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Author: 0 Struggling Cubs Land Jose Quintana In Blockbuster Trade With White Sox

Chicago White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana , who entered the All-Star break with a 4-8 record, 4.49 ERA and 4.01 FIP, was traded to the crosstown Cubs Thursday in a deal for a package of talented prospects. Jimenez and Cease are No. 1 and No. 2 on MLB.com's list of Cubs prospects. He has a 4.49 ERA in 18 starts after posting a career-best 3.20 mark in 2016.

Sport Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor avoided eye contact in LA
Author: 0 Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor avoided eye contact in LA

Mayweather, who holds a flawless 49-0 record, was jeered relentlessly by the audience but did not appear rattled. "The draw of the Khabib fight would be huge", he said. Ranallo said McGregor's widespread fan base is driving interest in the fight, which has been amplified during the first two stops on a four-city, three-country promotional tour that came to Staples Center on Tuesday and Toronto on Wednesday.

Sport Olivier Giroud on future: 'I really enjoyed my five years at Arsenal'
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud on future: 'I really enjoyed my five years at Arsenal'

Olivier Giroud took up his usual central striker position with Alexandre Lacazette filling in down the left flank but before long he was darting into channels down the middle and creating chances himself. It had looked until that point that a fourth-minute strike from Per Mertesacker , magnificent during the FA Cup final in his last Gunners appearance, would be the only goal of the game .

Sport RB Leipzig 'inform Liverpool Naby Keita is not for sale'
Author: 0 RB Leipzig 'inform Liverpool Naby Keita is not for sale'

Keita is understood to be keen on a move to Anfield although he is now unwilling to engineer the move away from last season's Bundesliga runners-up. It is claimed that the only way Keita would be able to leave Leipzig is if he forced through a move personally.

Sport Konta humbled to be facing stellar Venus
Author: 0 Konta humbled to be facing stellar Venus

Garbine Muguruza has thrashed Magdalena Rybarikova to reach the final at Wimbledon for the second time. She was ruthless against Rybarikova, with that favourite shot of hers, the two-handed backhand, bringing up a break point in the second game.

Sport SP among four policemen martyred in Quetta firing
Author: 0 SP among four policemen martyred in Quetta firing

Superintendent of Police of Quaidabad area, Mubarak Shah, was targetted by the gunmen in Quetta, the provincial capital, while he was patrolling in the area with his team. A breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban calling itself Jamaatul Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the attack. Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti also condemned the incident and directed police to apprehend the culprits involved in the assault.

Sport Ajax midfielder Nouri diagnosed with permanent brain damage
Author: 0 Ajax midfielder Nouri diagnosed with permanent brain damage

On July 10th, they reported that his heart was found to be beating normally but they also warned that this meant nothing as they needed to test the brain to ensure everything was functioning as it should. On Monday Ajax revealed Nouri's heart was functioning normally and appeared to be undamaged, adding that it was "too soon to say anything about his recovery, as his brain function can not be tested properly as long as he is kept asleep".

Sport Jazz sign former Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko
Author: 0 Jazz sign former Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko

This gives the Jazz another answer at small forward with Sefolosha joining Joe Ingles and Joe Johnson. Despite being a favorite of Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, there wasn't much room for Jerebko on the Boston roster (or under their cap) after the team added Jazz star Gordon Hayward on a max contract.

Sport England beat New Zealand to clinch semi-final place
Author: 0 England beat New Zealand to clinch semi-final place

New Zealand's Leigh Kasperek (right) celebrates a caught and bowled to dismiss England's Sarah Taylor. It was a tactic that would bear lucrative fruit, but not before Lauren Winfield had guided a Lea Tahuhu delivery to a diving Amy Satterthwaite at gully.

Sport Tamim Iqbal, family become victims of acid attack in England
Author: 0 Tamim Iqbal, family become victims of acid attack in England

Essex County Club confirmed in a statement that the left-hander has quit the club with immediate effect due to personal reasons. In the first match, Tamim has scored seven runs in his solitary appearance as the Essex Eagles succumbed to a seven-wicket defeat against the Kent Spitfires on Sunday.

Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers Believes He's 'Starting The Back Nine' Of His Career

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 19, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Green Bay Packers seem to be willing to stick with Ted Thompson as long as it pays dividends for the team. Given the uncertainty as to how long Thompson will continue, Schneider or McKenzie could become a candidate if one of their situations changed.

Sport Bruce Arians Coached Final Month of 2016 Season With Cancer
Author: 0 Bruce Arians Coached Final Month of 2016 Season With Cancer

Just so you know how the rest of the book goes, the next paragraph explains that Arians would rip off beer bottle caps with his teeth to impress girls at high school parties. My energy has returned. "Now I feel great", Arians writes. Arians believed that drinking paint - this can't be real - made him more hard to tackle when he played in neighborhood football games.

Sport LeBron James Reacts to Lonzo Ball Ditching Big Baller Brand for Nike
Author: 0 LeBron James Reacts to Lonzo Ball Ditching Big Baller Brand for Nike

LeBron James was in attendance and didn't lose sight of the fact that Ball had his breakout performance while wearing Nikes , posting a video of Ball's shoes to Instagram with the caption, "Just. The much-anticipated showdown between 76ers' No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz and Ball didn't happen as the former is now resting his sprained ankle.

Sport Vitolo seals controversial move to Atletico via Las Palmas
Author: 0 Vitolo seals controversial move to Atletico via Las Palmas

But Spanish sports daily Marca reported that Atletico has now met the Sevilla release clause for Vitolo of 37.5 million euros ($43 million) and that the player passed his medical on Wednesday. In a bid to abide by FIFA's rules, Atletico have now loaned him to Las Palmas , where he started his career in 2008. Until that point he will play for former side Las Palmas .

Sport Manchester City refused to match PSG's contract offer to Dani Alves
Author: 0 Manchester City refused to match PSG's contract offer to Dani Alves

The irony might be lost on a few Manchester City fans, but it appears that their luring of Dani Alves away from Juventus may have been exactly what has cost them the Brazilian full-back. Dani Alves will join PSG for its preseason U.S. tour, which includes matches against Roma, Tottenham and Juventus in the 2017 International Champions Cup.

Sport Wimbledon 2017 - Novak Djokovic considers break after painful 18 months
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017 - Novak Djokovic considers break after painful 18 months

The decision to postpone the match until Tuesday, rather than play it on Centre Court after Roger Federer's victory on Monday over Grigor Dmitrov, was questioned by some, including Djokovic's wife Jelena. "If you're an athlete, especially in an individual sport, there's no way out if you don't feel fit". That meant Djokovic and Mannarino were forced to play Tuesday - more than 18 hours after some of their rivals had reached the last eight.

Sport Liverpool's Mohamed Salah made to wait for debut
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah made to wait for debut

The Merseyside outfit will need to win a qualifier at the end of August and Klopp is pushing his players hard in pre-season to make sure there are no slip-ups. The encounter was one of two local friendlies before Liverpool fly out to Hong Kong on the weekend to compete in the Premier League Asia Trophy .

Sport U.S. women's Open wide open in unpredictable season
Author: 0 U.S. women's Open wide open in unpredictable season

President Donald Trump's influence can be felt everywhere around his golf course this week - especially in the merchandise tent. "We are operating in an increasingly global marketplace and have made the decision to award the prize fund in USA dollars in recognition of the fact that it is the most widely adopted currency for prize money in golf", R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers said.

Sport Michelle Obama posthumously honors Eunice Kennedy Shriver at ESPY Awards
Author: 0 Michelle Obama posthumously honors Eunice Kennedy Shriver at ESPY Awards

Special Olympics gold medalist Dalvin Keller is a volleyball player from Flint and he is one of a handful of Special Olympics athletes from across the country receiving an honorary ESPY award . After a powerful taped package commemorating Shriver's life - featuring emotional interviews from a number of athletes whose lives were changed by their involvement in the Special Olympics - Obama presented the award to Shriver's son, Tim Shriver, who now runs the celebrated organization.

Author: 0 Morris scores twice, United States beats Martinique 3-2 in Gold Cup

The United States and Martinique each received a card, on defenders Justin Morrow and Karl Vitulin, respectively. But just as quickly, the United States pulled ahead. Paul Arriola came agonizingly close to firing the US ahead in the 48th minute, latching onto a deflected effort from Juan Agudelo and smacking the ball onto the crossbar from close range.

