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Rob Gronkowski disputes $100K-plus bar tab in CT


One thing is clear: New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and his crew had a whale of a time Saturday night at Shrine nightclub in Foxwoods Resort Casino in CT. Former football star O.J. Simpson has a scheduled parole hearing for July 20 and the possibility looms he could be freed from a Nevada prison on October 1. Read More »

Yanks' Torres to undergo Tommy John surgery


Gleyber Torres , a New York Yankees prospect and one of the most highly regarded young players in baseball, will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow and miss the rest of this season. Torres, 20, was off to an impressive start in Triple-A. Now, Yankees fans have to wait until next season. If the Yankees do still decide they'd like an upgrade over Headley, who is hitting.244/.329/.364 on the season, the trade market should bear a number of hot-corner alternatives. Read More »

Alvaro Morata had this to say about possible Chelsea move in April


The report claims that United have already agreed personal terms with the 24-year-old, but Chelsea are hoping to jump ahead in the race for his signature with their huge offer. That delay has allowed Chelsea to barge in at the last minute, and the Mirror say Morata's desire to work under Conte could swing the deal in their favour. Read More »

Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator


Relative to NESN's telecast last night from New York , NESN does not agree with any such view expressed by Jerry Remy and we know from talking to Jerry that he regrets making them. "But in crucial times, when you've got to bear down and locate, I haven't been very consistent with that, and I've got to get better". On Tuesday, Phillies announcer and former star Mike Schmidt said that the team could not build around Odubel Herrera due to his " language barrier ". Read More »

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen targeting promotion


The new boss has plans to get Leeds back into the Premier League , a division they have not played in since getting relegated in 2004. "Everyone has their way to coach, to perform with the team, but of course he was very important, " said Christiansen, signed by Cruyff for Barca aged 18 and who went on to play for Oviedo and Villarreal , plus Bundesliga sides Bochum and Hannover. Read More »

Bangladesh drop to seventh in ICC ODI rankings

The Prime Minister added that the cricket team has provided an "excellent opportunity for the entire nation to rejoice in the Holy month of Ramadan". "So it's been great". "The stars aligned for Pakistan on a bright Sunday in South London when they cut their old rivals down to size to win their maiden Champions Trophy crown", The News said. Read More »

Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

Green said James had started the super team concept. LeBron James has denied that he even created a super team with the Miami Heat [VIDEO ], as LeBron said that they had to build Miami into a contender and it wasn't as easy as just bringing in All-Stars. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

At 25, he could be a Top Six forward with the Knights, carrying a team friendly cap hit of just $640,000 USA before his deal runs out in 2018. But in all likelihood, Vegas will lack stars and scoring in the early years of its existence. If he is dealt, the Knights would presumably pick between Calvert or Karlsson. Fleury is an available player who has the biggest potential to enter Vegas and is scheduled for a trade deadline in March. Read More »

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

On one side was Fedor Smolov, the 27-year-old Russian hitman linked to Arsenal after being the top scorer of the Russian League in each of the past two seasons with FC Krasnodar. The New Zealand defender threw himself at the ball in a desperate attempt to to deny Denis Glushakov's effort, but the All Whites player ended up in the goal with the ball, with Glushakov reeling off to celebrate with his teammates. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick


The Celtics could be content to continue drafting young players and adding them to a core that has proven good enough to finish first in the East and make it to the Eastern Conference Finals. A player that does fit, however, is Duke forward Jayson Tatum , whose scoring prowess would highly benefit a team desperate for any offense from someone not named Isaiah Thomas . Read More »

Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw


Hampden Park had been rocking after Leigh Griffiths scored two free-kicks after the 87th-minute to make it 2-1, but England - and Kane - kept composure with a fine equaliser. I think being part of a leader is standing up when it matters and to get that goal at the end was important. "Our coaching, youth development and young players get knocked - but why shouldn't young English players be able to achieve?" "We have four games left and four very winnable games and as long as we take the ... Read More »

Ballack expects Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid


Today, Cristiano Ronaldo is linked with Man Utd.... It has been claimed that the forward is not happy with the way the Spanish authorities have handled his case and he has informed Real Madrid that he wants to pack his bags. Paris Saint-Germain have a longstanding interest in signing him and AC Milan's new Chinese owners have been in contact this summer with Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes . Read More »

Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

Ramona Shelburne of ESPN brings word that the Lakers "have engaged at least two teams in the lottery" about adding a third pick to their current selections at No. 3 after trading the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers and giving up their chance to draft top prospect Markelle Fultz. "The two top guys still remain Fultz and Ball, very mature young players who are going to have an impact I think", said Fraschilla". Read More »

