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Williams sisters on course for Wimbledon final showdown

It felt like it's never a given, she could have easily won that match as well, so I'm just grateful. If you're Serena Williams, I guess that happens a lot. Since then, she has lost in the first week at a major 14 times, yet never doubted her abilit...

Gareth Bale: 'Euro 2016 semi-final not me versus Cristiano Ronaldo'

The stage, fittingly enough, could hardly be bigger. They meet in Lyon on Wednesday, Wales' first semi-final at a major tournament. "I don't suppose there will be any love lost on the evening". Once in France , it defied expectations by finishin...

Manic Monday: Wimbledon's Week 2 starts with 16 R4 matches

Jiri Vesely. Kyrgios saved two of the set points with monster serves, but surrendered the set with a forehand volley into the net. "I was really crying, " she said. Tennis was once ruled by the "Big Four" - Djokovic, Federer, Murray and Rafael Na...

Kvyat starts from pit lane at Austrian GP

Polesitter Lewis Hamilton added: "I can't speak on behalf of all the drivers but from me looking at it, those yellow curbs are quite risky". With Max Verstappen eking out his one-stop strategy to secure a second place finish behind Lewis Hamilton ...

Serena Williams learns smashing a racket at Wimbledon will cost you $10000

Obviously I'm happy she's won. Williams, aiming to equal Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles, fell behind McHale but escaped 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 29 minutes. "I've been through a lot in my career, on the court and of...

Knicks, Mavericks, Nets, Hawks & Pelicans Interested in Signing Kent Bazemore

Bazemore's free agency case is a complex one, as in all likelihood, as Lowe alludes to, it's tied in to the decisions of multiple other players and teams. telling them he didn't get his name called four years ago. According to ESPN.com, they are now ...

Athletes cleared by IAAF can compete under Russian flag in Rio: Bach

The 20 delegates at Tuesday's emergency summit - drawn from the IOC, leading sports federations, National Olympic Committees and the World Anti-Doping Agency - decided the IOC will take "further far-reaching measures to ensure a level playing field...

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel... 8min

He managed to stay with his father for most of the war as they worked at an Auschwitz sub-camp and were transferred to the Buchenwald camp in Germany in early 1945. " Wiesel is a messenger to mankind", the Nobel citation said. Silence encourages t...

Old Hollywood Queen Olivia De Havilland Is Having Fun With Turning 100

The two-time Oscar victor and five-time Academy Award nominee came to embody the elegant glamour of the silver screen in the 1930s and 1940s. Gone With the Wind is, of course, still one of the most beloved movies of all-time and, adjusted for inf...

Grades: Hornets keep Nicolas Batum with five-year, $120M deal

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can not be signed until July 7. Charlotte acquired Batum last summer in a trade with Portland, where he spent his first seven seasons. Batum was one of the top "attainable" wings on this s...

Trump fires back at US Chamber of Commerce

He says the GOP has a "great shot" at holding its slim Senate majority in the November election. "And I don't mean just a little bit better, I mean a lot better", Trump said in Pennsylvania. "That simply hasn't been decided yet", Schrimpf said Wedn...

Olympic champ vows to take icy plunge if Iceland win Euros

In the wake of arguably England's most embarrassing footballing failure, Roy Hodgson has already stepped down from his role as head coach after recording just three wins in his three tournaments as England boss. "That's because they have a lot of b...

Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles

Volkswagen has admitted that the 2-litre diesels were programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road. Volkswagen must fix or buy back 85 percent of the 4.75 lakh vehicles by June 2019 or fac...

U.S. falls 1-0 to Colombia, finishes fourth at Copa America

Despite a second loss of the tournament to Colombia , it was a much improved performance after their hopeless efforts against Argentina in Wednesday's semi-final. The consistency led to familiarity between players, and they flourished. Midfielders...

MRI confirms Nationals' Strasburg has upper-back strain

In fact, Syndergaard was just recently lit up by the Washington Nationals yesterday before leaving the game in the fourth inning. Giolito is the No. Giolito, during the rain delay before the game, visited Dusty Baker's office on multiple occasion...

National Basketball Association free agency 2016 :Top free agents

Throughout the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season, Cleveland's LeBron James and Golden State's Draymond Green provided behind-the-scenes access and insight into what was happening on and off the court with a series of UNINTERRUPTED vi...

Urias Wins His First, Dodgers edge Brewers 6-5

Brewers RH Chase Anderson (4-7, 5.13) The 19-year-old Urias will soon be pulled from the rotation as the Dodgers want to limit his innings. He went seven outstanding scoreless innings and delivered once again on short notice after Stephen Strasbu...

Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals

A 2-0 win over Ukraine was an expected result, before a rather relaxed stalemate with the other group favourite Poland. "Boateng and [Mats] Hummels won nearly every challenge, they were focused, they helped build the play and then Boateng scored the ...

Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play

The 29-year-old Serbian is not easily satisfied though. "I've always tried to avoid surgeries as much as possible just 'cause I always felt like it was definitely not the thing you want to do as a professional athlete", Federer said. "Every time I ...

Wales tops Northern Ireland, reaches Euro 2016 quarterfinals

He felt Wales were too emotionally involved in their group stage defeat to England and his fears of a similar showing proved valid during the first half - their passing was rushed and overly direct as an intensively well-drilled Northern Ireland ...

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Many Bostonians Will Be Pulling For Conor McGregor In Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor's biggest disclosed fight purse in the UFC was $3m for his second fight with Nate Diaz, but the Dubliner is set to make ten times that amount when he steps into...

Blake Bortles announced as Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, beating out Chad Henne

Through two preseason games this season, Bortles is 11 of 18 for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no picks, while Henne is 11-16 for 183 yards with one TD. Both Bortles and Chad He...

Giants' Beckham, Jr. Could Miss Season Opener vs. Cowboys

The Beckham injury is more severe than the Sterling Shepard sprained ankle that scared the Giants early in training camp - Shepard was running less than a week after going ...

Nasri quits Man City

Nasri, who has always been on the fringes of the Citizens squad, spent last season on loan at La Liga side Sevilla, despite being asked to remain at the Etihad by manager Pep Guar...

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This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. According to the Powerball website , the one-time cash payout on Thursday for the jackpot now would be $324.2 millio...

Richard Perez compares Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's chances against Floyd Mayweather

McGregor manoeuvred his way into such a lucrative fight partly through his clever use of social media, but after insisting he found the videos "light-hearted", he became defensive...

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find the...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Prem...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one...

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-C...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in ...

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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only Natio...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for t...