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Kyle Schwarber Returning to Chicago Cubs


The Brewers have opened a 4 ½-game division lead by crushing the second-place Chicago Cubs , 11-2. To make room on the roster, right-hander John Lackey was placed on the 10-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis of the right foot. Jay allowed one hit in his scoreless inning, with the hit coming to the aforementioned Santana. The Cubs trail the Brewers by 3½ games in the National League Central. Read More »

Knicks sign Tim Hardaway Jr. to $71 million offer sheet

During the 2016-17 season, Hardaway Jr. averaged career highs in points (14.5), rebounds (2.8), assists (2.3) and threes (1.9) while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. But in Atlanta he shuttled between the club and the D League in his first season there and grew on both ends of the floor, becoming an important part of the team's success. Read More »

Federer cruises into third round

The Swiss had six break points in the second set while Lajovic had none. But Federer didn't drop a single point in the breaker and then raced to victory easily, completing the third set in just 24 minutes to complete a 7-6 6-3 6-3 win. 'I mean, yeah, look, the rallies are going to be totally different, ' Federer said after his second-round win over Dusan Lajovic . Federer beat his opponent 7-6, 6-3, 6-2 to seal his place in Saturday's action. Read More »

Novak Djokovic powers into third round of Wimbledon

I really don't take anything personally. "I'm not really sure". The 14-time major victor has not won one of golf's big four tournaments since the scandal. Djokovic did posit a theory, however. "But overall, from the very beginning I managed to impose my own rhythm and play the game I meant to play."I feel better as the days go by in Wimbledon ". Read More »

Wayde cruises to 400m victory in Lausanne

Van Niekerk was 0.07 faster than the previous best 400 this season set by Fred Kerley of the United States. The Pontaise stadium fell silent for Lasitskene's third and final attempt but the bar was sent crashing by the Russian. Van Niekerk, who plans on doing the 200m-400m double at the world championships in London next month, insisted he had no time goal for tonight, adding he would not be disappointed if he failed to break 44 seconds. Read More »

Swiss court strike-off Platini's appeal against Federation Internationale de Football Association ban


Federal judges could intervene if they believed the legal process had been abused when CAS gave its verdict past year. "The (ban) duration of four years does not appear clearly excessive", the court said in a statement. Both Blatter and Platini were banned by Federation Internationale de Football Association over the payment, with the former receiving an eight-year ban that was subsequently reduced to six. Read More »

Former Kings forward Rudy Gay agrees to 2-year deal with Spurs


Gay, an 11-year National Basketball Association veteran, opted out of a deal with the Kings that would have paid him more than $14 million for the upcoming season. Last season with Sacramento, Gay averaged 18.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.47 steals in 33.8 minutes while shooting.455 (201-442) from the floor and.372 (42-113) from beyond the arc in 30 games. Read More »

New Fancy Bears leak says IAAF cleared Mo Farah after doping fear


The group previously has mixed fake data with genuine records, the World Anti-Doping Agency said after it became the victim of a hack past year. Farah's profile is flagged as "likely doping" in one document attached to the April 2016 email, allegedly following analysis by an unidentified expert. Read More »

Biggest questions facing Rockets in aftermath of Chris Paul trade


According to Bleacher Report , the Rockets are eyeing a trade for Indiana Pacers' star Paul George or a free agency pick-up of Carmelo Anthony . If Paul and Harden can learn to operate on the floor together, they could form a lethal combination in the backcourt. Chris Paul wasn't happy with family coming before team. Read More »

Djokovic responds to McEnroe comparing him to Tiger Woods


Djokovic said that McEnroe is known for bold statements, and he doesn't take any of it personally. I don't think there was any kind of really wrong intention from his side towards me'. You know, I guess whether that's his opinion or criticism or something else, I'm not really sure. But Djokovic laughed off McEnroe's comments and joked the American icon may have been offended because he hit him with a ball while warming up for his first- round match on Tuesday. Read More »

Roger Federer vs. Mischa Zverev 2017 Wimbledon Pick, Odds, Prediction

However, he might also have been feeling short of matchplay time after Alexandr Dolgopolov's retirement early in the second set of their first-round match. In the women's competition, third seed Karolina Pliskova is out after losing in three sets to world number 87 Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia. Roger Federer - the other member of tennis' "Big Four" - was due to play later Thursday. Read More »

Sadio Mane set to resume full Liverpool training following surgery


The forward has been based at Melwood working with the club's medical team for the majority of the summer after missing the end of 2016-17 following knee surgery in April. Meanwhile, with few global commitments for numerous club's players in a summer without a World Cup , Euros, or Copa America , much of the first team squad had their second day of pre-season today and their first training sessions on the ball following Wednesday's return. Read More »

Clark County Among Jurisdictions Being Review By DOJ On Immigration Questions


In doing so, Sessions cited a May 2016 inspector general report that found such policies might violate federal laws to support the threat. The Justice Department will take a close look at the responses provided by 10 jurisdictions that received warnings about their "sanctuary" policies, with officials appearing skeptical that all are living up to their claims they are compliant with federal immigration laws. Read More »

Atlanta Hawks Security Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Treating Black Celebs Like Criminals


In his lawsuit , brought in federal court in Georgia on Monday, Samuel R. Hayes III says that he was hired as manager of security operations in August 2016, handling the day-to-day security at Philips Arena and for the Hawks. The lawsuit alleges the discriminatory practices continued in the ensuing months, and Hayes again confronted Parker about the racial disparity. The crew member responded by mockingly dropping his trousers. Read More »

UFC 213 Embedded, Episode 1: Iron Sharpens Iron

With champion Michael Bisping sidelined by injury, Sydneysider Whittaker will face 2000 Olympics wrestling freestyle silver medallist Romero for an interim belt on July 9 (AEST). But now, it's a vastly different man walking to the cage than the one who debuted in the UFC after winning "TUF Smashes". He has a record of 13-1, the one loss coming in Strikeforce in 2011 to Rafael Cavalcante by knockout and he has won eight straight bouts since. Read More »

Wycombe Wanderers get shirty with opposing strikers


The pink one is just pink for the sheer hell of it. The sky blue and baby pink colour of the second strip is also created to stand out from the crowd and disrupt the opposition's attacks. Luke Allaway wrote: "Wycombe's new goalkeeper kit hurts my eye so I guess it's doing the job". However, not all is as it seems, because in fact Wycombe Wanderers have designed the kit meant to distract opposing strikers. Read More »

Former Purdue QB Eric Hunter killed in Virginia Wednesday night


Police are still investigating what led to the incident, but they say that the KFC/Taco Bell restaurant was closed at the time of the shooting. There were no other injuries or property damage reported. "I just heard the was a insane night", he said. Right now, Hampton Police have not released any possible suspect information. Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727 - 6111 or the Crime Line at 1 - 888-LOCK-U-UP. Read More »