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Italy midfielder Bertolacci excited by AC Milan move from Roma

Andrea Bertolacci is thrilled to have joined AC Milan from Roma. The Italian midfielder, who was co-owned by Genoa and Roma until the latter bought the player outright last week, has arrived at the San Siro club in a 20million euro transfer deal and is Milan's first summer signing. The 24-year-old has put pen to paper on a four-year contract with the Rossoneri. "I've always said...
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Dzeko's agent denies holding transfer talks with Roma

The agent of Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has denied reports he had talks with Roma over a possible transfer of the player to the Serie A club. The Italian press has fuelled speculation that the Bosnia and Herzegovina international will move to the Giallorossi as part of a deal that would see Roma playmaker Adem Ljajic join City. Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic said earlier...
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England defender Jones signs new Manchester United contract

England defender Phil Jones has signed a new deal with Manchester United. Jones, who joined the club from Blackburn in 2011, will now stay at Old Trafford until at least June 2019. Manchester United announced the new deal on their official Twitter page, saying: "We're pleased to announce @PhilJones4 has signed a new contract, keeping him at #mufc until at least June 2019." After...
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Trout hits 20th HR, powers Angels past Yankees with bat, glove

  Mike Trout showed off practically every aspect of his MVP talent against the New York Yankees, from his early homer to his late stolen base with a couple of jaw-dropping catches in between. His teammates saw it as just another night for the Los Angeles Angels star — although no game against this opponent is ordinary for the Derek Jeter fan from New Jersey. ''Oh, it's always...
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IOC wants Tokyo organizers to finalize plans for new stadium

TOKYO (AP) The International Olympic Committee has asked Tokyo organizers to finalize plans for the main stadium for the 2020 Games after it was confirmed that building costs had almost doubled. Toshiaki Endo, the newly appointed minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said at a press conference on Tuesday that IOC President Thomas Bach told the head of the organizing committee...
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Koeman says United have not submitted 'serious' Schneiderlin bid

Ronald Koeman says Southampton have not received a "serious bid" from Manchester United for midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. Koeman has admitted he is unsure whether Schneiderlin or centre-back Toby Alderweireld will be at St Mary's this season. Midfielder Schneiderlin, who reported back for pre-season training today, and defender Alderweireld were stand-out performers in the last...
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Hawks' Korver set for 3rd surgery since March, this time on elbow

  Hawks guard Kyle Korver will undergo his third surgery since March when a specialist removes loose bodies from his right elbow on Tuesday. Korver had surgery for a broken nose three months ago and earlier this month surgeons repaired ligament damage in his right ankle. The 34-year-old is still wearing a boot. He said last week that he expects to be ready by training camp, but...
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Mets quietly move Wilmer Flores from shortstop to second base

With all the attention on a spectacular debut from starter Steven Matz on Sunday, the New York Mets managed to slip a position change under the radar. For the first time this season, manager Terry Collins penciled in shortstop Wilmer Flores at second base, where he plans to keep him at least until third baseman David Wright returns from the disabled list. Flores struggled defensively...
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Mets' Terry Collins: 'We're at a critical point'

The New York Mets' mission to remain in contention for the top spot in the NL East is about hit rugged ground. Manager Terry Collins is well aware. "We're at a critical point,"Collins said as the Mets enter their toughest stretch of the season. July is slated to be an arduous month for the team. After finishing out a series against the Cubs, the Mets hit the road to face the Los...
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Marlins' Jennings has never seen anybody rehab harder than Jose Fernandez

Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings has been around baseball for over three decades, and yet he's never quite seen anyone approach an injury rehab like Jose Fernandez has from his Tommy John surgery. "I tip my hat to the kid and the effort that he's put into this rehab. In my 31 years I've never seen anyone go about it any harder," Marlins manager Dan Jennings said, per the Orlando...
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Braves assistant GM: We're not gutting this team at trade deadline

The Atlanta Braves are in a reloading phase, but they are by no means only focused on the future, and will act accordingly at the trade deadline. The Braves are currently 36-40, which is currently good enough for third place in the NL East. Although, there is little chance Atlanta will make the postseason this year, the front office is still focused on fielding the best possible...
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Dan Uggla playing 'big role' with Nationals despite limited playing time

Baseball fans don't see much of Dan Uggla anymore these days, but that doesn't signify that he's not having a significant impact on the Washington Nationals in his first year with the team. Uggla has only received 85 at-bats as a member of the Nationals this season, in which he's compiled a batting average of .235, hit a home run, and driven in 12 runs. While that's not much of an...
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Nationals' Ian Desmond feels like he's moving in right direction at the plate

