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Sports The WNBA Is Sending Mixed Messages On Players' Social Activism
Author: 0 The WNBA Is Sending Mixed Messages On Players' Social Activism

A compromise has been made in NY, where the players wear black shirts which only has the Adidas logo on it. Players are required to wear only the uniforms supplied by the league during all WNBA games and practices, including warmup periods and going to and from the playing floor.

Author: 0 Zika cases confirmed in SC, health officials investigate unusual case in Florida

Miami-Dade County has the most confirmed infections in Florida so far - 88, but all have involved someone who traveled to areas such as Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika outbreaks are widespread. State officials remind residents to follow the 3 D's for mosquito bite prevention: Dress - Wear light colored long sleeve shirts and long trousers; Drain - Eliminate all standing water where mosquitoes breed such as bird baths, tires, buckets and gutters; and Defend - Use an EPA-approved ...

Author: 0 CDC, Florida Probing Possible Zika Case From Miami Mosquito

Health officials have been doing their best to advise men and women of child-bearing age to postpone any plans to travel to countries where the Zika virus is known to be widespread. There is now no vaccine for the virus. If it is determined to be mosquito transmitted, Marty said those areas where the person could have come into contact with an infected mosquito will be thoroughly sprayed.

Sports Airbnb hires former US Attorney General Eric Holder
Author: 0 Airbnb hires former US Attorney General Eric Holder

The news of Holder's addition to Airbnb's "team" comes courtesy of Bloomberg , which cited a blog post posted Wednesday by Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. I'm eager to help them craft policies that will be the model for companies who share Airbnb's commitment to diversity and inclusion", he said in a statement.

Author: 0 Froome in yellow but looking over his shoulder at Quintana

Froome came in 11 place, 6:35 behind the victor, while Quintana was in 11 place and Porte came in 13. "It's not just by chance". 'There has been a plan, a structure. He had been setback early in the event by a pair of crashes. In 2016 though, Froome hasn't been able to distance his rivals on the climbs. Among the pre-race favorites, BMC's Tejay van Garderen has already lost 1:01 to Froome, and Astana's Fabio Aru trails by 1:23.

Author: 0 David West To Sign With The Golden State Warriors

The four-time scoring champ signs a 2-year deal worth 54-million bucks , and switched teams in an effort to win his first National Basketball Association title. "I understand the fans from Oklahoma City and fans around the world are upset, but I made a decision based upon what I wanted to do and how I felt". The addition of Durant means expectations for the Warriors are high .

Sports West Indies-India first Test preview
Author: 0 West Indies-India first Test preview

Rahane said adjusting to the conditions would be important if their batsmen were to thrive. "We're going to harp on being patient and do the things we're doing well continuously so then we'll get the wickets and the same thing with batting".

Sports Ancelotti hoping to meet Pep in UCL final
Author: 0 Ancelotti hoping to meet Pep in UCL final

Guardiola was afforded a warm welcome just two months on from bringing down the curtain on a trophy-laden three seasons in Bavaria and he was visibly delighted to be back in familiar surroundings. City sources have indicated they were prepared to hand the 45-year-old a longer deal of five years but Guardiola felt "more comfortable" with the same three-year commitment he provided to Bayern.

Author: 0 'I won't be the king, I will be God of Manchester'

He has previously come out with such gems as "I can't help but laugh at how flawless I am", however, his latest comments may just be his best. "You can become Prince if you want and the no. You gotta love Zlatan being Zlatan. Eric Cantona didn't promise much when he arrived at Manchester United - but he delivered plenty. Appearing in an advert for Eurosport , Cantona discussed numerous hot topics from the week in the world of football which included the 34-year-old's move to United.

Sports Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France
Author: 0 Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

Majka (Tinkoff) and Colombian Jarlinson Pantano (IAM Cycling), victor of the 15th stage, attacked the leading group in the descent. It was Zakarin's first stage win at cycling's biggest event. The day began with an early crash involving Quintana's teammate Gorka Izaguirre, who was forced to abandon with a suspected fractured collarbone. A 14-man breakaway, featuring world champion Peter Sagan and his Tinkoff team mate Rafal Majka, the polka dot jersey wearer, took shape after a insane ...

Author: 0 Castro's 4 RBIs lift Eovaldi, Yankees over Orioles 7-1

It's why the front office already has engaged in extensive conversations to sell off assets, including impending free agents Carlos Beltran and Aroldis Chapman as well as lanky lefty reliever Andrew Miller , who is signed through 2018 and whom the Cubs want as badly as chief deputy marshal Gerard wanted Dr.

