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Pregnant women warned to avoid travel to Zika area in Florida
- August 03, 2016

According to the station, Florida authorities announced four Zika cases last week- the first that were contracted from United States mosquitoes. The U.S.is likely to expect more cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus , health officials warn. (more...)
Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera
- August 03, 2016

The San Diego Padres were trying to unload Matt Kemp's lucrative contract and found a taker in the Atlanta Braves . The Braves (37-68) have the majors' worst record. That means the Braves would end up paying Kemp somewhere between $13.5 million to $15.5 million annually for three seasons. The 31-year-old Olivera came to the United States from Cuba in 2015 and has played in just 30 games. (more...)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka pulls out of Rio Olympics
- August 03, 2016

He has started undergoing medical checks in Switzerland and must hold off from any physical activities until the tests are completed, the Swiss Olympic Team said on Tuesday. Wawrinka joins a growing list of players, that includes Canada's Milos Raonic, Frenchman Richard Gasquet, Australians Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios and American John Isner, who will not be competing in Rio. (more...)
È morta Anna Marchesini, grande protagonista della comicità italiana È morta Anna Marchesini, grande protagonista della comicità italiana
- August 02, 2016

Non sarò in grado di rispondervi". Anna Marchesini, attrice, comica, scrittrice e imitatrice, è morta. Ora in questo momento è morta mia sorella Anna Marchesini . Anna Marchesini era malata da tempo di artrite reumatoide, e lei stessa si meravigliava per il fatto che era ancora in vita . Ma la sua carriera è legata in modo particolare alla partecipazione al Trio , che esordisce su Radio Due col programma radiofonico " Helzapoppin ". (more...)
Clemens' back derails outing in Padres' 3-2 loss to the Reds
- August 02, 2016

An inning earlier, the 22-year-old Rondon - the Padres' seventh-best prospect in Baseball America's midseason rankings - followed a diving stab to start a double play with the first hit of his career, a single to center field. Padres third baseman Adam Rosales turned a Suarez grounder into a force at home, with the Reds needed a successful appeal of the ensuing play at first to avoid a double play. (more...)
Comeback falls short as Cards lose to Marlins 5-4
- August 02, 2016

I'm not their coaches or part of it but it's a unsafe place to go. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a double in the fourth inning. With the Marlins in the thick of the postseason chase and declaring themselves buyers at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, every win from here on out is huge - especially wins that come against the Cardinals, the team with which they entered Sunday tied for the final NL Wild Card spot. (more...)
Heyman: Rangers, Dodgers, Red Sox in mysterious Chris Sale derby Heyman: Rangers, Dodgers, Red Sox in mysterious Chris Sale derby
- August 02, 2016

However, unless they're blown away by an offer from the Red Sox, it doesn't seem like NY would willingly help Boston in its bid for the playoffs. It was reported that Chicago was asking for four players from Boston in return for Sale, including their top three prospects in Yoan Moncada, Andrew Benintendi and Michael Kopech - a price tag Dombrowski must have found too high. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Dodgers and Reds close on Bruce deal? MLB Rumors: Dodgers and Reds close on Bruce deal?
- August 02, 2016

Yahoo's Tim Brown was the first to mention that OF Brandon Nimmo would be coming to the Reds in return for Bruce, and the New York Post's Joel Sherman later confirmed that (and added that a pair of lower-level prospects would be coming the Reds' way, too). (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Why Is The Manchester United Manager Already Unhappy?
- August 02, 2016

Both City and United said "tournament organisers and clubs" made a decision to cancel the match at the 2008 Olympic Stadium. Manchester United and Manchester City's International Champions Cup (ICC) friendly in Beijing has been cancelled due to weather conditions. (more...)
Texas edges Royals to complete four game sweep
- August 02, 2016

The Royals led 1-0 after the first inning when Alcides Escobar came home on an Eric Hosmer groundout. KANSAS CITY: The Royals have dropped seven of eight overall and have lost 18 of 24 versus American League West opponents, too. At 49-54, the two-time defending AL champion Royals are five games under. "We're going to continue to show up, play hard-nosed baseball, get some quality starts and move forward". (more...)
Are Mets closing in on Reds' Jay Bruce? Are Mets closing in on Reds' Jay Bruce?
- August 02, 2016

Bruce's defense would be easy to gloss over if Yoenis Cespedes and Curtis Granderson were better than average in center and right field, respectively, but that's simply not the case. Rays first baseman Steve Pearce could also be traded. The San Francisco Giants have inquired about Matt Moore, who is 7-7 with a 4.08 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP. (more...)
Leicester striker Vardy: We all hope Mahrez stays Leicester striker Vardy: We all hope Mahrez stays
- August 01, 2016

The Gunners trigged his release clause to sign him but the 29-year-old England global preferred to remain in the King Power Stadium rather than move to the Emirate Stadium. There's nothing I can do, so we will have to wait and see what the club do". The side overcame 5000/1 odds to clinch the Premier League title with two games to spare and now find themselves in Pot 1 of the Champions League this season. (more...)
Tyron Woodley knocks out Robbie Lawler to become UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley knocks out Robbie Lawler to become UFC welterweight champ
- August 01, 2016

