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Rays come up short vs. Tigers, 10-2
- July 11, 2016

Veteran Justin Verlander takes the hill for the Tigers on Saturday as they try to move five games over.500 for the first time this season and he will oppose promising rookie Blake Snell for struggling Tampa Bay. INF/OF Taylor Motter got the final out for Tampa Bay, becoming the sixth position player to pitch for the Rays . Maybin was 3 for 4 with four RBIs. (more...)
Dunn scores 21, shines again for Timberwolves Dunn scores 21, shines again for Timberwolves
- July 11, 2016

Sure it is only the summer league, and Sampson only played sparingly for the Denver Nuggets last season, but T-Wolves fans sure have something to look forward to this season. Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker had 17 points and a game-high 17 rebounds in a 91-86 loss to the National Basketball Association D-League Select. (more...)
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton becomes most successful driver in Silverstone history
- July 11, 2016

Hamilton eased to victory in a British Grand Prix that saw the start impacted by a torrential downpour on Sunday, winning by a comfortable margin from team-mate Nico Rosberg. Dutch teenager Max Verstappen was promoted from third to second, with his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo of Australia in fourth. Force India pair Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg were sixth and seventh respectively, while Toro Rosso duo Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat took eighth and 10th respectively to round off ... (more...)
Tour de France: Froome seizes yellow jersey with solo win in Pyrenees
- July 11, 2016

It starts on a Category 1 climb, and ends on a hors categorie as one of five mountain-top finishes along this year's Tour. "He had a flag that was flying out behind him and it was just getting risky so I pushed him away", the defending champion added. (more...)
Wade leaves Miami for Chicago Wade leaves Miami for Chicago
- July 11, 2016

She insisted Wade bring back the "hot pants" style, but as he put it, "I don't know if my teammates will allow me to wear those". "I believe he has mixed feelings and thoughts right now, but I believe he should be down here in Miami ". "He was awesome", Beard-Breland said about the day Wade accompanied the family on the shopping spree. At the iconic Cafe Versailles, no one was exactly crying into their cortaditos, but instead of the usual political talk , the topic of conversation turned ... (more...)
Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps wins 100m butterfly at USA trials
- July 11, 2016

She failed to qualify in her signature event, the 100-meter backstroke and didn't advance to the 100 freestyle final Wednesday night. "Ryan and I always have a great race with one another", said Phelps, who plans to retire again after his fifth Olympics. (more...)
Amanda Nunes Annihilates Miesha Tate To Win UFC Title Amanda Nunes Annihilates Miesha Tate To Win UFC Title
- July 11, 2016

Kiwi heavyweight Mark Hunt is eyeing a third-straight first-round knockout . Live coverage is on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport app. Live streaming of the link is available on UFC's official website . Tate (18-5) is known for her grappling, tenacity and chin. With all the furore surrounding the return of Lesnar and the beef between Cormier and Jones, this is one of the biggest fights in recent memory to have flown so far under the radar. (more...)
Follow all the action from UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes
- July 11, 2016

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. Though José Aldo versus Frankie Edgar is expected to be entertaining, there should be no need for an interim title. (more...)
UFC 200 Results and Updates, Highlights: Who are the winners?
- July 11, 2016

In the main event, Miesha Tate defends her women's bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes, while current WWE star Brock Lesnar comes out of retirement to take on Mark Hunt in his first fight since 2011. Lesnar, 38, stuck to his strengths against Hunt, who was ranked No. 7 in the world by ESPN.com ahead of the weekend and fought for the interim UFC title in late 2014. (more...)
Andy Murray Wins Second Wimbledon Title Andy Murray Wins Second Wimbledon Title
- July 11, 2016

Against Raonic, Murray was a favorite in a major final for the first time, and opportunistically seized the chance. "Last time it was just pure relief and I didn't really enjoy the moment as much, whereas I'm going to make sure I enjoy this one more than the others". (more...)
Porcello wins again at home, Bosox hand Rays 5th loss in row
- July 11, 2016

Kimbrel was hurt shagging fly balls during BP before Friday's win over Tampa Bay. Kimbrel, acquired from the Padres in the offseason for a package of top prospects, has a career-worst 3.55 ERA and 17 saves in 19 chances. "That's what our job is", Porcello said . Then John Farrell can say "Hey, starting pitchers, give me five solid innings and we'll take care of the rest". (more...)
Dutch rider Dumoulin wins 9th stage of Tour de France
- July 11, 2016

The race will resume with a 197km stage from Escaldes-Engordany to Revel on Tuesday (July 12), with the first rest day taking place tomorrow. As they approached the final climb to the stage finish in Andorre Arcalis , Dumoulin succeeded where De Gendt had failed by moving away and the Dutchman began a solo ascent to the finish. (more...)
Southgate tipped as interim boss as England begin search process Southgate tipped as interim boss as England begin search process
- July 11, 2016

