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Author: 0 Pelicans, Rajon Rondo agree to one-year deal

Rondo is obviously at the tail end of his career, which is why it makes sense that this would be a one-year rental. The meeting reportedly went well and the two sides could begin contract discussions as early as Thursday. A source said Cousins played a "pivotal" role in Rondo coming to the Pelicans . Rondo fell completely out of the Bulls' rotation last season for a stretch of five games in January before coach Fred Hoiberg came to rely on him as a veteran presence.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Ex-Manchester United striker interests MLS duo
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Ex-Manchester United striker interests MLS duo

Mourinho , speaking ahead of United's opening USA tour game against Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, said Ibrahimovic could yet return to the club next season. "We are speaking, exchanging ideas, and again it is in the hands of Mr (Ed) Woodward and Zlatan's agent, but it's important the final decision is with the player".

Sports Cousins, Porzingis, Lowry to play in NBA Africa Game
Author: 0 Cousins, Porzingis, Lowry to play in NBA Africa Game

The rosters were announced Thursday for the second game featuring players born in Africa and second-generation African players against a team from the rest of the world. This year's game will be held on August 5th and will be played in the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa at 11:00 am Eastern. "Our return to Johannesburg this summer is part of the league's continued commitment to bring the authentic National Basketball Association experience to fans around the world", said ...

Sports Ryan Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charge in Rio Incident: Lawyer
Author: 0 Ryan Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charge in Rio Incident: Lawyer

After Lochte and his attorney "appealed" the original charges, an appeals court found him not-guilty and threw away the case, which included "false communication of a crime". While he was able to leave Brazil quickly, his three team-mates were detained, with Feigen agreeing to pay a fine of almost US$11,000 to expedite his departure.

Sports Manchester City working hard to sign Kylian Mbappe, says Graham Hunter
Author: 0 Manchester City working hard to sign Kylian Mbappe, says Graham Hunter

Mbappe is now with Monaco for their pre-season training camp in the Swiss Alps, and when asked about his future by Marca , the striker replied: 'I don't know if I will stay '. Zinedine Zidane's Real side, however, are unwilling to pay him more than €7m per season, as they do not want to disturb the dressing room politics in Madrid, with Cristiano Ronaldo no doubt keeping a close eye on proceedings, and his own place in the pecking order.

Sports National Football League draft prospect Darren Carrington kicked off team at Oregon
Author: 0 National Football League draft prospect Darren Carrington kicked off team at Oregon

Carrington had foregone an opportunity to enter the National Football League draft last spring and had graduated from the University in June. "We wish him all the best in his future endeavors". Carrington led the Ducks in receiving yards past year, catching 43 passes for 606 yards and five touchdowns. Carrington was arrested July 1 after police said he hit a pole at a McDonald's in Eugene at 3:15 a.m.

Sports Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada

The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 4 with "Hold". The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by FBR Capital. BSC Private Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in Johnson & Johnson by 14.5% in the third quarter. Moors Cabot holds 2.17% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 114,004 shares.

Sports Williams - Muguruza, the expected final
Author: 0 Williams - Muguruza, the expected final

Williams will be playing her ninth final at the All England Club, where she dominated between 2000 and 2009, winning five titles and finishing as runner-up in another three finals. I felt consistent in my approach and in my general being out there. As happened often during the match, Konta lost the first point on serve but was helped by an ace and a forehand victor to reach 40-30.

Sports Second Test preview: England v South Africa
Author: 0 Second Test preview: England v South Africa

However, they had some positives to take away from the first test , and with the return of Du Plessis for the second one, the Proteas will be gunning to reverse their fortunes. Du Plessis had made only 19 when he was superbly caught behind one-handed by Jonny Bairstow from the merest touch off his glove, giving Stokes a first wicket.

Sports SC issues notices to ex-BCCI president Srinivasan, Niranjan Shah
Author: 0 SC issues notices to ex-BCCI president Srinivasan, Niranjan Shah

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur today tendered a fresh "unconditional" and "unequivocal" apology in the Supreme Court , saying it was never his intention to undermine the majesty of the apex court. Mumbai: The Supreme Court has come down hard on disqualified Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office bearers, ruling that the likes of ex-president N Srinivasan and former vice-president Niranjan Shah can not operate as nominees of the state units.

Sports Jose Mourinho talks Nemanja Matic, Alvaro Morata and eyes more signings
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho talks Nemanja Matic, Alvaro Morata and eyes more signings

Nemanja Matic is wanted by Juventus . Both players have been heavily linked with exits this summer, with Oxlade-Chamberlain having just 12 months remaining on his Arsenal contract. The Brazilian is one of Antonio Conte's priority targets but the Serie A champions are demanding a £65 million transfer fee. Jose Mourinho is willing to wait on Chelsea to make a decision over Nemanja Matic before he instructs his board who else to move for this summer.

Sports Real look to future with Ceballos signing
Author: 0 Real look to future with Ceballos signing

Financial terms were not disclosed, although reports in the Spanish media put the fee at 16.5 million euros ($18.8 million). Since then there has been much talk and other clubs - including Barcelona , Atlético and Juventus - have all thrown their hats into the ring to sign the promising youngster.

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel Debuts F1's Proposed 'Shield'-Style Cockpit Protection

The Shield is described as a "transparent open canopy system constructed using polycarbonate" aimed at "providing significant protection from debris, while ensuring unrestricted forward vision for the driver". "I've made myself clear since the beginning: we don't need anything", said Haas driver Grosjean. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel had to cut short his trial with the so-called " shield " on Friday after complaining of dizziness.

Sports Michael Floyd Suspended 4 Games by National Football League for DUI Arrest in December
Author: 0 Michael Floyd Suspended 4 Games by National Football League for DUI Arrest in December

It's a harsher punishment than the standard two-game suspension for a drunken driving conviction, but the collective bargaining agreement gives the commissioner discretion for "aggravating circumstances", such as extreme intoxication. Floyd was sentenced to one day in jail earlier this offseason for failing a series of alcohol tests while on house arrest. With Floyd out of action, Minnesota's primary receiving threats for the first three games are likely to be Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen ...

Sports Celtic's clash with Linfield starts without major incidents between fans
Author: 0 Celtic's clash with Linfield starts without major incidents between fans

Celtic , a team synonymous with Irish nationalism, did not take away tickets amid fears there would be trouble among the club's supporters and fans of Linfield , a team with a strong unionist/loyalist support base, during a week that also witnessed key events in the Protestant loyal order marching season in Northern Ireland.

Sports Magic sign Jonathon Simmons to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Magic sign Jonathon Simmons to 3-year deal

The new contract will give Simmons financial stability in his National Basketball Association career. Simmons blossomed over his two seasons with the Spurs . Simmons , a 6-foot-6 wing, should provide some scoring punch and defensive potential. If they didn't renounce Simmons , the Spurs could have offered him a starting salary of about $7.9 million.

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Author: 0 Schefter: "Growing Sense" Ezekiel Elliott will be suspended

Mike Fisher, a Cowboys insider with 105.3 The Fan, also reported on Twitter that a Cowboys source was unaware of any upcoming suspension. "There's a growing sense that Zeke Elliott is going to face some sort of discipline and it very well could include a short suspension", Schefter said Friday morning.

Sports ACC enjoying its stay as college football's best conference
Author: 0 ACC enjoying its stay as college football's best conference

Winston was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 National Football League draft. Here is Wilkins' winning the cookie challenge. The Tigers have six consecutive seasons with at least 10 victories. For the latest from all the ACC schools in Charlotte , you can follow the official hashtag at #ACCKickoff. Swinney didn't want to let them get complacent in the offseason either.