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Rose may join Cavs on one-year deal for veteran's minimum Rose may join Cavs on one-year deal for veteran's minimum
- July 22, 2017

Rose thankfully stopped taking as many 3s, limiting his attempts to less than one per game, but there's no getting around his lack of outside shooting and inability to play off-ball. The role would not need to be on a victor either, as ESPN's Chris Haynes reported a list of preferred teams for the point guard. Earlier, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne tweeted that the Cavs and Lakers are the apparent finalists for Rose. (more...)
Cubs interested in Rangers ace Yu Darvish Cubs interested in Rangers ace Yu Darvish
- July 22, 2017

Sports, the club is sending out feelers as to what kind of a return they could expect should they look to trade Yu Darvish . Darvish is an impending free agent and would instantly become the best available starting pitcher should Texas indeed make him available. (more...)
Massive development in Virgil van Dijk transfer stand-off Massive development in Virgil van Dijk transfer stand-off
- July 22, 2017

Southampton have been defiant that they won't sell van Dijk this summer but it will be hard for them to maintain that stance if the player is now clearly agitating for a move. The Sun is reporting that Van Dijk is prepared to force through a move to the Merseyside outfit this summer. With Liverpool so publicly cooling their interest in van Dijk, it would seem incredibly unlikely they'll reignite a push to sign him. (more...)
Antonio Conte says Diego Costa's Chelsea situation was 'very clear' in January
- July 22, 2017

A British Media platform, Metro, perceived this comment as a sly indirect to Jose Mourinho , the Manchester United coach, who gave Morata an opportunity at Real Madrid in 2010, but did not take great advantage of his abilities. "I've already spoken to Conte", Morata told AS . Atl├ętico's operation to bring Diego Costa back to the club once their transfer ban is lifted in January continues to gather momentum. (more...)
OJ Simpson, keep speaking for the powerless in prison OJ Simpson, keep speaking for the powerless in prison
- July 21, 2017

The board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery and assault with a weapon. "I've never had an alcohol problem, and if I took that alcohol course it would have been more , you know, for my children". "You guys don't want me here", he joked. (more...)
Nicole Brown's sister rips into OJ Simpson after 'conflict-free life' claim Nicole Brown's sister rips into OJ Simpson after 'conflict-free life' claim
- July 21, 2017

Instead, he's on track to serve the minimum nine years for his role in robbing a Las Vegas hotel to retrieve sports merchandise. In his plea for freedom, made via video link, Simpson claimed that he had not had a drink in nine years and had lived a "conflict-free life". (more...)
Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka share opening-round lead at The Open Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka share opening-round lead at The Open
- July 21, 2017

Koepka, fresh from a month off after winning his first major at the recent US Open, was one-under at the turn before a rollercoaster ride on the way home. Tour events are played, Koepka is a big fan of links courses and the tougher weather conditions often experienced at the British Open . "Certainly I'd be doing myself a disservice if I don't keep taking him up on it". (more...)
Liverpool sign Andy Robertson from Hull City on a 'long-term' deal Liverpool sign Andy Robertson from Hull City on a 'long-term' deal
- July 21, 2017

Robertson - who worked in a supermarket and at Hampden Park just four years ago while playing semi-professional football with Queen's Park - added: "My family are proud of what I've achieved so far and they're all over the moon with the move, as well as me of course". (more...)
ITF bans Ilie Nastase from Fed Cup, Davis Cup until 2019 ITF bans Ilie Nastase from Fed Cup, Davis Cup until 2019
- July 21, 2017

Nastase has also been suspended from attending International Tennis Federation (ITF) events until 2019, though that excludes ATP and WTA events - including grand slams - as they are outside of the ITF's jurisdiction. Former World No 1 Nastase was barred from the French Open and not invited to the Royal Box at Wimbledon following the controversial events. Following recent Board approval of the World Cup of Tennis finals, to be staged in Geneva, the ITF has continued to consult with all ... (more...)
Sergio Garcia on self-inflicted shoulder injury: 'It didn't feel good at all' Sergio Garcia on self-inflicted shoulder injury: 'It didn't feel good at all'
- July 21, 2017

