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Sport Pau Gasol returns to San Antonio Spurs
Author: 0 Pau Gasol returns to San Antonio Spurs

As it turned out, the Spurs, who lost out in their bid to land free-agent guard Chris Paul, didn't need the cap space. The six-time All-Star has career averages of 17.9 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 1,119 games with the Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies.

Sport Yoenis Cespedes hopes to finish career with return to Athletics
Author: 0 Yoenis Cespedes hopes to finish career with return to Athletics

Then the Tigers traded him to the Mets at the trade deadline in 2015. Cespedes hit well over two and a half seasons with the A's, compiling a cumulative.262/.318/.470 batting line from 2012 to 2014 and enjoying two postseason runs with the club before he was traded for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes in 2014.

Sport Wizards, Wall agree to $170M extension
Author: 0 Wizards, Wall agree to $170M extension

It's hard to argue that getting a deal done with Wall wasn't the most important of the bunch, though, as the four-time All-Star certainly would have been a hot commodity on the free agent market down the line. In his seven National Basketball Association seasons since, Wall has blossomed into one of the NBA's best players with career averages of 18.8 points, 9.2 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game.

Sport Defending champion Henrik Stenson is burglarized during British Open
Author: 0 Defending champion Henrik Stenson is burglarized during British Open

Stenson issued a statement Friday afternoon that thieves had stolen some valuable personal items as well as all his clothes while the Swede was on the course. "If you see people Bossed up in this way", Stenson said, jokingly, "feel free to ask what they were doing between 12 and 4 (p.m.) yesterday". Fortunately for Stenson and the tournament, the Claret Jug that he took home previous year at Royal Troon had been handed back over earlier in the week, so all's well on that front.

Sport Tour de France: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19, Froome retains lead
Author: 0 Tour de France: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19, Froome retains lead

Finishing at the front of the peloton, more than 12 minutes back from race victor Boasson Hagen , Froome could hardly have been in a more comfortable position. Stage 18 marked the final day in the mountains and the last realistic opportunity for Romain Bardet to close the gap on Froome. But among that leading nine, everyone but Arndt and Boasson Hagen then went left around the roundabout, essentially eliminating themselves from the running.

Sport Kuchar leads day two at British Open golf
Author: 0 Kuchar leads day two at British Open golf

McIlroy stoked the fire on Friday morning, with three birdies in his first six holes. After making the turn in 39, the four-time major victor made his first birdie on the 11th and then added three more over his last four holes, including 17 and 18, the last one coming off a 20-foot putt.

Sport Dez Bryant Calls Ezekiel Elliott's Off-Field Issues Maturity 'Steppingstone'
Author: 0 Dez Bryant Calls Ezekiel Elliott's Off-Field Issues Maturity 'Steppingstone'

The Broncos cut Hillman in September. The Cowboys' season opens September 10 at home against the Giants on NBC's prime-time game. The load of the frontline back would certainly be filled by Darren McFadden or Alfred Morris , but there would be snaps available for a third back at that point based on how the Cowboys run their offense.

Sport Seattle Mariners acquire LHP Marco Gonzales from St. Louis Cardinals
Author: 0 Seattle Mariners acquire LHP Marco Gonzales from St. Louis Cardinals

To get over that obstacle, the Mariners traded Tyler O'Neill to the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday for Marco Gonzales in a deal that would benefit both teams in the future. The Cardinals optioned right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala to Memphis, and optioned outfielder Magneuris Sierra to Double-A Springfield. O'Neil, taken by the Mariners in the third-round of the 2013 draft, rose to be the club's No.

Sport OJ Simpson Granted October Release from Nevada Prison
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Granted October Release from Nevada Prison

The trial began in January 1995 and extended up to 11 months, where Simpson was accused of having physically abused and murdered his ex-wife, Nicole. The story also earned the front page treatment from newspapers around the country-some were crass, others more measured.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth and two other top Americans lead British Open

With a few more shots like that, the 23 year old could be on his way to yet another major win. "Conditions were really hard today, almost the opposite wind of what we had yesterday", he said of the south-easterly that greeted the players when they arrived at the course in the morning.

Sport Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival

Or what the f*** are you doing?' . Fitzgerald said after his man had made such a mess of his first round that it seemed inevitable he would be jetting back to Northern Ireland before the weekend began. "But because of the way I started, I actually feel really positive". It took a stiff pep talk by caddie JP Fitzgerald, delivered in forthright industrial language, to rescue an experience turning rapidly cataclysmic.

Sport Kyrie Irving doesn't want to play with LeBron James anymore?
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving doesn't want to play with LeBron James anymore?

He played 64 games, starting all of them. In addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers , Derrick Rose also recently spoke with the LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks about a potential landing spot earlier this week. He played in 64 games for Chicago in 2015-16 and 64 for NY last season, all of them as a starter. Rose averaged 18 points per game - his highest scoring output since the year after his MVP season - adding 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game.

