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John Isner Falls in Marathon 6-Hour Match at Wimbledon

John Isner Falls in Marathon 6-Hour Match at Wimbledon It will resume Saturday at noon local time (7 a.m. ET), ahead of the women's final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber . Spectators cheers as Kevin Anderson reacts after defeating John Isner 26-24 in the final set of their semi-final match at Wimbledon Friday. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams surprised by semi-final spot at Wimbledon

Serena Williams surprised by semi-final spot at Wimbledon She fought back to beat Italian Camila Giorgi 3-6 6-3 6-4 in a fiercely contested quarter-final on Tuesday. Kerber came out on top of a spectacular 25-shot rally to force the all-important match point number seven, and finally got the job done as Kasatkina netted a forehand, the German relieved to be a 6-3 7-5 victor. [Full Article...]

Hawks acquire Jeremy Lin from Nets

The Nets weren't done there, either. Lin, 29, played in only one game last season with Brooklyn, sustaining a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night. Lin averaged 14.5 points, 5.1 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 36 games for the Nets during the 2016-17 season while dealing with a lingering hamstring injury. [Full Article...]

Kevin Anderson wins longest semifinal match in Wimbledon history

Kevin Anderson wins longest semifinal match in Wimbledon history The semi-final was deep into the fifth set when the new record was set, although it is still a long way behind the 11 hours and 5 minutes it took Isner to beat Nicolas Mahut in the 2010 first round. Because of the length of the first match, that semifinal will be played with the roof closed. For the first time in the Open era, the semi-finals were made up exclusively of players over 30. [Full Article...]

Confident Mahrez expects important Manchester City role

Confident Mahrez expects important Manchester City role The former Hull City defender has been integral in England's run to the semi-final of the World Cup and his performances at the back have been widely lauded. "If I moved sooner, maybe I wouldn't have been happy". Now I'm here and it's the most important. "I am very confident about myself". City are a big club and have everything to try to win it. [Full Article...]

Charles Oakley gets arrested for alleged cheating at a casino

Charles Oakley gets arrested for alleged cheating at a casino He was then booked at Clark County Detention Center at about 5:30 p.m. local time. He was arrested and charged with committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment. Oakley now is the head coach of the Killer 3's in the IG3 basketball league and a source close to him states, "This is an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump heaps praise on PM hours after criticising her leadership

Donald Trump heaps praise on PM hours after criticising her leadership After a tumultuous week for May, when her Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned in protest at the Brexit plan, Trump heaped praise on Johnson, saying he "would be a great prime minister". He's a very people person. "I actually told Theresa May how to do it, but she didn't listen to me". "It's a very unusual thing to do, to come on a visit to another coun... [Full Article...]

Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name

Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name McConnell, an avid Louisville football fan, said "there's no place for racism in this country". But "if I could take it off?" Fallout has already included Major League Baseball indefinitely suspending a promotion with Papa John's that offered people discounts at the pizza chain after a player hit a grand slam. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas agrees to deal with Nuggets

Isaiah Thomas agrees to deal with Nuggets After impressing with the Boston Celtics during the 2016-17 campaign, which saw Thomas put up a career-best 28.9 points per game, his numbers decreased significantly this past season following an extensive recovery from a hip injury. The last man picked in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft played for Malone in Sacramento during the 2013-14 season and averaged 20.3 points and 6.3 assi... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo moved to Juventus because of Messi, Giggs reveals

Ronaldo moved to Juventus because of Messi, Giggs reveals Auto behemoth Fiat are based in Juve´s home city Turin and both are co-owned by the Agnelli family. The union urged Fiat owners to invest in its workforce to bolster the finances of "thousands of people instead of only one". The four-year deal to woo Ronaldo from Real Madrid was announced on Tuesday amid concern that Juventus might have overpaid for the 33-year-old forward. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association orders broadcasters to stop focus on "hot women"

Federation Internationale de Football Association orders broadcasters to stop focus on We've done it with individual broadcasters. "There are many interesting stories to tell about the World Cup and we acknowledge this was not one of them", it said. The 2018 World Cup has provided us with a month of incredible entertainment and, coupled with the ongoing heat wave, it's been a very enjoyable summer for football fans. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge

Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge But it seems Sarri has work to do when it comes to building his staff as according to Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport , none of his backroom boys from Napoli are set to join him at Chelsea . The main reason for the prolonged saga has been compensation. Napoli are also expecting compensation of around £4.5million for Sarri, who is under contract even though he is no longer their coach. [Full Article...]

