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Sports Dodgers Seek Naming Rights Deal for Dodger Stadium Field
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Now, America's third-oldest Major League Baseball venue is looking to defy MLB's legacy as the most traditional sport even more aggressively by selling naming rights to the field in Chavez Ravine, home to the Los Angeles Dodgers since 1962.

Sports Watch Third Round At Royal Birkdale Online
Author: 0 Watch Third Round At Royal Birkdale Online

Royal Birkdale has traditionally been one of the toughest courses in the British Open rotation. A trio of Americans, Jordan Spieth , Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar , shot 5-under-65. Following the resumption of the second round, the two-time major victor got himself back in to the groove, collecting back-to-back birdies at the 11th and 12th before an eagle at the 15th, either side of two further bogeys.

Sports Milan thrash Bayern Munich in pre-season warm-up
Author: 0 Milan thrash Bayern Munich in pre-season warm-up

Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti even admitted this week to trying to convert Sanches into a Rossoneri fan, prompting speculation that a loan move is imminent. "I don't want to talk about the transfer". The Italians looked the more risky early on and opened the scoring in the 13th minute when a Ricardo Rodríguez cutback found its way to Franck Kessie , who drilled the ball home from the edge of the box.

Sports Morristown man takes big lead at World Series of Poker main event
Author: 0 Morristown man takes big lead at World Series of Poker main event

That brought the pot up to 25.5 million, and Ott had a little less than that behind with 23.4 million. "He didn't play a lot this year because he spent a lot of time with me", Piccioli said. He told friends he wasn't traveling to Las Vegas for any preliminary WSOP tournaments because he planned on winning the Main Event. In poker, all you need is a breakthrough.

Sports LeBron James won't intervene in Kyrie Irving's push for trade
Author: 0 LeBron James won't intervene in Kyrie Irving's push for trade

Irving reportedly has a bad taste in his mouth from having to watch LeBron run the offense all the time, so the first possibility is that Irving wants to prove that he can be the alpha on a winning team, taking lots of shots and running the offense all the time.

Sports Minnesota Timberwolves to sign Andrew Wiggins to five-year contract
Author: 0 Minnesota Timberwolves to sign Andrew Wiggins to five-year contract

Yabusele was the No. 16 pick in the 2016 draft, so he will receive rookie scale, with the first two years guaranteed. The extension would be worth almost $148 million, but it wouldn't kick in until 2018-19. It is also expected that for the whole 2017-2018 season , Wiggins should be a complete player after training with Butler . The Boston Celtics announced the signing of three players who played overseas this past season .

Sports OJ Simpson granted parole in 2007 armed robbery
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Kim Goldman and Ron's father, Fred Goldman, spoke to GMA Friday about their reactions to the Thursday hearing and Simpson's comments to the parole board . He said he took an alternative-to-violence course in prison. Mr. Fromong said Mr. Simpson did not pull a gun on him and admitted that he did possess some of his sports memorabilia.

Author: 0 Harmanpreet Kaur gets a standing ovation from Kohli & Co

Her innings was instantly compared to Kapil Dev's historic 175 against Zimbabwe during the 1983 World Cup. "I didn't get a chance to bat in the whole tournament", Kaur said after her scintillating knock. "Now she knows how to pace her innings", she added. "I've played the last eight or nine years with (Kaur), we play for the same domestic side so I've seen the beast mode often, but today to play in a semi-final, that's incredible, she's just awesome", said Veda.

Sports OJ Simpson granted parole, could be released from prison in October
Author: 0 OJ Simpson granted parole, could be released from prison in October

O.J. Simpson (C) reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada . " I've done it as well and as respectfully as I think anyone can ", CNN quoted him as saying. Simpson told the board that he is sorry "that things turned out the way they did" and had no intent to commit a crime. After his release , Simpson will need to meet regularly with a parole officer, obtain permission to travel out of state, and submit to periodic ...

Sports OJ Simpson wins parole
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As for speculation that Simpson might enter into the world of reality television, the hearing seemed to indicate that he would avoid the spotlight. In a highly controversial decision, the jury acquitted Simpson, and he was a free man - until 2008, when he was convicted of robbery, kidnapping and other charges stemming from a botched attempt to procure some of his old sports memorabilia.

Sports Irving wants to be traded from Cavaliers
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There are reports that the Knicks and Cavs are in discussion for a Kyrie for Carmelo Anthony trade with perhaps a third team involved. "There were a bunch of scenarios, and I'm not going to discuss anything that was said ". Altman will be his fifth since 2005 and the 34-year-old impressed his boss by navigating the Cavs through some rough waters this offseason. "At this point, we just (wait to) see what happens throughout the summer".

