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Free Agents The Warriors Could Still Sign

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For the Warriors , they have now locked in Durant , Shaun Livingston , Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry . According to ESPN , free-agent guard Darren Collison agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to rejoin the Pacers, who have $13 million left in salary cap space, a figure that could rise to as much as $17 million should in rid itself of $4 million in non-guaranteed contracts. Read More »

MotoGP: Pedrosa third in Sachsenring

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His team-mate, victor Marquez , said, " I'm very, very happy ..." Lorenzo said he salvaged what he could from the Sachsenring race and Assen round a week earlier, suggesting Ducati's GP17 had amplified his struggles at circuits he had traditionally found hard during his time at Yamaha . Read More »

Jayson Tatum drills game-winning jumper in Boston Celtics summer league debut

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The bucket put the Celtics up 89-88 in the game's final seconds and helped Tatum edge Fultz in their first of what will surely be many battles throughout their career. Now Tatum is already battling high expectations, with many fans in Boston nearly needing him to outperform Fultz to make the pick truly worth it. Tatum finished with 21 points and dished out three assists. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Beats John Millman in 1st Round of 2017 Wimbledon

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Nadal has not reached the second week at SW19 since 2011 and was absent last year due to a wrist injury, but the Spaniard has not arrived in London in such peak form for many years. "I love grass. It's a surface I really enjoy playing on". I am through to the second round. Millman got a foothold in the second set as he held well for 1-1, and he then managed to break back after Nadal took a 3-1 lead. Read More »

Ball, Lakers Summer League team starts practice

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In addition to a desire for Hill, Los Angeles is giving a "strong consideration" for Rajon Rondo , one of the most experienced point guards in the league. Hill shot a career-high 40.3 percent from three-point range last season. The Los Angeles Lakers have been quiet so far in NBA Free Agency, but they might not be for much longer. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Stan Wawrinka crashes OUT in first round to Daniil Medvedev

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Nadal has struggled on grass for the last five years but was in supreme shape in winning a 10th French Open and has carried that form into Wimbledon . As the whole court opened up before him, and with his opponent Daniil Medvedev rooted to the spot, Wawrinka managed nothing more than dolefully plopping the ball straight into the net. Read More »

Yankees' Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez To Compete In Home Run Derby

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New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and catcher Gary Sanchez will participate in the 2017 Home Run Derby next week in Miami, according to ESPN . Judge continues to gain accolades for his stellar rookie season. He is the first Yankee ever to win Rookie of the Month three consecutive times and the first in Major League Baseball to do it since Mike Trout in 2012. Read More »

Everton sign Michael Keane for club-record £30m

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If Keane seals his move to Goodison Park he will become the club's fourth signing of the summer following the arrivals of Jordan Pickford from Sunderland, Davy Klaassen from Ajax and Henry Onyekuru from Eupen, although the Nigerian will spend next season on loan at Anderlecht. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch scores 'touchdown,' gets red card in charity soccer game

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Lynch took part in the event organized by former Seattle Sounders FC winger Steve Zakuani , and the five-time Pro Bowl selection went full Beast Mode on the pitch. Whether it was Lynch coming into the game with flip-flops, him picking up the ball to run in a magnificent goal/touchdown or his move to steal a ref's red card, Beast Mode was on point. Read More »

Tom Brady avoids the word concussion when discussing 'concerned' wife

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Brady added that Gisele Bundchen is "a concerned wife and very loving". So I think she's - you know - she knows when I'm sore. While the Patriots quarterback's effort to get himself physically ready to play is the stuff of legend, there's nothing he can do about the impact that concussions can have late in a player's life. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Open to Trade to Cavaliers or Rockets

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The only possible way around all this would be for either team to offer the Knicks their first round picks in 2020 or trade back for their outgoing first round picks for 2018 prior to making a deal with NY. However, Anthony has the option of lowering, or waiving, the trade kicker to facilitate a deal. The Knicks are interested in free-agent point guard Shelvin Mack , who saw action for the Utah Jazz for 1 ½ years. Read More »

Google Doodle Celebrates 140th Anniversary of Wimbledon

In 2016 the broadcaster achieved more equal coverage, with 37 men's matches covered compared to 25 women's, said Leyland. Crowds have been queuing since Saturday with 48-year-old Des Robson from Northumberland bagging first place in the long line of tennis fans. Read More »

Ronaldo leads Portugal to win Third Place at FIFA Confederations Cup

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Veteran defender Pepe returned to the team after missing the Chile clash through suspension, while Zenit St Petersburg centre-back Neto makes his first appearance of the tournament. El Tri looked set to win the match but Pepe's 91st minute strike forced the game into extra time . The European champions had looked unsteady at the back, though, and a awful mix-up saw them fall behind through Neto's own goal. Read More »

Former teacher Jeff Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao in great boxing upset

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And then when I came in and we went to General Santos it was a lot easier because he only had one job. "A couple of close rounds, but you can't argue with the result". "You give Jeff the 11th, it's 7-5". Pacquiao, whose defeat was his first since his blockbuster clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr in 2005, indicated on Sunday that he would take up the option of a rematch and Horn said he would be delighted to face the 38-year-old in his first title defense. Read More »

