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Sports Kyle Schwarber Returning to Cubs After Short Time in Triple-A Iowa
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber Returning to Cubs After Short Time in Triple-A Iowa

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon isn't anxious about scoreboard-watching just yet, but his team can pick up a game in the standings when the Cubs host the Milwaukee Brewers for a make-up contest Thursday afternoon. The clutch win means the Brew Crew now has a 4.5-game lead in the NL Central over the Cubs. Schwarber was 12 for 35 (.343) with four home runs and nine RBIs with Iowa, and while his 12 strikeouts in 44 plate appearances aren't ideal, the Cubs know whiffs are part of the package ...

Sports Atletico expected to bid for Diego Costa
Author: 0 Atletico expected to bid for Diego Costa

Los Colchoneros had initially agreed a deal for Alexandre Lacazette , but the transfer failed to materialise due to their transfer ban. Diego Costa's future at Chelsea has been shrouded in uncertainty ever since he revealed in June that he no longer featured in manager Antonio Conte's plans.

Sports Xander Bogaerts exits with bruised right hand; considered day-to-day
Author: 0 Xander Bogaerts exits with bruised right hand; considered day-to-day

Xander Bogaerts will not be headed to the All-Star Game next week. With Sale set to face Jacob Faria in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 7.5 runs. Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left in the first inning of Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after being hit by a pitch on his right hand.

Sports Hamburg police take unprecedented protest violence under control
Author: 0 Hamburg police take unprecedented protest violence under control

Local police said on Twitter fires were reported across the city throughout the night, with flames reaching the height of a dozen feet. At least one person appeared to have been seriously hurt and was carried away. The prime minister said the world leaders will review progress on decisions since the Hangzhou Summit past year and deliberate on issues of terrorism, climate, sustainable development, growth and trade , digitisation, health, employment, migration, women's empowerment, and ...

Sports Kings Free Agent Forward Agrees to Terms With Spurs
Author: 0 Kings Free Agent Forward Agrees to Terms With Spurs

Now 30 years old, Gay just completed his 11th season in the National Basketball Association. The agreement is a 2-year deal worth $17 million-plus with a player option for the second year, Wojnarowski reports. The plan for Gay is to heal up and play some of his best basketball so that he can possibly decline his player option and make even more money next offseason.

Sports UNC Basketball: Vince Carter signs with Sacramento Kings
Author: 0 UNC Basketball: Vince Carter signs with Sacramento Kings

The Kings didn't make the playoffs previous year, but Carter is set to join fellow veteran Zach Randolph in the move from Memphis to Sacramento. In a tribute to veteran Zach Randolph , the Grizzlies announced they will be retiring his No.

Sports Wimbledon: Djokovic races into third round with easy win
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Djokovic races into third round with easy win

He was only able to win 58 percent of the points on his first serve, in contrast to Djokovic who won 80 percent of the points on his first serve. "I struggled at the start and couldn't find my rhythm", said Federer who dropped his first service game to trail 2-0 to his 79th-ranked opponent.

Sports GE, Canon, Merck KGaA accused of antitrust moves
Author: 0 GE, Canon, Merck KGaA accused of antitrust moves

But if in its formal investigations the regulator finds the companies did in fact provide incorrect or misleading information, the companies can be fined up to 1% of global revenue. "This means that Honeywell now has the technology it should have received with the divested business". 110 million euros on May 18 for combining WhatsApp data with its other services after having told the merger officials otherwise during the EU's 2014 review.

Sports Hawks reported to be on short list for UFA Kelly Olynyk
Author: 0 Hawks reported to be on short list for UFA Kelly Olynyk

His 1.9 nERD rating ranked him 87th among the 486 National Basketball Association players in 2016-17. Olynyk is coming off a season in which he totaled career highs in games played (75) and field goal percentage (.512), averaging nine points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

Sports Royals' Mike Moustakas, Dodgers' Justin Turner win last All-Star spots
Author: 0 Royals' Mike Moustakas, Dodgers' Justin Turner win last All-Star spots

Turner set a record with 20.8 million votes, the most one player has ever received in the competition's 16-year history. Moustakas, who will compete in Monday's Home Run Derby , used a slugging spree to press his case over Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts , Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius , Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus and Rays first baseman Logan Morrison .

Sports Ringside seats for Mayweather-McGregor fight selling for almost $100000
Author: 0 Ringside seats for Mayweather-McGregor fight selling for almost $100000

We're told Floyd's team has been offering the workout for about a month so far and it's been going great. But Mayweather Sr. alluded to some new tricks in the younger Mayweather's arsenal. "I've got a few presents for Conor McGregor ", Mayweather Sr. said . "You can believe one thing - y'all gonna see something in this fight right here", Mayweather Sr.

Sports Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184
Author: 0 Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184

The last time they picked him I don't think was the right time - he got picked for overseas and I think at the time, there was an issue that we didn't have many batsmen at the time standing up to be picked, but I know Gary - I have played in the same team and he is a very good player, you don't average over 40 by a fluke.

Sports Dirk Nowitzki finalizing two-year, $10 million deal with the Mavericks
Author: 0 Dirk Nowitzki finalizing two-year, $10 million deal with the Mavericks

Nowitzki also went over the 30,000 career points mark as well. The Mavericks legend opted out of his contract this summer, which would have paid him $25 million next season. Nerlens Noel is a restricted free agent whom the Mavericks will aim to retain. The Mavericks did well at the 2017 NBA Draft by selecting North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr ., and Nowitzki's deal gives them some needed salary cap flexibility.

Sports Scary scene at Wimbledon as Bethanie Mattek-Sands crumples, screaming 'help me'
Author: 0 Scary scene at Wimbledon as Bethanie Mattek-Sands crumples, screaming 'help me'

Moving up toward the net in the opening game of the third set against Sorana Cirstea of Romania , Mattek-Sands slipped and fell. Mattek-Sands laid on the ground for some time as medical crews responded to her. "I was trying, but of course I felt useless". Cirstea jumped over the net but then had to turn away when she saw her opponent's injury. "I wish I could have done more".

Sports Peter Sagan's Tour De France ban upheld by CAS
Author: 0 Peter Sagan's Tour De France ban upheld by CAS

Cavendish, who won the points classification Green Jersey in 2011, fractured his shoulder blade in the crash and had to withdraw from the race but praised the decision to disqualify Sagan. "We've made a decision to disqualify Peter Sagan from the Tour de France 2017 as he endangered some of his colleagues seriously in the final meters of the sprint", UCI jury president Philippe Mariën said .

Sports Hamilton still has
Author: 0 Hamilton still has "utmost respect" for Vettel

I had the impression I was fouled. "My only point to Sebastian was him saying that I had brake-tested him. It is water under the bridge now, we move forwards, we spoke about it, so there is no point saying much more". That was the most important and then the Monday I went to Paris to see the FIA. "Two is that road safety is a big issue, that is a campaign that the FIA is constantly pushing, and obviously how we govern the sport is important as it reflects on the rest of world".

Sports Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber returns to Cubs after successful Triple-A stint

In the first inning, Schwarber hit a pitch on the outside corner and deposited it over the left field wall to put the Cubs ahead and give himself his third home run in two games. 1 spot in the order against right-handed starters. He joins the Cubs in a pivotal point in their season as they trail the Brewers by 3.5 games in the NL Central.