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Author: 0 Major League Baseball trade rumors: Yankees trying to finalize deal for Andrew McCutchen

The Yankees will send two prospects to the Giants , including minor-league shortstop Abiatal Avelino , according to New York Post columnist Joel Sherman . In his first year with the Giants, McCutchen is hitting.255 with 15 home runs, 55 RBIs and a.772 OPS in 130 games. But he has not been an All-Star since 2015, when he was selected for the fifth straight season.

Sports Deal close on 4-player trade with Suns, Rockets
Author: 0 Deal close on 4-player trade with Suns, Rockets

The Rockets are reportedly sending Ryan Anderson and his hefty contract to Phoenix along with De'Anthony Melton. The sharpshooting big man fell out of the team's rotation during the postseason past year, and while his ability to hit threes can appeal to just about any team, he struggles on the defensive end and is owed about $41 million over the next two seasons.

Sports Takeaways keep coming Cardinals' way -16 in 3 games
Author: 0 Takeaways keep coming Cardinals' way -16 in 3 games

Glennon played alright, going 8-10 but it was all underneath stuff that only gained a total of 35-yards. Elliott played in the first preseason game in each of his first two seasons, carrying seven times for 48 yards in 2016 and six times for 18 yards in 2017.

Sports Rice will be good enough for England - Pellegrini
Author: 0 Rice will be good enough for England - Pellegrini

Despite having a poor start to life under Pellegrini, there has also been insult added to injury for the East-Londoners, as many first-team players have become unavailable for this one. With this being said, it is also unlikely that the Chilean manager will changes things up too much, as a win is nearly crucial following a nightmare start to the season, and could be used to help them kick on further in the Premier League if they can get a boost in confidence.

Sports LeBron James Admits He Had to Learn to Like White People
Author: 0 LeBron James Admits He Had to Learn to Like White People

Sure, you'll see his sneakers on shelves and have to listen to insane LeBron James comparisons, but watching MJ live and in action was nearly unworldly - and his game is what separated him from the elites. Like I'm a puppet. "And it wasn't nothing to do with winning and it wasn't nothing to do with stats", Green said. "People didn't start to view him as they view him now until he became that force, that man to say, 'I'm here'".

Sports US Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to reach third round
Author: 0 US Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to reach third round

The German leads the ATP Tour in wins this year, has already won three ATP Masters 1000 titles and at 21 is the popular pick as the young star most likely to have a Grand Slam breakthrough and the end the stranglehold veterans such as Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have had on the majors.

Sports Arbitrator sides with Kaepernick, denies NFL's request to dismiss
Author: 0 Arbitrator sides with Kaepernick, denies NFL's request to dismiss

Kaepernick, as quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, became the face of the player protests. The arbitrator overseeing a closely watched grievance filed by Colin Kaepernick-a leader of controversial player protests during the playing of the national anthem-denied the NFL's request ruling for a summary judgment to dismiss the case.

Sports Blue Jays' Donaldson misses rehab game with injury amid trade talks
Author: 0 Blue Jays' Donaldson misses rehab game with injury amid trade talks

Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports that Donaldson was held out of Wednesday's lineup due to soreness in his calves and legs. Dunedin's game eventually was postponed due to rain. Donaldson, a free agent after the season, is owed the remainder of his $23 million salary, which the Jays would love to rid themselves of. You can understand why teams would be interested in Donaldson if he's healthy, as he's only a year removed from hitting 33 home runs and batting.270.

Sports Richarlison gets first call-up for Brazil
Author: 0 Richarlison gets first call-up for Brazil

Richarlison has scored three goals in as many Premier League matches since joining Everton from Watford for a reported fee of 40 million British pounds (around 51 million United States dollars) in July. "The Fluminense player suffered an injury in his right knee playing against Cruzeiro in the Brazilian Championship, on Saturday". While Richarlison made 10 appearances for Brazil at Under-20 level, he has never appeared for the Selecao's senior team.

Sports Wozniacki breezes past sloppy Stosur at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki breezes past sloppy Stosur at U.S. Open

They started the second set much like the first but on Stosur's serve in the fourth, Wozniacki went for the break which the Australian would not allow. Defending champion Rafa Nadal progressed to the second round after fellow-Spaniard David Ferrer retired midway through the second set due to a calf injury.

Author: 0 Americans mourn the passing of Senator John McCain

Larry Fitzgerald just gave an emotional speech in front of John McCain's friends and family at his memorial service. detailing his unique friendship with the late senator. Brian Snyder / Reuters Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a memorial service for Sen. "If John McCain fell in love with Arizona , Arizona fell in love with John McCain ".

Sports Fulham have spent well, says Burnley’s Dyche
Author: 0 Fulham have spent well, says Burnley’s Dyche

They extended their winless run in the league to eight matches with defeat at Fulham , and have now conceded 10 goals in their past three in all competitions despite surrendering just four in six previous to that. Again, the visitors displayed that grit and determination to dig in and get themselves back in to the game. James Tarkowski pulled one back for Burnley but Andre Schurrle's late strike, after Mitrovic's shot came back off a post, wrapped up the victory.

