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Donaldson, Encarnacion, Estrada Named To American League All-Star Roster
- July 11, 2016

So, for Estrada's own good, the Blue Jays eliminated any possibility of that happening when they placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 3. Health concerns aside, the all-star nod should confirm to the rest of the baseball world what the Jays already know: The Jays have a tremendous starter in Estrada. (more...)
Indians' win streak stopped at 14
- July 11, 2016

HOUSTON - Jose Quintana pitched seven solid innings to get his first win in nearly two months, and Jose Abreu had two hits and an RBI to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Houston Astros. Kluber (8-8, 3.79) was on fire coming into the start. Uribe left Saturday's 9-6 loss after he was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning. The Blue Jays edged within 3-1/2 games of faltering AL East leader Baltimore, who lost all four games of its series against Seattle. (more...)
Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt UFC 200 Fight Video
- July 11, 2016

In the co main event Kiwi MMA superstar Mark "The Super Samoan" Hunt welcomed returning former Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon, after a near 5 year hiatus. Rocked by a succession of blows, Tate struggled to regain her senses and dropped to the canvas where Nunes took her back and locked in the rear-naked choke. (more...)
France's top hope Pinot cracks in first Tour Pyrenean stage
- July 11, 2016

In maybe ten to fifteen years something like this has never happened. Belgian Greg Van Avermaet retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. On the attack in the Tour de France, the British rider was suddenly performing a somersault in midair after an inflatable arch marking the final kilometre collapsed and hit him during a weird finale to Friday's seventh stage. (more...)
Cisse and desist: Papiss leaves Toon for China Cisse and desist: Papiss leaves Toon for China
- July 11, 2016

Cisse joined the Magpies in January 2012 from German side SC Freiburg and scored 44 goals in 131 appearances for the Club. " Every goal I scored in that famous Number 9 shirt was for them ". Brazilian midfielder Hulk recently joined Shanghai SIPG for a $61m fee and will line up against Cisse in the league in the coming weeks and months. (more...)
Murray and Raonic head to tiebreaker in 3rd set
- July 11, 2016

The 25-year-old Raonic became the first Canadian man in history to advance to the final of a Grand Slam tournament. Murray outclassed Canada's first-time major finalist 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) in the title showdown overnight, Australian time , to add a third grand slam trophy to his collection after also reigning at the All England Club in 2013 and at Flushing Meadows in 2012. (more...)
Lightning sign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year contract extension Lightning sign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year contract extension
- July 11, 2016

Instead, he chose to stay with the team that made him the No. 1 pick in the 2008 draft. That sound you heard in Steven Stamkos's voice after making the most important decision of his career? The agreement comes as something of a surprise after Stamkos and the Lightning were unable to negotiate a contract extension during the season. (more...)
Murray and Raonic on serve in 3rd set Murray and Raonic on serve in 3rd set
- July 11, 2016

Many would consider it an overdue debut appearance in a trophy match at a major, and it is an opportunity he is determined to seize upon. One of those three breaks came at a crucial time late in the fourth set and would ultimately set the tone for the rest of the match. (more...)
Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones in UFC 200 Fight Against Daniel Cormier
- July 11, 2016

Ranked as the #8 pound for pound fighter in the UFC , Cormier has been UFC Light Heavyweight Champion since previous year, when he won the belt at UFC 185 against Anthony Johnson. If Jones really does end up sitting out for two years, Cormier will have to move forward to defend his title multiple times before the former champion could even be eligible to return. (more...)
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel to undergo knee surgery
- July 11, 2016

The already beleaguered Boston Red Sox bullpen was dealt another blow on Saturday with the news that closer Craig Kimbrel will be sidelined for 3-6 weeks. Brad Ziegler's arm slot allows him to get great movement and fade on his sinker, resulting in the highest ground ball rate among relief pitchers in the big leagues at 67.4 percent. (more...)
In platform draft, Sanders wins on climate, loses on trade
- July 11, 2016

Given that Clinton, the party's presumptive presidential nominee, has said she opposes the trade deal, the Sanders allies argued that her supporters on the committee should agree to try to block any congressional vote to ratify the agreement. (more...)
Amanda Nunes shocks the world by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200
- July 11, 2016

While the Brazilian bantamweight celebrated, Nunes also spared a thought for the history-making nature of her accomplishment. "My plan for this fight was working my patience", Nunes said. The same could potentially be said about Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar, although the former heavyweight champion is a huge man with explosive power. The 41-year-old Silva (33-8) stepped up to fight the UFC's light heavyweight champ after Jones was ruled out Wednesday night. (more...)
Social media reacts to Dwyane Wade joining the Bulls Social media reacts to Dwyane Wade joining the Bulls
- July 11, 2016

