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Sports Judge hits 30th HR to pass legend
Author: 0 Judge hits 30th HR to pass legend

The 2.01-meter outfielder hit his 30th home run of the season Friday night, breaking Joe DiMaggio's mark for most by a NY rookie. He had tied DiMaggio's 1936 total of 29 home runs in a 7-6 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. "I wish all 30 were game-winners, but it really doesn't mean nothing", Judge said. That has made Judge uncomfortable talking about himself, as he said baseball can humble players quickly and that is why scribbled on his notes for pregame is his batting average ...

Sports England look to 'positive' Root against South Africa
Author: 0 England look to 'positive' Root against South Africa

He and Elgar dug in and stifled England's bowlers for almost 20 overs, but with their partnership on 62 Ali wrapped the pads of Amla and he went for a brisk 29. Argue among yourselves whether Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali can truly be categorised as all-rounders - maybe the former does not bat well enough and the latter's bowling is too limited.

Author: 0 Why Romelu Lukaku is a must sign for Chelsea

In fact, Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo went "missing" for four days on an emergency mission to try and resolve the Conte crisis following the fall-out over Diego Costa . He's considered the other Chelsea contingency plan with Lukaku getting away. Although these are rumors and nothing is official yet, it is still very worrying for Chelsea that their top transfer target may be going to one of their direct rivals in Man United.

Sports Carlos Sainz 'unlikely' to remain at Toro Rosso in 2018
Author: 0 Carlos Sainz 'unlikely' to remain at Toro Rosso in 2018

Sainz appears to have no chance of moving up to Red Bull next year since the former champions have Australian Daniel Ricciardo and Dutch teenager Max Verstappen locked in. Christian labelled your comments as "disingenuous". I owe Toro Rosso and the people there everything I know in Formula One at the moment, but I have ambitions.

Sports ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs South Africa Live Cricket Score
Author: 0 ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs South Africa Live Cricket Score

India won the toss and chose to bowl against South Africa in their fifth match at the ICC Women's World Cup at Grace Road, here, today. Not only because of the good cricket they have been playing in the tournament, India will also take heart from their recent success against South Africa , whom they beat in the final of a Quadrangular series in May.

Sports Church calendar for Saturday, July 8
Author: 0 Church calendar for Saturday, July 8

Sunday with Bishop Larry Robertson Sr. delivering the message. The Rev. Calvin King of Poplar Hill and Frank Ingram and the Soul Seekers of Ayden will be guests. Dinner will be served. Salem Lutheran Church is at 1022 N. Main St.in Sandwich, across from Valley West Hospital. Prayer meetings will be at 4 p.m., Bible study will be at 5 p.m.

Sports Former LSU Players In NBA Summer League Action
Author: 0 Former LSU Players In NBA Summer League Action

MLB - Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. FS1 - The Ultimate Fighter 25, finale prelims, at Las Vegas, 7 p.m. Tickets for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2017 are on sale now. Adebayo, the 14th overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, finished the Orlando Summer League fifth in scoring (17.5 points per game), second in rebounding (8.3 rebounds per game) and tied for second in blocks (2.3 blocks per game).

Sports Cyrus Christie moves from Derby to Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Cyrus Christie moves from Derby to Middlesbrough

Christie had a mixed season at Derby previous year but finished the season on a high for Ireland as he started in the final World Cup qualifier against Austria in June, while also scoring in the internatioanal frirndly against Uruguay. The Riverside Stadium outfit were relegated from the Premier League last season and with the appointment of Garry Monk will hope to bounce straight back from the Championship at the first time of asking.

Sports Tschider earns WGCA academic honor at UND
Author: 0 Tschider earns WGCA academic honor at UND

The award is the fourth for Saroha, a senior, while Somboonsup, a freshman, earned the plaudit for the first time. A total of 38 Spartan women's golfers have been named WGCA Scholar All-Americans during Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll's tenure as head coach.

Sports Former Kings forward Rudy Gay agrees to 2-year deal with Spurs
Author: 0 Former Kings forward Rudy Gay agrees to 2-year deal with Spurs

Since the Spurs have reached the National Basketball Association playoffs each season for the past 20 years, the 30-year-old Gay will be more likely to have that chance. Gay is coming off of an Achilles injury that ended his 2016-17 season in the middle of January. Last season they were swept in the Western Conference Finals by the Warriors, and this offseason they want to narrow the gap between themselves and Golden State .

Author: 0 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky postponed until Saturday

Kyle Busch , who will start from pole for both the Xfinity and Cup races , will lead the field to the green flag with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones starting alongside. Most of Thursday's slate was wiped out due to persistent rain in the area, although the work of the Air Titans and other track-drying equipment dried the track swiftly enough for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to host its race , won by Christopher Bell.

Sports Bob Knight investigated for groping, touching women at '15 speech
Author: 0 Bob Knight investigated for groping, touching women at '15 speech

The weird decision to invite Bobby Knight to deliver a lecture at a US spy agency appears to have backfired in staggering fashion. According to the Post , the FBI investigated the case, but law enforcement chose to end the investigation without filing charges in 2016, but the allegations are disturbing.

