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Napoli on the verge of signing Italy and Sunderland midfielder

Giaccherini has endured a largely ineffective three-year spell at Sunderland , struggling to adapt to the physicality of the Premier League, after joining from...


Warriors' Draymond Green addresses arrest for assault charge

Golden State Warriors star forward Draymond Green was arrested in MI early Sunday morning on suspicion of assaulting a man, local police said Monday. The te...


India to host England in whistle-stop five-Test series

Mohali, Mumbai and Chennai are the other venues for England's first five-Test series in India since 1984-85. Rajkot's Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium h...


Auto Racing: Brad Keselowski wins NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400

Those final laps were still nerve-wracking for Wolfe, but he's been in this situation before with Keselowski and things have turned out well. Keselowski's vehic...


Future uncertain, David Ortiz relishes his final ASG

It's probably worth noting, however, that the players and the union will, on some level, always complain about being asked to anything outside of their normal r...


Warriors officially announce deal with Durant

According to USA Today Sports , the Warriors gave Durant a VR headset to show him the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, a courtside view at Oracle Arena and a look at...


Anti-Trump US Republican group bid stalls

Page noted that television networks in particular were noticeably active in covering Trump campaign rallies. "I said I would support Mr. Trump". "They did t...


Promo banner crashes on British cyclist at Tour De France

Adam Yates walks his bike after coming off in the arch mishap on the seventh stage of the Tour de France . Yates declared he was "bruised, disappointed, but ot...


Toronto Blue Jays offence unleashed in series finale against Cleveland Indians

Cleveland lost its second straight following a franchise-record 14-game winning streak. Encarnacion's suspension was scheduled to be served Sunday as the Blu...


Wigan Athletic vs Manchester United, pre-season friendly

The squad has been training for the best part of a fortnight to ready themselves for their first pre-season challenge of the summer before they embark on their ...


Dwyane Wade says he is 'numb,' didn't sleep after signing with Bulls

God help us". Hey, I'm not feeling totally negative about the move. Rondo isn't as bad as Wade, as only 23.1% being mid-range jumpers, but his shooting percen...


Federal court rejects Patriots QB's petition to avoid serving 'Deflategate' suspension

Brady and the players union had said letting the decision stand would undermine collectively bargained labor agreements. If Brady does in fact miss those fou...


Obama Vows to Keep Up Fight Against ISIS After Nice

Richard Gutjahr, a 42-year-old German visiting Nice , said we watched while a motorcyclist rode next to the moving truck as it hurtled past barriers blocking o...


Eto'o charity match in Turkey in doubt after attempted military coup

Neymar, Luis Suarez, Eden Hazard, Francesco Totti, Michael Essien, Xavi Hernandez, Carles Puyol, Eric Abidal, Jay Jay Okocha, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Andres ...


Baba Rahman, Atsu land in Vienna for Chelsea pre-season

So far Michy Batshuayi has been the only signing made, for £33million from Marseille. "I prefer to speak to the club about this and to take the decision about...


No nonsense Yates enjoying new approach to Tour de France

It went from one extreme to the other. Froome crossed the line with fellow Brit Adam Yates of Orica-BikeExchange and Movistar's Nairo Quintana, some six minut...


UCLA's Josh Rosen Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List

Watson led Clemson to the National Championship game previous year when he threw for over 4,000 yards and ran for over 1100, the first FBS quarterback to reac...


Rosberg demoted after radio penalty

The Mercedes AMG F1 duo are now separated by just a single point, with Rosberg on 168, while Hamilton has 167 points. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen claim...


Arsenal's Giroud seeking revenge over Germany

The striker stressed that the game against Germany in the semi-final is a completely different proposition: " They are the world champions and they are often ...


Woman spread Zika through sex for 1st time

The state tallies pregnant women separately because of Zika's association with serious birth defects and fetal death. Alexander Davidson, from the New York C...


TV times, Federer and Murray highlight quarterfinals

Murray made every effort to break back but Tsonga managed to save three break point and level the set at 4-all. The world No 2 had cruised into the last eig...


Theresa May: Prime Minister promises to build better Britain

The warmth in the House of Commons culminated in loud applause and a standing ovation from his Conservative colleagues for Cameron, 49, who resigned after voter...


After Wimbledon, Murray aims for No. 1

Murray broke Raonic only once, but never lost his own serve and dominated both tiebreakers to win 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), securing his second Wimbledon title a...


Attempt to change North Carolina bathroom privacy law unsuccessful-for now

And Republican lawmakers have been working on changes to the law now that sports interests in the state have stepped up pressure. The legislative "fix" to HB2 w...


Scientists find first case of female-to-male Zika transmission

But when a mother is infected with Zika during her pregnancy, health officials said the virus is known to cause birth defects such as microcephaly, in which...


