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Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-doping program was completed and therefore was not one of the factors ...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find themselves vulnerable to late raids for key players in the final days of ...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Premier League experience. Brighton , who had just 22% possession, spent ...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal on Sunday. Last season, Cutler played in just ...

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain but Cunningham strongly believes they should do whatever it...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "This era, I call it the Mayweather Era, and in the Mayweather Era, we ...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in 2004, emerging as a young contributor to the 2004 Super Bowl champs.

Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only National Football League owner who appears scared away by Kaepernick and ...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for the players. "Thank God they are, and that's something that we have to ...

Brit Sensation Pulls 50-M World Record in FINA Heat

I enjoyed it but obviously it's nothing without the gold so I need to focus now, be neutral and see what we get tomorrow". It's the second world record set at this year's championships after Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom established a split of 51.71 in t...

Bills trade QB Cardale Jones to Chargers in exchange for conditional pick

The Los Angeles Chargers have acquired Cardale Jones from the Buffalo Bills in return for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The Bills selected Jones in the fourth round of the 2016 draft under a different front office and different co...

International Champions Cup: Bayern in Singapore beat Chelsea

Bayern started the better of the two sides, seemingly keen to make up for their 4-0 defeat to AC Milan , and went ahead after just six minutes. It was a first defeat of pre-season for Chelsea after beating Arsenal 3-0 on Saturday, and althoug...

Chelsea pursue alternate wing back options after Danilo completes Manchester City transfer

Manchester United tour squad: De Gea, Romero, J Pereira, Bailly, Blind, Jones, Smalling, Shaw, Darmian, Rojo, Fosu-Mensah, Lindelof, Tuanzebe, Mitchell, Pogba, Herrera, Fellaini, Carrick, Mata, Young, Valencia, Mkhitaryan, McTominay, A Pereira, Luk...

Mehbooba Mufti trashes Farooq Abdullah's talk about third party mediation

Earlier, the United States had said that instead of waiting until "something happens", it would try and "find its place in efforts to de-escalate strains between Pakistan and India". Sometimes you have to do it. "We have also arranged for ambulance...

Manchester City flop completes Sevilla switch

Nolito , a Spain worldwide of 16 caps and six goals, joined City from Celta Vigo for £13.8m just 12 months ago but the Premier League side have cut their losses. A fourth place finish for Sevilla last season means they will need all the help and ...

Bardet wins 1st Pyrenean stage, Froome loses lead to Aru

Landa, South African Louis Meintjes ( UAE Team Emirates ) and Martin all finished before Froome toiled home ahead of Bennett and compatriot Simon Yates of Orica-Scott. It's still a long way to go and there's a nervous stage tomorrow. "It was such...

With big little sister absent, Venus is doing it for herself

Konta had chances, particularly towards the end of the first set when she opened up two break points at 4-4. The straight-set win allowed Williams to become only the second 37-year-old in the Open Era (since 1968) to reach a major final, joining M...

Nets, Lakers among top teams who could sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Philadelphia would likely no longer be in the picture after signing JJ Redick to a massive deal . Detroit - saddled in luxury tax with more than $66 million committed to Andre Drummond , Reggie Jackson , Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer for next sea...

Peter Sagan Disqualified from Tour de France After Mark Cavendish Crash

Cavendish slammed into the barriers and two other riders plowed over the British sprint specialist, a victor of 30 Tour stages. At the finish line, Sagan did wait to apologize to Cavendish but the Briton had already been taken to hospital for X-ra...

Cavaliers Rumors: Zach Randolph Drawing Interest as Kings Deal Seems 'Unlikely'

George Hill has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a three-year deal worth $57 million, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania . Hill announced on Twitter that he was coming to Sacramento. He averaged 14.1 points and 8.2 reboun...

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Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

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New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...

Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard will return when

Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard will return when "his group" decides

For the second time, he chose to leave the team and travel to New York City to rehabilitate his quad injury . Kawhi Leonard returning this season seems like a pipe dream at this ...

76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday

76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday

Still, that's a drop from how well Philadelphia has been playing with Embiid. On Thursday, the Sixers announced that Embiid suffered a concussion and a fractured orbital bone as...