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Mets' Matt Harvey to undergo season-ending surgery due to TO syndrome
- July 09, 2016

Late in the season, agent Scott Boras said doctors recommended that Harvey be limited to approximately 180 innings in his first year back from reconstructive elbow surgery. So of course, there will be a concern with Harvey going under the knife. Harvey struggled with command and consistency issues from the get go and he was never really able to get his season on track. (more...)
Kentucky State Police providing race traffic updates
- July 09, 2016

Kyle Busch is the king of Kentucky, having won two of the five races contested there including this race a year ago. They will be looking to continue their success despite all the unknowns surrounding the Kentucky race and should be one of the teams to watch on Saturday night in the Quaker State 400 . (more...)
Griezmann aims to bring joy back to countrymen with Euro Cup triumph Griezmann aims to bring joy back to countrymen with Euro Cup triumph
- July 09, 2016

Antoine Griezmann had two more opportunities to unleash his trademark goal celebration, as his brace helped hosts France progress to the Euro 2016 final on Thursday night. We will be ready, though. "He's brimming with talent, and he knows how to keep his feet on the ground. It's not Cristiano-Griezmann; it's Portugal-France". (more...)
Poland beats Switzerland on penalties to reach quarterfinals at Euro 2016
- July 09, 2016

The Borussia Dortmund winger, nicknamed "Kuba", then drilled home Poland's fourth shot and his nation was sent into delirium when Grzegorz Krychowiak nailed the crucial fifth kick. He had nearly an open goal but didn't keep the shot down. Poland won 5-4 in a shootout. The Swiss players kept pushing for the equalizer, and only to be denied by Fabianski and the crossbar on two occasions. (more...)
Inflatable arch collapses over rider in Tour de France Inflatable arch collapses over rider in Tour de France
- July 09, 2016

South African, Daryl Impey (Orica-Bikeexchange) came in second, 0:01:05 behind the victor while Spaniard Dani Navarro (Cofidis) came third. Friday's win came after Cummings initially got himself into a very high-class 29-man breakaway that included some real heavyweights in race leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing), former victor Vincenzo Nibali (Astana), Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) and Tony Martin (Etixx-QuickStep). (more...)
RCUK Fantasy Tour de France 2016: hints and tips
- July 09, 2016

That does not bode well for speed demons such as Tony Martin and Fabian Cancellara, who will get little chance to establish a decent buffer or claw back lost time. Quintana has demonstrated some scintillating early season form, winning the Volta a Catalunya in March and Tour de Romandie in May - a race that Froome finished in 38th. (more...)
WWE SummerSlam 2016: Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton Set WWE SummerSlam 2016: Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton Set
- July 09, 2016

Live streaming of the link is available on UFC's official website . In the co-main event, WWE superstar Brock Lesnar will return from a five-year layoff from UFC competition to see if he can still hang with the most unsafe men in the world when he locks horns with K-1 kickboxing Grand Prix champion, and mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mark Hunt. (more...)
Denesh Ramdin lashes out after being dropped from WI squad Denesh Ramdin lashes out after being dropped from WI squad
- July 09, 2016

West Indies have not announced their squad yet, but Ramdin gave his fans a "heads up" on Twitter , suggesting the "new chairman" had spoken to him of his sacking. But I think India have the side to beat them. I felt a bit surprised (by the exclusion), but I have no choice but to live by the decision of the higher authority. (more...)
Serena Williams to face Kerber in Wimbledon final
- July 09, 2016

Having coped admirably with the heavy artillery heading her way, Kerber's downfall when serving at 5-6 in the first set was self-inflicted as two poor errors opened the door for Williams to take the opener. This time , Serena Williams wouldn't be denied. "I met her a few times - the last time she told me, just believe in yourself". Not talking about results, I'm talking about attitude, I'm talking about ability to handle the matches, ability to change the matches around when she's in ... (more...)
'13 Wimbledon champ Murray faces new foe in 11th Slam final
- July 09, 2016

I don't ever fall down. Andy Murray, who beat Tomas Berdych on Friday to reach his third Wimbledon final, was asked if it was extra special for a British player to walk out on Centre Court in a final. "I can't believe I served a double fault twice", said Federer. Also, Raonic, 25, added John McEnroe to his coaching team before the tournament and said McEnroe told him before the match to "leave it all out there". (more...)
Westbrook not signing an extension contributed to KD's decision to leave OKC?
- July 09, 2016

Speaking before the media for the first time as a member of the Warriors, the star forward discussed his hard decision to leave Oklahoma City, which he said was quite emotional. Durant, the 27-year-old superstar, had spent his entire career with the Oklahoma City Thunder franchise dating back to its final season in Seattle. (more...)
Read how Bale reacted to Wales defeat and EURO 2016 exit
- July 09, 2016