If he takes the job and leads England through qualifying to the 2018 World cup, he'll simply be dropped in favour of a more experienced boss, who will go on to lead The Three Lions in Russian Federation in two years time. "Whoever comes in will have a tough job, but they have the players to move us on from where we are and take us one step further". I personally think we have made progress. (more...)
Dallas suspect taunted police during 2 hours of negotiation
- July 11, 2016

Police are still trying to decipher what Johnson meant to communicate when he wrote the lettering "RB" in his own blood on a wall in a vehicle park where he was cornered by police before his death in the early hours of last Friday morning. (more...)
Mirim Lee takes three-shot advantage at US Women's Open
- July 11, 2016

It's part of the game and it happened that way". This round at the U.S. Women's Open wasn't quite as good although to be fair, it was over a brutally hard CordeValle golf course that was buffeted by strong gusts all day. Following a video review by United States Golf Association officials, Swede Nordqvist was penalized for her actions in a fairway bunker on the second extra hole, the par-four 17th, where her five-iron lightly grazed the sand on her takeaway. (more...)
Russia Calls on Court of Arbitration for Sport to Scrap Olympic Ban
- July 11, 2016

Stepanova and husband Vitaly, a former anti-doping official in Russia , secretly recorded Russian athletes and coaches openly discussing doping before handing the footage over to Wada. Other global events organizers will be notified today of her eligibility. "I'm somewhat curious about the figure - 80 applications from Russian athletes reportedly filed at the IAAF", Shlyakhtin said. (more...)
Ruling in Maria Sharapova Appeal Postponed to September Ruling in Maria Sharapova Appeal Postponed to September
- July 11, 2016

CAS says a verdict is now expected by September 19. The postponement of the ruling came as Sharapova and the ITF needed more time to "complete and respond to their respective evidentiary submissions", the CAS said in a statement . It was found that while she had not intentionally contravened anti-doping rules, she bore sole responsibility for the substance being in her system during the Australian Open and for her failure to notice that the drug had been added to the banned list. (more...)
Grichuk gives Cardinals seven at 10 (homers)
- July 11, 2016

Louis Cardinals' Michael Wacha during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 8, 2016, in Milwaukee . Leake has had plenty of experience with the Brewers , playing all but one half-season of his seven-year career in the NL Central. (more...)
CWS finals preview: Arizona, Coastal Carolina try to cap surprising runs
- July 11, 2016

This is no dream. They will play Arizona, with the series starting on Monday. Coastal Carolina beat TCU for a second consecutive night Saturday to become the first CWS newcomer to advance to the tournament's championship since Georgia Tech qualified for the title game in 1994. (more...)
Noren wins Scottish Open for 5th European Tour victory
- July 11, 2016

When the game looks good and doesn't feel as good as it looks, you just want it to be over and come out with a win". “Im just anxious about whats going to happen tomorrow. "It's the biggest win of my career". I thought they were terrific, and I hear great things about Dundonald... "It's a while since I've been in this position and I'm very happy". (more...)
Cano, Lind homer to help Mariners hold off Royals, 8-5 Cano, Lind homer to help Mariners hold off Royals, 8-5
- July 11, 2016

That stat might not be endorsed yet by Elias, but you can track the chief offenders on multiple web sites. He then hit Nelson Cruz before giving up a two-run single to Kyle Seager, who extended his hitting streak to 13 games. The WPA goat for the Royals was Drew Butera at -11% WPA who went 1 for 4 but didn't get the job done when runners were on. The 33-year-old tossed 6 2/3 scoreless frames in a no-decision at St. (more...)
Andy Murray: 'Nick Kyrgios lost focus after first set'
- July 11, 2016

Murray claimed time was on Kyrgios' side, but the sooner he makes improvements the better it will be for his career. "It's obviously been tough", said the 15th seed. Is that the greatest preparation? I knew Lopez was going to look to jump on me from the get go. "Every year I play here it's the same, it's not any different this year". (more...)
Euro 2016: Injuries and Suspensions - Germany handicapped ahead semi-final against France
- July 11, 2016

France eased past Iceland 5-2 while Germany needed extra time and then penalties to edge past Italy, with Khedira, Gomez and Schweinsteiger all injured in that game and Hummels booked with a second yellow card of the tournament to earn his one-game suspension. (more...)
Internet goes wild for Hal Robson-Kanu's goal against Belgium
- July 11, 2016

Goals from Ashley Williams , Hal Robson-Kanu and Sam Vokes condemned the Red Devils to a last-eight exit - the same stage they reached in the 2014 World Cup. "I think four years ago we were as far away from the position we are in as you can be". "It's obviously great news for us, positive news that he's going to be available", Coleman said of Williams. (more...)
State Department reopens Clinton investigation State Department reopens Clinton investigation
- July 11, 2016

State Department spokesman John Kirby announced the probe into Clinton's alleged misuse of private email servers on Thursday, without giving further details. While things may have been looking up for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton lately, that moment was quite short-lived. Two days later, and the State Department will once again decide whether or not there is such a case waiting to be found against Clinton. (more...)