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Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners
- July 11, 2016

The Mariners scored five runs over the final three innings, pulling within three on Alex Gordon's homer leading off the ninth. When I saw the pitch, I thought it was a walk. That quickly, the Mariners were back even at 3-3. Their defense has let them down. The Twins, whose 30-55 record is the worst in the AL, won for the fifth time in six games. (more...)
Manchester United interested in Juventus' Paul Pogba but no deal imminent
- July 11, 2016

According to information published by Sky Sports , Real Madrid would have withdrawn the bid for the signing of French midfielder Paul Pogba, who would end up signing for Manchester United, ready to meet the salary requested by Juventus. Paul Pogba continues to dominate headlines as the club looks to bring the Frenchman back to Old Trafford. Pogba arrived in Italy on a free transfer from United in 2012, and has gone on to develop into one of the top midfielders in Europe while helping the ... (more...)
Athletics: Russian star allowed to compete at 2016 Games Athletics: Russian star allowed to compete at 2016 Games
- July 11, 2016

Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) says that 14 of its athletes in Beijing - including Chicherova and nine other medallists - tested positive in retroactive tests on samples given during those Games. WADA welcomed Friday's ruling allowing Stepanova to return to competition, saying on its official Twitter feed that "we fully support the decision" and "we now look forward to seeing Ms. (more...)
McEnroe will work Wimbledon final for TV as Raonic's coach
- July 11, 2016

Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final. The final also has the coaches angle, John McEnroe and Murray's coach Ivan Lendl were bitter rivals in their playing days. I am very excited, I don't think that words can actually sum this up for us. (more...)
Golden State Warriors Introduce Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors Introduce Kevin Durant
- July 11, 2016

IT was time for it. When I made this decision, I couldn't consider totally everybody's feelings. "That's the negative of LeBron going to Miami, KD going to Golden State". National Basketball Association superstar Kevin Durant has chose to spurn long-time team Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors. Durant signed a two-year contract with a player option in the second year, but it's expected to be a long-term commitment. (more...)
Wade, Agent Expected To Stay With Heat, Embrace Chicago Homecoming Wade, Agent Expected To Stay With Heat, Embrace Chicago Homecoming
- July 11, 2016

Last year Kevin Love was 20th in the league in three pointers made, and Love himself made 158. This past season he played a career low 30.5 minutes a game and averaged 19.0 points per game, which equalled his lowest total since his rookie season in 2003-04. (more...)
Andy Murray wins 1st set 6-4 in Wimbledon final
- July 11, 2016

Andy Murray ended 77 years of British angst when he won Wimbledon in 2013. Yet the pain provided more fuel for Murray and he made a cathartic return to Wimbledon for the Olympics just weeks later. Raonic's serve "wasn't great", added the Italian. Raonic took a lengthy bathroom break ahead of the third set. Murray only failed to return 26 percent of Raonic's serves, meaning the Canadian had to work far harder than usual to hold serve. (more...)
Injured Mets Syndergaard, Cespedes out of All-Star Game Injured Mets Syndergaard, Cespedes out of All-Star Game
- July 11, 2016

The Mets were also 9-1 in their last 10 games in NY after beating the Nationals last night, though there were just 4-6 against Washington on the year and 8-16 against the Nats in Citi Field since 2014. The right-hander had a great start to the bottom of the seventh as he struck out the first two batters. He wouldn't throw another pitch. Really bad news for Mets pitchers (including Harvey) often has arrived at first disguised as a minor problem. (more...)
Manchester United "agree wages deal" for target Paul Pogba
- July 11, 2016

Pogba might just be his third gift to Manchester United. Manchester United's interest in Paul Pogba is genuine but attempts to sign him have barely begun, Press Association Sport understands. Contact has been made between the clubs over the 23-year-old Frenchman and Sportsmail can reveal that United are prepared to pay him £300,000 a week on a five-year contract. (more...)
Randy Orton WILL meet Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam Randy Orton WILL meet Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam
- July 11, 2016

It's one of the things that I respect about him. The WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion, who will take on eighth-ranked Mark Hunt in the co-main event Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena, hasn't caused any chaos. The WWE has called The Beast's UFC comeback as a "one-off" event and they pointed out that he still is under contract with the WWE . The blockbuster encounter was made official on tonight's SmackDown. (more...)
Nunes stuns Tate to take bantamweight belt at UFC 200 Nunes stuns Tate to take bantamweight belt at UFC 200
- July 11, 2016

After the fight, a clearly overjoyed Nunes said, "I'm the champion". However, she wasn't down for long as Tate couldn't retain her advantageous the position. Even with her defenses up, Tate could not escape the powerful punches, which dropped her to the mat. I'm not only entertained by the fights but also with the interviews, the documentary-style shows that hype up the fights, the weigh-ins, the press conferences, all of it. (more...)
Brian McCann stars for New York Yankees
- July 11, 2016

Thankfully, the Indians answered right back with a three spot of their own in the bottom half of the inning. Kluber's coiled delivery sometimes causes him to spin off and lose his release point, which makes his pitches flat and leads to occasional bad starts (he has five this season with at least five earned runs). (more...)
Portugal s Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final Portugal s Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final
- July 11, 2016

