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Sports NewsAlert: Chris Froome wins Tour de France
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Chris Froome wins Tour de France

With his third victory in the race now, Froome starts creeping into that territory. "I'm happy with my performance and the team is too". Ten days after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, Froome - a Kenyan-born British rider who often trains on the French Riviera - reminded everyone what the Tour stands for.

Sports White Sox suspend Sale over reported kit fit
Author: 0 White Sox suspend Sale over reported kit fit

As the game started, the White Sox issued a statement saying Sale would not start the game and had been sent home due to "a clubhouse incident". The White Sox , wearing white 1983 throwback uniforms instead of the planned 1976 navy jerseys that Sale objected to, took the lead with two unearned runs of their own in the second off Tigers starter Matt Boyd thanks to third baseman Castellanos' fielding error.

Sports IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia
Author: 0 IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia

The IOC on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban. "As far as the criteria announced for the Russian team on the eve of the Olympic Games they are of course very tough", Mutko said. Ex-ASADA chief Ings joined the widespread incredulity at the IOC's decision, described by US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief Travis Tygart as a failure to demonstrate "decisive leadership".

Author: 0 Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

NASCAR's most popular driver has been battling balance issues and nausea since a July 2 crash at Daytona. After another medical evaluation Tuesday in Pittsburgh, doctors told Earnhardt to take more time off. Hendrick said he and Gordon hadn't had a discussion about being a substitute driver until this scenario. But the most important focus, according to Hendrick, is that Earnhardt continues to improve so he can stay with the team upon his return.

Sports Leicester anxious about losing Mahrez to Arsenal?
Author: 0 Leicester anxious about losing Mahrez to Arsenal?

A price tag hinted at by Claudio Ranieri, when he argued that Raheem Sterling's transfer from Liverpool to Manchester City was the benchmark from which Leicester would begin to negotiate the sale of Mahrez. Neither does the words of the Leicester captain Wes Morgan who himself committed his future to the club this week and urged Mahrez and others to do the same.

Author: 0 7 people tested positive with Zika Virus in San Francisco

The species of mosquito most commonly associated with Zika's spread hasn't been found in the tri-state, but a similar species lives here. . In addition to mosquitoes, the Zika virus can be transmitted through sex. The Health Department said it's working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the case. The connection between Zika and microcephaly first came to light last fall in Brazil, which has now confirmed more than 1,600 cases of microcephaly that it considers ...

Author: 0 Stenson, Mickelson forever linked after epic Open duel

Stenson rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt at the par-3 14th hole on Sunday to push his score to 17 under for the tournament. Stenson finished 20 under to beat Tiger Woods' record of 19-under at a British Open, set in 2000 at St. "I'm happy with the way I played, but even more disappointed that it wasn't enough because you look back and say, what do I need to do?" "Those guys are playing a different golf course than everyone else", Holmes said.

Author: 0 NFL to review domestic violence allegations against Elliott

The 20-year-old woman also says Elliott struck her several times in the past week, which he also has denied . Elliott also refuted that the pair lived together, but admitted to paying the woman's rent and co-signing for her vehicle. Friday. During the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys made a big splash. The police spoke with four witnesses on the scene, but none - including one who was in the auto - said they saw any type of assault.

Sports MTV's Teen Wolf Gets Final Season
Author: 0 MTV's Teen Wolf Gets Final Season

Fox feature film remake made the announcement on July 21, Thursday, at the San Diego Comic-Con. During the panel, show creator Jeff Davis said that they were looking forward to giving fans "one last, thrilling adventure". "Scott, in the entirety of 'Teen Wolf , ' has never not been in love with a girl or single". However he added: 'I'm going to cry my eyes out at the end.

Sports Kohli hits maiden Test double century as India pile up runs
Author: 0 Kohli hits maiden Test double century as India pile up runs

Kohli became the first Indian captain to score a double century overseas when he clipped off-spinner Roston Chase for a single in the last over before the interval. Sent in as night watchman, Ashwin responded with a half-century. After tea, Kohli kept his sublime form going as he along with Ajinkya Rahane (22) helped the visitors cross the 200-run mark easily.

Sports NFL suspends Colts defensive lineman Jones for 4 games
Author: 0 NFL suspends Colts defensive lineman Jones for 4 games

He signed a five-year, $30 million contract with the Colts during the 2014 offseason, and only played in nine games that season. Jones hasn't appeared in a regular season game for the Colts since 2014. Two weeks after UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones tested positive for a pair of banned substances and was removed from UFC 200 , Jones' older brother has been benched for a doping violation.

Sports Carson Wentz expected to be inactive on game day
Author: 0 Carson Wentz expected to be inactive on game day

In the second, they go for about a quarter or a half depending on what coaches want, and in the third, you can expect to see the starters for a half or maybe for three quarters. He'll be the first quarterback to play a season on the franchise tag since Drew Brees with the San Diego Chargers in 2005. They'll probably even beat the Chicago Bears in game two.

