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Mike Conley has several teams after him in free agency
- July 12, 2016

With the new money influx in the National Basketball Association this summer, you were going to see some silly numbers. Parsons averaged 16.7 points and 5.7 rebounds for the Dallas Mavericks last season, but has dealt with injuries that limited him to 127 games over the last two years. (more...)
David Cameron booed on Wimbledon Centre Court during Andy Murray's victory speech David Cameron booed on Wimbledon Centre Court during Andy Murray's victory speech
- July 12, 2016

LONDON (AP) - After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men's champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession. He also won the U.S. Open in 2012, a few weeks after winning the Olympic gold medal at Wimbledon . Raonic beat Swiss superstar Roger Federer in a five-set semifinal thriller on Friday to reach the final. (more...)
Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes - 7/9/16 UFC 200 Picks and Predictions Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes - 7/9/16 UFC 200 Picks and Predictions
- July 12, 2016

The UFC stacked the card with compelling matchups, and while every fight wasn't a classic, the underdog Nunes' victory was a stunner. How can I watch UFC 200? "Oh my God, 10 years of my life working for this moment!" "I just think I have more tenacity, more heart, and more determination to be here and stay here than she does", Tate said. (more...)
Amanda Nunes reacts to becoming the first openly gay UFC champion Amanda Nunes reacts to becoming the first openly gay UFC champion
- July 12, 2016

Speaking with MMAFighting.com , Lesnar , who won against Hunt on Saturday, said that he does not care about the outcome of his return to the UFC ring. He will make the decision to fight in the Octagon again if he wants to, The Daily Mirror quoted "The Beast" during his post-fight interview. Brock Lesnar made a triumphant return to the octagon during the UFC's bicentennial anniversary on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), and the organization has rewarded him with largest payday in the ... (more...)
UFC 200: Five reasons to watch, including the return of Brock Lesnar UFC 200: Five reasons to watch, including the return of Brock Lesnar
- July 12, 2016

Holm's dominant performance at UFC 193 and her dominance over Miesha Tate leading up to that Round 5 misstep resulting in her loss make her viable for a second shot at the title provided that she can get through her next obstacle - Valentina Shevchenko (more on her in a bit). (more...)
Best is yet to come, says Murray
- July 12, 2016

The 29-year-old Murray came into the tournament after losing to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the finals of both the Australian Open and French Open this year. "The last three months have been some of the best I've played in my career in terms of consistency". Soon after the triump, Murray posted a picture of his with the cup in a bathtub, and captioned it: "Holding this bad boy makes the ice bath that little bit more bearable". (more...)
Andy Murray shows champion's grit as he reaches Wimbledon semi-final
- July 12, 2016

Title favourite Murray allowed a two-set lead slip from his grasp as 12th seed Tsonga retaliated to draw level, only for the Scot to ease through the final set, winning 7-6 (12-10), 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-1. The 27-year-old Croatian won the first set on a tie-break before breaking Federer once and taking the second 6-4 to leave the 17 times major victor in serious trouble. (more...)
Chandler Parsons To Grizzlies; Delly To The Bucks?
- July 12, 2016

However, Parsons opted to come play for Memphis, also expecting the team would bring point guard Mike Conley back. Jason Quick of CSNNW.com first reported the possibility that Howard may follow Parsons to Portland. The terms of Conley's deal are not especially surprising. Max contract or not, Parsons has plenty of options this summer (Orlando Magic probably too). (more...)
'Say it ain't so!': The NBA reacts to Duncan's retirement
- July 12, 2016

The only thing more fitting was how that career came to an end Monday: with Duncan retiring via a press release with no quotes, no fanfare, no celebration. It seems as if the league continued to get older and change but Tim Duncan and the Spurs stayed the course. Those are all true centers when Duncan was traditionally a power forward but had the ability to play the center position. (more...)
One 'legendary' photo from Baton Rouge protest takes over social media
- July 12, 2016

Thousands gathering across the US this weekend to protest police brutality in response to the recent fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile , both African-Americans, by police. "There's a lot of work to be done, with this police department specifically", he said. On Sunday some 2,000 people rallied outside the Capitol building, State Police Maj. (more...)
Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego
- July 12, 2016

He has won 10 consecutive decisions since an April 21 loss. "For me, it was a real easy choice", American League manager Ned Yost of the Kansas City Royals said. "Chris being in my division (AL Central), I've had a chance to watch him really develop into a superstar pitcher". Ozuna and Gonzalez are replacements for the Cubs' Dexter Fowler and the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, who are hurt. (more...)
Portuguese boy consoles French fan after win Portuguese boy consoles French fan after win
- July 12, 2016

It was then that 28-year-old Eder fired his blast that salvaged the match for Portugal . "You have given an example by winning courtesy of your courage, determination and humility", he added. Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, went down after a heavy tackle in the eighth minute but played on before being replaced. The emotions showed by both Messi and Ronaldo this summer were genuine and their reactions - retiring feeling he has no more to give; celebrating joyously as his ... (more...)
Mumm: The sky is not falling in Aussie rugby Mumm: The sky is not falling in Aussie rugby
- July 12, 2016

