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Author: 0 Mets' Harvey might need surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

That decision, Alderson said, will be made by Harvey in collaboration with the St. Louis-based specialist he visited on Thursday, Dr. Robert Thompson , along with the Mets and Harvey's agent Scott Boras. Logan Verrett will start in place of Harvey this Saturday agains the Nationals, Collins said. According to FanDuel's injury expert Will Carroll, plenty of pitchers have had this surgery and it takes about six months to get back on a mound.

Author: 0 Encarnacion, Happ lead Blue Jays to seventh straight win

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was forced to juggle his relief corps after right-hander Bruce Rondon returned to the hotel during batting practice because of flu-like symptoms. Travis d'Arnaud, Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera also went deep for NY in a slugfest that featured eight home runs - most in the eight-year history of Citi Field.

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade on Going to Chicago: 'I'm Still Numb'

Dwyane Wade is leaving the Miami Heat for the Chicago Bulls, returning to the city of his birth, multiple media outlets reported on Thursday. "This was not an easy decision, but I feel I have made the right choice for myself and my family", he wrote.

Author: 0 Unbeaten Strasburg pitches Nationals past banged-up Mets 3-1

If that wasn't enough of a double whammy for the Mets to absorb, All-Star left fielder Yoenis Cespedes also left Friday's contest with a strained right quadriceps. I looked at (pitching coach) Dan (Warthen) and said 'what was that?' and he said 'slider.' I said 'okay, ' next pitch same thing, and I said 'what was that?' There was no break, he said 'apparently, a change-up.' Rene (Rivera) went to the mound, I said I don't like the looks of this, so I went out there.

Author: 0 USADA confirms that Jon Jones' B sample gives same result

At the time, UFC president Dana White said that he was keen to keep Cormier on the card but acknowledged that finding a capable, new opponent for the light heavyweight champion was a hard task at such short notice. On whether he's talked with Jones: "I still haven't talked to Jon Jones ". UFC 200 takes place live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 9 and is headlined by Miesha Tate vs.

Sports Wimbledon 2nd seed knocked out
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2nd seed knocked out

Of course, in the relative hodgepodge of women's tennis in the 2010s, she also might have some shiny results in her past: a win over Serena Williams in SC, a win over Simona Halep a year ago at Wimbledon. Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam victor, held her nerve to subdue Sakkari in two hours and 24 minutes and will play Russian 29th seed Darya Kasatkina or Spain's Lara Arruabarrena for a place in the last 16.

Sports Mario looks to avoid 2nd final loss with Portugal in a year
Author: 0 Mario looks to avoid 2nd final loss with Portugal in a year

He was particularly relieved to have scored the penalty, having missed one when Atletico Madrid played in the Champions League final against Ronaldo's Real Madrid in May. He also took charge of the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace this season and will be the first English referee of UEFA's quadrennial worldwide showpiece since Arthur Holland in 1964, when Spain defeated Soviet Union 2-1.

Sports Canada, Serbia, Greece into semis in Olympic hoop qualifiers
Author: 0 Canada, Serbia, Greece into semis in Olympic hoop qualifiers

Joseph, who plays for the Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association, scored 21 points, including 19 in the second and third quarters combined, to go along with 5 assists and 3 rebounds for the Maple Leafs. Turkey shot 55.9% from the charity stripe and 23.1% from three-point range compared to Canada's 83.3% free throw shooting and 36.8% efficiency from beyond the arc.

Author: 0 Wimbledon: Serena Williams sets up clash against Angelique Kerber in the final

Serena Williams won the first set of her Wimbledon semifinal match against Elena Vesnina 6-2. The 28-year-old will aim to complete the double against Serena tomorrow, having beaten the world No. "After Australia there were a lot of things for me to handle, but it's six months ago now and I've learned from this experience", Kerber said. That's what makes me different.

Author: 0 After best Wimbledon since '09, Venus Williams vows return

The 34-year-old roared into an unassailable four-game lead in both sets, giving the world No 50 a mountain to climb, as well as firing down the fastest serve of the women's event this year at 123mph. Reaching the final at each of a year's first three major tournaments might sound good to other players. "Service is very important for me, I think, in general", stated Serena Williams during her semifinal press conference".

Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius Has Been Sentenced To Six Years For Murder

An appeals court reversed that result past year and found Pistorius guilty of the more serious charge of murder . Judge Masipa then announced the sentence, which will see Pistorius likely serve three more years in jail. The sentence was too light, but in Judge Thokozile Masipa's courtroom, she believes, it's the right punishment, deemed fair to both parties. He is a fallen hero, who has lost his career, and been ruined financially.