Thompson himself seemed to dismiss Woodley's chances this week when he said he hoped to meet Lawler next, though Thompson quickly called out Woodley after UFC 201 closed out with a bang. Woodley (16-3) since January 2015. The five-straight wins is also the second longest active UFC win streak in the division, only behind former champion Jon Jones' 13 wins. (more...)
Graphic Snapchat post is latest misstep for Draymond Green Graphic Snapchat post is latest misstep for Draymond Green
- August 01, 2016

A few eyerolls later, Green admitted he had "pushed the wrong button" on Snapchat and apologized because that's what people do when they show their dicks on the internet. "We are all one click away from placing something in the wrong place", said Green, who will represent the United States of America at the Rio Summer Games in Brazil. (more...)
Jose Mourinho excited by Eric Bailly potential at Manchester United
- August 01, 2016

Ex-Sweden global Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be donning the famous red shirt while Ivorian Eric Bailly has also been brought in at the heart of defence from Villarreal for around £30million. The summer acquisitions of Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan have increased the competition for places in attack and Rooney knows how many eyes will be on him. (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR pole at Pocono Raceway Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR pole at Pocono Raceway
- August 01, 2016

Brad Keselowski starts seventh only days after he was involved in a brutal wreck during a test session at Watkins Glen. With passing being so hard, start position is paramount at Pocono. "I like seeing him", Igdalsky said as Gordon left, "but I wish I didn't have to see him". In fact the race last August had a auto, Joey ... So Kyle Busch dominated at Indianapolis, but his recent history says he's not the driver to take at Pocono. (more...)
Heyman: Rangers back in mix for Jonathan Lucroy
- August 01, 2016

So, the Brewers should be capable of finding Lucroy a new suitor. If it were me, I would, but Lucroy might have his own personal issues with the city of Cleveland. The Rangers may swing a deal for Lucroy and a reliever, or could just target Lucroy in a smaller trade. Having a catcher that can hit can be very valuable for a team. (more...)
Royals place Davis on disabled list with flexor strain Royals place Davis on disabled list with flexor strain
- August 01, 2016

The tests revealed a Grade 1 strain, Royals manager Ned Yost said, but no serious structural damage to the right elbow. In his last appearance Wednesday, Davis allowed four of the first five Los Angeles Angels hitters he faced to reach. The 24-year-old had a 3-8 record with a 3.43 ERA and 107 strikeouts in 102.1 innings with the Naturals in the Texas League. Davis, 30, has seen his name pop up frequently in trade rumors over the past week as the Royals have reportedly begun to consider ... (more...)
Team of refugees aim for signal of hope with presence at Olympics Team of refugees aim for signal of hope with presence at Olympics
- August 01, 2016

Misenga was nine when he fled the violence that tore the African nation apart and, separated from his family, wandered for eight days in the forest before being rescued and taken to a refugee center in the capital Kinshasa. After living in the community for 25 years, she says nothing has changed and the facilities aren't handicapped accessible. The Associated Press reported a year ago that tests of Rio's coastal waters where athletes will compete revealed the presence of ... (more...)
Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins ends 1-day holdout Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins ends 1-day holdout
- August 01, 2016

The Texans are hoping that Hopkins will be around for the next few years as he is one of the most talented players in the league today. Hopkins was to be fined $40,000 for each day missed as the Texans have declined to negotiate a new deal. (more...)
Selby and Rigo speak up, form queue behind new champ Frampton Selby and Rigo speak up, form queue behind new champ Frampton
- August 01, 2016

Judge Guido Cavalleri scored the contest 114-114 but Frank Lombardi (116-112) and Tom Schreck (117-111) ruled in favour of the Northern Irishman, giving him the belt his manager Barry McGuigan won in 1985. Carl Frampton hijacked the grand plans of the brilliant Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday night with a stunning win in NY. "I won ... because I didn't lose control". (more...)
Trash talk beckons with Norman, Beckham in same division Trash talk beckons with Norman, Beckham in same division
- August 01, 2016

Beckham was hurt when cornerback Janoris Jenkins stepped on his foot as two landed after jumping to catch a pass downfield. (13) stand together during a drill in practice at the team's NFL football camp, Sunday, July 31, 2016, in East Rutherford , N.J. (more...)
Serie-ous deal: Indians acquire Andrew Miller from Yankees
- August 01, 2016

This move comes a day after they reportedly acquired All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Brewers to solidify a somewhat questioned lineup. Sheffield is 7-5 with a 3.59 ERA and 93 strikeouts in 95 1/3 innings over 19 starts at Class A Lynchburg this season. (more...)
Braves acquire Matt Kemp, ship Hector Olivera to San Diego Braves acquire Matt Kemp, ship Hector Olivera to San Diego
- August 01, 2016

To his credit, Kemp has managed to stay relatively healthy over the past three seasons, but the arthritis in his hips and the fact that he is nearing his 32nd birthday remain hard to ignore. Kemp is entering his 11th season in the majors. 262 with 23 home runs and 69 RBI in his second season for San Diego. He has a pending court date in Alexandria, Virginia. (more...)
Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Olympics Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Olympics
- August 01, 2016

The IAAF banned Russia's track and field team. The IOC invited International Federations to decide if the Russian athletes in their sports were eligible to compete in Rio and set up an independent IOC panel to make a final decision on the eligibility of athletes. (more...)