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    Yankees’ trade for Frankie Montas boosts Planet Sequence likelihood

    For a workforce in this sort of an enviable position—first in the division, best report in the American League, on observe to surpass 100 wins—the Yankees’ entrance place of work however entered deadline period with noticeable do the job to do right before Aug. 2. They necessary a still left-handed hitter. They also could use a starter and just one far more reliever, as well. And now they’ve taken treatment of all of it. Soon after crossing off the lefty hitter by acquiring Andrew Benintendi from the Royals on Wednesday, they built a a great deal bigger splash on Monday, striking a deal with the A’s for starter Frankie Montas and reliever Lou…

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    Khristina Williams Is Making House for Black Ladies Covering the WNBA

    Sports activities Illustrated and Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the various journeys of Black gals throughout sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the sequence, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Females in Sporting activities. Khristina Williams has often been a basketball admirer. Increasing up in Harlem, she witnessed the earning of a basketball superstar in Shannon Bobbitt, who eventually went on to engage in in the WNBA for the Los Angeles Spark, Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics. “She was just the greatest at what she did. I was like, ‘okay, she can do it, I can do it,'” Williams suggests. Identified to engage in, Williams…

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    It’s strange that Lamar Jackson, Ravens don’t have an extension yet

    The strange saga of Lamar Jackson’s lack of a contract extension continues. The fact that Jackson and the Ravens haven’t reached agreement on a contract extension as he now enters his fifth season with the team (four of them as the team’s starting quarterback) remains, to me, the most head-scratching topic in the business of the NFL. And now, with a certain contract from the Browns clearly setting the market for top-tier quarterback compensation, the lack of extension is more curious than ever. Let’s examine. Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports Lack of agent should not mean lack of contract There has been much made about Jackson’s not having a traditional agent…

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    ESPN colleagues just take shots at Adam Schefter is Washington Publish attribute

    1. Adam Schefter is the subject of a large attribute story in Tuesday’s Washington Post. The profile normally takes you inside of the globe of ESPN’s best NFL newsbreaker and will get his just take on quite a few the latest misfires, which include controversial tweets about Dalvin Cook and Deshaun Watson and sending a story about then Washington president Bruce Allen to Allen for variations and referring to him as “Mr. Editor.” The piece presents off the vibe that it is meant to enable Schefter earn back some of the men and women he may have dropped in the course of the latest controversies. He talks about all the regular things: studying…

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    James Wiseman Helps make Long-Awaited Return in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Seconds into Golden State’s Summer time League sport from San Antonio, the Warriors saw particularly what they hoped for: James Wiseman, the 2020 No. 2 over-all decide on, corralling an alley-oop pass from Jonathan Kuminga and slamming it residence. It was Wiseman’s initial NBA bucket in more than a 12 months and a reminder that for Golden State, the defending NBA champs, the very best could be however to arrive. Wiseman’s closing stat line on Sunday: 11 factors, two rebounds in a shade underneath 20 minutes. He manufactured 5 of his seven photographs. He knocked down a three. He collected seven fouls—Summer League rules permit gamers to commit 10…

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    Charles Leclerc revives his, Ferrari’s F1 title hopes after Austrian GP win

    Charles Leclerc is back. The Monegasque star found his way onto the podium with his first win since Australia in April, managing to overtake Max Verstappen three times at Red Bull Ring while battling throttle issues in the final laps of the Austrian Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver admitted over the team radio that he was “really scared” and said after the race that his throttle “would get stuck at 20 or 30% throttle in the low speed,” making it a “very tricky” win. Sunday’s grand prix marked the first time Leclerc has won from another spot other than pole position. He started second, just behind Verstappen who ran away…

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    UFC 276 Recap: Adesanya Defends Belt by Decision, Cerrone Retires

    Israel Adesanya extended his undefeated streak in the middleweight division. And Alexander Volkanovski left no doubt. That was the story of UFC 276, where the co-main event delivered two exciting fights—though the contrast was stark. In the main event, Adesanya (23–1) defeated Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision. Ever the showman, Adesanya entered the Octagon to the theme music of The Undertaker, even wearing his signature hat and holding the urn–which contained Cannonier’s name on it. Unsurprisingly, Cannonier (15–6) proved to be a tough opponent, but he could not generate enough offense to put Adesanya in any kind of real danger. Adesanya now continues his reign as middleweight champion. The only…

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    Dejounte Murray trade grade: Do Hawks or Spurs acquire the offer?

    The Hawks found an All-Star teammate for Trae Youthful. Dejounte Murray is headed from San Antonio to Atlanta, for each multiple experiences. In return, the Hawks will mail Danilo Gallinari and a few initially-round picks to the Spurs. San Antonio gets a 2023 first by means of Charlotte that is lottery protected, two unprotected Atlanta firsts in 2025 and 2027, as well as the legal rights to a decide swap in 2026. Murray, who will be 26 at the start of the year, averaged 21.1 factors, 8.3 rebounds and 9.2 assists a activity for the Spurs in 2021–22, which acquired him his to start with All-Star assortment. He is signed by means of…

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    Serena Williams changed sports forever

    It has been easy to find Serena Williams lately. At awards shows and galas. Starting a venture capital fund. Reveling in the company of her daughter, Olympia. As a pitchwoman for Michelob Ultra and Subway and Chase and DirecTV and migraine pain relief. But it has not been easy to find her at a tennis match. On June 26, 2021, Williams played on Wimbledon’s Centre Court, the lawn she had spent more than two decades dominating. A few minutes into her first-round match, Williams slipped on the grass and injured her leg. It may simply have been an unfortunate accident. It may have been due to the wear and tear…

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    Kenny Omega’s Existence Will However Be Felt at ‘Forbidden Door’

    Wrestling’s “forbidden door” would stop to exist with no Kenny Omega. Omega generated a wave of curiosity during his run in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, specifically as leader of Bullet Club. That reputation arrived at its zenith just after Omega won the IWGP heavyweight championship from Kazuchika Okada in June 2018, with the momentum carrying into the start of AEW in 2019. Whilst Omega was generating magic as AEW winner, speculation continue to circulated of an additional rematch from Okada—yet this time, with the AEW belt on the line. The thought of a match towards Kota Ibushi or Will Ospreay, or any other numerous array of matchups, induced all kinds of…