Author: 0 All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

Chicago Cubs All-Star left-hander Jon Lester, who won two World Series titles in Boston alongside Ortiz during their nine seasons together, told me that his favorite Big Papi moment came during the 2013 American League Championship Series. "I love the people here, and I love the coaching staff", Bogaerts toldThe Boston Globe ahead of his first All-Game appearance. "I was like, 'I thought it was going to be a fastball?' He's everything we all want to be".

Author: 0 What's next for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots

The NFPLA issued a statement saying that they are disappointed with the decision and still believe that Roger Goodell violated collective bargaining agreements between the involved parties. Dareus hasn't been on the field for a Buffalo win over New England since the first game he ever played against the Patriots, all the way back in September of 2011.

Author: 0 No all-Williams final, but still one of note

In little more than two minutes she had earned as much as an average nurse, whose salary in the United Kingdom, according to the website is £23,019 a year. Angelique Kerber shakes hands with Venus Williams after winning their match. Kerber , the Australian Open champion, held for only the second time in the set in the final game.

Author: 0 Father, son from Texas among France truck attack victims

Davis said the Copelands' vacation began in Spain, with the running of the bulls in Pamplona and flamenco dancing in Barcelona. Switzerland's foreign ministry said that a Swiss woman and a child were killed in the attack , without identifying them, according to The Associated Press.

Sports Portugal's Quaresma reveals hairstyle worthy of final
Author: 0 Portugal's Quaresma reveals hairstyle worthy of final

Didier Deschamps was as calm as you like when grilled by the media in Paris. "That's up to you guys really, we're already elsewhere with that [Ballon d'Or] argument", Deschamps said. Their head-to-head record includes victories in all three clashes at major competitions. Follow Portugal vs France , Euro 2016 Live Score and Commentary with Sportskeeda.

Author: 0 Tried everything to beat 'unbelievable' Serena, admits Kerber

Kept coming close without quite getting it. Kerber didn't fold. She picked up her game in the second set, pumping her arms to celebrate winners as the Centre Court crowd tried to will her back into the match. "Kerber is also looking to reach number one in the world in the future, although she admits that she is still some way from achieving that goal, with Williams now ranked as the best player in woman's game".

Author: 0 Jordan Rodgers Opens Up About Estranged Relationship With Brother Aaron

We need to talk about this pun. He's basically a character on this show! Packers training camp kicks off on July 26, when, if Jordan is still on the show, Aaron will no doubt be thrilled to answer prying questions about the not-great relationship with his spurned little brother.

Author: 0 Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman named to U.S. Olympic gymnastics team

By punching their tickets to Rio, Raisman and Douglas are the first USA women's gymnasts to make two Olympics since Dominique Dawes and Amy Chow did so in 1996 and 2000. Her beam routine is superb as well. I didn't even compete at Worlds on beam and now I'm competing at the Olympic trials on beam. Three U.S. female gymnasts have earned five medals at a single Games - Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin.

Sports As expected, Kirk Cousins and Redskins fail to reach long-term deal
Author: 0 As expected, Kirk Cousins and Redskins fail to reach long-term deal

Florio believes the point of disagreement starts with the franchise tag, from "The divide is driven by the realities of the franchise tag". Or more. Therefore, Cousins is sort of gambling but he's doing so from a position of strength. Rather than accepting a long-term deal for less than what Cousins and his agent Mike McCartney deemed worthy, Cousins is betting on himself that he'll build upon his strong performance in 2015.

Sports Durant leaving Thunder to team up with Curry's Warriors
Author: 0 Durant leaving Thunder to team up with Curry's Warriors

Durant's decision, which he announced on Monday in a piece posted on the Players' Tribune website, was the most highly anticipated move of the NBA's offseason and capped what he called the most challenging few weeks of his professional life.

Sports Jets beat deadline, sign Muhammad Wilkerson to extension
Author: 0 Jets beat deadline, sign Muhammad Wilkerson to extension

While Rapoport is reporting that the pact will pay the veteran pass rusher approximately $17 million annually, it appears that the entire contract will come out to around $85 million in all. He was allowed to negotiate with other teams but any club that signed him would have had to surrender two first-round picks to the Jets. The Jets report to training camp on July 27.

Sports Newcastle want to keep Sissoko - Benitez
Author: 0 Newcastle want to keep Sissoko - Benitez

We know he has done really well and a lot of people will be talking about him. In an ideal world, the Spaniard would want the man he appointed captain at the end of last season to be in his squad and playing the kind of football which marked him out as one of France's better performers as the host nation came up only just short at the Euro 2016 finals.

