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Sports Detroit Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Author: 0 Detroit Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

He is now an unrestricted free agent, free to sign with any team he chooses. Caldwell-Pope is only 24 and has been a steady contributor for the Pistons in his three seasons as a starter. After that trade, the Pistons are only $16.5 million beneath the NBA's hard cap , according to ESPN's Bobby Marks , meaning they could not match any offers on Pope if they were more expensive than that number.

Sports Inter Milan 'Dream' Of Signing Alexis Sanchez To Kick Of New Era
Author: 0 Inter Milan 'Dream' Of Signing Alexis Sanchez To Kick Of New Era

The Chilean's future at the Emirates is now uncertain as he has one year to run on his contract and, as of yet, he has not signed an extension. Arsene Wenger has remained adamant that he will not allow Sanchez to join a Premier League rival and has even suggested that he would be willing to allow the forward to leave for free next year when his contract expires.

Sports Bradley Lowery's parents heartbroken as his condition deteriorates
Author: 0 Bradley Lowery's parents heartbroken as his condition deteriorates

The Sunderland fan struck up a close friendship with striker Jermain Defoe after he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. And in March - he led England onto the pitch - holding hands with his hero, Jermain Defoe . On Thursday, Defoe broke down as he reflected on his special bond with Bradley at a press conference staged by Bournemouth to unveil their new signing.

Sports Austrian F1 Grand Prix Preview
Author: 0 Austrian F1 Grand Prix Preview

It was a record lap for the Red Bull Ring, where he had set the previous best time in first practice, beating his own record set past year by two tenths of a second. The remaining four places in the top ten had an unusual look, with no Mercedes customer teams and Fernando Alonso's McLaren - powered by Honda's new spec-three engine - in eighth.

Sports Lionel Messi Tax Fraud Sentence Reduced To Fine
Author: 0 Lionel Messi Tax Fraud Sentence Reduced To Fine

Lionel Messi and his father saw their suspended prison sentences for tax fraud reduced to fines by a Barcelona court on Friday. "It started several months ago when I told his father, Jorge, that we had to sit down", he told Mundo Deportivo .

Sports Barca Claim Verratti Wants To Leave PSG
Author: 0 Barca Claim Verratti Wants To Leave PSG

It's noted that Barcelona will have to splash out a minimum of €20m to land one of these players, but it remains to be seen who they go for. " Verratti is a prisoner of the emir ", he said. Despite being linked with Verratti for much of the summer, the Barcelona chief claims PSG's stubborn refusal to sell has meant that discussions between the two clubs are still to take place.

Sports Boston Celtics Reportedly Finalize Avery Bradley Trade
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Reportedly Finalize Avery Bradley Trade

Bradley, 26, has spent his first seven years in the league with the Celtics and is coming off a year where he averaged 16.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, while really picking his game up in the postseason. Morris has two years left on his deal and will give Boston some versatility in their frontcourt. ESPN's Jeff Goodman added that the Celtics are also trading a second-round pick.

Sports Additional firefighters sent to Harrison Lake blaze
Author: 0 Additional firefighters sent to Harrison Lake blaze

As for the provincial outlook, the Wildfire Service says it's been a relatively slow start to the fire season. "We're asking people if they don't have to be in the vicinity so stay well back". Those sites were ordered evacuated on Sunday. There are 60 firefighters, one air tanker, and six helicopters fighting the blaze, which is believed to have been started by humans.

Sports Boston Celtics to acquire Marc Gasol?
Author: 0 Boston Celtics to acquire Marc Gasol?

As for Crowder, who turns 27 today, being traded to Utah makes a lot of sense for both his development as a player and for the Jazz, who would acquire a solid National Basketball Association player as their 27-year-old All-Star (Hayward) heads East.

Sports Leipzig chief 'bored' by Keita rumours
Author: 0 Leipzig chief 'bored' by Keita rumours

RB Leipzig have reiterated their stance on all of their players, including Liverpool target Naby Keita , that none will be leaving this summer. Three Guinean journalists offered hope of a potential deal on Thursday when they provided the latest update on the protracted move.

Sports Arsenal will sign Riyad Mahrez, suggests Richard Keys
Author: 0 Arsenal will sign Riyad Mahrez, suggests Richard Keys

Arsenal are reported to have entered into negotiations with Leicester but are unwilling to pay more than £35m for the 26-year-old, who they view as a back-up option to Monaco's Thomas Lemar . Arsenal have since acquired striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon for a club-record £52m. It is believed that Mahrez would cost the Gunners around £35 million, but the club won't mind paying the amount, especially when one of their stars, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has signaled to leave the ...