Barcelona respond to Eden Hazard speculation

Barcelona respond to Eden Hazard speculation Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar and France hot-shot Kylian Mbappe are the two players that Madrid want and the deal to bring them over from France to Spain could cost the club £354m . If they hold off and Hazard fails to extend, they could lose out on precious millions. Real will now formalise their interest. Nevertheless, losing a player of his talent would be a devastating blow to the Blu... [Full Article...]

England World Cup team will be invited to 10 Downing Street

England World Cup team will be invited to 10 Downing Street To celebrate the unprecedented win, the entire Croatian cabinet swapped their usual formal dress for football jerseys during their session in the Croatian capital the following day. We're gutted, we've worked so hard and the fans were incredible. Tense moments followed for the 12th man as Croatia tried to pile the pressure on and fans had their hearts in their mouths when the score was only ke... [Full Article...]

Trump's Brexit comments spark backlash from MPs

Trump's Brexit comments spark backlash from MPs Trump added that May's "soft" blueprint for the UK's future dealings with the European Union would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the United States. Mrs May will be looking to improve her often publicly strained relationship with the U.S. president as she pushes for a post-Brexit trade deal with America. [Full Article...]

Liverpool star Dejan Lovren demands respect from critics following World Cup heroics

Liverpool star Dejan Lovren demands respect from critics following World Cup heroics Monaco keeper Subasic is understood to have missed training as a precaution, so as not to aggravate his problematic hamstring, while Lovren's unspecified injury is not thought to be serious enough to keep him out of the semi-final. "I wish we could both be in the final for that game but there is only one victor". With a very young team they did a brilliant job. It's impressive what they are doing. [Full Article...]

Cyril Ramaphosa leads praise of Kevin Anderson's shock defeat of Roger Federer

Cyril Ramaphosa leads praise of Kevin Anderson's shock defeat of Roger Federer The last one happened on Wednesday in his win over Juan Martin del Potro after four hours and 47 minutes. He is one of the more complex players that I have ever seen in our sport. Playing Djokovic was the sternest test and he came through a dramatic five-setter dubbed the greatest clay-court match of all-time by Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe. [Full Article...]

Jubilant Croatia fans revel in World Cup semi-final win over England

Jubilant Croatia fans revel in World Cup semi-final win over England Underneath a mural proclaiming their presence at " Fifa 2018 World Cup Russia", England's heartbroken 23 players sat in numerical order, starters and substitutes often side by side, a collective to the end as they waited for their waistcoated leader to conduct an emotional debrief after the semi-final loss to Croatia. [Full Article...]

Mandzukic sends Croatia to first World Cup final

Mandzukic sends Croatia to first World Cup final Croatia are playing well but lack the final touch. Croatia will meet France in the 2018 World Cup final after a come from behind victory over England in the semi-final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. Talk about the potential rule loophole started after Portugal's Jose Fonte strangely chose to stay in the field of play while the rest of his team celebrated Cristiano Ronaldo's equaliser... [Full Article...]

Unai Emery sends message to board over Aaron Ramsey contract

Unai Emery sends message to board over Aaron Ramsey contract Emery remains open minded about adding to that list if "a big opportunity" comes up. Those are five players in five key positions which the team needed to strengthen and in his press conference on Thursday, head coach Unai Emery was asked if he wants to bring in any more players before the window shuts next month. [Full Article...]


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