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NFL suspends Colts defensive lineman Art Jones for 4 games

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A week and a half after a positive test for performance-enhacing drugs forced his brother, UFC star Jon Jones, to withdraw from UFC 200, Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones has been handed a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating the league's PED policy. Read More »

NBA pulls All-Star Game from Charlotte over transgender law

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Silver, citing the league's core principles of diversity and inclusion, had said moving the All-Star Game was a possibility when meeting with the media ahead of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The game is set for February 19, 2017. But he added, "I don't see us getting past this summer without knowing definitely where we stand". NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is a part of the former. Read More »

Padres' Jackson loses no-hit try in 7th on Gillaspie's homer

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Big leaguers will never admit to thinking that, but the Giants entered Petco Park with a 9-0 record against the Padres. The San Diego Chargers media attacked Joey Bosa this weekend for the oddest reason. "Unfortunately we cashed in his runs", Bochy said. Jackson was cruising on the other side, aiming for his second unusual no-hitter. Jackson took a no-hitter into the 7th before losing it in dramatic fashion, allowing a three run home run but was still able to get the victory - his ... Read More »

Republican Convention Delegates Boo Mitch McConnell

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As revenge, Clinton synced her attention to social media site Twitter to respond to the allegations prepped by the Republican camp members during the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland , Ohio. At least he was up front about his plans to move America to the left. With the recent controversies haunting Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump and his wife Melania, Republicans diverted the negative attention and attacked Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Dodgers' Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain

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The more his return to the mound is delayed, it seems like it's more and more likely the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to shut down Clayton Kershaw for the rest of the season. there are a lot of potential problems a healthy Kershaw could help make less obvious, so the Dodgers need to hope even more than usual that healthy is the Kershaw they get. Read More »

Pompeo: Hillary Cared More About Her 'Legacy' Than Americans In Benghazi

The night did not contain any distractions such as the plagiarism charge against Melania Trump . Both are unpopular. Both have bases of support from voters who are supporting them, not necessarily due to their position on policy, but because they can't stand the thought of either Clinton or Trump winning in November. Read More »

WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings

In spite of the fact that earlier this week the league sent the teams a reminder about their dress code policy, the Liberty's have responded to compromising, in hopes of coming to a medium ground with the higher ups while still standing for what they believe in. Read More »

Wimbledon 2016: Murray beats Tsonga in thriller to reach 20th Major semi

Second up on Centre will be No. 2 Andy Murray , the 2013 champion, facing No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Cilic, who beat Federer in the 2014 U.S. Open semifinals, won the first two sets 7-6 (4), 6-4. It was nothing more than a meaningless hold, because Murray quickly served out the proceedings to clinch victory after three hours and 53 minutes. But Murray will not under-estimate the two-time semi-finalist. Read More »

Florida Investigates Possible Local Transmission of Zika Virus

This would be the first case of the Zika virus being transmitted locally. The virus can be sexually transmitted or contracted from an infected mosquito. So far, the more than 1,300 cases nationwide of the mosquito-borne virus, which can cause fetal abnormalities, resulted from infections obtained when people traveled overseas. Read More »

Mexico prepares athletes for health risks at Rio Olympics

The Brazilian Ministry of Health estimates that there were almost 150,000 new cases of Zika virus infection in Brazil in the first half of 2016. (Miami-Dade has reported 88 other Zika cases that have come from travelers.) If it's confirmed to have come from a local mosquito, it could be the beginning of a USA -based outbreak. Read More »

Wall Street whiplashed by Republican hypocrisy

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In a party that traditionally favors deregulation and hands-off governance, the adoption of this provision by the Republicans has raised eyebrows on Wall Street and among industry lobbyists. The first institutions that failed in the crisis were mortgage lenders. Lehman Brothers' collapse in 2008 was blamed on its investment in those complex financial instruments. Read More »

Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Develop Anti-Discrimination Plan

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It seems that Airbnb is listening - in addition to hiring Holder, the company also brought on former American Civil Liberties Union staffer Laura Murphy to review Airbnb for bias. But recently, the company has faced a flurry of complaints related to racism. When the new policy is in place, Chesky said, hosts will be required to "read and certify" that they will comply. Read More »

Don the whites, Dhoni admits to missing Test cricket

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Considering the carnage that would follow, India were extremely resilient in their first ever trip to the Caribbean in 1953. India have claimed they don't want to win series 1-0 anymore. India got their closest to winning a Test in these two decades in 1997. In the last Test in the Caribbean, he got a six-for. The ball might not bounce much, with conditions favouring the batsmen initially. Read More »

Man Utd rival Man City for Arsenal fullback Hector Bellerin

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After a fun 30 days of Euro 2016 and a ridiculous number of transfer rumors all the time , we can enjoy Manchester City again. He finished his debut season with 2 goals and an assist to his name in his 20 league appearances for the club and firmly established himself as Arsene Wenger's first choice at the right-back position. Read More »

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

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Froome is favored to win today at 3.50, with Mollema just behind him at 8.00. I've attacked on a descent, I've attacked in crosswinds, I time-trialed as hard as I can to be in this position. Barring next Sunday's ceremonial stage into Paris, the Tour's final week is packed with Alpine climbs. "Coming into this last week, myself personally I feel more ready for this third week than in previous editions", he said. Read More »

