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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo meet with Lakers

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The Pistons , who were expected to match any offer sheet that Caldwell-Pope signed, now seem to be heading in a different direction with their latest acquisition of Bradley , who will take Caldwell-Pope's spot at shooting guard . The Lakers are only offering one -year deals , so he is being patient. Other teams in talks with Caldwell-Pope that have some cap space have been looking to create more, sources said. Read More »

Grieving Leeds father backs plea for organ donors

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Despite the record breaking commitment to donation, there is still a shortage of organ donors. Now 36% of the UK's population is on the NHS Organ Donor Register, compared to 30% five years ago. It's wonderful to picture all the people now alive today thanks to organ donation and think of all the families and children who have grown up thanks to donors. Read More »

Knicks, David Griffin moving toward contract talks on GM opening

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A source told the Daily News that one of Griffin's requests was to remove Houston, who has been with the Knicks as a player or an executive for the majority of the last 20 years. Mills made the decision to sign Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr . to a four-year, $71 million contract, a move that has been met with shock inside and outside the organization. Read More »

Celtics reach agreement with center Aron Baynes

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For only $4.3 million a year, the Celtics have done very well to address their biggest weakness. Ultimately, he didn't find an improvement on either. After trading Avery Bradley for Marcus Morris on Friday, the Celtics have signed free agent center Aron Baynes , formerly of the Pistons, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical . Read More »

Six Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attack

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The annual yatra to the Amarnath cave shrine began from Jammu last week amid tight security. The terrorists first attacked a bullet-proof bunker of the police at Botengoo, a police official said, adding it was retaliated. "The bus was on way to Jammu from Baltal and was not part of the convoy", a police statement said. The security forces said the bus was not registered with shrine board and the driver had flouted rules for the pilgrimage which states "no vehicle should be on highway ... Read More »

Group A Preview — CONCACAF Gold Cup

The two heavyweights of CONCACAF are not fielding full-strength rosters for the Gold Cup , but that does not mean there is anything less at stake for Mexico and the United States . Such a feat would be surpassing expectations for the Nicaraguans. Including French Guiana, which is definitely in South America. Haters will say the second Gold Cup is pointless because the top six teams are competing in the Hex but the Gold Cup is much different. Read More »

United States to test THAAD missile defence system within days

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The exercise by two B-1B Lancers, flown from Andersen Air Base in Guam, was part of a 10-hour mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in response to a "series of increasingly escalatory actions by North Korea including the intercontinental ballistic missile" on Tuesday, US Pacific Air Forces said. Read More »

Drop charges against Palestinian Hebron activist — United Nations experts

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Hebron's old city is the only city-center in the occupied West Bank, excluding East Jerusalem , where Palestinians and Israeli settlers live side-by-side. She said: "It undermines the trust that is needed for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process to be successful". But Palestine's minister of tourism, Rula Maayah described it as a "historic development" because it stressed the city and its famous mosque "historically belong to the Palestinian people". Read More »

Jon Rahm Wins Dubai Duty Free Irish Open After Ball Placement Controversy

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Good enough for a share of fourth alongside third round leader Daniel Im , England's Justin Rose and New Zealand's Ryan Fox. Frenchman Hebert and American Im were among the early starters on Friday and registered seven birdies and six birdies respectively in their five-under-par rounds in testing wet and windy conditions. Read More »

Michigan's DJ Wilson scores 11 in Summer League debut for Milwaukee Bucks

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With two National Basketball Association summer leagues down and one to go, now is a good time to check out how the former Kentucky Wildcats are doing in the pros. Anthony Gill started at power forward and provided six points and 11 rebounds. The game will be televised on ESPNU. The Wolves open their summer league slate with a contest against the Toronto Raptors on July 8 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Read More »

Roger Federer looking strong as seven-time champion marches on at Wimbledon

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Ernest Gulbis was expected to give him some trouble with his powerful strokes but he proved a bit erratic allowing the Serbian second seed to cruise through 6-4 6-1 7-6 (2). In other matches Tomas Berdych went through routinely against David Ferrer 6-3 6-4 6-3 while Dominic Thiem was kept on court for longer before overcoming the unseeded American Jared Donaldson 7-5 6-4 6-2. Read More »

Detroit Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

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But dealing him gives Boston room under the salary cap to sign All-Star free agent forward Gordon Hayward to a four-year, $128 million maximum contract. Caldwell-Pope is coming off averaging 13.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 three-pointers per game in his fourth National Basketball Association season and could see an expanded offensive role in 2017-18, depending on who he ends up signing with. Read More »

