Anthony to forfeit trade kicker if dealt to Rockets

The Knicks star not only has a no-trade clause in his contract, but also an $8 million trade kicker. The Knicks would obviously need some actual return for Melo, and no matter how much Phil Jackson depressed Anthony's trade value , Anderson's albatross of a salary would simply be unpalatable for a team trying to build around Kristaps Porzingis.

Stalls handler killed at Haydock racecourse

Mr Yarborough had been flown to Whiston Hospital by air ambulance and admitted to intensive care. Bozza said Yarborough was an experienced and popular member of the team. The remainder of the meeting was called off, with the final race run being the 2.55. Meanwhile, high-profile owner Roger Brookhouse is appealing the decision of the Killarney stewards to declare void Thursday's race won by Stars Over The Sea.

Usain Bolt season's best gives a timely boost for London

De Grasse has run 9.69sec this season over 100m - albeit with a gale behind him in Stockholm - and that spelled trouble. Usain Bolt won the 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday night. The 23-year-old finished in sixth place with a season-best vault of 5.72 metres. Van Niekerk's teammate Caster Semenya put up another fine performance in the women's 800m, timing a Diamond League record of 1:55.27.

Ireland's number one goalkeeper Darren Randolph has found a new club

Joe Hart's loan move to West Ham United was part of a hectic week for the Hammers, as they also announced the permanent acquisition of Javier Hernandez. Middlesbrough agreed a deal on Friday to sign West Ham's Republic of Ireland global goalkeeper Darren Randolph as the north-east club look to return to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

OJ Simpson Paroled, He Will Be Released in October

And as a family, we recognize that he is not the ideal man but he's clearly a man and a father that has done his best to behave the way that speaks to his overall nature and character. Simpson was controversially acquitted of murdering Nicole, 35, and Mr Goldman, 25, in 1995 in the case dubbed the "Trial of the Century" . Connie Bisbee, chairwoman of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, said it would take about 30 minutes to make a decision.

Cardinals cool down Cubs with big eighth

Lester, who makes his 21st start of the season and 12th at home on Saturday, is coming off a seven-inning effort where he allowed just one run on three hits in a 4-3 Cubs victory on July 17. "It's sore. It's just a soreness and he's got to grip the bat, and that's what it really comes down to". Rookie catcher Carson Kelly , just recalled from AAA Memphis almost hit a grand slan home run.

Yoenis Cespedes wants to play 'last year of career' in Oakland

That said, he isn't always the best fielder but it never really mattered, not with that arm. The Indians are in first place in the AL Central division. But he took it a step further, and the comments that Cespedes made might get him in some trouble with Mets fans. The Athletics are now in the midst of another "selling" season, but they may be open to bringing Cespedes back toward the end of his career.

Wall Agrees to Contract Extension

As NBA .com also pointed out, this means the Wizards will have their top three players under contract for at least the next four seasons. The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.

Boasson Hagen takes stage win, Froome closes in on victory

Finishing at the front of the peloton, more than 12 minutes back from race victor Boasson Hagen, Froome could hardly have been in a more comfortable position. I fear the crash more than a puncture because you can always change wheel but you can't change legs. He was also second on Stage 16 and third on Stages 11 and 14.

National Football League has wrapped up investigation into Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott

The investigatory part of the process is nearing completion, sources say, and the league has shared its findings with the NFLPA, Elliott and his representatives. There will sure be a lot of questions on the matter from now until a decision is announced. The NFL has made no recommendation one way or another on potential discipline and its still unknown whether he will be suspended, according to the report.

Detroit Red Wings agree to deal with Tomas Tatar

The Red Wings confirmed that it was four years, but didn't mention the financial details in their release . From that point, the arbitrator had within 48 hours to make a decision. The contract comes after the two sides were unable to work out an agreement and had to go to arbitration. He has 20-plus goals in each of the past three seasons, and in 345 National Hockey League games, he has 99 goals and 95 assists.