Sports Judge's monster homer leads Yanks to 5-1 win over Mariners
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Judge's four-RBI Friday night helped Sabathia to his first-ever Major League Baseball victory on his birthday. Judge took a big swing and you knew right away this wasn't just going to be a homer, but a looooong one. Clint Frazier made an incredible diving catch in left, going full extension to rob Mike Zunino of an extra-base hit with former Yankee Ben Gamel aboard at second and no outs in the second inning.

Sports Spieth in front after second round at The Open
Author: 0 Spieth in front after second round at The Open

I like this kind of golf. He explained: "You get to be in the routine and get used to it". "We had planned to take [the time] off until The Open so it's not a big deal and I felt I have been playing pretty well", said Koepka, who played on the European Tour for two years.

Sports Rory McIlroy right back in the thick of things
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy right back in the thick of things

McIlroy, the four-time major victor, confessed that he felt "anxious" and "timid" heading to the first tee but admitted that some encouraging words from his caddie, JP Fitzgerald, helped spark a resurgence. "But because of the way I started, I actually feel really positive". And he believes he still has every chance of winning a second Claret Jug after likening his travails to those in the Ryder Cup in 2012 when Europe were up against it late on the Saturday only to stage a remarkable ...

Sports Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes wants to end career in Oakland
Author: 0 Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes wants to end career in Oakland

Following that year, he was traded to the Detroit Tigers, where he remained until his 2015 trade deadline deal to the Mets . Cespedes hit.265/.324/.472 with a.796 on-base plus slugging percentage and 66 total home runs during his time with the Athletics.

Sports John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension
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Along with the two current seasons on his contract, Wall will earn an estimated $207 million through 2023 under his new designated player veteran extension, league sources said. The Wizards prioritized returning their core this offseason by also matching forward Otto Porter to a four-year, $106.5 million maximum offer sheet.

Author: 0 Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown

With the team's sprint king Mark Cavendish crashing out early in the Tour, it looked as though Dimension Data would not have the stage win that does so much for the Qhubeka charity which it promotes and supports. Elsewhere in the standings, it is unlikely the positions will change pending an absolutely disastrous day for one of the riders. The Team Sunweb rider is now mathematically assured of finishing in the green jersey and is set to take the title from disqualified Peter Sagan, who had ...

Sports I'm back in the hunt, says McIlroy after rescuing Open challenge
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An otherworldly turnaround from one Rory McIlroy , which blossomed out of nowhere during mid-round Hades on Thursday, persisted on Friday at the 146th British Open . After missing the cut at the U.S. Open, McIlroy is off to another awful start at the Open Championship. That put him within three shots of the lead held by Matt Kuchar , a seemingly unthinkable prospect at the same point on Thursday.

Sports National Football League wrapping up its investigation into Ezekiel Elliott
Author: 0 National Football League wrapping up its investigation into Ezekiel Elliott

But amidst rumors of a possible suspension looming over Elliott due to an alleged domestic violence incident from a year ago, the Cowboys appear to be considering adding a bit of insurance to the position. Elliott was seen in videos and photos pulling down a woman's shirt and exposing her breast on the roof of a Dallas bar during a St. Patrick's Day parade in March.

Sports Cardinals trade Gonzales to Seattle for top outfield prospect
Author: 0 Cardinals trade Gonzales to Seattle for top outfield prospect

According to Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times , the plan is for Gonzales to report to Triple-A Tacoma. Over the course of 93 appearances and 349 at-bats, he produced a.244 batting average with 19 home runs and 56 RBIs in addition to a.328 on-base percentage.

Sports In Danger? OJ Simpson Removed From Prison Population 'For His Protection'
Author: 0 In Danger? OJ Simpson Removed From Prison Population 'For His Protection'

Simpson's parole hearing and televised to the planet? Simpson apologized for his crime in the hearing, but at times seemed combative, and shifted blame onto others involved in the robbery. In 1997, Simpson was found liable in civil court for the two killings and ordered to pay $33.5 million to survivors, including his children and the Goldman family.

Author: 0 Americans lead the way at Royal Birkdale

The 39-year-old Kuchar , who has yet to win a major championship, is four under-par after two rounds, with Spieth and Koepka sat on five under from their opening rounds. "It's too easy to get down when golf seems to be hard and that means it's even more special to be back here playing". His round featured three birdies but there were four bogeys, including two in a frustrating final three holes.

Sports Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussing one-year deal
Author: 0 Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussing one-year deal

We tried to make it so Irving could still get his wish of being "The Guy" and for the Cavs to actually get value back. But obviously there are some things I'm pretty sure our organization wants to do, and we'll go from there. Amick also mentions the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers being in the mix, but a return to Chicago for Rose would be significant for many reasons.

