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Sports Cubs to call up Schwarber from Triple-A
Author: 0 Cubs to call up Schwarber from Triple-A

Schwarber is expected to start in left field for Thursday's game. In 11 games at Triple-A, Schwarber hit.343 with four homers, nine RBIs and a 1.192 OPS. Also Thursday, pitcher John Lackey was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot. He joins the Cubs in a pivotal point in their season as they trail the Brewers by 3.5 games in the NL Central.

Sports Messi demands that Barcelona sell Arsenal midfield target
Author: 0 Messi demands that Barcelona sell Arsenal midfield target

It is expected that Barcelona's players are expected at the training ground in Sant Joan Despi for medical examinations on June 12 ahead of club's pre-season preparations and Messi will be back by that. And the Argentine will be able to top up his earnings by around 20 per cent in total if he meets various targets such as winning La Liga, the Champions League and Ballon d'Or.

Sports Andy Murray tells home heroes to aim higher as Brits march on
Author: 0 Andy Murray tells home heroes to aim higher as Brits march on

The lone upset on the day was orchestrated by Poland's "I'm From" Jerzy Janowicz who defeated No. 14 Lucas Pouille 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-1. Murray wasn't the only British player to reach the third round of the men's singles competition following Aljaž Bedene's victory over Damir Džumhur .

Author: 0 Man United agree £75m Romelu Lukaku fee, end Morata talks

With 25 goals in 31 Premier League starts last season, Lukaku is one of the most coveted players in the division. The 24-year-old will move to Old Trafford on wages of £250,000-a-week. Costa does not feature in Antonio Conte's plans next season, and, with United ending their interest in Morata, the natural result of all this is to suggest that Chelsea will come in for the Real Madrid forward.

Author: 0 State police: 13 killed in July 4 weekend crashes

One more person died this year than in 2016, when eight people died in vehicle crashes. The nine fatal traffic crashes occurred in the cities of Norfolk and the counties of Amherst, Dinwiddie, Fairfax, Henrico, Montgomery, Orange, Rockingham and Surry.

Sports Indians manager Francona still hospitalised
Author: 0 Indians manager Francona still hospitalised

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized at Cleveland Clinic for tests, missing a second straight game against the San Diego Padres at Progressive Field. In Los Angeles, Clayton Kershaw carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out 11 to become the first 13-game victor in the majors this season, helping first-placed Los Angeles beat Arizona in a match-up of the National League's top two teams.

Sports Patrick Patterson agrees to 3-year deal with Oklahoma City Thunder
Author: 0 Patrick Patterson agrees to 3-year deal with Oklahoma City Thunder

The third year is a player option, according to Wojnarowski . He averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in 2016-17, appearing in 65 games while making eight starts. With Patterson set to make just $5.2 million a year, Sam Presti and the Thunder can now focus on bringing back restricted free agent Andre Roberson .

Sports UFC 213 Embedded Episode 1
Author: 0 UFC 213 Embedded Episode 1

Amanda Nunes defeated Valentina Shevchenko by unanimous decision in a three-round fight past year, but Saturday night's rematch is the UFC 213 main event, so it's scheduled to go five rounds. THE ODDS: Shevchenko (-110), Nunes (-110) THE PICK: Unless this fight reveals a newly matured Nunes, the result of her last encounter with Shevchenko begs to be considered.

Sports Murray, Nadal motors as Wimbledon begins
Author: 0 Murray, Nadal motors as Wimbledon begins

Wawrinka, who has reached the quarter-finals only twice in his 13 appearances at the all England Club, was struggling with a sore knee but it wasn't just the injury that contributed to his shock loss. The last time he failed to win a match on grass prior to Wimbledon , in 2014, he reached the semifinals. The man's family have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the 37-year-old Wiliams, saying his death was the result of her negligence - and the enormity of the incident was clearly ...

Sports Fahour suspended, stands down from AFL job
Author: 0 Fahour suspended, stands down from AFL job

Fahour was playing for West Preston-Lakeside in the Northern Football League on Saturday when he rushed into a scuffle and punched the Whittlesea defender. "I hope that he accepts my apology and his health is the most important issue", Fahour added. "The AFL's work in the community are so important and I am extremely sorry that my actions take away from that work".

Sports Wimbledon favourite Petra Kvitova out amid health concerns
Author: 0 Wimbledon favourite Petra Kvitova out amid health concerns

In the deciding set, Kvitova struggled physically and needed medical help, but managed to complete the match. "I feel like I have so much more support from the outside, which is a great feeling, definitely", Azarenka said afterwards. Greece's Maria Sakkari came back from a set down to reach the third round of the championships for the first time, beating Czech Kristyna Pliskova 6-7 (6) 6-4 6-4 on Court 14.

Sports LaVar and Big Baller documentary series coming to Facebook
Author: 0 LaVar and Big Baller documentary series coming to Facebook

Deadline .com has reported that the Ball family has agreed to star in a docuseries, which is being produced by Facebook . Even though Lonzo Ball may have been recently drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers and his other sons LiAngelo and LaMelo are talented in their own right, somehow his infamous father LaVar is still the center of attention.

Sports Konta, Watson fly the flag for Britain
Author: 0 Konta, Watson fly the flag for Britain

After the three British wins earlier in the day, it will be the first time Britain has had four players in the last 32 of the singles events since 1997. I guess that was the difference. the longer the match went on, and he felt a lot more comfortable in the beginning, just, you know, have to try and stay with him as long as possible.

Sports Connor McDavid signs 8-year extension with Edmonton Oilers
Author: 0 Connor McDavid signs 8-year extension with Edmonton Oilers

Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli said that the dollars could have been higher and the term shorter but that McDavid wanted the Oilers to be able to construct a victor. "I'm in it for the long haul". But with the great work of Peter and his management team and the system that Todd's put in place we've developed a good team here.

Sports Trump administration supporting Apple's appeal of European Union tax case
Author: 0 Trump administration supporting Apple's appeal of European Union tax case

The figure is reportedly 40 times bigger than any previous demand under European Union rules prohibiting countries from helping companies gain advantages over their competitors. The Reuters report cited a single, unnamed source. The European General Court is expected to hear the case later on in 2018. The Trump administration has not commented publicly on the case as yet.

Sports Cibulkova, Azarenka cruise to Wimbledon's third round
Author: 0 Cibulkova, Azarenka cruise to Wimbledon's third round

However, it was unexpectedly the former world number one player who made the first breakthrough in the match as she found her first break points of the set, and managed to convert on her third opportunity as she took advantage of Vesnina's failure to find her first serves at the crucial moments.

Sports Sock seeks to gift towel to young fan that was wronged
Author: 0 Sock seeks to gift towel to young fan that was wronged

But as Sock tossed it in his direction, an ugly tussle ensued as a considerably older man, sitting in front of the youth, forcibly tugged it from his hands. Sock's gesture was followed by offers of towels from the other three Grand Slam tournaments and also from Christy, the official Wimbledon towel maker.

Sports Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa opener
Author: 0 Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa opener

Another four wickets will make James Anderson the first bowler to claim 300 wickets in England and Wales. Root, who has waited five months to become captain after Alastair Cook stepped down in February, has seen the left-hander's resurgence first hand.