Sports Stoke City make bid for £20m West Brom striker
Author: 0 Stoke City make bid for £20m West Brom striker

West Ham have been among a number of clubs to show interest in the attacker and he rejected yet another contract offer from the Baggies last week as he tries to once again force a move. Mark Hughes has said Stoke City have lodged bids for the West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. "There's going to be a lot of those stories in fairness".

Author: 0 Kenseth pulls away late to win Cup race at New Hampshire

Truex and Busch each led more than 120 laps before faltering over the final 75 laps, paving the way for Kenseth to win for the second time this season. Bowman was all set for his first top-10 finish in the Cup series until he cut a tyre in the closing stages, bringing out a caution and leaving him 26th at the flag.

Author: 0 Is Andy Murray right to skip GB's Davis Cup tie?

Aside from a titanic battle with Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Murray navigated his way to the final easily, surpassing Thomas Berdych in the semi-finals. "It was awesome", Delgado told Press Association Sport. "Thankfully, when we arrived on scene these two chaps were near the bank of the river underneath the bridge, and they both safely got out". During the match commentary, McEnroe had willed his pupil to step up a gear.

Sports Bruce follows Allardyce in talking to FA about England job
Author: 0 Bruce follows Allardyce in talking to FA about England job

So who would you pick to start the game? It wouldn't be a problem for me to go and manage those clubs because I would win the double every time. Bruce would leap at the chance to manage his country despite never winning an worldwide cap during his other distinguished playing career.

Author: 0 Bach: Absence of top male golfers to be evaluated after Rio

I think most of the critics are hoping against hope that the golfers (we're talking the men here, not the women) will embrace the Olympics as much as the critics do. "You're not going to give it up", said the Briton. It's been sort of a sad situation to see those sorts of guys pulling out. I don't really know, you know? "Obviously I feel like I do my bit to grow the game".

Sports Charles Tillman retires after 13 seasons
Author: 0 Charles Tillman retires after 13 seasons

In a video posted on social media, Tillman thanked fans for their love and support right after he literally hangs up his cleats. From 2003 until 2014 Tillman played for the Chicago Bears and played for the Carolina Panthers in 2015. One NFC championship, two Pro-Bowls, first-team AP All-Pro, and a patented "Peanut punch" where he mastered the art of knocking a ball loose from an opponent highlights his time in the windy city.

Author: 0 Nate Thurmond Dead: Seven-Time NBA All-Star Passes Away At 74

With the Bulls, on October 18, 1974, Thurmond had 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks against the Hawks. He played a key role in the Cavaliers' run to the championship his first year in Cleveland. Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leading scorer, said Thurmond was the toughest center he ever faced. Chamberlain (who did it six times) is the only other Warriors player to reach the 20-20 threshold in a season.

Author: 0 Report confirms allegations of widespread Russian doping in several sports

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who staked his reputation on the Sochi Games, the costliest in history, said the WADA-backed report was the result of political interference and that the Olympic movement could now split. WADA also wants Russian government officials to be denied access to global competitions, including the upcoming Olympics. They include banning Russian government officials from all global sports events, maintaining the suspensions of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory and ...

Author: 0 Brad Keselowski Scores First Daytona Victory

Since his 2013 arrival, Logano and Keselowski have combined for 24 Cup wins. Kenseth, who was leading late in the Daytona 500 only to get shuffled back on the final lap, had another frustrating Daytona outing Saturday night. It was appropriate, though, that it did have drama. While it was sat on its roof, the vehicle was then hit hard by Brad Keselowski . Together, in this 50th anniversary season of Team Penske, Keselowski and Logano are a massive part of the 100th win.

Sports Varejao to reject Cavs' championship ring
Author: 0 Varejao to reject Cavs' championship ring

Varejao spent the first 11 1/2 seasons with Cleveland, including the first half of the 2015-16 season before he was traded to Portland at the trade deadline. In doing so, he became the first-ever player in National Basketball Association history to play for both Finals teams in the same season. Maybe now he'll have a bunch of extra rings made and send one to Varejao every week.

Author: 0 Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

According to prosecutors, Correa used an old password of a former Cardinals employee, who took a job with the Astros, to log into Ground Control and download the Astros' scouting reports, information on possible Major League Baseball draftees, and other notes.

Author: 0 Ex-Pro Bowl RB Foster reaches deal with Dolphins

The injury happened against the Dolphins in Miami. The Dolphins were thin at running back with just Jay Ajayi, Kenyan Drake , Damien Williams and Daniel Thomas. I am glad to see Foster out of the AFC South. The Titans had trouble finding an answer for him in most of their match-ups throughout the years. Foster (6-foot-1, 227 pounds) was one of the league's best backs from 2010-12, leading the league in rushing touchdowns twice.

