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Celtics trade guard Avery Bradley to Detroit Celtics trade guard Avery Bradley to Detroit
- July 07, 2017

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN .com, both the Lakers and Clippers were in the running to land Bradley before Detroit managed to pull off the deal. Bradley has one year left on his contract, at $8.8 million, and would be a lower-priced option to Caldwell-Pope over the next couple years. He averaged career bests across the board past year, scoring 16.3 points per game in addition to 6.1 rebounds and being a lockdown defender. (more...)
22nd Asian Athletics Championships: Dutee, Amiya Make a Mark 22nd Asian Athletics Championships: Dutee, Amiya Make a Mark
- July 07, 2017

The bronze medal of the discus throw event went to Vikas Gowda of host India who managed 60.81 meters. She finished clear of defending champion Guo Tianqian of China, who claimed the silver medal with an effort of 17.91m. Yesterday, Dutee entered the semis of women's 100 metre-event with a timing of 11.40 second, topping in her heats. As per reports, around 42 track and field events (21 for men and 21 for women) will be held in the championship and 20 world champions are likely to take ... (more...)
Gordon Hayward could reportedly take slight pay cut to help Celtics Gordon Hayward could reportedly take slight pay cut to help Celtics
- July 07, 2017

The Grizzlies just lost Zach Randolph to the Sacramento Kings in free agency and could also lose Tony Allen. Are the Grizzlies ready to trade Marc Gasol? In any case, the Celtics could always revive sign-and-trade talks with Utah when necessary, but as noted by the Boston Herald's Mark Murphy, Ainge doesn't appear to be getting the value he wants in those discussions. (more...)
Leeds United sign Vurnon Anita on three-year contract Leeds United sign Vurnon Anita on three-year contract
- July 07, 2017

New boss Thomas Christiansen is looking to build on the work Garry Monk started last term, where the club overachieved despite just missing out of the play-offs. Leeds revealed the 28-year-old could make his first appearance for the club in their pre-season friendly with Guiseley at Nethermoor Park on Saturday. (more...)
Alvaro Morata's £60m move to Manchester United 'to be announced this week' Alvaro Morata's £60m move to Manchester United 'to be announced this week'
- July 07, 2017

Morata who was just rebought to the club from Juventus for 32-million euros last summer, had a great season if we are to consider the fact that he was a second striker. It is also understood that Morata who is now on holiday, does not want to return to Real's pre-season camp. Jose Mourinho is unhappy at the lack of movement on Manchester United signings this summer, Sky sources understand. (more...)
Kyle Schwarber set to return to Cubs, John Lackey to the DL Kyle Schwarber set to return to Cubs, John Lackey to the DL
- July 07, 2017

Mentioned by the pitcher himself during his postgame news conference on Wednesday, the Cubs placed pitcher John Lackey on the 10-day DL on Thursday with Plantar Facsciitis. He helped the Brewers move 4 ½ games ahead of the Cubs with three games left in the series. However, his time spent in the minors was well-served, as Schwarber hit.343/.477/.714 with four home runs over 44 at-bats. (more...)
Diego Costa Has Told Chelsea Teammates He's Leaving The Club Diego Costa Has Told Chelsea Teammates He's Leaving The Club
- July 07, 2017

That form earned him a move to Chelsea in 2014 and he's scored 58 goals in total for the Blues. In case you didn't know... ... Despite being top scorer for the Blues last season, the Spain global has been told by Antonio Conte that he is not in his plans for 2017/18. (more...)
Boston Red Sox Lose Series Opener Against Tampa Bay Rays Boston Red Sox Lose Series Opener Against Tampa Bay Rays
- July 07, 2017

He had a great game when we needed him to, not only at the plate hitting, but behind the plate. With Sale set to face Jacob Faria in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 7.5 runs. Deven Marrero entered the game to play at third. Bogaerts has quickly developed into a key cog in the Red Sox lineup . The Red Sox shortstop came in second place to Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas . (more...)
China, Germany step up as United States retires from world leadership China, Germany step up as United States retires from world leadership
- July 07, 2017

Protesters built makeshift barricades, set vehicles alight, damaged businesses and repeatedly shone a laser at a police helicopter to dazzle its pilot, police said . Hamburg boosted its police presence with reinforcements from around the country for the G-20 summit. "That's the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit , already rife with tensions over trade and climate change ". (more...)
Gay to join Spurs on 2-year deal Gay to join Spurs on 2-year deal
- July 07, 2017

