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Marc Gasol confirms new 5-year contract with Memphis

GIRONA, Spain (AP) NBA center Marc Gasol has confirmed that he will sign a new five-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. The 30-year-old free agent tells Spanish media he will stay at Memphis, as The Associated Press reported on Monday. The deal is expected to be worth more than 100 million dollars. Marc Gasol adds that he won't play for Spain alongside brother Pau Gasol in...
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Brazil auditors say Rio subway may not be ready for Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazilian auditors say the extension of a subway line to the Olympic Park may not be ready before the games start in in August 2016. The O Globo newspaper says Tuesday that according to a report by the Rio de Janeiro State Audit Court there is a ''high risk'' that the extension of a subway line to the main venues at the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca will not...
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Blackhawks, van Riemsdyk agree to 2-year extension

CHICAGO (AP) Defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk and the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season. The Blackhawks announced the move on Tuesday. The 23-year-old van Riemsdyk had one assist in 18 regular-season games with the Blackhawks last season. He skated in four Stanley Cup Final games.
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Sachsenring ready for fireworks as MotoGP title fight rages on

This weekend's German Grand Prix will be the 77th time that a MotoGP race has been held on German soil, with the legendary Sachsenring having been the venue since 1998. The 3.6-kilometer (2.2-mile) Saxony course first hosted the East German GP in 1961, but now it is due to play host to the latest chapter of the enthralling saga that is the 2015 MotoGP World Championship season. The...
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Rays put OF Steven Souza Jr on DL, reinstate John Jaso

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Rays placed outfielder Steven Souza Jr. on the disabled list with a lacerated finger and reinstated utility man John Jaso before Tuesday's doubleheader in Kansas City. Souza, who is hitting .210 with 15 homers and 33 RBIs, is the 18th player from Tampa Bay to land on the DL this season. In all, the Rays have made 20 moves to the disabled list, second only...
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Jose Aldo returns clean drug test result after controversy in Brazil

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo may not be fighting at UFC 189, but the results of his controversial drug test administered in Brazil in June were revealed this week with the veteran coming back clean of all performance enhancing substances. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the results to FOX Sports on Tuesday. Aldo gave a urine sample to a collected in Brazil and as...
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Cubs recall Beeler to start second game against Cardinals

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-hander Dallas Beeler from Triple-A Iowa to start the second game of Tuesday's day-night doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals. The 26-year-old Beeler will serve as the 26th man. He is 1-5 with a 6.33 ERA in 13 starts with Iowa. Beeler made his major league debut with the Cubs last season and went 0-2 in two starts despite a 3.27 ERA.
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Caddie kicked out for taking photo of USGA notes

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) The USGA says the caddie for Sei Young Kim was removed from the U.S. Women's Open for taking photos of internal notes on the course setup. Paul Fusco will not be allowed to caddie this week at Lancaster Country Club. The Women's Open starts Thursday. A USGA spokesman says Fusco was found to have taken pictures of a USGA document. Such matters as hole locations...
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Make room for USC freshman Iman Marshall

True freshman Iman Marshall turned heads with spectacular play virtually all over the field. But his prowess was undeniable when playing on the defensive side.He was a defensive specialist while playing safety at powerhouse Long Beach (Calif.) Poly. He'll be reporting to USC in a matter of weeks where he'll have a chance to challenge for valuable playing time behind cornerback Kevon...
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Four-star WR Michael Pittman chooses USC over Oregon

The recruiting battle continues to favor USC as far as the Pac-12 is concerned.The Trojans over the weekend made a major coup when four-star wide receiver Michael Pittman out of powerhouse Oaks Christian (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) chose to stay home and play at USC. Pittman, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound standout who announced his decision on Twitter, also had an offer from Oregon.ESPN's Gary...
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Adoree' Jackson named to Paul Hornung Watch List

This is likely just the beginning.Adoree' Jackson was one of 44 players, including six from the Pac-12, who were named to the Paul Paul Hornung Award Watch List, given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Jackson as a true freshman burst onto the national scene with dynamic play at virtually every position, from returning kickoffs and playing at wide receiver...
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Brandon Graham: Once I stopped listening to the media, I turned a corner

Here's a warning for those ready to count out Philadelphia Eagles 2014 first-round pick Marcus Smith. Brandon Graham's journey through the NFL started in almost identical fashion. Graham was also a first-round defensive end prospect, forced to learn a new defensive scheme, who also suffered from a down period to begin his career.How did Graham get over the hump and become one of...
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A's call up hot-hitting Smolinski for outfield depth

