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Sport Orioles' Jimenez looks to bounce back against Jays
Author: 0 Orioles' Jimenez looks to bounce back against Jays

We've seen a steady progression of him since we started scouting him". "We should definitely direct this convo to Justin Smoak ", Stroman said. "He needs to be starting". More Stroman: His 119 pitches was the highness pitch count since David Price threw the same number against Minnesota on August 3, 2015. Sanchez is expected to make another rehab start on Sunday, either with Dunedin or triple-A Buffalo.

Sport Blake Griffin to sign 5-year, $173M deal with Clippers
Author: 0 Blake Griffin to sign 5-year, $173M deal with Clippers

Griffin declined his player option for the final year of his five-year, $94.5 million deal, making him an unrestricted free agent. He came back the following year to win the Rookie of the Year award. Griffin, who was drafted No. 1 overall by the Clippers played 61 games last season and averaged 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists, helping the Clippers to the No.

Sport Braves dump Bartolo Colon: Will the Mets have any interest?
Author: 0 Braves dump Bartolo Colon: Will the Mets have any interest?

What seemingly prompted his release was his final start as a fearless, a June 28 clunker against the Padres in which he surrendered six runs on eight hits in four innings of work. That being said, the Mets' pitching is all banged up. Although the Mets are skeptical about Colon's performance this season, the club will still consider bringing him back, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports .

Sport Justice Dept. drops fight against Redskins' trademark
Author: 0 Justice Dept. drops fight against Redskins' trademark

While the team could still use the name, without a trademark it lost protections against counterfeit merchandise. In the Thursday letter, the Justice Department argues that the Matal V. The survey of over 500 Native Americans from across every state reveals that their sentiments about the team's name has remained unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center that found almost identical results.

Author: 0 Bulls waive point guards Rajon Rondo, Isaiah Canaan

Rondo averaged 7.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 6.7 assists per game while posting a -3.2 nERD rating, ranking him 425th out of 486 National Basketball Association players last season. Days later, Dwyane Wade felt Pat Riley and the Heat spurned him and he chose his hometown team. Rondo is owed $13.39 million for 2017-18, but only $3 million of his salary is guaranteed if he's waived on Friday.

Sport Jazz to acquire Ricky Rubio from Timberwolves
Author: 0 Jazz to acquire Ricky Rubio from Timberwolves

Rubio getting traded is no surprise. The Jazz were 16 million under the salary cap, and had to spend it by today or else they would lose that space. The Utah Jazz have solidified their point guard situation in advance of free agency. He is known as a deft passer with limited scoring ability, averaging 11.1 points and 8.5 assists per game for his career. The 26-year-old Rubio was the fifth pick in the 2009 National Basketball Association draft.

Sport Spike Lee rejoices with Knicks fans over firing of Phil Jackson
Author: 0 Spike Lee rejoices with Knicks fans over firing of Phil Jackson

In 2010, Dolan tried to bring Thomas back to the Knicks as a paid consultant, but then-NBA commissioner David Stern blocked the move because Thomas was also the head coach at Florida International University, which would have violated National Basketball Association bylaws.

Sport Former chief executive Ron Dennis sells McLaren shareholding in £275m deal
Author: 0 Former chief executive Ron Dennis sells McLaren shareholding in £275m deal

Now Dennis says that he's reached an agreement with those shareholders to leave McLaren's boards entirely to "focus on other interests", per a statement provided to WTF1. Finland's double world champion Mika Hakkinen and Britain's Lewis Hamilton, a Dennis protege, won more in the late 1990s and 2008 as McLaren became the second most successful team after Ferrari, with 20 world championships and 182 wins.

Sport Rain delays West Indies v India third ODI
Author: 0 Rain delays West Indies v India third ODI

Opener Ajinkya Rahane , who got a chance to play in the absence of Rohit Sharma, played a scintillating knock of 103, hitting his third ODI hundred. The team news for West Indies is that Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have been called up to the squad for the first time, replacing Jonathan Carter and Kieran Powell .

