes. "I feel that we've found this". Williams , these days, is no longer the certainty she was while achieving four straight majors - or a second "Serena Slam" - from 2014 to 2015. (more...)
Clinton calls for unity after week of deadly shootings
- July 09, 2016

Clinton and Trump both canceled events in the aftermath of last month's mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, including the Democratic candidate's first appearance alongside President Barack Obama. Paul, Minnesota. The attack has forced both the candidates to address racial divisions while showing support for U.S. law enforcement officials. Their deaths prompted the protest in Dallas interrupted by the shootings that killed five police officers. (more...)
Warriors Send Three to Olympics; Most Players on Team USA
- July 09, 2016

Anthony , a Baltimore native, tweeted on Monday, "Humbled to rep #TeamUSA in my 4th Olympics #RIO #UNITE " with a picture of a U.S. jersey. He won gold with the National Team at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014. An All-NBA Second Team selection this past season, his sixth, Cousins averaged a career-high 26.9 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. The 32-year-old Anthony has been with USA Basketball since he was a teenager, and this will be his fourth trip to the Olympics. (more...)
Jeremy Guscott: 'England can go from strength to strength under Eddie Jones' Jeremy Guscott: 'England can go from strength to strength under Eddie Jones'
- July 09, 2016

Eight minutes later and Australia were in front, quick ball from a ruck in front of the posts Haylett-Petty to cross in the corner. "Every time we win a penalty I walk back as if we are going to receive a kick-off". "We gave those guys a break, you can't play rugby for 12 months of the year and in that came the opportunity to blood some new blokes in this series". (more...)
Pokémon Go servers down again
- July 09, 2016

It's worth mentioning that those three other money-making games also follow a similar "freemium" model to Pokémon GO, where the app is free, but bonuses within the game can be paid for in cash for players who get hooked. GO uses the crowd-sourced data from Niantic's other app - Ingress - to map pokestops to local attractions like murals, statues, train stations and popular restaurants. (more...)
Obama to visit Dallas next week as city mourns police
- July 09, 2016

Obama is slated to attend meetings in Warsaw Saturday before heading on to Spain, where his itinerary includes cultural stops and meetings with Spanish leaders. "We'll have more details about next week's activities as soon as they are available". "It just means all lives matter - but right now, the big concern is the fact that the data shows black folks are more vulnerable to these kinds of incidents". (more...)
Joao Mario ready to cause an upset in the Euro 2016 final
- July 09, 2016

However, Portugal may have to face France without experienced defender Pepe, who trained separately from his team-mates again yesterday as he continued to recover from a thigh muscle injury in time for Sunday's final. Keeping solid, we were very happy to qualify. He will become only the second referee to oversee Champions League and European Championships finals in the same season, after Portugal's Pedro Proenca in 2012. (more...)
Samsung Quarter is the Most Profitable in Over Two Years
- July 09, 2016

Between April and June, Samsung managed a 8.1 trillion won (6.3 billion euro) operational profit, if the company's preliminary results turn out to be correct. Its consumer electronics arm is forecast to post an operating profit of nearly 1 billion dollars, thanks to strong sales of premium televisions, which boast better brightness, and power efficiency. (more...)
Griezmann leads France past Germany, to Euro title match
- July 09, 2016

He added: "It's hard to answer, we haven't discussed [a change in coach] beforehand". "We played our best match tonight at the Euros but it didn't help", he said. After defensive errors allowed Griezmann to add a second in the 72nd minute, Germany surged forward in search of a way back into the game but it was not to be. (more...)
Manu Ginobili Agrees To One-Year Deal With Spurs Manu Ginobili Agrees To One-Year Deal With Spurs
- July 09, 2016

But while Ginobili is definitely playing at least another season with the Silver and Black, it appears the team is losing 7-foot-3 backup center Boban Marjanovic, who has signed a 3-year, $21 million offer sheet with Detroit, according to multiple reports . (more...)
Asian markets mostly down on oil concerns Asian markets mostly down on oil concerns
- July 09, 2016

Investors also sold utility and phone company stocks. Britain's decision to "Leave" the European Union had led to global growth worries, which resurfaced yesterday. US crude traded below $46 a barrel following Thursday's 4.8 percent tumble, while gold was poised for its sixth straight weekly climb, the longest run of gains in two years. (more...)
Bartolo Colon headed to MLB All-Star Game, replacing Madison Bumgarner
- July 09, 2016

Whether as an innings eating starter, bullpen asset, or provider of laughs with his at bats, it's nice to Terry Collins reward the veteran with a place on the team. Colon, 43, is pitching in his 19th big-league season and this marks the fourth All-Star trip for the former Cy Young victor. "There's a lot of great ballplayers around the league, and I wasn't expecting this". (more...)
Serena Williams charges into Wimbledon finals, Venus falls Serena Williams charges into Wimbledon finals, Venus falls
- July 09, 2016

It's the fourth episode of The Hunt for Graf's Record and the second that features Williams and Kerber as co-stars. "She has won here so many times and will want to beat me after Australia", said Kerber . Serena Williams will face off against Angelique Kerber in what promises to be a thrilling ladies' final on Saturday (9th July) in the Championships, Wimbledon 2016. (more...)