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Author: 0 Rockets, Nene hit snag in deal, re-enters free agency

The deal includes incentive clauses that could push the contract's value to US$150 million and contains a player option for the fifth year, Glushon told ESPN . The Rockets have added some big man depth, agreeing to a deal with Zhou Qi . Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Isaac, Orlando's first-round pick and the No.

Sport Wimbledon kept Kvitova hopes alive in dark times
Author: 0 Wimbledon kept Kvitova hopes alive in dark times

Kvitova made an awe-inspiring comeback to play the French Open and clinched an emotional Aegon Classic triumph last month in Birmingham. That's the big, big thing that I'm here. For us at some point we are like, okay, do I go on with my career and then when I'm done, I'll stop when I'm over 30 and I want to start a family, or do I take a break at age 24, 27, 30 and go have babies? "There's more important things in the life than just tennis".

Sport United Kingdom to withdraw from worldwide fishing arrangement
Author: 0 United Kingdom to withdraw from worldwide fishing arrangement

Ireland's agriculture minister, Michael Creed, criticized Britain's decision as " unwelcome and unhelpful ". The existing agreement permits vessels from Germany, France, Ireland and elsewhere to operate between six and 12 nautical miles from the British mainland.

Sport Geraint Thomas wins opening stage
Author: 0 Geraint Thomas wins opening stage

One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as dominant this year. "I've had my fair share of bad luck this year - also back home this last month hasn't been great - so it's fantastic to get this win". Richie Porte? I don't believe that at all.

Sport Roger Federer says Andy Murray remains a leading contender for Wimbledon glory
Author: 0 Roger Federer says Andy Murray remains a leading contender for Wimbledon glory

However, while some in the media who watched yesterday's session said he was limping and grimacing, Murray himself said nothing had changed regarding his participation at the Grand Slam which he has won twice. "It's going to be one of the Big Four", Shriver said. "I know that if I play well that I can beat all of them, which I did already this year but I don't really feel this on grass".

Author: 0 Five things we learned from Ghana's 2-1 defeat to USA

Dwyer became the 48th US player to score on his debut, and the first USA player to accomplish the feat since Paul Arriola did it in a friendly against Puerto Rico on May 22, 2016. He got a little bit exhausted at the end, he had a little bit of time off Club Tijuana and was just getting back into the swing of things. "I was very happy to get out there and get the start".

Sport Australia A will not tour SA unless new pay deal agreed
Author: 0 Australia A will not tour SA unless new pay deal agreed

Australia "A" are scheduled to play two four-day matches and a 50-over tri-series against India and South Africa on the tour. Leading fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said the breakdown in pay negotiations has left a bitter taste with the players, adding "we are, obviously, willing to do what we need to".

Sport PM Modi wants four Indian accounting firms in world's Big-8
Author: 0 PM Modi wants four Indian accounting firms in world's Big-8

Addressing CAs at an event organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Modi said "You (CAs) take care of the economic health of the country and you are famous world over for your knowledge and financial skills. At present, the tax audits across India are approximately 20 lakh, which is now expected to increase to 50-60 lakh, said the report quoting CA Dhinal Shah.

Author: 0 Ingles to remain with Utah Jazz

Before free agency tipped-off, Ingles had made clear that staying with the Jazz was his best option. "Everyone knows that I want to come back", Ingles said in May. "We are really happy for Joe and the Jazz", Ingles' agent Mark Bartelstein told The Tribune. Notably, Ingles is Hayward's best friend on the Jazz.

Sport Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins crash-filled race at Daytona
Author: 0 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins crash-filled race at Daytona

Now he's got to fight his way back up from two laps down. He led 29 laps and held off the wild pack when the caution would come out with just one lap to go. Kurt Busch won the 2017 Daytona 500 in February. (88) rolls down pit road for repairs after he grazed the wall in Turn 2 during the NASCAR Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla .

Author: 0 Jeff Horn upsets Manny Pacquiao in controversial decision

Horn landed few punches and appears to have been awarded rounds purely for the amount of blood he caused to pour from Pacquiao's face from blows not originating from his fists but his own skull. Pacquiao , who will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title, is the heavy favorite against Horn . "That's the decision of the judges", he said.

Author: 0 Nuggets potentially closing in on deal with free agent Paul Millsap

He averaged 18.1 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists last season while shooting 42.2 percent from the field and 31.1 percent from 3-point range. Denver hasn't remade itself the way the Timberwolves have; this team is still another year or two away from making real noise in an increasingly loaded Western Conference.

Sport Indian women's cricket team deserves attention, says Richa Chadha
Author: 0 Indian women's cricket team deserves attention, says Richa Chadha

After winning against West Indies by seven wickets, the Indian cricket team to face Pakistan in England tomorrow. INDIA: Mithali Raj (Captain), Smriti Mandhana , Harmanpreet Kaur , Mona Meshram, Veda Krishnamurthy, Poonam Raut, Jhulan Goswami, Deepti Sharma , Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht , Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sushma Verma, Poonam Yadav , Mansi Joshi, Nuzhat Parween.