World Cup-winner Christian Karembeu says hosts France must be wary of history-chasing Cristiano Ronaldo in the final of Euro 2016. The Real Madrid forward registered a goal and assist in the semi-final win against Wales - moving his goals tally to three at these finals and nine in total at European Championship tournament matches. (more...)
'Fragile' Hodgson: 'I don't know what I'm doing here' 'Fragile' Hodgson: 'I don't know what I'm doing here'
- July 09, 2016

I think he's got the personality, the strength, he's a good technical manager, he's very experienced and he's someone who perhaps could imbue confidence. "Iceland were a doughty opponent but we didn't punch our weight". "As low as we all feel now we can recover from this and we have to move away from recrimination and get on with finding solutions as soon as possible, Gerrard added". (more...)
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton tops disrupted final F1 practice British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton tops disrupted final F1 practice
- July 09, 2016

Huge cheers went up around the circuit as Hamilton lit up the screens, with a 140,000 crowd expecting to witness his third successive British Grand Prix win on Sunday and fourth in total. The Ferrari driver was penalised with a five-place grid drop at the last race in Austria after an unscheduled gearbox change, and he faces the same fate here after reporting a problem in the final knockings of Saturday morning's session. (more...)
France coach Didier Deschamps delighted with team's spunk
- July 09, 2016

Germany were and are still the best side. A penalty awarded seconds before half time caused turmoil in the German camp. Griezmann, who steered Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final this season, has scored six goals so far in the tournament, more than any player since France's Michel Platini hit a record nine at the 1984 finals. (more...)
Duke of Kent to present trophies at Wimbledon
- July 09, 2016

The American - who is still in the Wimbledon doubles competition with her sister Serena - said she felt she could continue to play for a long time . Angelique Kerber will try and follow in the footsteps of Martina Hingis (2001 Australian Open), Justine Henin (2007 U.S. Open) and Kim Clijsters (2009 U.S. (more...)
Mets ace Matt Harvey to miss remainder of 2016 season after surgery
- July 09, 2016

Matt Harvey's 2016 season has come to an end. New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey is out for the rest of the season to undergo surgery , the team announced Friday. As Boras said , at least explains some of why Harvey's mechanics have been off, which undoubtedly had his mind messed up, and down and down he went. (more...)
Orioles outlast Dodgers 6-4 in 14 innings
- July 09, 2016

Center fielder Trayce Thompson tried to make a diving catch, but the ball bounced in front of him and deflected off his glove. Right-hander Kevin Gausman (1-6, 3.97 ERA) will try to back up Tillman's effort when he goes to the hill on Wednesday trying to bounce back from his 5-3 loss to Seattle on July 1. (more...)
Injured Bolt to prove fitness in London ahead of Rio 2016
- July 09, 2016

I've been working miracles in my life. "I need to focus my driving my foot, so I can be faster. I just needed the win". Behind Blake, Nickel Ashmeade and Julian Forte finished in second and third respectively, leaving Forte's Olympic hopes hanging in the balance. (more...)
France count on lucky seven to spoil Ronaldo show
- July 09, 2016

Deschamps was captain of the France team that won the 1998 World Cup as hosts, and he said winning the Euro trophy would be a moment his players would not forget. Germany coach Joachim Loew refused to commit himself to stay beyond the next World Cup campaign as he picked through the wreckage of the country's Euro 2016 exit. (more...)
Portugal Remain Unconvincing, but Croatia Win Can Be Their Tipping Point
- July 09, 2016

When substitute Ricardo Quaresma headed the ball into the goal from one yard out, four minutes before the end of extra time, it came after the game's first shot on goal. Cristiano Ronaldo's dream of adding the Euro 2016 title to his glittering club career has been written off by Vedran Corluka. This Portugal side is stodgier than it should be considering it has one of the world's best players. (more...)
Conte proud of his Italy legacy Conte proud of his Italy legacy
- July 09, 2016

You have to change the side after a game like Slovakia which was very different", Loew said. Italy coach Antonio Conte said he was disappointed to go out despite his defensively-minded team showing little adventure in the final third of the pitch during the match. (more...)
Warriors unsure if Durant will start, jokes coach Kerr
- July 09, 2016

Using words like natural, authentic, genuine and real, Durant confirmed that it was a face-to-face meeting with the group that sealed the deal. The news of Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors over the weekend is nearly certainly the biggest news this off-season. (more...)
Johnson to drive a backup car after Kentucky practice wreck
- July 09, 2016

Cup cars will feature a different Goodyear tire package from last month's test after the manufacturer noticed blistering afterward. While teams had to adjust to all those variables during practice on Thursday, the competition package on the cars themselves was familiar, having been used in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte, the June race at MI and during the organization test. (more...)
Minnesota prosecutor says police practices must change after shooting Minnesota prosecutor says police practices must change after shooting
- July 09, 2016

Demonstrators on Thursday night blocked the intersection in front of the Triple S Food Mart, where the shooting took place, asking drivers to honk their horns. He acknowledged that "it is a very hard standard" to meet to bring criminal charges against a police officer in Minnesota. The footage was streamed on her Facebook account under the name Lavish Reynolds. (more...)