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John Harbaugh Says Ravens Are Interested in Signing Colin Kaepernick John Harbaugh Says Ravens Are Interested in Signing Colin Kaepernick
- July 28, 2017

Senior Offensive Assistant Greg Roman on the Ravens has coached Kaepernick in the past and of course head coach John Harbaugh can get whatever info on Colin from his brother Jim. The Ravens have ties with Kaepernick , who played in San Francisco under Jim Harbaugh . The Ravens are hoping that Flacco will be fine and will return to training camp after resting his back. (more...)
Western Sex Trafficking Ring Busted for Pimping Teen Girls Western Sex Trafficking Ring Busted for Pimping Teen Girls
- July 28, 2017

Quinton Brown, Gerald Lavell Turner, and Mia McNeil are accused of operating a sex ring that involved minors, and spanned California, Nevada, and Texas. The investigation involved multiple parties from the Tulare County Sheriff's Department, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Los Angeles Human Trafficking Task Force and the California Department of Justice. (more...)
OJ Simpson not allowed at USC practices and games, Clay Helton says OJ Simpson not allowed at USC practices and games, Clay Helton says
- July 28, 2017

And while the university has made the decision not to have him at future events, the school is still celebrating what Simpson accomplished as a Trojan. The reason is that the Hall of Fame only recognizes what an athlete accomplishes on the field and not what happens in their lives off the field. Simpson was found liable for the killings in a 1997 civil case, for which he still owes some $33.5 million. (more...)
Concern After Carl Frampton Misses Weight Ahead Of Homecoming Concern After Carl Frampton Misses Weight Ahead Of Homecoming
- July 28, 2017

That was partly my fault, partly his but we'll come again and Saturday night is the next chapter of his career and I'm excited about it because we can see the finish line. "The noise, the atmosphere in the arena inspires me and the Chris Avalos fight (February 2015), the last time I fought in Belfast, I think that was my best performance even though some people say that was my first fight against Santa Cruz". (more...)
Inter boss Spalletti reveals desire to keep Man Utd target Inter boss Spalletti reveals desire to keep Man Utd target
- July 28, 2017

By now, we know that the former Borussia Dortmund star has already agreed personal terms with the Red Devils. There was no follow-up and so, for me, the topic is over. Inter have had a relatively quiet transfer window while city rivals AC Milan have spent close to €190million on a complete overhaul of their playing squad. (more...)
Newcastle United no longer in for Andreas Samaris Newcastle United no longer in for Andreas Samaris
- July 28, 2017

The 21-year-old arrived on Tyneside on Wednesday to undergo a medical and complete the formalities of a season-long loan move, after which the Magpies have an obligation to buy. There is no doubt regarding that Mikel Merino sees himself as a midfielder, although he has the physical attributes to be a centerback (he is 6 ft 3 inches). (more...)
Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona
- July 28, 2017

There is a buzz, PSG is ready to give 22 million euros of his out-of-claw to take Neymar from Camp Nou. And they are exploring alternatives to sign the 18-year-old phenom before he makes his way to Santiago Bernabeu. "The news is that Neymar was very happy, [he was] speaking with some friends from Manchester", Valverde said to the reporters in the post-match press conference. (more...)
Nick Philippoussis to appear in court over child molestation charges Nick Philippoussis to appear in court over child molestation charges
- July 28, 2017

At one point he peered through a small opening on the secure, partitioned defendants' box in the court, saw his son at the back of the public gallery, and smiled and waved. Deputy district attorney Garret Wong described what Philippoussis Snr allegedly did to the girls as "a parents' worst nightmare". Philippoussis was arrested at his Mira Mesa home earlier this week. (more...)
Porsche officially ditches Le Mans for Formula E Porsche officially ditches Le Mans for Formula E
- July 28, 2017

That doesn't mean Porsche is abandoning its traditional racing efforts completely. "Entering Formula E and achieving success in this category are the logical outcomes of our Mission E road auto programme", says Michael Steiner , Member of the Executive Board for R&D at Porsche . (more...)
David Price possible to skip start due to recurrence of elbow ailment David Price possible to skip start due to recurrence of elbow ailment
- July 28, 2017

