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Lakers defeat Sixers in showdown of top two NBA Draft picks
- July 12, 2016

No, this is 1 vs. 2 because this game features the first meeting between the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 Draft, Ben Simmons , and Brandon Ingram , the dude who went one pick after him. The game got off to one of the uglier starts in National Basketball Association history, as the players were obviously as hyped as the fans were about the matchup but all was amended in the fourth quarter when they finally settled in and gave the Vegas fans a spectacle. (more...)
Stephen Jackson to try to make a comeback with the Warriors
- July 12, 2016

He announced his retirement in June 2015, ending a 14-year career in which he averaged 15.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game, including two separate stints with the Warriors . Jermaine O'Neal has said that he's "game" for a return to the Warriors , while Von Miller and Michael Vick have both posted photo shopped images of themselves in Warriors jerseys. (more...)
Meet The Exciting New US Olympic Women's Gymnastic Team
- July 12, 2016

While the post-meet selection process took twice as long as expected, the team eventually named was the one many predicted heading into the weekend. In addition, Douglas is the first black gymnast to win an individual Olympic Gold Medal. "But when you watch her compete she has this infectious smile and attitude, everyone loves her". Going back to the Secret Classic, Locklear's bar average came out 0.02 ahead of Kocian, but the higher difficulty and the exclamation mark of the final routine ... (more...)
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba 'not desperate to move'
- July 12, 2016

Rather, they want to renew his contract. Recent reports had led us all to believe that Paul Pogba's move to Manchester United was something of a fait accompli (though perhaps we should've been more sceptical when the notorious Guillem Balagué climbed aboard the bandwagon ). (more...)
Suhr finishes first in Olympic Trials
- July 12, 2016

The trials were Bowie's exclamation point on a long sentence that began on a couch in rural MS in 2012, where she watched Allyson Felix win the Olympic gold in the 200 meters. Behind the pair, Prandini just held off a strong stretch run from Felix, the 400 victor last weekend. "I just turned 30", the Perham native said with one of her frequent smiles. (more...)
Spanish paper Marca claims Barcelona is considering Arda Turan for sale Spanish paper Marca claims Barcelona is considering Arda Turan for sale
- July 12, 2016

The Turkey worldwide was made to wait until January before even making debut due to Barcelona's transfer ban, and he later managed just 13 starts in all competitions. The Turkish global earned a dream £34m move to Barcelona last summer but his time at the Nou Camp hasn't gone according to plan as he has failed to force his way in to Luis Enrique's starting eleven on a consistent basis. (more...)
Ko seizes one-shot lead
- July 12, 2016

The 19-year-old Ko, who already has 13 LPGA Tour titles including two victories in majors in her 2 years on the top professional circuit, shot a 2-under 70 in her quest to add the U.S. Ko had her own moment of bliss on No. 14, when she drained a huge left-to-right bender from 16 feet to save par. Perhaps sitting in the best spot is Ji, an experienced player who claimed the title in 2009, one of seven South Koreans who've won the past 11 Opens. (more...)
Spurs star Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons
- July 12, 2016

The Spurs will be fine - Pau Gasol should be an upgrade over Duncan , at this stage - but the National Basketball Association will certainly miss its quiet superstar, the man who spent 19 seasons as one of the league's best players without attracting much spotlight. (more...)
Murray and Raonic on serve in Wimbledon final Murray and Raonic on serve in Wimbledon final
- July 12, 2016

Murray cracked a backhand return victor to get back on serve, and from that point on, Raonic completely went away. I put myself in a position to try and win the event again. He had gone into the match having hit 137 aces in the previous six rounds. Leading Murray 4-3, once again at 0-15 Raonic erred, this time on a backhand return. (more...)
Nintendo shares roar as Pokemon Go game become sensation
- July 12, 2016

The game is now available in U.S., Australia and New Zealand. While the game is free to download , users can buy "pokecoins" - from 99 USA cents to $99.99 - which, in turn, can be used to buy pokeballs, used by players to catch more characters, powerups and other speciality items. (more...)
Spieth to skip the Olympics Spieth to skip the Olympics
- July 12, 2016

Spieth had been strongly debating whether to go over the last three days before reaching his decision on Monday, July 11, 2016. "I think there is a genuine concern about this, not just amongst the players but among their families, their wives and their girlfriends and so on". (more...)
Pokemon Go Invigorates Nintendo Stock
- July 12, 2016

The game's audio can also become distorted or delayed at times. If you're on Android you can play it early with these steps but many still want to get the real app to ensure they're not stung with malware or bans. Pokemon was developed using Niantic's Real World Gaming Platform which projects this game into what is called " Augmented Reality ". Pokemon Go has Pokestops scattered from all around the globe from frozen Antarctica to the hot and wild Australian outback. (more...)
Andy Murray vs Jo-Wilfred Tsonga Centre Court Quarterfinal match
- July 12, 2016

Andy Murray showed the grit of a champion as he battled his way into another Wimbledon semi-final. Federer is into his 11th Wimbledon semi-final and on Wednesday secured a record-setting 307th match win at the Slams. No he was not. Just before he served out for victory the television cameras focused on Lendl, who appeared to be yawning. In the absence of Djokovic, who lost in the third round to America's Sam Querrey, many believe that this is Murray's title to lose. (more...)
USA Olympic Men's Basketball schedule released USA Olympic Men's Basketball schedule released
- July 12, 2016

