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Orioles place RHP Jimenez on paternity list, recall Wilson Orioles place RHP Jimenez on paternity list, recall Wilson
- July 25, 2016

The Baltimore Orioles will try to continue their string of good starts while the Cleveland Indians are going to search for some offense again in Sunday's series finale at Camden Yards. "I don't know what it is, but for some reason when we come home we do seem to play all-around better", starter Vance Worley said. NOTES: Showalter said that Darren O'Day will activated either Sunday or Monday. (more...)
Murray: Being a dad helped me become a better tennis player Murray: Being a dad helped me become a better tennis player
- July 25, 2016

Murray ends his grass season with a ideal 12-0 record after also winning the tune-up Queen's event - beating Raonic in west London by coming from a set and 0-3 down. He said: "I think it can go into retirement again". "I'm going to try to get fitter, stronger. I'll make sure I spend a lot of time with them over the next couple of days". (more...)
Bernie Sanders: DNC Emails 'Outrageous' But 'Not A Shock' Bernie Sanders: DNC Emails 'Outrageous' But 'Not A Shock'
- July 25, 2016

In a meeting Sunday that was described as at times contentious, Wasserman Schultz said she wanted the statement issued in the name of Amy Dacey, the DNC's CEO. "We've made a big effort to make sure this convention runs smoothly, and if this helps I support her decision", said McKenna, who is from Sebring. "We need a new leadership in the Democratic Party which is going to open up that party to working people, to young people, to have the kind of vitality we need to not only win the ... (more...)
Australia team won't move into 'unfinished' Athletes Village
- July 25, 2016

Australian contingent called the Village at in the Barra da Tijuca district in the west of Rio de Janeiro "simply not safe or ready". It's believed that over 1,000 cleaners were drafted in to correct the issues. "Last night (Saturday), we chose to do a "stress test" where taps and toilets were simultaneously turned on in apartments on several floors to see if the system could cope once the athletes are in-house", she explained. (more...)
Ranieri still confident of keeping Mahrez
- July 25, 2016

Mahrez nearly set up substitute Ahmed Musa for a victor, driving to the byline before crossing just behind Leicester's record signing, before he was taken off to applause from both sets of fans as Ranieri and Rodgers rang the changes. "I changed him at last because I said 'okay, his job is done, it's better to avoid injury'". If the PFA Player of the Year does leave, it'll be another huge dent in Leicester City's squad and Vardy may lack the support he had last season to hit double figures. (more...)
Froome wins third Tour de France title Froome wins third Tour de France title
- July 25, 2016

The race director's vehicle kicks up dust as Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, Poland's Rafal Majka, wearing the best climber's d. His teammates had yellow stripes on their jerseys and yellow handlebars on their bikes. The 31-year-old, who started the 146.5-km stage with a bandage on his right knee following a crash on Friday, was never threatened on a stormy and rainy day in the Alps. (more...)
White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched for 'clubhouse incident' White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched for 'clubhouse incident'
- July 25, 2016

The Chicago White Sox have suspended pitcher Chris Sale following a freaky clubhouse altercation that took place Saturday. Sanchez is 2-6 with a 5.26 ERA and 50 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox . Starter Matt Albers gave up a run in two innings, and the White Sox used six pitchers in all with Sale getting scratched. TWINS 11, RED SOX 9 (at Boston) - Miguel Sano homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs, including two in a five-run seventh inning, as Minnesota ... (more...)
Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter
- July 25, 2016

Speed may have been a factor in the crash, the sheriff's department said in a news release. "While his loss is devastating, his impact will be felt forever", Eichorst said. "We mourn today with the Foltz and Sadler families". The decision is made with heavy hearts as an automobile crash over the weekend claimed the life of NU punter Sam Foltz. (more...)
International Olympic Committee leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio International Olympic Committee leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
- July 25, 2016

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart released a statement saying he was disappointed in the IOC's decision. The IOC said the federations would have to apply their own rules if they want to ban an entire Russian team from their events in Rio, as the IAAF has already done for track and field. (more...)
Final hole putt sees Ko seize lead at US Women's Open Final hole putt sees Ko seize lead at US Women's Open
- July 24, 2016

Sung Hyun Park is trying to achieve this week what In Gee Chun accomplished previous year and become just the fifth player in the history of the U.S. Women's Open conducted by the USGA to win in their first appearance. You're ready. It means a lot to you. "I just try and take deep breaths". Ko, meanwhile, moved to within one stroke of the lead early in her round, rolling in 20-foot birdie putt following Park's first bogey. (more...)
Bolt wins on return from injury; Harrison breaks 28-yr WR
- July 24, 2016

Rocking noticeably, he had to work all the way to the line for a time considerably shy of American LaShawn Merritt's season-leading 19.74. "I tried to hold my form. They can, however, still be selected to represent the team but must prove their fitness in time - something Bolt certainly did here. Christian Taylor showed he is rounding into form at just the right time ahead of Rio, the American Olympic champion winning the triple jump by almost a metre in a season's best of 17.78m. (more...)
Dareus Dareus "hates" that Brady unlikely to play Wk 4
- July 24, 2016

I don't think it makes a whole lot of sense to pick someone other than Tom Brady . "Even more discouraging for Brady , new empirical research by Adam Feldman of Empirical SCOTUS suggests that the odds of certiorari are tougher than ever-particularly since the Supreme Court now has only eight justices (so one less justice to vote for certiorari) due to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the protracted confirmation process of Merrick Garland, the Chief Judge of Court of Appeals for the ... (more...)
Russia slammed by Paralympic leaders, faces Rio doping ban
- July 24, 2016

Commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, it looked into claims by Grigory Rodchenkov , the ex-head of Russia's national anti-doping laboratory. The move came after Monday's publication of Richard McLaren's investigation into rampant Russian cheating - and as calls mounted for Russia to be excluded from the Olympic Games. (more...)
Texans star JJ Watt has back surgery
- July 24, 2016

According to ESPN .com's Tania Ganguli , "Watt had five partially or fully torn muscles in his torso, groin and upper legs, necessitating surgical fix on both sides of his body". If he misses a couple of games earlier in the season, however, it would without a doubt be a big blow to the Texans. Watt is also recovering from sports hernia surgery to fix a groin injury he suffered late last season. (more...)
Gov. Greg Abbott demands Houston in any Big 12 expansion Gov. Greg Abbott demands Houston in any Big 12 expansion
- July 24, 2016

However, it seems as if there seems to be a lot of talk about one of the teams in particular. BYU officially asks the Big 12 to prom. There are certainly worse places to be than a perennial two-bid conference with a clear shot at three bids if the year is right. (more...)
45 More Positive Cases in Retests of 2008, '12 Samples — IOC
- July 24, 2016

At the moment, 68 members of the Russian track and field team have been banned from Rio. Roarers, I'll remind you of two columns I wrote on April 20, and May 13. Patrick Rishe, director of the Sports Business Program at Washington University, said it could have an effect on cheating in the greater sports landscape. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain earns Arsenal a draw in Lens Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain earns Arsenal a draw in Lens
- July 23, 2016

Per Mertesacker captains the side while Mathieu Debuchy, Calum Chambers and Nacho Monreal also start in an experienced back four with Francis Coquelin joining Mohamed Elneny in midfield. Arsenal almost bagged an equaliser in the 75th minute, as Chamberlain showed some good footwork to pick out Walcott in the box, however the forward placed his low effort wide of the upright. (more...)
Brazil police order arrest of men pleading ISIS allegiance
- July 23, 2016

The Justice Minister said while the 10 were disorganized and "complete amateurs and ill-prepared" to actually carry out an attack at the Olympics, the threat had to be taken seriously. The arrests raise the level of concern regarding possible terror attacks on the Olympics, being held for the first time in South America. Brazil plans to deploy about 85,000 soldiers, police and other security personnel during the Rio Games, more than twice as many in place for the London Olympics in 2012. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles Not Rushing Carson Wentz Into Anything Philadelphia Eagles Not Rushing Carson Wentz Into Anything
- July 23, 2016

Chip Kelly is regarded as an innovator in the area of sports science, and he brought that approach when he was coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Bradford re-signed with the Eagles in March, a two-year, $35 million deal that seemingly solidified his standing as the No. (more...)
Red Sox acquire All-Star lefty Pomeranz from Padres Red Sox acquire All-Star lefty Pomeranz from Padres
- July 23, 2016

But a confluence of circumstances have rendered the July trade market for starting pitching as thin is it has been in recent memory. They have had sensational offensive production, leading the major leagues in runs scored, and their. Verdict: The Padres are obviously making a play for upside, hoping that Espinoza can be a future ace, but the Red Sox are getting the Padres' current ace, a quality starter who is still improving and remains very reasonably-priced. (more...)
'Lights Out' is the ideal horror movie for the darkened theater 'Lights Out' is the ideal horror movie for the darkened theater
- July 23, 2016

Turn on the lights or flash a cell phone at her and she disappears. Upon making eye contact with her, I would feel an enormous pressure on my chest, unable to move my extremities as she spider-walked closer to my bedside. It brings a good share of terror for the viewer, and if you were to detach yourself from the implications of the fate of a mental patient, you would definitely experience the horror that can send chills down inside, and make you suspicious of the dark corners, the fused bulbs ... (more...)
Wijnaldum completes £25m move to Liverpool from Newcastle United
- July 23, 2016

In turn, he has been linked with an exit from St James' Park , with The Mirror revealing details on his move to Liverpool. His 2014-15 season with Brentford in the Championship was enough to justify a place on Mauricio Pochettino's first team previous year but an ankle injury robbed him of any playing time. (more...)
Premier Futsal to be held twice in a season: Figo Premier Futsal to be held twice in a season: Figo
- July 23, 2016

Kochi fought back from two goals down - mostly without a goalkeeper - to tie the match at 2-2 with hardly a couple of minutes left on the clock. Three minutes in the third quarter, Chennai again raced ahead 3-2 as Camilo scored from a deflection. (more...)
Phil Mickelson hails Open victor Henrik Stenson as 'a great champion'
- July 23, 2016

Mickelson shot a bogey-free, 6-under 65, and still finished three shots behind. When asked what winning a major meant to him, Stenson added: "It's to have your name with the greats and the past champions". In September, he will compete in a fourth Ryder Cup for against the U.S.A at Hazeltine - with Mickelson likely opposition. Sunday was Stenson's time. (more...)
Labour membership surge in run-up to party leadership vote amazes Westminster
- July 22, 2016

It now means the regional Labour Party will take over the administration of the Wallasey constituency party. "I want to say to all members of the Labour party tonight, young and old, longstanding and new members: I can be your champion". We all know that the role of lobbyists and snake oil salesmen is to persuade us to see reality in a different light, but this stretches credulity a step too far. (more...)