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MLB All-Star starters announced for AL,NL

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY SportsThe American League team features four Royals, while the National League club is diverse.  The starters for the 86th MLB All-Star Game were announced on Sunday night. The four Kansas City players who will start in this year’s Midsummer Classic are catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar, and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon...
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U.S. beats Japan 5-2 to win Women’s World Cup

Michael Chow-USA TODAY SportsThe U.S. Women’s National team won its first World Cup in 16 years on Sunday by dominating defending champion Japan 5-2. Carli Lloyd recorded a first-half hat trick as the U.S. women scored four goals in the opening 16 minutes. Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath also scored for the U.S., while Yuki Ogimi and Julie Johnston (own goal) scored for Japan...
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Report: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, might trade Nick Young

The Los Angles Lakers may have struck out signing one of the top free agents of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from making moves this offseason to better their team. After agreeing to a deal with free-agent guard Lou Williams and negotiating a trade for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that the Lakers will also sign free agent forward...
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Bruce Arians on Ben Roethlisberger: ‘He’s like a son to me’

Bruce Arians and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger first met when Roethlisberger was selected 11th overall in the 2004 NFL draft. Eleven years later, Arians and the Steelers QB have continued their “father-like” relationship. “He’s like a son to me,” Arians said this past week at his annual Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic at Reynolds Plantation to the...
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Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul injured in fireworks accident

Tim Heitman/USA TODAY SportsNew York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a fireworks accident last night. Big Jason Pierre-Paul story about to break in S. Fla. He severely injured hand in fireworks accident. @Coach_Eisy first to hint at situation — Andy Slater (@AndySlater) July 5, 2015 TMZ reports that Pierre-Pual suffered “bad injuries to some of his...
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Tiger Woods posts first bogey-free scorecard in 55 rounds

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY SportsTiger Woods left The Greenbrier Classic without his first trophy in nearly two years, but he did leave the course with renewed confidence. Woods posted his first bogey-free scorecard in 55 competitive rounds, finishing with a final-round 3-under 67. “Today was a good day,” said Woods after his round. “Best I’ve hit it in a long long time...
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Lakers agree to deal with Lou Williams

The Los Angeles Lakers and free agent guard Lou Williams have agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal, reports Real GM. Williams played last season with the Toronto Raptors, averaging 15.5 points in 80 games to win Sixth Man of the Year honors. In 11 NBA seasons, Williams has averaged 12 points, 2.9 assists and two rebounds with the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks and Raptors...
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Report: Cavaliers interested in acquiring Joe Johnson

Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. The Cavs would use the Brendan Haywood contract chip to help facilitate a deal.  Haywood has a $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract if waived before Aug. 1. The Nets would be willing to move Johnson to reduce their tax burden...
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Will the Packers cut Andrew Quarless?

Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless was arrested in South Beach early Saturday morning for firing two shots during an argument with a group of women in public. Instead of cutting the 26-year-old immediately, the Packers issued a statement. “We are aware of the matter involving Andrew Quarless and are in the process of gathering more information. We will withhold...
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DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul’s ‘constant barking and petty gestures’

DeAndre Jordan left the Los Angeles Clippers to sign with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.  According to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz, Jordan left because of the treatment he received from Chris Paul and the Clippers. He was tired of Paul’s constant barking and petty gestures, like distributing high-fives to the three other guys on the floor following a timeout but somehow freezing...
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Lakers, Pacers discussing potential Roy Hibbert trade

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsRoy Hibbert has been one of the names most actively mentioned on the NBA trade market, and Larry Bird would love to find a trade partner. The Indiana Pacers have been very patient with Hibbert, but he has had two straight disappointing seasons where he has actually shown signs of regression. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Los Angeles...
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Titans raving about Marcus Mariota’s arm accuracy

Jim Brown-USA TODAY SportsMarcus Mariota was selected with the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans, and he is exactly the type of piece that they needed to build their franchise around. There have been some analysts and scouts that are concerned about his arm accuracy, but he has taken steps to shut them up to this point. Tennessee wide receiver Harry...
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Report: Packers tight end arrested for firing a gun, twice

Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless has been arrested in Miami after firing a gun twice into the ground. From the Miami New Times:  According to a police report released to New Times, MBPD were called by a parking attendant near Lennox Avenue and Fifth Street who witnessed Quarless’ dispute and the gunshots. According to the parking attendant, Quarless and another man...
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Despite new surroundings, Josh Donaldson remains AL’s best third baseman