Sports Manu Ginobili agrees to one-year, $14 million deal with Spurs
Author: 0 Manu Ginobili agrees to one-year, $14 million deal with Spurs

According to The Vertical's Shams Charania , the Spurs and Ginobili are discussing a new contract to bring back the Argentinian guard on a reported one-year, $14 million deal. The two-time All-Star and 2007-08 NBA Sixth Man of the Year victor will likely continue to play around 20 minutes a game for the Spurs when healthy, rotating in the backcourt with Danny Green.

Author: 0 India PM calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed to the people of Held Kashmir to maintain calm so that the situation can normalise in the violence-hit valley. In Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir today, terrorist Hafiz Saeed, who has plotted and executed some of India's deadliest terror attacks, held a rally eulogising Wani and warned publicly that "many more Burhan Wanis" will wage war against India.

Sports Pakistan militant warns of Kashmir violence
Author: 0 Pakistan militant warns of Kashmir violence

Zakaria said that Pakistan is taking comprehensive steps against terrorism and extremism which were acknowledged by the global community. To another question, the Spokesman said Pakistan has expressed concern that how the culprits involved in Samjhota Express incident was exonerated.

Author: 0 Habana misses out on South Africa's Olympic rugby squad

There were no surprises in womens' coach Tim Walsh's squad for Rio, with the World Sevens Series champions at full strength after Gemma Etheridge recovered from knee surgery in time. "I want to thank all 23 players that contributed this year and the final 19 who really worked hard towards a common goal". "Our goal is to go to Rio and win gold and it is something we speak about every day", Williams said in a statement.

Sports Led by Patrick Reed, Americans rule again at Royal Troon
Author: 0 Led by Patrick Reed, Americans rule again at Royal Troon

Leishman birdied three of the first four holes but blew his hot start with a pair of double-bogey sixes coming home. From there the eight-time European Order of Merit leader was inspired, rolling in five birdies in the space of seven holes before the turn.

Author: 0 Mixed-Martial Arts Company UFC Sold For 4 Billion Dollars

The takeover comes three months after NY became the last USA state to legalise live mixed martial arts fights, opening a lucrative market to UFC and its competitors. The UFC also recently began construction in Las Vegas on a 180,000-square-foot, campus-style corporate headquarters that also will house training and rehabilitation facilities for its fighters.

Author: 0 France seeks healing final victory vs Portugal

On Sunday in the Stade de France hosts France take on Portugal in the final. "That's what they bring to the team", he added. "I don't think there are favourites in a final". As hosts, France will be under pressure to lift the trophy on home soil, but sports pundits and analysts expects them to cope with it and get the better of Portugal .

Sports US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns
Author: 0 US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

Pokemon Go received its first update earlier today, fixing several bugs players had experienced since the app's release. The game is expected to be released in the UK, Europe and Japan by the end of the week, but there is still no official date for its release in Thailand or elsewhere.

Sports I was punched by Draymond Green
Author: 0 I was punched by Draymond Green

Green played forward for Michigan State from 2008-2012. According to the police report , Draymond had a blood alcohol content of.10, and had to remain in jail until he was completely sober. Edmondson told police he, his girlfriend and his friends went to Rick's and then Conrad's Grill the following night to celebrate his birthday, and noticed Green was there at Conrad's as well.

Sports Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires McPhee as GM
Author: 0 Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires McPhee as GM

After an exhaustive process that included interviews with as many as seven candidates, owner Bill Foley, with the help of adviser Murray Craven, a longtime National Hockey League player and close associate of Foley's, opted to go with McPhee.

Sports Ronaldo believes Portugal will prevail over 'favourites' France in Euro final
Author: 0 Ronaldo believes Portugal will prevail over 'favourites' France in Euro final

Other government leaders scheduled to attend are South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary. Portugal's semi-final victory against Wales was their first within 90 minutes at the finals. Like Griezmann, Ronaldo made a slow start to the tournament. After finishing third in their group behind the unlikely duo of Hungary and Iceland, Fernando Santos' side was thoroughly disregarded as a contender for the trophy.

Author: 0 Portugal prove they can flourish without Ronaldo on the pitch

Ronaldo and manager Fernando Santos carried the trophy together as they stepped out of the plane. His presence in the 23-man squad was in doubt until the very last minute and his goal yesterday was only his fourth in 29 worldwide appearances.