Sports Villar's ninth-inning hit leads Brewers past Cardinals
Author: 0 Villar's ninth-inning hit leads Brewers past Cardinals

Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who'd walked to lead off the inning, came around to score from second and slid into home just as Tommy Pham's throw arrived. Chris Carter hit his 21st and 22nd home runs in the second and sixth innings before Jonathan Lucroy smashed his 11th to account for the first three runs of the night for the Brewers .

Author: 0 Nani finally emerges from his team-mate's long shadow

Portugal hadn't previously won a match in regulation 90 minutes in France , but there would be no late drama here thanks to Ronaldo. Joao Mario said it was also a chance to make up for previous year when he was in the Portugal team which lost the European under-21 championship final against Sweden.

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade Agrees to Join Chicago Bulls

Wade, who spent his first 13 seasons with Miami before deciding to return to his native Chicago, struggled to hand the reins of the Heat to LeBron James during their first season together in Miami , but eventually excelled as the team's second-best player, with the 2006 NBA Finals MVP winning another two titles with James.

Author: 0 Stellar outing gives Chen a long-awaited 5th Major League Baseball win

Stanton sent one of his loud drives Wednesday into the second deck in left-center and has seven home runs and 18 RBIs over his past 18 games. Now a ideal 2-for-2 with two RBI, two runs scored and one walk on Wednesday, Stanton has notably driven in all seven of the Marlins' runs over the course of the last two days.

Author: 0 Lesnar's UFC Return, Orton/Lesnar, TNA's Final Deletion

He has a lucrative new contract with the UFC which will see him headlining many more fights here in the U.S. Finally after all the talking was done, Lesnar and Hunt squared off on the stage although unlike a couple of other heated face offs, this one was fairly cordial.

Sports Maradona urges Messi to stay with Argentina
Author: 0 Maradona urges Messi to stay with Argentina

They lost last years Copa final to host Chile on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw. Argentina were beaten 1-0 by Germany in the final of the 2014 World Cup and lost on penalties, also to Chile , in the 2015 Copa America final . The five-time FIFA Ballon d'Or victor licked his lip, gave the goalie a quick appraising glance, and sent a cannonball-like shot over the goal, missing for Argentina when it mattered most .

Author: 0 White Sox turn triple play against Braves

The White Sox have scored just 13 runs in his last 10 starts. An inning later, Sale's former batterymate Tyler Flowers put Atlanta back ahead with a two-run homer to left-center field. The Braves had runners on first and second with no outs when Freddie Freeman smoked a liner that shortstop Tim Anderson had to scoop off the ground.

Author: 0 Number of Zika cases in NJ steadily climbing

There have been no Zika cases caused by mosquito bites in NY or elsewhere in the continental U.S. The Zika virus is non life-threatening and causes a mild illness but it has been linked to birth defects when contracted by a pregnant woman.

Author: 0 Jets sign Scheifele to eight-year contract

Scheifele broke out last season with 29 goals and 61 points in 71 contests. A first-round pick (No. 7) in the 2011 NHL Draft , Scheifele has 145 points (58 goals, 87 assists) in his 227-game NHL career. Scheifele helped lead Canada to a gold medal at the IIHF world championship in Russian Federation following the 2015-16 season. He had nine points in nine games.

Sports Price says he needs to pitch better, set tone for Red Sox
Author: 0 Price says he needs to pitch better, set tone for Red Sox

In many ways, Price's outing in the Lone Star State was even worse than the horror show that was Eduardo Rodriguez's meltdown in Tampa Bay Monday. "Overall, I felt like I pitched a decent game", Archer said. The Sox finished a 2-4 road trip against the Rangers and Rays while being outscored 43-28. A night after five Boston relievers all needed at least 17 pitches for their inning, he needed only 11, throwing eight strikes and helping close out an easy win for the Red Sox .

Author: 0 Kerber wins 1st set in Wimbledon semifinals

Both U.S. teams won their quarterfinal-round matches Thursday. In contrast, Marin Cilic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, beaten in the men's quarter-finals on Wednesday, received £250,000 despite spending a total of 71/2 hours on court and playing five sets apiece.

Author: 0 Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying

Busch led 185 laps and caught a huge break before surviving a final restart to win Friday's 300-mile NASCAR Xfinity Series race for his first victory on the 1.5 mile tri-oval since 2004. "I certainly learned from that and when he had his problems not being able to get the vehicle re-fired, it just kind of handed the race back to us and from there I chose to restart the race on the outside from there on out".