Brad Penner-USA TODAY SportsWhen news of a five player deal between the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics first trickled through Canada’s most hockey-obsessed city late last November, the large majority of those that took notice only did so because the trade involved the departure of the team’s lone Canadian, third baseman Brett Lawrie. With months of Maple Leaf hockey...
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LaMarcus Aldridge agrees to deal with San Antonio Spurs

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY SportsFree agent All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge is signing with the San Antonio Spurs on a four-year, $80 million deal, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Aldridge will sign a four-year, $80 million maximum contract with San Antonio, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2015 Aldridge took to Twitter to write “I’m...
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Rajon Rondo agrees to join Sacramento Kings on 1-year deal

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY SportsThe Sacramento Kings and free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo have agreed to a one-year deal worth $9.5 million, according to several media reports. Rondo was the centerpiece in a blockbuster trade in December between the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks. His brief stint with the Mavs was a disaster.  His most memorable moments in a Mavs uniform were...
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DeAndre Jordan leaving Clippers to join Mavericks

Jerome Miron / USA TODAY SportsDeAndre Jordan is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to join the Dallas Mavericks. According to ESPN.com, Jordan and the Mavericks have agreed to a four-year maximum contract worth more than $80 million that includes a player option after the third season. With the move, Jordan returns to Texas after playing at Texas A&M in college. Jordan is leaving...
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Miguel Cabrera placed on DL with Calf Injury

Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera has been placed on the disabled list for the first time in his 11 year career. Manager Brad Ausmus said that Cabrera suffered a Grade 3 calf strain while running the bases in the fourth inning, according to MLB.com’s Jason Beck.  Cabrera had some fibers tear in his leg but will not need surgery, according to Catherine Slonksnis.  He was...
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Cowboys think Dez Bryant is bluffing, needs the money

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsDez Bryant wants a new long-term deal and isn’t interested in playing for the $12.8 million franchise tag in 2015. The Dallas Cowboys receiver has threatened to hold out and miss games if he doesn’t get a new deal by July 15.  However, the Cowboys think he’s bluffing, according to  Bleacher Report‘s Jason Cole. Cole transcribed by CBSSports...
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LaMarcus Aldridge not ‘wooed’ by Lakers second presentation

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsLaMarcus Aldridge met with the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday, but was reportedly not impressed with their presentation and how Kobe Bryant envisioned they would play together. On Thursday, Aldridge gave the Lakers a second chance to pitch him on their basketball ideas.  However, they still couldn’t convince him L.A. was his best option. From...
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Tiger Woods doesn’t care what you think about his golf game

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsTiger Woods shot a 4-under 66 in the first round of the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday. “I know what I am doing out here on the golf course. I know what it feels like. I know where my game is and what progress I have or haven’t made,” Woods said on Wednesday before an impressive opening round at the Greenbrier Classic, via SBNation.com. “That’s...
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Phil Kessel ‘pumped’ to play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

Nine-year NHL veteran Phil Kessel spent the past six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Kessel hopes joining Pittsburgh means more playoff series. “Being in Toronto, I got to play in one playoffs in all my years there,” Kessel told reporter Dejan Kovacevic on Thursday, via NHL.com. “But that’s the best time...
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Wes Matthews agrees to four-year deal with Mavericks

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY SportsFree agent Wes Matthews turned down a large offer from the Sacramento Kings Thursday night to accept a four-year deal from the Dallas Mavericks, reports NBA.com. Matthews can’t officially sign his new deal with Dallas until July 9, when a leaguewide moratorium on roster business is lifted. Matthews is coming of a season-ending Achilles injury...
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Brandon League designated for assignment by Dodgers

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY SportsThe Los Angeles Dodgers have announced they have designated right handed pitcher, Brandon League, for assignment. League was in the final season of a three-year, $21 million deal. The Dodgers will pay League $7.5 million this season. League, 32, has been on the DL all season with a shoulder injury. He was out of time on his rehab assignment so they had...
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Report: Dwyane Wade agrees to one-year, $20M deal with Heat

According to the Associated Press, Dwyane Wade will remain in Miami on a one-year, $20 million contract. The three-time champion threatened to leave Miami over a contract dispute earlier this week.  But the heat and the 11-time All-Star worked out a deal that could mean he will finish his career with the only team he’s played for. Wade averaged 21.5 points per game last season...
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