Jake Smolinski, an outfielder recently claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics, was called up on Tuesday after demolishing Triple-A pitching in his few weeks with the Nashville Sounds. In exchange, right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt (who filled in admirably for new All-Star Sonny Gray while Gray dealt with bacterial gastroenteritis last week) was optioned back to Nashville. ...
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Jerraud Powers is easing the pain of losing Antonio Cromartie

The Arizona Cardinals lost Pro Bowl cornerback Antonio Cromartie in free agency to the New York Jets. Most teams that lose their starting cornerback would be in serious trouble the following season, but the Cardinals are in that rare situation where the guy waiting to take over might be even better at this point in his career.  When head coach Bruce Arians was asked about replacing...
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Kevin Garnett's career is first to span four decades

Kevin Garnett just signed a two-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. This fact alone is amazing, considering Garnett is 39 years old and still so much in love with basketball that he wants to continue playing on a team that's clearly in rebuild mode. But even more incredible is what this deal could mean on a historical level. According to this helpful post on NBA Reddit...
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The Timberwolves aren't interested in signing any more free agents

The Minnesota Timberwolves altered the course of their franchise this offseason, grabbing Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick in the 2015 draft, re-signing Kevin Garnett to a two-year contract and, for good measure, adding the Euroleague MVP, Nemanja Bjelica. Right now, they don't have much cap room to spend, but can still clear some if they want. Nikola Pekovic and Anthony...
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Green Bay Packers 'set' on playing Damarious Randall at cornerback, not safety

The Green Bay Packers used their first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft to pick up a veratile defensive back in Damarious Randall.Despite Randall's undersized frame (5-11, 196 lbs.), many draft pundits pinned him as one of the class' top safety prospects coming out of Arizona State. The Green Bay Packers scouting department must have seen Randall in a different light, as ESPN...
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5 Reasons to Watch: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor and the TUF 21 Finale

UFC 189 has been touted as the biggest card of the year although the loss of featherweight champion Jose Aldo did manage to take away at least a layer or two of the intrigue surrounding the main event. Thankfully, Irish madman Conor McGregor is still around to shout, scream and demand pay-per-view buyers invest in this show to see how he stacks up against possibly the best wrestler...
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Opinion: Want to fix something, NASCAR? Start with this

Restrictor-plate racing is and has always been a polarizing topic for the NASCAR industry and fan base. Year after year, Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway continually produce some of the most dramatic and compelling racing in NASCAR, the kind of action most tracks can only dream of. And Daytona and Talladega also produce some of the most spectacular and dramatic...
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PGA Grand Slam to move from Trump Course in Los Angeles

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's golf course in Los Angeles. Trump says he met with the PGA of America on Monday and both sides agreed it would be best to not play the 36-hole exhibition at Trump National Golf Club. Trump says in a statement he does not want the PGA of America to suffer consequences from his comments...
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Trump Course loses PGA Grand Slam after Mexican immigrant comments

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's golf course in Los Angeles. Trump says he met with the PGA of America on Monday and both sides agreed it would be best to not play the 36-hole exhibition at Trump National Golf Club. Trump says in a statement he does not want the PGA of America to suffer consequences from his comments...
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The Bachelorette, Episode Nine

For the past MONTH, they've been teasing us with Kaitlyn telling Shawn that she went to pound town with Nick. During those thirty days and thirty nights I still haven't figured out why she would tell him this. Some of you pointed out that he will find out once the show airs. And? Should she make him a list of everyone she made out with too? Also, why is our "trip around the world...
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Tigers' Price critical of bullpen mound conditions at Safeco Field

On Monday, Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price headed out to the bullpen to toss a bullpen session - totally normal protocol for a starting pitcher in between starts. However, he took issue with the bullpen mound at Safeco Field, where his Tigers will spend the next few days battling the Seattle Mariners.  Price took to Twitter (as he does often) to express his frustration with the...
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NBA fines Mark Cuban for free agency comments

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for commenting about the team's agreements with DeAndre Jordan and Wes Matthews during the league's free agent moratorium. NBA spokesman Tim Frank confirmed the penalty, which ESPN.com reported Tuesday was for $25,000. Teams can agree to deals with players during the moratorium, which lasts from July 1-8, but can...
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Cuban reportedly fined $25,000 for discussing Jordan, Matthews deals

It was a successful week for the Dallas Mavericks and owner Mark Cuban during the start of free agency. And he let people know about it, and now he will reportedly pay a price. Cuban was fined $25,000 for publicly discussing pending deals with center DeAndre Jordan and guard Wesley Matthews, according to ESPN. The Mavericks reportedly secured agreements from Jordan on a four-year...
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