Florida police say Venus Williams was driving 'lawfully' before fatal crash

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Williams had a green light when she entered the intersection, police said. "After the initial investigation was conducted, new evidence into the incident was located", a Palm Beach Gardens Police Department press release stated. As a result, Linda Barson t-boned into Williams's auto, and Barson's passenger and husband Jerome Barson was transported to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. Read More »

Wimbledon: Johanna Konta cruises into the last 16 after straight sets victory

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But that was on clay in front of Fognini's home crowd and surely the green, green grass of Wimbledon will be different. Konta said: "She was doing very, very many good things. The Met Office forecast for the All England Club shows Wednesday is set to be a scorcher. Bedene also revealed he was sat next to Muller's table during dinner at a restaurant the previous night. Read More »

Bottas and Hamilton not plotting Vettel downfall

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Bottas is 42 points adrift of Vettel in the drivers' standings and 28 points shy of Hamilton, but he still believes he is in with a chance of winning the title. "We are getting stronger, and this track is not our worst, not our best", said the Ricciardo. One has to note that attaining pole position does not guarantee the driver a win as has been witnessed this season. Read More »

Justin Turner, Mike Moustakas win All-Star Game Final Vote

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Entering Thursday, only New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge had more. Turner's selection to the All-Star Game comes on the heels of critical comments from closer Dodgers Kenley Jansen toward fans after Turner and shortstop Corey Seager weren't initially voted on as starters. Read More »

Why 'Homecoming' Is The Perfect High School-Themed Spider-Man Flick

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At another point, while Spider-Man is observing Toomes' crew ahead of an important arms deal, his suit helpfully informs him that one of them is named Mac Gargan - a.k.a. Keaton doesn't fall into the cliche of throwaway Marvel villains but is instead a genuinely scary antagonist. Spidey's story fits neatly into the larger " Avengers " timeline, as Peter tries to prove his worth as a team member to Tony Stark and his consigliere, Happy ( Jon Favreau ). Read More »

Knee injury leaves Bethanie Mattek-Sands screaming on the ground at Wimbledon

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Mattek-Sands was walking towards the net when she set her feet and apparently slipped. Cirstea said she had never seen such an injury . Safarova was inconsolable after the horrific injury to her doubles partner. Maria Sharapova said the surface on Court Two where she lost to Michelle Larcher de Brito was "dangerous" after she fell a number of times. "I was trying, but of course I felt useless". Read More »

West Indies bat, both sides unchanged

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The Indian bowlers in this tournament have been extremely good as they have managed to restrict West Indies to low totals which according to Indian batting standards should have been very easy for the Indian batsmen to chase. "Obviously I don't have the pace factor like a Kesrick Williams or an Alzarri Joseph but I just try to work with my skills and be as skilful as I possibly can". Read More »

Pacquiao asks WBO to review Horn loss

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The 11-time world champion cited a request by the Philippines' Games and Amusements Board to WBO president Francisco Valcarcel for a thorough review of the refereeing and judging. Pacquiao attached a copy of the letter to his own statement. Duterte also asked the troops to applaud Pacquiao and thanked the senator and local government officials who supported his declaration of martial law in the island. Read More »

All Volvo cars will be electric from 2019

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The Volvo Car Group today said that all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids , marking the end of almost a century of Volvos powered exclusively by the internal combustion engine. Volvo has already explored electrification in its XC90, S90 and V90 models, with the T8 variation. It still hasn't built a completely electric vehicle but does sell five plug-in hybrids. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys LB Damien Wilson Arrested On Aggravated Assault Charges

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Wilson, the third-year linebacker, was taken into custody on Tuesday and was released Monday morning after bonding out at $10,000 for each of the two charges. The Cowboys also have two suspended starters in defensive ends David Irving and Randy Gregory. "The 24-year-old Wilson started a career-high six games at strongside linebacker last season, finishing with 35 tackles and four tackles for loss". Read More »

Chelsea's Abraham joins Swansea on a season-long loan

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But Chelsea felt Swansea was the best destination for Abraham, who scored 23 goals for loan club Bristol City last season. Abraham has twice previously played for Chelsea's first-team, making his debut under the management of interim boss Guus Hiddink in the closing stages of the 2015/16 campaign. Read More »