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Cubs acquire Jose Quintana from White Sox for top prospects

The 27-year-old Gray has drawn interest from several teams, most recently the Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros . April and May were hard for Quintana , but in five starts during June his ERA was 1.78. His strikeout potential will make him a nice DFS punt in favorable matchups. The deal between Chicago teams is the 15th in the teams' history and first since 2006, when the White Sox sent left-handed reliever Neal Cotts to the North Side. Read More »

Serena Williams tried to deposit first $1M check at bank drive-thru

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Serena placed her hand on her baby bump while dancing and singing. "Looking back, I'm like, wow, we lived in a two-bedroom house with seven people ". Then again, if I'm ever handed a check for $1 million, you can be sure I'm not leaving the bank until I've been guaranteed by the entire staff that it's been deposited into my account. Read More »

OJ Simpson Parole Hearing to Be Televised Live on Multiple Networks

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Simpson will be a free man after almost a decade in prison, or if he'll continue to serve out more of his sentence following a bungled robbery in Las Vegas. However, his sentence included a parole provision after nine years, which is why he will have a chance at an early release as of October 1. The 70-year-old already had two parole hearings denied in 2013 and 2014. Read More »

Cubs still interested in Sonny Gray after landing Jose Quintana

Almora has become more of a trade chip as of late. Teams now have the ability to ask for similar deals, due to a slim market for quality starting pitchers. Hahn said the White Sox set a cutoff for what it would take to get Quintana and started taking offers. Arrieta struggled at the start of the season, but seems to be rounding into form. Read More »

Terrell Owens Asks Ice Cube for BIG3 League Contract

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Now 43 and seven years removed from his last National Football League action, Owens made a surprising statement about his love for basketball during an interview with Josh Peter of USA Today last month. "I can definitely play", Owens told TMZ. Owens played college basketball at the University of Tennesse at Chattanooga, so he has an argument, and considering the fact that Owens would most assuredly sell tickets, it may not be too far fetched to see T.O.in the league. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Wants To More Manchester United Signings

Manchester United are set for a long summer transfer window, as the Portuguese coach looks for a few more additions to his team. It's hard and a little bit same with [Real Madrid's Alvaro] Morata. I would not like to be in Ed Woodward's position of negotiation because everything is really hard. "Yes, we have had interest, that is obvious and it's public". Read More »

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza

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After beating six younger women to get to the her first finals since 2009, Williams did not have the staying power to get past the seventh, losing to 23-year-old Garbine Muguruza , 7-5, 6-0. She did not lost another game the entire match-taking nine in a row-and dropped only 12 total points in the entire second set . The second set was a complete masterclass from the Spaniard, who was putting her previous doubles prowess to good use. Read More »

Fans go wild for 'Mary Poppins Returns' teaser

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The film will be released shortly before Mary Poppins Returns next Christmas. Lamplight musical numbers, an animated sequence with live-action actors, walking on the ceiling, and many other references to the original were on display. "It's my version of her", she said. After debuting the first photo of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins earlier this year, which subsequently went viral, Disney has now released a image-in-motion video of the actress in the role. Read More »

Jose Mourinho still wants Matic and Perisic to sign

Nemanja Matic vies with Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini, but could they be playing together next season? We need two more players, I would say. Meanwhile, Mourinho also lifted the lid on United's pursuit of Morata. Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "United fans would love to see Zlatan back at Old Trafford and they've piled into his odds of being there next season". Read More »

F1 | Grosjean su Hamilton: "Nessuna penalità perchè si gioca il titolo"

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Staccate invece le due Red Bull di Verstappen (15.00) e Ricciardo (20.00), nonostante l'ottima prova nell'ultimo GP da parte dell'australiano. La notizia positiva di giornata per la ferrari è sicuramente la buonissima prestazione di KImi Raikonnen sul quale la scuderia di Maranello pretende di più del quinto posto attuale nella classifica piloti. Read More »

New England Patriots Hall-of-Fame QB Vito 'Babe' Parilli dies

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The Green Bay Packers originally drafted the Kentucky product. It was in Boston where Parilli flourished. Parilli even appeared briefly in the Super Bowl III triumph over the Baltimore Colts. He was an All-Pro in 1964, he won Comeback Player of the Year honors in 1966, and all three of his All-Star selections came when he was with the franchise. Read More »

Are the Rockets Any Closer to Catching the Warriors? Chris Paul Ponders

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What we have right now in our locker room is pretty good". Talks between the Knicks and the Rockets, as well as the Cleveland Cavaliers , had been ongoing for almost a month. "That's out of my hands", he said. When asked about teaming up with Paul, Harden said: "It's going to be fun. I can't imagine that after all he went through last season with Phil (Jackson) he's happy with this". Read More »

