• Are there more moves coming from the Detroit Pistons?
Are there more moves coming from the Detroit Pistons?

Bradley, the longest-tenured Celtics player entering the final year of his contract, was set to earn $8.8 million next season. The Pistons are over the salary cap and would be over the luxury-tax line of $119 million if they wanted to offer Caldwell-Pope a maximum salary of about $24 million.

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  • Lionel Messi donates the leftovers from his lavish wedding to charity
Lionel Messi donates the leftovers from his lavish wedding to charity

Bartomeu hailed Messi as the best player in the world and says he deserves every penny the La Liga club pays him. "We can't reveal how much Messi costs the club but he's the best player in the world and he costs what the best player in the world and the history of football should".

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  • Who said what: Cricketers wish MS Dhoni on his 36th birthday
Who said what: Cricketers wish MS Dhoni on his 36th birthday

Following the victory of Indian cricket team, Dhoni emerged as the star sensation of the year. He was, of, course, Captain Cool. M.S Dhoni is the first captain to win all the 3 major trophies held by ICC. Commander of the "Men in Blue" Dhoni is famous for his aggressive and abrupt batting style. Dhoni-led Team India put up a superb performance ...

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  • Whites in talks with ex-Newcastle ace Vurnon Anita, freebie looks on
Whites in talks with ex-Newcastle ace Vurnon Anita, freebie looks on

He made it clear that his goal was to better last season 7th placed finish under Garry Monk too, saying: "For a few weeks we've been talking and I'm pleased to be here, the main goal for me coming here is promotion". Anita spent five years at Newcastle but was not offered a new contract by Rafa Benitez this summer, as the Tyneside club prepare for ...

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  • Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint
Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint

Chicago hosts Milwaukee in an afternoon game at Wrigley Field. Schwarber, who hit two home runs on Friday night for Iowa, is batting.368 (11-for-33) with four homers and an OPS of 1.113 for the I-Cubs. Chicago will enter Thursday's game against the Brewers with a 42-42 record, 3.5 games behind Milwaukee for the division lead. Lackey disclosed t...

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  • Atletico Madrid set to launch bid for Chelsea forward Costa this week
Atletico Madrid set to launch bid for Chelsea forward Costa this week

Atletico had concurred a deal to authorize Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon this summer season but that bargain broke down after their transfer restriction was confirmed last month by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The report also suggests that Tianjin Quanjian were willing to pay Chelsea £76m for Costa in January, but Atletico believe that t...

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  • Hawks' Tim Hardaway: Signs offer sheet with Knicks
Hawks' Tim Hardaway: Signs offer sheet with Knicks

Hardaway averaged 14.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game in his second year with the Hawks and his fourth in the league. Hardaway, a 25-year-old shooting guard, played his first two seasons with the Knicks before being traded on draft day in 2015 to Atlanta for the rights to guard Jerian Grant .

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  • SWAT Teams Move in as G20 Protests Get Violent
SWAT Teams Move in as G20 Protests Get Violent

They then chose to separate the group from the rest of the march , which they estimated at 12,000 people. At first, they met at a riverside plaza, which is used for Hamburg's weekly fish market, but then continued with the march through the city.

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  • Spurs sign Rudy Gay to two-year, $17 million contract
Spurs sign Rudy Gay to two-year, $17 million contract

That could do wonders as an option next to Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge. OK, this isn't the first time an agent has said a client is ahead of schedule. Either way, the Spurs finally have their big free agency signing of the summer. The plan for Gay is to heal up and play some of his best basketball so that he can possibly decline his...

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  • Kings to sign Vince Carter to 1-year deal
Kings to sign Vince Carter to 1-year deal

He was a hard-nosed player for the franchise embraced by the community and fans around the league. The Memphis Grizzlies' NBA history splits neatly into pre-Randolph and post-Randolph eras. Thank you for your leadership and service. After struggling with nagging ankle injuries the previous two seasons, Carter played a key role for the Grizzlies...

