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Olympic silver medalist Marketa Vondrousova and Hubert Hurkacz withdraw from tennis in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Tokyo Olympics tennis silver medalist Marketa Vondrousova withdrew from the Paris Games on Monday because of a hand injury. Also pulling out of the tennis competition in Paris was Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who hurt his knee at Wimbledon this month. Vondrousova, a 25-year-old from the Czech Republic, won Wimbledon last year despite being unseeded and was the runner-up at the French Open — played at Roland Garros, the same site being...


These Engaged Basketball Stars Competed Against Each Other in the WNBA All-Star Game This Weekend

Fiancées Alyssa Thomas and DeWanna Bonner, who play for the same WNBA team, were opponents for this annual face-off.


LeBron James makes more history before Olympic Games even begin

LeBron James will be the male flag bearer for the United States in the Paris 2024 Olympics Opening Ceremony


Chiefs' Super Bowl hero tabbed as cut candidate by NFL analyst

While he helped the Chiefs win a ring, it feels like the writing is on the wall.


Winners, losers after Brickyard 400 NASCAR Cup race at Indianapolis

Kyle Larson wasn't the only winner at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fans of the Indy 500/Coca-Cola 600 double were after what Larson said.


Seahawks hype video has Geno Smith, WRs working to 'Not Like Us'

Veterans for the Seattle Seahawks report to training camp this week and so will begin the first camp under new head coach Mike Macdonald. While this is technically his team, quarterback Geno Smith is still undeniably their leader on the field and in the locker room. Smith has set the tone throughout this offseason as he puts in work preparing for h...


1 big question for each NFL team as training camps begin

Here’s what every team in the NFL needs to be wary of.


Big Ten Football: Meet the 2024 Breakout Stars

Graduations and transfers create opportunities for new stars to emerge. These Big Ten players are NOT household names today, but they will be this fall.


Baltimore Ravens 2024 training camp Day 2 observations: Bateman shines in the pouring rain, defense nabs multiple touchdown takeaways

The pouring rain brought out the best on both sides of the field.


Detroit Lions absolutely dominate list of possible first-time All-Pros

The Detroit Lions have one of the most talented rosters in the NFL entering the 2024 season, and as a result one NFL analyst believes the team has a handful of players who could be first-time, first-team All-Pros.


Miami's Messi, Suarez out for MLS All-Star Game

Argentina star Lionel Messi and Inter Miami teammate Luis Suarez will miss Wednesday's Major League Soccer All-Star Game with injuries, the league and team announced Monday. "Messi will miss the All-Star Game due to an ankle injury while Luis Suarez, who recently returned from international duty after over 40 days away from the club, will miss the All-Star Game due to knee discomfort," Inter Miami said.


3 Different Starting Lineups The Lakers Could Use For The 2024-25 NBA Season

The Lakers can employ three different lineups throughout the 2024-25 NBA season.


WNBA Power Rankings: The good and bad from each team prior to Olympic break

The WNBA will resume play on Aug. 15


Hailie Deegan bounces back after AM Racing split as Xfinity talks with Haas heat up

Hailie Deegan is back to business after her recent split with the Xfinity outfit AM Racing.


NBA offseason grades for every Western Conference team: Lakers, Clippers go wrong way, only two teams earn 'A'

We're grading every Western Conference team with most offseason business in the books


Tom Murphy Has Resumed Baseball Activity

San Francisco Giants catcher Tom Murphy (knee) has resumed baseball activity and is beginning to ramp up his baserunning. Murphy felt a pop in his knee after trying to block a wild pitch in the team's loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on May 4 and was put on the 10-day injured list the following ...


WBD, parent of TNT Sports, matches Amazon’s bid for NBA rights

TNT Sports may not be out of the NBA broadcast game yet. Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD), TNT's parent company, announced Monday it had matched one of the offers from the latest round of NBA television rights negotiations.


A bigger Mets-Brewers trade could be on the horizon after Sunday's small swap

The New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers made a small trade on Sunday but the pair are a match for a bigger swap.


Juan Soto Blasts Two Homers

New York Yankees outfielder Juan Soto was hitting the ball all over the place during Monday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The superstar slugger went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI in the blowout win. Soto has been on fire with nearly 20 hits over the last week and a half. It appears ...


Denny Hamlin's Strong Indianapolis Run Ends In A Late-Race Crash

Denny Hamlin ended the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 31st position on Sunday. Starting from the second position, Hamlin was one of the top drivers in the early portions of the race. In the first stage, Hamlin ran in the Top 5 until he took his first green flag pit stop on lap ...


Tigers SP Tarik Skubal is the Perfect Trade Fit for the Orioles

As much of the baseball world is aware, the Orioles have recently been linked to Tarik Skubal. The Orioles as well as the Dodgers have reportedly made calls for the Tigers ace. Baltimore is looking to win their first World Series since 1983. They are going to need some pitching help if they hope to […] The post Tarik Skubal is the Perfect Trade Fit for the Orioles appeared first on Just Baseball.


Simone Biles, USA gymnastics team show off new Olympics swag in Paris

Team USA is gearing up for the Olympics after they arrived in Paris with some new threads. The five-member women’s gymnastics squad—Jade Carey, Jordan Chiles, Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee, and Hezly Rivera—showed off their patriotic flair at the Team USA Welcome Experience. USA gymnastics stalwart and Olympic veteran Simone Biles, who will be captaining the team, gave fans a sneak peek into her Parisian stay with Instagram stories of her “Olympic...