Sports Liverpool FC target Van Dijk exiled by Southampton
Author: 0 Liverpool FC target Van Dijk exiled by Southampton

Pellegrino insisted his relationship with Van Dijk remains "excellent" and that he hopes the Dutchman will "review" his decision. When I was talking with him, the boy said that he is not available to play because he wants to leave. Liverpool need to find a leader at the back in the coming weeks, and the news of Van Dijk's intention to leave the south coast will please the Anfield giants.

Author: 0 Chelsea complete signing of Spain forward Morata

The Real Madrid star is set to become the most expensive player in Chelsea's history after completing his medical on Friday, surpassing the £50m they paid to sign Fernando Torres from Liverpool in 2011. Chelsea have been frantically searching for a new striker after manager Antonio Conte deemed Diego Costa surplus to requirements. Still, Morata made the most of his playing time and proved a natural scorer, nabbing opportunistic goals and showing he is a danger in the final ...

Sports Adam Jones suspended for the National Football League opener
Author: 0 Adam Jones suspended for the National Football League opener

However, most of the charges were dropped and he served two days in jail for obstruction. The league also said his actions reflected poorly on him, his family, the Bengals and the NFL . Jones apologized in court for the incident. In exchange for Jones' plea, Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the prosecutor's request.

Sports Texas Rangers Gauging Interest in Yu Darvish
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But whether that deal is with Texas, who brought Darvish to the USA from Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in 2012 - or elsewhere - could be decided in the next week or so. However, Gleyber Torress, the No. 2 overall prospect, is most likely off limits. Meanwhile, the Cubs have won six games in a row since the All-Star break, are just one game back from the Milwaukee Brewers in the division and will be looking to have a second-half surge in their quest for another World Series.

Sports Chelsea player signs new deal and goes out on loan
Author: 0 Chelsea player signs new deal and goes out on loan

The 22-year-old managed just three Premier League starts under Antonio Conte last season, although the defender did not return from a cruciate ligament knee injury until midway through the campaign. Speaking on the development Technical director Michael Emenalo said: 'It is fantastic Kurt has chosen to commit his future to Chelsea . There is expected to be little change this season with the signing of German youngster Antonio Rudiger from Roma.

Sports OJ deserved to be granted parole - it's the law
Author: 0 OJ deserved to be granted parole - it's the law

The 70-year-old Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist. Before the decision was announced, Simpson was asked questions by the Nevada parole board. Simpson and an associate were convicted of kidnapping , armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon for attempting to steal pieces of Simpson sports memorabilia at gunpoint.

Sports Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole moments
Author: 0 Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole moments

O.J. Simpson laughs after a Nevada Parole Board commissioner mistakenly asked if he had just turned 90, during Simpson's parole board hearing on Thursday. During the parole hearing, Simpson portrayed himself as a non- confrontational figure, saying he is not the type of person to have "conflicts on the street".

Sports British Open Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka Race to the Top
Author: 0 British Open Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka Race to the Top

So the course played completely differently. "That's the most frustrating part about this tournament, getting through the first couple of days, from my experience". Of course, it would be tough to hit it that far off your line unless you were doing so on goal. Stenson, victor a year ago at Royal Troon, had just returned it to Open organisers the R&A.

Sports El Classico dates out as La Liga announces 2017-2018 fixtures
Author: 0 El Classico dates out as La Liga announces 2017-2018 fixtures

The game was drawn to be played in Madrid, but a prior agreement will see it reversed as a result of the building work still being carried out at Atletico's new Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Elsewhere, newly-promoted clubs Getafe and Levante will travel to Europa League clubs Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal respectively. Two new managers will go head-to-head at the Mestalla as Marcelino Garcia Toral's Valencia will begin their campaign against Las Palmas.

Sports Johnson, Spieth favourites as Open begins
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Mark O'Meara was supposed to hit the first tee shot to start the 146th British Open. England's Ian Poulter had claimed the clubhouse lead on three-under but Spieth soon moved past him and fired a five-under round. "Golf is in a place right now where you have so many players playing really well". McIlroy did not make another bogey, and his four birdies coming in left him at 1-over-71.

Sports Khloe Kardashian trolled after OJ Simpson is granted parole
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Simpson, after all, it's been over 20 years since her best friend - Nicole Brown Simpson - was brutally murdered. OJ Simpson has walked from jail after serving nine years of his 33 year sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery. First her ex-husband Lamar Odom announced the release of his tell-all book which will reportedly contain the Kardashians dirtiest secrets. 'It just gets weirder and weirder; I have never heard such c**p in my life, ' Kris - who also had Kourtney , Kim and ...

Sports Liverpool complete £10m signing of defender Andy Robertson from Hull City
Author: 0 Liverpool complete £10m signing of defender Andy Robertson from Hull City

The Scotland global told the club's site moving to a club as big as Liverpool is a dream: "There's not many, if any, more special clubs than Liverpool ". He becomes Jurgen Klopp's third signing of the summer following the arrival of Dominic Solanke and Mohamed Salah earlier in pre-season. He told Liverpool TV that the move was 'a dream come true'.

