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Utah Summer League Player Report Card Utah Summer League Player Report Card
- July 09, 2017

In seven games, Tyus Jones led the team with 19.4 points and 6.3 assists per game . The 22-year-old point guard surely isn't setting the world on fire with those numbers, but he knows that just like in college, success at the next level will take time and hard work. (more...)
Cavaliers to sign Jeff Green to 1-year, $2.3 million deal Cavaliers to sign Jeff Green to 1-year, $2.3 million deal
- July 09, 2017

The Cavs are one of the teams to have reportedly expressed interest in signing the 37-year-old sharpshooting guard. Jeff Green is headed to Cleveland to bolster the Cavaliers' bench. Reportedly, before Green made a decision to join Cleveland he had multiple conversations with LeBron James about it. The agreement was first reported by USA Today Sports. (more...)
Ajax pre-season friendly abandoned after Abdelhak Nouri collapses on pitch Ajax pre-season friendly abandoned after Abdelhak Nouri collapses on pitch
- July 09, 2017

On their official Twitter account , the Eredivisie club gave an update on Nouri's condition as he was taken to hospital. Nouri did not lose consciousness immediately, and the footage revealed he was still breathing by the time medical staff made their way onto the pitch. (more...)
Manchester United agrees fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku Manchester United agrees fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku
- July 09, 2017

Manchester United has splashed the cash in search of goals , agreeing a fee for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in a blockbuster deal. It's said Lukaku "didn't listen" to the warnings to keep the noise down and was subsequently arrested. (more...)
Tim Hardaway Jr. Is Back With the Knicks Tim Hardaway Jr. Is Back With the Knicks
- July 09, 2017

Hardaway appeared in 151 games for the Knicks over two seasons, averaging 10.8 points and 23.5 minutes, before being traded to the Hawks on draft day in 2015. The Hawks will not be following New York's lead. They had traded him for Jerian Grant , then sent Grant to Chicago as part of the deal for Rose. There has been almost uniformed opinion within Atlanta ownership and management that the contract is simply too steep measured against the production and potential of Hardaway Jr., league ... (more...)
Fires Back At Joel Embiid Fires Back At Joel Embiid
- July 09, 2017

That much is granted. Once Lonzo Ball was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers with the No. 2 pick, Embiid and teammate Ben Simmons called both LaVar and Lonzo out . Sure, his wallet is about to be $10K lighter, but if that's what it costs to curse out LaVar Ball , so be it. These guys ain't played a game - always hurt and at the bottom of the totem pole. (more...)
UFC 213 Embedded Episode 1 Released
- July 09, 2017

In fact, recently Bisping told GSP to "man up " and to pressure White to make the fight, before UFC 213 goes down. "On Episode 4 of UFC 213 Embedded, bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes welcomes her mother to the States for the first time". (more...)
John Calipari's United States of America squad survives challenge from Germany in U19 World Cup John Calipari's United States of America squad survives challenge from Germany in U19 World Cup
- July 09, 2017

Sophomore Austin Wiley's double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds led the United States to a hard-fought 81-59 victory over Germany in the FIBA U19 World Cup quarterfinals in Cairo, Egypt, at the Cairo Stadium on Friday. UAB rising sophomore Nate Darling had 11 points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal for Canada in the win. "We had nearly 50 points in the second half and played how we had been playing". (more...)
Rockets Give James Harden Most Lucrative Extension In NBA History Rockets Give James Harden Most Lucrative Extension In NBA History
- July 09, 2017

He averaged 29.1 points and led the National Basketball Association with 11.2 assists last season. It allows teams to retain the star players that they either have drafted or traded for early in their careers and can only be used for players who have earned high-level NBA honors in recent seasons (all-NBA teams, NBA MVP or NBA defensive player of the year). (more...)
Johanna Konta vs. Caroline Garcia 2017 Wimbledon Pick, Odds, Prediction Johanna Konta vs. Caroline Garcia 2017 Wimbledon Pick, Odds, Prediction
- July 09, 2017