Sports Chelsea will unveil Fernando Llorente as Diego Costa replacement very soon - bookies
Author: 0 Chelsea will unveil Fernando Llorente as Diego Costa replacement very soon - bookies

The 32-year-old was the subject of an enquiry back in the January transfer window, and it seems as though the Blues are still curious about the veteran target man's availability. If Michy Batshuayi chooses to remain with Chelsea next season, it will not be enough for them to play with a centre forward pair of him and Llorente since it will lack power and pace.

Sports Kentavious Caldwell-Pope now unrestricted as Pistons renounce rights
Author: 0 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope now unrestricted as Pistons renounce rights

After the Bradley deal, the Pistons are expected to be about $16.5 million below the hard cap , meaning they could not match any offers for Caldwell-Pope larger than that figure. The Lakers would be hoping that playing alongside a playmaker in Lonzo Ball could made Caldwell-Pope a more efficient player. Teams with projected cap space include Brooklyn (but only if the Otto Porter offer sheet is matched), Chicago, Indiana, LA Lakers, New York (but only if the Tim Hardaway Jr.

Sports Arsenal superstar issues incredible demands for new contract
Author: 0 Arsenal superstar issues incredible demands for new contract

It's said that Sanchez has not been able to resist the lure of working with Guardiola for a second time. According to The Independent's Jack Austin , the Gunners are "desperate" for Sanchez not to join a fellow Premier League side if he does move on this summer, but their £50 million valuation and the Chilean's £300,000 per week wage demands proved prohibitive to Bayern Munich .

Sports Bradley Lowery: Tributes flood in for Sunderland mascot
Author: 0 Bradley Lowery: Tributes flood in for Sunderland mascot

Bradley's family posted a message to Facebook this morning confirming that the youngster has passed away. His mum, Gemma Lowery, wrote on the Facebook page on Friday 7 July: "My fearless boy has went with the angels today 07/07/17 at 13:35, in mammy and daddy's arms surrounded by his family".

Sports Messi tax fraud sentence reduced to fine
Author: 0 Messi tax fraud sentence reduced to fine

The buy-out clause in Messi's new deal has reportedly been set at €265million, some fee despite the Argentine's advancing years and Bartomeu revealed the deal was "expected". Messi's contract extension consolidates the much-feared "MSN" striking trio which also includes Brazil's Neymar and Uruguay's Luis Suarez. "He's the best player I've ever seen on the pitch", said Ernesto Valverde, Barcelona's new coach, of Messi.

Sports Barcelona president confirms Verratti wants Barça move
Author: 0 Barcelona president confirms Verratti wants Barça move

Dani Ceballos remains a separate matter and will be pursued, but the report has offered four names that they believe will now become a priority for the club as Ernesto Valverde hopes to strengthen his squad ahead of his first season in charge.

Sports Celtics trading Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris
Author: 0 Celtics trading Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN .com, both the Lakers and Clippers were in the running to land Bradley before Detroit managed to pull off the deal. The 6-foot-9 forward started 80 and 79 games respectively. Bradley, who has spent all seven of his National Basketball Association seasons in Boston , is in the past year of his contract, at $8,808,898.

Sports Marc Gasol to the Celtics, joining Gordon Hayward?
Author: 0 Marc Gasol to the Celtics, joining Gordon Hayward?

The Boston Celtics were never likely to simply give away Jae Crowder , with his versatile skill set and incredibly valuable contract, no matter how much the Utah Jazz want his services in exchange for Gordon Hayward . Why the Grizzlies might be interested, Mannix writes, is because the Celtics have a plethora players and picks to offer Memphis as a "ready made rebuilding package".

Sports Diego Costa transfer bid expected from Atletico Madrid this week
Author: 0 Diego Costa transfer bid expected from Atletico Madrid this week

Arsenal have been making moves in the window this summer, their club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette completed his move from French side Lyon on Wednesday. Despite being banned by Federation Internationale de Football Association from registering new players until January 2018, Atletico want to agree a deal which will take the Spanish worldwide back to La Liga.

Sports Red Sox's Offense, Pitching Both Struggle In Back-To-Back Boston Losses
Author: 0 Red Sox's Offense, Pitching Both Struggle In Back-To-Back Boston Losses

Faria (4-0) gave up a run and four hits while walking four in six innings. The Red Sox have allowed 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. This injury came just hours after Major League Baseball announced that Bogaerts had finished second in the Final Vote for the All-Star game to Kansas City Royals third basemen Mike Moustakas .

Sports Kyle Schwarber's rejoining the Cubs, who still are stuck in second place
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber's rejoining the Cubs, who still are stuck in second place

He's been hitting .343 and had four home runs. Schwarber was able to find his form at the plate in Iowa, but now it remains to be seen if he can mimic those results with Chicago. He allowed three earned runs over six innings, while striking out three in a no-decision. The slugger smashed a pair of dingers on Friday night in the Cubs' 7-3 win over the Round Rock Express.

