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A's Keep Asking Yankees For Frazier Or Torres In Deal For Gray


Over the course of his past six starts, Gray has posted a 1.37 ERA with a 0.81 WHIP. As Morosi notes, the Yankees are foremost among the suitors for Gray at the moment. As a result, Oakland vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane believes Cashman should be more willing to trade a number of the Yankees' next tier of prospects, the report says. Read More »

England vs South Africa


Fair weather over the final two days ought to lead to an England victory and 2-1 advantage heading to Manchester on Friday. His 55th Test 50 arrived off 128 balls with his sixth four, a cuffed back cut off Philander that was, four and half hours into the day, the first boundary hit off South Africa's opening bowler. Read More »

Isner claims fourth Atlanta crown


The 32-year-old has been the dominant force since the event was added to the ATP Tour calendar in 2010, reaching the final on seven occasions, winning the tournament three times between 2013 and 2015. Isner improved his position in the ranking from 20 to 18. He attributed his winning streak partly to his loss at Wimbledon, where in the second round he fell 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-7 (5), 3-6 to Dudi Sela of Israel. Read More »

Arsenal wins Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla

Alexandre Lacazette marked his first start at the Emirates Stadium with a goal in the defeat. Each team earned a point for every goal scored, meaning the Gunners finished top of the table. Danny Welbeck was the next to fluff his lines, only able to hit the side-netting after a cheeky effort with the outside of his boot having been released by Lacazette. Read More »

Nico Hulkenberg slams 'nasty' and 'unsporting' Kevin Magnussen


Renault's Hulkenberg and Haas Ferrari's Magnussen were in a battle for 11th, when Hulkenberg attempted to sneak past Magnussen on the outside of the corner. "Suck my balls honey", came the reply. "I congratulated him for being the most unsporting driver of the whole grid once again", Hulkenberg said. "When it comes to racing, he's just nasty". Read More »

RBC Canadian Open: Vegas repeats as champion

He had taken the lead with a birdie at 16, but couldn't find a birdie that would have given him more of a cushion at the par-five finishing hole. He won on a single-hole playoff against Charley Hoffman not long after Hoffman was unable to get a putt in to win the open outright. Read More »

Cubs close to getting Wilson, Avila from Tigers

Wilson is under contract through the 2018 season, so he could be viewed as a possible closer in 2018 if they are unable to re-sign Wade Davis . Wilson has compiled a 2.68 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 3.44 strikeout-to-walk ratio (55-16) in 41 appearances for the Tigers this season. Read More »

Brewers struggle hitting, lose to Cubs 4-2


With less than 24 hours left on the clock, the Chicago Cubs still have several roles left to address before the trade deadline hits. Game two of the series is tonight (6:10 p.m.) at Miller Park. Davies is 4-0 with a 3.09 ERA in five July starts and hasn't allowed an earned run in his last two outings covering 14 2/3 innings. The Brewers are now hitless over their last 31 at-bats with runners in scoring position, a franchise record set when Davies flied out with the bases loaded in the ninth. Read More »

Manager admits he would break world record transfer fee for Tottenham star


The game then turned Chelsea's way with just over 15 minutes remaining as Kondogbia's pass back to his own goal flew over Daniele Padelli's head and into the top left corner. Conte led Chelsea to the Premier League title last seasob in his first campaign and is keen on retaining the title, something that has not been done since Manchester United won three consecutive titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Read More »

Valverde: Barcelona is counting on Neymar


Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta said he would love to have Neymar at the club than a massive transfer fee, with speculations linking the Brazilian to PSG. " Neymar is one of the best players in the world, and he doesn't need me, or Pique, or anyone to tell him what to do". Neymar played in Saturday's 3-2 win over Real Madrid as Barca claimed the International Champions Cup and Valverde remains hopeful of keeping the 25-year-old. Read More »

Kim and Webb defy wild Scottish weather


Lee shot a six-under-66 with seven birdies and one bogey in the final round at Dundonald Links in North Ayrshire, Scotland on Sunday. She chipped in for eagle on the par-5 14th and bogeyed the par-4 16th before losing the lead on 17. An eagle putt was needed on the final hole to force the tournament into a play-off - but after shooting into the bunker, Webb could not regain her composure. Read More »

IndyCar 2017: Josef Newgarden wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid


By lap 50, the Tennessee native had extended his lead over Power to 6.5 seconds. Local favourite Graham Rahal took a temporary lead when Newgarden pitted on lap 41 but when Rahal went in the next time around, Newgarden went to the front. The team still hasn't disclosed why they made the one-race switch, although Aleshin's lack of performance on track - crashing out twice in his previous three races - may have been a deciding factor. Read More »