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  • Novak Djokovic beats Adam Pavlasek at Wimbledon to move into third round
Novak Djokovic beats Adam Pavlasek at Wimbledon to move into third round

He said: "I think I definitely will feel better as days go by". Try as they might, the reporters grilling Novak Djokovic couldn't get the three-time Wimbledon champion to criticize John McEnroe for comparing him to Tiger Woods . Federer found it hard to explain his nerves in the opening set against Lajovic, but believes they will ease when h...

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  • EC Accuses GE, Merck KgaA And Canon Of Breaking Merger Rules
EC Accuses GE, Merck KgaA And Canon Of Breaking Merger Rules

An acquisition made in this way is in breach of EU Merger regulation as Canon Inc. failed to notify the commission before the acquisition took place. The commission and GE are discussing the objections and potential fine, a process expected to last until September or October, according to people familiar with the case.

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  • Kelly Olynyk taking his talents to South Beach
Kelly Olynyk taking his talents to South Beach

Olynyk, who was the 13th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft after starring at Gonzaga, has averaged just under 10 points and five rebounds per game over his career. Olynyk played a career-high 75 games during the 2016-17 campaign, but his scoring dipped from the previous season and his 3-point shooting fell to 35.4 percent (after being at 40.5 pe...

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  • Moustakas, Turner win final vote
Moustakas, Turner win final vote

High percentage hitter Turner outdistanced Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant , Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon , Rockies first baseman Mark Reynolds and Marlins first baseman Justin Bour for the All-Star honor. Moustakas has plated 54 RBI overall with a.275/.309/.570 slash line. After an injury-shortened 2016 that cost him all but 27 games ...

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  • Clippers sign Serbian guard Milos Teodosic to 2-year deal, report says
Clippers sign Serbian guard Milos Teodosic to 2-year deal, report says

While Teodosic does have issues defending - which could become a bit of problem in the agressive National Basketball Association - he is known for his smooth assists, which will benefit the Clippers' backcourt. Teodosic was named to the all-EuroLeague first-team three times and was the EuroLeague MVP in 2010. Teodosic has been with Russian powe...

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  • Las Vegas arena logistics still being worked out for Big3, Mayweather-McGregor
Las Vegas arena logistics still being worked out for Big3, Mayweather-McGregor

There are a few things that I want to do, and things that Floyd can do. Negotiations for that "Fight Of The Century" had dragged on for years, but all things considered all the parties have struck while the iron is hot with regards to Mayweather Vs McGregor, and combining both the MMA and boxing vast fanbases around the globe, together with a hug...

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  • Mavericks finalizing 2-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki
Mavericks finalizing 2-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki

The Mavs, in consultation with Nowitzki, declined a team option last month that would have paid Nowitzki a $25 million salary this season, $5 million of which was guaranteed. He's averaged nearly 22 points per game through his illustrious 19-year National Basketball Association career, highlighted by his outstanding 2007 MVP season where he average...

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  • Michael Carrick to be named Manchester United captain?
Michael Carrick to be named Manchester United captain?

Wayne Rooney may be prepared to leave Manchester United this summer, but it seems that he will be staying in the Premier League for the time being. But some are still offering punters a market on Rooney's move to Everton - although you can only get a stingy price, like SkyBet's 1-20. Even though it is said to be a free transfer, he will ...

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  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands hurts knee in fall; Karolina Pliskova out in upset
Bethanie Mattek-Sands hurts knee in fall; Karolina Pliskova out in upset

She was still screaming more than 15 minutes later, according to Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times . In obvious distress, Mattek-Sands screamed out "Help me" as she lay on the turf in front of horrified spectators. Pliskova was the runner-up?at the US Open a year ago and had reached at least the quarterfinals of her last three Grand Slam even...

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  • CAS rejects Sagan Tour disqualification appeal
CAS rejects Sagan Tour disqualification appeal

A two-time world champion and five-time victor of the Tour de France's points classification, Sagan is widely considered to be the cycling world's most popular competitor. Sagan adamantly denied any wrongdoing. In the press statement, Bora noted that this was contrary to UCI rule 12.2.006. German cycling team Bora-hansgrohe had lodged an offici...

