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Minnesota Twins hope to acquire Jaime Garcia from Atlanta Braves


This is in good part why most Braves fans have no clue what to expect from Atlanta in the coming days. Garcia trudged to the mound at Dodger Stadium . However, we ended up going into the night without resolution on the deal. The game turned the Dodgers' way with two outs in the sixth. Los Angeles C Yasmani Grandal recorded his third consecutive multi-hit game. Read More »

See Eryk Anders' Sick KO In His UFC Debut


The former University of Alabama linebacker turned MMA fighter made a pretty big statement on Saturday night in Long Island. Anders didn't have to wait that long. Anders nails Natal with a left just before eating a right, Anders rocks Natal with a few lefts and a right. Anders led Alabama with seven tackles, including a fumble-causing sack of Texas quarterback Garret Gilbert with the Tide holding a 24-21 lead. Read More »

Twins, Braves reportedly finalizing Jaime Garcia trade


There's still a chance the deal could go down but, of course, the Twins will have to come up with another prospect to send Atlanta than Burdi. You have to figure that even though trade talks with the Twins may have ended up suffering a bit of a collapse, the fearless have to be thrilled with what they got out of Jaime Garcia on Friday night. Read More »

Spieth, Koepka set pace as big guns fire at British Open


Justin Thomas, an emerging American star and the current world number 13, also shot 67, his round including three birdies and an eagle at the 17th, which is one of just two par-5s on the Birkdale set-up. "I felt like I had to do something today because, one: you've got already a very strong leaderboard , and, two: everybody says everybody is going to get wet tomorrow". Read More »

Chelsea interested in signing £50m-rated Monaco star, claims insider


Manchester City are desperately short of numbers in the full back department, with Pablo Zabaleta, Bacary Sagna and Gael Clichy all departing the club so far, and Aleksandar Kolarov asking to leave the club. Monaco appear to have become increasingly hardball in their transfer negotiations this summer, after already losing Silva and defensive midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, sold to Chelsea for £40m , from last season's Ligue 1-winning squad. Read More »

Jordan Spieth in prime position to win British Open golf

The 39-year-old Kuchar is still seeking his first major title and managed to grind out a 1-over 71 to sit two shots behind Spieth. Had Kuchar stayed out of trouble, he could be even with Spieth. When it was all over, McIlroy shot 68 and skipped into the clubhouse at 1-under. "I was very proud of myself that I hung in there and tried to stay as positive as I possibly could". Read More »

Harmanpreet Kaur is the New Kapil Dev of Women's Indian Cricket Team


Although the existing MoU expired on June 30, Meg Lanning and her players signed a bridging contract to allow them to defend their World Cup crown but that deal concluded immediately after India's 36-run win at Derby. Take, for example, 23-year-old left-armer Alex Hartley who, despite missing a game, has got through 62 overs - the most of any England bowler - and has taken eight wickets. Read More »

Matteo Darmian: 'We will fight for trophies'


His future has been the subject of speculation throughout the summer with both Juventus and Inter Milan linked . The clash with Zinedine Zidane's team will act as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming European Super Cup tie in Macedonia on August 8, which will be United's first competitive game of the new season in the traditional match between the previous season's Champions League and Europa League winners. Read More »

Pundit: New Chelsea signing flawless for Antonio Conte

The Blues are expected to miss out on the Real Madrid full-back to their Premier League rivals, having tried all summer to bring in a new addition in the wing-back department. As per The Sun , Inter are unwilling to part with Candreva this summer, and would rather sign Manchester United target Ivan Perisic. The report also suggests the Premier League champions are willing to offer him a significant increase on his current £85,000-a-week wages so you can see why Candreva is open to the ... Read More »

Nikki Bella Found Her Dream Wedding Dress!


But, the door has remained open for "Brie Mode" to return to WWE anytime, especially with Bryan's role as the GM of SmackDown Live and Nikki Bella still wrestling under "the blue brand". Even better, she and Cena have already nailed a wedding date! "I just need you to say "yes" one more time". "It's been insane the past few weeks since getting engaged". Read More »

The Open: Rory McIlroy delighted with second-day performance


A vivid description came from Matt Kuchar , the American veteran of 46 previous majors and 2012 Players Championship victor who shared the lead at 5 under with Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth after Thursday. And sometimes I get down on myself. "I was four over after three holes in Boston past year and won, so I have done it before". Mentally, I wasn't engaged and I was caught between playing the golf shot I needed to and (thinking about) my swing. Read More »