Around 90,000 fans are expected to fill the fan zone in Paris and 80,000 will watch the match on giant screens in Marseille. Jihadist gunmen and suicide bombers attacked a number of venues , including the Stade de France. The problem is that Portugal likes to grind teams down, patiently waiting for the moment to pick out a run from Cristiano Ronaldo. "I will be happy if they say our win tomorrow was not deserved", Santos told a French questioner. (more...)
Gatlin convinced rival Bolt will race in Rio
- July 11, 2016

Bolt's participation at Rio was plunged into doubt after he withdrew from Jamaica's Olympic trials only minutes before the 100m final on Friday night with a grade one hamstring tear. "The deadline for entries is set for Thursday of next week because we have to meet a deadline in Brazil by early the following week", Fennel said, noting that athletes can be entered, withdrawn and substituted based on the IAAF and Olympics rules. (more...)
Andy Murray wins his 2nd Wimbledon title, beating Milos Raonic
- July 11, 2016

Besides, it was Murray's first final from 11 at the majors where he wasn't't facing either Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer against whom he has lost eight times. Coming into the match, Raonic had a 10-1 record on grass this season and had been working with McEnroe to improve both his grass-court and mental game. (more...)
UFC 200 card shuffled: Anderson Silva replaces Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier UFC 200 card shuffled: Anderson Silva replaces Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier
- July 11, 2016

But I'll probably fight the victor of (Anthony) "Rumble" (Johnson) and Glover Teixeira. But with UFC 200 still set to happen on Saturday and Cormier still rearing to fight, White decided on Thursday evening that Cormier will face off in a non-title fight against former middleweight champion Anderson Silva . (more...)
France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal
- July 11, 2016

Greece picked hosts Portugal's pocket in a 1-0 win courtesy of organised, defensive football in the Euro 2004 finale. Coach Didier Deschamps named the Real Madrid star a major threat because of "his pace and aerial threat as he warned: "We need to limit his influence". (more...)
Serena wins seventh Wimbledon, 22nd major title
- July 10, 2016

We had a lot of long, tough points. "Yeah, it's been incredibly hard not to think about it. I had a couple of tries this year", Williams said during the trophy ceremony on matching Graf's record. It had been four years since the Williams sisters featured in a major doubles final - their victory at the 2012 Wimbledon Ladies Doubles Championships was the last time they reached this stage. (more...)
First U.S. Death from Zika
- July 10, 2016

Officials say they may not be able to determine how the virus may have contributed to her death. The health department declined to provide details on the patient, including sex and the nature of the underlying health condition . Of the 25 patients who tested positive, 16 had recently traveled to the Caribbean island. The death of a Utah woman is the first known case of a person in the continental United States dying who has had the virus . (more...)
Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway
- July 10, 2016

In the previous five Sprint Cup races at Kentucky Speedway , only three drivers won. Brad Keselowski's calm demeanor was never more evident than his cool response to a tense moment. And when he had his problems there with not being able to get the vehicle re-fired, it just kind of handed the race back to us and from there I chose to restart on the outside. (more...)
How to watch women's gymnastics online
- July 10, 2016

Like all elite female gymnasts in the Olympic pipeline, Douglas trains under a personal coach at her "home" gym but attends monthly camps at a ranch owned by Martha and Bela Karolyi, where Martha assesses their progress and tests their competitive mettle through mini-competitions known as "verifications". (more...)
Cabrera tossed, Tigers lose to Indians again, 12-1
- July 10, 2016

The Detroit Tigers have been excellent in games not against the Cleveland Indians recently, but is that enough to mortgage the future at the trading deadline once again? WASHINGTON - Milwaukee starter Matt Garza gave up three home runs to his nemesis, the Washington Nationals , who salvaged the finale of the three-game series. (more...)
Serena Williams wins record-tying 22nd major title at Wimbledon
- July 10, 2016

The match featured a stark contrast in styles, but together Williams and Kerber produced a attractive display on Centre Court on Saturday. "Definitely so excited to win Wimbledon , that's always a great feeling". She just played really good tennis. 2 Women to win the third Grand Slam tournament of the year after losing the first two finals of the year: Williams and Martina Navratilova (1987). (more...)
Egyptian FM to visit Israel in first such visit in a decade Egyptian FM to visit Israel in first such visit in a decade
- July 10, 2016

The plan came days after Netanyahu approved the construction of hundreds of new homes in settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, drawing a harsh rebuke from the U.S. Netanyahu has at the same time spoken of reviving a long-dormant Arab peace initiative dating to 2002. "It reflects the change in relations between Israel and Egypt, including President Sisi's important call to advance the peace process with the Palestinians and with Arab countries". (more...)
IDFA Issues Statement On Senate Vote To Pass GMO Disclosure Bill
- July 10, 2016

The United States Senate passed a controversial bill Wednesday that would require food makers to disclose genetically modified food ingredients-at least, sort of. But even Vermont's law has notable exceptions: cheese, which is often made with genetically modified enzymes called rennet, is exempt from labeling requirements, for example. (more...)