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  • Wimbledon Ladies’ Championship – ESPN Saturday Ratings Up

    Saturday's Wimbledon Ladies' Championship on ESPN was the network’s highest since 2015, earning a 2.1 overnight rating from Nielsen, up 27% from a 1.7 in 2017 (Garbine Muguruza vs. Venus Williams).  The 2015 match garnered a 2.2 for Serena Williams vs. Muguruza. The rating for Saturday’s 75-minute match peaked at 2.4 in the final quarter hour (12:15-30 p.m. ET). The full ESPN telecast – starting at 8 a.m. ET with the continuation of the Rafael Nadal – Novak Djokovic…

  • Sports calendar, July 15-16

    SUNDAY Baseball 10a N.Y.

  • Former Cal receiver Demetris Robertson transferring home to Georgia

    Former Cal wide receiver Demetris Robertson says he is transferring to Georgia, returning to his home state. Robertson was a five-star recruit out of Savannah, Ga., in 2016 who chose to head west to play his college ball, picking Cal over Georgia, Notre Dame and others. Robertson had a strong freshman season with 50 catches for 767 yards and seven touchdowns, but missed all but two games last season for what was called a lower body injury that eventually needed surgery. ...

  • Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

    Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a two-year, $40 million contract, bringing the forward to his hometown team. Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal shortly after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. That made Parker an unrestricted free agent, clearing the way for him to join the Bulls. Parker, 23, led Chicago's Simeon High to four state championships and starred for one season at Duke before the Bucks drafted him with...

  • Sports calendar, July 14-15

    SATURDAY Baseball 10a Toronto at Boston MLBNet ...

  • Amid a backlash, Papa John's distances itself from founder, who speaks out in interview

    Papa John’s CEO released a statement, pledging corporate change following John Schnatter's resignation