Author: 0 Curry, Warriors agree on record $201M contract

And that doesn't take into account the $168 million, four-year extension offer John Wall is considering from Washington. Never before the players did not sign the agreement in excess of 200 million in USA currency. The person requested anonymity Friday because a contract can not be signed until July 6. The Warriors are seeking to lock down the core of their squad that took the team to its second crown in three years.

Sport Kevin Shattenkirk, Rangers Reportedly Agree to 4-Year Contract
Author: 0 Kevin Shattenkirk, Rangers Reportedly Agree to 4-Year Contract

TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli reported Shattenkirk's deal will be a four-year deal worth $26.6 million. "If I passed that up, I couldn't live with that". He scored one goal and added five assists in 13 playoff games and finished a minus-4. Also on Saturday, the former Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi - whose contract was bought out on June 14 - agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Sport Gordon Hayward's decision could hinge on Jazz keeping George Hill
Author: 0 Gordon Hayward's decision could hinge on Jazz keeping George Hill

Who will the Celtics be shopping for? Paul George was finally traded just hours before National Basketball Association free agency kicked off late Friday night. One name that sticks out is Grizzlies power forward JaMychal Green , who is a power forward with range (37.9 percent from 3-point range) and has the muscle to rebound (7.1 per game) among the trees in the post.

Sport JJ Redick adds Sixers, Timberwolves, and Nets to possible destinations
Author: 0 JJ Redick adds Sixers, Timberwolves, and Nets to possible destinations

This marks the second Clippers starter lost in just a few days after the team traded point guard Chris Paul to the Rockets. Redick played the last four seasons with the LA Clippers. But Philadelphia won out, with Redick telling ESPN: "It's where I wanted to be". Redick's best statistical season came in 2014 when he averaged 16.4 points per game while shooting 47.7 percent from the field and making 43.7 percent of his three-point attempts.

Author: 0 Czech's Pliskova defeats Wozniacki to win Eastbourne meet

She was trying to win her 26th career-title and the second one on grass after 2009 Eastbourne. Pliskova has been one of the stand-out players of the last 12 months, reaching her first grand slam final at the US Open. "I'm really happy I got the trophy this time", Pliskova said. Sixth-seeded Wozniacki had her only break points of the match in the sixth game of the second set but let four opportunities slip by.

Sport Trump loses patience with North Korea
Author: 0 Trump loses patience with North Korea

Trump and Moon also discussed trade. Additionally, moving forward the Trump administration is expected to rely more heavily on South Korea to address the nuclear threat of North Korea . Moon made clear in a meeting Thursday with top lawmakers from the House of Representatives that Seoul has no intention of going back on its agreement to host the advanced US missile shield.

Sport Trump ups trade tensions with SKorea in welcoming new leader
Author: 0 Trump ups trade tensions with SKorea in welcoming new leader

In the Oval Office, the Cabinet Room, and the Rose Garden, U.S. President Donald Trump had a message for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and for the American public: the trade deal between the United States and South Korea is unfair and is going to be renegotiated.

Sport Beijing Plows Ahead In the South China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing Plows Ahead In the South China Sea

On Fiery Cross Reef, four new missile shelters have come up, adding to the eight such facilities already on the artificial island, the think-tank was quoted as saying. The President has maintained a soft-landing approach on territorial dispute with China even after the Philippines won in July 2016 its petition filed by the Aquino administration at the Hague-based worldwide court that seeks to invalidate Beijing's territorial claim on South China Sea.

Sport Democrats Split on Joining GOP for Health Care Fix
Author: 0 Democrats Split on Joining GOP for Health Care Fix

The recent histrionics from Democratic politicians, pundits, and even many journalists stand in stark contrast to the tone of public conversation about health-care reform before Donald Trump's election. Cries of a "bailout" under the McConnell bill's insurer fund have been limited to conservative senators such as Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah.

Author: 0 Infantino Declares VAR "The Future Of Football"

Mutko, who is also the president of the Russian Football Union (RFU), reacted angrily during a Confederations Cup press conference and insisted Russian players are drug-tested regularly. "I can't prove it and no one apparently can if we are not having the facts here on the table", Loew said through a translator. A report by Canadian sports lawyer Richard McLaren a year ago said more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited ...

Sport Red Wings sign defensemen Trevor Daley to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Red Wings sign defensemen Trevor Daley to 3-year deal

For a puck-moving defenseman with strong skating ability, that's pretty good value in today's National Hockey League. He was also the first person to receive the Stanley Cup from Sidney Crosby. It is an issue they need to address because the team is heavy on finesse forwards. The 6-foot-2, 217 pound forward has four assists over his career, and has not played more than 34 games in a season.

