Florida Investigating Whether Zika Case Came From Local Mosquito

21 Jul, 2016

If confirmed to be a case of local virus transmission via an infected mosquito, it would be the first such case reported for the continental U.S. Zika can be transmitted by mosquitoes and, less commonly, through sex . But if none of these things happened, "it leaves you with the possibility that this was acquired locally", Adalja said. Florida health officials said they are investigating a case of Zika virus infection that does not appear to have stemmed from travel to another region ...

Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

21 Jul, 2016

Kerr and Myers said that they were impressed with Durant's character. Durant said Curry doesn't care about individual achievements; he just wants to win. This will give him the opportunity to close in or match Jordan's total, or perhaps even eventually surpass it. "I felt like it was time for it, and I made this decision".

SEC Media Days: Nick Saban discusses situation in Baton Rouge

14 Jul, 2016

Jones, a reserve in his first two years at Alabama, was widely regarded as one of the top safety prospects coming out of high school. Saban questioned why they were arrested, but the other two in the auto were not. According to AL.com, Saban went on a "four-letter tirade" against Finebaum and hinted that the arresting officers were LSU fans, although it did end with laughter from the group.

Coleman: You Work Hard And Dream Of Such Nights

14 Jul, 2016

But the world will tune in on Wednesday to see the showdown between two of the best players in the world game. "We have experienced the other pressure (of being unsuccessful), which is tough, a lot tougher than this one we have got, I promise you that".

Giants will let Bumgarner hit for himself in AL park

09 Jul, 2016

Wherever you want them. Here's the truth about Wednesday night in Oakland. Bochy, who called Bumgarner the best-hitting pitcher he has ever seen, has used him as a pinch-hitter before and a year ago considered having him bat in an AL ballpark.

Serena Williams in numbers

09 Jul, 2016

Mouratoglou admits Graf's record has been discussed privately but he insists it has not caused a mental block for Williams . Ah, that elusive record. Serena has won five of their previous seven matches . The Williams sisters will face the Timea Babos-Yaroslava Shvedova duo in the final. It remains to be seen how grass will affect each player tactically, but it would seem to favor Williams .

Golovkin to fight welterweight champion Kell Brook in London

09 Jul, 2016

Perhaps Matchroom Sport will look to get Eubank Jr on the card against someone else to build-up a potential fight with the victor of Golovkin vs Brook. "We look forward to working with Eddie and the Matchroom Boxing team on this huge worldwide fight on September 10". Brook further added that he accepted the offer without hesitation as he is confident with his skills and will be a tough match-up for GGG.

Splash! Durant finalizes deal with Golden State

09 Jul, 2016

We're going to have to play well. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked that he is yet to decide whether prized recruit Kevin Durant will start for the NBA's new glamour team. He's a basketball player, and we think the style fits him perfectly. "In 2010, playing on the world team in Turkey, I always admired the way he (Curry) moved, the way he approached the game, the way he loved the game and the way he approached his teammates and no ego involved", Durant told CSN Bay Area's Jim ...

Germany are not afraid of France: Muller

07 Jul, 2016

That said, France are have won eight and drawn one of their last nine matches in all formats and look to have far more attacking firepower than the Germans whose attack is weakened as a outcome of an injury to Mario Gomes and Mario Götze's lack of form.

Old Hollywood Queen Olivia De Havilland Is Having Fun With Turning 100

02 Jul, 2016

De Havilland recently told People magazine she was "content with the role that life has given me: a centenarian!" It became known as the 1944 de Havilland Decision , and she became known as the rebel of Hollywood, continuing to win oscars and segueing into television work with her final appearance in the late 1980s.

Brazil's political crisis will not affect Rio Olympics, official says

30 Jun, 2016

He explained: "Unfortunately with where it is this year, people just aren't comfortable going down there and putting themselves or their family at risk". Spieth is the type of player whom Olympic golf coverage could be built around, particularly if he performs well and contends for a gold medal. "Whether that makes golf look insular...

McEnroe would not stand for Murray outbursts

24 Jun, 2016

Murray completed the flawless warm-up for Wimbledon when the world number two defeated Milos Raonic 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to retain the Queens title and lift the trophy for a record fifth time. The player field is extremely strong. Hopefully I can serve like that tomorrow. When asked if he had let the match get away from him, Raonic said: "I'd definitely say so".

Calvin Harris Breaks Silence Over Taylor & Tom

18 Jun, 2016

With the release of pictures of Tom Hiddleston and the Blank Space hitmaker, the 32-year-old Scottish DJ has apparently confirmed his doubts. The former coupled deleted each other from social media shortly after reports stated that Swift was getting cozy with Hiddleston.

France coach Deschamps may drop Griezmann and Pogba

16 Jun, 2016

This game will be broadcast on ESPN with live streaming being available through WatchESPN , which can be accessed online using a cable or satellite subscription to login either online or through the ESPN app. "We'll now start looking forward to the France game and make sure we're as prepared as we can be for that". Albania are without captain Lorik Cana after he was sent off in their opening match against Switzerland .

All 17 of the Warriors' record-breaking triples in Game 4

12 Jun, 2016

He needed Harrison Barnes (14 points, eight rebounds) to spark that strong start, scoring Golden State's first eight points during those back-and-forth opening minutes that were so much different than Cleveland's 9-0 start in Game 3. Essentially the Cavs need a rim protector, a backup point guard, a lock-down defender and a couple reliable outside shooters. The Warriors are one win away from posting back-to-back National Basketball Association championships.

National Football League eyes Talib shooting; Texas law also issue?