Sports Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot
Author: 0 Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

Concerns about the spread of the Zika virus, along with security , are among the major concerns for the country as it prepares to welcome hundreds of thousands of people for the Olympics. Meant to add glamour to the Games, the International Olympic Committee's 2009 decision to restore golf instead brought more controversy to a host city that is already fighting economic problems, Zika, polluted waters, and corruption accusations.

Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus recalls British Open duel with Tom Watson 39 years ago

Mickelson, a five-time major champion who won the 2013 Open, stayed mostly shot for shot with Stenson until the end, his bogey-free 65 not enough. That was seven shots behind halfway leader Phil Mickelson, who was due out at 3:20pm alongside nearest challenger Henrik Stenson, who finished runner-up to the five-time major victor at Muirfield in 2013.

Sports Facebook will live-stream the US basketball exhibition games
Author: 0 Facebook will live-stream the US basketball exhibition games

Basketball fanatics can catch the NBA TV live streaming on Facebook for the first time in history hoping to capture the viewers other than cable-based. While some may view this round of streaming exhibition games as a trial for future, regular season games, the league would not discuss future plans for streaming on the platform.

Sports Russian Federation loses appeal against track and field Olympics ban
Author: 0 Russian Federation loses appeal against track and field Olympics ban

Following a scathing report outlining widespread Russian cheating and corruption, Bolt and the rest of the world await the IOC's decision on the rest of the Russian athletes. The IAAF's anti-doping department had rejected personal applications from all Russian athletes for participation in worldwide competitions, including the Rio Olympics, except for long jumper Darya Klishina, who lives in the United States.

Author: 0 Phil Mickelson's bogey-free 65 not enough to beat Stenson

His overall aggregate of 264 is also the lowest ever at an Open, and indeed the lowest ever at any major championship, beating David Toms's 265 at the 2001 US PGA Championship. Mickelson set the tone by birdieing the first hole to reclaim the lead as his playing partner made bogey. -He would now have six major title, becoming the 14th player to win six or more majors.

Sports Kansas City, Kansas police officers reeling after killing of captain
Author: 0 Kansas City, Kansas police officers reeling after killing of captain

Lee Tafanelli. "The Kansas National Guard stands ready and willing to assist Captain Melton's family and the Kansas City Kansas Police Department during what is unquestionably a very hard time". Melton is the second Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department officer killed in the line of duty this year. Wagle cast blame on the president in spite of reports that Melton's death was not the result of a targeted or "planned ambush on police", according to Kansas City, Kan.

Sports Former Porto boss Julen Lopetegui appointed Spain head coach
Author: 0 Former Porto boss Julen Lopetegui appointed Spain head coach

He offered to resign after Spain's exit at the group stage of the 2014 World Cup, but was convinced to stay. This latest development was confirmed on the Spanish Federation's official website , as they explained that he will be officially presented later on Thursday.

Sports Lesnar tests positive after UFC 200 win
Author: 0 Lesnar tests positive after UFC 200 win

UFC heavyweight fighter Brock Lesnar is facing a two-year ban from the sport after he failed a second doping test in the wake of his UFC 200 victory over Mark Hunt . BROCK Lesnar has some serious explaining to do . As the disciplinary process is now complete, the USADA has confirmed that the substance Mendes tested positive for is GHRP-6.

Author: 0 'Unique' case of Zika in Utah stumps public health officials

However, the caregiver is not believed to have traveled to an area with Zika or to have had sex with someone who had the virus. Zika, which is primarily spread by Aedes mosquitoes, has swept through much of the Americas since cases first emerged in Brazil a year ago.

Author: 0 Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

WADA said the McLaren probe uncovered proof "beyond reasonable doubt" and recommended the International Olympic Committee bar all Russian athletes as well as officials from taking part in Rio . " Russia must be able to show they have got their house in order but until then they should be banned from all global competition - not just the Olympics".

Sports Froome strengthens grip on third Tour title
Author: 0 Froome strengthens grip on third Tour title

While Quintana struggled, Froome reasserted his superiority over his direct rivals in the sizzling heat that hit the Swiss Alps. "I think I'll use the TT tomorrow as a recovery day, as much as I can anyway", the American said. "I wouldn't expect him to attack on one of the big mountain stages, but his performance is extremely impressive at his age". Richie is one of strongest guys in the mountain I think.

Author: 0 Murray Outlasts Tsonga To Reach Wimbledon Final Four

Murray, who is bidding to reach a seventh Wimbledon semi-final, revealed he will prepare for Wednesday's last-eight clash by doing yoga and pilates. The Scot will now face Berdych in the semi-finals on Friday. "I thought he looked really in control of everything and there's no doubt that Ivan will have added to this, and that's why he's here. Take it one match at a time", he told reporters.

