Lonzo Ball had another strong performance in the NBA Summer League, this time in another brand of footwear. Ball’s Lakers defeated the Cavaliers 94-83 in tournament play on Thursday. A night after a 36-point, eight-rebound, 11-assist performance, Ball had 16 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against Cleveland. Thursday’s winners advanced to the quarterfinal round...
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- Lonzo Ball dominates again but what sneaker was he wearing?
By Associated Press - Friday Jul 14, 2017
- A’s top Mariners, first win for Paul Blackburn, No. 500 for Melvin
By Susan Slusser - Friday Jul 7, 2017
Blackburn turned in another super outing to help Oakland beat the Mariners 7-4, earning his first big-league victory and helping Bob Melvin get his 500th win as manager of the A’s.“I was a lot more nervous this start than the first one,” said Blackburn, who has allowed one earned run in 132/3 innings overall.Blackburn went 72/3 innings and allowed eight hits Thursday, but he got double-play balls in the first and second (the latter by Danny Valencia, whom the A’s traded to Seattle in November to acquire Blackburn), and he picked off Jean Segura in the fourth.“This lineup is never easy to face, and tonight he made it look easy,” catcher Bruce Maxwell said.[...] your second start is about performing, and certainly, against the team he was traded from, he pitches into the eighth inning, throws the ball where he wants to. ...The A’s welcomed shortstop Marcus Semien back to the lineup after he missed three months with a right wrist fracture that required surgery.Semien walked in his first plate appearance and scored on a two-run double by Jed Lowrie.Semien singled to open the fifth, stole second and scored on Khris Davis’ three-run homer off Sam Gaviglio.Valencia hit a three-run homer in the ninth against his former club, a drive to left-center off Daniel Coulombe.
- Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
By Associated Press - Friday Jul 14, 2017
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National Golf Club chairman who stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning.Augusta National announced his death — neither his cause of death nor where he died was given — and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his eight years as chairman.In a blistering, three-page statement, Mr. Johnson said women might one day be invited, but it would be on the club’s timetable and “not at the point of a bayonet.”Mr. Johnson’s public image clashed with his legacy in business, where he was among the most progressive bankers in the South.
- Wimbledon fans upset by broadcast change
By Associated Press - Monday Jul 10, 2017
Wimbledon fans upset by broadcast changeFor the first time since 1973, Britain will have players in the quarterfinals of both the men’s and women’s singles draws.Johanna Konta defeated Caroline Garcia 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 to become the first British woman to reach the last eight at Wimbledon since Jo Durie in 1984.Andy Murray then beat Benoit Paire 7-6 (1), 6-4, 6-4 to progress to the quarterfinals for a 10th consecutive time.Yet the fans at the All England Club’s Aorangi Terrace, which was etched into the British public’s consciousness as “Henman Hill” in the late 1990s in honor of four-time semifinalist Tim Henman, didn’t get to see the end of Konta’s match.Granted, Murray’s a good player and he’s No. 1, but they should have given her the benefit of the doubt and let her finish her match.“The broadcast department uses editorial judgment in order to determine which matches are shown on the big screen on The Hill,” the All England Club said in a statement.
- Madison Bumgarner’s impact on ‘psyche of club’
By John Shea - Friday Jul 14, 2017
Manager Bruce Bochy announced his newly aligned rotation, and Madison Bumgarner will pitch Saturday, his first Giants start since April 19.“We missed his voice ... and his BP,” Bochy said as Bumgarner took his hacks in batting practice during Thursday’s workout at Petco Park.Johnny Cueto, who started Sunday in the Giants’ final game before the All-Star break, gets the ball for Friday’s opener against the Padres, followed by Bumgarner and Jeff Samardzija.Bumgarner made just three starts before injuring his shoulder and ribs in his April 20 dirt-bike accident in Colorado, and the Giants showed very little in his absence.On Sunday, he gave up six runs on six hits with six walks in six-plus innings.“His intensity, his presence, all that, trust me, I’m hoping things like this are a shot in the arm for the club,” Bochy said.Eduardo Nuñez (hamstring) was set back in his rehab assignment with San Jose when drilled in the calf during batting practice Wednesday.
- MLB, stung by juiced-ball gripes, sends memo to clubs claiming 'no evidence' ball changed
By USA TODAY Sports - By USA TODAY Sports - Sunday Jul 2, 2017
After a dozen players and staff complained the ball has been altered, MLB sent a memo to all teams that claims testing proves the ball is normal.