Saturday, July 21, 2018
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NBA

Bosh working out, vows to play

MIAMI — Chris Bosh is back on the basketball court, hinting that he plans to try playing for the Heat again this season.

Bosh released a video Monday on Snapchat of his non-contact workout. It's the first time this offseason that he has revealed doing any on-court work, and it remains unknown if he has been medically cleared to resume full workouts after blood clots cut short each of his past two seasons.

"I know I've been gone for a moment but now I'm back," Bosh said on the video, a part of which was later posted to Twitter. "Everybody is always asking me, 'Am I hoopin'?' Yes, I'm hoopin.' Absolutely. I'm a hooper."

It's unknown if Bosh, 32, is still on blood thinners to treat his clots. Typically, athletes in contact sports such as basketball are discouraged from playing while on blood thinners.

Soccer

Kljestan joins U.S. roster

New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan was added to the U.S. team roster for two World Cup qualifying matches in the next week. Kljestan will join the team for training in Jacksonville for the Americans, who play Friday at St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Sept. 6 against Trinidad and Tobago in Jacksonville.

France: Former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, 63, is buying famed club Marseille four years after he sold the MLB team for $2 billion. Under McCourt's ownership the Dodgers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2011 in the wake of his divorce from Jamie McCourt, which reportedly cost $130 million.

Et cetera

Hockey: Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec was chosen the Czech captain for the World Cup of Hockey, which begins Sept. 17 in Toronto. Two Lightning players, defenseman Andrej Sustr and forward Ondrej Palat, are on the Czech roster.

Olympics: A Brazilian judge ordered the release of Ireland's Patrick Hickey, a high-ranking IOC member arrested during the Rio de Janeiro Games in a ticket-scalping probe. Hickey, 71, has been held in Rio's Bangu prison since Aug. 19.

Cycling: Nairo Quintana retook the lead of the Spanish Vuelta by winning the mountainous 10th stage, a 117.2-mile ride ending in Lagos De Covadonga.

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