Britain's Johanna Konta is into the last 16 of Wimbledon after beating Maria Sakkari in straight sets on Friday. Two years on from her glorious failure against Serena Williams on the first Friday of Wimbledon , Heather Watson won the opening set against former world number one Victoria Azarenka , but the Belarusian proved too strong. (more...)
Player profiles - Roger Federer v Mischa Zverev Player profiles - Roger Federer v Mischa Zverev
- July 09, 2017

Federer - and those supposedly sweaty palms of his - won 7-6 (3), 6-4, 6-4, showing why he is seen as the master of time as well as tennis ahead of turning 36 next month. The 35-year-old Swiss has been a model of efficiency breezing through four matches-including a set-and-a-half against Alexandr Dolgopolov, who retired with a foot injury-in just four hours, two minutes. (more...)
Bradley Traded to Pistons Bradley Traded to Pistons
- July 09, 2017

Bradley would go on to start 28 games down the stretch of the regular season. And, as noted, advanced metrics haven't supported the notion that Bradley is an elite defender. After a drawn out process, Hayward chose to rejoin his ex-Butler head coach Brad Stevens in Boston. The Cs were looking to shed salary so that they could pay Gordon Hayward's new contract . (more...)
Vettel fastest in 3rd and final practice ahead of qualifying Vettel fastest in 3rd and final practice ahead of qualifying
- July 09, 2017

The team is confident it will be better over long runs, but starting from the penultimate row of the grid both drivers will need a very strong race in order to break the top ten. Vettel was almost two-tenths down in second, but will harbor a strong belief that he can claim pole and end Mercedes' three-year dominance on the Austrian track in the Styrian Alps. (more...)
Josephine Chang Tabbed a WGCA All-American Scholar Josephine Chang Tabbed a WGCA All-American Scholar
- July 08, 2017

Statesboro native Sarratt has been named WGCA All-American Scholar all three seasons she was a member of the Wolves' golf team, and is a three-time member of the GSC Honor Roll and has been named to the GSC All-Academic Team for the past two seasons. (more...)
The importance of Summer League
- July 08, 2017

With his family based in Los Angeles and a solid relationship already in place with Ball, the current Los Angeles Clippers guard would like to sign as a free agent with the Lakers if he were bought out of his contract by the Atlanta Hawks after an expected multi-team trade that is expected to send Danilo Gallinari to the Clippers . (more...)
South Africa´s Rabada banned from second England Test South Africa´s Rabada banned from second England Test
- July 08, 2017

The second test takes place at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, from July 14-18. The ICC have confirmed Rabada has been banned for using "inappropriate language" towards Ben Stokes after dismissing the England all-rounder for 56 in the first Test at Lords on Thursday. (more...)
Rudy Gay to Join Spurs on Two-Year Deal Rudy Gay to Join Spurs on Two-Year Deal
- July 08, 2017

The 30-year-old forward signed with the Spurs on a bargain deal of two years for $17 million, so the Spurs are getting him at a discount compared to the market. Toronto Raptors fans will remember Gay from his short tenure with the team. Over his 11-year National Basketball Association career, the 6'8 forward has averaged 18.4 points and almost six rebounds per game. (more...)
Where and when to watch the postponed Alsco 300 from Kentucky
- July 08, 2017

Due to extreme weather forecasted deep into this evening, we did not see any opportunity to get the race completed tonight", read a statement from Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Development Officer. Busch held the fastest 10-lap average, running 10 straight circuits at an average of 183.148 miles per hour ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin. (more...)
Fernando Llorente Interest Reportedly Revived by Chelsea Amid Diego Costa Talk Fernando Llorente Interest Reportedly Revived by Chelsea Amid Diego Costa Talk
- July 08, 2017

Hundreds and thousands of Besiktas fans are now spamming Diego Costa's latest Instagram post in a bid to convince him to join the Turkish club. Chelsea are on the hunt for a new striker and had been linked with Romelu Lukaku but appear to have missed out, as the Everton forward is understood to be close to joining Manchester United . (more...)
WaPo: FBI investigated Bobby Knight groping complaints at spy agency WaPo: FBI investigated Bobby Knight groping complaints at spy agency
- July 08, 2017

The freakish decision to invite Bobby Knight to deliver a lecture at a USA spy agency appears to have backfired in staggering fashion. The women's claims - which previously had not been public - led to criminal investigations by the FBI and the U.S. (more...)