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USA's Alison Riske stuns No. 1 Ashleigh Barty at Wimbledon

USA's Alison Riske stuns No. 1 Ashleigh Barty at Wimbledon Barty began well , serving four straight aces in the opening game on her way to winning a 21st successive set over the last three tournaments. She lost in the final to Germany's Angelique Kerber previous year, but one more grand slam victory would tie Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 victories. [Full Article...]

Angelo Mathews continues personal streak against India, rescues Sri Lanka with century

Angelo Mathews continues personal streak against India, rescues Sri Lanka with century So we were just - I mean, he (Yuvraj) is like a big brother to me. "If not, then I can't, because eventually winning the cup is important, no matter how many runs you score or how many wickets you take". He's hungry for runs and his plan is simple; keep batting and batting. That's what I want for the youngsters. And then we got a nice push. In yet another incident that has political overtone, ... [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic topples Ugo Humbert to stay on title course — ATP Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic topples Ugo Humbert to stay on title course — ATP Wimbledon Stephens may be a grand slam victor herself, but at Wimbledon , Kvitova is undoubtedly a much more formidable opponent. The 19th seed has now won 14 of the last 15 matches in which she has been taken the distance. Johanna Konta took the momentum in the final set after winning the second as she earned an early break in the third game. "She's a very crafty player", said Konta . [Full Article...]

Rockets interested in trade for Russell Westbrook, but it's a long shot

Rockets interested in trade for Russell Westbrook, but it's a long shot NY has some promising young players to offer in Dennis Smith Jr., Frank Ntilikina and Mitchell Robinson, plus a stash of first-round draft picks acquired from the Dallas Mavericks in the Kristaps Porzingis deal. Houston landed Chris Paul in a sign-and-trade deal with the Clippers two years ago and attempted to add Jimmy Butler under similar circumstances this summer. [Full Article...]

The winners and losers of Kawhi Leonard’s decision — National Basketball Association free agency

The winners and losers of Kawhi Leonard’s decision — National Basketball Association free agency Kawhi Leonard poured in 41 points, including a dramatic game-winner as the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 92-90 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors realized in the final hours before Leonard's decision that he was recruiting George, who also hails from Southern California. The Raptors took a major chance in acquiring Leonard last summer, since they weren't on ... [Full Article...]

Celebrities praise United States Women's team's triumph

Celebrities praise United States Women's team's triumph The victory gives the USA women's team their second straight World Cup title. and a record fourth overall. This is the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's fourth World Cup victory, breaking the record they set in 2015 for most Women's World Cup victories. [Full Article...]

Mashrafe coy over future after Bangladesh's CWC exit

Mashrafe coy over future after Bangladesh's CWC exit So it's a very disappointed dressing room, no congratulations going on because we haven't qualified. "We played very good Cricket". Pakistan, backed by thousands of passionate flag-waving fans, started curiously slowly in the London sunshine, crawling to 38-1 after 10 overs. [Full Article...]

Sweden beat England to finish third at FIFA Women's World Cup

Sweden beat England to finish third at FIFA Women's World Cup It was a second defeat in under a week for Neville's Lionesses, after suffering their third straight major tournament semi-final loss when beaten 2-1 by reigning champions the United States on Tuesday. It may not have been the one they wanted, but you can't help but admire Sweden for picking up yet another Women's World Cup medal. Sweden continued to pressurise, with a Jakobsson shot being tou... [Full Article...]

DeChambeau birdies final hole to earn share of 3M Open lead

DeChambeau birdies final hole to earn share of 3M Open lead When the ball rolled on the left edge and about 3 feet too long, Morikawa winced as Wolff hugged his caddie in celebration of the $1.152 million prize and his tour card just six weeks after winning the NCAA individual title with Oklahoma State. [Full Article...]