Sport Fabio Borini è del Milan: controlli medici e poi la firma
Author: 0 Fabio Borini è del Milan: controlli medici e poi la firma

Queste le sue prime parole. Ma nelle ultime ore sono sorti dei problemi: Corvino, ds della Fiorentina ha detto no al pagamento dilazionato per la punta croata proposto dai rossoneri e trattativa bloccata. Ecco come lo ha presentato l'amministratore delegato Marco Fassone: " Mirabelli da anni voleva acquistare Fabio, alla fine ci siamo riusciti". Viene qui a completare il reparto offensivo.

Sport Lyon confirm Mariano Diaz transfer amid Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal rumours
Author: 0 Lyon confirm Mariano Diaz transfer amid Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal rumours

Arsenal fans will hope that Lyon's latest arrival more or less confirms a deal for Lacazette is in fact imminent. The former's 28 league goals last season indicate that he would go a long way towards turning around Arsenal's fortunes. Lacazette has already expressed his desire to play in the Champions League, something a move to Arsenal can not help him fulfil that ambition. But the Ligue 1 club turned down the Gunners' proposal, just like they did last summer when they rejected their ...

Sport Artie Burns arrested for driving on suspended license
Author: 0 Artie Burns arrested for driving on suspended license

A records check revealed that Burns' license had been suspended. According to slaterscoops.com, Burns has failed to pay more than $1,000 in traffic fines and missed a mandatory court date. Burns is in his second year as a cornerback for the Steelers, who drafted him in the first round at No 25 in the 2016 NFL Draft . Burns intercepted 3 passes and played in all 16 games for Pittsburgh.

Sport Sky Sports outbids BT Sports to retain live rights to English cricket
Author: 0 Sky Sports outbids BT Sports to retain live rights to English cricket

The broadcaster, owned by Sky plc ( LON:SKY ), has extended its current deal for a further seven years, The Telegraph reported. The firm has emerged as the victor in the England & Wales Cricket Board's auction of TV rights and secured live coverage of worldwide and county cricket from 2020, including every match from the new T20 competition.

Sport Manchester United have been tipped to win the Champions League
Author: 0 Manchester United have been tipped to win the Champions League

After mustering just nine goals in a sullen second season at Manchester United , word had been rife this week that Anthony Martial was preparing to up sticks in search of a fresh start elsewhere. Of all the clubs to sell Fabinho to, PSG would surely be the last which Monaco would pick, but even so, it's stated a fee would be "nearly €50m".

Sport Paul Pogba on Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack:
Author: 0 Paul Pogba on Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack: "this is not Islam"

Speaking in the July/August issue of Esquire magazine, Pogba said: "It's a very hard moment but you can not give up". "At the moment, I can not give that love to someone". "This is not Islam and everybody knows that". But they [the newspapers] have to sell, so they have to speak. In his cover profile with the men's fashion title he revealed: 'This I will always remember all my life.

Sport Lemar favouring Arsenal and Lacazette staying In Lyon?
Author: 0 Lemar favouring Arsenal and Lacazette staying In Lyon?

Arsenal have emerged as frontrunners to sign the France global after Atletico Madrid were ruled out of the race due to their FIFA-imposed transfer ban. 21-year-old winger Lemar helped Monaco to the Ligue 1 title and the semi-finals of the Champions League last season, and is understood to be keen on working under Wenger.

Sport Barcelona announce return of Gerard Deulofeu
Author: 0 Barcelona announce return of Gerard Deulofeu

However, this afternoon Barcelona have confirmed the buy-back clause will be activated and will be returning to the club. The Spaniard managed to rediscover his best form in Serie A and in April Barcelona's technical secretary Robert Fernandez suggested the La Liga giants were ready to bring him back to the Nou Camp by triggering a € 12m buy-back clause.

