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Napoli, Carrasco shine as Indians topple Twins Napoli, Carrasco shine as Indians topple Twins
- July 18, 2016

Mike Napoli had three hits, including his 19th home run and Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning. The Cleveland Indians offense has been on fire lately, and they've won 10 of their last 15 games when scoring more than three runs. (more...)
Tim Duncan (finally) releases statement about retirement
- July 18, 2016

But, I try to think of how to compare him what to say about him, and I got a few thoughts that might be boring for all of you". As a result, it's understandable for Popovich to get a little emotional when talking about his former big man. (more...)
Davis Cup: Kyle Edmund beats Dusan Lajovic to seal GB win
- July 18, 2016

The reverse singles are Sunday. World number 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made amends for his defeat to Lukas Rosol in Friday's opening rubber by defeating Jiri Vesely 4-6 7-6 (7/3) 6-4 7-5 in three hours and 28 minutes to clinch France an unassailable lead. (more...)
Trump touts VP pick Pence as job creator, budget balancer
- July 18, 2016

True to form, though, Trump dedicated the bulk of his rambling speech to bloviating about his own accomplishments, committing many long, breathless minutes to congratulating himself on predicting Brexit, condemning Hillary Clinton and marveling at the success of his D.C. (more...)
Sir Mick Jagger Expecting Eighth Child At 72
- July 17, 2016

He's been incredibly supportive, ' they added. In January, Jagger was with his 30-year-old son, James , who told Entertainment Tonight that his father had given him the best advice. Despite the 43-year age gap, the couple are close and Melanie is excited to become a mother. He has a further four children, ranging in age from 18 to 32, with his former partner Jerry Hall , 60, whom he Wednesday in a private ceremony in Bali, before the partnership was later declared unlawful in the ... (more...)
McIlroy snaps 3-wood in 2 pieces at British Open McIlroy snaps 3-wood in 2 pieces at British Open
- July 17, 2016

However, his hopes of building on a promising start to the round were scuppered by the elements as the rain fell and the wind whipped in from the sea. "I've been saying all week that you need to get off to a good start on this golf course, and you need to be under par early, and I wasn't able to do that", the four-times major victor said on Saturday. (more...)
First baseman Smoak signs two-year contract extension with Blue Jays First baseman Smoak signs two-year contract extension with Blue Jays
- July 17, 2016

Toronto has played better over the past 3 seasons against Oakland with an 11-9 record from 2013-2015. After Reddick was called out at home, following a fantastic throw Toronto center fielder Kevin Pillar, a almost three-minute replay review proved Wegner's decision on the close play to be incorrect. (more...)
Brad Keselowski notches 4th NASCAR win of the season at Kentucky Speedway
- July 17, 2016

With his lead evaporating and his fuel tank near empty, the undaunted driver made his way to the checkered flag Saturday night at peace with his fate and the probability of an unsatisfying finish. "I appreciate NASCAR's decision to cancel qualifying to give us an opportunity to get more track time considering the situation that a lot of the teams are in", Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhart Jr. (more...)
Earnhardt Jr. a scratch in NH with concussion symptoms
- July 16, 2016

Earnhardt is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and could be forced to sit out his second consecutive race next week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dale doesn't have to worry about Jeff stealing his ride, as Doug said, "When Day is ready, it's his vehicle to get back into". Gordon has won five times in Indianapolis, where no other driver has won as many races. (more...)
Lakers forward Nance has 'probable fracture' in right hand Lakers forward Nance has 'probable fracture' in right hand
- July 16, 2016

McRae, in particular, led a second-half comeback that erased a 16-point halftime advantage for the Lakers. Plenty of attention on the Lakers' Summer League team has centered on D'Angelo Russell's scoring outbursts or Brandon Ingram's initial introduction to more physical defenders. (more...)
We know where Von Miller is. But what is he going We know where Von Miller is. But what is he going
- July 16, 2016

This Friday, the National Football League will reach the deadline for teams to work out long-term contracts with players under the franchise tag. Not only has Elway used the franchise tag three other times in his executive career - Matt Prater (2012), Ryan Clady (2013) and Demaryius Thomas (2015) - but he has signed all three of them to long-term deals before the deadline. (more...)
First look at Kevin Durant in Warriors jersey First look at Kevin Durant in Warriors jersey
- July 16, 2016

Durant said it involved "moving out of my comfort zone to a new city and community which offers the greatest potential for my contribution and personal growth". "And then, to kind of be around people who are looking after his business interests and to make this kind of decision that seems so out of character for him, it leads me to believe he trusted people that gave him different advice than he would have given himself". (more...)
A new day, new weather and old challenge for Mickelson A new day, new weather and old challenge for Mickelson
- July 16, 2016

McIlroy said: "I think my opinion's shared by a few people, but some people may think it's wrong". He became the eighth player to begin a major championship with a 63, and Mickelson said it's never easy to follow that up the next day. McIlroy, even with his roots in Northern Ireland, is not regarded as a player who thrives in bad weather. You don't stay inside because you would miss too many days. (more...)
Kevin Durant says bond with Russell Westbrook 'won't ever be the same' Kevin Durant says bond with Russell Westbrook 'won't ever be the same'
- July 15, 2016

