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Kerber, Serena set to reprise 2016 showdown

Kerber, Serena set to reprise 2016 showdown Certainly didn't take long for the 36-year-old American to get her game in gear and close in on what would be an eighth Wimbledon title, one short of Martina Navratilova's record, and 24th Grand Slam trophy in all, equalling Margaret Court's all-time mark. [Full Article...]

Nishikori predicts 'war' with Djokovic in quarters

Nishikori predicts 'war' with Djokovic in quarters It will be Djokovic's first semi-final at a major since the 2016 French Open when he completed the career Grand Slam. "But hopefully I have two more matches to play". Those fears dimmed when Nishikori broke Nole in the opening game of the fourth set, but again the balance tipped in the Serb's direction when he broke back in the follower. [Full Article...]

Kevin Anderson says Wimbledon needs to act after record semi-final

Kevin Anderson says Wimbledon needs to act after record semi-final Isner was 8-3 lifetime versus Anderson coming into the match. Anderson noted that some members of the Centre Court crowd were ready for his match to end, so that the day's second semifinal, between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , could begin. [Full Article...]

What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri?

What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri? Chelsea , who have also been in protracted negotiations with former Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri whose appointment is imminent, may have been hoping Conte would find another job before they had to act. The former Empoli boss is not known as a big spender which might fit with the slightly more modern Chelsea era of tighter spending. Many will argue the move is a harsh one, as Conte was decen... [Full Article...]

PGA Tour to bring tournament to Detroit Golf Club in June 2019

PGA Tour to bring tournament to Detroit Golf Club in June 2019 Horschel teamed with Scott Piercy (also in the Barbasol Championship field) to win this year's Zurich Classic of New Orleans in late April, the TOUR's only two-man team event. For now, though, Monahan says the US Tour is servicing the Australian market as best it can with this year's golf World Cup and the 2019 Presidents Cup to be held in Melbourne. [Full Article...]

Anderson, Isner in second longest ever Wimbledon singles match

Anderson, Isner in second longest ever Wimbledon singles match Djokovic and Nadal repeatedly slugged it out from the baseline, chasing down seemingly the impossible and hitting spectacular winners from every corner. When their semi-final ticked past the 5-hour 31-minute mark, it beat the previous mark set by Marin Cilic and Sam Querrey in the third round in 2012. [Full Article...]

Papa John's Stock Soars After Founder Resigns For Using N-Word

Papa John's Stock Soars After Founder Resigns For Using N-Word Schnatter's comments were offensive and inexcusable", the club said in a statement provided to The Times. Schnatter originally stepped down as Papa John's CEO in December 2017, after claiming that the NFL's handing of player protests contributed to the company's third-quarter earnings slump. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon glance: Serena Williams excited for quarters

Wimbledon glance: Serena Williams excited for quarters Goerges also battled back from a set down to beat Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 3-6 7-5 6-1 in the last of the women's quarterfinals. Having swept all before her in the last two years she played Wimbledon , in 2015 and 2016, American Williams has now extended her winning streak at the All England Club to 19 matches. [Full Article...]

Trump backtracks on Theresa May criticism, doubles down on immigration's "negative" effects

Trump backtracks on Theresa May criticism, doubles down on immigration's The headline in question: "TRUMP'S BREXIT BLAST Donald Trump told Theresa May how to do Brexit "but she wrecked it" - and says the U.S. trade deal is off". British Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump stand together upon Trump's arrival for a meeting at Chequers, the PM's country residence, on July 13, 2018 . [Full Article...]

There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic

There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic Southgate said the players were deeply disappointed, but that his young team could achieve great things in the years to come, with the European Championship just two years away. - Project Russia: Has VAR been a success? England were left in the lurch after a gut-wrenching 1-2 defeat at the hands of Croatia after extra-time. [Full Article...]