Sports Diego Costa Has Told Chelsea Teammates He's Leaving The Club
Author: 0 Diego Costa Has Told Chelsea Teammates He's Leaving The Club

Seemingly, Atletico Madrid remain keen to resign the player and a deal looks as though it could well be completed imminently. "With Atletico set to make their opening bid to re-sign Costa, the Spain global has got in touch with a number of his Chelsea team-mates to tell them he expects to return to his former club and is unsure whether he will be back at Chelsea for pre-season training which starts next Monday".

Sports Red Sox throw another lefty at Rays
Author: 0 Red Sox throw another lefty at Rays

The Red Sox are 4-0 in their last 4 Friday games, 4-1 in Pomeranzs last 5 road starts and 6-2 in Pomeranzs last 8 starts. Faria (4-0) gave up a run and four hits while walking four in six innings. Pomeranz has allowed just one earned run and nine hits in his last 11 innings and has allowed no more than two earned runs in his last four games. The Sox's bats have hit a combined.133 over the past two games, and the pitching hasn't been much better with a 5.63 ERA, both of which contributed ...

Sports Kyle Schwarber's rejoining the Cubs, who still are stuck in second place
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber's rejoining the Cubs, who still are stuck in second place

When Schwarber returned from injury in the World Series, he hit for a.412 average and a.500 on-base percentage, setting expectations for a strong return in 2017. Schwarber's return comes with the news that starting pitcher John Lackey will head to the 10-day disabled list, due to issues stemming from plantar fasciitis.

Sports Rudy Gay, San Antonio Spurs agree to two-year deal
Author: 0 Rudy Gay, San Antonio Spurs agree to two-year deal

Now 30 years old, Gay just completed his 11th season in the National Basketball Association. Gay played in just 30 games last season for the Sacramento Kings , as he ruptured his left Achilles tendon during a game against the Pacers on January 18.

Author: 0 Tim Hardaway Jr. signs offer sheet with NY

The former Knick could be heading back to NY if Atlanta declines to match the four-year offer that's on the table. Losing Hardaway would leave Atlanta in a bit of a lurch at shooting guard considering the team's relative lack of proven talent behind him at that position.

Sports Bernard Tomic fined $20000 for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wimbledon defeat
Author: 0 Bernard Tomic fined $20000 for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wimbledon defeat

Tomic said after his match he felt "a little bit bored out there" and "just couldn't find any motivation", admitting his medical timeout wasn't for injury reasons. Bernard Tomic is a talented 24-year-old Australian who turned pro nearly a decade ago and, perhaps relatedly, has a notoriously bad attitude. 'His opinions in no way reflect our own attitude for tennis , our passion, professionalism and respect for the game.

Sports How Ronda Rousey dealt with 'punks' who robbed her
Author: 0 How Ronda Rousey dealt with 'punks' who robbed her

Rousey and her boyfriend were headed to New Zealand when she stopped at her Venice Beach, California, home to pick up a few things before heading out to the airport. "So my man's six-foot-seven, like 260 [pounds], he like beelines it straight to the skateboard park, finds the guys right away". "He's smart enough not to (hit them)".

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Author: 0 "Houston" bartered "clippers" Chris Paul

However, the same report also says "a separate source told ( ESPN's Ramona) Shelburne the team believes Griffin's toe will be healed and he'll likely be ready for the start of the season". The Rockets now join the Spurs with 20/1 odds. Deciding who will assume primary point guard roles and how the two will complement each other may prove to be a big challenge for head coach Mike D'Antoni and overall team chemistry.

Sports Royals' Mike Moustakas selected to second All-Star Game in fan vote
Author: 0 Royals' Mike Moustakas selected to second All-Star Game in fan vote

Meanwhile, Turner defeated Justin Bour of the host Marlins ( despite a Ric Flair endorsement ), Kris Bryant of the Cubs, Anthony Rendon of the Nationals and Mark Reynolds of the Rockies. Turner is hitting.384/.473/.571 with 17 doubles and eight home runs in 61 games this season, leading the National League in batting average and on-base percentage.