Sports Nastase gets three-year ban for abusive behaviour
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Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain. The Romanian has been sanctioned following a series of controversial incidents during a Fed Cup tie with Great Britain in April. However, the 70-year-old Nastase will be able to attend any of the four tennis majors because they "lie outside the jurisdiction of the International Tennis Federation", the ITF ...

Author: 0 WNBA Star Sue Bird Comes Out As Gay, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe

I shouldn't be surprised by my tears (I cry at everything), but I am. "That was never the case for me", she said. And I certainly didn't expect to choke up in the middle of a meeting right before being told that I should write about why I was crying in the first place.

Sports International Champions Cup 2017: The story so far
Author: 0 International Champions Cup 2017: The story so far

Arsenal fans praised Cech after watching the footage on Twitter, with one writing: "We need this mentality". The bonding is easier because we live together for two weeks. Although the German champions continued to threaten in the final third-Corentin Tolisso had a goal incorrectly ruled out for offside-Arsenal responded well.

Author: 0 Here's how much OJ Simpson stands to make in retirement

Simpson , 70, could be released as early as October 1. Simpson , grey-haired but looking trimmer than he has in recent years, walked briskly into the hearing room dressed in jeans, a light-blue prison-issue shirt and trainers. I told the warden when I got here ... that I would be no problem. The handsome and charismatic athlete was also a "Monday Night Football" commentator, sprinted through airports in Hertz rental-car commercials and built a Hollywood career with roles in the "Naked ...

Sports Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year deal
Author: 0 Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year deal

I'm looking forward to the next five years and can't wait to get back on the ice in September. He had five points in 11 playoff games last season. According to a report by NHL.com, "Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said his top offseason priority was to reach a new deal with Parayko, who in just two seasons has become one of the Blues' most consistent and reliable defensemen".

Sports Raiders' Mack Inks Deal with Truck Manufacturer
Author: 0 Raiders' Mack Inks Deal with Truck Manufacturer

Mack hadn't thought of it before, but the truck company wasn't foreign to him. For those who don't know, Mack didn't arrive at Westwood high in Fort Pierce, Florida, and immediately begin playing football. In the video , Mack said it all started when he got a text "out of the blue one day" from Draymond Green, of the Golden State Warriors. It wasn't until then-Panthers coach Waides Ashmon promised Sandy Mack, Khalil's father, that his son would get a full college scholarship if he allowed ...

Sports Analytical Overview of General Motors Company (GM)
Author: 0 Analytical Overview of General Motors Company (GM)

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $27.7. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since July 20, 2016 and is downtrending. Fiera Cap Corp holds 0.01% or 65,003 shares. Shares of General Motors Company (GM ) grown with persuasively motion. Among 9 analysts covering Honda Motor Co (NYSE:HMC), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 2 Hold.

Author: 0 India 'needs' to defeat England; here is why

India had played the Final of the World Cup only once in the 2005 edition when they lost to the Aussies. The women's cricket always has been dominated by Australia . The Indian eves defeated heavyweights Australia by 36 runs, thanks to Harmanpreet Kaur . The fall of Deepti brought in Veda Krishnamurthy (16 from 10) who along with Kaur added a 19-ball unbeaten stand of 43 runs, as India found themselves in a comfortable position towards the end of their innings.

Sports Serge Aurier and Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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PSG take on Tottenham in the International Champions Cup in the United States this week and Emery has confirmed Aurier has been left out of the squad because he wants to leave the club. There are no guarantees he would be granted a work permit. The 24-year-old has pace, power and provides a great attacking threat which will make him one of the most ideal players to man the Manchester United back line if the deal does go through.

Sports Americans Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar seize lead at British Open
Author: 0 Americans Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar seize lead at British Open

GOING LOW: On a course that traditionally plays tough there were 39 players under par. "So that speaks a lot to the ball-striking of the day". Asked why more seasoned players have been particularly successful at this tournament, he said: "I don't pay attention and I don't have an answer".

Sports Kuchar joins Spieth and Koepka at the top
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Paul Casey is just one off the lead with fellow English veteran Ian Poulter a stroke further back in a tie for sixth, while McIlroy's challenge looked to have derailed when he slumped to five over after six holes before he birdied three of the last four holes to salvage a 71.

Sports Red Sox Trade Rumors: Todd Frazier-to-Boston Deal Reportedly Close
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UP NEXTThe Red Sox and Blue Jays will play Game 3 of their four-game series Wednesday night. "But it was better to get the win". It was also an exhausting one. "They've done an outstanding job to go through this stretch of four days we've just come through". It is safe to say 2016 was a dream season for Aaron Sanchez , the young right-hander going 15-2 and winning the American League ERA title with a 3.00 mark.