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Cuadrado's agent dismisses summer exit for Chelsea winger

Juan Cuadrado has firm interest from other clubs, but is "very likely" to remain at Chelsea, according to his agent. The Colombian has been attracting the interest of Roma and Inter Milan, while Juventus registered their interest in the 27-year-old winger over the weekend. Juve chief executive Giuseppe Marotta claimed the Serie A side are "open to all possibilities": "Should Chelsea...
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Report: Braves trying to trade Chris Johnson in multiplayer deal

As the trade deadline draws nearer, the Atlanta Braves are apparently trying to make a deal that would send third baseman Chris Johnson elsewhere. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Braves are trying to latch Johnson onto a trade that would include another Braves player. Since Atlanta acquired veteran third baseman Juan Uribe, Johnson has seen less time on the field, primarily...
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Gonzalez pleads for Braves' Simmons to be selected to All-Star team

No Atlanta Braves player was selected as a starter on this year's National League All-Star team, but a Braves player will be represented in the All-Star Game, and manager Fredi Gonzalez is making it clear which one he wants it to be. "Bruce Bochy, get [Andrelton Simmons] on the All-Star team," Gonzalez said. "Put him at third, short, second, first; whatever you want to do, he can...
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Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to make next start on week's rest

Jose Fernandez is back on the bump after over a year of rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, but the Miami Marlins are going to make sure that they ease him back into their rotation. Fernandez, who made his 2015 debut on Thursday, July 2 after 14 months of rehab following his surgery, won't start until a week after the start. The 22 year-old ace is scheduled to face the Cincinnati...
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Veteran pitcher Dan Haren a 'huge asset' for Marlins

Miami Marlins righty Dan Haren's days of being a dominant starting pitcher are past him, but he's finding other ways of having a major impact on his team. Haren has assumed a role of veteran mentor in the Marlins clubhouse and is having an important influence on the team's pitchers. "Dan has been helping guys out a lot with scouting reports and just how to handle certain situations...
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Collins says Mets pitchers 'need to get over' frustration with 6-man rotation

The New York Mets pitching rotation has made it clear it's not a fan of the six-man rotation that's been implemented this season, but manager Terry Collins doesn't seem to care. "They've got to get over it," Collins said Sunday of the Mets' discontent with the current setup of the rotation. Ace Matt Harvey expressed frustration with the six-man rotation after a shaky start against...
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Kershaw 'really impressed' by Mets' Syndergaard in pitchers' duel

New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard proved just how much potential he has over the weekend by going blow-for-blow with three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw was thoroughly impressed with what Syndergaard displayed in the Mets' 2-1 win over the Dodgers in which the righty gave up only two hits and one earned run in six innings. "I was really impressed," Kershaw said...
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Mets' David Wright taking cautious approach in rehab, unsure when he'll return

The New York Mets originally thought they would have third baseman David Wright back some time around the All-Star break, but his timetable is uncertain as he cautiously proceeds with his rehabilitation efforts. "For me it been a long process, been a difficult one, one that has tested my patience," Wright said. "It's strange in that there is no set timetable. No one says, 'In this...
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Nationals' Harper expresses excitement, gratitude for All-Star selection

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was voted an All-Star starter without a shadow of a doubt, notching an NL-record 14 million votes. He reacted to the results on Sunday. "Oh yeah, definitely excited, being able to play alongside some of the best in baseball at the All-Star Game," Harper said. "Being able to hang out and just have a good time with everybody. Definitely...
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Nationals' Jayson Werth swinging again, 'well on road to recovery'

Jayson Werth is inching his way back to rejoining the Washington Nationals. Manager Matt Williams gave an update of Werth's condition on Sunday, and revealed that the outfielder, who fractured his wrist in mid-May, is swinging a bat again. The bat Werth is swinging is a fungo bat, a lighter bat that is used to hit groundballs and fly balls, but Williams said he'd soon graduate to...
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Wolfsburg chief says Manchester City have not made bid for de Bruyne

Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs has confirmed Manchester City have not yet made a bid for Kevin De Bruyne. De Bruyne still has four years to run on his current contract with the Bundesliga club but is seeking a new, improved deal in order to remain at the Volkswagen Arena. Goal understands that City are closely monitoring the Belgian's situation and are willing to pay...
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Report: Phillies nearly traded Ben Revere to Angels

The Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels reportedly weren't just engaged in talks about Ben Revere, but apparently were very close to finalizing a deal for the speedy outfielder. According to the Boston Globe, the Phillies and Angels arranged a deal that would send Revere to Anaheim in exchange for pitcher Trevor Gott. However, the Angels reportedly pulled out of the deal...
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Mackanin admires Phillies' work ethic amid catastrophic season

The Philadelphia Phillies are mired in one of the worst seasons in franchise history, but the meager total in their win column isn't indicative of the effort they've exerted this season. "Everybody works here; moreso than any other team I've ever been on," interim manager Pete Mackanin said. As they near the All-Star break, the Phillies are an abominable 28-56. For a franchise that...
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Weekend Sports In Brief

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night - and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 for the team's first World Cup championship...
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De Gea confirms he will return to Man United for pre-season training

David de Gea has confirmed he will return to Manchester United for pre-season training despite being linked with a move to Real Madrid. De Gea has been linked with a summer switch to the Bernabeu, with the latest reports suggesting Real are unwilling to meet United's £30million ($46.63m) asking price. While de Gea is playing it cool at the moment, it has been suggested that he is...
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Fan captures wild video of Austin Dillon's violent Daytona wreck

A race fan standing in the granstands captured a wild video of Austin Dillon's violent wreck on the final lap of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.  The fan posted the video to Instagram, showing their unique and up-close perspective of the wreck.  Dillon was able to walk away from the incident, while medical workers were treating three fans for minor injuries...
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A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

A-Rod the All-Star? Alex Rodriguez finished fifth in fan voting at designated hitter for the All-Star Game, but he's worthy of serious consideration. Starting lineups for the July 14 game at Great American Ball Park were revealed Sunday and pitchers, reserves and the finalists for the Final Vote will be announced Monday. Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost and San Francisco Giants...
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Austin Dillon OK after car flies into catch fence in last-lap crash

The Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway came to a frightening conclusion in the early morning hours of Monday when a multi-car incident occurred in the tri-oval as the checkered flag flew.   As the field jockeyed for position behind race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin's No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was turned at the start-finish line after slight contact with...
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Jazz got next: Utah hosts 1st summer league since 2008

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) While the Utah Jazz Summer League may not have the recent history of the Orlando version or be the massive undertaking that is the Las Vegas event, it's back - and appears will be around for a while. This year's four-day session that begins Monday features former power Boston going through a rebuild, San Antonio a year from winning the title and a 76ers team...
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Minnesota Lynx back atop the Western Conference

NEW YORK (AP) The Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Until this week, they were looking up in the standings. Now they are back on top of the West ahead of the surprising Tulsa Shock, who won eight of their first nine games. The Shock have faltered on their current road trip and Minnesota has moved into...
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Battle heats up to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Turan

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... Raheem Sterling could be in line for a £4m cut of his agent's fee if Manchester City meet Liverpool's £50m asking price for the England striker. Southampton are expecting to trump Tottenham and complete...
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Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as ''President of the United States.'' More like Captain America. Lloyd scored three goals to lead the United States to a 5-2 victory over Japan for the team's record third World Cup title - and first since 1999. Lloyd's hat trick came in the match's first 16 minutes...
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Alabama bask in the glory of being the SEC's most successful program

Southerns are known as prideful and passionate when it comes to their football and their history, so it's no wonder the University of Alabama recently took an opportunity to brag about their unparalleled excellence on a SEC football field:The Tide are currently number one in league history in the following categories: national titles, conference titles, all-time winning percentage...
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Big moves made, but dealing isn't done in NBA free agency

LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too. That's two All-NBA first team members from last season still on the market, in case anybody thinks all the best players are gone. Of course, nobody really believes either is leaving his current club, so teams will have to look at lesser names as they continue filling out their rosters in free agency. LaMarcus Aldridge came off the board...
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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, which ended at 2:41 a.m. with a horrific last-lap accident. The outcome wasn't in doubt as Earnhardt dominated the race. But as the pack of cars chased him on a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish, contact in traffic sent Austin Dillon's car flying upside...
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