The visitors scored the first three points of the game but the Serbians sank the next 24 en route to a 37-4 run which propelled them into a 60-27 halftime lead. Canada trailed by five points going into the fourth quarter of a fierce back-and-forth battle. Croatia and Serbia should offer some variety from what we saw in London, though both have rich basketball histories overall. (more...)
Tate given chance to shine at UFC 200 Tate given chance to shine at UFC 200
- July 12, 2016

Pro wrestler Lesnar - returning to the sport where he won and lost the heavyweight title and was among UFC's biggest pay-per-view draws - earned his first mixed martial arts victory since July 2010. "Sure, absolutely", he said when asked if he'd like a rematch with Velasquez. "I trained six weeks for Mark Hunt , but if I decide I'm going to do this a little further, I'd have to sharpen my skills, but yeah". (more...)
Brent Grimes' Wife, Miko Continues To Rant About The Dolphins & Tannehill Brent Grimes' Wife, Miko Continues To Rant About The Dolphins & Tannehill
- July 12, 2016

The "Salguero" in the quote above is Armando Salguero, long-time Dolphins beat writer for the Miami Herald , who has been personally threatened by Grimes (on multiple occasions). "No wonder we're able to fake terrorist attacks (which are nothing but genocide on our own ppl) & yall believe it", she wrote in one tweet. In March, the Bucs signed the four-time Pro Bowl player to a two-year contract worth $16.5 million, reuniting him with former Falcons head coach Mike Smith, now the Bucs' ... (more...)
Golden State Warriors to introduce Kevin Durant
- July 12, 2016

Soon after Kevin Durant revealed his decision to leave Oklahoma City in favor of Golden State through five paragraphs on The Players Tribune , Twitter, the Internet, and everyone in the sports world entered a state a shock and disbelief, resulting in volatile reactions. (more...)
Pogba's agent to earn €30m in Manchester United's deal
- July 12, 2016

Pogba is definitely a player admired by Mourinho and the fact that the Frenchman would become the most costly player in the history of football - would not be a deterrent. Pogba has scored one goal and assisted one goal in the Euros but his overall contribution have been fantastic and that has lead France to the final of the competition. (more...)
Tim Duncan calls curtains on illustrious 19-year National Basketball Association career
- July 12, 2016

Popovich will discuss Duncan's retirement decision at a news conference Tuesday. The Spurs aged more and Duncan deferred more control of the team to Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. Who can you argue as a better power forward than Duncan? You just accept the careers that you've had. "Whether it be because of the timeframe, because I'm coming towards the end of my career, because I can have these two here (children Sydney and Draven) and really remember it and enjoy the experience, all ... (more...)
Tesla CEO says he's working on another secret 'masterplan'
- July 12, 2016

Others, meanwhile, are speculating that part two of Musk's Masterplan could involve the unveiling of a "Tesla Mobility" service , with an Uber-like car-sharing platform combining autonomous driving technology. The company also is close to opening a massive battery factory in Reno, Nev., to supply batteries for its electric vehicles and for sale to homeowners as a source of home energy storage. (more...)
Hamilton storms to British Grand Prix victory
- July 12, 2016

At the front, Rosberg reeled off fastest laps, but Hamilton nursed his vehicle, and the tyres, as he retained a six seconds' lead until, on lap 47, Rosberg reported a gearbox problem. Race stewards imposed a 10-second penalty for receiving help from his team via radio transmissions, in breach of the regulations that state the driver must drive the auto alone and unaided. (more...)
Hosts of Euro 2016 march into Semi-Finals and face Germany next Hosts of Euro 2016 march into Semi-Finals and face Germany next
- July 12, 2016

One of the hallmarks of Giroud's play - one that endears him to other Arsenal fans - is that he never hides and always works hard. "I give everything for the team". "We are not going to be known as the underdogs anymore, no we are just Iceland". After watching it, we guarantee you'll fall in love with Icelandic football all over again, for approximately the 103rd time this tournament. (more...)
Murray, Raonic into Wimbledon final
- July 11, 2016

Murray secured his second Wimbledon win, and third Grand Slam title. "Obviously it does come down a lot of the time to a few important points", he said. But this could not have been more different. Murray has a habit of yelling at his box during matches, but many feel Lendl is the one person that can discourage him from doing so. (more...)
5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons
- July 11, 2016

Duncan came to San Antonio as the No. 1 overall pick out of Wake Forest in 1997, and quickly transformed the Spurs into one of the NBA's dominant franchises. Led by coach Gregg Popovich, Duncan also has the most wins for a player-coach duo in National Basketball Association history (1,001). Quiet for much of the series, Duncan showed flashes of his All-Star form in what turned out to be his career finale, with 19 points, five rebounds and a block in 34 minutes. (more...)
Bradley Cooper Appears to Make Irina Shayk Cry at Wimbledon Bradley Cooper Appears to Make Irina Shayk Cry at Wimbledon
- July 11, 2016

Bradley Cooper speaks with his girlfriend Irina Shayk on the fourteenth day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. A bearded Cooper was seen speaking intensely to Shayk, who appears to be dabbing tears out of her eyes, before crossing her arms and refusing to look at him. (more...)