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Chandler Parsons agrees to max deal with Memphis Chandler Parsons agrees to max deal with Memphis
- July 09, 2016

While pursuing Jordan, the Mavericks lost Tyson Chandler to Phoenix, the second time he has left in free agency since helping them win the title. The contract is 4 years for $94 million and that will be the max. Multiple reports have Conley meeting with the Dallas Mavericks after free agency begins, but - at least right now - the Mavericks look like the only team that will present a viable alternative for Conley besides going back to Memphis for a five-year max contract. (more...)
Shattered By Wimbledon Defeat, Novak Djokovic Uncertain of Rio Participation
- July 09, 2016

And yet this was not the same shock-absorbing Djokovic who has deflected power and cruised through many a draw in the past two seasons. Djokovic woke up Saturday - if he'd been able to sleep at all - knowing he needed to win three straight sets to extend his Grand Slam bid. (more...)
Utah resident who had been infected with Zika dies -health officials
- July 09, 2016

Health officials say they aren't releasing more information on the person or where they traveled due to privacy laws. In April, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) reported that a man in his 70s infected with the Zika virus had died from complications of the infection on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, which is part of U.S. (more...)
Persistent Zen-like Raonic powers to semi-final victory
- July 09, 2016

Mentally, I had one of my best matches in my history and my career". "I wasn't disappointed with that point". I was struggling through many parts of the match. On the second break point, Raonic stroked a forehand cross-court passing shot victor. Raonic later defeated Querrey in four sets in the quarterfinals. (more...)
Russia names Olympic track hopefuls in doping appeal
- July 09, 2016

IAAF and 68 Russian athletes who have filed appeals to CAS agreed upon an "expedited procedure" meaning, provided the appeal be successful, the timeframe would allow Russian athletes the chance to compete in the Rio Games next month. Russian athletes and political leaders have voiced outrage that the IAAF was seeking to ban track and field stars with no positive drug tests on their record. (more...)
Snipers kill five Dallas police, wound six during protests over police shootings Snipers kill five Dallas police, wound six during protests over police shootings
- July 09, 2016

This week's killings of two black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota were the latest in a long string of similar, controversial killings that have led to nearly two years of national protests over race and justice. "Today is a wrenching reminder of the sacrifices that [law enforcement] make for us". "The suspect said he was upset about Black Lives Matter". Police said he told them what had prompted the attack. (more...)
Arsenal table £12million transfer offer for Neven Subotic Arsenal table £12million transfer offer for Neven Subotic
- July 09, 2016

Subotic has previously been linked with Liverpool, where Klopp is preparing for his first full season in charge, and the former Dortmund coach has also been credited with an interest in Poland worldwide Blaszczykowski. The 27-year-old defender struggled to get game time under Thomas Tuchel last season, and is expected to be on his way out of the Westfalenstadion this summer. (more...)
Hamilton quickest, Rosberg 2nd, in crash-hit final practice
- July 09, 2016

Championship leader Rosberg was leading in Spielberg entering the final lap but collided with pursuing Hamilton, who went through to win the race while the German dropped back to fourth with a broken front wing. "Their destiny is in their own hands". Rosberg spent FP2 following team-mate Lewis Hamilton's data and radio traffic in the Mercedes garage, and he believes the team had a strong enough day overall that he can make up for lost time on Saturday. (more...)
How Might Beijing React to Upcoming Ruling on China's Territorial Claims?
- July 09, 2016

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Dutch city of The Hague is set to make its final decision on Tuesday in the case between the Philippines and China. "If such momentum went unchecked, accidents could happen and the South China Sea might sink into chaos and so might the entirety of Asia". BEIJING-Beijing has begun military drills in the South China Sea, state media reported Saturday ahead of a ruling by an global arbitration court on a dispute with the Philippines over the strategic ... (more...)
GMO labeling bill needs more work
- July 09, 2016

The legislation ( S. 764 ), would block states from issuing mandatory labeling laws and require food manufacturers to use one of three different labels to inform consumers of the presence of GMOs in products. Even if Vermont's labeling law ends up being short lived, the tiny state will have a long-lasting influence on the food industry and its attitudes toward GMO labeling, which, until this year, the industry had staunchly opposed. (more...)
Mets put struggling Harvey on DL with shoulder discomfort
- July 09, 2016

James Gladstone, co-chief of sports medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, told NJ Advance Media in a phone interview Thursday. Harvey was hit hard during his start against the Marlins on Monday and complained after that his shoulder was bothering him. (more...)
Stephen Strasburg: Hits 15-day DL due to back strain Stephen Strasburg: Hits 15-day DL due to back strain
- July 09, 2016

The Milwaukee Brewers' Martin Maldonado made it a one-run game in the ninth with a solo home run, but the Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth made a running catch to end the game and give the Nationals a 3-2 win. But in his first three June starts, he went 0-3 with a 9.69 ERA, allowing 14 earned runs in 13 innings. He's coming off his first loss in almost a month after allowing three runs, six hits and a walk with five strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers ... (more...)
Troy Tulowitzki, Toronto Blue Jays rally past Detroit Tigers
- July 09, 2016

