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Jon Jones' "B" Sample Returns Positive For Same PED
- July 11, 2016

Dana White said UFC 200 will be the greatest card in history. UFC announced Wednesday night it had pulled Jones from Saturday's UFC 200 because of the failed tests. The Brazilian has fought at 205lbs three times, in the period between 2008 and 2012, winning all three bouts by first-round knockouts. Silva does require final medical clearance by the Nevada State Athletic Commission , but UFC expects Silva to be cleared. (more...)
Andy Murray Wins His Second Wimbledon Title
- July 11, 2016

The fifth-seeded Shapovalov beat Alex de Minaur of Australia 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 on No. 1 Court. Later Sunday, Shapovalov and Canadian partner Felix Auger-Aliassime lost in the doubles final to Kenneth Raisma of Estonia and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. (more...)
Tillman earns 12th win as Orioles beat Angels 4-2
- July 11, 2016

As a young catcher he does the things you want to see a young catcher do as far as helping a pitcher execute his pitches. "I just messed up. Remember the pact we made with each other when we left Sarasota". The second tweet was sent before Murphy finished doing damage on Saturday, but you get the point. "That was the most embarrassing moment I've ever had on a baseball field, and it was 100% my fault", he said. (more...)
Injured Ronaldo leaves EURO final in tears
- July 11, 2016

So the Henri Delaunay Trophy remains in Iberia, with Portugal succeeding back-to-back winners Spain toclaim their crown. Not only will France have the host nation crowd behind it at the Stade de France , but Griezmann has been on sparkling form with a tournament-leading six goals - double the tally of Ronaldo , who has toiled and grumbled his way through Portugal's stodgy campaign. (more...)
Wales on 'cloud nine' - Robson-Kanu
- July 11, 2016

Wales reached the semi-finals of a major tournament for the first time after a stirring fight-back to defeat Belgium 3-1 in the European Championship quarter-final in Lille today. "It was a very special night for us", Ramsey added. "We wouldn't be sat here without these players, so it's disappointing for them but rules are the rules". (more...)
Price, Ortiz carry Red Sox to sweep of Rays, 4-0
- July 11, 2016

Hitting over. 300 with 12 homers and a capable third baseman, Danny Valencia is a sell high option for the A's. "He's walking around a little bit more normally". We assumed the Red Sox would be among baseball's most active teams in the trade market this month, but necessity has now forced them to be aggressive in the process. (more...)
Sox lefty Jose Quintana added to AL All-Star roster
- July 11, 2016

Jim Johnson allowed one hit in the ninth inning to secure his second save. "When you give up five runs in the first three innings, you're expecting to finish strong, and that's what I was able to do". Fortunately, (Robertson's injury) happened right before the break. "I got behind in the count with a few hitters there, but really I only made two bad pitches today, and unfortunately we lost the game". (more...)
Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final
- July 11, 2016

Coach Didier Deschamps tinkered with his team, trying out several players and systems before finding the right formula, a 4-2-3-1 formation with Antoine Griezmann playing close to Olivier Giroud up front. "Now, you can see they want to fight for their country and take up the responsibility when they put on the national team jerseys". "We have overcome things". (more...)
Wales and Northern Ireland Match Review, Highlights and Goals Wales and Northern Ireland Match Review, Highlights and Goals
- July 11, 2016

The Dragons looked shell-shocked by the significant occasion, spending a fair portion of the match on the back foot, cleaning up their own mistakes against a Northern Ireland side that was seemingly underestimated by the Welsh. "Not because it would have been easier but because it's a different type of game". He's quick, strong, good in the air - his technique is fantastic and he's always someone you've got to be wary of the whole game. (more...)
Patient Lydia Ko takes lead after third round of US Women's Open
- July 11, 2016

Women's Open score ever in the third of the year's five women's major championships. Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, follows her shot from the sixth tee during the third round of the U.S. When Lee walked off the course following her record-tying round and a three shot lead, she described her day with words usually not heard when talking about the U.S. (more...)
Golfer Ko seizes lead after three rounds of US Women's Open Golfer Ko seizes lead after three rounds of US Women's Open
- July 11, 2016

Women's Open at CordeValle, a journalist asked Ko about her routine to prepare for pressure-packed Sundays. "She doesn't falter much, but there's a lot of other good players up there". "So it was a lucky one". "I thought, 'I feel good, I want to give this a try, and I would like to see if this pays off.' And I'm glad it did". Ko did a minor fist pump after sinking the putts at the 13th and 14th. (more...)
Murray beats Raonic to win second Wimbledon title
- July 11, 2016

Murray sobbed in his courtside chair afterwards, utterly overcome. The 25-year-old Raonic, who was bidding to become Canada's first Grand Slam champion, admitted he still had a lot to work on. "It's a hard challenge". Once the immediate euphoria of winning Wimbledon for a second time had subsided, the tears flowing down Andy Murray's face bore testament to the sheer relief surging through his body. (more...)
Jonathan Schoop lifts Orioles past Dodgers in 14 innings Jonathan Schoop lifts Orioles past Dodgers in 14 innings
- July 11, 2016

