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Braves trade LHP Jaime Garcia to Twins for pitching prospect Braves trade LHP Jaime Garcia to Twins for pitching prospect
- July 25, 2017

Garcia stopped by the visiting clubhouse Monday afternoon to collect belongings, get a travel itinerary and say goodbye to Braves teammates, who were getting set to face Arizona at Chase Field. "You know, he's an interesting guy", Molitor said. The Red Sox reclaimed him and sent him to Triple-A Pawtucket. The right-hander was about to be activated after a shoulder injury put him on the disabled list. (more...)
Penn State Kickoff Specialist Joey Julius No Longer With Team Penn State Kickoff Specialist Joey Julius No Longer With Team
- July 25, 2017

VBR wishes Joey the best of luck in his future! He made the trip to the Rose Bowl but did not play for undisclosed reasons. With Julius no longer around, look for Tyler Davis to handle the kickoff duties. "It was maybe the most hard set of circumstances I've ever been asked to participate in and assist with", Delany told reporters in Chicago . "You can debate them all you want", Delany said in July 2012, "but in my view, they had moral authority and responsibility to act, as did the ... (more...)
Ronaldo confirms stay at Real Madrid Ronaldo confirms stay at Real Madrid
- July 25, 2017

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has named the four players he considers rivals for the Ballon d'Or award. Madrid face Manchester United in a pre-season friendly in Santa Clara on Sunday before taking on their near-neighbours Manchester City in another warm-up game on Wednesday. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'willing to take pay cut to join Manchester City' Alexis Sanchez 'willing to take pay cut to join Manchester City'
- July 25, 2017

The future of Alexis Sanchez remains the biggest talking point in north London and Manchester as Pep Guardiola weighs up continuing his lavish spending this summer, having already exceeded the £200m mark. Sanchez has just 12 months left on his Arsenal contract, but manager Arsene Wenger is adamant the club have made a decision not to sell the 28-year-old and will stick to that. (more...)
Manchester United close in on Matic deal as Dier talks stall
- July 25, 2017

Manchester United have hit a wall in their efforts to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier and are now confident of signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, latest reports suggest. The Bianconeri are also interested in Matic and even though the starting price for Matic may well be £50m, both clubs making bids could drive that up somewhat. (more...)
Liverpool target Naby Keita involved in horror tackle Liverpool target Naby Keita involved in horror tackle
- July 25, 2017

Klopp have been chasing Keita all summer after earmarking the 22-year-old as a prime target but the Merseysiders have found it increasingly hard to agree a deal with Leipzig. They've already turned down two Liverpool bids. "Our information is that RB Leipzig are totally adamant that he will not be sold this summer". Liverpool recently saw a £66m bid for the player rejected and are poised to decide whether to make one final approach or delay their interest until next summer's transfer ... (more...)
Jordan Spieth Just Gave the Best Advice on How to Be Extraordinary Jordan Spieth Just Gave the Best Advice on How to Be Extraordinary
- July 25, 2017

Johnny Miller shot his famous 63 in the final round at Oakmont in 1973 to win the U.S. Open . And after a lull to start the back nine, he resumed his march with a 36-foot birdie putt on the par-3 14th, a birdie putt from just inside 30 feet on No. (more...)
Gausman, Orioles blank Rays Gausman, Orioles blank Rays
- July 25, 2017

The slumping Rays spoiled a strong start from right-hander Blake Snell (0-6), who left in the eighth inning trailing 1-0 after the longest start of his young career. This was just his 16th game since being activated from the DL. The move was made to clear room on the 40-man roster for Romo. Rays: CF Kevin Kiermaier (broken right hip) is expected to start a rehab assignment with Class A Charlotte by the weekend. (more...)
Dustin Pedroia back in Boston's lineup versus Mariners Dustin Pedroia back in Boston's lineup versus Mariners
- July 25, 2017

Paxton has given up one run on nine hits and two walks over a pair of eight-inning outings against the Red Sox, including a no-decision at home on August 1. The Mariners jolted Rodriguez for three runs in the second inning. With runners on first and second with two outs, Danny Valencia ripped an RBI double to boost Seattle's lead to 4-0. (more...)
Michael Irvin will not be charged in sexual assault case Michael Irvin will not be charged in sexual assault case
- July 25, 2017