Sport Wild trade Scandella, Pominville to Sabres for Ennis, Foligno
Author: 0 Wild trade Scandella, Pominville to Sabres for Ennis, Foligno

Scandella is a 27-year-old left-handed defenseman who has played for the Wild his whole career so far. He's spent his entire National Hockey League career with the Wild, but was made expendable by a deep defensive bench including Ryan Suter, Matt Dumba, Christian Folin and Jonas Brodin.

Sport Oakland Raiders' $56M Gabe Jackson deal could hold up Khalil Mack contract
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders' $56M Gabe Jackson deal could hold up Khalil Mack contract

Former Mississippi State guard Gabe Jackson will be a rich man. The 25-year-old signed a five-year, $56 million contract extension with the franchise, according to NFL Network . The deal includes $26 million guaranteed, according to ESPN . Some of that is earmarked for the team's top three draft picks, which remain unsigned to this point.

Sport Contract set to expire between players, Cricket Australia
Author: 0 Contract set to expire between players, Cricket Australia

CA continued to hold that its motivations were pure in doing away with the fixed revenue share model and its only intention was to address the funding problems that existed in the grassroots of the game, especially junior cricket, as it felt that global cricketers were "justifiably well rewarded".

Sport Arsenal have £44m, £30m bids rejected for Lacazette, Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal have £44m, £30m bids rejected for Lacazette, Lemar

However, according to the Daily Mail , the Gunners are in the driving seat to complete a £30m deal for the midfielder as talks are progressing. Lemar, a 21-year-old French global, set Ligue 1 and the Champions League ablaze last season, with his combination of pace and pinpoint delivery having alerted some of Europe's biggest clubs to his talents.

Sport Messi's wedding: Maradona, Enrique not invited
Author: 0 Messi's wedding: Maradona, Enrique not invited

But they kept in touch. The Man City boss is sure to have plenty to discuss with the Brazil right-back, who are just two of the 300 invited guests to the lavish nuptials taking place at the City Center Resort complex in Rosario, Argentina.

Sport Manchester City start Kyle Walker negotiations with Tottenham
Author: 0 Manchester City start Kyle Walker negotiations with Tottenham

That is assuming Pep Guardiola's club meet chairman Daniel Levys £40 million valuation of the England worldwide. Trippier's increased presence in Mauricio Pochettino's starting line-up towards the end of last season was rewarded with a first senior England call-up, and the 26-year-old made his worldwide debut in a 3-2 friendly defeat to France earlier this month.

Sport David Price continues to build in the right direction
Author: 0 David Price continues to build in the right direction

NOTES: Red Sox manager John Farrell , suspended for one game to for making contact with umpire Bill Miller, said Major League Baseball allowing a pool reporter to talk to umpires after game is a step toward making umps accountable for their actions.

Sport Spithill says U.S. can still win America's Cup
Author: 0 Spithill says U.S. can still win America's Cup

This time around, experts say the superior speed shown so far by New Zealand will be hard, if not impossible for the United States of America to counter. In the end, it was an old-fashioned horizon job, putting the New Zealander's at match point in the series. "These young talents are the superstars of the future, and after seeing the level of skill and competitiveness they've shown here in Bermuda, there's no doubt they're going to take the sport to the next level".

Sport Former Cavs GM David Griffin among candidates for Knicks job
Author: 0 Former Cavs GM David Griffin among candidates for Knicks job

In what will be a lengthy process to hire someone, a former #General Manager has emerged as the Knicks number once choice. David Griffin , who parted ways with the Cleveland Cavaliers as general manager last week, is a candidate to join the New York Knicks' front office, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

Sport US Open: Erin Hills' softness a big relief
Author: 0 US Open: Erin Hills' softness a big relief

For the first time since the two golfers started playing in majors, the weekend at the U.S. Open will be without a McIlroy and a Day . That increased the likelihood of a seventh successive major producing a first-time victor, although the likes of Masters champion Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer - who claimed U.S.

