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England wins toss and bats in final test vs. South Africa

England wins toss and bats in final test vs. South Africa The 26-year-old hit a sparkling 112 in England's first innings and took three wickets in the match, prompting paceman Stuart Broad to compare Ben Stokes with Flintoff. This was an exemplary Test innings - executed to perfection from first ball to last - and it showed just how mature a player Stokes has become. At that top of that list is Donald Bradman, head and shoulders ahead of the pack on ... [Full Article...]

Sharapova wins first WTA match in U.S. since 2015

Sharapova wins first WTA match in U.S. since 2015 Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto due to the left forearm injury she suffered in Stanford . "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from today's match", the right-handed Sharapova said in a statement. Andreescu participates at the tournament in Washington and has even signed the first victory of his young career in the main draw of a tournament of the WTA tour earlie... [Full Article...]

Klopp jokes that Liverpool will bid £270m for Keita

Klopp jokes that Liverpool will bid £270m for Keita They returned with an offer that, with add-ons, was worth more than £66m - a fee that would have been nearly double what Liverpool spent to bring Mohamed Salah from Roma last month. It is 100 per cent clear that Naby will play this year with Leipzig. "We stated at the start of the transfer window that we would begin next season with the players who finished the last and nothing has changed". [Full Article...]

Jones calls out Lesnar after conquering Cormier

Jones calls out Lesnar after conquering Cormier It capped a remarkable comeback from Jones, arguably the best pound-for-pound MMA fighter on the planet, who was stripped of the belt after being arrested on hit-and-run charges in 2015. "He has no reason to hang his head". "I don't know, man", Cormier said. "Unfortunately, we were opponents, but outside of that he is a champion for the rest of his life". [Full Article...]

Rob Ninkovich announces retirement in emotional press conference

Rob Ninkovich announces retirement in emotional press conference Ninkovich made the announcement surrounded by Patriots owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and the coaching staff, and many teammates including quarterback Tom Brady , tight end Rob Gronkowski , captain Matthew Slater , safety Devin McCourty, defensive tackle Alan Branch, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola . [Full Article...]

US Women's Open gets Trumped

US Women's Open gets Trumped Protests slamming Trump and the USGA for staging the crown jewel of women's golf at a course owned by what demonstrators call "a self-admitted serial sexual predator and unapologetic misogynist" began on Friday and will continue throughout the weekend. [Full Article...]

Brooklyn Nets to Pursue Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Brooklyn Nets to Pursue Kentavious Caldwell-Pope In the end, the Lakers won out, and signed Caldwell-Pope to a one-year, $18 million deal. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is another example of just how tight the market is in National Basketball Association free agency this year. Caldwell-Pope has a lot to offer to a team and is someone who has been able to stay relatively healthy, only missing a handful of games. Rondo signed a two-year deal wo... [Full Article...]

Tour de France | Stage six

Tour de France | Stage six Good luck, Mr. Frodo. "Then I just had to pray that the door opened on the right-hand side so that I could pass him - and it was just enough". Sunday's stage from Nantua to Chambery is the hardest day of this Tour in my opinion. He was repeatedly asked after his win about their absence. With a breakaway more the likely to succeed picking a stage victor is really a shot in the dark. [Full Article...]

Sevilla confirm deal agreed for Vicente Iborra to join Leicester City

Sevilla confirm deal agreed for Vicente Iborra to join Leicester City Once a deal is concluded, the midfielder will be allowed to return to Sevilla to bid a public farewell to fans after four seasons with the team. In recent seasons, he has been used in a more attacking role by both Unai Emery and Jorge Sampaoli and has scored 30 goals in 172 games. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Assessing the women's seeds

Wimbledon 2017: Assessing the women's seeds A cross-court forehand helped the two-time champion open up a 3-1 lead in the second, but a pair of unforced errors preceded a double-fault as Larsson looked to force her way back in. Top seed Angelique Kerber will not put too much pressure on herself to succeed at Wimbledon after enduring a dismal clay-court season which she was glad to see the back of. [Full Article...]

Venus Williams Finally Comments on Tragic Auto Accident She was Involved in

Venus Williams Finally Comments on Tragic Auto Accident She was Involved in According to police, Barson's wife, Linda , was driving the auto at the time . Following this legal action, Williams publicly addressed the tragic accident in a statement that she posted on Facebook . A short rain delay disrupted the 37-year-old's momentum, but she was able to refocus herself and progress to the next round in straight sets shortly after play resumed. [Full Article...]

Timberwolves replace Rubio with Jeff Teague

Timberwolves replace Rubio with Jeff Teague Ricky Rubio is headed to the Utah Jazz . Minnesota , which also parted with second-year point guard Kris Dunn to acquire Butler, will now turn its attention to the free agency market in search of a new stating floor general. But convincing Hill to stay, being able to afford him and Hayward's decision all complicate this head-to-head preference. Rubio's court vision is ideal for a team that ... [Full Article...]

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick Redick has agreed to terms on a one-year, $23 million contract with the 76ers, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reports . "It's where I wanted to be", Redick told ESPN in a text message. J.J. Redick, the Los Angeles Clippers free-agent shooting guard who was a target of numerous teams, reportedly chose to go with the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Trump wins 'Travel ban' case in SC

Trump wins 'Travel ban' case in SC In a statement , Trump called the ruling "a clear victory for our national security". Trump said today's ruling was vindication of his approach and allowed him "to use an important tool for protecting our nation's homeland". Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, also declared Tuesday that there is no indication that a chemical weapons strike is in the works. [Full Article...]

George Lucas' $1.5 billion museum unanimously approved by LA City Council

George Lucas' $1.5 billion museum unanimously approved by LA City Council The planned $1.5 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is set to break ground later this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Considering how much of a mess the Chicago project turned into, buttering up the city seems like it was a solid strategy. [Full Article...]

Ravi Shastri sentiment gains ground in BCCI

Ravi Shastri sentiment gains ground in BCCI Posting a sarcastic tweet Goenka mapped out the roles and responsibilities of candidate whosoever applies for India head coach. "Whether it's (Virender) Sehwag or Ravi Shastri or whoever it is, I am very very keen to be associated as an assistant coach or a bowling coach which I have done before". [Full Article...]

Takata files for bankruptcy after fatality-ridden airbag scandal

Takata files for bankruptcy after fatality-ridden airbag scandal In fact, the last batch of USA repairs is not scheduled to begin until September 2020, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , which is overseeing the recall. Takata sold the inflators to 19 automakers, including Toyota, Subaru, BMW, Honda, Ford and Nissan. Only 38 percent of the 43 million airbag inflators under recall in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo confident ahead of Confederations Cup semifinals

An inevitable third goal came in the 80th when Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot. A clever defender with a mean streak, Portugal's defense is anchored on Pepe , the Real Madrid central defender who has been at the heart of the team's back line for the past decade. [Full Article...]

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Ontario native scored 30 goals and added a league-high 70 assists while leading the Oilers to their first playoff appearance in 11 years. Anderson was forced to take several leaves of absence from Ottawa this season while his wife, Nicholle , battled cancer. "I haven't even thought about that, to be honest with you", Crosby said. [Full Article...]

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

The honors capped a remarkable sophomore season for the 20-year-old center, who won the scoring title and led the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup playoffs after an 11-year absence. McPhee said they would fly back to Las Vegas on Saturday night and return to the office Sunday morning. "They're going to be pleasantly surprised". [Full Article...]


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