Coming off a stretch of games in which he showed improvement at the plate, Washington Nationals shortstop is encouraged enough to believe he's on the right path to turning things around with his bat. Desmond has hit safely in his last four games, his longest such streak since compiling a 12-game hitting streak in May that brought his average up to .260. During his most recent four...
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Ronaldinho expected to join Eto'o at Turkish club Antalyaspor

Ronaldinho has reached an agreement to join Antalyaspor, the Turkish side's president has revealed. The Brazil legend rescinded his contract with Mexican side Queretaro and had been linked to a move to Turkey. The newly-promoted club are set to complete the signing of Samuel Eto'o as well as Ronaldinho, and president, Gultekin Gencer, says there will be another big transfer...
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Holliday hosts Pujols Family Foundation Golf Tournament

Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, on the disabled list with a torn right quadriceps muscle, is planning on testing the muscle out and running for the first time in the near future. "See how it goes over the next week and gradually work in some running and build it up to full speed," Holliday told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Everything else is going really well." The Cardinals...
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Monday's Sports In Brief

WIMBLEDON LONDON (AP) Serena Williams dropped three of the first four games of her opening match at Wimbledon before recovering to beat 113th-ranked qualifier Margarita Gasparyan 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Williams extended her pursuit of a fourth consecutive major title and her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam, too, by taking 11 of the last 13 games. Williams has also won her past...
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Wainwright eyeing a comeback

Adam Wainwright tore his Achilles tendon in April and although pitching later this year may seem impossible, the Cardinals' ace is hoping that he'll be able to do it. "I'll do whatever it takes to pitch in October," Wainwright told Cardinals.com. "That's the deal." The rehab process is a lengthy one – typically nine to 12 months – but Wainwright is committed to working...
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Matt Holliday making progress

Since Albert Pujols signed with the Angels, Matt Holliday – and his wife – have hosted the Pujols Family Foundation Golf Tournament, which took place Monday. "It's a great organization, and Albert's a great friend, and [Albert's wife and foundation president] Deidre," Holliday told Cardinals.com. "They're great people and do great things, so it's easy for us." The Pujols...
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Khris Davis to begin rehab assignment

Khris Davis has been on the disabled list with a torn meniscus, but it appears he is nearing a return to the Brewers. Prior to the injury Davis was hitting .250 with five homers and 16 RBIs.
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WATCH: Brewers' Gomez gets a chin strap

Brewers centerfielder Carlos Gomez will never be accused of not playing the game hard. Gomez gives maximum effort on every pitch and has been known to swing so hard that his batting helmet occasionally falls off. Well, in an effort to help correct that problem, his teammates modified his equipment.
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PHOTO: Twins' Hunter gives Brewers' Gomez signed bat

A lot of players looked up to Twins centerfielder Torii Hunter when they were working their way through the ranks and Brewers centerfielder is no different. Hunter mentored a lot of players and Gomez was one of them. When the two clubs met recently, Hunter gave Gomez a gift and the Brewers' outfielder was certainly appreciative.
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Reds' Bourgeois uses anonymity as motivation

Jason Bourgeois' named showed up as "unknown" on the Citi Field scoreboard over the weekend and the outfielder is using the slip-up as motivation for the future. "Of course, the fans in New York will let you know about it," Bourgeois told Reds.com. "I'll make a name for myself. I love that stuff. It keeps me motivated." (h/t Reds.com)
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Pirates' Alvarez searching for power

Watch Pedro Alvarez take batting practice or look at some of his past highlight reels and it's evident that he can hit for a lot of power. However, Alvarez has run into a power shortage in 2015, something the Pirates need to change if they're going to fight for a third straight trip to the playoffs. "It's contact point more than anything," Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson told...
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Knicks thinking big, looking for some size in free agency

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks will be thinking big in free agency. As in a big man, that is. The Knicks need plenty of help after their worst season ever, but they know where it needs to start. ''I don't think it's any secret we need to get some size up front. I think that'll be a big focus for us,'' Knicks coach Derek Fisher said. Any hope of Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor...
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Man City interested in Monaco's Brazilian defender Fabinho

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Tottenham are hoping Aston Villa will accept Emmanuel Adebayor as part of a swap deal with Christian Benteke. Manchester United's chief executive Ed Woodward has met with Morgan Schneiderlin's representatives...
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