Sidney Crosby takes Stanley Cup to Tim Hortons

USA Today reported that Jeff Zatkoff, a Pittsburgh Penguins goalie, spent his day with the trophy in his hometown of Cary, North Carolina and took it down a wa...


Bowie qualifies for Rio in 200m sprint

Dalilah Muhammad , right, victor in the finals of the women's 400-meter hurdles hugs Sydney McLaughlin , third place finisher, at the U.S. Olympic Track and Fi...


Davis Cup: Edmund beats Tipsarevic and torrential rain

But the 29-year-old is expected to attend and offer his support, with Kyle Edmund and James Ward the singles players for holders Great Britain when the tie ...


As Ortiz bids farewell, some memorable All-Star Game curtain calls

While contenders acted boldly before the trading deadline, snagging Zack Greinke, Hunter Pence, Hanley Ramirez , Ichiro Suzuki and other stars, the Red Sox ma...


Leicester: New boy pace key to deal - Ranieri

Vardy may be staying, but midfield dynamo N'Golo Kante looks set for a move to Chelsea, after a £32m fee was agreed, as reported by Sky Sports . "Remember, we ...


Trump Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Resign After Calling Him a 'Faker'

There is no way not to construe as anything other than political Justice Ginsburg's recent comments about Mr. Trump: "He is a faker ". Both The New York Tim...


Rory McIlroy bashed by Golf Channel analyst for Olympics stance

Jamie Spence, Team GB's golf leader, said: "Jack Nicklaus is my hero and he said he'd walk to Rio to play in the Olympics, and I feel the same way". More info...


David Ortiz tips his cap at final All-Star Game

In the first inning, he faced starter Johnny Cueto of the Giants and grounded out to first base to end the inning. Case in point: on Tuesday night, prior ...


Andy Murray Djokovics loss does not guarantee anything

In the Open era of professional tennis, which dates to 1968, Djokovic is only the second top-seeded man to lose in the third round at Wimbledon: Coincidence...


Turkish military coup fails

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the situation was largely under control and 130 people had so far been arrested, the BBC reported. Rebel military person...


Pokemon Go, an extraordinary trend

It is forecasted to overtake Snapchat and Google Maps shortly, providing the explosive launch growth can be sustained. In addition to most of Europe, the game i...


Von Miller agrees to record-setting contract with the Denver Broncos

After weeks of an intense standoff between Von Miller and the Denver Broncos , the reigning Super Bowl MVP has announced that he has come to terms on a new d...


Serena storms into ninth Wimbledon final

Vesnina, the first unseeded woman to reach the semi-finals at Wimbledon since Sabine Lisicki in 2011, had served the second-most aces , after Serena , com...


What to expect in MLB tonight (2nd half of season begins)

The American League's 4-2 victory over the N.L.in San Diego got a 5.4 rating on Fox. The World Series champion Royals had a big part in settling this one....


All-Star game is Big Papi's happy place

The Braves switch-hitter didn't let them down, hitting a single in his lone at-bat. American League's David Ortiz , of the Boston Red Sox, points to the moun...


Sachin Tendulkar wishes good luck to Vijender for title fight

This fight will be for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight belt. I will try to rain punches in the evening. The fight would be preceded by seve...


Euro 2016: How Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal team; Cedric Soares reveals

In what can be termed as a dream coming true for Ronaldo , Portugal clinched their maiden worldwide title after beating hosts France 1-0 in the mouth-water...


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga plays down pressure on Andy Murray

Andy Murray claims his twelfth victory in fourteen matches over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to book himself a spot in the Wimbledon Semifinals. Murray has made a ha...


Von Miller signs record $114.5M deal with Broncos

The guaranteed money is more than what the Philadelphia Eagles' Fletcher Cox received last month - $63 million - and is the most money given to a nonquarter...


Then makes horror mistake at US Open

Park fell to 6 under when she bogeyed 14 after a drive in the rough but followed with a birdie and then another bogey as part of an up-and-down round. The Frida...


Ortiz leaves All-Star Game to standing ovation

Strasburg explained that the Nationals wanted him to pitch the first game after the All-Star break this Friday and that he had missed some time with an upper-...


Hassan Whiteside Re-signs With Miami Heat

Whiteside, 27, said Sunday the Heat were not the sole option he would consider. Vice president Pat Riley said Whiteside was the team's top priority even as ...


Dropped shot halts McIlroy's British Open charge

After coming within a lipped-out putt of a major championship scoring record in the opening round, Mickelson had to scramble a bit to escape with a 2-under 69 o...


Mourners honor slain officer seen as 'cops' cop'

Sgt. Smith, 55, was one of five officers gunned down in an ambush on law enforcement a week ago in downtown Dallas . Krol was one of five police officers kil...


Spurs announce Tim Duncan's retirement after 19 seasons, 5 titles with team

Tim Duncan , the long-time star of the San Antonio Spurs, announced today that he is retiring. While Duncan averaged 19 points and 10.8 rebounds per game for ...