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Sports Nets' Allen leaves summer league semifinal with hip contusion
Author: 0 Nets' Allen leaves summer league semifinal with hip contusion

In five games, the 6-foot-8 Clarke made 57 percent of his field-goal attempts, including 4 of 8 3-pointers, and averaged 8.6 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.6 assists in 21.4 minutes. That's not to say that summer league games traditionally have stakes, of course. Jordan Murphy added 14 points and eight rebounds, Mitchell Creek finished with 13 points, Barry Brown Jr totaled 12 and Keita Bates-Diop finished with 10, as five Timberwolves scored in double figures.

Sports Neil Lennon insists Celtic remain 'comfortable' after rejecting second Tierney bid
Author: 0 Neil Lennon insists Celtic remain 'comfortable' after rejecting second Tierney bid

However, that still might not be enough as Neil Lennon has today suggested that Celtic feel Tierney should be worth more than Aaron Wan-Bissaka - who joined Manchester United for £50m earlier in the summer. "He's got a long-term contract and we don't want him to go". With no other left back at the club, if Tierney moves, Celtic may well dip back into the market for another left back as cover.

Sports The key Ashes questions thrown up by England's World Cup triumph
Author: 0 The key Ashes questions thrown up by England's World Cup triumph

The teams could not be separated at the end of both regular play and a Super Over shootout, so England were handed victory because they had a superior boundary count. England were given six runs when a fielder's throw hit Ben Stokes' bat as he dived to complete a second run and went for four - but laws appears to say that was one too many.

Sports British Open: Tiger Woods says Masters 'took a lot out' of him
Author: 0 British Open: Tiger Woods says Masters 'took a lot out' of him

It's just something you have to grind through". Instead, he showed up to the PGA at Bethpage Black in May and still seemed drained . It's not prescriptive of how he'll play all Opens into the future - or even this year's event in Northern Ireland - but it is a paragon of the breadth of his gifts and how The Open is the most receptive place for him to distribute them.

Sports David Luiz: Lampard can't run anymore, but he is still a leader
Author: 0 David Luiz: Lampard can't run anymore, but he is still a leader

Mount , along with striker Tammy Abraham and midfielders Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi, have Chelsea fans salivating at the prospect of a young, English core prospering under Lampard . Mount committing himself to Chelsea is excellent news for the Blues, given the fact that they can not sign a player for the next two windows. Mount has been at Chelsea for the last 14 years and has underlined him aspirations to be a stalwart at Stamford Bridge for years to come.

Sports Boxing world remembers defensive genius Pernell Whitaker
Author: 0 Boxing world remembers defensive genius Pernell Whitaker

A distinguished amateur of over 200 fights, Whitaker won the gold medal at the 1984 Olympics as part of the legendary United States team of that year, before turning professional and becoming a darling of pay-per-view boxing television throughout his career, fighting the likes of Julio Cesar Chavez and Oscar De La Hoya.

Sports Full 49ers' Madden 20 ratings: Sherman, Kittle, Staley top list
Author: 0 Full 49ers' Madden 20 ratings: Sherman, Kittle, Staley top list

They are: Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins, Bears linebacker Khalil Mack and Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner. Leading the way for Tennessee players is none other than tight end Delanie Walker, who was rated a 92 by the popular video game.

Sports England wrongly got extra run, says former umpire Simon Taufel
Author: 0 England wrongly got extra run, says former umpire Simon Taufel

Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep and the return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run. We just kept talking during the partnership with Jos, and the run-rate wasn't getting away, and in the last over when the ball hit the bat and went for four - I apologized to Kane for that.

Sports Tributes pour in for Marc Batchelor
Author: 0 Tributes pour in for Marc Batchelor

He was gunned down outside his Olivedale home in northern Johannesburg on Monday. Alleged underworld kingpin, Nafiz Modack, who was an associate to the former soccer star told News24 that he was a family man and not one for "war". He was famous for his antics off the field, including being suspended from the Chiefs for an altercation with a fellow teammate. Batchelor was a witness during Pistorius" murder trial in 2014 in which "Blade Runner' was found guilty of the culpable homicide of ...

