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NHL Rumor Roundup: Blackhawks weigh cost of Hurricanes trade match, other quick fixes

Tuesday  08:51,   17 july 2018
sportingnews

At first glance, a new opportunity to land skilled veterans seems like the best course for the Blackhawks. Doing so, however, would be sacrificing even more of the future for a quick fix.The Blackhawks freed up some valuable salary-cap last week by[...]

J.A. Happ faces same all-star trade talk Roy Halladay did 9 years ago

Tuesday  08:50,   17 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

The strong expectation is that Happ will be traded between now and July 31 as the Blue Jays look to add pieces for their reset. The post Le’Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach deal on new contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.WASHINGTON – The[...]

Why Tony Romo forfeited his $125K winner's check

Tuesday  08:37,   17 july 2018
usatoday

Tony Romo is on a roll, winning back-to-back golf tournaments, including a celebrity event at Lake Tahoe on Sunday that included a very strong field.After his victory in the 54-hole American Century Championship, Romo didn't accept the $125,000[...]

Did Bryce Harper cheat Kyle Schwarber out of a Home Run Derby title?

Tuesday  08:36,   17 july 2018
ftw.usatoday

Cubs fans think[...]

Report: Owens activates 10-day clause with Eskimos

Tuesday  07:00,   17 july 2018
thescore

Terrell Owens activated his 10-day clause with the Edmonton Eskimos, forcing the CFL club to either offer him a contract or release him within the window that expires on July 14, sources told Justin Dunk of 3 Down Nation. Edmonton added[...]

Oilers’ Current Cap Situation Will Prevent Darnell Nurse From Signing Long Term Deal

Tuesday  07:00,   17 july 2018
msn

Unless a bunch of cap space comes along, a bridge deal is only viable option The offseason is here, and the Oilers are in cap[...]

Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

Tuesday  07:00,   17 july 2018
msn

Bryce Harper thrilled the home crowd and surely made his father proud, winning the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night with an exceptional display of power that carried him past Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs 19-18. Harper hit the[...]

Michele Martignoni tied for fastest knockout in Bellator history; here’s the other

Tuesday  07:00,   17 july 2018
mmajunkie

During a busy weekend of MMA, you may have missed Michele Martignoni's record-setter at Bellator 203. Saturday's event, which aired via same-day delay on Paramount, took place at Foro Italico in Rome and included a handful of MMA bouts that[...]

World Cup final pitch invaders jailed for 15 days

Tuesday  07:00,   17 july 2018
reuters

A Moscow court on Monday handed down a 15-day jail sentence to one of four people who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final.A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted [...]

Report: Raptors in driver’s seat for Kawhi Leonard

Tuesday  05:51,   17 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

If you thought the Toronto Raptors had no shot at Kawhi Leonard and that the earlier reports of the San Antonio Spurs superstar possibly being traded to Canada’s only team were just reporters blowing smoke, ESPN’s Zach Lowe would like to have a word [...]

Bryce Harper tops Kyle Schwarber to win MLB Home Run Derby

Tuesday  05:50,   17 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper has won the 2018 MLB Home Run Derby. The post Bryce Harper tops Kyle Schwarber to win MLB Home Run Derby appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.Harper hit 19 home runs in the final against Chicago Cubs outfielder[...]

Bell's agent: 2018 will likely be Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler

Tuesday  02:25,   17 july 2018
thescore

After Monday's franchise tag deadline expired without a new long-term contract for Le'Veon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers running back has made it clear that the upcoming season will almost certainly be his last with the franchise. Bell's[...]

Chris Sale, Max Scherzer named MLB All-Star Game starters

Tuesday  02:11,   17 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will start the MLB All-Star Game while Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will counter for the National League. Harper is batting sixth in his fifth All-Star start, the lowest he has been in the[...]

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

Tuesday  02:11,   17 july 2018
msn

In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Hundreds of thousands of people wearing[...]

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

Tuesday  01:50,   17 july 2018
msn

The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the[...]