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Lionel Messi drug tested while Argentina celebrates victory

After Argentina’s 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to advance to the World Cup final on Sunday against Germany, Lionel Messi  wasn’t able to celebrate the win with his teammates. Messi was stuck taking a mandatory drug test. Messi posted this on his Instagram profile: “Me toco el doping y no puedo estar viviendo este momento en el vestuario. Me siento orgulloso de ser...
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Steve Ott re-signs with St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues announced Thursday that they have re-signed forward Steve Ott to a two-year contract. According to NHL.com, the reported value of the contract is $5.2 million. Ott, 31, joined the Blues via trade from Buffalo last season and went on to post three assists and 37 penalty minutes in 23 regular season games, as well as two assists and 14 penalty minutes in six...
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Rory McIlroy leads Scottish Open with course record 64

Rory McIlroy shot a course-record 7-under 64 on Thursday at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland. McIlroy rolled in six birdies in seven holes and drove the green on the 436-yard 13th hole while the group ahead was on the putting surface. “This time last year, I was trying to get the ball under control, not very confident with anything,” said McIlroy. “I feel I am as prepared as I...
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LeBron James meets with Heat but hasn’t made a decision

LeBron James met with the Miami Heat for more than an hour on Wednesday in Las Vegas but left the meeting without committing to a deal, reports multiple media sources. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, James and his agent, Rich Paul, are done meeting with teams, and the four-time MVP will not talk with his family and make his choice. After a meeting that lasted nearly hour...
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New York Yankees are lost without Masahiro Tanaka

Decimated by injuries and slowed by father time, it’s been a rough year for the New York Yankees’ starting rotation since losing the likes of CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. But in the midst of learning to live in a foreign country and becoming accustomed to life as a Yankee, Masahiro Tanaka has provided his new employers with one of the most consistently effective...
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2014 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote: American League

Major League Baseball announced the American League and National League All-Star rosters this week, leaving many deserving players off of those rosters.  There are currently five players from each league up for the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote, with only one from each getting a spot on the All-Star rosters.  The fans will choose the players. For the American League, there are five...
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St. Louis Cardinals trade possibilities

The St. Louis Cardinals (50-42) are two games behind the Milwaukee Brewers (52-39) in the National League Central division lead and are looking for extra firepower as the trade deadline approaches. Injuries to pitchers Michael Wacha, Jaime Garcia and Joe Kelly have the Cardinals scouting pitchers to potentially trade for.  Shelby Miller has struggled this season after a great rookie...
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Report: Chandler Parsons to sign three-year deal with Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets restricted free agent Chandler Parsons have agreed on a three-year, $45 million offer sheet, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN sources say Mavericks and Rockets RFA Chandler Parsons have reached agreement on three-year offer sheet worth in excess of $45 million — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014 Restricted free agent Parsons, I...
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NFL suspends Redskins S Tanard Jackson indefinitely

The NFL has suspended Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. This is the fourth time Jackson has been suspended since joining the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick in 2007.  This is the second suspension Jackson has received since 2012. Jackson has never taken a regular-season snap for the Redskins, who signed...
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Spurs, Gregg Popovich agree on multi-year contract extension

The San Antonio Spurs announced Wednesday that head coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. The Spurs did not disclose any terms to the contract. Popovich, 65, has coached San Antonio to five NBA titles since becoming the team’s coach in 1996-97. The Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in five games last month to win their fifth NBA title. Popovich is 967...
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Masahiro Tanaka to undergo MRI on right arm

Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka traveled to New York on Wednesday for an MRI on his right arm, reports the New York Post. Tanaka, 25, has posted a 12-4 record and a 2.51 ERA in his first 18 starts for New York.  The right-hander struggled on Tuesday, giving up 10 hits and five earned runs over 6 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Tanaka said after the game that...
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Devils, Cory Schneider agree on seven-year contract extension

The New Jersey Devils announced Wedneday that they have re-signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a new multi-year contract. According to TSN, Schneider and the Devils agreed to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million. He has one year left on his current contract worth $4 million. “With today’s signing, we have solidified our goaltending for the present and the future...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony to re-sign with New York Knicks