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre joins 3000-hit club


All that anticipation led up to the bottom of the 4th inning, when Beltre's bat hit the ball and history was made. Of the now 31 players who have recorded 3,000 hits, all who are eligible for the Hall of Fame are in Cooperstown except for Pete Rose, who is banned from baseball, and Rafael Palmeiro . Read More »

Arsenal send doctors to check on Sanchez


I think it's an ideal situation". Everybody has to perform. 'I think in the future you will see that more and more, ' said Wenger. Speaking with talkSport about Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and the Liverpool midfielder, Smith claimed, "Alexis Sanchez is a big shadow hanging over the Emirates..." "I'm convinced in the next 10 years it will become usual". Read More »

Rangers Trade Jonathan Lucroy To Rockies


Lucroy had been with the Rangers for nearly a full year, since they acquired him from Milwaukee last August 1 — the trade deadline day last season. Holding one of the two National League Wild Card spots heading into the final hours of the MLB trade deadline, the Rockies aren't holding pat. Read More »

After training spat, Barca pals asking Neymar to stay

The pair were immediately separated when it started and Semedo walked away immediately, something which Neymar didn't want to do. With the two players at a distance, the striker who seemed to be clearly peeved then tears off his training bib and throws it to the ground as manager Ernesto Valverde stands helpless close by, stalking off with only a rueful pat on the back from Mascherano. Read More »

Charles Kondogbia scores freakish 40-yard own goal against Chelsea, watch video


The Blues lost to goals from Ivan Perisic and Stevan Jovetic , and even an extraordinary long range own goal from Geoffrey Kondogbia could not help salvage a draw. Michy Batshuayi had a goal ruled out due to an incorrect offside decision, with Chelsea's pre-season tour ending after a pair of ICC defeats in Asia - the next challenge for Antonio Conte's men being Arsenal in the Community Shield on August 6. Read More »

Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways as Giants Stumble in Seventh Vs Dodgers


No one's going to be shocked when we go in there and see a good team". He drew the evening's loudest cheers when he ended his speech with: "Last but not least, the Dodgers are going to win the World Series!" Blach will have his hands full with a deep Dodgers lineup that ranks third OPS, fifth in runs per game, sixth in home runs and ninth in average. Read More »

Kyle Busch finally wins at Pocono, takes Overton's 400

Rhodes was able to do it again in the final round of qualifying with a pole time of 52.931 seconds (170.033mph), edging Kyle Busch by 0.011 hundredths. He had by far the fastest auto last week at Indianapolis - leading 87 of 110 laps - before he crashed with Truex while the two were racing for the lead after a restart. Read More »

David Price Headed Back to Disabled List


Be like, 'that ain't how it's done.' This is not the first time this has happened here regarding Eck. Now let's determine whether or not Dennis Eckersley is "worthy" of implying his input and criticism to this under performing Red Sox team. Read More »

England set SA towering target to win third test


In what has been a rain-affected Test match, South were bundled out for 175 in response to England's 353. England boast a lead of 252 against South Africa with nine wickets left in hand after inclement weather conditions at The Oval forced day three of the third Test to be significantly shortened. Read More »

Melky Cabrera Traded to Royals


He also played for the Royals back in 2011 before moving on the the Toronto Blue Jays, and then the San Francisco Giants. The Royals sent right-hander A.J. He had been with the White Sox since signing a three-year deal before the 2015 season. Since he'll be a free agent at the end of the year, Cabrera offered little long-term value to a team undergoing a full-scale rebuild. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton seeking extra ounce of pace in Budapest


It has also confirmed a one-two for Ferrari , since his teammate Kimi Raikkonen was his closest pursuer, accusing a delay of about a second. "I'm over the moon". And the two Red Bull men got a little too boisterous. Red Bull's Max verstappen finished fifth and will start the race on Sunday, July 30 , from the third row along with teammate Daniel Ricciardo . Read More »

Marouane Fellaini on the brink of leaving Manchester United


United pressed high as they drove through their work, and their fitness levels appeared good before the advent of the new season. Lukaku is one of the deadliest headerers in the Premier League and managed 17 in his time with Everton . Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergun has confirmed reports suggesting Fellaini is close to signing a deal to move to Istanbul, with a deal believed to be close to being confirmed. Read More »

Dominant England frustrated by Oval rain

Toby Roland-Jones finished with a five-wicket haul on Test debut, but Temba Bavuma had already steered South Africa well past the follow-on mark to 175 all out on the third morning at The Oval. Although Root dominated their partnership, scoring 35 of their first fifty from 99 balls, the Essex right-hander grew in confidence once the unsafe Morne Morkel had been seen off. Read More »

Modi hails Mahatma, says 2017-22 decisive for 'New India'


The letter states, "An expose by a reputed news channel on the state of doping among our elite athletes at premier sports training centre in collusion with top officials has brought to the fore the doping menace in Indian Sport and how sport is being managed in our country". Read More »