The Dodgers had the potential tying runs on in the bottom of the 14th, when manager Dave Roberts was ejected by home plate umpire Pat Hoberg for arguing balls and strikes on Howie Kendrick . Seager extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a fourth-inning RBI single. "It's unfortunate. Our pitchers threw up zeros from the sixth on", Seager continued. (more...)
Portugal, France head for final clash
- July 11, 2016

Ronaldo's goal against Wales saw him equal Platini's record of nine goals at Euro finals, but whereas it took the Frenchman one tournament to set his mark, it has taken the Portugal captain four to equal it. Euro 2016 viewing figures are up on the previous championship, according to UEFA. Fernando Santos' have been criticised for their style of play in reaching the decider, but football great Maradona feels Portugal are capable of causing an upset - if Ronaldo wants it enough. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton WINS British Grand Prix & Rosberg takes second - for now Lewis Hamilton WINS British Grand Prix & Rosberg takes second - for now
- July 11, 2016

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain listens headphone during the driver's parade, prior to the start of the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England , Sunday, July 10, 2016. Dutch teenager Max Verstappen was promoted from third to second, with his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo of Australia in fourth. After overtaking the Mercedes with a stunning move on the outside of Chapel as the Silverstone circuit dried out following a pre-race ... (more...)
UFC 200 lives up to hype; Lesnar, Nunes win big UFC 200 lives up to hype; Lesnar, Nunes win big
- July 11, 2016

Nunes matchup at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . "I feel like something would be missing from my career if I didn't fight Ronda again", Tate told TMZ in June. After the fight, Lesnar thanked everyone for the experience, but declined to say whether he'd return for another fight. Daniel Cormier dominated a decision over Anderson Silva, who took the fight on two days' notice after Jon Jones was dropped from the main event for failing a drug test. (more...)
Dwyane Wade leaves Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls
- July 11, 2016

I'm still numb", the 34-year-old said , per Manny Navarro of The Miami Herald . "I just want to thank all my fans", Wade said on-air, before an audience that included at least one person who waved his now-former Heat jersey. I really like this move by the Bulls front office because there really isn't much risk involved in this move. The first came from Wade himself via a letter sent through the Associated Press to the fans of Miami. (more...)
Injured Ronaldo leaves European final in tears for 2nd time Injured Ronaldo leaves European final in tears for 2nd time
- July 11, 2016

While France have been shining, Portugal have given a less than ideal performance at the 2016 Euro. He did not reappear until the end of the 90 minutes but he was there willing his colleagues on from the dugout and has now picked up a Champions League winners' medal and won the European Championship in less than two months. (more...)
Justin Gatlin wins 200m showdown with LaShawn Merritt at US trials Justin Gatlin wins 200m showdown with LaShawn Merritt at US trials
- July 11, 2016

Lagat has been running at Hayward field since his freshman year at Washington State in 1998, and has gone on to set Ameican records in the 1,500 and 5k since. "The fans have known me, and let me tell you, these are the same people that saw me in college, and we develop a certain relationship with people", Lagat said. (more...)
Sprinters eye first yellow jersey of 2016 Tour de France Sprinters eye first yellow jersey of 2016 Tour de France
- July 11, 2016

And all played out in the most natural of backdrops and they race through towns and villages and up mountain passes. Froome also took victory in the Sun Tour at the start of the year, and picked up a stage win during the Tour de Romandie. (more...)
Germany's Khedira out of Euro 2016 semi-final v France
- July 11, 2016

In Marseille, the supporters are superb. Gomez has been one of the revelations of this tournament for Germany, forcing Loew to realise that he is better off with an old-fashioned centre-forward rather than a modern "false nine". But he has been in this situation before with Germany. Loew played Michael Ballack in the Euro 2008 final, when Germany were beaten 1-0 by Spain, when the defensive midfielder was carrying a calf injury. (more...)
Murray and Raonic go to tiebreaker in 2nd set
- July 11, 2016

Andy Murray closed in on a second Wimbledon title as he took the opening set of the final 6-4 against Milos Raonic . Marathon man John Isner went down in history, along with Nicolas Mahut, after winning by finally taking the final set 70-68 in a remarkable first-round match which took three days to settle at Wimbledon in 2010. (more...)
Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects
- July 11, 2016

Archer (4-12) lost his ninth consecutive decision to Boston, the longest such streak by a major league pitcher since Mike Moore lost 10 straight to Boston from 1987 to 1992. Kimbrel has been the Red Sox's exclusive closer this season. He was able to walk off the field but was clearly favoring the leg. X-rays were negative and he will be re-evaluated today. (more...)
Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury
- July 11, 2016

Pepe's outstanding performance in Portugal's Euro 2016 final victory over France took it out of him as he was left vomiting at the end of the game. It has been a pleasure to be with you all summer with daily previews and notes on every Copa America match followed by the end of the European Championship. (more...)
Portugal look to spoil French party in Euro 2016 final
- July 11, 2016

There's nothing better than winning. Pepe said Portugal were strong because they want to win. "A title isn't won on the first day, but the last day of the competition and now we are very close to having this success". "I have been to stadiums before but I don't quite know what to expect , it's going to be so incredible". After a halting start to the tournament, France has gained in confidence, routing Iceland 5-2 in the quarterfinals and then beating World Cup victor Germany 2-0 in the ... (more...)