The Wallabies were humbled 3-0 during the recent Test series with England on home soil and the country's Super Rugby sides have failed to live up to expectations during the 2016 season. Despite these struggles, Wallabies coach Cheika remains unconcerned by the standard of rugby in Australia, citing similar struggles for New Zealand in the past as a reason for the country to remain upbeat. (more...)
Lionel Messi likely to return for Argentina, linked to Chelsea Lionel Messi likely to return for Argentina, linked to Chelsea
- July 12, 2016

Neither Messi nor his father is likely to spend any time in prison as any sentence of less than two years - for non-violent offences - can be served under probation, according to Spanish law. The Spanish authorities say that he, and his father Jorge, didn't pay that amount in taxes on imaging rights earnings. "The club . considers that the player, who has corrected his position with the Spanish tax office, is in no way criminally responsible with regards to the facts underlined in this ... (more...)
Portuguese boy consoles French fan after Euro 2016 final Portuguese boy consoles French fan after Euro 2016 final
- July 12, 2016

Twelve years after losing to Greece on home soil in their last appearance in the final, it was Portugal's turn to spoil the host nation's party. The tournament featuring 24 teams for the first time failed to produce classic soccer, and Lloris was the latest to raise questions about the manner of Portugal's wins. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: This is why I crowd-surfed after British Grand Prix
- July 12, 2016

Red Bull's Dutch teenager Max Verstappen was third, 1.3 seconds behind Rosberg , in a race that began behind the safety auto after heavy rain before starting properly at the end of the fifth lap. Daniil Kvyat in the second Toro Rosso was 10th. Hamilton and Rosberg have been told they are on a final warning, with new rules of engagement and the threat of tough sanctions if they make contact again to the detriment of the dominant team. (more...)
UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes Results UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes Results
- July 12, 2016

But the fight- and Brock Lesnar himself- is not without some real controversy. Rodriguez, who plans to be at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in November, doesn't mind Anderson Silva, perhaps the best middleweight of all time, stepping in on two days notice to fight Cormier, the UFC light heavyweight champion , in a non-title bout. (more...)
Mercedes will not appeal Nico Rosberg penalty
- July 12, 2016

I was by the beach, by the sea, and I felt fresh, (I had) plenty of sleep, good vibes, good food and good people and that started me out on the best week I have had all year, without a doubt. Once the round of stops was over, the order was shaken up a bit, with Hamilton leading Rosberg and then Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez - who had started in 10th position. (more...)
Serena Williams Makes History at Wimbledon, Proves She's the GOAT
- July 12, 2016

Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra won Wimbledon in 2007. A lot of the time I don't know when we're serving or returning. Kerber had beaten Williams in the Australian Open final this year, inadvertently protecting her idol and fellow German's record. (more...)
MLB Futures Game 2016
- July 12, 2016

The American League and National League meet in the 2016 MLB All Star Game on Tuesday night. "Nothing really deviates. Everyone plays it the same as a regular-season game". Umpires for the game are selected out of a pool of minor league umpires who have shown promise and deserve a chance to be featured. Right-hander Will Harris came into the game to face Goldschmidt, who promptly drove the ball 413 feet down the left field line. (more...)
Who's Getting a Hometown Date on The Bachelorette?
- July 12, 2016

Which contestant would you most like to see get a hometown date? With the hometown trips on the line, this week will be a crucial one for the remaining bachelors as they look to prove to JoJo that they are worthy of one of this week's four roses. (more...)
Montgomerie to hit opening shot at Royal Troon Montgomerie to hit opening shot at Royal Troon
- July 12, 2016

Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar have been announced as the four golfers in the US Olympic team. The two-year qualification process for golf's return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years has been completed with the publication today of the Final Olympic Golf Rankings. (more...)
SEC Media Day 1 SEC Media Day 1
- July 12, 2016

The most screaming deficiency has been the inability to develop another quarterback like Nick Marshall who could step up to meet the decisive moment. He, too, won an SEC championship early in his tenure as the Tigers' head coach. Could he really survive two back-to-back? Malzahn detailed his own process there, which was playing with pace, executing at a high level and tailoring the offense to the quarterback that wins that job. (more...)
Purdy: Selecting gymnastics team an especially tough process
- July 12, 2016

But in women's gymnastics, the Olympic selection committee has the final decision when it comes to who makes the team. Her strong performance during this weekend's Olympic trials, paired with her Junior National Championship all-around gold win past year, has many hoping Hernandez will become the surprise star at the Rio Games. (more...)
Black Lives Matter protest blocks Los Angeles freeway Black Lives Matter protest blocks Los Angeles freeway
- July 12, 2016

California State University, Los Angeles professor Nana Gyamfi, who has worked as an attorney for Black Lives Matter protesters, said in an interview this weekend that she is "not concerned about blue lives" and wants the police to be dismantled and abolished. (more...)