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  • Hamilton: Todt should
Hamilton: Todt should "answer questions" over FIA's Vettel call

Daniel Ricciardo: "Lewis and Seb have had some battles this year, Barcelona, but for me, sure it was not a common incident what happened in Baku but I still don't think it was enough to have a feud with a guy". "I don't think I've got a temperament problem, but I can see why you ask". I think for the driver he is, an unbelievable driver, he won so...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: 'Bad Boys' Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev receive fines
Wimbledon 2017: 'Bad Boys' Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev receive fines

Tomic gave a lethargic performance in his straight sets defeat against Mischa Zverev in the first round on Tuesday and then claimed he had been " bored " during the match. "It's not there. I couldn't care less if I make a fourth round (at the) U.S. Open or I lose (in the) first round". Medvedev was handed three fines that totalled to £11,200 ($...

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  • Kyle Schwarber recalled from Chicago Cubs' Triple-A
Kyle Schwarber recalled from Chicago Cubs' Triple-A

In 11 games for the Iowa Cubs , Schwarber hit.343, had a 1.192 OPS and had 4 home runs. Schwarber will bat fifth and play in left field, according to the team's lineup card. He started the season as the Cubs' leadoff hitter, but has struggled with a measly.171 batting average. Also Thursday, pitcher John Lackey was placed on the 10-day disable...

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  • Iran Loses to Spain at FIBA U-19 World Cup
Iran Loses to Spain at FIBA U-19 World Cup

The Americans have moved into the medal quarterfinal round Friday against Germany (2-1 in group B), who defeated New Zealand Wednesday to advance. Overall, he ranked 15th in the ACC in scoring, posting 32 double-digit scoring games, and was the team's third-leading rebounder at 5.4 per game.

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  • Lionel Messi's New Bumper Contract Could End Neymar's Future At Nou Camp
Lionel Messi's New Bumper Contract Could End Neymar's Future At Nou Camp

Messi joined FC Barcelona in 2000 when he was just 13 years old in the youth training centre. The deal will include a buy-out clause of around £264m - enough to put off any potential suitors. "He has three years on his contract, and he will be part of the pre-season training that starts on July 12". The club announced the new deal on Wednes...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Friday Schedule and Predictions for London Bracket
Wimbledon 2017: Friday Schedule and Predictions for London Bracket

It's been a good start and hopefully I can keep it going'. Top-seeded Murray was untroubled by one of the trickier players on the circuit, beating Dustin Brown 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Murray eventually found the breakthrough before successfully serving for the set, and he continued his dominance with a double break in the second.

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  • Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized
Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized

According to Bastian, Francona missed a game a year ago with chest discomfort and was taken to the hospital in 2005 as manager of the Boston Red Sox with "stiffness" in his chest. He was admitted to a hospital with chest pains last week, but doctors ruled out any serious heart trouble. Francona underwent hip replacement surgery last winter.

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  • Man Utd Agree Huge Deal To Sign Romelu Lukaku
Man Utd Agree Huge Deal To Sign Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku have been closely linked with a move away from Everton and the closest had been to Chelsea , even though the deal has been stalling for a while now. However, negotiations are set to continue between United and Everton to take the 31-year-old back to Goodison Park. Once United agrees a fee with Everton , Lukaku is free to talk...

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  • Fatal wrecks increase during Fourth of July weekend in Virginia
Fatal wrecks increase during Fourth of July weekend in Virginia

One fatal wreck occurred in Henrico County; the other crashes were in Amherst, Dinwiddie, Montgomery, Orange and Surry counties. A Tuesday evening crash in Pomfret involving a pedestrian marked the only reported traffic-related death, police said.

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  • Australia 'A' side boycott South Africa tour over pay dispute
Australia 'A' side boycott South Africa tour over pay dispute

Australia A's tour of South Africa is officially called off after the players chose to boycott the series over an ongoing pay dispute. "I'm just happy to be employed!" The ACA again accused CA of refusing mediation in the spat over a future pay model.

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