According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Carmelo Anthony will re-sign with the New York Knicks “barring a last minute change of heart.” A person close to Anthony told The News on Wednesday that barring a last minute change of heart Anthony will re-sign with the Knicks after “agonizing over this” for the past week. “He will have something for everybody on Thursday...
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Richard Sherman blasts Michael Crabtree: ‘I think he’s sorry’

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree won’t be hanging out with each other anytime soon. “It’s much more of just I don’t like the dude,” Sherman said during an appearance on Wednesday night’s episode of “American Muscle,” which was viewed early by For The Win. “You know what I’m saying. And I think...
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Blackhawks sign Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews to 8-year deals

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with forwards Jonathan Toews andPatrick Kane on eight-year contract extensions, which run through the 2022-23 National Hockey League season. A formal press conference will be held at the United Center next week. According to TSN, the contract extensions are each worth an average annual value of $10.5 million...
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Aaron Dobson focused on returning for Patriots camp

New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson is optimistic that he will be healthy enough to return to the field by training camp. Dobson, who caught 37 passes last season for 519 yards and four touchdowns last season, had foot surgery in March. “It’s doing better, man,” he told the Boston Herald. “It’s getting better every day. Every week it’s getting better, so...
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Emmanuel Sanders: Denver is ‘wide receiver heaven’ with ‘no number one guy’

Denver Broncos new wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is looking forward to the opportunities Denver’s offense will provide with Peyton Manning leading the way. “It feels like I just made it into wide receiver heaven,” Sanders said in an interview with Alex Marvez and Bill Polian on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “The thing that I like about the Broncos is there is really no number one...
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Mike Daniels will deck someone if Packers don’t play mean

Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Mike Daniels is tired of his team getting their “face punched in by other teams” and will do whatever it takes this season to get his teammates to play meaner. “If something has to be said, I’m going to say it,” Daniels told Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “If somebody has a problem with it, we’re grown men. We play...
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Report: Cavs, Celtics, Nets agree on trade involving four players

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics have agreed to a trade that will be completed Thursday. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Cavaliers will trade point guard Jarrett Jack and shooting guard Sergey Karasev to the Brooklyn Nets.  The  Celtics will acquire Brooklyn’s Marcus Thorton, Cleveland’s Tyler Zeller and a future first-round pick from the Cavaliers...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony hopes Knicks can land LeBron James

Carmelo Anthony’s dream is to play in New York with LeBron James this season, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.   According to a friend of Anthony’s, Melo has held out faint hope Knicks president Phil Jackson can pull a miracle and clear out the necessary salary-cap space to get it done, but he is running out of time. Anthony’s decision could come in the next...
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Report: Sidney Crosby to undergo wrist surgery

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. According to the report, Crosby will undergo the surgery within the next few days to repair damage that hindered his play during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The surgery is not expected to force Crosby to miss any time during the 2014-15 season...
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Report: Gordon Hayward agrees to offer sheet with Charlotte Hornets

Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, reports Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte observer. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the deal is a max offer sheet, for...
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LeBron James to meet with Pat Riley on Wednesday

Free agent LeBron James and Miami Heat president Pat Riley will have their face-to-face meeting Wednesday in Las Vegas, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. League Sources: LeBron James’s meeting with the Heat will take place tomorrow (Wednesday) in Las Vegas. There was no meeting today — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 8, 2014 James is in Las Vegas for his annual...
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Kyle Rudolph slims down to become more explosive

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is seeing the results of eating right this offseason. “It was more of just a focus on my diet in February and March, versus, you are out in California, you work out every day, so you feel like you can eat whatever you want,” Rudolph said to ESPN’s Ben Goessling. “Nothing really changes, because you make up for it with the workouts...
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Milwaukee Bucks interested in Jeremy Lin, Greivis Vasquez, Eric Bledsoe?

It certainly has been an eventful offseason to date for the Milwaukee Bucks. In April, the Bucks were sold from long-time owner Herb Kohl to New York City hedge-fund billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million.  In June, they selected former Duke Star Jabari Parker with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and followed that up three days later by the stunning...
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