Megan Anderson Talks About Pushing For The Cris "Cyborg" At UFC 214


Being that the UFC essentially created the division for "Cyborg", de Randamie's refusal to defend her belt against the clear-cut number one contender forced the UFC's hand in stripping her of the belt. "Even after so much scrutiny has been put on Cyborg, she still managed to pop for something and will always be a person of suspicion who is trying to beat the system rather than just conforming to the rules". Read More »

Joe Buck mistakenly calls US Open winner's girlfriend by his ex's name


As he walked off the 18th green with the victory sealed - although one group remained on the course - he was greeted by his girlfriend Jena Sims with a hug and a kiss. But the blunder had already attracted widespread attention. She's also as aspiring model/actress who was in " Sharknado " and an episode of "Entourage". Read More »

Cavaliers, Celtics Suns, Timberwolves Reportedly Exploring Jimmy Butler Trade


Zolak is happy that the Celtics are simply making moves to greatly improve the team. It didn't take too long after The Finals ended for some National Basketball Association trade rumors to send social media into a frenzy with the reports of a potential deal with the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers that would revolve around the No. Read More »

British teams will learn European qualifying opponents


Dundalk have suffered most with transfers and injuries; at times this season they have been forced to play without the midfield and central defence that attracted so many new supporters 12 months ago. Newly relegated Tirana, the historically most successful Albanian club, are playing the UEFA Europa league thanks to their Albania Cup victory in late May, following a shameful season that saw them suffer their first-ever relegation after nearly a century in the top flight of Albanian football. Read More »

Manchester United In Push For Benfica Full-Back

Manchester United are lining up a bid to sign Nelson Semedo in the summer transfer window, according to Metro . The Eagles now have the 23-year-old on a deal until 2021, and the contract also contains a release fee of £52.4m, but it's reported that they are prepared to let the highly-rated player leave the club for less. Read More »

Porsche Wins After Toyota Forced to Retire


The lead in the race remained unchanged even as the sun came up. Since Lapierre was unable to get the vehicle back to the pits for service, he was forced to retire from the race. It would recover to 9th place behind seven LMP2s. That left Porsche's second vehicle with Brendon Hartley steering in hot pursuit of new race leader Thomas Laurent in an Oreca-Gibson belonging to Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan's private team one lap ahead. Read More »

Juneteenth celebrated in Sioux City Saturday


Brice said when she thinks about it, she get's a little upset. "It needs to be way bigger", said Royal, whose students paraded with pompoms Saturday. As Juneteenth is approaching, all kinds of celebrations are taking place all over the great Houston area on Sunday. The festival will close off the W. Read More »

Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row


In a telephone conversation with Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar, Trump reiterated that a united Gulf Cooperation Council and a strong United States-Gulf Cooperation Council partnership are critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability. Read More »

Record-breaking Thomas in Erin Hills mix

I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week, and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it. "Struck it well, hit a bunch of greens, and that's what you've got to do to play well around here". "It's going to be a really cool day for someone tomorrow", said Fowler, who has posted six top-10 finishes in majors during his career, including a second place finish at the 2014 US Open. Read More »

Just in Case You Thought Conor Might Go 'Full MMA' on Floyd…

The news that shook the world yesterday was the official announcement of the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight . It's certainly possible. "I wouldn't say McGregor has earned his shot at Floyd ". But outside of the "puncher's chance" element, few are giving McGregor , the UFC's lightweight champion, who has never boxed a single round as an amateur or professional, anything close to resembling a chance. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: India to field first against Pakistan

It was Fakhar's third consecutive half-century in just his fourth innings. "We have guys who have such skill and such an ability that they can perform on any stage". Pakistan did a brilliant work with the bat and after losing 4 wickets they set a huge target of 339 runs to chase for India . Earlier, playing his first ODI tournament, the 27-year- old left-hander got a "life" when he was batting on four as Bumrah overstepped while MS Dhoni took a simple catch behind the stumps. Read More »

Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2


Murray said the other day that he hadn't noticed that particular trend. He's far from the only unexpected contributor for Nashville during these playoffs. He just has the ability to make plays around him better. The Predators have exploited the Penguins defense corps by jumping on them constantly and they have no time or space to get the puck up to their forwards. Read More »

Blue Jays place Coghlan on DL, activate Pearce


Chicago regained a two-run lead in the sixth when Abreu hit a 2-2 slider for his 11th home run. White Sox color commentator Jason Benetti dubbed Melky Cabrera , Omar Narvaez, and Yolmer Sanchez "The South Side Buntmen" after their heroic bunts put two more runs on the board and secured the victory. Read More »