Sports Rudy Gay Signs Two-Year Deal With San Antonio Spurs
Author: 0 Rudy Gay Signs Two-Year Deal With San Antonio Spurs

The 12-year veteran is the championship contending Spurs, and will most likely allow Gregg Popovich to have a small ball lineup with Gay and Kawhi Leonard at the wing position. For the first time in his career, Gay will be coached by someone that has won an National Basketball Association championship . Look no further than Pau Gasol and David Lee, among countless others.

Author: 0 Tim Hardaway Jr. signs 4-year, $71 million offer sheet with Knicks

The 25-year-old guard averaged 14.5 points per game on 45.5 percent shooting last season. The Hawks have already traded center Dwight Howard and lost free agent power forward to the Nuggets in the offseason. Hardaway Jr.is now a restricted free agent, meaning his incumbent team will be able to match any contract offer he receives. He had struggled to find a niche in the Atlanta rotation during his first season with the team.

Sports Institutional Transaction Update on Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) Shares
Author: 0 Institutional Transaction Update on Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) Shares

It has underperformed by 7.35% the S&P500. Analysts expect Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) to report $0.34 EPS on August, 2.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 10.53% from last quarter's $0.38 EPS. (Nicholas Financial). It has a 13.45 P/E ratio. (TSE:6728) is 7. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock.

Sports Tomic's Wimbledon words draw $15K fine, racket sponsor loss
Author: 0 Tomic's Wimbledon words draw $15K fine, racket sponsor loss

In a post-match press conference, the 24 year old admitted to faking injury "to break momentum", and declared he's bored of the sport. 'Therefore, we have chose to discontinue our collaboration with Bernard Tomic '. It left Tomic to stew in the cauldron a while, pilloried by such tennis dignitaries as Pat Cash, the commentator who, in a previous life, demoralized Ivan Lendl by winning the 1987 Wimbledon with his artful volleys, and lost two savage Australian Open finals against Swedes, ...

Sports Memphis Grizzlies to Retire Zach Randolph's No. 50 Jersey
Author: 0 Memphis Grizzlies to Retire Zach Randolph's No. 50 Jersey

Thank you for your leadership and service. "Every Memphian felt it and all of us believe it", an open letter from general manager Chris Wallace and team president Jason Weller read. Carter has spent the last three seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies, averaging 6.9 points in 199 games with them. He also played (73) and started (15) more games than he did in the previous two Memphis seasons.

Sports Clippers to Trade Chris Paul
Author: 0 Clippers to Trade Chris Paul

There is also some discussion that the Rockets are also working on trying to acquire Paul George from the Pacers. In return, the Rockets would send Patrick Beverley , Sam Dekker , Lou Williams , and a 2018 first-round pick to the Clippers .

Author: 0 Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Federer beats Lajovic in straight sets!

It was nearly time for Pavlasek to check out of Wimbledon Village as the former world number one broke the Czech's serve by producing a trademark crosscourt backhand, leaving the Czech stranded at the net, breaking to lead 1-0. Pavlasek was serving to stay in the match but he was unable to do so as he committed an untimely double fault to hand Djokovic his first match point.

Sports Sansa Is Probably Going to Die on Game of Thrones
Author: 0 Sansa Is Probably Going to Die on Game of Thrones

Turner, now 21, was cast in Game of Thrones when she was 13. The actress was speaking as she posed for a glossy cover shoot on behalf of Marie Claire . It's such an invasion of privacy. "I very much isolated myself for a while and forgot what was fun; going out with friends, going out to eat, not really having a care".

Sports Kyle Edmund will learn from Wimbledon loss
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund will learn from Wimbledon loss

Typically, he admitted afterwards that he had lacked maturity out there, but emphasised that this was a "great match to learn from him". "You watch so many matches on Centre Court, but it's one thing saying you're going to be on Centre and another actually experiencing it", said Edmund.

Sports Justin Turner, Mike Moustakas win final fan All-Star vote
Author: 0 Justin Turner, Mike Moustakas win final fan All-Star vote

Meanwhile, Turner defeated Justin Bour of the host Marlins ( despite a Ric Flair endorsement ), Kris Bryant of the Cubs, Anthony Rendon of the Nationals and Mark Reynolds of the Rockies. Turner will be joining four other teammates: Cody Bellinger , Corey Seager , Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen . This is the first All-Star appearance for the 32-year-old Turner.

Sports Clippers, European star Milos Teodosic agree to deal
Author: 0 Clippers, European star Milos Teodosic agree to deal

The deal includes a player option for the second year, league sources said. The Clippers also have an offensive-defensive 1-2 punch at shooting guard with Lou Williams and Austin Rivers , who can both shift to point guard. Serbia's Milos Teodosic , left, played well against Paul George and Team USA during the Rio Olympics. Teodosic has been with Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow since 2011.

Sports Tearful Kittel wins sixth stage
Author: 0 Tearful Kittel wins sixth stage

Sagan was kicked out of the Tour on Tuesday after elbowing Briton Cavendish off balance at the end of the fourth stage. The finale is flat and the run to the finish line is long and straight, so the sprinters' teams should have no problems getting themselves organized.