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Alex Bowman relishes chance as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement

Gordon might not be done, but Junior just might be, at least for the immediate future. Earnhardt was evaluated in Charlotte, North Carolina, this week and doc...


Stars captain Jamie Benn signs 8-year, $76 million extension

In a statement, Stars general manager Jim Nill said that Benn is on schedule to be ready for the 2016-17 season. Behind Benn's leadership, the Stars have fi...


Rory McIlroy rips Olympics in British Open presser

McIlroy said he did not get into golf to "grow the game", a reason touted for the push to include golf in the Games, but rather "to win championships". "Dru...


Von Miller becomes NFL's highest-paid defensive player

About two hours before the 4 p.m. EDT deadline, the cornerstone of the league's best defense accepted the Broncos' blockbuster offer and tweeted a photo of hims...


76ers reportedly made Spurs triple their offer to Manu Ginobili

Ginobili has won four championships with San Antonio and been named an All-Star twice. He opted out of his $2.9 million contract to become a free agent. Meanw...


In With the New at the 2016 MLB All-Star Game

Daniel Murphy went 2 for 3 for the NL team. Reasonable minds can debate whether or not a single July game should determine something so important (most seem to ...


UFC 200: Anderson Silva Saves the Day, Will Fight Daniel Cormier

In a news conference on Thursday, he apologised to Cormier, saying: "I know this fight means a lot to him". It was a pretty, pretty, surprising development, si...


Court Panel Issues Ruling on Tom Brady's Suspension

Brady and his (off the field) team could appeal for the Supreme Court to hear the case. The court's action leaves intact the 2-1 ruling by a three-judge pane...


Recalling the wackiest play in Alabama's season-shifting game

Both Robinson and teammate Hootie Jones were arrested in the Monroe (La.) earlier on in the offseason on marijuana and weapons charges. Finebaum went afte...


West Ham to open Olympic Stadium with Europa League qualifier

But the former Marseille player, who helped the Hammers to a seventh-placed finish in the Premier League last season, has stressed his commitment to Slaven Bili...


Committee Strips Credential of Anti-Trump Delegate From DC

The third night is reserved for Trump's vice presidential pick to speak, now widely rumored to be Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The speaker's list and the cale...


Marc Wilmots leaves Belgium post after disappointing Euro 2016

Despite their exploits in the Euro 2016 . And Van Gaal, who has been out of work since leaving Manchester United, is understood to be an early contender to r...


Nick Saban gets into heated debate with TV host

Saban continues discussing Ole Miss . And tonight, the community made their opinions known. Robinson and Jones were arrested in mid-May in their hometown o...


Serena Williams 'greedy' for more glory after winning Wimbledon 2016

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams insists she won't let her chase for the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles become a damaging distraction. Serena ha...


Former Vanderbilt player sentenced to 15 years for raping unconscious woman

Jude Monte Watkins issued the minimum allowable sentence on all charges with the caveat that Batey's presence on a sex offender registry for the rest of his lif...


Lewis Hamilton WINS British Grand Prix & Rosberg takes second - for now

After more than three hours of deliberations, stewards ruled some of the messages over the radio to Rosberg to combat the glitch did contravene 2016's tighten...


Kanu fires Wales to historic semi-final

It was a crushing blow for heavy favourites Belgium, who had taken the lead in the 13th minute when Radja Nainggolan rifled a shot into the top corner from dist...


Duncan calls it quits after 19 seasons, 5 rings

But on Tuesday, he got visibly choked up when he spoke to the media about his greatest asset ever to don a Spurs uniform-like he was watching his child all grow...


Zika can be sexually transmitted from women to men, CDC reports

The next day, she came down with Zika-like symptoms, including fever, rash, fatigue and muscle pain, along with numbness and tingling in her fingers and toes. I...


Prayers for Nice as 2nd round begins at the British Open

Weather also was a factor at Oakmont, with multiple rain stoppages Thursday forcing Spieth and many others to play a significant number of makeup holes Friday a...


Koji Uehara: Change of plans: Koji Uehara to close for Sox

Newly minted All-Star Craig Kimbrel will not be available to pitch in the Midsummer Classic, or at all for the next 3-6 weeks, as the Boston Red Sox closer w...


Who is Donald Trump's new running mate Mike Pence?

Mike Pence for vice president. The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment. "Not only will the TPP undermine our economy...


Lisbon churchgoes pray for victory in Euro 2016 final

The 1998 World Cup final at the same venue featured injury torment for another Ronaldo , when the Brazil striker by the same name was initially left off the te...


Asif targeting Test return for Australia tour

However, they are likely to be tested more by Pakistan's attack - sharp left-arm pace complemented by the legspin of Yasir Shah - than they were by the Sri La...


Lefty on top: Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day at Troon

I thought the greens were decidedly average especially yesterday afternoon. "I'm happy with the way I played of course". Errant tee shots at 12 and 15 saw the...