Author: 0 Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma steals last-gasp victory over Croatia

Portugal then snatched their first victory of the tournament at the death as Quaresma was perfectly positioned to head in after Ronaldo's low shot was parried away by goalkeeper Danijel Subasic. They had prevailed in all three of their encounters with Croatia having scored six goals and conceded none while the Croats were enjoying an unbeaten run of 10 internationals (W8 D2), which was better than any other team involved at Euro 2016 .

Author: 0 Wimbledon 2016: Serena, Kerber to meet in final

The oldest woman in the draw at 36, Williams lost 6-4 6-4 to Germany's Angelique Kerber on Thursday but has enjoyed something of a renaissance in reaching her first grand slam semi-final since 2010. "She was always an idol for me, I have watched a lot of matches, on YouTube sometimes", she said. "Serena even told me at the net, see you later".

Author: 0 Low not a fan of 24-team Euro 2016 format

Ronaldo and his fired-up team won't make it easy for France , but the home team should be able to take this all the way. Ronaldo has only scored in two of Portugal's six games in France , and yet he is only one goal away from scoring a 10th European Championship goal and breaking Michel Platini's 32-year record.

Author: 0 Hamilton fastest, Rosberg sidelined in FP2

Rosberg failed to complete a single lap in second practice as his vehicle suffered a water leak and he will hope the problem is rectified for Saturday's qualifying session. It is also lighter than the first version, too. Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez found themselves down in 15 and 16 for Force India, ahead of Pascal Wehrlein's Manor and British racer Jolyon Palmer.

Author: 0 Euro 2016: Our Team of the Tournament

But the glory of France's World Cup win unified a country in desperate need of unification. Les Bleus certainly have the firepower to do it in Paris against a Portugal side who only won their first game of Euro 2016 outright in the semi-final against Wales.

Author: 0 Chelsea FC Boss Antonio Conte Gives Emotional Goodbye to Italy

Italy striker Graziano Pelle has apologised for his bad penalty miss in the quarter-final shootout defeat to Germany . Jubilant with the win, the 23-year-old midfielder said his side are now looking forward to maintain their winning momentum in order to book their place in the tournament finale.

Author: 0 `Proud` Conte downplays Italy's defeat to Germany in Euro 2016

Tears rolled down the cheeks of Gianluigi Buffon , but the legendary Italy goalkeeper said that there were "no regrets". "After 1-0 we had thought we could have won it but for a short amount of time we lost our security", he said. The 38-year-old veteran bowed out of the tournament despite saving Thomas Mueller's penalty. I don't think we could have done any more. From the kitmen to the cooks - everybody who was part of this marvellous experience, this is what has given me the greatest ...

Author: 0 Ortiz hits 20th HR; Red Sox beat sloppy Rangers 11

Overall, this season, the batting average against Kimbrel's fastball is.197 but when you shrink the sample size and just look at his numbers from June 1 on, it jumps to.286. Pitchers Craig Kimbrel and Steven Wright were selected as well. So this was a solid series victory with manager John Farrell seemingly on the hot seat and many eyes watching and waiting for the Red Sox to collapse even more.

Author: 0 'Nation's last hope' Andy Murray is all smiles after reaching Wimbledon semis

Nothing can be better than playing against Serena in the semi-final on Centre Court . Andy Murray admits having Ivan Lendl among his back-room team once again is aiding his progress at Wimbledon . "We've played a few times over the last couple of years on different surfaces, but never on grass". But with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic already sent packing, this is beginning to look like Murray's tournament to lose.

Sports Murray lets Henman have Wimbledon hill
Author: 0 Murray lets Henman have Wimbledon hill

Things did get a little tense in the second set, when Berdych had two break-point opportunities, but Murray remained calm, closed the door and turned up the heat to send his opponent home early. "Having had my experiences in the past will help me a lot". Federer just played a five-set match in the previous round, and though he claimed it was good for him to do so, it clearly exhausted him out.

Author: 0 UFC 200: Tate vs

That presents an interesting dynamic to the fight. "I'm prepared to go all five rounds if necessary". Now champion, Tate's first challenger is the number four ranked Amanda Nunes, someone who she feels isn't ready for the level of competition she brings.

Author: 0 Rio Olympics Safe from Zika Virus, Says Brazil's Interim President

Instances of gunfire reported by users of the application will be placed on a map of the city. Dornelles said last week that without more cash the Olympics risked "failure". State police, agitating for a raise and threatening to strike, held a banner that read, "Welcome To Hell: Police and firefighters don't get paid, whoever comes to Rio de Janeiro will not be safe".