Netflix's 'Dear White People' Gets Second Season

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Production on the 10-episode second season is slated to begin later this year. It's unclear which cast members will be returning for Dear White People Season 2, but the first season's cast included: Logan Browning, DeRon Horton, Brandon P. Read More »

Former Chelsea captain set to sign for Championship side

John Terry made his debut for Chelsea in the 1998/99, long before Chelsea were the super rich side winning Premier League titles. Terry and Lampard 15 years ago! They are soon set to be joined by the former England captain as they prepare for their Sky Bet Championship campaign, which commences with a home clash against relegated Hull City on August 5th. Read More »

Tigers Justin Verlander strikeout streak ends at 331 games

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That was the longest active streak in the majors and was tied with Curt Schilling for the longest streak since 1913. "I thought that had been better lately, but not today". On Sunday, he allowed seven runs and nine hits with three walks in 3 1/3 innings. Rangers 10, White Sox 4 • Cole Hamels overcame a shaky start for his first win since April, and visiting Texas got home runs from Elvis Andrus, Mike Napoli and Rougned Odor. Read More »

Andy Murray and Kim Sears are expecting their second child

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For Murray, an ill-timed dip in form came to a head when his title defence at Queen's was ended with a first-round knockout - while a persistent hip injury is also troubling the reigning champion. Juan Martin Del Potro at the US Open in 2009 and Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2014 Australian Open and 2015 French Open are the only players to conquer the accepted norm at a Grand Slam when all four have competed. Read More »

Capitals trade Marcus Johansson to Devils in cost-cutting move

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The second rounder previously belonged to Florida and third rounder was originally picked up from Toronto. Washington selected Johansson with the No. Johansson has been an underrated force on the Caps power play for some time, being in charge of a majority of their zone entries. Kuznetsov was a restricted free agent, and his deal took up a big chunk of Washington's remaining salary cap space. Read More »

Taj Gibson Signs with Minnesota

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He provides needed depth to a front court that features Karl-Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng . The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Gibson from the Bulls at the trade deadline last season. "He's one of those guys where it doesn't take him five minutes to warm up". The Minnesota Timberwolves are making big moves this offseason. "He's not an energy taker, he's an energy giver". Read More »

Boston Celtics Pursuing a New Roster

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Riley and Spoelstra are now making sure they give one of their own free agents some attention, as they flew to Los Angeles on Saturday to meet with Waiters. But the temptation from the East Coast, as both the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat attempt to lure him away, is hard to ignore. If George goes to Boston and the Celtics are able to win the 2018 NBA Finals, there's no doubt that the team would have a shot to convince him to sign an extension. Read More »

Cavaliers re-sign Korver for 3 years, $22 million

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Cleveland would benefit in trading Shumpert as it would not only make room to resign mid-season pickup Kyle Korver , but it could also create the opportunity for future deals as well, as indicated by Brian Windhorst of ESPN . The NBA's best player, James has played in seven consecutive NBA Finals . Ironically, James has been jokingly referred to as the Cavs' real GM the last several seasons because of his involvement in team decisions, but now that Cleveland actually doesn't have anyone ... Read More »

Inks eight-year extension with Canadiens

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Price is clearly the driving force behind the Canadiens' organization and along with being the best goalie on the planet, might be one of the most impactful players in the league when it comes to single handedly determining the success or failure of his team. Read More »

National Hockey League free agency: Joe Thornton reportedly re-signs with Sharks

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ILYA KOVALCHUK (Devils, $6.67 million): At 34, Kovalchuk has indicated he wants to return to the National Hockey League following four seasons in the KHL, which followed his "retirement" from the Devils and a 15-year, $100 million deal. I do find it interesting that Thornton settled on a one-year deal, when I have to think there were multi-year offers on the table from other teams. Read More »

Windies Women 48 all out in World Cup thrashing by South Africa

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The score of 48 was West Indies' second lowest total in ODI and the sixth lowest in the tournament history. Dane van Nieker returned the phenomenal figures of 4/0 (four wickets without conceding a run) in 3.2 overs. "We looked in pretty good nick so we could definitely look at the footage and see ... the good things that we did so we can come out tomorrow and replicate that and put on a good performance", she stressed. Read More »

Serge Ibaka agrees to 3-year, $65 million deal with Raptors

It has also agreed to send Oladipo and Sabonis to the Indiana Pacers for Paul George . According to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel , Ibaka has long held a fascination for the Heat because of an offensive game that takes opposing defenders to the perimeter and a defensive game capable of deterrence at the rim. Read More »

Chinese President makes his first trip to Hong Kong

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The trip gives Xi a chance to confront head on the debates that have vexed Hong Kong since long before the handover. Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged the continued support of the central government for Hong Kong's development as he spoke highly of the work of outgoing Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Read More »

Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees

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Frazier's sixth-inning double helped jump-start a five-run inning that turned a 2-0 deficit into a 5-2 lead. Marwin Gonzalez worked a leadoff walk and Montgomery hung a 2-and-2 slider to Gurriel, who lined it over the leftfield wall for his ninth homer. Read More »