The Patriots' new defensive tackle combination could dominate the NFL

That’s an innovative D-line move that can make all the difference for the 2024 Patriots' defense. It could take it from very good - to great. Now, it's been pointed out.


Dodgers DFA obvious Braves target who has not missed a single start this season

The Los Angeles Dodgers just DFA's their most durable starting pitcher, which sets up a golden opportunity for the Atlanta Braves.


Matt Eberflus has no qualms about letting Jonathan Owens attend Olympics

Bears safety Jonathan Owens will miss seven training camp practices to be at the Paris Olympics to support his wife, U.S. gymnast Simone Biles.


Terence Crawford willing to move up 2 more weight classes to fight Canelo Alvarez

Terence Crawford is still interested in fighting Canelo Alvarez before their careers are over.


Why the Mariners offensive struggles are a reason they *must* add big this trade deadline, not a deterrent

Don’t fear losing the farm, fear going hungry.


Eagles training camp: How will CB situation play out outside Darius Slay? Who emerges as the starters?

The cornerback battle will be the most intriguing in training camp


Projecting the Packers depth chart entering training camp

The Packers have big decisions ahead at training camp.


Aaron Rodgers explains his controversial decision to skip Jets' mandatory minicamp for trip to Egypt

We finally have an explanation for the quarterback's surprising absence


LeBron James rescues Team USA in 92-88 win over Germany

LeBron James came up clutch for Team USA with 20 points and the two biggest buckets of the game in a 92-88 win over Germany in London on Monday. James


2 more Chiefs miss practice on Monday; team swaps reserve safeties [UPDATED]

Two more players missed Kansas City’s training camp practice in St. Joseph — and the team made a roster move.


Meet David Miller, SMU's billionaire alum who spearheaded the Mustangs' return to big-time college football

Miller led the charge in raising funds to ensure the SMU football program would be among the elite once again


George Kittle hopes Brandon Aiyuk gets "the money he deserves"

Some would say 49ers receiver Brandon Aiyuk success is the product of the team's offense and the presence of plenty of great teammates.


Top 10 QB setups entering 2024 season: These NFL teams are doing the most to support their signal-callers

Ranking the quarterbacks with the most favorable supporting casts


Free agents the Colts could target before training camp

Chris Ballard has used the very late free-agency window in the past, and even likes taking players that did not make opposing team’s 53-man rosters. This time around there are a lot of remaining veterans in positions where the Colts desperately need some depth, which works wonders for CB considering how cheap they could potentially be. Justin Simmons, safety Simmons is the best available free-agent without a doubt. A cap casualty that did not...


Cowboys toughest obstacles in the NFC: San Francisco 49ers preview

Where would you rank the Cowboys among NFC contenders?


A Guardians-A’s trade for the power bat Cleveland needs to contend

Cleveland Guardians listed as ideal landing spot for Athletics slugger, Brent Rooker.


Columbus Blue Jackets hire Dean Evason as their next coach

The Columbus Blue Jackets hired Dean Evason as coach on Monday, filling the NHL's final vacancy two months before training camps open. Evason, 59, will be Columbus’ third coach in as many seasons — not counting Mike Babcock being hired and resigning on the eve of training camp last September. The team said Evason agreed to a multiyear contract. New Blue Jackets general manager Don Waddell fired Pascal Vincent not long after taking over control...


Nick Saban is already helping Alabama even if he’s no longer coaching

Former Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban recently predicted that Georgia would meet Texas for the SEC Championship, giving his former team, the reigning SEC champ, all the motivation it needs.


Vikings announce first-team quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings will need a new starting quarterback this upcoming season after longtime quarterback Kirk Cousins left the team to sign with the Atlanta Falcons. And as the team heads into training camp, head coach Kevin O’Connell has announced that the first-team quarterback will be Sam Darnold. During a recent press conference, Kevin O’Connell Read more... The post NFL world reacts to Vikings quarterback announcement appeared first on...


Seahawks visiting with well-established veteran OL ahead of training camp

He is currently by far the best center that's still on the market.


Mookie Betts Starts Swinging A Bat

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Monday that infielder Mookie Betts (hand) has started swinging a bat. Betts also took some ground balls back-handed before Monday's series opener against the visiting division-rival San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium at shortstop with his broken ...


38 players report to Minnesota Vikings training camp

The Minnesota Vikings have started reporting to training camp.


Commanders to retire Hall of Famer Darrell Green's No. 28 jersey at halftime of Week 7 game vs. Panthers

Green starred in Washington for 20 seasons


Miikka Muurinen offered by Kentucky

A big-time riser who’s ranked 10th overall in his class at one recruiting service.


Notes: Phillips, Buehler, Betts, Miller

A struggling Phillips will pitch in “leverage” situations but might not necessarily close games for a bit. Plus, Buehler nears a rehab assignment, Betts swings a bat, and Miller’s expected return.


Three reasons Nick Dunlap’s historic 2nd PGA Tour victory is really astonishing

Dunlap made history Sunday as he became a two-time PGA Tour winner at the Barracuda Championship, but it is deeper that that.


Tennessee basketball set to host five-star prospect

A name to know for the 2025 cycle.


Report: Seahawks work out pair of wide receivers, interior offensive lineman

In addition to the reported visit with free agent offensive lineman Connor Williams, Seattle also worked out four free agents Monday.