Author: 0 Blue Jays reinstate Rule 5 pick Sparkman from 60-day disabled list

The Blue Jays took an early lead on Smoak's first-inning homer off Doug Fister . Liriano surrendered two runs on six hits over six-plus innings in Sunday's win over the Royals . Craig Kimbrel came in to shut the door after the Red Sox scored three in the top of the 11th. Marrero led off the frame with a walk, and Mookie Betts followed with an infield single.

Author: 0 Hip injury scare for Murray

That was a significant interruption to his preparation for Wimbledon but he said it would give him more quality training time with his coach, Ivan Lendl , who made a decision to stay on in Europe after the French Open rather than return briefly to Florida.

Sport Pels sign Holiday to five-year, $125 million deal
Author: 0 Pels sign Holiday to five-year, $125 million deal

According to ESPN , the deal is loaded with incentives, and could be worth up to $150 million, with a fifth-year player option. Holiday missed the first 12 games last season to care for his wife, Lauren, and their newborn daughter. This will end any rumors that Holiday is going to leave New Orleans. That was his only time ever making the All-Star team. However, Tony Jones from the Salt Lake Tribune has revealed that the 27-year-old is considering signing with the Indiana Pacers .

Sport India cruise past West Indies in 3rd ODI
Author: 0 India cruise past West Indies in 3rd ODI

The match in Antigua had it's start delayed by rain but no overs were lost. Ajinkya Rahane had earlier held the innings together after the loss of early wickets, the opening batsman extending his excellent run of form in the series with 72 off 112 balls, his third consecutive score over 50 in the Caribbean.

Sport Timberwolves sign point guard Teague
Author: 0 Timberwolves sign point guard Teague

As it stands, with the waiving of Jordan Hill , the Wolves have $19 million dollars in cap space entering July. Griffin's deal will be worth about $22 million more than the $153 million contract Memphis guard Mike Conley signed last summer.

Sport Chelsea complete the signing of Roma defender Antonio Rudiger
Author: 0 Chelsea complete the signing of Roma defender Antonio Rudiger

Roma had been holding out for €45m for a player they signed from Stuttgart last summer after he had impressed on a season-long loan. This forced Roma to part with Rudiger instead and Chelsea worked out the deal very quickly. It has been a busy week for transfer deals at the club with Nathan Ake and Bertrand Traore ending their spells with the club. Indeed, Rudiger's agent is said to be heading to London to discuss personal terms with Chelsea for his client ahead of an expected swoop for ...

Sport Aust begins trade talks with Latin America
Author: 0 Aust begins trade talks with Latin America

The four countries account for 38 percent of Latin America's population and 57 percent of its total imports. He said this week he was optimistic of a result, because the countries saw New Zealand as a stepping stone to Asia. "For New Zealand to be one of the first cabs of the ranks means that we have an advantage". Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said a successful free trade agreement would help lift high tariffs on Australian beef, dairy and service exports like mining.

Sport Indigo flight passengers evacuated at Patna airport after smoke observed in cabin
Author: 0 Indigo flight passengers evacuated at Patna airport after smoke observed in cabin

The two planes came perilously close to each other when an alert went off inside both cockpits, following which the aircraft automatically steered to a safer distance, sources said. An accident was averted at the last minute, with IndiGo claiming that its aircraft's automatic collision avoidance system alerted its pilots to take evasive action.

Sport Jammu & Kashmir assembly likely to pass GST Bill by July 6
Author: 0 Jammu & Kashmir assembly likely to pass GST Bill by July 6

He accused the BJP government of imposing demonetisation decision on common man and said that high GST tax slab on common use items will break the back bone of poor and middle class families. This is a very fragile society. Drabu said the State is going through very hard times. "The strike will continue till June 30 and future course of action will be decided after GST Council meeting, which is scheduled on June 30", Federation of Rajasthan Trade and Industry President Suresh Agarwal ...

Sport Arsenal Close To Breaking Club Record Fee For Alexandre Lacazette
Author: 0 Arsenal Close To Breaking Club Record Fee For Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal, therefore, seems like a destination that could suit him, since it would give him the chance to test himself in a more hard league and the French influence at the club would ensure that he doesn't feel too out of place. Lacazette, 26, had been targeted as a replacement for Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid - until the fellow France global signed a new five-year deal.

Sport Video of Mayweather and McGregor training side by side is shocking
Author: 0 Video of Mayweather and McGregor training side by side is shocking

Mayweather has released a video of 18 seconds, demonstrating the speed of his hands and reflexes that seem to always well to point. He acknowledged that time may one day catch up with him, admitting he's not the fighter he once was. However, until the fights happens we don't know anything for certain, but people think that the difference in these two clips show what's going to happen.

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 ...

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