Ian Poulter excited at chance to end 5-year win drought

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Poulter's last tournament victory was the WGC Champions in Shenzhen, China, in November 2012. Fowler struggled with the conditions as he carded three bogies, but he remains only four shots off the overall lead. However, the 31-year old is not only in position for a third Tour success but he and Shinkwin are now the two top of three qualifiers into next week's Open at Royal Birkdale. Read More »

Officiel : Tiemoué Bakayoko quitte Monaco pour Chelsea

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Les bleus ont officialisé ce samedi 15 juillet l'arrivée du joueur. "Signer ici était naturel pour moi car c'est un club que j'apprécie beaucoup depuis mon enfance", a déclaré Bakayoko sur le site officiel des Blues. Après Bernardo Silva, cédé pour 50 millions d'euros à Manchester City, la formation princière montre encore une fois à quel point elle a eu le nez creux au moment d'acheter ses champions de France. Read More »

Serena Williams studying pal Kelly Rowland's baby book

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She insisted she doesn't yell at her television while watching. 'Dear John, I adore and respect you but please please keep me out of your statements that are not factually based, ' she posted. She doesn't have any specific goals, and will count everything that happens next as a "bonus". In the meantime, she is closely watching her friend Victoria Azarenka, who recently made her return after maternity leave, and knows she'll be counting on her for advice and as somewhat of a blueprint for ... Read More »

Man United doubt Real Madrid have funds to buy David De Gea

Bakayoko's impending arrival at Stamford Bridge would likely free up Matic - who has reportedly been cleared to miss the Blues' pre-season tour, along with Diego Costa - to reunite with former Chelsea boss Mourinho, but the Portuguese opted not to confirm his interest in the 28-year-old. Read More »

Man City sign Douglas Luiz

Luiz is expected to move to La Liga side Girona on loan for the season, as Guardiola assesses him from afar. Midfielders Fernandinho and Fernando will be expected to mentor the youngster, while striker Gabriel Jesus will also be on hand to help Douglas settle into life in Manchester. Read More »

Mitali Raj hits century, India post 265/7 against New Zealand

Mithali is the one upside of the match that India lost to Australia in this round of the ICC Women's World Cup . There are too many records against her name. India will also hope for a better show from their bowling unit led by the world's highest ODI wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami and assisted by the spin trio of Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma. Read More »

Giants' Bumgarner returns Saturday against Padres

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The San Francisco giants will be looking to build on a series opening 5-4 win on Friday that got the second half of the season started on a high note for the Giants. Cory Gearrin (3-2) pitched one inning for the win. Sam Dyson worked the ninth for his fourth save, but not before the Padres scored once and had the tying run at third when Jabari Blash flied out. Read More »

Stats to Get you Primed for Wimbledon's Women's Final

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Williams made her debut at Wimbledon in 1997, the same year three of the players she powered through to get to this year's final were born. The round of 32 saw Mugurza dominate her opponent Sorana Cîrstea (6-2, 6-2) in what was a masterclass of female tennis as the 23-year-old established herself as one of the top contenders for the title. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Women's final preview

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On June 9, seven-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one Venus Williams was involved in a vehicle crash in Florida, which would lead to the death of a 78-year-old man two weeks later. That final that I did helped me a lot to figure it out a way to play better in grass because before I was, like, not very experienced. "Every tennis player knows just to focus on the task at hand", she said. Read More »

Dominant Muguruza beats Venus Williams to lift first Wimbledon title

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The American, who would have succeeded sister Serena as the oldest female Grand Slam victor in the Open Era, was unrecognisable from the player who had shattered Jo Konta's dreams in the semi final . Williams finished with 25 unforced errors, 14 more than Muguruza made. That three-game sequence seemed to break the resolve of the American who, trying to become the oldest woman to win Wimbledon for 109 years, lost the second set to love in an equally astonishing turnaround. Read More »

Welbeck wrong to try to score penalty, says Wenger

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But after revealing his intention to tinker with different systems during pre-season, the manner in which the French manager sets up for Thursday night's clash with Sydney FC will be instructive. "I thought I made a bit of an impact and I could've have done a few bits here and there a little bit better but overall it was good". Arsenal played with goal throughout as Özil and Theo Walcott stretched Sydney's defence but struggled with the the final ball. Read More »

Zaheer Khan conundrum: Sourav Ganguly confirms appointment, BCCI still confused

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At the outset we would like to express our appreciation for the CoA's and BCCI's support and encouragement to the CAC in the process of identifying the next head coach of the Indian cricket team . The committee has also been tasked with deciding on the contracts that will be handed to the coaches, including the head coach. But we have to consult each one of them, we have to ascertain their willingness and have to ensure that there is no conflict of interest issue. Read More »