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Blue Jays' Marco Estrada placed on DL, out for All-Star game
- July 11, 2016

Carlos Delgado scored 76 runs before the All-Star break in 2003. Runelvys Hernandez gave up homers in 13 consecutive starts from October 2, 2005 to August 10, 2006. "It's a frustrating feeling". Dickey gave up a two-run homer to Cheslor Cuthbert , but that's as much action as the Royals' bats could muster against the 41-year-old. (more...)
Clashes outside Eiffel Tower fan zone during Euro 2016 final
- July 11, 2016

Police use teargas and water canons to dispel the mob. French riot police react with tear gas during clashes near the Eiffel Tower at the Paris fan zone. It is thought that almost 100,000 French football fans were crammed into the fan park in Paris to watch their nation play in the final of the Euros. (more...)
Manchester United name Jose Mourinho's backroom staff Manchester United name Jose Mourinho's backroom staff
- July 11, 2016

During his time at Chelsea and Real Madrid Faria earned a reputation as something of a combustible character. Mourinho's United have been linked with a host of players in recent weeks since his appointment but have thus far only signed striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, defender Eric Bailly and playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan . (more...)
Wimbledon 2016: Tomas Berdych completes men's quarterfinal lineup
- July 11, 2016

But then still I had my chances to get the lead (for) 4-3, which I didn't use. The Scot also complained to the umpire about something Berdych said as the two men passed at a changeover, though the Czech later insisted that he had only been congratulating himself on winning the first set. (more...)
Euro 2016: Wales overcome Belgium to book historic semi-final place Euro 2016: Wales overcome Belgium to book historic semi-final place
- July 11, 2016

It's nice. We've been through a lot as a team and we've worked ever so hard to get here. "Today we have had a disappointment, but I think he will have a think, he will decide later if he wants to continue with us and if not, then we will wish him luck for the future". (more...)
U.S. Women's Open: Mirim Lee regains tie for the lead U.S. Women's Open: Mirim Lee regains tie for the lead
- July 11, 2016

At the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, CordeValle Golf Club is a lovely setting for a wedding, a superb spot for business meetings, a great area to grow grapes. But that was the third round, an exercise in serenity compared with the rising adrenaline and nerves awaiting in Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open. (more...)
The UFC 200 Title Fight Is Off And Daniel Cormier Is Devastated
- July 11, 2016

Eddie Alvarez is an fantastic fighter who a lot of heart and always comes to fight, I'm very happy for him to win the UFCtitle in such a great fashion. Tate, who claimed the belt with a fifth-round submission of Holly Holm at UFC 196, looked to defend her belt for the first time. To his credit, while " The Spider " technically lost on paper yet again, he clearly won over the fans inside the brand new T-Mobile Arena, where the historic event was held. (more...)
Rule Britannia!! Murray Wins Second Wimbledon Title
- July 11, 2016

As Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon , the tennis superstar surprised ecstatic crowds by declaring his support for a controversial United Kingdom politician. Andy Murray is one of the top returners. Murray won the first set 6-4. While that's a subjective accounting, anyone watching and listening could plainly tell that he was striking the ball cleanly and confidently, a crisp thwack resonating as racket strings hit ball, much more often than not putting shots right where intended. (more...)
UFC Reportedly Sells For $4 Billion UFC Reportedly Sells For $4 Billion
- July 11, 2016

The ownership of the UFC is reportedly changing hands. The New York Times also has a report on the sale . An announcement is expected on Monday morning to confirm the UFC has been sold for approximately $4 billion dollars by a group that is led by WME-IMG. (more...)
Beyoncé & Jay Z Cheer On Serena Williams' Wimbledon Victory Beyoncé & Jay Z Cheer On Serena Williams' Wimbledon Victory
- July 11, 2016

American pop star Beyonce came to Wimbledon to support Serena Williams - but it appears she was one of the last to realise the American had won the women's singles title. After suffering a dip in form earlier this year, Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou told her she was back to her best at the French Open and the message finally sunk in at Wimbledon . (more...)
Merritt misses out on defending his Olympic gold
- July 11, 2016

Saturday afternoon, in front of the 22,847 fans who set a single day attendance record at Hayward Field, Lagat put together what might have been one of the most memorable races of his storied career to out-sprint the leaders at the finish and win the men's 5,000 final in 13:35.50. (more...)
What's next for Serena Williams after reaching 22
- July 11, 2016

Williams had come up short at the US Open a year ago, losing in the semi-finals. "I think, if anything, I was able to show resilience that, no, that's (the losses in New York, Melbourne and Paris) not going to shake me, you're not going to break me, it's going to make me stronger". (more...)
Josh Bell hits grand slam in Pirates' 12-6 win over Cubs
- July 11, 2016