Sport Virgil Van Dijk Trains Alone as Exit Rumours Swirl
Author: 0 Virgil Van Dijk Trains Alone as Exit Rumours Swirl

Liverpool might be having a torrid time in their pursuit of Virgil van Dijk but it should be noted that there are encouraging signs from within the club. Mary's at least for another year, but would not want to keep an unhappy player at the club against his will. Stewart completed a move to the Reds in the summer of 2014 in a free transfer from Premier League rivals Tottenham.

Author: 0 Morata hails Chelsea as 'best club', Conte 'best coach'

Just a few days ago, Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho extolled the virtues of Morata, and publicly opened up about how and why United's pursuit of the forward never came to fruition . "I'm not disappointed about anything, I've won four titles here [with Real Madrid], but now I only think of putting on the Chelsea shirt". "For sure this transfer market is insane", Conte said.

Sport NFL Suspends Adam
Author: 0 NFL Suspends Adam "Pacman" Jones For Violating Personal Conduct Policy

Jones pleaded guilty to obstructing official business, after a January incident in which he spat on a jailhouse nurse (which sounds like a euphemism but isn't in this case). Jones met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in NY last week and, according to profootballtalk.com, the league's letter to Jones upbraided him for his actions before and after the arrest.

Sport Rangers shopping Yu Darvish in trade talks
Author: 0 Rangers shopping Yu Darvish in trade talks

The report comes on the heels of a report from Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan that the Rangers are starting to gauge interest in Darvish on the trade market. The most valuable rental player on the Major League Baseball trade market will be Yu Darvish if he becomes available. The price for Darvish will be less than Gray, given that Darvish is set to be a free agent at the end of the season.

Sport Kurt Zouma joins Stoke City on loan after signing new Chelsea deal
Author: 0 Kurt Zouma joins Stoke City on loan after signing new Chelsea deal

The 22-year-old has struggled with injuries in recent seasons but is now fully fit and eager to enjoy a long campaign in the English Premier League. Mark Hughes , the Stoke manager, said: "Kurt is undoubtedly one of..." A serious injury in February 2016 ruled him out of competitive action for a lengthy period, but he was gradually reintroduced to the side and returned early this year.

Sport OJ Simpson to go free in October
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to go free in October

He chuckled as parole board chairwoman Connie Bisbee began the hearing by mistakenly giving his age at 90 before quickly correcting herself. Dr. Brown said based on his body language, Simpson is animated, but lacks impulse control. "She really spoke from her heart". "He is a good man". Speaking outside the correctional facility in Carson City, Nevada, Rivera said it was "almost preordained" for Simpson to receive parole under the law.

Sport OJ Simpson: 'I've basically spent a conflict-free life'
Author: 0 OJ Simpson: 'I've basically spent a conflict-free life'

Former NFL running back O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday after serving nine years of a 33-year prison sentence stemming from convictions of kidnapping , armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon during an incident in Las Vegas back in 2007.

Sport Matt Kuchar's 29 on front nine of British Open matches 1991 mark
Author: 0 Matt Kuchar's 29 on front nine of British Open matches 1991 mark

He also shot a 65 in the opening round. Koepka shot a 4-under 32 on the back nine at Birkdale, picking up consecutive birdies on holes 11, 12 and 13. He has missed the cut in his last six tournaments, and is now ranked No. 520 in the world. Half the field is now out on the course at the British Open , where the umbrellas have been put away - at least for now.

Sport PSG using same transfer tactics as Barcelona did to Real Madrid
Author: 0 PSG using same transfer tactics as Barcelona did to Real Madrid

The Instagram picture, even accompanied by a matching emoji, shows the 25-year-old Brazilian superstar stretched out on the pitch with his chin resting on his left hand. On Thursday evening, Catalunya Radio reported that the chances of Neymar joining PSG were "95 per cent". According to the Daily Mail , PSG are "growing confident" of wrapping up a deal for Neymar worth an astonishing £196 million.

Sport The Open Championship 2017: Weather forecast from Royal Birkdale
Author: 0 The Open Championship 2017: Weather forecast from Royal Birkdale

Paul Casey - one off the lead overnight - quickly lost ground on his 40th birthday, giving up shots on the second and third. The biggest question after a long day on the links was what was in store for Friday, when high wind and occasional showers were in the forecast.

Sport Khloe Kardashian targeted by trolls as OJ Simpson gets parole
Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian targeted by trolls as OJ Simpson gets parole

Robert - who passed away in 2003 following a battle with oesophageal cancer - worked as part of his defence team in his infamous 1994 murder trial for the deaths of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman . Simpson's daughter, once again. However, despite one episode of " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " dealing with this issue and finding her to Robert Sr.'s daughter, the myth persists.

Sport Scotland defender Andrew Robertson completes move to Liverpool
Author: 0 Scotland defender Andrew Robertson completes move to Liverpool

Robertson underwent his medical at the club's academy base at Melwood before putting pen to paper on terms, per Williams. Liverpool , meanwhile, opted to use James Milner in that unfamiliar role for much of the campaign, with doubts over the suitability of Alberto Moreno as a regular starter.