Sports Steve Bruce to Pursue Everton Duo Yannick Bolasie & James McCarthy at Newcastle
Author: 0 Steve Bruce to Pursue Everton Duo Yannick Bolasie & James McCarthy at Newcastle

Steve Bruce's Sheffield Wednesday future could be resolved imminently. The Magpies have made a compensation offer, but the Championship club haven't moved forward in their proceedings yet, the report adds. A slight caveat: Ashley has appointed some managers on interim deals, only for them to last barely a week, so this includes only those manager that have lasted more than two months at the club.

Sports Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal
Author: 0 Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

He won Rookie of the Year in 2017-18 and earned All-Star honors this past season. The deal solidifies the 76ers' core for the next few seasons. The Philadelphia 76ers have made it known that young All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are the cornerstones of their franchise.

Sports Senegal, Algeria to meet in Africa Cup final
Author: 0 Senegal, Algeria to meet in Africa Cup final

The two teams also missed a penalty each in the second half of the encounter. - Algeria will play their seventh AFCON semi-final, their first since 2010, having qualified only twice in their previous six. Arguably the game was the best so far played in this tournament. "But this crop of players wants to write their own history", said Belmadi. "The result was logical", Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis said.

Sports NZ PM Ardern jokes about cricket defeat 'trauma'
Author: 0 NZ PM Ardern jokes about cricket defeat 'trauma'

NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. The Black Caps' defeat was their second straight in the World Cup final , following on from their 2015 loss to Australia. Much like the extra time in football matches, in the Super Over , both teams play an additional over of six balls. Brathwaite slogged a slow ball from Jimmy Neesham but was caught by Trent Boult at long-on.

Sports Roy reunited with Kumar Dharmasena who will umpire World Cup final
Author: 0 Roy reunited with Kumar Dharmasena who will umpire World Cup final

International Cricket Council (ICC ) on Friday announced umpires and officials for the final of the Men's Cricket World Cup to be played between England and New Zealand. Dharamsena was wrong in giving Roy out and it led social media to run a campaign to remove the umpire from the final. But ICC's selection of umpires for what is admittedly the most important ODI game of the year, did not sit well with fans after Kumar Dharmasena got involved in a controversial situation on Thursday, 11th ...

Sports Billy Dib savaged by Amir Khan in 'bizarre' Saudi Arabian bout
Author: 0 Billy Dib savaged by Amir Khan in 'bizarre' Saudi Arabian bout

During the fourth, Khan battered Dib with a variety of punches to send him down for a second time and this time Dib's corner threw in the towel. Ahead of the 'Red Sea Fight Night' extravaganza held during Jeddah Seasons, Khan wore the traditional Saudi male attire called the Thobe as he went for a walk by the Red Sea coast.

Sports Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer For the Wimbledon Title, Who's The Pick?
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer For the Wimbledon Title, Who's The Pick?

Two of those defeats were in 2014 and 2015 against Djokovic; the other came in 2008 against Nadal . Padukone, who is also passionate about the sport, dressed to impress in an all-white pantsuit that kept with the Wimbledon theme. He said: "He can not know whether I have a problem with Novak". He probably will, honestly, I reckon he will get the Grand Slam count, I reckon he will overpass Federer.

Sports Video obtained of former Seahawk Malik McDowell's police altercation
Author: 0 Video obtained of former Seahawk Malik McDowell's police altercation

The free agent and former Michigan State defensive tackle was pulled over after authorities reportedly witnessed his jeep spinning out while speeding. According to the police report, McDowell had a BAC of.18, just shy of being super drunk in MI. McDowell, who played at Michigan State and was born in Detroit, has a court date regarding that incident set for July 28.

Sports De Gendt storms to stage eight victory as Thomas recovers from crash
Author: 0 De Gendt storms to stage eight victory as Thomas recovers from crash

Cycling - Tour de France - The 200-km Stage 8 from Macon to Saint-Etienne - July 13, 2019 - Deceuninck-Quick Step rider Julian Alaphilippe of France celebrates on the podium, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey. Determined to shine on a day suited for "bardoudeurs" - a French word used to describe breakaway riders capable of winning on their own - De Gendt spent the day at the front.

Sports Serena Williams, Andy Murray to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Serena Williams, Andy Murray to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon

It's always hard to tell as you only have mixed doubles at the Grand Slams, so nobody really get a chance to specialise in it or play it a lot. "I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for her - I told her she was so inspiring and I've always wanted to tell her that but I've never had the guts to before".