Of taking a pay cut, Pachulia said , "I made a decision". Two-time MVP Steph Curry, part of the player brigade that visited Durant on July 1 in NY, said he disagreed with commissioner Adam Silver that the super team arrangement isn't good for the league. (more...)
India PM calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises India PM calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises
- July 15, 2016

On Monday, thousands of protesters defied the curfew to take to the streets. He said most of the deaths had occurred on Saturday when mobs attacked police and other security installations in south Kashmir but all the deaths could not be accounted for as the situation did not allow the law enforcing agencies to gather information. (more...)
26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed warns of more Kashmir violence 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed warns of more Kashmir violence
- July 15, 2016

Maleeha made these statements for the media. Meanwhile, India hit back at Pakistan at a United Nations conference on human rights, after the latter raised the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the forum. Indian forces used live ammunition, pellet guns and tear gas for crowd control in the region as protesters defied the curfew. Our High Commissioner had responded that the matter is a domestic issue, internal to India and that Pakistan has no locus standi in the matter. (more...)
All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz
- July 15, 2016

The AL came back with three runs in the bottom of the second thanks to homers from Kansas City Royals first baseman and eventual All-Star Game MVP Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez. As has become a tradition in the final star turns of recent retirees such as Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter , Ortiz was asked to deliver a pre-game speech to his team. (more...)
Led by Patrick Reed, Americans rule again at Royal Troon Led by Patrick Reed, Americans rule again at Royal Troon
- July 15, 2016

He said that would be par scoring in a gorgeous opening day in western Scotland. Patrick Reed took advantage of the benign conditions Thursday to start the British Open with a 5-under 66, leaving him one stroke ahead of Justin Thomas and 49-year-old Steve Stricker. (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen makes an ace in British Open first round Louis Oosthuizen makes an ace in British Open first round
- July 15, 2016

Oosthuizen's effort at Troon on Thursday wasn't quite as spectacular, but it was still an ace, one that saw him move from two over par to level, before eventually signing for a 71. Oosthuizen gave due credit to his caddie for giving him spot on advice about the club to use. He said: "I was thinking of hitting a little five iron and my caddie convinced me it's just a normal six". (more...)
Claudio Ranieri: N'Golo Kante's Future Is 'In His Own Hands'
- July 15, 2016

Sky sources report that Kante was offered a new deal by Leicester before Euro 2016 got underway and negotiations are continuing, as the player mulls over his future. The paper adds "Antonio Conte, the new Chelsea manager, has made his move for the player, with a formal offer being considered by the Premier League champions". (more...)
Huge £50m difference in West Ham chairmen's valuation of midfield maestro Huge £50m difference in West Ham chairmen's valuation of midfield maestro
- July 14, 2016

No, because he's under contract. 'There might be six weeks of silliness when he bangs the table. Just because a big club wants him, tough luck. He signed a contract and you take the rough and smooth of a contract. Despite ending up on the losing side in the final against Portugal - his most notable contribution an early challenge on Cristiano Ronaldo that ended with the Portuguese superstar going off injured - he is bound to attract offers. (more...)
Jordan Ibe Set To Sign For Bournemouth Jordan Ibe Set To Sign For Bournemouth
- July 14, 2016

The England Under 21 worldwide was soon on his way out of what has been his home for four years and shook hands with a security guard. Ibe broke into the Liverpool team two years ago under Brendan Rodgers and caught the eye with some impressive displays on the flanks but his progress stalled under Klopp in 2015-16. (more...)
Tour de France: Chris Froome retains lead after Stage 9 Tour de France: Chris Froome retains lead after Stage 9
- July 14, 2016

A stage that began under a blistering sun and temperatures reaching 41 Celsius in Spain ended in Dantesque conditions with driving rain and even hail in Andorra. Ireland's Dan Martin is 19secs down while Colombia's Nairo Quintana - who was runner-up a year ago and is his biggest threat - is 23 secs adrift. "Those stages - that's where, in my opinion, the race will be won or lost". (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton Plates Himself as a Home Run Derby Legend
- July 14, 2016

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton wins the All-Star Home Run Derby at Petco Park in San Diego on Monday, July 11, 2016. Stanton's longest shot was estimated at 497 feet. In the end, Stanton's raw power trumped Frazier's Derby experience as the Miami Marlins slugger prevailed with relative ease, winning 20-13. Not only did he hit 24 home runs in the first round, but he hit a lot of them well over 440 feet. (more...)
Steve Bruce: Next England manager should be English Steve Bruce: Next England manager should be English
- July 14, 2016

Sportsmail understands Bruce will be considered for the role, and speaking to the Hull Daily Mail this week, the 55-year-old said he was delighted his name has been mentioned. Scottish global McGregor is to undergo back surgery, while Bruce will go under the knife for an Achilles operation on Thursday. Hull could look to loan the midfielder, but are restricted to just two loans now they are back in the Premier League; the Tigers heavily utilised the loan market while in the Championship ... (more...)