Sports Teodosic joins Clippers, so Beverley needs a new hotel name
Author: 0 Teodosic joins Clippers, so Beverley needs a new hotel name

It's because they have the same name. Beyond all that, Teodosic is a siiiiiick passer. With the two sharing a backcourt - and a road hotel - in 2017-18, Beverley will have to pick a new alias. With Teodosic on the roster, the Clippers continue to reboot a roster that still has Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan in the frontcourt. Serbia's Milos Teodosic is guarded by USA's Paul George during the Olympic Gold medal match in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016.

Sports Kittel bursts through to win Stage 6
Author: 0 Kittel bursts through to win Stage 6

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected Peter Sagan's team's appeal against the exclusion of the world champion from the Tour de France after he sent Mark Cavendish crashing in a sprint. The peloton timed the catch rather well and the race was brought together with two kilometers to go, by which time the sprint trains had already been formed.

Sports Leeds United launch new 2017-18 playing kit
Author: 0 Leeds United launch new 2017-18 playing kit

The club are starting a new project with promotion in mind and that was one of the things that attracted me. They are just like Newcastle: great supporters who demand a lot. Anita, 28, came up through the ranks of Ajax's famed academy, and he made more than 150 appearances for the Amsterdam giants before joining Newcastle in 2012.

Sports Mavericks finalizing 2-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki
Author: 0 Mavericks finalizing 2-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki

This marks the third time Nowitzki, the face of the franchise, has given the Mavs a significant hometown discount. Nowitzki, who turned 39 on June 19 and is starting his 20th season, passed the 30,000-point milestone during the regular season and led the team to its only National Basketball Association title in 2011.

Sports After Keane, Everton reportedly expect to make another major signing
Author: 0 After Keane, Everton reportedly expect to make another major signing

Manchester United striker #Wayne Rooney could complete a free transfer return to Everton FC by the end of this week. The move to Everton will also allow Rooney to clock in regular game time - a prospect which would have been hard to come by at United , with Jose Mourinho reportedly eager to boost his attacking options.

Author: 0 Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Position Decreased by Comerica Bank

Price changes in a company's debt in credit markets sometimes anticipate parallel changes in its stock price. Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. raised its position in shares of Rite Aid Corporation by 125.3% in the fourth quarter. 17,158,636 shares of the stock were exchanged. Wolverine Asset Management Llc increased Rite Aid Corp (Put) (RAD) stake by 58.47% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Sports Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffers knee injury at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffers knee injury at Wimbledon

She was still screaming more than 15 minutes later, according to Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times . Mattek-Sands was walking towards the net when she set her feet and apparently slipped. In 2008 she reached her best result at Wimbledon when she fought her way to the fourth round and even claimed a victory over 2007 runner up Marion Bartoli.

Sports Hamilton: Todt should explain Vettel ruling
Author: 0 Hamilton: Todt should explain Vettel ruling

Facing the media for the first time since the clash on Thursday ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, Vettel expressed his regret over the incident, but felt he did not need to fully explain his point of view in the clash following the FIA's decision.

Sports CAS dismiss Sagan appeal against Tour disqualification
Author: 0 CAS dismiss Sagan appeal against Tour disqualification

World champion Sagan and his Bora-Hansgrohe team called for his reinstatement two days after he left the race. "We've made a decision to disqualify Peter Sagan from the Tour de France 2017 as he endangered some of his colleagues seriously in the final meters of the sprint", UCI jury president Philippe Mariën said .

Sports Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint

The 24-year-old Schwarber was demoted on June 22 amid prolonged struggles in the big leagues this year in which he's hit.171 with a.673 OPS. He hit.343 with four home runs in 11 games during his latest stint with the Iowa Cubs. According to MLB.com and other outlets, the Cubs will make room for him on the roster by placing starter John Lackey on the 10-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

Sports Johanna Konta relishing rise as Britain's newest golden girl
Author: 0 Johanna Konta relishing rise as Britain's newest golden girl

Eastbourne's Johanna Konta moved into the third round at Wimbledon for the first time in her career after an epic three -et victory. It added up to a wonderful Wednesday for the host nation, who will hope a fifth British player reaches round three on Thursday when Kyle Edmund tackles French 15th seed Gael Monfils .

Sports Messi signs contract extension with Barcelona
Author: 0 Messi signs contract extension with Barcelona

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi will stay with the club until 2021, the Calatan giants said in a statement on Wednesday. No financial details of Messi's new contact were disclosed, but Spain's Marca sports daily reported on Tuesday that the deal included a 300-million-euro ($340-million) termination clause.

