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Report: Los Angeles Clippers interested in Josh Smith

The Houston Rockets went into their offseason with Plan A being "bring the gang back." That includes Josh Smith, whose heroic playoff performances helped save Houston's season and push them all the way to the Western Conference finals.Smith's stellar, unexpected play makes him an attractive piece on the open market, making it all the more difficult for the Rockets to keep him around...
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Should Rockets use mid-level exception on K.J. McDaniels?

After re-signing a good chunk of their own players to team-friendly contracts, the Houston Rockets are running low on cap space and available resources to spend on a few more of their own unsigned free agents. One of those players is K.J. McDaniels, who's a restricted free agent. Here's more on why Houston should keep him, courtesy of SB Nation's Rockets blog The Dream Shake:"Offensively...
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Rockies' Arenado named, nicknamed for Southern California icons

Rockies All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado is a Cuban-American. His family’s story is a familiar one -- his father fleeing Cuba when Fidel Castro took power. Nolan is not a Cuban name though. Arenado was actually named for pitcher Nolan Ryan, according to USA Today Sports. Nolan’s father, Fernando, became a fan of Ryan who played nearby to his family’s Orange County home...
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2015 Fantasy Football Draft Prep and Strategy Chat 1

Fantasy football draft season is here! FOX Sports Fantasy be hosting several fantasy football chats, Twitter Periscopes and Google Hangouts over the next two months. Check in with FOXSports.com Fantasy homepage often for more details.
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Orlando's walk-off grand slam gives Royals 9-5 win over Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Paulo Orlando hit his first career grand slam in the ninth inning off All-Star closer Brad Boxberger to give the Kansas City Royals a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. Boxberger (4-5), added to the AL roster by Royals manager Ned Yost on Monday, gave up one-out singles to Eric Hosmer and Alex Rios before...
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Terrelle Pryor: I just need reps to become a great receiver

New Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor believes he can become great at his new position if he can get enough work on the practice field.  The converted ex-quarterback has all the physical tools to be an NFL receiver, and he's already looking to learn from some of the greats. He spent this past weekend working out with Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown and retired star Randy Moss.  "I believe...
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Fullback Trey Millard excited to show 49ers what he can offer

San Francisco 49ers fullback Trey Millard is just happy to be healthy again and back on the football field. Millard spent his first year in the NFL on the sideline after tearing his ACL his senior season at Oklahoma.  "It's been awesome," Millard said, via 49ers.com. "Most of it has been being part of a team, being involved and feeling like you're contributing. Last year, probably...
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Cardinals can't keep up with Cubs in Game 1 of doubleheader

CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and also got a career-high two hits, Anthony Rizzo launched his 16th homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Rizzo's two-run drive highlighted a four-run eighth after St. Louis pulled within one. Arrieta (9-5) came through on the mound and at the plate...
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Rays downed by Royals' walk-off grand slam in opener of doubleheader

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Paulo Orlando hit his first career grand slam in the ninth inning off All-Star closer Brad Boxberger to give the Kansas City Royals a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. Boxberger (4-5), added to the AL roster by Royals manager Ned Yost on Monday, gave up one-out singles to Eric Hosmer and Alex Rios before...
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Orlando's grand slam in 9th gives Royals 9-5 win over Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Paulo Orlando hit his first career grand slam in the ninth inning off All-Star closer Brad Boxberger to give the Kansas City Royals a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. Boxberger (4-5), added to the AL roster by Royals manager Ned Yost on Monday, gave up one-out singles to Eric Hosmer and Alex Rios before...
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Lauren Holiday retires from USWNT after Women's World Cup heroics

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- United States women's national team veteran Lauren Holiday is celebrating her Women's World Cup triumph in the best possible way: She's going out on top. Holiday, 27, will retire from the U.S. women's national team after 10 years on the job. The former UCLA Bruin and reigning U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year confirmed to Sports Illustrated's Grant...
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CONCACAF rescinds corporate partnership with Traffic Sports USA

One day after instituting extensive reforms, CONCACAF made another big change on Tuesday, announcing it had cut ties with embattled marketing firm Traffic Sports USA. In a statement, CONCACAF said: “CONCACAF and Traffic Sports USA have decided to part ways and dissolve their commercial rights agreement." The confederation added that the decision was "mutual". Miami-based Traffic...
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'Stop bringing this ridiculous stuff': Azarenka rips grunt questions