Sports Jaguars' bashing cornerback now takes aim at Rob Gronkowski
Author: 0 Jaguars' bashing cornerback now takes aim at Rob Gronkowski

How likely is Gronkowski to hit these bonuses and incentives? Gronkowski and many other Patriots starters aren't expected to play. He reached the top tiers of that contract and earned $10.75 million. The Patriots have reworked the tight end's contract, per agent Drew Rosenhaus' Instagram account. Remember, just four months ago, no one actually knew if he was going to play this year after he made some comments at the Super Bowl that suggested he might be contemplating retirement.

Sports US Open umpire under fire for weird Kyrgios in-match pep talk
Author: 0 US Open umpire under fire for weird Kyrgios in-match pep talk

As Kyrgios sat down Lahyani got down from his chair and, amidst an animated dressing-down that lasted nearly a minute, the Swedish official was heard to say 'I want to help you, I know this is not you'. But it certainly seemed to work for Kyrgios, who hauled himself back into the contest having looked utterly disinterested in the early stages. It happened after Kyrgios simply did not even flinch at Herbert's serves.

Sports Murray questions heat break rules after US Open loss
Author: 0 Murray questions heat break rules after US Open loss

But on Tuesday, the USTA offered men a chance to rest after the third set if they want, then applied that rule on Wednesday, too. "When I came out of the shower, his coach and his..." Verdasco improved as the match went on to secure his first win over Murray since the 2009 Australian Open, setting up a third-round clash with Juan Martin del Potro .

Sports Modric beats Ronaldo & Salah to win UEFA Player of the Year
Author: 0 Modric beats Ronaldo & Salah to win UEFA Player of the Year

Luka also won the award for the "Best Midfielder of Champions League " in the 2017/18 season, reports Index.hr on August 30, 2018. Luka Modric has been named UEFA Men's Player of the Year ahead of former Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.

Sports Manchester United's Luke Shaw set for England recall
Author: 0 Manchester United's Luke Shaw set for England recall

England boss Gareth Southgate concedes that it will be hard for Jack Butland to keep his spot in the squad if the goalkeeper is playing Championship football. "With us only being three games into the season, I felt some continuity was important so those who were with us in the summer deserve the right to go again".

Sports Mariano Diaz to be given Cristiano Ronaldo's old No.7 shirt
Author: 0 Mariano Diaz to be given Cristiano Ronaldo's old No.7 shirt

When Madrid sold Diaz to Lyon, they inserted a first option clause as well as retaining 35% of the player's future transfer. " Mariano told me he wanted to go to Madrid before passing on the Sevilla offer", Aulas said. That was despite Sevilla having agreed a deal for the player, according to club president Jose Castro . The player will be presented on Thursday 31st August, at 1:30pm CEST in the Santiago Bernabéu presidential box.

Sports Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers
Author: 0 Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers

He played in 15 games with nine starts in three seasons for Green Bay, completing 194 of 326 passes (59.5 pct.) for 1,853 yards, nine touchdowns, 13 interceptions and a passer rating of 67.9. In Seattle, Schefter reports Hundley will take over the backup role behind Russell Wilson . "I think I've progressed pretty fast. I take pride in the fact that I'm learning every day and, obviously, having No.

Sports England vs India 2018: 4th Test, Southampton - Weather Forecast
Author: 0 England vs India 2018: 4th Test, Southampton - Weather Forecast

The series is nicely poised with two Tests to go and anything is possible after India fought back in the third Test. "I was just playing my normal cricket", he told reporters. England also have concerns over the balance of their attack, with pace-bowling all-rounders Ben Stokes (knee) and Chris Woakes (thigh) not yet fully fit.

Sports Serena, Venus set up Williams vs. Williams match at US Open
Author: 0 Serena, Venus set up Williams vs. Williams match at US Open

Six-time champion Serena, who missed last year's edition to give birth to her first child, impressed as she mixed 30 winners with 13 aces to progress in 67 minutes against the world No 101. He said "sometimes we've gone too far", adding that Serena's outfit "will no longer be accepted". I'm always living in a fantasy world. "What Bernard Giudicelli said about Serena's cat suit was 10,000 times worse than what happened to me".

Sports Mesut Ozil has overstated allegations of racism, claims Germany boss Joachim Low
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil has overstated allegations of racism, claims Germany boss Joachim Low

Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan sparked a political storm on the eve of the World Cup by meeting Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Ozil subsequently released a three-part statement explaining his retirement from the national team, accusing the DFB president of racism, stating that "I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose." "There was never any form of racism in the Germany team", he said.

Sports Novak Djokovic returns to US Open with win
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic returns to US Open with win

And I think compared to the previous matches we played against each other, I returned better today. Federer's third-round opponent could be the entertaining, if mercurial, Nick Kyrgios , the 30th-seeded Australian who had 25 aces and 14 double-faults while defeating Radu Albot 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.