11 Jun, 2016

From the start of the Aqib Talib shooting story, in which the Denver Broncos cornerback suffered a gunshot wound to the leg that may have occurred at a Dallas strip club, many were reminded of a similar incident involving then-New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress in 2008.

Wayne Gretzky calls Gordie Howe 'the greatest hockey player ever'

11 Jun, 2016

Son Murray Howe confirmed the death Friday, texting to The Associated Press: "Mr Hockey left peacefully, beautifully, and w no regrets". "Unfortunately we lost the greatest hockey player ever today, but more importantly the nicest man I have ever met", Gretzky said in a statement on Facebook .

Justin Bieber boasts 'not a scratch' after street brawl

11 Jun, 2016

The situation is serious and no one is taking it lightly. The singer was caught on video punching the larger man after attending Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland . I'm not sure what's going on with you, Bieber, but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Afterward, Bieber posted a photo on Instagram and crowed "not a scratch on this pretty boy", as if he'd really been in a fight.

More possible MH370 debris washes ashore in Madagascar

11 Jun, 2016

A spokesman for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said Malaysia had been notified of the find, which was in the hands of local authorities. British engineer Don Thompson, who is part of an informal global group investigating the MH370 mystery, told the BBC that one of the pieces found in Madagascar was from the back of a seat and another could be part of a cover panel on a plane wing.

Dope-fiend Sharapova's sponsors stand by her

11 Jun, 2016

On its website, the ITF said the ban , which could have been as long as four years, had been backdated due to Sharapova's "prompt admission" of taking the substance, and would end on midnight of 25 January, 2018. There were speculations that it is used as an athletic drug enhancer by some sportsmen. During her career, which has in recent years been marred by numerous injuries, Sharapova has won 35 WTA singles titles since winning Wimbledon as a 17-year-old sensation in 2004.

Cristiano Ronaldo predicts Portugal 'will win big things'

10 Jun, 2016

The pair clash in a 50-50 challenge, switching back before Ronaldo grabs his bicep in delight at returning to his former body - then giving the youngster a playful clip round the top of the head after helping him up. "But, for sure, he s more important for us than he is for Madrid ". Time may be ticking down on the Swede's worldwide career, but Ibrahimovic reinforced his reputation as one of the greatest strikers of his generation with 11 goals in qualifying - three against Nordic rivals ...

Struggling White Sox cut Mat Latos, sign Justin Morneau

10 Jun, 2016

Now 29-30, Chicago has dropped under. After those hits by Harper and Murphy, the Nationals knocked 16 more, for a season-high 18. This will be the final matchup of a three-game set. Current Phillies are 21 for 76 (.276) off Lackey with a double, four homers, five walks and 20 strikeouts. They gained intensity after each of the three home runs and reached their peak after he was yanked in the third inning.

Love returns to Cleveland, uncertain for Game Three

08 Jun, 2016

Following halftime, Love looked disoriented while playing defense and walked off the floor without being subbed for. The Cavaliers insist that he didn't show any concussion-like symptoms from the time of the elbow to Love eventually subbing himself out in the second half.

Djokovic finally wins French Open, beating Murray in final

06 Jun, 2016

Murray fell to 2-8 in grand slam finals and 2-13 in his past 15 matches against his childhood friend, but he'll depart Roland Garros in good enough spirits once the dust settles. It was clear the moment Djokovic walked out onto Court Philippe Chatrier to a great roar and chants of "Nole, Nole" that he would have the vast majority of the support if nothing else.

Djokovic, Murray set-up French Open final blockbuster

04 Jun, 2016

Thiem was playing his first grand slam semi-final, Djokovic his eighth at Roland Garros and experience proved to be paramount as the Serb perfectly handled the important points. Djokovic sprinted out to a 3-0 lead in the opener on the back of a break in the second game against 13th-seeded Thiem. Thiem went into the match having won 41 others this year, only one fewer than Djokovic, but young players are not used to contesting such a packed schedule and having also had the same ...

Madrid seal 11th title in dramatic shootout

03 Jun, 2016

Atletico chose to kick second, leaving Real to pick an end of the pitch. The tie locking goal was struck by Yannick Carrasco, 79 minutes into the game, and took the match to overtime. Zidane took over from Rafael Benitez in January and a huge reward followed on Saturday as Madrid clinched the Champions League. These have been three wonderful years but I am not happy tonight.

Leeds set to unveil Garry Monk as new manager

03 Jun, 2016

Monk, dismissed by Premier League Swansea in December after nearly two years in charge, has signed a one-year rolling contract at Elland Road. The Leeds job is only the second in management for Monk, who became the Premier League's youngest boss at 37 when he became interim player-manager at Swansea in 2014, saving them from relegation.

Professional boxers given green light to fight in Rio

02 Jun, 2016

Kom, a former five-time world champion and a household name in India, was left devastated after losing a crucial bout at the Women's World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan. Wu conceded that due to the short timeframe, and the fact that they wouldn't get paid it wasn't clear how many professionals would attempt to qualify.

Andy Murray into French Open semi-final

02 Jun, 2016

After their match was postponed on Tuesday due to the adverse weather, the Scot appeared to get off to a fast start on Wednesday afternoon, silencing the French crowd by going 5-2 up - but crucially he let the advantage slip as home favourite Gasquet came strong.

Simona Halep vs Sam Stosur

01 Jun, 2016

Radwanska appeared to be cruising into the quarter-finals as she led unseeded Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 3-0 before play was suspended on Sunday, with the tournament then suffering its first washout in 16 years on Monday. "Heavy, wet conditions like this don't typically help me too much, but I think today I was able to use them better (than Halep)". After capitulating to defeat in the fourth round of the French Open, Agnieszka Radwanska was left fuming at being made to play in the rain.

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