• Ray Allen considering return to Celtics

    Ray Allen considering return to Celtics

    Typically when a league veteran considers a possible return to the National Basketball Association, championship contenders such as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors , are the most-likely destinations. If Allen can prove that he's still in shape to play and is really serious about giving it one more season, he'd certainly check the boxes for shooting and veteran leadership that the Bucks have been so desperate to improve on.

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  • Pitching woes continue as Cleveland Indians fall to Yankees

    In Oakland, California, Jorge Soler hit a three-run home run in his first at-bat following a two-month absence, while Jon Lester pitched seven innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Oakland Athletics. NEW YORK (AP) - After losing four of their first five games in August, the Cleveland Indians lead second-place Detroit by just two games in the AL Central.

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  • Brett Favre enters the Hall of Fame

    Brett Favre enters the Hall of Fame

    Favre, who never thought he couldn't complete a pass, had the National Football League career record in passing yards (71,838), completions (6,300), most 3,000-yard passing seasons (18) and touchdown passes (508) when he retired following the 2010 season after spending his career with the Atlanta Falcons , Packers, Vikings and New York Jets.

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  • Russian Olympic Taekwondo team approved for Rio

    Russian Olympic Taekwondo team approved for Rio

    FINA said the "exact implication for the Russian Swimming Federation is still to be clarified" and an "ad hoc commission will have to investigate". Lobintsev and US -based Morozov, were part of Russia's bronze-medal winning 4x100m freestyle team at London 2012, while Lobintsev also won a silver medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay at Beijing 2008.

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  • Greek athlete tests positive for banned substance, has left Olympic Village

    Efimova posted a picture of herself on Instagram, looking surprised and tearful, with the caption: "I'm going to the Olympics". "I couldn t be more proud and relieved". The unidentified competitor's A sample tested positive for banned substances in a pre-Games test conducted in July in Athens and the athlete has left the Olympic village.

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  • Rio 2016: Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games

    Rio 2016: Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games

    But there is plenty of time for those, one supposes, over the next 16 days. Some medals will be awarded in archery, cycling, diving, fencing, judo, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. The voice of Australian rules footy, said: "So, Aruba, not only a country, but also the opening word of a Beach Boys song". It wasn't London-but then, at a fraction of the cost, it was never going to be.

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  • Nationals acquire Mark Melancon from Pirates

    Nationals acquire Mark Melancon from Pirates

    If so, you may get Melancon at a little under market value. "I understand. I get it". "This was not an easy decision with what Mark Melancon has done for us in the clubhouse, in the community, and the person that he is", Huntington said.

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  • Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen

    I'm kind of mad I didn't get the Cup pole". Joey Logano, who previous year became the first driver to sweep the Sprint Cup and Xfinity races at Watkins Glen, will start on the pole position for the Zippo 200 at The Glen after leading Friday's qualifying.

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  • South African opposition hits ANC in three major cities

    South African opposition hits ANC in three major cities

    Named after ANC liberation hero and South Africa's first democratically elected president, the loss of Nelson Mandela Bay is a big blow to the party. With 99 percent of votes counted from Wednesday's local elections , the ANC was leading with the most votes overall and said it would still try to form coalitions to govern the municipalities where it lost its majority.

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  • Australian team robbed in Rio's Olympic village

    First, upon arrival at the Olympic Village, delegation head Kitty Chiller said their allotted building was not "safe or ready" to receive the athletes. "The fire did seem to be accidental, probably a cigarette thrown into rubbish in the building", Chiller told a news conference on Saturday. "We've asked Rio to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy", Chiller says, "At the moment it's not".

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  • Lewis Hamilton 'unbeatable' on a good day, says Toto Wolff

    For a second race running, Hamilton started in second place on the grid behind Nico Rosberg. Yup, lead . Hamilton now tops the drivers' championship standings, and with six wins from the last seven races - including four straight victories - he looks in imperious, devastating form.

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  • The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team routs China

    Could that happen again to Team USA with James, Stephen Curry, Chris Paul, Anthony Davis and many others opting to stay home rather than spend their summer vacation in Rio? "He's one of the best players in the world", said USA coach Mike Krzyzewski.

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  • Fired-up Brook labels Golovkin fight as biggest in world boxing

    Fired-up Brook labels Golovkin fight as biggest in world boxing

    And if history shows some weaknesses in Brook's game, it's in dealing with strong, physical fighters-close calls with Carson Jones and Shawn Porter support that assertion. Golovkin chopped them all down and made it look easy. I'm ready, I'm ready for this fight. "We've addressed all the scenarios and he's going to put it together on the night".

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  • West Ham raid rivals Swansea in £20m Andre Ayew transfer

    West Ham raid rivals Swansea in £20m Andre Ayew transfer

    Slaven Bilic remains keen on the Ghana global and is ready to hand Swansea a chance to cash in for an instant £20m profit. Ayew's imminent move to United is well documented even though Swansea insist no official bid has bee tabled. The 31-year-old is part of another Swansea overhaul of their striking options with Bafetimbi Gomis having already left on loan to Marseille. Swansea hope to sign two strikers before the close of the summer transfer window and are interested in signing Sevilla ...