Sports Clayton Kershaw out for All-Star Game due to Sunday start
Author: 0 Clayton Kershaw out for All-Star Game due to Sunday start

But manager Dave Roberts used an off-day to juggle his rotation, getting an extra start for Kershaw before the All-Star break - on Sunday, which, under Major League Baseball rules, will make the pitcher NL players voted to be their starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game ineligible to pitch.

Sports How to watch Wimbledon 2017 online
Author: 0 How to watch Wimbledon 2017 online

Rafael Nadal , although the King of Clay and not as good as some of his top-ranked peers on grass, made quick work of American Donald Young , who has found some success of late, and whose game is aided by the quick courts at Wimbledon . Williams powered her way through the final set to pull out the 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory. The sixth seeded lady Johanna Konta went the whole stretch in defeating Donna Vekic of Croatia 7/6 (4); 4/6; 10-8 in a marathon three hours and 10 minutes.

Sports Richard Jefferson will return to Cavs for 2017-18 season
Author: 0 Richard Jefferson will return to Cavs for 2017-18 season

In addition, forward Omri Casspi is joining the Warriors on a $2,106,470, one-year contract, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because it hadn't been announced. ESPN's Dave McMenamin reported Saturday, citing league sources, that LeBron James has not been helping the Cavs recruit free agents so far this offseason.

Sports Strong possibility Warriors could get Nick Young or Jamal Crawford
Author: 0 Strong possibility Warriors could get Nick Young or Jamal Crawford

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Nick is eligible for a portion of the Warriors' $5.2 million exceptions if he is willing to pass on mid-level exception opportunities that could be more lucrative, per Yahoo! Kevin Durant will sacrifice almost $10 million in his next deal with the Golden State Warriors , and he was reportedly willing to go even lower if the situation called for it.

Sports Stunned Wawrinka out of Wimbledon
Author: 0 Stunned Wawrinka out of Wimbledon

Venus Williams marked her 20th Wimbledon anniversary with a 7-6 (9/7), 6-4 win against Belgiums Elise Mertens. Spain's Rafael Nadal volleys the ball during a practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. "Then I have a really flat game, which no one likes to play, because you have to put the ball up after my shots". "I wasn't feeling the way I wanted to feel", Wawrinka said.

Sports Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized, will miss second game
Author: 0 Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized, will miss second game

It's uncertain if Francona will resume his managerial duties on Wednesday. "As I've continued to tell Tito, the most important thing is his health and that we focus mostly on that", Antonetti said. Following both episodes, Francona underwent an array of tests, and doctors ruled out major health problems. Not surprisingly, Francona is eager to return to the Indians and Antonetti described him as a "humorous" patient.

Sports South Korea have new coach
Author: 0 South Korea have new coach

The Korea Football Association's Technical Committee, led by Kim Ho-gon, said Shin will lead the team through the 2018 FIFA World Cup, should Korea Republic qualify for the tournament. Iran has already assured the top spot in the group , while South Korea are struggling with Uzbekistan, who are a point beneath in the third position.

Sports Glasgow Rangers beaten by HMRC in tax trust case
Author: 0 Glasgow Rangers beaten by HMRC in tax trust case

THE TAX SCANDAL OF AVOIDED PAYMENTS by Rangers Football Club has finally reached its conclusion over 16 years since the club began using an illegal payment mechanism. "HMRC will always challenge contrived arrangements that try to deliver tax advantages never intended by parliament". "Further advice and guidance will be provided to creditors in due course", he said.

Author: 0 Dion Waiters finalizing deal with Heat, report says

For much of last season, Waiters was one of Miami's primary playmakers, helping to almost lead the team to the postseason, but missing the final 13 games of the year due to an ankle injury. Waiters averaged 15.8 points and 4.3 assists in a career-best year as the Heat's starting shooting guard. Waiters had been linked to the Heat, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers in free agency.

Sports Connor McDavid signs $100M contract with the Oilers
Author: 0 Connor McDavid signs $100M contract with the Oilers

A native of Newmarket, Ontario, McDavid has quickly become a generational player at the NHL level after getting drafted first overall at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. McDavid is going into the final season of his rookie contract. "We've built a good team here", McDavid said. Prior to this contract, the largest cap hits in the league belonged to Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks who signed identical eight-year, $84 million contracts that came with $10.5 million cap ...