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'OJ,' 'Americans,' 'Robot' among top Emmy nominees

Vying against "Thrones" for drama series honors this year are FX's " The Americans ", AMC's "Better Call Saul", PBS' "Downton Abbey", Showtime's " Homeland ", Netflix's "House of Cards" and USA's " Mr. "From favorites like Game of Thrones, Veep and House of Cards to nominations newcomers like black-ish, Master of None , The Americans and Mr. Read More »

NBA commissioner: Kevin Durant's move to Warriors 'not ideal' for league balance

Kevin Durant walks onto the stage during a press conference after signing with the Golden State Warriors at the Warriors Practice Facility. Durant joining the Warriors might have been an anomaly, but Silver is smart enough to realize that as the league's financial situation changes so rapidly, the league may need to implement certain checks and balances to prevent-as they would say in Silicon Valley, the culture of which pervades the Warriors' operations-a monopoly. Read More »

New Pokemon Go Update Fixes Trainer Club Log-In Issue

The WSJ also reports that Nintendo , which owns a large slice of The Pokemon Company, has soared in value thanks to the success of Pokemon Go. "However, Pokémon Go only accesses basic Google profile information (specifically, your User ID and email address) and no other Google account information is or has been accessed or collected". Read More »

Draymond Green Says He'll 'Learn' from Arrest and 'Move on'


The police report from Draymond Green's arrest early Sunday morning has emerged, and included within it is the booking photo for the former Michigan State star. Green was arrested at a restaurant in East Lansing after allegedly assaulting a man. I could immediately see the crowd disperse into two sides as Green went one way and Edmondson went the the other way. Read More »

Winning Moments: Serena Williams lifts Wimbledon 2016 trophy

Having avenged her shock loss against Kerber in the Australian Open final in January, Williams was wreathed in smiles as she paraded the Venus Rosewater Dish around Centre Court after collecting a cheque for £2 million (RM10.36 million). Serena summoned up one last break of serve, then reeled off a monster service game to clinch the match and The Championships, 7-5, 6-3. Billie Jean King has hailed Serena Williams as the greatest female tennis player of all time following her Wimbledon ... Read More »

Las Vegas Franchise Taps Islanders' McPhee To Be First GM


McPhee will bring plenty of experience to the gig having spent 17 years as GM of the Washington Capitals, helping setup an infrastructure within the organization that helped turned the team in perennial contenders. Under McPhee, the Capitals won seven Southeast Division championships and a Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's top regular season team in 2009-2010. A former Hobey Baker victor during his NCAA career at Bowling Green State University, McPhee played for the New Jersey Devils and the ... Read More »

Rangers manager Mark Warburton signs contract extension until 2019

Warburton added: "This is a special football club with passionate supporters and the football department will continue to work hard to build on the solid foundations laid down last season". With Matt Gilks, Lee Hodson, Clint Hill, Matt Crooks, Joey Barton, Jordan Windass, Jordan Rossiter and Niko Kranjcar already snapped up, Mark Warburton appears keen to add even more new faces having brought in eight new players so far this summer. Read More »

2 more withdrawals from Olympics on eve of British Open

He says he "very much struggled" with whether to play in Rio, going "back and forth" before finally making up his mind. But the popular left-hander hasn't won since his Open triumph at Muirfield in 2013, and the only other 46-year-old to win the Open was Old Tom Morris back in 1867. Read More »

Spieth craves Claret Jug and third leg of grand slam


Golf and rugby were approved by the International Olympic Committee in 2013 for inclusion in the Rio Games and 2020 Tokyo Olympics . DUSTIN JOHNSON: Probably I would have said the Masters , for sure, just because it's a golf course that I like. Read More »

2 more exit Rio on eve of Open

At the U.S. Open, the USGA said it stood by the one-shot penalty it ultimately gave to Dustin Johnson at Oakmont, but that it should have been more decisive so that Johnson and everyone else knew the score over the final seven holes. "If you want to become a victor, you have to get used to making speeches", Harrington said. Zach Johnson won the 2015 Open ChampionshipVenue:Royal TroonDate:14-17 JulyCoverage:Live text commentary on BBC Sport website from 06:30 BST. Read More »

Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women's Open


Saturday, outside the CordeValle entrance, leaflets were being distributed by people connected to Trump's Las Vegas hotel who accuse him of disrespecting immigrant workers, particularly women. "So this is great for her. She just hits it down the middle, gets up and down, makes putts". In particular, we tend to think of the Korean contingent as all being alike - young golfing automatons with no interesting or unique personality traits. Read More »

UFC 200: Jon Jones 'B' sample returns same positive result from USADA

Silva said he hadn't been training for a fight this soon, but added he will enter the octagon ready to face Cormier. The bloodlust led to booing throughout - not a good look during a key part of the UFC's biggest event to date, leading to much ridicule of the crowd's conduct from more measured observers. Read More »

Murray wins thriller, into Wimbledon semis


Might be a small amount but every little bit helps. Murray, the world No2, remains a warm favourite to win his second title here, and that has nothing to do with the absence of Novak Djokovic, the man he beat to lift his first Wimbledon trophy, but who seems to have suffered an emotional and physical collapse after winning his fourth major in a row in Paris in May. Read More »

Nick Saban vs Paul Finebaum and SEC Network


Paul Finebaum and the SEC Network weren't fans of the softballs Nick Saban got from the media. In it, he used his fingers to note the small amount of marijuana found in the vehicle and insinuated the arresting officers were disgruntled LSU fans. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios bares his soul at Wimbledon: 'Little bit soft'

His countryman Bernard Tomic apologised earlier this week after using the same word in a press conference. Cahill insisted he just has to get the balance right. For the second year running, Kyrgios's clashes with officialdom and local reporters have overshadowed another exciting run to the second week at the All England Club. Read More »