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  • Two shot dead at Rio Olympic sites

    Two shot dead at Rio Olympic sites

    The low-tech, cut-price opening ceremony, a moment of levity for a nation beset by economic and political woes, featured performers as slaves, gravity-defying climbers hanging from buildings in Brazil's teeming megacities and - of course - dancers, all hips and wobble, grooving to thumping funk and sultry samba.

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  • Rio's first gold medal awarded

    Read on for a breakdown of where the first medals to be awarded in Rio have gone, complete with discussion of the biggest storylines emerging. At West Virginia, Thrasher became the first freshman rifle shooter to win individual titles in air and smallbore while leading WVU to their fourth-straight NCAA title.

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  • Rangers stand out on busy trade deadline day

    Rangers stand out on busy trade deadline day

    This certainly doesn't jettison the Yankees to the top farm system in the major leagues as was touted in the office Monday afternoon, but it should move the Yankees up from the double-digit rankings by for the past five years.

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  • US women's rugby loses opening match to Fiji

    With a glance over her shoulder, and no Japanese player within striking distance, Benn jogged the final 20 metres. Kelter scored again and Lauren Doyle and Kathryn Johnson added tries to send the USA into halftime leading 24-0. But with a good mixture of experienced and young, talented players at his disposal, head coach Benjamin Ayimba is determined to re-write history on the global scene.

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  • Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin vows to fight for his place

    United take on Leicester City this Sunday in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium in the annual curtain-raiser to the English season, although the possibility of Pogba signing for United before the match is reducing as each day goes by. For two years, they had some principles of play that are not my principles of play, clearly are not. Asked if that midfielder would be Pogba, he added: "We have 22 [players] and we are going to have 23".

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  • Watchful England eke out narrow lead over Pakistan

    The two Yorkshiremen made contrasting fifties in an England second-innings total of 414 for five come stumps on the fourth day. That left Vince, in company with Ballance, with a golden opportunity to finally play the decisive innings on what was still a flat pitch that would have vindicated England's faith in him and booked his place on the tour to India.

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  • UFC Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes wants Ronda Rousey title defense fight

    UFC Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes wants Ronda Rousey title defense fight

    Whenever it happens, Nunes is ready for Rousey, also saying during the Q&A, "I've been training jiu-jitsu since I started. Jiu-jitsu and judo both together", Nunes said. I was just in the gym like the next month after I had (my baby). "I was thinking I was meant to have him when I was at my lowest". No wonder the public is wondering if the former UFC champion is pregnant! "It's no problem", she added.

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  • Azhar and Aslam put Pakistan in control

    Oxenford first used the perspex protection during a ICC World T20 warm-up match in March and then again England's one-day global against Sri Lanka here in Birmingham in June. The stylish 31-year-old was equally severe when fast bowler Steven Finn dropped short, cutting him for four over point to bring up a fifty partnership with Aslam in 21 overs.

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  • Full game schedule, TV coverage and live stream info

    Full game schedule, TV coverage and live stream info

    The two-week World Cup of Hockey tournament begins Saturday, Sept. 17, with a week of group play followed by the semifinals and a best-of-three finals beginning September 27. Group B is made up of Team Finland, Team North America, Team Russia and Team Sweden. NHL Hall of Famers Brett Hull and Chris Chelios will provide studio analysis with John Saunders, Adnan Virk and Buccigross.

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  • Norwich make early statement with big win at Blackburn

    Norwich make early statement with big win at Blackburn

    Goals from Lucas Akins and Lloyd Dyer had given the Brewers a 2-1 lead by the half-hour mark, after Assombalonga put the home side ahead. But Burton's first appearance in the Championship - and their first clash with Clough's former club Forest - was to end in defeat, as Thomas Lam lashed home an equaliser, before a second-half goal from Oliver Burke and Assombalonga's second appeared to give Forest a comfortable cushion.

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  • Usain Bolt es el maestro de la nueva generación — Pelé

    Usain Bolt es el maestro de la nueva generación — Pelé

    AFP MÁS DE RIO 2016 "No he participado nunca en unos Juegos". En total serán 207 delegaciones las que participarán en la cita olímpica y donde por primera vez habrá una que representará a los refugiados, quienes debieron buscar asilo en otro país por los distintos conflictos internacionales.

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  • Russian Stepanova will not appeal over Rio ban

    The original size of the Russian team was 389. The opening ceremony of the games will take place today. "Here is our Olympic answer: the 10,000 best athletes in the world, competing with each other, at the same time living peacefully together in one Olympic Village, sharing their meals and their emotions".

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  • Brewers send Lucroy and Jeffress to the Rangers

    Lucroy has been on the trade block for a while and even invoked his no-trade clause after being dealt to the Cleveland Indians, as Jason Evans wrote. The Brewers also sent relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to the Rangers, which makes the trio-trade a clincher to make the team one of the top contenders to win the World Series this season.

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  • Monterrey logra su primera victoria de 3-0 ante el León

    Monterrey logra su primera victoria de 3-0 ante el León

    El Flaco Tena dijo que la derrota en el Olímpico de CU fue sólo cuestión de suerte , se esperaban mejores resultados en el Camp Nou. Los embates de la Pandilla no tardaron en dar frutos, y al minuto 8, José María Basanta filtró un balón a Funes Mori , que de un solo toque controló y luego sacó un disparo poderoso que dejó sin posibilidades a William Yarbrough , ante la mirada de la zaga esmeralda.

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