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Sport Bolt to run 100M, 4x100M
Author: 0 Bolt to run 100M, 4x100M

Last month, Bolt won his final race on home soil at the Racers Grand Prix in Jamaica's capital of Kingston, in 10.03 seconds. Sprint legend Usain Bolt yesterday laughed off suggestions he was running scared of Wayde van Niekerk , adding that the biggest disappointment of his looming retirement was not getting a chance to race against him.

Sport Mariners trade for Phelps
Author: 0 Mariners trade for Phelps

Hernandez and Miller could potentially become top-10 prospects for the Marlins, who may still deal more rentals, like AJ Ramos and Martin Prado among others. He is slated to be arbitration eligible in 2018. The deconstruction of the Miami Marlins' theoretical super bullpen has begun. On the surface, this may seem like an expensive package for the Seattle Mariners to give up, especially because some of the players look to have a really nice upside.

Sport Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers having serious contract talks
Author: 0 Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers having serious contract talks

In the 2016-17 season, Rose started 64 games, averaging 18 points and 4.4 assists per game. The Cavs already have four-time All-Star Kyrie Irving at point guard. He also missed the end of the season with a knee injury, and went AWOL in January, missing a game without warning. Can they soothe him with former MVP Derrick Rose? Over his career, he averaged 19 points and 6.5 assists.

Sport Foster named to Doak Walker watch list
Author: 0 Foster named to Doak Walker watch list

Scott was named last week to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, which is presented to the nation's player of the year. Lindsay is coming of his junior year when he rushed for 1,189 yards (not including the bowl game) and led the Pac-12 in rushing touchdowns with 16.

Sport Jordan Spieth gives himself nearly top marks after opening round
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth gives himself nearly top marks after opening round

Spieth hit just five fairways in the opening round at Royal Birkdale but cruised anyway, firing a bogey-free 5-under 65 to take an early two-shot lead when he entered the clubhouse. Open]", Koepka said. "Sometimes golf can get a bit boring but I see so many shots out here that are fun that it really gets me going". I'm saying it because a lot of the time some of the field is thrown out and you're actually playing a smaller field.

Author: 0 Atletico guarded over Costa bid

Costa , 28, has two years left on his contract at Stamford Bridge. Diego Simeone has identified Costa as a priority signing this summer following the recent signing of Vitolo, who was subsequently sent on-loan to Las Palmas until January.

Sport Chelsea Agree Fee For Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Chelsea Agree Fee For Alvaro Morata

But he did manage to win the Champions League, FA Cup and Europa League in four seasons at Stamford Bridge. "Thanks to all the Madridistas who supported me". "It has been quite a odd summer for me". Asked how close he was to joining United, he said: "I don't know". I have been giving everything in training to be ready for whatever happened.

Sport James Jones named as Suns' vice president of basketball operations
Author: 0 James Jones named as Suns' vice president of basketball operations

The Phoenix Suns announced this afternoon that they've hired Jones. McDonough, entering his fifth season as the team's general manager, has overseen the Suns assemble some of the game's brightest young stars with five first-round picks made in his tenure now on the roster.

Sport England contender Tom Westley's career in numbers
Author: 0 England contender Tom Westley's career in numbers

I've scored runs for the Lions and scored runs against the touring first-class teams - I've been in a good space for a number of years. "My first-class record has been very good". He hit 106 not out for England Lions against a full-strength South Africa bowling attack at Worcester last month. "But I can just take a lot of confidence from the fact I've scored those runs against some good bowlers and good attacks".

Sport Paul Pierce Retires As A Boston Celtic
Author: 0 Paul Pierce Retires As A Boston Celtic

While most contenders send a few players to Summer League and surround them with free agents, the Celtics gave run to an actual part of their team. "He's a great teammate, a hard worker and provides us some needed strength and toughness on the interior".

Sport LA Clippers re-sign All-Star forward Blake Griffin
Author: 0 LA Clippers re-sign All-Star forward Blake Griffin

Griffin said. "In the end, I realized this was a no-brainer for me". Griffin wanted to make it clear, however, that this isn't just "his team". The power forward said he wants to finish his career in a Clippers uniform. The Clippers are betting big on Griffin to take over as the face of their franchise. This is obviously huge news, as earlier projections slated Griffin's return for sometime in December.

Sport Major moment: Bulle to tee off Thursday in British Open
Author: 0 Major moment: Bulle to tee off Thursday in British Open

Scott has finished top-10 in 4 of the last 5 Open Championships, and if he can putt the ball well, his game is built to do well on this course. And it's nearly impossible to win in that circumstance at an Open Championship. The 37-year-old admits the British Open is a step up in competition from what he's used to, but he takes great confidence from his win at the national open.