Mets 9, Nationals 7: Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and NY rallied in the opener of a pivotal four-game series between the top teams in the NL East. Pelfrey (2-8) allowed one run and six hits in six innings. The Blue Jays brought in right-hander Jesse Chavez to face McCann, who singled to left to load the bases with two outs. (more...)
The goodbye begins for Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat
- July 09, 2016

The Denver Nuggets reportedly pitched as much as US$52 million for two years while Bulls guard Rajon Rondo and Jimmy Butler had been pushing for Wade to come play for his hometown club. Kelly Ripa and Dwyane Wade chat during "Live with Kelly" on July 7, 2016 . When youngster Enzo Berrot asked if Wade's departure bothered him, he said, "Yeah, it does". (more...)
UFC 200: Anderson Silva will fight Daniel Cormier in main event
- July 09, 2016

USADA spokesman Ryan Madden confirmed an independent lab's findings on Jones' B sample Friday. Jones and Kawa declined to name the substance for which Jones was flagged, although Kawa said it "could be" related to a nutritional supplement. (more...)
Muguruza, 11 Seeds Upset Thursday at Wimbledon; Friday Preview Muguruza, 11 Seeds Upset Thursday at Wimbledon; Friday Preview
- July 09, 2016

Muguruza looked like a shadow of the player that reached the final previous year, where she lost to Serena Williams, and beat Williams in the final at Roland Garros this month for her first major championship. Konjuh, ranked 103rd in the world, had three match points herself, but with the contest poised at 7-7 and 40-15 on Radwanska's serve, the Croat stepped on a ball she was chasing down and rolled her right ankle, collapsing at the chairs in tears. (more...)
Unbeaten Strasburg pitches Nationals past banged-up Mets 3-1
- July 09, 2016

If that wasn't enough of a double whammy for the Mets to absorb, All-Star left fielder Yoenis Cespedes also left Friday's contest with a strained right quadriceps. I've thrown a lot of pitches. "Hopefully it doesn't translate into me going on the 15-day DL", Cespedes said through an interpreter. The Mets entered Friday just three games back of the Nationals for first place in the National League East. (more...)
Mario looks to avoid 2nd final loss with Portugal in a year Mario looks to avoid 2nd final loss with Portugal in a year
- July 09, 2016

It's incredible to think that more than one third of the 46 players in both squads have connections to Africa, one way or the other , and could have featured for African countries instead of Portugal or France. It just needed the fresh impetus of 11 men devoting themselves to a bigger cause and trying to play expressive football. Across France and in the French team, the attention was firmly on the diminutive Griezmann after another decisive performance. (more...)
Canada, Serbia, Greece into semis in Olympic hoop qualifiers Canada, Serbia, Greece into semis in Olympic hoop qualifiers
- July 09, 2016

The Philippines showed they will be no pushover for New Zealand at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Manila, pushing France before losing the opening game 93-84. Philippines: In a three-team group stage format, a loss could be fatal to any team's chance of moving to the next round. From each of the three six-nation events, one team will earn an Olympic berth to complete the 12-team draw in Rio. (more...)
Serena Williams Closes on Major No. 22-Again
- July 09, 2016

I was really focused today". The world No 4 Kerber sets a re-match of the Australian Open final with world No 1 Serena Williams whom she beat 6-4 3-6 6-4 for her maiden Major victory in January. "That's what makes me Serena ". She insisted Thursday that she is more relaxed and more confident on the court because of that big moment. It's just unbelievable that we have such a great champion like Serena on the women's side. (more...)
Pistorius gets one more year
- July 09, 2016

The same judge originally convicted Pistorius of manslaughter in 2014 after months of hearings, but an appeals court reversed the ruling to murder past year, leading to Wednesday's sentencing. "She definitely erred on the side of caution with a lenient sentence", he said of Masipa. Judge Masipa convicted Pistorius of culpable homicide - similar to manslaughter - in September 2014 , following a trial that stretched across seven months. (more...)
Three more players injured as Cardinals fall to Brewers Three more players injured as Cardinals fall to Brewers
- July 09, 2016

The Brewers regained the lead in the sixth on back-to-back home runs by Lucroy and Carter. Carter connected for a towering leadoff drive in the second against Michael Wacha, but the Cardinals jumped in front on consecutive run-scoring singles by All-Star Aledmys Diaz and Matt Holliday in the third. (more...)
What did Cristiano Ronaldo say to Gareth Bale at full
- July 09, 2016

Joao Mario said it was also a chance to make up for past year when he was in the Portugal team which lost the European under-21 championship final against Sweden. "I'm certain that the whole group will think of it as the game of their lives because Portugal have never won a title", Joao Mario told reporters. (more...)
Heat fans bewildered by Wade's departure
- July 09, 2016

Miami offered $40 million over two years for Wade to stay in the uniform that he's worn his entire career, the one in which he was an All-Star 12 times, a champion three times and the NBA Finals MVP in 2006 when his rise to superstardom was just truly beginning. (more...)
Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton Announced for WWE SummerSlam 2016
- July 09, 2016

Lesnar's fight with Hunt, is the co-main event at UFC 200 . After month's of being absent from WWE programming due to injury, Randy Orton sets his return to the ring, and will face Brock Lesnar , in what will be a great SummerSlam match. (more...)