We do need the break to get with their families and get away from baseball for a little while then come back and pick up where we left off". The over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings. The offense has luckily begun to pick up again (Jason Heyward in particular is making a lot more solid contact), but the defense, too, has shown cracks (including a couple of questionable judgment calls by Javy Baez today), and certainly all eyes have been on the Cubs' pitchers. (more...)
WWE SummerSlam 2016 rumors: Brock Lesnar to take on Randy Orton? WWE SummerSlam 2016 rumors: Brock Lesnar to take on Randy Orton?
- July 11, 2016

Happy with his family in Saskatchewan and healthy for the first time in years, Lesnar is enjoying his training camp like never before. The 38-year-old Lesnar returns to the Octagon this weekend for the first time in five years to take on Mark Hunt at UFC 200 . (more...)
Raonic falls to Murray in Wimbledon final
- July 11, 2016

The couple asked him about his five-month-old daughter Sophia, in an exchange caught by the BBC. Bradley was also seen exchanging a handshake and a few friendly words with fellow screen star Benedict Cumberbatch. Raonic served first and leads 2-1, but Murray won the first set 6-4. A charitable Murray let Raonic survive on break points to start the second and in the seventh game. (more...)
Ronaldo told me I would score the winning goal - Eder Ronaldo told me I would score the winning goal - Eder
- July 11, 2016

A juddering knee-on-knee challenge by Payet in the eighth minute left him writhing on the turf and after attempting to play on, he dropped to the ground in the 16th minute, tears filling his eyes. But with Portugal happy to sit back and soak up pressure, displaying little invention or ambition of their own, this final was drifting into the territory of two teams preparing to take it to penalties. (more...)
Felix chases after Olympics spot in 200 meters Felix chases after Olympics spot in 200 meters
- July 11, 2016

The Felix loss overshadowed a performance by Sydney McLaughlin, who finished third in 400-meter hurdles to become the first 16-year-old to make the U.S. Not bad for the junior out of Union Catholic High School in New Jersey, who turned on the 2008 Olympics, saw Felix winning the 1,600 relay and thought, "I'd like to be like her, someday". (more...)
McGuire: Silva Saves Cormier's UFC 200 Bout McGuire: Silva Saves Cormier's UFC 200 Bout
- July 11, 2016

Jones faces a suspension of up to two years for the failed drug test but says he will be back regardless of how long it takes. "Is there anything I can do?" "I think it's an interesting , fun fight", White said, via ESPN . However, Silva will require final medical clearance by the Nevada State Athletic Commission , but the UFC expects Silva to be cleared. A late scratch from UFC 198 in May due to abdominal pain, Silva subsequently had his gall bladder removed . (more...)
Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls
- July 11, 2016

The Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets were also trying to land Wade, but neither were willing to give him the third year that he was looking for. The Heat is now offering him a two-year deal worth $40 million, which is $10 million less than what he was asking for. (more...)
Brock Lesnar Victorious In His UFC Return, WWE Reacts
- July 11, 2016

Nunes, who improved to 13-4 with the win, poured it on early in the bout and rocked Tate with a handful of swift punches and Tate had no answer. After emerging from a Tate takedown, Nunes landed the first of more than a half-dozen punches on Tate's face. (more...)
NBA's Kevin Durant on the move
- July 11, 2016

What are his feelings about Duran't decision to come to Golden State? According to Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group, Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City was affected by the uncertainty of Westbrook's own plans. Not that Durant plans to skip town after one season. "I've admired Kevin as a basketball fan...." I understood cognitively that I was facing a crossroads in my evolution as a player and as a man, and that it came with exceptionally hard choices. (more...)
Euro 2016: Arsenal player to miss Semi-Final
- July 11, 2016

Youth is great but sometimes if you have a lack of experience it can show. "If you are lucky enough to be involved in it, it's indescribable. We want to go as far as we can and try to win the tournament". However, Wales' heroic defending in that early period ensured they were still in the game despite Nainggolan's fantastic opener. The game was put beyond reach for Belgium by Vokes' bullet header. (more...)
Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion suspended one game for physical contact with umpire Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion suspended one game for physical contact with umpire
- July 11, 2016

Cleveland lost its second straight following a franchise-record 14-game winning streak. With the game out of reach and the bullpen needing rest, the Indians used catcher Chris Gimenez to pitch two innings; becoming the third position player to take the mound this series. (more...)
France to clash with Portugal in Euro 2016 final tonight
- July 11, 2016

France , who have beaten Portugal in their last 10 confrontations since 1978, have previously lifted the trophy in 1984 and 2000. Desailly believes that France forward Antoine Griezmann will upstage Cristiano Ronaldo and prove to be the difference in the final. (more...)
Murray beats Raonic in three sets for second Wimbledon championship
- July 11, 2016

The 29-year-old world number two added the 2016 trophy to his 2013 triumph at the All England Club and his 2012 US Open title. For Raonic, this represented a positive tournament but he vowed to improve his game further in search of an elusive first Grand Slam title. (more...)