Victoria Azarenka didn't like the line of questioning at all. The two-time Australian Open champion lost to Serena Williams 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 Tuesday on Centre Court in a high-quality match, and was then asked about the crowd laughing at the two during play for making loud noises while hitting the ball. ''I'm so tired of these questions all the time,'' said Azarenka, a former top-ranked...
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NASCAR adds new rules packages for four additional tracks in 2015

NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer Steve O'Donnell said Tuesday that the sanctioning body will add new rules packages at four more tracks between now and the end of the 26-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season.   In a late afternoon teleconference, O'Donnell said new, track-specific rules packages will be added to races at Indianapolis Motor...
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US women begin home World Cup celebrations with LA fan rally

LOS ANGELES (AP) The home celebrations are underway for the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national team. The victorious Americans were welcomed to downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday by a crowd of several thousand cheering fans at a rally. Abby Wambach joyously lifted the World Cup trophy while leading the roaring crowd in chants of ''I Believe That We Just Won!'' Fans began camping...
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Wimbledon Lookahead: No. 1 Djokovic leads top 4 into QFs

LONDON (AP) Novak Djokovic is developing a nasty habit of playing Grand Slam matches over two days. He thinks his latest carried-over contest won't have any effect on him in the Wimbledon quarterfinals Wednesday. The defending champion and No. 1 seed at the All England Club will be competing for a third day in a row when he faces No. 9 Marin Cilic for a berth in the semifinals....
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Sprint Cup entry list and on-track schedule for Kentucky Speedway

It's a big week and weekend for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Kentucky Speedway as drivers shake down a new rules package. On-track activities begin early -- on Wednesday -- with four hours of testing. Meanwhile, all three major series are in action as the Camping World Truck Series, XFINITY Series and Sprint Cup Series race on consecutive nights, beginning Thursday. See the...
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Messi fails to meet expectations with Argentina's national team, father defends him

Lionel Messi's father has defended his son against claims that the forward's Argentina career must still be classed a failure. The four-time Ballon d'Or has long been touted as the finest player of all time but there are those that believe that he will always rank behind Pele and Diego Maradona unless he tastes international glory. Messi's appeared set to fulfil his apparent destiny...
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Azarenka takes exception to questioning about noise

LONDON (AP) Victoria Azarenka didn't like the line of questioning at all. The two-time Australian Open champion lost to Serena Williams 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 Tuesday on Centre Court in a high-quality match at Wimbledon, and was then asked about the crowd laughing at the two during play for making loud noises while hitting the ball. ''I'm so tired of these questions all the time,'' said...
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Dana White: 'Conor McGregor tried to bet me $3 million that he'll KO Chad Mendes'

Conor McGregor will get his chance to back up all his arrogant talk, this Saturday at UFC 189. The featherweight title challenger has not been shy about blasting, first, champion Jose Aldo, and now, last-minute replacement Chad Mendes, over the years. All the talk will come to a head in Las Vegas in UFC 189 main event and Conor McGregor no doubt intends to once again prove that he...
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Williams gets past Azarenka at Wimbledon; Sharapova next

LONDON (AP) Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners from all angles, even as she stormed through seven games in a row and 10 of the last 13 in yet another comeback, her Wimbledon quarterfinal against Victoria Azarenka never felt like a runaway. That's because Azarenka, a two-time major champion and former No. 1 in her own right, was playing spectacular tennis...
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Arrieta, Rizzo lead Cubs over Cards in doubleheader opener

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and also got a career-high two hits, Anthony Rizzo launched his 16th homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Rizzo's two-run drive highlighted a four-run eighth after St. Louis pulled within one. Arrieta (9-5) came through on the mound and at the...
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LSU's future at QB on display at the Elite 11 Finals (VIDEO)

Coaches and fans alike have grown increasingly frustrated by the state of the Tigers play at quarterback in recent seasons. Save for one injury shortened season by Zach Mettenberger in 2013, the position has been nothing short of a disaster following the departure of JaMarcus Russell at the conclusion of the 2006 season. Well the answer to all those woes may be coming in the form...
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Along for the ride on Watson's farewell at St. Andrews

This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St. Andrews, and the company he kept that Friday afternoon in 2005 could not have been better. Donald played with Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus, giving him an unobstructed view for the farewell of golf's greatest champion. Not only was it the final round for Nicklaus at...
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Fan injured at Braves-Brewers game in satisfactory condition

MILWAUKEE (AP) A fan who was hospitalized after being hit by a foul ball during a major league game in Milwaukee is in satisfactory condition. Froedtert Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Sieja (SHAY'-ah) said Tuesday that the woman has asked for her privacy. The woman was hit Monday night at Miller Park by a foul line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Eury Perez. The Braves were playing the...
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