Lillard, McCollum trying to sell Melo on Portland

How would he help the Blazers? "You add another guy that can go out there and score 50. over the last decade, he's been one of the best players in the league". "I know [adding talent] gives us a better chance", Lillard said. That well-wishing phrase may spark ire among those in Dub Nation, especially since Lillard and Co.

Patrick Mahomes II signs rookie deal with Chiefs

The contract holds a team option that the team can exercise for a fifth year. Smith is playing out the final year of his contract, and the Chiefs aren't expected to re-sign him for 2018. Joseph for training camp. "We think they're both really good football players". Mahomes hails from Tyler, Texas. Some were getting a bit anxious that Mahomes wouldn't be signed before camp.

Rory McIlroy turns things around after horror start at Birkdale

After a par on No. 2, McIlroy ran off four straight bogeys and three pars to make the turn in 39 - five shots back of early front-runners Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka . I was excited to get over here. I'm just waiting for that round or that moment or that week where it clicks and I'll be off and running'. I just wanted to get back inside the ropes.

Diamondbacks decide to go all-in, acquire JD Martinez from Tigers

Detroit has announced the trade, so it's a done deal. As a free agent after the 2017 season, Martinez must prove he can stay healthy before landing the type of contract he deserves. King's best attribute is his speed. Tigers RHP Michael Fulmer tries to win his fifth straight start when the teams meet in the finale of their four-game series Thursday night.

Ole Miss coach Huge Freeze resigns

Freeze, a north MS native, had an unlikely rise to major college coaching, spending about a decade as a successful high school coach in Memphis, Tennessee, before landing a job at Ole Miss in the mid-2000s under Ed Orgeron. It doesn't help that the call came from his university-issued phone. "Bjork told Yahoo on Friday that after receiving the information from Mars, the school had pulled records of Freeze's cell calls and plowed through 39,000 calls without finding another instance of a ...

Spieth Shoots 65 To Take The Early Lead In Open

The giant 39-year-old American had five birdies in his first nine holes as he went out in just 29. Spieth missed the green just twice in his round, his putting was solid and when he did get into tricky rough, he retained his composure. Most of those first-timers have been quite experienced, even though the sport as a whole seems flooded with young players winning at every turn-most recently Bryson DeChambeau at the John Deere Classic.

UFC: Two title fights added to event in Edmonton

While UFC 215 likely won't set PPV sales on fire (Johnson has never been a big draw), it's a strong card with plenty of interesting matchups. UFC® 215: "JOHNSON vs. Despite fans desire for the fight to happen, the NSAC revealed that Jedrzejczyk would be unable to get medical clearance to fight at the event on such short notice given that women must take a pregnancy test 10 days out before the fight so as to ensure that they aren't in the early stages of pregnancy.

Johnson and Spieth favourites as British Open begins

Spieth shot a blemish-free, five-under-65 - to join fellow American Brooks Koepka at the top of the leaderboard - in what was an accomplished round which required only 29 putts. Spieth was getting a lot of hype in the final few days before the shots started counting, and he's delivered on that early, playing strategically around Birkdale and avoiding the big number.

Trai Turner extension from Panthers worth $45M

The deal is reportedly worth $45m with $20.5m guaranteed. The two-time Pro Bowler out of LSU started all 16 games for the Panthers previous year and, because of injuries to the offensive line, even saw time at right tackle. Oher's situation is a sad one: Carolina's starter to open the season a year ago, he suffered a concussion in the third game of the season and still had not been cleared out of concussion protocol.

Tour de France rider's 'tired' legs go viral

Poljanski's Instagram showed the cyclist's legs stretched out in front of him, with his veins prominently bulging-out from thigh-to-toe and his knees looking sunburnt. Intense exercise - especially in the heat - makes them dilate, in order to deliver more oxygen to the muscles and help carry away waste product that muscles create during exertion, Milton said.

Carolina Panthers release OT Michael Oher ahead of training camp

He was later placed on injured reserve. Michael Oher's time with the Carolina Panthers has ended. According to a report from the Charlotte Observer , he qualifies for injury compensation. 23 overall out of MS by the Ravens in 2009. Oher was originally selected with the No. 23 pick in the 2009 draft by the Baltimore Ravens , with whom he spent the first five seasons of his career as their starting left tackle.