Since the Red Sox were off Thursday, all three pitchers will throw on regular rest. Porcello owns a 4.52 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, and 20.7 strikeout percentage across 133 1/3 innings this season while going 4-13 in 21 starts. Many times, injuries in this area are a precursor to a torn ulnar-collateral ligament, which generally needs Tommy John surgery. Apparently, Price took issue with Eckersley saying "yuck" when Rodriguez's bad minor league pitching line was displayed on the NESN telecast June 29. (more...)
Google briefly identifies Tom Brady as owner of Jets Google briefly identifies Tom Brady as owner of Jets
- July 28, 2017

He won both games against NY past year. Instead, Google said it was New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. And they may be the biggest group of people who could use a laugh at this point. Barring an unforeseen turn of fortune for the Jets this year, at least when the two teams line up head-to-head, Brady's case for ownership is a strong one. (more...)
Antonio Conte gives valid reasoning behind Tottenham's lack of spending Antonio Conte gives valid reasoning behind Tottenham's lack of spending
- July 28, 2017

By contrast, Chelsea have secured three £30million-plus signings in defender Antonio Rudiger, central midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and striker Alvaro Morata. More than £850m has been spent by Premier League sides so far in the summer transfer window, which closes on 31 August, with accountancy firm Deloitte predicting top-flight clubs will surpass the record £1.165bn they spent last summer. (more...)
Rays acquire LHP Dan Jennings for prospect Rays acquire LHP Dan Jennings for prospect
- July 28, 2017

This season in Triple-A Durham of the International League, he's hitting.227 with nine homers and 44 RBIs and has a.259 overall average since starting in the Rays' system back in 2014. The Rays placed left-handed batter Colby Rasmus on the restricted list on July 13, and that saved Tampa Bay about $2 million. Duda is hitting just.246 in 291 plate appearances this season but owns a.368 wOBA and has slugged 17 home runs. (more...)
White Sox deal Anthony Swarzak to Brewers White Sox deal Anthony Swarzak to Brewers
- July 28, 2017

Anthony Swarzak #34 of the Chicago White Sox reacts after getting the final out against the Chicago Cubs on July 24, 2017 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago picked him up on a relatively cheap minor-league deal back in January, but he's gone on to post his best season in years-with a career-best strikeout rate of 9.68 per nine innings and a sub-2.50 ERA and FIP. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell didn't report for Steelers training camp Le'Veon Bell didn't report for Steelers training camp
- July 28, 2017

Brown tweeted his desire for the running back to be in camp. Financial terms of the deal, reached just as the team was reporting to training camp at Saint Vincent College on Thursday, were not disclosed. Villanueva, 28, was scheduled to make $615,000 under his exclusive rights tender but now has a new four-year contract that is reportedly worth $24 million. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona: Liverpool star willing to slash wages
- July 28, 2017

It's added that negotiations are moving forward as the Catalan giants switch their focus from Marco Verratti to the Liverpool ace as their marquee signing this summer. On the global front the 29-year-old has scored 13 goals in 83 appearances. The FC crew discuss how losing Philippe Coutinho would affect Liverpool and where he could potentially fit in at Barcelona . (more...)
Arsene Wenger wants Ross Barkley if Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain leaves
- July 28, 2017

Asked on Wednesday if it was certain the 23-year-old would go, Koeman replied: "Yes, 100 per cent". Arsenal could move for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley , if Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is sold this summer. The England worldwide faces an uncertain future given that he does not feature in Arsenal's starting XI more often than not when all of their players are available. (more...)
Angel Maria Villar Resigns from UEFA Vice Presidency Amid Corruption Allegations Angel Maria Villar Resigns from UEFA Vice Presidency Amid Corruption Allegations
- July 28, 2017

Villar Llona, who has now relinquished his roles as senior vice president at Federation Internationale de Football Association and vice president of UEFA, has denied all the allegations. Spain's government suspended Villar from the national federation presidency for one year on Tuesday. "In view of the ongoing court proceedings in Spain, we have no further comments to make on this matter ", the statement continued. (more...)
Ravens sign a quarterback that's not named Colin Kaepernick Ravens sign a quarterback that's not named Colin Kaepernick
- July 28, 2017