This creates a huge uphill problem for the Bulls. Fans that have followed Wade's 13-year tenure with the Heat couldn't believe the news that broke Wednesday night. And Wade won more rings than all of them, combined. Rondo and Wade has each shot below 30 percent from deep, which might cause problems spacing the floor. (more...)
Kevin Durant, Warriors hold press conference
- July 11, 2016

For Durant, the Thunders had always had his back unconditionally, and he could not be more grateful for what they had meant for his family and to him. In a side session, Durant said that he plans on staying in Golden State long-term. "But with Hakeem (Olajuwon) and Clyde (Drexler), I have a great shot at a championship". (more...)
Mahut, Herbert win Wimbledon doubles title Mahut, Herbert win Wimbledon doubles title
- July 11, 2016

This time it was a Centre Court victory for Mahut to savour as he and Herbert justified their top seeding by defeating the unseeded Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 7-6 (7-1), 6-3. Having won the first point, they went on to win six of the next seven to win the breaker 7-1 and set 7-6(1). Now I can come in the press conference as a Wimbledon champion. (more...)
TUF 23 Finale Bonuses: Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha Bank $50000 TUF 23 Finale Bonuses: Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha Bank $50000
- July 11, 2016

Jedrzejczyk now holds the only two wins over Gadelha in her MMA career, having also picked up a split decision in 2014. Gadelha's biggest plus was the takedown ability that started in the first and with the knockdown, the round clearly belonged to her. (more...)
Tour de France 2016: Day 9 Results - Tom Dumoulin wins Stage Nine
- July 11, 2016

But the king of Britain's blazing saddles on the road had to negotiate a ferocious storm over the last three miles of the 115-mile slog from Vielha Val d'Aran to Andorre Arcalis , with hailstones the size of wine corks battering the peloton. (more...)
Brock Lesnar to face Randy Orton at WWE Summerslam
- July 11, 2016

Even before Lesnar announced his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) and the UFC, he was already scheduled to participate in next month's " SummerSlam ". He told the AP he turned down a UFC offer worth "10 times" what he was making earlier in his MMA career. I feel well-prepared. I'm excited. It's like, what else can I do? Just previous year near the end of his contract, he walked out of a TV taping for WWE's flagship show, RAW. (more...)
Bumgarner pitches 1-hit gem, Giants blank Diamondbacks 4-0
- July 11, 2016

Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and came within a triple of hitting for the cycle, Jeff Samardzija overcame a shaky first inning to win and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Friday night. The right-hander allowed two runs over seven innings with six strikeouts and two walks. Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale was ejected in the fifth. "The guys in that room are taking responsibility". (more...)
Find Out Who Daniel Cormier Will be Fighting at UFC 200
- July 11, 2016

According to both reports , which were later confirmed by MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani , the bout will be a three-round, non-title fight. After Cormier takes on Silva, all eyes will be firmly fixed on Brock Lesnar's return to the Octagon. (more...)
Just In: Andy Murray wins second Wimbledon title
- July 11, 2016

Murray's win meant he avoided becoming the first man to lose in the final of the first three majors of the year in the professional era - having succumbed to Djokovic in Australia and France. "I believe I definitely have that ability within myself", Raonic said . "Failing is okay, providing that you've given your best and put everything into it. (more...)
IAAF Says Klishina Can Compete As Neutral Athlete IAAF Says Klishina Can Compete As Neutral Athlete
- July 11, 2016

The IAAF has rejected all applications from Russian track and field athletes to compete in this summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Russian Olympic Committee has said, with the exception of long jumper Darya Klishina. While the International Olympic Committee has said it supports the decision, IOC President Thomas Bach said any athletes given such eligibility would compete under the Russian flag. (more...)
Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt, UFC 200
- July 11, 2016

As the fight reached the fifth and final round, with current featherweight champion Conor McGregor watching closely, Aldo put the finishing touches on a almost flawless performance to capture a unanimous decision . He's also likely to get the lucrative next shot at Conor McGregor whenever the 145-pound champion finally returns to their division following his second bout with Nate Diaz next month. (more...)
Milos Raonic: 'This one's going to sting' Milos Raonic: 'This one's going to sting'
- July 11, 2016

Henman sent Murray a good luck text before the tournament and received a reply which said , "I have got a good feeling about this one", with a little "fist bump" emoji. Murray was having none of it, taking advantage of a slightly fortuitous early break to surge ahead with some magnificent defence and a rasping backhand victor. (more...)
Villar's ninth-inning hit leads Brewers past Cardinals
- July 11, 2016

Wacha remained sprawled on the mound for several minutes while the team trainer examined his leg before walking off the field. "I had that to go to because it was working and they were swinging over it", Leake said. Matheny asked for and received a crew chief review, as the homer bounced back onto the field, but the call was upheld after a review of 1:34. It was Carter's fourth multihomer game this season. (more...)