Clint Dempsey Ties Landon Donovan's Record for Most Goals in USA History


He then scored off a free kick in the 82nd minute to seal the win. Dempsey reached the milestone in his 136th appearance for the senior team - good for third all time - while it took Donovan 153 games to set the mark. Often a forward, Dempsey has also played behind the lone striker, on the wing, and up top with another forward. Dempsey will try to make a similar impact Wednesday when the United States returns to the pitch seeking its second Gold Cup title in the last four years against the ... Read More »

Spieth three clear at Birkdale

I wrote about how Kuchar and Spieth are basically running that Henrik Stenson-Phil Mickelson duel back from a year ago, but here are nine other thoughts on Round 3 from Birkdale. Connelly shot a 66, more than offsetting two bogeys with four birdies and an eagle. Just like that, he was three shots behind. The enormity of the moment, as he walked between The Open's large blue bleachers packed with fans and its trademark yellow scoreboards, caused Spieth to cease his usual pre-shot routine, ... Read More »

Resurgent McIlroy on the charge at gusty Birkdale

Here is the leaderboard after Round 3 at the 2017 Open Championship. It was everything we've seen in the past from McIlroy and more of what we've wanted throught his career. And like any good Open competitor, these players are trying to find a way to make that adaptation. He splashed out and made par but just before 4:30 p.m. Read More »

Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him


Kyrie Irving is still very young, at 25 years old. Offensively, he's a better shooter and shot creator than Bledsoe. Especially with the Knicks as one of the teams occupying a slot on his preferred list of landing places. The highest value for Irving is right now. Trading for Kyrie Irving helps the Suns both in the short-term and the long-term, as long as they don't trade any of their "Big Four Core". Read More »

McIlroy's Open hopes boosted by fightback

Open champion in 2014 at Hoylake and a four-time major victor, McIlroy admitted it took some strong words from his caddy JP Fitzgerald to help him recover. He meant it in a self-mocking way, for he knew his limitations as a player, but Rory McIlroy would surely endorse the claim his caddie made 30 years ago. Read More »

Poulter takes lead after early carnage at British Open


McIlroy comes into the third major championship of the season on the back of three missed cuts in his last four events, including back-to-back early exits from the Irish Open - where he was defending champion - and last week's Scottish Open. Read More »

British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1


After a par at the second, it appeared any early nerves might have vanished but the problems soon re-emerged though as he bogeyed the next four holes on the spin, putting him outside the top 100 in the rankings after just six holes. "I got off to a good start, which I think was important". Ian Poulter felt even worse. "But we really haven't played this course in good weather". Read More »

Player Keen On Move As Chelsea Make Contact Over Signing £23m Winger


New signing Tiemoue Bakayoko, who joined from Monaco for a reported £40m, is expected to replace Matic in the Chelsea side next season. Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid is a striker short after Alvaro Morata's move to Chelsea , but remains non-committal over talk of a move for Monaco's teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe. Read More »

The Open - Day 3 Wrap Up

I thought I'd give it a nine across the board for everything - tee balls, ball-striking, short game and putting". Phil Mickelson lipped out for a 62 in the first round of last year's Open at Royal Troon, and eventual victor Henrik Stenson shot a memorable 63 in the final round en route to victory. Read More »

No clear faves in British Open


No more hanging his head. With a 20-foot birdie putt on the tough par 4 18th hole, McIlroy closed out a four-under par 32 on Royal Birkdale's back nine, making up for a nightmarish start that him saw bogey five of his first six holes. "Thankfully he's not had to do it too often". Most of the time there's at least a group that gets the worst weather, and it's nearly impossible to win in that circumstance at an Open Championship. Read More »

Caddie's pep talk to McIlroy: 'What the (expletive) are you doing?'


We're 10-6 down on Saturday night but we feel like we were right in with a chance, because we won the last two points. "If I can go out and play a good quality round of golf in the morning and try to get in the clubhouse somewhere around even par, under par, I'll still be around for the weekend". Read More »

McGirt misses cut at British Open

The South African soared to four under for the championship to trail American frontrunner Jordan Spieth by two strokes as golf's biggest names set off in pursuit of the halfway leader. With only Matt Kuchar within five strokes, Spieth will have as good a chance as ever to win a major. "Now it makes the day even sweeter". But playing partner Kuchar kept in touch with three birdies of his own. Read More »

Chris Weidman Submits Kelvin Gastelum At UFC on Fox 25


A right hand found the mark for the former middleweight champion. Gastelum tries to answer back with a triangle attempt but it's unsuccessful. A knee was there for Weidman. Weidman with a nice elbow and then another. Round two comes to an end. The pair engage in a slugfest to open the round and Gastelum drops momentarily but shoots back up. Read More »