Florida announces leading tackler Marcell Harris will miss the 2017 season

Harris tore the Achilles tendon in his right ankle and will miss the 2017 season, the school announced Thursday. After splitting starting reps throughout the early part of the season, Harris stepped into the starting lineup full-time in 2016 after Marcus Maye suffered a season-ending injury against SC.

Caddie JP to Rory: 'What the f--- are you doing?'

Rory McIlroy received a timely reminder of who he was before achieving a stirring revival at The Open on Thursday. "Thankfully he's not had to do it too often". Fellow Northern Irishman and former Open champion Darren Clarke admitted he found it hard to watch as McIlroy floundered early in his round. "But somehow I was able to find it halfway through the round and, again, that's what I'm going to concentrate on going into tomorrow".

Diamondbacks acquire All-Star Martinez from Tigers

Alex Gordon's sacrifice fly scored Brandon Moss with the winning run. "What we got now, we're very happy with", Avila said. After parting ways with a former All-Star, the Detroit Tigers will send another potential trade commodity to the mound on Wednesday as struggling veteran Justin Verlander faces the host Kansas City Royals .

Merck & (NYSE:MRK) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

More notable recent Merck & Co., Inc. Inc. now has $170.03B valuation. Merck & makes up about 1.1% of Welch & Forbes LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest position. (NYSE:MRK) on Tuesday, July 4 with "Sell" rating. Argus Research maintained Merck & Co., Inc. Twin Capital Management Inc. now owns 182,160 shares of the company's stock valued at $10,724,000 after buying an additional 35,420 shares during the last quarter.

Cardinals re-signing Chris Johnson to one-year deal

His first six NFL seasons with the Titans were highlighted by a 2,006-yard season in 2009, when he led the league in rushing, broke the NFL's single-season record for yards from scrimmage (2,509) and was named The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year.

The BMW M8 is heading to Le Mans

Long hood, big wing gills, side skirts, and a fixed rear wing complete the package. BMW plans on entering the M8 GTE in both the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech series, where it's set to replace the M6 GTE. The Bavarian team is working in cooperation with former DTM squad MTEK on the M8 GTE, based, naturally, on the future production BMW M8. The competition debut will take place at the opening round of the 2018 United SportsCar Championship, next January's 24 Hours of ...

Comerica hosts worldwide soccer match

And after Roma's Gerson fired wide from the spot, PSG converted its final two penalties to win the tiebreaker 4-3. Roma did not compete in the competition a year ago, but in 2015, it picked up two draws in the club's two contests. There were plenty of second-half substitutions for both sides, and Jonathan Johnson of noted PSG didn't even have Serge Aurier, Hatem Ben Arfa and Grzegorz Krychowiak for the contest.

Celtics announce signing of Aron Baynes

There was no way he could supplant Andre Drummond on the team, he would always be working in a reserve role. The Celtics filled a need on the glass by adding Baynes and the Australian looks set to be the team's only true centre, potentially opening up an opportunity to start.

Andrew Wiggins working on a five-year extension with Minnesota

Canadian interest in Wiggins is so deep that TSN created a deal that would allow them to televise every one of his games with the Kansas Jayhawks. The extension would start in the 2018-2019 season, meaning Wiggins would be under contract for the next six seasons, and would be worth nearly $148 million.

Arsenal turn down £16m bid for defender

Chambers had a positive experience last season on loan at Middlesbrough but, after a very promising start with Arsenal , seemed to lose confidence and has struggled to find a definite role in the team. Arsenal are ready to sell Chambers, who was signed from Southampton for £16m in 2014, as he has fallen down the pecking order in Arsene Wenger's plans.

Michael Vick 'truly sorry' for comments about Colin Kaepernick

I think I should have used a better choice of words. Vick suggested Kaep cut his afro and clean up his image if he wants another chance in the NFL . "It was more about helping him at the end of the day", Vick said. Vick's comments went viral and he was quickly faced with criticism and backlash, including a subtweet from Kaepernick himself.

