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2014-07-03

Kvitova, 2011 champion, in Wimbledon final

Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open runner-up Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final against 2011 champion Petra Kvitova.

posted 2014-07-03 13:14:10 by ESPN.com

Source: Green-Beckham visiting Oklahoma

Receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, who was dismissed by Missouri in April after several off-the-field incidents, is visiting Oklahoma's campus on Thursday, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.

posted 2014-07-03 12:41:11 by ESPN.com

Sources: Raptors, Lowry agree on $48M deal

Free agent Kyle Lowry confirmed Wednesday night that he's staying with the Toronto Raptors as the point guard has agreed to a four-year, $48 million contract, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

posted 2014-07-03 11:32:23 by ESPN.com

Kobe flies in for Melo meeting, sources say

Los Angeles Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant flew in late Wednesday night from a European vacation so he could attend and play a key part in the team's pitch to free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony on Thursday, sources said.

posted 2014-07-03 10:16:05 by ESPN.com

Clippers talking Pierce with Nets, sources say

The Los Angeles Clippers have engaged in conversations with the Brooklyn Nets to try to construct a sign-and-trade that would reunite small forward Paul Pierce with Doc Rivers, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

posted 2014-07-03 09:11:14 by ESPN.com

Sources: Cavs prep max offer for Hayward

The Cleveland Cavaliers were expected to host restricted free agent forward Gordon Hayward for a visit Wednesday and were preparing a huge offer sheet to try to pry him away from the Utah Jazz, sources told ESPN.com.

posted 2014-07-03 03:35:50 by ESPN.com

Encarnacion hits 3-run walk-off HR for Jays

Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run, walk-off home run in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Milwaukee 7-4 on Wednesday, handing the Brewers their third straight loss.

posted 2014-07-03 01:56:21 by ESPN.com

Rockets dis Lin with image of Melo in No. 7

In an effort to court Carmelo Anthony, the Rockets posted pictures of Anthony in a No. 7 jersey in the windows near one of the entrances to the Toyota Center.

posted 2014-07-03 00:19:43 by ESPN.com

2014-07-02

Arbitrator rules Saints' Graham a tight end

In a groundbreaking decision, the NFL has confirmed that arbitrator Stephen Burbank denied Jimmy Graham's request to officially be declared a wide receiver under the NFL's franchise-tag rules.

posted 2014-07-02 23:44:29 by ESPN.com

Ginobili played with leg fracture in Finals

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili played with a slight stress fracture in his right leg during the NBA Finals but says he's hopeful about playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in September for Argentina.

posted 2014-07-02 23:26:09 by ESPN.com

Mitchell steps down as Cedar Falls football coach

After 47 years leading the Cedar Falls High School football program, Pat Mitchell announced Tuesday he is stepping down from a position he's held since 1967. In January, Mitchell was diagnosed with prostate cancer and it's gotten into his spine. Mitchell…

posted 2014-07-02 22:48:06 by KXEL

Nets agree to deal to make Hollins coach

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed in principle to a deal making Lionel Hollins their next head coach.

posted 2014-07-02 22:05:00 by ESPN.com

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