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Paul Pogba arrives in style at Man United training ground


The French midfielder had left the Old Trafford for £1.5m in 2012 and is set to return after completing his signing in midweek. It means Pogba will become the world's most expensive footballer, his move to United taking him past the estimated £85million Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Wales superstar Gareth Bale in 2013. Read More »

Blake Griffin draws big laughs with stand-up comedy routine


The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association playoffs last season. Griffin will be the executive producer of the new pilot for Fox, according to Deadline . Everyone knows that the Thunder had a huge loss after Kevin Durant turned his back from the team to join the super team, Golden State Warriors. The reality is that nearly the entire league will be in on Griffin if he hits free agency without a commitment to the Clippers, and these ... Read More »

Orioles: Significant Win Over the Blue Jays

The seven hits he allowed on those pitches were his most in a game in his career. Also Sunday, the Orioles acquired lefty Wade Miley (7-8 with a 4.98 ERA) in a trade with the Seattle Mariners for left-handed Cuban pitcher Ariel Miranda who has spend most of the year with Class AAA Norfolk. Read More »

Korea's Woo-jin breaks archery world record at Rio

The U.S. took home silver for a second straight Olympics, while Australia beat China in the bronze-medal match. The final match of the morning session was Indonesia, the tenth seed, and Chinese Taipei , bronze medalists in the World Championships, with the victor meeting the second seed - the United States - later today. Read More »

Olympics-Swimming-Ledecky lights up pool with Phelps yet to come

Ledecky posted a time of 3 minutes, 58.71 seconds, actually backing off a bit on the closing lap to conserve energy for the Sunday night final. If Ledecky follows through on her promise, we'll see another world record fall tonight. Wait what did I just watch? When pressed on criticism from rival swimmers and coaches, she smiled and walked away. Meanwhile, the Americans made up for a debacle at last year's world championships by easily qualifying for the final of the men's 4x100 freestyle ... Read More »

American teen wins first gold of Rio Olympic Games


Yi was bang in contention to successfully defend her crown but sharp shooting saw Thrasher and Du go head to head, with the young American, displaying maturity beyond her years, edging it on the final shot. "Halfway through when I took the lead it was clear to me I had a chance, I was taking one shot at a time". "I didn't really care much about the Olympics", Thrasher told The Post last month, after she qualified for the USA team. Read More »

Saskatoon's Down applauds softball's return to the Olympics


Open of Surfing on July 31, 2016, in Huntington Beach. They agreed to bring back baseball and softball to the Olympics stage after missing the 2012 London Olympics and this year's Rio Olympics. Skateboarding , surfing , baseball/softball, karate and climbing will join the program, according to a press release from the International Olympic Committee . Read More »

Mike Pence breaks with Donald Trump, endorses Paul Ryan

Trump will hold a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Friday afternoon and the state's three top Republicans - Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Trump said during a rally in Daytona Beach on Thursday afternoon. To political observers, Donald's campaign is a slow-motion wreck. The four-day conference has been focusing on issues such as poverty, housing, education and strategies to combat joblessness. Read More »

Apple's newest emojis are all about Girl Power and equality


This move is to ensure that emoji characters will reflect the diversity of people everywhere, Apple Newsroom reported . The gun icon has been replaced by a cute water pistol. A 12-year-old girl from Virginia was charged with threatening her school after she posted an Instagram with gun, bomb and knife emojis, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Jimmy Walker wins US PGA Championship


Walker played so well in one of the strangest PGA Championships in recent memory that he led wire to wire. "He really put it on me to make a par". "It feels sweet", he told Sky Sports' Sarah Stirk. Jason Day already has his sights set on next year's Masters after continuing his remarkably consistent record in majors with a thrilling defence of his US PGA title. Read More »

Finn in frame for quick return to Test side


He pulled up holding his right calf during his sixth over in Pakistan's second innings and left the field immediately. Cook made an unbeaten 76, which included a 55-ball fifty - the fastest of his Test career - while Root was 71 not out in a total of 173 for one declared. Read More »

Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: England in sight of huge win

James Anderson, returning to England duty on his Lancashire home ground after missing the first Test with a shoulder injury, scuppered any slim hopes of a shock win for the tourists by promptly reducing Pakistan to 25 for two. "It's quite nice to bounce back and play like that over four days", said England captain Alastair Cook. I'd say he'd be a fairly big doubt for Edgbaston, that's fairly obvious. Read More »

Carlos Beltran Traded to Texas Rangers

The Rangers had one of the best offenses in baseball before they added Lucroy and Carlos Beltran Monday - they would have been fine in the playoffs without getting either player before the deadline. The Rangers also sent NY minor-league RHPs Nick Green and Erik Swanson . The only thing that could be done is to find a right fielder, move Bryce Harper to center and let Trea Turner, a recent catalyst at the top of the order, sit. Read More »

Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds


The deal is reportedly done and agreed to, according Jerry Crasnik of ESPN , and is pending only physicals . Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports indicated that it is unknown whether San Francisco has the right prospects to make a deal. Much like last season when they went all in on Yoenis Cespedes and rode that tidal wave straight to the World Series. He's better suited in left. At a time when Conforto's development is so crucial, Bruce's arrival muddles how often he will be able to find his ... Read More »

Buffalo Bills sign Reggie Bush to 1-year contract


Bush is a 10-year National Football League veteran who played five games with San Francisco last year before sustaining a season-ending left knee injury when he slipped on the bare concrete bordering the Edward Jones Dome field in St. Bush's best season statistically came in 2011 with Miami, when he rushed for 1,086 yards and six touchdowns. But he also would give the Bills some experienced cover for LeSean McCoy, who missed four games previous year, and has dealt with some nagging injuries ... Read More »

Indians Acquire Miller From Yankees


Deal with Milwaukee Brewers still pending for Jonathon Lucroy, as he has a no-trade clause to Cleveland. It's hard to believe that in the end he says no; he's been wanting to join a contender for quite some time, hitting 13 home runs this season, batting. Read More »

Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio


More than 100 athletes from what was originally a 387-strong team have been barred from competing in Rio by worldwide sports federations under sanctions which most Russian athletes consider unfair. "It is not my fate to perform in Rio!" The International Weightlifting Federation said the "integrity of the weightlifting sport has been seriously damaged on multiple times and levels by the Russians". Read More »

WR Hopkins no-show at Texans camp

It probably doesn't hurt the Texans could start fining him $40,000 a day for missing training camp. A big part of the Texans' future involves Hopkins, whose $7.915 million fifth-year team option was exercised to keep him under contract through the 2017 season. Read More »

Australia evacuates Rio Olympic lodging after small fire

No fire alarm was sounded, and staff were only alerted to the fire by the smell and sight of smoke. China has issued a safety warning to Chinese visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics, a week ahead of the opening ceremony, after a spate of thefts and armed robberies against Chinese athletes , officials, journalists and tourists. Read More »

#ENGvPAK: Cook's main weapon to miss 3rd Test against Pakistan

James Anderson marked his return to worldwide duty with three wickets as England beat Pakistan by a massive 330 runs to win the second Test at Old Trafford on Day 4 of the game on Monday (July 25). "The way Joe Root played in this test I think that is the way test match cricket should be played", he added. He had to have surgery on his left knee after injuring himself during the first Test against Sri Lanka in May. Read More »

Padres' Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

Between 2012 and 2013, he looked like a potential frontline starter, going 15-16 with a 2.87 ERA. However, they're struggling to make a deal, because they refuse to part with top pitching prospects RHP Lucas Giolito , Reynaldo Lopez and SS Trea Turner , according to ESPN's Jayson Stark . Read More »

Edmund leads Britain out of Murray's shadow

Now he had to dig deep as he faced 2-4, and did just that: Edmund won five of the remaining six points, 7-6 (5), and fell to the clay in disbelief. Britain took a 1-0 lead when Kyle Edmund beat Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in the opening singles. Read More »

Bowles says Fitzpatrick is Jets starter: 'It's his job'

The push was successful, and ultimately ended a almost five-month long negotiation battle between the two parties. Fitzpatrick wasn't allowed to go in the Jets' practice facilities during his contractless offseason, an awkward dilemma, considering Fitzpatrick lives just 10 minutes from New York's practice facility. Read More »

Allardyce: Rooney must wait for captaincy decision


The FA said Allardyce, who became favourite once Under-21 coach Gareth Southgate said he wasn't interested in the job and Arsene Wenger said he wanted to see out his contract at Arsenal, had been the unanimous choice of the three-man panel deployed to select the manager. Read More »

Duke Earns GCAA Team Academic Award


The UK men's golf team ranked in the top 10 percent nationally among other Division I golf programs after scoring a flawless 1.000. With a 3.344 GPA for the 2015-16 year, the men's golf team ranked second among all men's sports in the department. Read More »

Higuain closing on Juve move

The transfer will be the most expensive ever in Italy, and the second most expensive overall, behind only Gareth Bale's €100 million transfer to Real Madrid two years ago. Gianluca di Marzio , as well as Mediaset Premium and Sky Italia, all say the same thing - that Juventus will pay Napoli the full €90m release clause built into his contract. Read More »

IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples

The list includes 23 medalists, and brings to 98 the number of athletes who have failed tests so far in the reanalysis of stored samples from the games in Beijing and London. The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) released a report last week, suggesting that the Russian government sponsored doping in its athletes and helped to cover up the use of banned substances. Read More »