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Royals acquire Cabrera from White Sox

Royals acquire Cabrera from White Sox

According to Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network, the Sox will eat half of Cabrera's $5.1 million remaining salary for this season. Cabrera, 32, is tied for the major-league lead with nine outfield assists. A switch-hitter, he's a career.290 hitter from the left-side, compared to a.277 hitter as a right-handed batter. Puckett, 22, is 9-7 with a 3.90 ERA in 20 starts for Wilmington, the Royals' advanced Class A team in the Carolina League.


Steph Curry appears to mock LeBron James, much to Kyrie Irving's amusement

Steph Curry appears to mock LeBron James, much to Kyrie Irving's amusement

What makes the video more interesting, as fans point out, is Irving's testy relationship with 'King James '. In a video that's been making the rounds on social media today, Steph Curry is seen as a well-to-do function dancing and simultaneously mocking LeBron's workout videos, faux-straining and flexing for comedic effect.


Shehbaz Sharif named the new prime minister

Shehbaz Sharif named the new prime minister

The Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the thrice-elected Sharif followed a petition by the country's opposition, which had levelled corruption allegations against the prime minister and his family members. A five-judge bench unanimously disqualified Nawaz Sharif from his post after an investigative panel linked his grown up children to offshore companies, showing that their wealth was far above their legitimate earnings.


Rob Ninkovich announces retirement from NFL

Rob Ninkovich announces retirement from NFL

Ninkovich began his career with the New Orleans Saints , and called his release from the Saints a "blessing" for how it allowed him to begin his career with the Pats. "If you see me out there", he said , "I like ice water". He closed his remarks by saying there's something special about going out on top and then going to hug the Patriots players who will be trying to stay on top without his help this season.


England set South Africa huge target of 492 runs

England set South Africa huge target of 492 runs

England was 74-1 in its second innings at stumps on Saturday with Keaton Jennings (34 not out) and Tom Westley (28 not out) sharing an unbroken 44-run partnership. But the struggling South Africa-born Jennings, out for nought in the first innings of this match, almost fell cheaply again to another slip catch off Vernon Philander when he edged the paceman on six.


Vettel secures pole as Ferrari locks out front row in Hungary

Vettel secures pole as Ferrari locks out front row in Hungary

Although Friday morning's conditions are not expected to be representative of what awaits in qualifying and the race at Budapest , it was a hugely encouraging start for the former world champions after the introduction of their much-anticipated upgrade package on the RB13.