Author: 0 Portuguese media hails team after Euro 2016 triumph

But as Ronaldo and Co revelled in their historic victory, many skeptics were quick to point out that had it not been for UEFA's expanded 24-team tournament, the Portuguese players would not have been celebrating in the French capital last night, but instead would be flying home from their exotic beach holidays and preparing to commence pre-season training with their club sides.

Author: 0 Marlins' Stanton belts record 61 homers to win Home Run Derby

The reigning champ, knocked out Duvall by hitting just 15 home runs one more than Duvall who made his first appearance in the Derby. I can't remember the last time the clear favorite won the Home Run Derby, but Stanton was incredible last night.

Sports Harrison denies using PEDs, sends affidavit to NFL
Author: 0 Harrison denies using PEDs, sends affidavit to NFL

Harrison, however, says in the affidavit that to the "best of my knowledge and recollection, I have never met the individual who is apparently named Charles Sly , whose remarks appeared" in the report. The documentary linked many professional football and baseball players, including Peyton Manning, to a controversial IN clinic that provided clients with human growth hormone and other various performance enhancing substances.

Author: 0 Ronaldo named in Euro 2016 team of the tournament, Bale misses out

As well as Ronaldo, Rui Patricio and Pepe - who performed heroics in the final to keep a clean sheet - also make the cut, as does impressive left-back Raphael Guerreiro. Wales , who made it to the last four in France , celebrated their round-of-16 and quarterfinal victories over Northern Ireland and Belgium by bringing their kids onto the field after the full-time whistle.

Sports Meghan Rapinoe selected for 2016 US Olympic Women's Soccer Team
Author: 0 Meghan Rapinoe selected for 2016 US Olympic Women's Soccer Team

Remember when the Women's World Cup ended last summer and we all wondered how hard it'd be for Ellis to pare the player pool down to 18? Pugh, who turned 18 in April, is the only amateur on the team and the second-youngest Olympian in US women's team history behind Cindy Parlow, who was a month younger when she played in the 1996 Games.

Author: 0 Antonie Griezmann Explains His Euro 2016 Goal Celebrations

It was the first time any host nation had prevailed over the Germans in a major competition since England at the 1966 World Cup as France registered their first tournament victory over their fellow European heavyweights since 1958. Euro 2016 has transcended football and united France during hard times , making captain Hugo Lloris all the more determined to give his compatriots a victory to savour.

Sports Euro 2016 Final: France vs. Portugal preview, by the numbers
Author: 0 Euro 2016 Final: France vs. Portugal preview, by the numbers

France is hoping the "feel good factor" of a successful Euro 2016 will fire up a tentative economic recovery, although the direct impact will be short lived. They have never lost to Portugal in the finals of a major tournament. Mathias Vicherat, the Paris Mayor's chief of staff, said some 1,900 police and other security officers would patrol the fan zone, while the city's police chief, Michel Cadot, said 3,400 officers would patrol the Champs-Elysees, some of them redeployed from the ...

Sports Vincent Janssen has medical for £17m Tottenham transfer in London
Author: 0 Vincent Janssen has medical for £17m Tottenham transfer in London

Spurs will pay a reported €22 million for Janssen, who joined AZ for €500,000 from Dutch second-tier side Almere City last summer and finished as the top scorer in the Eredivisie with 27 goals in 34 appearances last season. "I am glad that it is nearly complete". Quoted by Algemeen Dagblad , in an online article including photos of the player apparently saying his goodbyes at the training ground, Janssen confirmed: 'I won't train with AZ any more .

Author: 0 Serena doubles up with Venus for second Wimbledon title of the day

Billie Jean King declares Serena Williams as the greatest female tennis player of all time following her Wimbledon triumph over Angelique Kerber. Williams' victory was her first Grand Slam win since Wimbledon last year, overcoming Kerber's upset in the final of the Australian Open earlier this year.

Author: 0 Noren leads Scottish Open by two shots

Nicolas Colsaerts, Matteo Manassero and New Zealand's Danny Lee shared third on 12-under. Whilst the 33-year-old Noren was entitled to cherish this win, the biggest of his career, there was obvious embarrassment for the European Tour. "I don't think there were doubts as just kind of clarifications". Pepperell, who led last year's Open at St Andrews midway through the first round, shot an eagle at the 12th - his fourth hole - and four birdies in his second round.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Winning major trophy with Portugal a dream'

He atoned, partially, in the penalty shootout, but Ronaldo had the last laugh, tucking away the fifth and final spot-kick to secure his third European title. But he's still here, after raising his game and his team at key moments as Portugal steadily improved through the knockout rounds. "We can see that".