Will Power holds off Helio Castroneves for 3rd win of year

The four-time series champ - and reigning victor from 2015 - joked that there should be a second race on Sunday, but did say that his winning lap was a bit unexpected. The New Zealander's lap of 59.9073 under toasty blue skies edged Castroneves by a scant 0.0352 seconds. "It makes the level of everyone better". He said to me the other day, with six to go, he was 90 back. Read More »

Real Madrid set up camp with Impact

Zidane was speaking from Montreal as Madrid begin their pre-season and was asked at a Press conference if he had been in contact with James, and what the coming campaign held for the Colombia worldwide. "There are still lots of players yet to join up with the squad and with the Euros we couldn't do anything". But he is still looking to add one of Europe's most impressive strikers as a clear sign that the Blues want to fight for the Premier League title this season. Read More »

Bruce says Allardyce deserves to be up for England job

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Hull, who Bruce guided to an immediate return to the Premier League with a play-off final win over Sheffield Wednesday in May, issued a statement confirming he had spoken with the FA. It might be amusing for Newcastle fans to hear Sunderland supporters bellyaching about the damage being done to their pre-season, due to the lack of decisive action on who will be the next England Manager. Read More »

1 in limbo as Andy Murray closes ATP rankings gap

He had his best clay season to date, and he's won a second Wimbledon title after teaming up with Ivan Lendl again. Kyle Edmund will take on former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic in the opening match of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against Serbia in Belgrade on Friday. Read More »

Bach: Absence of top male golfers to be evaluated after Rio

For golfers it's just another tournament, and I don't blame those who admit it. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland in action on the sixth hole, during the British Open, Practice Round at Royal Tron, in Scotland, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. I thought about all of this ahead of time and still made the decision I did because it was the right move for me.”. "Then when I watch the guys competing on the golf course". Read More »

'13 Wimbledon champ Murray faces new foe in 11th Slam final

The rest of the team who are working with me have helped to get me into this position. He added: "I felt I was doing a lot of things well [at Queen's]". Federer went immediately to his chair and called for a trainer, who examined his left knee. That's going to be the most important thing for me. "I was able to finish". Read More »

Kevin Durant Warriors jerseys already selling well

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I know that. I know I haven't changed as a person or treat other people differently because I chose to play basketball in another city. While the Durant to Golden State rumors have been tossed around National Basketball Association circles for most of past year, the idea of him actually leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder was farfetched. Read More »

Charles Tillman Announces Retirement After 13 Seasons

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Tillman, 35, played 12 seasons for the Bears. At the end of the video, Tillman punches the clock, signs his time card and then hangs up his cleats. As a Bear he was awarded the Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2014. During his 13 years in the NFL, Tillman was one of the most productive and physical defensive backs in the league. "Peanut", as he is best known, had his best statistical season back in 2012 when he recorded 86 tackles, 16 passes defended, 10 forced fumbles, three interceptions ... Read More »

National Basketball Association legend Nate Thurmond dies at 74

Hall of Famer, Nate Thurmond - who played as a center with the Warriors - has lost his battle with leukemia. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio native's No. "I'd just like to finish my career with people saying, 'He can play'". Dealt again early in 1975-76, this time to Cleveland, Thurmond helped lead the heretofore woebegone Cavaliers to the famed 'Miracle of Richfield ,' downing the defending Eastern champion Washington Bullets prior to losing to a Boston Celtics ... Read More »

Russia 'Directed' Athlete Doping For Years

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WADA is calling for the ban shortly after the agency released a 103-page report from Richard McLaren, a Canadian who was asked by WADA to conduct an independent investigation into allegations of widespread cheating - including, most notably, claims that Russian officials regularly swapped out athletes' drug-tainted samples for clean ones that would pass inspection. Read More »

Keselowski wins at crash-marred Daytona race

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Keselowski and the team behind the 2 auto now look like serious contenders for the championship, and continue to remind everyone why they are one of the top teams in NASCAR. Winds are never easy to come by. But there are a lot of roadblocks and barriers for a team to do that. I mean, this is nearly two rotations though around a roulette wheel on how many times we've been here and haven't won. Read More »

Warriors re-sign center Anderson Varejao

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The 33-year-old Brazilian came to the Warriors in March after spending the first 11 years of his National Basketball Association career with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite playing in six games in the NBA Finals, Varejao didn't sink a single field goal. However, even if they do decide they want him to have a ring as a member of the 2015-16 team, it sounds like Varejao will decline the offer. Read More »

Former Cardinals exec sentenced to jail for hacking Astros

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Louis Cardinals, pleaded guilty in January to 5 felony counts. Correa faced a maximum sentence of five years and a fine of $250,000 per charge. Commissioner Rob Manfred has said that his office would refrain from taking action until after Correa's case made its way through the legal system. Read More »

Bowlsby: Some in Big 12 think Baylor scandal 'sullied' image

The league's Board of Directors consists mostly of school presidents. Baylor is accused of covering up sexual assaults within the football program, and the accusations led to the dismissal of head coach Art Briles. But there are a lot of pending processes in place right now and all of that's not going to go away anytime soon. So, the Big 12 has questions it doesn't know if Baylor is prepared to answer. Read More »