Sports Serena Williams Is Off To A Disastrous Start In The Wimbledon Final
Author: 0 Serena Williams Is Off To A Disastrous Start In The Wimbledon Final

When she lost in the final at the French Open in 2014 and 2017, the doubters questioned her ability to stay focused when it mattered most. This made her the first Romanian to win here, although Ilie Nastase got close in 1972 before losing 7-5 in the fifth set to Stan Smith, and she was rewarded with £2.25m in prize money and lifetime membership of the All-England Club.

Sports Barcelona sign 16 year-old Barry from WBA
Author: 0 Barcelona sign 16 year-old Barry from WBA

Barcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England's brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry . Barcelona were joined in their interest in the 16-year-old by PSG and RB Leipzig, but confirmed his signing following his departure from The Hawthorns.

Sports Waugh warns England not to underestimate New Zealand
Author: 0 Waugh warns England not to underestimate New Zealand

Rashid told BBC Sports it's just another game of cricket with a bat and ball adding all the hard work they have put in is paying off. Cricket World Cup chiefs on Friday warned fans wishing to attend the final at Lord's between England and New Zealand against paying thousands of pounds on secondary ticket websites.

Sports Tottenham 'hijack' Arsenal's William Saliba transfer with late offer to Saint-Etienne
Author: 0 Tottenham 'hijack' Arsenal's William Saliba transfer with late offer to Saint-Etienne

Saliba was expected to complete a £26.5 million move to the Gunners but stay with the Ligue 1 outfit for a further 12 months to continue his development, a condition insisted upon by his current employers. However, Tottenham have made a last-ditch attempt to secure the services of the France Under-20 global by offering a marginally better deal. Mauricio Pochettino is thought to be keen on bolstering his centre-back options this summer, should he lose Toby Alderweireld .

Sports Marcus Morris to sign $15 million deal with New York Knicks
Author: 0 Marcus Morris to sign $15 million deal with New York Knicks

They had to conduct some salary cap gymnastics to get that deal done by reworking DeMarre Carroll 's contract to a three-year, $21 million pact and sending Davis Bertans to Washington as part of a three-team sign-and-trade . Morris, 29, averaged 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game last season while shooting 37.5 percent from 3-point distance. That unanticipated turn of events opened up cap space for NY that enabled them to make the offer, putting San Antonio in a tough position, ...

Sports Blues take Origin series on Tedesco winner
Author: 0 Blues take Origin series on Tedesco winner

Walters has one year left on his contract with the QRL, but there has been talk this Origin series could be his last if he's propelled into the Gold Coast Titans head coaching role at the expense of the under pressure Garth Brennan. "Unfortunately NSW had more bigger moments than us". The Maroons had all the momentum but redemption man Mitchell Pearce chanced his arm on the final play and put Tom Trbojevic in space, who then found Blake Ferguson and James Tedesco was backing up inside to ...

Sports Tyler Skaggs: Los Angeles Angels throw no-hitter while honoring late teammate
Author: 0 Tyler Skaggs: Los Angeles Angels throw no-hitter while honoring late teammate

The last combined no-hitter in California was thrown in Oakland on July 13, 1991 - the exact day Skaggs, a California native, was born. The baseball season's relentless pace forces the Angels to heal while they play, and they went back to work after a somber All-Star break during which Skaggs was honored at the game in Cleveland.

Sports Serena Williams loses to Simona Halep in Wimbledon women's final
Author: 0 Serena Williams loses to Simona Halep in Wimbledon women's final

Both players are from the Netherlands. "I know how to change some things when (other things) don't work very well", said the 2018 French Open champion. Williams still holds the record for most major singles titles in the professional era with 23, one more than Steffi Graf. The Romanian has beaten Williams just once in their previous 10 meetings but insisted her record against the 23-time Grand Slam victor was not cause for concern.

Sports Barca sign Griezmann Atletico dispute fee
Author: 0 Barca sign Griezmann Atletico dispute fee

Will Griezmann be a hit at Barcelona? Antoine Griezmann insists he has nothing to apologise for over his move from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona. Following an internal debate, though, with Bartomeu and coach Ernesto Valverde both advocates for the signing, they chose to reactivate their interest in him.