Here’s what’s happening around the world of sports today, including a blockbuster trade in the MLB, a Team USA victory, a controversial statement from a pro-bowl cornerback, and more.
Laker’s Rookie Lonzo Ball scored his Summer League high 36 points in a win against the 76ers. The #2 overall pick played the game wearing Kobe Bryant Nike shoes, despite his Big Baller Brand ties.
The Chicago Cubs made a blockbuster trade for White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. The Cubs had to give up two of their best prospects in order to secure Quintana.
For the second straight year the Dallas Cowboys have been named the most valuable franchise in all of professional sports. They were followed by Manchester United.
The New Orleans Pelicans have entered the discussion to sign free agent point guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo played his last season for the Chicago Bulls.
The move to send the Rams and Chargers to Los Angeles has been estimated at $645 million. The move to send the Raiders to Las Vegas has also been estimated at $230 million.
Team USA beat Martinique 3-2 in a Gold Cup match. Jordan Morris scored 2 of USA’s 3 goals.
Venus Williams secured her place in the Wimbledon Finals. She will be looking to win her 6th title at Wimbledon.
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians announced he plans to coach the 2018 season. He recently stated that he is cancer free after a successful surgery on his kidneys.
Cousins, Porzingis, and Lowry have announced they will participate in the NBA Africa Game.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman believes that in order for NFL players to get the contracts they deserve, then a strike needs to happen.
“…players have to be willing to strike.”
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 13, 2017