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Is Kyle Lowry's New Contract a Bargain or a Gamble for Toronto Raptors?

If measuring a player's worth in the NBA were a perfect science, this whole free-agency thing would be a much simpler process.<p>Reality isn't so kind.<p>So there are bound to be a number of opinions when it comes to Kyle Lowry's new deal. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski cites league sources claiming …

LeBron Abandoning Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Could Be Worse Than 'The Decision'

The long forsaken sports city betrayed by its favorite son. Fans taken to streets with $100 jerseys and cans of gasoline. A public-relations nightmare from which its principal player was recently redeemed, absolved, it seems, only by the sheer grace of his game.<p>Even four years later, "The …

Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness

Something was clearly wrong with<p>Serena WilliamsatWimbledonon Tuesday.<p>But Martina Navratilova doesn't believe that the world's top-ranked player simply had a viral illness, as the tournament referee's office and the<p>WTAlater said.<p>"I think virus, whatever they're saying it was, I don't think that was …

Tennis

Kobe running late for Melo meeting

Even the best-laid plans can go awry sometimes.<p>Star Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was not present at the team's meeting with free agent …

Seven ways UK wages have changed over the past four decades

Average earnings have gone up, the rich have it better than anyone else and the minimum wage seems to have worked. A new Office for National Statistics release has summarised some of the changes over the past forty years. We've pulled out the key points.<p>1. Earners right across the spectrum got …

Asda to cut 1,360 jobs

Supermarkets group Asda will radically restructure management of its stores as customers increasingly buy groceries online<p>Asda is cutting 1,360 middle managers, redeploying staff into fast-growing online shopping jobs as it attempts to take out £1bn in costs over the next five years.<p>The …

Goldman Sachs Asks Google to Delete Email

Goldman Sachs (GS) found itself in a bit of a debacle when it realized that a highly sensitive email was sent to a Gmail (GOOGL) account by mistake. Google has since blocked the email from the unintended recipient, but Goldman Sachs is seeking a court order to have it deleted.<p>Normally, when someone …

Obama's bank comments not a signal of new rules: White House

Chris McDaniel Offers Reward For Proof Of Voter Fraud

Chris McDaniel won't give up the fight against Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) in his run for U.S. Senate.<p>Cochran won the runoff election by 6,800 votes, but McDaniel insists that voter fraud aided the victory. He's now offering $1,000 to anyone who can provide evidence of misdoing on the June 24th …

Elections

Showdown over immigration

The national controversy over a surge of Central American immigrants illegally crossing the U.S. border established a new battleground this week in a small Southern California town, where angry crowds stopped detained migrants from entering their community.<p>The sentiment carried over to a raucous …