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Federer beats Zverev at Gerry Weber Open

Federer beats Zverev at Gerry Weber Open As for the defending champion, Mayer has not had the best of seasons so far. They are the sets you need to win to win tournaments. Federer , appropriately enough for a Swiss, perhaps, has mastered the art of placing his deliveries with stunning precision-using zip or angle or kick, but always with disguise. [Full Article...]

Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers

Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers With the Lakers, University of Los Angeles guard Lonzo Ball potentially represents what the Lakers have been seeking. The draft pick comes only two days after the Lakers front office made another big offseason move. 2 selection. But as great as Ball was on the court, it's his father LaVar who has garnered most of the attention for his eye-opening comments, comparing his son to the likes of St... [Full Article...]

McIlroy in Twitter spat: Not bad for a 'bored' 28 year old

McIlroy in Twitter spat: Not bad for a 'bored' 28 year old Sure, a screenshot of your Wikipedia page is a little cheesy; then again, when your page has as many accomplishments as McIlroy's, you can do whatever you damn please. The plan now is for McIlroy to play three tournaments in four weeks to keep himself sharp going into the Open Championship next month. I know I'm doing the right thing. [Full Article...]

Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson roars back to win Meijer LPGA Classic

Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson roars back to win Meijer LPGA Classic The par 5 No. 5 hole was converted to a par 3 due to flooding. "Oh, it always helps", Thompson said. "I knew I was hitting it well on the front nine, I just wasn't making the birdies". "I've been playing good", the Spanish player said. "Obviously, all the par 3s, that helps. I was looking at birdie on nearly every hole, which was nice". [Full Article...]

America's Cup Day 1: Two Wins But Plenty to Improve

America's Cup Day 1: Two Wins But Plenty to Improve Kiwi helmsman Peter Burling , 26, won both starts in the third and fourth races, as he had on Saturday, which has been a surprise against Spithill who is famously aggressive on the start line and has greater match-racing experience. Theyre going to be there when we need them.”. However, a six-day break until race five and six on Sunday (NZT) will allow Team USA to make changes to a defence whi... [Full Article...]

The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences Prosecutors vowed to try again, declaring the woman who accuses Cosby of drugging and molesting her at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004 is "entitled to a verdict". Five women and seven men spent nearly three days pondering if giving someone sleeping pills and then fondling and putting their hand inside the other person's vagina constituted sexual assault. [Full Article...]

Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. "When the president of your country comes out to make a speech this mobilizes us", said coach Stanislav Cherchesov , a former goalkeeper who played for the national team before and after the fall of communism. [Full Article...]

Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft

Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft Next, the Orioles go back-to-back on Hall as they selected shortstop Adam Hall from London, Ontario, at No. 60 in the second-round. Friends, today is the third and final day of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft . 313 - the second to last pick in the 10th round. It's a day Mason McCoy has been waiting for all his life. Hall went 5-2 with a 1.24 ERA in 2017 with the Wildcats, allowing ju... [Full Article...]

England 211 all out

Mickey Arthur's team raced to the victory target of 212 with eight wickets in hand and 12.5 overs to spare after a Hasan Ali-led bowling performance restricted the hosts to 211 all out. We did prepare, Pakistan bowled well but we didn't adjust and 200 isn't competitive, 250-270 would be a good score. Raees, denied the wicket of Alex Hales on an lbw review, got his man for 13 when the opener sl... [Full Article...]

Inglewood City Council to Vote on New Arena for Clippers

Ballmer financing the arena himself eliminates the roadblock of looking for lots of public money, which has caused issues for other owners in the past. The Clippers' lease at the Staples Center ends in 2024. The ENA is subject to approval by the Inglewood City Council, which could happen as early as Thursday morning when the matter is expected to be voted on. [Full Article...]

Sabres hire Phil Housley as Head Coach

Sabres hire Phil Housley as Head Coach His 1,232 career points rank third among American players and fourth among defensemen all-time. He's a member of the Buffalo Sabres, USA Hockey and IIHF Halls of Fame, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2015. In 1983, he was part of the First All-Rookie Team. In Buffalo, Housley faces the challenge of taking over a group of players criticized for lacking accountability and leadersh... [Full Article...]

Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators

Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators One of the more egregious apps he found was an app named "Mobile protection:Clean & Security VPN" that asked users to pay $99.99 a week for a completely worthless service. "These are the exact sort of apps that the App Store review process should be primarily looking to block", Gruber wrote on his Daring Fireball blog in response to Lin's research. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

Nadal , who won his first French Open title at the age of 19 in 2005, had gone three years without a Grand Slam crown. The Spaniard, now a 15-time Grand Slam victor, eased to victory in the French capital to the delight of those in attendance. [Full Article...]

Predators fan who threw catfish on ice during Game 1 facing charges

Predators fan who threw catfish on ice during Game 1 facing charges The most frustrating aspect about playing the Penguins , as Rinne and Nashville have discovered, is that although they can make mistakes and bungle chances and put their own goalie in untenable positions, all those problems can be rendered irrelevant by a few swipes of a stick. [Full Article...]

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

The best thing about my job is when I'm in work for two straight months, like the National Hockey League playoffs, I'm in a room with 20 televisions. It was the summer of 2014 - June 27 to be exact - when the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins finalized a deal that three years later would still be playing out in the Stanley Cup Final . [Full Article...]

Nadal sails into semifinals; Thiem stuns Djokovic

Nadal sails into semifinals; Thiem stuns Djokovic The Serb then also held all four Majors and became the first man to break the US$100 million (S$138m) prize money barrier. "It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic . "I don't know how many games I lost this year, but I really don't care about this". Top-ranked Andy Murray was bemused by the chair umpire's decision to give him a time violation when he was preparing to serve... [Full Article...]

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

Halep, who was runner-up to Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros in 2014, is a step closer to achieving both her goals at the French Open after beating Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. It looked like the same might happen in the third when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and clinched victory with a forehand into the corner, her 50th victor. [Full Article...]

Could Huddersfield Town success put pressure on Norwich City boss David Farke?

Could Huddersfield Town success put pressure on Norwich City boss David Farke? This confirmed a seriously impressive season for Huddersfield , who will be heavily fancied to go down next season. The German has guided Town to the top flight in his first full season and joyous fans lapped it up as he stole the microphone off club compere Paul Ramsden to lead the chorus of club songs. [Full Article...]

Forever young Ronaldo 'very happy' after Real Madrid's CL win

I'm very happy, it has been an awesome season. "The people that criticise me will need to put their guitar back in the case because once again we won and we are the best", Ronaldo crowed. A third Champions League win in four years has drawn comparisons to the great Real side that won the first five editions of the European Cup between 1955 and 1960. [Full Article...]

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Mercedes' overall lack of speed in Monaco was highlighted by Valtteri Bottas's failure to make the podium, despite starting third on the grid in front of two Red Bulls , with the Finn eventually coming home fourth as he was unable to find an answer to Daniel Ricciardo's mid-race pace. [Full Article...]


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