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Here's Why Russell Westbrook Should Play for the Chicago Bulls Here's Why Russell Westbrook Should Play for the Chicago Bulls
- July 10, 2016

The Thunder team should try to negotiate with Russell Westbrook before his contract ends and he decides to be a free agent next year. It's easy to assume that Westbrook wants to play in the area where he grew up, but who knows how much that would truly influence him to be there beyond just next season. (more...)
I'm no Platini, says six-goal Griezmann
- July 10, 2016

Deschamps may have coaxed a squad of experience and youth to gel into potential winners, but Evra's influence within the squad and on the pitch has been wholly positive. Ronaldo and his fellow Portugal players have been far from convincing in the ongoing tournament. Matches early in the June 10-July 10 tournament, most notably the 1-1 draw between England and Russian Federation in Marseille , were marred by hooligan violence, but there have been no other major security problems at the ... (more...)
After front row sweep, Hamilton says its business as usual at Mercedes
- July 10, 2016

The defending three-time world champion, who had his first flying run in Q3 deleted because he ran off the track, outpaced the championship leader and his rival Rosberg with a lap in one minute and 29.287 seconds on Saturday. Not that it would hinder him in the end, however, with Hamilton storming back in Q2, setting a new lap record on the Northamptonshire track and securing first place for the main event. (more...)
Froome jabs a spectator in the face during Tour de France Froome jabs a spectator in the face during Tour de France
- July 10, 2016

It was also a great day for Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet, who was part of the original breakaway and finished fifth to improve his lead in the yellow jersey . Martin, who rides for Etixx Quick-Step will have to tackle three category one climbs as well as one out-of-category mountain as the 184.5km stage meanders through northern Spain and into Andorra. (more...)
Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2 Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2
- July 10, 2016

The game also ended on a reversal as Tyler Naquin was ruled out at first after being given an infield single that would have loaded the bases. The 2014 AL Cy Young Award victor cruised through eight innings of one-run, five-hit ball by throwing 96 pitches (68 for strikes) and fanning eight. (more...)
US Senate Passes Controversial GMO Labelling Bill
- July 09, 2016

They said the federal government shouldn't run roughshod over a state's rules, pre-empting Vermont's law, and the federal requirements would not be consumer-friendly. The bill is widely supported by all sectors of the food industry, including all major farm organizations, food manufacturers and retailers. Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food and Water Watch, released a statement calling it "a slap in the face for all of the activists" who have worked to pass mandatory GMO labels. (more...)
France Are Favourites, but We Will Be Champions: Ronaldo
- July 09, 2016

More heartache followed in 2006, when the team that had stumbled at the final hurdle of Euro 2004 on home soil lost in the last four of the World Cup. We are a little closer and I think that were going to win. "Our fathers played in the same team and my big brother Jeremy, Mathieu and I were all in the youth system at Bordeaux", said Silva, who moved to Portugal before joining Sporting at the age of 13. (more...)
Jordan Spieth unsure about Rio Olympics
- July 09, 2016

South Africa's best golfers were among a long list of worldwide players who had made themselves unavailable for various reasons, despite the historic significance of the code returning to the programme at the multi-sport spectacle for the first time in 112 years. (more...)
Salman, Anushka dance on Pehla Pehla Pyaar Hai Salman, Anushka dance on Pehla Pehla Pyaar Hai
- July 09, 2016

If this trend continues throughout the weekend, Sultan will make its way into the 100 crore club. Much has been said about the reported clash between Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan when the former announced the release date for Raees. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will be seen dancing with " Sultan " co-star Anushka Sharma on his 90's romantic hit "Pehla Pehla Pyaar Hai" on comedian Kapil Sharma's show. (more...)
Tour director apologises to Yates over arch fall Tour director apologises to Yates over arch fall
- July 09, 2016

British rider Steve Cummings swept to victory at the Seventh Stage of the Tour de France . For Cummings, an Olympic silver-medallist and world champion from the track in the team pursuit, it was a second stage victory in successive years. (more...)
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams 'relieved' to win 22nd Grand Slam title
- July 09, 2016

Serena Williams displays the trophy after winning the 7th Wimbledon title at London on Saturday. They're now 14-0 in major doubles finals. For Mahut and Herbert, this is their second major title together. 1 since February 2013. Serena Williams said she was saddened by the gun violence and deteriorating race relations in the U.S., admitting she fears for the safety of her own family in the current volatile climate. (more...)
Tour de France: Steve Cummings wins in weird ending Tour de France: Steve Cummings wins in weird ending
- July 09, 2016

The 35-year-old Cummings broke away from the peleton with a group of 29 riders that included overall leader Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium and Giro d'Italia victor Vincenzo Nibali . Cummings shook his head in disbelief as he approached the line then raised both arms, pumped his fist, and kissed his wrist. All 198 riders started the stage, marking the first time the entire peloton was still racing this late in the Tour in 103 editions. (more...)
Serena Williams demands to be ranked against all athletes, not just women Serena Williams demands to be ranked against all athletes, not just women
- July 09, 2016