One of the most eyebrow-raising moments from day two at Royal Birkdale. "I hit (the shrubs) backwards, it was a very weak position, and it felt like the muscles went on top of each other", Garcia said. "It did help, but it was still a bit of question mark". "It was a little sore on the next tee, but I took some ibuprofen and got a little work done on the 8th tee, and fortunately it started to loosen up as the round went on", Garcia said. (more...)
Marcel Kittel 'inconsolable' after abandoning Tour de France Marcel Kittel 'inconsolable' after abandoning Tour de France
- July 21, 2017

With another gruelling trip across the Alps and Pyrenees, who will wear the yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees? Stage 16: Bennett had fallen ill a few days earlier and finally succumbed after the second rest day, when he fell behind the sprinters on the first climb. (more...)
WNBA's Sue Bird Comes Out, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe
- July 21, 2017

Megan's my girlfriend", Bird says in the piece. And she's dating US women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe . The Long Island native has four Olympic gold medals with Team USA; two WNBA championships with the Seattle Storm; four EuroLeague titles while competing in Russian Federation; and two NCAA titles from her college days at UCONN. (more...)
After nightmare start, McIlroy hopeful of landing in greens After nightmare start, McIlroy hopeful of landing in greens
- July 21, 2017

I saw a lot of better iron shots. "I got off to a good start, which I think is important today". It wasn't I couldn't look within myself. "But again, all it takes is one week for those odds to go back to, I don't know, 7/1, 8/1 at Quail Hollow (for next month's US PGA Championship)". (more...)
Arsenal clinch victory over Bayern Munich to claim the International Champions Cup Arsenal clinch victory over Bayern Munich to claim the International Champions Cup
- July 21, 2017

Arsenal were hit by food poisoning that, coupled with the severe 36 deg C heat in China, ruled several key players out, including Olivier Giroud and captain Per Mertesacker . Arsenal last won the Premier League in 2004, and are aiming to rebound after finishing fifth last season. The bonding is easier because we live together for two weeks. (more...)
Today is Harmanpreet Kaur's, today is India's, today is magnifique
- July 21, 2017

Her unbeaten-171 from just 115 balls is India's highest-ever individual score at a World Cup and second highest of all time. As six-time champion, her side also has expectations to reach the final, where old rival England waits at Lord's on Sunday, but Blackwell is adamant they can not afford to look too far ahead. (more...)
PSG offer Serge Aurier to Manchester United: He's desperate to quit club PSG offer Serge Aurier to Manchester United: He's desperate to quit club
- July 21, 2017

Signing a quality right-back has been a top priority for Jose Mourinho this summer and Aurier can easily make the cut. Aurier has been linked with United in the past but now it looks like the Red Devils are determined to sign him as an alternative. (more...)
Live British Open leaderboard, updates from Round 1 at Royal Birkdale Live British Open leaderboard, updates from Round 1 at Royal Birkdale
- July 21, 2017

Spieth, a two-time major champion, made the early running with birdies on the second, eighth and ninth holes. Defending champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden stayed in contention with a 69 while world number one Dustin Johnson of the United States and four-times major victor Rory McIlroy battled to one-over 71s. (more...)
Jordan Spieth off to hot start at 2017 Open Championship Jordan Spieth off to hot start at 2017 Open Championship
- July 21, 2017

The hairline rib fracture he suffered in January during the South African Open is no longer an issue, but it forced him to sit out almost two months, and then he played only once in two months between the Masters and the U.S. "Got to wear the right trousers and right shoe combo with it, " he said. So they look all right with these shoes. "I don't know if I'll find something this week, I'll be able to tell you better when I'm in the tournament and how I'm feeling out there". (more...)
Jordan Spieth talks up his opening round at Royal Birkdale Jordan Spieth talks up his opening round at Royal Birkdale
- July 21, 2017

Spieth carded a bogey-free 65 at Royal Birkdale to share the clubhouse lead with US Open champion Brooks Koepka, whose round included four birdies and an eagle. "It's just about keeping it consistent". "I played pretty solid today", said Koepka, who has barely played any golf since his US Open win. I'm going to wait and try to gauge what's a good score in the morning . (more...)
Pep Guardiola confirms that Aleksandar Kolarov is set to join Roma Pep Guardiola confirms that Aleksandar Kolarov is set to join Roma
- July 21, 2017

Kolarov's imminent exit increases City's need for reinforcements at full back. Replacing Bacary Saga and Pablo Zabaleta with Kyle Walker and (most likely) Real Madrid's Danilo, the Spaniard is yet to find a substitute for Gael Clichy, despite a strong interest in Monaco's Benjamin Mendy. (more...)