Pakistan 339 all out against England in first Test

The 42-year-old, whose ton was all the more impressive as this was also his first-class innings at the "home of cricket", shot off a salute before he got on all...


The Bachelorette' 2016 Spoilers: JoJo Fletcher To Give Runner-up A Second Chance?

Then, James T. told JoJo that Robby was checking out some ladies, which JoJo later admitted would be annoying if it were true. We learned early on that ...


#BlackGirlMagic: Simone Biles & Gabby Douglas Named To US Gymnastics Olympic Team

This year they will be led by three-time all around champion, Simone Biles , who is being hailed as one of the greatest athletes of all time. Of course, it wou...


Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins fail to reach contract agreement

So it's no surprise to me that the Redskins and Cousins didn't come to a long-term agreement. That's $23.94 million for 2017. The Redskins reportedly offered C...


Von Miller Signs $114M Deal With Denver Broncos

Miller is haggling to get more guarantees in his deal, and most of the approximately $39.8 million that Denver did guarantee in its most recent offer was spread...


Union Catholic Hurdler to be Youngest US Track Athlete at Rio Olympics

Track and Field Trials. A late lean by the world 400 metres champion was not enough for Felix as she missed qualifying for Rio by one-hundredth of a second ...


Semenya sets world leading time this year to win 800 meters

Caster Semenya, Eilidh Doyle and Gianmarco Tamberi were among athletes to impress in Monaco on Friday evening as Diamond League action resumed at the Herculis...


Angel Cabrera, Jhonattan Vegas share lead in Barbasol Championship

Jhonattan Vegas , right, of Venezuela, celebrates with Graham DeLaet, of Canada, after Vegas hits a hole-in-one on the 17th hole during second round play at the...


MLB All-Star Game Drew The Worst Ratings Ever

National League's Daniel Murphy, of the Washington Nationals, stretches prior to the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 11, 2016, in San Diego ...


La. ACLU Sues Baton Rouge City and Police Over Protests

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP ) - Civil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies over their treatment of protesters rallying against the pol...


West Ham Hopes Crushed As Carlos Bacca Says No Amid Arsenal Interest

They have been linked with a series of other strikers since then; such as Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata and Napoli star Gonzalo Higuain. The striker hit the bac...


New Testimony Reveals Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse

A man testified in court in 2014 that Paterno ignored complaints of abuse by Sandusky in 1976, when the man was then a 14-year-old boy. Sandusky, who worked...


British Churches Sign Up as Pokestops for Pokemon Go

His comments helped Nintendo shares on Friday surge another 10 percent, setting a record in daily trading volume for an individual stock on the Tokyo bourse. ...


Gregg Popovich got emotional when talking about Tim Duncan

They hold the league record for regular season wins (575) and post-season wins (126). "I would not be standing here if it wasn't for Tim Duncan ", Popovich sta...


Adam Yates crashes into flamme rouge inflatable banner

Froome, Quintana, and other riders had to lift the arch - known as the " flamme rouge " for the red flag it holds - off the ground and slip their bikes undernea...


Labour heading for a split - Corbyn challenger Owen Smith to say

Momentum - the grassroots left-wing group which supports the Labour leader - indicated on Wednesday that it is considering paying for Corbyn supporters to tak...


Strasburg Shuts Down Mets In 3-1 Win

All told, it qualified as a "no news is good news" afternoon for the Mets , who had been shaken by the fact that both All-Stars had to leave Friday night's gam...


Brazil to review OLY security measures after Nice attack

Athletics has been set a target of 7-9 medals with cycling told to come home with 8-10 medals despite its technical director Shane Sutton quitting just weeks ag...


Jets strike five-year extension with DL Muhammad Wilkerson

He made his first Pro Bowl last season after leading the Jets with 12 sacks, a career high. The details are still unfolding but Ian Rapoport is reporting that t...


Lakers' Nance suffers likely hand fracture

Nance will return to Los Angeles and see a hand specialist Friday. Instead of enjoying pleasant days at the pool and rich earnings at the casino, the Lakers b...


Tour de France to continue as planned after attack in Nice

Froome was the strongest of all the main contenders, and limited his time loss to Dumoulin to 63 seconds. There has been yet more tragic news emanating from ...


Tour de France Odds 7/11/16 - Leader Chris Froome remains the favorite

Going into the first rest day of the 2016 tour, we have no doubt that this break is welcomed by all the riders and especially those who have worked so hard over...


Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win Wimbledon, earn 22nd major title

But with the Williams serve at its destructive best there was only so much punishment the 28-year-old Kerber could absorb on a breezy Centre Court. Asked abou...


Deontay Wilder Defends Heavyweight Title SATURDAY

Wilder is coming off the big letdown of seeing his fight against Alexander Povetkin scheduled for last May in Russian Federation be cancelled. Part of the Pr...


Nintendo shares jump on Pokemon GO phenomenon

Based on daily active users the game has smashed all records putting even Clash Royale behind in just 24 hours of its official launch which is unbelieva...