How women's quarter-final day unfolded as Serena Williams played at Wimbledon

How women's quarter-final day unfolded as Serena Williams played at Wimbledon Up next for the 23-time Grand Slam victor is German 13th seed Julia Goerges, who also overcame an early blip in her quarter-final match to defeat close friend Kiki Bertens 3-6 7-5 6-1. "I have all this motivation to just win another one". With Kerber serving for a place in the last four, Kasatkina earned two break points with a forehand and levelled the scores before again failing to hold her ... [Full Article...]

Jack Wilshere signs for West Ham on three-year contract

Jack Wilshere signs for West Ham on three-year contract Wilshere joins after leaving Arsenal on a free transfer following 17 years at all levels with the club, with West Ham beating off competition from Fenerbache for his signature. "On the biggest stage, he has shown that he has game-changing abilities, as well as having the creativity and intelligence to make a real difference to our squad". [Full Article...]

Liverpool fans will be pleased by Dejan Lovren’s continued form

Liverpool fans will be pleased by Dejan Lovren’s continued form The 29-year-old has been criticised for his performances for Liverpool this season but has played a key role in Croatia's success in Russian Federation this summer. He continued: 'This is something we will never forget. We showed our character, we showed that we deserved to be in the final and people should respect us. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals Like Federer and Anderson, Nadal and del Potro Nadal slugged it out for more than four pulsating hours before Spain's 17-times major victor finally landed the knockout punch. While Djokovic saw through Kei Nishikori with relative ease, winning the match in 4 sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, Nadal played one of the best matches of the season so far as he prevailed in 5 sets over Juan Martin Del Potro ... [Full Article...]

This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far

This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far Croatia is playing in its fifth World Cup . France , then captained by current national coach Didier Deschamps, ended Croatia's dream run when they won 2-1 in the semi-finals before going on to claim the title. Their manager knew it would be hard to say much. That opinion is by no means shared by everyone. His comment impressed and it was shown on the big screen when Croatia's World Cup sq... [Full Article...]

Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo signing

Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo signing The union also mentions "huge economic sacrifices" being made by workers at the same time €112m is being spent on Ronaldo. The reigning Serie A Champions, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and CNH Industrial (CNHI) are all owned by a holding company Exor and a trade union prompted Fiat workers to down their tools. [Full Article...]

Stunned silence, then tears, as England fans realise it's not 'coming home'

Stunned silence, then tears, as England fans realise it's not 'coming home' The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) in a statement on Tuesday said it had revoked Vukojevic's accreditation at the World Cup and relieved him of his duties as an associate of the Croatia coaching staff. There is a genuine sense of warmth between this squad and its followers. The coach even became an unlikely fashion icon. "You left your heart on the pitch and deserve to be in the World Cup ... [Full Article...]

5 teams that should target Adonis Alexander in the supplemental draft

5 teams that should target Adonis Alexander in the supplemental draft The Colts have not taken anyone from the supplemental draft int he last few years. It's not televised and the order is determined more like the NBA Draft than the normal NFL Draft . The fact he could doesn't mean he should as he's far closer to a third or fourth round prospect, but desperation and the lack of options might make what is normally a pretty conservative process have teams be more a... [Full Article...]

Nadal has got more than other players, says Del Potro

Nadal has got more than other players, says Del Potro In an odd-numbered year, the exit of Roger Federer in a five-set thriller, followed immediately by the triumph of Rafa Nadal in a five-set thriller on Centre Court, would have dominated the sports pages, but unfortunately for tennis fans, England had to go and get to and get beat to Croatia. [Full Article...]

Croatia fans display banner in downtown Moscow

Croatia fans display banner in downtown Moscow In extra time Danny Rose came on for Ashley Young and Eric Dier swapped with Jordan Henderson. That the nation will be backing them to gain revenge for the World Cup semi-final loss to France in 1998 is without question, as is the fact that there will once again be an army of fans decked out in red and white checks at the Luzhniki Stadium. [Full Article...]


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