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New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres to have Tommy John surgery New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres to have Tommy John surgery
- June 20, 2017

Starting the year in double-A, Torres hit.273 with five home runs and 18 RBI in 32 games before he was promoted to triple-A. It's a hard blow for the Yankees and Torres to take. The hope was Torres would prove capable of replacing the struggling Chase Headley at the hot corner. Mike Moustakas of the Royals (if he's made available) and Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox. (more...)
Ostapenko rallies to beat Halep in French Open final
- June 20, 2017

The 20-year-old Ostapenko is the first unseeded woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Britain's Margaret Scriven in 1933. The emotions were the polar opposite for Halep , who was the pre-tournament favourite and seemed to have her name on the trophy before it was snatched away in a barrage of Ostapenko winners. (more...)
Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review
- June 20, 2017

Portugal and Mexico are other teams in Group A and will face-off on Sunday, June 18. Federation Internationale de Football Association is trialing the use of video assistants and wants them to be used at next year's World Cup in Russia . (more...)
Morata ready to snub Manchester United for reunion with Conte at Chelsea Morata ready to snub Manchester United for reunion with Conte at Chelsea
- June 20, 2017

According to reports in Spain, Jose Mourinho had been phoning the 24-year-old striker on a near daily basis to convince him that he will be the main man at United. I said yeah, I'd like to, that if I had to leave I would nearly certainly go to London, but that I didn't know what Madrid would do. Lacazette was considering a move to Atletico Madrid but since they were handed a 6 month transfer ban, he now has to find another option. (more...)
Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks
- June 20, 2017

Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs and Andrew Benintendi later connected off struggling Masahiro Tanaka , powering the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday night. I like Pineda to bounce back here, though, so I'll take the Yankees for the finale win. "Just the execution of pitches, what it always comes down to", Porcello said. (more...)
Christiansen believes APOEL experience prepared him for challenge at Leeds United Christiansen believes APOEL experience prepared him for challenge at Leeds United
- June 20, 2017

Derbyshire, who scored a stunning victor for Forest against Leeds in December 2013, was the subject of interest from Christiansen during his time as APOEL Nicosia head coach and now he wants to bring him to Elland Road, according to the Daily Mail . (more...)
England Under-21s passed test of nerve against Slovakia - Aidy Boothroyd England Under-21s passed test of nerve against Slovakia - Aidy Boothroyd
- June 20, 2017

In sunny conditions in Kielce , Poland , England fell behind to Martin Chrien's first half goal but fought back valiantly in the second half as Swansea City's Alfie Mawson equalized and Southampton's Nathan Redmond scored the victor with a stunner. (more...)
Mayweather says he accepted Mcgregor fight for the fans Mayweather says he accepted Mcgregor fight for the fans
- June 20, 2017

McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against Mayweather at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 26 in a fight predicted to make millions. The Nevada State Athletic Commission have given their blessing to the contest being record as a 50th win for Mayweather, although McGregor will be banking on sealing the biggest upset the sport has ever witnessed. (more...)
Pakistan move closer to direct qualification for 2019 World Cup
- June 20, 2017

With very little exposure to playing in lucrative Twenty20 league across the world and lack of global cricket at home, the Champions Trophy win on Sunday was a remarkable feat for the young Pakistan side. In the final, Inzamam chipped in with a vital 42 off 35 balls. Another former skipper Shahid Afridi said the performance will be "remembered long by both Indian and Pakistani fans'". (more...)
Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland
- June 20, 2017

In that year, the team broke the record for most wins in a season with 73 and hailed the first ever unanimous MVP in Stephen Curry . Residents of Oakland, which recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders , to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. (more...)
Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers
- June 20, 2017

The Lakers have been widely considered the landing spot for UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball . However, this past weekend Boston agreed to deal the pick to the 76ers, who in turn gave up the No. If it fall outside these parameters, Boston will get Philly's 2019 first round pick , via the Sacramento Kings . And after selecting Ben Simmons as the top selection of the 2016 NBA Draft , that is exactly what they need. (more...)
Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft
- June 20, 2017

Teams are calling McPhee not just to negotiate a deal for them to pass on players they were forced to leave unprotected for the expansion draft but also to inquire about trading for a an opposing player who was left unprotected. How can we protect your roster. Vancouver's 2012 first-round pick, Brendan Gaunce, was exposed. ". I'll look back on this someday and say, 'Those were the golden years'". (more...)
Root confident England can win 2019 World Cup Root confident England can win 2019 World Cup
- June 20, 2017

Morgan suggested being asked to play on a pitch used two days previously for Pakistan's final group game, created problems for his side. "This was a golden chance to win a tournament at home, and I think all we can do now is keep looking towards that World Cup and use this as a really good platform". (more...)
Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller
- June 20, 2017

The Manchester City outcast drew criticism from some quarters after failing to keep out a pair of late free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths that put England on the brink of a first qualifying defeat since 2009 at Hampden Park, although Southgate insists he was never going to play against France. (more...)
Black Bear Kills 16-Year-Old Boy During Race in Alaska Black Bear Kills 16-Year-Old Boy During Race in Alaska
- June 20, 2017

The family member immediately informed Precosky, who then launched an impromptu search party. The last fatal bear attack in the greater Anchorage area was in 1995, when two people were killed in the Turnagain Arm area by a brown bear protecting a moose carcass, he said. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo interested in Manchester United return Cristiano Ronaldo interested in Manchester United return
- June 20, 2017

Reports linking Champions League victor Cristiano Ronaldo with a possible move to Bayern Munich if the Portuguese chose to leave Real Madrid were a hoax, the German champions said on Monday. The deal appeared to have disappeared but United is now looking to use De Gea as a bargaining chip to get both Ronaldo and Morata to Old Trafford. (more...)
Lakers attempt to add another first-round draft pick
- June 20, 2017

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are no strangers to success, which was recently recounted in a documentary about their strong rivalry in the 80's. The Lakers, Jazz, and Kings are the other three teams with multiple first-round picks. Seemingly, the choice comes down to whether the Lakers prefer Ball as a play-maker for the future or Jackson as an athletic wing player that can play defense and hopefully develop his shot. (more...)
Germaine de Randamie Stripped of UFC's FW Belt, Cris Germaine de Randamie Stripped of UFC's FW Belt, Cris "Cyborg" to
- June 20, 2017

Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of her UFC women's featherweight championship after refusing to defend her title against Cris "Cyborg" Justino , the promotion announced Monday. The UFC 214 main event is a light-heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones . At UFC 214 on July 29 , Cris Cyborg will face fellow former Invicta FC 145-pound champ Megan Anderson for the vacant UFC women's featherweight championship. (more...)
Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims
- June 20, 2017

Open . Now in their third year of broadcasting the U.S. Open, Buck and the Fox Sports crew actually had a pretty good tournament, worlds better than their debut at Chambers Bay in 2015. Having bagged his first major career title, the athlete walked off the 18th hole and straight to girlfriend, Jena Sims for a celebratory kiss. Social media posted photos of each are posted above. (more...)
Cavaliers, Celtics Suns, Timberwolves Reportedly Exploring Jimmy Butler Trade Cavaliers, Celtics Suns, Timberwolves Reportedly Exploring Jimmy Butler Trade
- June 20, 2017

The Jazz have a real shot at re-signing Hayward, who is also expected to draw interest from the Heat. Does adding Butler to the mix get them over the hump? Think of it this way: If you polled a bunch of Celtics fans week ago asking if they'd trade the first overall pick as part of a package including Crowder for Butler, nobody would say it. (more...)