Sport United give up Tottenham's Eric Dier chase
Author: 0 United give up Tottenham's Eric Dier chase

Dier impressed in a midfield role during the 2015-16 season before Spurs signed Victor Wanyama, with the 23-year-old alternating between midfield and defence due to the Kenya international's great form during the 2016-17 campaign, making 36 Premier League appearances.

Sport Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull
Author: 0 Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull

They have also signed Chelsea centre-back John Terry , Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone and Hull City full-back Ahmed Elmohamady . He will certainly be a very useful player due his versatility has he can play at both right-back and right-wing, so should get plenty of time on the pitch this season.

Sport Kevin Pietersen hasn't ruled out worldwide return with South Africa
Author: 0 Kevin Pietersen hasn't ruled out worldwide return with South Africa

His effort helped Surrey to 150-9, although he was unable to field after picking up a calf strain while batting. In reply, Essex were restricted to 140 for 7. "Hitting sixes is a by-product of the art of batting and I still love the art of batting". "I don't know, we'll see". "It was just nice to be batting, manipulating the field and keeping things ticking over".

Author: 0 Marcus Rashford hopes to fill void left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney

In contrast, the Citizens are yet to play 90 minutes since returning from holiday, but are marginal 6/4 (2.50 ) favourites to hit the ground running by coming out on top in Texas. "I'm here to score goals and to be sort of the focal point for the team". A lot of people have commented on Romelu over the years and he has taken a lot of criticism, ' Kompany told reporters ahead of Thursday's friendly between the two sides.

Author: 0 Arsenal Eye Celtic Striker as Replacement for Alexis Sanchez

OK Diario (via talksport) confirm that the Merengues were offered the Chilean global, who wants to play Champions League football, this summer. Sanchez only has one year left on his contract at the Gunners and hinted he had made his mind up to leave after stating his desire to play in the elite European competition.

Sport Chelsea agree fee with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Chelsea agree fee with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata

The move is still subject to Morata agreeing personal terms with the club and passing a medical. I am very happy, God willing, tomorrow I will be at Chelsea , a club that has always loved me. I asked the fans: 'Who would you like most as a centre-forward?' " Chelsea , it was obvious they were going to sign a striker after the situation with the manager and Diego [Costa ]".

Sport Three Wimbledon matches flagged and to be investigated for possible match-fixing
Author: 0 Three Wimbledon matches flagged and to be investigated for possible match-fixing

The anti-corruption body that covers all professional tennis around the world released a briefing report on Wednesday . There were 73 alerts during the same period past year. The report also states that the TIU received 53 other alerts between April and June - three of those from the men's ATP tour and one on the women's WTA tour.

Sport Barrett and Coles back, but Hurricanes won't underestimate Brumbies
Author: 0 Barrett and Coles back, but Hurricanes won't underestimate Brumbies

Flyhalf Barrett returns to Chris Boyd's side after missing the last match of the regular season against the Crusaders with a sinus infection. The high-scoring Hurricanes have been better than the Brumbies in nearly every department this season, and hammered them 56-21 in round nine, but that does not bother Larkham.

Author: 0 Kovind vs Meira: Counting of votes for presidential poll underway

In the last presidential election in 2012, Pranab Mukherjee had defeated PA Sangma and got over 69 per cent votes . Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra said, at around 11 a.m. Meanwhile, the value of a MPs vote remains the same at 708. If elected, Ram Nath Kovind will be the second Dalit President of India after KR Narayanan.

Sport Graeme Cremer Rues 'Tough' Reprieve for Lanka Star Dickwella
Author: 0 Graeme Cremer Rues 'Tough' Reprieve for Lanka Star Dickwella

Chasing 388 for a win, the hosts, who had lost their first one-day global series against Zimbabwe prior to the Test, had been reduced to 203 for five before Dickwella and Gunaratne combined in a stand of 121 to anchor the chase. We have shown that we can push big teams even away from home. Sri Lanka's previous best was against South Africa in 2006, when they achieved a 352-run target.

Sport Jon Lester dominant as Cubs hold off Braves 4-3
Author: 0 Jon Lester dominant as Cubs hold off Braves 4-3

The addition of first baseman Matt Adams midway through the year forced the hand of manager Brian Snitker, who opted to keep both the acquisition and Freeman on the field at the same time by frequently shifting the latter to third base. He started in the bullpen, but eventually moved to the rotation for five starts before going back to the 'pen. Right-hander Jason Hursh and infielder Jace Peterson were optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett.