• MOORE: Dario Saric shows Sixers something special
MOORE: Dario Saric shows Sixers something special

Saric shot a career best 40.7 percent from three with his club team, Anadolu Efes, and was just named MVP of the Olympic qualifying tournament in Turin, Italy, where he averaged 14.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. Saric was drafted 12th overall by the Orlando Magic and his rights were immediately dealt for Elfrid Payton. So what exactly will ...

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  • Anti-doping officials seeking ban of Russia from Rio Olympics
Anti-doping officials seeking ban of Russia from Rio Olympics

Russia is already barred from global athletics by the worldwide Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). A draft letter from USA and Canadian anti-doping authorities recommends Russian Federation be banned from the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro if an upcoming report finds evidence of state-sponsored doping.

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  • Gymnastics: Aly Raisman returning to Olympics
Gymnastics: Aly Raisman returning to Olympics

After watching three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman make her way through another energy-sapping, mettle-testing, soul-draining workout, those same girls who dream of following in Raisman's footsteps often leave in tears. Douglas was shaky all weekend, falling off the balance beam both Friday and Saturday, garnering huge deductions. "It's very ...

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  • Tour de France Stage 14: Cavendish takes fourth stage victory
Tour de France Stage 14: Cavendish takes fourth stage victory

Kittel, having made his move first, ended up fifth and behind fellow German John Degenkolb as he waved an arm in frustration. A four-man breakaway was gradually swallowed up before the sprint specialists took centre stage and it was Dimension Data rider Cavendish who again proved the class of the field, the Briton claiming his fourth stage win ...

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  • Great Britain take 2-1 lead into final day in Serbia
Great Britain take 2-1 lead into final day in Serbia

He will surely lean on cheerleader-in-chief Andy Murray , who won every tie in Britain's magical title run previous year in the fourth rubber. The victors of the quarter-final will face either Italy or Argentina in the last four, with the South Americans now holding a 2-1 advantage in their tie.

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  • Rodriguez called up by Red Sox to start Saturday at Yankees
Rodriguez called up by Red Sox to start Saturday at Yankees

Manager Joe Girardi got pretty awkward talking about "Father Time" earlier on Saturday. "This is probably as important a game that we've had in July in a long time". "I'll take my chances if it's soft contact and believe that his luck's gonna change", Girardi said. Tanaka is 4-2 with a 4.79 ERA in eight career starts against the Red Sox.

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  • Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar over USADA doping violation
Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar over USADA doping violation

Hunt had felt the power of Lesnar at UFC 200 before losing a fairly lopsided three-round decision. "Usada received the testing results from the June 28, 2016 sample collection from the Wada-accredited UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory on the evening of July 14, 2016", a Usada statement said.

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  • Nike Mercurial Was Top-Scoring Boot of Euro Cup 2016
Nike Mercurial Was Top-Scoring Boot of Euro Cup 2016

Antoine Griezmann did not make a consistent impact in the tournament, according to some. "I will commemorate them with the Order of Merit of Commanders - that is a decree that has never been given to the national team", he told broadcaster RTP.

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  • Pakistani model strangled to death by her own brother, police say
Pakistani model strangled to death by her own brother, police say

Police say she was strangled by her brother in her family home, and her brother is now on the run. Her videos were similar to the thousands of others shared by 20-something social media celebrities around the Internet - she pouted like a kitten into the camera, discussed her various hairstyles and shared cooing confessions from her bedroom about ...

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  • KL Rahul insists Indian bowling attack ready to fire against Windies
KL Rahul insists Indian bowling attack ready to fire against Windies

In the next couple days, we will know who is playing and who is not, we will start preparing accordingly. "I always answer the call in West Indies cricket". Under Rahul Dravid's captaincy, India sealed a 1-0 win against the West Indies in 2006 - a feat special because of the relative inexperience in the Indian squad.

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  • Antonio Conte: N'Golo Kante signing
Antonio Conte: N'Golo Kante signing "very important" for Chelsea

The 25-year-old made more interceptions and tackles than any other player in the top-five European leagues and, given Chelsea's inability to lock down in midfield during a woeful title defence, he looms as a ideal fit for their new era under Antonio Conte.

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  • Teenage tourist severely injured in Central Park explosion
Teenage tourist severely injured in Central Park explosion

It is understood the teenager, a student in Florida, might have lost his foot in the explosion. An FDNY spokesman said first responders had transported the man "with a possible amputation to his leg. Police said there was no reason to suspect that the blast , on the eve of Fourth of July celebrations, was the work of extremists or that the ex...

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  • NBA Phoenix Suns advance to quarterfinals in Vegas league
NBA Phoenix Suns advance to quarterfinals in Vegas league

The Suns had a chance to win the game in regulation, but Dragan Bender missed two free-throw attempts with 0.4 seconds to play. Ulis finished with 19 points. That still gave the Suns one final opportunity and they capitalized on it, as Tyler Ulis nailed a 3-pointer from almost halfcourt to win the game. Ulis' game-winner knocked out Denver, 82-...

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  • Draft letter from sports leaders: Ban Russia from Olympics
Draft letter from sports leaders: Ban Russia from Olympics

Hickey, who is also the President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), said he was "shocked and concerned on many levels" by the letter, which outlines why Russian Federation should be excluded from all sports on the programme at next month's Games in Rio.

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  • Jeff Gordon to drive at Brickyard if Earnhardt can't race
Jeff Gordon to drive at Brickyard if Earnhardt can't race

New Hampshire substitute Bowman was a Cup regular with the Tommy Baldwin Racing team last season and has raced part-time for Earnhardt's JR Xfinity squad this year. "... I think joint between Dale and his doctors, the best thing for him to get better was to get out of the vehicle". NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jeff Gordon awaits the start of the fi...

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  • Ibrahimovic breaks another Manchester United record
Ibrahimovic breaks another Manchester United record

Paul Pogba has been linked to a move back to Manchester United. But when asked by ESPN Deportes about United's reported interest, Pogba said: "It was my first family". "The fact that we won't travel with every player, from a tactical point of view, breaks a little bit the objective of a pre-season tour, but that's the way it is", said the forme...

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  • Brock Lesnar passed multiple drug tests before UFC 200
Brock Lesnar passed multiple drug tests before UFC 200

Brock Lesnar has been notified of a potential doping violation concerning a drugs test carried out prior to his victorious UFC return. Lesnar beat Hunt by unanimous decision in last weekend's heavyweight bout and the WWE superstar made a record £1.9million from the one event.

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  • Dixon wins IndyCar pole for 1st time this season at Toronto
Dixon wins IndyCar pole for 1st time this season at Toronto

Dixon also took the pole in the second leg of the 2013 races. "Whenever you can start on the pole, especially on the street courses, it's a big help", he said. Hinchcliffe just squeaked into the second round of qualifications by six hundredths of a second, completing his best lap in 1:00.6291. Starting two places behind him, will be defending rac...

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  • Clark gets new deal from old team
Clark gets new deal from old team

Truth? We all thought the same thing but didn't have the guts to say it via Twitter . I'm just excited to watch you play. What contracts would come off the books or what lofty deals could be shipped off are still unknown within the full context of a complete payroll.

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  • Red Sox acquire Brad Ziegler from Diamondbacks
Red Sox acquire Brad Ziegler from Diamondbacks

He reportedly will miss 3-6 weeks. Not the best game you'll see the Red Sox play, but in June, nothing short of their A+ game seemed capable of producing any wins, perhaps in large part because they were so rarely capable of producing a B- effort like this one instead of an absolute F.

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