Sport Chelsea to miss out on ANOTHER transfer target to Manchester United?
Author: 0 Chelsea to miss out on ANOTHER transfer target to Manchester United?

United had been tipped to pay Chelsea £40m for Nemanja Matic as soon as Bakayoko confirmation was in the bag. It now remains to be seen if Chelsea can indeed end up completing the deal for Bakayoko or if Manchester United usurp them in a way similar to their acquisition of Romelu Lukaku .

Sport Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle In Time'
Author: 0 Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle In Time'

The movie brings to life the 1962 novel by Madeleine L'Engel about a troubled young girl who gets transported through different dimensions by way of a paranormal phenomenon. Set for release next year, the first character photos for Disney's live action movie " A Wrinkle in Time " surfaced Wednesday. D23 is going to run in Anaheim from July 14 to July 16, 2017.

Sport Milan, Lotito non molla Biglia: oggi visite mediche con i biancocelesti
Author: 0 Milan, Lotito non molla Biglia: oggi visite mediche con i biancocelesti

I rossoneri non vogliono farsi trovare impreparati e - come riferisce Sky Sport - continuano a sondare le alternative: il favorito rimane Milan Badelj ma non viene tralasciata neanche la pista che porta a Gregorz Krychowiak . Il centrocampista croato potrebbe approdare nuovamente nel campionato italiano dopo l'esperienza al Milan . Sta perdendo consistenza la candidatura di Grzegorz Krychowiak , nazionale polacco in forza al PSG.

Sport Federer into 12th Wimbledon semi-final
Author: 0 Federer into 12th Wimbledon semi-final

He himself won in straight sets, Andy Murray crashed out and Novak Djokovic had to retire. Dimitrov, the 15th seed made the semi-finals of the Australian Open earlier this year and lasted nearly five hours against Rafael Nadal , so for Federer to serve at a high percentage, win a majority of net points and blast Dimitrov off the court is impressive to say the least.

Sport Djokovic in quarters of Wimbledon
Author: 0 Djokovic in quarters of Wimbledon

Instead, Karolina Pliskova will be No. 1 player. Muguruza, the 2016 French Open champion, beat Kerber 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the fourth round on No. 2 Court. Djokovic was hoping to win a fourth Wimbledon title and also had a chance of reclaiming his World No 1 ranking after Andy Murray's defeat to Sam Querrey earlier in the day.

Sport Ex-BSU coach Houston Nutt sues Ole Miss, alleging smear campaign
Author: 0 Ex-BSU coach Houston Nutt sues Ole Miss, alleging smear campaign

Nutt says he has numerous cases where Freeze and Bjork told journalists the bulk of the NCAA charges could be linked to Nutt. When the NOA was made public more than four months later, that characterization was proven inaccurate. Nutt issued a brief statement through his Arkansas-based attorney, Thomas Mars: "The lawsuit filed today speaks for itself". Ole Miss released a statement from general counsel Lee Tyner that said the school has not been served with the lawsuit.

Sport Cavs agree to terms with Turkish small forward Cedi Osman
Author: 0 Cavs agree to terms with Turkish small forward Cedi Osman

He'll still need to develop his strength and conditioning with National Basketball Association trainers. Osman's career-high scoring average was in 2015/16 season when he averaged 7.9 points per game. The Cavs have $2.4 million of their exception left and they are projected to pay $70 million in luxury tax penalties alone, according to ESPN . Osman spent time with the Cavs recently during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas , Cleveland .com's Joe Vardon reported.

Sport Prolific striker set to play for Manchester United next season
Author: 0 Prolific striker set to play for Manchester United next season

Ibrahimovic has been linked with a return to Serie A in 2018, while Atletico Madrid, in addition to a number of MLS clubs, are said to be interested in signing the experienced centre-forward in the second half of next season. There is now a sense that the Swede could return far sooner than predicted and United believe he could feature as early as October. Ibrahimovic has been back at Old Trafford as part of his rehabilitation since, and has "amazed" the club's medical team with his ...