Atletico furious over Barca's Griezmann chase

Atletico furious over Barca's Griezmann chase Atletico Madrid are fuming after Antoine Griezmann refused to report to preseason training on Sunday. "Oscar Grau, our general manager, met with Miguel Angel Gil in Madrid and we began to ask him if it was possible that this can happen". [Full Article...]

England won't be scared by World Cup run chase, says Bayliss

England won't be scared by World Cup run chase, says Bayliss However, as far as South Africa is concerned, they have had a below par World Cup with only two wins so far in the tournament. India will face New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester on July 9 in the first semifinal while hosts England will take on Australia in the second semifinal at Edgbaston in Birmingham on July 11. [Full Article...]

Paul George pens farewell to Thunder after LA deal

Paul George pens farewell to Thunder after LA deal Following the blockbuster trade to send Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers , the Oklahoma City Thunder will look to re-tool their roster, part of which could reportedly include trading point guard Russell Westbrook , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . [Full Article...]

On the eve of the World Cup final, Rapinoe calls out Federation Internationale de Football Association

On the eve of the World Cup final, Rapinoe calls out Federation Internationale de Football Association Infantino has also proposed a Club World Cup for women, which he hopes can start "as soon as possible". Among them was a pledge to double prize money for the women's World Cup in time for the next tournament in 2023. The challenge more generally is to ensure fans continue to flock to stadiums and watch games on television once the World Cup has gone away. "I mean, we're making a World Cup in... [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace ace Zaha hits out at Arsenal claims

Crystal Palace ace Zaha hits out at Arsenal claims It is safe to say that has not worked out for the Gunners so far and the ball appears to be firmly in the Selhurst Park outfit's court at the moment following the five-year contract Zaha signed last summer. "I don't know... we'll see in the future". With Madrid leaving for their pre-season tour in the coming week, Zinedine Zidane would want to get all the transfers done before they head out an... [Full Article...]

Messi sent off after clash with Chile’s Medel

Messi sent off after clash with Chile’s Medel The pair continued to charge each other until referee Mario Diaz de Vivar produced straight red cards, sparking protests from both teams. Perhaps that was an omen of how his Albiceleste career would go, as Messi has suffered disappointment after disappointment during his quest for an worldwide trophy. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams: I am just low on matches

Serena Williams: I am just low on matches Meghan Markle was all smiles as she cheered on her longtime friend Serena Williams at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships on Thursday in what marked the first solo outing for the Duchess of Sussex since she and Prince Harry stepped out in May to introduce to the world their first child, son Archie Harrison . [Full Article...]

Westbrook, Thunder discuss next steps, possible trade

Westbrook, Thunder discuss next steps, possible trade In the early hours of Saturday morning, Leonard signed with the Los Angeles Clippers after they pulled off a massive trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George . In the Eastern Conference, the Raptors will be weakened by the loss of Leonard and Green. If that is the case, it would add to the acrimonious departure of Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors from Oklahoma City in... [Full Article...]

Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee

Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee The Lakers prioritizing Leonard in free agency cost them the chance to sign a ton of quality players but with James and Davis, they should still be able to compete for a championship as soon as this upcoming season. The 26-year-old originally signed with Los Angeles in 2017 on a one-year, $18-million contract and re-upped with the Lakers for another season at $12 million last July. [Full Article...]

Australia’s Shaun Marsh ruled out of WC with fractured arm

Australia’s Shaun Marsh ruled out of WC with fractured arm While du Plessis continued to rule out the suggestion that he would retire from worldwide cricket after the current World Cup he expressed a belief that his experience could help younger players - and perhaps a new captain - through a transitional period. [Full Article...]

Goodyear, Arizona to honor Nike plant commitment as governor withdraws incentives

Goodyear, Arizona to honor Nike plant commitment as governor withdraws incentives The Betsy Ross flag has always been acknowledged as the first to use the stripes, stars, and the colors red, white, and blue which have now come to symbolize the United States. On Tuesday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said he's rescinding financial incentives recently offered to Nike to build a $185 million plant and bring 500 jobs to the state. [Full Article...]


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