NBA free agency starts today, a sweep for the Atlanta Braves and more in our Monday Sports News and Notes…
** NBA free agency starts today and many big names are on the market including guard Chris Paul and center Dwight Howard. Paul is expected to stay with the LA Clippers but Howard could leave the LA Lakers.
** Matt Kenseth wins the NASCAR race in Kentucky, his fourth win of the year.
** Brazil wins soccer’s Confederations Cup by beating Spain 3-0.
** Wimbledon continues today with both the men’s and women’s top seeded players in action in Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic.
** The Atlanta Braves complete a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 6-2 win Sunday. The Braves start a series with suddenly hot Miami, a 6-2 winner over San Diego. Tampa Bay downs Detroit 3-1 and the Rays begin a series at Houston tonight.
** Vanderbilt has kicked four football players off its team as an investigation continues into an alleged or possible sex crime that might have occurred on campus that could have involved the suspended/kicked off the team players.