In Euro 2016 final, Santos back where Portugal mission began


Coincidentally, Greece too were the subject of constant criticism in 2004, scraping through tough matches before getting their name engraved on the European Championship trophy. Overall, the host is the better of the two teams; it will be up to France to prove that. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the Stade de France , killing a bystander, while France played Germany in a friendly match. Read More »

Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

The injury cast a shadow over the match. And yet France did not score and nor did they truly convince with their performance. The Final of the UEFA European Championship had 45 million people having 146 million interactions, the social networking giant said in a statement on Monday. Read More »

Giancarlo Stanton beats Frazier in All-Star Home Run Derby

Stanton set a derby record with 61 home runs over three rounds of competition. Stanton was not named to the National League All-Star team after playing through a rough first half of the season. And when he got exhausted of pelting the batters' eye in centerfield, or the row of seats beneath the scoreboard in left, Stanton twice left the ballpark altogether. Read More »

James Harrison denies PED allegations in sworn affidavit


Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is not having it all. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker, who loves nothing more than tweaking Roger Goodell , the bureaucracy that is the NFL and the league's drug tests, has sworn in the briefest of affidavits submitted by the NFL Players Association to the NFL that he has never used performance-enhancing drugs or met a man named in an Al-Jazeera America report as a supplier of those substances. Read More »

Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate for title at UFC 200


At the time, Lesnar was battling diverticulitis, which also pushed him to retire from mixed martial arts competition. "I'm glad I did". If he can get you on the ground, odds are they're not going to get back up. In the realm of fighting, both fictional and real, there's no one bigger than Brock Lesnar . "It's really way too soon". "I believe that my future's already laid out for the next month". Read More »

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks

They learned early Saturday morning that Kimbrel will miss the next 3-6 weeks after he undergoes surgery on Monday to fix a torn meniscus in his left knee. Ziegler is expected to take over the closer role in Kimbrel's absence. The already beleaguered Boston Red Sox bullpen was dealt another blow on Saturday with the news that closer Craig Kimbrel will be sidelined for 3-6 weeks. Read More »

No. 2 Murray narrows gap to No. 1 Djokovic in ATP rankings

His goal is to win the maximum number of matches.' Though there's been no word on whether Lendl would be working with Murray ahead in the season, Lendl affirmed that a call would be taken on the issue soon. He added: "I obviously want to win to make all the fans that come to watch happy. That was a huge factor for him". Murray faced just two break points in the two hour 48 minute encounter while 25-year-old Raonic, who had clobbered 137 aces going into the final, managed just eight on ... Read More »

Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double


Sunday. She had one more chance to make the team in the 1,500 meters. But Simpson was watching intently. "I love being here and every single time you feel the Hayward magic". One problem was an injured ankle that leads to pain with every step and the other was the death of her beloved Yorkshire Terrier, Chloe. Felix, who hadn't competed in a 200 since September, showed little rust by winning her preliminary heat in 22.93 seconds, qualifying fifth overall for today's semifinals. Read More »

Djokovic conqueror Querrey reaches 1st Slam QF at Wimbledon

But that belief grew - even ballooned - Friday when he took the first two sets on Djokovic before rain (a consistent presence last week at Wimbledon ) forced the suspension of their match until Saturday. Plus, Djokovic won eight of nine previous head-to-head meetings. Murray, the 2013 champion, took command after Kyrgios was broken to lose the first set - missing a simple forehand volley on the third set point. Read More »

Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon! See How Celebrities Reacted

Open, where she had a chance to become the first woman since Graf in 1988 to win all four Grand Slam titles in the same season. Yet, as she has done so many times in her career, the American slammed down an ace, with the look on Kerber's face saying a thousand words. Read More »

Murray Wins Wimbledon but Ageing Federer Still the King of Grass


Wimbledon champion Andy Murray says he is unlikely to play in Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final clash in Serbia this weekend but could travel to Belgrade in support of the team. Leslieville resident Jolande Amoraal, 30 - one of many fans cheering for the tennis star at the bar - said despite the loss, Raonic's "phenomenal" impact on the grassroots of the sport will only intensify. Read More »

Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames fever

Sam Bennett digs deep during yesterday's ninth stage of the Tour de France from Vielha val d'Aran to Andorra. "I m really happy with how it s gone so far", said the 2013 and 2015 Tour victor. "I hesitated for a couple of seconds and he was gone". Mark Cavendish is never slow to complain, but by winning half of the first six stages has given real credence to his argument that reports of his demise had always been exagerated. Read More »

Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego

Along with his 14-3 record, Sale has posted a 3.38 ERA and ranks ninth with 123 strikeouts in an AL-leading 125 innings pitched. Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox will sta. The news is no surprise as teammate and fellow all-star Madison Bumgarner won't pitch in the All-Star game due to his recent start on Sunday and Clayton Kershaw's recent trip to the disabled list. Read More »

Bettis struggles as Rockies lose second straight to Dodgers


Scott Kazmir (6-3 4.67 ERA) will take the hill for the Dodgers tonight and they have won two in a row with him getting the start. "I definitely didn't do it on one pitch or anything like that", he said. "I was happy to come through in that situation". He went five innings in that game and gave up four earned runs while walking one. After that rough first inning, Kazmir settled down and pitched four more scoreless. Read More »

Andy Murray seeks 3rd major title; Milos Raonic bids for 1st

Britain's Andy Murray clinched a second Wimbledon title and third Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he downed Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2). This from the man sitting second (behind only American servebot John Isner) for tiebreaks won at the tour level in 2016. "But if you hit the marks and spots exactly, it's going to be an ace, so Milos didn't exactly hit the marks". Read More »