That could do wonders as an option next to Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge. Finally, the Spurs seem to have settled into viewing 2017-18 as a transition year after missing out on Chris Paul and other high-profile potential difference-makers via trade or free-agent signing. (more...)
Tim Hardaway Jr. signs $71M-plus offer sheet with Knicks Tim Hardaway Jr. signs $71M-plus offer sheet with Knicks
- July 07, 2017

According to Shams Charania of The Vertical , Hardaway has signed a four-year offer sheet with the Knicks. Hardaway's offer sheet was delivered to the Hawks on Thursday night, and Atlanta now has two days to match the contract or allow Hardaway to join the Knicks, league sources said. (more...)
Memphis Grizzlies to Retire Zach Randolph's No. 50 Jersey Memphis Grizzlies to Retire Zach Randolph's No. 50 Jersey
- July 07, 2017

While everybody is worrying about what NBA Free Agency is doing to the Grizzlies Grit and Grind Image, the fate of one Grizzlies Player who could be part of Memphis' future is still, very much, up in the air. Randolph paired with the likes of Tony Allen, Marc Gasol and Mike Conley to form a defense-first core that relished low-scoring slugfests. "From Memphian to Memphian", the letter read, "thank you and best of luck to you and your family". (more...)
Hawks reported to be on short list for UFA Kelly Olynyk Hawks reported to be on short list for UFA Kelly Olynyk
- July 07, 2017

It will be interesting to see what type of deals will be offered his way after completing his four-year rookie deal worth $9.3 million. Johnson, at 30-years-old, had a breakout campaign during the 2016-17 season. Olynyk is capable of playing power foward, and could prove to be a strong frontcourt partner to Hassan Whiteside . Assuming the Heat retains Ellington and Johnson, Miami would have 10 of the 14 players from last season's team under contract (not counting the recently waived ... (more...)
Turner, Moustakas win final All-Star Game spots Turner, Moustakas win final All-Star Game spots
- July 07, 2017

This will be the first-ever All-Star appearance for the 32-year-old. The players with the highest number of votes from fans were the ones to get the final spots. The Royals third baseman will join teammates Salvador Perez , who was voted in as the AL's starting catcher, and pitcher Jason Vargas at the All-Star Game. (more...)
Clippers sign former EuroLeague MVP Milo Teodosic to two-year contract Clippers sign former EuroLeague MVP Milo Teodosic to two-year contract
- July 07, 2017

The second year of the deal comes with a player option. Teodosic, who is 6-foot-5, has history with new Clippers guard Patrick Beverley , playing previously in Greece with him. The Los Angeles Clippers lost longtime point guard Chris Paul after he was traded to the Houston Rockets . In a survey with National Basketball Association general managers a year ago, Teodosic was voted the best worldwide player not already in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Tour de France 2017 Stage 7 Preview Tour de France 2017 Stage 7 Preview
- July 07, 2017

It was the German's second stage win of this year's race, having also triumphed on stage two. "This was one of my most relaxed days on the Tour de France ", said Froome. With a 10-second time bonus on the line, he moved up to third overall, at just 14 seconds behind Froome. Richie Porte in fifth place overall and other riders eyeing victory in Paris on July 23 were simply pleased to get the long, hot stage over without incident. (more...)
Conor McGregor has come 'leaps and bounds' in Floyd Mayweather training Conor McGregor has come 'leaps and bounds' in Floyd Mayweather training
- July 07, 2017

Mayweather has shown a lot of tools in his 49 wins, but his father promises that by the time this camp is finished, he'll have a few new tricks up his sleeve to unleash on McGregor. It's essentially a 2-hour fantasy camp for Mayweather-aholics to see if they can make it through TBE's legendary grueling workouts. If Floyd stops him or not, it doesn't make a difference for me. (more...)
Is Team India's World number 1 Test ranking under threat? Is Team India's World number 1 Test ranking under threat?
- July 07, 2017

An unbeaten innings of 184 showed his obvious batting class although it was neither chanceless nor, to begin with, as fluent as he can be. "He's done everything right as a coach‚ but it's not up to us as players to decide [whether Domingo stays on]". (more...)
Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks close to deal Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks close to deal
- July 07, 2017

MacMahon reports that Nowitzki and the Mavs are closing in on a two-year deal. Nowitzki was never going to leave the only team he has suited up for during an illustrious 19-year career. The $25 million salary from a year ago was as much about Dallas paying Nowitzki for his loyalty, which included taking less money to help acquire free agents through the years. (more...)
Wayne Rooney closing in on Everton FC return Wayne Rooney closing in on Everton FC return
- July 07, 2017

Midfielder Carrick replaces Everton-bound Roo as United's club captain next season. "We knew there would be competition from other clubs, but Michael believes in the ambition of Everton and what we want to do and this is the flawless moment for him to come". (more...)