Irvin also said the accusation "devastated" him, since he considered the alleged victim, a 27-year-old woman, a friend. "Nothing happened, period", Irvin told ABC in June . Either way, officials say they couldn't prove that Irvin provided any of the drugs to her . Irvin, who had settled a prior lawsuit brought against him for sexual assault in 2011, had previously said he was in the area during that time for a relative's sporting event and the birthday of an aunt. (more...)
Real Madrid want a top-class French striker, Lyon president claims
- July 25, 2017

The news will come as a blow to fans of clubs around Europe, including Arsenal and Manchester City who have also been keeping tabs on the teenage sensation, who scored 26 goals in 44 appearances , as Monaco won their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years. (more...)
Robert Griffin III scheduled to work out for Chargers Robert Griffin III scheduled to work out for Chargers
- July 25, 2017

However, his mix of athleticism and arm strength are almost unmatched in the National Football League, which could make him an interesting option on the Chargers bench. Griffin, 27, was named Cleveland's starting quarterback ahead of the 2016 season but broke his left collarbone in the team's opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. (more...)
Warriors' Draymond Green Facing Civil Lawsuit For Assault, Battery Warriors' Draymond Green Facing Civil Lawsuit For Assault, Battery
- July 25, 2017

They will speak publicly at a news conference Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET along with their lawyer, Lisa Bloom. According to the East Lansing police report, Edmondson said he and his girlfriend were both grabbed by the throat by Green's associates on July 8, 2016 at Rick's American Grill. (more...)
Peaty breaks 50 breast record; Ledecky sets up big night Peaty breaks 50 breast record; Ledecky sets up big night
- July 25, 2017

The 22-year-old Olympic champion, who had lowered the World Championship mark in qualifying, clocked 57.47 seconds- 0.34 outside his own world record. "I'm still 1.5 seconds ahead of the rest of the world, I'm very happy with that". Guy is determined to make amends for a disappointing sixth in the 400m final. (more...)
Kajol on VIP 2: It feels good to be back in Tamil Kajol on VIP 2: It feels good to be back in Tamil
- July 25, 2017

Apart from his film, Dhanush has been in the middle of controversy after South Indian singer and RJ Suchitra posted controversial videos, pictures and posts of celebrities in Tamil ciema. I said no because I was not confident that I will be able to take the risk and do justice to the film. Kajol, for the event, looked pretty in a red outfit while Dhanush appeared in a formal suit. (more...)
PM to undertake aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Gujarat
- July 25, 2017

Army and Air Force contingents have been rushed in to assist in relief and rescue operations. According to reports , around 25,000 people have already been evacuated to safety across Gujarat, whereas 2 have been reported dead in flood-hit Rajasthan. (more...)
Chicharito Has Officially Signed With West Ham Chicharito Has Officially Signed With West Ham
- July 25, 2017

But it was worth it in the end as they released a cheeky video via the social media site to welcome the player to his new home. But Christiansen wants to continue where Monk left off and go one better this season by securing a long-awaited return to the Premier League . (more...)
President Kovind takes a round of Rashtrapati Bhawan on `Baggi` President Kovind takes a round of Rashtrapati Bhawan on `Baggi`
- July 25, 2017

Moreover, now the Twitter handle of 13th President of India Pranab Mukherjee has been archived. "I feel privileged to walk on the same path as Dr. Radhakrishnan, Dr. He has held several key positions in parliamentary committees during his 12-year stint as a lawmaker. Former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan , Union Ministers and foreign dignitaries were also witnessed at the occasion. (more...)
Wil Myers homers in third straight game, Padres beat Giants Wil Myers homers in third straight game, Padres beat Giants
- July 25, 2017

Kershaw was pitching to Tyler Flowers with two outs in the second when it appeared he might have pulled something on his left side. "They asked me if I was hurting". "There's a lot of frustration", a visibly disappointed Kershaw said following the game. "I've done countless hours of back maintenance and rehab trying to stay healthy". (more...)
Novak Djokovic set to miss US Open due to elbow injury Novak Djokovic set to miss US Open due to elbow injury
- July 25, 2017

Djokovic got injured during his Wimbledon 2017 quarter-final clash against Tomas Berdych on July 12. "He has a bruised bone due to excessive playing", Milinkovic said. Right now it is important that he rests with various recovery therapies. Surgery still remains an option but that would be a last resort as the symptoms are improving by all accounts. (more...)