Sport LG X Charge Smartphone announced with Android 7.0 and 4500mAh Battery
Author: 0 LG X Charge Smartphone announced with Android 7.0 and 4500mAh Battery

The LG X charge features the company's largest battery in a smartphone (4,500mAh) and a 5.5-inch HD display. The LG X Charge features a 1.5GHz octa-core processor alongside 2GB of RAM (or 1.5GB of RAM, depending on the phone), as well as 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card supporting capacities up to 2TB.

Sport Sanches becomes leading scorer as Chile draw 1-1 with Germany
Author: 0 Sanches becomes leading scorer as Chile draw 1-1 with Germany

The incident will likely become the latest to cast doubt on VAR's usefulness ahead of next year's World Cup , with the technology used to mixed effect at these finals. Loew dismissed speculation that Germany could play for a draw, though that would be enough to see them go through to the next round. It must get past Oceania rival Solomon Islands in September to play South America's fifth-place team in November.

Sport Sri Lankan Cricket Team likely to tour Pakistan
Author: 0 Sri Lankan Cricket Team likely to tour Pakistan

Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga was this week handed a one-year suspended ban after being found guilty of insulting a minister but has been retained in the 13-man ODI squad. The fitness tests were conducted before the team's performance against Zimbabwe , with matches which are set to begin as early as Friday. ODI squad: Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (capt), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor (wk) Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Donald Tiripano, ...

Sport Barrie McKay dropped by Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha
Author: 0 Barrie McKay dropped by Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha

The Gers return to European competition on Thursday evening, as they will take on Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg in a Europa League qualifying. But he stressed there's only so much he can do in such a short space of time as new signings seek to bed in.

Sport Naby Keita for £70m?: It's now or never for Liverpool
Author: 0 Naby Keita for £70m?: It's now or never for Liverpool

Leipzig chief executive Oliver Mintzlaff has claimed it would be "irresponsible" to cash in on the Guinea global before their first Champions League campaign but Keita has admitted ambitions of playing for "one of the very big clubs" and mentioned Liverpool earlier this week.

Sport Luxury tax may cause Andre Iguodala to leave Warriors
Author: 0 Luxury tax may cause Andre Iguodala to leave Warriors

As pointed out by Anthony Slater of the Bay Area News Group, this is likely a power play on the part of Iguodala to get a three-year deal, something Lacob would like to avoid, as doing so would put the Warriors in the repeater-tax, which will come with a significant monetary penalty.

Author: 0 Arsenal bid for Lacazette, Lemar rejected

Lacazette had previously been expected to join Atletico Madrid and Aulas said that move could be back on the cards once the Spanish side's transfer ban concludes in January. Traore has signed a five-year contract at Lyon, who will pay €10million for the versatile forward, with coach Bruno Genesio stating Burkina Faso worldwide will bring something extra to the squad.

Sport H&M Posts Forecast-Beating 2Q Rise in Profit
Author: 0 H&M Posts Forecast-Beating 2Q Rise in Profit

Karl-Johan Persson, chief executive, said that slowing sales could make it hard to meet a target set in January for sales growth of 10 to 15 per cent this year. The company's new brand, Arket will be launched in 2017 with five stores and 18 online markets. Swedish fashion group H&M's second quarter turnover grew 5 % to 51.4 billion Swedish krona (5.3 billion euro), excluding exchange rate fluctuations.

Sport Sunderland owner Ellis Short ends attempt to sell club
Author: 0 Sunderland owner Ellis Short ends attempt to sell club

The ex-Leeds gaffer is now on his way to Wearside to thrash out a deal, with a compensation package already agreed with North End. Simon Grayson is expected to be named as the new manager of Sunderland over the next 24 hours in a move that could have major implications for the Irish contingent at Preston North End .