Author: 0 FL May Have First Local Zika Case

Miami-Dade County has the most confirmed infections in Florida - 89, but so far all have involved someone who traveled outside the USA mainland to areas with Zika outbreaks, such as Latin America and the Caribbean. At the time, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called on the public to help keep mosquitoes that might be carrying the disease away. Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is undecided about her participation in next month's Rio Olympics over concerns about the Zika virus, the ...

Sports Serena & Venus Complete Wimbledon Sweep
Author: 0 Serena & Venus Complete Wimbledon Sweep

Serena and Venus extended their unbelievable record in slam finals to 14-0, with six of their titles coming at Wimbledon. He said: "I don't like 22, I don't like 24, because Serena doesn't equal, she beats records". She then thanked the crowd profusely and expressed her delight at winning the record on a court which "feels like home" - and it's hardly surprising she feels that way after a seventh singles title on Centre Court at SW19.

Author: 0 Mourinho urges patience with new signing Bailly

It was becoming increasingly clear on Tuesday night that the Spanish club's president Florentino Perez does not want to join the chase for the Frenchman, who does not fit the profile of player he generally likes to sign. "My reaction is that honestly I would prefer them to go with the players". "I'm very happy with the squad I have available". At the end of the last season, one thing was sure that United had to bring some top class footballers and Jose seems to have done just that.

Author: 0 Alvaro Morata, Antonio Conte Contact Amid Bid Rumours

Zinedine Zidane has been quoted saying he is "pleased" to have Morata back with Madrid, following reports that Real will sell the striker upon his arrival for a hefty price, turning down €80 million. The Spaniard has been on holiday following his impressive Euro 2016 campaign, yet is scheduled to undergo a medical on Wednesday before travelling to Montreal - as part of the club's pre-season tour.

Sports Tiger Woods to miss PGA Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods to miss PGA Championship

Local golf fans will have to continue to wait for Tiger Woods to make his return. But by pulling out of the final major of the season, Woods compiled his first Grand Slam whiff since he embarked on his professional career two decades ago.

Sports Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open
Author: 0 Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

It equalled the lowest round score in major championship history and, as if there were not enough mind-boggling facts already, it was the second such score the past week, following Mickelson's own 63 on Thursday. Trading birdies and making few mistakes, the two were tied through the 13th hole, and then Stenson generated two enormous roars from the huge galleries.

Sports Leicester skipper Morgan a 'leader and a warrior' - Ranieri
Author: 0 Leicester skipper Morgan a 'leader and a warrior' - Ranieri

The inspirational 32-year-old led 5,000-1 outsiders Leicester to a fairytale Premier league title success last season based on his defensive organisation. "It's a wonderful time to be part of this team". Leicester meantime, won 23 and lost only three of 38 fixtures in the process of achieving arguably the most unexpected and greatest league title triumph in the history of England's top-division by 10 points away from runners-up, Arsenal, last season and they have made a strong start to ...

Sports Inland GOP delegates ready to vote Trump
Author: 0 Inland GOP delegates ready to vote Trump

Delegates from Southern Illinois are headed to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with excitement, some curiosity, a little trepidation, and hope that the event unites the party behind its candidate, Donald Trump. Why are Republicans so hesitant to back Trump? It's part of being a Republican leader in our state. Kim Taylor Fralick, a delegate from Lousiana, said she received at least three emails from Carl Paladino, a NY delegate and close associate of Trump.

Sports Ivan Nova: Ivan Nova holds down Orioles in victory
Author: 0 Ivan Nova: Ivan Nova holds down Orioles in victory

They have been held to 2 runs or less in three straight and 4 or less in their last six games. "It's an important series", NY right fielder Carlos Beltran said. Gallardo hasn't gotten a decision in his last three outings; he is 2-0 with a 5.04 ERA in six starts since he was activated June 18 following a stint on the DL caused by right biceps tendinitis.

Author: 0 Froome stamps authority on day of mourning at Tour de France

The Tour de France resumed as planned on Friday but under heightened security as riders observed a moment of silence in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice , France. He also put around two minutes into Quintana and that's great. "Like I said already many times before I will definitely be focusing on the Grand Tour GC in the future", Dumoulin said.

Sports Dodgers' Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain
Author: 0 Dodgers' Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain

Robert Watkins diagnosed a mild herniation of a disc. Roberts said Kershaw will likely undergo another examination. He came away from tha... When queried about a potential return date, Roberts commented only that he's "uncertain", so at this point it's possible Kershaw's absence could extend into next month.

Author: 0 United to meet Juventus to make Pogba offer

Just as the transfer saga surrounding Paul Pogba appeared to be slowing down, Manchester United are set to submit an offer for him. The Serie A club want United to pay £100m with a further £8m in add-ons, which would make the Frenchman the most expensive player ever.

Sports Kyle Edmund takes Britain into Davis Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund takes Britain into Davis Cup semifinals

Having won the trophy once, anyone who wondered what Davis Cup means to Britain would have been left in no doubt as Edmund was mobbed by the entire squad, including Andy Murray, who appeared to shout "f*****g awesome" into his team-mate's ear.

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