AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract (Yahoo Sports) - A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers will sign No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract, an imminent deal that would prevent any potential trade from being completed for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. The Cavs and Timberwolves have had ongoing discussions about a trade for Love since before the draft. Glasgow 2014 lit by Olympic glow - Hoy - Six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy says the London 2012 afterglow will help Glasgow deliver a "spectacular" Commonwealth Games. Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games - Australian Rogers takes stage 16 win - Australian Michael Rogers seals victory in stage 16 of the Tour de France - the longest of this year's race. Chambers pulls out of Commonwealths - British 100m champion Dwain Chambers withdraws from Glasgow 2014 to focus on next month's European Championships in Zurich. Buttler replaces Prior for England - Anderson faces hearing on 1 August - England bowler James Anderson will face a hearing on 1 August after his alleged Trent Bridge clash with Ravindra Jadeja. Dunga is named new Brazil coach - Dunga, captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, becomes the national team's coach for the second time. Matthew to carry flag for England - Squash player Nick Matthew will carry the England flag at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. Clippers CEO and Shelly Sterling to testify (Yahoo Sports) - Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers. Parsons, once known as the ''Mr. Fixit'' of the business world during his tenure as CEO of Time Warner and Citigroup, will be called as a witness Tuesday to support Shelly Sterling's bid to sell the team for $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Donald Sterling, who owns the team along with estranged wife Shelly, is resisting the sale. Parsons took over leadership of the Clippers in May during the media blitz surrounding the banishment of Sterling from the NBA for making racist comments.

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Better Lucky rallies, wins Shine Again at Saratoga (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 21, 2014, 10:08 pm]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Late-running Better Lucky rallied from far back in a field of four and ran down fellow Grade 1 winners Grace Hall and My Miss Aurelia to win the $100,000 Shine Again at Saratoga Race Course.

Tom's Tribute wins Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 21, 2014, 12:34 am]
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- Tom's Tribute defeated Summer Front by 1¼ lengths to win the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar on Sunday.

Stopchargingmaria earns win at Saratoga (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 20, 2014, 10:52 pm]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Stopchargingmaria took command approaching the stretch and drew off impressively to capture the Grade 1 $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks by five lengths Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

Istanford wins San Clemente Handicap at Del Mar (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 20, 2014, 3:52 am]
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- Istanford led all the way in winning the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap by 2 1/2 lengths at Del Mar on Saturday.

Somali Lemonade win Diana by a neck at Saratoga (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 19, 2014, 11:49 pm]
Somali Lemonade rallied down the middle of the track and held off a late run from Stephanie's Kitten to win the $500,000 Diana by a neck on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Luis Saez for trainer Michael Matz, the 5-year-old Lemon Drop Kid mare ran 1 1-8 miles in 1:48.51 over the inner turf course in capturing the first of 15 Grade 1 flat races during the six-week meeting. It was the fourth graded stakes win and first in a Grade 1 for Somali Lemonade, who paid $24.60, $11 and $7.40. Stephanie's Kitten returned $6.60 and $4.60 for second, and Discreet Marq paid $6.50 for third.

Big Trouble wins Sanford by a neck at Saratoga (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 19, 2014, 9:39 pm]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Big Trouble caught Mr. Z to win the Grade 3 $150,000 Sanford by a neck Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

McCoy claims 4,192nd winner, beats friend's record (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 19, 2014, 6:56 pm]
MARKET RASEN, England (AP) -- Northern Irish jockey AP McCoy took his tally of career wins to 4,192 on Saturday, passing a record he shared with former trainer Martin Pipe.

My Fiona wins C.T.B.A. Stakes at Del Mar (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 19, 2014, 4:45 am]
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- My Fiona, a daughter of 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, defeated 7-10 favorite Lost Bus by a neck to win the $100,000 C.T.B.A. Stakes for California-bred 2-year-old fillies on Friday.

Fashion Alert wins Schuylerville at Saratoga (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 18, 2014, 8:08 pm]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Fashion Alert outdueled Take Charge Brandi to win the $150,000 Schuylerville by 1 1/2 lengths on opening day at Saratoga Race Course.

Saratoga Race Course season set to open 146th meet (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 17, 2014, 3:03 pm]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- New York thoroughbred racing is heading to Saratoga for the 146th summer season.

La Grange wins $100,000 Cinderella at Los Alamitos (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 14, 2014, 1:38 am]
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) -- La Grange won the $100,000 Cinderella Stakes for 2-year-olds by 2 3/4 lengths on closing day of Los Alamitos' brief summer meet on Sunday.

Ju Ju Eyeballs wins Monmouth Park feature (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 13, 2014, 10:02 pm]
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- Ju Ju Eyeballs took the lead in the stretch and drew off to win the $60,000 Klassy Briefcase Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, beating Indian Splendor by 1 3/4 lengths.

Bustin It wins Belmont's Rockville Center (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 13, 2014, 8:06 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bustin It romped to a seven-length victory in the $125,000 Rockville Center Stakes, the closing day feature on Sunday at Belmont Park.

Doinghardtimeagain wins Great Lady M Stakes (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 13, 2014, 3:41 am]
Doinghardtimeagain won the $200,500 Great Lady M. Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths for the Hall of Fame duo of trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and jockey Mike Smith at Los Alamitos on Saturday. Doinghardtimeagain returned from a 10-month layoff to lose the Desert Stormer on June 15 at Santa Anita. ''I didn't have her ready last time and that's as honest as I can be,'' Hollendorfer said. She's kind of big and a little bit heavy, so I didn't have her as ready as I could have.'' Ridden for the first time by Smith, Doinghardtimeagain earned the second Grade 2 victory of her career.

He's Watching wins Meadowlands Pace (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 13, 2014, 3:14 am]
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- He's Watching rallied to win the $776,000 Meadowlands Pace on Saturday night, tying the fastest time in the history of harness racing.

Wonderfella holds on to win Monmouth Park feature (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 12, 2014, 11:06 pm]
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- Wonderfella held off Jeter in the closing strides to win by a half-length in the $42,000 allowance feature at Monmouth Park on Saturday.

Hangover Kid wins Belmont's Bowling Green Handicap (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 12, 2014, 10:33 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hangover Kid edged Grandeur by a head Saturday in the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap on the turf at Belmont Park.

Incomplete: Wes Welker's horse is 4th at Newmarket (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 12, 2014, 8:49 pm]
NEWMARKET, England (AP) -- NFL star Wes Welker was at the home of British racing. Consider his day incomplete.

Valdirone wins feature at Los Alamitos (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 12, 2014, 1:10 am]
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) -- Valdirone swept past Night Badger midway through the stretch and went on to a 1 3/4-length victory in the $46,000 feature on Friday at Los Alamitos.

Weekend Holiday wins Belmont feature (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 11, 2014, 11:00 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weekend Hideaway beat West Hills Giant by 1 1-2 lengths in the $75,000 allowance feature for New York breds at Belmont Park on Friday.

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