Tyler O'Neill is traded to Cards

A former first-round pick, Gonzales has been excellent in his first season back from Tommy John surgery, posting a 2.78 ERA and 64/17 K/BB ratio over 74 1/3 innings in the minors. O'Neil, taken by the Mariners in the third-round of the 2013 draft, rose to be the club's No. 2 prospect this season after a strong turn in the Arizona Fall League previous year that saw him hit.292 with three home runs and 14 RBIs in 19 games.

Pau Gasol Returning to Spurs on Three-Year Deal

Gasol opted out of the final year of his contract after the season, but the belief all along was that he would return to San Antonio . That splash never came, as San Antonio lost wing Jonathon Simmons in free agency, only to replace him with oft-injured 30-year-old Rudy Gay.

OJ Simpson WILL be released from prison

Endel, a commissioner with the Nevada Board of Parole, cast one of the four unanimous votes on Thursday to grant Simpson an early release from prison. "He is a good man. O.J. made his", Fromong said. Instead, Zimbalist said, "he could live a wholesome and productive life by working with children, giving motivational talks that talked about this struggle in life and how he has reformed himself".

Bolt Runs 9.95 To Win At Monaco DL

Another South African, Caster Semenya , also had a tougher race than expected before winning the 800m in 1.55.27, the fastest time of the year. He had said ahead of this race in the 11th IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season that it "would be good to dip under 10 seconds" - and now he has his wish as he prepares himself for next month's concluding challenge of defending his world 100m title.

Joe Morelli's picks to win the British Open

And I'm excited for this weekend. Notes: Heavy rain and strong winds are in the forecast for today's second round. T6. Austin Connelly (-1): The 20-year-old Canadian hung in there despite missing about half of the fairways and greens in regulation and was even 1-under on the day through 12 holes before bogeys at 13, 14 and 18.

Big names in fight for form coming into British Open

Three-time major champion Jordan Spieth and 2017 U.S. Open victor Brooks Koepka share the lead with Matt Kuchar at 5-under-par. Spieth's round pleased one spectator who found a fashionable - or unfashionable depending on your taste - way to show his support for the Texan, while Rory McIlroy received plenty of backing in Southport.

Derrick Rose, Cavaliers In 'Serious' Contract Talks

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose tries to guard LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavs . Irving's agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that they met with the team about Irving's future, but did not disclose specifics. Rose was once one of the most physically gifted players in the National Basketball Association. Of course, we'll probably be wrong about what the return is if Irving is dealt.

OJ Simpson to be freed from prison after nine years

Kim Goldman criticized Parole Board Commissioner Adam Endel for wearing an "inappropriate" Kansas City Chiefs tie, given Simpson's history as an National Football League star for the Buffalo Bills . In 1995 Allred represented Nicole Brown Simpson's family during O.J. Simpson's murder trial. She added, "No one really knows how much we've been through".

Defense attorney quips with OJ Simpson during closing remarks of parole hearing

Simpson will soon be a free man. Simpson's parole hearing was broadcast live today and the Nevada Department of Parole and Probation unanimously voted to free the former superstar athlete.The board felt that he had served enough time, was a low risk to commit another crime, and had community support.

Rory McIlroy gains early momentum on day two of the Open

He cut a dejected figure after slumping to five over par after six holes on Thursday, but the spring has clearly returned to his step. Rory McIlroy is coming but American Matt Kuchar defied buffeting winds to retain the clubhouse lead after a sturdy second round at the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Confident India to battle against six-time champions Australia

If a toss is taken for a reduced overs match but no play is achieved, the match will start on the Friday with a full 50 overs. Australia saw its chase rocked early in its innings by three quick wickets, including returning captain Meg Lanning , as India continued its ascendancy over the Southern Stars.

Defending champion Henrik Stenson has rental home burgled during British Open

After missing his par, Casey went on to drop another shot at the next hole when he skirted a short putt past the hole. He admitted he was pleased with his putting speed on the greens, which are playing differently to what he is used to on the PGA Tour.

Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended By NFL, Will Appeal

Jones may appeal this decision within three days. He was charged with harrassment with a bodily substance in January after spitting on a jail nurse. As were misdemeanor charges of assault, disorderly conduct. Death, taxes, and a Bengals player getting suspended. Because the suspension is without pay, Jones will miss out on $425K. The Cincinnati Bengals will open their 2017 regular season with a divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens and they'll likely do so without the services ...

British Open Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka Race to the Top

It's not as if I can't see myself shooting a good score. McIlroy has twice been sidelined this season with a rib injury suffered during extensive equipment testing over the winter, meaning he has played just 10 events despite the late addition of the Scottish Open to his schedule.

Brooks Koepka holes bunker shot for eagle at The Open

Casey, who will celebrate his 40th birthday on Friday, headed the challenge for a first English victor since 1992 ahead of compatriots Ian Poulter and Richard Bland, who were part of a five-strong group on three under par. I missed two some 15-mile-an-hour winds. Spieth had not played competitively since winning the Travelers Championship on his last start three weeks ago by holing a bunker shot on the first hole of a play-off with Daniel Berger.

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham will not compete in the transfer window this year

Chelsea have brought in Antonio Rudiger (£34m) and Tiemoue Bakayoko (£40m), and are close to completing a deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata which will cost an initial £58m . Mauricio Pochettino and Hugo Lloris spoke to ESPN ahead of Tottenham's International Champions Cup game on Sunday 23 July against Paris Saint-Germain.

Kurt Zouma: Chelsea Defender Joins Stoke On Season-Long Loan

Have you read Trendiee Today? Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has officially temporarily left the club on loan to join Stoke City for the duration of the upcoming 2017/18 season, but has also signed a new six-year contract that will also secure his longer term future at Stamford Bridge until 2023.

Ian Poulter relishing being back at the sharp end

O'Meara, pictured, who was asked by tournament organisers if he would be happy to hit the opening shot, said: "I just got off to such a poor start and my hand slipped off the club". In May, at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, Poulter rebounded and came close to collecting his first tour victory since 2012. "And I'm definitely a freer player on the golf course".

A glance at the first round of the British Open

Schwartzel was the clear victor of his threeball with McIlroy and world No 1 Dustin Johnson , the South African scrambling hard to get to the turn in level par before birdies at 10, 13, 17 and 18 hoisted him into contention. He wasn't all about making a fashion statement. The three Americans with a share of the lead are followed closely by Paul Casey , who at 4-under is trying to become the first Englishman in a quarter of a century to win an Open Championship.

Newcastle sign defender Javier Manquillo from Atletico

Newcastle United have wrapped up the signing of England under-21 global winger Jacob Murphy from Championship side Norwich City for a reported fee of £12 million (13.6 million euros, $15.6 million), the club confirmed Wednesday. " I'm very happy with the challenge ahead ". The length of his contract hasn't been disclosed by either club, but Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez hopes that Murphy can flourish in the north-east, where his parents were raised.

McIlroy makes abysmal start at The Open

Just not probably just not as much belief in myself as I should have had. I wanted to be at least level par or under par if possible for the championship. And the 17th has seen a host of eagles, so McIlroy still has a chance of gaining back a few strokes. McIlroy has twice been sidelined this season with a rib injury suffered during extensive equipment testing over the winter, meaning he has played just 10 events despite the late addition of the Scottish Open to his schedule.

Sergio Garcia hurts himself by hitting gorse with club

The moment came at the fourth hole, where Garcia found himself along the edge of one of those famous gorse brambles we see at The Open each year. But Garcia struggled in Thursday's opening round while many of his peers were able to post low numbers in relatively benign conditions at Birkdale.

Chelsea agree transfer fee to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

When the Spain worldwide returned to the starting XI for the home win over Hull on January 22, scoring the opening goal in the 2-0 victory, Conte said Costa "wants to stay at Chelsea" and was "very happy to play with us" with the idea of a transfer "far from his mind".

Major League Baseball trade rumors: Cubs reach out to Rangers about Yu Darvish

The latest rumor comes in the form of a pitcher also in the AL West but instead on the Texas Rangers . The Rangers aren't committed to trading Darvish, who will be a free agent this winter, but they are behind five other teams in the American League Wild Card race.