Author: 0 Cook: We paid the price for first innings

Resuming their innings at 253/7 on the third day, English tailenders added only 19 runs for three wickets. Yasir ended England's first innings with six for 72, England finding the impish leg-spinner at times unplayable. A back of a length delivery gathered a feather edge off Alastair Cook's bat on the way to the keeper and Alex Hales flirted with a delivery outside off, slashing it straight to the throat of first slip.

Author: 0 Schoop's homer in 8th lifts Orioles past Rays 4-3

Tillman became the American League's second 13-game victor, backed by J.J. Hardy's two-run homer, in Baltimore's 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night. Evan Longoria homered twice, Jake Odorizzi picked up his first home victory this season and the Rays won for just the fourth time in 28 games. "We got a lead, but we weren't able to separate it." NOTES: The Rays made three roster moves coming out of the All-Star break, most notably getting Gold Glove CF Kevin Kiermaier ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray: Wimbledon champion likely to miss GB Davis Cup quarter-final

But Murray is already focused on a frenetic August that will see him defend his Olympic singles title in Brazil before heading to NY for a tilt at a second US Open victory. Murray has reached all three Grand Slam finals in 2016, losing the previous two in Australia and France to world No 1 Novak Djokovic. "This the most important tournament for me every year".

Author: 0 British Open showdown: Stenson leads Mickelson by a shot

Sweden's Stenson stands at 12 under par, a lead of one shot from Mickelson, after an excellent third-round score of 68 in cool and blustery conditions on Scotland's west coast on Saturday. Everyone else felt like mere spectators. Bill Haas (69) was in third, six off Stenson's lead. It's his highest position ever in a major, yet he was six shots off the lead.

Author: 0 Keselowski runs out of gas, still wins at Kentucky Speedway

And although crew chief Paul Wolfe bragged on Keselowski, saying he is "one of the best in the business at saving fuel", the driver wasn't so sure. I thought I had it saved. The victory was significant for Keselowski. It's his second top qualifying performance of the season. Although he wasn't able to win, Edwards does hold the No.

Author: 0 Brewers have chance, leave bases loaded in 5-4 loss to Reds

The Brewers only needed two innings to score when they scored 4 runs in the 1st inning and 5 runs in the 3rd inning. Anthony DeSclafani (4-0) allowed six hits in six innings, including Scooter Gennett's homer. Milwaukee LHP Chris Capuano is at the team's Phoenix, Ariz., complex as he continues trying to get over left elbow soreness. Reds: RHP Caleb Cotham, who's been on the disabled list since May 31 with right shoulder inflammation, reported no problems after throwing 13 pitches, nine ...

Author: 0 Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to a memorable win at Lord's

Pakistans Rahat Ali removed Englands top three batsmen as the first Test at Lords hurtled towards an exciting climax on Sundays fourth day. When the whole team lined up afterwards to do a series of push-up in front of the pavilion a salute to the military fitness camp undergone by the players before the tour the whole ground was in raptures.

Author: 0 Tour de France observes minute of silence for attack victims

In a hectic finish, Cavendish came around the wheel of Marcel Kittel in the final straight to take the win - although the German felt his rival had unfairly cut across him in the final metres and made his feelings clear. The Team Sky rider is 1:47 ahead of second place Bauke Mollema of the Netherlands, with Britain's Adam Yates 2:45 down in third. The German sprinter was not happy with how the day had finished, and remains on one stage win for the Tour with only one likely ...

Author: 0 Berdych, Pliskova withdraw from Rio over Zika concerns

Berdych, beaten by Andy Murray in the semi-finals at Wimbledon last week, was due to represent the Czech Republic in Brazil next month. The withdrawals make the trio the first tennis players to formally declare that fears of Zika are behind their decisions not to compete.

Sports Aly Raisman earns spot on US Olympic women's gymnastics team
Author: 0 Aly Raisman earns spot on US Olympic women's gymnastics team

And Biles, the vault bronze medalist, has upgraded since then. Douglas looked all the way back Monday despite sleeping only two hours from the eventful night in which she fell off the balance beam for the second time at the trials. Nichols said Friday that the precious training time she missed while rehabbing her knee may have set her back among her teammates. And Kocian is the team's go-to pro on uneven bars (she won the uneven bars competition at the trials).

Sports All-Star walk off for Big Papi
Author: 0 All-Star walk off for Big Papi

What he is, actually, is the star of baseball's biggest show. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw grinned broadly and acknowledged the jeers with a big wave. Given that the game determines which league has home-field advantage in the World Series, MLB couldn't award the NL team the last at-bat four straight years.