The American will now take on Angelique Kerber after she denied Venus Williams the chance to play in a ninth Grand Slam final against her sister. Earlier, a Champagne cork popped somewhere on Centre Court four games into Serena's semifinal and while it was a tad premature, her 6-2, 6-0 thrashing of Elena Vesnina suggested she could be celebrating something special tomorrow. (more...)
Wade to become a Bull after Heat snub
- July 09, 2016

Heat owner Micky Arison wished Wade good luck with his new team on Wednesday. In discussing the move back home, Wade reminisced about his days growing up in the area. I feel his pain and pride for what pushed him over the ledge. "I get the opportunity to live that dream out". "We thought the dialogue was really, really positive". (more...)
Warriors to sign Zaza Pachulia to 1-year, $2.9 million deal
- July 09, 2016

Andrew Bogut says he is looking forward to playing for the Dallas Mavericks. Barnes commemorated his fresh start on Twitter while also sending a classy farewell missive to the Bay Area. Early projections: Warriors go 78-3, with one team simply not showing up, and win title in 13 games while winning Stanley Cup on the side. The Warriors will have three days to match the offer sheet Barnes signed. (more...)
Dallas Mavericks Set To Add Andrew Bogut, Harrison Barnes
- July 09, 2016

Kevin Durant just about broke the internet this morning when he announced that he will sign with the Golden State Warriors and leave his nine-year National Basketball Association home the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant has had to carry much of the scoring load for the Thunder over the years, but having Curry, Green and Thompson on the floor with him should open up space he hasn't had during his tenure in Oklahoma City. (more...)
Giants first baseman Brandon Belt an All-Star Giants first baseman Brandon Belt an All-Star
- July 09, 2016

Both players beat out four other nominees in their respective leagues. Saunders and Springer were followed by Dustin Pedroia (Boston), Ian Kinsler (Detroit) and Evan Longoria (Tampa Bay). His 46 runs batted in ties him for fifth with the Miami Marlins' Justin Bour among NL first basemen. "I can't wait to get down to San Diego and play with my teammates". (more...)
Iceland shocks England, advances to Euro 2016 quarterfinals Iceland shocks England, advances to Euro 2016 quarterfinals
- July 09, 2016

Antonio Conte's men had been rated - by both national and global media - as perhaps the worst Italian team at a major worldwide tournament in recent memory, something Buffon says the coach and the rest of the squad had not forgotten. Del Bosque repeatedly said on Monday that he would speak to RFEF president Angel Maria Villar before saying anything publicly, and no decision is now expected until mid-July at the earliest given that Villar may put his name forward for the UEFA presidential ... (more...)
France, Canada start Olympic qualifying event with victories France, Canada start Olympic qualifying event with victories
- July 09, 2016

The top two sides from each group progress to the semi-finals, with only the tournament victor qualifying for Rio. Thompson won the NBA Championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers last month. Turkey's hopes of clinching the sole remaining spot at Rio 2016 also remain alive after they battled past Senegal. New Zealand will play France tomorrow to decide the victor of Group B, while the Philippines will have to hope for better fortune in 2020. (more...)
Sensational Serena Williams Retains Wimbledon Title, Matches Steffi Graf
- July 09, 2016

A day later in Minnesota, another black man was shot dead by an officer, this time after a traffic stop. And then, as demonstrators amassed in Dallas on Thursday, five police officers were shot and killed and seven other officers and two civilians were wounded. (more...)
Serena Williams wins 7th Wimbledon, 22nd major title
- July 09, 2016

Angelique, I love playing her, she's such a great opponent. Time and time again, the world No. 1 erased break chances for her opponents with aces or smart outside serves, including the final, where Kerber couldn't capitalise in the seventh game of the second set . (more...)
Serena Williams Wins Seventh Wimbledon Title, And 22nd Grand Slam Crown
- July 09, 2016

Kerber beat Williams in three sets in the Australian Open final in January for her first Grand Slam title. King said Williams possessed "the most handsome serve ever" and added: "I always talk about how the head, the heart and the guts have to be together to make greatness and that's what Serena has". (more...)
Murray downs Kyrgios, to play Tsonga in quarterfinals
- July 09, 2016

But after being broken in the 12th game, Kyrgios went AWOL. Murray has won all 18 of his Tour level matches against Australians, but after gliding past John Millman into the last 16, he faces a far stiffer test against the risky Kyrgios who was in scintillating form against Lopez. (more...)
Miesha Tate's perseverance rewarded with UFC 200 star role
- July 09, 2016

Brock Lesnar will make his return to UFC against Mark Hunt. "I also think her mentality, her mental, that's a big weakness, honestly", Tate said. "I think it's incredible the UFC has given women the opportunity to have a strong presence on this card". (more...)
Steve Nash thinks Kevin Durant joining the Warriors is 'great'
- July 09, 2016

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label. He also said he has spoken to Russell Westbrook since announcing his decision, and their relationship is fine. "Like I said, I wanted a new chapter in my life", Durant continued. Hey man, if I was a Thunder fan I'd be pissed also. I can't really control how you feel, I'm sorry you feel that way. (more...)