Kaepernick drew significant attention for not standing for the traditional playing of the "Star-Spangled Banner" before games. Now, it is possible that Kaepernick could be in play for Baltimore down the road. With Joe Flacco nursing a minor injury, Baltimore did in fact sign a QB late on Thursday, but there's a 99 percent chance you've never heard of him. (more...)
News: Woodley didn't want to wait, always interested in Maia fight | UFC News: Woodley didn't want to wait, always interested in Maia fight | UFC
- July 28, 2017

Justino and White both appear eager to move past it all - and as for Rousey, her career appears to be over. Before Jones' long-awaited return, however, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley will look to silence the haters once again and continue his title run. (more...)
Weird triple play is first since Twins did it 11 years ago Weird triple play is first since Twins did it 11 years ago
- July 27, 2017

First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.at Yankee Stadium . Frazier was not credited with an R.B.I., but with Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery holding the Reds hitless through five innings, it seemed for a time that his at-bat, although a glaring missed opportunity, might account for the winning run in the game. (more...)
Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss National Basketball Association season Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss National Basketball Association season
- July 27, 2017

Brandon Knight in play for the Suns . The Phoenix Suns have formally announced that point guard Brandon Knight has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. His first two seasons in Phoenix both ended prematurely due to health. Knight signed a five-year, $70 million contract with the Suns in 2015. (more...)
Monaco deny reports of €180m Kylian Mbappe transfer to Real Madrid
- July 26, 2017

Mbappe enjoyed an impressive season with Monaco , and he will become the most expensive transfer in football history when the deal is completed. Real are widely reported to be among the favourites to win the race to sign the 18-year-old. Benzema, 29, continued to play a prominent role at the Bernabeu last season. They beat their own record a year later to sign the now Los Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane for £46m from Juventus . (more...)
Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool 'is totally dependent on Southampton u-turn' Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool 'is totally dependent on Southampton u-turn'
- July 25, 2017

However, the situation recently developed when Van Dijk informed the powers that be his desire to leave, which led to Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino ordering him to train alone as well as not being part of their pre-season squad which has visited France. (more...)
Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth
- July 24, 2017

South Carolina-born Dustin Johnson is the No. 1 player in the world rankings and Rickie Fowler possesses a rare popularity, but Spieth feels like the soul of American golf. The South African took advantage of benign conditions that were a world away from the rain and wind which rendered shot-making nearly impossible on Friday. (more...)
Draymond Green Calls Out Conor McGregor on Instagram, McGregor Fires Back Draymond Green Calls Out Conor McGregor on Instagram, McGregor Fires Back
- July 24, 2017

The Warriors are just having fun, but it wouldn't be an interesting off-season if we didn't talk about Draymond Green . "We rocking with Floyd bro not you... This is no game here kid". He at that point told Green, "I spill takes off the floor". Watson was alleged to have been texting Mayweather's ex-girlfriend in 2010, a detail that emerged in some reports during Mayweather's domestic violence case in 2013. (more...)
Texas ex Jordan Spieth conquers The Open
- July 24, 2017

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Spieth was awarded the famous Claret Jug in a ceremony on the 18th green before setting off on an impromptu tour of the fans lining the hole, shaking hands with marshals and spectators leaning over the ropes. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte admits he considered his options after first year Chelsea boss Conte admits he considered his options after first year
- July 24, 2017

It wasn't easy for me because sometimes when you win you think that everything is easy but it wasn't to win and to have this type of season. "More from necessity, not because I wanted to change". I am very happy for this. "In Singapore, Rudiger and Morata will arrive, maybe someone else ", said Conte to the Daily Mail . Conte admits he would have been happy for the defender to stay at the club but accepted his desire was to play regular first-team football. (more...)
Knicks Debating Trade of Carmelo Anthony, Picks to Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving Knicks Debating Trade of Carmelo Anthony, Picks to Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving
- July 24, 2017

It's a possibility that Irving switches conferences, though, as ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported . While speaking with Sports Illustrated , Irving said the Cavaliers are in "a peculiar place". The Cavaliers made it to three straight NBA Finals and won a championship since James' return. Irving and Butler are close , but the Cavs went the other way with that information - trying to line up a trade for Butler. (more...)