Once Boys Step Into Field, They Take Over, Says Ravi Shastri

The first Test match of the series will start at Galle on 26th July 2017 while the next two Tests will be played in Colombo and Kandy, respectively. "That's my ability, which I believe in". As a team, we aspire to achieve what we want to achieve. They were a strong side at that time, the batting and bowling, but it didn't change that much, so it was a bit easier to prepare for the bowlers that we were going to face.

Le'Veon Bell has no plans to miss regular season games

Wesseling noted the Michigan State product "became the first player in National Football League history to average at least 100 rushing yards and 50 receiving yards per game over the course of a season" while leading the National Football League in touches (28) and yards (157) per contest.

Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale

Spieth missed the green just twice in his round, his putting was solid and when he did get into tricky rough, he retained his composure. "But as of right now I still have got a few more to win". Nine years after finishing second to Padraig Harrington at Birkdale, Poulter had earlier made the ideal start in his bid to go one better at the same Southport venue .

Alex Bowman Will Drive Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Car For Hendrick Motorsports

Bowman scored a pole at MI and led 51 laps with seven top-10 finishes. Bowman now works out of the Hendrick shop in Concord, North Carolina where he works on the No. In 2016, Bowman ran nine Xfinity Series races with JRM. But he had 13 top-finishes and won three poles on the Xfinity circuit before blossoming in Earnhardt's vehicle last season.

Monaco threaten to report clubs to Federation Internationale de Football Association for tapping up Kylian Mbappé

The teenager, who had featured just 14 times for the Ligue 1 side before 2016-17, smashed 26 goals in 44 appearances to spearhead their attack. "I believe nobody can say he is not interested in a player of that calibre because he's got such a rare and vast quality at 18 years of age".

Guice Named Preseason Candidate for Doak Walker Award

The award has been presented annually since 1990 and no Michigan State player has ever won it. One year later, Pettway is being looked to as the focal point of a Tiger rushing attack that finished the 2016 season ranked sixth nationally. Three finalists, as voted on by the Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee, will be announced November 20. The National Selection Committee is comprised of past award winners, former NFL All-Pro and college All-America running backs as well as media ...

Mariners trade for Phelps

The Mariners have been involved in serious trade discussions with the Marlins regarding reliever David Phelps , and now it appears a deal is done. Ramos, as Seattle is specifically seeking a controllable arm for their bullpen. numberFire's models project Phelps to record a 3.74 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 24.8 strikeout percentage in 31 1/3 innings over the remainder of the year.

New Lineup After JD Martinez Trade

The D-backs sent minor league infielders Dawel Lugo , Sergio Alcantara and Jose King to Detroit for Martinez, who is eligible for free agency in November. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects, hoping to solidify a trouble spot while making a run toward the playoffs. And the Tigers are trading for 3 guys that are not strong with the bat and/or too early to tell if he will do anything.

Monaco (understandably) want Walker money for Mendy

The French club reportedly rejected a £44.5m bid from City for the left-back, with the Daily Mail claiming: 'Monaco will not change their stance because Mendy is four years younger than Walker, a title victor in the French league and seasoned the Champions League which the French champion'.

OJ Simpson's parole hearing Thursday

But after all his glory and his infamy, he was convicted of a botched burglary in a cheap Las Vegas hotel in 2007. LaVergne was not Simpson's trial attorney but was involved in his appeals to the Nevada Supreme Court. The other memorabilia seller, Alfred Beardsley, died in 2015. 21 years after the trial of the century, the cast of characters in the case has come back in the news thanks to the popularity of the FX series "The People v.

Twichell gives United States its 1st gold of world championships

The U.S. has captured 10 medals overall in the women's 5k, more than any other open water event at the second-biggest meet after the Olympics. The Russians secured a total of 97.0000 points to claim the world championship's gold this year.

Spieth signals early Open intent

Open, made eagle on the 17th hole to hang around the early leaders. Spieth will play with defending champion Henrik Stenson and South Korean Kim Si Woo in the first two rounds of the British Open. "I'll certainly take 1-under, 69", he said. "Putting felt okay, but I certainly could have made one or two more putts". "It feels back in the routine now", Koepka said.

Stenson and Spieth paired for British Open

But this is the championship players most want to claim. It was a case of plotting my way round and getting a feel for the surfaces, it wasn't about actually playing golf if you know what I mean but just trying to find out as much about the golf course as I can.