Sport Bill Cosby shoots down plans for speaking tour
Author: 0 Bill Cosby shoots down plans for speaking tour

Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred , who represents numerous more than 50 women who are alleged victims of Cosby, called the potential meetings a "transparent and slick effort" to try to influence jury members for Cosby's upcoming second criminal trial on charges that he drugged and raped Andrea Constand at his home in 2004.

Sport Yang, Choi lead Women's PGA Championship
Author: 0 Yang, Choi lead Women's PGA Championship

Ryu went to No. 1 in the world with her victory last week in Arkansas, the third player to reach No. 1 this year. "I was able to take them out of play". "I have really good memories here", Jutanugarn said. "Hopefully I'll get off to a fast start Thursday". I just want to be happy and have fun out there.

Sport Putin & Trump will likely have contact on sidelines of G20 - Lavrov
Author: 0 Putin & Trump will likely have contact on sidelines of G20 - Lavrov

The U.S. -Russian relationship deteriorated during Obama's eight years in office and Trump frequently said that he was hopeful of improving American ties with Russia . Last week, former Homeland Security agency chief Jeh Johnson and other USA officials confirmed Russia's meddling, but in testimony on Capitol Hill, said there was no evidence that Moscow was able to change the vote count.

Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn: Boxing Odds and Predictions

Based on having watched Jeff Horn fight, Pacquiao will have to have really slipped for him to lose. "Where he's talking about an early stoppage I don't see that at all". Horn, a licensed school teacher, is unbeaten in 17 fights (16-0, 1 draw with 11 knockouts) but is sorely lacking in fight experience. Back-to-back losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez brought his momentum to a halt, but he has gone 5-1 in six fights since those two losses including two wins over Timothy ...

Author: 0 Trea Turner Breaks Wrist, No Timetable to Return

But I went out there and tried throwing. Turner was batting in the bottom of the seventh against Cubs reliever Pedro Strop when a fastball got away from the Cubs righty, rising up and in and catching Turner flush on the right wrist .

Sport First Chelsea summer signing arrives in London, medical ahead of £35m switch
Author: 0 First Chelsea summer signing arrives in London, medical ahead of £35m switch

Again we go back to all the attributes, he's young, he's physical. "That's what your modern midfielder in the Premier League has to have or is better to have and he's got that in abundance". According to The Sun , Chelsea hope to announce the signing as the transfer window opens on July 1, and he could be joined by three other big names, with Juventus wing-back Alex Sandro , Everton's Romelu Lukaku and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk all on Conte's wish list.

Sport F1: Daniel Ricciardo terms Sebastian Vettel as 'passion, hunger driven'
Author: 0 F1: Daniel Ricciardo terms Sebastian Vettel as 'passion, hunger driven'

Championship leader Vettel felt that he had been provoked by Hamilton's slow driving behind the safety auto, and that the Briton should also have been penalised by the stewards. However, the stewards at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix found Lewis Hamilton innocent of these claims. The German was handed a ten-second stop and go penalty but Hamilton claimed the punishment allowed his rival to get away with risky driving that put them both at risk.

Sport At least 1 person injured in explosion at Kentucky's Murray State University
Author: 0 At least 1 person injured in explosion at Kentucky's Murray State University

One woman now on the campus emailed WAVE 3 News to report that the glass was shattered at the Winslow dining hall nearby. I also want to express my honest appreciation for the numerous calls and messages from around the state, from our Governor, elected officials, fellow university presidents, and the numerous members of the Murray State family-our alumni, students and their families, our fans and other loyal supporters.

Author: 0 Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

The Royals then sent 10 batters to the plate and knocked out Norris the following inning. The Tigers rallied behind homers from J.D. Martinez and Miguel Cabrera for a 5-3 victory. Ian Kinsler's two-out RBI single in the fourth gave the Tigers a 5-3 advantage. His strikeouts are still there, 92 in 94 2/3 innings, but a WHIP (walks and hits divided by innings pitched) 1.447 is well higher than his career average of 1.195.

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